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  1. Memorias sobre las provincias del norte de Nueva Espana

    José María Cortés y de Olarte (d. 1811) was a Spanish military engineer who served in New Spain. The collection includes an early nineteenth-century copy of  Memorias sobre las provincias del norte de Nueva Espana made in Spain for Edward King, Viscount ...

    castanoe - 2022-08-08 13:00

  2. Nine Shots in the Dark

    The collection contains typescript chapters of the story Nine Shots in the Dark, proposed by bookseller Eugene Steinheimer and written in relay by Erskine Caldwell, Rosemary Taylor, Leslie Ernenwein, Joseph Wood Krutch, Roy Chapman Andrews, Ruth Suckow, ...

    castanoe - 2022-08-08 13:12

  3. Coronica del rey dõ Enríque el quarto de castilla y de León

    Licenciado (lawyer) Diego Enríquez del Castillo (1431-1503) was a chronicler, chaplain, and royal advisor. The collection includes a holographic volume that chronicles the life and achievements of King Henry IV of Castile and León. Enríque del Castillo ...

    castanoe - 2022-08-09 17:03

  4. Papers and Photographs of Cornelius Bennett

    Collection materials consist of family correspondence and photographs, tax receipts, stock certificates, legal documents relating to his partnerships with Bennett Bros. & Co.; J.T. Bennett & Co.; Bennett, Van Wagenen & Co.; Bennett and ...

    castanoe - 2022-08-09 17:07

  5. Covered Wood Bridge Spanning Norman's Kill at French's Mill

    Carl E. Paulsen was a covered bridge enthusiast from New York state. The collection contains one of three extant copies of a seven-page typescript report. It describes the covered bridge at French's Mill, NY, which was built in 1866. There are also ...

    castanoe - 2022-08-12 10:46

  6. Jack E. Reynolds Papers

    Jack E. Reynolds was a bookseller, specializing in Western Americana. His store was located in Van Nuys, CA. The collection contains correspondence from customers and colleagues, writers, and artists; major correspondents are J. Frank Dobie, Helen S. ...

    castanoe - 2022-08-12 11:42

  7. Caso sobre la certificacion que se pide cada año al Padre Provincial de la Compana de Jesus, del numero de los religiosos que estan en sus missiones

    The collection contains a two-page manuscript requesting the Padre Provincial to provide certification of the number of religious at the missions, with endorsement by Juan de Ledesma, Diego Diaz de Pangua, Guillermo de Biris, and Francisco Calderon. The ...

    castanoe - 2022-08-12 11:44

  8. Mexico, May 1953: Travel Diary

    Frank and May Mead were tourists from Tucson, AZ. The collection contains an original typescript of an automobile trip through Mexico in 1953, from El Paso to Mexico City and vicinity. The typescript was written by Frank Mead and provides personal ...

    castanoe - 2022-08-12 13:28

  9. Who Were the Big Bend Basket-Makers?

    George Castor Martin was a historical writer from Terrell Wells, TX. The collection contains a typescript about the archaeology of early native peoples in the southwest region of Texas and across the border into Coahuila, Mexico. Martin describes a ...

    castanoe - 2022-08-12 13:30

  10. Acontecimientos Notable

    In the collection are two attached manuscripts, in two hands, that concern Mexican Emperor Agustín de Iturbide. Two attached manuscripts, that concern Mexican Emporer Agustín de Iturbide. The first manuscript gives a brief account of the proclamation of ...

    castanoe - 2022-08-12 13:32

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