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

  1. American Historical Association records, 1884-1975

    275,000 items. 900 containers plus 1 oversize. 362.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, notes, minutes of meetings, financial records, manuscripts of published and unpublished articles, reports, membership cards and lists, resolutions, legal briefs, and printed materials reflecting the association's history and its development of programs stimulating scholarly historical research and activities. Includes files of the secretary and executive secretary, treasurer, Executive Council, Historical Service Board, and various committees, as well as editorial files of the American Historical Review.

  2. John Gwinn papers, 1815-1864

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

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Official and general correspondence, personal journals, commissions, printed matter, and miscellaneous material documenting Gwinn's career in the Navy before the Civil War.

  3. Bancroft-Bliss families papers, 1788-1928

    5,800 items. 20 containers plus 3 oversize. 8.1 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, diary, legal and financial papers, article and book galleys, invitations, and printed material of members of the Bliss and Bancroft families, including George Bancroft (1800-1891); his wife, Elizabeth Davis Bancroft (1803-1886), her first husband, Alexander Bliss (1792-1827); and their son, Alexander Bliss (1827-1896).

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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).