9 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Real estate investment.

  1. Edward McPherson papers, 1738-1936

    18,000 items ; 100 containers plus 1 oversize ; 40.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Editor, statistician, and U.S. representative from Pennsylvania. Correspondence, letterbooks, family papers, speeches and writings, legal and financial records, scrapbooks, and other material relating to four generations of the McPherson family in central Pennsylvania, to McPherson's career in the House of Representatives as legislator and clerk of the House, and to Republican Party politics nationally and in Pennsylvania during Reconstruction. Includes estate papers of Thaddeus Stevens and material collected for a biography of Stevens.

  2. 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.

  3. Short-Harrison-Symmes families papers, 1760-1878

    10,000 items ; 30 containers plus 1 oversize ; 12.4 linear feet ; 3 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, diaries, financial records, genealogical material, and printed matter collected largely by John Cleves Short (1792-1864) and relating primarily to the financial interests of the Short, Harrison, and Symmes families, especially land and land speculation in Ohio.

  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. Robert R. Hitt papers, 1830-1906

    2,200 items ; 40 containers ; 16 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U.S. representative from Illinois. Personal, political, diplomatic, and business correspondence and other papers, including shorthand notes and material relating to Abraham Lincoln, the Lincoln Douglas Debates, and Civil War courts-martial. Other topics include his congressional service and the annexation of Hawaii.

  6. Edmund Physick family papers, 1759-1899

    100 items ; 7 containers ; 2.6 linear feet ; 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Public official of Pennsylvania. Correspondence, receipt and account books, log of the Erie (sloop of war), medical recipe book, order book of the Dolphin (ship), and other papers relating chiefly to matters of business and the estates of various members of the Physick family, including Edmund Physick (1726?-1804), Philip Syng Physick (1768-1837), Henry White Physick, Abigail (Syng) Physick, and Theodore Physick (1805-1834), and others.

  7. Melville Weston Fuller papers, 1794-1949

    5,000 items ; 16 containers plus 1 oversize ; 6.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer and jurist; chief justice of the United States Supreme Court. Chiefly correspondence, 1849-1910, between Fuller and members of his family, friends, and professional associates. Also includes printed matter, notes, scrapbooks, speeches and writings, and memorabilia. The papers relate to personal and family affairs; Fuller's student life at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine; his activities in Chicago, including his law practice, Democratic politics, and his real estate holdings; his term on the Supreme Court; and his work on behalf of the Permanent Court of Arbitration, negotiations for shipping rights of Muscat dhows, 1905, the Venezuelan boundary dispute, the Smithsonian Institution, and the Peabody Education Fund.

  8. Samuel Smith family papers, 1772-1911

    3,100 items ; 9 containers ; 3.6 linear feet ; 6 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer and statesman. Correspondence, letterbooks, military and political papers, and miscellaneous material relating to Samuel Smith's forty years in Congress, his military career, and the history and politics of Maryland. Includes papers relating to John Spear Smith, Robert Smith, and other Smith family members.

  9. William T. Hornaday papers, 1866-1975

    40,000 items. 116 containers plus 6 oversize. 47.4 linear feet. 14 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Conservationist, zoologist, and taxidermist. Correspondence, diaries and journals, production materials for articles and books, notebooks, financial papers, clippings, scrapbooks, memorabilia, and other papers reflecting Hornaday's career, particularly as director of New York Zoological Park, 1896-1926.