34 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Canals.

  1. 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.

  2. T.O. Selfridge papers, 1852-1926

    1,900 items ; 8 containers ; 2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer and explorer. Correspondence, journals, logbooks, notebooks, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous papers relating primarily to the American naval expedition to the Isthmus of Darien (Panama) headed by Selfridge. Includes other aspects of his naval career.

  3. John Bigelow papers, 1492-1936

    25,000 items ; 76 containers plus 2 oversize ; 30.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer, professor, and author. Correspondence, research notes, manuscripts of articles and books, photostatic copies of manuscripts in foreign archives, bibliographical material, photographs, drawings, maps, clippings, card files, and printed matter relating largely to canals especially, the Panama and Suez canals, along with the early history of Latin America, and also including material...

  4. William Short papers, 1778-1853

    20,000 items ; 64 containers plus 5 oversize ; 26 linear feet ; 32 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Secretary to President Thomas Jefferson, diplomat, and landowner. Diplomatic, financial, and personal correspondence, financial and business papers, memorabilia, and other papers relating to Short's activities as secretary to Jefferson, his diplomatic missions, and business interests.

  5. Charles Butler papers, 1819-1929

    2,172 items ; 5 containers ; 3 linear feet ; 4 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Entrepreneur, lawyer, and philanthropist. Correspondence, travel diaries, legal, financial, and business papers, and maps, newspaper clippings, and other papers documenting Butler's involvement in New York politics and his interest in such matters as anti-Masonry, public debts in Illinois, Indiana, and Michigan, loans to farmers by the New York Life Insurance and Trust Company, legal cases...

  6. Frank Ross McCoy papers, 1847-1957

    37,750 items ; 110 containers ; 44 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer. General and family correspondence, diaries, military and subject files, notebooks, dispatch books, speeches and writings, financial papers, scrapbooks, and other material pertaining chiefly to McCoy’s military career and to various diplomatic assignments.

  7. William H. Moody papers, 1879-1916

    3,000 items ; 17 containers ; 3.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U.S. Supreme Court justice, attorney general, secretary of the navy, and representative from Massachusetts. Correspondence and related material mainly from Moody’s service as secretary of the navy and attorney general in the administration of Theodore Roosevelt.

  8. Philander C. Knox papers, 1796-1922

    8,450 items ; 75 containers ; 30 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U.S. secretary of state, U.S. senator from Pennsylvania, and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, reports, articles, notebooks, bills and resolutions, legal records, biographical sketches, library catalog, clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, cartoons, and other papers relating chiefly to Knox's service as U.S. attorney general, secretary of state, and senator from...

  9. George W. Goethals papers, 1890-1954

    15,000 items ; 50 containers plus 1 oversize ; 18 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Governor of the Canal Zone, army officer, and engineer. Diaries, correspondence, reports, memoranda, photographs, clippings, and scrapbooks relating chiefly to the construction of the Panama Canal, Goethals' term as governor of the Canal Zone, and his other public service positions.

  10. Joseph Cowles Mehaffey papers, 1925-1959

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

    Summary:

    U.S. Army engineer and governor of the Panama Canal Zone. Personal correspondence relating primarily to life in the Canal Zone and the operation of the Panama Canal and material concerning Mehaffey's various engineering projects, including the Arlington Memorial Bridge and renovation of the White House.