12 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Maryland--Politics and government.

  1. Linda Chavez and Christopher Gersten papers, 1889-2011

    2,000 items ; 11 containers plus 1 classified and 1 oversize ; 4.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, news commentator, and government official (Linda Chavez). Government official (Christopher Gersten). Photographs, clippings, scrapbooks, memoranda, notebooks, appointment calendars, correspondence, speeches and writings, and printed matter relating primarily to Chavez’s career as an author, news commentator, and government official including her service in the presidential administration...

  2. Rumsey family papers, 1661-1907

    1,000 items ; 5 containers plus 1 oversize ; 2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Family of Bohemia Manor, Cecil County, Md. Correspondence among family members; wills; surveys, deeds, plats, and other documents relating to land ownership; personal and business financial accounts; contracts and other legal documents; sermons; and notes on family history.

  3. Shelby family papers, 1738-1916

    2,315 items ; 9 containers ; 2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, memoranda, legal and financial papers, military records, genealogical data, and memorabilia relating mainly to Evan Shelby, soldier and frontiersman, and to his son, Isaac Shelby, soldier and political leader, providing a record of frontier life and political and economic developments in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Kentucky.

  4. John Leeds Bozman family papers, 1688-1883

    800 items ; 6 containers ; 2.0 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Historian and lawyer of Maryland. Correspondence and other material pertaining to John Leeds Bozman, John Leeds Kerr, John Bozman Kerr, J. S. Bozman, William Vans Murray, Daniel Carroll (1730-1796), and others.

  5. Carroll family papers, 1684-1838

    350 items ; 5 containers ; 1 linear foot. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Carroll family members including Charles Carroll (1702-1782), landowner, of Annapolis, Maryland, and his son, Charles Carroll, member of the Continental Congress, signer of the Declaration of Independence, and United States senator, of Carrollton, Maryland. Letters, deeds, bills, accounts, and account books of Charles Carroll of Annapolis, Maryland, and other family papers.

  6. John A.J. Creswell papers, 1819-1885

    6,000 items ; 21 containers plus one oversize ; 8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, congressman, senator, and postmaster general. General correspondence, letterbooks, account books, and scrapbooks concerning Creswell’s law practice and political career in Maryland, his duties as adjutant general of Maryland, the military draft during the Civil War, the Maryland Constitutional Convention of 1867, and American claims regarding the Alabama.

  7. Samuel Smith family papers, 1772-1911

    3,100 items ; 9 containers ; 3.6 linear feet ; 6 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer and statesman. Correspondence, letterbooks, military and political papers, and miscellaneous material relating to Samuel Smith's forty years in Congress, his military career, and the history and politics of Maryland. Includes papers relating to John Spear Smith, Robert Smith, and other Smith family members.

  8. Simon Ernest Sobeloff papers, 1882-2005

    109,000 items ; 440 containers ; 175.8 linear feet ; 3 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, United States Solicitor General, and federal judge. General correspondence, appointment books, solicitor general files, case and office files of the United States Court of Appeals, speeches and writings, subject file, family papers, scrapbooks, and miscellany relating chiefly to Sobeloff's involvement in Baltimore and Maryland law and politics, his duties as solicitor general, and cases...

  9. Blair family papers, 1755-1968

    19,100 items ; 74 containers plus 2 oversize ; 29.9 linear feet ; 49 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Prominent family in nineteenth century national politics. Correspondence, speeches and writings, legal files, financial records, historical research files, printed matter, and estate records documenting principally the careers of Francis Preston Blair, journalist and presidential advisor, Frank P. Blair, soldier and politician, and Montgomery Blair, lawyer and cabinet officer.

  10. John Philip Hill scrapbooks, 1906-1938

    134 items ; 37 containers ; 14.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer, lawyer, and U.S. representative from Maryland. Full name John Boynton Philip Clayton Hill. Scrapbooks chiefly of newspaper clippings compiled or kept by Hill relating to his career as am attorney, U.S. representative from Maryland, and U.S. Army officer during World War I.