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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 225 Collections and/or Records:

Howard Wayne Peter Honduras Peace Corps Team Collection

Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 81
Scope and Contents 1966-1968.  Materials collected by Team, a Peace Corps volunteer who worked as a graphic designer with the credit union organization Federación de Asociaciones Cooperativas de Ahorro y Crédito de Honduras. It includes pamphlets about FACACH, a photograph of Team receiving a certificate of appreciation, biographies of Peace Corps trainees, a booklet of Honduran artists, and a watercolor by Team. 17 pieces.
Dates: 1966-1968

Indian languages articles

 File — Box 2, Folder: 24
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 49-(24)
Scope and Contents c.1900. Two articles from a scholarly journal [Bulletin de la Societe Philologique?] including a reprint of an original 1637 work of religious instruction in Mazahua and Spanish by Diego de Nagera Yanguas and a Quechua-Spanish grammar "Arte de la lengua Qquichua. Dialect Quito."
Dates: c.1900

Indigenous language documents

 File — Box 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 49-(4)

Inter-American Institute for Musical Research Yearbook Manuscripts

Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 75
Scope and Contents 1963; 1965.  Manuscripts and photographic proofs of three articles on Latin American music by Francisco Curt Lange, Lauro Ayustarán and Carlos Vega in Vol. I of Yearbook of Inter-American Institute for Musical Research of Tulane University, Gilbert Chase, ed. Also printed volume and report of 1963 conference. 92 pieces.
Dates: 1963-1965

International Development Bank Report of Mission to Guatemala

Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 65
Scope and Contents 1962-1963.  Comprehensive two-part mimeograph report in Spanish of the International Development Bank (IDB) Mission to Guatemala, with a transmittal letter in English from Mission Chairman Merwin L. Bohan to Felipe Herrera, President of the IDB, explaining that Part I covers the fiscal and economic situation and suggests remedial measures, while Part II presents a program for the reorganization of Guatemala's banking and credit institutions. 4 pieces.
Dates: 1962-1963

J. Eric S. Thompson Papers

Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 34
Scope and Contents April 29-June 21, 1965.  Correspondence between J. Eric Thompson, Robert Wauchope, and Marjorie LeDoux related to Thompson's request for information concerning a 17th century facsimile manuscript by Fray José [Joseph] Delgado on the Chol Mayas in the Latin American Library. 7 pieces.
Dates: 1965

James Hulse Rauh

Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 93
Scope and Contents 1968-1972.  Papers of a Tulane anthropology student collected by Professor Donald Robertson. Includes research papers on the Codex Madrid, Codex Tudela, Codex Laud, and Lienzo de Zacatepec, written for courses, conferences, and publication, two drafts of Rauh's dissertation on the Maya calendar, and related correspondence. 38 pieces.
Dates: 1968-1972

Joaquín Zavala Solís Collection

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...
Dates: 1879-1886

John Geddings Gray 1928 Memorial Expedition Papers

Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 86
Scope and Contents December 30, 1927-August 5, 1928.  Frans Blom diaries and records written during the 1928 Gray Memorial Expedition to Chiapas, Mexico and Guatemala. Also includes the diary of expedition medic Louis Bristow and Blom's calendar notes, archaeological notes, and notes on plant names.  20 pieces. The collection consists of diaries, notes, records, and photographs made during the Gray Memorial Expedition to Chiapas, Mexico and Guatemala. This was Tulane's 4th expedition to Middle America and was...
Dates: 1927-1928

John Paddock Papers

Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 96
Scope and Contents 1989. A collection of articles written by John Paddock for the Oaxaca newspaper, Noticias. Paddock's writings covered themes on Oaxaca, indigenous people (especially the Mixtec), archaeology, and history. Included in the collection are articles written about John Paddock and correspondence.
Dates: 1989

José Díaz Bolio Papers

Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 95
Scope and Contents 1946-1997. Papers of this Mexican pharmacist, poet, musician, writer and journalist, amateur archaeologist and anthropologist. Included: correspondence, taped interview, articles for newspapers of Merida, parts of all of his books. Focus on Yucatán and "culto crotalico." See collection guide. 4.33 cubic feet.
Dates: 1946-1997

Jova, Joseph John, 1916- , Speech to Rotarians

 File — Box 3, Folder: 37
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 50-(37)
Scope and Contents 1975 Speech delivered to the Rotary Club of Mexico by U.S. Ambassador on the contribution of Hispanics to the U.S. War of Independence. The role of Bernardo de Galvéz was of particular note. A.L.S. to Representative from Louisiana, Mrs. Lindy Boggs. 2 pieces
Dates: Event: July 15, 1975

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

Juan Nepomuceno de Velasco Campo Papers

Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 030
Scope and Contents 1757-1819.  Documents tracing the career of Juan Nepomuceno de Velasco Campo, a priest in the diocese of Chiapas. Included are the orders for his prima tunsura, his licenses to preach, to hear confessions, and to say mass; and testimony presented on his purity of blood, services, and character, etc. 12 dossiers.
Dates: 1757-1819

Junta Nacional de Escrutinio, Report on the election

 File — Box 3, Folder: 43
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 50-(43)
Scope and Contents 1968 Report on the election returns for the President and Vice-Presidents of Panama for 1968-1972, submitted by the accounting firm of Touche, Ross, Bailey & Smart. Voting is recorded by party, province, and district, resulting in the election of Arnulfo Arias Madrid as President. There are handwritten notations. 26 pages.
Dates: May 30, 1968

La desbelada danza and canto tarasco

 File — Box 1, Folder: 5
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 167-(5)
Scope and Contents Negative photostats of music scores entitled, "La desbelada danza" and "Canto tarasco (religioso)" in Puréhpecha.
Dates: n.d.

