15 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.

  1. Catherine Drinker Bowen papers, 1793-1980

    39,000 items ; 84 containers plus 1 oversize ; 34 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author and biographer. Family and general correspondence; research notes; drafts of writings, speeches, and articles; publication production materials; clippings; scrapbooks; and printed matter relating primarily to Bowen's writings, especially her biographies of John Adams, Francis Bacon, Sir Edward Coke, Benjamin Franklin, and Oliver Wendell Holmes, and her study of the Constitutional...

  2. John William Draper family papers, 1777-1951

    16,100 items ; 45 containers plus 2 oversize ; 18.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Scientist and historian. Correspondence, family papers, subject files, manuscript and printed copies of speeches, articles, and books, financial papers, and miscellany relating to Draper's scientific work and as a historian and including the papers of his son, Daniel Draper (1841-1931), and other family members.

  3. John Holker papers, 1777-1822

    4,500 items ; 41 containers ; 9.4 linear feet ; 20 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Merchant and French consul general in the United States. Correspondence, invoice book of Jacques-Donatien Leray de Chaumont, depositions taken before Benjamin Franklin, and navigational exercise booklets of George W. Stillman, relating to French military and economic assistance to the United States and American commerce during and after the Revolutionary War.

  4. Harwood family papers, 1767-1940

    1 microfilm reel . -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, documents, autographs, maps, and signed photographs relating to the naval career of A. A. Harwood (1802-1884), his collection of historical material, and papers of other members of the Harwood family.

  5. Henry A. Willard II collection, 1743-1888

    625 items ; 2 containers ; 0.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Papers and records collected by Henry A Willard II including Bradley-Willard family papers and correspondence, Willard Hotel records, miscellaneous business records, and autographs collected by Henry A. Willard I that include the signers of the Declaration of Independence, presidents of the Continental Congress, and related individuals.

  6. Benjamin Franklin papers, 1726-1907

    8,000 items ; 40 containers ; 12 linear feet ; 12 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Statesman, publisher, scientist, and diplomat. Correspondence, journals, records, articles, and other material relating to Franklin's life and career. Includes manuscripts (1728) of his Articles of Belief and Acts of Religion; negotiations in London (1775); letterbooks (1779-1782) of the United States legation in Paris; records (1780-1783) of the United States peace commissioners, including...

  7. Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts, 1656-1995

    14,250 items ; 57 containers plus 27 oversize ; 26.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collector. A collection of Americana including historical letters and documents, family and personal papers, broadsides, financial and legal papers, illustrated and printed ephemera, government and legislative documents, military records, journals, and printed matter relating primarily to the expansion and development of the United States from the colonial period through the 1876 centennial.

  8. Charles Guillaume Frédéric Dumas papers, 1775-1793

    125 items ; 2 containers ; .4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Scholar, translator, and charge d'affaires for the United States in the Netherlands. Diplomatic correspondence from the Revolutionary and post-Revolutionary periods.

  9. Paul Wayland Bartlett papers, 1875-1959

    15,000 items ; 55 containers plus 1 oversize ; 22.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Sculptor. Correspondence, lecture notes, speeches, sketches, and blueprints pertaining to Bartlett’s negotiations, contracts, manner of selecting materials, problems and methods of work, and discussions with other sculptors, architects, artists, and craftsmen.

  10. J.L.M. Curry papers, 1637-1939

    3,900 items ; 30 containers ; 6.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Statesman, author, clergyman, diplomat, and educator. Diaries, correspondence, printed matter, clippings, memorabilia, notes and memoranda, legal papers, accounts, lectures and sermons, essays, scrapbook, manuscript of autobiography, speeches, and articles, and catalog of Curry's library. Includes autographs of presidents, Confederate leaders, Spanish noblemen, royalty, and writers, jurists,...