Tag Archives: Stolen documents

January 22, 2016

Researching and Stolen Documents

Why do people steal documents in order to add them to their private collections?            Several years ago, I was doing research at the Archivo Municipal de Matamoros. The room is dungeon-like, deep in the bowels of Casa Mata, a 200 year-old fort. The chairs are hard wood, the table worn oak, polished from years […]