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    Guatemalan documents collection,

    Correspondence, minutes, financial accounts, and other records and papers of Guatemalan government agencies, political parties, labor unions, and private individuals, nationally and internationally, compiled by the Guatemalan Comité Nacional de Defensa contra El Comunismo. Pertains to the period of reforms and to the social and political upheaval from the overthrow of Jorge Ubico to the overthrow of Jacobo Arbenz Guzmán by Carlos Castillo Armas. ...

    • Contributor: University of Pennsylvania. Foreign Policy Research Institute
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    Archivo Nacional de Cuba collection pertaining to Spanish col...

    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, with José de Gálvez, the secretary of the Indies; and Felipe Fonsdeviela, marques de la Torre, and Diego José Navarro García de Valladares, the capitanes-generales at Havana. Also includes an index of correspondence of ...

    • Contributor: Archivo Nacional De Cuba
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    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

    • Date: 1543
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    Harry T. Friedman collection of Spanish American documents, c...

    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
  • Collection

    Eugenio María de Hostos and Eugenio Carlos de Hostos papers, ...

    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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    Eugenio María de Hostos and Eugenio Carlos de Hostos papers,

    Papers of Eugenio María de Hostos include correspondence, a diary, writings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to his work as a Puerto Rican nationalist dedicated to an independent Puerto Rico, first from Spain and later from the U.S., and to the formation of a union of Antillean states to include Puerto Rico, Cuba, and Dominican Republic. Papers of his son, Eugenio ...

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    Santa Clara de Tulillo Hacienda records,

    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 by the Jesuit ...

  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Francisco Pizarro response to a petition by Pedro del Barco,

    Pedro del Barco petition (on the verso) requests inspections of encomiendas before instituting reforms regarding repartimientos. Pizarro's response, signed in Cuzco, Peru, is counter-signed by Fray Vicente de Valverde, Bishop of Cuzco.

    • Contributor: Pizarro, Francisco
    • Date: 1539
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    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 ...

    • Date: 1580
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    Puerto Rican memorial collection, 1519-1923

    Researcher. Chiefly papers collected by Alice Bache Gould relating to the history of Puerto Rico together with her own correspondence, writings, and bibliographic material.

    • Date: 1519
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    Guatemalan documents collection, 1944-1954

    Microfilm and papers containing correspondence, minutes, financial accounts, and other records and papers of Guatemalan government agencies, political parties, labor unions, and private individuals, nationally and internationally, documenting the period of reforms and social and political upheaval in the decade before the overthrow of Jacobo Arbenz Guzmán by Carlos Castillo Armas in 1954.

    • Contributor: University of Pennsylvania. Foreign Policy Research Institute
    • Date: 1944
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    Domingo Del Monte collection of Spanish colonial history,

    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, and the West Indies. Includes material on copper mines, Yucatan insurrection of 1825, Cuban regulation of labor and immigration, slavery and the condition of blacks in Cuba, slavery in the West Indies and the Philippines, and the ...

    • Contributor: Del Monte, Domingo
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    San José de Queréndaro Hacienda records,

    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 include the acquisition ...

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    Henry Albert Monday collection relating to Mexico,

    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
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    William R. Shepherd papers,

    Chiefly transcripts of documents (1554-1814, undated) in the Archivo General de Indias, Seville, Spain; Archivo General de Simancas, Simancas, Spain; and Archivo Histórico Nacional, Madrid, Spain. Transcripts pertain primarily to the history of the United States. Also includes correspondence, speeches, articles, notes, photographs, and other papers of Shepherd relating chiefly to his work in compiling material for his Guide to the Materials for the ...

    • Contributor: Shepherd, William R. (william Robert)
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    Luis Aury papers, 1801-1911

    French privateer and governor of an independent republic which he established in Galveston, Texas. Correspondence, legal records, and other papers relating to Aury's experiences as a member of French naval forces sent to Hispaniola in 1802, corsair conducting raids on English and Spanish ships in the Caribbean Sea, naval commander for the United Provinces of Rio del Plata (Provincias Unidas del Río de la ...

