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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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    Harry T. Friedman collection of Spanish American documents, circa 1500-1912 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
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    Domingo Del Monte collection of Spanish colonial history, 1500-1871 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
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    Lauro Ayestarán collection, 1830-1966 The collection consists primarily of art and popular music scores and holographs written by Uruguayan composers, with a comprehensive sample of the best composers in each group. In addition, there is a representative number of works written by European composers who settled in Montevideo during the 19th century, mainly from Spain and Italy. Included are photographs of the holographic items, as well as portraits...
    • Contributor: Ayestarán, Lauro
    • Date: 1830
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    Puerto Rican memorial collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly papers collected by Alice Bache Gould relating to the history of Puerto Rico together with her own correspondence, writings, and bibliographic material. Includes papers of Rufo Manuel Fernández Carballido, priest and professor of logic and metaphysics, consisting of notes and essays on science, religion, and education in Puerto Rico and a journal (1837) of his trip to the United States; papers of Román...
    • Contributor: Baldorioty De Castro, Román - Betances, Ramón Emeterio - Fernández Carballido, Rufo Manuel - Gould, Alice Bache - O'Reilly, Alejandro
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    Si fueres a California = If thou'rt for California [textual transcriptions].
    Si fueres a California | If thou'rt for California
    Textual Spanish and English transcriptions of song.
    • Date: 1939
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    José Ignacio Rodríguez papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence; legal records; notes, drafts, and other literary papers; newspaper clippings; and other papers relating to Rodriguez's career as an author and lawyer. Documents his work involving Latin American claims commissions and governments and his writings on Latin American history. Includes material pertaining to claims against the governments of Cuba and the Dominican Republic; cases before various Spanish and American Claims commissions, the French...
    • Contributor: Rodríguez, José Ignacio - Mestre, José Manuel - Junta (New York, N.Y.) - Real Sociedad Económica De Amigos Del País (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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    Jacobo Ficher collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available The collection comprises practically all the composer's works, mainly holograph manuscript scores in all major categories of composition. It also includes documents, correspondence (to and from Leonard Bernstein, Carlos Chávez, Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge, Aaron Copland, Henry Cowell, Vivian Fine, Alberto Ginastera, Paul Kletzki, Nicolai Malko, Eugene Ormandy, Arthur Rubinstein, Nicolas Slonimsky, Leopold Stokowski, and others), writings, programs, and scrapbooks.
    • Contributor: Ficher, Jacobo
    • Date: 1864
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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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    La noche esta serena = So still and calm the night is [textual transcriptions].
    Noche serena | La noche esta serena, tranquilo el aquilon | So still and calm the night is
    Textual Spanish and English transcriptions of song.
    • Date: 1939
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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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    Spanish colonial government, Mariana Islands records, 1678-1899 Royal decrees, court records, orders to and from the governor, circulars, miscellaneous reports, and other documents. Subjects covered include missionary and church matters, public health measures, agriculture, prisons and criminal investigations, the building and repair of roads, bridges, and military installations, education, and local government for all of the islands, but particularly Guam. Includes a report of 1845 on the water supply system of...
    • Date: 1678
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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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    Juan B. Rael collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available This ethnographic field collection documents the musical heritage and Catholic religious and cultural traditions of the Hispano residents of the portion of the northern Rio Grande region spanning northern New Mexico and southern Colorado. It contains sound recordings of alabados (hymns), folk drama, wedding songs, and dance tunes performed by various artists singing a cappella and performing on fiddle, guitar, and harmonica, collected by...
    • Date: 1940
  • Manuscript/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 - Phillipps, Elizabeth - Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1830

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    King Philip II grant of arms, Illuminated grant of arms (1 p., accompanied by 19 p. of text with endorsements) conferring nobility on Alonso de Mesa and Hernando de Mesa in recognition of their service to the Crown. Signed "Yo el Rey." Illumination is multi-colored/gilt (12 1/4 in. x 8 1/2 in.) depicting Madonna and child, cornucopia, bird, butterfly, flowers, cherubs, and mounted knight in-arms with sword and herald.
    • Contributor: Philip II - Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1566

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    Bartolomé de las Casa statement of opinion, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Statement of opinion (AMs) sent to Emperor Charles V for presentation to the Council of the Indies. Topics include Spanish policies to the Indians of the New World, including conquest, conversion, servitude, and slavery.
    • Contributor: Casas, Bartolomé De Las
    • Date: 1542
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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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    Agustín de Iturbide papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available 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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    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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    Irene Aloha Wright papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Transcripts, copies, and translations of documents in the the Archivo de Protocolos de Sevilla, Archivo General de Indias, and Instituto Hispano-Cubano de Historia de América, Seville, Spain. Includes correspondence, printed matter, and other papers of Wright pertaining to the documents. Also includes biographical material concerning Wright.
    • Contributor: Wright, Irene Aloha - Archivo De Protocolos De Sevilla - Archivo General De Indias - Instituto Hispano-Cubano De Historia De América
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    Gabriel Muñoz and Melodias Borinqueñas : Puerto Rican folk music from New Jersey, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on September 22, 2016 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. On his 15th birthday, Gabriel Muñoz received his first cuatro as a gift. He began honing his skills on the instrument through constant practice and immersing himself in...
    • Contributor: Muñoz, Jose Gabriel - Sheehy, Daniel Edward - Melodias Borinqueñas. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2016
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    Juan Ramón Jiménez papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, postcards, and poems written to Jiménez or his wife, Zenobia Camprubí, by such Spanish poets as Azorín, Rubén Darío, Antonio Machado, Alfonso Reyes, and Miguel de Unamuno.
    • Contributor: Jiménez, Juan Ramón
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    La palmas = The Palms [melodic transcription]. Melodic song transcription.
    • Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson - De Soto, Jessie
    • Date: 1939