30 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Railroads--United States.

  1. Richard Lathers papers, 1826-1901

    210 items ; 3 containers ; .6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Merchant and army officer. Correspondence, speeches, circulars, clippings, and other printed matter. Includes material relating to banking, insurance, public finance, railroads, the Civil War and Reconstruction, local history of South Carolina and New York, and Lathers's social, philanthropic, and religious activities.

  2. Columbus Delano family papers, 1845-1889

    1,500 items ; 3 containers ; 1.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Family members include Columbus Delano, U.S. secretary of the interior and representative from Ohio, and his son, John Sherman Delano, businessman. Correspondence, financial records, photograph album, and miscellany relating to Ohio and national politics and patronage, the Republican Party, western lands, railroad expansion, and personal and financial matters.

  3. John McAllister Schofield papers, 1837-1906

    30,000 items ; 99 containers plus 1 oversize ; 38.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, diary, journals, military papers, memoranda, reports, despatches, financial records, court-martial papers, speeches and articles, a memoir, maps, memorabilia, and printed material pertaining chiefly to Schofield's military career.

  4. Eugene Gano Hay papers, 1770-1933

    13,000 items ; 71 containers ; 16 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer. Correspondence, diaries, financial papers, speeches, writings, and printed materials documenting Hay's career as a prosecuting attorney in Indiana, temporary secretary to Benjamin Harrison, U.S. district attorney in Minnesota, U.S. general appraiser, and Republican Party member.

  5. Otto Sternoff Beyer papers, 1905-1951

    45,000 items ; 129 containers plus 5 oversize ; 53 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Engineer, economist, and labor consultant. Correspondence, speech and article file, subject files, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Beyer's career as an engineer and economist in industry and government.

  6. Paul M. Weyrich scrapbooks, 1942-2009

    15,000 items ; 44 containers ; 17.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Political activist and commentator. Correspondence, speeches and writings, photographs, press passes, media scripts and programming guides, news clippings, political cartoons, news releases and newsletters, agenda, conference schedules, programs, minutes of meetings, advertisements, posters and flyers, brochures and booklets, as well as rail transit, family, school, and church records.

  7. W.G. McAdoo papers, 1786-1941

    250,000 items ; 702 containers plus 1 oversize ; 263.2 linear feet ; 7 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, business executive, U.S. secretary of the treasury, and U.S. senator from California. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, scrapbooks, drafts and copies of speeches, articles, and books, bulletins, photographs, and printed matter, relating chiefly to McAdoo's activities in business and public life during the Woodrow Wilson presidential administration. Includes family correspondence of the...

  8. Robert Garrett family papers, 1778-1925

    29,000 items ; 88 containers ; 38 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Garrett family of Baltimore, Md. Family members represented include Robert Garrett, railroad official, financier, and merchant, and his son John W. Garrett, railroad official and financier. Correspondence, business documents, and other papers relating to mercantile affairs in Baltimore, Maryland, and to Robert Garrett & Sons and the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company.

  9. John C. Spooner papers, 1855-1909

    10,000 items ; 203 containers ; 83 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U.S. senator and railroad corporation lawyer from Wisconsin. Correspondence with constituents, Republican Party leaders, congressional colleagues, cabinet members, industrialists, and railroad executives and miscellaneous papers relating mainly to Spooner's career as a businessman and senator.

  10. Walter L. Fisher papers, 1871-1963

    14,000 items ; 41 containers plus 6 oversize ; 18.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, municipal reformer, and U.S. secretary of the interior. Correspondence and memoranda, letterbooks, speeches and articles, scrapbooks, photographs, subject files, clippings, and printed matter chiefly related to Chicago, Illinois, municipal matters and to Fisher's term as United States secretary of the interior.