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  • Robert R. Hitt papers, Catalog Record

    Robert R. Hitt papers,

    Correspondence, diaries, notes and notebooks, business records, family papers, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers relating to Hitt's service as U.S. assistant secretary of state, U.S. congressman from Illinois, and secretary to the U.S. Legation in Paris, France. Also documents his service as court reporter, chairman of the U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs, and reporter for a board of treaty commissioners to the ...

    • Contributor: Hitt, Robert R.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • John Aldrich Stephenson collection of the Hand, Fiske, and Aldrich families papers, Catalog Record

    John Aldrich Stephenson collection of the Hand, Fiske, and Al...

    Correspondence; diaries; journals; travel diaries; manuscripts of sermons, poems, essays, and other writings; business and financial records; biographical and genealogical materials; printed matter; drawings and reproductions of paintings and photographs; and other papers pertaining primarily to family affairs. Includes papers of the Chauncy (later Chauncey) family; sermons (1759-1798) for an American Indian congregation probably written by Elnathan Chauncy; Joseph Hand's letters, chiefly to his ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Clinton Presba Anderson papers, Catalog Record

    Clinton Presba Anderson papers,

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, hearing transcripts, reports, and other papers pertaining to Anderson's service in Congress (1941-1973). Subjects include agriculture, civil rights, conservation and natural resources, education, health care, Indian affairs, nuclear energy, poverty, and the Vietnam War. Includes Anderson's files as a member of the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy pertaining, in part, to the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, Lewis L. Strauss, and the ...

    • Contributor: Anderson, Clinton Presba
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Zachary Taylor papers, 1814-1931

    Zachary Taylor papers, 1814-1931

    U.S. president and army officer. Correspondence, autobiographical account, military papers, estate records, printed matter, map, and other papers relating chiefly to Taylor's presidency, his military service, and the management of his Louisiana plantation by his son.

    • Contributor: Taylor, Zachary
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1814
  • Andrew Jackson papers, 1775-1874

    Andrew Jackson papers, 1775-1874

    United States president, senator, representative, and army officer from Tennessee. Correspondence, military papers, and other papers reflecting most phases of Jackson's career.

    • Contributor: Jackson, Andrew
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1775
  • Wallace R. Brode papers, 1901-1974

    Wallace R. Brode papers, 1901-1974

    Educator, scientist, and government official. Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, speeches and writings, subject files, and other papers relating primarily to Brode's career in science and government.

    • Contributor: Brode, Wallace R. (Wallace Reed) - Brode, Wallace R.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1901
  • Leonard Garment papers, 1949-1997

    Leonard Garment papers, 1949-1997

    Lawyer and government official. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, appointment books, press releases, and other papers relating to Garment's work at the White House during the administrations of Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford as well as his subsequent work as a private practice attorney in Washington D.C. Also includes drafts and working papers for his book Crazy Rhythm (1997) and other writings.

    • Contributor: Garment, Leonard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1949
  • John Tyler Morgan papers, Catalog Record

    John Tyler Morgan papers,

    Correspondence, speeches, reports, position papers, printed matter, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to domestic and foreign policy issues and to Morgan's involvement as a strong expansionist and advocate of states' rights. Topics include Alabama politics, the Bering Sea arbitration, bimetallism, the proposal to build an isthmian canal through Nicaragua, the proposed annexation of Cuba, Indian affairs, railroads and interstate commerce, and tariffs. Correspondents include ...

    • Contributor: Morgan, John Tyler
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • United States. Continental Congress records, Catalog Record

    United States. Continental Congress records,

    Original and reproduced records of the U.S. Continental Congress. Includes letters and extracts from letters, circular letters, extracts from journals and minutes of the congress and its committees, committee reports, orders, resolutions, contracts, oaths of allegiance to the United States, requisitions, financial documents, and lists. Subjects include finance, supplies, intelligence, personnel, political affairs, legislation, military matters, and Indian affairs. Of note in the collection ...

    • Contributor: United States. Continental Congress
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Josiah Bartlett family papers, 1710-1931

    Josiah Bartlett family papers, 1710-1931

    Statesmen and physicians. Correspondence, diaries, diplomas, legal and financial records, notebooks, account books, speeches, genealogical material, printed matter, and newspaper clippings documenting the Bartlett family's professional and political activity in New England in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. Topics include New England's sentiment towards the War of 1812 as well as American political life before and during the Civil War and post Civil ...

