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

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BOX 1-10 REEL 1-4 Spanish American Documents, 1433-1877
Letters, decrees, order books, reports, instructions, dispatches, printed material, and miscellaneous legal documents relating to the history of Spanish America.
Arranged numerically by the item number recorded in Hans P. Kraus Collection of Hispanic American Manuscripts by J. Benedict Warren.
BOX 1 REEL 1 Item nos.
1-116 Decrees and letters from the archives of Juan de Zumárraga, 1527-1660
117 Alvarado Tezozómoc, Fernando, chronicle of Mexico, circa 1600
118 Vespucci, Amerigo
Copybook containing an anthology of miscellaneous material including copies of letters from Vespucci to Lorenzo de' Medici and an unknown correspondent, 1500-circa 1503, circa 1547-circa 1574, undated
119 Soderini, Piero, letter, 1504, 1802
BOX 2 REEL 1
120 Vázquez de Tapia, Bernardino, narrative of merits and services, circa 1544, circa 1630
121 Verrazzano, Giovanni da, and family, letters, documents, and transcripts, 1433-1768, undated
(2 folders)
122 Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, Alvar, 1512, 1530, 1557
123-139 Decrees, letters, instructions, reports, and other documents concerning legislation for Spanish America
Miscellany, 1877, undated
Numbered items, 1526-1567
Nos. 123-131
BOX 3 REEL 1 Nos. 132-139
BOX 4 REEL 2
140 Velasco, Luis de, and Antonio de Mendoza, viceregal order book, 1548-1552
BOX 5 REEL 2
141 Ursúa, Pedro de, and Lope de Aguirre expedition
Ipori, Gerónimo de, report, circa 1580-1600
142 Unknown narrative, circa 1561-1600
143 Philip II, King of Spain, copy of royal dispatch, 1550, 1562
144 Gourgues, Dominique de, and family, 1558-1593, 1838-1866, undated
145 Pereyns, Simón, 1568
146 Mexico
Tepeaca (Town), 1581-1583
147 Yucatan (State), circa 1631
BOX 6 REEL 3
148 Díaz, Pedro de Cépedes Vallejo, 1627-1641
149 Calderón, Antonio and Diego and family, documents of the Inquisition in Mexico, 1649-1682
150 Philip IV, King of Spain, official instructions to Diego Benavides y de la Cueva, 1660-1661
BOX 7 REEL 3
151 Fraternity of Saint Peter Martyr, rules, regulations, and minutes of meetings
Holograph volume (151A), 1657-1820
Printed copy (151B), 1659
BOX 8 REEL 3
152 Quiroga y Losada, Diego, letter to Marqués de Montealegre, 1688
153 Adame y Arriaga, Joseph, treatise regarding the Cruzada, 1692
154 Villa Sánchez, Juan de, holograph volume, 1714
155 Inquisition, case of Eustachio Pérez de Avilés, 1725-1727
156 Arredondo, Antonio de, treatise on Spanish rights to British claims in Georgia, 1742
157 Blanco y Helguera, Buenaventura, 1756
BOX 9 REEL 4
158 Iturrate family, patent of nobility, 1777-1782
159 Inquisition, records relating to investigations
Unnamed penitent, 1785
160 Oliva, Mariano de Jesús, 1796-1803
161 Mendinueta, Pedro, report to Antonio Amar y Borbón, 1803
BOX 10 REEL 4
162 Apodaca, Juan Ruiz de, reports, 1819
BOX 10-11not filmed Miscellany, 1938-1966
Notes and printed material of descriptions and partial translations of the collection.
Arranged by type of material and therein numerically by item number.
BOX 10 Material regarding Spanish American documents, 1938, 1954-1956, 1966, undated
Nos. 1-139
(8 folders)
BOX 11 Nos. 140-145, 148-149, 151, 153, 156, 162
(10 folders)
Subject compilations, undated
Administrative and legal records, nos. 146-147, 150, 152
Ecclesiastical and administrative records, nos. 154, 157-158, 161
Inquisition investigations, nos. 155, 159-160

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