Latin American Studies

Specialized Digital Collections

The Palofaxiana (Colmex)The Palafox Library dates back to 1646. Donated by the Bishop of Puebla, Juan de Palafox y Mendoza, this personal library is comprised of 45052 books, 5345 manuscripts and 3023 loose papers. This collection is particularly useful for research on the administration of the ecclesiastical government of Puebla and other dioceses during the colonial period.