6 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Political conventions.

  1. Elihu Root papers, 1863-1937

    66,050 items. 257 containers plus 9 oversize. 87.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States secretary of state, secretary of war, United States senator from New York, and statesman. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, notes, reports, subject files, financial papers, calendar and appointment books, invitations, and printed materials relating to Root's career as a lawyer and statesman.

  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.

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  3. Henry L. Dawes papers, 1833-1933

    22,000 items. 64 containers plus 2 oversize. 30 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States representative and senator from Massachusetts. Correspondence, memoranda, letterbooks, diaries, speeches, reports, notebooks, biographical material, family papers, photographs, citations, congressional commissions, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, and an incomplete biography of Dawes by his daughter, Anna Laurens Dawes. The collection documents mainly Dawes's career as a federal legislator and his work on issues relating to the American Indian, including his tenure as chairman of the Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes.

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  4. John D.M. Hamilton papers, 1935-1972

    7,000 items. 26 containers. 8 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, state legislator, and public official of Kansas. Correspondence, speeches, interviews, subject files, and other papers relating primarily to Hamilton's career in the Republican Party, including as chairman of the Republican National Committee.

  5. Robert R. Hitt papers, 1830-1906

    2,200 items. 40 containers. 16 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U.S. representative from Illinois. Personal, political, diplomatic, and business correspondence and other papers, including shorthand notes and material relating to Abraham Lincoln, the Lincoln Douglas Debates, and Civil War courts-martial. Other topics include his congressional service and the annexation of Hawaii.

  6. U.S. News & World Report magazine photograph collection (Library of Congress)

    whole collection ca. 1,228,000 items. ca. 45,500 contact sheets (1,182,500 images) : b&w and some color ; 9 x 12 in. or smaller.. ca. 1,182,400 negatives : film, b&w and some color ; 35 mm., 2 1/4 in., 5 x 7 in., and 8 x 10 in.. ca. 100 transparencies : film, color ; 35 mm., 4 x 5 in., and 8 x 10 in.. -- Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Chronological pictorial representation of local, national, and international news topics, with particular emphasis on Washington, D.C., and the United States. Photojournalistic coverage of politics, government, economics, industry, education, domestic life, transportation, communication, health care, and housing. Documents political campaigns and conventions, congressional hearings, press conferences, foreign affairs, as well as space flight, consumer products, gas rationing, and campaigns for African American civil rights. Images related to protests and the aftermath of riots and material related to such issues of the period as civil rights. Covers events including the Vietnam War, Watergate, and statesmen's visits (for example, Richard Nixon's 1958 trip to the Soviet Union, Nikita Khrushchev's 1959 visit to the United States, and Fidel Castro's 1959 trip to the United States). Also includes Washington, D.C., sites, particularly federal government buildings and monuments. Portrayal of national political, religious, and cultural leaders and personalities. U.S. and international leaders include presidents, Martin Luther King, Jr., Fidel Castro, Indira Gandhi, Golda Meir, Anwar Sadat, and Menachem Begin.

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