• Cornelius Chase family papers, 1745-1974

    Clergyman, educator, and farmer. Correspondence, business and financial papers, subject files, reports, speeches, newspaper clippings, and miscellany relating to various members of the Chase family, especially Cornelius Chase, his son, Cornelius Thurston Chase, and the latter's career as superintendent of public instruction in Florida. Other material concerns the slave trade in Richmond, Virginia, the Confederate Army, and the Reverend Jonas King.

    • Contributor: Chase, Cornelius
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • James Jenkins Gillette papers, 1857-1884

    U.S. Army officer, U.S. Army commissioner of subsistence, and U.S. commissioner of claims from Mobile, Alabama. Correspondence, military papers, receipts, court records, and a docket book relating to Gillette's military service and his activities as claims commissioner.

    • Contributor: Gillette, James Jenkins
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Presbytery of Washington City records, 1823-1950

    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
  • 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
  • Edmund Cody Burnett papers, 1765-1967

    Historian, editor, and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, drafts of writings, speeches, notes, research material, financial records, legal papers, and a project file from Burnett's work as editor of Letters of Members of the Continental Congress, published from 1921 to 1936; including also material on the Burnett family and farm in Tennessee, original and edited Civil War correspondence of the Burnett, Cody, Lightfoot, and McGarity families; ...

    • Contributor: Burnett, Edmund Cody
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Charles Worthington Stokes VHP Collection

    Charles Worthington Stokes Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Stokes, Charles Worthington
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2005-01-01
  • 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
  • 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
  • Lawrence B. Isham VHP Collection

    Lawrence B. Isham Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Isham, Lawrence B.
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2007
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    James Wadsworth family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. 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 ...

    • Contributor: Wadsworth, James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Thomas Jefferson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Correspondence; official statements and addresses, including a rough draft of the Declaration of Independence; plantation and personal accounts; notebooks; fee book; case book; garden book; farm books; calculations of interest; records of early Virginia laws and history; writings on political, legal, educational, and scientific matters; newspaper clippings; and other papers. The bulk of the correspondence and writings falls within the period ...

    • Contributor: Jefferson, Thomas
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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
  • 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
  • Joseph Meredith Toner collection of manuscripts, 1741-1896

    Physician, author and collector. Correspondence, diary, notes, lists, bibliographical material, printed matter, and other papers reflecting primarily the personal and professional life of Toner, the history and practice of medicine in the United States, and the life and times of George Washington.

    • Contributor: Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith) - Toner, Joseph M.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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
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    J.M. Mason papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Chiefly diplomatic communications sent while Mason was Confederate commissioner. Includes correspondence; dispatches; lists of supplies for the Confederate States from London; statements and depositions regarding piracy, claims, the blockade, and other naval and marine matters; cotton bonds and warrants; circulars; and printed matter. Includes instructions to Mason from Confederate officials J.P. Benjamin, William M. Browne, and R.M.T. Hunter as well as ...

    • Contributor: Mason, J. M.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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
  • Caleb Henry Carlton papers, 1831-1954

    United States army officer. Correspondence, diaries, articles, military transcripts and papers, biographical and genealogical material, financial records, maps, and charts pertaining to Carlton's service in the Union army and following the Civil War in wars with various American Indians in western United States.

    • Contributor: Carlton, Caleb Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Montgomery family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Correspondence, speeches, writings, financial records, newspaper clippings, and other papers of members of the Montgomery family and allied Peck and Perkins families. Includes papers of Giles Foster Montgomery and Emily Redington Montgomery relating to their years as missionaries in Turkey (1863-1888); papers of their son, George Redington Montgomery; and correspondence of their daughter, Mary Borglum, and her husband, Gutzon Borglum. Papers ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Place and the Politics of Belonging

    One of America's greatest ironies is that, although a nation of immigrants, the country also has a longstanding history of ambivalence, and at times hostility, toward its newest arrivals. In the last decade, the increased number of immigrants living in new destinations, those settlements located outside the U.S.-Mexico borderlands, has coincided with an upsurge in local anti-immigrant sentiment.

    • Contributor: Shutika, Debra Lattanzi - Lattanzi Shutika, Debra
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2010-08-12
  • Jean-Baptiste-Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, papers, 1777-1794

    Commander-in-chief of the French army in America. Correspondence, histories, and other papers chiefly concerning French participation in the American Revolution and the establishment of the French branch of the Society of the Cincinnati. Includes material on the siege of Yorktown, Virginia.

    • Contributor: Rochambeau, Jean Baptiste Donatien De Vimeur, Comte De - Rochambeau, Jean Baptiste Donatien De Vimeur
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Samuel Sa'ilele McMullin, Sr. VHP Collection

    Samuel Sa'ilele McMullin, Sr. Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: McMullin Sr., Samuel Sa'Ilele - McMullin, Samuel Sa'Ilele
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2002-01-01
  • 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
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    Willard family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Restrictions may apply to unprocessed material. Correspondence, letterbooks, notebooks, diaries, subject files, business and financial records, and other papers. Papers of Joseph Edward Willard reflect his activities as a member of the Virginia House of Delegates (1894-1902), member of the staff of Maj. Gen. Fitzhugh Lee in Cuba during the Spanish-American War, lieutenant governor of Virginia (1902-1906), and U.S. ambassador to ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Tilton C. Reynolds papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Chiefly letters written by Reynolds to his mother, Juliana Smith Reynolds, during his service with the 105th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment that describe Civil War skirmishes in Virginia, military life, and morale of the soldiers. Also includes other letters to Juliana Smith Reynolds, diaries (1870, 1884, 1890) of Reynolds and his mother, financial and legal papers, notebook, writings, autograph album, newspaper clippings, ...

    • Contributor: Reynolds, Tilton C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material