• Audio Recording
    Santos = Holy, holy Dust jacket notes: A traditional melody sung at the Pala Mission by six Indian women. Virginia Pico, vocals; Salvadora Valenzuela, vocals; E. de la Golsh, vocals; Jacinta Ortega, vocals; Everista Myers, vocals; Rosalie Acosta, vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Pala, California on June 4, 1939. In Spanish. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting a group of six Native American...
    • Contributor: Valenzuela, Salvadora - Acosta, Rosalie - Golsh, E. De La - Pico, Virginia - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Myers, Evarista - Ortega, Jacinta - Myers, Everista
    • Date: 1939
  • Collection
    East Florida records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Diplomatic, military, economic, judicial, legal, and administrative records of the Spanish colonial government of East Florida for the period of its second occupation, 1783-1821. Includes royal orders and decrees, census and other vital records, and records relating to such matters as defense, trade and shipping, surveys, hospitals, native Americans, slaves, and Louisiana. Also includes records pertaining to the earlier Spanish colonial government of East...
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Toldos 1 print : lithograph ; image 19.1 x 25.7 cm, on sheet 28.8 x 41.9 cm. | Print shows a Native South American family sitting inside a wigwam-like structure, with a kettle next to a small fire just outside the entrance, and a small dog sitting on the right.
    • Contributor: Daufresne, Jules, Active - Daufresne, Jules
    • Date: 1841
  • Collection
    Hans Peter Kraus collection of Spanish American documents, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Letters, decrees, order books, reports, instructions, dispatches, printed material, and miscellaneous legal documents concerning the history and culture of colonial Spanish America including Florida and other territories now part of the United States. Subjects include exploration of the New World; the government of New Spain, especially Mexico; the Catholic Church in Mexico and the administration of the Mexican Inquisition; taxation and economic conditions in...
    • Contributor: Kraus, Hans Peter
  • Collection
    Miles-Cameron families correspondence,
    Nelson Appleton Miles papers | Miles-Cameron families papers | Miles family papers | Cameron family papers Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Chiefly correspondence addressed to Elizabeth Cameron, J.D. Cameron, Nelson Appleton Miles, and Sherman Miles relating primarily to personal affairs and to social life in Washington, D.C. Includes letters from many prominent individuals in national and international diplomatic, military, and political circles during the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. Correspondents of the Cameron, Miles, and allied Sherman families include Simon Cameron, Yulee Noble Miles,...
    • Contributor: Miles, Nelson Appleton
  • Map
    [Rasqu?o de las provincias de la Nuevo Mexico
    Photograph of Mapa del Nuevo Mexico / por el cosmografo Enrico Martinez
    Black and white photograph of manuscript map in the Archivo General de Indias, Seville, Spain. Shows the travel of Juan de O?ate through northern Mexico, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas between 1598 and 1602. Title from verso of original. Unpublished facsimile. Original version: 1602? 1 ms. map. Archivo General de Indias, Seville, Spain. Simancas. Descubrimientos. Nuevo Mexico. Descubrimientos, descripciones y poblaciones del Nuevo...
    • Contributor: Martínez, Enrico
    • Date: 1906
  • Exhibit
    Natural History - Exploring the Early Americas Among the most beautiful and richly illustrated items in the Kislak Collection are books detailing the natural history of the New World. These volumes describe and illustrate the diverse flora and fauna of Mesoamerica and include indigenous names for the plants and animals. Books such as Historia naturae (1635) by Juan Eusebio Nieremberg (1595–1658) also provide extensive information on the customs and rites of...
    • Contributor: Nieremberg, Juan Eusebio
    • Date: 2007-12-12
  • Blog
    Acta de Independencia de Centro América — Pic of the Week On this day 196 years ago, September 15, 1821, the Acta de Independencia de Centro Am??rica declared independence from Spain for Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua.
    • Contributor: Sokol, Donna
    • Date: 2017-09-15
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    La Bayamese (Himno Nacional Cubano) [transcript]
    • Contributor: Soto, Dalia - Soto, Violeta - Kennedy, Stetson - Leon, Auroia - Baso, Evelia - Cook, Robert Harrison
    • Date: 1940-01-22
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Nuevo mundo : descripcion des las Indias occidentales sacado de differentes Auctores fidedignos y traducido de differentes lenguas en castellana, particularmente de la descripcion de la America por Iuan de Laet con ...
    Baltazar Conrado de Nuevo Mundo, or, Description de las Indias Occidentales en Anno 1649 | De Nuevo Mundo | Descripción de las Indias occidentales | Description de las Indias Occidentales
    Autograph manuscript describing North America, Central and South America, and the Caribbean. Conrrado describes himself as an official of the Inquisition, an honorary officer of the tribunal in Robaina, and translator of reliable works in a variety of languages on the discovery and exploration of the Americas. Conrrado drew upon works in Latin, Dutch, Portuguese, Castilian, French and English, as well as letters and...
