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  • Matthew Stanley Quay papers, Catalog Record

    Matthew Stanley Quay papers,

    Correspondence, election materials, financial papers, genealogical information, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to Quay's career in Pennsylvania and national politics as a member of the Republican party and the U.S. Senate. Includes correspondence relating to his Republican National Committee chairmanship (1888-1891), his candidacy for chairman of the Pennsylvania Republican state committee (1895), and his bid for the presidency (1896); numerous newspaper ...

    • Contributor: Quay, Matthew Stanley
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Robert Mills papers, Catalog Record

    Robert Mills papers,

    Correspondence, reports, notebooks, plans, drawings, sketches, financial records, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Mills' designs for public buildings in Washington, D.C., and to his duties as Architect of the Capitol. Also includes material relating to commissions in Richmond, Va., and Baltimore, Md., for public buildings and monuments.

    • Contributor: Mills, Robert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Shelby family papers, Catalog Record

    Shelby family papers,

    Correspondence, memoranda, legal and financial records, military records, genealogical data, and other papers relating primarily to Evan Shelby, soldier and frontiersman, and to his son, Isaac Shelby, soldier and political leader, providing a record of frontier life and political and economic developments in Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Virginia. The papers of Isaac Shelby document his activities during the Indian wars, Revolutionary ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • James Madison papers, 1723-1859

    James Madison papers, 1723-1859

    United States president and secretary of state, delegate to the United States Continental Congress, and United States representative from Virginia. Correspondence, memoranda, autobiography, notes of debates in the Continental Congress (1776) and the Federal Convention (1787), and related material.

    • Contributor: Madison, James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1723
  • Hugh T. Taggart collection relating to the District of Columbia and Maryland, Catalog Record

    Hugh T. Taggart collection relating to the District of Columb...

    Correspondence, letterbooks, daybooks, minutes, notebooks, legal briefs, financial records, scrapbook, printed matter, broadside, and other papers and records collected by Taggart probably during his work on the Potomac Flats case determining waterfront boundary issues. Relates chiefly to the assessment, sale, and survey of property in the District of Columbia, Georgetown, and Maryland. Includes an account book of Charles Beatty; survey notebooks of Lewis Canberry; ...

    • Contributor: Taggart, Hugh T.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Joseph Bloomfield Osborn papers, Catalog Record

    Joseph Bloomfield Osborn papers,

    Chiefly correspondence of Osborn, who served in Company F, 26th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry and in the U.S. Navy, with Osborn family members and Louise Landau (married Osborn in 1866). Also includes a diary (1862-1863) and biographical sketch of Osborn. Subjects include enlistments, camp life, training, and marches in Maryland and Virginia. Osborn also discusses discipline and morale, the attitude and condition of Confederate ...

    • Contributor: Osborn, Joseph Bloomfield
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Letter from Tilton C. Reynolds to Juliana Smith Reynolds, January 22, 1863

    Letter from Tilton C. Reynolds to Juliana Smith Reynolds, Jan...

    • Contributor: Reynolds, Juliana Smith - Reynolds, Tilton C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1863-01-22

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  • James Wadsworth family papers, 1730-1959

    James Wadsworth family papers, 1730-1959

    Correspondence, diaries, financial papers, scrapbooks, clippings, photographs, and other papers of the family of James Wadsworth (1768-1844) and his brother, William Wadsworth (1761-1833), who settled in Geneseo, N.Y., in 1790 and endowed schools and libraries there.

    • Contributor: Wadsworth, James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1730
  • Andrew Stevenson and J.W. Stevenson papers, Catalog Record

    Andrew Stevenson and J.W. Stevenson papers,

    Correspondence, speeches, legal records, account book, printed matter, and other papers of Andrew Stevenson and his son, J.W. Stevenson. Papers of Andrew Stevenson document his service as U.S. minister to Great Britain and relate primarily to U.S. foreign relations with Great Britain. Subjects include the Caroline affair (1837-1838), negotiations for the settlement of the northeastern boundary between the U.S. and Canada, and the ascendancy ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Edward Dixon papers, 1743-1808

    Edward Dixon papers, 1743-1808

    Merchant, of Port Royal, Caroline County, Virginia. Ledgers, daybooks, journal, waste books, blacksmith accounts, receipts, letters, and a mathematics exercise book, chiefly 1750-1775, relating to Dixon's business and financial transactions in Port Royal, Virginia. Includes information relating to the Virginia tobacco trade, plantations, and trade with Great Britain.

    • Contributor: Dixon, Edward
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1743
  • Place and the politics of belonging, Catalog Record

    Place and the politics of belonging,

    Video recording and photographs of a lecture delivered by Debra Lattanzi Shutika in the Mary Pickford Theater, Library of Congress, on August 12, 2010 as part of the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Folklorist Debra Lattanzi Shutika discusses how immigration changes the lives of the long-term population as well as their immigrant neighbors based upon her research on ...

