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Latin Americana Collection

Collection Guides and Reference
Latin American Studies Resources
The Bancroft Library Collection Guide
The Bancroft Library Reference Works
Mexican Inquisition Documents
Mexican Inquisition Documents Survey
Mexican/Borderlands History Sources

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The Sutro Library Mexicana Collection

The Sutro Mexican Collection was acquired by Adolph Sutro through the purchase of the entire stock of the Librerķa Abadiano in Mexico City in 1889. The oldest bookshp in Mexico at the time, the Abadiano stock had accumulated since 1753. The entire Sutro Library was donated to the California State Library by his heirs in 1913.

The Mexicana Collection includes material in the following formats and subject areas:

  • Pamphlets
  • Periodicals
  • Official Decrees and Broadsides
  • Circulars and Annual Reports
  • Laws and Decrees
  • The Church and Religon
  • Manuscripts
  • History Biography, and Travel
  • The Tlatelolco Library
  • Graphic Arts
  • Lithography
  • Calendars
  • Photographs
  • Maps and Atlases


Collection Guides and Reference

Guides to the Latin American Collections of The Bancroft Library
Latin Americana Reference Works in The Bancroft Reading Room
Mexican and Borderlands History
Latin American Studies: Guides, Catalogues, Indexes, and Bibliographies

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