5 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Colonies--Africa.

  1. Benjamin Gerig papers, 1927-1974

    2,000 items ; 6 containers plus 2 classified ; 2.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Diplomat. Correspondence, reports, memoranda, printed material, and other papers pertaining to Gerig's service with the League of Nations primarily as commissioner-general of the pavilion at the New York World's Fair in 1939 and 1940, his work with the Department of State in a number of positions involving international organizations and the administration of trust territories, and his...

  2. Philip W. Bonsal papers, 1914-1992

    1,100 items ; 4 containers plus 1 classified ; 1.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Diplomat. Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, speeches, and statements documenting Bonsal's foreign service career, especially as United States ambassador to Cuba during and after its 1959 revolution, including also material on Argentina, colonial Africa, and an English translation of L'Expedition du Mexique concerning Maximillian, Emperor of Mexico.

  3. W.A. Croffut papers, 1774-1933

    7,500 items ; 31 containers ; 12.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, editor, and poet. Correspondence, writings, minutes, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellaneous items pertaining chiefly to Croffut's publications, activities with the Anti-Imperialist League, and the presidential campaign of 1900. Includes material relating to Ethan Allen Hitchcock, copies of correspondence with Sophia Amelia Peabody Hawthorne, wife of Nathaniel Hawthorne, journals...

  4. Archibald Roosevelt papers, 1838-2002

    4,500 items ; 28 containers plus 9 oversize plus 1 classified ; 16.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Intelligence officer, diplomat, and consultant. Diaries, correspondence, international reports, photographs, notes, scrapbooks, school notebooks, clippings, and printed matter documenting Roosevelt's service in intelligence and career as a consultant in international relations.

  5. Scrap books compiled by Thompson and Chesson

    19 scrapbooks ; Linear feet of shelf space occupied: 3 ; Approximate number of items: 2500 . -- Rare Book & Special Collections Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection comprises of 19 scrapbooks consisting of newspaper clippings from various sources documenting the activities of George D. Thompson and writings by F.W. Chesson. The volumes also include handwritten notes by Thompson, pamphlets and handbills, letters to the editor, newspaper reports, essays and book reviews written by Chesson. The first six volumes, (volumes 1-6 of the scrapbooks)...