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Columbus journal abstract

Title
Columbus journal abstract, 1492-1493.
Author
Casas, Bartolomé de las, 1484-1566.

Details

Description
.3 linear foot (2 v.)
Summary
Photoreproduction, in two volumes, of the abstract made by Bartolomé de las Casas of the journal of the first voyage of Christopher Columbus, 1492-1493.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Abstracts.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Source (note)
  • Biblioteca Nacional, Madrid
Biography (note)
  • Bartolomé de las Casas (1474-1566) was a Spanish missionary and historian who was opposed to the slavery and forced labor of the Indians of Spanish America. He traveled in Peru and Central America and served briefly as Bishop of Chiapas. His writings concern anthropological and historical matters in the New World.
Language (note)
  • Abstract is in Spanish.
Provenance (note)
  • Original is held by the Biblioteca Nacional, Madrid, and was photographed for the New York Public Library in 1939.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
MssCol 485
OCLC
NYPW93-A111
Author
Casas, Bartolomé de las, 1484-1566.
Title
Columbus journal abstract, 1492-1493.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
Bartolomé de las Casas (1474-1566) was a Spanish missionary and historian who was opposed to the slavery and forced labor of the Indians of Spanish America. He traveled in Peru and Central America and served briefly as Bishop of Chiapas. His writings concern anthropological and historical matters in the New World.
Language
Abstract is in Spanish.
Provenance
Original is held by the Biblioteca Nacional, Madrid, and was photographed for the New York Public Library in 1939.
Research Call Number
MssCol 485
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