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Mexico collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1776

Scope and Contents

A collection of correspondence; government documents, including reports, commissions, decrees, and awards; church documents; published illustrated materials; maps; and writings and poems from Mexico on civil, military, economic, religious, and social topics. Additions to the collection consist of photographs by Mario Bucovich, maps, and published illustrations, and trade union documents and publications.

Dates

  • 1522-1995
  • Majority of material found within 1770 - 1865

Language of Materials

The collection is in Spanish, French, German, and English.

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

The entire collection, with the exception of Accession 2006-M-021 and Accession 2013-M-025, is available on microfilm. Patrons must use FILM HM 248 instead of the originals.

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 Zeta Collection, Mudd Library, 2004. Transferred from the Latin American Collection Curator, Yale University Library, 2012.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged in two parts and two additions; materials in each part are arranged chronologically.

Extent

32.5 Linear Feet (80 boxes)

Catalog Record

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

Overview

A collection of correspondence; government documents, including reports, commissions, decrees, and awards; church documents; published illustrated materials; maps; and writings and poems from Mexico on civil, military, economic, religious, and social topics. Additions to the collection consist of photographs by Mario Bucovich, maps, and published illustrations.

Existence and Location of Copies

Entire collection, with the exception of Accession 2006-M-021 and Accession 2013-M-025, is available on microfilm from Gale Group, Farmington Hills, Michigan.
Title
Guide to the Mexico Collection
Author
compiled by Pedro Guibovich, Philip S. MacLeod and Christine Weideman
Date
November 2002
Language of description
Finding aid written in English

Revision Statements

  • May 2015: finding aid revisiion 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)