2 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Roads--West (U.S.).

  1. F.W. Lander and J.M. Lander papers, 1836-1894

    1,250 items ; 12 containers ; 3.2 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Engineer, explorer, and army officer (F. W Lander). Actress (J. M. Lander). Correspondence, writings, military dispatches and telegrams, notes, maps, reports, scrapbooks, printed material, and other papers relating to F. W. Lander’s explorations in the West, advocacy of a western railroad system, political activities in California, and service during the Civil War. Also correspondence, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting the acting career of J. M. Lander.

  2. Beale family papers from the Decatur House, 1794-1957

    4,000 items ; 16 containers plus 4 oversize ; 10 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, journals, biographical material, speeches, articles, scrapbooks, printed material, and other papers pertaining to the role of Edward Fitzgerald Beale in opening the West; the diplomatic career of Truxtun Beale as United States minister to Greece, Persia, and Romania; the naval careers of Thomas Truxtun and Stephen Decatur; the Beale (Beal), Chase, Edwards, and Truxtun families; and the Decatur House.