    • Contributor: Lattanzi Shutika, Debra
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2010
  • Interview with  Phyllis Freeman

    Interview with Phyllis Freeman

    • Contributor: Meyers, Hope Macbride - Freeman, Phyllis
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2010-00-00

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  • Joshua Coit correspondence, Catalog Record

    Joshua Coit correspondence,

    Letters from Coit to his wife Nancy, his eldest son Robert, and Charles Bulkeley, all of New London, Conn., chiefly written in Philadelphia, Penn., while Coit was serving in Congress as a Federalist representative from Connecticut, 1793-1798. Subjects include a dinner with President George Washington, levees for Martha Washington, politics, the prospect of war with Great Britain, the XYZ Affair, an altercation between fellow ...

    • Contributor: Coit, Joshua
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Ward family papers, Catalog Record

    Ward family papers,

    Correspondence, broadsides, songs, financial papers, printed matter, and other papers of William Norvell Ward and members of his family. Includes material relating to the Civil War, particularly the Peninsular, Second Bull Run, Antietam, and Gettysburg campaigns; Reconstruction; and social life and customs in Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Md., and northern Virginia.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Hugh T. Taggart collection relating to the District of Columbia and Maryland, 1751-1889

    Hugh T. Taggart collection relating to the District of Columb...

    United States district attorney. Correspondence, letterbooks, daybooks, minutes, notebooks, accounts, invoices, financial records, broadside, and printed matter collected by Hugh T. Taggart relating to the survey, sale, and assessment of property in the District of Columbia, Georgetown (Washington, D.C.), and Maryland.

    • Contributor: Taggart, Hugh T. (Hugh Thomas) - Taggart, Hugh T.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1751
  • Letter from Tilton C. Reynolds to Juliana Smith Reynolds, February 27, 1863

    Letter from Tilton C. Reynolds to Juliana Smith Reynolds, Feb...

    • Contributor: Reynolds, Juliana Smith - Reynolds, Tilton C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1863-02-27

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  • Letter from Peter Shannon, February 11, 1863

    Letter from Peter Shannon, February 11, 1863

    • Contributor: Shannon, Peter
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1863-02-11

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  • Joel Thompson Boone papers, Catalog Record

    Joel Thompson Boone papers,

    Correspondence, diaries, oral history interview, speeches, memoir, reports, family papers, biographical and genealogical material, print and near-print material, clippings, maps, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Boone's career as a medical officer and service as physician to Presidents Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge, and Herbert Hoover. Documents Boone's World War I service as surgeon with the U.S. Marine Corps 6th Regiment; work with ...

    • Contributor: Boone, Joel Thompson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Letter from John Conser to Juliana Smith Reynolds, September 5, 1864

    Letter from John Conser to Juliana Smith Reynolds, September ...

    • Contributor: Reynolds, Juliana Smith - Conser, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1864-09-05

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  • John Austin Moon papers, 1832-1921

    John Austin Moon papers, 1832-1921

    Lawyer, jurist, and U.S. representative from Tennessee. Correspondence and petitions relating to statehood for the Indian Territory, 1902; merchant ledgers belonging to Austin M. Appling, Moon's grandfather, from Chattanooga, Tennessee, and Bristol, Virginia; and newspaper clippings concerning Moon's political campaigns and the Tennessee Supreme Court.

    • Contributor: Moon, John Austin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1832
  • Arthur J. Morris papers, 1888-1976

    Arthur J. Morris papers, 1888-1976

    Lawyer and banker. Correspondence, writings, scrapbooks, reports, photographs, and printed matter relating to Morris's career as a banker and his development of consumer credit in the American banking industry.

    • Contributor: Morris, Arthur J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1888
  • Matthew Stanley Quay papers, 1776-1949

    Matthew Stanley Quay papers, 1776-1949

    United States senator from Pennsylvania (1887-1904). Correspondence, election materials, financial papers, genealogical information, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to Quay's career in Pennsylvania and national politics as a member of the Republican party and the United States Senate.

    • Contributor: Quay, Matthew Stanley
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1776
  • Bruce family papers, 1792-1883

    Bruce family papers, 1792-1883

    Plantation accounts of Charles Bruce and his parents, James Bruce and Elvira Bruce, for Staunton Hill Plantation, Charlotte County, Virginia

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1792
  • Samuel Peter Heintzelman papers, Catalog Record

    Samuel Peter Heintzelman papers,

    Correspondence, diaries and journals, military papers, maps, clippings, and other papers reflecting Heintzelman's career in the U.S. Army from his years at the U.S. Military Academy through the Civil War. The diaries and journals (1825-1872) describe Heintzelman's participation in the 2nd Seminole War and the Creek War, his activities during the Mexican War, his service as corps commander under Gen. George B. McClellan in ...