    • Contributor: Bartlett, Josiah
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1710
  • Louis McLane correspondence, Catalog Record

    Louis McLane correspondence,

    Correspondence primarily between McLane and members of his family relating to McLane's diplomatic duties, national and congressional politics, and social life in Washington, D.C. Subjects include the administrations of James Monroe, John Quincy Adams, Andrew Jackson, and James K. Polk; the election of 1824; McLane's service as U.S. minister to Great Britain, especially relating to the Oregon boundary question; his relations with Henry Clay ...

    • Contributor: McLane, Louis
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • William Medill papers, Catalog Record

    William Medill papers,

    Correspondence, account books, and other papers documenting Medill's service as first assistant postmaster general (1845), commissioner of Indian affairs (1845-1850), and first comptroller of the U.S. treasury (1857-1861). Topics include local Ohio politics; railroad politics; President James K. Polk's settlment of the Oregon question; dissatisfaction of Ohio Democrats with the administrations of presidents Polk, Pierce, and Buchanan; abolitionism; and the Mexican War. Correspondents include ...

    • Contributor: Medill, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts, Catalog Record

    Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts,

    Correspondence, family papers, journals, political documents, legal and financial records, military records, broadsides, ephemera, and other papers relating to American military, political, and social history. Documents the founding of the nation, shaping of the national government and judicial system, American endeavors in the arts, commerce, education, finance, industry, law, literature, medicine, religion, science, and technology, and daily life in early America. The focus of ...

    • Contributor: Carson, Marian S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • William Henry Harrison papers, Catalog Record

    William Henry Harrison papers,

    Correspondence, addresses, letterbook, military records, family papers, genealogical chart, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and other papers relating chiefly to Indian campaigns and affairs, the War of 1812 in the Northwest Territory, slavery, and Harrison's unsuccessful 1836 presidential campaign as Whig Party candidate. Includes a chronology of Harrison's life by his biographer, Freeman Cleaves. Correspondents include John Armstrong, William Eustis, Duff Green, John Johnston, Joel ...

    • Contributor: Harrison, William Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • East Florida records, Catalog Record

    East Florida records,

    Diplomatic, military, economic, judicial, legal, and administrative records of the Spanish colonial government of East Florida for the period of its second occupation, 1783-1821. Includes royal orders and decrees, census and other vital records, and records relating to such matters as defense, trade and shipping, surveys, hospitals, native Americans, slaves, and Louisiana. Also includes records pertaining to the earlier Spanish colonial government of East ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Ebenezer Foote family papers, Catalog Record

    Ebenezer Foote family papers,

    Family and general correspondence, orders, petitions, legal records, and other papers of Foote and various members of his family including Charles Augustus Foote (1785-1828), Charles Augustus Foote (1818-1883), Frederick Parsons Foote, Harriet Foote, Justin Foote, and Rensselaer Foote. Subjects include the Tammany Society, or Columbian Order (N.Y.), the death of Alexander Hamilton, the War of 1812, the incident aboard the frigate Chesapeake in 1813, ...

    • Contributor: Foote, Ebenezer
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Hugh Lenox Scott papers, Catalog Record

    Hugh Lenox Scott papers,

    Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, writings, reports, notes, family papers, biographical and genealogical material, financial records, printed matter, maps, drawings, prints, photographs, and other papers relating to Scott's career in the U.S. Army from 1876 to his retirement following World War I, his service as a member of the U.S. Board of Indian Commissioners and as chairman of the New Jersey State Highway Commission, and ...

    • Contributor: Scott, Hugh Lenox
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Gutzon Borglum papers, 1895-1960

    Gutzon Borglum papers, 1895-1960

    Artist, author, and sculptor. Correspondence, diaries, family papers, subject files, speeches and writings, and other papers relating primarily to Borglum's artistic works, especially the Mount Rushmore National Memorial and plans for a Confederate memorial at Stone Mountain, Georgia. Also includes records of the Mount Rushmore National Memorial Commission and of its officials.

    • Contributor: Borglum, Gutzon
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1895
  • Shelby family papers, 1738-1916

    Shelby family papers, 1738-1916

    Correspondence, memoranda, legal and financial papers, military records, genealogical data, and memorabilia relating mainly 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 Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Kentucky.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1738
  • Levi Woodbury family papers, 1638-1914

    Levi Woodbury family papers, 1638-1914

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, financial and legal papers, genealogical notes, autograph collections, scrapbooks, clippings, and other papers chiefly of Levi Woodbury and also of his son, Charles Levi Woodbury, and other family members.

