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

  1. 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.

    Summary:

    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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

    Summary:

    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...

  4. 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...

  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.

    Summary:

    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. Charles Guillaume Frédéric Dumas papers, 1775-1793

    125 items ; 2 containers ; .4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Scholar, translator, and charge d'affaires for the United States in the Netherlands. Diplomatic correspondence from the Revolutionary and post-Revolutionary periods.

  7. Cartter family papers, 1836-1893

    800 items ; 3 containers ; 1.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Members of the Cartter family of Ohio. Correspondence mainly between members of the Cartter and Hanford families, including David K. Cartter, his wife, Nancy Hanford Cartter, and their sons, David K. Cartter, Jr., and William H. Cartter, who served in the Civil War.

  8. Charles Kline papers, 1862-1907

    125 items ; 2 containers ; 0.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Union soldier. Correspondence, including originals and transcripts of letters, envelopes, newspaper clippings, pension documents, a copy of a photograph, and a drawing relating mainly to Kline's Civil War service with the 115th New York Infantry Regiment.

  9. Samuel J. Gibson diary and correspondence, 1864

    2 items ; 1 folder ; .1 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Union soldier. Diary kept by Gibson while serving with Company B, 103rd Pennsylvania Infrantry Regiment, U.S. Army. Documents the capture of the federal garrison at Plymouth, North Carolina, and life as a prisoner of war both on the march and at Andersonville, Georgia, and Florence, South Carolina. Also includes a letter to his wife written from Andersonville Prison.

  10. Joseph Bloomfield Osborn papers, 1862-1865

    295 items ; 1 container ; .4 linear feet ; 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Soldier and sailor. Mainly Civil War correspondence of Osborn, who served in Company F, 26th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry and in the U.S. Navy, together with a diary and biographical sketch of Osborn.