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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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    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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    Moore family papers, 1942-1998

    Georgia family. Chiefly correspondence between Sidney Leighton Moore (1906-1953) and his wife, Violet Soderquist Moore, reflecting his service with the United States Army during World War II, including also writings, notes, military papers, genealogy, civilian and military manuals, war ration books, and photographs.

    • Date: 1942
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    Charles Pelot Summerall papers, 1880-1955

    Army officer and college president. Correspondence, diaries, reports, speeches, writings, maps, charts, printed matter, memoranda, orders, memorabilia, and photographs concerning Summerall's military and academic career.

    • Contributor: Summerall, Charles Pelot
    • Date: 1880
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    Andrew Ellicott papers, 1777-1829

    Surveyor and mathematician. Correspondence, maps, charts, and reports of astronomical observations chiefly concerning Ellicott's work in surveying the boundary between the United States and Florida under the San Lorenzo Treaty (1795) and also his surveys of the city of Washington, the boundary between Georgia and South Carolina, the town of Presque Isle (later Erie), Pennsylvania, and the boundary between the United States and Canada ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Date: 1777
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    William Plumer papers, 1774-1845

    Governor of New Hampshire and legislator, United States senator from New Hampshire, essayist, and historian. Correspondence, diaries, letterbooks, autobiography, writings, notes, transcripts of poetry, essays, extracts, and other papers relating to Plumer’s personal life and career in New Hampshire and national politics and as an essayist.

    • Contributor: Plumer, William
    • Date: 1774
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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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    Warren G. Child papers, 1907-1942

    Naval officer. Diary kept by Child while serving aboard seaplane tenders and aircraft carriers and as superintendent of the Naval Flight School in Pensacola, Florida, including also photographs and printed matter.

    • Contributor: Child, Warren G. (warren Gerald) - Child, Warren G.
    • Date: 1907
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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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    Samuel Peter Heintzelman papers, 1822-1913

    Union army officer. Correspondence, diaries, journals, and military papers detailing Heintzelman’s service in the United States Army from his years at the United States Military Academy through the Civil War. Includes descriptions of activities in Indian wars in Florida, the Southwest, and California, and during the Mexican War.

    • Contributor: Heintzelman, Samuel Peter
    • Date: 1822
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    Marcella Miller du Pont papers, 1861-1976

    Poet and socialite. Correspondence, diary transcripts and notes, drafts of writings, notes, publication records, legal documents, scrapbook, Miller family genealogical records, photographs, and other papers relating to Marcella Miller du Pont's poetry and other writings, literary matters, and affairs of the du Pont and Miller families.

    • Contributor: Du Pont, Marcella Miller
    • Date: 1861
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    Louis McLane correspondence, 1795-1894

    Lawyer, U.S. representative and senator from Delaware, diplomat, and cabinet officer. Correspondence primarily between McLane and members of his family relating to social life in Washington, D.C., his diplomatic duties, and national and congressional politics.

    • Contributor: McLane, Louis
    • Date: 1795
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    Mark L. Bristol papers, 1882-1939

    Naval officer and diplomat. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, reports, memoranda, official dispatches, appointment sheets, press releases, and scrapbooks pertaining mainly to Bristol's naval career.

    • Contributor: Bristol, Mark L. (mark Lambert) - Bristol, Mark L.
    • Date: 1882
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    Erwin F. Smith papers, 1876-1927

    Plant pathologist. Diaries, correspondence, notes, literary manuscripts, and photographs relating primarily to his laboratory work and his employment at the Department of Agriculture.

    • Contributor: Smith, Erwin F. (erwin Frink) - Smith, Erwin F.
    • Date: 1876
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    Percival Flack Brundage papers, 1918-1979

    Accountant, consultant, and director of the Bureau of the Budget. Family and general correspondence, financial and legal records, speeches and writings, subject files, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Brundage’s public and professional activities.

    • Contributor: Brundage, Percival Flack
    • Date: 1918
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    Edward Everett Hayden family papers, 1817-1963

    Naval officer and scientist. Correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks, financial material, photographs, and other papers pertaining to Hayden's naval and scientific careers and to his family.

    • Contributor: Hayden, Edward Everett
    • Date: 1817
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    Henry Croskey Mustin papers, 1886-1924

    Naval officer and inventor. Correspondence, journals, lectures, articles, and other papers relating to Mustin's inventions, especially his work in sighting equipment for naval ordnance and his interest in aviation.

    • Contributor: Mustin, Henry Croskey
    • Date: 1886
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    Peter A. Demens papers, 1880-2000

    Author, businessman, railroad promoter, and entrepreneur. Notebooks, scrapbooks, correspondence, and articles mostly relating to Demens's authorship of articles for the Russian journal Viestnik Evropy and Russian and American newspapers on events in America and his life.

    • Contributor: Demens, Peter A. - Tverskoĭ, P. A.
    • Date: 1880
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    Alfred Carmon papers, 1859-1865

    Union army soldier. Chiefly letters written by Carmon to his family in Sand Lake, N.Y., while serving with Company H, 169th New York Infantry Regiment, during the Civil War, describing camp life and skirmishes in Virginia, South Carolina, and Florida.

    • Contributor: Carmon, Alfred
    • Date: 1859
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    William Crawford Gorgas papers, 1857-1919

    Army medical officer. Correspondence, reports, addresses, articles, financial and miscellaneous records, medical papers, charts, clippings, photographs, and printed material dealing primarily with the fight against yellow fever in Cuba and Panama.

    • Contributor: Gorgas, William Crawford
    • Date: 1857
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    James Alexander Robertson papers, 1816-1939

    Editor, biographer, and archivist. Correspondence, diaries, notes, writings, subject files, and miscellany relating primarily to Robertson's activities and scholarship in Hispanic studies, especially Florida and the Philippines.

    • Contributor: Robertson, James Alexander
    • Date: 1816
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    William Wirt papers, 1802-1858

    Lawyer, politician, U. S. attorney general, and biographer. Correspondence, writings, and printed matter pertaining to Wirt’s family and career as a lawyer, politician, and author.

    • Contributor: Wirt, William
    • Date: 1802
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    Francis Winslow papers, 1833-1863

    Naval officer. Correspondence, journals, logs, and other papers documenting Winslow's naval career.

    • Contributor: Winslow, Francis
    • Date: 1833
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    Andrew Jackson papers, 1775-1874

    United States president, senator, representative, and army officer from Tennessee. Correspondence, military papers, and other papers reflecting most phases of Jackson's career.

    • Contributor: Jackson, Andrew
    • Date: 1775
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    Woodbury Lowery collection relating to Spanish settlements in the United States, 1517-1803

    Lawyer, editor and historian. Chiefly handwritten transcripts of documents compiled by Lowery relating to Spanish settlements in California, Florida, Louisiana, New Mexico, and Texas.

    • Contributor: Lowery, Woodbury
    • Date: 1517