El Hilo de la Memoria: España y los Estados Unidos

The Threads of Memory: Spain and the United States

Oct 17, 2010 through Jan 9, 2011

The New Mexico History Museum and Department of Cultural Affairs proudly announce that El Archivo General de Indias (the General Archive of the Indies) in Seville, Spain, has chosen Santa Fe for the American debut of El Hilo de la Memoria  (“The Threads of Memory”) an exhibit of rare documents, illustrations and maps detailing Spain’s early presence in North America.

The exhibit – nearly 140 documents spanning Ponce de León’s first contact in Florida through New Mexico’s incorporation as a U.S. Territory – will premiere in the museum’s Albert and Ethel Herzstein Gallery from Oct. 17, 2010, to Jan. 9, 2011, before traveling to the El Paso Museum of History and the Historic New Orleans Collection. The exhibition is sponsored by the Fundación Rafael del Pino.

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Coat of Arms, Louisiana

Parish Church of St. Augustine, 1789

Map of North America, 1746

Map of New Mexico, 1727

Map of New Galicia, 1550

Map of the Mississippi Valley, 1544

George Washington, 1778

Buffalo, 1598

Map, 1701

Letter with Coat of Arms of Diego Rodríguez, October 7, 1540

La Belle

Cavalry Uniform Design

George Washington portrait




Hussars of Texas

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