27 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Bancroft, George, 1800-1891--Correspondence.

  1. John Loyall Saunders papers, 1844-1857

    350 items. 3 containers. .6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Correspondence, orders, and other papers covering primarily the period of Saunders's command of the USS St. Mary's, 1844-1847 and relating to the Mexican War.

  2. David Conner papers, 1817-1847

    400 items. 3 containers. .6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Correspondence, reports, invoices, ships returns, extracts from ships logs, and other official naval papers primarily pertaining to Conner's service as commander of U.S. naval forces in the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico.

  3. Peter Force papers and collection, 1492-1977

    150,000 items. 770 containers plus 14 oversize. 300 linear feet. 168 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Antiquarian, historian, and mayor of Washington, D.C. Chiefly Force's personal papers and papers he collected for his nine-volume American Archives. Force's personal papers document his career as a Washington printer, newspaper editor, compiler, and collector. The collection records political, military, scientific, and social aspects of eighteenth and nineteenth century America.

  4. Ainsworth Rand Spofford papers, 1819-1970

    600 items. 2 containers plus 1 oversize. 2.8 linear feet. 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Librarian of Congress. Chiefly correspondence during the years Spofford served as librarian of Congress and personal and family correspondence.

  5. William L. Marcy papers, 1806-1930

    3,100 items. 88 containers. 19.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U.S. secretary of war and secretary of state, governor of New York, and lawyer. Correspondence, commonplace book, diary, drafts of diplomatic dispatches, writings, and other papers relating chiefly to Marcy's career in politics, diplomacy, and as a cabinet member in the administrations of James K. Polk and Franklin Pierce. Included is material collected and compiled by Henry Barrett Learned and others.

  6. Waddy Thompson papers, 1826-1882

    100 items. 1 container. .2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U.S. representative from South Carolina, lawyer, and diplomat. Chiefly correspondence relating to nullification, relations with Mexico, plantation life, slavery, and South Carolina and national politics. Includes family papers.

  7. E.B. O'Callaghan papers, 1830-1879

    2,000 items. 20 containers. 4.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Physician, historian, and bibliographer. Correspondence pertaining primarily to O'Callaghan's career as a physician, legislator in Lower Canada, and editor of the Montreal Vindicator. Also concerns bibliographic matters including records of New York state, rare bibliographic Americana, editions of the Bible, and material relating to America found in European archives. Includes a draft of his History of New Netherland (1846-1848).

  8. Hamilton Fish papers, 1732-1914

    61,000 items. 328 containers plus 6 oversize. 85 linear feet. 24 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Congressman, senator, governor, and secretary of state. Correspondence, journals, diaries, subject files, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Fish's service as secretary of state under Ulysses S. Grant, as a member of Congress, and governor of New York.

  9. Louis McLane correspondence, 1795-1894

    600 items. 4 containers. 1.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, U.S. representative and senator from Delaware, diplomat, and cabinet officer. Correspondence primarily between McLane and members of his family relating to social life in Washington, D.C., his diplomatic duties, and national and congressional politics.

  10. Henry William Ellsworth papers, 1796-1886

    350 items. 2 containers. .8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Diplomat. Primarily correspondence and duplicates of diplomatic dispatches received and sent while Ellsworth was chargé d'affaires for the United States in Stockhom, Sweden, and Norway, 1845-1849.