5 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Corcoran, W. W. (William Wilson), 1798-1888.

  1. W.W. Corcoran papers, 1791-1896

    54,000 items. 105 containers. 33 linear feet. 5 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Financier and philanthropist. Correspondence, letterpress books, financial papers, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Corcoran's business and banking interests and philanthropic efforts.

  2. Edward Maynard papers, 1836-1867

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

    Summary:

    Dental surgeon and inventor. Correspondence, legal records, and financial account books relating to Maynard's improvements in the manufacture and sale of firearms and documenting his dental practice in Washington, D.C.

  3. Abram P.T. Elder papers, 1890-1916

    3,280 items. 11 containers plus 1 oversize. 5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Biographer and publisher. Correspondence, biographical files, business records of the National Biographical Society, illustrated materials, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to Elder's creation and publication of biographical directories for the society.

  4. Joseph Meredith Toner collection of manuscripts, 1741-1896

    237,000 items. 587 containers plus 2 oversize. 225.6 linear feet. 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Physician, author and collector. Correspondence, diary, notes, lists, bibliographical material, printed matter, and other papers reflecting primarily the personal and professional life of Toner, the history and practice of medicine in the United States, and the life and times of George Washington.

  5. Riggs family papers, 1763-1945

    100,000 items. 359 containers. 145.6 linear feet. 3 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Merchant and banking family of New York, New York, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C. Family and business correspondence, diaries, account books, writings, financial records, biographical and genealogical papers, printed materials, and other papers of Riggs family members.