La Gotera and Sonesitos

 File — Box 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 167-(3)
Scope and Contents Negative photostats of music for a song titled, "La Gotera," the original score for "La Gotera," and a score for the song titled, "Sonesitors" with lyrics in Spanish and Puréhpecha [Tarascan].
Dates: n.d.

La posición etnográfica y lingüística

 File — Box 2, Folder: 19
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 49-(19)
Scope and Contents c.1930. Typewritten bound manuscript, illustrated with photographs, on Huastec indians and language. Complete title is: La posición etnográfica y lingüística de los indios huaxteca de San Luis Potosí, México. 135 leaves.
Dates: c.1930

Land documents of Tulancingo

 File — Box 1, Folder: 6
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 49-(6)
Scope and Contents 1577-1660. Collection of documents in Nahuat and Spanish concerning land tenure from the area of Tulancingo and Chimalhuacan or Sayula, consisting of wills and records of land sales. They relate particularly to Miguel Alejandrino, Gobernador of Tulancingo, his son Diego, Diego de Peredo Suarez, Agata de Santa Ana, and Andrés Tohcuiltecatl who mentions land belonging to Martín Cortés. The original 16th century documents in Nahuatl have 17th century translations into Spanish made by Nicolás de...
Dates: 1577-1660

Latin American Popular Fiction Collection

Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 90
Scope and Contents 1982.  A collection of popular novels, complete or in serial form, in comic book format or as "fotonovelas" with scenes photographed and with speech captions. 20 pieces.
Dates: 1982

Latin American Reprint Series

Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 88

Latin American Studies Programs in the U. S.: Newsletters

Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 146
Scope and Contents 1997-2002.  This collection consists of 140 newsletters or brochures from Latin American Studies Centers and Research Institutes throughout the United States. Their dates range from 1997-2002. Most contain information on faculty, activities being sponsored, student programs, etc... Some have more substantial articles. Some of the universities included are: Tulane, Harvard, Princeton, UCLA, Berkeley, Texas, Georgetown, among many others. The collection provides a glimpse of the types of...
Dates: 1997-2002

Legal Commentaries

 File — Box 5, Box: 53
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 50-(53)
Scope and Contents c.1894 Bound volume of handwritten commentaries by José Matos on 20 articles proposed by Henri Gregoire, a member of the French Convention, which served as the beginnings of "Public International Law." 417pp
Dates: c.1894

Letter Copying Book of L.Leon Löwe (fl. 1900)

 File — Box 1, Folder: 10
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 50-(10)
Scope and Contents 1900-1901 Bound volume of carbon copies of letters and operational reports most of which are from L. Leön Lowe, manager of the Central American Improvement Co. in Gualán, Gautemala, to company president in New Orleans, LA. The company is engaged in the building, maintenance, and operation of the railroad "Ferrocarril del Norte" between Puerto Barrios and El Rancho, with intent to extend the line to the capital according to the contract with President Estrada Cabrera. Dealings with the United...
Dates: July 13, 1900-Dec. 1901

Letters of Augusto Cesar Sandino

 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.
Dates: 1930-1932

Lewis Hanke Collection

Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 54
Scope and Contents 1935-1985. Professional correspondence, papers, and reprints of this eminent Latin American historian with extensive material relating to Fray Bartolomé de Las Casas. 45 cubic feet. The Lewis Hanke Collection is composed of the papers of the prominent Latin American historian Lewis Hanke. It includes his professional correspondence with colleagues in the U.S. and abroad, correspondence relating to his study of Bartolomé de Las Casas, his files of materials having to do with various...
Dates: 1935-1985

Los huéspedes secretos

 File — Box 3, Folder: 46
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 50-(46)
Scope and Contents 1950 Mimeographed typescript of the first edition of poetry, para los amigos, dedicated to Elmore Joseph Degrange in Buenos Aires in 1967 by this renowned Dominican poet. 91 pp.
Dates: 1950

Louis J. Boeri and Minín Bujones Boeri Collection of Cuban-American Radionovelas

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 171
Abstract 1963-1970. Large collection of audio masters on reel-to-reel polyester tape of radionovela (radio soap opera) programs produced by the America's Production Inc. in Miami, Florida during the late 1960s. The company was created by Louis J. Boeri who saw an opportunity to fill the void in Spanish-language radio programming after the collapse of the industry in post-revolutionary Cuba. The programs were produced, written, and performed by a group consisting primarily of ...
Dates: c. 1963-1970

Lyn Smith Manduley Letters

Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 116
Scope and Contents 1939-1945.  Letters of this freelance writer to her parents during her six-year residence in Lima, Peru, with her husband who worked for the Panagra airline. Describes the daily life of Americans in Peru during World War II, trips within Peru and to Bolivia and Chile, earthquakes, highway construction, and archaeological sites. 88 letters; 9 enclosures. The collection consists of handwritten and typed letters that Evelyn Smith Manduley (1906-) sent from Peru to her parents Mr. and Mrs....
Dates: 1939-1945

Major William J. Heimke Papers

Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 145
Scope and Contents 1866-1917, n.d. This collection consists almost entirely of handwritten and typed correspondence, copy-letters, dispatches and telegrams. The papers detail Heimke's career as a soldier, West Point graduate, and his later career as a diplomat where he rose from Consul-General in Chihuahua, to Secretary of the American Legation in Mexico, to U.S. Minister to Guatemala and Salvador, and then chief of Division of Latin American Affairs. 247 items. This collection consists almost entirely of...
Dates: 1866-1917