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Montaldo, Icarian Papers

Identifier: MS-0436

Scope and Contents

The Montaldo, Icarian Papers (1848-1910) contains correspondence, military, and other government documents that document the Montaldo family’s involvement in the Icarian Community, a socialist utopian society located in Nauvoo, Illinois and Icaria, Iowa from 1848-1895. Correspondents include Ignacio Montaldo, Perico Montaldo, Celina Montaldo, George Montaldo, Hortense Montaldo, Étienne Cabet, and A.A. Marchand.


  • Creation: 1840-1910

Conditions Governing Access

The papers are only minimally processed but are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Property rights and copyright reside with the University of Nebraska. For permission to reproduce or to publish, please contact Archives & Special Collections.

Biographical / Historical

Ignacio Montaldo (1821-1870) was one of the first settlers to join French socialist Étienne Cabet in the establishment of utopian Icarian settlements in America in 1848.


0.5 Linear Feet (1 box, 2 OS folders)

Language of Materials


Spanish; Castilian

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Repository Details

Part of the Archives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries Repository

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University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries
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Lincoln NE 68588-4100 United States