11 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Russia--Description and travel.

  1. W. Averell Harriman papers, 1869-2001

    346,760 items. 1,041 containers plus 11 classified and 75 oversize. 529.9 linear feet. 54 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Diplomat, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and politician. Correspondence, memoranda, family papers, business records, diplomatic accounts, speeches, statements and writings, photographs, and other papers documenting Harriman's career in business, finance, politics, and public service, particularly during the Franklin Roosevelt, Truman, Kennedy, Johnson, and Carter presidential administrations.

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  2. Johann Carl Philipp von Krafft papers, 1750-1926

    90 items. 1 container plus 1 oversize. .4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Hessian army officer and surveyor. Correspondence, a journal, military records, travel notes, and writings chiefly relating to Krafft's career as a mercenary soldier, including his service for the British during the American Revolution.

  3. Gifford Pinchot papers, 1770-1972

    2,000,000 items. 3,023 containers plus 33 oversize. 1,220 linear feet. 37 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Conservationist, chief forester for the United States Department of Agriculture, professor of forestry at Yale University, and governor of Pennsylvania. Primarily correspondence and subject files, together with diaries, memoranda, speeches, articles, reports, financial papers, bulletins, pamphlets, clippings, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Pinchot's activities in conservation and forestry and to his terms as governor of Pennsylvania.

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  4. Eleanor Lord Pray papers, 1894-1975

    3,800 items. 11 containers. 4.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Member of a New England merchant family living in Vladivostok, Russia. Primarily letters written and received by Pray. Letters describe daily life, the city and its surroundings, and historic events.

  5. T. De Witt Talmage papers, 1831-1902

    2,300 items. 33 containers. 13.3 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Presbyterian clergyman, lecturer, and author. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, writings, biographical material, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating to Talmage's work as a clergyman and author.

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    Some or all content stored offsite.

  6. 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.

  7. Eugene Schuyler papers, 1624-2015

    1,700 items. 10 containers plus 8 oversize. 4 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Diplomat, author, scholar, and translator. Correspondence, writings, reports, photographs, genealogical material, royalty statements, a passport, a certificate, a map, periodicals, newspapers, pamphlets, and other printed matter documenting Schuyler's diplomatic activities in Russia, Turkey, Greece, and Italy and his literary and writing career.

  8. George Frederick Kunz papers, 1783-1930

    1,700 items. 5 containers plus 3 oversize. 2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Gemologist and geologist. Correspondence, notes, speeches, typescripts, broadsides, certificates, clippings, illuminated Russian manuscripts, maps, minutes, pamphlets, photographs, printed matter, reports, and other papers relating to Kunz's career as a gemologist and geologist, with a chief focus on the mineralogy of Russia and Kunz's trip to Russia in 1891, his involvement with the American Museum of Safety (renamed Safety Institute of America in 1918), New York, N.Y., and his work on an appendix about the construction of bridges and tunnels on the Hudson River.

  9. Robert G. Kaiser papers, 1939-2013

    31,000 items. 90 containers. 35.8 linear feet. 1,166 digital files (8.29 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist and editor. Correspondence, memoranda, notes, clippings, writings, and printed matter in both physical and digital formats, relating to Kaiser's career as a foreign correspondent, local and national reporter, and editor.

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  10. Kathleen Lanier Harriman Mortimer papers, 1935-2011

    450 items. 2 containers. 0.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist and socialite. Correspondence, clippings, notes, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Mortimer's professional and social activities in London and Moscow during World War II.