18 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Africa--Description and travel.

  1. Theodore Roosevelt papers, 1780-1962

    25,000 items ; 77 containers ; 33 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Army officer, author, and public official. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, drafts of speeches and writings, subject files, newspaper clippings, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Roosevelt's service as United States assistant secretary of the navy (1921-1924) under Warren G. Harding and Secretary of the Navy Edwin Denby, as governor of Puerto Rico (1929-1932), and as governor general of...

  2. Mary French Sheldon papers, 1885-1938

    1,350 items ; 7 containers plus 1 oversize ; 2.8 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Author, lecturer, and explorer. Correspondence, writings, lectures, notes, clippings, address book, drawings, awards, menus, books, photographs, passports, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous material relating primarily to Belgium, the Belgian Congo, and Africa.

  3. Frederick Douglass papers, 1841-1967

    7,400 items ; 53 containers plus 1 oversize ; 19.4 linear feet ; 34 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Abolitionist, diplomat, journalist, and orator. Correspondence, diary, speeches and writings, financial and legal records, and a subject file pertaining to the career of Frederick Douglass.

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  4. Aaron Ward Weaver letterpress books, 1861-1884

    3 items ; 1 oversize ; 0.2 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Naval officer. Chiefly two letterpress books kept by Weaver while commanding the Brooklyn, a United States Navy sloop of war during its service with the South Atlantic Squadron from 1882 to 1884.

  5. Carrie Chapman Catt papers, 1848-1950

    9,500 items ; 31 containers plus 1 oversize ; 12.4 linear feet ; 18 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Feminist, lecturer, and author. Correspondence, diaries (1911-1923), drafts of speeches and articles, subject files, biographical papers, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers, chiefly 1890-1920, relating primarily to Carrie Chapman Catt's efforts on behalf of the women's suffrage movement, feminism, and the cause of international peace.

  6. Sol M. Linowitz papers, 1778-1999

    194,000 items ; 638 containers plus 16 oversize plus 3 classified ; 270.8 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Lawyer, businessman, diplomat, and consultant to United States presidents. Diaries, correspondence, speeches and writings, interviews, an oral history, organizational records, reports, photographs, printed matter, clippings, and travel files documenting Linowitz's career as an attorney, executive for Xerox Corporation, ambassador to the Organization of American States, co-negotiator of the...

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  7. Joseph Alsop and Stewart Alsop papers, 1699-1989

    114,000 items ; 324 containers plus 1 classified ; 130.5 linear feet ; 8 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Authors and journalists. Correspondence, writings, interviews, notes, subject files, office files, financial papers, family papers, clippings, printed material, and other papers relating primarily to Joseph Alsop's family and personal life; acquaintance with prominent politicians, public figures, writers, and scholars; work as a journalist; World War II experiences in China; and research and...

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  8. William A.H. Allen papers, 1863-1884

    14 items ; 8 oversize containers ; 4 linear feet ; 3 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Naval officer and engineer. Journals with photographs, sketches, and illustrations describing Allen's activities while serving in the United States Navy during the Civil War, subsequently on ships in the Mediterranean, Indian, and Pacific Oceans, and at stations on the east and west coasts of the United States and Europe.

  9. Edgar Alexander Mearns papers, 1864-1918

    5,850 items ; 18 containers plus 3 oversize ; 8.4 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Naturalist and U.S. Army surgeon. Correspondence, reports, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous material chiefly relating to Mearns's activities as a collector of data on animal and plant life, on his participation in the Smithsonian African Expedition of 1909, and his duties and assignments as an army surgeon.

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  10. Oscar Terry Crosby papers, 1878-1947

    1400 items ; 9 containers ; 3.6 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    United States assistant secretary of the treasury, public utilities executive, explorer, and author. Correspondence, diaries, subject files, speeches and writings, clippings, and printed material relating primarily to Crosby's activities with the Commission for Relief in Belgium, his work at the Treasury Department, 1917-1918, interest in international finance, post-World War I German...