6 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) America--Discovery and exploration.

  1. Hans Peter Kraus collection of Spanish American documents, 1433-1966

    300 items ; 11 containers ; 4 linear feet ; 4 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    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.

  2. Reader's collection, Library of Congress Copyright Office drama deposits, 1863-1928

    600 items ; 39 containers ; 15.6 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Typewritten or handwritten play scripts deposited with the United States Copyright Office as unpublished and subsequently transferred to the Manuscript Division.

  3. David B. Quinn papers, 1109-1994

    58,450 items ; 167 containers plus 5 oversize ; 70.6 linear feet ; 60 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    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...

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  4. Rodolfo R. Schuller papers, 1492-1915

    3,500 items ; 22 containers ; 11.6 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Americanist and linguist. Chiefly files comprised of copies of documents from various repositories, original manuscripts, and notes based on Schuller's linguistic research in Mexico and Central and South America, including archaeological and ethnographic material, clippings, maps, and photographs.

  5. Harry T. Friedman collection of Spanish American documents, circa 1500-1912

    750 items ; 3 containers ; 1.2 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    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,...

  6. Henry Rowe Schoolcraft papers, 1788-1941

    25,000 items ; 90 containers plus 1 oversize ; 28 linear feet ; 69 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, ethnologist, explorer, geologist, glass manufacturer, and Indian agent. Correspondence, journals, articles, books, manuscripts of magazines, poetry, speeches, government reports, Indian vocabularies, maps, drawings, and other papers reflecting Schoolcraft's career as a glass manufacturer, mineralogist on an exploring expedition in the Ozark Mountains, geologist on the Cass expedition to...