17 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Massachusetts--Politics and government.

  1. Whiting Griswold correspondence, 1843-1874

    210 items ; 1 container ; .2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer and politician. Letters to Griswold from various prominent figures relating to such topics as the Whig, Free Soil, and American parties, the Democratic Party, his legal practice, Massachusetts politics, patronage, the Hoosac Tunnel, the Kansas-Nebraska Act, the Civil War, and the 1853 Massachusetts Constitutional Convention.

  2. Edward Tracy Clark correspondence and reports, 1923-1935

    9,000 items ; 22 containers ; 8.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Presidential secretary, lawyer, and businessman of Washington, D.C. Correspondence relating primarily to Clark's work as a consultant on legislative, customs, and tariff matters for various business concerns, and letters from his service as secretary to President Calvin Coolidge.

  3. Elliot L. Richardson papers, 1780-1999

    369,000 items ; 1,055 containers plus 12 classified and 10 oversize ; 470 linear feet ; 1 digital file (594.73 KB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U. S. cabinet officer, politician, and lawyer, of Massachusetts. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, subject files, reports, briefing data, financial records, printed materials, photographs, and other papers relating to Richardson's political career in Massachusetts, as a cabinet official or representative of the president during the administrations of Richard M. Nixon, Gerald R....

  4. 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.

  5. Adams family papers, 1776-1948

    230 items ; 2 containers ; .8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Chiefly correspondence of John Quincy Adams dated 1801-1846. Also includes correspondence and miscellany relating to other family members.

  6. Letitia T. Howe collection, 1822-1876

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

    Summary:

    Autographs and documents pertaining to Abraham Lincoln and Caleb Cushing.

  7. Benjamin F. Butler papers, 1778-1929

    190,000 items ; 263 containers plus 4 oversize ; 90 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer, state legislator and U.S. representative from Massachusetts, governor of Massachusetts, and military governor of New Orleans. Correspondence, letterbooks, order books, reports, notebooks, newspaper clippings, and other papers concerning Butler's Civil War commands, his service in the United States Congress as a representative from Massachusetts, his election as governor of...

  8. Raymond Leslie Buell papers, 1915-1981

    17,900 items ; 51 containers ; 20.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Educator, lecturer, and publicist; active in international affairs. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, statements, writings, subject files, and other papers relating to Buell's career as a writer and speaker on international affairs, to his travels, and to his activities with the Foreign Policy Association and the Republican Party.

  9. Nathaniel Prentiss Banks papers, 1829-1911

    50,000 items ; 110 containers plus 3 oversize ; 44.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States representative, governor of Massachusetts, and army officer. Family and general correspondence, diaries and notebooks, letterbooks, military papers, speeches and writings, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, and miscellany relating chiefly to Banks’s political career and as an army officer during the Civil War.

  10. Hale family papers, 1698-1916

    7,500 items ; 34 containers ; 13.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, biographical material, business records, writings, legal documents, memorabilia, and genealogies of the Hale, Everett, Hill, and Sears families. The collection consists primarily of the papers of Nathan Hale (1784-1863), pioneer railroad builder and journalist; Alexander Hill Everett (1790-1847), diplomat and editor; and Edward Everett Hale (1822-1909), author and Unitarian...