20 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Cameron, Simon, 1799-1889.

  1. Simon Cameron papers, 1738-1919

    8,000 items. 28 containers plus 1 oversize. 12 linear feet. 22 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Financier, United States secretary of war, United States senator from Pennsylvania, and diplomat. Correspondence, diary, account books, notebooks, speeches, business and legal records, and printed material primarily relating to Pennsylvania and national politics and to Cameron's business enterprises.

  2. Columbus Delano family papers, 1845-1889

    1,500 items. 3 containers. 1.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Family members include Columbus Delano, U.S. secretary of the interior and representative from Ohio, and his son, John Sherman Delano, businessman. Correspondence, financial records, photograph album, and miscellany relating to Ohio and national politics and patronage, the Republican Party, western lands, railroad expansion, and personal and financial matters.

  3. F.W. Lander and J.M. Lander papers, 1836-1894

    1,250 items. 12 containers. 3.2 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Engineer, explorer, and army officer (F. W Lander). Actress (J. M. Lander). Correspondence, writings, military dispatches and telegrams, notes, maps, reports, scrapbooks, printed material, and other papers relating to F. W. Lander’s explorations in the West, advocacy of a western railroad system, political activities in California, and service during the Civil War. Also correspondence, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting the acting career of J. M. Lander.

  4. Hamilton Fish papers, 1732-1914

    61,000 items. 328 containers plus 6 oversize. 85 linear feet. 24 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Congressman, senator, governor, and secretary of state. Correspondence, journals, diaries, subject files, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Fish's service as secretary of state under Ulysses S. Grant, as a member of Congress, and governor of New York.

  5. Ambrose W. Thompson papers, 1847-1960

    12,000 items. 53 containers plus 2 oversize. 26 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Businessman. Business and family correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, reports, statistical tables, patent papers, stocks and bonds, drawings, maps, and printed matter and miscellaneous material relating to Thompson's career as a businessman.

  6. Miles-Cameron families correspondence, 1661-1956

    1,000 items. 9 containers. 3.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer. Correspondence addressed to Elizabeth Cameron, J. D. Cameron, Nelson Appleton Miles, and Sherman Miles

  7. Joseph Holt papers, 1797-1917

    20,000 items. 118 containers and 3 oversize. 26.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States Postmaster general, secretary of war, judge advocate general of the United States Army, and lawyer. Correspondence, diaries, financial papers, legal papers, newspaper clippings, speeches, photographs, and printed matter relating to Holt's duties as judge advocate general, especially his work on the military commission that tried the Lincoln assassination conspirators, the trial of Mary Surratt, and various controversies surrounding the work of the commission. Other topics include Kentucky and Mississippi politics, Democratic Party politics, the elections of 1852 and 1856, the Civil War, and Holt's duties as secretary of war.

  8. John G. Nicolay papers, 1811-1943

    5,500 items. 18 containers plus 2 oversize. 7.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Presidential secretary and biographer. Correspondence, research notes, notebooks, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous material documenting Nicolay's public career, particularly his tenure as secretary to President Abraham Lincoln and his numerous literary activities, including his works on Lincoln.

  9. 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.

  10. George Brinton McClellan papers, 1783-1898

    33,000 items. 199 containers plus 3 oversize. 82 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer and governor of New Jersey. Correspondence, diaries, military papers, memoranda, telegrams, notes, writings, printed copies of speeches, articles, and books relating primarily to McClellan's Civil War service, particularly the Yorktown and Maryland campaigns.