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Cultural Heritage

Cultural Heritage

Cultural Heritage of Tecnológico de Monterrey

Tecnológico de Monterrey keeps a set of documentary and artistic assets of high cultural and identity value regarding the life and customs, knowledge, and level of creative, scientific or technological development and are considered cultural heritage.

The objects shown in this web page belong to the Cultural Heritage Collection of the Tec de Monterrey and are classified into Documentary Heritage and Artistic Heritage.

Top image: Fragment of El Quijote en Monterrey (1954), by Jorge González Camarena.

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Land Concession, made by Hernán Cortés

Hernán Cortés, Title of a land concession, made by Hernán Cortés to Bernardino del Castillo (manuscript), Cuernavaca, 1536. G.R.G Conway Fundo, Tecnológico de Monterrey's Cultural .


Document dating from the sixteenth century where Hernán Cortés gave a portion of his land to Bernardino del Castillo. In this paper we can appreciate the autograph signature of the Marqués del Valle de Oaxaca (Hernán Cortés), title which was given by Carlos V on July 6, 1529 as a reward for Cortes' services to the crown. This work is part of the G.R.G. Conway Fund, which includes several historical documents from this period and was collected by the engineer and historian George Robert Graham Conway. The original document is located in the Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra Special Collections Library and the digital version of this document is available at the Tecnológico de Monterrey's Institutional Repository.