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Finding Aid to the Copia de cartas escritas por el P.P. Fr. Juan Crespi ...
BANC MSS M-M 1847  
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    Collection Title: Copia de cartas escritas por el P.P. Fr. Juan Crespi, missionero appostolico ...
    Collection Number: BANC MSS M-M 1847
    Creator: Colegio Apostólico de Propaganda Fide de San Fernando (Mexico City, Mexico)
    Extent: Number of documents: 215 leaves in 1 oversise portfolio
    Repository: The Bancroft Library.
    Berkeley, California 94720-6000
    Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
    Languages Represented: Collection materials are in Spanish

    Information for Researchers


    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft 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], Copia de cartas escritas por el P.P. Fr. Juan Crespi, missionero appostolioco ..., BANC MSS M-M 1847, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Scope and Content

    The collection contains transcript of fol. 231-293, Manuscritos de Indias ..., additional manuscript 13974 at the British Museum, which are copies of letters from Fathers Crespi, Serra and Palou, chiefly to Father Juan Andres, Guardian, Colegio de San Fernando. It includes copy of letter from José Francisco de Ortega to Father Palou and copies of letters from Father Rafael Verger, Guardian, to the fiscal, Manuel Lanz de Casafonda.
    These transcripts, concerning missions in Alta and Baja California, were made at British Museum, 1910, by Robin Flower; corrections and additions by Henry Thomas, with explanatory letter to Henry Morse Stephens.