Guide to the Angel de Vera Collection, 1523-1735

Processed by The California State Library staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Xiuzhi Zhou
California History Room
California State Library
Library and Courts Building II
900 N. Street, Room 200
P.O. Box 942837
Sacramento, California 94237-0001
Phone: (916) 654-0176
Fax: (916) 654-8777
Email: cslcal@library.ca.gov
URL: http://www.library.ca.gov/
© 1999
California State Library. All rights reserved.

Guide to the Angel de Vera Collection, 1523-1735



California State Library

Sacramento, California

Contact Information:

  • California History Room
  • California State Library
  • Library and Courts Building II
  • 900 N. Street, Room 200
  • P.O. Box 942837
  • Sacramento, California 94237-0001
  • Phone: (916) 654-0176
  • Fax: (916) 654-8777
  • Email: cslcal@library.ca.gov
  • URL: http://www.library.ca.gov/
Processed by:
The California State Library staff
Encoded by:
Xiuzhi Zhou
© 1999 California State Library. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Angel de Vera Collection,
Date (inclusive): 1523-1735
Box Number: 199, 322, 2188
Extent: 3 boxes
Repository: California State Library
Sacramento, California
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions of Use

Please credit California State Library.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to California State Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing. Permission for publication is given on behalf of California State 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], Angel de Vera Collection, California State Library.

Access Points

California-Discovery and exploration--Spanish
California--History
Mexico-History

Contents

Eighteen early Spanish documents concerning the discovery and exploration of America, Mexico and California, 1523-1735. Count Angel de Vera's family coat of arms: "Vera Ponce de Leon Family", a painted wood plaque; "Knight Commander of Mortalla in the very noble Order and Knighthood of Santiago" (and captain in the army of Don Francisco Varquez de Coronado, Don Garci-Lope de Cardenas, discoverer of the Grand Canyon of Colorado and Arizona), also a painted wood plaque. "Executeria Hidalguia" (maternal and paternal lineage), Vice-Presidente del censeje de Indias, Comdor de Santiage; this consists of four leaves from a scrapbook with a negative photostat of the lineage passed on.

Container List

Box 199

Originals (restricted)

Box 322

Photostats of originals

Box 2188

Coats of arms, genealogy