• Harry T. Friedman collection of Spanish American documents, circa 1500-1912

    Collector. Correspondence, reports, certificates, printed material, and other documents relating to such topics as the Joliet-Marquette expedition (1673), navigation and trade from the Philippines to Mexico (1749), land transactions in Tulancingo and Huejotzingo, Mexico, and persons associated with the cause of Mexican independence; inventories (1778-1785) of Mexican missions at Mátape, Alamos, and Macori; and information on Indian groups and the branding of military livestock. ...

    • Contributor: Friedman, Harry T.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Woodbury Lowery collection relating to Spanish settlements in the United States, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Bound volumes of material gathered and organized by Woodbury for the preparation of his unfinished history of "Spanish settlements within the present limits of the United States." Volumes contain catalog records and handwritten transcripts of documents concerning settlements in California, Florida, Louisiana, New Mexico, and Texas. Handwritten transcripts, in part. Place of transcription unidentified. Gift, estate of Woodbury Lowery, 1907. Maps ...

    • Contributor: Lowery, Woodbury
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Vicente Sebastián Pintado papers, 1781-1842

    Surveyor general of Spanish West Florida. Correspondence, bills of sale, court transcripts, testimonies, surveys, notebooks, plats, land grants, maps, petitions, and other papers relating principally to Pintado's duties as alcalde, commandant, and surveyor general.

    • Contributor: Pintado, Vicente Sebastián - Pintado, Vicente Sebastián
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • East Florida records, 1737-1858

    Diplomatic, military, economic, judicial, legal, and administrative records of the Spanish colonial government of East Florida for the period of its second occupation, 1783-1821. Includes royal orders and decrees, census and other vital records, and papers relating to such matters as trade and shipping, surveys, hospitals, Indians, slaves, and Louisiana.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Archivo Nacional de Cuba collection pertaining to Spanish colonial rule in Louisiana and the Floridas, 1770-1911

    Transcripts of material found in the Cuban national archives pertaining to Spanish colonial rule in Louisiana and the Floridas. Includes correspondence of the Spanish governor of Louisiana, Bernardo de Gálvez, correspondence of British traders operating under Spanish protection, in particular William Panton, material concerning commerce and political relations with the local Indian tribes, Spain's part in the American revolution and relations with the newly ...

    • Contributor: Archivo Nacional De Cuba
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Woodbury Lowery collection relating to Spanish settlements in the United States, 1517-1803

    Lawyer, editor and historian. Chiefly handwritten transcripts of documents compiled by Lowery relating to Spanish settlements in California, Florida, Louisiana, New Mexico, and Texas.

    • Contributor: Lowery, Woodbury
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Domingo Del Monte collection of Spanish colonial history, 1500-1871

    Cuban historian. Correspondence, diaries, writings, reports, official documents, and printed material collected or written by Del Monte relating to the Spanish colonial history of Cuba, Mexico, Peru, South America, Philippines, and the West Indies. Includes material on copper mines, insurrections, labor, immigration, and slavery and the slave trade.

    • Contributor: Del Monte, Domingo
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Puerto Rican collection, 1591-1900

    Collection of documents from Spanish colonial Puerto Rico including financial material, military papers, orders and decrees from the Spanish government, and miscellaneous items from colonial Puerto Rico.

    • Contributor: Puerto Rico
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Harkness collection, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Documents and papers (1525-1609: 2,939 folios) relating to the history of the Spanish in Mexico, though chiefly pertaining to the conquistador, Hernan Cortés, and members of his family. Topics include the Cortés-Avila Conspiracy (1566); a 1531 lawsuit involving testimony from the Nahuas of Huejotzingo, Mexico; other legal matters; family lands in Oaxaca, Mexico; and proceedings of the Holy Office of the ...

    • Contributor: Harkness, Edward Stephen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Spain. Consejo de Regencia decree, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Decree of the Consejo de Regencia abolishing torture in all forms in the Latin American colonies and the Philippines. Purchase, 2010. Also known as the Council of Regency of Spain and the Indies. Established on January 29, 1810, to head the Spanish government in exile in Cádiz, Spain. Acted in the name of the Ferdinand VII, King of Spain, who was ...

