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Inca | Quechua
Language(s): Spanish
Date: 1780-1800
Extent: 26 items
Description: Items relating to the uprising of Túpac Amaru II (José Gabriel Condorcanqui) in the Spanish Viceroyalty of Peru, 1781-1783. Bulk 1780-1783. Topics include the proclamation of Túpac Amaru II entitling himself Inca; the Siege of La Paz; Spanish efforts to relieve La Paz; the capture of Túpac Amaru II and his wife and family; the pardon and pension of Túpac Amaru II [as most sources indicate that he was executed in 1781, it is possible that he is here confused with others who took the name Túpac Amaru]; an affidavit given by former prisoners of Túpac Amaru II; an official copy of the sentence and execution of the indigenous leader Chabe Diego (Janos) Christoval Túpac Amaru and others; and the 1800 opinion of the Fiscal Villaba respecting the lenient and conciliatory measures to be adopted toward indigenous rebels as an alternative to persecution.
Collection: Collection of Peruvian manuscripts, 1790-1800, 1820 (Mss.980.P75)

Alternate forms: Inca
Language(s): English
Date: 1919-1920; 1953-1954
Genre: Journals
Extent: 2 items
Description: One item, "Peruvian littoral expedition of the Brooklyn Museum," describes a voyage to study oceanic conditions relating to littoral animal life and guano production. The author comments on the employment of Indians in guano extraction, dress of Indian passengers, Indian leaders; with observations at private museum of Incaic and Peruvian artifacts. Discusses opening of an Indian burial. Miscellaneous lesser references to Peruvian Indians. The other item, "Visit to Peru," was compiled from a visit to study ecology for guano and anchovy production. Describes exhibits at Bolivar museum, Lima. Mentions and gives details of excavation at ancient Pachacamac.
Collection: Robert Cushman Murphy journals (Mss.B.M957)