Silvio Arturo Zavala Vallado

Fellow: Awarded 1937

Field of Study: Law

Fellow: Awarded 1939

Field of Study: Law

Competition: Latin America & Caribbean

Born: 02-07-1909

Died: 12-05-2014

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1937–38:                    

Latin American Exchange Fellows, 1937

Appointed from Mexico:

ZAVALA VALLADO, SILVIO ARTURO:  Appointed for a comparative study of the systems of forced labor in the Spanish and English colonies of North America; tenure, twelve months from the Autumn of 1937 (postponed to 1938).

Born February 7, 1909, at Merida, Yucatan.  Education:  University of the Southeast, 1925–28; Law School, National University of Mexico, 1928–30; Central University of Madrid, License in Law, 1931, Dr. in Law, 1933.

Assistant, 1933–36, Centro de Estudios Históricos de Madrid; Research Associate in History, 1936—, National University of Mexico.

Publications:  Los intereses particulars en la Conquista de la Nueva España, 1933; Las instituciones jurídicas en la Conquista de América, 1935; La Encomienda Indiana, 1935; La “Utopia” de Tomás Moro en la Nueva España y otros studios, 1937.