• San José de Queréndaro Hacienda records, 1543-1922

    Bound volumes of files kept by the Jesuits, original owners of the hacienda. Subjects include the acquisition and sale of land, ownership disputes, water rights, rental of property, agricultural production, livestock and livestock brands, and relations with the Indians of Mexico. Also includes correspondence and fiscal accounts with the local railroad company

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Bartolomé de las Casa statement of opinion, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Dominican priest and champion of the rights of the indigenous peoples of the Americas. Statement of opinion (AMs) sent to Emperor Charles V for presentation to the Council of the Indies. Topics include Spanish policies to the Indians of the New World, including conquest, conversion, servitude, and slavery. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Collection open for research. ...

    • Contributor: Casas, Bartolomé De Las
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1542
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    Philip II letter, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    King of Spain. ALS, written in Madrid, to Pedro Moya de Contreras, Archbishop of Mexico. Philip II complains to the Archbishop of Mexico City about his practice of appointing monolingual priests to Indian benefices. Philip had previously ordered the archbishop not to appoint clergy unskilled in Indian tongues. Despite the king's command, the archbishop had still allowed many monolingual priests to hold Indian benefices. ...

    • Contributor: Philip II
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1578
  • Santa Clara de Tulillo Hacienda records, 1580-circa 1800

    Bound volumes of correspondence, royal decrees, deeds of gift, estate inventories, fiscal accounts, bills of sale, land grants, legal suits and countersuits, mortgage loans, rental agreements, wills and testaments, and other records kept by the Jesuit owners of the hacienda. Subjects include the acquisition and sale of land, ownership disputes, property boundaries, water rights, rental of property, agricultural production, livestock and livestock brands, the ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    San José de Queréndaro Hacienda records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Two bound volumes containing files kept by the Jesuits, the original owners of the hacienda, relating principally to the areas surrounding the Laguna de Cuitzeo, Michoacán de Ocampo, Mexico. Records include correspondence, royal decrees and rulings, land grants, acts of land possession, lawsuits, estate inventories, wills and testaments, bills of sale, rental agreements, mortgage and loan material, and fiscal accounts. Subjects ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Philip II letter, 1578 Dec. 2.

    King of Spain. ALS, written in Madrid, to Pedro Moya de Contreras, Archbishop of Mexico. Philip II complains to the Archbishop of Mexico City about his practice of appointing monolingual priests to Indian benefices. Philip had previously ordered the archbishop not to appoint clergy unskilled in Indian tongues. Despite the king's command, the archbishop had still allowed many monolingual priests to hold Indian benefices. ...

    • Contributor: Philip II
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Santa Clara de Tulillo Hacienda records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Two bound volumes containing files kept by the Jesuits, the original owners of the hacienda, relating principally to the areas surrounding the Laguna de Cuitzeo, Michoacán de Ocampo, Mexico. Records include correspondence, royal decrees, deeds of gift, estate inventories, fiscal accounts, bills of sale, land grants, legal suits and countersuits, mortgage loans, rental agreements, wills and testaments, and other records kept ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Convento de Huejotzingo record book, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Manuscript record book (44 pages) titled Libro de la Sacristia deste Convento de S. Miguel de Guexozingo del Año de 1714. Gift, Goucher College, 1942. Franciscan convent in Huejotzingo, Mexico. Collection material in Spanish. Forms part of: Miscellaneous Manuscripts collection. MSS5873 1 item.

    • Contributor: Convento De Huejotzingo
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Catholic Church (Philippines) records, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Purchase, 1939. Collection material in Spanish. MSS76231 450 items. 1 container.

    • Contributor: Catholic Church (Philippines)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Exempla, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Fragmentary manuscript volume (154 leaves) containing exempla (comments) on the Ten Commandments (beginning with the third); the commandments of the church; dance, theater, and amusements (bayles, comedias, y galas); moral precepts; and punishments for disregarding the commandments and church feast days. Purchase, 1910. Roman Catholic priest in New Spain. Collection material in Spanish. MSS83790 1 item.

