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Baja California Government Documents Collection

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438 digital objects.

Description

Municipal and government documents relating to official policies, civil matters, contracts, litigation, war, and state infrastructure development in Baja California, including Santo Tomás, Rosarito, Mexicali, Ensenada, Tecate, Tijuana, and other towns and cities.

Documents include official handwritten correspondence, petitions, requests to purchase land, settlements and maps, mine registers, and other materials that document daily life and municipal administration in Baja, throughout the turbulent period including the Mexican War, 1846-1848, with special emphasis on the Mexican Revolution period, 1910-1920.

Creation Date
  • 1831-1982 (bulk 1900-1925)
Location Of Originals

From the Baja California Government Documents Collection. MSS 778. Special Collections & Archives, UC San Diego.

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  • Spanish; Castilian
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