19 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Charities.

  1. Eugene Meyer papers, 1864-1970

    78,500 items ; 267 containers plus 2 oversize ; 107.6 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Investment banker, financier, public official, and newspaperman. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, diaries, oral history interviews, speeches, writings, congressional testimony, press statements, financial papers, family papers, biographical material, printed material, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating to Meyer's life and career.

  2. Alton B. Parker papers, 1878-1937

    7,000 items ; 35 containers ; 14 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, judge, and Democratic Party presidential candidate. Correspondence, autobiographical and biographical studies, speeches, financial records, legal opinions, scrapbooks, invitations, printed material, and photographs primarily concerning the election campaign of 1904 and Parker's work with legal, civic, and philanthropic organizations.

  3. John Thompson Ford papers, 1809-1960

    5,000 items ; 22 containers plus 12 oversize ; 15.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Theater executive and dramatist. Correspondence, playbooks, playbills, subject files, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Ford's life and work as a theater manager in Baltimore, Maryland, and Washington, D.C., in the last half of the nineteenth century, including the assassination by John Wilkes Booth of President Abraham Lincoln at his theater in Washington.

  4. Alexander Hamilton Stephens papers, 1784-1886

    27,000 items ; 116 containers ; 29 linear feet ; 57 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, journalist, governor of Georgia, member of both houses of Congress, and vice president of the Confederate States of America. Correspondence, telegrams, memoranda, legal documents, clippings, and an autobiography and journal reflecting Stephens’s career in government and politics.

  5. Andrew Carnegie papers, 1803-1935

    67,400 items ; 304 containers ; 72 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Industrialist and philanthropist. Correspondence, reports, memoranda, speeches, articles, book files, financial papers, printed materials, and other papers relating to Carnegie's steel manufacturing and other business and philanthropic activities.

  6. Lessing J. Rosenwald papers, 1819-1979

    28,000 items ; 81 containers plus 2 oversize ; 32.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Bibliophile, businessman, and philanthropist. Correspondence, subject files, speeches and writings, printed matter, and miscellany relating to Rosenwald's career with Sears, Roebuck & Company; his activities on behalf of various Jewish causes and his opposition to Zionism; his public service work with the National Recovery Administration and the War Production Board; his various charitable,...

  7. Reid family papers, 1795-2003

    261,000 items ; 932 containers plus 2 oversize ; 372.8 linear feet ; 239 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalists and newspaper publishers. Correspondence, financial records, office files, household and estate records, subject files, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellaneous papers related to newspaper publishing and public affairs.

  8. Jefferson Patterson papers, 1824-1981

    27,800 items ; 87 containers plus 2 oversize plus 1 classified; 34.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Diplomat. Correspondence, family papers, diaries (1928-1930), speeches, notes and book drafts, other writings, memoranda, subject files, legal and financial papers, biographical material, academic notebooks, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting Patterson's career as a diplomat and foreign service officer serving at American embassies in China, Colombia, Egypt, Germany, Norway, Peru, Poland,...

  9. Look magazine records, 1934-1970

    6,300 items ; 18 containers ; 7.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Biweekly, general interest popular magazine published in Des Moines, Iowa, from March 1937 to October 1971. Drafts, correspondence, notes and field notes, interoffice memos, reference materials, clippings, and other papers documenting Look's writing, editorial, and research processes.

  10. Art Buchwald papers, 1885-2007

    83,000 items ; 236 containers plus 22 oversize ; 99 linear feet ; 4,084 digital files (42.27 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Humorist, political commentator, and playwright. Correspondence, columns, book manuscripts, speeches, plays, screenplays, biographical material, photographs, audiovisual material, digital files, posters, memorabilia, drawings, appointment calendars, address books, artifacts, copyright registration and renewals, legal documents, financial records, and clippings documenting Buchwald's career as a...