Title: Small Mexican Collections,
Date (inclusive): 1787-1921
Collection number: Mss2
Extent: 0.1 linear ft.
University of the Pacific. Library. Holt-Atherton Department of
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Collection is open for research.
[Identification of item], Small Mexican Collections, Mss2, Holt-Atherton
Department of Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library
Ranchers -Baja California (Mex.)
Ranch life -Baja California (Mex.)
Land titles -Baja California (Mex.)
Cattle trade -Baja California (Mex.)
Mines and mineral resources -Mexico -History
Petroleum industry and trade -Mexico -History
Merchants, foreign -Mexico -History -1910-1946
Mexico -Economic conditions -20th century
Mexico -History -Revolution, 1910-1920
Veracruz Llave (Mex.) -History -American occupation,
Mexico -Foreign relations -United States -1821-1861
United States -Foreign relations -Mexico -To 1865
Baja California (Mex.) -Maps
Mexico -History -19th century
Presidents -Mexico -Correspondence
Mexico -Politics and government
Santa Gertrudis Rancho (Cabo San Jose, Baja Calif.,
Santa Ana, Antonio Lopez de (1794-1876)
Hunt, George G.
The Clifton Hite collection consists of legal documents pertaining to
the 19th century ownership and legal disposition of the Santa Gertrudis Rancho,
San Jose del Cabo, Baja Calif. The Rancho was evidently owned or claimed at
various times by Gertrudis Carrillo (1859), Jose Ceseña (1877) and members of
the Bello family (1879). Items in the collections are written in Spanish.
George C. Hunt was a representative of American mining and petroleum
interests in Mexico at the time of the Mexican Revolution (1910-1920). This
collection consists of Hunt's observations (c1925) on military, business and
political matters in Mexico during that period. [Ms2.H941]
General Jose Antonio Lopez de Santa Ana was President of Mexico and
Commander of the Army during Mexico's war with the United States (1846-1848).
His letter in this collection thanks Don Juan Valdivia for providing lumber in
defense of a possible Spanish invasion (1829). [Ms2.S331]
Also in the Small Mexican Collections is an assortment of 19th century
legal and political documents, many of which pertain to Mexican relations with
the United States and with Spain. [Ms2.M611]