Mexican Manuscript Collections
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W.S. Adkins Photographs, c. 1901-1952
Photographs and postcards showing scenes in Mexico and Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles.
- Rogelio Agrasánchez Collection of Mexican Cinema, 1931-2001
Original posters, lobby cards, and stills advertising Mexican films from the 1930s to the 1990s.
Lucas Alamán Papers, 1598-1853*
Papers of Lucas Alamán, Mexican statesman, political leader and historian, include documents pertaining to colonial administration and church history of Mexico in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, and nineteenth century correspondence and documents concerning Mexican government, political, and military affairs.
- Ignacio Manuel Altamirano's El Zarco: Episodios de la Vida Mexicana en 1861-1863 Manuscript
Holograph manuscript of Altamirano's last novel, El Zarco, written 1886-1888, and first published posthumously in 1901.
Juan Pablo Anaya Papers, 1810-1911*
Papers relating to the political and military career of Juan Pablo Anaya in Mexico from 1821 to 1848, with other family papers and correspondence.
Andrés de San Miguel Manuscripts, (16–)-(18–)*
Seventeenth-century manuscript of Fray Andrés de San Miguel, Carmeline friar and architect, contains writings on architecture, mathematics, astronomy, theology, botany, and hydrology and includes technical and architectural drawings.
Documents from the Archivo General de Indias de Sevilla, 1562-1749
Copies of a various documents from the Archivo General de Indias in Seville, Spain.
Mariano Arista Letters, 1832-1844*
Letters documenting his military activities on the northern frontier from 1832 to 1844. Contain references to the condition of the army and the state of relations with Texas.
Arrigunaga Family Collection of Yucatecan Broadsides and Manuscripts, 1762-1878
Broadsides, manuscripts, and pamphlets relating to Yucatán in the nineteenth century and to government in New Spain and Mexico collected primarily by Joaquín Arrigunaga Peón and his daughter Maritza Arrigunaga Coello.
Libros Borradores del Banco Mercantíl de Yucatán (Mérida), 1890-1908
Letterbooks of business letters and telegrams from the Banco Mercantíl de Yucatán, which merged with the Banco Yucateco to become the Banco Peninsular Mexicano in 1908.
Richard E. Barthelemy Photograph Collection on the Tarascan Indians of Michoacan, 1975-1978
Photographs and supporting material documenting the Tarascan Indians of Michoacán, Mexico.
- Paul Bartlett Drawings and Photographs of Mexican Haciendas, 1940-1973 *
Pen-and-ink drawings, photographs, slides, and negatives of Mexican colonial hacienda buildings, 1940-1973, by author, artist, and photographer Paul Alexander Bartlett.
Achille François Bazaine Papers, 1862-1873*
Correspondence, reports, and miscellanea. Twenty-six volumes of typed transcriptions of correspondence concerning Bazaine's activities as commander of the French expeditionary force in Mexico and as acting head of the Mexican government.
Orion and Lillian G. Beebe Photograph Album, c.1925-1930
Photographs, c.1925-1930, of scenes from Mexico.
- Miguel Bolaños Cacho Papers, 1885-1949
Papers of Miguel Bolaños Cacho, Mexican public official, lawyer, and author, include legal files, business records, correspondence, and literary productions, as well as papers of his wife and other family members and photographs.
Abel Briquet Photographs (Brisbin Photo Album), c.1887
Photo album of 64 "typical" scenes from Mexico at the end of the 19th century.
- William F. Buckley, Sr. Papers, 1880-1948 (bulk 1910-1922)
Papers of William F. Buckley, Sr., University of Texas law graduate, lawyer and oil business executive, active in business and politics in Mexico from 1908 until 1921.
Collection on the Church in Mexico, 1580-1890*
Materials documenting activities of the Catholic Church in Mexico from 1580-1890, including original official documents and transcripts.
- Borden Clarke Collection, 1493-1890 (bulk 1716-1813)
Official records, correspondence, and other documents related primarily to Mexican 18th and early 19th century history, including its War of Independence and municipal records of Sinaloa.
Ignacio Comonfort Papers, 1821-1918 (bulk 1847-1863)
Papers of Ignacio Comonfort, Mexican Army general and President of Mexico, 1855-1858, include military and official documents, correspondence, and family records.
