• Harry Frank Guggenheim papers, 1900-1972

    Businessman, diplomat, newspaper publisher, philanthropist, and horseman. Correspondence and subject files documenting Guggenheim's career in business and publishing, philanthropic and civic activities, and special interests in horse racing and aviation.

    • Contributor: Guggenheim, Harry Frank
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Joseph R. Hawley papers, 1638-1906

    Army officer, editor and United States representative and senator from Connecticut. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, drafts of speeches, business papers, and memorabilia relating to Hawley's personal and family life and to his business and political work.

    • Contributor: Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell) - Hawley, Joseph R.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John D. Rovick VHP Collection

    John D. Rovick Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Rovick, John D.
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2005-01-01
  • Field-Osgood family papers, 1702-1938

    Correspondence, speeches and writings, household financial accounts, legal papers, genealogical material, printed matter, photographs, lithographs, and engravings pertaining to the families of Samuel Osgood (1748-1813) and his daughter, Susan Osgood Field, of Massachusetts and New York.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Alfred Carmon papers, 1859-1865

    Union army soldier. Chiefly letters written by Carmon to his family in Sand Lake, N.Y., while serving with Company H, 169th New York Infantry Regiment, during the Civil War, describing camp life and skirmishes in Virginia, South Carolina, and Florida.

    • Contributor: Carmon, Alfred
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Singleton family papers, 1758-1860

    Plantation owners in South Carolina. Family and general correspondence, legal papers, clippings, invitations, receipts, poetry, and miscellaneous items of various members of the Singleton and allied Van Buren and Deveaux (DeVoe) families.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Singleton family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Family and general correspondence, poetry, genealogical data, legal records, receipts, clippings, and other papers of members of the Singleton and allied Van Buren and Deveaux (DeVoe) families. Most prominently represented are Angelica Singleton Van Buren and her sister Marion Singleton Deveaux Converse. Subjects include family and plantation life in South Carolina, life in Washington, D.C., and Lindenwald, Martin Van Buren's estate ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Philip C. Jessup papers, 1574-1983

    Jurist, diplomat, and educator. Family and general correspondence, reports and memoranda, speeches and writings, subject files, legal papers, newspaper clippings and other papers pertaining chiefly to Jessup's work with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Institute of Pacific Relations, United States Department of State, United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, and International Court of Justice. Includes material relating to his World War I service ...

    • Contributor: Jessup, Philip C. (Philip Caryl) - Jessup, Philip C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Benjamin Lincoln papers, 1778-1806

    United States secretary of war, army officer, and lieutenant governor of Massachusetts. Journals, correspondence, certificates, receipt, petition, and extract relating to Lincoln's travels from New York to take command of the Southern Department, Continental Army, at Charleston, South Carolina, and the siege of Savannah, Georgia.

    • Contributor: Lincoln, Benjamin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    H.K. Corning diaries, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Diaries pertaining to Corning's business and personal affairs and to political matters. Subjects include the establishment of the Japanese embassy in the U.S., the secession of South Carolina, Abraham Lincoln's presidency and assassination, and the Civil War. Newspaper clippings interspersed throughout the diaries. Purchase, 2005. Commission agent of New York, N.Y. Collection material in English. MSS85238 4 items. 1 container. 0.2 ...

    • Contributor: Corning, H. K.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    George Edwards correspondence, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Letters from Edwards to his daughter, Jessie Edwards, during his Civil War service with the 1st New York Volunteer Engineer Regiment. He writes from South Carolina and Florida where his unit built landing wharves and signal towers. He discusses camp life, living quarters, entertainment, funeral arrangements, shelling raids, and a nearby African American regiment. Includes sketches. Purchase, 2005. Union soldier serving ...

    • Contributor: Edwards, George
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Samuel Warren Abbott papers, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Volume (150 pages) containing correspondence (1862-1864) relating to medical matters written by Abbott during his service as assistant surgeon on the U.S.S. Catskill along the coast of South Carolina and on the U.S.S. Niagara in New York harbor. Postwar letters concern medical practice in Wakefield, Mass. Includes notes (1861-1887) on patients treated and such subjects as alcohol, drugs, lead poisoning, parasites, ...

    • Contributor: Abbott, Samuel Warren
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Christopher French papers, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Three journals (1756-1764 and 1776-1778) kept by French while serving with the British Army in America. The first segment covers his service during the French and Indian War, especially during the siege of Louisbourg. Includes descriptions of New York City, Philadelphia, Princeton, Trenton, and Albany, as well as accounts of journeys through Canada and a trip to South Carolina during which ...

