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Related Material

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The Benson Latin American Collection

Documentos Relativos a la Reforma y a la Intervención Francesa en México:

An Inventory of Documents at the Benson Latin American Collection



Descriptive Summary

Creator Mexico
Title Documentos Relativos a la Reforma y a la Intervención Francesa en México
Dates: 1851-1910
Abstract Documents relating to the reform movement, War of the Reform and French intervention in Mexico in the latter half of the nineteenth century.
OCLC Record No. 32521169
Extent 2.5 inches
Language Spanish or Castilian.
Repository Benson Latin American Collection, University of Texas Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, typescripts, and assorted documents relating to the reform movement, War of the Reform, and French intervention in Mexico in the latter half of the nineteenth century. The bulk of the correspondence, dated 1851-1883, includes letters from Benito Juárez, Juan Álvarez, Ezequiel Montes, Ignacio Zaragoza, Leonardo Márquez, Manuel Doblado, Antonio Balbuena, Santos Degollado, Joaquín Degollado, Melchor Ocampo, Dolores Quesada de Almonte, Ponciano Arriaga, Porfirio Díaz, Juan Nepomuceno Almonte, Miguel Miramón, Jośe Sánchez Facío, and other persons from opposing factions of the conflicts. A letter dated 1907 to Genaro García relays a copy of a letter from Juan B. Duarte concerning his experiences in the war against the French intervention in Zacatecas in late 1866 and early 1867.

Typescripts include copies of correspondence of Manuel Doblado, Porfirio Díaz, José María Arteaga, and others; two reports by Achille François Bazaine dated 1865 and their translations from French to Spanish; a report on the death of Pedro Morena of the Francisco Javier Mina Expedition and the location of his remains; a diary of Miguel Miramón from March 17-April 1, 1859, concerning military events in Veracruz; newspaper articles; hospital reports on war injuries with lists of patients; and a manuscript by Leon Guzmán entitled “El Partido constitucional: 1a, 2a y 3a época del Presidente D. Benito Juárez.”

Assorted documents in the collection include research notes about and a newspaper clipping by Porfirio Díaz; a printed report dated 1894 about improvements made in Etla, Oaxaca, under the leadership of Agustín Robles Arena; a diary of a journey from New York to Europe in 1859; military orders; a report in English and its Spanish translation on the imprisonment of Emperor Maximilian; a rough draft of an official document from the office of the French commandant en chef in Mexico; and a patriotic poem.

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Arrangement

The documents are arranged into three series, then chronologically within series. The series are: I. Correspondence. II.Typescripts. III. Assorted documents.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons - partial list)
Almonte, Dolores Quesada de
Almonte, Juan N.
Álvarez, Antonio
Álvarez, Juan, 1790-1867
Álvarez, Melchor
Arriaga, Ponciano
Arteaga, José María, 1827-1865
Arteaga, Octaviana W. de
Balbuena, Antonio
Barragán, Jose A.
Bazaine, Achille François, 1811-1888
Cadena, Trinidad de
Calvo, Manuel María
Carrión, Luis
Carrona, Ramón
Castillejo, Francisco
Castro, José Dolores
Ceballos, Juan Bautista
Cisneros, José Antonio?
Chavez, José María
Comonfort, Ignacio, 1812-1863.
Corona, Antonio
Degollado, Joaquín M.
Degollado, Santos, 1811-1861
Díaz de Zollano, José M.
Díaz, Felipe
Díaz, Felix
Díaz, Porfirio, 1830-1915
Doblado, Manuel, 1818-1865
Duarte, Juan B.
Echevestre, José María
Elguero, Manuel
Escobar, Manuel María?
Espinosa, Pedro
Faboada, Antonio
Gamboa, José Antonio, 1820?-1870?
Gamboa, José María
García, Carlos
Guzmán, León, 1821-1884
Hall, Frederic
Haro, Benito
Haro y Tamariz, Antonio de
Hidalgo y Carpio, Luís
Huerta, Epitacio
Inguanzo, José
Jiménez, José Victor
Juárez, Benito, 1806-1872
Lerdo de Tejada, Miguel
Linaza, Feliciano de
Llave, Ignacio de la
Marmolejo, Mauro
Márquez, Leonardo, b. 1820
Maximilian, Emperor of Mexico, 1832-1867
Medina, Dolores
Mejía, Tomás
Mina, Francisco Javier
Miramón, Miguel, 1831-1867
Monterde, José Mariano
Montes, Ezequiel, 1820-1883
Moreno, Joaquín
Moreno, Pedro, 1775-1817
Muñoz Ledo, Octaviano
Ocampo, Melchor
Ogazón, Pedro
Olaguíbel, Francisco Modesto de
Ortiz, Octaviano
Pardo, Juan
Parga, Rafael
Parrodi, Anastasio
Prieto, Guillermo
Ramírez, Francisco
Ramírez, Ignacio
Robles Arenas, Agustín
Rubí, Domingo
Sánchez Facío, José
Sansgrave, Crescento
Santa Anna, Antonio López de, 1794?-1876
Santa Anna, Justo
Siliceo, Manuel
Sota Riva, Manuel de la
Terán Peredo, Jesús
Vega, Plácido
Vélez, Francisco A.
Zaragoza, Ignacio, 1829-1862
Subjects (Places)
Hacienda de Tlachiquera (San Felipe, Guanajuato, Mexico)
Mexico--History--19th century--Sources
Mexico--Politics and government--19th century--Sources
Mexico--History--European Intervention, 1861-1867--Participation, French

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Related Material

García, Genaro, 1867-1920.Genaro García Collection, 15-- - 1920?, Benson Latin American Collection, University of Texas Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Documentos Relativos a la Reforma y la Intervención Francesa en México, 1851-1910, Benson Latin American Collection, General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin.

Acquisition Information

The Benson Latin American Collection's Documentos Relativos a la Reforma y la Intervención Francesa en México form part of the Genaro García Collection, which was purchased by the University of Texas in 1921 from the heirs of Genaro García.

Processing Information

The documents were described by the Benson's Mexican Archives Project in January 1995.

Finding aid initially repared by the Mexican Archives Project, March 10, 1995.

Alternate Form Available

Available also on microfilm in the Benson Collection.

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Other Finding Aids

The following guide is available in the Benson Collection Rare Books Reference:

Castañeda, Carlos Eduardo, 1896-1958. Guide to the Latin American Manuscripts in the University of Texas Library.
Cambridge, Mass.,
Harvard University Press,
1939.

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