    • Contributor: Galbán, Juan Joseph
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Antorcha de Americanos y coleccion de various papeles mui curiosas...a la sagrada religion Catolíca á el Rey de España : Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Miscellaneous pamphlets, manuscripts, etc. generally relating to Mexican history. Purchase, 1899. Collection material in Spanish. MSS84152 2 containers.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Catholic Church. Province of Cebu (Philippines) records, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Ecclesiastical court records of the Bishopric of Cebu. Collection material in Spanish. MSS75785 50 items. 1 container. 0.2 linear feet.

    • Contributor: Catholic Church. Province of Cebu (Philippines)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Corónica, y historia religiosa de la Provincia de la Compañia de Jesús de México en Nuevo España, fundaciones de sus colegios y casas ... : Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Manuscript relates to the history, 1571-1654, of the activities and various aspects of the Jesuit province in Mexico and Guatemala; also includes a description of the founding of a Jesuit subprovince in the Philippines. Microfilm edition available, no. 18,145. Microfilm produced from originals in the Manuscript Division. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress Photoduplication Service, 1981. Acquisition, 19th century. Clergyman. Collection ...

    • Contributor: Pérez De Ribas, Andrés
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Catedral (Guatemala, Guatemala) manuscript, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Manuscript entitled "Apuntamiento en derecho por la Iglesia Cathedral de Goathemala (i.e., Guatemala), y su Cabildo en el pleyto de el remate de los diezmos." Microfilm edition only; no. 14,402. Microfilm of originals in the William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan (Ann Arbor). University of Michigan/William L. Clements Library, Michigan: Ann Arbor Transfer, Library of Congress Hispanic Division, 1969. Collection ...

    • Contributor: Catedral (Guatemala, Guatemala)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Privilegios de Indias : Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Volume (177 leaves) containing an alphabetical extract of rights and privileges of Indians in Mexico. Purchase, 1907. Collection material in Spanish. MSS76219 1 item.

    • Contributor: Benedict XIV
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Mexico collection, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Miscellaneous official documents relating to the Inquisition (1590-1598), the church (1690-1695), the military (1724-1851), emigrants from Louisiana (1803-1811), and the courts (1844-1872). Gift, Columbia University Library, 1919. Collection material in Spanish. MSS83832 38 items. 5 containers.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Unidentified religious (Mexico) diary : Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. One volume (456 pages : bound in vellum) contains religious meditations by an unknown person, probably a Catholic monk or nun. Purchase, 1911. Collection material in Spanish. MSS83766 1 item.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Convento de Guadalajara de Nuestra Señora de la Merced Redención de Cautivos records, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Illustrated manuscript (2 June 1722-18 August 1829) titled Lybro de Professyones de este Comv[en]to de Guadalaxara de Nuestra Señora de la Merced Redenciõ de Cautibos. Consists of professions of faith made by prospective friars following their probationary year at the Mercedarian convent in Guadalajara, Mexico. Purchase, 1996. Collection material in Spanish. MSS83776 1 item. 1 oversize container. 0.2 linear feet.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    De Compostela a Espada : vicisitudes de la Iglesia Católica en Cuba / Catalog Record Only

    Includes bibliographical references. 162 p. ; 17 cm.

    • Contributor: Segreo Ricardo, Rigoberto
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2000
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    Libro de las memorias y cappellanias perpetuas, Catalog Record Only

    The volume also contains a note (1786) from the convent's lawyer to Sister Superior notifying her that the records are so inadequate that it is impossible to know if the convent still holds mentioned properties or is due income from them, or has obligations to the founders of the chantries named in the records. Bound in contemporary limp vellum. First convent in New Spain; ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1567
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    Catholic Church. Archdiocese of Guatemala (Guatemala) records, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Bound volume of documents concerning the archepiscopate. Collection material in Spanish and Latin. Purchase, 1913. Collection material in English. Forms part of: Miscellaneous Manuscripts collection. MSS5863 1 item.

    • Contributor: Catholic Church. Archdiocese of Guatemala (Guatemala)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Henry Albert Monday collection, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Legal and financial records including contracts, powers of attorney, promissory notes, tax and expenditure accounts, and reports; personal papers including correspondence, notes, and government and commission reports; and printed matter consisting of codes of laws, grammars and vocabularies, medical books, music, and newspapers, and other papers relating chiefly to various aspects of Mexican political, legal, and ecclesiastical history. Includes records and ...

    • Contributor: Monday, Henry Albert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material