José Durand Peruvian History Collection
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of Peruvian manuscripts and imprints collected by José Durand over the course of his professional career. These materials date from the mid-sixteenth century to the mid-twentieth century, though the bulk of the material pertains to the nineteenth century. This collection covers a wide range of topics relating primarily to colonial and nineteenth-century Peruvian history. Highlights include theatrical works, land documents, Inquisition documents, accounts of the Colegio de Santa Cruz, a collection of love letters, signature books, and collections of print circulars and song and verse. Materials include manuscripts; broadsides, public notices, and decrees; musical verse; and newspapers.
- Creation: 1544-1964
- Creation: Majority of material found in 1800s
- Durand, José (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Folders 138, 141, and 144 are restricted due to fragility.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright status for collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) 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 owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Biographical / Historical
José E. Durand (1925-1990) was a Peruvian scholar and professor of Latin American history. His focus of study was colonial Peru.
4.75 Cubic feet
Language of Materials
This collection is arranged into five series: I. Historical Manuscripts; II. Serials; III. Circulars and Broadsides; IV. Song and Verse Imprints; and V. Miscellaneous. Each series is arranged chronologically.
Genre / Form
- Peru -- History -- 17th century -- Sources
- Peru -- History -- 18th century -- Sources
- Peru -- History -- 19th century -- Sources
- Peru -- History -- 20th century -- Sources
- José Durand Peruvian History Collection
- Hannah Sabal
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