    • Contributor: Heintzelman, Samuel Peter
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Letter from Tilton C. Reynolds to Juliana Smith Reynolds, April 19, 1862

    Letter from Tilton C. Reynolds to Juliana Smith Reynolds, Apr...

    • Contributor: Reynolds, Juliana Smith - Reynolds, Tilton C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1862-04-19

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  • Benjamin F. Butler papers, 1778-1929

    Benjamin F. Butler papers, 1778-1929

    Army officer, state legislator and U.S. representative from Massachusetts, governor of Massachusetts, and military governor of New Orleans. Correspondence, letterbooks, order books, reports, notebooks, newspaper clippings, and other papers concerning Butler's Civil War commands, his service in the United States Congress as a representative from Massachusetts, his election as governor of Massachusetts, and his candidacy for president.

    • Contributor: Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin) - Butler, Benjamin F.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1778
  • Burbank-Van Voorhis families papers, 1814-1913

    Burbank-Van Voorhis families papers, 1814-1913

    Members of the Burbank and Van Voorhis (Voorhees) families. Diaries, correspondence, and military papers of Burbank and Van Voorhis family members spanning the War of 1812, Mexican War, Civil War, and American occupation of the Philippines in the early twentieth century.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1814
  • Booker T. Washington papers, 1853-1946

    Booker T. Washington papers, 1853-1946

    African-American leader, educator, and author. Correspondence, memoranda, book drafts and notes, articles, speeches, reports, minutes, financial papers, scrapbooks, and other papers relating chiefly to the early history and administration of Tuskegee Institute, Tuskegee, Ala., founded by Booker T. Washington in 1881, as well as to the National Negro Business League which he organized in 1900, the General Education Board, New York, N.Y., Hampton Institute, ...

    • Contributor: Washington, Booker T.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1853
  • Nathaniel Prentiss Banks papers, 1829-1911

    Nathaniel Prentiss Banks papers, 1829-1911

    United States representative, governor of Massachusetts, and army officer. Family and general correspondence, diaries and notebooks, letterbooks, military papers, speeches and writings, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, and miscellany relating chiefly to Banks's political career and as an army officer during the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1829
  • Frank Kowalski papers, 1925-1976

    Frank Kowalski papers, 1925-1976

    Army officer and United States representative from Connecticut. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, speeches, reports, military orders, patents, newspaper clippings, printed materials, scrapbooks, drawings, and photographs pertaining primarily to Kowalski's career in the United States Army (1925-1958) and in the House of Representatives (1959-1963).

    • Contributor: Kowalski, Frank
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1925
  • Jacob Gerhard Koch papers, 1783-1941

    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 - Collection
    • Date: 1783
  • Matthew Fontaine Maury papers, 1825-1960

    Matthew Fontaine Maury papers, 1825-1960

    Naval officer and oceanographer. Correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, journals, speeches, articles, and other writings, notebooks, electrical experiment book, charts, and printed material relating chiefly to Maury's naval career, scientific activities and interests, service as a Confederate agent in England, and work as an immigration official for Southern expatriates in Mexico, and to the Maury (Morey) family.

    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1825
  • Conversation with 12 year old male, Virginia (Transcript)

    Conversation with 12 year old male, Virginia (Transcript)

    • Contributor: Unidentified - Christian, Donna - Wolfram, Walt
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1981-00-00

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  • Louis Malesherbes Goldsborough papers, 1797-1874

    Louis Malesherbes Goldsborough papers, 1797-1874

    Naval officer. Correspondence, military records, financial papers, printed material, illustrations, and other papers concerning Goldsborough's career in the United States Navy.

    • Contributor: Goldsborough, Louis Malesherbes
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1797
  • Samuel Smith family papers, 1772-1911

    Samuel Smith family papers, 1772-1911

    Army officer and statesman. Correspondence, letterbooks, military and political papers, and miscellaneous material relating to Samuel Smith's forty years in Congress, his military career, and the history and politics of Maryland. Includes papers relating to John Spear Smith, Robert Smith, and other Smith family members.

    • Contributor: Smith, Samuel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1772
  • Robert Mills papers, 1804-1862

    Robert Mills papers, 1804-1862

    Architect and engineer. Correspondence, bills, receipts, plans, drawings, sketches, reports, notebooks, and printed matter relating mainly to Mills's designs for public buildings in Washington, D.C., and to his duties as architect of the Capitol.

    • Contributor: Mills, Robert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1804
  • Letter from Tilton C. Reynolds to Juliana Smith Reynolds, June 25, 1864

    Letter from Tilton C. Reynolds to Juliana Smith Reynolds, Jun...

