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Latin American & Caribbean Microform Collections: Mexico

A list by country of Yale's most important primary source microfilm collections

Mexican Collections

Latin American history and culture : an archival record. Series 9. Collections from the Latin American Library, Tulane University : Viceregal and ecclesiastical Mexican collection.

 Woodbridge, CT : Primary Source Microfilm, 2009.  87 reels. 35mm.

LSF - Divinity Special Collections - FILM Ms563

3,020 dossiers of manuscripts relating principally to late colonial Mexico (1770-1820), originating in the offices of the Viceroy, Real Audiencia, archbishops, and bishops of New Spain. Included are church records and inventories; censuses; notarial files; laws and decrees (including printed edicts and proclamations); litigation records of civil and ecclesiastical suits and land disputes; letters; reports; investigations; and maps, illustrations, and architectural plans. Many documents concern Indian affairs and problems with the church. A certain number of documents date from the later national period of Mexico, consisting principally of government decrees. Some documents come from places other than Mexico (Spain, the Phillipines, Guatemala, Cuba, Colombia, and Italy), but all such documents are within the time limit of the Spanish colonial period.e records consist of volumes of political correspondence between the British Foreign Office and diplomats in México, and constitute part of Public Record Office group Foreign Office class 371 (PRO FO 371). Published finding aid is available in Microform Reference. Originals are in the Public Record Office, London, England.

Latin American history and culture : an archival record. Series 9, Collections from the Latin American Library, Tulane University. The William Gates collection of Yucatecan letters, 1778-1863.

Woodbridge, CT : Primary Source Microfilm, 2010.  3 reels. 35mm.

SML Microform -  FILM B 21426

The Yucatecan Letters consist of manuscript correspondence (960 letters) received by the Captaincy General of Yucatán after 1778, and after independence, by the Commandant General of Arms for the State of Yucatán. The majority, destined for Mérida, come from Campeche, Sisal, and Bacalar, with a few from Veracruz, Habana, Madrid, Cádiz, and from within Mérida. The writers are most often the ranking officers at the various outposts under the command of the Captain General. More than 230 letters date from the year 1797, and over 400 from between 1810 and 1815, the period connected with the first movement for Mexican independence. Topically, the manuscripts may be grouped into three broad areas: economic, military, and legal affairs.

Henry A. Monday collection.

Woodbridge, CT : Primary Source Microfilm, 2002.  39 reels, 35mm.1 x 15.

LSF - Film BD 10526

 Numerous historic manuscripts dating between 1549-1838, the manuscripts document the activities of the Catholic Church and its institutions in Colonial Mexico.  A guide, includng a listing of reel contents appears on the first reel.

Great Britain. Foreign Office. Foreign Office records: general correspondence after 1906 (political), México , 1919-1958.

 New York, New York, Clearwater Publishing Company. 1979. 135 reels, 35mm.

SML Microform -  FILM GB FO371

The records consist of volumes of political correspondence between the British Foreign Office and diplomats in México, and constitute part of Public Record Office group Foreign Office class 371 (PRO FO 371). Published finding aid is available in Microform Reference. Originals are in the Public Record Office, London, England.

United States. Dept. of State. Confidential U.S. State Department central files. México, 1940-1944.: internal affairs [project coordinator, Michael C. Davis].

 Frederick, MD: University Publications of America, [1987], c1986. 110 microfilm reels; 35 cm.

 SML Microform - Film B14954

Guide has call no.: Microtext Room Ref. F1234.C643 1987 (LC). Accompanied by a printed reel guide, compiled by Blair D. Hydrick. "The documents are from Group 59, General Records of the Department of State." Includes indexes. Pt. 1. Political, governmental, and national defense affairs (43 reels) -- pt. 2. Social, economic, industrial, communications, transportation, and science (67 reels).

United States. Dept. of State. Confidential U.S. State Department central files: México: foreign affairs, 1950-1954.

Frederick, Maryland, University Publications of America. 1986. 16 reels, 35mm.

SML Microform - FILM MISC 1280

The records consist of telegrams, airgrams, instructions, inquiries, studies, memoranda, situation reports, translations, special reports, plans, and official and unofficial correspondence which document México's relations with the United States and other nations. The originals are in the National Archives and Records/Adminstration, Washington, D.C. Confidential U.S. State Department Central Files: México: Foreign Affairs, 1950-1954. Microfilm. Manuscripts and Archives, Yale University Library. United States. Dept. of State.

United States. Dept. of State. Confidential U.S. State Department central files: México: foreign affairs, 1955-1959.

Frederick, Maryland, University Publications of America. 1987. 11 reels, 35mm.

