20 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889--Correspondence.

  1. George Alfred Trenholm papers, 1853-1897

    400 items. 4 containers. .8 linear feet. 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Confederate secretary of the treasury, cotton merchant, and South Carolina legislator. Personal and official correspondence, Confederate Treasury records and archives, notes, bills, bonds, and a seal of the Confederate Treasury.

  2. F.W. Lander and J.M. Lander papers, 1836-1894

    1,250 items. 12 containers. 3.2 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Engineer, explorer, and army officer (F. W Lander). Actress (J. M. Lander). Correspondence, writings, military dispatches and telegrams, notes, maps, reports, scrapbooks, printed material, and other papers relating to F. W. Lander’s explorations in the West, advocacy of a western railroad system, political activities in California, and service during the Civil War. Also correspondence, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting the acting career of J. M. Lander.

  3. George Nicholas Sanders family papers, 1833-1973

    200 items. 2 containers. 1 linear foot. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Financier, lobbyist, and Confederate agent in Europe. Mainly journals of Anna J. Sanders, wife of George Nicholas Sanders, and correspondence to and from George Nicholas Sanders and other members of the Sanders family relating to mid-nineteenth century politics, social life, and the Civil War. Subjects include the activities of George Nicholas Sanders and the wartime imprisonment and death of their son, Reid Sanders, as a Confederate soldier.

  4. Bladen Dulany papers, 1817-1855

    500 items. 5 containers. 2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Correspondence, journals, orders to duty, bills, receipts, inventories, and printed matter relating primarily to Dulany’s tour of duty in 1852-1855 as commander of the Pacific Squadron.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. Short-Harrison-Symmes families papers, 1760-1878

    10,000 items. 30 containers plus 1 oversize. 12.4 linear feet. 3 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, diaries, financial records, genealogical material, and printed matter collected largely by John Cleves Short (1792-1864) and relating primarily to the financial interests of the Short, Harrison, and Symmes families, especially land and land speculation in Ohio.

  8. Montgomery C. Meigs papers, 1799-1971

    11,000 items. 52 containers plus 10 oversize. 27 linear feet. 51 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer, engineer, architect, and scientist. Correspondence, diaries and journals, notebooks, family papers, military papers, drawings and plans, scrapbooks, and other papers relating primarily to Meigs's work in the United States Army Corps of Engineers, his service as quartermaster general during the Civil War, and family matters.

  9. Alfred Mordecai papers, 1790-1948

    3,850 items. 17 containers. 4.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States Army officer, engineer, and ordnance expert. Correspondence, travel and other diaries and journals, and miscellaneous papers of Mordecai and his family.

  10. Humphrey Marshall papers, 1771-2002

    500 items. 2 containers plus 1 oversize. 8 microfiche. 0.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, army officer, United States representative from Kentucky, and Confederate States of America representative from Virginia. Correspondence, diaries, financial and legal papers, notes, speeches, writings, printed matter and other material relating chiefly to Humphrey Marshall's activities as a lawyer, soldier, and politician.