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Finding Aid to the Francisco Mujica Diez de Bonilla Papers, 1956-1979
BANC MSS 84/89 m  
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Description
Correspondence with institutions in the United States and abroad to solicit interest in housing Mujica's Collection of original hand drawn reproductions of the art and architecture of pre-Columbian Mexico and New Spain. Also personal letters concerning his stay in the United States; memoranda, inventions and evaluations of his collection, and the will which outlines the final placement of his collection.
Background
Born in Mexico, January 29, 1899, the son of a career diplomat, Professor Mujica in his early years attended schools in Spain, France, Belgium, Argentina, and Chile, pursuing his studies in higher education at the Universities of Chile, Mexico, and Paris. As President of the Architecture Students' Center at the University of Chile, he was the School of Architecture's delegate to the first Pan American Congress of Architects.
Extent
Number of containers: 2 boxes
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Collection is open for research.