14 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Massachusetts--Social life and customs.

  1. Ann Tanneyhill papers, 1879-2012

    350 items ; 13 containers plus 1 oversize ; 8.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    National Urban League official, vocational guidance program director, and civil rights activist. Correspondence, writings, speeches, appointment calendars, personnel records, photographs, notes, tributes and honors, pamphlets, printed ephemera, newspaper clippings, books, and other material documenting Tanneyhill’s long career with the National Urban League and work in vocational guidance....

  2. Gilbert Stanley Judd papers, 1856-1947

    120 items ; 2 containers ; 0.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil War soldier in the 103rd Ohio Infantry Regiment. Correspondence, writings, photographs, and miscellany relating primarily to Judd's military service and personal life. Also included are writings and correspondence of historian John Perry Pritchett who researched Judd's life and Civil War service in the 1930s and 1940s.

  3. Edward Shaw papers, 1847-1867

    980 items ; 9 containers ; 3.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States Patent Office clerk. Chiefly letters from Shaw's family, friends, and acquaintances documenting daily life of women in antebellum New England, Shaw's financial investments, and letters relating to Shaw's work as a patent clerk.

  4. 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).

  5. Horsford-Tryon families papers, 1800-2000

    3,300 items ; 10 containers ; 3.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Mainly correspondence among family members primarily in central New York. Includes letters written by the chemist and women's education advocate, Eben Horsford, and by Maria Charity Horsford to her adult children from Washington, D.C., 1850-1853, during her husband Jerediah Horsford's service in the U. S. House of Representatives.

  6. William Sampson papers, 1806-1849

    2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Irish patriot, lawyer, and author. Microfilm of letters from Sampson to his wife, Grace Clarke Sampson, relating to his political exile from Ireland to the United States.

  7. Charles Henry Harvey papers, 1835-1965

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

    Summary:

    Gold miner, carpenter, and mill worker. Correspondence, diaries, daybooks, receipts, and printed matter relating to Harvey's life and work as a millworker and carpenter in Methuen, Massachusetts, and as a gold miner in California and Colorado.

  8. Rufus S. Frost papers, 1841-1883

    250 items ; 1 container ; 0.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Merchant, public official, and United States representative from Massachusetts. Chiefly correspondence pertaining to family and personal matters, social occasions, and church activities.

  9. Christopher Prince autobiography and souvenir booklet, 1806-1891

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

    Summary:

    Sailor and activist in the seamen's religious movement. Manuscript autobiography containing accounts of seafaring life in colonial New England, maritime events of the Revolutionary War, Prince's employment by agents of George Washington, his enlistment in the Connecticut navy, the close of the war, and his conversion to Christianity shortly thereafter.

  10. 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.