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Venustiano Carranza


The History Archive of Centro de Estudios de Historia de Mexico Condumex keeps with privilege, the archive acquired on June 14, 1966, of one of the most representative political personalities and Chief of State of the first revolution of the 20th century, who held the positions of First Chief of the Constitutional Army and President in charge of the Executive Power of the Nation, Venustiano Carranza.


He was a man with pride who defended with political ability the sovereignty of Mexico during the North American intervention. His robust figure is very important in Mexico’s history as a visionary statesman who symbolized national order, legality, constitutionality and institutionality. The Study Center keeps in Item XXI the archive of the First Chief – 1989-1920, divided in eight sections, including manuscripts, copies, minutes of the Congress of Coahuila, Service Documents, Death of Jesus Carranza, correspondence of Roque Estrada and telegrams. All the documents are available for reference for research.