5 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Proctor, Redfield, 1831-1908--Correspondence.

  1. 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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  2. George Dewey papers, 1805-1949

    25,000 items. 86 containers plus 6 oversize. 42.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, journal, military papers, financial papers, scrapbooks, and photographs chiefly relating to Dewey's activities as naval commander in the Far East during the Spanish-American War, especially at the battle of Manila Bay; as admiral and president of the General Board of the Navy ; president of the court of inquiry concerning Winfield Scott Schley; and commander-in-chief of naval winter maneuvers.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Vannevar Bush papers, 1901-1974

    60,000 items. 186 containers. 74.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Physicist, engineer, government official, and science administrator. The collection relates primarily to Vannevar Bush's role as coordinator of the scientific community for defense efforts during and after World War II when he served as chairman of the National Defense Research Committee and director of its successor, the Office of Scientific Research and Development, where he supervised the Manhattan Project and other programs.

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