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Hacienda de San Estevan Tiripitio Records and Papers, 1562-1786

Identifier: jfb-MB8594-/Call # 1562 fTi

Scope and Contents

Collection was originally bound in two volumes with the binder's title: Titulos primordiales de la Hacienda de S. Estevan Tiripitio, 1562-1786. Hacienda variously referred to as: Hacienda nombrada San Esteban Tiripitio, Haz'da e Ingenio nombrado San Esteban Tiripitio, Ingenio de Tiripitio. Tarascan manuscripts, 1562-1563, include 83 documents signed by the Indian governors, alcaldes, alguaciles, and majordomos of the Province of Michoacán. Spanish manuscripts are dated 1664-1786 but reflect the period 1588-1786.


  • 1562 - 1786

Language of Materials

Spanish and Purépecha, the language of the Purépecha people in the Michoacán Province of Mexico.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for use in the James Ford Bell Library reading room.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.


2 boxes


Records of a sugar plantation in Michoacán Province, Mexico, which was sold to the Jesuit Order in 1629, and sold again to a private owner in the 1780s after the expulsion of the Jesuits from Latin America in 1767. Documents in the Tarascan language deal with earlier claims to the lands by the Tarasco people.


This collection is organized in series reflecting a table of contents bound with the collection, which is document MB8594(1) and which is not included in any series.

Bell Library Call Number

1562 fTi

Hacienda de San Estevan Tiripitio Records and Papers, 1562-1786
In Progress
Marguerite Ragnow and Claire Becker (translations)
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Multiple languages
Script of description
Language of description note
English and Spanish. Series titles are in Spanish and taken from the inventory found with the collection. Rough translations of these titles are found in the notes for each series.

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