Companía Hidroelécrtica Guanajuatense Photographs, ca. 1940s
Collection of 120 photographs related to the building of the Cía. Hidroeléctrica Guanajuatense, S.A. powerplant in Guanajuato, Mexico.
Compañía Metalúrgica Mexicana Records, 1890-1968 (bulk 1890-1940)
Financial records reflecting the activities of the Compañía Metalúrgica Mexicana and its subsidiary or associated enterprises in mining and related industries in Mexico from 1890 to 1968.
- Donald Cordry Collection relating to Mexican Masks, 1931-1978
Manuscript, galley proofs, photographs, and slides relating to the publication of Cordry's book, Mexican Masks. Also includes a collection of 65 masks.
Mercedes Lynn De Uriarte Postcard Collection, 1940s-1960s
171 postcards, mostly black-and-white images, of scenes predominantly in Mexico.
Joaquín and Mariano Degollado Collection, 1861-1923 (bulk 1861-1867)*
Correspondence and printed material pertaining primarily to events during the reign of Emperor Maximilian and to the lives of Joaquín and Mariano Degollado, sons of General Santos Degollado.
Santos Degollado Collection, 1856-1907 (bulk 1856-1861) *
Correspondence, literary productions, and decrees relating to Mexican military and political leader Santos Degollado's life and career.
René D'Harnoncourt Photograph Collection, 1900-1925
Photographs (by C.B. Waite, 1901-1907, and others) and postcards collected in Mexico during the early twentieth century.
Dan Dickey Collection, 1930-1955
Recordings of mainly Mexican popular music, with some Argentine, Cuban, Puerto Rican, and United States artists represented.
- John W. F. Dulles Papers relating to Mexico, 1798-1961 (bulk 1950-1959)
Personal and collected papers of mining engineer, historian, author, and professor John W.F. Dulles document 20th century Mexican politics, economics, and government.
Early Maps in the Benson Latin American Collection
Collection of rare and early maps.
Guillermo Dupaix Papers, 1804-1820*
Personal archives of Guillermo Dupaix, military captain and pioneer archaeologist, including correspondence, literary productions, and official documents concerning his archaeological expeditions in Mexico.
Miguel María Echegaray Collection, 1857-1862*
Correspondence, proclamations, and literary productions pertaining to the military activities of Echegaray during the War of the Reform and the French Intervention.
- El Potosí Mining Company Records, 1929-1952 (bulk 1931-1939)
Annual reports, correspondence and other documents of the El Potosí Mining Company in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico.
Pedro Escudero y Echanove Correspondence, 1845-1867
Correspondence dated 1845-1867 concerning Mexican poitics, social reform, and legislative matters at the federal, state, and local levels.
- Antonio W.W. Evans Photograph Album, 1902
Photograph album titled "Nuestro Viaje á México, Diciembre 1902," donated in honor of Ella K. Daggett Stumpf.
Letters to Manuel Fernández de Jáuregui and others, 1853-1870 (bulk1866-1869)
Letters to Juan Manuel Fernández de Jáuregui and to his nephew, Manuel Fernández de Jáuregui, and other individuals.
- Ferrocarril Noroeste de México Records, 1910-1919
Business records (primarily correspondence) of the Mexico Northwestern Railway Company (Ferrocarril Noroeste de México), including materials about events of the Mexican Revolution and its effects on the operations of the Company, and the Company's relations with the governments of Mexico and the United States.
Juan Antonio de la Fuente Papers, 1856-1863 (bulk 1862-1863)
Correspondence (1856-1863) relating to Mexican political and military affairs during Juan Antonio de la Fuente's political career.
Genaro García Collection: Imprints and Images*
Graphic documents aquired by Genaro García (Mexican historian, educator, lawyer, politician, and bibliophile) relating primarily to the history, politics, and culture of Mexico from the 16th-20th centuries.
Genaro García Papers, 1896-1925*
Correspondence, literary productions, transcripts and other papers of Genaro García, Mexican historian, educator, lawyer, politician, bibliophile, and Director of the Museo Nacional de Historia, Arqueología y Etnología
Genaro García Photograph Collection, (18–)-(1920)*
Photographs and other images, mostly from the 19th century, of people and scenes in Mexico.
