11 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.

  1. 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.

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

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    The Jay I. Kislak Collection encompasses almost fourteen hundred rare books, maps, manuscripts, historical documents, graphic works, and archaeological objects related to the history of the early Americas, including the pre-Columbian cultures of the Caribbean and Mesoamerica.

  3. 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 and documents.

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    Some or all content stored offsite.

  4. Hans Peter Kraus collection of Spanish American documents, 1433-1966

    300 items. 11 containers. 4 linear feet. 4 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Bookman, collector, and bibliophile. Letters, decrees, order books, reports, instructions, dispatches, printed material, and miscellaneous legal documents concerning the history of colonial Spanish America, including the activities of the Mexican Inquisition.

  5. Custis-Lee family papers, 1700-circa 1928

    740 items. 4 containers plus 1 oversize. 1.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, letterbooks, genealogical papers, notebooks, financial records, indentures, clippings, photographs, and other papers documenting the activities of several generations of the Custis and Lee families of Virginia, who served as diplomats, statesmen, politicians, planters, and military officers during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

  6. Edmund Cody Burnett papers, 1765-1967

    21,550 items. 63 containers. 25.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Historian, editor, and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, drafts of writings, speeches, notes, research material, financial records, legal papers, and a project file from Burnett's work as editor of Letters of Members of the Continental Congress, published from 1921 to 1936; including also material on the Burnett family and farm in Tennessee, original and edited Civil War correspondence of the Burnett, Cody, Lightfoot, and McGarity families; and a translation of a cipher used by the Lee family of Virginia.

  7. Charles McLean Andrews collection concerning colonial history, 1663-1800

    1,200 items. 3 containers. 1 linear foot. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Historian, educator, and author. Chiefly transcripts of manuscripts in various repositories in England. The material relates to admiralty courts and cases as well as trade and political matters.

  8. Shippen family papers, 1671-1936

    6,500 items. 26 containers plus 2 oversize. 11.5 linear feet. 15 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, diaries, account books, memorandum books, legal and business records, indentures, and miscellaneous papers of Thomas Lee Shippen, William Shippen Jr., Anne Home Shippen Livingston, Edward Shippen, and other family members. Also included are papers of the Nicholson family.

  9. Carnegie Institution of Washington reproductions collection, 1686-1941

    5,000 items. 38 containers. 11 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Chiefly transcriptions and copies of documents in foreign archives and personal collections relating to the history of the United States, especially the early Spanish period and British ministers to the United States from 1791 to 1812, collected for publication projects of the Carnegie Institution of Washington.

  10. Shaw family papers, 1636-1892

    650 items. 4 containers. 1.6 linear feet. 4 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, writings, copybooks, genealogical materials, reports, and other papers relating to the Shaw, Smith, Adams, and Felt (Felts) families. Central to the collection is the correspondence of Abigail Adams with her sister, Elizabeth Smith Shaw Peabody, and with Elizabeth Peabody's children, Abigail Adams Shaw Felt and William Smith Shaw. Includes sermons and other papers of Joseph Barlow Felt relating to New England; state laws; practices regulating religious fasts and feasts, especially Thanksgiving; court records; and Salem, Massachusetts, town records. Also includes papers of Felt's nephew, Joseph Barlow Felt Osgood.