Hispanic collection, 1527-1811.

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Hispanic collection, 1527-1811.

Hispanic collection, 1527-1811.

Chiefly transcripts of writings of various Spanish authors concerning Latin America and the West Indies. Authors include Bishop Bartolomé de las Casas, Diego Duran, Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, Juan Bautista Muñoz, Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo y Valdés, Andrés Pérez de Ribas, Nicholas Joseph Thiéry de Menonville, and Mariano Veytia. Subjects covered range from general histories of the West Indies and the New World to accounts of Indians in Mexico and Jesuits in Mexico.

25 items.22 containers.14 microfilm reels.

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Pérez de Ribas, Andrés, 1576-1655

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Clergyman. From the description of Corónica, y historia religiosa de la Provincia de la Compañia de Jesús de México en Nuevo España, fundaciones de sus colegios y casas ... : manuscript history, 1654. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455138 ...

Hidalgo y Costilla, Miguel, 1753-1811

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Mexican priest and revolutionary. From the description of Trial proceedings of Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, 1810-1811. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455501 Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla was a Mexican priest whose early 19th-century rebellion against Spanish colonizers paved the way for the Mexican War of Independence. He is widely called the "Father of the Nation of Mexico." From the description of Letter to unknown recipient, 1810, November 13. (Huntington Library,...

Muñoz, Juan Bautista, 1745-1799

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Epithet: Don British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000985.0x000126 ...

Casas, Bartolomé de las, 1474-1566

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Bartolomé de las Casas (1474-1566) was a Spanish missionary and historian who was opposed to the slavery and forced labor of the Indians of Spanish America. He traveled in Peru and Central America and served briefly as Bishop of Chiapas. His writings concern anthropological and historical matters in the New World. From the description of Columbus journal abstract, 1492-1493. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122431540 Bartolomé de las Casas (c.1484-1566), was ...

Echeverría y Veitia, Mariano de, 1718-1780

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Historian, lawyer, philosopher. Born 1718 and died circa 1780 in Puebla, Mexico. Mariano Fernández de Echeverría y Veytia received his law degree from the University of Mexico in 1737. In 1738 his professional title was validated in Madrid. While in Spain he wrote Idea de una nueva história de la América septentrional. Books published after his death include Baluartes de México, História antigua de México, and História de la Puebla de los Angeles. From the description of Mari...

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...

Thiéry de Menonville, Nicholas Joseph, 1739-1780.

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Jesuits

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In 1534 Ignatius of Loyola, a Basque and former soldier, met in Paris with six companions to take a private vow of poverty and one to place themselves at the disposition of the pope. On September 27, 1540, Paul III issued the bull Regimini militantis ecclesiae, canonically establishing the Society of Jesus. The constitutions of the society were drawn up by Ignatius who submitted his work for approval in 1550. Along with working toward the spiritual benefits of its members, the aim of the order w...

Durán, Diego, ?-1588?

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Diego Duran was a Dominican friar who wrote about the Spanish conquest of the Aztecs. August Mihsfeldt received his M.A. in Modern Languages from the University of Utah. From the description of Diego Duran papers. [1940-1949]. (University of Utah). WorldCat record id: 150626925 ...