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Philip II letter, 1578 Dec. 2.

Philip II letter, 1578 Dec. 2.

ALS, written in Madrid, to Pedro Moya de Contreras, Archbishop of Mexico. Philip II complains to the Archbishop of Mexico City about his practice of appointing monolingual priests to Indian benefices. Philip ha... more

Thomas Jefferson, June 21, 1790, Estimated Costs of Proposed United States Diplomatic Missions

Thomas Jefferson, June 21, 1790, Estimated Costs of Proposed United St...

Estimated Costs of Proposed United States Diplomatic Missions

Meeting in behalf of the American board of commissioners for foreign missions, in Park Street Church, May 29, 1845.

Meeting in behalf of the American board of commissioners for foreign m...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 58, Folder 25.

Missionary map of the Hawaiian or Sandwich Islands, from the latest and best authorities

Missionary map of the Hawaiian or Sandwich Islands, from the latest an...

Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1846, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court for the Southern District of New York." Shows 20 principal missionary stations and ... more

Mission Dolores / Lith. & publ. by Quirot & Co., corner California and Montgomery Sts., S. Francisco.

Mission Dolores / Lith. & publ. by Quirot & Co., corner California and...

Pictorial lettersheet shows view of mission; with attached blank leaf. Title from item. Baird, California pictorial letter sheets, no. 173. Accession box no. DLC/PP-2011:179.14

U.S. Reports: United States v. Ritchie, 58 U.S. (17 How.) 525 (1855)

U.S. Reports: United States v. Ritchie, 58 U.S. (17 How.) 525 (1855)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 58; Howard Volume 17; December Term, 1854; United States, Appellants, v. Archibald, A. Ritchie, The

U.S. Reports: The United States v. Cruz Cervantes, 59 U.S. (18 How.) 553 (1856)

U.S. Reports: The United States v. Cruz Cervantes, 59 U.S. (18 How.) 5...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 59; Howard Volume 18; December Term, 1855; The United States, Appellants, v. Cruz Cervantes

[French naval expedition to the Indo-Chinese archipelago: Catholic mission at Toumhai]

[French naval expedition to the Indo-Chinese archipelago: Catholic mis...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1856 April 26, p. 341.

California life illustrated

California life illustrated

William Taylor (1821-1902) was a Methodist minister specializing in "street preaching" in Baltimore and Washington, D.C., when the Methodist church sent him to California as a missionary evangelist in 1849. He ... more

Mission of San Xavier del Bec [i.e., Bac], side view

Mission of San Xavier del Bec [i.e., Bac], side view

Title transcribed from mount. Illus. in album: Series of photographic views and portraits of Arizona and Arizona Indian tribes / Charles Gentile. No. 229.

Mission of Tumacacori - man in foreground

Mission of Tumacacori - man in foreground

Title transcribed from mount. Illus. in album: Series of photographic views and portraits of Arizona and Arizona Indian tribes / Charles Gentile. No. 243.

Mission house and collegiate Church of the Merciful Saviour, Santee Ag., Neb. photographed and published by S.J. Morrow, Yankton, Dakota

Mission house and collegiate Church of the Merciful Saviour, Santee Ag...

Photograph shows the first Church of Our Merciful Savior and mission house, Santee, Nebraska, which was destroyed in a fire in February 1884. Title from item. On mount: "Photographic gems among the Wild Indians... more

Christmas card--A gift to the members of the Foreign Missionary Box Association of the Protestant Episcopal Church

Christmas card--A gift to the members of the Foreign Missionary Box As...

Thatched roof buildings inside wooden fence in foreground, church, and houses in background, Cavalla, Liberia.

The Mission, Santa Barbara, Cal. / Reed, photo.

The Mission, Santa Barbara, Cal. / Reed, photo.

34388 U.S. Copyright Office. On verso : "N.H. Reed, Santa Barbara, Cal. Portraits and views." No. 3.

The present chapel of San Juan Capistrano

The present chapel of San Juan Capistrano

(DLC/PP-1935:0022). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "The Missions of Alta California," Century, 41:398 (Jan. 1891).

San Juan Capistrano Mission, No. 2

San Juan Capistrano Mission, No. 2

Print shows a view of an arched passageway at the San Juan Capistrano Mission in San Juan Capistrano, California. AA66755 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. No. 523. Label on verso with title and publicati... more

Old Mission, San Diego by Louis K. Harlow

Old Mission, San Diego by Louis K. Harlow

Print shows an exterior view of the "Old Mission" (Mission San Diego de Alcalá) at San Diego, California, showing the general disrepair of the buildings. AA66752 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. No. 520.... more

Mission Dolores, San Francisco by Louis K. Harlow

Mission Dolores, San Francisco by Louis K. Harlow

Print shows a street-level view of the "Mission Dolores" with basilica in San Francisco, California. AA66753 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. No. 521. Label on verso with title and publication statements... more

Santa Barbara Mission, No. 2 by Louis K. Harlow

Santa Barbara Mission, No. 2 by Louis K. Harlow

Print shows a Print shows a monk among the gardens and landscape with view of an arcade and a bell tower at the Santa Barbara Mission in Santa Barbara, California. AA66754 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item... more

