11 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887.

  1. John Davis Batchelder collection of manuscripts, 1537-1944

    2,000 items ; 14 containers ; 4.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Educator and collector. Autographs, letters, official documents, writings, printed material, photographs, and other papers of prominent historical figures in the arts, science, and politics of the Western world collected by Batchelder.

  2. Henry Ward Beecher papers, 1836-1886

    5,400 items ; 18 containers ; 9 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Abolitionist, author, and Congregationalist clergyman. Primarily drafts of Beecher’s sermons and a small amount of correspondence, seminary notes, notes for speeches and lectures, other writings, and miscellaneous material.

  3. Columbus Delano family papers, 1845-1889

    1,500 items ; 3 containers ; 1.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Family members include Columbus Delano, U.S. secretary of the interior and representative from Ohio, and his son, John Sherman Delano, businessman. Correspondence, financial records, photograph album, and miscellany relating to Ohio and national politics and patronage, the Republican Party, western lands, railroad expansion, and personal and financial matters.

  4. John Russell Young papers, circa 1840-1959

    28,000 items ; 46 containers plus 1 oversize ; 12.4 linear feet ; 3 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist, editor, diplomat, and Librarian of Congress. Correspondence, diaries, writings, biography with annotations, Dow family papers, scrapbook, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Young’s career as a journalist and association with Ulysses S. Grant.

  5. John Charles Frémont and Jessie Benton Frémont papers, 1828-1980

    1,000 items ; 9 containers plus 1 oversize and 1 artifact ; 9 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Explorer of the western United States, army officer, and politician (John Charles Frémont). Author (Jessie Benton Frémont). Correspondence, presidential campaign material from 1856, Civil War items, writings, prints, photographs, and printed matter relating to the careers of both John Charles Frémont and Jessie Benton Frémont.

  6. Marshall P. Wilder papers, 1880-1914

    2,000 items ; 8 containers plus 1 oversize ; 3 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Humorist and entertainer. Correspondence, diaries, humor notes and clippings supplying the raw material for Wilder's performances, notebooks containing lists of theatrical agents and performers, scrapbooks of playbills and theatrical broadsides, and photographs.

  7. Edwin McMasters Stanton papers, 1818-1921

    7,650 items ; 46 containers plus 1 oversize ; 8.4 linear feet ; 14 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, United States attorney general, and United States secretary of war. Correspondence, letterbooks, reports, maps, printed material, and memorabilia relating chiefly to Stanton's role as secretary of war under Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson and to his role in the politics of Reconstruction. Other topics include the Civil War, the radical wing of the Republican Party, and Lincoln's...

  8. Andrew Johnson papers, 1783-1947

    40,000 items ; 245 containers plus 1 oversize ; 55.8 linear feet ; 55 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U. S. president, vice president, senator, representative, and army officer. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, messages and speeches, courts-martial and amnesty records, financial records, lists, newspaper clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Johnson's presidency.

  9. David Ames Wells papers, 1795-1898

    9,000 items ; 24 containers ; 6 linear feet ; 9 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Economist, author, and public official. Correspondence, printed material, writings, and other papers concerning economics, with particular emphasis on taxation, the tariff, and free trade.

  10. Anna E. Dickinson papers, 1859-1951

    10,000 items ; 29 containers plus 2 oversize ; 12.4 linear feet ; 25 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lecturer, reformer, actress, and author. Correspondence, speeches, writings, plays, legal files, financial papers, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and printed material relating to Dickinson's activities on behalf of abolition and women's rights and suffrage and to her career in the theater.