2 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Pinkerton's National Detective Agency.

  1. Pinkerton's National Detective Agency records, 1853-1999

    63,000 items. 185 containers plus 20 oversize. 80 linear feet. 3 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Private detective agency directed by the Pinkerton family to protect interests of clients in business and industry. The records include business and family correspondence; biographical and genealogical records; administrative records such as procedural guidelines and training manuals; criminal case files which include correspondence, reports, photographs, legal documents, and printed matter; and draft manuscripts and printing plates.

  2. Benjamin F. Butler papers, 1778-1929

    190,000 items. 263 containers plus 4 oversize. 90 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Army officer, state legislator and U.S. representative from Massachusetts, governor of Massachusetts, and military governor of New Orleans. Correspondence, letterbooks, order books, reports, notebooks, newspaper clippings, and other papers concerning Butler's Civil War commands, his service in the United States Congress as a representative from Massachusetts, his election as governor of Massachusetts, and his candidacy for president.