5 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Ohio--Social life and customs.

  1. Matthew Simpson papers, 1829-1927

    5,000 items ; 23 containers plus 1 oversize ; 10 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Methodist clergyman, educator, editor, and orator. Family and general correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks, notes, scrapbooks, copies of speeches, sermons, and writings, and miscellaneous printed material relating to Simpson's early life in Ohio and Pennsylvania, his presidency of Indiana Asbury University (now DePauw University), editorship of the Western Christian Advocate, and service...

  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. Nathaniel Wright family papers, 1787-1917

    23,400 items ; 77 containers ; 31 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer of New Hampshire and Ohio. Correspondence, diaries, journals, legal documents, and other items concerning Nathaniel Wright and his family. Relates chiefly to the careers of Wright, his son Daniel Thew Wright, and his son’s legal partner, Maskell E. Curwen, including material pertaining to the settlement of estates, railroad litigation, internal improvements, and the family’s education,...

  4. James Rudolph Garfield papers, 1879-1950

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

    Summary:

    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.

  5. Captain Pearl R. Nye collection, 1937-1944

    18 folders total (Folders 1-16 and Folder 18 in 1 box, plus Folder 17, oversize).. 22 sound discs : analog ; 12 in.. 7 photographic prints : black and white, color ; various sizes.. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection is comprised of field recordings made in Akron, Ohio, by John A. Lomax (on June 27-28, 1937), and Alan Lomax and Elizabeth Lomax (on November 3, 1937), of songs performed by Pearl R. Nye related to life on the Ohio and Erie Canal, plus photographs of canal life (some hand-decorated by Nye), and correspondence between Nye and Harold Spivacke of the Library of Congress, and...