Description of Atengo and Misquiahuala located in the Archdiocese of Mexico. Census signed by Pedro Franco. Document details Otomí as the language spoken, etymology of its names, church locations, and topographic features. Additionally, there are descriptions of each town's natural resources, hospitals and schools. 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.
Padilla, Juan de (signer), Fernández de Córdoba, Francisco (scribe), and García Icazbalceta, Joaquín, 1825-1894 (collector)
Date Created/Date Issued:
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
Time Period Covered:
Archdiocese of Mexico, Arquidiócesis de México, Atengo, Hidalgo, Mexico, Atengo, Hidalgo, México, Mixquiahuala de Juárez, Hidalgo, Mexico, and Mixquiahuala de Juárez, Hidalgo, México
Mexico (country), Hidalgo (state), Atengo (city), Mexico (country), Hidalgo (state), and Mixquiahuala de Juárez (city)
20.176589, -99.332347 and 20.2304, -99.2107
Additional geographic place names and alternate spellings associated with this resource include: Atengo, and Atengo y Mizquiahuala.
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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 Atengo y Misquiahuala (title) and https://collections.lib.utexas.edu/catalog/utblac:d6360c5d-e505-49af-84a3-b2538f7be43b (uri)