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). The collection contains reprints of documents by and about key political figures in the 19th and early 20th centuries, including Agustín Iturbide, Maximilian, Emperor of Mexico, Benito Juárez, Antonio López de Santa Anna, Porfirio Díaz, Venustiano Carranza, Victoriano Huerta, Pancho Villa, and Emiliano Zapata. The collection also contains several circulars related to religious affairs in the late 18th century, most notably in connection to Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla.

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Date Range(s): 1772-1928
Country(ies): Mexico; United Kingdom
Course Subject(s): Art & Art History; Borderland Studies; Indigenous Studies; Latin American Studies; Literary Studies; Mexican American & U.S. Latinx Studies; Religious Studies; U.S. History: 1877-present; Women & Gender Studies; World Geography Studies; World History Studies
Topic(s): Catholic Church; Politics; Academia; Censorship; Commerce; Education; Land; Labor
Document Type(s): Decrees; Broadsides; Circulars; Declarations; Certificates
Language(s): Spanish; English; Latin
Physical Repository: Benson Latin American Collection, The University of Texas at Austin

Broadsides and Circulars from the Genaro García Collection (Primary Sources)