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Guide to the Mexican Manuscripts Collection
Bernath Mss 13  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Mexican Manuscripts Collection,
    Date (inclusive): 1776-1837
    Collection Number: Bernath Mss 13
    Extent: .2 linear feet (1 half-size 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


    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

    Mexican Manuscripts Collection. Bernath Mss 13. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information


    Scope and Content of Collection

    This collection consists of various documents related to institutions and property in the State of Puebla, México, between the years 1776 and 1837. The collection consists of six folders and some 240 total pages of documentation. The collection is divided into three parts. The first part (Folder 1) pertains to a single hacienda (Xalapasco) and contains a variety of legal documents and receipts. The second part (Folders 2 and 3) consists of the account records of property belonging to a hospital located in Veracruz. The third part (Folders 4-6) pertains to the dissolution of the estate of Captain Don Gabriel de Segura y Ceballos and contains a variety of legal documents and receipts.