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Eyewitness Account of the "Revolution of the Park,"

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00042

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

12-page letter written by a woman named Hortense, a French language teacher, to her sister, Olympie, describing the "Revolution of the Park" which began in Buenos Aires on July 26, 1890. Also includes another letter by Hortense dated July 5, 1890, inscribed in purple ink. The letters are written in French.  An English transcription of the "Revolution of the Park" letter is provided.

Dates

  • 1890

Language of Materials

French

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Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Extent

0.01 Linear Feet

Acquisition Information:

Purchase

Title
Guide to the Eyewitness Account of the "Revolution of the Park," 1890
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Kim Sims.
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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