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José Durand Peruvian History Collection
This collection consists of Peruvian manuscripts and imprints collected by José Durand over the course of his professional career. These materials date from the mid-sixteenth century to the mid-twentieth century, though the bulk of the material pertains to the nineteenth century. This collection covers a wide range of topics relating primarily to colonial and nineteenth-century Peruvian history. Highlights include theatrical works, land documents, Inquisition documents, accounts of the Colegio de Santa Cruz, a collection of love letters, signature books, and collections of print circulars and song and verse. Materials include manuscripts; broadsides, public notices, and decrees; musical verse; and newspapers.
Digitization of these physical objects funded by the Latin Americanist Research Resources Project (LARRP)