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

  1. 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.

    Summary:

    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 International Court of Justice. Includes material relating to his World War I service in Spartanburg, S.C., and in France; and to charges made against him by Senator Joseph McCarthy and postwar loyalty and security investigations. Also includes papers of his wife, Lois Walcott Kellogg Jessup, relating to her work for the American Friends Service Committee, United States Children's Bureau, and United Nations, her travels to Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East, and to her writings.

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  2. 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.

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    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 and South America.

  3. Francis Winslow papers, 1833-1863

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

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    Naval officer. Correspondence, journals, logs, and other papers documenting Winslow's naval career.

  4. Joseph Desha and John R. Desha papers, 1773-1871

    1,900 items. 5 containers. 1.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Soldier and politician (Joseph Desha) and physician (John R. Desha). Correspondence, contracts, land records, wills, receipted bills, and newspapers dealing with the War of 1812, Kentucky politics, and national affairs.

  5. 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.

  6. Sol M. Linowitz papers, 1778-1999

    198,500 items. 650 containers plus 16 oversize and 3 classified. 275.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Lawyer, businessman, diplomat, and consultant to United States presidents. Diaries, correspondence, speeches and writings, interviews, an oral history, organizational records, reports, photographs, printed matter, clippings, and travel files documenting Linowitz's career as an attorney, executive for Xerox Corporation, ambassador to the Organization of American States, co-negotiator of the Panama Canal treaties, and presidential representative to Middle East peace negotiations.

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  7. Aaron Ward Weaver letterpress books, 1861-1884

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

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    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.

  8. Benjamin Titus Roberts family papers, 1832-1954

    7,200 items. 38 containers. 15.2 linear feet. 34 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Clergyman and founder of the Free Methodist Church of North America. Family and general correspondence, diaries, notebooks, speeches and writings, and other papers of Benjamin Titus Roberts and members of his family concerning family and domestic matters; the Free Methodist Church; the Chili Seminary, later A. M. Chesbrough Seminary, in North Chili, New York; South America; and matters relating to the allied Rice, Sellew, and Stowe families.

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  9. Helen Keller papers, 1842-1954

    2,000 items. 4 containers plus 1 oversize. 1.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Author and lecturer. Correspondence and papers relating to the preparation of Keller's book My Religion, and newspaper clippings concerning her writings, lectures, and travels. Includes typescripts of several works by other blind writers.

  10. Browning family papers, 1824-1917

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

    Summary:

    Browning family members including Robert Lewright Browning (1803-1850), naval officer, his wife Eleanor Hanlon Browning, and their sons, Robert Lewright Browning (1835-1860), marine officer, and Charles Henry Browning (1846-1926), genealogist. Correspondence, journals, biographical file, genealogical and other notes, newspaper clippings, and printed material of the Browning family.