9 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Local history.

  1. F. Holland Day papers, 1793-2010

    8,700 items ; 28 containers plus 1 oversize ; 11.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Photographer and publisher. Correspondence, letterbooks, family papers, writings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Day's life and his work as a pictorialist photographer and co-founder of the Copeland and Day publishing company.

  2. Richard Lathers papers, 1826-1901

    210 items ; 3 containers ; .6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Merchant and army officer. Correspondence, speeches, circulars, clippings, and other printed matter. Includes material relating to banking, insurance, public finance, railroads, the Civil War and Reconstruction, local history of South Carolina and New York, and Lathers's social, philanthropic, and religious activities.

  3. Henry Ives diaries, 1857-1914

    55 items ; 4 containers ; 1.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Bank cashier and Congregational Church member and Sunday school teacher. Annual diaries with some newspaper clippings reporting on news and daily life in Ware, Massachusetts (1857-1867) and New Milford, Connecticut (1867-1914).

  4. C.S. Draper papers, 1773-1978

    16,800 items ; 48 containers plus 1 oversize ; 19.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Engineer, inventor, and educator. Correspondence, speeches and writings, and consultant and organizational files documenting Draper's career as a professor of aeronautical engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and technical consultant to the Curtiss-Wright Corporation and other airplane manufacturers and to the Sperry Gyroscope Company, Waltham Watch Company, and other instrument...

  5. Edmund Cody Burnett papers, 1765-1967

    21,550 items ; 63 containers ; 25.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Historian, editor, and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, drafts of writings, speeches, notes, research material, financial records, legal papers, and a project file from Burnett's work as editor of Letters of Members of the Continental Congress, published from 1921 to 1936; including also material on the Burnett family and farm in Tennessee, original and edited Civil War correspondence of the...

  6. National Society of the Colonial Dames of America. Colonial and Pioneer Women Project records, 1852-1982

    200 items ; 8 containers plus 1 oversize ; 3 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    National organization, founded in 1891, composed of women who are descended from an ancestor who came to reside in an American colony before 1750, and whose services were rendered during the Colonial Period. Chiefly essays on the lives of colonial and pioneer women written for the Colonial and Pioneer Women Project by members of state organizations and submitted to the society's National...

  7. Ebenezer Jackson papers, 1784-1873

    150 items ; 1 container ; 0.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Plantation manager. Chiefly letters from Jackson to his wife, Charlotte Fenwick Pierce Jackson, and his son, Ebenezer (1796-1874), relating to Jackson's operation of the Fenwick and Tattnall plantations near Savannah, Ga.

  8. Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts, 1656-1995

    14,250 items ; 57 containers plus 27 oversize ; 26.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collector. A collection of Americana including historical letters and documents, family and personal papers, broadsides, financial and legal papers, illustrated and printed ephemera, government and legislative documents, military records, journals, and printed matter relating primarily to the expansion and development of the United States from the colonial period through the 1876 centennial.

  9. Vance Randolph collection, 1941-1943, 1972

    24 boxes containing manuscripts, graphic materials, published articles, sound recordings, and maps ; 12.5 linear feet ; 18,216 items. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Field recordings, photographs, and manuscripts documenting Ozark Mountains folksong, folklife, and local history from 1941 to 1972, collected by Vance Randolph.