Contents and Arrangement

Item 185, 1796 December 21

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of records of three successive generations of the Iturbe e Iraeta. Comprised of ledgers, letter books, collected incoming correspondence, commercial and hacienda accounts, and some personal papers (some of it on microfilm), the collection documents the family's Mexico-based mercantile trade activities (in cochineal, cocoa, sugar, etc.) and landed wealth during an important period of economic growth and political change. Included are letters to and from a variety of noted Mexican government and church officials, as well as prominent colonial merchants, miners, and nobility.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

Item 185; Iturbe e Iraeta Papers, C0074, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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