Spanish Colonial Manuscripts at the Benson Latin American Collection

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Early modern manuscripts in the Genaro Garcia, Edmundo O'Gorman, Joaquin Garcia Icazbalceta, Bernice Weiss, and W.B. Stephens collections at the Benson Latin American Collection. For consultation and general information on Spanish paleography please visit CUNY Dominican Institute's Spanish Paleography Digital Teaching and Learning Tool (http://spanishpaleographytool.org/).
blac_WBS_2054

blac_WBS_2054

24 pages: 13% indexed, 13% transcribed, 8% needs review
blac_WBS_2075

blac_WBS_2075

13 pages: 0% indexed, 8% transcribed, 38% needs review
blac_WBS_21

blac_WBS_21

18 pages: 28% indexed, 56% transcribed, 44% needs review
blac_WBS_68

blac_WBS_68

28 pages: 0% indexed, 0% transcribed
blac_WBS_89

blac_WBS_89

20 pages: 0% indexed, 40% transcribed
blac_WBS_898

blac_WBS_898

22 pages: 23% indexed, 23% transcribed, 27% needs review
Carta dotal en su matrimonio con Don Francisco de Honrendain. Guadalajara. (Se trata de la nieta de Tomás de Bracamonte, Conquistador de Nueva Galicia.)

Carta dotal en su matrimonio con Don Francisco de Honrendain. Guadalajara. (Se trata de la nieta de Tomás de Bracamonte, Conquistador de Nueva Galicia.)

[Dowry letter of Doña María de Hijar y Bracamonte with Don Francisco de Honrendain. The letter includes information about the niece of Tomás de Bracamonte, Conquistador of Nueva Galicia]

8 pages: 0% indexed, 0% translated
Carta escrita por el Illmo. Señor Visitador General a todos los curas del Reyno para que se encarguen del expendio de Sumarios de la Bula de la santa Cruzada

Carta escrita por el Illmo. Señor Visitador General a todos los curas del Reyno para que se encarguen del expendio de Sumarios de la Bula de la santa Cruzada

In 1767, Gálvez wrote to the entire priesthood of New Spain. In this document, he gives broad instructions about distributing a papal bull about some economic concerns, including indulgences and taxes. Once again, he makes it clear that he has the approval of the viceroy.

6 pages: 17% indexed, 17% translated
Carta latina y su traducción, dirigida al Papa (1600-1699)

Carta latina y su traducción, dirigida al Papa (1600-1699)

[Letter from the Prince of Wales to the Pope in Latin and translation]

4 pages: 0% indexed, 0% translated
Carta misiva al Padre Juan de Molina Valderrama, sobre un negro

Carta misiva al Padre Juan de Molina Valderrama, sobre un negro

[Letter to Father Juan de Molina Valderrama, about a black man]

4 pages: 0% indexed, 0% translated
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