    • Contributor: Aury, Luis
    • Date: 1801
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    Harkness collection,

    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
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Historia de Mexico [with] the Tovar calendar,

    Nineteenth century transcript, in two parts, of Juan de Tovar's Historia de la benida de los yndios apoblar a Mexico (the Códice Tovar). The work was possibly based on a history of the Aztecs by the Domincan Diego Durán and contains an exchange of correspondence between Tovar and the Jesuit father Jose de Acosta concerning the composition of the manuscript; detailed information about the ...

    • Contributor: Tovar, Juan De
    • Date: 1830
  • Book

    Hernán Cortés power of attorney, 1526.

    Power of attorney (DS) appointing agents to act in his interest in a residencia hearing ordered by King Charles as an investigation into his administration. Written at Tenustitlan (Tenochtitlan), Mexico.

    • Contributor: Cortés, Hernán
    • Date: 1526

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    Woodbury Lowery collection relating to Spanish settlements in...

    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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    Woodbury Lowery collection relating to Spanish settlements in...

    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.

    • Contributor: Lowery, Woodbury
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    Puerto Rican collection,

    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 - Coll Y Toste, Cayetano
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    Vicente Sebastián Pintado papers,

    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 of Spanish West Florida from 1799 to 1817. Much of the collection relates to land deeds, purchases, and surveys in parts of present-day Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana. Includes a bound volume dated 1806 containing maps ...

    • Contributor: Pintado, Vicente Sebastián - Vicente Sebastián Pintado Collection (library of Congress)
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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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    Archivo Nacional de Cuba collection pertaining to Spanish col...

    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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    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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    Harry T. Friedman collection of Spanish American documents,

    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.
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Hernán Cortés power of attorney,

    Power of attorney (DS) appointing agents to act in his interest in a residencia hearing ordered by King Charles as an investigation into his administration. Written at Tenustitlan (Tenochtitlan), Mexico.

    • Contributor: Cortés, Hernán
    • Date: 1526
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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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    Luis Aury papers,

    Correspondence, legal records, and other papers relating to Aury's experiences as a member of French naval forces sent to Hispaniola in 1802, corsair conducting raids on English and Spanish ships in the Caribbean Sea, naval commander for the United Provinces of Rio del Plata (Provincias Unidas del Río de la Plata), and governor of an independent republic in Galveston, Texas.

    • Contributor: Aury, Luis
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    Domingo Del Monte collection of Spanish colonial history, 150...

    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
  • Book

    Historia de Mexico [with] the Tovar calendar, ca. 1830

    Nineteenth century transcript, in two parts, of Juan de Tovar's Historia de la benida de los yndios apoblar a Mexico (the Códice Tovar). The work was possibly based on a history of the Aztecs by the Domincan Diego Durán and contains an exchange of correspondence between Tovar and the Jesuit father Jose de Acosta concerning the composition of the manuscript; detailed information about the ...

    • Contributor: Tovar, Juan De
    • Date: 1830

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    Agustín de Iturbide papers,

    Personal and official correspondence, military diary, official documents, orders, proclamations, and accounts chiefly concerning Iturbide's activities in the military and government during the revolutionary period in Mexico as well as his term as emperor and the administration of the Imperial Palace. Also includes papers concerning Iturbide's family and estate. Individuals represented include Juan Gómez Navarrete; Vicente Guerrero, and Iturbide's wife, Ana María Huarte de ...

    • Contributor: Iturbide, Agustín De
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    Francisco Pizarro response to a petition by Pedro del Barco, ...

    Pedro del Barco petition (on the verso) requests inspections of encomiendas before instituting reforms regarding repartimientos. Pizarro's response, signed in Cuzco, Peru, is counter-signed by Fray Vicente de Valverde, Bishop of Cuzco.

    • Contributor: Pizarro, Francisco
    • Date: 1539

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    William R. Shepherd papers, 1554-1931

    Author, historian, lecturer, and professor of history. Transcripts, 1554-1814 and undated, from Spanish archives, correspondence, notes and drafts of articles and speeches; newspaper clippings. The collection relates to Shepherd's activities in Spain while collecting data for his Guide to the Materials for the History of the United States in Spanish Archives (1907). Much of the same material was later photocopied for the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Shepherd, William R. (william Robert) - Shepherd, William R.
    • Date: 1554
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    East Florida records,

    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 records relating to such matters as defense, trade and shipping, surveys, hospitals, native Americans, slaves, and Louisiana. Also includes records pertaining to the earlier Spanish colonial government of East ...