21 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. James Gillespie Blaine family papers, 1777-1945

    7,000 items. 48 containers. 20 linear feet. 21 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States secretary of state, United States representative and senator from Maine, and journalist. Family and general correspondence, speeches, writings, diaries, memoirs, notebooks, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting Blaine's public career.

  3. Montgomery C. Meigs papers, 1799-1971

    11,000 items. 52 containers plus 10 oversize. 27 linear feet. 51 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer, engineer, architect, and scientist. Correspondence, diaries and journals, notebooks, family papers, military papers, drawings and plans, scrapbooks, and other papers relating primarily to Meigs's work in the United States Army Corps of Engineers, his service as quartermaster general during the Civil War, and family matters.

  4. Zachariah Chandler papers, 1854-1899

    1,100 items. 9 containers. 1.8 linear feet. 4 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Secretary of the interior and senator from Michigan. Correspondence, principally letters received, only a few dating after 1879, relating chiefly to the politics of the Civil War and Reconstruction. Reflects the views of the antislavery element of the Republican Party when Chandler was serving on the Republican Congressional Committee and the Joint Committee on the Conduct of War and as chairman of the Committee on Commerce. Also includes material pertaining to the early political history of Michigan.

  5. Alexander Robey Shepherd papers, 1776-1945

    1950 items. 16 containers plus 1 in vault and 1 oversize. 7.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Territorial governor. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, photographs, clippings, printed matter, and memorabilia relating to Shepherd's career as a political official in Washington, D.C.

  6. Andrew Johnson papers, 1783-1947

    40,000 items. 245 containers plus 1 oversize. 55.8 linear feet. 55 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U. S. president, vice president, senator, representative, and army officer. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, messages and speeches, courts-martial and amnesty records, financial records, lists, newspaper clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Johnson's presidency.

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  7. Read family papers, 1568-1906

    35 items. 8 containers. 2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Read (Reed) family of New Castle, Delaware, later of Pennsylvania. Correspondence, deeds and indentures, genealogical records, commissions, printed matter, and other material. Papers of George Read relate chiefly to his activities during the American Revolution and his law practice in New Castle. Papers of John Read include a notebook of correspondence and memoranda which he kept as secretary of the Asylum Company, a land company of Philadelphia. Those of John Meredith Read pertain primarily to his involvement in Pennsylvania state politics, and papers of John Meredith Read, Jr., include correspondence and genealogical material pertaining to his book about Henry Hudson, correspondence regarding the sale of Read’s collection of Robert Morris papers, and English legal documents.

  8. Horace Greeley papers, 1812-1928

    2,000 items. 7 containers. 2.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist. Correspondence, autobiography, writings by and about Greeley, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, a notebook, printed matter, and other papers pertaining to his life and career as a journalist.

  9. Beale family papers from the Decatur House, 1794-1957

    4,000 items. 16 containers plus 4 oversize. 10 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, journals, biographical material, speeches, articles, scrapbooks, printed material, and other papers pertaining to the role of Edward Fitzgerald Beale in opening the West; the diplomatic career of Truxtun Beale as United States minister to Greece, Persia, and Romania; the naval careers of Thomas Truxtun and Stephen Decatur; the Beale (Beal), Chase, Edwards, and Truxtun families; and the Decatur House.

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  10. Robert Anderson papers, 1819-1948

    5,000 items. 19 containers plus 1 oversize. 5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States Army officer. Correspondence, letterbooks, printed material, writings, and official documents relating to Anderson’s military duty in the Black Hawk War, Mexican War, and Civil War, and to his writings on coast defense, ordnance, and artillery tactics. Includes papers of his daughter, Eba Anderson Lawton, historian and biographer of her father.