22 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Parks.

  1. August Heckscher papers, 1931-1999

    23,000 items ; 64 containers ; 26 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Writer, arts consultant, social commentator, and journalist. Correspondence, speeches, writings, and miscellaneous papers relating primarily to Heckscher's work as arts consultant to President John F. Kennedy, editorial writer at the New York Herald Tribune, director of the Twentieth Century Fund, parks commissioner and Administrator of Recreation and Cultural Affairs for the city of New York,...

  2. Laura Wood Roper papers, 1822-1982

    2,280 items ; 19 containers ; 9 linear feet ; 10 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Biographer of Frederick Law Olmsted (1822-1903). Correspondence, research notes, reports, clippings, and printed matter related to Olmsted and the landscape architectural firm, Olmsted Associates (1961- ) and its predecessors, collected by Roper for her biography of Olmsted. Also includes card indexes containing abstracts mostly from Olmsted’s correspondence in the Library of Congress Manuscript...

  3. Gutzon Borglum papers, 1895-1960

    71,000 items ; 190 containers plus 1 oversize ; 76.4 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Artist, author, and sculptor. Correspondence, diaries, family papers, subject files, speeches and writings, and other papers relating primarily to Borglum's artistic works, especially the Mount Rushmore National Memorial and plans for a Confederate memorial at Stone Mountain, Georgia. Also includes records of the Mount Rushmore National Memorial Commission and of its officials.

  4. William Hoppen papers, 1831-1998

    150,000 items ; 431 containers plus 6 oversize ; 182 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer and environmental activist. Correspondence, memoranda, a collection inventory, litigation files, legal research, legislative bills, meeting agenda and minutes, reports, proposals, hearing transcripts, organizational mailings, newsletters, fact sheets, handbooks, flyers, brochures, pamphlets, press releases, posters, lists, notes, petitions, speeches, statements, financial records, maps,...

  5. John C. Merriam papers, 1899-1938

    70,000 items ; 237 containers ; 94.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Paleontologist, educator, and author. Correspondence, articles, memoranda, notes, reports, speeches, drawings, maps, photographs, memorabilia, printed matter, and other materials mainly concerning Merriam's work as chairman of the National Research Council, president of the Carnegie Institution of Washington, and regent of the Smithsonian Institution.

  6. George Peabody Wetmore papers, 1885-1916

    2,000 items ; 15 containers ; 5.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Governor and United States representative and senator from Rhode Island. Correspondence related mainly to the United States Commission of Fine Arts.

  7. P. Phillips family papers, 1832-1914

    7,000 items ; 22 containers ; 8.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, state legislator, and United States representative from Alabama. Correspondence, letter books, legal record books, journals, dockets, notebooks, and an unpublished autobiography of P. Phillips, relating chiefly to the law practice of P. Phillips and his son, W. Hallet Phillips, both of whom practiced before the Supreme Court. Contains the writings of P. Phillips's wife, Eugenia,...

  8. Thomas Henry Carter papers, 1883-1917

    9,000 items ; 25 containers plus 1 oversize ; 9.6 linear feet ; 16 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer and United States representative and senator from Montana. Correspondence, writings, memoranda, clippings, notes, invitations, photographs, and financial records relating primarily to Montana, Republican Party politics, and Carter’s career in Congress.

  9. Charles Follen McKim papers, 1838-1929

    4,200 items ; 14 containers ; 5.6 linear feet ; 14 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Architect. Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, diary, notes, legal and financial records, sketches, drawings, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to the architectural firm of McKim, Mead, & White, New York, N.Y.

  10. Patsy T. Mink papers, 1883-2005

    880,600 items ; 2,638 containers plus 71 oversize and 1 classified ; 1,530 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, public official, and United States representative from Hawaii. Correspondence, memoranda, legislative files, speeches and writings, testimony, statements, press releases, appointment books and scheduling files, travel itineraries, campaign files and political ephemera, notes, casework, law practice client files, court documents, maps, card files, biographical material, interviews,...