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Rosenda Gomez De Gomez Lamadrid Collection 1854-1933 (Bulk 1880-1917)

MS 466


Collection Summary

Creator: Gomez De Gomez Lamadrid, Rosenda
Collection Name:Rosenda Gomez De Gomez Lamadrid Collection
Inclusive Dates: 1854-1933
Bulk Dates: (Bulk 1880-1917)
Physical Description:2 Linear Feet
Abstract:The Rosenda Gomez De Gomez Lamadrid Collection spans from 1854 to1933 with the bulk of the material dating from 1880 to 1917.The collection contains hand written correspondence between numerous individuals in Alamos, Sonora, Mexico. It also contains hand written financial records that document the purchase and exchange of commodities, land, and livestock.
Collection Number:MS 466
Language: Materials in Spanish
Repository: University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections
University of Arizona
PO Box 210055
Tucson, AZ 85721-0055
Phone: 520-621-6423
Fax: 520-621-9733
URL: http://speccoll.library.arizona.edu/

Biographical Note

Rosenda Gomez De Gomez Lamadrid was the daughter of Jesus S. Palomares Campoy and Plutarco Gomez Lamadrid. She married Homobono Gomez Lamadrid and had three children: Julia Gomez Lamadrid, Luz Gomez Bley, and Pascual Gomez Lamadrid. The Gomez Lamadrdid family has a long history in Sonora, Mexico as entrepreneurs. With the help of genealogical charts, they can be traced back almost three centuries to the Santiago Palomares family which is one of the first families known for their political, social and economic leadership in the state.


Scope and Content Note

The Rosenda Gomez De Gomez Lamadrid Collection, 1854-1933, contains two series of hand written documents that were written between the early 19th Century and 20th Century in Sonora, Mexico. During this time, a small group of merchants, miners, and landowners greatly influenced society and dominated the economy. The Gomez Lamadrid family was considered one of the wealthiest in Alamos, Sonora. This collection includes the correspondence and financial records of the Gomez Lamadrid family. Other families mentioned include: Bours, Salazar, Echequres, Obregon, Goldschmidt, Palomares, Salido, Aranda, Melchers Successors, Raulio Aldama, Felix, Gaxiola, Diaz, Zuniga, Velderrain, Ruiz, and Lugo.


Organization

This collection is organized into 2 series.
Series I: Correspondence, 1869-1920
Series II: Financial Records, 1854-1933

Restrictions

Restrictions

None.

Copyright

It is the responsibility of the user to obtain permission to publish from the owner of the copyright (the institution, the creator of the record, the author or his/her transferees, heirs, legates, or literary executors). The user agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Arizona Board of Regents for the University of Arizona, its officers, employees, and agents from and against all claims made by any person asserting that he or she is an owner of copyright.


Access Terms

Subject(s)
Alamos (Sonora, Mexico) -- History
Investments, Foreign -- Mexico -- Sonora (State)
Merchants -- Mexico -- Sonora (State) -- History -- Sources
Mexico -- History -- 1867-1910
Mineral industries -- Mexico -- Sonora (State)
Mines and mineral resources -- Mexico -- Sonora (State)
Sonora (Mexico: State) -- Economic Conditions
Sonora (Mexico: State) -- Social Conditions


Administrative Information

Credit Line

Rosenda Gomez De Gomez Lamadrid Collection (MS 466). University of Arizona Library Special Collections.


Container List

Series I: Correspondence, 1869-1920
This series is arranged by the authors of the letters and years they were written. It contains correspondence between Rosenda Gomez De Gomez Lamadrid, her family members, and other entrepreneurs.
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11 Between Gomez Lamadrid Family Members and Various Individuals, 1869-1917
12-4 Between Rosenda Gomez De Gomez Lamadrid and Robinson Bours, 1891- 1919
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21 Between Rosenda Gomez De Gomez Lamadrid and Various Individuals, 1887-1920
22 Between Various Unknown Individuals, 1897-1920
23 Envelopes and Business Cards, 1900-1917
Series II: Financial Records, 1854-1933
This series is arranged by record type and year it was created. It contains the financial records of Rosenda Gomez De Gomez Lamadrid, her family members, and other entrepreneurs.
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24 Receipts and Invoices, 1855-1933
25 Contracts and Patents, 1854-1912