Gálvez, Bernardo de, 1746-1786Alternative names
Bernardo de Gálvez, born in Marchavariaya, Spain, July 23, 1846, to Matias de Gálvez and Josefa Gallardo Madrid, served as a Spanish military officer and as the fourth Spanish governor of colonial Louisiana.
From the description of Bernardo de Gálvez letter, 1779. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 70831364
Spanish governor of Louisiana.
From the description of Bernardo de Gálvez letter, 1778 July 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 154690371
From the description of Bernardo de Gálvez letter, 1778 July 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86118495
Gálvez served as Spanish governor of Louisiana from 1777 to 1783 during which time he supported American colonists against the British. He was named viceroy of Mexico in 1785.
From the description of Gálvez Bernardo de, letter, 1779. (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 22158173
Colonial governor of Louisiana.
From the description of Bernardo de Gálvez papers, 1776-1786. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450380
Bernardo de Galvez, born in Marchavariaya, Spain, July 23, 1846, to Matias de Galvez and Josefa Gallardo Madrid served as a Spanish military officer and as governor of colonial Louisiana. He and his wife, Felicite de St. Maxent married in 1777 and had a son Miquel, and two daughters, Matilda and Guadalupe. The youngest, Guadalupe, died in childhood.
From the description of Bernardo de Gálvez will, 1786. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 262693322
A lawyer in New Orleans, Louisiana, Edward Alexander Parsons (1878-1962) married and had at least one daughter. A bibliophile, he briefly worked for the New Orleans Public Library in the 1930s and over a period of sixty years built a private collection, known as the Bibliotheca Parsoniana, with over 8,000 manuscripts and 40,000 publications on the American South, which was acquired by the University of Texas at Austin in 1958. An avid researcher and amateur historian, Parsons published numerous articles, pamphlets, and books, such as The Noble Art of Printing: An Exposition, with Some Account of Johann Gutenberg, the Father of Printing (1940), The Letters of Robert R. Livingston: The Diplomatic Story of the Louisiana Purchase (1943), The Alexandrian Library, Glory of the Hellenic World: Its Rise, Antiquities, and Destructions (1952), and The Wonder and the Glory: Confessions of a Southern Bibliophile (1962).
Lentz, Lamar. The Parsons Collection Revisited. The Library Chronicle of the University of Texas at Austin, No. 30, 1985: pp. 70-81.
From the guide to the Parsons, Edward Alexander, collection 93-492; 2009-324; 2012-099., 1678-1928, 1951, (Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin)
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