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Finding Aid for the Tulancingo (Hildago, Mexico) Manuscript Collection, 1567-1882
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Description
This collection consists of manuscript documents in Spanish and Nahuatl from the town of Tulancingo (Hidalgo, Mexico). The documents consist primarily of civil litigation case files, but also include a small amount of criminal case files and several government printed broadsides.
Background
This collection of manuscripts was in the private collection of John H. Grepe of Dallas, Texas from approximately 1957 to 1975. In September 1975, Grepe sold the items as one collection to Gene Hanrahan, president of R & D Books of Salisbury, North Carolina. In August 1977, this same collection was sold via Libros Latinos of Los Angeles, California to the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). In August 1981, more Tulancingo manuscripts were acquired by UCLA from Howard Karno Books, Inc. and added to the collection.
Extent
8 boxes (4 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.