Golden Cross: Relics of Imperial Spain and Independent Mexico at the Rosenbach. A Discussion with Carlos G. Obrador Garrido Cuesta, Head Consul of the Consulate of Mexico in Philadelphia, and Sara Potts, Development Associate at the Rosenbach.
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The Rosenbach Museum & Library is home to a large and important collections of rare books and manuscripts documenting the history of colonial New Spain and early independent Mexico. Ithis episode of The Rosenbach Podcast, Carlos G. Obrador Garrido Cuesta, Head Consul of the Consulate of Mexico in Philadelphia, joins podcast host Dr. Alexander Lawrence Ames and Rosenbach Development Associate Sara Potts for a conversation about the history and present-day state of Mexican/U.S. relations, and the role of cultural institutions like the Rosenbach in helping bridge divides between communities. The Head Consul also shares his own reflections on his visits to the Rosenbach, and some of the favorite books and manuscripts he’s seen during tours and programs he has attended.