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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. (Philip Wilson) - Ollivier, Emile
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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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    Jeannette Thurber Connor collection of Floridiana, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence; speeches; writings; reports; research material; transcripts of documents in English, French, and Spanish repositories, primarily the Archivo General de Indias, Seville, Spain; maps; surveys; photographs; and other papers relating to the early history of Florida, chiefly during the period as a Spanish colony.
    • Contributor: Connor, Jeannette Thurber - Archivo General De Indias
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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Sir George Cockburn papers, 1788-1847 British naval officer. 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.
    • Contributor: Cockburn, George, Sir - Cockburn, George
    • Date: 1788
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    W.A. Croffut papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, journals, minutes of meetings, writings, printed matter, scrapbooks, and other papers pertaining primarily to Croffut's publications and to his activities with the Anti-Imperialist League (Washington, D.C.) and other league branches. Subjects include William Jennings Bryan's candidacy in the presidential campaign of 1900; opposition to American annexation of the Philippines following the Spanish-American War in 1898 and to British actions against the Boers (Afrikaners)...
    • Contributor: Croffut, W. A. (William Augustus) - Hitchcock, Ethan Allen - Robbins, Henry Alfred - Anti-Imperialist League (Washington, D.C.)
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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Charles Pinfold papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Bound volumes consisting of materials relating chiefly to Pinfold's governorship of Barbados, 1756-1766. Includes letterbooks, minutes of the proceedings of the president and council of Barbados, transcripts of the island's general assembly, royal orders and instructions, and printed acts of the assembly. Documents political events in the West Indies and the North American continent during the French and Indian War.
    • Contributor: Pinfold, Charles
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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...
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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