7 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Bigelow, John, 1817-1911.

  1. Philippe Bunau-Varilla papers, 1877-1955

    10,000 items ; 41 containers ; 14 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Panamanian diplomat and engineer. Correspondence, speeches, writings, legal records, newspaper clippings, and other papers concerning Bunau-Varilla’s activities in the United States, his efforts to gain support for completion of the Panama Canal, and his role in the Panamanian revolution and as minister plenipotentiary for the new government.

  2. John G. Nicolay papers, 1811-1943

    5,500 items ; 18 containers plus 2 oversize ; 7.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Presidential secretary and biographer. Correspondence, research notes, notebooks, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous material documenting Nicolay's public career, particularly his tenure as secretary to President Abraham Lincoln and his numerous literary activities, including his works on Lincoln.

  3. William Sydney Thayer papers, 1835-1901

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

    Summary:

    Newspaper correspondent, editor, and United States consul general in Egypt. Correspondence, dispatches, journals, essays, addresses, poems, clippings, printed matter, photographs, and memorabilia dealing primarily with Thayer's activities in Nicaragua and Egypt.

  4. Nathaniel Prentiss Banks papers, 1829-1911

    50,000 items ; 110 containers plus 3 oversize ; 44.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States representative, governor of Massachusetts, and army officer. Family and general correspondence, diaries and notebooks, letterbooks, military papers, speeches and writings, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, and miscellany relating chiefly to Banks’s political career and as an army officer during the Civil War.

  5. Charlotte Cushman papers, 1823-1941

    10,000 items ; 21 containers plus 1 oversize ; 5.5 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Actress. Correspondence; biographical and genealogical material; annotated scripts and texts of plays, poetry, and readings; newspaper clippings; reviews; and souvenir programs relating chiefly to Cushman's career in the theater.

  6. Charles Butler papers, 1819-1929

    2,172 items ; 5 containers ; 3 linear feet ; 4 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Entrepreneur, lawyer, and philanthropist. Correspondence, travel diaries, legal, financial, and business papers, and maps, newspaper clippings, and other papers documenting Butler's involvement in New York politics and his interest in such matters as anti-Masonry, public debts in Illinois, Indiana, and Michigan, loans to farmers by the New York Life Insurance and Trust Company, legal cases...

  7. John Bigelow papers, 1492-1936

    25,000 items ; 76 containers plus 2 oversize ; 30.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer, professor, and author. Correspondence, research notes, manuscripts of articles and books, photostatic copies of manuscripts in foreign archives, bibliographical material, photographs, drawings, maps, clippings, card files, and printed matter relating largely to canals especially, the Panama and Suez canals, along with the early history of Latin America, and also including material...