José Francisco Correia da Serra letters, 1810-1823


Date: 1810-1823 | Size: 1 microfilm_reel(s)


These are letters to and from Correia da Serra collected by Richard Beale Davis.

Background note

José Francisco Correia da Serra was a Portuguese scholar, naturalist and diplomat.

Collection Information

Physical description

1 microfilm reel. Microfilmed 1949-1951.


Acquired from Richard Beale Davis and accessioned in 1958.

Location of originals:

Originals in British Museum, Library of Congress, University of Virginia, Duke University, Linnean Society of London, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Bibliotheca Nacional (Rio de Janeiro), National Archives (Washington, D.C.).

Early American History Note

This is a microfilm of an early American collection that may be of interest to researchers at the APS and may complement an original manuscript collection at the APS.

Indexing Terms


  • Microfilm Collection

Geographic Name(s)

  • Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Social life and customs.
  • United States - Politics and government - 1809-1817


  • Diplomats -- Portugal.

Personal Name(s)

  • Banks, Joseph, 1743-1820
  • Biddle, Nicholas, 1786-1844
  • Corrêa da Serra, Edward J.
  • Davis, Richard Beale
  • Davis, Richard Beale
  • Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826


  • Natural history.
  • United States - Politics and government - 1815-1861