    • Contributor: Woodbury, Levi
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1638
  • Riggs family papers, 1763-1945

    Riggs family papers, 1763-1945

    Merchant and banking family of New York, New York, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C. Family and business correspondence, diaries, account books, writings, financial records, biographical and genealogical papers, printed materials, and other papers of Riggs family members.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1763
  • Andrew Jackson papers, Catalog Record

    Andrew Jackson papers,

    Correspondence, memoranda, journals, speeches, military papers, land deeds, scrapbook, printed matter, and other papers reflecting most phases of Jackson's military and political career. Subjects include his law practice in Tennessee, his service in the U.S. Congress; Florida and Tennessee state politics; the War of 1812; Creek War, 1813-1814; Battle of New Orleans, 1815; Indian affairs; Eaton Affair (Petticoat Affair) involving John Henry Eaton and ...

    • Contributor: Jackson, Andrew
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Willis Van Devanter papers, 1884-1941

    Willis Van Devanter papers, 1884-1941

    Lawyer, jurist, and Supreme Court justice. Correspondence, letterbooks, legal records and briefs, speeches, lectures, and scrapbooks documenting Van Devanter's law practice in Wyoming, his involvement in Republican Party politics, and his service as associate justice of the Supreme Court.

    • Contributor: Van Devanter, Willis
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1884
  • Clinton family papers, Catalog Record

    Clinton family papers,

    Chiefly correspondence (mainly transcripts and drafts) of the elder George Clinton and James Clinton relating to military engagements during the Revolution, drafting of the Articles of Confederation by the Continental Congress, and land transactions in New York; orderly book (1779) of James Clinton containing orders given during the expedition against the Iroquois; and various commissions, land grants, and resolves. Correspondents include Horatio Gates, the ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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
  • 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
  • Henry L. Dawes papers, Catalog Record

    Henry L. Dawes papers,

    Correspondence, memoranda, letterbooks, diaries, speeches, reports, notebooks, biographical material, family papers, clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers primarily concerning Dawes's service as U.S. senator and representative, member of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, and chairman of the U.S. Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes. Includes material pertaining to American Indian affairs; congressman Oakes Ames; the George Chorpenning claim case; civil service; ...

    • Contributor: Dawes, Henry L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • F.H. Elmore papers, 1795-1858

    F.H. Elmore papers, 1795-1858

    Lawyer, banker, and United States representative from South Carolina. Chiefly business correspondence and financial papers relating to Elmore's manufacturing interests and his presidency of the Bank of South Carolina, Charleston.

    • Contributor: Elmore, F. H. (Franklin Harper) - Elmore, F. H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1795
  • Clinton family papers, 1776-1806

    Clinton family papers, 1776-1806

    Army officer, governor of New York, and public officials. Chiefly correspondence (mainly transcripts and drafts) of George Clinton and James Clinton relating to military engagements during the Revolution, drafting of the Articles of Confederation by the Continental Congress, and land transactions in New York; orderly book of James Clinton containing orders given during the expedition against the Iroquois; and various commissions, land grants, and ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1776
  • Wallace R. Brode papers, Catalog Record

    Wallace R. Brode papers,

    Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, speeches and writings, academic, travel, and subject files, awards, patents, theater programs, printed material, and photographs chiefly relating to Brode's tenure as director (1951-1960) and foreign secretary (1965-1967) of the American Chemical Society, associate director (1947-1958) of the National Bureau of Standards, and science advisor (1958-1960) to U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles. Includes material on the dismissal of Allen ...

    • Contributor: Brode, Wallace R.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • United States. Continental Congress records, 1765-1825

    United States. Continental Congress records, 1765-1825

    Original and reproduced records of the United States Continental Congress including letters and extracts from letters, circular letters, orders, resolutions, contracts, oaths of allegiance to the United States, financial documents, extracts from journals and minutes of the congress and its committees, committee reports, lists, and requisitions.

    • Contributor: United States. Continental Congress
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1765
  • James McHenry papers, Catalog Record

    James McHenry papers,

    Correspondence, memoranda, financial papers, and other papers relating to McHenry's service as U.S. secretary of war in the administrations of George Washington and John Adams; and as a Continental Army officer, particularly as secretary to George Washington and on the staff of the Marquis de Lafayette. Subjects include Indian affairs, frigate construction, fortification of ports and harbors, defense of the frontier, army regulations, and ...

