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Moncada family papers, 1730-1985.
BANC MSS 2003/234 m carton 1; BANC MSS 2003/234 m os folder 1; BANC MSS 2003/234 m os folder 2; BANC MSS 2003/234 m
Collection Overview

Title:

Moncada family papers, 1730-1985

Creator/Contributor:

García de Moncada, Oliverio, b. 1914

Abstract:

This collection is comprised of correspondence, genealogical research materials, a few newspaper articles and religious memorabilia of a Mexican family descended from Sicilian royalty. The majority of the papers appear to have been gathered together for the purpose of proving royal bloodlines, in order to restore the family's proper titles of Italian nobility. A sketched outline of the family tree is included in the carton.

Date:

1730 (issued)

Subject:

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Moncada, Hugo de -- 1478?-1528
Montcada family
Palacio de Iturbide (Mexico City, Mexico)
Mexico -- Genealogy

Note:

Photographs transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 2003.201)
Printed material transferred to the book collection of The Brancroft Library.
Oliverio García de Moncada y López Araiza was born in 1914 in Mexico City. A lawyer, librarian and the nephew of Margarita Raigosa y Moncada, Lady of the Sacred Order of the Tomb and Marquis of Jaral de Berrio, Oliverio dedicated his time to the research in order to prove the Moncada family's royal ancestral lineage.
In Spanish, English, Italian, Portuguese and Catalan.
Temporary finding aid available.

Physical Description:

print
1 carton, 2 oversize folders (1.1 linear ft.)

Language:

Spanish
English
Italian
Portuguese
cat

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2003/234 m carton 1
BANC MSS 2003/234 m os folder 1
BANC MSS 2003/234 m os folder 2
BANC MSS 2003/234 m

Origin:

California