Archive of the New World [videorecording] / a production of EFE, the Ministry of Fine Arts and Archives, the Spanish Ministry of Culture ; directed by Jose Lozano ; written by Antonia de Castro
- Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanitites & Sciences, 
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- Physical Description:
- 1 videocassette (18 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
- Additional Creators:
- Lozano, José
Spain. Dirección General de Bellas Artes y Archivos
Films for the Humanities (Firm)
- Displays some of the original documents in the National Archives of Spain relating to exploration and conquest of the Western Hemisphere: the royal order in 1492 for the provision of two ships to be commanded by Christopher Columbus, Magellan's proposal for his voyage to South America, Cortez' letter about events in Havana and Mexico, a letter from Pizzaro to the emperor, and a request from Cervantes for a commission in the Indies.
- Technical Details:
- VHS format.
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