22 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Florida--History.

  1. Jay I. Kislak Collection, 2000 BCE-2007 CE

    1,350 items. -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Jay I. Kislak Collection encompasses almost fourteen hundred rare books, maps, manuscripts, historical documents, graphic works, and archaeological objects related to the history of the early Americas, including the pre-Columbian cultures of the Caribbean and Mesoamerica.

  2. 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.

  3. Archivo Nacional de Cuba collection pertaining to Spanish colonial rule in Louisiana and the Floridas, 1770-1911

    800 items. 3 containers. 1.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    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 independent states, and miscellaneous documents, government orders, and land grants.

  4. Jeannette Thurber Connor collection of Floridiana, 1570-1927

    4,500 items. 23 containers plus 1 oversize. 11 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    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.

  5. James Alexander Robertson papers, 1816-1939

    22,000 items. 59 containers plus 1 oversize. 22.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    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.

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    Some or all content stored offsite.

  6. DuPree African American Pentecostal collection, 1861-2020

    26,500 items. 75 containers plus 17 oversize. 36 linear feet. 7,555 digital files (372.26 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Sherry Sherrod DuPree, collector, historian, and librarian. Printed matter, brochures, programs, writings, research files, correspondence, and digital files detailing DuPree’s efforts to document the history of the African American Pentecostal church, especially the Church of God in Christ, and to preserve the stories, memories, experiences, and activities of the African American community in Florida and, more broadly, the southern United States.

  7. Ethan Allen Hitchcock papers, 1793-1888

    3,000 items. 13 containers plus 1 oversize. 5.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer and author. Collection includes correspondence, notes, speeches and writings, and printed matter relating to Hitchcock's military career and his interest in metaphysics and philosophy.

  8. West Florida collection, 1764-1848

    150 items. 15 containers. 2.2 linear feet. 4 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Minutes, a letterbook, journals, claims, financial records, land records, and other records of West Florida as a British colony and a republic.

  9. James Grant of Ballindalloch papers, 1740-1819

    49 microfilm reels. (8,000 items. 49 containers. 9 linear feet). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    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 against Cherokee Indians on the South Carolina frontier in 1760-1761, and his governorship of East Florida from 1763 to 1773.

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  10. Woodbury Lowery collection relating to Spanish settlements in the United States, 1517-1803

    2,000 items. 18 containers. 2.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

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