Collection Scope and Contents
Title: Collection of Antonio Vanegas Arroyo chapbooks
Date (inclusive): 1880-1925
Collection Number: MS 235
Antonio Vanegas Arroyo (Firm)
0.84 Linear Feet
Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
Abstract: The collection is composed of chapbooks
printed by the famous Mexican publisher and printer Antonio Vanegas Arroyo from
1880-1925. Chapbooks in the collection document elements of popular culture in Mexico around
the turn of the century, and consist of booklets on a variety of subjects, including
literature, poems, folk songs, plays, religious tracts, and healthcare advice.
Languages: The collection is in Spanish.
This collection is open for research.
Copyright Unknown: Some materials in these collections may be
protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction,
and/or commercial use, of some materials may be restricted by gift or purchase agreements,
donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing agreement(s), and/or trademark
rights. Distribution or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed
by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. To the extent other
restrictions apply, permission for distribution or reproduction from the applicable rights
holder is also required. Responsibility for obtaining permissions, and for any use rests
exclusively with the user.
[identification of item], [date if possible]. Collection of Antonio Vanegas Arroyo
chapbooks (MS 235). Special Collections & University Archives, University of California,
Processed by Julianna Gil, 2018.
Processing of the Collection of Antonio Vanegas Arroyo chapbooks was completed by
undergraduate students from the University of California, Riverside as part of the Special
Collections & Universiy Archives Backlog Processing Project started in 2015. This
project was funded by the UCR Library and administered by Jessica Geiser, Collections
Antonio Vanegas Arroyo was a famous printer and publisher around the turn of the century in
Mexico, whose press was active from 1880 until the 1940s. Arroyo's press was known for
producing a number of popular publications created by various artists and edited by Arroyo,
including chapbooks, broadsides, street gazettes, comics, and corridos.
Collection Scope and Contents
The collection is composed of chapbooks printed by the famous Mexican publisher and printer
Antonio Vanegas Arroyo from 1880-1925. Chapbooks in the collection consist of
small, printed paper booklets, usually illustrated with a woodcut drawing on the cover, and
occassionally containing illustrations throughout the book as well.
Chapbooks produced by Arroyo document a variety of subjects related to popular Mexican
culture, including literature, poems, folk songs, plays, religious tracts, and healthcare
The collection is arranged chronologically.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
songs, Spanish -- Mexico
Folklore -- Mexico
Popular culture -- Mexico
Theater -- Mexico
Genres and Forms of Materials