Libros de Hijuelas now available online

Scans from the Libros de Hijuelas digitization project, which ran from 2016 to 2018, have been published on the Endangered Archives Programme site. The collection consists of 196 books, totaling approximately 95 thousand pages, documenting indigenous Michoacanos’ navigation of the land privatization processes which took place in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

The full list of books is available for browsing here. LLILAS Benson’s press release, with quotes from historians about the significance of the collection, is available here.

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