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Mesoamerican Codices: Type

The University Libraries' Mesoamerican codices collection consists of high quality facsimiles held in Special Collections, mass published facsimiles found on our shelves, early microfilm proxies of originals, and scholarly interpretations.

Codex Types

The categorization on this page is based on the work of John B. Glass and his book, Catalogo de la Coleccion de CodicesMuseo Nacional de Antropologia, Instituto Nacional de Antropologia e Historia, Mexico, 1964.

Cartographic Codices

Historical Codices

Genealogical Codices

Ritual/Calender Codices

Códice Techialoyan

Subject Guide

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Priscilla Seaman
University at Albany, SUNY
University Library, LI-228