35 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Mexico--History.

  1. Henry Albert Monday collection relating to Mexico, 1522-1935

    2,300 items ; 45 containers ; 17 linear feet ; 42 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Physician and collector. Correspondence, legal and financial papers, tax records, contracts, land records, cédulas, reports, official documents, broadsides, circulars, and other papers relating chiefly to various aspects of Mexican political, legal, and ecclesiastical history collected by Monday.

  2. Mercy-Argenteau family papers, 1410-1921

    10,000 items ; 88 containers plus 22 oversize ; 44.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, commissions, diplomas, certificates, and other documents. Includes military papers relating to the Silesian War and Seven Years' War, letters from King Leopold II of Austria, and material relating to California and Mexico.

  3. John J. Crittenden papers, 1782-1913

    2,600 items ; 30 containers ; 5.2 linear feet ; 14 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States attorney general, United States senator, and governor of Kentucky. Chiefly correspondence and some legal papers, speeches, and state papers relating to Crittenden's career in politics and government.

  4. Domingo Del Monte collection of Spanish colonial history, 1500-1871

    1,000 items ; 7 containers ; 2.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Cuban historian. Correspondence, diaries, writings, reports, official documents, and printed material collected or written by Del Monte relating to the Spanish colonial history of Cuba, Mexico, Peru, South America, Philippines, and the West Indies. Includes material on copper mines, insurrections, labor, immigration, and slavery and the slave trade.

  5. John Loyall Saunders papers, 1844-1857

    350 items ; 3 containers ; .6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Correspondence, orders, and other papers covering primarily the period of Saunders's command of the USS St. Mary's, 1844-1847 and relating to the Mexican War.

  6. John Hamilton and William Hamilton correspondence, 1838-1896

    300 items ; 2 containers ; .4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence of the Hamilton family, primarily of brothers, John Hamilton, Texas pioneer and soldier; and of William Hamilton, lawyer and soldier. Letters of John Hamilton are addressed to his mother, Rosanna Boyd Hamilton, and other family members from his home in Zavala, Texas. William Hamilton's letters were written primarily during his service as a private in Company D, 2nd Regiment...

  7. Agustín de Iturbide papers, 1799-1880

    7,500 items ; 22 containers ; 8.5 linear feet ; 18 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Mexican soldier and emperor. Personal and official correspondence, military diary, official documents, orders, proclamations, and accounts, chiefly 1812-1824, primarily concerning Iturbide's activities in the military and government. Includes papers concerning his family and estate.

  8. 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...

  9. French and American Claims Commission records, 1861-1884

    7,000 items ; 21 containers ; 8.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Commission established in 1880 by a treaty between the governments of France and the United States to resolve outstanding claims by French citizens residing in the United States for property confiscated or destroyed during the Civil War. Correspondence, petitions, inventories, depositions, lists, certificates, and receipts. Includes material relating to the Union Army's western offensive and...

  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.