    • Contributor: Reynolds, Juliana Smith - Reynolds, Tilton C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1864-06-25

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  • James Wadsworth family papers, Catalog Record

    James Wadsworth family papers,

    Correspondence, diaries, financial papers, scrapbooks, clippings, photographs, and other papers of the family of James Wadsworth (1768-1844) and his brother, William Wadsworth (1761-1833), who settled in Geneseo, N.Y., in 1790 and endowed schools and libraries there. Includes papers of James S. Wadsworth (1807-1864), son of James Wadsworth, Union Army officer who fought in the battle of Gettysburg, Pa., and was mortally wounded in the ...

    • Contributor: Wadsworth, James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Alvah H. Granniss papers, Catalog Record

    Alvah H. Granniss papers,

    Correspondence, including originals and typescripts of letters; a memoranda by Granniss about his Civil War service; poems and a song; envelopes; printed matter; artifacts; and other papers relating chiefly to Granniss's Civil War service with the 1st Connecticut Cavalary Regiment, U.S. Army. Consists primarily of letters from Granniss to his sister, Mary Ann Tuttle, and his parents, Henry H. Granniss and Louisa Granniss, and ...

    • Contributor: Granniss, Alvah H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Ezra Ayers Carman papers, Catalog Record

    Ezra Ayers Carman papers,

    Correspondence, drafts of chapters, notes, printed material, maps, and other papers comprising Carman's book file for his history of the American Civil War. Subjects include campaigns in Maryland, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, the Potomac River, and the Shenandoah Valley; Abraham Lincoln and his relations with George Brinton McClellan and other Union officers; secession and the secession convention in Virginia; and slavery.

    • Contributor: Carman, Ezra Ayers
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Daniel O. Drennan papers, Catalog Record

    Daniel O. Drennan papers,

    Correspondence, diaries, military dispatches, reports, notes, documents, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, printed material, architectural drawings, memorabilia, and other papers relating to General Philip Henry Sheridan's battlefield command in Virginia in the last months of the Civil War, administration of Reconstruction policy, and actions along the Mexican border. Subjects include other military officers; Indian affairs; Yellowstone National Park; the Great Fire, Chicago, Ill., 1871; the Wounded ...

    • Contributor: Drennan, Daniel O.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Burton Norvell Harrison family papers, 1812-1926

    Burton Norvell Harrison family papers, 1812-1926

    Lawyer and private secretary to Jefferson Davis. Correspondence, diaries, reports, memoranda, manuscripts of articles, speeches, and books, and other papers of Harrison; of J. B. Harrison, lawyer and newspaper editor; Samuel Jordan Harrison, merchant; Mrs. Burton Harrison (formerly Constance Cary), author; Fairfax Harrison, lawyer and president of the Southern Railway; and of Francis Burton Harrison, lawyer, United States representative from New York, and governor ...

    • Contributor: Harrison, Burton Norvell
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1812
  • Interview with Ambassador Lewis Hoffacker

    Interview with Ambassador Lewis Hoffacker

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Hoffacker, R. Lewis (Roscoe Lewis)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1989-07-17

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  • Interview with James Alan Williams

    Interview with James Alan Williams

    • Contributor: Williams, James Alan - Raymond Ewing
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2011-00-00

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  • Margaret Bayard Smith papers, Catalog Record

    Margaret Bayard Smith papers,

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, and commonplace books. Chiefly correspondence between Smith and her sisters, Jane Bayard Kirkpatrick and Maria Bayard Boyd, and her husband, journalist and banker Samuel Harrison Smith. Other correspondents include Mary Hering Middleton, A. Emilie Pichon, and Eliza Susan Morton Quincy. Topics covered include presidential elections, the British occupation of Washington in 1814, visits to Monticello, Va., and social life in Washington, ...

    • Contributor: Smith, Margaret Bayard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Philip Henry Sheridan papers, 1853-1896

    Philip Henry Sheridan papers, 1853-1896

    Army officer. Correspondence, letterbooks, telegrams, writings, reports, orders, financial records, scrapbooks, and other papers relating primarily to the Civil War, Reconstruction, Mexican border disputes, Indian wars, and Sheridan's service as commanding general of the army.

    • Contributor: Sheridan, Philip Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1853
  • George Brinton McClellan papers, 1783-1898

    George Brinton McClellan papers, 1783-1898

    Army officer and governor of New Jersey. Correspondence, diaries, military papers, memoranda, telegrams, notes, writings, printed copies of speeches, articles, and books relating primarily to McClellan's Civil War service, particularly the Yorktown and Maryland campaigns.

    • Contributor: McClellan, George Brinton
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1823
  • Bruce family papers, Catalog Record

    Bruce family papers,

    Plantation accounts of Charles Bruce and his parents, Elvira Bruce and James Bruce, of Staunton Hill Plantation, Charlotte Co., Va. Includes household accounts of Elvira Bruce following her move to Richmond, Va., and a pardon of Charles Bruce by President Andrew Johnson.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • President Lincoln and General Grant on peace and war.

