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Mexico: travel and tourism, circa 1939-1950s
Bernath Mss 395LOCAL
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Mexico: travel and tourism, circa 1939-1950s


Online Archive of California


Contains the following items: American Automobile Association. Mexico by Motor (1952). 176pp. Travel guide: border crossing information, travel tips, listing of accommodations, places of interest, and list of useful Spanish words and phrases. de Gante, Pablo C. La Ruta de Occidente (1939). 95pp. In Spanish. Travel guide featuring the cities Toluca and Morelia along the western highways of Mexico. Includes black-and-white photographs. Lea, Tom. Bullfight Manual for Spectators (1952). 24 pp. Basic explanation of the rules, actions, and tools/costumes used in a bullfight, as well as the purpose of the sport. From Plaza de Toros, Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico. México en Color. 40pp. In English and Spanish. Full-color picture book of various famous locations (with brief descriptions) across Mexico incl. Mexico City, Cuernavaca, Oaxaca, Acapulco, and Puebla. (no date or pub. info.) Pemex Travel Club. Mexico's Western Highways. 111pp. Travel guide featuring cities along a (newly-paved) highway; includes Toluca, Morelia, Patzcuaro, Uruapan, and Guadalajara. (no date). Translation of Mexican Road Signs / Tourist Regulations for Motorists Entering the Republic of Mexico. 1 double-sided sheet with drawings of road signs on the front, passport/customs information on the reverse. (no date).


1939 (issued)


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Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.
Cite as: [Identification of item], Mexico: travel and tourism, Bernath Mss 395. Department of Special Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

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The collection is open for research.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.