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Andean collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1775

Scope and Contents

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

Dates

  • 1538-1996
  • Majority of material found within 1700 - 1799

Language of Materials

The collection is in Spanish, English, and German.

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Series Part I, Part II, and Oversize are available on microfilm. Patrons must use FILM HM 247 instead of the originals.

Existence and Location of Copies

Series Part I, Part II, and Oversize are available on microfilm and may be purchased from Gale Group, Farmington Hills, Michigan.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status for collection materials is unknown, though much of the material in this collection is likely in the public domain. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Materials have been assembled from various collections and acquired from several individuals. They include materials transferred from the Latin American Collection Curator, Yale University Library.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged in three parts and four additions. Materials in each part are arranged alphabetically by country, and by date within country.

Extent

28.5 Linear Feet (44 boxes)

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ms.1775

Overview

A collection of correspondence; government documents, including reports, commissions, decrees, legal proceedings, account books, treasury records, petitions, geographic relations and awards; church documents; writings and poems; and published illustrated materials from the Andean region of Latin America (Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela) on civil, military, economic, religious, and social topics.
Title
Guide to the Andean Collection
Author
compiled by Pedro Guibovich and Christine Weideman
Date
October 2000
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.

Revision Statements

  • October 2016: Finding aid revision description not supplied.

Repository Details

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
Yale University Library
P.O. Box 208240
New Haven CT 06520-8240 US
(203) 432-1735
(203) 432-7441 (Fax)