    President Lincoln and General Grant on peace and war.

    • Contributor: Lincoln, Abraham - Mills, John T. - Taylor, Bayard - Grant, Ulysses
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1864-00-00
  • Edwin B. Weist diary, Catalog Record

    Edwin B. Weist diary,

    Diary kept by Weist (1863 January 1-1864 March 4) during his Civil War service in the 20th Indiana Regiment Company A of the U.S. Army. Chronicles the regiment's encampment at Falmouth, Va., from January to April 1863 and a review of the troops in April by a "rather pale and weary" President Abraham Lincoln. Documents participation of the regiment during 1863 in campaigns in ...

    • Contributor: Weist, Edwin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Florence Deakins Becker papers, 1891-1963

    Florence Deakins Becker papers, 1891-1963

    Nurse and volunteer worker. Correspondence, diaries, family papers, subject files, speeches and writings, scrapbooks, and other papers relating principally to Becker's volunteer activities on behalf of various health and medical causes, especially the crusade against tuberculosis and cancer.

    • Contributor: Becker, Florence Deakins
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1891
  • Invitation File, Undated

    Invitation File, Undated

    • Contributor: Douglass, Frederick
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1873-05-30

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  • Ward family papers, 1831-1904

    Ward family papers, 1831-1904

    Family from Richmond County, Virginia. Correspondence, broadsides, songs, financial records, printed matter, and other papers of William Norvell Ward, Episcopal clergyman and Confederate soldier, and members of his family including material relating to the Civil War, Reconstruction, and social life and customs in Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Maryland, and northern Virginia.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1831
  • William Short papers, Catalog Record

    William Short papers,

    Diplomatic, financial, and personal correspondence, financial and business papers, memorabilia, and other papers relating to Short's activities as secretary to Thomas Jefferson, his diplomatic missions to France, Holland, and Spain, his aborted mission to Russia, and his extensive business interests, especially land speculation in Ohio, Kentucky, New York, and Virginia, and his investments in railroads and canals. Correspondence with American and European diplomatic and ...

    • Contributor: Short, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Fieldnotes

    Fieldnotes

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1966

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  • Letter from Tilton C. Reynolds to Juliana Smith Reynolds, June 20, 1864

    Letter from Tilton C. Reynolds to Juliana Smith Reynolds, Jun...

    • Contributor: Reynolds, Juliana Smith - Reynolds, Tilton C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1864-06-20
  • G.T. Beauregard papers, Catalog Record

    G.T. Beauregard papers,

    Correspondence, scrapbooks, and military papers, including a diary, letterbooks, headquarters records, telegrams and dispatches, orders, endorsements, and rosters. The bulk of the papers, 1861-1865, relate primarily to Beauregard's career as a general in the Confederate Army, especially at the sieges of Fort Sumter and Charleston, S.C., Corinth, Miss., and Petersburg, Va., and the battles of Atlanta, Ga., First Manassas, Va., and Shiloh, Tenn. Other ...

    • Contributor: Beauregard, G. T.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • William D. Wilkins papers, Catalog Record

    William D. Wilkins papers,

    Letters to Wilkins from his mother, Maria Wilkins, while he served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War, 1846-1848; letters from Wilkins to his wife, Elizabeth Cass Trowbridge Wilkins, during his Civil War service in Maryland and Virginia; and a diary and newspaper article chronicling Wilkins's captivity as a prisoner of war at Libby Prison, Richmond, Va.

    • Contributor: Wilkins, William D.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Interview with Stephen I. Schlossberg

    Interview with Stephen I. Schlossberg

    • Contributor: Weisz, Morris - Schlossberg, Stephen I.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1993-06-25

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  • Benjamin F. Butler papers, Catalog Record

    Benjamin F. Butler papers,

    Correspondence, letterbooks, order books, reports, notebooks, newspaper clippings, charts, maps, photographs, and other papers concerning Butler's Civil War commands, service as U.S. representative from and governor of Massachusetts, and candidacy for U.S. president in 1884. Documents Butler's participation in military operations in Maryland, 1861; Fort Clark and Fort Hatteras, Outer Banks, N.C., 1861; Petersburg, Va., 1864-1865; and Fort Fisher, N.C., 1864-1865. Also documents his ...

    • Contributor: Butler, Benjamin F.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Anna Maria Brodeau Thornton papers, Catalog Record

    Anna Maria Brodeau Thornton papers,

    Seven bound volumes containing diaries, journals, essays, log of household visitors, daily log of activities, household accounts, silhouettes of unidentified people, and other papers primarily describing social life in Washington, D.C., with extensive detail about housekeeping and expense matters. There are gaps in the diaries, with a major one occurring during the years 1816-1827. Includes entries relating to the schedule and work of Thornton's ...

