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University of Texas Arlington

Prontuario para la Formación de Cartas Corográficas, Memorias, Descriptivas y Militares:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Hernandez, Manuel.
Title: Prontuario para la Formación de Cartas Corográficas, Memorias, Descriptivas y Militares
Inclusive Dates: 1846
Abstract: Highly detailed instruction manual for drafting military charts and maps. Written in Spanish in neat script, the work was created in 1846 and dedicated to Mexican Minister of War, Juan Almonte. A folded map delineating triangulation points for mapping the Jalapa and Puebla, Mexico, area is included in the back of the volume. The cover of red morocco leather binding bears an Almonte bookplate.
Identification: GA51
Extent: 1 volume (0.02 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in Spanish.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library

Scope and Contents

Highly detailed instruction manual for drafting military charts and maps. Written in Spanish in neat script, the work was created in 1846 and dedicated to Mexican Minister of War, Juan Almonte. A folded map delineating triangulation points for mapping the Jalapa and Puebla, Mexico, area is included in the back of the volume. The cover of red morocco leather binding bears an Almonte bookplate.

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Restrictions

Access

Open for research.

Literary Rights Statement

Permission to publish, reproduce, distribute, or use by any and all other current or future developed methods or procedures must be obtained in writing from Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library. All rights are reserved and retained regardless of current or future development or laws that may apply to fair use standards.

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Index Terms

These materials are indexed under the following headings in the catalog of The University of Texas at Arlington Library. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
Persons
Almonte, Juan Nepomuceno,--1803-1869.
Subjects
Cartographic materials--Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Mexican War, 1846-1848.
Alternate Titles
Historical Manuscripts Collection

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Administrative Information

Provenance

Gift/purchase from Michael Vinson, 2010.

Citation

Prontuario para la Formación de Cartas Corográficas, Memorias, Descriptivas y Militares, 1846, GA51, Special Collections, University of Texas at Arlington Library.

Acquisition

Gift/purchase, 2010.

Accessioned as number 2010-138.

Processing Information

Finding aid was prepared by Brenda S. McClurkin on August 17, 2011.

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