6 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) American Colonization Society.

  1. William B. Randolph papers, 1696-1884

    7,500 items ; 14 containers ; 6 linear feet ; 7 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Virginia plantation owner. Correspondence, legal and financial records, and miscellaneous material reflecting the life of a plantation owner in Virginia prior to the Civil War, with particular emphasis on the economics of managing an extensive plantation worked by a large force of slaves.

  2. James Gillespie Birney papers, 1830-circa 1895

    22 items ; 1 container ; 0.2 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Abolitionist and editor. Correspondence, diaries, a notebook, and newspaper clippings primarily concerning Birney's participation in the antislavery movement.

  3. American Colonization Society records, 1792-1964

    190,000 items ; 717 containers ; 168 linear feet ; 331 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Organizational records of the society, including correspondence, financial and business papers, reports, and miscellaneous material relating to administrative and financial matters, membership, slavery and the status of slaves in the pre-Civil War period, and emigration, colonization, and education in Liberia. Includes the personal papers of William McLain and letterbooks of the Massachusetts...

  4. Russell & Co., Guangzhou, China, records, 1812-1894

    3,900 items ; 12 containers plus 4 oversize ; 5 linear feet ; 10 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Trading house founded in 1819 by Samuel Russell in Guangzhou (Canton), China. Correspondence, financial and legal records, and miscellany relating to the company and its founder, Samuel Russell (1789-circa 1862), and members of his family.

  5. William Short papers, 1778-1853

    20,000 items ; 64 containers plus 5 oversize ; 26 linear feet ; 32 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Secretary to President Thomas Jefferson, diplomat, and landowner. Diplomatic, financial, and personal correspondence, financial and business papers, memorabilia, and other papers relating to Short's activities as secretary to Jefferson, his diplomatic missions, and business interests.

  6. Danforth-Bush family collection, 1721-2007

    240 items ; 3 containers plus 2 oversize ; 1.4 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, journal, essays, sermons, articles, autograph collection, photographs, and other papers of the Danforth and Bush families, chiefly of Joshua N. Danforth. A volume of autographs collected by J. Danforth Bush and other family members contains the signatures of members of the Thirty-third Congress (House and Senate) and U.S. governors, circa 1853-1854.