66 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Agriculture.

  1. John Adams Kingsbury papers, 1841-1966

    57,400 items. 165 containers. 65.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Social worker and social reformer. Includes correspondence, journals and diaries, family papers, autobiographical material, travel notes, manuscripts of Kingsbury's books, speeches and articles, news releases, legal and financial papers and documents his activities as a social reformer and public health advocate such as his efforts to improve the conditions of public institutions in New York and Eastern European relief work.

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  2. Benjamin Clarke Marsh papers, 1910-1950

    1,500 items. 5 containers. 2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lobbyist and reformer. Correspondence, articles, extracts, legislative documents, memoranda, minutes, press releases, reports, speeches, pamphlets, scrapbooks, and clippings, mostly relating to activities of the People's Lobby, Inc., which Marsh served as executive secretary for many years.

  3. Thomas Jefferson papers, 1606-1943

    25,000 items. 225 containers plus 15 oversize. 90 linear feet. 65 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States president, vice president, and secretary of state; diplomat, architect, inventor, planter, and philosopher. Correspondence, official statements and addresses, including a rough draft of the Declaration of Independence, plantation and personal accounts, notebook, fee book, case book, garden book, farm book, calculations of interest, records of early Virginia laws and history and other writings on political, legal, educational, and scientific matters, newspaper clippings, and other papers.

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  4. Nathaniel Sisson papers, 1838-1932

    1,100 items. 10 containers plus 4 oversize. 6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Union soldier and businessman. Correspondence, financial records, medals, printed matter, and writings pertaining to Sisson’s Civil War service, political activities, and business enterprises in Maryville, Missouri.

  5. Barnett Allen Howard papers, 1885-1949

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

    Summary:

    Farmer, preacher, and trader. Memoirs documenting Howard's life as well as genealogical material, legal documents, and printed matter.

  6. Edmund Ruffin diaries, 1856-1865

    14 volumes. 14 containers. 3.2 linear feet. 7 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Plantation owner and publisher. Diaries detailing Ruffin's activities and opinions as an experimentalist in agriculture, anti-Unionist and slavery advocate, and describing plantation life in his Virginia estates.

  7. T. Swann Harding papers, 1918-1963

    1,800 items. 6 containers. 2.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, editor, and civil servant. Chiefly letters from editors and publishers concerning publication of Harding’s books and articles on literary and scientific matters. Includes a typescript of his unpublished work entitled, “110 Years of Federal Aid to Agriculture.”

  8. William Plumer papers, 1774-1845

    1,800 items. 20 containers. 3.8 linear feet. 6 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Governor of New Hampshire and legislator, United States senator from New Hampshire, essayist, and historian. Correspondence, diaries, letterbooks, autobiography, writings, notes, transcripts of poetry, essays, extracts, and other papers relating to Plumer’s personal life and career in New Hampshire and national politics and as an essayist.

  9. Feamster family papers, 1794-1967

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

    Summary:

    Members of the Feamster (Feemster) family. Diaries, notebooks, correspondence, financial and legal papers, writings, and miscellaneous material illustrating the activities of four interrelated families from 1794 to 1967 whose members were engaged in farming, the law, medicine, the military, politics, religion, and other pursuits in Virginia, West Virginia, Missouri, Arkansas, Texas, Kansas, Iowa, and Maryland. The collection also contains genealogical information about the Cary (Carey), Mathews (Mathews), Alderson, and Feamster families.

  10. William Edgar Borah papers, 1905-1940

    260,000 items. 880 containers plus 2 oversize. 352.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer and United States senator from Idaho. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, subject and legislative files, speeches and articles, patronage and constituent files, notebooks, newspaper clippings, and other material relating primarily to Borah's political interests and career in the Senate.

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