Andean collection, 1538-1926 (inclusive), 1700-1799 (bulk).


Andean collection, 1538-1926 (inclusive), 1700-1799 (bulk).

A collection of correspondence; government documents, including reports, commissions, decrees, legal proceedings, account books, treasury records, petitions, geographic relations and awards; church documents; and writings and poems from the Andean region of Latin America (Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela) on civil, military, economic, religious, and social topics.

14.25 linear ft.


SNAC Resource ID: 8021908

Yale University Library

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