4 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) New York (N.Y.)--Politics and government--To 1898.

  1. Russell Wheeler Davenport papers, 1866-1980

    26,530 items. 107 containers; plus 12 oversize and 1 artifact. 48.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, editor, and political activist. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, writings, speeches, research material, political files, biographical material, photographs, photograph albums, artifacts, and other papers relating primarily to Davenport's career as a writer and editor with Fortune and Life magazines, his involvement with the Republican Party, his work with the Institute for Creative Research, New York, N.Y., his writings including The Dignity of Man (1955), his service in World War I and II, and his personal life.

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  2. Burton Norvell Harrison family papers, 1812-1926

    18,600 items. 54 containers plus 3 oversize. 22 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer and private secretary to Jefferson Davis. Correspondence, diaries, reports, memoranda, manuscripts of articles, speeches, and books, and other papers of Harrison; of J. B. Harrison, lawyer and newspaper editor; Samuel Jordan Harrison, merchant; Constance Cary Harrison (Mrs. Burton Harrison), author; Fairfax Harrison, lawyer and president of the Southern Railway; and of Francis Burton Harrison, lawyer, United States representative from New York, and governor general of the Philippines.

  3. Harry Payne Whitney collection of letters of William Collins Whitney, 1757-1942

    20,000 items. 148 containers plus 10 oversize. 41.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Secretary of the navy, financier, and sportsman. Correspondence, legal and financial records, scrapbooks, photographs, genealogies, and printed matter relating chiefly to William C. Whitney's business and political career in New York, and as secretary of the navy in the first Grover Cleveland presidential administration.

  4. Robert Porter Patterson papers, 1909-1956

    45,600 items. 216 containers plus 1 classified. 39.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, judge, and U. S. secretary of war. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, and speeches reflecting Patterson's career as a jurist and service as assistant secretary, under secretary, and secretary of the War Department.

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