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LAL01. Latin American Library - Manuscript Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: LAL01
Holdings of collections of personal or family papers, research papers, course papers, corporate records, and includes some rare print and special topic collections.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Bishop Esteban Lorenzo de Tristán y Esmenota letter

 File
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 50-(02)
Scope and Contents 1783. Letter from Esteban Lorenzo, Bishop of Nicaragua, in León, thanking el Conde de Tepa for the use of his influence in procuring his appointment as Bishop of Durango, Mexico. 1 sheet

Richard E. Greenleaf 18th-Century Ecclesiastical Mexican Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 128
Scope and Contents 1551-1950s.  A collection of more than 480 transcriptions of documents on the Inquisition in Mexico. The originals are located in the Archivo General de la Nación in Mexico and in the Archivo General de las Indias in Seville, Spain. They represent more than forty years of Greenleaf’s work in these archives. Also included are writings by other individuals, Professor Greenleaf’s own articles and other texts, files of Dr....

Testerian manuscript

 File — Box 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 49-(8)
Scope and Contents c. 1531. Fragment of a catechism used by friars for the conversion of indigenous people in New Spain before native languages were transcribed into Latin characters. It is written using a form of prehispanic pictographic writing possibly based on an earlier Nahuatl version and other symbols that could be phonetic of rebus in nature.