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Given that Guadalajara was the seat of the Viceroyalty of Nueva Galicia throughout the colonial era of Mexico, the city contains some of the document repositories that are of most genealogical value not only for Jalisco, but for other states that comprised Nueva Galicia, including Zacatecas, Aguascalientes and Nayarit.

The following government, academic and church repositories exist in Guadalajara:

Biblioteca Publica del Estado

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Archivo Histórico de Jalico

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The archive holds the oldest civil records pertaining to the governments of Nueva Galicia. Records include land grant and transfer documents. The archive also holds historic judicial records. The following are the collections held at the archive:

  • Nueva Galicia 1573 – 1823
  • Agricultura y ganadería 1900 – 1949
  • Beneficencia 1824 – 1966
  • Estadística 1840 – 1964
  • Fomento 1843 – 1971
  • Gobernación 1923 – 1980
  • Hacienda 1700 – 1975
  • Hospital Civil 1888 – 1978
  • Instrucción Pública 1824 – 1974
  • Justicia 1828 – 1975
  • Trabajo y previsión social 1889 – 1980
  • Acatlán de Juárez 1805 – 1971

Archivo Histórico de la Arquidiócesis de Guadalajara

Holds historical ecclesiastical records including records related to the investigations and accreditation of clergy, documents related to marriage dispensations and diocese newsletters.

Address: Reforma 362, Zona Centro, 44100 Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico

E-mail: archistoricogdl@hotmail.com

Telephone: +52 33 3658 2839 


 

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