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    Woodbury Lowery collection relating to Spanish settlements in the United States, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available 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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    West Florida collection, 1764-1848 Minutes, a letterbook, journals, claims, financial records, land records, and other records of West Florida as a British colony and a republic.
    • Date: 1764
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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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    Sir Thomas Phillipps collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Manuscript materials relating chiefly to various aspects of the colonial history of British North America and the West Indies. Formerly a part of Bibliotheca Phillippica, a library of manuscripts and printed books compiled by Sir Thomas Phillipps. Documents the administration of the colonies by the British government. Of particular note are papers relating to the British Board of Trade and its predecessors and to ...
    • Contributor: Phillipps, Thomas - Bégon, Michel
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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
    • Date: 1109
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    Reader's collection, Library of Congress Copyright Office drama deposits, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Typewritten or handwritten play scripts deposited with the U.S. Copyright Office as unpublished and subsequently transferred to the Manuscript Division. Reflects the interests of early researchers and the desire of later curators to preserve rare samples of early drama. Genres include farce, melodrama, musicals, satire, and vaudeville. Subjects include city life, ethnic and immigrant groups, exploration, foreign influences, inventions, plight of the poor, theater, ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Copyright Office
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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. (George Ferdinand)
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    Charles Goodwin Ridgely papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, letterbook, and journal relating chiefly to Ridgely's naval career, especially his commands of the USS Erie (Sloop of war) during the War of 1812 and of the USS Constellation (Frigate) in the U.S. Navy Pacific Squadron. Subjects include the Latin American policy of the U.S. Navy, the wars of independence in Chile and Peru, and Ridgely's attitude toward Spain and Latin American revolutionaries.
    • Contributor: Ridgely, Charles Goodwin
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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
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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
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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 - Coll Y Toste, Cayetano
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    Archivo Nacional de Cuba collection pertaining to Spanish colonial rule in Louisiana and the Floridas, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available 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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    James Grant of Ballindalloch papers, 1740-1819 British army officer, governor, and member of Parliament. Microfilm edition of selected items including diaries; correspondence; maps and plans; military commissions; regimental returns; financial, land, and plantation records; parliamentary acts and speech; and lists. The selections document 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 ...
    • Contributor: Grant, James
    • Date: 1740
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    Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts, 1656-1995 Collector. A collection of Americana including historical letters and documents, family and personal papers, broadsides, financial and legal papers, illustrated and printed ephemera, government and legislative documents, military records, journals, and printed matter relating primarily to the expansion and development of the United States from the colonial period through the 1876 centennial.
    • Contributor: Carson, Marian S.
    • Date: 1656
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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
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    Adam Gurowski papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, lectures, writings, notes, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to de Gurowski's study of America, Code Napoléon (French civil law), Crimean War, ethnology, philosophy of history, Hungary, Japhetians, New York, N.Y., Poland, Roman law, Russia, and history of slavery. Includes manuscripts of Julius Bing's autobiography and his biography of de Gurowski.
    • Contributor: Gurowski, Adam - Bing, Julius
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Storia delle navig. [i.e. navigazioni] del Colo. [i.e. Colombo, or Colocut].
    Storia delle navig. del Colo. | Storia delle navigazioni del Colombo, or Colocut Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    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), ...
    • Contributor: Trevisan, Angelo - Sá, João De - Anghiera, Pietro Martire D - Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1503
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    Louisiana miscellany, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, a surveyor's notebook, reports, legal and financial records, maps, sketches, and other material relating to the early history of Louisiana under French, Spanish, and American control. Includes letters of Charles Laveau Trudeau, vital statistics from family Bibles and tombstones, papers relating to the purchase of Louisiana by the United States, and a manuscript copy of the French explorer Jean Baptiste Bénard de La ...
    • Contributor: Bénard De La Harpe, Jean Baptiste
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    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
    • Date: 1433
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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
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    Carnegie Institution of Washington reproductions collection, 1686-1941 Chiefly transcriptions and copies of documents in foreign archives and personal collections relating to the history of the United States, especially the early Spanish period and British ministers to the United States from 1791 to 1812, collected for publication projects of the Carnegie Institution of Washington.
    • Contributor: Carnegie Institution of Washington
    • Date: 1686
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    Domingo Del Monte collection of Spanish colonial history, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available 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
  • Book/Printed Material
    Trevisan manuscript. Storia delle navig. [i.e. navigazioni] del Colo. [i.e. Colombo, or Colocut].
    storia delle navig. del colo. | storia delle navigazioni del 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), ...
    • Date: 1503

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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
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    East Florida records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available 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 ...