Biblioteca José María Lafragua

The historic library “José María Lafragua”, assigned to the Vice-rectory of Teaching of Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla – a public institution of higher education-, has under its care important collections of books, documents, periodicals and other patrimonial objects of great cultural value, complied during a long period of more than 400 years and tied substantially to the tasks of educational institutions that, since the 16th Century with the founding of the College of the Holy Spirit of the Society of Jesus (1587), linked together until cumulating in the present with the Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla.

The collection of the Biblioteca Lafagua contains approximately 87,000 volumes, which is composed of more than 55,000 books printed in the 15th (11 incunables), 16th, 17th, and 18th Centuries, with a sizeable number of notable 19th Century books.

Biblioteca José María Lafragua