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Finding Aid for the Political Newspapers from Buenos Aires, 1786-1851 (bulk 1812-1851)
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  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Political Newspapers from Buenos Aires
    Date (bulk): 1786-1851 (bulk 1812-1851)
    Collection number: 1812
    Creator: Hoffman, Olga Mingo, 1994.
    Extent: 2 document boxes (1 linear ft.) 2 oversize boxes.
    Abstract: This collection contains political newspapers published in Buenos Aires, Argentina from 1812 to 1851. Publications contain a range of topics with a focus on Argentine national issues but also include international news. The newspapers are primarily in Spanish, with some English, French, and Latin, beginning shortly after Argentine independence.
    Language: Finding aid is written in English.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Access

    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.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    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.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Olga Mingo Hoffman, gift, 1994.

    Processing Note

    Processed by Tiffany-Kay Sangwand in the Center for Primary Research and Training (CFPRT), with assistance from Kelley Wolfe Bachli, Winter 2008.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Political Newspapers from Buenos Aires (Collection Number 1812). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    Scope and Content

    This collection contains political newspapers published in Buenos Aires, Argentina from 1812 to 1851. The collection includes the following publications: La abeja argentina, El abogado nacional, Archivo Americano y espiritu de la prensa del mundo, El centinela, Diario de sesiones, El duende de Buenos Ayres, La gazeta de Buenos Ayres/La gaceta de Buenos Aires, La gaceta mercantil, Lucero, El Oficial del Dia, and El observador. In addition, there is one document on medical issues published in Spain and written in Latin in 1786, entitled Quaestiones medicae sortitae et lege praefixo 10 dier. Termino typis mandatae.
    The collection is primarily in Spanish, with some English, French, and Latin, and cover Argentine social, political, economic, commercial, governmental, religious, and cultural issues. Researchers interested in international issues should consult El Archivo Americano y Espiritu de la Prensa del Mundo, El Abogado Nacional, La Gazeta de Buenos Ayres, and Lucero. Researchers with interest in the caudillo dictator Juan Manuel de Rosas should consult El Archivo Americano y Espiritu de la Prensa del Mundo, La Gaceta Mercantil, and Lucero. Researchers interested in Bolivar should consult El Duende de Buenos Ayres.
    Coverage of news regarding Buenos Aires, both province and city, is particularly strong throughout the collection and demonstrates the many newspaper sources dating from shortly after Argentine independence through the mid-19th century.

    Organization and Arrangement

    The collection is arranged alphabetical by publication title and chronologically within each title.
    Box 1 contains La abeja argentina, El abogado nacional, Archivo americano y espiritu de la prensa del mundo, El centinela, El duende de Buenos Ayres, La gazeta de Buenos Ayres/La gaceta de Buenos Aires, El oficial del dia, and El observador. The folders are arranged alphabetically by name of publication and chronologically within each folder.
    Box 2 contains Diario de Sesiones from Buenos Aires and Rio de la Plata. They are organized by location and chronologically. Box 2 also contains the item in the Miscellaneous series, Quaestiones medicae sortitae et lege praefixo 10 dier. Termino typis mandatae.
    Box 3 contains La gaceta mercantile. Each issue is in a separate folder in chronological order.
    Box 4 contains the bound volume of Lucero organized in chronological order.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Buenos Aires.

    Genres and Forms of Material

    Newspapers.