122 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Great Britain.

  1. Moreton Frewen papers, 1823-1934

    16,500 items ; 47 containers ; 18.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Anglo-Irish reformer, economist, author, and inventor. Correspondence and other material documenting Frewen's activities in business ventures or government service in England, the American West, Hyderabad, Kenya, Ireland, Mexico, China, Canada, and Australia.

  2. Raymond Clapper papers, 1908-1962

    75,000 items ; 256 containers ; 116 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries and writings, notebooks, dispatches, press releases, radio scripts, reports, printed matter, scrapbooks, promotional matter, photographs, and reference material chiefly pertaining to the New Deal and World War II.

  3. Scrap books compiled by Thompson and Chesson

    19 scrapbooks ; Linear feet of shelf space occupied: 3 ; Approximate number of items: 2500 . -- Rare Book & Special Collections Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection comprises of 19 scrapbooks consisting of newspaper clippings from various sources documenting the activities of George D. Thompson and writings by F.W. Chesson. The volumes also include handwritten notes by Thompson, pamphlets and handbills, letters to the editor, newspaper reports, essays and book reviews written by Chesson. The first six volumes, (volumes 1-6 of the scrapbooks)...

  4. Burl Ives collection, 1919-1965

    1600 items ; 16 containers ; 15 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Burl Ives was a singer, author, and a film, television and theater actor. The collection primarily relates to Ives's career in radio and television and on the concert stage. It includes articles by and about Ives, press and publicity materials relating to various radio and television shows, and to concerts and tours, correspondence, scripts, contracts, fan mail, financial materials, rehearsal...

  5. Elections Research Center records, 1918-1992

    110,000 items ; 312 containers plus 1 oversize ; 126 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Nonprofit elections research and analysis organization. Newspaper clippings, ballots, election returns, reports, notes, statistical data, correspondence, and printed material documents elections in all fifty states and the District of Columbia collected by the organization between 1955 and 1992 for the purpose of compilation, analysis, and publication.

  6. Lee McCardell papers, 1867-2009

    8,000 items ; 25 containers ; 9.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist and newspaper editor. Family and general correspondence, professional and personal writings, clippings, and other materials relate to his work as a journalist in Maryland, New York, Paris, London, Rome, Algeria, North Africa, and the Middle East. Materials also relate to his work as a foreign correspondent in Europe during World War II.

  7. Roger Sherman papers, 1746-1827

    125 items ; 3 containers ; .9 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Delegate to the Continental Congress, U.S. senator and representative, and jurist from Connecticut. Financial material, legal documents and agreements, correspondence, notebooks, and other items, including while Sherman was a member of the Continental Congress and a U.S. senator and representative.

  8. British Royal Navy logbooks, 1808-1840

    225 items ; 207 containers plus 1 oversize ; 27.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Logbooks and several related items documenting the movements and activities of British naval vessels on the African Station and the West Indies Station (after 1818 the North America and West Indies Station).

  9. Sir Thomas Phillipps collection, circa 1400-1857

    1,100 items ; 63 containers plus 1 oversize ; 13.3 linear feet ; 10 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Manuscript materials relating chiefly to various aspects of the colonial history of British North America and the West Indies. Formerly a part of Bibliotheca Phillippica, a library of manuscripts and printed books compiled by Sir Thomas Phillipps. Of particular note are papers relating to the Board of Trade and Sir William Blathwayt; letterbooks of George Macartney while governor of the...

  10. J. Franklin Jameson papers, 1604-1994

    61,000 items ; 206 containers plus 2 oversize ; 40.7 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Historian and librarian. Correspondence, diaries, writings, lecture notes, biographical material, family papers, reports, photographs, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Jameson's work as an historian, his role in the founding and early history of the American Historical Association and the American Historical Review, the movement for the establishment of the U.S. National...