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  • David B. Quinn papers, 1109-1994

    Historian. Correspondence, minutes, reports, appointment calendars, applications, autobiographical sketches, clippings, photographs, lectures, writings, and research material consisting of notes, transcriptions, and facsimiles of charters, chronicles, colonization tracts, court records, drawings, financial accounts, land records, maps, state papers, statutes, travel literature, and other papers and documents.

    • Contributor: Quinn, David
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1109
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    Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, family papers, journals, political documents, legal and financial records, military records, broadsides, ephemera, and other papers relating to American military, political, and social history. Documents the founding of the nation, shaping of the national government and judicial system, American endeavors in the arts, commerce, education, finance, industry, law, literature, medicine, religion, science, and technology, and daily life in early America. The focus of ...

    • Contributor: Carson, Marian S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Henry Albert Monday collection relating to Mexico, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

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

    • Contributor: Monday, Henry Albert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Peter Force papers and collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly Force's personal papers and papers he collected for his nine-volume American Archives pertaining to political, military, scientific, and social aspects of eighteenth and nineteenth century America. Peter Force's personal papers document his career as a partner in the printing firm, Davis & Force, Washington, D.C.; editor of the John Quincy Adams administration newspaper, the National Journal; compiler; and collector. Also documents his service ...

    • Contributor: Force, Peter - Force, William Q. (William Quereau)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Nicholas Philip Trist papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, writings, notes, reports, legal and financial papers, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Trist's tenure as U.S. consul in Havana and his role in negotiating the treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ending the Mexican War. Subjects include national politics, the presidential election of John Adams, political and military affairs in Mexico, John Slidell's mission to Mexico, Winfield Scott's command of ...

    • Contributor: Trist, Nicholas Philip
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Puerto Rican collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly documents of the Spanish colonial government in Puerto Rico including orders and decrees, military records of the Spanish Ministerio de la Guerra, and financial records pertaining to budgets, imports and exports, and taxation. Also includes baptismal records; material concerning education (1898-1900), the fortification of "El Morro" in San Juan, political prisoners, politics, registration of foreigners, and slavery; and research materials of Puerto Rican ...

    • Contributor: Puerto Rico
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Harry T. Friedman collection of Spanish American documents, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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. Includes ...

    • Contributor: Friedman, Harry T.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    West Florida collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Minutes, letterbook, journals, records of commissioners, claims, financial records, land records, and other records of West Florida. Primarily documents its history as a colony of Great Britain, 1763-1780; as the Republic of West Florida in 1810; and as a part of the United States after its annexation which began in 1810.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Jeannette Thurber Connor collection of Floridiana, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence; speeches; writings; reports; research material; transcripts of documents in English, French, and Spanish repositories, primarily the Archivo General de Indias, Seville, Spain; maps; surveys; photographs; and other papers relating to the early history of Florida, chiefly during the period as a Spanish colony.

    • Contributor: Connor, Jeannette Thurber
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Hans Peter Kraus collection of Spanish American documents, 1433-1966

    Bookman, collector, and bibliophile. Letters, decrees, order books, reports, instructions, dispatches, printed material, and miscellaneous legal documents concerning the history of colonial Spanish America, including the activities of the Mexican Inquisition.

    • Contributor: Kraus, Hans Peter
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1433
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    Index of documents pertaining to French exploration of the New World, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Index of documents, dating 1615 to 1684, that Margry later published in the six volume work (1879-1888) titled Mémoires et documents pour servir à l'histoire des origines françaises des pays d'outre-mer.

    • Contributor: Margry, Pierre
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    James Grant of Ballindalloch papers Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence; diaries; military commissions; regimental returns; financial, land, and plantation records; parliamentary acts and speech; lists; maps and plans; and other papers documenting Grant's activities related to North America and the West Indies, including military service in the French and Indian War and the American Revolution, participation in military expeditions against Cherokee Indians in 1760-1761, his governorship of East Florida from 1763 to 1773, ...

    • Contributor: Grant, James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Harkness collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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 Inquisition. Also includes ...

