General Rafael E. Melgar Collection Inaugural Event & Exhibit
Friday, April 12, 2013 - 4:00pm
The Latin American Library
7001 Freret St, 4th floor, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library
Keynote Address: Rafael Melgar and Twentieth-Century Mexican History
Join us for a talk, exhibit and reception to celebrate the public opening of the General Rafael E. Melgar Collection of manuscripts and photographs at The Latin American Library.
Javier Garcíadiego, distinguished Mexican historian and President of El Colegio de México, will deliver the keynote address on the Mexican Revolution and its consolidation in subsequent decades. In that eventful period in the history of Mexico, General Melgar served in a variety of political posts at the national and regional level.