General history of the deeds of the Castilians in the islands and continent of the (western) ocean / written by Antonio de Herrera, chronicler-in-chief to His Majesty for the Indies and his chronicler for Castille. [ca. 1880]
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Antonio de Herrera y Tordesillas was appointed first historiographer of the Indies by King Philip II of Spain. His multivolume history of the Spanish colonies in the Americas appeared 1601-1615; the Descripcion de las Indias Occidentales was a supplement to that work. Samuel Purchas (1577?-1626) was a geographical editor and compiler who is best known for his Purchas His Pilgrimes (1624-1625), a multivolume collection of travel narratives and geographical works linked by...
Before 1970 the photographic archives of the Newberry Library were not systematically developed. With the creation of the staff photographer position in 1969, all Library activities became more fully documented. Staff photographers include Peter Weil and Kenneth Cain. From the description of Photographer's file 1970-[ongoing]. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 28306327 Charles Alexander Nelson (1839-1933), librarian and bibliographer, was a Reconstruction administrator...
Henry Stevens was born on August, 24, 1819, in Barnet, Vermont. He attended Middlebury College for a year, but graduated from Yale College in 1843 with the degree of B.A. Upon graduating, he attended Harvard Law School for a year. In 1840, he worked as a clerk in Washington, D.C. for the the treasury department of the United States Senate. He also worked for the Smithsonian Institution and the Library of Congress and was an early advocate for the use of photography as a means of supplementing bi...
Epithet: bookseller British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000362.0x000224 ...
Conquistador and explorer. From the description of Hernán Cortés correspondence, circa 1542. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980322 Hernán Cortés led the Spanish invasion of Mexico in 1519 and the conquest of the Aztec Empire in 1521. He was governor of New Spain between 1522 and 1527 before returning to Spain and being named the Marqués del Valle de Oaxaca. Cortés returned to Mexico between 1530 and 1541 where he explored the northwestern part of Mexico and its Pacif...
Bartolomé de las Casas (1474-1566) was a Spanish missionary and historian who was opposed to the slavery and forced labor of the Indians of Spanish America. He traveled in Peru and Central America and served briefly as Bishop of Chiapas. His writings concern anthropological and historical matters in the New World. From the description of Columbus journal abstract, 1492-1493. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122431540 Bartolomé de las Casas (c.1484-1566), was ...
Epithet: of Genoa British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000367.0x000120 Italian explorer and navigator commissioned by Spain. Italian name was Cristoforo Colombo. Known in Spain as Cristóbal Colón. Born 1451; died 1506. From the description of Collection concerning Christopher Columbus, 1488-1515. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71067622 ...