Audiencia de Guatemala, 16th cent.


Date: 16th century | Size: 129 microfilm_reel(s)


This is a collection of documents relating to post-conquest social, cultural, and legal processes in Guatemala, which were culled from the Archivo General de Indias in Seville by the Hispanic-Latin American Research Project beginning in 1967.

Collection Information

Physical description

129 microfilm reels.


Presented by Dr. Ruben E. Reina and accessioned, 12/06/1974 (1974 1405mf).

Location of originals:

Originals in Archivo General de Indias, Seville.

Other finding aids

For a full inventory of the microfilm, please see Series I-A of the Ruben Reina Papers (Mss. Ms. Coll. 67).


This collection is also known as the Reina-Jimenez collection.

Indexing Terms

Geographic Name(s)

  • Guatemala -- History -- To 1821.
  • Guatemala -- Social life and customs -- To 1821.
  • Spain -- Colonies -- Central America -- Administration.
  • Spain -- Colonies -- Central America -- Social conditions.

Personal Name(s)

  • Jimenez Núñez, Alfredo
  • Jimenez Núñez, Alfredo