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Hispanic Local History and Genealogy in the United States: Selected
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III. Hispanic History of the United States

  • Arias, David.
    Las raíces hispanas de Estados Unidos. Madrid: Editorial MAPFRE, 1992. 394 p. Ill., maps.
    LC call number: E184 .S75 A85 1992
    LC control number: 93111429
    Catalog Record
    A chronology by year of the Spanish presence in North America, 1492-1992.

  • Bolton, Herbert Eugene.
    Bolton and the Spanish borderlands. John Francis Bannon, editor. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, [1964]. xi, 346 p. Maps.
    LC call number: E123 .B69 <HispRef>
    LC control number: 64011336
    Catalog Record
    History of earliest interactions between the Spanish and other Europeans in what is now the U.S.

  • Earliest Hispanic/Native American interactions in the American Southeast. Jerald T. Milanich, editor. New York: Garland Pub, 1991. xxxvi, 487 p. Ill.
    LC call number: E78 .F6 E17 1991
    LC control number: 91017734
    Catalog Record

  • Earliest Hispanic/Native American interactions in the Caribbean. William F. Keegan, editor. New York: Garland Pub., 1991. xlv, 383 p. Ill., maps.
    LC call number: F1619 .H57 1991
    LC control number: 91016270
    Catalog Record
    Journal articles.

  • Extraordinary Hispanic Americans. Chicago: Childrens Press, 1991. xi, 277 p. Ill.
    LC call number: E184 .S75 S55 1991
    LC control number: 91013909
    Catalog Record

  • Fernandez-Florez, Dario.
    The Spanish heritage in the United States. 3d corrected and enlarged edition. Madrid: Publicaciones Españolas, 1971. 376 p. Ill. (part col.), map.
    LC call number: E169 .1 .F37 1971
    LC control number: 72178201
    Catalog Record
    Points out Spanish influences in territories now within the U.S. Identifies repositories of documents and provides historical maps.

  • Fernández-Shaw, Carlos M.
    The Hispanic presence in North America from 1492 to today. Translated by Alfonso Bertodano Stourton. New York: Facts on File, 1991. xxi, 375 p. Ill., maps.
    LC call number: E169 .1 .F375 1991
    LC control number: 91010786
    Catalog Record
    Discusses Hispanic settlement in all parts of the U.S.

  • Fisher, Lillian Estelle.
    Viceregal administration in the Spanish-American colonies. New York: Russell & Russell, [1967]. x, 397 p.
    LC call number: E173 .C15 1967 vol. 15
    LC control number: 66027069
    Catalog Record

  • Hispanic American chronology. Edited by Nicolás Kanellos and Bryan Ryan. New York: U X L, 1996. xvii, 195 p. Ill., maps.
    LC call number: E184 .S75 H559 1995
    LC control number: 95042859
    Catalog Record
    Covers 1495 to 1995, emphasizing prominent individuals and the beginnings of social movements, newspapers, advocacy organizations, and other public institutions.

  • Historical themes and identity: mestizaje and labels. Antoinette Sedillo López, editor. New York: Garland Publishing, 1995. xviii, 550 p. Ill.
    LC call number: E184 .S75 H65 1995
    LC control number: 94024661
    Catalog Record
    Includes 28 articles on Spanish-speaking groups in the 19th-20th-century U.S. Treats primarily history and migration, showing common concerns among groups of different national origins--Cubans, Puerto Ricans, Mexicans, Chicanos.

  • Northern Mexico on the eve of the United States invasion: rare imprints concerning California, Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas, 1821-1846. David J. Weber, editor. New York: Arno Press, 1976. 400 p. in various pagings. Facsims.
    LC call number: F799 .N67
    LC control number: 76007344
    Catalog Record

  • Novas, Himilce.
    Everything you need to know about Latino history. New York: Plume, 1994. xv, 334 p. Map.
    LC call number: E184 .S75 N69 1994
    LC control number: 94018225
    Catalog Record
    Written for a broad, popular readership, this book provides basic facts that every researcher and genealogist must know. It answers such questions as, Were there Jews in Spain? What happened to them? Who were the Californios? What was the Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo? What Hispanic Americans are famous? Covers the period from 1492 to the time of publication. Treats Hispanic-Americans in general, then Mexicans, Cubans, Puerto Ricans, Dominicans, and Central Americans. Bibliography by subject and by group.

  • Posada, Alonso de.
    Alonso de Posada report, 1686: a description of the area of the present southern United States in the late seventeenth century. Translated and edited by Alfred Barnaby Thomas. Pensacola, Fla.: Perdido Bay Press, 1982. viii, 69 p. Map.
    LC call number: F396 .P67 1982
    LC control number: 82015017
    Catalog Record

  • Sinnott, Susan.
    The Presidio and militia on the northern frontier of New Spain: a documentary history. Compiled and edited by Thomas H. Naylor and Charles W. Polzer. 2 vols. in 3. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1986-1997. Ill., maps.
    LC call number: F799 .P83 1986
    LC control number: 86013283
    Catalog Record
    Historical background of the establishment of presidios and other settlements, many of which are now cities in the United States. Vol. 2 contains much material on California.

  • The Spanish in America, 1513-1979: a chronology and fact book. Arthur A. Natella, compiler and editor. Rev. ed. Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.: Oceana Publications, 1980. vii, 141 p.
    LC call number: E123 .S762 1980 <HispRef>
    LC control number: 80017311
    Catalog Record
    Provides historical background for Hispanic Americans from the 16th to the 20th centuries.

  • Weber, David J.
    The Spanish frontier in North America. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1992. xx, 579 p. Ill., maps.
    LC call number: F799 .W42 1992
    LC control number: 92006657
    Catalog Record
    Most U.S. territory from Florida west to California was explored and settled by Spain. When the U.S. annexed these territories, Spanish people, language, and institutions remained in place. Both an understanding of U.S. history and the country's Hispanic components require a knowledge of the history presented in this work.

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