    • Contributor: French, Christopher
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    John Edwards Caldwell letterbook, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Letterbook (85 pages; 1795 July 1-1796 February 8) relating to trade with the West Indies. Includes accounts, consignments, and directions to captains of trading vessels and correspondence with merchants in Philadelphia, Pa., Baltimore, Md., New York, N.Y., Charleston, S.C., and the Cayemites, Port-au-Prince, and Jérémie, Haiti. Principal correspondents include Fourcauld & Co. of Jérémie, Savon & Co. of the Cayemites, and ...

    • Contributor: Caldwell, John Edwards
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    William C. Bulkley logbook, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Logbook (1844 Dec. 11-1846 Feb. 3) kept by Bulkley as master of the bark Edward. Contains daily entries recording weather and sailing conditions on the routes from Boston and New York to Charleston. Includes an assortment of miscellaneous poems at the end of the book, dated Jan. 13, 1846 and undated. Microfilm edition only. Microfilm produced from original in private hands. ...

    • Contributor: Bulkley, William C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Levinus Clarkson papers, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Chiefly business correspondence (1772 October 19-1793 January 3) of Clarkson with William Neate, merchant of London, England, and his father-in-law, David Van Horne, merchant, of New York, N.Y., relating to economic conditions and the slave trade. Includes letters (1784-1790) of Jacob Reade to his sister, Ann Van Horne, and various financial records. Purchase, 1928-1929. Merchant and slave trader of Charleston, S.C. ...

    • Contributor: Clarkson, Levinus
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Peter Timothy papers, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. ALS (1777 May 3) from Timothy to an unknown recipient commenting on economic conditions in South Carolina during the Revolution and containing a transcript of a letter (1777 March 31) from George Washington to John Hancock relaying intelligence reports on British naval maneuvers in New York; together with a resolution (1779 September 7) of the South Carolina House of Representatives that ...

    • Contributor: Timothy, Peter
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    A.A. Borthwick diaries, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Diaries (1864 January 1-1865 December 2) kept by Borthwick during his Civil War service with the 157th New York Infantry Regiment in Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina. Subjects include army life, illnesses, casualties, and troop movements. Diaries also contain entries pertaining to civilian life in New York following the war, financial accounts, and lists of correspondence sent and received. Also includes ...

    • Contributor: Borthwick, A. A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Moravian church records, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Selections relating to the establishment of the Moravian Brethren in America, especially in Georgia, New York, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Labrador. Photocopies of originals in: Archiv der Brüder Unität (Herrnhut). Germany: Archiv der Brüder Unität, Herrnhut Acquired by permission to photocopy, 1931-1932. In German. Finding aid available in the Library of Congress Manuscript Reading Room. MSS70326 49 containers.

    • Contributor: Moravian Church
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    James Kennedy papers, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Chiefly letters received by Kennedy from merchants in Baltimore, Charleston, New York, Philadelphia, and Richmond. Correspondents include Robert Lenox, Charles McKenna, John Read, Jr., Francis Wainwright, and John Wickham. Includes billbook. Microfilm edition available, no. 17,137 (reel 48). Microfilm produced from originals in the Manuscript Division. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress Photoduplication Service, 1977. Purchase, 1867. Merchant and druggist of ...

    • Contributor: Kennedy, James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    John G. Abbott diary and letter typescripts, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Typescript of diary kept by Abbott during his Civil War service with the 48th New York Infantry Regiment. Abbott describes camp life; regimental movements and skirmishes in Charleston and Hilton Head, S.C., Savannah, Ga., and surrounding areas; and the Union assault of Fort Wagner, Morris Island, S.C., where Abbott was wounded. Includes a typescript of Abbott's letter to his father written ...

    • Contributor: Abbott, John G.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Richard Lathers papers, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Merchant and army officer. Correspondence, speeches, circulars, clippings, and other printed matter including Lathers' writings on the Geneva award scandal, tariff reform, and charters and prospectuses of the Great Western (Marine) Insurance Company of which he was president. Includes material relating to banking, insurance, public finance, railroads, the Civil War and Reconstruction, local history of South Carolina and New York, Lathers' ...

    • Contributor: Lathers, Richard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material