18 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Chandler, William E. (William Eaton), 1835-1917.

  1. John Crittenden Watson papers, 1844-1960

    1,500 items. 9 containers. 7 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. General and family correspondence, notes, reports, official orders, newspaper clippings, photographs, and scrapbooks relating to Watson's service in the Civil War and naval career. Includes papers of his sons, Edward H. Watson, naval officer, and James T. Watson, army officer.

  2. William E. Chandler papers, 1863-1917

    25,000 items. 167 containers. 36 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States secretary of the navy, senator from New Hampshire, and lawyer. Principally bound volumes of correspondence documenting Chandler's activities as assistant secretary of the treasury, 1865-1867, secretary of the navy, 1882-1885, United States Senator from New Hampshire, 1887-1901, and chairman of the Spanish Treaty Claims Commission, 1901-1908. Includes material reflecting Chandler's prominence in the Republican Party and his role in the presidential campaigns of 1868 and 1872, in the disputed election of 1876 between Rutherford B. Hayes and Samuel J. Tilden, and in the campaign for president in 1880.

  3. Hugh McCulloch papers, 1855-1905

    600 items. 5 containers. 2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U.S. secretary of the treasury, banker, and financier. Primarily correspondence with some speeches, reports, and other material relating to McCulloch's career as a banker and financier, as U.S. comptroller of the currency, and as U.S. secretary of the treasury.

  4. Stephen Bleecker Luce papers, 1799-1955

    8,000 items. 23 containers. 9 linear feet. 19 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Correspondence, journals, order books, subject files, scrapbooks, notebooks, newspaper clippings, and miscellany documenting Luce's naval career, including his work to establish the United States Naval War College and the Naval Historical Society, his service with the South Atlantic Blockading Squadron, and his diplomatic role in the arbitration of the Canadian fisheries dispute (1887).

  5. Edward McPherson papers, 1738-1936

    18,000 items. 100 containers plus 1 oversize. 40.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Editor, statistician, and U.S. representative from Pennsylvania. Correspondence, letterbooks, family papers, speeches and writings, legal and financial records, scrapbooks, and other material relating to four generations of the McPherson family in central Pennsylvania, to McPherson's career in the House of Representatives as legislator and clerk of the House, and to Republican Party politics nationally and in Pennsylvania during Reconstruction. Includes estate papers of Thaddeus Stevens and material collected for a biography of Stevens.

  6. Montgomery Sicard papers, 1800-1948

    1,200 items. 4 containers. 2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Correspondence, subject file, and miscellaneous material relating to Sicard’s naval career, including diagrams and memoranda for breech-loading howitzers and his plans for steel armor plate for ships.

  7. George Dewey papers, 1805-1949

    25,000 items. 86 continers plus 6 oversize. 42.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, journal, military papers, financial papers, scrapbooks, and photographs chiefly relating to Dewey's activities as naval commander in the Far East during the Spanish-American War, especially at the battle of Manila Bay; as admiral and president of the General Board of the Navy ; president of the court of inquiry concerning Winfield Scott Schley; and commander-in-chief of naval winter maneuvers.

  8. A.W. Greely papers, 1753-1959

    46,000 items. 148 containers plus 3 oversize. 73.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Explorer, United States Army officer, and author. Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, diaries, speeches, lectures, writings, military papers, biographical material, Greely (Greeley) family correspondence, scrapbooks, financial records, clippings, maps, prints, memorabilia, and other papers relating primarily to Greely's military career and exploration of the polar regions.

  9. Sylvanus Cadwallader papers, 1818-1904

    250 items. 1 container. .4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist and public official. Correspondence, writings, and newspaper articles, and other papers relating primarily to Cadwallader’s activities as a journalist reporting on the operations of the Union Army and Ulysses S. Grant during the Civil War.

  10. 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.