5 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Brown, John, 1800-1859.

  1. Millard Fillmore papers, 1839-1925

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

    Summary:

    U.S. President, vice president, and representative, lawyer, and educator. Chiefly correspondence of Fillmore relating to slavery; the Compromise of 1850; the Fugitive Slave Law (1850), John Brown's Raid, 1859, Harpers Ferry, W. Va.; the Whig Party; and congressional politics. Includes several letters of and an obituary notice for Fillmore's daughter, Mary Abigail Fillmore, as well as a detailed...

  2. Velma West Sykes papers, 1820-1975

    350 items ; 2 containers ; 0.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author. Correspondence, writings, printed matter, and research material relating primarily to an unpublished work by Sykes entitled "Widowed by the Gallows, a Biography of Mrs. John Brown."

  3. David Maydole Matteson papers, 1876-1937

    21 items ; 5 containers ; 1.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Historian and educator. Research notes, writings, and correspondence largely concerning Matteson’s research and writings on riots, frontier uprisings, labor strikes, slave revolts, and other civil disturbances in colonial and nineteenth-century America.

  4. Jeremiah S. Black papers, 1813-1904

    10,070 items ; 80 containers ; 34 linear feet ; 36 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, public official of Pennsylvania, United States attorney general, and United States secretary of state. Correspondence, legal files, speeches, writings, scrapbooks, family papers, and other papers relating primarily to various legal matters in which Black was involved.

  5. Featherstonhaugh Collection : photographs relating to John Brown, his relatives and contemporaries, and Harpers Ferry, West Virginia

    115 photographic prints. -- Prints & Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Portraits of Brown, his family, and many others including Lawson Botts, Sheriff Campbell, Andrew Hunter, Judge Richard Parker and Harriet Tubman. Brown's grave, views of Harpers Ferry, farms and homes in the vicinity, courthouse and jail at Charles Town, etc.