24 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Prisons--United States.

  1. John Bartlow Martin papers, 1900-1986

    150,000 items. 453 containers including 8 oversize, plus 1 classified. 180.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, journalist, political adviser, and United States ambassador to the Dominican Republic. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, writings, drafts, notebooks, research files, political campaign files, family and estate papers, photographs, and other papers documenting Martin's career as a free-lance journalist, his role as an advance man, speechwriter, and adviser to Democratic presidential candidates, and his service as ambassador to the Dominican Republic.

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  2. Russell W. Peterson papers, 1917-2004

    46,000 items. 140 containers plus 1 oversize and 1 classified. 56 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Environmentalist and governor of Delaware. Correspondence, speeches, writings, subject files, trips and events files, and other papers relating primarily to Peterson's work as an environmentalist and his employment as the chairman of the Council on Environmental Quality, president of New Directions, director of the Office of Technology Assessment of the United States Congress, and president of the National Audubon Society.

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  3. Julia Ward Howe papers, 1845-1917

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

    Summary:

    Author and reformer. Chiefly speeches and writings, with correspondence, notes, and printed matter pertaining to education, immigration, prison reform, race relations, religion, and women's rights.

  4. Daniel and Florence Guggenheim Foundation records, 1924-2010

    19,500 items. 34 containers plus 6 oversize. 14.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Charitable foundation. Correspondence, minutes of meetings, reports, subject files, financial records, photographs, printed matter, and other records relating to the foundation's funding of projects and programs in aviation and rocketry and in criminal justice.

  5. Harry A. Blackmun papers, 1913-2001

    530,800 items. 1,576 containers plus 9 oversize. 630.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Lawyer, judge, and Supreme Court justice. Correspondence, memoranda, case files, legal papers, subject files, speeches, and writings relating primarily to Blackmun's judicial career from 1959 to 1994.

  6. Tilton family papers, 1836-1876

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

    Summary:

    Letters, military orders, newspaper clippings, and genealogical material relating to the Tilton family of Moscow, N.Y. Most of the correspondence is from four Tilton brothers describing their experiences while serving in the Union Army during the Civil War.

  7. Clara Barton papers, 1805-1958

    62,000 items. 177 containers plus 6 oversize and 3 vault. 62.6 linear feet. 123 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Philanthropist, nurse, educator, and lecturer. Correspondence, diaries, reports, legal and financial papers, organizational records, lectures, writings, scrapbooks, printed matter, memorabilia, and other papers relating to Barton's work to provide relief services during the Civil War and the Franco-Prussian War, the work of the American National Red Cross which she founded, and the National First Aid Association of America.

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  8. Edward E. Dickerson papers, 1861-1991

    12 items. 1 container. 0.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Union army officer from Wisconsin. Photocopies and transcripts of his Civil War diary, letters, Civil War service record, and a biographical sketch describing Dickerson's service with the Eighteenth and Forty-fourth Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry regiments in the Western campaign in Tennessee and with the army of General William T. Sherman in Georgia.

  9. Christopher Prince autobiography and souvenir booklet, 1806-1891

    3 items. 1 container. 0.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Sailor and activist in the seamen's religious movement. Manuscript autobiography containing accounts of seafaring life in colonial New England, maritime events of the Revolutionary War, Prince's employment by agents of George Washington, his enlistment in the Connecticut navy, the close of the war, and his conversion to Christianity shortly thereafter.

  10. James Jenkins Gillette papers, 1857-1884

    2,000 items. 6 containers plus 1 oversize. 2.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U.S. Army officer, U.S. Army commissioner of subsistence, and U.S. commissioner of claims from Mobile, Alabama. Correspondence, military papers, receipts, court records, and a docket book relating to Gillette’s military service and his activities as claims commissioner.