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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Contents Note

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

La Lógica de los Hechos, c.1890

The Benson Latin American Collection

Catarino Garza Manuscipt "La Lógica de los Hechos," c.1890



Descriptive Summary

Creator Garza, Catarino, 1859-1895
Title Manuscript of "La lógica de los hechos, o sean observaciones sobre las circunstancias de los mexicanos en Texas desde el año 1877 hasta 1889"
Dates: c.1890
Abstract Unfinished memoir manuscript titled "La lógica de los hechos, o sean observaciones sobre las circunstancias de los mexicanos en Texas desde el año 1877 hasta 1889" by Mexican American journalist Catarino Garza.
Call No. BENSON-MS GARZA, CATARINO
OCLC Record No. 22717770
Extent 1 volume, bound holograph manuscript
Language Spanish
Repository Benson Latin American Collection, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Sketch

Journalist, organizer, and revolutionary who published Spanish language newspapers in the U.S., founded mutual aid societies, and led an unsuccessful revolt along the Texas Mexican border. Full name, Catarino Erasmo Garza Rodríguez. Born November 25, 1859, near Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico; moved to Brownsville, Texas in 1877. Helped found sociedades mutualistas (social organizations for mutual aid) in several South Texas communities; published Spanish language newspapers in Brownsville, Eagle Pass, and Corpus Christi; led a group of rebels known as Pronunciados in armed struggle in Northern Mexico and South Texas, 1890-1893. Fled to Costa Rica, where he became involved with Colombian revolutionaries; was killed in Boca del Toro, Panama, Colombia, in 1895.

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Scope and Contents Note

Unpublished manuscript, C. E. Garza, Tomo I, Corpus Christi, ca. 1890. An unfinished account, in journal form, of the author's activities in Texas, Missouri, and Mexico from the year 1877 until May 4, 1888. Describes social and political life along the Texas-Mexico border, criticizes the regime of Porfirio Díaz in Mexico and the prejudice and ill-treatment suffered by Mexicans and Mexican Americans in the U.S. Quotes at length from his newspaper articles and speeches; includes copies of correspondence with Mexican officials and others. Persons associated with Garza during this period or discussed at length in the manuscript include Gabriel Botello, Adolfo Duclós Salinas, Francisco Erresures, José María Garza Galán, Ignacio Mariscal, and León A. Obregón.

Organized into thirteen chapters with a dedication and introduction. Chapter summaries in English.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Use Restrictions

Standard copyright restrictions apply.

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Index Terms

The Catarino Garza Manuscript is classified under the following Subject Headings in the University of Texas Libraries catalog:
Garza, Catarino, 1859-1895
Botello, Gabriel
Duclós Salinas, Adolfo
Erresures, Francisco
Garza Galán, José María
Mariscal, Ignacio, 1829-1910
Obregón, León A
Sociedad de Hidalgo (Laredo, Tex.)
Sociedad Juárez ‪(‬Laredo, Tex.‪)
Sociedad Mutualista Unión Mexicana ‪(‬Corpus Christi, Tex.‪)
Mexican Americans--Texas--Social conditions
Mexican American press
Fraternal organizations--Texas
Mexico--History--1867-1910
Brownsville (Tex.)--History--Sources
Corpus Christi (Tex.)--History--Sources
Eagle Pass (Tex.)--History--Sources
Saint Louis (Mo.)--History--Sources
Mexico City (Mexico)--History--Sources

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Cite as: Catarino Garza Manuscript "La Lógica de los Hechos," Benson Latin American Collection, University of Texas Libraries, the University of Texas at Austin.

Alternative Format

The Catarino Garza Manuscript of "La lógica de los hechos, o sean observaciones sobre las circunstancias de los mexicanos en Texas desde el año 1877 hasta 1889" is also available in microfilm. Contact the Benson Latin American Collection Rare Books and Manuscripts Reading Room for more information.

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Box and Folder Inventory

 

La Lógica de los Hechos, c.1890

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1 Unfinished manuscript of "La lógica de los hechos, o sean observaciones sobre las circunstancias de los mexicanos en Texas desde el año 1877 hasta 1889, " Tomo I, Corpus Christi, c.1890

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