6 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Chase family.

  1. Lewis Nathaniel Chase papers, 1836-1947

    89,000 items. 224 containers. 89.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Editor, author, and educator. Autographed letters and correspondence with poets, writers, artists, musicians, and actors; family papers; and miscellaneous personal and academic material stemming from Chase's career as a writer and university professor.

  2. Charles P. Taft papers, 1816-1983

    185,000 items. 465 containers plus 3 oversize. 187 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, Protestant lay leader, and mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio. Son of President William H. Taft. Family and general correspondence, diaries, memoranda, reports, subject files, drafts of speeches and writings, financial papers, newspaper clippings, printed material, scrapbooks, and other papers relating chiefly to Taft's role in Cincinnati politics, municipal reform, law practice, and business interests, church activities, and state and national Republican Party politics.

  3. Cornelius Chase family papers, 1745-1974

    3,000 items. 7 containers plus 1 oversize. 2.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Clergyman, educator, and farmer. Correspondence, business and financial papers, subject files, reports, speeches, newspaper clippings, and miscellany relating to various members of the Chase family, especially Cornelius Chase, his son, Cornelius Thurston Chase, and the latter's career as superintendent of public instruction in Florida. Other material concerns the slave trade in Richmond, Virginia, the Confederate Army, and the Reverend Jonas King.

  4. Frank Alden Hill genealogical collection, 1627-1897

    50 items. 6 containers plus 1 oversize. 3.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer and genealogist. Copies of legal and genealogical records, and pedigree charts and heraldic crests relating to the Hill, Lawrence, Townley, Stephens, and Hathaway families, from documents contained in American and European library and museum collections.

  5. 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.

  6. Salmon P. Chase papers, 1755-1898

    12,500 items. 39 containers plus 1 oversize. 15 linear feet. 38 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Abolitionist, lawyer, United States senator, governor of Ohio, United States secretary of the treasury, and chief justice of the United States Supreme Court. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, writings, financial and legal papers, biographical material, and other papers pertaining to Chase's career and personal life. Topics include Chase's activities as an abolitionist, his law practice in Cincinnati, membership in the Liberty Party, involvement in national and state politics as United States senator and governor of Ohio, the Kansas-Nebraska Act (1854), events and military operations of the Civil War, formulation of wartime policy as a member of Abraham Lincoln's cabinet, work as United States secretary of the treasury on problems of national finance and the development of a national banking system, his service as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court, trial and impeachment of Andrew Johnson, Reconstruction, and creation of a national currency.