• Samuel Peter Heintzelman papers, 1822-1913

    Union army officer. Correspondence, diaries, journals, and military papers detailing Heintzelman's service in the United States Army from his years at the United States Military Academy through the Civil War. Includes descriptions of activities in Indian wars in Florida, the Southwest, and California, and during the Mexican War.

    • Contributor: Heintzelman, Samuel Peter
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • [Rev. Harden W. Stucky]

    • Contributor: Bolton, Ruth D. - Stucky, Harden W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-06-23

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  • Andrew Jackson papers, 1775-1874

    United States president, senator, representative, and army officer from Tennessee. Correspondence, military papers, and other papers reflecting most phases of Jackson's career.

    • Contributor: Jackson, Andrew
    • 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
  • Louis McLane correspondence, 1795-1894

    Lawyer, U.S. representative and senator from Delaware, diplomat, and cabinet officer. Correspondence primarily between McLane and members of his family relating to social life in Washington, D.C., his diplomatic duties, and national and congressional politics.

    • Contributor: McLane, Louis
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Burbank-Van Voorhis families papers, 1814-1913

    Members of the Burbank and Van Voorhis (Voorhees) families. Diaries, correspondence, and military papers of Burbank and Van Voorhis family members spanning the War of 1812, Mexican War, Civil War, and American occupation of the Philippines in the early twentieth century.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Andrew Ellicott papers, 1777-1829

    Surveyor and mathematician. Correspondence, maps, charts, and reports of astronomical observations chiefly concerning Ellicott's work in surveying the boundary between the United States and Florida under the San Lorenzo Treaty (1795) and also his surveys of the city of Washington, the boundary between Georgia and South Carolina, the town of Presque Isle (later Erie), Pennsylvania, and the boundary between the United States and Canada ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Kirk Munroe papers, 1850-1940

    Author and adventurer. Correspondence, diaries, handwritten drafts and printed copies of writings, biographical material, scrapbooks, subject files, newspaper clippings, printed matter, photographs, drawings, and other papers relating primarily to Munroe's literary career and travels, including on a survey teams for the Union Pacific Railroad Company and the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company.

    • Contributor: Munroe, Kirk
    • 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
  • P. Phillips family papers, 1832-1914

    Lawyer, state legislator, and United States representative from South Carolina. Correspondence, letter books, legal record books, journals, dockets, notebooks, and an unpublished autobiography of P. Phillips, relating chiefly to the law practice of P. Phillips and his son, W. Hallet Phillips, both of whom practiced before the Supreme Court. Contains the writings of P. Phillips's wife, Eugenia, including her journal written while interned during ...

    • Contributor: Phillips, P. (Philip) - Phillips, P.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Duncan Lamont Clinch papers, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Letter copybooks (2 volumes) and order book, relating to Clinch's activities as a commander of American forces at Fort King and other Florida fortifications during the 2nd Seminole War (1834-1836), and reflecting concern over depredations committed by Indians and African Americans, inadequate reinforcements, supplies, arms, and naval support; together with ledger (1859) listing slaves at Clinch's plantation, The Refuge. Includes copies ...

    • Contributor: Clinch, Duncan Lamont
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    J.W. Phelps correspondence and journal entries, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Correspondence and journal entry fragments relating primarily to Phelps's experience as a U.S. Army officer in Florida during the Second Seminole War, 1835-1842. The letters are addressed chiefly to Phelps's sister, Helen M. Phelps, and contain observations on Creek and Seminole Indian traditions; military life, strategy, and leaders; and descriptions of Florida's plant and animal life. Purchase, 2012. U.S. Army officer ...

    • Contributor: Phelps, J. W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    John Donald Robb collection. Catalog Record Only

    Numerous performers, most are identified in song lists. Originals were recorded from 1942-1979. In his 1953 introduction to list of titles, "The J. D. Robb Collection of Folk Music Recordings" Robb wrote: "The recordings numbered from 1 to 134 inclusive were made directly onto discs, those numbered from 135 to 237 were made on wire and transcribed from the wire onto discs and those ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1942
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    Andrew Jackson letter, Catalog Record Only

    U.S. president. Letter (ALS) written from Nashville, Tenn., as major general in the U.S. Army and commander in chief of the Division of the South, to John C. Calhoun, Secretary of War. Topics include arrangements for water transportation to convey troops and armed protection of said transport, the situation in Florida, Pensacola, St. Augustine, Fort San Carlos de Barrancas, Fort Saint Marks, Mobile, Ala., ...

    • Contributor: Jackson, Andrew
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1819
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    American Baptist Publication Society records, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Volume (circa 200 pages) containing manuscript notes kept by an unknown person on Washington, D.C., weather and daily events interleaved with pages of a printed almanac; also, newspaper clippings on a variety of topics including the election of 1842 and the war in Florida. Source unknown. Collection material in English. MSS58438 1 item. 1 container.

    • Contributor: American Baptist Publication Society
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Sylvester Churchill papers, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Journals relating to Churchill's military career as an inspector general on duty in the Creek Indian area of Florida, and with Gen. John Ellis Wool in the Mexican War. Army officer. Collection material in English. MSS91421 4 volumes. 1 container. 0.4 linear feet.

    • Contributor: Churchill, Sylvester
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    David Emanuel Twiggs correspondence and price estimate, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. ALS (1849 September 8) written by Twiggs to George Washington Crawford, secretary of war, describing conditions in Tampa, Fla., and relations with the Seminole Indians; estimate (undated) of the price of land owned by the Seminoles in Florida; and ALS (1859 September 23) written by Twiggs notifying Major Earl Van Dorn of Twiggs's departure from San Antonio, Tex. Purchase, 1906-1911. U.S. ...

    • Contributor: Twiggs, David Emanuel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Treaty between the United States and the Seminole Indians, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Treaty, initiated by James Gadsden, stipulating terms for the relocation of the Seminole Indians in Florida to lands west of the Mississippi River occupied by the Creek Indians. Negative photocopy. [S.l.]. Transfer, U.S. Dept. of State, 1932. Collection material in English. Forms part of: Miscellaneous Manuscripts collection. MSS3847 1 item.

    • Contributor: Seminole Nation
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Benjamin Hawkins papers, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Journal and sketch kept by Hawkins while agent to the Creeks and general superintendent of all Indian tribes south of the Ohio River. Includes descriptions of the terrain of southeastern Georgia, Alabama, and Florida, and the Indians and their customs. Microfilm edition available, no. 17,137 (reel 42). Microfilm produced from originals in the Manuscript Division. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Hawkins, Benjamin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Seminole Indian claims, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Claims made against the U.S. government by Seminole Indians for property losses in Florida. Unknown acquisition. Collection material in English. Forms part of: Miscellaneous Manuscripts collection. MSS3840 1 item.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material