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Gonzalez-Prada family papers, 1750-1850

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0500
Bib ID 4078820 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Gonzalez-Prada family
Title Gonzalez-Prada family papers, 1750-1850
Physical Description 0.5 linear feet (1 box)
Language(s) Spanish; Castilian .
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Description

Summary

Two volumes of papers and documents relating to the activities, history, and genealogy of the Gonzalez-Prada family, containing over 500 manuscript leaves, ca. 1750-1850. Many of the papers are official in nature, consisting of reports from lower provincial officials to the Captains General and to the Royal Governors. There are a number of royal communiques from Spain, some of which bear the seal of Charles IV or Ferdinand VII. In addition to these manuscripts there is a typescript and some printed material containing an account of the Gonzalez-Prada family and its origins with biographical notations.

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Restrictions on Access

This collection has no restrictions.

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Readers must use microfilm copy of the materials specified above.

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Gonzalez-Prada family papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

Alternate Form Available

The entire collection is available on microfilm (#97-2023).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Gonzales-Prada, Mrs. Alfredo. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1943. Accession number--M-43.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 06/--/1989.

Subject Headings

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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Birth certificates Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Coats of arms Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Credentials Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Decrees Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Genealogies (histories) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lists (document genres) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Marriage certificates Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Military commissions Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Reports Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Authors, Peruvian Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Charles, King of Spain, IV, 1748-1819 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Families -- Peru Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ferdinand VII, King of Spain, 1784-1833 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
González de Prada, Jose Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
González de Prada, Manuel, 1844-1918 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Governors Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Peru -- Genealogy Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Peru -- History -- 1548-1820 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Peru -- Politics and government -- 1548-1820 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Poets, Peruvian Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Spain -- Colonies Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Spain -- Politics and government -- 18th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Spain -- Politics and government -- 19th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Statesmen Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

The Gonzalez-Prada family was an important Peruvian family. Don Jose Gonzalez de Prada was the "Governador Intendente de la Provincia de Farma" in colonial Peru about 1818.