Armando de María y Campos Collection, 1633 - 1963 (MSS 0136)

Extent: 0.4 Linear feet (1 archives box)

Papers collected by Armando de María y Campos, Mexican poet, novelist, biographer, and journalist. Materials include a collection of twentieth-century corridos, a list of Mexican periodicals, documents (1633-1818) related to the Conde del Valle de Orizaba, and numerous historical documents related to Mexican history. Arranged in four series: 1) CORRIDOS, 2) PERIODICOS, 3) HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS, and 4) ORIGINALS OF PRESERVATION PHOTOCOPIES.

Armando de María y Campos was born in Mexico City on May 23, 1897. He attended the Instituto CientĆfico de México and in 1914 began a career in journalism by collaborating on El Estudiante and Churubusco. In 1915, he worked as a reporter for EL LIBERAL; founded EL UNIVERSAL; managed MEFISTOFELES, EL HERALDO DE MEXICO, and EL ECO TAURINO. In addition to his activities as a chronicler of Mexican theater, María y Campos also wrote poetry, novels, and plays. After 1940, he became better known as a biographer and essayist. His service to the Mexican stage and theater won him a gold medal from the Asociación Nacional de Actores in 1958.

Papers collected by Armando de María y Campos, Mexican poet, novelist, biographer, and journalist. Materials include a collection of twentieth-century corridos, a list of Mexican periodicals, documents (1633-1818) related to the Conde del Valle de Orizaba, and numerous historical documents related to Mexican history.

Arranged in four series: 1) CORRIDOS, 2) PERIODICOS, 3) HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS, and 4) ORIGINALS OF PRESERVATION PHOTOCOPIES.

Series 1) CORRIDOS: Typescripts of corridos about the Mexican writer Vicente Lombardo Toledano, politics in the state of San Luis Potosi and the Mexican Revolution.

Series 2) PERIODICOS: A typescript list of primarily revolutionary and liberal periodicals, but also a few from conservative and socialist anarchist sources.

Series 3) HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS: Individual documents related to Mexican history. Included are seven legal manuscript documents (1633-1818), giving terms of lease agreements, contracts and inheritance for properties in Mexico held by successors to the title Conde del Valle de Orizaba. Also included is an account of the founding of a poorhouse, the Hospicio de Pobres (1769), by Fernando Ortiz Cortes, and a description of four decades of its financial and administrative problems.

SEPARATION LIST

A number of periodicals and broadsides have been separated from the collection and added to some of the department's other collections. To identify and retrieve these items, search ROGER under the heading "María y Campos, Armando de, 1897-1967 former owner"

Container List

CORRIDOS

Box: 1 Folder: 1
Corrido about President Kennedy's visit to Mexico
Box: 1 Folder: 2
Corridos

Related to Vincente Lombardo Toledano

Box: 1 Folder: 3
Corridos Modernos...

Corridos from San Luis Potosi - against Gonzalo N. Santos and for Dr. Nava Martinez

Box: 1 Folder: 4
Corridos sobre la Revolucion
Box: 1 Folder: 5
Textos no aprovechados en la Conferencia de la Universidad
Box: 1 Folder: 6
Textos no aprovechados en la Conferencia de la Universidad

PERIODICOS

Box: 1 Folder: 7
Lista de periodicos revolucionarios y Liberales que repararon el...

...Movimiento Obrero en Mexico

HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS

Box: 1 Folder: 8
Comedia Historica del Benemerito Motamoros
Box: 1 Folder: 9
Comemoraciones del 16 de Septembre en diversos anos
Box: 1 Folder: 10
Documentos del Conde de Orizaba

1633: Arrendamiento del Arbenfonal. Incomplete lease agreement between N. de Viuero y Velasco, Conde del Valle and Miguel Manto [?] for the Arbenfonal property.

Box: 1 Folder: 11
Documentos del Conde de Orizaba

1647-1648: Escritura de Arrendamiento, Valle de San Agustin, Jurisdiccion del Pueblo de Tecamachalco. [Lease agreement naming Juan de Fonseca, Joseph Marin and Joseph Canulos].

Box: 1 Folder: 12
Documentos del Conde de Orizaba

1654 June 27: Escritura, Molina del Rio. [Lease (or purchase?) and operating agreement for a mill, between Joseph de Castro and Manuel Manrique de Lara. There is a list of equipment and information on activity].

Box: 1 Folder: 13
Documentos del Conde de Orizaba

1754 October 17: Obligacion Juridica, Rancho Ojo del Agua, Jurisdiccion de Apam. [Contractual agreement between Joseph Hurtado de Mendoza, Conde del Valle de Orizaba, and Nicolas Aponte for the Rancho Ojo del Agua].

Box: 1 Folder: 14
Documentos del Conde de Orizaba

1773 March 24: Escritura del Rancho de Justepeque, Jurisdiccion de Apam. [Lease agreement between Joseph Diego Suarez Peredo Hurtado de Mendoza y Malo, Conde del Valle and Rosa de Olbera (?) for the Rancho Justepeque].

Box: 1 Folder: 15
Documentos del Conde de Orizaba

1773 March 29: Escritura de Arrendamiento, Rancho Justepeque, en Jurisdiccion de Apam. [Lease agreement between Joseph Diego Suares Peredo Hurtado and Rosa de Olbera (?) for the Rancho Justepeque].

Box: 1 Folder: 16
Documentos del Conde de Orizaba

1774-1812: Hospicio de Pobres. [History of the Hospicio de Pobres founded by Fernando Ortiz Cortes Chantal (?) in 1769 and opened in 1774. The account is written by at least two people and corrected by a third. The claim is made that it is the first publicly supported poorhouse in North America].

Box: 1 Folder: 17
Documentos del Conde de Orizaba

1818 April 28: Escritura de Arrendamiento del Rancho Santa Rosa Sosoyanco en Jurisdiccion de Tepeaca. [Lease agreement between Andres Diego Suarez de Peredo, Vivero, Hurtado de Mendoza y Mal, Conde del Valle de Orizaba and Miguel Fernandez for the Rancho Santa Rosa Sosoyanco. Renewed for another 5 years in 1824].

Box: 1 Folder: 18
Documentos muy raros de Guillermo Prieto relacionados con un pleito en que intervino Zorilla
Box: 1 Folder: 19
Letter, 1879

Porfirio Diaz to Juan C. Bonilla - photocopy

Box: 1 Folder: 20
Miscellaneous documents related to the Mexican Independence period
Box: 1 Folder: 21
Primer tratado comercial entre el Reino Unido de la Gran Bretana y Mexico, 1827

Sacado de los protocolos respectivos. Signed Juan Jose Espinoza de los Monteros. Photocopy

Box: 1 Folder: 22
Se autorizo la impresion de 'El Himno Nacional Mexicano' a un extranjero

ORIGINALS OF PRESERVATION PHOTOCOPIES

Box: 1 Folder: 23
Originals of Preservation Photocopies