Joaquín García Icazbalceta Manuscript Collection, (1500)-1887 (bulk 1524-1797) *
Official documents, correspondence and other materials, collected by Joaquín García Icazbalceta, pertaining to Spain's colonies in the Americas and the Philippines, including 42 original 16th-century relaciones geográficas.
Relaciones Geográficas of Mexico and Guatemala, 1577-1585
Original manuscripts and maps created in response to the first survey of New Spain by King Philip II include historical, cultural, and geographical information about the region in the 16th century.
Letters to Francisco García Salinas, 1829-1857 (bulk 1832-1834)*
Letters pertaining to García's 1829-1834 term as governor of Zacatecas.
Carlos García y Arriaga Papers, 1805-1835*
Correspondence and documents related to Carlos García y Arriaga, political leader from Puebla, Mexico, concerning government and political affairs in Puebla and Mexico.
Lázaro de la Garza Archive, 1905-1939 (bulk 1913-1920)
Letters, telegrams, financial documents and other records of Lázaro de la Garza relate to the financial affairs of Francisco "Pancho" Villa and the business affairs of L. de la Garza Co., Inc. This page presents Part One of six in the online version of the calendar.
Collection relating to the General Claims Commission, United States and Mexico, 1917-1926
Forty-six decisions rendered in 1926, legal brief and report issued by the General Claims Commission (Mexico and United States).
- Walter Eugene George Papers
Photographs and architectural drawings of northern Mexico from architect and historic preservationist Eugene George.
P.S. Glenn Photograph Album, 1913
Photo album created by P.S. Glenn includes 65 original photographs, most of which depict various scenes during and after two major battles--Reynosa and Matamoros--of the Mexican Revolution, 1910-1920, along the Mexico-Texas border.
Valentín Gómez Farías Collection, 1770-1909 (bulk 1822-1879)
Documents, papers, and correspondence relating to the history, politics, and government of Mexico during the nineteenth century and relating to the history of Texas from 1833-1848, collected by Mexican statesman Valentín Gómez Farías.
- Letters to José Hipólito González, 1853-1873 (bulk 1861-1863)*
Letters received by José Hipólito González relating to the history, politics, and government of Mexico during the nineteenth century and to the personal lives of González, his family, godfather, and friends.
Jesús González Ortega Collection, 1851-1881 (bulk 1860-1861)*
Correspondence and other documents associated with Jesús González Ortega, Mexican military and political leader, pertaining chiefly to military and political affairs during the War of the Reform and the French Intervention.
Vicente Guerrero Collection, 1723-1843 (bulk 1822-1831)*
Correspondence, financial and legal and other documents related to Vicente Guerrero, President of Mexico in 1829, executed after leading a counter-revolution in 1830.
Hacienda del Torreon (Durango, México) Records, 1573-1837
Land titles and testimonies, financial documents, letters, and other materials related to ownership of the Hacienda del Torreon in Durango, Mexico.
Hacienda San Andrés Buenavista (Tlaxcala, México) Records, 1896-1935
Correspondence between hacienda owner, Manuel Sanz, and administrators, as well as financial documents, government documents, inventories, and daily reports related to the management of the pulque-producing operations of Hacienda San Andrés Buenavista in Tlaxcala, Mexico.
- Christian Heilskov Rasmussen Photograph Collection of Churches in Yucatán, 1983-1987
Twenty-one black and white photographs and five postcards by Christian Heilskov Rasmussen of churches in Yucatán (Mexico).
Guadalupe Hernández de Guerrero Papers, 1822-1847*
Correspondence and financial and other documents relating to the settlement and management of husband Vicente Guerrero's estate.
- Juan E. Hernández y Dávalos Collection, 1692-1886 (bulk 1811-1831)
Manuscripts collected by Juan E. Hernández y Dávalos relating to the Mexican independence movement and late 18th century Mexico.
Larry G. Humphreys Photograph Collection, 1983
Collection of images documenting village life in San Carlos (Manuel Benavídez), Chihuahua, Mexico, in 1983.
- Federico Idar and Idar Family Papers, 1879-1938
Correspondence, photographs, printed material, and artifacts (1879-1938) document the lives of Mexican Senator Federico Idar (1893-1938) and the Idar family of Laredo and San Antonio, Texas.
