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Porter Cornelius Bliss Collection of Mexican Documents

 Collection
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 011

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.

Dates

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

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open to the public. No known restrictions.

Extent

12.00 folders

Language of Materials

Spanish; Castilian

Arrangement Note

1 Hollinger box

Existence and Location of Originals

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Related Materials

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Title
Porter Cornelius Bliss Collection of Mexican Documents
Subtitle
Manuscript Collection 11, Manuscripts, The Latin American Library, Tulane University
Author
Ruth Olivera, April 1980
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the The Latin American Library at Tulane Repository

Contact:
7001 Freret Street
Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, 4th floor
Tulane University
New Orleans Louisiana 70118 US
(504) 865-5681