Paper Money of Sonora

.. by Simon Prendergast

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1   Link   Archivo General de la Nación
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2   Link   The Bancroft Library, Berkeley
The Bancroft Library has letters, pamphlets, and books from key figures in the Mexican Revolution, including Porfirio Díaz, Francisco Madero, Ricardo Flores Magón, Francisco "Pancho" Villa, Emiliano Zapata, and Venustiano Carranza. The Silvestre Terrazas Collection consists of more than one-hundred boxes of letters, documents, and photos related to his career as a newspaper editor in Chihuahua, while the smaller Wells, Fargo, and Company Records document views of U.S. businessmen during the Revolution.
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3   Link   Centro de Estudios de Historia de México
The Centro de Estudios de Historia de México has eight hundred thousand pieces, including books and manuscripts, as well as five rooms to house the most exclusive collections. Many of its collections are now available online.
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4   Link   Claremont College
The General Jose Maria Maytorena Papers were a gift to Claremont McKenna College in 1967 from the General’s son. Maytorena was a protagonist of the 1910 revolution in Mexico. As governor of Sonora and an ardent supporter of Francisco Madero, he was caught in the conflict between the revolutionaries and fled to exile in Los Angeles. He provided an account of his role in Sonora and the revolution in Mi Gobierno en Sonora, one of the manuscripts found in his papers along with correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings and documents—a total of 2,272 pieces. Significant items from Maytorena’s correspondence relate to Venustiano Carranza, Francisco Madero, Alvaro Obregon, and other participants in the revolution.
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