    • Contributor: Thornton, Anna Maria Brodeau
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Daniel Read Larned papers, 1861-1878

    Daniel Read Larned papers, 1861-1878

    Army officer and private secretary to General Ambrose Everett Burnside. Correspondence and other material concerning campaigns by the Union Army in North Carolina and Virginia and Burnside's relationship with other generals.

    • Contributor: Larned, Daniel Read
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1861
  • Henry D. Flood papers, 1870-1921

    Henry D. Flood papers, 1870-1921

    Lawyer, state legislator, and U.S. representative from Virginia. Correspondence, legislative bills, resolutions, newspaper articles, and other papers relating chiefly to political affairs in Virginia and Flood's legislative career.

    • Contributor: Flood, Henry D. (Henry Delaware) - Flood, Henry D.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1870
  • Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Presbytery of Washington City records, 1823-1950

    Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Presbytery of Washington Ci...

    Regional association of Presbyterian churches in Washington, D.C., and vicinity in Virginia and Maryland. Proceedings of the Presbytery of Washington City and its predecessors, the Presbytery of the District of Columbia and the Presbytery of the Potomac, concerning the administration and establishment of churches in the Washington, D.C., region. Includes an historical volume summarizing proceedings and the history of the presbyteries.

    • Contributor: Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Presbytery of Washington City
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1823
  • Keidel family papers, 1821-1937

    Keidel family papers, 1821-1937

    Letters from Northern prisons and Civil War records of Herman F. Keidel, biographical material relating to Louis J. Keidel, family letters from the second generation of the Keidel family in America, and correspondence and other papers of George C. Keidel.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1821
  • George Washington diary, Catalog Record

    George Washington diary,

    AMs written in the leaves of the 1762 Virginia Almanack. Topics include farming, horse breeding, and the management of Mount Vernon.

    • Contributor: Washington, George
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1762
  • Interview with Margaret D. Tutwiler

    Interview with Margaret D. Tutwiler

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Tutwiler, Margaret D.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1999-05-04

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  • William Wirt papers, 1802-1858

    William Wirt papers, 1802-1858

    Lawyer, politician, U. S. attorney general, and biographer. Correspondence, writings, and printed matter pertaining to Wirt's family and career as a lawyer, politician, and author.

    • Contributor: Wirt, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1802
  • Donald Benham Civil War collection, Catalog Record

    Donald Benham Civil War collection,

    Correspondence, speeches, military orders and records, financial and legal records, and other papers of Union Army officers and soldiers concerning recruitment, enlistment, camp life, battle engagements, military strategy, and distribution of military supplies. Other subjects include diplomatic policy, abolition and slavery, and social conditions in the South during its occupation by Union forces. Includes records of the U.S. Navy Potomac Flotilla pertaining to communications ...

    • Contributor: Benham, Donald
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • John Singleton Mosby papers, 1861-1904

    John Singleton Mosby papers, 1861-1904

    Confederate army officer, lawyer, and author. Correspondence, orders, commissions, reports, circulars, and other material relating mainly to Mosby's Civil War activities.

    • Contributor: Mosby, John Singleton
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1861
  • Address at the Graves of the Unknown Dead at Arlington, Va.

    Address at the Graves of the Unknown Dead at Arlington, Va.

    • Contributor: Douglass, Frederick
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1871-05-30

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  • John Thompson Ford papers, 1809-1960

    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 - Collection
    • Date: 1809
  • Down in the old belt : voices from the tobacco south, Catalog Record

    Down in the old belt : voices from the tobacco south,

    Videorecordings and photographs of a lecture delivered byJim (James P.) Crawford in the Mary Pickford Theater, Library of Congress on July 5, 2007, as part of the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Jim Crawford screened his documentary film "Down in the Old Belt: Voices from the Tobacco South," which reveals the decline of the tobacco culture in the ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2007
  • Letter to Reynolds from Sterling Price, November 5, 1863]

    Letter to Reynolds from Sterling Price, November 5, 1863]

    • Contributor: Price, Sterling
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1863-11-05

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  • Nicholas Philip Trist papers, 1795-1873

    Nicholas Philip Trist papers, 1795-1873

    Diplomat and lawyer. Family and general correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, notes, reports, legal and financial papers, writings, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Trist's tenure as U.S. consul in Havana and his role in negotiating the treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ending the Mexican War. Other topics include Trist's business interests, particularly his sugar plantations in Cuba and Louisiana; the establishment of the University ...

    • Contributor: Trist, Nicholas Philip
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1795
  • Frederick Joseph Libby papers, Catalog Record

    Frederick Joseph Libby papers,

    Correspondence, diaries, articles, essays, sermons, notes, financial papers, printed material, broadsides, ship's papers, maps, and other papers relating chiefly to Libby's life and work as a peace activist and executive secretary of the National Council for Prevention of War (1921-1970). Includes material pertaining to his years as pastor of the Union Congregational Church, Magnolia, Mass. (1905-1911), and as a faculty member at Phillips Exeter ...

