Mexican War, 1846-1848
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract This collection depicts major events in the history of Mexico, from Spanish contact with the indigenous peoples to political events of the early 20th Century. Images dealing with Spanish missionization of the indigenous population, the Mexican War of Independence, the Mexican American War, and the Mexican Revolution are included. The relationship between the United States and Mexico is also a major theme addressed in a number of images.
Abstract This collection consists of correspondence and other papers pertaining to Charles Francis Clarke, British immigrant-turned-pioneer on the Western frontier. Most correspondence in this collection pertains to Clarke, his wife Mary, and his parents in England. This correspondence details pioneer life and newsworthy events of the early- and mid-1800s from the perspective of an immigrant family and enlisted man.
Dates: 1847-1914 (bulk 1848-1971)
Abstract Papers of John P. Bloom related to his work on three symposia sponsored by the Dona Ana County Historical Society. The first symposium was titled New Mexico's Year of Destiny, 1846, and was held in 1996 as a 150th anniversary. The largest and most successful of the symposia was the symposium on the 150th anniversary of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, held in 1998, and the subsequent publication of a book based on the symposium presentations. The third and last symposium was on the history of...
Dates: 1996 - 2000
Identifier: AC 317
Scope and Content Collection consists of handwritten and printed documents: a passport to Santa Fe from St. Louis, Missouri, dated 1836, and a proclamation by Jesus Gonzales Ortega, Governor of Zacatecas, concerning the Mexican revolution, dated 1859. Also included is a document from 1827, written to protest the proposal that the Mexican seat of government be moved from Sinaloa province to Sonora. In addition, the collection contains various Mexican decrees dating from the 1830's. All documents are in...
Identifier: MSS- 631 -SC
Scope and Content This collection consists of one seven page manuscript, "Mexico: From the Manuscript of Casual Addresses and Sketches, New York and Philadelphia," written in 1847 by Valentine Robbins. The manuscript relates to the conquest of northern Mexico by United States troops and the subsequent annexation of Texas. Robbins relates how the United States was forced to pursue its course because of the immigration of its citizens into Mexican territory, Tejas. The text states that "a portion of the territory...