    • Contributor: McHenry, James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Harold L. Ickes papers, Catalog Record

    Harold L. Ickes papers,

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, family papers, legal and financial records, subject files, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting all aspects of Ickes's career especially his service as U.S. secretary of the interior. Subjects include the Franklin D. Roosevelt presidential administration; presidential elections (1916-1948); Progressive Party politics; Chicago, Ill., and Illinois state politics; municipal reform; Ickes's Chicago law practice; the Arabian-American Oil Company; conservation; Indian ...

    • Contributor: Ickes, Harold L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • La Follette family papers, 1781-1988

    La Follette family papers, 1781-1988

    Family active in late nineteenth and early twentieth century national politics. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, legal files, office files, campaign files, legislative files, subject files, financial records, biographical research files, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and miscellany principally documenting the careers of Robert M. La Follette (1855-1925), governor of Wisconsin and United States representative and senator, and his son Robert M. La Follette (1895-1953), ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1781
  • Charles Linza McNary papers, Catalog Record

    Charles Linza McNary papers,

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, notebooks, legislative files, pamphlets, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating to McNary's career as a justice of the Oregon Supreme Court and U.S. senator from Oregon. Subjects include domestic affairs such agriculture, conservation, Indian affairs, tariff, and the McNary-Haugen Farm Relief Bill. Other subjects include McNary's nomination as the Republican candidate for the vice-presidency in 1940; U.S. neutrality, 1939-1941; Lend-Lease ...

    • Contributor: McNary, Charles Linza
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • John Aldrich Stephenson collection of the Hand, Fiske, and Aldrich families papers, 1745-1966

    John Aldrich Stephenson collection of the Hand, Fiske, and Al...

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, travel diaries, manuscripts of sermons, poems, essays, and other writings, business and financial records, printed works, biographical and genealogical materials, drawings and reproductions of paintings and photographs, and other papers collected by Stephenson relating to the Hand, Fiske, and Aldrich families.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1745
  • Thomas James Walsh and John Edward Erickson papers, Catalog Record

    Thomas James Walsh and John Edward Erickson papers,

    Correspondence, speeches, legislative files, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to the senatorial career of Walsh and his successor, John Edward Erickson. Consists primarily of legislative files pertaining to national issues such as farm legislation, the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway route, National Council of Defense in World War I, pensions, political appointments, railway legislation, Russian famine relief, and ...

    • Contributor: Walsh, Thomas James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • John McLean papers, 1817-1861

    John McLean papers, 1817-1861

    United States representative from Ohio, postmaster general, and Supreme Court justice. Correspondence, legal briefs, financial data, docket book, printed matter, a file of reports, opinions and briefs arranged by case name, and other papers relating to McLean's service as postmaster general and Supreme Court justice.

    • Contributor: McLean, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1817
  • Alexander Hamilton Stephens papers, 1784-1886

    Alexander Hamilton Stephens papers, 1784-1886

    Lawyer, journalist, governor of Georgia, member of both houses of Congress, and vice president of the Confederate States of America. Correspondence, telegrams, memoranda, legal documents, clippings, and an autobiography and journal reflecting Stephens's career in government and politics.

    • Contributor: Stephens, Alexander Hamilton - Stephens, Alexander H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1784
  • Amasa J. Parker papers, 1836-1875

    Amasa J. Parker papers, 1836-1875

    United States representative, lawyer, and jurist. Chiefly letters written by Parker while serving in the United States Congress in Washington, D.C. from 1837 to 1839.

    • Contributor: Parker, Amasa J. (Amasa Junius) - Parker, Amasa J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1836
  • F.H. Elmore papers, Catalog Record

    F.H. Elmore papers,

    Chiefly business correspondence and financial records relating to Elmore's manufacturing interests and his presidency of the Bank of South Carolina, Charleston. Subjects include the Nesbit Manufacturing Company of Columbia, S.C.; South Carolina state politics; the growth of railroads, industry, and agriculture in the South; and the problems of the Cherokee Nation. Includes some documents relating to Elmore's slave holdings. Correspondents include Nicholas Biddle, James ...

