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    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
    • Date: 1517
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    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.
    • Date: 1737
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    Bartolomé de las Casa statement of opinion, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available 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.
    • Contributor: Casas, Bartolomé De Las
    • Date: 1542
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    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
    • Date: 1591
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    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
    • Date: 1500
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    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
    • Date: 1781
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    Spanish colonial government, Mariana Islands records, 1678-1899 Royal decrees, court records, orders to and from the governor, circulars, miscellaneous reports, and other documents. Subjects covered include missionary and church matters, public health measures, agriculture, prisons and criminal investigations, the building and repair of roads, bridges, and military installations, education, and local government for all of the islands, but particularly Guam. Includes a report of 1845 on the water supply system of...
    • Date: 1678
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    Eugenio María de Hostos and Eugenio Carlos de Hostos papers, 1865-1990 Eugenio María de Hostos, Puerto Rican nationalist, writer, and educator and his son, Eugenio Carlos de Hostos, militrary officer. Correspondence, family papers, photographs, miscellaneous papers, a diary of Eugenio María de Hostos, and papers relating to the renovation of the castle of Sotomayor in Pontevedra, Spain.
    • Date: 1865
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    Irene Aloha Wright papers, 1620-1977 Author, historian, public official, archivist, and editor. Transcripts, copies, and translations of documents in the Archivo de Protocolos de Sevilla, Archivo General de Indias, and Instituto Hispano-Cubano de Historia de América, Seville, Spain. Includes correspondence, printed matter, and other papers of Wright pertaining to the documents, as well as biographical material concerning Wright.
    • Contributor: Wright, Irene Aloha
    • Date: 1620
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    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.
    • Date: 1500
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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
    • Date: 1770
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    Relacion del successo tubo el Señor Marqués de Cadereyta del Consejo de Guerra de Su Magestad y su Capitán General de la armada de la guardia de la carrera de las Indias ... Catalog Record Only Lope Diéz de Aux de Armendáriz, marqués de Cadereyta, was a Spanish admiral and later the first American-born viceroy of New Spain (1635-1640). This document relates to his distinguished career in command of naval convoys escorting treasure ships from the Indies to Spain.
    • Date: 1633
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    Disputados secretarios de las Cortes Generales y Extraordinario, Catalog Record Only Confidential reports written as minister of foreign affairs. Topics include the U.S. annexation of West Florida, diplomatic relations, authorization of the president by Congress, threats of revolt at Baton Rouge, and the actions of various consuls. Persons represented include James Madison, James Monroe, Luis de Onís, and Spanish consuls Juan Bautista Bernabéu (Baltimore) , Pablo Chacon (Alexandria), and Diego Murphy (New Orleans/Charleston).
    • Contributor: Labrador, Pedro Gómez Havelo
    • Date: 1812
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    Libro del ordenamjento real q[ue] el muy alto rrey don Alfon[so] por la gra[cia] de Dios Rey de Castilla fizo en Alcala de Henares ... Catalog Record Only Ms. Title from caption on leaf 1a. The Ordenamiento de Alcalá ends on leaf 51a, followed by several laws of Enrique II; other major sections contain: Leyes de la Margarita (54a-70b, an anon. manual of canonico-civil procedure), Libro de las sumas e de los dichos de Maestro Jacobo (71b-90a = his Flores de derecho), Leyes del fuero et preuillejo of Córdoba (93a-99b, Spanish translation...
    • Contributor: Castile (Kingdom)
    • Date: 1390
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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.
    • Contributor: Casas, Bartolomé De Las
    • Date: 1947
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    Ferdinand VI military appointment, Catalog Record Only PDS appointing Don Manuel de Montiano, governor and captain-general of the Spanish province of Florida, field marshall of the army. Signed "Yo El Rey" and contains autograph insertions.
    • Contributor: Ferdinand VI
    • Date: 1747
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    Sumario del primer viaje Catalog Record Only Reproduces a manuscript of Las Casas, Manuscrito Vitrina no. 7, in the Biblioteca Nacional de Madrid.
    • Contributor: Casas, Bartolomé De Las
    • Date: 1947
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    John Donald Robb collection.
    J. D. Robb collection of folk music recordings Catalog Record Only
    Collection of field recordings of more than 2500 items, principally Hispanic American music and American Indian music from the southwestern United States, with some recordings of fiddle tunes, cowboy songs, and other popular music. Also includes music from Argentina, Chile, Ecuador, El Salvador, Mexico, Spain, and Venezuela. Recorded by John Donald Robb and others at many locations in New Mexico and elsewhere, 1942-1979. Hispanic...
    • Contributor: Robb, J. D. (John Donald) - University of New Mexico - Westendorf, Lynette
    • Date: 1942
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    Viage â su costa del Alcalde Provincial del M.Y.C de la Concepcion de Chile, D.n Luis de la Cruz, desde el Fuerte de Ballenar Frontera de dicha Concepcion p.r Tierras desconocidas, y ...
    Viaje a su costa del alcalde provincial del muy ilustre cabildo de la Concepción de Chile, Don Luis de la Cruz, desde el Fuerte de Ballenar, frontera de dicha Concepción por tierras desconocidas, y habitadas de indios bárbaros hasta la ciudad de Buenos Aires | Viage desde Concepcion hasta la ciudad de Buenos Ayres | Journal of expedition from Fuente de Ballemar in Chile to Buenos Aires, with attendant documents, numerical data, and a treatise on the Pehuenche Indians | Manuscript by Luis de la Cruz (1806) concerning an overland voyage from Chile to Buenos Aires Catalog Record Only
    Manuscript journal and map. Unfolded, the map measures 47 x 57 cm. Map has relief (the Andes mountains) shown pictorially, probably lithographed. Other features in watercolor; travel routes, extensive legends, and borders in red pen-and-ink. Shows "Tierras Magallanícas," the "Costa Patagonica" and "Mar Pacyfyco," the Southern Cone. Key gives place names, shows route of Angueñan and possibly route taken by Cruz. Text handwritten in...
    • Contributor: Cruz, Luis De La
    • Date: 1806
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    [Action for legal remedy based on the privilege of nobility]. Catalog Record Only Ms. In Spanish. Ornate certified copy of official transcript of proceedings in the successful action brought in Mexico City in 1598 before the royal magistrate (corregidor) by Juan Gutierrez de Peralta and Alonso de Peralta for release from prison and relief from other pressures to which they were subjected because of debt; includes record of the action by Lorenço Sanchez which had led to...
    • Contributor: Gutierrez De Peralta, Juan
    • Date: 1599
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    Memorials of the duque to Montemar, Catalog Record Only Memorials advising King Philip V on the war with England. Written in Madrid.
    • Contributor: Carrillo De Albornoz, José
    • Date: 1739
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    The Spanish settlements within the present limits of the United States. MSS Florida
    MSS Florida | Florida history 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. U.S. Dept. of the Interior transfer; 1949/02/21 LC copy has incorrect shelf number on reel 2 leader.
    • Contributor: Lowery, Woodbury
    • Date: 1940