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My Recollections of Maximilian

By "Marie de la Fère." A rare English language handwritten manuscript, circa 1910, from the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley. Printed on this website by permission of the Bancroft Library.

Sketches of the of the Last Year of the Mexican Empire
This is not the complete text of the memoir by Henry R. Magruder, but all of the ten of the woodcuts by the author, accompanied by a selection of excerpts. (His "Ranchero" is pictured left.)

Adiós Mamá Carlota
About the Mexican Protest Song of 1866: notes and two newspaper articles circa 1927

Reglamento y ceremonial de la Corte, Mexico, 1866.
Maximilian and Carlota's book of court etiquette, 1866 edition. (Some chapters from the first edition of 1865, as noted.)




La Muerte del Emperador por Dr Szender Ede
Spanish translation of a newspaper article published in Hungary in 1876, by Dr Szender Ede, who participated in the autopsy.

The Treaty of Miramar
The complete text, including the additional secret articles, of the treaty signed by the Emperor Louis Napoleon and Emperor Maximilian in Miramar Castle, 1864.

Señora doña Cordelia Jordan de Degollado: Una dama de la corte de Carlota
Excelsior newspaper article, July 20, 1923. An interview with the widow of Mariano Degollado, shortly before the ex-Empress Carlota's death.
>>Click here to view my English translation of this article.


Misc. Articles and Papers Available On-line
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Comentarios de C.M. Mayo en la presentación del libro Los viajes de Maximiliano en México por Konrad Ratz y Amparo Gómez Temexicuapan



María del Carmen Pérez Cuevas, José Luis Blasio. Historia de vida a través de documentos personales
Thesis, Dept. History, UNAM, Mexico City, 1998.
>>Read my notes about this thesis and José Luis Blasio here.

Alberto Hans, Un lugarteniente del Imperio
Por José N. Iturriaga de la Fuente. Mexico Desconocido, octubre de 1989.

"Maximilian and Mexico's First Steps Toward the Global Marketplace (1864-1866)"
By Dr Robert H. Duncan

"
Only "Selected" German Immigrants in Yucatán? Recent Findings about the Colonization Policy of the Second Mexican Empire" Paper presented at the 11th Deutschsprachige Mesoamerikanisten Tagung in Hildesheim, Germany (26th, 27th, January, 2008)
By Alma Duran-Merk

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Los colonos alemanes en Yucatán durante el Segundo Imperio Mexicano" Conferencia dictada el 12 de marzo de 2008 en la Sala José Martí (Mérida Yucatán, México) en ocasión del nombramiento de Alma Durán-Merk como Miembro Asociado de la Cátedra Nuestra América por la Facultad de Ciencias Antropológicas de la Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán
By Alma Duran-Merk

"When Mexico Had the Blues: A Transatlantic Tale of Bonds, Bankers, and Nationalists 1862-1910"
By Steven C. Topik

"A Court Ball at the Palace of Mexico"
By William Wells. The Overland Monthly, 1868


Books Available On-line

Maximilian in Mexico: A Woman's Reminiscences of the French Intervention 1862-1867
by Sara Yorke Stevenson

Proceso de Fernando Maximiliano de Habsburgo, Miguel Miramón y Tomas Mejía

(The Trial of Maximilian von Habsburg and the Generals Miguel Miramon and Tomas Mejia) with an introduction by Chantal Lopez and Omar Cortez.



Books Reviewed

Visit my blog, Maximilian ~ Carlota for reviews of many titles about the Second Empire / French Intervention, among them, works by José Luis Blasio, Sraa Yorke Stevenson, Thomas Settles, Konrad Ratz, Margarita López Cano, and many more.

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