Early Mexican Imprint Collection

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Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
900 Exposition Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90007-4057
(213) 763-3359
seavercenter@nhm.org.
http://www.nhm.org/site/research-collections/seaver-center
2015


Descriptive Summary

Title: Early Mexican Imprint Collection
Dates: 1828-1846
Collection Number: GC 1147
Creator/Collector:
Extent: (Boxes: 1 ov; 2 ov folders)
Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
Los Angeles, California 90007-4057
Abstract: Documents issued by Mexican government, 1828 - 1846, reflecting the history of the city of Los Angeles, Southern California and Alta California; Andrés Pico; Manuel Micheltorena; and others.
Language of Material: Spanish; Castilian

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Preferred Citation

Early Mexican Imprint Collection. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Scope and Content of Collection

Documents issued by Mexican government, 1828 - 1846, reflecting the history of the city of Los Angeles, Southern California and Alta California; Andrés Pico; Manuel Micheltorena; and others. Secularization of the missions; Los Angeles elevated from a pueblo (town) to a ciudad (city); defense and escalation of war between the U.S. and Mexico. A container list is included; the descriptions are in English (translated by Esperanza Gutierrez).

Indexing Terms

Mexican War, 1846-1848
Missions--California--History
Pico, Andrés (1810-1876)
Micheltorena, Manuel, 1802-1853

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