Roland Dennis Hussey papers, 1920-1959

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Roland Dennis Hussey papers,
Date (inclusive): 1920-1959
Collection number: 691
Creator: Hussey, Roland Dennis, 1897-
Extent: 29 boxes (14.5 linear ft.) 49 oversize boxes
Abstract: Roland Dennis Hussey (1897-1959) was a professor of history at UCLA (1930- ), and chairman of the History department history (1950, 1952-54). During World War II until 1947, he was assistant chief of the Office of American Republic Affairs, and divisional chief of the Office of Intelligence in the State Department. He wrote articles and books on Latin American history, was a contributing editor for the Handbook of Latin-American studies, and editor of Hispanic-American Historical Review. The collection consists of transcripts and microfilm of documents and manuscripts relating to Hussey's historical research. The materials are from the archives and depositories of Great Britain, Spain, and Latin America, and include an index and Papeletes, or summaries, to many of the documents.
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Roland Dennis Hussey Papers (Collection 691). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

Hussey was born on October 13, 1897 in Milford, Massachusetts; fought in World War I; SB, Boston University, 1923; MA, Harvard University, 1928; Ph.D, UCLA, 1930; instructor in history, assistant professor (1930-35), associate professor (1935-45), from 1945, professor, UCLA; chairman of history department (1950, 1952-54); during World War II until 1947 he was assistant chief of the Office of American Republic Affairs, and divisional chief of the Office of Intelligence in the State Department; wrote articles and books on Latin American history, including Spanish reaction to foreign aggression in the Caribbean to about 1680 (1929) and The Caracas Company, 1728-1784: a study in the history of Spanish monopolistic trade (1934); contributing editor, Handbook of Latin-American studies; editor, Hispanic-American Historical Review; he died on October 28, 1959.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of transcripts and microfilm of documents and manuscripts relating to the historical research of UCLA professor Roland Dennis Hussey. The materials are from the archives and depositories of Great Britain, Spain, and Latin America, and include an index and Papeletes, or summaries, to many of the documents.

Scope and Content Note

A collection of transcripts and microfilms of documents and manuscripts relating to the historical research of professor Hussey. The materials are from the archives and depositories of Spain, Great Britain, France, Colombia, Mexico and Central America and relate to the colonial history of the Caribbean area. Included are an index and Papelettes, or summaries, to many of the documents. The documents are arranged by depository while the Papelettes and index are arranged chronologically by date.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in the following series:
  1. British materials (Boxes 1-4).
  2. Spanish materials (Boxes 5-9).
  3. French materials (Boxes 10-18).
  4. Columbian materials (Box 19).
  5. Miscellaneous Latin American materials (Box 20).
  6. Papeletes (Boxes 21-23).
  7. Miscellaneous papers (Box 24).
  8. Index (Box 25).
  9. Biographical and research notes on index cards (Boxes 26-51).
  10. Microfilm.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 1720590 

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Hussey, Roland Dennis, 1897- --Archives.
University of California, Los Angeles. Dept. of History--Faculty--Archives.
Latin America--History--Research.

Genres and Forms of Material

Microfilms.


Container List

Box 1

Bodleian Library. British Museum. Department of manuscripts.

Boxes 2-3

British Museum. Department of manuscripts.

Box 4

British Museum. Department of manuscripts. Lambeth Palace, London.

Boxes 5-8

Spain. Archivo General de Indias. Seville.

Box 9

Spain. Archivo General de Indias. Seville. Archivo de Simancas.

Boxes 10-14

Paris. Bibliotheque Nationale.

Boxes 15-17

France. Archive des Affaires Etrangeres.

Box 18

France. Archive des Affaires Etrangeres. Archivo nationale. Paris.

Box 19

Colombia. Archivo Nacional.

Box 20

Archives and libraries, including Mexico, Central America, Caribbean islands...

Boxes 21-23

Papelettes.

Box 24

Miscellaneous papers.

Boxes 25, 66

Index.

Boxes 26-65

Card indexes.

Box 67

Manuscripts and research material.

Box 68

Manuscripts and Central American printed material.

Box 69

Latin American printed material.

Box 70

United States printed material.

Box 71

Correspondence and research material.

Boxes 72-78

Microfilm

Box 72, Reels 1-6

Mexico. Archivo General de la Nacion. Catalogo de “Reales Cedulas.”

