7 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Postal service--United States.

  1. 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.

  2. Benjamin Franklin papers, 1726-1907

    8,000 items. 40 containers. 12 linear feet. 12 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Statesman, publisher, scientist, and diplomat. Correspondence, journals, records, articles, and other material relating to Franklin's life and career. Includes manuscripts (1728) of his Articles of Belief and Acts of Religion; negotiations in London (1775); letterbooks (1779-1782) of the United States legation in Paris; records (1780-1783) of the United States peace commissioners, including journals kept by Franklin and Richard Oswald; and papers (1781-1818) of Franklin's grandson, William Temple Franklin (1760-1823).

  3. Benjamin Harrison papers, 1780-1948

    69,600 items. 925 containers plus 6 oversize. 360 linear feet. 151 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    President of the United States, United States senator from Indiana, and army officer. Correspondence, speeches, articles, notebooks in shorthand, legal papers, financial records, scrapbooks, memorials, printed material, and memorabilia.

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    Some or all content stored offsite.

  4. Albert Sidney Burleson papers, 1845-1943

    13,000 items. 37 containers. 9 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States representative from Texas, postmaster general in Woodrow Wilson's cabinet, and Democratic Party leader. Correspondence, memoranda, printed matter, scrapbooks, and articles relating chiefly to Burleson’s career in politics and government, including letters to and from Woodrow Wilson.

  5. Thomas Henry Carter papers, 1883-1917

    9,000 items. 25 containers plus 1 oversize. 9.6 linear feet. 16 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer and United States representative and senator from Montana. Correspondence, writings, memoranda, clippings, notes, invitations, photographs, and financial records relating primarily to Montana, Republican Party politics, and Carter’s career in Congress.

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    Some or all content stored offsite.

  6. U.S. Commission on CIA Activities within the United States records, 1941-1975

    12,700 items. 38 containers. 15 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Ad hoc commission, created by President Gerald R. Ford via Executive Order 11828 on 4 January 1975, charged with determining whether the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) conducted domestic surveillance and other activities. Testimonies, documents, and staff interviews with witnesses regarding the full range of subjects covered by the commission's final report, as well as files regarding the assassinations of foreign leaders, a topic studied by the commission but not included in its final report.

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  7. John Austin Moon papers, 1832-1921

    50 items. 10 containers plus 1 oversize. 2.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, jurist, and U.S. representative from Tennessee. Correspondence and petitions relating to statehood for the Indian Territory, 1902; merchant ledgers belonging to Austin M. Appling, Moon’s grandfather, from Chattanooga, Tennessee, and Bristol, Virginia; and newspaper clippings concerning Moon’s political campaigns and the Tennessee Supreme Court.