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In the Collection
Among Special Collections’ latest acquisitions is a second edition of a Zapotec catechism and several other religious texts published in Mexico in 1766. These bilingual works were purchased in consultation with Assistant Professor of Linguistics Brook Lillehaugen, whose research focuses on Zapotec, an endangered language family indigenous to southern Mexico.