19 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Pennsylvania--Politics and government.

  1. Morris and Popham families papers, 1669-1892

    770 items ; 4 containers ; 1.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, notebooks, account books, and legal papers including the papers of Lewis Morris (1671-1746), Lewis Morris (1698-1762), Richard Morris (1730-1801), Robert Hunter Morris (1700-1764), and Major William Popham (1752-1847). Included is a record of the court martial of Colonel Moses Hazen in 1780.

  2. Shelby family papers, 1738-1916

    2,315 items ; 9 containers ; 2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, memoranda, legal and financial papers, military records, genealogical data, and memorabilia relating mainly to Evan Shelby, soldier and frontiersman, and to his son, Isaac Shelby, soldier and political leader, providing a record of frontier life and political and economic developments in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Kentucky.

  3. 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...

  4. Gifford Pinchot papers, 1770-1972

    2,000,000 items ; 3,023 containers plus 33 oversize ; 1,220 linear feet ; 37 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Conservationist, chief forester for the United States Department of Agriculture, professor of forestry at Yale University, and governor of Pennsylvania. Primarily correspondence and subject files, together with diaries, memoranda, speeches, articles, reports, financial papers, bulletins, pamphlets, clippings, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Pinchot's activities in conservation...

  5. Lewis Graham Hines papers, 1916-1959

    13,800 items. 30 containers plus 15 oversize. 13.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Labor leader and public official. Correspondence, speeches and writings, subject files, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating to Hines's activities in organized labor, especially with the American Federation of Labor, and as an official in state offices in Pennsylvania and with the federal government.

  6. Read family papers, 1568-1906

    35 items ; 8 containers ; 2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Read (Reed) family of New Castle, Delaware, later of Pennsylvania. Correspondence, deeds and indentures, genealogical records, commissions, printed matter, and other material. Papers of George Read relate chiefly to his activities during the American Revolution and his law practice in New Castle. Papers of John Read include a notebook of correspondence and memoranda which he kept as secretary of...

  7. James P. McGranery and Regina Clark McGranery papers, 1909-1975

    74,800 items ; 225 containers plus 1 oversize and 1 classified ; 89 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    James P. McGranery, United States attorney general, district court judge, and member of Congress from Pennsylvania; and Regina Clark McGranery, lawyer. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, financial and legal papers, family papers, appointment books, press releases, and printed matter relating principally to James P. McGranery's duties while assistant to the United States attorney...

  8. James A. Michener papers, 1906-1992

    55,300 items ; 202 containers plus 6 oversize ; 82.6 linear feet ; 177 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author. Correspondence, writings, speeches, journal, interviews, scripts, notes, legal and financial records, biographical material, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers documenting Michener's literary career, his interest in politics, his art collection, and the adaptation of his works for stage and screen.

  9. 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.

  10. Jeremiah S. Black papers, 1813-1904

    10,070 items ; 80 containers ; 34 linear feet ; 36 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, public official of Pennsylvania, United States attorney general, and United States secretary of state. Correspondence, legal files, speeches, writings, scrapbooks, family papers, and other papers relating primarily to various legal matters in which Black was involved.