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Testerian manuscript

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 49-(8)

Scope and Contents

c. 1531. Fragment of a catechism used by friars for the conversion of indigenous people in New Spain before native languages were transcribed into Latin characters. It is written using a form of prehispanic pictographic writing possibly based on an earlier Nahuatl version and other symbols that could be phonetic of rebus in nature.

Dates

  • c. 1531

Conditions Governing Access

Restricted access. Please consult physical copies in the Latin American Library office or consult the digital version in the Tulane Digital Library.

Extent

1 Pieces

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

Box 1, Folder 8
Title
Testerian manuscript
Subtitle
Manuscript Collection 49.8, Manuscripts, The Latin American Library, Tulane University
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

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