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

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  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.

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  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  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. James K. Polk papers, 1775-1891

    20,500 items. 155 containers plus 20 oversize. 39 linear feet. 67 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States president, Speaker of the House and representative from Tennessee, and governor of Tennessee. General correspondence, presidental letterbooks, diaries, account and memorandum books, drafts and copies of speeches and messages, family papers, financial and legal papers, and printed matter relating primarily to Polk's political career in Tennessee and on the national level.

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  8. William Maxwell Evarts papers, 1667-1918

    12,500 items. 61 containers plus 1 oversize. 12.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, United States senator from New York, and United States secretary of state and attorney general. Correspondence, diary, journal, account books, minute book, printed material, drafts of memoranda, and a journal of college reading relating mainly to New York state, national, and international politics from the Civil War to the 1890s.

  9. Tom Connally papers, 1896-1952

    215,000 items. 624 containers plus 2 oversize. 236 linear feet. 61 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States senator and representative from Texas. Correspondence, speeches, writings, voting records, press releases, clippings, photographs, printed matter, photographs and other papers relating primarily to his career in the Senate, his chairmanship of the Senate Foreign Relations committee, and his involvement in the United Nations, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, and issues concerning the oil industry, Texas, and Mexico.

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  10. Horatio King papers, 1832-1906

    3,000 items. 13 containers. 3 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States postmaster general, editor, and author. Chiefly letters received by King relating to politics, to his literary, historical, and social activities, and social life in Washington, D.C., in the latter half of the nineteenth century.