6 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Civil service reform.

  1. William Dudley Foulke papers, circa 1470-1952

    2,500 items. 12 containers plus 1 oversize. 5.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, public official, and author from Indiana. Correspondence, diaries, journals, copybook, speeches, writings, notes, legal papers, clippings, printed material, and other papers, including a late fifteenth century fragment of the Tristram Saga obtained by Arthur Middleton Reeves on a trip to Iceland. The bulk of the collection consists of Foulke's correspondence reflecting his literary career and public service, including letters from Theodore Roosevelt discussing civil service reform, the Progressive movement, Woodrow Wilson, the World Court (Permanent Court of International Justice), and pacifism.

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  2. Carl Schurz papers, 1837-1983

    24,500 items. 229 containers plus 1 oversize. 57.8 linear feet. 126 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States cabinet officer, diplomat, senator from Missouri, Union army officer, journalist, and reformer. Correspondence, speeches, articles, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and scrapbooks pertaining to Liberal Republicanism, tariff reduction, civil service reform, anti-imperialism, election campaigns, and the administration of Rutherford B. Hayes in which Schurz served as secretary of the interior.

  3. Thomas A. Jenckes papers, 1836-1878

    42,000 items. 73 containers plus 1 oversize. 29.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Jurist, state legislator and adjutant general, and U.S. representative from Rhode Island. Correspondence, journals, ledgers, diaries, account books, patent papers, legal briefs and related papers, law library catalog, and photographs pertaining to Jenckes's political and legal career in Rhode Island and the U.S. House of Representatives.

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  4. Benjamin Harrison papers, 1780-1948

    69,600 items. 925 containers plus 6 oversize. 360 linear feet. 151 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    President of the United States, United States senator from Indiana, and army officer. Correspondence, speeches, articles, notebooks in shorthand, legal papers, financial records, scrapbooks, memorials, printed material, and memorabilia.

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  5. Charles J. Bonaparte papers, 1760-1921

    80,000 items. 266 containers plus 2 oversize. 106.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, municipal and civil service reformer, and U.S. attorney general and secretary of the navy. Correspondence, articles, speeches, memoranda, notes, personal miscellany, legal records, biographical material, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating mainly to Bonaparte's public service and political career.

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  6. John Robert Procter papers, 1867-1903

    2,800 items. 15 containers. 4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Geologist and civil service reformer. Kentucky state geologist from 1880 to 1893 and chairman of the United States Civil Service Commission from 1893 to 1903. Chiefly correspondence relating to Procter's service as chairman of the United States Civil Service Commission and efforts to reform the civil service.