Carmel Mission, Monterey by Louis K. Harlow

Carmel Mission, Monterey by Louis K. Harlow

Print shows an exterior view of the Basilica at the Carmel Mission in Carmel, California. AA66749 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. No. 517. Label on verso with title and publication statements. Printed o... more

San Luis Rey Mission, No. 2, Oceanside by Louis K. Harlow

San Luis Rey Mission, No. 2, Oceanside by Louis K. Harlow

Print shows a view of an arcade enclosing a courtyard at the San Luis Rey de Francia Mission in Oceanside, California. AA66750 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. No. 518. Label on verso with title and publ... more

Santa Barbara Mission, garden scene Louis K. Harlow

Santa Barbara Mission, garden scene Louis K. Harlow

Print shows a monk among the gardens and landscape with views of two buildings at the Santa Barbara Mission in Santa Barbara, California. AA66747 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. From series: Prang's Vie... more

Lambs for the fold--Branch school of the American Mission, Assiout, Egypt

Lambs for the fold--Branch school of the American Mission, Assiout, Eg...

Stereograph showing teachers with female students on rooftop of building, Asyūṭ, Egypt.

Mission San Miguel

Mission San Miguel

Copyright 1898 by Detroit Photographic Co. Title from item. Detroit Publishing Co. no. "53025". Forms part of: Photochrom Print Collection. More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available at... more

Mission San Antonio, general view

Mission San Antonio, general view

Copyright 1898 by Photochrom Co. Title from item. Detroit Publishing Co. no. "53024". Forms part of: Photochrom Print Collection. More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available at http://hd... more

Old Mission, Madeline Island, Bayfield in distance

Old Mission, Madeline Island, Bayfield in distance

Jacket title continues: Apostle Islands, Lake Superior. "Copr. Detroit Photographic Co." and "01964" on negative. Sky masked. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 01964. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Mission Santa Inez

Mission Santa Inez

Copyright 1898 by Detroit Photographic Co. Title from item. Detroit Publishing Co. no. "53026". Forms part of: Photochrom Print Collection. More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available at... more

Old Mission, Madeline Island, Bayfield in distance

Old Mission, Madeline Island, Bayfield in distance

Listed in Detroit, Catalogue F (1899). "Detroit Photographic Co." Mounted back to back with "01963. The Sphynx. Apostle Islands. Lake Superior." May have been part of an album. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 01964.... more

Mission San Antonio

Mission San Antonio

Historic Sites

Mission Dolores, San Francisco, Cal.

Mission Dolores, San Francisco, Cal.

Copyright 1898 by Detroit Publishing Co. Title from item. Detroit Publishing Co. no. "53020". Forms part of: Photochrom Print Collection. More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available at h... more

Mission of San Gabriel

Mission of San Gabriel

"Detroit Photographic Co." Listed in Detroit, Catalogue F (1899). Copyright deposit no. 61207. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 015015. Copyright deposit. State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Mission of Santa Barbara, the garden

Mission of Santa Barbara, the garden

"Detroit Photographic Co." Listed in Detroit, Catalogue F (1899). Copyright deposit no. 61183. Detroit Publishing Co. no. [015024] Copyright deposit. State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Mission of Santa Barbara, outer corridors

Mission of Santa Barbara, outer corridors

Listed in Detroit, Catalogue J, pt. 2 supplement (1905). "Detroit Photographic Co." Copyright deposit no. 61209. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 015021. Copyright deposit. State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Mission of Santa Barbara, the cemetery

Mission of Santa Barbara, the cemetery

"Detroit Photographic Co." Listed in Detroit, Catalogue F (1899). Copyright deposit no. 61210. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 015022. Copyright deposit. State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Mission of San Gabriel

Mission of San Gabriel

"Detroit Photographic Co." Listed in Detroit, Catalogue F (1899). Copyright deposit no. 61206. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 015014. Copyright deposit. State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Episcopal Station on the Koyukuk River, the farthest north mission in Alaska

Episcopal Station on the Koyukuk River, the farthest north mission in ...

Title transcribed from caption accompanying item. Forms part of: Frank and Frances Carpenter collection (Library of Congress). Gift; Mrs. W. Chapin Huntington; 1951.

St. John's Episcopal Mission

St. John's Episcopal Mission

Title transcribed from caption accompanying item. Forms part of: Frank and Frances Carpenter collection (Library of Congress). Gift; Mrs. W. Chapin Huntington; 1951.

As the heathen see us - a meeting of the Chinese Foreign Missions Society

As the heathen see us - a meeting of the Chinese Foreign Missions Soci...

Caricature showing Chinese taking up collection to "save the foreign devils" (white Americans whose uncivilized acts include, as illustrated, "Kentucky feuds, burning negroes at stake, labor riots, anti-Chinese... more

Children of Holy Cross Mission

Children of Holy Cross Mission

Title transcribed from caption accompanying item. Forms part of: Frank and Frances Carpenter collection (Library of Congress). Gift; Mrs. W. Chapin Huntington; 1951.