    • Contributor: Spain. Consejo De Regencia
    • 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
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    Records of the Real Audiencia Chancillería Manila, Philippines, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Consists of selections from Archivo General de Indias, Gobierno, Audiencia de Filipinas, legajos 18, 67-68, 74, 105-106, and 108. In part, microfilm edition only, nos. 6,527.12-10,491. Microfilm, photocopies, and transcripts of originals in the Archivo General de Indias, Seville, Spain. Microfilm produced from negative nitrate films formerly in the Library of Congress. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress Photoduplication Service, 1943. ...

    • Contributor: Philippines. Real Audiencia Chancillería (Manila)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Records of the Real Audiencia, Guadalajara, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Selections from Archivo General de Indias, Gobierno, Audiencia de Guadalajara, legajos 1-4, 8, 12, 29, 32, 38, 55, 57, 63, 69-74, 138-142, 144, 147, 236, 252, 253, 275-278, 281-285, 401, 513-515, 744, 761, 782. In part, microfilm edition only, nos. 7,263A-1P (6,527.12-1N); 10,491-20N-20P; 13,334-1P; and 15,307-43N. Microfilm, photocopies, and transcripts of originals in the Archivo General de Indias, Seville, Spain. Microfilm ...

    • Contributor: New Spain. Real Audiencia (Guadalajara)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Santa Fe de Bogota. Real Audiencia records, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Selections from Archivo General de Indias, Gobierno, Audiencia Santa Fe de Bogota, legajos 117. Photostats and transcripts of originals in the Archivo General de Indias (Seville). Archivo General de Indias, Seville, Spain. Collection material in Spanish. MSS85533 300 items. 1 container.

    • Contributor: Santa Fe De Bogota. Real Audiencia
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    G.R.G. Conway collection, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Part 1 relates to Englishmen and the Mexican Inquisition, 1559-1577, and contains transcripts, translations, and photocopies of documents in the Archivo General de la Nación in Mexico, from the private Biblioteca Conway, and from other sources both public and private, concerning members of Sir John Hawkins' expedition to Mexico, their capture and subsequent trial. Part 2 consists of transcripts and translations ...

    • Contributor: Conway, G. R. G.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    The Spanish settlements within the present limits of the United States. MSS Florida Catalog Record Only

    Spanish texts with notes added in English. Reproduces documents copied in full, extracts from documents, briefs or summaries of documents, transcribed from originals mostly in the Archivo General de Indias, Sevilla. reel 1. Vol. 2, 1566-1579 -- reel 2. Vol. 3, 1580-1597 -- reel 3. Vol. 4, 1598-1602 -- reel 4. Vol. 5, 1603-1607 -- reel 5. Vol.6, 1608-1620 -- reel 6. Vol. 7, ...

    • Contributor: Lowery, Woodbury
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1940
  • Catalog Record

    Valerià Weyler report, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Financial account of Weyler's administration as governor general of the Philippines, 1888-1891. Also documents projects carried out by his administration including the attempt to have the city of Zamboanga, Philippines, declared a free port. Gift, F. D. Millet, 1901. Spanish army officer, colonial administrator, and statesman. Collection material in Spanish. Forms part of: Miscellaneous Manuscripts collection. MSS4619 1 volume (78 pages).

    • Contributor: Weyler, Valeria
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Records relating to the Viceroyship of New Spain, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Official documents (3 volumes) consisting of proclamations, laws, and certificates, in manuscript and printed form, relating to the commercial, military, and other governmental affairs of Nueva España (Mexico). Some of the commercial material concerns relations with the Philippines. Includes a separate index in English. Purchase, 1907. Collection material in Spanish, with English. Index available in the Library of Congress Manuscript Reading ...

    • Contributor: Mexico. Bandos Y Reglas
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Louisiana land grants collection, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Correspondence, land grants, petitions, and related documents concerning Louisiana. Individuals represented include José Amestoa; Felipe Enrique Neri, Baron de Bastrop; Luis Héctor, barón de Carondelet; Manuel Gayoso de Lemos; Esteban Miró; Juan Ventura Morales; Miguel Morales, Abraham Morhouse; Joseph Rabatta; Manuel Serrano; and Nicolás María Vidal. Handwritten transcripts, in part. [S.l.]. Gift, Albert T. Witbeck, 1924. Purchase, 1912. Acquisition, 19th century. ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Historia de las Indias Catalog Record Only

    Reproduces the original manuscript of Las Casas in 3 volumes, housed in the Biblioteca Nacional of Madrid. 3 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.

