5 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Cooke, Jay, 1821-1905--Correspondence.

  1. John Russell Young papers, circa 1840-1959

    28,000 items. 46 containers plus 1 oversize. 12.4 linear feet. 3 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist, editor, diplomat, and Librarian of Congress. Correspondence, diaries, writings, biography with annotations, Dow family papers, scrapbook, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Young’s career as a journalist and association with Ulysses S. Grant.

  2. William E. Chandler papers, 1863-1917

    25,000 items. 167 containers. 36 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States secretary of the navy, senator from New Hampshire, and lawyer. Principally bound volumes of correspondence documenting Chandler's activities as assistant secretary of the treasury, 1865-1867, secretary of the navy, 1882-1885, United States Senator from New Hampshire, 1887-1901, and chairman of the Spanish Treaty Claims Commission, 1901-1908. Includes material reflecting Chandler's prominence in the Republican Party and his role in the presidential campaigns of 1868 and 1872, in the disputed election of 1876 between Rutherford B. Hayes and Samuel J. Tilden, and in the campaign for president in 1880.

  3. Herman K. Crofoot collection of Francis Elias Spinner papers, 1792-1908

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

    Summary:

    Merchant, banker, United States representative from New York, and United States treasurer. Correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, autographs, printed matter, and clippings relating to Spinner's political, financial, and personal activities. Includes a diary of John Peter Spinner.

  4. Schuyler Colfax correspondence and speeches, 1837-1882

    160 items. 1 container. 0.4 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Vice president of the United States, congressman, and newspaper editor. Correspondence and speeches documenting Colfax's activities as a newspaper editor, his involvement in the Whig and Republican parties, and his tenure as United States representative from Indiana and vice president under Ulysses S. Grant.

  5. Salmon P. Chase papers, 1755-1898

    12,500 items. 39 containers plus 1 oversize. 15 linear feet. 38 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Abolitionist, lawyer, United States senator, governor of Ohio, United States secretary of the treasury, and chief justice of the United States Supreme Court. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, writings, financial and legal papers, biographical material, and other papers pertaining to Chase's career and personal life. Topics include Chase's activities as an abolitionist, his law practice in Cincinnati, membership in the Liberty Party, involvement in national and state politics as United States senator and governor of Ohio, the Kansas-Nebraska Act (1854), events and military operations of the Civil War, formulation of wartime policy as a member of Abraham Lincoln's cabinet, work as United States secretary of the treasury on problems of national finance and the development of a national banking system, his service as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court, trial and impeachment of Andrew Johnson, Reconstruction, and creation of a national currency.