9 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) History--Societies, etc.

  1. William Henry Richards papers, 1856-1946

    1,000 items ; 4 containers plus 2 oversize ; 1.7 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, educator, and librarian. Correspondence, legal files, financial files, printed matter, and clippings relating to Richards's career as a lawyer and professor and law librarian at Howard University, Washington, D.C.

  2. Peter Force papers and collection, 1492-1977

    150,000 items ; 770 containers plus 14 oversize ; 300 linear feet ; 168 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Antiquarian, historian, and mayor of Washington, D.C. Chiefly Force's personal papers and papers he collected for his nine-volume American Archives. Force's personal papers document his career as a Washington printer, newspaper editor, compiler, and collector. The collection records political, military, scientific, and social aspects of eighteenth and nineteenth century America.

  3. American Historical Association records, 1884-1975

    275,000 items ; 900 containers plus 1 oversize ; 362.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, notes, minutes of meetings, financial records, manuscripts of published and unpublished articles, reports, membership cards and lists, resolutions, legal briefs, and printed materials reflecting the association's history and its development of programs stimulating scholarly historical research and activities. Includes files of the secretary and executive secretary, treasurer,...

  4. Henry Barrett Learned papers, 1907-1931

    2,000 items ; 7 containers ; 2.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Historian and professor at Stanford University. Chiefly notes and related materials gathered by Learned for revision of his book The President’s Cabinet (1912) and an unpublished history of the vice presidency.

  5. Solon J. Buck papers, 1778-1962

    15,000 items ; 50 containers plus 3 oversize ; 21.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Historian and archivist. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, notes, drafts of speeches and writings, subject files, financial papers, bibliographies, and research material relating primarily to Buck's career at the National Archives and Library of Congress.

  6. Dudley Wright Knox papers, 1864-1950

    6,550 items ; 24 containers ; 9 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer and historian. Correspondence, subject files, speeches, articles, book file, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and other material relating to Knox's activities as director of the United States Office of Naval Records and Library, as secretary of the Naval Historical Foundation, and as an author of books and articles on naval affairs.

  7. David B. Quinn papers, 1109-1994

    58,450 items ; 167 containers plus 5 oversize ; 70.6 linear feet ; 60 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Historian. Correspondence, minutes, reports, appointment calendars, applications, autobiographical sketches, clippings, photographs, lectures, writings, and research material consisting of notes, transcriptions, and facsimiles of charters, chronicles, colonization tracts, court records, drawings, financial accounts, land records, maps, state papers, statutes, travel literature, and other papers...

  8. Society of the Cincinnati records, 1714-1938

    630 items ; 1 container ; .2 linear feet ; 6 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Organization founded in 1783 to preserve the ideals and fellowship of Revolutionary War officers and to pressure the government to honor pledges made to officers who fought for American Independence. Microfilm and photocopies of correspondence, circular letters, journals, minutes, proceedings of the General Society and of the Standing Executive Committee, resolutions, membership lists,...

  9. Elizabeth Cady Stanton papers, 1814-1946

    1,000 items ; 10 containers plus 1 oversize ; 4.3 linear feet; 5 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Reformer and feminist. Correspondence, speeches, articles, drafts of books, scrapbooks, and printed matter documenting Elizabeth Cady Stanton's career as an advocate for women's rights. Includes material on her efforts on behalf of women's legal status and women's suffrage, the abolition of slavery, rights for African Americans following the Civil War, temperance, and other nineteenth-century...