Overview

Title: Puerto Rican documents collection
Call Number: Coll168
Dates: 1788-1898
Size: 1 box (.5 linear feet)
Language: Spanish
Abstract: Collection consists of six folders containing newspaper clippings, birth records, death records, baptism records, currency, pages from books, and other official government documents. Notable materials relate to the Puerto Rican lottery, which was established in 1814. Origin unknown.
Citation: Puerto Rico official documents, Collection 168, Special Collections, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD).

Provenance Information

Provenance and Acquisition Information

Items originally arrived in an album; details of acquisition are unknown.

Processing Note

Materials were removed from an album and placed in 6 acid free folders. Previously assigned Ms. Coll #21.

Descriptive Rules Used

Describing Archives: a Content Standard (DACS)

Archives Processing Manual: Description (2015): The processing manual used in Special Collections for all descriptive platforms, including PastPerfect.


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Finding Aids

Finding Aid: http://library.umbc.edu/speccoll/findingaids/coll168.php

Access Conditions

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Conditions Governing Reproductions and Use

Reproductions allowed for research purposes. Copyright maintained by the creator.


Subject Headings

Subjects

Puerto Rico--History--19th century

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