5 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Mississippi--Politics and government.

  1. Joseph Holt papers, 1797-1917

    20,000 items ; 118 containers and 3 oversize ; 26.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States Postmaster general, secretary of war, judge advocate general of the United States Army, and lawyer. Correspondence, diaries, financial papers, legal papers, newspaper clippings, speeches, photographs, and printed matter relating to Holt's duties as judge advocate general, especially his work on the military commission that tried the Lincoln assassination conspirators, the trial of...

  2. Ross A. Collins papers, 1906-1967

    11,240 items ; 25 containers plus 20 oversize ; 18.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Congressman, public official, and lawyer from Mississippi. Correspondence, drafts of writings, speeches, reports, notes, clippings, scrapbooks, printed material, and other papers relating to Collins's service in Congress, especially to his introduction of the bill authorizing the Library of Congress acquisition of the Otto Vollbehr Collection of Incunabula. Also documents Collins's work...

  3. Jefferson Davis papers, 1795-1913

    625 items ; 2 containers ; .6 linear feet ; 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    President of the Confederate States of America. Correspondence and related articles, speeches, clippings, reports and notes documenting Davis's political career and his family.

  4. Joseph L. Rauh papers, 1913-2008

    110,000 items ; 301 containers ; 120.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, civil rights activist, and civil libertarian of Washington, D.C. Chiefly legal files together with correspondence, memoranda, minutes of meetings, oral history interviews, speeches, writings, subject files, appointment books, and other papers relating to Rauh's career as a public interest lawyer handling cases pertaining to civil rights, civil liberties, and labor disputes. Includes...

  5. John Sharp Williams papers, 1902-1924

    36,000 items ; 120 containers ; 91 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States representative and senator, lawyer, and planter from Mississippi. Correspondence, biographical and genealogical material, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers documenting Williams's Congressional service. Pertains primarily to politics in Mississippi and the nation during the presidential administrations of Woodrow Wilson and Warren G. Harding.