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Finding Aid to the Letters and Documents Relating to the History of Puerto Rico, 1660-1881
BANC MSS M-M 513  
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  • Collection Summary

    Collection Title: Letters and Documents Relating to the History of Puerto Rico,
    Date (inclusive): 1660-1881
    Collection Number: BANC MSS M-M 513
    Extent: Number of containers: 2 boxes (88 folders)
    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], Letters and documents relating to the history of Puerto Rico, BANC MSS M-M 513, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Scope and Content

    These papers, from the H. H. Bancroft Collection, include the following Bancroft numbers: 35085; 35101; 35048; 35070; 35102; 35100; 59096; 35047; 35016; 35071. The collection comprises correspondence and papers of several governors, relating mainly to Venezuelan wars of independence and to Santo Domingo; copies of royal decrees and circulars of the governors of Puerto Rico, pertaining to church affairs, local defence and various events affecting Puerto Rico; material describing places in Puerto Rico; and a few fragments of baptismal records.