Maria L. Acuña letters

Maria L. Acuña letters

Dates: 1866-1909

Photocopies of holograph letters with typewritten copies made in Spanish and in English translation. Three of the letters were written in 1866-7 by Maria L. Acuña of Chile to her brother, Rumardo Acuña, in San Francisco, CA. She asks why he has not written for a long time, tells about family matters, and refers to the war Chile was having with Spain (1865-6). The other letter was written by Maria del Socirro Contreras in 1909 and sent to her son, Juan Acuña, in Sacramento, CA. It deals with family matters.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.06 linear ft.) : (4 items) (21 p.)
  • Creator: Acuna, Maria L.
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1118
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
The materials are in Castilian Spanish and English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Maria L. Acuña letters 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 SC 1118; Maria L. Acuña letters; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1118, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Victor A. Loforte III in 1978.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Victor A. Loforte III; 1978.
Subject Terms
Chileans--California--History--Sources; Material Types; Correspondence; Chile--History--War with Spain, 1865-1866; Acuna, Maria L.; Acuña family
Genre / Form
Letters; Photocopies
Appraisal Information
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Acuña (Maria L.) letters
Finding Aid Author
Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-11-13 13:50:12 -0700.
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Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts