110 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Mexico.

  1. Moreton Frewen papers, 1823-1934

    16,500 items. 47 containers. 18.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Anglo-Irish reformer, economist, author, and inventor. Correspondence and other material documenting Frewen's activities in business ventures or government service in England, the American West, Hyderabad, Kenya, Ireland, Mexico, China, Canada, and Australia.

  2. Laurence Ilsley Hewes Jr. papers, 1911-2019

    2,000 items. 6 containers plus 1 oversize. 2.3 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Land reform economist. Primarily unpublished manuscripts, journals, speeches, and correspondence documenting Hewes's work both domestically and internationally. Also included are his works of creative writing, as well as those of family members.

  3. 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.

  4. 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, and Macori; and information on Indian groups and the branding of military livestock. Includes correspondence addressed to Manuel Madrid concerning nineteenth-century economic affairs, correspondence of José Yves Limantour, and microfilm of census counts in Mexico City, 1610-1784.

  5. James William Denver papers, 1847-1884

    1,500 items. 5 volumes. 1 linear foot. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, army officer, United States representative from California, United States commissioner of Indian affairs, and governor of Kansas. Letterpress books containing correspondence relating to Denver's law practice in Washington, D.C., which was concerned with Choctaw Indian claims and land disputes in California and elsewhere in the West; his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination, 1884; and correspondence describing Denver's experience during the Mexican War, 1847.

  6. Spanish-American affairs collection, 1810-1816

    50 items. 1 container. .2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, diplomatic documents, and other manuscripts relating to U.S. relations with Spanish America in the early nineteenth century.

  7. 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 Caribbean Islands; English and Italian genealogical material; papers of Jean Louis Berlandier relating to his surveys of the United States-Mexican border and to his various explorations in Mexico, Lower California, and Texas; English court records and reports; and miscellaneous papers of various colonies in British North America.

  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 proceedings of the Holy Office of the Inquisition. Also includes documents and papers (1531-1651, 1740: 1,405 folios) relating to the history of the Spanish in Peru. Includes decrees, proclamations, orders, instructions, contracts, agreements, commercial accounts and letters, minutes of municipalities, manumissions, and material on the Pizarro and Almagro families.

  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 occupation of New Orleans and to protests by French residents of Bagdad, Mexico, a settlement attacked and pillaged by U.S. Army soldiers in January 1866.

  10. José Ignacio Rodríguez papers, 1860-1907

    25,000 items. 65 containers. 26 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Cuban-American lawyer and writer. Correspondence, legal papers, notes, drafts, and other literary papers, newspaper clippings, and miscellany relating to his work before various Latin American claims commissions and other legal work involving Latin American governments, and materials pertaining to his writings on Latin American history.