3 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Holden, Edward S. (Edward Singleton), 1846-1914--Correspondence.

  1. United States Naval Observatory records, 1830-1900

    8,000 items. 29 containers plus 1 oversize. 12 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Official correspondence and administrative records of offices of the Naval Observatory, located in Washington, D.C., including of the superintendent, Nautical Almanac, librarian, and the superintendent of compasses and instruments, concerning activities of the observatory and tracing its development from its origin in the Depot of Charts and Instruments.

  2. Anita Newcomb McGee papers, 1688-1932

    3,000 items. 12 containers plus 1 oversize. 5.1 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Anthropologist and physician. Correspondence, diaries, family papers, writings, scientific and medical data, and miscellaneous material pertaining to McGee's studies of communistic societies in the United States such as the Shakers and the Bethel and Oneida communities, to her duties as acting assistant surgeon, U.S. Army in the Spanish-American War; and to the formation of the Women's Anthropological Society of America. Contains family correspondence of McGee's grandfather, Charles A. Hassler, which includes a letter from James Madison, 1832.

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  3. Simon Newcomb papers, 1813-1949

    46,000 items. 145 containers plus 8 oversize. 61.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Astronomer, mathematician, and economist. Correspondence, diaries, commonplace books, drafts of speeches, articles, reviews, and books, financial papers, genealogical papers, charts, tables, computations, photos, and printed matter reflecting Newcomb's personal and family life, his work in mathematics and astronomy, his writing of articles for encyclopedias and other publications, and his work as president of the International Congress of Arts and Sciences.