SML Microform - FILM MISC 1229

The records consist of telegrams, airgrams, instructions, inquiries, studies, memoranda, situation reports, translations, special reports, plans, and official and unofficial correspondence which document México's relations with the United States and other nations. Published guide is available in the repository. The originals are in the National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C. Confidential U.S. State Department Central Files: México: Foreign Affairs, 1955-1959. Microfilm. Manuscripts and Archives, Yale University Library.

United States. Dept. of State. Confidential U.S. State Department central files. México, 1960- January 1963, foreign affairs.

 Bethesda, Md : University Publications of America, c1996. 8 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.

 SML Microform - Film B17982

United States. Dept. of State. Confidential U.S. State Department central files: México: internal affairs, 1950-1954 (inclusive).

 Frederick, Maryland, University Publications of America. 1986. 43 reels, 35mm.

 SML Microform - FILM MISC 1278

 The records consist of telegrams, airgrams, instructions, inquiries, studies, memoranda, situation reports, translations, special reports, plans, and official and unofficial correspondence. The documents illustrate Mexico's political system, government, judiciary, laws, military, customs, economy, finance, agriculture, natural resources, industry, communications, and media. Published film guide is available in the repository. The originals are in the National Archives, Washington, D.C. Confidential U.S. State Department Central Files: México: Internal Affairs, 1950-1954. Microfilm. Manuscripts and Archives, Yale University Library.

United States. Dept. of State. Confidential U.S. State Department central files: México: internal affairs, 1955-1959.

Frederick, Maryland, University Publications of America. 1987. 25 reels, 35mm.

SML Microform - FILM MISC 1183

 Arranged in topical sections by decimal classification system. The records include telegrams, airgrams, instructions, inquiries, studies, memoranda, situation reports, translations, special reports, plans, and official and unofficial correspondence. These documents illuminate Mexico's political system, government, judiciary, laws, military, customs, economy, finance, agriculture, natural resources, industry, communications, and media. Published finding aid available in the repository. Originals are at the National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C. United States. Dept. of State. Confidential U.S. State Department Central Files: México: Internal Affairs, 1955-1959. Microfilm. Manuscripts and Archives, Yale University Library.

United States. Dept. of State. Confidential U.S. State Department central files. México, 1960- January 1963, internal affairs.

 Bethesda, Md : University Publications of America, c1999. 24 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.

 SML Microform - Film B17983

* U.S. consul despatches, listed below, are arranged in chronological order. The records include reports to the Department of State from diplomatic representatives of the United States stationed abroad and may consist of notes, correspondence, clippings and other materials exchanged with foreign officials. Originals at National Archives and Records Service, Washington, D.C. Published finding aids available in Microform Reference.

United States. Dept. of State. Despatches from United States consuls in Acapulco, México, 1823-1906.

 Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Service. 8 reels, 35mm.

SML Microform -  FILM RG 59 M-143

United States. Dept. of State. Despatches from United States consuls in Aguascalientes, México, 1901-1906.

Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Service. 1 reel, 35mm.

SML Microform - FILM RG 59 M-285

United States. Dept. of State. Despatches from United States consuls in Camargo, México, 1870-1880.

Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Service. 1 reel, 35mm.

SML Microform - FILM RG 59 M-288

United States. Dept. of State. Despatches from United States consuls in Campeche, México, 1820-1880.

Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Service. 1 reel, 35mm.

SML Microform - FILM RG 59 M-286

United States. Dept. of State. Despatches from United States consuls in Chihuahua, México, 1826-1906.

Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Service. 5 reels, 35mm.

SML Microform - FILM RG 59 T-167

United States. Dept. of State. Despatches from United States consuls in Ciudad del Carmen, México, 1830-1872.

Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Service. 1 reel, 35mm.

SML Microform - FILM RG 59 M-308

United States. Dept. of State. Despatches from United States consuls in Ciudad Juarez, (Paso del Norte), México, 1850-1906.

Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Service. 6 reels, 35mm.

 SML Microform - FILM RG 59 M-184

United States. Dept. of State. Despatches from United States consuls in Durango, México, 1886-1906.

Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Service. 1 reel, 35mm.

SML Microform - FILM RG 59 M-290

United States. Dept. of State. Despatches from United States consuls in Ensenada, México, 1888-1906.

Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Service. 1 reel, 35mm.

SML Microform - FILM RG 59 M-291

United States. Dept. of State. Despatches from United States consuls in Guaymas, México, 1832-1896.

Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Service. 9 reels, 35mm.

SML Microform - FILM RG 59 T-210

The records consist of despatches from United States consuls in Guaymas, México to the United States Department of State. Materials include correspondence and memoranda documenting Mexican-American political, military, and diplomatic relations. Originals at National Archives and Records Service, Washington, D.C. Published finding aid is available in Microform Reference.

