47 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Colonies.

  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. Huntington Gilchrist papers, 1913-1973

    15,000 items ; 61 containers plus 1 oversize ; 24 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Public official and business executive. Correspondence, personal and official documents, reports, speeches, research material, travel diaries, newspaper clippings, and other printed matter documenting Gilchrist's interest in international affairs, especially his activities on behalf of the League of Nations, United Nations, and Institute of Pacific Relations.

  3. Peter Force papers and collection, 1492-1977

    150,000 items ; 770 containers plus 14 oversize ; 300 linear feet ; 168 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Antiquarian, historian, and mayor of Washington, D.C. Chiefly Force's personal papers and papers he collected for his nine-volume American Archives. Force's personal papers document his career as a Washington printer, newspaper editor, compiler, and collector. The collection records political, military, scientific, and social aspects of eighteenth and nineteenth century America.

  4. 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,...

  5. 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.

  6. Thomas O. Paine papers, 1931-1992

    64,000 items ; 183 containers ; 73 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Engineer, corporate executive, and National Aeronautics and Space Administration official. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, minutes of meetings, appointment books, family and genealogical papers, and printed matter chiefly relating to Paine's engineering career with General Electric Company and Northrop Corporation and as deputy and acting administrator at NASA, where he directed seven Apollo...

  7. Charles Goodwin Ridgely papers, 1813-1826

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

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Correspondence, letterbook, and journal relating chiefly to Ridgely's naval career, especially his commands of the USS Erie (Sloop of war) during the War of 1812 and of the USS Constellation (Frigate) in the U.S. Navy Pacific Squadron. Subjects include the Latin American policy of the U.S. Navy, the wars of independence in Chile and Peru, and Ridgely's attitude toward Spain and...

  8. Spanish-American affairs collection, 1810-1816

    50 items ; 1 container ; .2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, diplomatic documents, and other manuscripts relating to U.S. relations with Spanish America in the early nineteenth century.

  9. Robert Kleiman papers, 1935-1983

    5,000 items ; 15 containers plus 1 classified and 9 oversize ; 8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist. Correspondence, memoranda, propaganda material including leaflets, newspapers, printed matter, and ephemera, interrogations of prisoners of war, reports, newsletters, newspaper clippings, and other papers relating chiefly to Kleiman's service with the United States Office of War Information during World War II and pertaining to psychological warfare and the use of propaganda in the...

  10. Sir Thomas Phillipps collection, circa 1400-1857

    1,100 items ; 63 containers plus 1 oversize ; 13.3 linear feet ; 10 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Manuscript materials relating chiefly to various aspects of the colonial history of British North America and the West Indies. Formerly a part of Bibliotheca Phillippica, a library of manuscripts and printed books compiled by Sir Thomas Phillipps. Of particular note are papers relating to the Board of Trade and Sir William Blathwayt; letterbooks of George Macartney while governor of the...