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Finding Aid to Archivo Histórico de la Defensa Nacional records, 1706-1857
Foreign Archives Microfilm, Mexico  
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  • Collection Summary

    Collection Title: Archivo Histórico de la Defensa Nacional records
    Date (inclusive): 1706-1857
    Collection Number: Foreign Archives Microfilm, Mexico
    Creator : Archivo Histórico de la Defensa Nacional (Mexico)
    Extent: Number of containers: 93 microfilm reels ; 16 mm.
    Repository: The Bancroft Library
    University of California, Berkeley
    Berkeley, California, 94720-6000
    Phone: (510) 642-6481
    Fax: (510) 642-7589
    Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
    URL: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/
    Abstract: This collection contains microfilm of selected documents concerning military reports, appointments of officers, trials, and descriptions of commerce and government, collected under the direction of George P. Hammond. They refer to Mexico in general but there is a strong emphasis on Northern Mexico and Mexican ports between the 1820s and the 1850s.
    Languages Represented: Collection materials are in Spanish
    Physical Location: Many of the Bancroft Library collections are stored offsite and advance notice may be required for use. For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

    Information for Researchers

    Access

    Collection is open for research. Collection is stored in part offsite: advance notice is required for use.

    Publication Rights

    Materials in this collection may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of University of California gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright 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 owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley 94720-6000. See: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/reference/permissions.html .

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Archivo Histórico de la Defensa Nacional records, 1706-1857, Foreign Archives Microfilm, Mexico, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

    Related Collections

    The Bancroft Library also has selected transcriptions from this Archive: Prints and/or transcripts of documents concerning California and Mexico, 1706-1857 (BANC MSS M-A 17 and BANC FILM 2589). Finding aid available on the Online Archive of California: http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/tf367n99r9 .

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Archivo Histórico de la Defensa Nacional (Mexico)--Archives
    Archivo Histórico Militar de México--Archives
    Mexico--History, Military--Sources
    Mexico--History--Sources
    California--History--Sources
    New Mexico--History--Sources
    Texas--History--Sources
    Sonora (Mexico : State)--History--Sources
    Hammond, George P. (George Peter), 1896-1993
    Archivo Histórico Militar de México

    Scope and Content of Collection

    This collection contains microfilm of selected documents concerning military reports, appointments of officers, trials, and descriptions of commerce and government, collected under the direction of George P. Hammond. They refer to Mexico in general but there is a strong emphasis on Northern Mexico and Mexican ports between the 1820s and the 1850s. The main topics are Texan independence, Micheltorena's government in California, the Mexican American War, the occupation of Mexico City by U.S. forces, the defense of Mexican ports, the Mexican War of Reform, and Indian rebellions in Sonora and Northern Mexico. These documents are also listed in the Guía del Archivo Histórico Militar de México, published by the Mexican Dirección de Archivo Militar (call no.: xCD3660.M35 Reference).
    For more information on this archive see Hector Cuauhtémoc Hernandez, "El Archivo Histórico Militar de México," in Historia Mexicana XXXVIII: 1 (1998): 127-141 (call no.: F1201 .H5).