The Benson Latin American Collection

Pablo Salce Arredondo Collection, 1594-1965 (bulk 1760-1880)

Descriptive Summary

Creator Salce Arredondo, Pablo, 1899-
Title Pablo Salce Arredondo Collection
Dates: 1594-1965 (bulk 1760-1880)
Abstract Historical documents from mainly northern Mexico collected by historian Pablo Salce Arredondo.
OCLC Record No. 33036877
Extent 19 linear ft
Language Spanish
Repository Benson Latin American Collection, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Sketch

Historian, author, and archivist for the Mexican state of Nuevo León. Born June 1899 in Linares, Nuevo León, the great-grandson of General Joaquín Arredondo.

Scope and Contents Note

Manuscripts of state, municipal, and church records, as well as correspondence, decrees, reports, proclamations, circulars, periodicals, and broadsides from Mexico, principally the northern states. The collection consists largely of documents issued by the governments of the states of Nuevo León and Tamaulipas, and municipalities within those states, primarily Linares, Monterrey, Hualahuises, Galeana ‪(‬formerly Labradores‪)‬, and Hidalgo ‪(‬formerly Santo Domingo de Hoyos‪)‬. Subgroup I contains manuscript materials concerning marriages, inheritances, and the sale and transfer of property, as well as criminal and civil court proceedings. Both Subgroup I ‪(‬Manuscripts‪)‬ and Subgroup II ‪(‬Imprints‪)‬ contain laws, proclamations, decrees and reports issued by the states, New Spain, Mexico, and the Catholic Church. Included therein are contemporary, locally produced copies of decrees issued by viceroys, Spanish monarchs, presidents and ministers, and church officials. Letters and reports from political and military figures describe historical events in Mexico as experienced in the northern states, including the Mexican War for Independence, the Texas Revolution, and the French Intervention. The collection includes 53 Samuel Bangs imprints produced in Mexico between 1822 and 1837.

Organized into two subgroups: I. Manuscripts. II. Imprints. First one-third of collection arranged numerically; remainder arranged chronologically. Partial calendar available in the Benson Collection Rare Books and Manuscripts Reading Room.


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Index Terms

The Pablo Salce Arredondo Collection is classified under the following Subject Headings in the University of Texas Libraries catalog:
Catholic Church--Mexico--History
Mexico--Politics and government
Nuevo León ‪(‬Mexico : State‪)‬--History
Nuevo León ‪(‬Mexico : State‪)‬--Politics and government
Tamaulipas (Mexico : State)--History
Tamaulipas (Mexico : State)--Politics and government
Linares ‪(‬Nuevo León, Mexico‪)‬--History
Linares ‪(‬Nuevo León, Mexico‪)‬--Politics and government
Monterrey (Mexico)--History
Monterrey (Mexico)--Politics and government
Hualahuises (Mexico)--History
Hualahuises (Mexico)--Politics and government
Galeana ‪(‬Nuevo León, Mexico‪)‬--History
Galeana ‪(‬Nuevo León, Mexico‪)--Politics and government
Hidalgo (Tamaulipas, Mexico)--History
Hidalgo (Tamaulipas, Mexico)--Politics and government
Salce Arredondo, Pablo, 1899-
Bangs, Samuel, ca. 1794-ca. 1853

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Obtained from the Jenkins Company by the Humanities Research Center; transferred to the Benson Latin American Collection on February 14, 1969.

Preferred Citation

Cite as: Pablo Salce Arredondo Collection, Benson Latin American Collection, University of Texas Libraries, the University of Texas at Austin.

Box and Folder Inventory

Pablo Salce Arredondo Collection, 1594-1965 (bulk 1760-1880)

A partial calendar of the collection is available in the Benson Collection Rare Books and Manuscripts Reading Room