9 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) New York (State)--Politics and government--1865-1950.

  1. George B. McClellan papers, 1838-1922

    1,200 items ; 15 containers plus 2 oversize ; 6.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Public official and educator. Correspondence and other material of McClellan, including scrapbooks kept as a student at Princeton University, diary of military experiences in World War I, subject files relating mainly to political activities, printed matter, photographs, and memorabilia.

  2. McCook family papers, 1809-1966

    6,500 items ; 19 containers plus 5 oversize ; 7.6 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, scrapbooks, journals, diaries, photographs, memorabilia, printed materials, and other papers relating to the Ohio family of "Fighting McCooks" that became prominent through the service of fifteen of its sons in the Civil War. The McCooks were active in legal and military affairs and in national and state politics in Ohio and New York. The larger part of the collection concerns...

  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. Daniel Scott Lamont papers, 1853-1928

    21,500 items ; 108 containers ; 30 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Financier, private secretary to President Grover Cleveland, and secretary of war. Correspondence, letterbooks, copies of telegrams, diaries, drafts of speeches and memoranda, financial papers, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and memorabilia relating principally to Lamont's role and interest in New York state Democratic politics and to his work as private secretary to President Grover Cleveland...

  5. Almon Ferdinand Rockwell papers, 1852-1900

    2,000 items ; 9 containers ; 3.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer and superintendent of public buildings, Washington, D.C. Correspondence, diaries and journals concerning Rockwell's investments in commercial enterprises with James A. Garfield, Garfield's assassination and his appointment controversy with Roscoe Conkling, and Rockwell's Civil War experiences, including the Battle of Shiloh.

  6. James A. Farley papers, 1790-1976

    106,000 items ; 204 containers plus 1 oversize ; 74.6 linear feet ; 54 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Postmaster general, politician, and businessman. Correspondence, memoranda, subject files, speeches and writings, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating to Farley's service as postmaster general, chairmanship of the Democratic National Committee, and business interests.

  7. William Maxwell Evarts papers, 1667-1918

    12,500 items ; 61 containers plus 1 oversize ; 12.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, United States senator from New York, and United States secretary of state and attorney general. Correspondence, diary, journal, account books, minute book, printed material, drafts of memoranda, and a journal of college reading relating mainly to New York state, national, and international politics from the Civil War to the 1890s.

  8. Charles Evans Hughes papers, 1836-1950

    61,000 items ; 233 containers plus 2 oversize ; 86 linear feet ; 150 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Governor of New York, secretary of state, and chief justice of the United States. Family papers, correspondence, speeches and biographical writings, subject files, notes, scrapbooks, clippings, and other printed and miscellaneous matter relating principally to Hughes's political and judicial career and his service on various international bodies and commissions.

  9. James Wadsworth family papers, 1730-1959

    7,000 items ; 39 containers plus 12 oversize ; 22 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, diaries, financial papers, scrapbooks, clippings, photographs, and other papers of the family of James Wadsworth (1768-1844) and his brother, William Wadsworth (1761-1833), who settled in Geneseo, N.Y., in 1790 and endowed schools and libraries there.