    • Contributor: Casas, Bartolomé De Las
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1947
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    Spain. Consejo de Regencia decree, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Decree of the Consejo de Regencia abolishing torture in all forms in the Latin American colonies and the Philippines. Purchase, 2010. Also known as the Council of Regency of Spain and the Indies. Established on January 29, 1810, to head the Spanish government in exile in Cádiz, Spain. Acted in the name of the Ferdinand VII, King of Spain, who was ...

    • Contributor: Spain. Consejo De Regencia
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Records of the Real Audiencia, Lima, Peru, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Selections from Archivo General de Indias, Gobierno, Audiencia de Lima, legajos 6, 34, 92, and 270. In part, microfilm edition only, no. 10,491. Microfilm and photostats of originals in the Archivo General de Indias, Seville, Spain. Archivo General de Indias, Seville, Spain. Purchase, 1954? In Spanish. Finding aid available in the Library of Congress Manuscript Reading Room. MSS71910 240 items. 1 ...

    • Contributor: Peru (Viceroyalty). Real Audiencia (Lima)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Hispanic collection, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Chiefly transcripts of writings of various Spanish authors concerning Latin America and the West Indies. Authors include Bishop Bartolomé de las Casas, Diego Duran, Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, Juan Bautista Muñoz, Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo y Valdés, Andrés Pérez de Ribas, Nicholas-Joseph Thiéry de Menonville, and Mariano Veytia. Subjects covered range from general histories of the West Indies and the New ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Juan de la Bodega y Cuadra journal, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Journal kept by Bodega y Cuadra as Spanish commander of a naval expedition from San Blas, Mexico, to Nootka Sound on the coast of Alta California (now British Columbia) that was sent to ascertain the extent of British and Russian penetration into the Northwest Pacific coast. Includes his account of the treaty negotiations (known as the Nootka Convention) with George Vancouver ...

    • Contributor: Bodega Y Cuadra, Juan De La
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    New Granada. Real Audiencia records, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Selections from Archivo General de Indias, Gobierno, Audiencia New Granada, legajos 188. Photostats and transcripts of originals in the Archivo General de Indias (Seville). Archivo General de Indias, Seville, Spain. Collection material in Spanish. Finding aid available in the Library of Congress Manuscript Reading Room. MSS71944 1 item. 1 container.

    • Contributor: New Granada. Real Audiencia
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Records of the Guatemalan Audiencia, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Selections from Archivo General de Indias, Gobierno, Audiencia de Guatemala, legajos 8-9, 39, 40, 43-45, 49, 54, 128, 164, 170, 299, 386, 393, 402, 965, 966, and 2606. In part, microfilm edition only, nos. 6,527.12-10,491. Microfilm and photocopies of originals in the Archivo General de Indias (Seville). In part, positive microfilm edition reproduced from negative nitrate films formerly in the Library, ...

    • Contributor: Guatemala. Audiencia
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Records of the sultanate of the Sulu Archipelago, Philippines, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Chiefly correspondence of the sultanate of the Sulu Archipelago with colonial officials relating to Spanish and American administration and pacification of the sultanate. Includes photographs. Purchase, 1938-1999. Collection material in Arabic, with English, Spanish, and Tao Sug. Formerly cataloged under: Jolo (Philippines). Sultanate correspondence, 1901-1914. MSS95125 265 items. 1 container. 0.4 linear feet.

    • Contributor: Sulu Archipelago (Philippines)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Catalog Record

    Francisco de Toledo papers, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Transcripts of official documents relating to the Spanish settlement of Cuzco, Peru. Microfilm of originals in the J. Pierpont Morgan Library (New York). New York: John Pierpont Morgan Library, New York Spanish colonial official. In Spanish. MSS76000 1 microfilm reel.

    • Contributor: Toledo, Francisco De
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material