    • Contributor: Elmore, F. H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Hugh Lenox Scott papers, 1582-1981

    Hugh Lenox Scott papers, 1582-1981

    Army officer and public official. Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, memoirs, drafts of writings, speeches, reports, notes, biographical and genealogical material, account books, financial papers, lists, printed material, maps, photographs, drawings, prints, and others papers relating to Scott's career in the United States Army from 1876 to his retirement following World War I, his service as a member of the State Highway Commission for New Jersey ...

    • Contributor: Scott, Hugh Lenox
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1582
  • Louis McLane correspondence, 1795-1894

    Louis McLane correspondence, 1795-1894

    Lawyer, U.S. representative and senator from Delaware, diplomat, and cabinet officer. Correspondence primarily between McLane and members of his family relating to social life in Washington, D.C., his diplomatic duties, and national and congressional politics.

    • Contributor: McLane, Louis
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1795
  • Clinton Presba Anderson papers, 1938-1973

    Clinton Presba Anderson papers, 1938-1973

    U.S. senator and representative from New Mexico and secretary of agriculture. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, hearing transcripts, reports, and other papers pertaining to Anderson's service in Congress.

    • Contributor: Anderson, Clinton Presba
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1938
  • Martin Van Buren papers, 1787-1910

    Martin Van Buren papers, 1787-1910

    United States president, vice president, secretary of state, and senator from New York. Correspondence, drafts of writings, speeches, and messages to Congress, autobiographical material, notes, legal record book, estate record book, and other papers pertaining to slavery and the antislavery movement, banking and the Second Bank of the United States, party politics in New York State and at the national level relating to the ...

    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1787
  • John Tyler Morgan papers, 1840-1907

    John Tyler Morgan papers, 1840-1907

    United States senator from Alabama and lawyer. Correspondence, speeches, reports, position papers, printed matter, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to domestic and foreign policy issues and to Morgan's involvement as an expansionist and advocate of states' rights.

    • Contributor: Morgan, John Tyler
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1840
  • Levi Woodbury family papers, Catalog Record

    Levi Woodbury family papers,

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, financial and legal papers, genealogical notes, autograph collections, scrapbooks, clippings, and other papers chiefly of Levi Woodbury and also of his son, Charles Levi Woodbury, and other family members. Papers of Levi Woodbury document his service as U.S. secretary of the navy in Andrew Jackson's cabinet, U.S. secretary of the treasury in the Jackson and Martin Van Buren administrations, ...

    • Contributor: Woodbury, Levi
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • John McLean papers, Catalog Record

    John McLean papers,

    Correspondence, legal briefs, financial data, docket book, printed matter, file of reports, opinions, and briefs arranged by case name, and other papers relating to McLean's service as U.S. postmaster general and U.S. Supreme Court justice. Also contains material from his service as commissioner of the U.S. General Land Office. Includes his notes on arguments made before the U.S. Supreme Court in 1830, including cases ...

    • Contributor: McLean, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Henry Rowe Schoolcraft papers, Catalog Record

    Henry Rowe Schoolcraft papers,

    Correspondence, journals, articles, books, manuscript magazines, poetry, speeches, government reports, Indian vocabularies, maps, drawings, and other papers reflecting Schoolcraft's career as a glass manufacturer in New Hampshire, New York, and Vermont; mineralogist on an exploring expedition in the Ozark Mountains; geologist on the Cass expedition to the Northwest Territory; leader of expeditions throughout the Great Lakes region; member of Michigan's legislative council; Indian agent ...

    • Contributor: Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts, 1656-1995

    Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts, 1656-1995

    Collector. A collection of Americana including historical letters and documents, family and personal papers, broadsides, financial and legal papers, illustrated and printed ephemera, government and legislative documents, military records, journals, and printed matter relating primarily to the expansion and development of the United States from the colonial period through the 1876 centennial.

    • Contributor: Carson, Marian S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1656
  • Alexander Hamilton Stephens papers, Catalog Record

    Alexander Hamilton Stephens papers,

    Correspondence, memoranda, telegrams, journal, autobiography, legal documents, clippings, and other papers reflecting Stephens's career in government and politics. Chiefly correspondence concerning national and sectional questions as well as local affairs, philanthropy, and plantation management. Subjects include the presidential election of 1876; Civil War; Compromise of 1850; formation and operation of the Confederate Government; Dred Scott decision; Indian affairs; Kansas-Nebraska Act; political parties including the ...

