Finding Aid to Seventeenth Century Documents Relating to New Mexico MS.804

Finding aid prepared by Holly Rose Larson
Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
234 Museum Drive
Los Angeles, CA, 90065-5030
323-221-2164
rroom@theautry.org
2012 December 10


Title: Seventeenth Century Documents Relating to New Mexico
Identifier/Call Number: MS.804
Contributing Institution: Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
Language of Material: Spanish; Castilian
Physical Description: 0.5 linear feet (1 box)
Date (inclusive): 1929-1930
Abstract: This is a collection of typed copies of seventeenth century documents relating to New Mexico copied by France Scholes from the manuscripts in the Archivo General, Mexico in 1929, and letters from Scholes to Hodge from 1929 and 1930 discussing the possibile publication of these documents, and their significance to early history of New Mexico missions. Also includes a chronology of important events relating to New Mexico missions from 1609-1639.
Language: English, Spanish.
creator: Scholes, France V. (France Vinton), 1897-1979

Scope and Contents

This is a collection of typed copies of seventeenth century documents relating to New Mexico copied by France Scholes from the manuscripts in the Archivo General, Mexico in 1929, and letters from Scholes to Hodge from 1929 and 1930 discussing the possibile publication of these documents, and their significance to early history of New Mexico missions. Also includes a chronology of important events relating to New Mexico missions from 1609-1639.

Preferred citation

Seventeenth Century Documents Relating to New Mexico, 1929-1930, Braun Research Library Collection, Autry National Center, Los Angeles; MS.804; [folder number] [folder title][date].

Processing history

Processed by Library staff before 1981. Finding aid completed by Holly Rose Larson, NHPRC Processing Archivist, 2012 December 10, made possible through grant funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commissions (NHPRC).

Acquisition

Donated by Frederick Webb Hodge, 1951 September.

Use

Copyright has not been assigned to the Autry National Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Autry Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Autry National Center as the custodian of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

Access

Collection is open for research. Appointments to view materials are required. To make an appointment please visit http://theautry.org/research/research-rules-and-application or contact library staff at rroom@theautry.org.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

De Perea, Esteban, fl. 1620
Catholic Church -- New Mexico
Chronology
Correspondence
Missions -- New Mexico
New Mexico -- History -- To 1848
Typescripts