20 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Biographers.

  1. Douglas Southall Freeman papers, 1900-1979

    70,000 items ; 242 containers plus 2 oversize ; 96 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Biographer, editor, educator, and lecturer. Correspondence, diaries, manuscripts and proofs of books and other works, articles, speeches, notebooks, source materials largely relating to the American Revolution and Civil War, bibliographical material, clippings, printed material, memorabilia, maps, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Freeman's biographical and historical research...

  2. Catherine Drinker Bowen papers, 1793-1980

    39,000 items ; 84 containers plus 1 oversize ; 34 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author and biographer. Family and general correspondence; research notes; drafts of writings, speeches, and articles; publication production materials; clippings; scrapbooks; and printed matter relating primarily to Bowen's writings, especially her biographies of John Adams, Francis Bacon, Sir Edward Coke, Benjamin Franklin, and Oliver Wendell Holmes, and her study of the Constitutional...

  3. Albert J. Beveridge papers, 1788-1943

    98,000 items ; 390 containers plus 28 oversize ; 167.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States senator from Indiana, lawyer, historian, and biographer. Correspondence, diary notes, addresses, drafts of writings, research material, records of interviews, printed matter, photographs, and miscellaneous material documenting Beveridge's career from his early law practice in Indiana to his career in the Senate, espousal of the Progressive Party, experience as a war correspondent...

  4. 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.

  5. Martin J. Sherwin collection relating to J. Robert Oppenheimer, 1910-2006

    26,000 items and 19 microfiche ; 69 containers plus 1 classified and 2 microfiche containers ; 27.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, biographer, and educator. Research material gathered for the writing of American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer, including interviews and oral histories, government records, topical files, correspondence, photographs, printed matter, and miscellaneous material.

  6. J.G. Randall and Ruth Painter Randall papers, 1779-1970

    35,000 items ; 110 containers plus 3 oversize ; 49.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, historian, and educator (J. G. Randall). Biographer (Ruth Painter Randall). Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journal, writings, speeches, research material, printed matter, financial papers, and other papers primarily concerning J. G. Randall's works on Abraham Lincoln and on the Civil War. Also includes material relating to Randall's tenure as professor of history at the University...

  7. Cyril Clemens collection, 1686-1982

    350 items ; 1 container ; 0.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Biographer and editor. Letters received from prominent people relating to the International Mark Twain Society or to some aspect of Samuel Langhorne Clemens's life or literary works written by him under the name Mark Twain. Also includes production materials for several works on him by Cyril Clemens, and copies of historical documents collected by Cyril Clemens.

  8. Hermann Hagedorn papers, 1912-1933

    10,200 items ; 23 containers ; 9.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Poet and biographer. Correspondence, subject files, research material, and miscellaneous items relating primarily to Hagedorn’s biographies of Leonard Wood and William Boyce Thompson. Includes original material relating to Thompson’s role in relief work in Russia following the Russian Revolution and in securing diplomatic recognition for the Soviets. Also includes material on Hagedorn’s...

  9. Vernon Boyce Hampton papers, 1872-1971

    275 items ; 3 containers ; 1.0 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Historian and biographer. Correspondence, photostatic copies of Chester Alan Arthur's correspondence, writings, bibliographical material, and clippings relating primarily to Hampton's writings.

  10. Thomas C. Reeves papers, 1850-1975

    700 items ; 2 containers ; 0.8 linear feet ; 4 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Historian and biographer of Chester Alan Arthur (1829-1886). Correspondence, manuscripts, genealogical material, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Reeves's research on Chester Alan Arthur (1829-1886), Chester Alan Arthur (1901-1972), and other members of the Arthur family.