4 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Rhode Island--Politics and government.

  1. Thomas A. Jenckes papers, 1836-1878

    42,000 items ; 73 containers plus 1 oversize ; 29.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Jurist, state legislator and adjutant general, and U.S. representative from Rhode Island. Correspondence, journals, ledgers, diaries, account books, patent papers, legal briefs and related papers, law library catalog, and photographs pertaining to Jenckes's political and legal career in Rhode Island and the U.S. House of Representatives.

  2. Theodore Francis Green papers, 1924-1960

    400,000 items ; 1,134 containers plus 7 oversize ; 455 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States senator and governor of Rhode Island and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, subject and chronological files, clippings, photographs, printed matter, and other papers relating principally to Green's senatorial career.

  3. James Fowler Simmons papers, 1771-1939

    21,000 items ; 58 containers ; 19 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Manufacturer, political leader, and United States senator from Rhode Island. Correspondence, family letters, memoranda, legal documents, account books, photographs, and printed matter relating to Simmons's cotton and yarn manufacturing enterprises and to public matters, including the tariff, Thomas Dorr and the Dorr Rebellion of 1842, the nomination and election of Abraham Lincoln as president, and social, economic, and political conditions in Rhode Island.

  4. Nelson W. Aldrich papers, 1777-1930

    42,750 items ; 140 containers plus 3 oversize ; 58 linear feet ; 73 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States representative and senator from Rhode Island, financier, and philanthropist. Correspondence, journal, appointment books, drafts of speeches, memoranda, financial records, reports, legislative matter, scrapbooks, serial publications, and other printed material relating chiefly to Aldrich's career in Congress.