147 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Business.

  1. Jackie Robinson papers, 1934-2001

    7,000 items. 17 containers. 6.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Baseball player, civil rights leader, and corporate executive. Correspondence, fan mail, financial and legal records, drafts of speeches and writings, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous items relating to Robinson as the first African American to play major league baseball in the twentieth century and to various business and civic activities following his baseball career, including his service as a corporate executive and his participation in the civil rights movement, religious and humanitarian organizations, broadcast and media affairs, and politics.

  2. Clark M. Clifford papers, 1883-1999

    29,000 items. 83 containers plus 1 oversize and 5 classified. 34.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Government official and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches and writings, congressional testimony, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Clifford's personal and professional life, including his role as an adviser and counsel to four Democratic presidential administrations, his service as United States secretary of defense, 1968-1969, and his career as a lawyer in Washington, D.C.

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  3. Edward Tracy Clark correspondence and reports, 1923-1935

    9,000 items. 22 containers. 8.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Presidential secretary, lawyer, and businessman of Washington, D.C. Correspondence relating primarily to Clark's work as a consultant on legislative, customs, and tariff matters for various business concerns, and letters from his service as secretary to President Calvin Coolidge.

  4. Eugene Meyer papers, 1864-1970

    78,500 items. 267 containers plus 2 oversize. 107.6 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Investment banker, financier, public official, and newspaperman. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, diaries, oral history interviews, speeches, writings, congressional testimony, press statements, financial papers, family papers, biographical material, printed material, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating to Meyer's life and career.

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  5. James Henry Hammond papers, 1774-1875

    8,000 items. 38 containers plus 3 oversize. 10 linear feet. 20 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Senator, governor, and plantation owner. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, plantation manuals, account books, and scrapbooks pertaining chiefly to South Carolina and national politics in the three decades preceding the Civil War. Subjects include nullification, secession, slavery, the Southern Convention at Nashville, Tennessee (1850), state banks, states' rights, and the tariff. Also includes a mercantile letterbook, 1774-1780, of Andrew McLean.

  6. W.W. Corcoran papers, 1791-1896

    54,000 items. 105 containers. 33 linear feet. 5 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Financier and philanthropist. Correspondence, letterpress books, financial papers, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Corcoran's business and banking interests and philanthropic efforts.

  7. Ernest Gallaudet Draper papers, circa 1919-1955

    250 items. 3 containers. 1.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Manufacturer and government official. Chiefly speeches and articles, including also biographical material, a diary, correspondence, book reviews, clippings, and notes, relating to Draper's service as assistant secretary of commerce and as a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and including his involvement with various New York state and city agencies concerned with unemployment and labor.

  8. Lovering-Taylor family papers, 1727-1926

    2,000 items. 11 containers plus 2 oversize. 4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Lovering-Taylor families of Boston, Mass.; New York, N.Y.; and Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Correspondence, diaries, financial papers, business records, legal papers, biographical and genealogical material, clippings, printed material, and other papers chiefly of Joseph Taylor (1745(?)-1816), merchant and Loyalist, relating to business and trade during the Revolution, the Loyalist cause, mercantile insurance, and French spoliation claims. Other family members represented include William Taylor (1714-1789), Abigail Taylor Amory (born 1739), Charles Taylor (died 1837), Hannah Jones Welles Taylor (1776-1845), Mary Taylor Lovering (born 1813), Charles T. Lovering (born 1846), and members of the allied Amory (Emery) and Welles (Wells) families.

  9. Henry Mason Morfit papers, 1819-1858

    4,000 items. 13 containers. 5.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer. Correspondence and financial and business papers relating to Morfit's Washington, D.C., practice as a claims lawyer and as a political figure in the administrations of Andrew Jackson.

  10. National Urban League records, 1900-1988

    616,000 items. 2,000 containers plus 2 oversize. 821 linear feet. 18 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil rights organization. Correspondence, minutes of meetings, speeches, reports, surveys, statistical data, financial and legal records, scrapbooks, printed material, and other records relating to the programs and policies of the league and its affiliates.

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