22 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Philanthropists.

  1. Ralph Edwards Productions radio and television scripts, 1940-1975

    7,900 items ; 251 containers ; 100.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Radio and television production company. Scripts from Ralph Edwards Productions' radio and television shows, primarily This Is Your Life and Truth or Consequences.

  2. Harkness collection, 1525-1651

    900 items ; 33 containers plus 1 oversize ; 10 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Philanthropist and collector. Documents and papers (1525-1609: 2,939 folios) relating to the history of the Spanish in Mexico, though chiefly pertaining to the conquistador, Hernan Cortés, and members of his family. Topics include the Cortés-Avila Conspiracy (1566); a 1531 lawsuit involving testimony from the Nahuas of Huejotzingo, Mexico; other legal matters; family lands in Oaxaca, Mexico; and...

  3. Robert C. Ogden papers, 1843-1913

    10,000 items ; 30 containers ; 12 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Businessman and philanthropist. Correspondence, memoranda, notes and drafts of articles and speeches, reports, and printed matter primarily concerned with Ogden's business career, his interests in philanthropy and religion, and his activities on behalf of education in the South.

  4. Eugene Tyler Chamberlain collection relating to French orphans of World War I, 1916-1927

    5,000 items ; 11 containers ; 4.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Philanthropist. Files relating to thirty-eight French families and orphans of World War I aided by Eugene T. Chamberlain and other philanthropic Americans. Chiefly correspondence concerning rehabilitation of the families and the education and placement of the orphans in productive employment. Also photographs and memoranda providing family background.

  5. George Foster Peabody papers, 1894-1937

    25,000 items ; 75 containers ; 32 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Banker and philanthropist. Correspondence and other papers reflecting Peabody's activities as treasurer of the Democratic National Committee, interest in the Democratic Party, his association with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and other banking activities, and special interests such as African-American welfare, the development of education in the South, and the Georgia Warm Springs Health...

  6. W.W. Corcoran papers, 1791-1896

    54,000 items ; 105 containers ; 33 linear feet ; 5 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Financier and philanthropist. Correspondence, letterpress books, financial papers, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Corcoran's business and banking interests and philanthropic efforts.

  7. Jacob A. Riis papers, 1870-1990

    3,000 items ; 18 containers ; 8.4 linear feet ; 8 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist, author, and humanitarian. Correspondence, drafts and printed copies of articles, speeches and lectures, and other material relating chiefly to Riis's work as a journalist and author.

  8. Nelson W. Aldrich papers, 1777-1930

    42,750 items ; 140 containers plus 3 oversize ; 58 linear feet ; 73 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States representative and senator from Rhode Island, financier, and philanthropist. Correspondence, journal, appointment books, drafts of speeches, memoranda, financial records, reports, legislative matter, scrapbooks, serial publications, and other printed material relating chiefly to Aldrich's career in Congress.

  9. Charlotte Everett Hopkins collection of National Civic Federation. Woman's Department. District of Columbia Section records, 1900-1926

    700 items ; 6 containers ; 1.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civic leader, philanthropist, and social reformer. Correspondence, circulars, reports, clippings, and other printed matter primarily relating to Charlotte Everett Hopkins's activities as chairman of the Woman's Department of the National Civic Federation, District of Columbia Section.

  10. Andrew Carnegie papers, 1803-1935

    67,400 items ; 304 containers ; 72 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Industrialist and philanthropist. Correspondence, reports, memoranda, speeches, articles, book files, financial papers, printed materials, and other papers relating to Carnegie's steel manufacturing and other business and philanthropic activities.