Transcripts on the Indians of New Spain, 1579-1797*
Transcripts of original sources documenting the condition and treatment of Indians by governing officials in areas of Mexico and New Mexico.
Agustín de Iturbide Collection, 1813-1838 (bulk 1821-1824)*
Correspondence, official and other documents pertaining to Agustín Iturbide, first emperor of Mexico (1822-1823) and Mexican political and military affairs from 1813 to 1838.
- George O. Jackson, Jr. "Essence of Mexico" Collection, 1990-2002
This extensive collection of 35mm color slides documents traditional and indigenous festivals in Mexico.
Lawrence Jones Postcard Collection, c.1900
71 photographic postcards of Mexico c.1900, and 6 stereographs from South America.
William J. Kelleher Collection, 1591-1853
Various manuscript and printed documents relating to colonial and nineteenth-century Mexico concerning government, military, and church affairs.
- Records of land transactions by Edmund Kirby-Smith and Virginia Téllez de Kirby-Smith in the Isla de Tacamichapa, Veracruz, 1884-1945 (bulk 1895-1925)
Records documenting land transactions on the Isla de Tacamichapa (Veracruz, Mexico).
Warren D. Kress Slide Collection
Collection of photographic slides of travel in Mexico and the Caribbean.
Teodosio Lares Papers, 1833-1867 (bulk 1863-1864)*
Correspondence, legal documents, and notes from 1833-1867 (bulk 1863-1864) concerned with matters of Mexican politics and government, most significantly legislation of the period known as the Reforma.
Latin America Research Review Records, 1963-1971
Galley proofs, page proofs, manuscripts, research documents, correspondence, and publication files of the Latin American Research Review.
Latorre Collection on the Kickapoo Indians of Mexico, 1898-1986, (bulk 1960-1975)
Field notes, manuscripts, photographs, and other materials regarding Kickapoo culture in El Nacimiento, Mexico.
- Charles Ferdinand Latrille, Comte de Lorencez Papers, ca. 1793-1879 (bulk 1862)*
Three bound volumes containing correspondence, reports, orders and lists, mostly from the period when Lorencez was Commander in Chief of the French forces in Mexico.
Dorothy Tate Lay and Lewis Chester Lay Photograph Collection, N.d.
64 photographs of historical Mayan archeological sites in Mexico.
- Joseph Lebrón y Cuervo. "Enchiridión geométrico," trabajado por el Lic. D. Joseph Lebron ... para el uso del Senor Don Vicente de Herrera ... [N.p.], Año de 1783*
William Lester Slide Collection, 1958-1973
Color photographic slides of travel to Mexico and Central America by artist William Lester.
Samuel L. Lewis Photograph Collection of Pre-Columbian Archaeological Sites in Mexico, 1961
24 black-and-white photographs of archeological ruins in Mexico.
José Yves Limantour Papers, 1848-1911 *
Correspondence and personal financial documents of José Yves Limantour, Ministro de Hacienda of Mexico from 1893 to 1911.
Julio M. Limantour Papers, 1836-1939
Correspondence and personal financial documents of Mexican businessman, statesman, and diplomat Julio M. Limantour.
- Chase Littlejohn Photograph Album, (ca. 1900-1925)
Photograph album containing scenes of the Décena Trágica during the Mexican Revolution and family photos of mining engineer Chase Littlejohn.
Ramón Llerena Papers, 1863-1899*
Financial documents, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and assorted documents pertaining to the business affairs of Ramón Llerena and to events of interest to him.
James E. Long Photograph Collection, c.1907-1919
2 photograph albums include images of the iron and timber industry in Guerrero, Mexico, and other scenes from Mexico before and during the Revolution.
- Latin American Programs of the Longhorn Radio Network, 1973-1984
Audio recordings and scripts of the news report and interview segments of the "Latin American Press Review" (1973-1974) and "Latin American Review" (1976-1984) radio programs from the Longhorn Radio Network and the Institute of Latin American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin.
