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Ramon Reyes Lala lecture notes on the Philippines

Identifier: Mss .L35

Scope and Contents

The lecture notes are typewritten on paper cut to size and pasted onto the leaves of a blank 1903 diary or appointment book. Leaves are numbered in pencil in upper right corner, 1 to 69. Text segments are numbered #1 through 196, and are designed to accompany a slide presentation. The first leaf has a handwritten note in pencil, up left margin and across top: The lecture was given throughout the U.S.A. by Dr. Ramon Reyes Lala who was born in Manila, Philippines. Educated in Oxford England.

Lacks covers; binding worn out, with loose signatures.


  • 1899-1903


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Biographical / Historical

Ramon Reyes Lala was a native of Manila, Philippines. He studied in England, probably at St. John's College, Oxford University, and at a French college in Neuchâtel Switzerland. His book, The Philippine Islands, was published in 1899.


1 Linear Foot (1 box)

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Ramon Reyes Lala lecture notes on the Philippines, 1899?-1903?
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The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation provided support to make this finding aid available in ArchivesSpace (2016-2017). Minimal level collection record created with support from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Hidden Collections grant, 2010.

Repository Details

Part of the Museum Archives at the Gottesman Research Library Repository

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