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Guide to the Angel de Vera Collection, 1523-1735
199, 322, 2188  
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  • 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



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    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.

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    [Identification of item], Angel de Vera Collection, California State Library.

    Access Points

    California-Discovery and exploration--Spanish


    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.