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Joaquín Terrazas papers, approximately 1874-1913.
BANC MSS 2016/121 box 1; BANC MSS 2016/121
Collection Overview

Title:

Joaquín Terrazas papers, approximately 1874-1913

Creator/Contributor:

Terrazas, Joaquín, 1829-1901, creator, creator.

Creator/Contributor:

Terrazas, Ygnacio, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Díaz, Porfirio, 1830-1915, signer.

Abstract:

Contains correspondence, legal documents, receipts, inventory lists, publications, etc. Of note in the collection is a letter dated May 31, 1882 to Joaquín Terrazas from his son, Ygnacio Terrazas, concerning the capture of the Apache leader, Juh,and a 15-page manuscript biography of Joaquín Terrazas, written by Ygnacio sometime after 1898, which includes an account of Terrazas' famed encounter with the Apache leader Victorio. Also includes a typescript letter, bearing the secretarial signature of Porfirio Diáz, concerning the formation of a military club.

Date:

1874 (issued)

Subject:

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Terrazas, Joaquín -- 1829-1901 -- Archives
Terrazas, Joaquín -- 1829-1901 -- Correspondence
Terrazas, Ygnacio -- Correspondence
Apache Chief -- Victorio -- -1880
(Apache chief) -- Juh -- -1883
Apache Indians -- Wars, 1883-1886
Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1866-1895
Chihuahua (Mexico : State) -- Militia

Note:

Joaquín Terrazas papers, approximately 1874-1899, BANC MSS 2016/121, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase; Ursus Books, Swann sale 2404: lot 91; 20160302.
Pictorial materials transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 2016.067).
Object transferred to the Object Collections of The Bancroft Library.
Colonel Joaquin Terrazas Quezada (1829-1901) was best known for leading the Chihuahua militia in its efforts to suppress Apache Indian raiders. In 1880, he and his troops surrounded the band of the Apache leader Victorio, killing all but the women and children.
In Spanish.

Type:

biography

Physical Description:

print
0.2 linear feet (1

Language:

Spanish

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2016/121 box 1
BANC MSS 2016/121

Origin:

California