Guide to the Benjamin Nistal-Moret Collection

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University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
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Guide to the Benjamin Nistal-Moret Collection, ca. 1829-1979, 1993

Collection number: Wyles Mss 78

Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara

Contact Information:

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Davidson Library
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93106
  • Phone: (805) 893-3062
  • Fax: (805) 893-5749
  • Email: special@library.ucsb.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucsb.edu/speccoll/speccoll.html
    Processed by:
    D. Tambo
    Date Completed:
    28 October 2003
    Encoded by:
    David C. Gartrell
© 2003 Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Benjamin Nistal-Moret Collection,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1829-1979, 1993
Collection Number: Wyles Mss 78
Extent: .2 linear feet (1 half-size document box)
Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
Physical Location: Del Sur
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

Preferred Citation

Benjamin Nistal-Moret Collection. Wyles Mss 78. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Mark Delany Grotke, 1999.

Scope and Content of Collection

The collection contains biographical material about Benjamin Nistal-Moret (1944-1993) and material collected and created for his Esclavos Profugos y Cimarrones, Puerto Rico, 1770-1870, including a number of 19th century documents, in Spanish, from Puerto Rico, primarily relating to identification and registration of slaves and the apprehension of fugitives.
Copies of Esclavos Profugos y Cimarrones have been cataloged separately and can be searched on Pegasus, the UCSB Libraries online catalog.

Collection Contents

Box 1: 1

Biographical information for Benjamin Nistal-Moret, ca. 1993

Abstract: [Including obituary]
Box 1: 2

Slave Documents - Puerto Rico, 1829-1873, n.d.

Box 1: 3

Pharmaceutical Ephemera, 1913

Abstract: [Flyers, cards, envelopes]
Box 1: 4

14 b/w prints , drawings of slaves, showing scarification, 1979

Box 1: 4 - 6

Visual Materials - Esclavos Profugos y Cimarrones

Box 1: 5

20 color slides, also drawings of slaves, ca. 1979

Box 1: 6

13 b/w negatives, mainly buildings and documents, n.d.