El conflicto personal de la revolución mexicana

El conflicto personal de la revolución mexicana

Date: 1914?
Creator: Chocano, José Santos, 1875-1934.
Description: Provides an account of the personal conflict felt by the author regarding the Mexican Revolution and the ensuing reign of Venustiano Carranza. The pamphlet calls for an end to caudillos; however, it is sympathetic to Villa. Although written during Chocano’s travels to New Orleans, it was published in El Paso, Texas.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at El Paso
Apuntes sobre el petroleo mexicano

Apuntes sobre el petroleo mexicano

Date: [1913]
Creator: Flores Fonseca, Manuel
Description: This work, presented to the 26th Mexican Federal Congress, focuses on the Mexican oil industry. It details its origins, development, and capital investments. It also notes its production and profitability to the nation. It calls for legislation and nationalization.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at El Paso
El problema de la tierra

El problema de la tierra

Date: 1912
Creator: López, Saraim V.
Description: This is a thesis submitted as the professional examination for a law degree at the Universidad Autónoma de México (UNAM). López examines the effects of the Mexican progressive land movement in general, agrarian issues, and problems resulting from the revolution's land concerns, and ends with offered solutions to the “problem of the earth.” He completed the exam on May 4th, 1912.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at El Paso
El problema agrario en México : la acción del gobierno y la iniciativa individual

El problema agrario en México : la acción del gobierno y la iniciativa individual

Date: 1912
Creator: Esquivel Obregón, Toribio, 1864-1946.
Description: Esquivel Obregón wrote this pamphlet as a means of critiquing the Diaz regime’s collusion with major landholders. Esquivel Obregón was considered a progressive and modern in his approach to government. He discusses how landholders were always able to co-opt the gains of different revolutions by swinging laws back into their favor after a return to normalcy.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at El Paso
Mexican officer button with image of an eagle on top

Mexican officer button with image of an eagle on top

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Mexican officer button with image of an eagle on top
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Biography of Lorenzo de Zavala taken from book by Francisco Sosa titled: Biografias de Mexicanos Distinguidos]

[Biography of Lorenzo de Zavala taken from book by Francisco Sosa titled: Biografias de Mexicanos Distinguidos]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Biography of Zavala taken from Biografias de Mexicanos Distinquidos by Francisco Sosa.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Etats-Unis du Mexique

Etats-Unis du Mexique

Date: unknown
Creator: Vuillemin, A.
Description: This map shows the country of Mexico, shaded in blue, and the surrounding areas. Cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures).
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Johnson's Mexico

Johnson's Mexico

Date: unknown
Creator: Johnson & Browning
Description: This map shows the country of Mexico and the surrounding areas. Each state is labeled and shaded using various colors. There is an inset in the lower left corner labeled "Territory and Isthmus of Tehuantepec." Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). Scale [ca. 1:8,000,000] (W 116⁰--W 86⁰/N 34⁰--N 14⁰) Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Colton's Mexico

Colton's Mexico

Date: 1854
Creator: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins), 1800-1893
Description: This map shows the country of Mexico and the surrounding areas. Each state is labeled and shaded using various colors. There is an inset in the lower left corner labeled "Territory and Isthmus of Tehuantepec." Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). Scale [ca 1:8,389,740]. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Johnson's Mexico

Johnson's Mexico

Date: unknown
Creator: Johnson and Ward
Description: This map shows the country of Mexico and the surrounding areas. Each state is labeled and shaded using various colors. There is an inset in the lower left corner labeled "Territory and Isthmus of Tehuantepec." Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). Scale [ca. 1:8,000,000] (W 116⁰--W 86⁰/N 34⁰--N 14⁰) Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
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