8 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Great Britain--Colonies--America.

  1. Sir Thomas Phillipps collection, circa 1400-1857

    1,100 items ; 63 containers plus 1 oversize ; 13.3 linear feet ; 10 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Manuscript materials relating chiefly to various aspects of the colonial history of British North America and the West Indies. Formerly a part of Bibliotheca Phillippica, a library of manuscripts and printed books compiled by Sir Thomas Phillipps. Of particular note are papers relating to the Board of Trade and Sir William Blathwayt; letterbooks of George Macartney while governor of the...

  2. J. Franklin Jameson papers, 1604-1994

    61,000 items ; 206 containers plus 2 oversize ; 40.7 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Historian and librarian. Correspondence, diaries, writings, lecture notes, biographical material, family papers, reports, photographs, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Jameson's work as an historian, his role in the founding and early history of the American Historical Association and the American Historical Review, the movement for the establishment of the U.S. National...

  3. 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...

  4. 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.

  5. 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...

  6. Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts, 1656-1995

    14,250 items ; 57 containers plus 27 oversize ; 26.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    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.

  7. Charles Pinfold papers, 1641-1767

    11 items ; 11 containers ; 2.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Governor of Barbados. Bound materials relating to Pinfold's governorship of Barbados, 1756-1766, including minutes of the proceedings of the president and council of Barbados, transcripts of the island's general assembly, letterbooks, royal orders and instructions, and printed acts of the assembly.

  8. Scrap books compiled by Thompson and Chesson

    19 scrapbooks ; Linear feet of shelf space occupied: 3 ; Approximate number of items: 2500 . -- Rare Book & Special Collections Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection comprises of 19 scrapbooks consisting of newspaper clippings from various sources documenting the activities of George D. Thompson and writings by F.W. Chesson. The volumes also include handwritten notes by Thompson, pamphlets and handbills, letters to the editor, newspaper reports, essays and book reviews written by Chesson. The first six volumes, (volumes 1-6 of the scrapbooks)...