7 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Massachusetts--History.

  1. Dorothy G. Wayman papers, 1862-1971

    6,000 items ; 27 containers plus 1 oversize ; 11.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist, author, and librarian. Correspondence, drafts and production materials of published and unpublished writings, subject files, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers relating largely to Wayman's career as a journalist and author and her interest in Catholicism.

  2. 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).

  3. Elbridge Gerry papers, 1772-1901

    500 items ; 4 containers ; 1.4 linear feet ; 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States vice president, delegate to the Continental Congress, and United States representative from and governor of Massachusetts. Chiefly correspondence relating to various aspects of Gerry's public career, including his memberships in the Massachusetts General Court and Provincial Congress (where he was active on committees of correspondence, safety, and supply during the Revolution),...

  4. N.A. Strait Civil War collection, 1861-1900

    2,000 items ; 4 containers ; 1.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collector. Civil War Union regimental records compiled from records of the U.S. Adjutant General’s Office of twenty-three states and the District of Columbia and from diaries and correspondence of soldiers. Also includes regimental records relating to U.S. Colored Troops (until 1864 known as the U.S. Corps ďAfrique).

  5. Edward W. Washburn family papers, 1817-1934

    1,000 items ; 9 containers plus 3 oversize ; 4.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Chemist, civil servant, and educator. Diaries, correspondence, school material, notebooks, photographs, financial and military papers, genealogical records, writings, printed matter, and miscellaneous documents pertaining to the family of Edward W. Washburn, mainly in Maine and Nebraska, including Edward’s parents, William Gilmor and Flora Ella Wight Washburn, and grandparents, George A. and...

  6. Francis Baylies papers, 1814-1843

    150 items ; 5 containers ; 2.0 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Scholar, diplomat, politician, and historian. Primarily writings by Baylies relating to the American Revolution, the Confederation and the Constitution, Alexander Hamilton, and the administrations of George Washington, John Adams, and Thomas Jefferson.

  7. Henry L. Abbot family papers, 1770-2001

    2,000 items ; 9 containers plus 3 artifact containers and 1 oversize ; 5.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, memoirs, diaries, writings, photographs, legal and financial records, genealogical material, military records, printed matter, and mementos primarily documenting the professional and family activities of Henry L. Abbot and his family during the Civil War.