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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 4 Collections and/or Records:

Cardenal letter to the Minister of Ecuador

 File — Box 1, Folder: 7
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 50-(07)
Scope and Contents 1856. Typewritten transcription of a letter from Pedro Cardenal, Leon, Nicaragua to the Foreign Minister of Ecuador seeking cooperation of his government in defending the independence of Nicaragua against the attacks of William Walker and in convincing the United States to prohibit reinforcements to aid Walker. 6 leaves.
Dates: December 10, 1856

Decree on Elections

 File — Box 2, Folder: 22
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 50-(22)
Scope and Contents July 21, 1826; April 1832. Manuscript copy of the 1826 decree of the President of the Republic of Central America issued in Guatemala City governing the procedure and the verification of elections from local to the national level, in 58 articles and 4 chapters. The document was copied in Danlí, Honduras in 1832. D.C. 5 leaves, quarto.
Dates: 1826-1832

Francisco Morazán Papers

Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 006
Scope and Contents 1830-1842. Personal, political, and business papers of Francisco Morazan, the President of the Republic of Central America. 58 pieces.Morazan's business enterprises and financial transactions between 1830 and 1842 account for most of the documents in this collection. More than half concern his contracts with the Central American government to procure a mint and the mahogany cutting operations involving Cruz Lozano (fl. early 19th century), Francisco Orellana (fl. early 19th century),...
Dates: 1830-1842

Ydígoras Fuentes Letter

 File — Box 1, Folder: 5
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 50-(05)
Scope and Contents 1978. Personal letter from Manuel Ydígoras Fuentes, former President of Guatemala, in Guatemala, to Dr. Roland H. Ebel, of Tulane University, giving his appraisal of the current political situation in Central America. Xerox copy of T Ms.S.
Dates: October 2, 1978