78 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Railroads.

  1. Charles Edward Russell papers, 1864-1941

    12,000 items ; 53 containers ; 16 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author and journalist. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, writings, subject files, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating principally to Russell's writings and to his activities on behalf of various progressive reform causes.

  2. Ambrose W. Thompson papers, 1847-1960

    12,000 items ; 53 containers plus 2 oversize ; 26 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Businessman. Business and family correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, reports, statistical tables, patent papers, stocks and bonds, drawings, maps, and printed matter and miscellaneous material relating to Thompson's career as a businessman.

  3. Thomas Watt Gregory papers, 1896-1933

    8,000 items ; 27 containers ; 11.3 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States attorney general, regent of the University of Texas, and lawyer. Chiefly legal material and correspondence from the period of Gregory's law practice in Washington, D.C. Correspondence also reflects Gregory's interest in the University of Texas, the Woodrow Wilson administration, and the presidential campaign of 1932.

  4. Daniel Scott Lamont papers, 1853-1928

    21,500 items ; 108 containers ; 30 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Financier, private secretary to President Grover Cleveland, and secretary of war. Correspondence, letterbooks, copies of telegrams, diaries, drafts of speeches and memoranda, financial papers, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and memorabilia relating principally to Lamont's role and interest in New York state Democratic politics and to his work as private secretary to President Grover Cleveland and as secretary of war.

  5. Amos Pinchot papers, 1856-1945

    50,000 items ; 170 containers plus 12 oversize ; 73 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer and publicist. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, notebooks, printed articles, speeches, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and other printed material reflecting Pinchot's interests in civil liberties, labor problems, government, and politics.

  6. W.W. Corcoran papers, 1791-1896

    54,000 items ; 105 containers ; 33 linear feet ; 5 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Financier and philanthropist. Correspondence, letterpress books, financial papers, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Corcoran's business and banking interests and philanthropic efforts.

  7. William Short papers, 1778-1853

    20,000 items ; 64 containers plus 5 oversize ; 26 linear feet ; 32 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Secretary to President Thomas Jefferson, diplomat, and landowner. Diplomatic, financial, and personal correspondence, financial and business papers, memorabilia, and other papers relating to Short's activities as secretary to Jefferson, his diplomatic missions, and business interests.

  8. Benjamin Clarke Marsh papers, 1910-1950

    1,500 items ; 5 containers ; 2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lobbyist and reformer. Correspondence, articles, extracts, legislative documents, memoranda, minutes, press releases, reports, speeches, pamphlets, scrapbooks, and clippings, mostly relating to activities of the People's Lobby, Inc., which Marsh served as executive secretary for many years.

  9. Frederick Cecil Horner papers, 1917-1960

    26,600 items ; 75 containers plus 5 oversize ; 30.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Transportation engineer and executive with General Motors Corporation. Correspondence, diaries, memoir, memoranda, reports, speeches, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and photographs documenting Horner's career in transportation, chiefly as an executive with General Motors Corporation.

  10. Charles Butler papers, 1819-1929

    2,172 items ; 5 containers ; 3 linear feet ; 4 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Entrepreneur, lawyer, and philanthropist. Correspondence, travel diaries, legal, financial, and business papers, and maps, newspaper clippings, and other papers documenting Butler's involvement in New York politics and his interest in such matters as anti-Masonry, public debts in Illinois, Indiana, and Michigan, loans to farmers by the New York Life Insurance and Trust Company, legal cases (particularly the William Morgan kidnapping), and improvements in transportation, especially in roads, canals, and railroads.