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Title: Informe del alcalde al Consejo Municipal del distrito de Popayán en sus sesiones ordinarias de 1888
Creator: Peña, Gonzalo
Arboleda, Ernesto
Publication Info: Popayán, Colombia : Imprenta del Departamento, 1888.
Physical Details: 34 p. ; 21 x 15 4/10 cms.
Physical Condition: This pamphlet has been repaired , its original title page has been pasted on new cover. Frail.

Summary: Gonzalo Peña, Mayor of Popayán, reports on the state of the city after a period of national violence. The pamphlet includes information concerning the situation of schools, public services such as sewage and electricity, communication infrastructure, and law enforcement, and provides a detailed account of the city’s financial situation.
Historical Notes: Popayán, capital of the Cauca Department, has been an important administrative, religious and cultural center for four centuries. Considered a conservative state, it was the birthplace of several important politicians and clergy during the 19th century. Davis, Robert 1977 Popayán In Historical Dictionary of Colombia. Pp. 177-8. Metuchen, NJ: The Scarecrow Press.
Donor Notes: Detailed report of the Alcalde of Popayán on matters of municipal concern, including water supply and schools. - J.L.H.

Subject(s): Popayán (Cauca) -- Politics and government -- 19th century
Mayors -- Colombia -- Popayán

Type: Pamphlet
Language: Spanish
Format: JPG
PDF - Color
Donor: Helguera, J. León
Collection: Helguera, J. León Collection
Institution: Vanderbilt University
Accession Number: P00272
Record Number: 275
Islandora ID: islandora:7369