Pictorial History-Map of Village in Mexico Rediscovered

Posted by admin on Jul 10, 2012

A rare 17th-century Latin American document that was “lost” for nearly a century resurfaced earlier this year. The kicker: It was right where it should have been all along — in the American Geographical Society (AGS) Library at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM).

But it’s a wonder that the document — a pictorial history-map of Santa Catarina Ixtepeji, a village in Mexico — was rediscovered at all.

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