Original manuscripts and maps created in response to the first survey of New Spain mandated by King Philip II. They include historical, cultural, and geographical information about the region in the 16th century.

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Date Range(s): 1577-1585
Country(ies): Mexico; Guatemala
Course Subject(s): Art & Art History; Digital Scholarship; Indigenous Studies; Latin American Studies; Linguistic & Language Studies; Literary Studies; Religious Studies; Women & Gender Studies; World Geography Studies; World History Studies
Topic(s): Indigenous Communities; Labor; Colonialism; Economy; Catholic Church; Environment; Social Structures
Document Type(s): Accounts; Maps; Paintings
Language(s): Spanish
Physical Repository: Benson Latin American Collection, The University of Texas at Austin

Geographic Accounts of Mexico and Guatemala Collection (Primary Sources)