Search Manuscripts/Mixed Materials

  • Collection
    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
    • Date: 1809
  • Collection
    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
    • Date: 1783
  • Collection
    Jacob Gerhard Koch papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, letterbooks, diary, account books, ledgers, inventories, indexes, receipts, and estate and other papers documenting Koch's activities as a merchant and marine insurance broker in Amsterdam (1787-1790), Alexandria, Va. (1790-1792), and Philadelphia, Pa. (1792-1817), and reflecting his business dealings in Europe, Latin America, and North America. His diary (1817-1818) describes a trip to Paris, France. Also includes a 1941 published version of the memoirs ...
    • Contributor: Koch, Jacob Gerhard
  • Collection
    John Thompson Ford papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, play scripts and other writings, subject files, playbooks, playbills, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Ford's life and work as a theater manager in the last half of the nineteenth century. Documents his interaction with major theatrical figures of the period; the productions featured at his theaters in Baltimore, Md., Philadelphia, Pa.; Charleston, S.C., Alexandria, Va., Richmond, Va., and Washington, D.C.; the assassination ...
    • Contributor: Ford, John Thompson - Ford, Annie - Ford, Lizzie
  • Collection
    Daniel Roberdeau papers, Catalog Record Only Letterbook (560 pages) of outgoing correspondence pertaining chiefly to Roberdeau's commercial activities including his distillery in Alexandria, Va., and to the West Indies trade. Letters include comments on contemporary political and military events. Recipients include John Adams, William Ellery, John Hancock, David Jackson, Thomas Jefferson, Henry Laurens, Richard Henry Lee, James Lovell, Alexander McDougall, James Milligan, Charles Pearce, and Bushrod Washington.
    • Contributor: Roberdeau, Daniel
  • Collection
    Theophilus Harris papers, Catalog Record Only Correspondence, account books, commonplace books, and library catalogs. Account books contain business entries for Harris's mercantile establishment in Alexandria, Va.; an itinerary of the voyage of Harris and his wife from Wales to Virginia; and a list of the things they brought with them. Includes catalogs of books at Gwynfryn, Wales, and at Alexandria, Va.; Harris's Thoughts on Emigration; a volume of poems; and ...
    • Contributor: Harris, Theophilus
  • Collection
    James Kennedy papers, Catalog Record Only Chiefly letters received by Kennedy from merchants in Baltimore, Charleston, New York, Philadelphia, and Richmond. Correspondents include Robert Lenox, Charles McKenna, John Read, Jr., Francis Wainwright, and John Wickham. Includes billbook.
    • Contributor: Kennedy, James