41 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Buchanan, James, 1791-1868.

  1. Carl Brent Swisher collection of research materials relating to Roger B. Taney, 1836-1962

    12,250 items. 34 containers plus 1 oversize. 15 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Historian. Chiefly reproductions of correspondence, reports, records, and newspapers gathered by Swisher for a history of Roger Brooke Taney's tenure as chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.

  2. Sarah Stone autograph collection, 1720-1962

    200 items. 1 container. .4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Resident of Salem, Massachusetts. Letters, clipped signatures, and other autograph items of prominent American and a few British figures, chiefly of the nineteenth century.

  3. George Nicholas Sanders family papers, 1833-1973

    200 items. 2 containers. 1 linear foot. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Financier, lobbyist, and Confederate agent in Europe. Mainly journals of Anna J. Sanders, wife of George Nicholas Sanders, and correspondence to and from George Nicholas Sanders and other members of the Sanders family relating to mid-nineteenth century politics, social life, and the Civil War. Subjects include the activities of George Nicholas Sanders and the wartime imprisonment and death of their son, Reid Sanders, as a Confederate soldier.

  4. Rodgers family papers, 1788-1944

    15,500 items. 60 containers plus 1 oversize. 20 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Rodgers (Rogers) family. Correspondence, journals, drafts of writings and speeches, transcripts of radio broadcasts, book reviews, notes and notebooks, biographical material, and other papers relating chiefly to the naval careers of John Rodgers (1773-1838), John Rodgers (1812-1882), William Ledyard Rodgers (1860-1944), John Augustus Rodgers (1848-1933), and John Rodgers (1881-1926). Includes correspondence of the Hodge family, Matthew Calbraith Perry, Oliver Hazard Perry (1785-1819), and other relatives of the Rodgers family.

  5. James Buchanan and Harriet Lane Johnston papers, 1825-1887

    1,600 items. 6 containers plus 1 oversize. 3 linear feet. 4 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States president, secretary of state, and representative and senator from Pennsylvania. Correspondence, his 1858 State of the Union message, and miscellaneous items pertaining primarily to Buchanan’s career before his election as president. Also correspondence of Harriet Lane Johnston, Buchanan’s niece and White House hostess.

  6. William Medill papers, 1834-1864

    2,300 items. 6 containers. 2.4 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, United States representative and governor of Ohio, and United States government official. Correspondence, account books, and miscellaneous material primarily relating to Medill’s service as assistant postmaster general (1845), commissioner of Indian affairs (1845-1850), and first comptroller of the United States treasury (1857-1861).

  7. Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts, 1656-1995

    14,250 items. 57 containers plus 27 oversize. 26.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collector. A collection of Americana including historical letters and documents, family and personal papers, broadsides, financial and legal papers, illustrated and printed ephemera, government and legislative documents, military records, journals, and printed matter relating primarily to the expansion and development of the United States from the colonial period through the 1876 centennial.

  8. 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.

  9. Henry Clay family papers, 1732-1927

    18,850 items. 75 containers. 30 linear feet. 24 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Personal, official, and family correspondence, speeches, writings, business records, legal files, biographical material, printed matter, and other papers chiefly documenting the public career and private life of statesman Henry Clay (1777-1852), United States secretary of state and representative and senator from Kentucky; his son, James B. Clay (1817-1864), diplomat, United States representative from Kentucky, and Confederate sympathizer; and other members of Henry Clay's family.

  10. Caleb Cushing papers, circa 1785-1906

    120,000 items. 420 containers plus 4 oversize. 190 linear feet. 9 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States cabinet official and representative from Massachusetts, army officer, diplomat, and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journals, writings, speeches, notes, notebooks, legal file, business papers, biographical material, newspaper clippings, printed material, maps, photographs, and other papers reflecting Cushing's role in national and international affairs of the mid-nineteenth century.