18 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Central America.

  1. John Leeds Bozman family papers, 1688-1883

    800 items ; 6 containers ; 2.0 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Historian and lawyer of Maryland. Correspondence and other material pertaining to John Leeds Bozman, John Leeds Kerr, John Bozman Kerr, J. S. Bozman, William Vans Murray, Daniel Carroll (1730-1796), and others.

  2. Samuel Guy Inman papers, 1901-1965

    20,000 items ; 74 containers plus 1 oversize ; 29 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, educator, missionary, and social worker. Correspondence, diaries, writings, subject files, notebooks, scrapbooks, clippings, memorabilia, and photographs relating primarily to Inman’s work in Latin America as a Christian missionary and government representative.

  3. Nicaragua Canal Construction Company records, 1887-1913

    140 items ; 7 containers ; 2.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    A corporate enterprise formed to build the first trans-Isthmian canal across Central America. Chiefly survey notebooks concerning the nature, depth, and suitability of the rivers and waterways of Nicaragua for purposes of a canal. Also includes issues of the Canal Record, an American newspaper published in the Panama Canal Zone.

  4. 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.

  5. Chandler P. Anderson papers, 1894-1953

    18,300 items ; 63 containers plus 1 oversize ; 25.3 linear feet ; 3 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, advisor to the Department of State, and international arbitrator. Correspondence, diaries, informal records and notes of negotiations, typewritten and printed documents, and notes for articles and editorials relating mainly to Anderson's work as a specialist in international affairs and international negotiator.

  6. Caspar W. Weinberger papers, 1910-2005

    473,500 items ; 840 containers plus 363 classified and 2 oversize ; 494 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States secretary of defense, United States secretary of health, education, and welfare, California state legislator, lawyer, journalist, and business executive. Correspondence, legal and subject files, appointment books and daily schedules, diary notes and other jottings, family papers, financial material, interview transcripts, television scripts, newspaper columns, book and speech...

  7. Joseph Hodges Choate papers, 1745-1929

    11,000 items ; 40 containers plus 1 oversize ; 16 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, author, and diplomat. Correspondence, letterbooks, addresses, lectures, legal memoranda, memorabilia, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Choate's student days at Harvard University, his law practice in New York, his charitable work, and his diplomatic career.

  8. Nathaniel Prentiss Banks papers, 1829-1911

    50,000 items ; 110 containers plus 3 oversize ; 44.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States representative, governor of Massachusetts, and army officer. Family and general correspondence, diaries and notebooks, letterbooks, military papers, speeches and writings, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, and miscellany relating chiefly to Banks’s political career and as an army officer during the Civil War.

  9. Rodolfo R. Schuller papers, 1492-1915

    3,500 items ; 22 containers ; 11.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Americanist and linguist. Chiefly files comprised of copies of documents from various repositories, original manuscripts, and notes based on Schuller's linguistic research in Mexico and Central and South America, including archaeological and ethnographic material, clippings, maps, and photographs.

  10. Hedrick Smith papers, 1923-1992

    57,200 items ; 184 containers plus 2 oversize and 1 classified ; 72.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, memoranda, interview transcripts, drafts of speeches, articles, books, notes, radio broadcasts, legal material, research material, family papers, press releases, printed material, posters, maps, and other papers relating primarily to Smith's research for his books and television productions about the Soviet Union and about United States politics. Documents his career with the New...