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    Sir George Cockburn papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, logbooks, journals, fleet orders, reports, and other papers relating to Cockburn's career in the British Royal Navy. Subjects include the War of 1812 and British naval activities against France and Spain, especially in the Mediterranean, Caribbean, and Indian Ocean. Documents Horatio Nelson's Mediterranean exploits; the attempt to rescue King Ferdinand VII, King of Spain; destruction of the Danish navy (Søværnet) in 1801; the ...

    • Contributor: Cockburn, George
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    Charles McLean Andrews collection concerning colonial history, 1663-1800

    Historian, educator, and author. Chiefly transcripts of manuscripts in various repositories in England. The material relates to admiralty courts and cases as well as trade and political matters.

    • Contributor: Andrews, Charles McLean
    • Date: 1623
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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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    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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    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)
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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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    Archibald Roosevelt papers, 1838-2002

    Intelligence officer, diplomat, and consultant. Diaries, correspondence, international reports, photographs, notes, scrapbooks, school notebooks, clippings, and printed matter documenting Roosevelt's service in intelligence and career as a consultant in international relations.

    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Archibald
    • Date: 1838
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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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    Philip W. Bonsal papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, speeches, and statesments documenting Bonsal's foreign service career, especially as U.S. ambassador to Cuba during and after the 1959 revolution there. Includes material on the differences between Cordell Hull and Sumner Welles regarding Argentina and ideological battles at international meetings over the independence of colonial Africa. Also includes Bonsal's English translation from the French of Emile Ollivier's book L'Expedition du Mexique ...

    • Contributor: Bonsal, Philip W.
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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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    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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    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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    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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    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
    • Date: 1741
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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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    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.

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Charles McLean Andrews collection concerning colonial history, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Transcripts of manuscripts pertaining to admiralty courts and cases, trade, and political affairs. Collected by Andrews from various repositories in England for use in his writings on American colonial history.

    • Contributor: Andrews, Charles McLean
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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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    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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    Philip W. Bonsal papers, 1914-1992

    Diplomat. Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, speeches, and statements documenting Bonsal's foreign service career, especially as United States ambassador to Cuba during and after its 1959 revolution, including also material on Argentina, colonial Africa, and an English translation of L'Expedition du Mexique concerning Maximillian, Emperor of Mexico.

    • Contributor: Bonsal, Philip W. (philip Wilson) - Bonsal, Philip W.
    • Date: 1914
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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