9 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Americans--China.

  1. Andrew H. Foote papers, 1822-1890

    1,000 items ; 11 containers plus 1 oversize ; 4.4 linear feet ; 5 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Correspondence, letterbooks, manuscript of "Africa and the American Flag" (1854), journals, logbooks, miscellaneous ships' records, and other papers relating principally to Foote's naval career, trade with Japan, missionaries in Hawaii, Civil War naval actions, and Foote's personal life. Also includes a journal, 1845-1847, kept by Madison Rush on a cruise from New York to China...

  2. Low-Mills family papers, 1767-1971

    9,000 items ; 39 containers plus 1 oversize ; 14.6 linear feet ; 2 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Prominent family engaged in China trade. Correspondence, diaries, journals, writings and genealogical material documenting the Low, Mills, Hillard, and Loines families from the early years of the nineteenth century until the middle of the twentieth. Of special interest are papers concerning the family's activities in the China trade and the journal of Harriet Low Hillard documenting her stay in...

  3. Eli T. Sheppard papers, 1872-1924

    300 items ; 2 containers ; 0.8 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Diplomat and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, notes, and printed matter pertaining primarily to Sheppard's work as a United States consul in Tienstin, China, and as an adviser in international law to the Japanese foreign office.

  4. Humphrey Marshall papers, 1771-2002

    500 items ; 2 containers plus 1 oversize ; 8 microfiche ; 0.8 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, army officer, United States representative from Kentucky, and Confederate States of America representative from Virginia. Correspondence, diaries, financial and legal papers, notes, speeches, writings, printed matter and other material relating chiefly to Humphrey Marshall's activities as a lawyer, soldier, and politician.

  5. Merrill Moore papers, 1904-1979

    131,750 items ; 504 containers plus 86 oversize ; 234 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Psychiatrist and poet. Diaries, correspondence, notebooks, biographical material, family papers, genealogical records, literary papers, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers relating to Moore's career as a psychiatrist and poet.

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  6. Lewis Nathaniel Chase papers, 1836-1947

    89,000 items ; 224 containers ; 89.6 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Editor, author, and educator. Autographed letters and correspondence with poets, writers, artists, musicians, and actors; family papers; and miscellaneous personal and academic material stemming from Chase's career as a writer and university professor.

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  7. Hayes, Hollister, and Kelman families papers, 1826-2012

    6,000 items ; 21 containers ; 8.2 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, diaries, memoirs, lectures and sermons, genealogical material, and printed matter pertaining chiefly to members of the Hayes family and their careers as Presbyterian missionaries in China. Includes papers of Margaret Hayes Hollister; her parents, John David Hayes and Barbara Monteath Kelman Hayes; her paternal grandparents, W. M. Hayes and Margaret Young Hayes; her maternal...

  8. American Council of Learned Societies records, 1910-2011

    861,000 items ; 2,697 containers plus 47 oversize ; 1,100 linear feet ; 13 microfilm reels ; 118 digital files (1.27 MB) -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Federation of scholarly organizations specializing in fellowships and grants to promote the study of the humanities and social sciences. Correspondence, meeting minutes and agendas, financial material, fellowship and grant files, project files, committee files, manuscripts, reports, notes, applications, announcements and publicity, memoranda, speeches and lectures, articles, surveys and...

  9. Eleanor Lord Pray papers, 1894-1975

    3,800 items ; 11 containers ; 4.4 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Member of a New England merchant family living in Vladivostok, Russia. Primarily letters written and received by Pray. Letters describe daily life, the city and its surroundings, and historic events.