6 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Porter, Horace, 1837-1921.

  1. Horace Porter papers, 1853-1922

    1,500 items. 5 containers. 2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer, railroad official, and diplomat. Correspondence, diary, family papers, photographs, and speeches relating to Porter’s Civil War service, Ulysses S. Grant, Porter’s activities with the Pullman Company and the New York, West Shore and Buffalo Railroad, the Union League, his interest in Republican Party politics, his role in the inaugural of William McKinley, and his service as United States ambassador to France.

  2. Alexander Robey Shepherd papers, 1776-1945

    1950 items. 16 containers plus 1 in vault and 1 oversize. 7.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Territorial governor. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, photographs, clippings, printed matter, and memorabilia relating to Shepherd's career as a political official in Washington, D.C.

  3. Ulysses S. Grant papers, 1819-1974

    50,000 items. 193 containers plus 6 oversize. 100 linear feet. 52 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States president and army officer. General and family correspondence, speeches, reports, messages, manuscript of Grant’s memoirs (1885), military records, financial and legal records, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, memorabilia, and miscellaneous papers relating to Grant’s career in the military, politics, and government.

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  4. Sylvanus Cadwallader papers, 1818-1904

    250 items. 1 container. .4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist and public official. Correspondence, writings, and newspaper articles, and other papers relating primarily to Cadwallader’s activities as a journalist reporting on the operations of the Union Army and Ulysses S. Grant during the Civil War.

  5. Benjamin Helm Bristow papers, 1839-1932

    16,000 items. 20 containers. 7.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer, lawyer, United States secretary of the treasury, and solicitor general. Correspondence, speeches, biographical material, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, other printed material, and photographs relating primarily to Bristow's service as solicitor general and secretary of the treasury in the administrations of Ulysses S. Grant and to his New York City law firm. Includes a letterpress book of incoming and outgoing correspondence of the commissioner of internal revenue concerning the whiskey frauds of 1875.

  6. Breckinridge family papers, 1752-1965

    206,000 items. 875 containers plus 3 oversize. 265 linear feet. 37 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Family prominent in Kentucky and national politics and government. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and articles, subject files, financial and legal papers, scrapbooks, and other papers of various members of the Breckinridge family. The bulk of the collection is composed of the papers of John Breckinridge, Robert J. Breckinridge, John C. Breckinridge, William Campbell Preston Breckinridge, Joseph Cabell Breckinridge, Mary Desha, Sophonisba Preston Breckinridge, Madeline McDowell Breckinridge, and Henry Breckinridge.