LAL01. Latin American Library - Manuscript Collections
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:
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
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 57
Scope and Contents 1879-1886. Nine copybooks of correspondence by Joaquin Zavala, President of Nicaragua, 1879-1883, with transcriptions by Manuel I. Lopez Alonso. Also 141 letters to Zavala. Material on interoceanic canal, expulsion of Jesuits, uprising of Matagalpa Indians, Instituto de Occidente at León, railroads, telegraph, domestic and foreign relations with Central America, Colombia, U.S., France, and Great Britain. 8.7 linear feet. The record of Zavala's voluminous correspondence while president, which...
File — Box 1, Folder: 11
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 50-(11)
Scope and Contents 1930-1932 Four letters wrttten by Augusto César Sandino (1895-1934). Two were written in Las Segovias, Nicaragua to Alfonso Irias and/or José Idiaquez in Danlí, Honduras, with a reply from the latter. The letters make references to press dispatches, action against the enemy, Sandino's health, philosophy, and humor.
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 142
Scope and Contents c. 1970. A collection of typescript manuscript copies of an unpublished six book set titled "La historia de los gobernadores de Nicaragua." The volumes contain a number of Rubio Sánchez's typed transcriptions of Spanish colonial documents relating to Nicaragua's leaders (1522-1821).
Dates: c. 1970