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Post-mortem portrait of Empress Carlota of Mexico, on her death bed
(Rice University, 1927)
Portrait of Charlotte of Belgium, in formal attire featuring wrap and feathered hat
(Rice University, 1864)
De México a Chicago y Nueva York: guía para el viajero en la que se describen las principales ciudades y ferrocarriles
(Instituto de Investigaciones Jose Maria Luis Mora, 1892)
Cardona’s guide is intended as a practical companion for traveling by railroad. Along with descriptive passages covering historic landmarks in both the US and Mexico, detailed information is provided regarding the individual railroad companies, the stations they serve, their timetables, tickets, and routes, as well as the design and construction of ...
Los millones de la Mesilla, y sus misterios
(Instituto de Investigaciones Jose Maria Luis Mora, 1855)
Authored by the effectively-anonymous ‘B.M.L.’, this work examines the complicated maneuvers and secretive negotiations between agents of the US and Mexican governments regarding the sale of Mexican territory. At its most ambitious the plan called for the sale of much of northern Mexico, including the states of Sonora, Chihuahua, and Coahuila, but ...
Vera Cruz, during the bombardment
(Rice University, 1846)
Message from the President of the United States
(Rice University, 1848)
The U.S. Serial set is a specially bound, consecutively numbered version of all House and Senate reports and documents. Many, but not all, of the government documents in the Americas archive come originally from the U.S. Serial set, although were bound together at some later point into the collection that is now represented in this collection.
Letter from Woodrow Wilson to Secretary of War Lindley M. Garrison, 11-13-1914
(Rice University, 1914)