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José Durand Peruvian History Collection

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Identifier: MSH/LAT 0001
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...
Dates: 1544-1964; Majority of material found in 1800s

Research Files of María A. Díaz de Guerra

 Collection
Identifier: MSH/LAT 0088
Scope and Contents This collection documents the activities of María A. Díaz de Guerra--a Uruguayan historian--in her research on the city of Maldonado, Uruguay, the surrounding region, its inhabitants and public services such as libraries and schools. It contains administrative records of the city of Maldonado, including reports, committee proceedings, invoices, and publications; Diaz’s notes and compiled research files; correspondence of both Diaz and citizens of Maldonado; and articles by Diaz or about...
Dates: 1777-1809, 1824-2010