United States. Dept. of State. Despatches from United States consuls in Guerrero, México, 1871-1888.

Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Service. 1 reel, 35mm.

SML Microform - FILM RG 59 M-292

United States. Dept. of State. Despatches from United States consuls in Hermosillo, México, 1905-1906.

Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Service. 1 reel, 35mm.

SML Microform - FILM RG 59 M-293

United States. Dept. of State. Despatches from United States consuls in Jalapa Enriquez, México, 1905-1906.

 Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Service. 1 reel, 35mm.

 SML Microfilm - FILM RG 59 M-294

United States. Dept. of State. Despatches from United States consuls in La Paz, México, 1855-1906.

 Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Service. 5 reels, 35mm.

 SML Microform - FILM RG 59 T-324

United States. Dept. of State. Despatches from United States consuls in Merida and Progresso, México, 1843-1906.

Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Service. 6 reels, 35mm.

SML Microform - FILM RG 59 T-29

United States. Dept. of State. Despatches from United States consuls in Mazatlan, México, 1826-1906.

Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Service. 7 reels, 35mm.

SML Microform - FILM RG 59 M-159

United States. Dept. of State. Despatches from United States consuls in Manzanillo, México, 1855-1906.

Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Service. 3 reels, 35mm.

SML Microform - FILM RG 59 T-15

United States. Dept. of State. Despatches from United States consuls in Matamoros, México, 1826-1906.

Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Service. 21 reels, 35mm.

SML Microform - FILM RG 59 T-18

United States. Dept. of State. Despatches from United States consuls in Mexico City, México, 1822-1906.

Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Service. 15 reels, 35mm.

SML Microform - FILM RG 59 M-296

United States. Dept. of State. Despatches from United States consuls in Mier, México, 1870-1878.

Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Service. 1 reel, 35mm.

SML Microform - FILM RG 59 M-297

United States. Dept. of State. Despatches from United States consuls in Minatitlan, México, 1853-1881.

Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Service. 2 reels, 35mm.

SML Microform - FILM RG 59 T-221

United States. Dept. of State. Despatches from United States consuls in Monterrey, México, 1849-1906.

Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Service. 7 reels, 35mm.

SML Microform - FILM RG 59 M-165

United States. Dept. of State. Despatches from United States consuls in Nogales, México, 1889-1906.

Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Service. 4 reels, 35mm.

SML Microform - FILM RG 59 M-283

United States. Dept. of State. Despatches from United States consuls in Nuevo Laredo, México, 1871-1906.

Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Service. 4 reels, 35mm.

SML Microform - FILM RG 59 M-280

United States. Dept. of State. Despatches from United States consuls in Oaxaca, México, 1869-1878.

Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Service. 1 reel, 35mm.

SML Microform - FILM RG 59 M-328

United States. Dept. of State. Despatches from United States consuls in Piedras Negras, México, 1868-1906.

Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Service. 5 reels, 35mm.

SML Microform - FILM RG 59 M-299

United States. Dept. of State. Despatches from United States consuls in Saltillo, México, 1876-1906.

Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Service. 1 reel, 35mm.

SML Microform - FILM RG 59 M-300

United States. Dept. of State. Despatches from United States consuls in San Blas, México, 1837-1892.

Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Service. 1 reel, 35mm.

SML Microform - FILM RG 59 M-301

United States. Dept. of State. Despatches from United States consuls in San Dimas, México, 1871-1873.

Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Service. 1 reel, 35mm.

SML Microform - FILM RG 59 M-442

United States. Dept. of State. Despatches from United States consuls in San Luis Potosi, México, 1869-1886.

Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Service. 1 reel, 35mm.

SML Microform - FILM RG 59 M-302

United States. Dept. of State. Despatches from United States consuls in Tabasco, México, 1830-1874.

Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Service. 3 reels, 35mm.

SML Microform - FILM RG 59 T-240

United States. Dept. of State. Despatches from United States consuls in Tampico, México, 1824-1906.

Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Service. 15 reels, 35mm.

SML Microform - FILM RG 59 T-241

United States. Dept. of State. Despatches from United States consuls in Tehuantepec, México, 1850-1867.

Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Service. 1 reel, 35mm.

SML Microform - FILM RG 59 M-305

United States. Dept. of State. Despatches from United States consuls in Tuxpan, México, 1879-1906.

Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Service. 2 reels, 35mm.

SML Microform - FILM RG 59 M-306

United States. Dept. of State. Despatches from United States consuls in Veracruz, México, 1822-1906.

Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Service. 18 reels, 35mm.

SML Microfilm - FILM RG 59 M-183

United States. Dept. of State. Despatches from United States consuls in Zacatecas, México, 1860-1884.

Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Service. 1 reel, 35mm.

