Treasures of the UCLA Library: Colonial Mexican Manuscripts (Part 2 of 5)





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Uploaded on Oct 22, 2010

At the Center for Primary Research and Training, History graduate student Pablo Miguel Sierra Silva was matched with the UCLA Library's collection of bound manuscripts from Colonial Mexico. To his surprise, in the process he discovered documents from his hometown of Puebla de Los Angeles, which is the focus of his dissertation.

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Writer, Director, Editor, and Producer -- ERIN FLANNERY
Production Manager -- LUCINDA NEWSOME
Associate Producer and Set Designer -- KELLEY BACHLI
Cinematographer -- BRYAN DONNELL
Original music by TONY MORALES
Manuscripts Librarian -- GENIE GUERARD
Visual Art Specialist -- OCTAVIO OLVERA
Color photos of Puebla de Los Angeles by PABLO MIGUEL SIERRA SILVA

Documentary Funding:
The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation
Irving and Jean Stone Endowed Fund
University Librarian Discretionary Fund

Special thanks to:
UCLA University Librarian GARY E. STRONG
Director of Library Special Collections TOM HYRY
Former Head of Charles E. Young Research Library Special Collections VICTORIA STEELE

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