The Benson Latin American Collection

Patrick Timmons Collection on the Zapatista (EZLN) March to Mexico City, 1990-2007

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Timmons, Patrick
Title: Patrick Timmons Collection on the Zapatista (EZLN) March to Mexico City
Dates: 1990-2007
Dates (Bulk): (bulk 2000-2001)
Abstract: Collected materials including flyers, newsletters, magazines, and posters gathered from the 2001 march by the Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional (EZLN) from Chiapas to Mexico City. The march was called la Marcha Zapatista por la dignidad y los derechos indígenas. The materials cover the march in addition to the National University, Zapatista, and other Mexican civil society struggles during the 1990s and early 2000s.
Accession No.: 2001-36
Extent: 3 linear feet
Language: Spanish, English
Repository: Benson Latin American Collection, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents Note

The Printed Materials series is organized by type of material (Flyers, Books, Newsletters, or Magazines) and those items have been kept in their original order with the numbering system used by Patrick Timmons.

The Audiovisual Materials series is arranged by type and within the type by Timmons' original numbering system. The VHS tapes document the Zapatista march beginning with coverage from Michoacán to the Zócalo in Mexico City.

The Oversize Materials series are arranged using the numbering system of Timmons.


Access Restrictions


Use Restrictions

Standard copyright restrictions apply.

Index Terms

Subjects (Organizations)
Zapatista Army of National Liberation (Mexico)
Chiapas (Mexico)
Michoacán (Mexico)

Related Material

Mexican Communist Party Collection, 1935-2013.

Miscellaneous Artworks, Prints, Paintings, and Drawings at the Benson Latin American Collection.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Cite as: Patrick Timmons Collection on the Zapatista (EZLN) March to Mexico City, Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection, University of Texas Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin.

Acquisition Information


Accession numbers: 2001-36, 2002-12

Processing Information

Collection processed by Dylan Joy, March 2018.


No further materials are expected for this collection.

Box and Folder Inventory

Printed Materials, 1998-2007

Box Folder
1 Flyers (Volantes)
1 #'s 1-20 including from Tercer Congreso Nacional Indígena (Michoacán) and the Comisión de los Derechos Humanos México, 1998-2001, undated
2 #'s 21-69 including from the Comisión Nacional de Derechos Humanos, Centro de Información Zapatista, Partido Revolucionario del Pueblo, 2001-2007, undated
3 including from Taller de Economía del Trabajo, Colectivo André Bretón, and Los brigadistas, 2001
4 Posthuelga UNAM, 2000-2001, undated
5 El tejido del pasamontañas: entrevista con el subcomondante Marcos by Marta Durán, 2001
6 Zócalo: mensajes del comité clandestino revolucionario indígena, 2001
Newsletters (Folletos)
7 #'s 1-4 including from Organización Nación Purhépecha Juchari Uinapikua and Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional, 2001
8 including from Rebeldía, Gaceta políticas, Asi se templo el acero, and La jornada, 2000-2001
9 #'s 1-18 including El socialista, El despertar del pueblo heróico de México, and El machete, 2000-2001, undated
10 including Machete arte, Seminario quehacer político, 2000-2001

Audiovisual Materials 2001

Box Folder
2 VHS Tapes
1 "Zapatistas '01 CNI - National Indigenous Conference" / "March 3-4 Nurio, Michoacán," 2001
2 "Nurio, Michoacán Mar. 4" / "Morelia, Michoacán Mar. 5," 2001
3 "Morelia, Michoacán Mar. 5" / "Toluca, La Pila," 2001
4 "Pila Cuernavaca," 2001
5 "Tepoztlán," 2001
6 "Cuautla, Ananequilco, Chinameca," 2001
7 "Chinameca," 2001
8 "Xochimilco, Zócalo," 2001

Oversize Materials 2001

Box Folder
3 1 Posters #'s 1-10, 2001
2 Posters #'s 11-20, 2001
3 Posters #'s 21-33 [missing 25], 2001
4 Posters #'s 1-5 [repeated #'s from folder 1] and unnumbered, 2001
Map_Case Folder
OV 1 Posters from Real de Catorce, "Musica contra el poder," 2001