98 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Legislation.

  1. Ogden Livingston Mills papers, 1920-1939

    60,000 items ; 206 containers ; 102.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U.S. representative from New York and secretary of the treasury. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, statements, book material, nd printed matter dealing primarily with taxation, foreign debts, the Federal Reserve System, the tariff, and other financial matters.

  2. Maxine Singer papers, 1950-2004

    23,600 items ; 69 containers plus 1 oversize ; 27.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Biochemist, science advocate, and administrator. Correspondence, laboratory notebooks, subject files, research material, reports, speeches and writings, printed matter, and miscellaneous items documenting Singer's genetic research, science advocacy, and administrative service with various scientific institutes and organizations, including her tenure as president of the Carnegie Institution of...

  3. Women's Joint Congressional Committee records, 1920-1970

    6,200 items ; 12 containers ; 5.2 linear feet ; 7 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, information forms, minutes, reports, financial records, membership lists, and printed material relating to the committee's work in monitoring and promoting legislation in the areas of social service and women's rights.

  4. Donald McDonald Dickinson papers, 1863-1917

    350 items ; 3 containers ; 1.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer and U.S. postmaster general. Correspondence and miscellaneous material relating mainly to Dickinson's tenure as postmaster general and as senior counsel for the U.S. Bering Sea Commission.

  5. Russell Sage Foundation records, 1908-1942

    43,250 items ; 200 containers ; 80 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Chiefly source material on small loan organizations, credit unions, and other lending agencies, domestic and foreign, as well as on installment selling, industrial banking, and supervision of lending.

  6. A. Hildebrandt papers, 1826-1943

    9,000 items ; 98 containers plus 1 oversize ; 40 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    German author on aeronautical subjects, pioneer in aviation, and the first European to support the experiments of the Wright Brothers, full name: Alfred Louis Heinrich Hildebrandt. Correspondence, notes, diaries, clippings, scrapbooks, pamphlets, periodicals, books, maps and charts, pictures and photographs, and other material collected by Hildebrandt on the history and development of aviation,...

  7. Herbert Hill papers, 1869-2004

    87,500 items ; 250 containers plus 1 oversize ; 100 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil rights activist, educator, author, and NAACP labor secretary. Correspondence, legal case files, articles, draft books, speeches, news clippings, trade union records, governmental records, writings, speeches, photographs, printed matter, and other material relating to Hill's labor, social, and civil rights activism; writing and editing; and his academic career.

  8. Thomas A. Jenckes papers, 1836-1878

    42,000 items ; 73 containers plus 1 oversize ; 29.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Jurist, state legislator and adjutant general, and U.S. representative from Rhode Island. Correspondence, journals, ledgers, diaries, account books, patent papers, legal briefs and related papers, law library catalog, and photographs pertaining to Jenckes's political and legal career in Rhode Island and the U.S. House of Representatives.

  9. Huston Thompson papers, 1908-1965

    1,500 items ; 9 containers plus 1 oversize ; 3 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer and government official. Correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, speeches, articles, photographs, and near-print and print material relating to the presidential candidacy of Woodrow Wilson, Thompson's service as legal counsel in the investigation of the Tennessee Valley Authority in the 1930s, and his service as mediator in national industrial strike emergencies.

  10. National Consumers' League records, 1882-1986

    81,500 items ; 179 containers plus 4 oversize ; 72.6 linear feet ; 127 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Organization founded in 1899 to monitor the conditions under which goods were manufactured and distributed. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, speeches, project and program files, legal files, scrapbooks, printed material, and other records relating to the league's efforts toward reform in public health, consumer protection, public welfare, and fair labor standards.