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First Rector and Graduate of the University of San Carlos

 
 
First Rector and Graduate of the University of San Carlos Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 22, 2015
1. First Rector and Graduate of the University of San Carlos Marker
Inscription.
La Republica de Colombia
al Primer Rector de la Universidad
de San Carlos de Guatemala,
el ilustrísimo doctor Don
Jose de Baños y Sotomayor
y al primer graduado en sus claustros,
bachiller presbítero Don
Juan de Oviedo y Baños,
naturales de Santa Fe Bogota,
en el tricentenario de la fundición de
la Real y Pontifica Universidad
de San Carlos de Guatemala.
Homenaje del Colegio de Notarios de Colombia
Bogota-Guatemala 1976

English translation:
The Republic of Colombia
to the First Rector of the University of San Carlos of Guatemala,
the illustrious Doctor José de Baños y Sotomayor
and to the first to graduate from its halls,
Juan de Oviedo y Baños,
both from Santa Fe Bogotá,
on the 300th anniversary of the founding of
the Royal and Pontifical University
of San Carlos of Guatemala.
In tribute from the Association of Notaries of Colombia
Bogotá-Guatemala 1976
 
Erected 1976 by el Colegio de Notarios de Colombia.
 
Location. 14° 33.366′ N, 90° 43.957′ W. Marker is in Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepéquez. Marker can be reached from 5a Calle Oriente just from 3a Avenida Norte. Click for map. The marker is along the interior southern courtyard of the old University of San Carlos.
 
Other nearby markers.
First Rector and Graduate of the University of San Carlos Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 22, 2015
2. First Rector and Graduate of the University of San Carlos Marker
The marker can be seen along the interior wall of the courtyard of the original University of San Carlos.
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The University of San Carlos (within shouting distance of this marker); Pedro Cortés y Larraz (within shouting distance of this marker); Manuel Benítez (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Birthplace of Luis Cardoza y Aragón (about 90 meters away); Cathedral of Antigua Guatemala (about 90 meters away); Francisco Marroquín and the San Pedro Hospital (about 90 meters away); Palace of the Captaincy General (about 120 meters away); Francisco Marroquín (about 120 meters away). Click for a list of all markers in Antigua Guatemala.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicColonial Era
 
First Rector and Graduate of the University of San Carlos Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 22, 2015
3. First Rector and Graduate of the University of San Carlos Marker
The marker is behind a stone column in this wide view of the courtyard.
First Rector and Graduate of the University of San Carlos Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 22, 2015
4. First Rector and Graduate of the University of San Carlos Marker
An attempt to match the scene shown on the reverse of the Guatemalan 100 quetzal bill.
University of San Carlos on the reverse of Guatemalan 100 quetzal bill image. Click for full size.
By Banco Nacional de Guatemala
5. University of San Carlos on the reverse of Guatemalan 100 quetzal bill
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 278 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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