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300th Anniversary of the Founding of the San Carlos University of Guatemala

 
 
300th Anniversary of the Founding of the San Carlos University of Guatemala Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 17, 2016
1. 300th Anniversary of the Founding of the San Carlos University of Guatemala Marker
Inscription.
Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala
31 de enero de 1676
31 de enero de 1976
El Consejo Superior Universitario
En ocasión de conmemorarse el tricentenario de la Real Cedula
de fundación de la Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala, consigna
el presente testimonio de homenaje a nuestra alma mater, por su
relevante labor educativo por su permanente contribución al
desarrollo de la cultura guatemalteca y por su firme defensa
de los derechos populares y de la soberanía nacional.
Guatemala, 31 de enero de 1976
Roberto Valdeavellano P.
Rector

English translation:
The San Carlos University of Guatemala
January 31, 1676
January 31, 1976
The Superior University Council
In order to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the Royal Decree
which founded the University of San San Carlos of Guatemala, presents
this tribute to our alma mater, for her
work in the field of education, her permanent contribution to the
development of Guatemalan culture and for her firm defense of
popular rights and national sovereignty.
Guatemala, January 31, 1976
Roberto Valdeavellano P.
Rector

 
Erected 1976.
 
Location. 14° 35.294′ N, 90° 33.096′ 
An additional marker on the Union of Latin American Universities at USAC image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 17, 2016
2. An additional marker on the Union of Latin American Universities at USAC
The marker was placed in 1974 as part of the 25th anniversary of the First Congress of Latin American Universities held at the USAC during the administration of Rector Dr. Carlos Martínez Durán.
W. Marker is in Guatemala City, Guatemala. Marker can be reached from Boulevard Universitario. Click for map. The markers are along the northern face of the Main Administration Building at the USAC, just north of the Martyr's Plaza.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Martyrs' Plaza of the University of San Carlos of Guatemala (within shouting distance of this marker); Assassination of Mario López Larrave (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Oliverio Castañeda de León (about 210 meters away); Dr. Carlos Martínez Durán (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Carlos Merida (approx. 2.6 kilometers away); Mario Dary Rivera (approx. 3 kilometers away); Captain General Bernardo O'Higgins Riquelme (approx. 3.3 kilometers away); Irma Marina Flaquer Azurdia (approx. 3.3 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Guatemala City.
 
Categories. Education
 
An additional marker of tribute to the Superior University Council of 1958-1962 image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 17, 2016
3. An additional marker of tribute to the Superior University Council of 1958-1962
This marker also was placed during the administration of Dr. Carlos Martínez Durán on December 1, 1961.
300th Anniversary of the Founding of the San Carlos University of Guatemala Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 17, 2016
4. 300th Anniversary of the Founding of the San Carlos University of Guatemala Marker
The markers can be seen along the northern wall of the Administration Building.
300th Anniversary of the Founding of the San Carlos University of Guatemala Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 17, 2016
5. 300th Anniversary of the Founding of the San Carlos University of Guatemala Marker
A wide view of the Administration Building at the University of San Carlos of Guatemala.
 
 
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