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Ethnohistorical Sources

In this section, we make important ethnohistorical sources available in PDF format. We provide you with electronic editions of documents and transcribed manuscripts that feature a searchable full-text. There are scans of other sources, including early editions of Maya codices, as well in this section.

del Granado Baeza, Don Bartolomé José

Informe del cura de Yaxcabá (Yucatán 1813).
Electronic edition by Erik Boot. The annotated transcription follows the edition of Vargas Rea, Biblioteca Aportación Histórica, Mexico, 1946.
File size: 155 KB

Dios de la Rada y Delgado, Don Juan

Códice maya denomindo cortesiano que se conserva en el Museo Arqueológico Nacional (Madrid); reproducción fotocromolitográfica ordenada en la misma forma que el original.
Copy #56 of 500, D. Juan de Dios de la Rada y Delgado y D. Jerónimo López de Ayala y del Hierro, Vizconde de Palazuelos, Madrid, 1892.
File size: 25.641 KB

Gates, William E.

The Dresden Codex: Reproduced from Tracings of the Original Colorings Finished by Hand.
Maya Society Publication No. 2, The Maya Society at The John Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1932.
File size: 28.286 KB

Landa, Fray Diego de

Relacion de las Cosas de Yucatán.
Electronic edition by Christian Prager. The page numbering, indicated by numbers put in brackets, follows the edition of the Editorial Porrua, Mexico City, 1959.
File size: 502 KB

Tovilla, Don Martín Alfonso

Relaciones historico-descriptivas de la Verapaz, el Manche, Lacandon, en Guatemala.
Electronic edition by Christian Prager. The page numbering, indicated by numbers put in brackets, follows the edition of the Editorial Universitaria, Guatemala City, 1960.
File size: 928 KB

Villacorta, Antonio & Carlos A. Villacorta

Dresdensis.
Tro-Cortesianus.
Peresianus.
Excerpts from Códices Mayas, Guatemala City, 1933.
File size: 3.558 KB (C Dr), 5.200 KB (C Ma), 786 KB (C Pa)