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Porter Cornelius Bliss Collection of Mexican Documents

Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 11

Scope and Contents

1774, 1805-1869. An assortment of manuscript and printed documents that include biographies, political opinion, legal papers, private correspondence, and public records collected by Porter Cornelius Bliss. Most noteworthy is an 1805 plan for a bridge over the Río de la Antigua, near Veracruz, Mexico and related correspondence.


  • 1774, 1805-1869
  • Other: Date acquired: 01/04/1980


Conditions Governing Access

Open to the public. No known restrictions.


12.00 folders

Arrangement Note

1 Hollinger box

Existence and Location of Originals

multi-part note content

Related Materials

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Archon Finding Aid Title
Ruth Olivera, April 1980
Description rules
Other Unmapped
Language of description

Repository Details

Part of the The Latin American Library at Tulane Repository

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