4 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Hitchcock, Ethan Allen, 1798-1870.

  1. Ethan Allen Hitchcock papers, 1793-1888

    3,000 items. 13 containers plus 1 oversize. 5.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer and author. Collection includes correspondence, notes, speeches and writings, and printed matter relating to Hitchcock's military career and his interest in metaphysics and philosophy.

  2. W.A. Croffut papers, 1774-1933

    7,500 items. 31 containers. 12.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, editor, and poet. Correspondence, writings, minutes, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellaneous items pertaining chiefly to Croffut's publications, activities with the Anti-Imperialist League, and the presidential campaign of 1900. Includes material relating to Ethan Allen Hitchcock, copies of correspondence with Sophia Amelia Peabody Hawthorne, wife of Nathaniel Hawthorne, journals of Henry Alfred Robbins, letters of John Quincy Adams and Jefferson Davis, and autograph material.

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  3. J.N. Nicollet papers, 1797-1843

    1,500 items. 8 containers. 3.2 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Mathematician, explorer, and cartographer. Correspondence, astronomical and geographical observations, expedition diaries, maps, reports, research material, and notes relating to Nicollet’s explorations of the upper Mississippi and Missouri rivers.

  4. Joseph Holt papers, 1797-1917

    20,000 items. 118 containers and 3 oversize. 26.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States Postmaster general, secretary of war, judge advocate general of the United States Army, and lawyer. Correspondence, diaries, financial papers, legal papers, newspaper clippings, speeches, photographs, and printed matter relating to Holt's duties as judge advocate general, especially his work on the military commission that tried the Lincoln assassination conspirators, the trial of Mary Surratt, and various controversies surrounding the work of the commission. Other topics include Kentucky and Mississippi politics, Democratic Party politics, the elections of 1852 and 1856, the Civil War, and Holt's duties as secretary of war.