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Biographies of Guatemalans, 1885-1886.
BANC MSS M-M 517; BANC MSS M-M 514-527 FILM
Collection Overview

Title:

Biographies of Guatemalans, 1885-1886

Creator/Contributor:

Barillas, Manuel Lisandro, 1844-

Creator/Contributor:

Cruz, Fernando, 1845-1901

Creator/Contributor:

Letona, Lisandro, 1838-

Creator/Contributor:

Rodriguez, Juan J., 1840-

Creator/Contributor:

Sanchez, Manuel Eliseo, 1828-

Creator/Contributor:

Casanova y Estrada, Ricardo, 1844-1913

Creator/Contributor:

Echeverría, Manuel, 1817-

Creator/Contributor:

Bleuler, Oton, 1843-

Creator/Contributor:

Aguirre, Antonio, 1850-

Creator/Contributor:

Dardon, Manuel Joaquín, 1821-

Creator/Contributor:

Cardenas, Manuel, 1844-

Creator/Contributor:

Falla, Salvador, b. 1845

Creator/Contributor:

Barrios, Justo Rufino, 1835-1885

Abstract:

1. Manuel Lisandro Barillas, farmer and soldier, rose from the ranks to become president of the republic, 1885-1890. Summary of his life. N.p., n.d. 4 p.; 2. Statement of the career of Fernando Cruz of Guatemala (b. 1845), Ministro de Gobernación and other official posts. N.p., n.d. 1 p.; 3. Lisandro Letona, b. September 17, 1838, in Salvador, migrated to Guatemala and entered the military; served in Costa Rica as commander at Punta Arenas; returned to Salvador in 1876 and placed in charge of its eastern departments; maintained peace between Guatemala and Honduras. N.p., ca. 1885. 3 p.
(con't) 4. Career of Juan J. Rodríguez, b. 1840, lawyer, student of flora and zoology; founded zoological museum; member of the constituent assembly from the department of Sacatepequez. N.p., ca. 1886. 6 p.; 5. Manuel Eliseo Sánchez, b. 1828, distinguished lawyer, held various government posts. N.p., ca. 1885. 2 p.; 6. Ricardo Casanova y Estrada, b. 1844. Lawyer and public official; took holy orders, 1875, and in 1886 was named Archbishop of Guatemala. N.p., ca. 1886. 3 p.; 7. Manuel Echeverría, b. 1817, lawyer, public official. N.p., ca. 1885. 3 p.; 8. Oton Bleuler, b. in Zurich, 1843; migrated to Guatemala in 1868. Businessman. N.p., ca. 1885. 2 p.
(con't) 9. Antonio Aguirre, b. 1850. Businessman and civic leader. N.p., ca. 1885. 1 p.; 10. Dr. Manuel Joaquín Dardón, b. 1821. Lawyer, judge, and public leader. N.p., ca. 1885. 3 p.; 11. Manuel Cárdenas, b. 1844, merchant and government official. N.p., ca. 1885. 1 p.; 12. Salvador Falla, b. 1845, professor, cabinet minister and public servant. N.p., ca. 1886. 4 p.; 13. Justo Rufino Barrios, president of the republic. Personal description; method of government. N.p., ca. 1886. 8 p.

Date:

1885 (issued)

Subject:

Guatemala -- Politics and government

Note:

Also available on microfilm.
In Spanish.
Forms part of the Hubert Howe Bancroft Collection.

Physical Description:

13 folders ; 32 cm.
partial microfilm reel (45 exposures) : negative (Rich. 416:3) and positive.

Language:

Spanish

Identifier:

BANC MSS M-M 517
BANC MSS M-M 514-527 FILM

Origin:

Mexico