4 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Pennsylvania--Politics and government--To 1775.

  1. 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.

  2. James Buchanan and Harriet Lane Johnston papers, 1825-1887

    1,600 items ; 6 containers plus 1 oversize ; 3 linear feet ; 4 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States president, secretary of state, and representative and senator from Pennsylvania. Correspondence, his 1858 State of the Union message, and miscellaneous items pertaining primarily to Buchanan’s career before his election as president. Also correspondence of Harriet Lane Johnston, Buchanan’s niece and White House hostess.

  3. Nicholas Biddle papers, 1681-1933

    15,000 items ; 133 containers ; 39.2 linear feet ; 51 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Banker, editor, diplomat, lawyer, and legislator. Correspondence, letterbooks, account books, and writings together with family papers concerning Charles, Clement, Edward, James, Nicholas, Thomas, and William S. Biddle.

  4. Albert Gallatin Marchand papers, 1801-1862

    250 items ; 3 containers ; 1 linear foot. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States representative and lawyer. Correspondence, a speech, and a printing plate relating chiefly to Marchand's two terms in the United States House of Representatives and life in Washington, D.C.