19 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) America--Description and travel.

  1. Ellery C. Stowell papers, 1805-1952

    14,000 items ; 49 containers plus 1 oversize ; 19.6 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, jurist, and professor of international law. Family correspondence, general correspondence, diaries, writings, reports, sermons, notebooks, financial records, printed matter, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Stowell's career in law, activities as a student, and travels. Includes papers of the Stowell, Fuller, and Tapley families.

  2. Ameen Fares Rihani papers, 1897-1940

    1,250 items ; 6 containers ; 2.4 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Arab-American author and poet. Photocopies of correspondence, biographical material, and drafts of essays, historical and political analyses, literary criticism, novels, short stories, plays, poetry, and travel literature reflecting Rihani's Arab-American heritage.

  3. Philip C. Jessup papers, 1574-1983

    120,000 items ; 394 containers plus 2 oversize and 1 classified ; 157.6 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Jurist, diplomat, and educator. Family and general correspondence, reports and memoranda, speeches and writings, subject files, legal papers, newspaper clippings and other papers pertaining chiefly to Jessup's work with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Institute of Pacific Relations, United States Department of State, United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, and...

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  4. John J. Pershing papers, 1882-1971

    141,000 items ; 437 containers plus 5 oversize ; 180.6 linear feet ; 10 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Army officer. Correspondence, diaries, writings, notebooks, military records, printed matter, memorabilia, and other material documenting Pershing's military career, including as commander-in-chief of the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I.

  5. Nicholas Low papers, 1773-1897

    36,000 items ; 100 containers plus 4 oversize ; 40 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    New York merchant, financier, land speculator, and state legislator. Family and business correspondence, business and ship's papers, legal papers, accounts of voyages to Asia, Europe, and South America, and printed matter. Includes correspondence with foreign merchants and relates to trade conditions, Loyalist matters, and to events in Congress during the first session following the adoption of...

  6. Edmund Roberts papers, 1803-1905

    1,000 items ; 5 containers ; 2 linear feet ; 3 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Merchant and diplomat. Official and family correspondence, journals, manuscript drafts of Roberts' s book Embassy to the Eastern Courts of Cochin-China, Siam, and Muscat . . . During the Years 1832-34, diplomatic documents, legal and financial papers, and miscellaneous material chiefly documenting his service as a special agent of the U.S. to negotiate treaties with Siam, Muscat, and Cochin...

  7. Edward Lee Plumb papers, 1825-1903

    3,600 items ; 20 containers ; 5.6 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Diplomat and secretary of the United States legation in Mexico. Correspondence, journals, clippings, and other papers relating primarily to Plumb’s negotiations relating to the Mexican railway system.

  8. Bainbridge Colby papers, 1863-1950

    15,700 items ; 74 containers plus 1 oversize ; 30 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Lawyer, statesman, and cabinet member. Correspondence, letterbooks, speeches, notebooks, scrapbooks, printed matter, photographs, and other papers primarily relating to Colby's career as a politician and statesman after 1912, including his service as Woodrow Wilson's secretary of state.

  9. Harold Raymond Wayne Benjamin papers, 1908-1972

    17,000 items ; 49 containers ; 20 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Educator. Correspondence, subject files, speeches and writings, and other papers relating mainly to Benjamin’s career in the field of education.

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  10. Aaron Ward Weaver letterpress books, 1861-1884

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

    Summary:

    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.