Manuel López Escudero y Cuevas Papers, 1780-1840*
Correspondence and legal, official, and church documents relating to Manuel López Escudero. Correspondence dates from 1820 to 1840 and consists of incoming letters only, the majority of which are from his sister, Josefa López Escudero, and Cristóbal Martínez de Castro.
Photographs of Benecio López Padilla
112 b/w photographs of the Governor of Coahuila with groups in Monclova and Saltillo, legislative photographs, at events, and with President Avila Comacho, 1941-1945.
- Harry Lund Collection, 1594-1967 (bulk 1820-1876)
Manuscripts and printed material pertaining to the history and government of Mexico, particularly the states of Nuevo León and Tamaulipas, collected by historian Harry Lund.
Manuel I. Madrid Collection, 1840-1902 (bulk 1841-1877)*
Correspondence, financial documents, and assorted documents relating to Manuel I. Madrid and to the businesses with which he was associated.
Manning and MacKintosh Papers, 1714-1894 (bulk 1824-1883)
Financial and legal documents and correspondence of Manning and MacKintosh (and predecessors), a business partnership acting as agents in Mexico of British financial interests.
Antonio Margil de Jesús Collection, 1698-1911*
Letters and petitions, literary productions, and printed material related to the life and work of Antonio Margil de Jesús, a Franciscan friar in Mexico.
- Marqués de Tojo Records, 1760-1865
Historical business records of the Marqués de Tojo (Marquesado de Yavi), located in the Tojo Valley on the border of modern Bolivia and Argentina.
Rosendo Márquez Papers, 1878-1897 (bulk 1885-1892)*
Correspondence and assorted documents relating to the history, politics and government, and military affairs of Mexico and the Mexican state of Puebla, and to the private and public life of Rosendo Márquez from 1878 to 1897.
Coronel Agustín Martínez Papers, 1867-1919
Archives related to the military service of Coronel Agustín Martínez in Mexico.
- John McAndrew Photograph Collection on 16th-century Latin American Architecture, ca. 1930-ca.1965 *
Photographs, primarily of art and colonial architecture in Mexico, Brazil and Guatemala.
Mexico-U.S. Business Committee Records, c.1960s-1990s
- Guy F. Erb Records of the Mexico-U.S. Business Committee, 1964-1993
The office files of Guy F. Erb include correspondence, publications, written works, meeting agendas and minutes, and other collected materials that document his career and the Mexico-U.S. Business Committee's efforts to build a free trade agreement between the United State and Mexico.
- Robert E. Herzstein Records of the Mexico-U.S. Business Committee, 1991-1996
Press clippings, industry testimony, and government policy advisory reports from the United States document the development and implementation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) during the years 1991-1996.
- Rodman C. Rockefeller Records of the Mexico-U.S. Business Committee, 1977-1999
Chronological records of Rodman C. Rockefeller, co-chairman of the Mexico-U.S. Business Committee, document the Committee's work toward and following the development of the free trade agreement between the United States and Mexico. Collection includes correspondence, meeting minutes, press clippings, subject files, and written works by Rockefeller.
- Dirección Federal de Seguridad (México) Security Reports, 1970-1977
Photocopies of daily reports or briefings provided by the Dirección Federal de Seguridad to the Secretary of Education, Victor Bravo Ahuja, related to student, staff, and faculty organizational and policital activities during the period of 1970 to 1977.
José Servando Teresa de Mier Noriega y Guerra Papers, 1808-1823*
Correspondence, writings, and official documents pertaining to Mier, Dominican friar and revolutionary, reflecting conditions in colonial Mexico and Spanish America in the early 19th century.
- Ledlie Dominick Moore Photographs, ca. 1907-1973
Photographs, primarily relating to mines and railroads in Mexico and Cuba.
José María Luis Mora Papers, 1795-1856*
Correspondence, literary productions and other documents of José María Luis Mora, priest, lawyer, and Mexican statesman.
José Ambrosio Moreno y Aguilar Correspondence, 1841-1868*
Correspondence, dated 1841-1868, concerning José Ambrosio Moreno y Aguilar's political career and personal life and the activities of Moreno family members.
Robert J. Mullen Papers, 1967-1995
Notes, photographs, negatives and film positives of the architecture in the city and state of Oaxaca. This collection is the basis for Robert James Mullen's book The Architecture and Sculpture of Oaxaca, 1530s-1980s, published by the Center for Latin American Studies, University of Arizona, Tempe, in 1995.
