Sotuta A : manuscript, [between 1875 and 1900].

Manuscript, Book
  • Spanish
  • Mayan languages
13 leaves with old pagination (p. 1-25, [26]) : paper ; 31 x 21 cm.


Former owner
Getty AAT genre
Contained in
Robert Garrett collection, ca. 1340 B.C.-1900s.
[between 1875 and 1900].
Linking notes
Forms part of the Robert Garrett Collection (C0744).
Summary note
Medical-botanical manuscript. Contains prescriptions/recipes for the use of plants in medical remedies and treatments. The manuscript is written in Spanish, containing only the Mayan plant names where necessary for identification.
Binding note
In cloth box.
Language note
Texts in Spanish, with some Yucatec.
Previously owned by William Gates; sold to Robert Garrett (purchased from William Gates in 1930); deposited by Garrett at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton in 1942; removed from the Institute in 1949, at Garrett's request, and donated to the Princeton University Library.
Source acquisition
Gift; Robert Garrett; 1949.
Cite as
Garrett-Gates Mesoamerican Manuscripts, no. 11, Manuscripts Division, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.
Other format(s)
Also available in an electronic version.
Robert Garrett Collection, ca. 1340 B.C.-1900s
Statement on language in description
Princeton University Library aims to describe library materials in a manner that is respectful to the individuals and communities who create, use, and are represented in the collections we manage. Read more...
Other views
Staff view

Supplementary Information