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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 5 Collections and/or Records:

Fernando Horcasitas Papers

Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 68
Scope and Contents 1940-1980. Collection of personal and business papers, published works, drafts, research and field notes, and texts of Nahuatl plays and stories focusing on modern Nahuatl language and people, with a 19th century Atlixco manuscript and material on the dance of Moros and Cristianos. 6,200 pieces and 2,300 cards.The Fernando Horcasitas Papers reflect the interest and dedication of a man devoted for many years to various aspects of Mexican ethnohistory and linguistics, focusing...
Dates: 1940-1980

Juan de Santiago land title papers

 File — Box 2, Folder: 25
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 49-(25)
Scope and Contents April 4-12, 1614. Xerographic copy of a manuscript from the Minnesota State Historical Society archive concerning titles to the lands of Juan de Santiago and his wife, caciques of San Bartolom~Cuatlalpa [near Mexico CityJ. Half of the document is in Nahuatl; the other half a translation into Spanish. Ds.S. 29 pages.
Dates: 4-12 April, 1614

Nahuatl manuscript

 File — Box 2, Folder: 21
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 49-(21)
Scope and Contents 16th century? Manuscript of unknown origin combining both Nahuatl and Spanish. It contains a long list of names. There is a partial transcription made prior to 1962 by an unknown person. 5 leaves 4°.
Dates: 16th century?

Pitch tone and the "saltillo"

 File — Box 2, Folder: 18
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 49-(18)
Scope and Contents 1930. Detailed discussion of Nahuatl phonology, pitch tones, and the "saltillo," or type of glottal closure. Field work was conducted principally in Milpa Alta, Distrito Federal and in Tepoztlán, Mexico. Typed and A.D. 54 leaves.
Dates: 1930

Tribute decrees for Ohuapan and Tecuiciapan

 File — Box 1, Folder: 7
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 49-(7)
Scope and Contents 1557. A document of 4 leaves double-sided measuring 31.4 x 22 cm. Two similar decrees issued in Mexico City and signed by the second viceroy of New Spain, Luis de Velasco. They establish the tribute to be paid every eighty days by the indigenous people of the principal town of Ohuapan and its tributary Tecuiciapan to their caciques. On the verso side of each leaf are red and black native pictographic Nahuatl writing. These include place glyphs of the towns and the...
Dates: June 18, 1557