    • Contributor: Phillipps, Thomas - Conrrado, Baltasar - Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress) - Laet, Joannes De - Del Caretto, Ottone Enrico
    • Date: 1649
  • Audio Recording
    Introduction to Cuban Club performances
    • Contributor: Delfino, Gilberto - Halpert, Herbert - Pages, Art
    • Date: 1939-06-21
  • Collection
    Hispano Music and Culture of the Northern Rio Grande: The Juan B. Rael Collection Hispano Music and Culture of the Northern Rio Grande: The Juan B. Rael Collection is an online presentation of an ethnographic field collection documenting religious and secular music of Spanish-speaking residents of rural Northern New Mexico and Southern Colorado. In 1940, Juan Bautista Rael of Stanford University, a native of Arroyo Hondo, New Mexico, used disc recording equipment supplied by the Archive of American...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program - Rael, Juan Bautista - Lobato, Salomé - Martínez Y Lavadi, Samuel - Archuleta, Ricardo - American Folklife Center - Chávez, Adelaido - Romero, Alfredo - Lamadrid, Enrique R. - Lobato, Julián ... Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program - Rael, Juan Bautista - Lobato, Salomé - Martínez Y Lavadi, Samuel - Archuleta, Ricardo - American Folklife Center - Chávez, Adelaido - Romero, Alfredo - Lamadrid, Enrique R. - Lobato, Julián - Cantú, José Ignacio - Mares, Remigio - García, Pedro - Medina, Esteban - Espinosa, Rosabel L. - Montoya, Luis - Arellano, Narciso - Arellano, Esequiel - Archive of Folk Song (U.S.) - Trujillo, Amado - Chávez, Adolfo - Anaya, Nieves - Anaya, Ernestina
    • Date: 1940

    Collection Items: View 226 Items

  • Book/Printed Material
    Dissertacion historica, y geographica sobre el meridiano de demarcacion entre los dominios de Espa?a, y Portugal : y los parages por donde passa en la America Meridionàl, conforme à los tratados, y ... Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LAC snh 2019-04-23 update (1 card)
    • Contributor: Juan, Jorge - Ulloa, Antonio De
    • Date: 1749
  • Book/Printed Material
    La Florida del Inca : historia del adelantado, Hernando de Soto, governador, y capitan general del Reino de la Florida : y de otros heroicos caballeros, espa?oles, é indios First published at Lisbon in 1605. This second Spanish edition was edited by Andre?s Gonzalez Barcia Carballido y Zun?iga, under the pseudonym Gabriel Daza de Cardenas. The second part has title: Ensayo cronologico para la historia general de la Florida ... Escrito por don Gabriel de Cardenas z [!] Cano [pseud. of Andre?s Gonzalez de Barcia Carballido y Zun?iga] Madrid, Nicolas Rodriguez Franco, MDCCXXIIJ...
    • Contributor: Jefferson Exhibit Collection (Library of Congress) - Vega, Garcilaso De La - Force, Peter - Barcía Carballido Y Zú?iga, Andrés González De
    • Date: 1723
  • Collection
    Miles-Cameron families correspondence, 1661-1956
    Nelson Appleton Miles papers | Miles-Cameron families papers | Miles family papers | Cameron family papers
    Army officer. Correspondence addressed to Elizabeth Cameron, J. D. Cameron, Nelson Appleton Miles, and Sherman Miles
    • Contributor: Miles, Nelson Appleton
    • Date: 1661
  • Book/Printed Material
    Naufragios de Alvar Nu?ez Cabeza de Vaca, y Relacion de la jornada, que hizo a la Florida con el adelantado Panfilo de Narvaez.
    Navfragios de Alvar Nu?ez Cabeza de Vaca, y Relacion de la jornada, que hizo a la Florida con el adelantado Panfilo de Narvaez. | Naufragios de Alvar Nu?ez Cabec?a de Vaca en la Florida
    Caption title. First published with title, "La relacion que dio Aluar Nun?ez Cabec?a de Vaca de lo acaescido enlas Indias, enla armada donde yua por gouernador Pa?philo de Narbaez, desde el an?o de veynte y siete hasta el an?o d treynta y seys ..." Zamora?, 1542. Republished together with the author's Comentarios, Valladolid, 1555. The present ed. was printed in 1731, but not published...
