18 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Patronage, Political.

  1. Whiting Griswold correspondence, 1843-1874

    210 items ; 1 container ; .2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer and politician. Letters to Griswold from various prominent figures relating to such topics as the Whig, Free Soil, and American parties, the Democratic Party, his legal practice, Massachusetts politics, patronage, the Hoosac Tunnel, the Kansas-Nebraska Act, the Civil War, and the 1853 Massachusetts Constitutional Convention.

  2. Edward Tracy Clark correspondence and reports, 1923-1935

    9,000 items ; 22 containers ; 8.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Presidential secretary, lawyer, and businessman of Washington, D.C. Correspondence relating primarily to Clark's work as a consultant on legislative, customs, and tariff matters for various business concerns, and letters from his service as secretary to President Calvin Coolidge.

  3. Theodore Francis Green papers, 1924-1960

    400,000 items ; 1,134 containers plus 7 oversize ; 455 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States senator and governor of Rhode Island and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, subject and chronological files, clippings, photographs, printed matter, and other papers relating principally to Green's senatorial career.

  4. Lyman Trumbull correspondence, 1843-1894

    4,500 items ; 77 containers ; 13 linear feet ; 22 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States senator from Illinois. Chiefly letters received by Trumbull and some drafts or copies of replies on political matters.

  5. John A.J. Creswell papers, 1819-1885

    6,000 items ; 21 containers plus one oversize ; 8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, congressman, senator, and postmaster general. General correspondence, letterbooks, account books, and scrapbooks concerning Creswell’s law practice and political career in Maryland, his duties as adjutant general of Maryland, the military draft during the Civil War, the Maryland Constitutional Convention of 1867, and American claims regarding the Alabama.

  6. John Sharp Williams papers, 1902-1924

    36,000 items ; 120 containers ; 91 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States representative and senator, lawyer, and planter from Mississippi. Correspondence, biographical and genealogical material, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers documenting Williams's Congressional service. Pertains primarily to politics in Mississippi and the nation during the presidential administrations of Woodrow Wilson and Warren G. Harding.

  7. Columbus Delano family papers, 1845-1889

    1,500 items ; 3 containers ; 1.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Family members include Columbus Delano, U.S. secretary of the interior and representative from Ohio, and his son, John Sherman Delano, businessman. Correspondence, financial records, photograph album, and miscellany relating to Ohio and national politics and patronage, the Republican Party, western lands, railroad expansion, and personal and financial matters.

  8. John Bell papers, 1815-1861

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

    Summary:

    U.S. representative and senator from Tennessee, and U.S. secretary of war. Volume containing correspondence, speeches, and Bell's reports in Congress. Includes material on patronage in Tennessee, national politics, and Bell's candidacy for president in 1860.

  9. Franklin MacVeagh papers, 1799-1934

    19,000 items ; 49 containers ; 19.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, businessman and U.S. secretary of the treasury. Correspondence, family papers, subject files, business, legal, and financial papers, speeches and writings, and miscellaneous material relating primarily to MacVeagh's service in the cabinet of William H. Taft and to the MacVeagh (McVey) and Eames families, Chicago social and civic affairs, the Franklin MacVeagh & Company wholesale grocery...

  10. John Callan O'Laughlin papers, 1895-1949

    45,000 items ; 107 containers plus 2 oversize ; 42.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Politician, statesman, newspaperman, and publisher. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journals, writings, reports, printed material, scrapbooks, and records of the Army and Navy Journal documenting O'Laughlin's career as a newspaperman and advocate of Republican Party and conservative causes.