Alamán, Lucas, 1792-1853

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Statesman, political leader, and historian. Born 1792 in Guanajuato; died 1853 in Mexico City. Elected in 1821 as deputy for Guanajuato to the Cortes de Cádiz. Ministro de Relaciones Interiores e Exteriores (1823-1825). Established the Companía Unida de Minas and the first foundry in Mexico after independence (1825). Administrator of the estate of the Duque de Terranova y Monteleone. Member of the Poder Ejecutivo after the 1829 Plan de Jalapa, and Ministro de Relaciones (1830-1832) in the government of Anastasio Bustamante. Director of the Junta de Fomento de la Industria (1839-). President of the Ayuntamiento of Mexico in 1849. Served in the last government of Antonio López de Santa Anna as Ministro de Relaciones Exteriores from April 20, 1853 until his death on June 2, 1853, of pneumonia. Alamán was known for his defense of Mexico's rights and for his management of the Ministry of Foreign Relations; he was a champion of conservative ideas and an exponent of the monarchist movement. Publications: Disertaciones sobre la Historia de la República Mejicana (1844-1849) and Historia de Méjico desde los primeros movimientos que prepararon su Independencia en el a-o 1808 hasta la época presente (1849-1852).

From the guide to the Lucas Alamán Papers 29616058., (Benson Latin American Collection, University of Texas Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin)

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Austin, Stephen F. (Stephen Fuller), 1793-1836. Letter: to Sen. D. Lucas Alamán /by Stephen Fuller Austin, 1835 Mar 5. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Azcárate y Lezama, Juan Francesco, 1767-1831. Correspondence with Lucas Alamán, 1823 Aug. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Alamán, Lucas, 1792-1853. Lucas Alamán Papers, 1598-1853. University of Texas Libraries
creatorOf Spencer, Niles, 1893-1952. Niles Spencer papers, 1826-1972 (bulk 1900-1961). Archives of American Art
creatorOf Alamán, Lucas, 1792-1853. Photostat of a manuscript letter, Mexico, October 17, 1831 describing the archeological plans of Waldeck / Lucas Alamán. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
referencedIn Minas de Sombrerete Collection 30152219., 1797-1851, 1825-1851 Benson Latin American Collection, General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin
referencedIn Photographs from the Genaro García Collection 29763305., 19th-20th Century Benson Latin American Collection, General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin
referencedIn Calderon de la Barca, A. Letter, 1859 May 25, Madrid, to George Ticknor [n.p.]. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Robert Owen Collection, 1805-1858 National Co-operative Archive
creatorOf Forster, John, 1814-1884. Pioneer data a dictation Santa Margarita Ranch : ms., 1878 Jan. 4. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Gómez Pedraza, Manuel, 1789-1851. Documents relating to the civil and military administration of Chihuahua y Mexico, 1811-1844. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Zeitlin and Ver Brugge Autograph Collection 32797049., 1568-1891 Benson Latin American Collection, General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin
referencedIn Mexico. Junta de Fomento de Californias. Reflexiones: sre la destinacion mas conducente que se le puede dar al navio de guerra Asia, y Bergantin Constante... /by Francisco de Paula Tamariz, 1825 Jun 21. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Butler, Anthony. Butler, Anthony, papers, 1810-1846. University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Mexican Legal Documents, 1577-1805 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Benjamin Muse, Jr. Collection Relating to Mexico, Texas, and California 33992204., 1830-1844 Benson Latin American Collection, General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin
referencedIn Mexico collection, 1522-1915, 1770-1865 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Mexico. Junta de Fomento de Californias. Reports and petition, 1825. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Valentín Gómez Farías Collection, Catálogo de los manuscritos del archivo de don Valentín Gómez Farias: Obrantes en la Universidad de Texas, Colección Latinoamericana, preparado por P. M. Ynsfrán. (Independent Mexico in Documents: Independence, Empire, and Republic; Vol. 3)Mexico : Editorial Jus, 1968. 31775804., 1770-1909 (bulk 1822-1879) Benson Latin American Collection, General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin
referencedIn Mexican Lithography, Education, Letters and Documents, 1825-1866. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
referencedIn Mexico. Secretaria de Relaciones Exteriores. Records [microform], 1853-1898. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Saucedo, José Antonio. Letters to Luis Alaman, 1824 Sep, Nov. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Lucas Alamán Papers 29616058. Benson Latin American Collection, General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin
referencedIn Mexico. Junta de Fomento de Californias. Exposicion hecha a la junta en 26 de Marzo de 1825 por el Sr. Dn Francisco de Paula Tamariz Sobre le recuperacion del puerto de la Bodega ocupado por los Rusos; y establecimiento en el mismo de un Puerto Militar--y plan Politico,Militar para la ocupon de este Puerto, 1825-1826. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Miscellaneous Manuscripts at the Benson Latin American Collection Benson Latin American Collection, General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin
creatorOf García, Genaro, 1867-1920,. Minas de Sombrerete Collection, 1797-1851 (bulk 1825-1851). University of Texas Libraries
creatorOf Hernández y Dávalos, Juan E., b. 1827,. Juan E. Hernández y Dávalos collection, 1692-1886 (bulk 1811-1831). University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Gómez Farías, Valentín, 1781-1858. Valentín Gómez Farías collection, 1770-1909 (bulk 1822-1879). University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Juan E. Hernández y Dávalos Manuscript Collection, A Calendar of the Juan E. Hernández y Dávalos Manuscript Collection, the University of Texas Library, prepared by C. E. Castañeda and J. A. Dabbs (Independent Mexico in Documents: Independence, Empire, and Republic; Vol. 1) Mexico : Editorial Jus, 1955. 30605860., 1692-1865 (bulk 1811-1831) Benson Latin American Collection, General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin
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associatedWith Austin, Stephen F. (Stephen Fuller), 1793-1836. person
associatedWith Azcárate y Lezama, Juan Francesco, 1767-1831. person
associatedWith Butler, Anthony. person
associatedWith Calderon de la Barca, A. person
associatedWith Forster, John, 1814-1884. person
associatedWith García, Genaro, 1867-1920 person
associatedWith Gómez Farías, Valentín, 1781-1858 person
associatedWith Hernández y Dávalos, Juan E., b. 1827 person
associatedWith Hidalgo y Costilla, Miguel, 1753-1811 person
associatedWith Jesuits corporateBody
associatedWith Mexico. Junta de Fomento de Californias. corporateBody
associatedWith Mexico. Secretaria de Relaciones Exteriores. corporateBody
associatedWith Muse, Benjamin Jr. person
associatedWith Owen, Robert., 1777-1858 person
associatedWith Santa Anna, Antonio López de, 1794? -1876 person
associatedWith Saucedo, José Antonio. person
associatedWith Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico corporateBody
correspondedWith Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866 person
associatedWith Spencer, Niles, 1893-1952. person
associatedWith Waldeck, Frédéric de, 1766-1875. person
associatedWith Zeitlin & Ver Brugge (Los Angeles, Calif.) corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Mexico City 09 MX
Guanajuato 02 MX
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Birth 1792-10-18

Death 1853-06-02

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