SML Microform - FILM RG 59 M-307

United States. Dept. of State. Despatches from United States ministers to México, 1823-1906 (inclusive).

Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Service. 179 reels, 35mm.

SML Microform  - FILM RG 59 M-97

Arranged in alphabetical order. The records consist of volumes containing despatches addressed to the Department of State. Despatches and enclosures, unnumbered communications, telegrams, cables, and memoranda may also be included in these records. Published guide available in Microform Reference. Originals at National Archives and Records Service, Washington, D.C. United States. Dept. of the Army. General Staff. Military Intelligence Division.

United States. Dept. of State. Notes from the Mexican legation in the United States to the Department of State, 1821-1906.

Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Service. 39 reels, 35mm.

SML Microform - FILM RG 59 M-54

The records include communications from foreign offices, heads of state, foreign consuls, and private citizens; files also contain copies of proclamations, newspapers, and miscellaneous materials.

United States. Dept. of State. Notes from the Mexican legation in the United States to the Department of State, 1816-1831

Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Service. 1 reel, 35mm.

SML Microform - FILM RG 59 M-54

The notes with their enclosures include official orders, letters of complaints against United States officials and citizens, pamphlets, newspapers, and other printed matter. Also contained in the volume of notes are communications from Mexican consular officers in the United States and from White House officials, memoranda by State Department officials commenting on the notes, and drafts and texts of agreements between Mexico and the United States. records include communications from foreign offices, heads of state, foreign consuls, and private citizens; files also contain copies of proclamations, newspapers, and miscellaneous materials.

United States. Dept. of State. Records of the Department of State relating to the internal affairs of México, 1910-1929.

Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Service. 241 reels, 35mm. 241 reels (nos 1-241 of 243 reel set)

 SML Microform - FILM RG 59 M-274

 Arranged in topical sections by decimal classification system. The records include correspondence with diplomatic and consular officials, Department of State and other government officials, private firms, and individuals on such topics as political affairs, public order and safety, military affairs, economic matters, industrial matters, and other concerns. Published finding aid in Microform Reference. Originals at National Archives and Records Service, Washington, D.C.

United States. Dept. of State. Records of the Department of State relating to political relations between México and other states, 1910-1929.

Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Service. 2 reels, 35mm.

SML Microform - FILM RG 59 M-315

Arranged by decimal classification system. The records include correspondence with diplomatic and consular officials, Department of State and other government officials, private firms, and individuals on such topics as political affairs, public order and safety, military affairs, economic matters, industrial matters, and other concerns. Published finding aid in Microform Reference. Originals at National Archives and Records Service, Washington, D.C.

United States. Dept. of State. Records of the Department of State relating to political relations between the United States and México, 1910-1929.

 Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Service. 29 reels, 35mm.

SML Microform - FILM RG 59 M-314

Arranged by decimal classification system. The records include correspondence with diplomatic and consular officials, Department of State and other government officials, private firms, and individuals on such topics as political affairs, public order and safety, military affairs, economic matters, industrial matters, and other concerns. Published finding aid in Microform Reference. Originals at National Archives and Records Service, Washington, D.C.

U.S. military intelligence reports: México, 1919-1941 (inclusive).

 Frederick, Maryland, University Publications of America, Inc. 1984. 9 reels, 35mm.

SML Microform - FILM MISC 1022

The records consist of United States military intelligence reports relating to political, military, governmental, and economic and financial affairs in México. The intelligence reports are based upon interviews with military and government officials, surveillance of activities of political parties, and extensive eyewitness coverage of military action. The documents are from Record Group 165, Military Intelligence Division Files, México, in the National Archives. Published finding aid available in repository. Originals are in the National Archives and Records Service, Washington, D.C. U.S. Military Intelligence Reports: México, 1919-1941. Microfilm. Manuscripts and Archives, Yale University Library.

Comintern Archives : files of the Communist Party of Mexico.

Leiden, Netherlands: IDC Publishers, 2006. 29 microfilm reels

LSF - Film B20633

The files ..."cover the period 1919-1940 and  include extensive documentation on the relations between the Comintern and its counterparts in  Latin and North America."--Online guide, p. 2. Mostly in Spanish, with some German, Russian, French, or English.  "The collection is held by the Russian State Archive of Social and Political History (RGASPI) , Moscow."—Reel  1.

Online guide is available.

Revolutionary Mexico in newspapers, 1900-1929.

SML Microfilm - Film B19771

Guide: Microtext Desk F1234 .R49 2002 (LC)+ Oversize.

Independent Mexico in newspapers, the 19th-century.

 SML Microfilm - Film B20741

 Guide: Microtext Desk Z6954 M4 I54 2005 (LC) Oversize

 

     

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