The items in this collection comprise returns from local Thenientes to a survey launched by the Justicia mayor of Sonora province, Patricio Antonio G?mez de Cossio. The subject of the survey was the fruits, trees (economic and medicinal) and medicinal herbs of the province.
Mexico: botanical survey of Sonora province
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 120 WMS/Amer.49, 55 and 74
- Dates of Creation1783-1784
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialSpanish
- Physical Description3 volumes
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Sonora was one of the Mexican provinces of the empire of New Spain. The governor of the province was the Justicia mayor , whose local deputies were known as Thenientes .
Conditions Governing Access
The papers are available subject to the usual conditions of access to Archives and Manuscripts material, after the completion of a Reader's Undertaking.
Other Finding Aids
Described in: Robin Price, An Annotated Catalogue of Medical Americana in the Library of the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine (London: Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1983). Detailed catalogue available at http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/a2a/.
Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements
manuscript, each item bound.
description compiled by Christopher Hilton based upon those in the Library's published finding aid by Robin Price.
Conditions Governing Use
Photocopies/photographs/microfilm are supplied for private research only at the Archivist's discretion. Please note that material may be unsuitable for copying on conservation grounds, and that photographs cannot be photocopied in any circumstances. Readers are restricted to 100 photocopies in twelve months. Researchers who wish to publish material must seek copyright permission from the copyright owner.
The items in this collection formed part of the Guerra Collection.