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New Acquisitions for November 2013

December 19, 2013

Photograph of Infant. Glass Plate Negative. John C. Kight Photograph Collection (MS 417). UTSA Libraries Special Collections.

Manuscript Collections:


  • MS 417, Kight (John C.) photograph collection, 39 glass plate negatives of scenes of San Antonio and 3 tintypes of unidentified males

University Archives:


  • UA 04.02.02, UTSA. Facilities, Office of, 46 photographs

Rare Books: 11 items [November Title List]


The combination plate  is delicious and deservedly beloved, but Mexican cuisine includes an incredible variety of ingredients and preparation methods beyond the staples of Tex-Mex. This month’s new acquisitions include cookbooks that focus on culinary areas many Americans may not automatically associate with Mexican food such as herbal tea, vegetarian specialties, sprouts, and African-inspired cuisine from Guerrero, Mexico.

Té Maravilla: Medicos Tradicionales (2009) by Alicia Ahumada. 

Delicias Vegetarianas de México (2007) by Gloria Cardona.

Los Quelites, un Tesoro Culinario (2009) by Edelmira Linares Mazari and Judith Aguirre.

Sazón de la Cocina Afromestiza de Guerrero (2007) by Francisca Aparicio Prudente.

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