    • Contributor: Libby, Frederick J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Dolley Madison papers, 1794-1852

    Dolley Madison papers, 1794-1852

    Wife of President James Madison and prominent Washington, D.C., hostess. Correspondence, financial papers, invitations, calling cards, and other papers relating primarily to personal and family matters including settlement of the Dolley Madison, James Madison, and William Madison estates.

    • Contributor: Madison, Dolley
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1794
  • Letter from Tilton C. Reynolds to Juliana Smith Reynolds, April 18, 1864

    Letter from Tilton C. Reynolds to Juliana Smith Reynolds, Apr...

    • Contributor: Reynolds, Juliana Smith - Reynolds, Tilton C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1864-04-18

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  • Daniel O. Drennan papers, 1775-1904

    Daniel O. Drennan papers, 1775-1904

    Military aide. Copies of correspondence, military dispatches, reports and other documents, as well as original letters, newspaper clippings, notes, architectural drawings, memorabilia, and printed matter collected by Drennan during his service as military secretary to Philip Henry Sheridan from 1865 to1888.

    • Contributor: Drennan, Daniel O., Approximately - Drennan, Daniel O.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1775
  • Joshua Coit correspondence, 1792-1798

    Joshua Coit correspondence, 1792-1798

    Lawyer, state legislator, and United States representative. Letters from Coit to his wife Nancy, to his son Robert, and to Charles Bulkeley, all of New London, Connecticut. Most were written in Philadelphia while Coit served as a representative in the United States Congress from 1793 to 1798. Many of the letters are accompanied by typed transcripts.

    • Contributor: Coit, Joshua
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1792
  • Letter from Tilton C. Reynolds to Juliana Smith Reynolds, April 23, 1864

    Letter from Tilton C. Reynolds to Juliana Smith Reynolds, Apr...

    • Contributor: Reynolds, Juliana Smith - Reynolds, Tilton C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1864-04-23

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  • Neil Jamieson papers, Catalog Record

    Neil Jamieson papers,

    Chiefly business correspondence (1760-1776) relating to Jamieson's role as a resident partner of the tobacco trading firm Glassford, Gordon, Monteath & Co., of Glasgow, Scotland; and to various mercantile enterprises in North America and the West Indies, especially Antigua. Acting in behalf of John Glassford and James Gordon's commercial interests which included Jamieson, Campbell, Calvert & Company distillery in Virginia, Jamieson was also involved ...

    • Contributor: Jamieson, Neil
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Keidel family papers, Catalog Record

    Keidel family papers,

    Keidel family papers. Chiefly the papers of George C. Keidel, professor of romance languages at Johns Hopkins University and later an employee of the Library of Congress Copyright Office, including correspondence, annotations, and writings concerning his study of Aesop's Fables and other early works. Also includes letters (1861-1865) of Herman F. Keidel to his family in Maryland while serving with the 12th Virginia Cavalry ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Keifer, J. Warren

    Keifer, J. Warren

    • Contributor: Keifer, Joseph Warren
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1879-05-30

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  • Douglass, Frederick (Death) - Folder 9 of 34

    Douglass, Frederick (Death) - Folder 9 of 34

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1895-03-01

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  • Jedediah Hotchkiss papers, 1835-1908

    Jedediah Hotchkiss papers, 1835-1908

    Confederate army officer, topographical and mining engineer, and historian. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, subject files, writings, financial papers, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous printed material relating principally to Hotchkiss's service with the Confederate army as a topographical engineer in Virginia and his involvement with various land and mining schemes in West Virginia, especially the Gauley Coal Company, Guyandot Coal Land Association, and North Flat-Top Land ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1835
  • Feamster family papers, 1794-1967

    Feamster family papers, 1794-1967

    Members of the Feamster (Feemster) family. Diaries, notebooks, correspondence, financial and legal papers, writings, and miscellaneous material illustrating the activities of four interrelated families from 1794 to 1967 whose members were engaged in farming, the law, medicine, the military, politics, religion, and other pursuits in Virginia, West Virginia, Missouri, Arkansas, Texas, Kansas, Iowa, and Maryland. The collection also contains genealogical information about the Cary ...

    • Contributor: Cary, Charles William - Feamster, Claudius Newman - Feamster, Felix Claudius - Feamster, Martha Alderson - Feamster, Robert Cantrell - Feamster, Samuel William Newman - Feamster, Thomas L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1794
  • Calvin Benjamin papers, Catalog Record

    Calvin Benjamin papers,

    Chiefly correspondence, along with transcribed excerpts and notes, relating to Benjamin's service under Gen. Zachary Taylor during the Mexican War. Also documents Benjamin's assignment with the United States Coast Survey on the Chesapeake Bay. Includes letters (1849-1851) written by his brother, Judson Benjamin, while serving as a Baptist missionary in Burma.

