7 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) South America--History.

  1. Malcolm W. Browne papers, 1959-2013

    14,500 items ; 50 containers plus 1 oversize ; 20 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist and author. Correspondence, assignment files, subject files, journals, drafts, articles, research material, speeches, printed matter, and miscellaneous items relating to Browne's career as a foreign and science correspondent.

  2. Sir George Cockburn papers, 1788-1847

    4,400 items ; 18 containers ; 7 linear feet ; 11 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    British naval officer. Correspondence, logbooks, journals, fleet orders, reports, and other papers relating to Cockburn's career in the British Royal Navy. Subjects include the War of 1812 and British naval activities against France and Spain, especially in the Mediterranean, Caribbean, and Indian Ocean.

  3. 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.

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

    1,350 items. -- Geography & 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    The Jay I. Kislak Collection encompasses almost fourteen hundred rare books, maps, manuscripts, historical documents, graphic works, and archaeological objects related to the history of the early Americas, including the pre-Columbian cultures of the Caribbean and Mesoamerica.

  5. Ontario (Sloop of war) and Dolphin (Schooner : 1821-1835) journals and logbooks, 1817-1821

    8 items ; 1 container plus 1 oversize ; .2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Ontario (Sloop of War) and Dolphin (Schooner, 1821-1835). Journals and logbooks, mainly of the Ontario, relating to cruises in defense of American shipping in the Pacific during political upheaval in South America.

  6. James Monroe papers, 1758-1839

    5,200 items ; 50 containers plus 1 oversize ; 16 linear feet ; 13 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States president, secretary of state, secretary of war, and diplomat; delegate to the Continental Congress from and governor of Virginia. Correspondence relating primarily to negotiations for the Louisiana Purchase, the Monroe-Pinkney treaty with Great Britain, the War of 1812, the purchase of Florida, South American independence, and Virginia politics and a diary, an account book of...

  7. William Thornton papers, 1741-1865

    3,400 items ; 20 containers plus 2 oversize ; 5.0 linear feet ; 7 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Architect, inventor, and superintendent of patents. Diaries, architectural drawings, and other papers pertaining to the development of the steamboat, African-American colonization and emigration, the revolt of Spanish colonies in South America, Greek independence, and Thornton's disputes with Benjamin Latrobe over designs for the United States Capitol