24 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Ohio--Politics and government.

  1. Harold H. Burton papers, 1792-1965

    118,000 items. 399 containers plus 4 oversize plus 1 classified. 159.5 linear feet. 5 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Associate justice of the United States Supreme Court and United States senator. Diaries, correspondence, legal case files, speeches and writings, reports, photographs, maps, printed matter, and newspaper clippings pertaining primarily to Burton's activities as an associate justice of the Supreme Court and Senator.

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  2. James Rudolph Garfield papers, 1879-1950

    70,000 items. 245 containers. 98 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Attorney and secretary of the interior. Diaries, correspondence, family papers, legal documents, and business and political records relating primarily to Garfield's business concerns and public service.

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  3. Thomas Ewing family papers, 1757-1941

    94,000 items. 303 containers plus 11 oversize. 123.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, legal files, military records, speeches and writings, reports, notes, autographs, scrapbooks, biographical material, commonplace books, financial records, genealogies, photographs, printed matter, and maps pertaining to members of the Ewing family including Thomas Ewing (1789-1871), senator from Ohio and cabinet member; Thomas Ewing (1829-1896), Union general during the Civil War and congressman from Ohio; Ellen Ewing Sherman and her husband, William T. Sherman, Civil War general; and Thomas Ewing (1862-1942), lawyer, writer, and patent commissioner.

  4. A. Sankey Latty papers, 1851-1890

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

    Summary:

    Judge and publisher. Correspondence, printed material, and photographs relating primarily to Latty's career as a judge and newspaper publisher in Paulding County, Ohio.

  5. James A. Garfield papers, 1775-1889

    80,000 items. 462 containers plus 26 oversize. 117.6 linear feet. 177 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    United States president, army officer, lawyer, and educator. Family, personal, and official correspondence including records of Garfield's Civil War military service, diary (1848-1881), speeches and other public statements, legal papers, genealogical material, college notebooks, tributes, printed matter, scrapbooks, and other material relating primarily to Garfield's career and death.

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  6. John McLean papers, 1816-1866

    4,000 items. 27 containers. 10.6 linear feet. 18 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    U.S. representative from Ohio, U.S. postmaster general, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, and Ohio Supreme Court associate justice. Correspondence, financial data, docket book, printed matter, a file of reports, opinions and briefs arranged by case name, and other papers relating to McLean’s service as postmaster general and Supreme Court justice.

  7. B.F. Wade papers, 1832-1886

    3,500 items. 18 containers. 4 linear feet. 11 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, United States senator from Ohio, and Republican Party leader. Chiefly political correspondence relating to Wade’s career in the Senate as well as personal letters concerning his law practice and business. Includes printed speeches, maps, family letters, business records, and other material.

  8. Harry Augustus Garfield papers, 1855-1961

    60,000 items. 197 containers plus 7 oversize. 29 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, educator, public official, and son of President James A. Garfield. Correspondence, diaries, family papers, legal files, subject files, writings, scrapbooks, financial matter, printed matter and other papers relating to Garfield's career as a lawyer, professor, and university administrator, and to his interest in politics and international affairs.

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  9. John Sherman papers, 1836-1900

    130,000 items. 618 containers plus 1 oversize. 132 linear feet. 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Secretary of state, secretary of the treasury, and United States senator and representative from Ohio. Correspondence, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers chiefly relating to Sherman's role in Ohio politics after 1850. Includes family correspondence during Sherman's school years, general correspondence during his years in Congress and the cabinet, and papers relating to Kansas in the 1850s when he was a member of the House of Representatives committee investigating conditions in the territory.

  10. Charles P. Taft papers, 1816-1983

    189,000 items. 492 containers plus 3 oversize. 197.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, Protestant lay leader, and mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio. Son of President William H. Taft. Family and general correspondence, diaries, memoranda, reports, subject files, drafts of speeches and writings, financial papers, newspaper clippings, printed material, scrapbooks, and other papers relating chiefly to Taft's role in Cincinnati politics, municipal reform, law practice, and business interests, church activities, and state and national Republican Party politics.

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