Juan Ramón Molina National Library

The Juan Ramón Molina National Library (in Spanish Biblioteca Nacional Juan Ramón Molina) is the national library of Honduras, containing more than 40,000 volumes. It was founded by Antonio R. Vallejo,[1][2] with the support of Secretary Marco Aurelio Soto and Ramón Rosa. The library was established August 27, 1880, during the administration of Marco Aurelio Soto through an agreement on February 11, with a budget of one thousand pesos. It was renamed after the poet Juan Ramón Molina in 2009.[3]

Juan Ramón Molina National Library
Biblioteca Nacional Juan Ramón Molina
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The Juan Ramón Molina National Library
CountryHonduras
Typenational library
Established1880
LocationTegucigalpa
Coordinates14°06′21″N 87°12′02″W / 14.105711056729646°N 87.20058449320032°W / 14.105711056729646; -87.20058449320032
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The Biblioteca Nacional de Honduras is a public institution governed by the Secretary of Culture, Artribunas and Sports. Its mission is to compile, catalog, classify, conserve and spread all published documents in the country as well as foreign publications.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Rolando Sierra Fonseca (March 30, 2014). "Antonio R. Vallejo y la historiografía fundante en Honduras" (in Spanish). La Tribuna.
  2. ^ Mario Argueta (July 4, 2014). "Antonio R. Vallejo: Padre de la historia nacional" [Antonio R. Vallejo: Father of the National History]. El Heraldo.
  3. ^ Rebautizan Biblioteca Nacional de Honduras como Juan Ramón Molina