Box 73, Reels 7-10

Mexico. Archivo General de la Nacion. Catalogo de “Reales Cedulas.”

Box 73, Reel 11

Mexico. Archivo General de la Nacion. Ramo: “Virreyes.” Catalogo.

Box 73, Reel 12

Mexico. Archivo General de la Nacion. Catalogo de “Inquisicion.”

Box 74, Reels 13-14

Mexico. Archivo General de la Nacion. Catalogo de “Inquisicion.”

Box 74, Reel 15

Mexico. Archivo General de la Nacion. “de Civil.”

Box 74, Reel 16

Mexico. Archivo General de la Nacion. Catalogo de “Historia.”

Box 74, Reel 17

Mexico. Archivo General de la Nacion. “Mineria.”

Box 74, Reel 18

Mexico. Archivo General de la Nacion. Inquisicion.

Physical Description: (Reel no.1)
Box 75, Reels 18a-f

Mexico. Archivo General de la Nacion. Inquisicion.

Physical Description: (Reels no.2-7)
Box 76, Reels 19-20

Spain. Archivo General de Indias, Seville.

Box 76, Reel 21

Spain. Archivo General de Indias, Seville.

Scope and Content Note

Twenty pieces of legajo 88, entitled: “Expediente sobre el desalojo de los ingleses de la Laguna de Terminos...”
Box 76, Reel 22

Spain. Archivo General de Indias, Seville.

Box 76, Reels 23-4

Miscellaneous manuscripts.

Box 77, Reel 25

Miscellaneous manuscripts. Mexico, U.S. & France.

Box 77, Reel 26

Pamphlets relating to Spanish America 17th. Century

Box 77, Reel 26

1. Du Puis. Relation. Caen. 1652

Physical Description: (248pp.)
Box 77, Reel 26

2. Bouton. Relation. Paris. 1640

Physical Description: (141pp.)
Box 77, Reel 26

3. Du Casse. Relation. Paris. 1699

Physical Description: (89pp.)
Box 77, Reel 26

4. Bejarano. Resolucion. Lisboa. 1600

Physical Description: (16pp.)
Box 77, Reel 27

1. Manuscript diary from U.C. Berkeley, dated in Liverpool. 16 November 1824-June 1830

Physical Description: (172pp.)

Scope and Content Note

Relates to Venezuela[?].
Box 77, Reel 27

2. Salinas y Cordova, Fray Buenaventura. Memorial. Madrid. 1646

Physical Description: (2 parts)
Box 77, Reel 27

3. Vasquez y Espinosa, Antonio. Tratado verdadero. Malaga. 1623

Physical Description: (79pp.)
Box 77, Reel 28

Miscellaneous pamphlets relating to Spanish America, and 1 Dutch manuscript. 17th. and 18th. century

Box 77, Reel 29

Miscellaneous pamphlets relating to Spanish America. 17th. century

Box 77, Reel 30

15 Spanish pamphlets from the Harvard University Library. 17th. century

Scope and Content Note

Including the following authors: Luis de Betancourt y Figueroa, Ivan Gonzalez de Uzqueta y Valdes, Moreno, Manuel Villalta, Francisco Salazar, Francisco Felix de Carrion, Luis Mesones, and Mariano y Prado.
Box 78, Reel 31

Books and manuscripts relating to Spanish America:

Box 78, Reel 31

1. Viaggi del Carletti.

Physical Description: (167pp.)
Box 78, Reel 31

2. Catalogo de los libros manuscritos, que se conservan en la Biblioteca de la Universidad de Salamanca. Salamanca. 1855

Physical Description: (75pp.)
Box 78, Reel 31

3. American British papers relating to Havannah. 1762-1786

Physical Description: (4pp.)
Box 78, Reel 31

4. Repertorio historico de Puerto Rico (Ano 1, no.1). Puerto Rico. 1896

Physical Description: (100pp.)
Box 78, Reel 32

Madrid. Biblioteca Nacional. Sala de manuscritos.

Physical Description: (5 items)
Box 78, Reel 33

British Museum. Department of Manuscripts. Manuscripts relating to Spanish America.

Box 78, Reels 34-35

Colombia. Archivo Nacional.

Physical Description: (Manuscripts)