Hans Peter Kraus collection of Spanish American documents, 1433-1966 (bulk 1500-1800).


Hans Peter Kraus collection of Spanish American documents, 1433-1966 (bulk 1500-1800).

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 U.S. 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 the colonies; Spanish relations with Native Americans and the French; loss of portions of the Spanish empire to American expansion; and the New Laws of the Indies, 1542. Individuals represented in the collection include Lope de Aguirre, Antonio de Arredondo, Antonio de Calderón, Bartolomé de las Casas, Pedro de Céspedes Vallejo Diaz, members of the Gourgues family including Dominique de Gourgues, Diego de Landa, Antonio de Mendoza, Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, Simón Pereyns, Diego Quiroga y Losada, Pedro de Ursa︢, Luis de Velasco, Giovanni da Verrazzano, Amerigo Vespucci, and Juan de Zumárraga.

300 items.11 containers.4 microfilm reels.4 linear feet.






SNAC Resource ID: 8067577

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Arredondo, Antonio de

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Gourgues family.

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Catholic Church

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During much of Doctor José Gaspar de Francia's dictatorship (1814-1840), Paraguay was without a bishop and the church was harrassed. From the description of Libro de providencias, ordenes, y autos : por Dn. Juan Antonio Riveras, cura rector de la parrequial de la Villeta : manuscript, 1804-1857. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612746619 An antiphonary is a book containing sacred vocal music, both the antiphons of the breviary, and the musical notes. An antiphon it...

Quiroga y Losada, Diego

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Nunez Cabeza de Vaca, Alvar, 16th cent.

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Explorer and Spanish colonial public official. From the description of Collection, 1536-1552. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453480 ...

Vespucci, Amerigo, 1451-1512

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Casas, Bartolomé de las, 1474-1566

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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 ...

Velasco, Luis de, 1500?-1564

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Public official of Mexico. From the description of Letterbook of Luis de Velasco, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71067792 ...

Zumárraga, Juan de, 1468-1548

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Aguirre, Lope de, m. 1561

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Pereyns, Simón, -1589

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Landa, Diego ˜deœ 1524-1579

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Verrazzano, Giovanni ˜daœ 1485-1528

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Gourgues, Dominique de, 1530?-1593

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Céspedes Vallejo Diaz, Pedro de.

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Mendoza, Antonio de, 1492?-1552

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Calderon, Antonio

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Ursúa, Pedro de, 1526-1561

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Kraus, Hans Peter, 1907-1988

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Bookman, collector, and bibliophile. Died 1988. From the description of Hans Peter Kraus collection of Spanish American documents, 1433-1966 (bulk 1500-1800). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980157 ...