5 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Silliman, Benjamin, 1779-1864.

  1. Sarah Stone autograph collection, 1720-1962

    200 items ; 1 container ; .4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Resident of Salem, Massachusetts. Letters, clipped signatures, and other autograph items of prominent American and a few British figures, chiefly of the nineteenth century.

  2. Henry William Ellsworth papers, 1796-1886

    350 items ; 2 containers ; .8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Diplomat. Primarily correspondence and duplicates of diplomatic dispatches received and sent while Ellsworth was chargé d'affaires for the United States in Stockhom, Sweden, and Norway, 1845-1849.

  3. James Kent papers, 1779-1854

    1,500 items ; 17 containers plus 4 oversize ; 7 linear feet ; 7 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Jurist and legal commentator. Correspondence, including family letters, journals of official and personal travels, diplomas, and commissions pertaining primarily to Kent's service as judge of the New York supreme court and as chancellor of the New York court of chancery.

  4. Lewis H. Machen family papers, 1802-1938

    5,000 items ; 33 containers ; 12 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Clerk of the United States Senate and farmer of Fairfax County, Virginia. Chiefly family correspondence of Lewis H. Machen relating to personal matters and national politics prior to the Civil War, especially slavery and the Compromise of 1850, and mentioning John Quincy Adams, Henry Clay, Andrew Jackson, and Daniel Webster. Also includes other correspondence, speeches, writings, subject files,...

  5. Henry Rowe Schoolcraft papers, 1788-1941

    25,000 items ; 90 containers plus 1 oversize ; 28 linear feet ; 69 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, ethnologist, explorer, geologist, glass manufacturer, and Indian agent. Correspondence, journals, articles, books, manuscripts of magazines, poetry, speeches, government reports, Indian vocabularies, maps, drawings, and other papers reflecting Schoolcraft's career as a glass manufacturer, mineralogist on an exploring expedition in the Ozark Mountains, geologist on the Cass expedition to...