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

  1. Copeland railroad survey collection

    504 items. 504 maps and supporting text. 2 archival boxes 27 x 13 x 40 cm. -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    H.H. Copeland and Son commissioned the materials that contain information about railroads in the United States from 1917 to 1958. The collection includes maps and data concerning railroad traffic density, tables on ton miles, freight density and traffic distribution, and other railway related tables and calculations. H. H. Copeland and Son were an investment house in existence from the late nineteenth century to around the mid 1950s. The materials were intended for their private use.

  2. Burton Norvell Harrison family papers, 1812-1926

    18,600 items. 54 containers plus 3 oversize. 22 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer and private secretary to Jefferson Davis. Correspondence, diaries, reports, memoranda, manuscripts of articles, speeches, and books, and other papers of Harrison; of J. B. Harrison, lawyer and newspaper editor; Samuel Jordan Harrison, merchant; Constance Cary Harrison (Mrs. Burton Harrison), author; Fairfax Harrison, lawyer and president of the Southern Railway; and of Francis Burton Harrison, lawyer, United States representative from New York, and governor general of the Philippines.

  3. La Follette family papers, 1781-1988

    418,100 items. 1,468 containers plus 22 oversize. 594.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Family active in late nineteenth and early twentieth century national politics. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, legal files, office files, campaign files, legislative files, subject files, financial records, biographical research files, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and miscellany principally documenting the careers of Robert M. La Follette (1855-1925), governor of Wisconsin and United States representative and senator, and his son Robert M. La Follette (1895-1953), United States senator. Also includes papers of Belle Case La Follette, Fola La Follette, and Philip Fox La Follette.

  4. Wilson-McAdoo families papers, 1860-1966

    1,093 items. 8 containers. 3 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, writings, speeches, statements, biographical material, financial papers, clippings, photographs, and other papers primarily of Eleanor Wilson McAdoo and Margaret Woodrow Wilson, documenting the activities of the McAdoo and Wilson families.

  5. Richard Olney papers, 1830-1928

    28,000 items. 159 containers plus 1 oversize. 33 linear feet. 62 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, attorney general, and secretary of state. Correspondence, letterbooks, drafts of speeches and articles, subject files, memoranda, reports, legal records, newspaper clippings, and printed material relating primarily to Olney's activities as attorney general and secretary of state, and to his Boston, Massachusetts, law practice.

  6. Wayne G. Borah papers, 1928-1950

    800 items. 3 containers. 1.25 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Judge and attorney. Case files, charges to juries, and reports pertaining chiefly to Borah's service as a judge.

  7. James Buchanan and Harriet Lane Johnston papers, 1825-1887

    1,600 items. 6 containers plus 1 oversize. 3 linear feet. 4 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States president, secretary of state, and representative and senator from Pennsylvania. Correspondence, his 1858 State of the Union message, and miscellaneous items pertaining primarily to Buchanan’s career before his election as president. Also correspondence of Harriet Lane Johnston, Buchanan’s niece and White House hostess.

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  8. John Tyler Morgan papers, 1840-1907

    9,000 items. 36 containers. 10.2 linear feet. 15 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States senator from Alabama and lawyer. Correspondence, speeches, reports, position papers, printed matter, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to domestic and foreign policy issues and to Morgan's involvement as an expansionist and advocate of states' rights.

  9. George Brinton McClellan papers, 1783-1898

    33,000 items. 199 containers plus 3 oversize. 82 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer and governor of New Jersey. Correspondence, diaries, military papers, memoranda, telegrams, notes, writings, printed copies of speeches, articles, and books relating primarily to McClellan's Civil War service, particularly the Yorktown and Maryland campaigns.

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  10. Thaddeus Stevens papers, 1811-1927

    4,750 items. 8 containers plus 1 oversize. 3.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer and United States representative from Pennsylvania. General and official correspondence, legal, business, and financial papers, drafts and printed copies of Stevens's speeches, clippings, and other printed matter relating chiefly to Stevens's career in Congress and to family and business affairs.