15 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) North Carolina--History.

  1. John H. Wheeler papers, 1825-1882

    100 items ; 31 containers ; 10.6 linear feet ; 7 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Historian, diplomat, and public official. Diaries, correspondence, writings, and scrapbooks relating to Wheeler’s career and social activities.

  2. John Spencer Bassett papers, 1770-1978

    25,450 items ; 63 containers plus 5 oversize ; 26.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Historian, editor, and educator. Correspondence, diaries and journals, lectures, speeches, writings, research material, subject files, family correspondence, and collected historical manuscripts documenting Bassett's career as historian, editor and university professor.

  3. Charles Augustus Hill papers, 1863-1902

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

    Summary:

    Union army officer, lawyer, and U.S. representative from Illinois. Correspondence and miscellany relating primarily to Hill's military service and family.

  4. Cartter family papers, 1836-1893

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

    Summary:

    Members of the Cartter family of Ohio. Correspondence mainly between members of the Cartter and Hanford families, including David K. Cartter, his wife, Nancy Hanford Cartter, and their sons, David K. Cartter, Jr., and William H. Cartter, who served in the Civil War.

  5. Polk family papers, 1767-1859

    200 items ; 2 containers ; .6 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, indentures and legal agreements, circulars, pamphlets, and other papers relating to the Polk family, chiefly letters to William Polk. Also includes a biography of William Polk. Other family members represented include Leonidas Polk and James K. Polk.

  6. Samuel J. Gibson diary and correspondence, 1864

    2 items ; 1 folder ; .1 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Union soldier. Diary kept by Gibson while serving with Company B, 103rd Pennsylvania Infrantry Regiment, U.S. Army. Documents the capture of the federal garrison at Plymouth, North Carolina, and life as a prisoner of war both on the march and at Andersonville, Georgia, and Florence, South Carolina. Also includes a letter to his wife written from Andersonville Prison.

  7. Joseph Bloomfield Osborn papers, 1862-1865

    295 items ; 1 container ; .4 linear feet ; 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Soldier and sailor. Mainly Civil War correspondence of Osborn, who served in Company F, 26th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry and in the U.S. Navy, together with a diary and biographical sketch of Osborn.

  8. Benjamin F. Butler papers, 1778-1929

    190,000 items ; 263 containers plus 4 oversize ; 90 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer, state legislator and U.S. representative from Massachusetts, governor of Massachusetts, and military governor of New Orleans. Correspondence, letterbooks, order books, reports, notebooks, newspaper clippings, and other papers concerning Butler's Civil War commands, his service in the United States Congress as a representative from Massachusetts, his election as governor of...

  9. Joseph R. Hawley papers, 1638-1906

    13,200 items ; 45 containers ; 13.6 linear feet ; 29 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer, editor and United States representative and senator from Connecticut. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, drafts of speeches, business papers, and memorabilia relating to Hawley's personal and family life and to his business and political work.

  10. Daniel Read Larned papers, 1861-1878

    1,100 items ; 5 containers ; 2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer and private secretary to General Ambrose Everett Burnside. Correspondence and other material concerning campaigns by the Union Army in North Carolina and Virginia and Burnside’s relationship with other generals.