Detailed Description

Title: Mensaje del Presidente de la República de Colombia al Congreso Nacional en las sesiones extraodinarias de 1923
Creator: Ospina, Pedro Nel
Publication Info: Bogotá : Imprenta Nacional, 1923.
Physical Details: 3-11pp ; 24 6/10 x 17 1/10cms
Physical Condition: Fair: wrappers worn and stained, interior pages good.

Summary: The anual presidential address to the Colombian Congress detailing the actions of the executive branch of the government during the past year.
Historical Notes: Pedro Nel Ospina was President of Colombia between 1922 and 1926. During his presidency the United States paid 25 million dollars in compensation for its involvement in the separation of Panama from the country. Ospina utilized that money strategically, heavily investing on infrastructure and education. During his administration he created the Banco Agrícola Hipotecario to foment agriculture and expanded public education. (See: Angela Mejía de López. Algunos aspectos de la administración: Pedro Nel Ospina, 1922-1926. Bogotá: Universidad Nacional de Colombia, 1978.)
Donor Notes: President Ospina addresses Congress briefly. - J.L.H.

Subject(s): Colombia -- Politics and government -- 1903-1930
Presidents -- Colombia -- Ospina, Pedro Nel, 1858-1927
Speeches, addresses, etc., Colombian

Type: Pamphlet
Language: Spanish
Donor: Helguera, J. León
Collection: Helguera, J. León Collection
Institution: Vanderbilt University
Accession Number: P00437
Record Number: 581
Islandora ID: islandora:80471