Mexican Political Pamphlets, 1808-1832

Abstract: 
One of the most important research collections pertaining to the independence movement in Mexico, 1789-1828, compiled by the late Prof. James McKegney. The collection contains a bibliographic database of more than 11,000 citations and over 1,150 digital copies of pamphlets listed in the database. This database and the accompanying documents are one of the most important archival sources in the world for the study of the political, social and cultural aspects of the independence movement in Mexico.

The late James McKegney, Professor of Spanish at the University of Waterloo for more than thirty years, passed away in 1981 and left to his heirs one of the most important research collections pertaining to the independence movement in Mexico, 1789-1828. The research materials, compiled between 1965 and 1980, consist of a bibliographic database of more than 11,000 citations and over 1,150 photocopies of pamphlets listed in the database. This database and the accompanying documents are one of the most important archival sources in the world for the study of the political, social and cultural aspects of the independence movement in Mexico.

About the Project
Funding Sources: 
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Founding Date: 
2005
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Who's Involved?
People Involved: 
Principal Investigator: Dr. Mario Valdes Cristina Santos Alexandra Pimenidis Andrea Kosavic Sian Meikle Karen Turko Marlene van Ballegooie Digital Photography: Nicole Visscher Website Design: Richard Hydal
DISC Members Involved: 
Sian Meikle