Guanajuato Archives and Libraries

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The General Archive of the State of Guanajuato
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The General Archive of the State of Guanajuato houses many resources, including:

  • the official newspaper of the state of Guanajuato
  • notarial books
  • and much more

For more information on this archive, see a slideshow made by María Guevara Sanginués.

To contact the archive
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Alhondiga esq. Insurgentes 1
CP 36000, Guanajuato, Guanajuato
Tels.: (473) 732 10 52
Fax 732 02 28
archivogeneral@guanajuato.gob.mx

The Parochial Archive, Diocese of León, Guanajuato
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The city of Guanajuato was established in the sixteenth century, and the archive contains a baptism book from the year 1631! The archive's documents are organized in 449 boxes, constituting a rich historical collection to search for your ancestors.

To see an inventory of all the archive's collection, visit:

http://www.adabi.org.mx/content/descargas/inventarios/24_ColegiataDeNuestraSenora.pdf