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Title
Black Society of the Tauza Nation
Collection

Miscellaneous Afro-Latin America Collection

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1828
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: Sc MG 418
Shelf locator: Box 1, Folder 20
Topics
Blacks -- History -- Latin America
Blacks -- Social conditions
Slavery -- History -- Latin America
Slaves
Enslaved people
Buenos Aires (Argentina)
Genres
Documents
Notes
Content: Fourteen-page document containing a legal request from the Black Society of the Tauza Nation to the government and local police authority of Buenos Aires. The Black Society of the Tauza Nation sought to establish a mutual aid society where Afro-descendant people could congregate, dance, play traditional music, and carry out ceremonies. In addition there are documents signed by the legal authorities approving the society as well as a description of the purpose, activities, and bylaws of the society.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
Spanish, Castilian
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18401028
MSS Unit ID: 22005
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 81ad4360-e088-0132-e185-58d385a7b928
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1828: Created
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Black Society of the Tauza Nation" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1828. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/fee952e0-fe5e-0132-e02d-58d385a7bbd0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Black Society of the Tauza Nation" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 20, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/fee952e0-fe5e-0132-e02d-58d385a7bbd0

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. (1828). Black Society of the Tauza Nation Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/fee952e0-fe5e-0132-e02d-58d385a7bbd0

Wikipedia Citation

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Black Society of the Tauza Nation