26 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873.

  1. 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.

  2. Carl Brent Swisher collection of research materials relating to Roger B. Taney, 1836-1962

    12,250 items. 34 containers plus 1 oversize. 15 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Historian. Chiefly reproductions of correspondence, reports, records, and newspapers gathered by Swisher for a history of Roger Brooke Taney's tenure as chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.

  3. Gideon Welles papers, 1777-1911

    15,070 items. 45 containers plus 1 oversize. 18.2 linear feet. 36 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Secretary of the navy and newspaper editor. Correspondence, diaries, writings, naval records, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Welles's work as editor of the Hartford Times; his activities as a member of the Democratic Party and, later, the Republican Party in state and national politics; the role of the navy in the Civil War; and the presidential administrations of Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson.

  4. Burton Norvell Harrison family papers, 1812-1926

    18,600 items. 54 containers plus 3 oversize. 22 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer and private secretary to Jefferson Davis. Correspondence, diaries, reports, memoranda, manuscripts of articles, speeches, and books, and other papers of Harrison; of J. B. Harrison, lawyer and newspaper editor; Samuel Jordan Harrison, merchant; Mrs. Burton Harrison (formerly Constance Cary), author; Fairfax Harrison, lawyer and president of the Southern Railway; and of Francis Burton Harrison, lawyer, United States representative from New York, and governor general of the Philippines.

  5. Stephen C. Rowan papers, 1826-1890

    4 items. 1 container. 0.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States Navy officer. Journals and a letterbook relating to Rowan's naval service.

  6. Alexander Robey Shepherd papers, 1776-1945

    1950 items. 16 containers plus 1 in vault and 1 oversize. 7.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Territorial governor. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, photographs, clippings, printed matter, and memorabilia relating to Shepherd's career as a political official in Washington, D.C.

  7. A. Sankey Latty papers, 1851-1890

    60 items. 1 container. 0.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Judge and publisher. Correspondence, printed material, and photographs relating primarily to Latty's career as a judge and newspaper publisher in Paulding County, Ohio.

  8. Henry Pelham Holmes Bromwell papers, 1794-1929

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

    Summary:

    Lawyer, editor, and U.S. representative from Illinois. Bound correspondence and autographs, financial material, and other papers relating chiefly to Bromwell’s years as U.S. representative from Illinois.

  9. Louis Malesherbes Goldsborough papers, 1797-1874

    8,000 items. 27 containers plus 2 oversize. 7 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Correspondence, military records, financial papers, printed material, illustrations, and other papers concerning Goldsborough's career in the United States Navy.

  10. Andrew Johnson papers, 1783-1947

    40,000 items. 245 containers plus 1 oversize. 55.8 linear feet. 55 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U. S. president, vice president, senator, representative, and army officer. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, messages and speeches, courts-martial and amnesty records, financial records, lists, newspaper clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Johnson's presidency.

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