    • Contributor: Stephens, Alexander H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Henry Clay family papers, 1732-1927

    Henry Clay family papers, 1732-1927

    Personal, official, and family correspondence, speeches, writings, business records, legal files, biographical material, printed matter, and other papers chiefly documenting the public career and private life of statesman Henry Clay (1777-1852), United States secretary of state and representative and senator from Kentucky; his son, James B. Clay (1817-1864), diplomat, United States representative from Kentucky, and Confederate sympathizer; and other members of Henry Clay's family.

    • Contributor: Clay, Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1732
  • David Murray papers, Catalog Record

    David Murray papers,

    Notes (1873-1879) on education, government, history, art, social conditions, and ethnology in Japan, made while superintending the educational reform of the country; addresses and scholarly papers based on the notes; circa 150 letters written from Japan by David or Martha A. Murray to relatives in the U.S.; and addresses and papers on education in the United States, Indian wampum, lotteries, and other subjects.

    • Contributor: Murray, David
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • David Murray papers, 1866-1930

    David Murray papers, 1866-1930

    Educator. Mainly writings and notes by Murray on education and the history and culture of Japan based on Murray's observations while superintending the educational reform of that country.

    • Contributor: Murray, David
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1866
  • Gutzon Borglum papers, Catalog Record

    Gutzon Borglum papers,

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, family papers, subject files, and other papers relating primarily to Borglum's artistic works, especially the Mount Rushmore National Memorial and the Stone Mountain Confederate Memorial. Also includes material relating to his activities in the Republican and Progressive parties, as a member of several aeronautics societies, and as a Freemason. Subjects include an investigation into federal government contracts with aeronautics industries ...

    • Contributor: Borglum, Gutzon
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Robert R. Hitt papers, 1830-1906

    Robert R. Hitt papers, 1830-1906

    U.S. representative from Illinois. Personal, political, diplomatic, and business correspondence and other papers, including shorthand notes and material relating to Abraham Lincoln, the Lincoln Douglas Debates, and Civil War courts-martial. Other topics include his congressional service and the annexation of Hawaii.

    • Contributor: Hitt, Robert R. (Robert Roberts) - Hitt, Robert R.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1830
  • Burbank-Van Voorhis families papers, Catalog Record

    Burbank-Van Voorhis families papers,

    Correspondence, diaries, and military papers of Burbank and Van Voorhis family members spanning the War of 1812, Mexican War, Civil War, and the American occupation of the Philippines in the early 20th century. Diary of Sullivan Burbank pertaining primarily to his service during the War of 1812 at forts in New York State and Detroit, Mich., area; troop movements; passing American and British ships; ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • James McHenry papers, 1775-1862

    James McHenry papers, 1775-1862

    United States secretary of war, member of the Continental Congress from Maryland, Continental Army officer, and physician. Correspondence, financial records, diary, and other papers relating to McHenry's service as United States secretary of war in the administrations of George Washington and John Adams; and as a Continental Army officer, particularly as secretary to George Washington and on the staff of the Marquis de Lafayette.

    • Contributor: McHenry, James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1775
  • Henry Rowe Schoolcraft papers, 1788-1941

    Henry Rowe Schoolcraft papers, 1788-1941

    Author, ethnologist, explorer, geologist, glass manufacturer, and Indian agent. Correspondence, journals, articles, books, manuscripts of magazines, poetry, speeches, government reports, Indian vocabularies, maps, drawings, and other papers reflecting Schoolcraft's career as a glass manufacturer, mineralogist on an exploring expedition in the Ozark Mountains, geologist on the Cass expedition to the Northwest Territory, leader of expeditions throughout the Great Lakes region, member of Michigan's legislative ...

    • Contributor: Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1788
  • William C. Rives papers, Catalog Record

    William C. Rives papers,

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, writings, financial records, printed matter, scrapbooks, and other papers of Rives pertaining to Jacksonianism, Whig political movement, Southern politics, slavery, the Civil War, Reconstruction, and diplomatic relations with France. Includes diaries, journals, and correspondence of members of the Rives family; a draft of Rives's History of the Life and Times of James Madison (1868-1873); and a draft of his unpublished ...