Benjamin Muse, Jr. Collection Relating to Mexico, Texas, and California, 1830-1844
Letters and official communications pertaining to Mexican military and governmental affairs and the Texas Revolution.
- Iñigo Noriega Laso Papers, 1586-1928 (bulk 1890-1920)
The collection is comprised of the personal papers of Mexican landowner and businessmen Iñigo Noriega Laso. Materials include correspondence, financial documents, reports, photographs, and maps
Documents pertaining to the establishment of the Obispado de San Luis Potosí, 1792-1805*
Correspondence, decrees, and other documents leading to the establishment in 1855 of a bishopric in San Luis Potosí, Mexico.
Edmundo O'Gorman Collection, 1542-1865
Official documents and other papers relating to the history of 16th-20th century Mexico, collected by Mexican historian Edmundo O'Gorman.
- Photographs of Pachuco, Hidalgo, México, 1910
Mounted black-and-white photographs, circa 1910, of the city and environs of Pachuca, Hidalgo, Mexico.
Juan de Palafox y Mendoza Collection, 1563-1750*
Documents and correspondence collected by Genaro García for his work on the life of Palafox, Spanish bishop and archbishop in Mexico and Spain, pertaining to church affairs in Mexico and New Spain in the 17th-18th centuries.
Mariano Paredes y Arrillaga Collection, 1825-1876 (bulk 1840-1849)*
Corresponce and other documents related to Mariano Paredes y Arrillaga, president of Mexico (January 4-July 28, 1846), pertaining to political and historical developments in 19th-century Mexico, primarily the 1840s.
Plácido Pastor Accounts Book, 1887-1898
Invoices and business correspondence of 19th century Mexico City purchasing and shipping agent Placido Pastor.
Thomas Wentworth Peirce, Jr. Papers, 1900-1923
Correspondence and documents regarding three mining companies, of which Peirce was a director, in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico.
- Campbell W. Pennington Papers, 1872-1923
Reproductions and transcriptions (chiefly of relaciones) from various archives and publications, notes and writings by Campbell W. Pennington, geographer of indigenous peoples of Mexico; diaries of Pennington's uncle, Gordon Campbell White, agent of the Southern Pacific Railroad.
José Antonio Pichardo Papers, ca. 1790-1807*
Manuscripts concerning Pichardo's interests in San Felipe de Jesús and the northern areas of New Spain.
Juan Bautista Pomar, fl. 1582. "Relación de Texcoco," "Instrucción y Memoria," "Romances de los señores de la Nueva España," 1577-1582*
One volume contains three manuscripts, probably seventeenth-century copies of the originals.
Records of the Presidio de San Felipe y Santiago de Janos, 1706-1858
The records of the Janos Presidio, the Spanish military base in Chihuahua, Mexico.
Alejandro Prieto Papers, 1820-1917
Personal, professional, and collected historical papers of Tamaulipas engineer and politician Alejandro Prieto.
Alan and Lillie M. Probert Papers and Collection, 1687-1987
Correspondence, manuscripts, and notes of mining engineer Alan Probert and his wife, Lillie, regarding the history of mining in Mexico.
- Teódulo Ramírez Papers, 1877-1952
Personal papers, including correspondence, military documents, and photographs, documenting the military career and life of Coronel Teódulo Ramírez.
Documentos relativos a la Reforma y a la Intervención Francesa en México, 1851-1910*
Documents relating to the reform movement, War of the Reform and French intervention in Mexico in the latter half of the nineteenth century.
Collection on the Segundo Conde de Revillagigedo, 1794-1906 (bulk 1794-1799)*
Manuscripts relating to Revillagigedo's term as viceroy and typscripts of extracts about him from the Archivo General de la Nación.
- José Revueltas Papers, 1906-2010
The personal and professional papers of writer and political activist José Revueltas Sánchez include personal and biographical materials, correspondence, written works, photographs, audiovisual materials, scrapbooks, clippings, and publications.
Mariano Riva Palacio Collection, 1716-1880 (bulk 1835-1875)*
Correspondence and official documents of Mariano Riva Palacio, thrice governor of the State of Mexico, pertaining to the governance of Mexico at federal, state, and local levels during the 19th century.
