21 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Asia--Description and travel.

  1. Lyman Bryson papers, 1893-1978

    12,000 items ; 51 containers ; 20.4 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Radio and televison broadcaster, author, and educator. Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, articles, lectures, writings, transcripts of broadcasts, subject files, business and financial records, biographical material, appointment books, newspaper clippings, and other papers documenting Bryson's public relations work for the American National Red Cross and the League of Red Cross Societies...

  2. 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.

  3. 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...

  4. 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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  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. Robert R. Williams papers, 1911-1981

    11,000 items ; 35 containers ; 15.6 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Chemist, nutritionist, and developer of vitamin B1. Correspondence, diaries, affidavits, reports, subject files, laboratory notebooks, speeches and writings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Williams's research in nutritional chemistry.

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  7. Philip Henry Sheridan papers, 1853-1896

    18,000 items ; 120 containers plus 1 oversize ; 46.4 linear feet ; 104 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Army officer. Correspondence, letterbooks, telegrams, writings, reports, orders, financial records, scrapbooks, and other papers relating primarily to the Civil War, Reconstruction, Mexican border disputes, Indian wars, and Sheridan's service as commanding general of the army.

  8. 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.

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    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.

  9. 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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  10. Charles Edward Russell papers, 1864-1941

    12,000 items ; 53 containers ; 16 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author and journalist. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, writings, subject files, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating principally to Russell's writings and to his activities on behalf of various progressive reform causes.