12 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Panama--History.

  1. Caleb Cushing papers, circa 1785-1906

    120,000 items. 420 containers plus 4 oversize. 190 linear feet. 9 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States cabinet official and representative from Massachusetts, army officer, diplomat, and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journals, writings, speeches, notes, notebooks, legal file, business papers, biographical material, newspaper clippings, printed material, maps, photographs, and other papers reflecting Cushing's role in national and international affairs of the mid-nineteenth century.

  2. Thomas F. Bayard papers, 1780-1899

    60,000 items. 220 containers plus 18 oversize. 49.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Senator, secretary of state, and ambassador. Correspondence, letterbooks, scrapbooks, and miscellany relating to Bayard's career after the Civil War as a politician and legislator and as a cabinet official and diplomat during the presidential administrations of Grover Cleveland.

  3. Richard Olney papers, 1830-1928

    28,000 items. 159 containers plus 1 oversize. 33 linear feet. 62 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, attorney general, and secretary of state. Correspondence, letterbooks, drafts of speeches and articles, subject files, memoranda, reports, legal records, newspaper clippings, and printed material relating primarily to Olney's activities as attorney general and secretary of state, and to his Boston, Massachusetts, law practice.

  4. Howard S. Liebengood papers, 1950-1982

    13,300 items. 38 containers plus 1 classified. 15.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer and United States Senate sergeant at arms. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, speeches, reports, legislative proposals, research files, notebooks, travel materials, campaign materials, financial and legal papers, Senate floor statements, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to Liebengood's service on the minority staff of the United States Senate Select Committee on Presidential Campaign Activities, as minority staff director of the United States Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, and as legislative counsel to Senate minority leader Howard H. Baker.

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  5. George W. Goethals papers, 1830-2014

    31,500 items. 73 containers plus 1 oversize. 27.2 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. 81 digital files (23.36 MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Governor of the Canal Zone, army officer, and engineer. Diaries, correspondence, reports, memoranda, photographs, clippings, family papers, and scrapbooks relating chiefly to the construction of the Panama Canal, Goethals' term as governor of the Canal Zone, his other public service positions, and the Goethals family.

  6. Canal Zone Library-Museum Panama Collection, 1804-1977

    12,700 items. 38 containers plus 18 oversize. 18.4 linear feet. 8 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Canal Zone Library-Museum in Balboa Heights. Correspondence, diaries, memoirs, financial and legal papers, technical drawings of canal plans, photoprints, and other papers collected by the library-museum concerning the planning and construction of the Panama Canal and business and cultural aspects of the Canal Zone.

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  7. Silas Casey papers, 1771-1941

    300 items. 6 containers. 2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Correspondence, journal, daybook, bills, receipts, commissions, and other papers relating to Casey’s naval service.

  8. Joseph Cowles Mehaffey papers, 1925-1959

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

    Summary:

    U.S. Army engineer and governor of the Panama Canal Zone. Personal correspondence relating primarily to life in the Canal Zone and the operation of the Panama Canal and material concerning Mehaffey's various engineering projects, including the Arlington Memorial Bridge and renovation of the White House.

  9. John Bigelow papers, 1492-1936

    25,000 items. 76 containers plus 2 oversize. 30.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer, professor, and author. Correspondence, research notes, manuscripts of articles and books, photostatic copies of manuscripts in foreign archives, bibliographical material, photographs, drawings, maps, clippings, card files, and printed matter relating largely to canals especially, the Panama and Suez canals, along with the early history of Latin America, and also including material on the American Revolution, Civil War, Robert E. Lee, Monroe Doctrine, military education, and American foreign policy.

  10. Philippe Bunau-Varilla papers, 1877-1955

    10,000 items. 41 containers. 14 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Panamanian diplomat and engineer. Correspondence, speeches, writings, legal records, newspaper clippings, and other papers concerning Bunau-Varilla’s activities in the United States, his efforts to gain support for completion of the Panama Canal, and his role in the Panamanian revolution and as minister plenipotentiary for the new government.

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