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Finding Aid to the Philippine Commerce and the Manila Galleon Collection, 1769-1830
BANC MSS 91/111 z  
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  • Collection Summary

    Collection Title: Philippine Commerce and the Manila Galleon Collection,
    Date (inclusive): 1769-1830
    Collection Number: BANC MSS 91/111 z
    Extent: Number of containers: 7 boxes and 1 oversize folder Linear feet: 3.0
    Repository: The Bancroft Library.
    Berkeley, California 94720-6000
    Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
    Abstract: These records document changes in the regulations of the Manila Galleons from the Real Tribunal y Consulado de Manila to the formation of the Real Compania de Filipinas. Many deal specifically with trade between Mexico and the Philippine Islands and Asia. The correspondence is chiefly between the Philippines and Spain, but gives good reportage on incidents in Mexico. The principal correspondent is Baltasar Doncel, Consulado for Manila.
    Languages Represented: Collection materials are in English and Spanish

    Information for Researchers

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner 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.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Philippine Commerce and the Manila Galleon collection, BANC MSS 91/111 z, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Material Cataloged Separately

    Selected printed materials have also been cataloged separately, although retained in the manuscripts collection.

    Administrative Information

    Acquisition Information

    The Philippine Commerce and the Manila Galleon Collection was purchased by The Bancroft Library from Bernard Quaritch, Ltd., London, in two installments: Part I was acquired in July 1990 and Part II in July 1993.

    Funding

    Funding for acquisition provided by the Rosario Curletti Trust, Flora Lamson Hewlett Memorial, Frank Schwabacher Memorial, and Joseph Z. & Hatherly Todd endowment funds, with additional support from The Friends of The Bancroft Library.

    Scope and Content

    Chiefly manuscripts (correspondence and documents) but also contains 6 printed documents.
    These records document changes in the regulations of the Manila Galleons from the Real Tribunal y Consulado de Manila to the formation of the Real Compañnia de Filipinas. Many dealspecifically with trade between Mexico and the Philippine Islands and Asia. The correspondence is chiefly between the Philippines and Spain, but gives good reportage on incidents in Mexico. The principal correspondent is Baltasar Doncel, Consulado for Manila.