10 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Blair, Montgomery, 1813-1883--Correspondence.

  1. Matthew Simpson papers, 1829-1927

    5,000 items. 23 containers plus 1 oversize. 10 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Methodist clergyman, educator, editor, and orator. Family and general correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks, notes, scrapbooks, copies of speeches, sermons, and writings, and miscellaneous printed material relating to Simpson's early life in Ohio and Pennsylvania, his presidency of Indiana Asbury University (now DePauw University), editorship of the Western Christian Advocate, and service as a Methodist Episcopal bishop.

  2. William E. Chandler papers, 1863-1917

    25,000 items. 167 containers. 36 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States secretary of the navy, senator from New Hampshire, and lawyer. Principally bound volumes of correspondence documenting Chandler's activities as assistant secretary of the treasury, 1865-1867, secretary of the navy, 1882-1885, United States Senator from New Hampshire, 1887-1901, and chairman of the Spanish Treaty Claims Commission, 1901-1908. Includes material reflecting Chandler's prominence in the Republican Party and his role in the presidential campaigns of 1868 and 1872, in the disputed election of 1876 between Rutherford B. Hayes and Samuel J. Tilden, and in the campaign for president in 1880.

  3. Henry L. Dawes papers, 1833-1933

    22,000 items. 64 containers plus 2 oversize. 30 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States representative and senator from Massachusetts. Correspondence, memoranda, letterbooks, diaries, speeches, reports, notebooks, biographical material, family papers, photographs, citations, congressional commissions, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, and an incomplete biography of Dawes by his daughter, Anna Laurens Dawes. The collection documents mainly Dawes's career as a federal legislator and his work on issues relating to the American Indian, including his tenure as chairman of the Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes.

  4. John Sherman papers, 1836-1900

    130,000 items. 618 containers plus 1 oversize. 132 linear feet. 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Secretary of state, secretary of the treasury, and United States senator and representative from Ohio. Correspondence, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers chiefly relating to Sherman's role in Ohio politics after 1850. Includes family correspondence during Sherman's school years, general correspondence during his years in Congress and the cabinet, and papers relating to Kansas in the 1850s when he was a member of the House of Representatives committee investigating conditions in the territory.

  5. Lyman Trumbull correspondence, 1843-1894

    4,500 items. 77 containers. 13 linear feet. 22 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States senator from Illinois. Chiefly letters received by Trumbull and some drafts or copies of replies on political matters.

  6. C. Chaillé-Long papers, 1809-1918

    1,800 items. 3 containers. 1.2 linear feet. 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Soldier, explorer, and diplomat. Personal and official correspondence, articles, speeches, news clippings, scrapbook, awards, commissions, maps, and photographs concerning Chaillé-Long's career as an explorer and public servant.

  7. James O. Harrison papers, 1803-1913

    5,000 items. 19 containers. 7.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, educator, and railroad official. Correspondence, legal and financial records, biographical material, photographs, writings, notes, notebooks, scrapbooks, and printed matter documenting Harrison's personal and professional life, including his law practices in various Southern states and work with Lexington, Kentucky, public schools.

  8. Abraham Lincoln papers, 1774-1948

    40,550 items. 221 containers plus 11 oversize. 48 linear feet. 98 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States president and representative and lawyer from Illinois. Correspondence and other papers relating primarily to Abraham Lincoln's presidency and the Civil War.

  9. Gideon Welles papers, 1777-1911

    15,070 items. 45 containers plus 1 oversize. 18.2 linear feet. 36 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Secretary of the navy and newspaper editor. Correspondence, diaries, writings, naval records, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Welles's work as editor of the Hartford Times; his activities as a member of the Democratic Party and, later, the Republican Party in state and national politics; the role of the navy in the Civil War; and the presidential administrations of Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson.

  10. Breckinridge family papers, 1752-1965

    206,000 items. 875 containers plus 3 oversize. 265 linear feet. 37 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Family prominent in Kentucky and national politics and government. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and articles, subject files, financial and legal papers, scrapbooks, and other papers of various members of the Breckinridge family. The bulk of the collection is composed of the papers of John Breckinridge, Robert J. Breckinridge, John C. Breckinridge, William Campbell Preston Breckinridge, Joseph Cabell Breckinridge, Mary Desha, Sophonisba Preston Breckinridge, Madeline McDowell Breckinridge, and Henry Breckinridge.