Pizarro-Gasca collection, 1537-1580.


Pizarro-Gasca collection, 1537-1580.

The collection consists of letters, manuscripts and documents (all in Spanish) documenting the early history of Peru, from Franciso Pizarro's civil war with Almagro to the pacification of the country by La Gasca. It includes material pertaining to the Catholic Church in Peru, missionaries, the conquest of Chile, Indians of Peru, and Indian slavery. There are materials regarding the cities of Arequipa, Cuzco, Lima, and Quito. Of note are letters and decrees of Charles V and Philip II, letters of the Pizarros, reports of La Gasca, and Pedro de Valdivia's account of the conquest of Chile.

946 pieces.10 boxes.


SNAC Resource ID: 6698208

Related Entities

There are 16 Entities related to this resource.

Pizarro, Francisco, approximately 1475-1541

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Catholic Church

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During much of Doctor José Gaspar de Francia's dictatorship (1814-1840), Paraguay was without a bishop and the church was harrassed. From the description of Libro de providencias, ordenes, y autos : por Dn. Juan Antonio Riveras, cura rector de la parrequial de la Villeta : manuscript, 1804-1857. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612746619 An antiphonary is a book containing sacred vocal music, both the antiphons of the breviary, and the musical notes. An antiphon it...

Fernández de Oviedo y Valdés, Gonzalo, 1478-1557

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Historian. From the description of Autograph letter signed, 1505 Aug. 28. (Morgan Library & Museum). WorldCat record id: 81013585 Gonzalo Fernandez de Oviedo y Valdes was born on August 1478 in Madrid, Spain. He was a Spanish historian and writer. He participated in the Spanish Colonization of the Caribbean, and wrote a long chronicle of this project, which is one of the few primary sources about it. From the description of Natural y General Hystoria de las I...

Carvajal, Francisco de, 1465?-1549

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Valdivia, Pedro de, 1500?-1554?

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Philip II, King of Spain, 1527-1598

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King of Spain. From the description of Letter to Francisco Fernando de Avalos, 1556. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122699871 Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor, was the nephew of Philip II, King of Spain. From the description of Letter signed from Philip II, King of Spain, Madrid, to Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor [manuscript], 1597 April 21. (Folger Shakespeare Library). WorldCat record id: 318647230 King of Spain and, as Philip I, King of Portugal from 1580...

Pizarro, Hernando, -1578

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Andagoya, Pascual de, -1548

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Pizarro, Gonzalo, -1548

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Acosta, Juan de, active 16th century

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Puelles, Pedro de

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Soria, Pedro de, active 16th century

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Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, 1500-1558

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Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire from 1519 to 1556 and, as Charles I, king of Spain from 1516-1556. From the description of Letter, 1557. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122622485 Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire from 1519 to 1556 and, as Charles I, King of Spain from 1516-1556. From the description of Letter, 1555. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145435417 Emperor of Germany and king of Spain. From the description of Letter to Nicholas de Arti...

Gasca, Pedro de la, 1493-1567

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Pedro de la Gasca was sent to Peru in 1547 by the Spanish crown to quell uprisings and rebellions involving Diego Centeno, Gonzalo Pizarro, and Francisco de Carvajal. From the description of Despatches of the President de la Gasca : Peru 1547-1548-1549. Copied under the superintendence of Don Pedro de Gayangos, from the originals in the archives of the Counts of Cancelada : manuscript, 1860. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612741699 ...

Almagro, Diego de, -1538

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Vaca de Castro, Cristóbal, -1588

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