19 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Mines and mineral resources.

  1. Thomas G. Corcoran papers, 1792-1982

    175,175 items. 638 containers plus 1 classified. 245.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, notes, reports, briefs, opinions, testimony, family papers, business records, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers documenting Corcoran's private legal practice and his government service during the first two presidential terms of Franklin D. Roosevelt.

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  2. Matthew Fontaine Maury papers, 1825-1960

    14,650 items. 64 containers plus 2 oversize. 17.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer and oceanographer. Correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, journals, speeches, articles, and other writings, notebooks, electrical experiment book, charts, and printed material relating chiefly to Maury's naval career, scientific activities and interests, service as a Confederate agent in England, and work as an immigration official for Southern expatriates in Mexico, and to the Maury (Morey) family.

  3. Engineering Societies Library map collection

    4,846 items. ca. 4,846 pieces (chiefly maps), some photocopies, some color; in folders sized 77 x 107 cm. -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Engineering Societies Library was formed in 1915 and became a world-renowned research center. It closed in 1998. The library's map collection consists of geologic and mineral resources maps, topographic surveys, city plans, railroad maps, nautical and aeronautical charts, lake surveys, and boundary studies.

  4. Paul J. Pelz papers, circa 1800-1921

    900 items. 3 containers. 1.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Architect. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, testimonials, pictorial representations of buildings, printed material, and photographs relating primarily to the planning and construction of the Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress and other buildings.

  5. Wharton Barker papers, 1864-1921

    7,000 items. 27 containers plus 1 oversize. 9 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Financier, publicist, and politician. Correspondence, letterbooks, photographs, pamphlets, printed matter, and scrapbooks reflecting Barker’s broad interests in American and foreign business matters especially in Russia and China, bimetallism, and politics.

  6. Key Pittman papers, 1898-1951

    55,000 items. 191 containers. 76.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer and United States senator from Nevada. Correspondence, speeches, articles, legal and financial papers, subject files, scrapbooks, newspapers, clippings, printed matter, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers relating mainly to Pittman's service in the Senate.

  7. Samuel Franklin Emmons papers, 1725-1914

    14,000 items. 41 containers plus 1 oversize. 16.4 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Geologist. Diaries and field notes, letterbooks, correspondence, family papers, subject files, photographs, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating chiefly to Emmons's family and his career as a geologist.

  8. Ambrose W. Thompson papers, 1847-1960

    12,000 items. 53 containers plus 2 oversize. 26 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Businessman. Business and family correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, reports, statistical tables, patent papers, stocks and bonds, drawings, maps, and printed matter and miscellaneous material relating to Thompson's career as a businessman.

  9. Jonathan D. Meredith papers, 1795-1859

    9,000 items. 15 containers plus 1 oversize. 6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, army officer, and businessman of Baltimore, Md. Family and general correspondence, legal files, financial papers, and other material relating chiefly to Meredith's associations with the Savings Bank of Baltimore and the Bank of the United States; the War of 1812; impeachment proceedings against James Hawkins Peck; shipping and trade with Europe and South America; and settlement of the estates of Charles Carroll and Robert Oliver.

  10. Evalyn Walsh McLean papers, 1874-1948

    45,000 items. 113 containers plus 3 oversize. 46.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Socialite, of Washington, D.C.; daughter of Thomas F. Walsh; married Edward Beale McLean in 1907; later divorced. Correspondence, memoranda, business and legal records, notes, printed matter, scrapbooks, broadsides, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to McLean’s leading role in the social life of Washington, D.C.

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