    • Contributor: Rives, William C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Riggs family papers, Catalog Record

    Riggs family papers,

    Family and business correspondence, diaries, writings, financial records, biographical and genealogical papers, printed matter, and other papers of Riggs family members. Includes papers of Elisha Riggs (1779-1853) relating to family affairs, travel in Europe, sales of land in Illinois, and the development of his New York mercantile business; papers of Elisha Riggs, Jr. (1826-1881) relating to travel in Great Britain, the firm of Corcoran ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Zachary Taylor papers, Catalog Record

    Zachary Taylor papers,

    Correspondence, autobiographical account, military papers, estate papers, printed matter, map, and other papers relating chiefly to Taylor's presidency; his service as a U.S. Army officer, especially in the 2nd Seminole Indian War; settlement of his estate; and management of his plantations. Includes papers pertaining to his son, Richard Taylor, and to Richard's Louisiana plantation. Correspondents include John M. Clayton, George Washington Crawford, John J. ...

    • Contributor: Taylor, Zachary
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Josiah Bartlett family papers, Catalog Record

    Josiah Bartlett family papers,

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, notebooks, legal and financial papers, genealogical material, printed matter, maps, photographs, and other papers reflecting the professional affairs of rural New England physicians and the daily activities and concerns of a rural New England family in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. Topics include the War of 1812, national and New Hampshire state politics, Republican and Whig politics in New Hampshire, ...

    • Contributor: Bartlett, Josiah
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Amasa J. Parker papers, Catalog Record

    Amasa J. Parker papers,

    Chiefly letters written by Parker while serving in the U.S. Congress to his wife, Harriet Langdon Roberts Parker, in Delhi, N.Y., describing his trip to Washington, the city, the Capitol building, and his impressions of John Quincy Adams, John C. Calhoun, and Daniel Webster. Other topics include dueling, Indian affairs, politics, and Washington social life and theater. Also includes letters written while Parker was ...

    • Contributor: Parker, Amasa J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Willis Van Devanter papers, Catalog Record

    Willis Van Devanter papers,

    Correspondence, letterbooks, legal records and briefs, speeches, lectures, and scrapbooks. Topics include Van Devanter's Cheyenne, Wyo., law practice, Wyoming and Republican Party politics, the 1896 election, Indian affairs, western land policy, and his service (1910-1937) as associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Correspondents include Elmer B. Adams, Charles Fremont Amidon, Louis Dembitz Brandeis, Pierce Butler, A.C. Campbell, Joseph M. Carey, Clarence D. Clark, ...

    • Contributor: Van Devanter, Willis
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Harold L. Ickes papers, 1815-1969

    Harold L. Ickes papers, 1815-1969

    Lawyer and secretary of the interior. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, family papers, legal and financial records, subject files, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting all aspects of Ickes's career, especially his service as secretary of the interior.

    • Contributor: Ickes, Harold L. (Harold Leclair) - Ickes, Harold L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1815
  • Walter L. Fisher papers, Catalog Record

    Walter L. Fisher papers,

    Correspondence, memoranda, letterbooks, minutes, speeches, articles, notes, subject files, Fisher family genealogical material, newspaper clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Fisher's service as U.S. secretary of the interior in the William H. Taft administration and to his interest in the municipal affairs of Chicago, Ill. Also documents his work as a member of the U.S. Railroad Securities Commission. Subjects ...

    • Contributor: Fisher, Walter L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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
  • William Medill papers, 1834-1864

    William Medill papers, 1834-1864

    Lawyer, United States representative and governor of Ohio, and United States government official. Correspondence, account books, and miscellaneous material primarily relating to Medill's service as assistant postmaster general (1845), commissioner of Indian affairs (1845-1850), and first comptroller of the United States treasury (1857-1861).

    • Contributor: Medill, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1834
  • Thomas Henry Carter papers, 1883-1917

    Thomas Henry Carter papers, 1883-1917

    Lawyer and United States representative and senator from Montana. Correspondence, writings, memoranda, clippings, notes, invitations, photographs, and financial records relating primarily to Montana, Republican Party politics, and Carter's career in Congress.

    • Contributor: Carter, Thomas Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1833
  • Henry L. Dawes papers, 1833-1933

    Henry L. Dawes papers, 1833-1933

    United States representative and senator from Massachusetts. Correspondence, memoranda, letterbooks, diaries, speeches, reports, notebooks, biographical material, family papers, photographs, citations, congressional commissions, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, and an incomplete biography of Dawes by his daughter, Anna Laurens Dawes. The collection documents mainly Dawes's career as a federal legislator and his work on issues relating to the American Indian, including his tenure as chairman of ...

