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Fra Diego Bringas : a forgotten cartographer of Sonora

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 29
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a published article and a typescript of the item. Also included is a letter to Leo Bagrow of the "Imago Mundi" concerning the article, another published article entitled: "An Early Geographer of the Southwest: Father Diego Bringas," published in the "El Museo" journal.
Dates: Publication: 1956

Historia de Quetzalcohoatl

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 649
Scope and Contents Handwritten and leather bound manuscript detailing the life and travels of Quetzalcoatl, god-king of the Aztecs. Described are his teachings, miracles, and an explanation of his name. Duarte proposes the theory that Quetzalcoatl was in fact St. Thomas. This document also describes the history and geography of "Cholula," an area northeast of the Valley of Mexico.
Dates: 1682