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

  1. N.A. Strait Civil War collection, 1861-1900

    2,000 items ; 4 containers ; 1.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collector. Civil War Union regimental records compiled from records of the U.S. Adjutant General’s Office of twenty-three states and the District of Columbia and from diaries and correspondence of soldiers. Also includes regimental records relating to U.S. Colored Troops (until 1864 known as the U.S. Corps ďAfrique).

  2. Harkness collection, 1525-1651

    900 items ; 33 containers plus 1 oversize ; 10 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Philanthropist and collector. Documents and papers (1525-1609: 2,939 folios) relating to the history of the Spanish in Mexico, though chiefly pertaining to the conquistador, Hernan Cortés, and members of his family. Topics include the Cortés-Avila Conspiracy (1566); a 1531 lawsuit involving testimony from the Nahuas of Huejotzingo, Mexico; other legal matters; family lands in Oaxaca, Mexico; and...

  3. Henry Albert Monday collection relating to Mexico, 1522-1935

    2,300 items ; 45 containers ; 17 linear feet ; 42 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Physician and collector. Correspondence, legal and financial papers, tax records, contracts, land records, cédulas, reports, official documents, broadsides, circulars, and other papers relating chiefly to various aspects of Mexican political, legal, and ecclesiastical history collected by Monday.

  4. Karl Jay Shapiro papers in the Charles E. Feinberg collection, 1930-1963

    170 items ; 13 containers ; 6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collector. Writings, notebooks, printed matter, photographs, a few items of correspondence and other papers pertaining chiefly to the poetry of Karl Jay Shapiro collected by Feinberg.

  5. Ernest Cushing Richardson collection of French and Italian manuscripts, 1179-1825

    2,000 items ; 14 containers ; 5.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Librarian and collector. Correspondence, legal notes, dictionaries of ecclesiastical and civil law, land records, genealogical material, financial records, pamphlets, printed material, and other manuscripts relating to mainly to France and Italy collected by Richardson. Subjects include law, medicine, and religion.

  6. Harry T. Friedman collection of Spanish American documents, circa 1500-1912

    750 items ; 3 containers ; 1.2 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collector. Correspondence, reports, certificates, printed material, and other documents relating to such topics as the Joliet-Marquette expedition (1673), navigation and trade from the Philippines to Mexico (1749), land transactions in Tulancingo and Huejotzingo, Mexico, and persons associated with the cause of Mexican independence; inventories (1778-1785) of Mexican missions at Mátape, Alamos,...

  7. William A. Oldridge collection of George Washington's headquarters staff writings, 1775-1962

    200 items ; 4 containers ; 1.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Transcripts of letters collected and edited by Oldridge. Includes correspondence, writings, and other papers of Oldridge concerning the location of papers and illustrations of Washington's headquarters staff and historical accounts from the original material.

  8. David Bailie Warden papers, 1800-1840

    5,000 items ; 28 containers ; 6.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, book collector, and diplomat. Correspondence, diaries, scientific notes and articles, business papers, historical notes, and miscellaneous material. Includes material relating to Warden's service as private secretary to John Armstrong, U.S. minister to France, and as U.S. consul at Paris.

  9. Emily A. Stewart collection of Elihu Root material, 1885-1959

    600 items ; 3 containers ; 1 linear foot. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Chiefly transcripts of conversations between Elihu Root and members of his family concerning his ancestry and biography.

  10. Halsted B. VanderPoel literary collection, 1815-1929

    78 items ; 4 containers ; 1.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collector. Correspondence, literary manuscripts, galley proofs, and printed matter. Includes manuscripts of James Stephens, Irish poet and writer. Other persons represented include Charles Baudelaire, Piero delli Gerrardi, Emma Goldman, Thomas Hardy, Stéphane Mallarmé, T. R. Malthus, George Moore, William Michael Rossetti, Bertrand Russell, John Ruskin, Algernon Charles Swinburne, and Arthur...