15 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) China--Commerce.

  1. Denby family papers, 1850-1911

    2,000 items. 8 containers. 3.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence between members of the Denby family. Includes letters of Charles Denby (1830-1904), a lawyer and diplomat; Charles Denby (1861-1938), a diplomat; and Edwin Denby, a member of the United States Congress and secretary of the navy. Relates to the Civil War, diplomatic life in China, and the Spanish-American War.

  2. Pike-McConnell-Donaldson family papers, 1770-1967

    700 items. 10 containers. 4 linear feet. 5 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    American diplomats. Correspondence and diaries kept during the family’s involvement in China (1902-1909) and material relating to the estates of the McConnell, Pike, and Donaldson families.

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  3. Nicholas Low papers, 1773-1897

    36,000 items. 100 containers plus 4 oversize. 40 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    New York merchant, financier, land speculator, and state legislator. Family and business correspondence, business and ship's papers, legal papers, accounts of voyages to Asia, Europe, and South America, and printed matter. Includes correspondence with foreign merchants and relates to trade conditions, Loyalist matters, and to events in Congress during the first session following the adoption of the Constitution.

  4. John Richardson Latimer papers, 1679-1906

    6,000 items. 22 containers plus 15 oversize. 10.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Merchant and business agent, trading in opium and other commodities while residing in Canton, China; native of Wilmington, Del. Correspondence, account books, orders, bills of lading, ledgers, daybooks, cashbooks, invoices, bills, receipts, and similar business papers on the China trade and related dealings in India, England, Turkey, and elsewhere, chiefly 1824-1833, when Latimer resided in Canton and traded in opium and other products.

  5. Walter Sullivan papers, 1929-1997

    75,000 items. 214 containers plus 5 oversize. 90 linear feet. 243 digital files (12.82 MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, lecture files, writings, reviews, wire service reports, notes, book files, alphabetical files, research files, maps, prints, photographs, digital files, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Sullivan’s career as a journalist for the New York Times. Documents his years as a correspondent in China and Antarctica, and his work as a science writer and editor.

  6. Frans August Larson family papers, 1864-2021

    4,500 items. 14 containers plus 2 oversize. 5.7 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Frans August Larson, Swedish-born missionary, expedition guide, entrepreneur, and diplomatic advisor in Mongolia; his wife, Mary Rodgers Larson, American missionary in northern China; their children, especially Mary Larson Walker and her husband, writer C. Lester Walker. Correspondence, photographs, writings, and other records relating to family life and activities during their time in Mongolia and Kalgan (Zhangjiakou), China, 1893-1939, and subsequent years in the United States, primarily in Alabama, California, and Connecticut, and on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.

  7. Andrew H. Foote papers, 1822-1890

    1,000 items. 11 containers plus 1 oversize. 4.4 linear feet. 5 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Correspondence, letterbooks, manuscript of "Africa and the American Flag" (1854), journals, logbooks, miscellaneous ships' records, and other papers relating principally to Foote's naval career, trade with Japan, missionaries in Hawaii, Civil War naval actions, and Foote's personal life. Also includes a journal, 1845-1847, kept by Madison Rush on a cruise from New York to China and South America.

  8. Low-Mills family papers, 1767-1971

    9,000 items. 39 containers plus 1 oversize. 14.6 linear feet. 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Prominent family engaged in China trade. Correspondence, diaries, journals, writings and genealogical material documenting the Low, Mills, Hillard, and Loines families from the early years of the nineteenth century until the middle of the twentieth. Of special interest are papers concerning the family's activities in the China trade and the journal of Harriet Low Hillard documenting her stay in Macau, 1829-1834.

  9. Joseph Ingraham journal, 1790-1792

    4 items. 4 containers. 0.6 linear feet. 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Navigator, trader, and explorer. Ingraham's account of the voyage of the brigantine Hope from Boston to the Falkland Islands, Cape Horn (Chile), Marquesas Islands (French Polynesia), the Northwest Coast of North America, the Sandwich Islands (Hawaii), and China, including commercial trade, especially the fur trade, with China.

  10. Yudin collection of Russian-American Company records, 1783-1946

    150 items. 3 containers. 1 linear foot. 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Official letters, work reports, tariff and cargo registers, ships’ journals, accounts of exploratory expeditions, and other records relating to the exploration and colonization of Alaska and Siberia by the Russian-American Company (Rossiĭsko-amerikanskai︠a︡ kompanii︠a︡, a fur trading company conducting trade with the Alaska Natives as well as the exploration and colonization chiefly of Alaska and the Pacific Coast of America. Founded in 1799 as the successor of the Shelikhov-Golikov Company, founded in 1783. Also includes material relating to the company's contacts with the Japanese, Chinese, and Portuguese. Individuals represented include Nikolaĭ Petrovich Rezanov and G.I. Shelikhov. Collected by G. V. I︠U︡din (Yudin).