Vicente Riva Palacio Collection, 1790-1896 (bulk 1814-1896)*
Literary productions, correspondence, literary productions, legal and financial documents pertaining to literary, legal, and military activities of Vicente Riva Palacio and to the history, politics, economics, and arts of Mexico.
Paul Patrick Rogers Photographs, ca. 1945-1955
59 black-and-white photographs of Mexico and Venezuela by Paul Patrick Rogers and I. Casasola. Also includes 31 photographs by Ignacio Millán.
Matías Romero Microfilm, 1837-1899
Microfilm of extensive correspondence (3,700 correspondents) and documents of Mexican diplomat Matías Romero.
Stanley R. Ross Papers, ca. 1960s-1980s
Professional papers of Mexicanist Stanley R. Ross, faculty of the University of Texas at Austin.
- Reminiscencias históricas of General Mariano Ruiz, 1926
Mexican General Mariano Ruiz's memoir of the French Intervention, the capture and execution of Maximilian, the American Princess Salm-Salm, and events that led to the Mexican Revolution.
Pablo Salce Arredondo Collection, 1594-1965 (bulk 1760-1880)
Historical documents from mainly northern Mexico collected by historian Pablo Salce Arredondo.
Archivo Parroquial Histórico del Templo de San Ignacio de Loyola en Parras de la Fuente, Coahuila, 1620-1910 (bulk 1720-1849)
The archives of the parish of San Ignacio de Loyola, Parras de la Fuente, Coahuila, Mexico, include correspondence, pastoral and circular letters, edicts, proclamations, financial and legal documents.
Records of the San Miguel Almolonga Hacienda and Sugar Mill, 1572-1946
Legal and official documents and correspondence pertaining to land tenure and use of several properties in Veracruz Llave, Cuautla (Morelos), and Mexico City, chiefly relating to San Miguel Almolonga hacienda and sugar mill, Rancho de Santa Cruz, and Tecuan y Tepetates, spanning the years 1572 to 1911.
Prisciliano Sánchez Collection, 1822-1851 (bulk 1825-1827)*
Printed material, correspondence, financial and legal documents, reports, notes, and assorted materials relating to Prisciliano Sánchez' political career, his death, and his last will and testament.
Correspondence and financial documents. Correspondence, consisting of 22 items dated 1815-1878, focuses on Sánchez' role as business partner of Mariano Riva Palacio in the operation of the latter's haciendas.
Sánchez Navarro Family Papers, 1658-1895 (bulk 1740-1866)
Correspondence, legal and financial documents, reports, lists, and other materials relating to the business and personal concerns of the Sánchez Navarro family, especially ownership and operation of haciendas and a retail store in the Mexican state of Coahuila, during the 17th through the 19th centuries.
Family Papers of José Mariano Sánchez y Mora, Third Conde de Peñasco, 1699-1888*
Correspondence and hacienda records related to the administration of lands and titles of the Conde de Peñasco in San Luis Potosí and Querétaro, Mexico during the 18th and 19th centuries.
- Antonio López de Santa Anna Collection, 1821-1878*
Correspondence and literary productions of Antonio López de Santa Anna, President of Mexico, pertaining to Mexican military and government affairs in the nineteenth century.
- Santa Cruz Mining Company Records, 1893-1977
The documents relate to the records of a group of mines located in Otaez, Durango, Mexico, which were worked at the beginning of the twentieth century.The company, located in Beeville, Texas, made their goal to modernize the production, leading to a future sale of the properties.
Albert J. Schmidt Collection of Lantern Slides, c.1904-1921
593 latern slides of scenes from Mexico and reproductions of cultural materials photographed by C.B. Waite, W.H. Horne, and others.
Dorothy Schons Papers, 1586-1955 (bulk 1926-1955)
Literary productions, correspondence, and a few audiovisual materials relating primarily to Schons’ publishing and teaching activities. Includes research and original documents on Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz.
Carlos de Sigüenza y Góngora Collection, 1686-1704*
Archives and manuscripts of the Mexican poet, author, mathematician, historian, geographer.