    • Contributor: Harkness, Edward Stephen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • William Thornton papers, 1741-1865

    Architect, inventor, and superintendent of patents. Diaries, architectural drawings, and other papers pertaining to the development of the steamboat, African-American colonization and emigration, the revolt of Spanish colonies in South America, Greek independence, and Thornton's disputes with Benjamin Latrobe over designs for the United States Capitol

    • Contributor: Thornton, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1741
  • Ellery C. Stowell papers, 1805-1952

    Author, jurist, and professor of international law. Family correspondence, general correspondence, diaries, writings, reports, sermons, notebooks, financial records, printed matter, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Stowell's career in law, activities as a student, and travels. Includes papers of the Stowell, Fuller, and Tapley families.

    • Contributor: Stowell, Ellery C. (Ellery Cory) - Stowell, Ellery C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1805
  • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 1500
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    George F. Becker papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, letterbooks, diaries, notes, notebooks, reports, articles, charts, tables, blueprints, maps, landscape sketches, memorabilia, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Becker's service as geologist-in-charge, U.S. Geological Survey. Documents his geological investigations in Nevada, southern Alaska, South Africa, the Pacific slope, and the Philippines. Also documents his service as geophysicist of the Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1898; U.S. representative at the Radioactivity ...

    • Contributor: Becker, George F.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Hans Peter Kraus collection of Spanish American documents, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Letters, decrees, order books, reports, instructions, dispatches, printed material, and miscellaneous legal documents concerning the history and culture of colonial Spanish America including Florida and other territories now part of the United States. Subjects include exploration of the New World; the government of New Spain, especially Mexico; the Catholic Church in Mexico and the administration of the Mexican Inquisition; taxation and economic conditions in ...

    • Contributor: Kraus, Hans Peter
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Trevisan manuscript. Storia delle navig. [i.e. navigazioni] del Colo. [i.e. Colombo, or Colocut].

    Ms. Title from spine of early 19th-century binding. In Venetian dialect of Italian. The codex assembles in one copy made ca. 1503 a number of reports dating from 1501 to ca. 1503, notably: (ff. 1a-30a) Angelo Trevisan's Italian version, accompanied by four covering letters, of Pietro Martire d'Anghiera's reports on the first three voyages of Columbus (published later as De Orbe Novo, decas 1), ...

    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1503

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  • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 1770
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    Waldemar Westergaard collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Transcripts of selected documents from the Rigsarkivet (Danish State Archives), Kongelige Bibliotek (Royal Library of Denmark), and Raadstuearkivet Copenhagen (Municipal Archives of Copenhagen), and from the Bancroft Library of the University of California at Berkeley pertaining to the Danish West Indies (later the United States Virgin Islands), 1692-1806. Relates chiefly to the Vestindisk-Guineiske kompagni (Danish West Indies-Guinea Company) established to colonize, maintain commerce primarily ...

    • Contributor: Westergaard, Waldemar
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Carnegie Institution of Washington reproductions collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly transcriptions and copies of documents in foreign archives and personal collections relating primarily to the history of the United States, especially the early Spanish period, and to British ministers to the U.S. from 1791 to 1812. Subjects include European treaties; Yucatan, Mexico; John C. Calhoun; and John White. Includes notes of Carnegie Institution members Francis S. Philbrick and Reuben Gold Thwaites. Collected for ...

    • Contributor: Carnegie Institution of Washington
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Nicholas Philip Trist papers, 1795-1873

    Diplomat and lawyer. Family and general correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, notes, reports, legal and financial papers, writings, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Trist's tenure as U.S. consul in Havana and his role in negotiating the treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ending the Mexican War. Other topics include Trist's business interests, particularly his sugar plantations in Cuba and Louisiana; the establishment of the University ...

    • Contributor: Trist, Nicholas Philip
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1795
  • Great Britain. Board of Trade records, 1682-1786

    Government agency. Reports, correspondence, orders, instructions, commissions, and other material relating to British overseas trade.

    • Contributor: Great Britain. Board of Trade
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1682
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    Ameen Fares Rihani papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Photocopies of correspondence, biographical material, and drafts of essays, historical and political analyses, literary criticism, novels, short stories, plays, poetry, and travel literature reflecting Rihani's Arab-American heritage and the cultures of the Middle East and the West. Subjects include art, civilization, culture, history, literary styles, literature, love, performing arts, philosophy, politics, religion, theater, travel in the Middle East and the West, and Rihani's business ...

    • Contributor: Rihani, Ameen Fares
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection