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Creating Contact: 300 Years of Colonial Manuscripts
Start Date: 5/3/2013
End Date: 8/30/2013End Time: Midnight

Event Description:

Three UNM graduate students have cooperated to create a new exhibition using colonial era texts from the University Libraries extensive Latin American collections. The pieces exhibited offer a sampling of mapping, illustrating and negotiating in pre-colonial and colonial Spanish America. All items are part of manuscript, microfilm and digital collections available through the Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections (CSWR) and other University Libraries' general and online collections.

Among the items featured are maps, illustrated manuscripts, petitions, testimonies, baptismal and census records, accounting logs and real estate and business transactions.

The exhibition is free and open to all. The Herzstein Latin American Gallery located on the second floor of Zimmerman Library is open during regular library hours. For information about any of these resources please contact Suzanne M. Schadl (, Latin American Collections Curator.

Location Information:
Main Campus - Zimmerman Library
Contact Information:
Name: Suzanne Schadl
Location Details:
Herzstein Gallery, 2nd Floor Zimmerman Library
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