    • Contributor: Nú?ez Cabeza De Vaca, Alvar
    • Date: 1749
  • Collection
    Working in Paterson: Occupational Heritage in an Urban Setting This collection presents 470 interview excerpts and 3882 photographs from the Working in Paterson Folklife Project of the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress. The four-month study of occupational culture in Paterson, New Jersey, was conducted in 1994. The documentary materials presented in this online collection explore how Paterson's industrial heritage expresses itself in Paterson: in its work sites, work processes, and...
    • Contributor: McCarl, Robert - Smith, Lynda S. - Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program - Taylor, David Alan - Cooper, Martha - American Folklife Center - United States. National Park Service. Mid-Atlantic Regional Office - Lloyd, Timothy Charles - Levitas, Susan - Pascrell, Bill - Lautenberg, Frank R. - Carroll, Thomas Deblasio - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1993

    Collection Items: View 4,388 Items

  • Book/Printed Material
    [Aviendo entendido la materia que se controvierte sobre si se deben fortificar la boca del Rio de la ensenada del Dariel, y el desembarcadero del Playon en el parage de los Cayos ...
    A viendo entendido la materia que se controvierte ... | Habiendo entendido la materia que controvierte sobre si se deben fortificar la boca del río de la ensenada del Darién, y el desembarcadero del playón en el paraje de los cayos de las Cabezas, para estorbar a los piratas el poder pasar a las costas del Perú ... | Forma de assegurar los puertos y poblaciones de todas las costas de las Indias | Aviendo prevenido en el papel antecedente la mejor forma de assegurar los puertos y poblaciones de todas las costas de las Indias | Facturias que dichas naciones tienen en las islas de Barlobento son como se sigue
    Recommendations, apparently addressed to King Charles II of Spain, on fortifying Spanish ports in the West Indies against pirates. Discusses the geography, demography and navigation of the coastal West Indies as well as piracy and European claims there from 1655 through the following roughly "forty years." Title from first line of text. Signatures: A? 2A-B?. Printed iron cross at head of text on first...
    • Date: 1694
  • Audio Recording
    Interview with Nilson Rosado, New York, New York, October 19, 2001 (part 1 of 2)
    • Contributor: Quintero, Michael - Rosado, Nilson
    • Date: 2001-10-19
  • Audio Recording
    Interview with Nilson Rosado, New York, New York, October 19, 2001 (part 2 of 2)
    • Contributor: Quintero, Michael - Rosado, Nilson
    • Date: 2001-10-19
  • Blog
    Herencia: Reto de revisiones y un anuncio especial Resumen de nuestro reto de revisiones y un anuncio especial sobre nuestra colecci?3n de Herencia: Centuries of Spanish Legal Documents.
    • Contributor: Davila Gonzalez, Geraldine
    • Date: 2020-07-15
  • Blog
    Join the Library's Herencia Campaign to Improve Access to Spanish Legal Documents The Law Library of Congress is excited to launch the Librarya s first crowdsourcing project dedicated to papers in languages other than English, Herencia: Centuries of Spanish Legal Documents
    • Contributor: Mayeaux, Stephen
    • Date: 2020-02-19
  • Book/Printed Material
    Diario de las operaciones de la expedicion contra la Plaza de Panzacola concluida por las Armas de S. M. Católica, Caption title. Dated and signed (p. 34): Panzacola 12 de mayo de 1781. Bernardo de Galvez. Some consider Havana to be the place of publication, others propose Madrid, Seville, or Mallorca. Cf. Palau y Dulcet; British Museum cat.; P. Vindel, Cata?logo ilustr., no. 14, 1903, p. 242; C. Leclerc, Bibliotheca americana, 1878, p. 663; O. Rich, Bibliotheca americana nova, v. 1, 1846, p. 300....
    • Contributor: Gálvez, Bernardo De - Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1781
  • Book/Printed Material
    [Carta confirmatoria de hidalguía]
    Muy Poderoso Se?or, Francisco Martínez Orejon en el pleyto con Martín Lopez Arenchu sobre mi nobleza y lo demás | Carta executoria
    Ms. created "en la Ciudad de Mexico." Sebastia?n Vizcai?no's record of testimony offered between 1597 and 1600 to prove the noble status of his wife, Magdalena Marti?nez Orejo?n, and her brother, Francisco Marti?nez Orejo?n. The king of Spain's representative confirmed the claim in 1598. Vizcai?no was a prominent Mexico City merchant and explorer of Baja California. The proofs of nobility were important to defend...
    • Contributor: Vizcaíno, Sebastián - Martínez Orejón, Francisco
    • Date: 1600
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [La dilatacion del ser] 1 print : intaglio. | Abstract print.
    • Contributor: Ballester, Diógenes
    • Date: 1982