35 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Reformers.

  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. Maud Wood Park papers, 1844-1979

    3,700 items ; 19 containers ; 7.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Suffragist, social worker, reformer, and author. Family papers, correspondence, subject files, speeches and writings, an autograph collection, and miscellaneous papers relating primarily to Park's activities on behalf of women's suffrage and her associations with the National American Woman Suffrage Association and the National League of Women Voters.

  3. National Consumers' League records, 1882-1986

    81,500 items ; 179 containers plus 4 oversize ; 72.6 linear feet ; 127 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Organization founded in 1899 to monitor the conditions under which goods were manufactured and distributed. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, speeches, project and program files, legal files, scrapbooks, printed material, and other records relating to the league's efforts toward reform in public health, consumer protection, public welfare, and fair labor standards.

  4. Jacob A. Riis papers, 1870-1990

    3,000 items ; 18 containers ; 8.4 linear feet ; 8 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist, author, and humanitarian. Correspondence, drafts and printed copies of articles, speeches and lectures, and other material relating chiefly to Riis's work as a journalist and author.

  5. Henry William Parsons correspondence and diaries, 1871-1887

    45 items ; 2 containers ; .4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    English Congregational minister and temperance advocate. Diaries and correspondence documenting his temperance work for the International Order of Good Templars with African Americans in North Carolina, as well as his ministerial work in England and the United States, and his travels with the Fisk Jubilee Singers during their European tour of 1878.

  6. Moreton Frewen papers, 1823-1934

    16,500 items ; 47 containers ; 18.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Anglo-Irish reformer, economist, author, and inventor. Correspondence and other material documenting Frewen's activities in business ventures or government service in England, the American West, Hyderabad, Kenya, Ireland, Mexico, China, Canada, and Australia.

  7. Ben B. Lindsey papers, 1838-1957

    95,000 items ; 320 containers plus 35 oversize ; 142 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Judge and social reformer. Correspondence, notebooks, journals, lectures, memoranda, legal papers, briefs, legislative matter, campaign literature, family papers, scrapbooks, and other material documenting Lindsey's judicial, political, and literary career.

  8. J.L.M. Curry papers, 1637-1939

    3,900 items ; 30 containers ; 6.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Statesman, author, clergyman, diplomat, and educator. Diaries, correspondence, printed matter, clippings, memorabilia, notes and memoranda, legal papers, accounts, lectures and sermons, essays, scrapbook, manuscript of autobiography, speeches, and articles, and catalog of Curry's library. Includes autographs of presidents, Confederate leaders, Spanish noblemen, royalty, and writers, jurists, diplomats, educators, historians, scientists, reformers, artists, statesmen, literary figures, clergymen, and military men of the United States and Europe.

  9. John Robert Procter papers, 1867-1903

    2,800 items ; 15 containers ; 4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Geologist and civil service reformer. Kentucky state geologist from 1880 to 1893 and chairman of the United States Civil Service Commission from 1893 to 1903. Chiefly correspondence relating to Procter's service as chairman of the United States Civil Service Commission and efforts to reform the civil service.

  10. Anna Kelton Wiley papers, 1798-1964

    110,000 items ; 362 containers plus 4 oversize ; 147 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Consumers' rights reformer, feminist, and clubwoman of Washington, D.C. Correspondence, speeches and articles, financial papers, appointment books, family papers, invitations, notes, scrapbooks, clippings, photographs, and printed material relating to Wiley's activities on behalf of women's rights and her membership and work in many associations and clubs. Included are papers relating to her husband, Harvey Washington Wiley (1844-1930); father, J. C. Kelton (1828-1893); and grandfather, William S. Campbell.