20 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Pennsylvania--History.

  1. Shippen family papers, 1671-1936

    6,500 items. 26 containers plus 2 oversize. 11.5 linear feet. 15 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, diaries, account books, memorandum books, legal and business records, indentures, and miscellaneous papers of Thomas Lee Shippen, William Shippen Jr., Anne Home Shippen Livingston, Edward Shippen, and other family members. Also included are papers of the Nicholson family.

  2. Edward McPherson papers, 1738-1936

    18,000 items. 100 containers plus 1 oversize. 40.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Editor, statistician, and U.S. representative from Pennsylvania. Correspondence, letterbooks, family papers, speeches and writings, legal and financial records, scrapbooks, and other material relating to four generations of the McPherson family in central Pennsylvania, to McPherson's career in the House of Representatives as legislator and clerk of the House, and to Republican Party politics nationally and in Pennsylvania during Reconstruction. Includes estate papers of Thaddeus Stevens and material collected for a biography of Stevens.

  3. Edmund Physick family papers, 1759-1899

    100 items. 7 containers. 2.6 linear feet. 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Public official of Pennsylvania. Correspondence, receipt and account books, log of the Erie (sloop of war), medical recipe book, order book of the Dolphin (ship), and other papers relating chiefly to matters of business and the estates of various members of the Physick family, including Edmund Physick (1726?-1804), Philip Syng Physick (1768-1837), Henry White Physick, Abigail (Syng) Physick, and Theodore Physick (1805-1834), and others.

  4. Breneman family collection of early American manuscripts, 1755-1825

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

    Summary:

    Correspondence, oath of allegiance, notes, certificates, and other papers pertaining to early American and Pennsylvania history.

  5. Jacob B. Schoener family papers, 1752-2009

    800 items. 3 containers plus 1 oversize. 1.25 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Nineteenth-century itinerant portraitist, miniaturist, and son of Reading, Pennsylvania, politician, William B. Schoener Jr. (1779-1850). Family correspondence, hand-colored sketches, deeds, indentures, bonds, clippings, and notes.

  6. Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts, 1656-1995

    14,250 items. 57 containers plus 27 oversize. 26.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collector. A collection of Americana including historical letters and documents, family and personal papers, broadsides, financial and legal papers, illustrated and printed ephemera, government and legislative documents, military records, journals, and printed matter relating primarily to the expansion and development of the United States from the colonial period through the 1876 centennial.

  7. George Montfort Gilchrist family papers, 1854-1921

    260 items. 2 containers. 0.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, school records, literary and commencement programs, poetry, and Gilpin family genealogical material. Much of the correspondence is between Gilchrist, who served with the 3rd Indiana Cavalry in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia during the Civil War, and his wife, Mollie Gilpin Gilchrist; other letters are between Mollie and her brothers, Samuel J. V. B. Gilpin, of the 1st Indiana Cavalry, and E. N. Gilpin, of the 3rd Iowa Cavalry. Includes material relating to Hanover College, Hanover, Indiana.

  8. A.D. Bache papers, 1828-1863

    2,000 items. 18 containers. 7.2 linear feet. 5 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Scientist, educator, and superintendent of the United States Coast Survey. Correspondence, a journal, and miscellaneous material reflecting Bache’s service with the United States Coast Survey, his work at the Dudley Observatory, and his European trip to study educational methods.

  9. James Jenkins Gillette papers, 1857-1884

    2,000 items. 6 containers plus 1 oversize. 2.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U.S. Army officer, U.S. Army commissioner of subsistence, and U.S. commissioner of claims from Mobile, Alabama. Correspondence, military papers, receipts, court records, and a docket book relating to Gillette’s military service and his activities as claims commissioner.

  10. Christiancy and Pickett families papers, 1835-1998

    1,000 items. 2 containers plus 1 oversize. 0.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Families related by the marriage of George E. Pickett (1864-1911) to Ida Elizabeth Christiancy in 1891. Correspondence, diary, military certificates, notebooks, genealogical material and other papers relating to the Christiancy and Pickett families, including letters of Henry Clay Christiancy and his brother James Isaac Christiancy, Union Army officers during the Civil War; Confederate General George E. Pickett (1825-1875) and his wife, La Salle Corbell Pickett; and George E. Pickett (1891 or 2-1959).