8 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Foster, John Watson, 1836-1917--Correspondence.

  1. John Tyler Morgan papers, 1840-1907

    9,000 items. 36 containers. 10.2 linear feet. 15 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States senator from Alabama and lawyer. Correspondence, speeches, reports, position papers, printed matter, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to domestic and foreign policy issues and to Morgan's involvement as an expansionist and advocate of states' rights.

  2. Robert Lansing papers, 1831-1935

    6,000 items. 77 containers plus 6 oversize. 17 linear feet. 3 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, diplomat, secretary of state during the Wilson administration, and member of the American mission to negotiate a peace treaty following World War I. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, resolutions, desk diaries, book manuscripts, speeches, scrapbooks, clippings, printed material, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Lansing's years (1914-1920) as counsel to the Department of State and as secretary of state and particularly to American foreign relations during World War I, the Paris Peace Conference, and Lansing's relations with President Woodrow Wilson and with various foreign diplomats and statesmen.

  3. Walter Quintin Gresham papers, 1857-1932

    12,000 items. 48 containers plus 1 oversize. 10 linear feet. 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States secretary of state, secretary of the treasure, postmaster general, jurist, statesman, and soldier. Correspondence, letterbooks, and printed matter relating mainly to Gresham's service as postmaster general in the administration of Chester Alan Arthur and judge and secretary of state in the administration of Grover Cleveland. Also includes letters Gresham wrote to his wife during the Civil War.

  4. Joseph Hodges Choate papers, 1745-1929

    11,000 items. 40 containers plus 1 oversize. 16 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, author, and diplomat. Correspondence, letterbooks, addresses, lectures, legal memoranda, memorabilia, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Choate's student days at Harvard University, his law practice in New York, his charitable work, and his diplomatic career.

  5. Henry L. Dawes papers, 1833-1933

    22,000 items. 64 containers plus 2 oversize. 30 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States representative and senator from Massachusetts. Correspondence, memoranda, letterbooks, diaries, speeches, reports, notebooks, biographical material, family papers, photographs, citations, congressional commissions, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, and an incomplete biography of Dawes by his daughter, Anna Laurens Dawes. The collection documents mainly Dawes's career as a federal legislator and his work on issues relating to the American Indian, including his tenure as chairman of the Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes.

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  6. William Lindsay Scruggs papers, 1828-1955

    4 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Editor and diplomat. Microfilm of correspondence, memoranda, diaries, articles and other writings, notes, speeches, financial papers, annotated scrapbooks, and other papers pertaining primarily to Scruggs's service as United States minister to Colombia and Venezuela, and United States consul in China.

  7. Owen Wister papers, 1829-1966

    26,130 items. 103 containers. 41 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author and writer of western novels. Correspondence, diaries and journals, family papers, drafts of articles, poems, novels, short stories, speeches, and other writings and papers; includes partial ms. and dramatizations of Wister's The Virginian and his libretto for "Villon; a Romantic Opera in Four Acts." Family correspondents include Fanny Kemble (Wister's grandmother), Sarah Butler Wister (his mother), Mary Channing Wister (his wife), and his cousins, S. Weir Mitchell and Langdon Elwyn Mitchell.

  8. Lester Hood Woolsey papers, 1831-1958

    33,000 items. 110 containers. 52 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, diplomat, and geologist. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, treaty papers, minutes and resolutions of conferences, articles, and annotated printed material chiefly from Woolsey's service in the Department of State, including during World War I and while practicing international law with Robert Lansing.

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