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

  1. 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...

  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...

  3. 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, Anne Home Shippen Livingston, Edward Shippen, and other family members. Also included are some papers of the Nicholson family.

  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. Hezron George Day papers, 1862-1984

    50 items ; 1 container ; .4 linear foot. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Union army soldier and pharmacist. Correspondence, receipts, photographs, and genealogical reports relating chiefly to Day's service as a private in the 16th Vermont Infantry Regiment, U.S. Army, during the Civil War.

  6. Shortelle family papers, 1851-1866

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

    Summary:

    Union army solider and family members. Primarily correspondence concerning Robert E. Shortelle's service in 6th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment in Maryland and Virginia during the Civil War between 1861 and 1863.

  7. John Hamilton and William Hamilton correspondence, 1838-1896

    300 items ; 2 containers ; .4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence of the Hamilton family, primarily of brothers, John Hamilton, Texas pioneer and soldier; and of William Hamilton, lawyer and soldier. Letters of John Hamilton are addressed to his mother, Rosanna Boyd Hamilton, and other family members from his home in Zavala, Texas. William Hamilton's letters were written primarily during his service as a private in Company D, 2nd Regiment...

  8. Samuel J. Gibson diary and correspondence, 1864

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

    Summary:

    Union soldier. Diary kept by Gibson while serving with Company B, 103rd Pennsylvania Infrantry Regiment, U.S. Army. Documents the capture of the federal garrison at Plymouth, North Carolina, and life as a prisoner of war both on the march and at Andersonville, Georgia, and Florence, South Carolina. Also includes a letter to his wife written from Andersonville Prison.

  9. John Carvel Arnold papers, 1856-1937

    190 items ; 1 container ; .4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Laborer and Union soldier. Principally correspondence of Arnold with his wife, Mary Ann, while he served in the 49th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment during the Civil War, and Mrs. Arnold's postwar correspondence with their children.

  10. Hayes, Hollister, and Kelman families papers, 1826-2012

    6,000 items ; 21 containers ; 8.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, diaries, memoirs, lectures and sermons, genealogical material, and printed matter pertaining chiefly to members of the Hayes family and their careers as Presbyterian missionaries in China. Includes papers of Margaret Hayes Hollister; her parents, John David Hayes and Barbara Monteath Kelman Hayes; her paternal grandparents, W. M. Hayes and Margaret Young Hayes; her maternal...