    • Contributor: Benjamin, Calvin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Frederick Joseph Libby papers, 1846-1973

    Frederick Joseph Libby papers, 1846-1973

    Clergyman and pacifist. Diaries, correspondence, speeches and writings, and subject files pertaining to the career and activities of Frederick Joseph Libby, executive secretary of the National Council for Prevention of War.

    • Contributor: Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph) - Libby, Frederick J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1846
  • Andrew Jackson Donelson papers, 1779-1943

    Andrew Jackson Donelson papers, 1779-1943

    Lawyer, editor, army officer, diplomat, and presidential secretary. Correspondence, journals, draft messages of Andrew Jackson, diplomatic papers, newsclippings, scrapbook, sketches, photos, and other papers covering Donelson's career as aide-de-camp and secretary to Andrew Jackson, charge d'affaires to Texas, minister to Prussia, editor of the Washington Union, and candidate for vice president. Includes papers of Donelson's wife, Emily Tennessee Donelson, daughter, Mary Emily Donelson, and ...

    • Contributor: Donelson, Andrew Jackson - Burke, Pauline Wilcox - Donelson, Emily Tennessee - Martin, James Glasgow - Randolph, Meriwether Lewis - Wilcox, Mary Emily Donelson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1779
  • Letter, March 8, 1864

    Letter, March 8, 1864

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1864-03-08

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  • Custis-Lee family papers, 1700-circa 1928

    Custis-Lee family papers, 1700-circa 1928

    Correspondence, letterbooks, genealogical papers, notebooks, financial records, indentures, clippings, photographs, and other papers documenting the activities of several generations of the Custis and Lee families of Virginia, who served as diplomats, statesmen, politicians, planters, and military officers during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1700
  • Letter from Tilton C. Reynolds to Juliana Smith Reynolds, February 1, 1863

    Letter from Tilton C. Reynolds to Juliana Smith Reynolds, Feb...

    • Contributor: Reynolds, Juliana Smith - Reynolds, Tilton C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1863-02-01
  • Henry Woodhouse collection relating to George Washington, Catalog Record

    Henry Woodhouse collection relating to George Washington,

    Correspondence, deeds, wills, testaments, indentures, bonds, land grants, surveys, maps, plats, financial and legal records, clippings, and other papers relating principally to George Washington, the Washington family, and its descendants. Includes papers relating to the Washington family estate in Wakefield, Westmoreland County, Va. Individuals represented include Francis Lightfoot Lee, Richard Henry Lee, Augustine Washington, George Corbin Washington, H.A. Washington, Lawrence Washington, Robert James Washington, ...

    • Contributor: Woodhouse, Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Dolley Madison papers, Catalog Record

    Dolley Madison papers,

    Correspondence, financial papers, invitations, calling cards, and other papers relating primarily to personal and family matters including settlement of the Dolley Madison, James Madison, and William Madison estates. Includes inventories of household furnishings at Montpelier and Washington, accounts with the grocer, and lists of visitors and visits returned by Dolley Madison. Family correspondents include Anna Payne Causten, R. D. Cutts, John Payne Todd, Rebecca ...

    • Contributor: Madison, Dolley
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Letter from Salmon Portland Chase to Lincoln. September 8, 1862.

    Letter from Salmon Portland Chase to Lincoln. September 8, 1862.

    • Contributor: Chase, Salmon Portland
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1862-09-08

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  • Edmund Ruffin diaries, 1856-1865

    Edmund Ruffin diaries, 1856-1865

    Plantation owner and publisher. Diaries detailing Ruffin's activities and opinions as an experimentalist in agriculture, anti-Unionist and slavery advocate, and describing plantation life in his Virginia estates.

    • Contributor: Ruffin, Edmund
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1856
  • Letter from Joseph F. Green to Juliana Smith Reynolds, March 31, 1862

    Letter from Joseph F. Green to Juliana Smith Reynolds, March ...

    • Contributor: Reynolds, Juliana Smith - Green, Joseph F.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1862-03-31

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  • Conversation with 24 year old male, Virginia (Transcript)

    Conversation with 24 year old male, Virginia (Transcript)

    • Contributor: Unidentified - Christian, Donna - Wolfram, Walt
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1981-00-00

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  • Douglas Southall Freeman papers, 1900-1979

    Douglas Southall Freeman papers, 1900-1979

    Biographer, editor, educator, and lecturer. Correspondence, diaries, manuscripts and proofs of books and other works, articles, speeches, notebooks, source materials largely relating to the American Revolution and Civil War, bibliographical material, clippings, printed material, memorabilia, maps, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Freeman's biographical and historical research and writing.

    • Contributor: Freeman, Douglas Southall
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1900