- Letters from Dr. Eyler Newton Simpson to Walter S. Rogers for the Institute of Current World Affairs, 1927-1928 *
Correspondence, written works, photographs and other materials documenting the life and work of Eyler Newton Simpson and the Institute of Current World Affairs.
Justin H. Smith Collection, 1878-1929
Transcriptions made by Smith of archival documents in the preparation of his publications on the annexation of Texas and the Mexican War, including excerpts from diplomatic correspondence and reports of political and military activities.
- Minas de Sombrerete Collection, 1797-1851 (bulk 1825-1851)
Records documenting the history and operations of mines in Sombrerete (Zacatecas, Mexico).
Jefferson R. and Lota M. Spell Papers, 1844-1972 (bulk 1920-1970)
Correspondence, research materials, literary manuscripts and notes, family papers, and photographs from the careers and lives of Jefferson R. Spell, Ph.D., professor of Latin American literature at The University of Texas, and his wife, Lota M. Spell, Ph.D., musician and Librarian (1922-27) of the Latin American Collection at The University of Texas.
Ex-Stendahl Collection, 16th cent.
Three 16th century documents, including a Lienzo de Tlaxcala, a boundary document, and a genealogy.
W. B. Stephens Collection, 1488-1936 (bulk 1559-1848)
Manuscripts and printed material related to the history of Mexico and southwestern United States (California and Texas) before 1836.
Tabasco Rubber Plantations Photograph Collection, ca. 1904
84 black-and-white photographs of three rubber plantations in the state of Tabasco, Mexico.
Libros de contabilidad de la negociación de pulques de la familia Tagle, 1897-1903
Account books pertaining to the pulque business of the Tagle family.
Santiago Tapia Collection, 1823-1866*
Personal papers of Mexican general and politician Santiago Tapia include his memoir, military records, and correspondence.
- Mark Florea Upson Photographs, ca. 1908-1920
114 black and white photographs from the Mexican Revolution and the State of Guerrero.
Manuel Urquidi Papers, 1909-1945*
Correspondence and other documents of Mexican engineer and congressman Manuel Urquidi.
Ignacio L. Vallarta Papers, 1852-1843
Personal and professional papers of Mexican jurist and politician Ignacio L. Vallarta. The bulk of the collection is professional correspondence. It also contains printed materials and notes that belonged to Vallarta, and personal papers of his son, attorney Alejandro Vallarta.
José Vasconcelos Manuscripts, 1935-1939
Four autobiographical literary manuscripts by Vasconcelos.
Mariano Fernández de Echeverría y Veytia Collection, (16–)-1886 (bulk 1747-1776)*
Papers of Mariano Veytia, historian and lawyer, include literary productions, official documents, and assorted material relating chiefly to history of Mexico, Catholic Church and religious institutions in Mexico to 1771.
- José Vicente Villada Collection, 1871-1889*
Correspondence and assorted documents relating to the political activities of José Vicente Villada.
Carlos Villalongín Dramatic Company Collection, 1848-1945 (bulk 1886-1926)
Plays and promptbooks, photographs, broadsides, and ephemera realting to the Carlos Villalongin Dramatic Company, a Mexican and Mexican American theatrical troup.
Fred and Otto Vogel Photograph Collection, c. 1902-1914
Family photograph and picture postcard collection of German immigrants and restauranteurs Fred and Otto Vogel in and around Mexico City at the beginning of the 20th century.
Elizabeth Wilder Weismann Collection, ca. 1930-ca. 1979
Photographic material and research files regarding art and architecture in colonial Mexico and other Latin American countries.
Bernice Weiss Collection, 1547-1914
Artificial collection consisting of manuscript and printed documents relating principally to colonial and 19th-century Mexico, especially civil, government, military, and church matters.
Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional Collection, 1996-2001
EZLN, la marcha por la dignidad: pamphlets, flyers, brochures and posters, 1996-2001. Materials collected by the Colectivo Zapatista División del Norte
Zeitlin & Ver Brugge Autograph Collection, 1568-1891
Contained in the collection are the signatures of 41 viceroys and one oidor of the seventh audiencia (documents dated 1568-1817), six Spanish monarchs (documents dated 1583-1818), 20 Mexican heads of state (documents dated 1823-1891), and several other persons who held various offices (documents dated 1792-1808).