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Title: Clase de geografía y cronología
Creator: Arboleda, Sergio
Publication Info: S.I. : s.n., July 24, 1858.
Physical Details: 34 1/20 x 46 cm

Summary: This poster from the Faculty of Philosophy, headed by Sergio Arboleda, advertises upcoming classes at the Popayán Seminary. Outlines courses in Geography and Chronology (the study of historical documents to date past events). Courses offered are "Mathematical Geography," "Ethnography," and "Physical Geography."
Historical Notes: Beginning in 1832, under the presidency of Paula de Francisco Santander, the Colombian government rapidly expanded access to education. In each town, religious convents were responsible for running schools, which were segregated by sex. Bushnell, David. The Making of Modern Colombia : A Nation in Spite of Itself. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1993.

Subject(s): Education -- Colombia -- Cauca (Department)
Education -- Colombia -- History -- 19th century
Education -- Curricula -- Colombia
Arboleda, Sergio, 1822-1888
Related Items in the Collection: Colejio Provincial de Popayán

Type: Broadside
Language: Spanish
Format: JPG
PDF - Color
Donor: Helguera, J. León
Collection: Helguera, J. León Collection
Institution: Vanderbilt University
Accession Number: B00452
Record Number: 477