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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.
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    Spanish-American affairs collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Volume containing correspondence, diplomatic documents, and other manuscripts relating to U.S. relations with Spanish America in the early 19th century. Subjects include Latin American liberation movements, problems of West Florida, and filibustering expeditions against Mexico. Correspondents include Ira Allen, José Álvarez de Toledo, James Madison, Richard W. Meade, James Monroe, and Luis de Onís.
    • Contributor: United States. Department of State
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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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    Great Britain. Board of Trade records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Volumes containing correspondence, reports, orders, instructions, commissions, and other records documenting British trade in Canada, the Caribbean, and America. Notes trade with Antigua, Bermuda, France, Jamaica, New England, Newfoundland, New Jersey, Nova Scotia, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Virginia. Chronicles British trade decisions and actions concerning fishing, shipping, and whaling, and trade disputes with Spain. Volumes 1 and 2 consist of reports by Richard West ...
    • Contributor: Great Britain. Board of Trade
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    J. Franklin Jameson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, writings, lecture notes, autobiographical memoranda, family papers, printed materials, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to historical research and writing; the founding and early history of the American Historical Association and American Historical Review; movement for the establishment of the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration; guides to and copying of material pertaining to American history in foreign repositories; and the Dictionary ...
    • Contributor: Jameson, J. Franklin (John Franklin) - Donnan, Elizabeth - Stock, Leo Francis
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    Jeannette Thurber Connor collection of Floridiana, 1570-1927 Historian. Correspondence, research material, reports, writings, speeches, photographs, and transcripts of documents in French, Spanish, and English repositories relating to the early history of Florida.
    • Contributor: Connor, Jeannette Thurber
    • Date: 1570
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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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    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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    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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    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, 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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    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. - Marian S. Carson Collection (Library of Congress)
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    David B. Quinn papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence detailing all aspects of Quinn's teaching, research, and publishing careers; correspondence, minutes, reports, appointment calendars, applications, autobiographical sketches, clippings, photographs, and other papers pertaining to the Hakluyt Society of which Quinn was president, to historical and editorial committees on which he served, and to his involvement with the British Labour and Communist parties; research files consisting of notes and transcriptions of charters, chronicles, ...
    • Contributor: Quinn, David
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    Portuguese manuscripts collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, literary manuscripts and poetry, reports, notebooks, proclamations, legal and military documents, account books, broadsides, and other papers and documents relating to various aspects of Portuguese history, society, literature, religion, and culture. Subjects include the poet Luís de Camões; military orders of knighthood, especially the Ordem Militar de Avis and the Order of Christ; and Sebastianism. Also contains material pertaining to the Peninsular War, ...
    • Contributor: Carvalho Monteiro Library (Library of Congress)
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    Kermit Roosevelt and Belle Roosevelt papers, 1725-1975 Author, businessman, explorer, and soldier (Kermit Roosevelt). Businesswoman and social leader (Belle Roosevelt). Correspondence, diaries, family papers, speeches, writings, subject files, military records, business and financial records, photographs, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other material reflecting many aspects of the Roosevelts' social, personal, and business activities.
    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Kermit
    • Date: 1725
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    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
    • Date: 1682
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    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
    • Date: 1795
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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
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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
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    Jeanne S. Mintz papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, professional subject file, speeches and writings, printed material, and other papers documenting Mintz's career as an expert on Indonesia and Southeast Asia. Includes material on her position as analyst and press officer with the Indonesian delegation to the United Nations; her service (1969-1970) with the Dept. of Defense, particularly with COMNAVFORV (Commander Naval Forces Vietnam); and on Indonesian party politics, history, diplomacy, social ...
    • Contributor: Mintz, Jeanne S.
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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
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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.
    • Contributor: West Florida
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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
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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
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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