Description of Atlatlauhca and surrounding towns located in the Archdiocese of Mexico. Census was signed by Gaspar de Solís. Responses describe Mexicana and Matlatzinca as the languages spoken, local hierarchy, topographic features and etymology of its name. Also included are the surrounding communities of Villa de Toluca, Teutenango, Suchiaca, Mactexa, Calimaya, and Tepemaxalco. Also included is a visual representation of the landscape, known as a pintura or map. This is one of a series of responses to a political and cultural survey circulated by King Philip II of Spain titled relaciones geográficas, which were gathered between the years 1579-1585.
Solís, Gaspar de (signer), Hernández, Don Pablo (witness), Jacobo, Don Diego (witness), Lorenzo, Juan (witness), Aguilera, Pedro de (scribe), and García Icazbalceta, Joaquín, 1825-1894 (collector)
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Benson Latin American Collection, LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections, The University of Texas at Austin
Indigenous peoples--Mexico--History--Sources, New Spain--Description and travel, New Spain--History--Sources, New Spain--Maps, Manuscript, Spain--Colonies--History--Sources, Mexico--History--16th century--Sources, Manuscripts, Mexican, Pueblos indígenas--México--Historia--Fuentes, Nueva España--Descripción y viaje, Nueva España--Historia--Fuentes, Nueva España--Mapas, Manuscritos, España--Colonias--Historia--Fuentes, México--Historia--Siglo XVI--Fuentes, and Manuscritos, Mexicanos
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Archdiocese of Mexico, Arquidiócesis de México, San Bartolomé Atlatlahuca, State of Mexico, Mexico, and San Bartolomé Atlatlahuca, México, México
Mexico (country), Mexico (state), and San Bartolomé Atlatlahuca (city)
Additional geographic place names and alternate spellings associated with this resource include: Atlatlauca and Atlatlauhucan.
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Related Resource - Host:
Joaquín García Icazbalceta Manuscript Collection (title) and https://txarchives.org/utlac/finding_aids/00036.xml (uri)
Related Resource - Other:
Pintura de Atlatlauhca (title) and https://collections.lib.utexas.edu/catalog/utblac:4283412f-28f4-4452-a1fd-0faef9ed2fcb (uri)