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Benson Collection Honored by Mexico City

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 of Mexican history and culture. The Benson was cited as "honorably representing Mexico's history through its highly recognized achievements in the field of academic and research development"…   » Continue Reading

“¡Viva! Mexico’s Independence” Exhibition at Harry Ransom Center Marks Anniversaries

“¡Viva! Mexico’s Independence” Exhibition at Harry Ransom Center Marks Anniversaries

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.