• John Thompson Ford papers, 1809-1960

    Theater executive and dramatist. Correspondence, playbooks, playbills, subject files, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Ford's life and work as a theater manager in Baltimore, Maryland, and Washington, D.C., in the last half of the nineteenth century, including the assassination by John Wilkes Booth of President Abraham Lincoln at his theater in Washington.

    • Contributor: Ford, John Thompson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Jacob Gerhard Koch papers, 1783-1941

    Merchant and marine insurance broker. Correspondence, letterbooks, diary, account books, ledgers, inventories, indexes, receipts, and miscellaneous documents relating to Koch's investment business in Philadelphia, Amsterdam, and Alexandria, Va.

    • Contributor: Koch, Jacob Gerhard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Daniel Roberdeau papers, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Letterbook (560 pages) of outgoing correspondence pertaining chiefly to Roberdeau's commercial activities including his distillery in Alexandria, Va., and to the West Indies trade. Letters include comments on contemporary political and military events. Recipients include John Adams, William Ellery, John Hancock, David Jackson, Thomas Jefferson, Henry Laurens, Richard Henry Lee, James Lovell, Alexander McDougall, James Milligan, Charles Pearce, and Bushrod Washington. ...

    • Contributor: Roberdeau, Daniel
    • 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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    Theophilus Harris papers, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Correspondence, account books, commonplace books, and library catalogs. Besides business entries for Harris' mercantile establishment in Alexandria, Va., the account books contain an itinerary of the voyage of Harris and his wife from Wales to Virginia, and a list of the things they brought with them. Includes catalogs of books at Gwynfryn, Wales, and at Alexandria, Harris' Thoughts on Emigration, a ...

    • Contributor: Harris, Theophilus
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material