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

  1. Laura Wood Roper papers, 1822-1982

    2,280 items. 19 containers. 9 linear feet. 10 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Biographer of Frederick Law Olmsted (1822-1903). Correspondence, research notes, reports, clippings, and printed matter related to Olmsted and the landscape architectural firm, Olmsted Associates (1961- ) and its predecessors, collected by Roper for her biography of Olmsted. Also includes card indexes containing abstracts mostly from Olmsted’s correspondence in the Library of Congress Manuscript Division.

  2. Herndon-Weik collection of Lincolniana, circa 1824-1933

    4,600 items. 36 containers. 10 linear feet. 15 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection composed of the papers of Abraham Lincoln, United States president, United States representative from Illinois, and lawyer; William Henry Herndon, Lincoln's law partner, collector, and biographer from Springfield, Illinois; and Jesse William Weik, lawyer of Greencastle, Indiana, and coauthor of Herndon's Lincoln. Includes records (1933) of the Weik Manuscript Corporation and miscellaneous material collected chiefly by Herndon and Weik for use in writing Herndon's Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life (1889).

  3. Horace Traubel and Anne Montgomerie Traubel papers, 1824-1979

    75,600 items. 218 containers plus 2 oversize. 88.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Poet, critic, and friends and biographer of Walt Whitman. Correspondence, diaries, including Horace Traubel's diary published as With Walt Whitman in Camden, literary files containing prose, poetry, criticism, and other writings by the Traubels and other writers, including the collected files of the Conservator, financial and legal records, scrapbooks, and printed matter. The collection reflects the Traubels' support of the literary and artistic community, the arts and crafts and ethical culture movements, and social and political reform. Also includes the papers of their daughter, Gertrude Traubel, as well as their friends and financial supporters, Frank and Mildred Bain.

  4. Muriel Rukeyser papers, 1844-1986

    30,000 items. 88 containers plus 6 oversize. 38.8 linear feet. 7 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Poet and biographer. Part I contains correspondence, diaries, appointment books, drafts, notes and notebooks, typescripts, proofs, production material, printed matter, and miscellaneous items relating to Rukeyser's literary contributions in the fields of biography, poetry, and translation, her public speeches and classroom lectures, and her commitment to social protest in support of human rights. Part II supplements the material in Part I and includes holograph drafts and typescripts, outlines, notes and notebooks, trial lines, research material, and other items relating to Rukeyser's poetry and writings, in particular The Orgy, The Speed of Darkness, The Traces of Thomas Hariot, and her translations of Gunnar Ekelöf, Selected Poems of Gunnar Ekelöf, and Octavio Paz, Selected Poems of Octavio Paz.

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  5. William Wirt papers, 1802-1858

    1,800 items. 9 containers plus 1 oversize. 2.2 linear feet. 4 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, politician, U. S. attorney general, and biographer. Correspondence, writings, and printed matter pertaining to Wirt’s family and career as a lawyer, politician, and author.

  6. Tyler Dennett collection relating to John Hay, 1861-1937

    200 items. 8 containers. 3.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Historian, editor, and biographer. Correspondence, research notes, galley proofs, photographs, and printed matter relating to Dennett's books John Hay: From Poetry to Politics and Lincoln and the Civil War in the Diaries and Letters of John Hay.

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  7. Albert Jeremiah Beveridge collection of John Marshall papers, 1776-1844

    300 items. 7 containers. 2.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer and chief justice of the Supreme Court. Correspondence, a journal, account books, and other papers primarily gathered by Albert Jeremiah Beveridge for his research on John Marshall.

  8. Paul Wilstach collection of Richard Mansfield papers, 1889-1918

    2000 items. 6 containers plus 2 oversize. 2.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author and biographer (Wilstach). Actor (Mansfield). Scrapbooks, correspondence, plays, printed matter, and biographical material mainly created by Mansfield and collected by Wilstach, who served as Mansfield's secretary

  9. Abram P.T. Elder papers, 1890-1916

    3,280 items. 11 containers plus 1 oversize. 5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Biographer and publisher. Correspondence, biographical files, business records of the National Biographical Society, illustrated materials, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to Elder's creation and publication of biographical directories for the society.

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  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.