CollectionJubal Anderson Early papers, 1829-1930 United States and Confederate Army officer, lawyer, and state legislator of Virginia. Correspondence, diaries, military papers, speeches and articles, clippings, a scrapbook, printed matter, and maps dated largely after the Civil War.
- Contributor: Early, Jubal Anderson
- Date: 1829
CollectionAndrew 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 - Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
- Date: 1775
CollectionJohn H. Towers papers, 1830-1989 United States Navy officer and early naval aviator. Diaries, naval and personal correspondence, memoranda, orders for duty, aviation logs, speeches and writings, biographical notebooks and sketches, photographs, reports, scrapbooks, blueprints, charts, and newspaper clippings documenting Towers's naval career and his participation in naval aviation from its inception in 1911 to World War II and after.
- Contributor: Towers, John H. (John Henry) - Norton, Reuben S. - Towers, Pierrette Anne - Towers, William M.
- Date: 1830
CollectionWhitney & Burnham (New Orleans, La.) records, 1835-1851 Cotton mercantile firm. A diary, correspondence, letterbooks, bills, receipts, invoices, notebooks, purchase orders, and rent statements relating primarily to the cotton trade in Louisiana and Alabama.
- Contributor: Whitney & Burnham (New Orleans, La.)
- Date: 1835
Manuscript/Mixed MaterialOx-Driving Song
- Contributor: Weaver, Herman R.
- Date: 1939-05-17
CollectionJames Brown papers, 1765-1867 United States senator, diplomat, and lawyer. Correspondence and legal and commercial records pertaining to Brown's Louisiana law practice and his service as a United States senator. Papers primarily concern legal practices and social conditions in Louisiana.
- Contributor: Brown, James
- Date: 1765
CollectionCharles Julius Allen and Grace Elizabeth Allen papers, 1865-1976
Charles Julius Allen papers | Grace Elizabeth Allen papers | Allen family papers Correspondence, diaries, family history, personal reminiscences, notes, clippings, and printed material chiefly of Charles Julius Allen and his daughter, Grace Elizabeth Allen, relating largely to his life as a cadet at the United States Military Academy and during the Civil War, and to her life as recorded in her diaries.
- Contributor: Allen, Charles Julius - Allen, Grace Elizabeth
- Date: 1865
CollectionWoodbury Lowery collection relating to Spanish settlements in the United States, 1517-1803
Woodbury Lowery papers Lawyer, editor and historian. Chiefly handwritten transcripts of documents compiled by Lowery relating to Spanish settlements in California, Florida, Louisiana, New Mexico, and Texas.
- Contributor: Lowery, Woodbury
- Date: 1517
CollectionWalter Quintin Gresham papers, 1857-1932 United States secretary of state, secretary of the treasure, postmaster general, jurist, statesman, and soldier. Correspondence, letterbooks, and printed matter relating mainly to Gresham's service as postmaster general in the administration of Chester Alan Arthur and judge and secretary of state in the administration of Grover Cleveland. Also includes letters Gresham wrote to his wife during the Civil War.
- Contributor: Gresham, Walter Quintin
- Date: 1857
CollectionBarnett Allen Howard papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Memoirs documenting Howard's boyhood on a farm near Paris, Tenn.; his unsuccessful attempts to become rich during the California gold rush; his return to Tennessee by way of Panama, Cuba, New Orleans, La., and the Mississippi River; his Union sympathies resulting in his family's move to Du Quoin, Ill., during the Civil War; and his farming, preaching, and trading in Illinois and subsequently, in...
- Contributor: Howard, Barnett Allen
CollectionLouisiana hayride collection, 1904-2006 The collection documents radio history in Shreveport, Louisiana, with a special emphasis on the Louisiana Hayride country music program. Major topics include the earliest radio broadcasts in Shreveport, the founding and growth of KWKH radio under owner/broadcaster W.K. Henderson, and the legendary performances of the Louisiana Hayride program, which was broadcast live on KWKH radio from the Shreveport Municipal Auditorium. Manuscripts and photographs are...
- Contributor: Kent, Joey - Kent, David - McEachern, Langston
- Date: 1904
Manuscript/Mixed MaterialLetter to Reynolds from Sterling Price, November 5, 1863]
- Contributor: Price, Sterling
- Date: 1863-11-05
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CollectionJohn Crittenden Watson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available General and family correspondence, reports, official orders, notes, newspaper clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Watson's naval career. Documents his Civil War service at Fort Jackson, Fort Saint Philip, and Chalmette, La., resulting in the capture of New Orleans, La., 1862; at Vicksburg, Miss., 1862; and at the Battle of Mobile Bay, La., 1864. Also documents his postwar duty as commander of...
- Contributor: Watson, John Crittenden - Watson, Edward H. (Edward Howe) - Watson, James T.
CollectionTilton family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, military orders, genealogical material, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to the Civil War service of the four Tilton brothers. Chiefly letters from Albert Murray Tilton and Robert Antis Tilton who served with the 51st Illinois Infantry Regiment, Henry Tilton, Jr., who served with the 24th New York Light Artillery Regiment, and William Gibbs Tilton who served with the 21st New...
CollectionRobert Garrett family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, business records, and other papers relating chiefly to the involvement of Robert Garrett and his sons, John W. Garrett and Henry S. Garrett, in mercantile affairs in Baltimore, Md. Focuses on the business of Robert Garrett & Sons in connection with its mercantile trade and banking house, ventures in transportation and communication, and wholesale grocery, produce, forwarding, and commission business; and on the...
- Contributor: Garrett, Robert - Garrett, Henry S. (Henry Stouffer) - Garrett, John W. (John Work)
CollectionLee Lawrie papers, 1908-1990 Sculptor. General and family correspondence, sculpture commission files, biographical file, and other papers documenting Lawrie's career as a sculptor whose works were an integral part of public buildings, monuments, and churches throughout the United States.
- Contributor: Lawrie, Lee
- Date: 1908
CollectionLee Lawrie papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available General and family correspondence, sculpture commission files, biographical file, and other papers documenting Lawrie's career as a sculptor whose works were an integral part of public buildings, monuments, and churches throughout the United States. Includes correspondence between Lawrie and architect Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue with whom he collaborated on sculptures for St. Thomas' Church and Church of the Heavenly Rest, New York, N.Y., and material...
- Contributor: Lawrie, Lee
CollectionJohn Shaw papers, 1798-1895 Naval officer. Correspondence, journal, notebooks, reports, biographical data, and other papers relating primarily to Shaw's command of the New Orleans Naval Station and the Boston Navy Yard.
- Contributor: Shaw, John
- Date: 1798
CollectionP. Phillips family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, letterbooks, legal record books, journals, dockets, notebooks, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to the legal careers of P. Phillips and his son, W. Hallet Phillips. Documents their practice of law in Washington, D.C., in particular their practice before the Supreme Court. Includes an unpublished autobiography of P. Phillips; journal of his wife, Eugenia Levy Phillips, written while interned as a Southern sympathizer...
- Contributor: Phillips, P. (Philip) - Levy, Fanny Yates - Levy, Jacob Clavius - Phillips, Eugenia Levy - Phillips, W. Hallett (William Hallet)
CollectionNicholas 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
- Date: 1795
CollectionGeorge S. Denison papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, reports, drafts and printed copies of articles, and broadsides relating chiefly to Denison's life and work as a lawyer in San Antonio, Tex.; collector of internal revenue in New Orleans, La., during the Civil War; and supervising special agent of the U.S. Department of the Treasury in Texas, 1865-1866. Includes correspondence with U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Salmon P. Chase. Also includes...
- Contributor: Denison, George S. (George Stanton)