58 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Collectors.

  1. Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts, 1656-1995

    14,250 items. 57 containers plus 27 oversize. 26.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collector. A collection of Americana including historical letters and documents, family and personal papers, broadsides, financial and legal papers, illustrated and printed ephemera, government and legislative documents, military records, journals, and printed matter relating primarily to the expansion and development of the United States from the colonial period through the 1876 centennial.

  2. Herndon-Weik collection of Lincolniana, circa 1824-1933

    4,600 items. 36 containers. 10 linear feet. 15 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection composed of the papers of Abraham Lincoln, United States president, United States representative from Illinois, and lawyer; William Henry Herndon, Lincoln's law partner, collector, and biographer from Springfield, Illinois; and Jesse William Weik, lawyer of Greencastle, Indiana, and coauthor of Herndon's Lincoln. Includes records (1933) of the Weik Manuscript Corporation and miscellaneous material collected chiefly by Herndon and Weik for use in writing Herndon's Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life (1889).

  3. Carter Godwin Woodson papers, 1736-1974

    18,000 items. 54 containers plus 19 oversize. 21.2 linear feet. 46 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Historian, author, and collector. Papers of prominent African Americans, research files, business records, writings, correspondence, and other material relating to Woodson's leadership of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History and to scholarship and publishing in the field of African and African-American history.

  4. Jay I. Kislak Collection, 2000 BCE-2007 CE

    1,350 items. -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Jay I. Kislak Collection encompasses almost fourteen hundred rare books, maps, manuscripts, historical documents, graphic works, and archaeological objects related to the history of the early Americas, including the pre-Columbian cultures of the Caribbean and Mesoamerica.

  5. Walt Whitman papers in the Charles E. Feinberg collection, 1763-1985

    28,000 items. 239 containers plus 53 oversize. 96.6 linear feet. 38 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collector. Correspondence, literary manuscripts, diaries, commonplace books, notes and notebooks, and other papers of Walt Whitman collected by Feinberg. Also contains material relating to Whitman's life and writings including the papers of Richard Maurice Bucke, Charles E. Feinberg, John Johnston, William Douglas O'Connor, and Horace and Anne Montgomerie Traubel.

  6. Hans Peter Kraus collection of Spanish American documents, 1433-1966

    300 items. 11 containers. 4 linear feet. 4 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Bookman, collector, and bibliophile. Letters, decrees, order books, reports, instructions, dispatches, printed material, and miscellaneous legal documents concerning the history of colonial Spanish America, including the activities of the Mexican Inquisition.

  7. Charles N. Elliot collection, 1873-1951

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

    Summary:

    Collector and researcher of Walt Whitman. Correspondence, drafts, printed matter, and miscellaneous items relating to Whitman material and scholarship. Includes a small collection of Whitman manuscripts.

  8. Letitia T. Howe collection, 1822-1876

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

    Summary:

    Autographs and documents pertaining to Abraham Lincoln and Caleb Cushing.

  9. Paulette Greene papers, 1920-1998

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

    Summary:

    Rare book and manuscript collector and dealer. Correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs and postcards, programs, sale catalogs, and book advertisements relating to Edna St. Vincent Millay.

  10. William Johnson papers in the Charles E. Feinberg collection, 1944-1945

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

    Summary:

    Supreme Court justice. Chiefly holograph manuscripts, typescripts, and printed copies of a series of articles concerning Johnson written by Abraham J. Levin and published in the Michigan Law Review.