Biography of Dr. Martinez published in El Telegrafo on the occasion of the 100-year anniversary of his birth (1951).
The full text of the Ecuador Concordat of 1862 was published in the 1946 text “Readings in Latin American Civilization” which is available in pdf form online.
The website of the city of Baba – birthplace of Francisco – contains a biography of Dr. Martinez (in Spanish).
Dr. Michael T. Hamerly -an Ecuadorianista for some fifty years- has produced what is perhaps the most comprehensive bibliography for an in-depth investigation of Ecuadorian History and Culture.
Analysis of the Church-State issue in Ecuador:
- Clark, A. Kim. The Redemptive Work: Railway and Nation in Ecuador, 1895-1930. Wilmington, DE: SR, 1998. Print.
- Bialek, Robert W. Catholic Politics: A History Based on Ecuador. New York: Vantage, 1963. Print.
- Mecham, J. Lloyd. Church and State in Latin America; a History of Politico-ecclesiastical Relations. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina, 1966. Print. (esp. ch. 6 on Ecuador)