Violetas del Anáhuac was a feminist weekly that emerged during the government of Mexican President Porfirio Díaz. Supporting Positivism, the weekly advocated for the instruction of women to promote “progress” and motherhood.
A Hemisphere of Knowledge: A Benson Centennial Exhibition (Exhibition)
To mark the Benson’s centennial, this exhibition looks at knowledge production from different communities in the Americas. Special attention is paid to community stories, craftwork, harvest and subsistence, medicine, and flora and fauna.
Broadsides and Circulars from the Genaro García Collection (Primary Sources)
Broadsides and circulars that relate primarily to the history and politics in Mexico, particularly the Mexican War of Independence (1810-1821) and the Mexican Revolution (1910-1920).
Prensa Obrera Collection (Primary Sources)
Collection of Mexican satiric penny press publications for workers, many of which were illustrated by José Guadalupe Posada.
Variation between Mixtec languages (Assignment)
These assignments provide opportunities for students to learn and explore a few key concepts central to language documentation and description with real primary language documentation data from a 1977-1984 project studying lexical and morphosyntactic variation across the many Indigenous Mixtec (Otomanguean; Mexico) languages.
Genaro Garcia Manuscripts Collection (Primary Sources)
Manuscripts and archives acquired by Genaro García, Mexican historian, educator, lawyer, politician, and bibliophile, relating primarily to the history, politics, and culture of Mexico from the 16th-20th centuries, including archives of prominent Mexican political figures.
Catholic Church in Mexico Collection (Primary Sources)
Materials documenting activities of the Catholic Church in Mexico from 1580-1890, including original official documents and transcripts.
Guillermo Dupaix Papers (Primary Sources)
Personal archives of Guillermo Dupaix, military captain and pioneer archaeologist, including correspondence, literary productions, and official documents concerning his archaeological expeditions in Mexico.
Genaro Garcia Photograph Collection (Primary Sources)
Photographs and other images, mostly from the 19th century, of people and scenes in Mexico.
Mexican Political Propaganda Collection (Primary Sources)
Printed ephemera , some of which are illustrated, mostly discussing topics related to the Mexican Revolution.