    • Contributor: Dawes, Henry L. (Henry Laurens) - Dawes, Henry L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1833
  • Martin Van Buren papers, Catalog Record

    Martin Van Buren papers,

    Correspondence, speeches, messages to Congress, writings, notes, legal record book, estate record book, autobiographical material, and other papers pertaining to slavery and the antislavery movement; banking and the Second Bank of the United States; party politics in New York state and at the national level relating to the Federalist, National Republican, Whig, and Democratic parties, particularly during the Jackson and Van Buren administrations; and ...

    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Ebenezer Foote family papers, 1751-1871

    Ebenezer Foote family papers, 1751-1871

    Continental Army officer, jurist, merchant, and legislator, of Delaware County, N.Y. Family and general correspondence, orders, petitions, and legal and other papers of Foote and various members of his family. Topics include the Tammany Society of New York, the death of Alexander Hamilton, the War of 1812, the incident aboard the frigate Chesapeake, the first Seminole War, and New York politics.

    • Contributor: Foote, Ebenezer
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1751
  • Henry Clay family papers, Catalog Record

    Henry Clay family papers,

    Personal, official, and family correspondence, speeches, writings, business records, legal files, biographical material, printed matter, and other papers chiefly documenting the public career and private life of statesman Henry Clay (1777-1852), U.S. secretary of state and representative and senator from Kentucky; and his son, James B. Clay (1817-1864), diplomat, U.S. representative from Kentucky, and Confederate sympathizer; and other members of Henry Clay's family. Part ...

    • Contributor: Clay, Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Thomas James Walsh and John Edward Erickson papers, 1910-1934

    Thomas James Walsh and John Edward Erickson papers, 1910-1934

    United States senators from Montana. Official correspondence, personal correspondence, speeches, legislative files, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and photographs relating chiefly to the senatorial career of Walsh and his successor, John Edward Erickson.

    • Contributor: Walsh, Thomas James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1910
  • East Florida records, 1737-1858

    East Florida records, 1737-1858

    Diplomatic, military, economic, judicial, legal, and administrative records of the Spanish colonial government of East Florida for the period of its second occupation, 1783-1821. Includes royal orders and decrees, census and other vital records, and papers relating to such matters as trade and shipping, surveys, hospitals, Indians, slaves, and Louisiana.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1737
  • Leonard Garment papers, Catalog Record

    Leonard Garment papers,

    Correspondence, memoranda, reports, notes, appointment books, press releases, printed material, and other papers relating chiefly to Garment's service as a legal advisor to presidents Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford. Files from Garment's White House years include material on the Watergate Affair, Indian relations, Jewish issues, Legal Services Corporation, presidential campaigns, and school integration. Papers documenting Garment's subsequent practice of law in Washington, ...

    • Contributor: Garment, Leonard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • La Follette family papers, Catalog Record

    La Follette family papers,

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, legal files, office files, campaign files, legislative files, subject files, financial records, biographical material, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers principally documenting the careers of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., governor of Wisconsin and U.S. representative and senator, and his son Robert M. La Follette, Jr., U.S. senator. Includes papers of Robert M. La Follette, Sr.; papers of Robert ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Thomas Henry Carter papers, Catalog Record

    Thomas Henry Carter papers,

    Correspondence, memoranda, writings, notes, financial records, clippings, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Carter's service as a U.S. representative and senator from Montana and to Montana state and Republican Party politics. Subjects include conservation, Indian affairs, the postal system, public lands, tariffs, and Yellowstone and Glacier national parks. Includes papers pertaining to Carter's activities as a Roman Catholic layman and as a member ...

    • Contributor: Carter, Thomas Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Walter L. Fisher papers, 1871-1963

    Walter L. Fisher papers, 1871-1963

    Lawyer, municipal reformer, and U.S. secretary of the interior. Correspondence and memoranda, letterbooks, speeches and articles, scrapbooks, photographs, subject files, clippings, and printed matter chiefly related to Chicago, Illinois, municipal matters and to Fisher's term as United States secretary of the interior.

    • Contributor: Fisher, Walter L. (Walter Lowrie) - Fisher, Walter L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1871
  • John Austin Moon papers, Catalog Record

    John Austin Moon papers,

    Correspondence, notes, financial records, scrapbooks, and other papers relating chiefly to Moon's service as U.S. representative from Tennessee including his activities as a member of the U.S. House Committee on Post Office and Post Roads. Subjects include legislation concerning parcel post, Tennessee River Valley public works, federal aid in construction of public roads, the Organic Act of Hawaii (1900), and other territorial legislation. Includes ...

    • Contributor: Moon, John Austin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection