Topic: Independence

Benson Collection Honored by Mexico City

June 15, 2010

Mexico City Mayor Marcelo Ebrard Casaubon has awarded the Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection the Medalla 1808, an award presented for contributions to the study and development o

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"¡Viva! Mexico's Independence" Exhibition at Harry Ransom Center Marks Anniversaries

Jan. 4, 2010

The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, will present the exhibition "¡Viva! Mexico's Independence," showcasing items from the center's holdings that relate to the history of Spain's original conquest of Mexico, Mexico's independence from Spain and subsequent revolutionary activities within Mexico.

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