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Compendio historico del los indios de Peru

Collection Data

A historical compendium of the state of Indians in Peru, including documentation of their rites, customs, and inclinations, as well as warnings for those who live among them. Composed by Spanish Jesuit missionary Lope de Atienza, with the assistance of Juan de Ovando, President of the Council of the Indies. Pen-and-ink copy of the original MS. in Madrid, made for E. G. Squier [1867].
Atienza, Lope de, 1537-1596? (Author)
Ovando, Juan de (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1583
Date Created: 1867 (Inferred)
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 144
Indians of South America -- Missions -- Peru
Indians of South America -- Peru
Missionaries -- South America
Peru -- History -- 16th century
Ownership: From the Wilberforce Eames Indian Collection
Date: Nineteenth century transcription [1867].
Physical Description
Extent: .04 linear feet 1 volume
Thin folio, half morocco, 144 pages
Type of Resource
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20010979
MSS Unit ID: 144
Archives collections id: archives_collections_144
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ae28f1c0-bf32-0135-9d82-0e75081af294
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