10 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873.

  1. Rodgers family papers, 1788-1944

    15,500 items ; 60 containers plus 1 oversize ; 20 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Rodgers (Rogers) family. Correspondence, journals, drafts of writings and speeches, transcripts of radio broadcasts, book reviews, notes and notebooks, biographical material, and other papers relating chiefly to the naval careers of John Rodgers (1773-1838), John Rodgers (1812-1882), William Ledyard Rodgers (1860-1944), John Augustus Rodgers (1848-1933), and John Rodgers (1881-1926). Includes...

  2. Charles Wilkes papers, 1607-1959

    6,500 items ; 45 containers plus 3 oversize plus 1 vault ; 18 linear feet ; 26 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer and explorer. Official and family correspondence, journals and diaries, legal and financial papers, autobiography and other writings, and scientific notebooks relating to Wilkes's command of an expedition (1838-1842) to the Antarctic, Hawaii and various other Pacific islands, and the northwest coast of the United States; his capture of J. M. Mason and John Slidell in the Trent...

  3. Oliver Wendell Holmes papers, 1837-1931

    700 items ; 11 containers plus 1 oversize ; 2.5 linear feet ; 3 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Poet, essayist, physician, and educator. Correspondence and literary manuscripts in bound volumes.

  4. E.G. Squier papers, 1841-1888

    2,500 items ; 12 containers ; 4.8 linear feet ; 14 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Archaeologist, diplomat, author, editor, and businessman. Correspondence, business records, diplomatic records, articles, lectures, and other writings, reference and bibliographic notes, drawings, maps, scrapbooks of clippings, and other papers relating to Squier's diplomatic career as U.S. chargé d'affairs in Central America (1849-1858), U.S. commissioner to Peru (1863-1865), and Honduran...

  5. Samuel Finley Breese Morse papers, 1793-1944

    10,060 items ; 73 containers plus 3 oversize ; 18.4 linear feet ; 36 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Artist and inventor. Family and general correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, notebooks, scrapbooks, and other papers. Includes letters from Samuel Finley Breese Morse to his family describing his studies in England during the War of 1812 and his subsequent struggle to support himself as a portrait painter in the United States; correspondence and other papers relating to Morse's invention of the...

  6. Asa Gray papers, 1840-1859

    75 items ; 1 container ; .2 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Botanist and professor of natural history at Harvard University. Invitation and correspondence of Asa Gray, his wife, Jane Loring Gray, and others to Elizabeth Carrington Morris and Margaretta Hare Morris and undated drafts of articles possibly by the entomologist Thomas Say intended for publication in the Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.

  7. George P. Merrill correspondence and autographs, 1803-1926

    1,800 items ; 5 containers ; 2 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Geologist. Autographs and letters from various scientists, especially geologists. Includes letters addressed to James Hall, F. V. Hayden, and others. Collected by Merrill while he was writing First One Hundred Years of American Geology (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1924).

  8. Short-Harrison-Symmes families papers, 1760-1878

    10,000 items ; 30 containers plus 1 oversize ; 12.4 linear feet ; 3 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, diaries, financial records, genealogical material, and printed matter collected largely by John Cleves Short (1792-1864) and relating primarily to the financial interests of the Short, Harrison, and Symmes families, especially land and land speculation in Ohio.

  9. Benjamin Holt Ticknor papers, 1595-1935

    3,000 items ; 25 containers plus 1 oversize ; 5.6 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Editor and publisher. Chiefly correspondence of American and British authors whose works were published by the Boston firms of Ticknor and Company and James R. Osgood and Company, with most of the letters addressed to Ticknor or to his daughter, Caroline Ticknor.

  10. Charles Albert Browne papers, 1783-1947

    20,000 items ; 36 containers plus 2 oversize ; 14.5 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Chemist, food technologist, and historian of science. Correspondence, writings, accounts of foreign travel, autographs of past luminaries, and research material relating primarily Browne's work in the history of chemistry and agriculture.