Our foreign missions;-- an embarrassment of riches for the heathen / Dalrymple.

Our foreign missions;-- an embarrassment of riches for the heathen / D...

Illustration showing missionaries from various religions appealing to an African man sitting on a throne. Title from item. Illus. in: Puck, v. 47, no. 1211 (1900 May 23), centerfold. Copyright 1900 by Keppler &... more

San Xavier Mission, Tucson, Arizona

San Xavier Mission, Tucson, Arizona

Copyright 1902 by Detroit Photographic Co. Title from item. Title on inventory list: San Xavier Mission, Tucson. Similar image in LOT 9052. Detroit Publishing Co. no. "53878". Forms part of: Photochrom Print Co... more

Glimpses of California and the missions,

Glimpses of California and the missions,

Helen Hunt Jackson (1830-1885) of Amherst, Massachusetts, turned to writing after the death of her first husband in 1863. Her marriage to William Jackson, a wealthy Denver Quaker, brought her to the West in 187... more

A pleasant retreat from the world - gardens of the old Santa Barbara Mission, California

A pleasant retreat from the world - gardens of the old Santa Barbara M...

H15118 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Copyright by Underwood & Underwood.

Missionary map of the world showing prevailing religions of its various nations and the central stations of all Protestant missionary societies

Missionary map of the world showing prevailing religions of its variou...

Includes statistics, graph, notes, and grommets for hanging. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

In the sacred gardens, Santa Barbara, Cal., U.S.A
San Gabriel Mission, Southern California, U.S.A

San Gabriel Mission, Southern California, U.S.A

Copyright 1903, by B.L. Sangley. No. 13555. Title from item.

Mission San Diego, California

Mission San Diego, California

Copyright 1904 by Detroit Photographic Co. Title from item. Title on inventory list: Mission San Diego. Detroit Publishing Co. no. "53914". Forms part of: Photochrom Print Collection. More information about the... more

Puck's inventions / Ehrhart.

Puck's inventions / Ehrhart.

Illustration shows John D. Rockefeller standing on a ladder, dumping coins into a "Patent Disinfector" as a member of the clergy opens a slot and coins pour into a bucket labeled "Purified Cash for Missions". A... more

The picturesque old Spanish mission of San Gabriel, California

The picturesque old Spanish mission of San Gabriel, California

Copyrighted by T.W. Ingersoll. Title from item.

The gospel according to "St. John" / Keppler.

The gospel according to "St. John" / Keppler.

Illustration shows John D. Rockefeller holding a bag labeled "Foreign $ Missions" close to his side, sitting on millstones labeled "Standard Oil Millstone" grinding or squeezing money from people caught between... more

Interior of the old Spanish mission, Santa Barbara, California, U.S.A.

Interior of the old Spanish mission, Santa Barbara, California, U.S.A.

H74027 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 767. Copyright by H.C. White Co. Title from item.

Chimes of San Gabriel Mission, San Gabriel, Cal

Chimes of San Gabriel Mission, San Gabriel, Cal

Copyright 1906 by C. L. Wasson. No. 20611. Title from item.

San Juan Capistrano Mission

San Juan Capistrano Mission

H97621 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; Pillsbury Picture Co.; August 2, 1907. No. 3509.

San Fernando Mission

San Fernando Mission

H97620 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; Pillsbury Picture Co.; August 2, 1907; DLC/PP-1907:43305. No. 3504.

First site of Mission Santa Clara

First site of Mission Santa Clara

13 people standing by cross, Santa Clara, California. H98678 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Mrs. Alice Hare, Santa Clara, Calif.

San Juan Capistrano Mission after a painting by Chris Jorgensen

San Juan Capistrano Mission after a painting by Chris Jorgensen

H104902 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; Pillsbury Picture Co.; January 6, 1908. No. 3514.

Free coffee at Bowery Mission for unemployed

Free coffee at Bowery Mission for unemployed

A line of men along a wall drinking coffee; a long table is covered with cups. Bain News Service photograph. No. 1449-4. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

San Miguel Mission, San Miguel, Cal

San Miguel Mission, San Miguel, Cal

No. 21. Title from item.

San Xavier Mission, Tucson, Arizona

San Xavier Mission, Tucson, Arizona

J180002 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; West Coast Art Co.; April 7, 1913. Stamped on verso: "West Coast Photo & Art Co., for permission to use address, 727 So. Main St., Los Angeles. Phone F-4116. Ord... more

Holy Mission on the Yukon

Holy Mission on the Yukon

Title transcribed from caption accompanying item. Forms part of: Frank and Frances Carpenter collection (Library of Congress). Gift; Mrs. W. Chapin Huntington; 1951.

[Santa Barbara Mission, 2201 Laguna Street, Santa Barbara, California. Friar in the garden court]

[Santa Barbara Mission, 2201 Laguna Street, Santa Barbara, California....

Site History. Built for Father Antonio Paterna, 18th century, rebuilt from 1815. Landscape: Junipero Serrra; Francisco de Lasuén. Today: Extant. Slide used with lecture "California Gardens." Title, date, and su... more