3 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Mexico--History--Spanish colony, 1540-1810.

  1. Harkness collection, 1525-1651

    900 items ; 33 containers plus 1 oversize ; 10 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Philanthropist and collector. 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...

  2. Santa Clara de Tulillo Hacienda records, 1580-circa 1800

    2 volumes ; 2 containers ; .8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Bound volumes of correspondence, royal decrees, deeds of gift, estate inventories, fiscal accounts, bills of sale, land grants, legal suits and countersuits, mortgage loans, rental agreements, wills and testaments, and other records kept by the Jesuit owners of the hacienda. Subjects include the acquisition and sale of land, ownership disputes, property boundaries, water rights, rental of...

  3. San José de Queréndaro Hacienda records, 1543-1922

    2 items ; 2 containers ; 0.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Bound volumes of files kept by the Jesuits, original owners of the hacienda. Subjects include the acquisition and sale of land, ownership disputes, water rights, rental of property, agricultural production, livestock and livestock brands, and relations with the Indians of Mexico. Also includes correspondence and fiscal accounts with the local railroad company