Mexican War, 1846-1848
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: WA MSS 122-125
Overview: The collection contains correspondence between Gen. S. R. Curtis and his family while in military service or on engineering jobs, his official correspondence with copies of orders, telegrams, and other military papers while serving in the Mexican and Civil Wars, as Indian Commissioner to make treaties with the Sioux in Montana and Dakota and while working on the Union Pacific Railroad. Family letters also record Samuel Stephen Curtis's experiences prospecting in California, 1858-60.
Call Number: WA MSS S-1323
Overview: The W. W. H. Davis Papers consist of correspondence, writings, journals, diaries, drawings, newspaper clippings, photographs, and memorabilia which document the life and career of W. W. H. Davis. The five scrapbooks chronicle Davis's participation in the Mexican War and Civil War, service in New Mexico, and his interest in Democratic party politics. The correspondence and memorabilia in the scrapbooks are arranged according to major themes. The autobiographical writings series contains essays...
Dates: 1846-1896, bulk 1846-1864
Call Number: WA MSS S-1300
Call Number: MS 726
Overview: Correspondence, letterbooks, orders, journals, commissions, log extracts, mess receipts, handbook of naval rules and regulations, and other papers of Commodore Samuel Lockwood of the U.S. Navy. The papers relate principally to Lockwood's service in the War with Mexico, his command of the sloop Cyane in the Pacific Squadron, 1858-1860, and his command of the steamer Daylight as part of the Union blockade of the Confederate coast. Correspondents include Matthew...
Call Number: MS 1776
Overview: A collection of correspondence; government documents, including reports, commissions, decrees, and awards; church documents; published illustrated materials; maps; and writings and poems from Mexico on civil, military, economic, religious, and social topics. Additions to the collection consist of photographs by Mario Bucovich, maps, and published illustrations.
Dates: 1522-1995, bulk 1770-1865
Call Number: MS 495
Overview: Journals, letterbook, medical notes, and essays of Benajah Ticknor, doctor and surgeon with the U.S. Navy. Of primary importance are the journals which describe journeys made by Ticknor with the Navy to South America, the Far East, and Europe.
Call Number: WA MSS S-339
Overview: Letters, including several from or pertaining to Stephen F. Austin, official correspondence and documents, degrees, "expedientes" and reports, recording the history and development of Mexico's northeastern frontier from 1707-1847. Most of the collection concerns Texas, but there are also documents concerning Louisiana and New Mexico.