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History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints of the San Marcos branch, Tula, Hidalgo, Mexico

History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints of the San Marcos branch, Tula, Hidalgo, Mexico

Dates: 1962

This collection is a photocopy of a ninety-six page handwritten history of the San Marcos branch in Tula, Hidalgo, Mexico from 1925-1926. It was written by Maria Guadalupe Monroy and details missionary efforts, conferences, and other events of the ward at the time. The included appendix was written in May 1962 and is Monroy’s conversion story and pieces of her testimony of the Church throughout her life.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Monroy, Maria Guadalupe
  • Call Number: MSS 6227
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Spanish; Castilian
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints of the San Marcos branch, Tula, Hidalgo, must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 6227; History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints of the San Marcos branch, Tula, Hidalgo; 20th Century Western and Mormon Americana; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6227, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Found in stacks in 2008.
Acquisition Information
Found; stacks; 2008.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Mexico--Hidalgo (State)--History; Church Government; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Hidalgo (Mexico : State); Missions and Missionaries; Mormon missionaries--Mexico--Hidalgo (State)
Genre / Form
Diaries; Photocopies
Processing Information
Processed; Melissa Cowles, student processor and John Murphy, curator; 2008.
Appraisal Information
20th Century Western and Mormon Americana because it deals with Mormon Church history in Mexico.
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS6227
Finding Aid Title
History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints of the San Marcos branch, Tula, Hidalgo, Mexico
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Melissa Cowles, student processor, Geoff McLaughlin, student, and John Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-03-21T13:58-0600
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Maria Guadalupe Monroy was a principal member of the Church in San Marcos (Hidalgo, Mexico) in the formative years of the Church in Mexico and kept a journal of the history of the branch in San Marcos.



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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
john_m_murphy@byu.edu