15 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Slaves.

  1. Carl Brent Swisher collection of research materials relating to Roger B. Taney, 1836-1962

    12,250 items ; 34 containers plus 1 oversize ; 15 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Historian. Chiefly reproductions of correspondence, reports, records, and newspapers gathered by Swisher for a history of Roger Brooke Taney's tenure as chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.

  2. Black history collection, 1623-2008

    1,215 items ; 6 containers plus 2 oversize ; 3.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Letters, court records, legal documents, slave deeds, financial records, speeches and writings, family and genealogical papers, military records, birth records, inventories, wills, ships' papers, a commonplace book, poll tax receipts, broadsides, postcards, marriage certificates, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other material pertaining to African Americans.

  3. Barnett Allen Howard papers, 1885-1949

    13 items ; 2 containers ; 0.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Farmer, preacher, and trader. Memoirs documenting Howard's life as well as genealogical material, legal documents, and printed matter.

  4. Ebenezer Jackson papers, 1784-1873

    150 items ; 1 container ; 0.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Plantation manager. Chiefly letters from Jackson to his wife, Charlotte Fenwick Pierce Jackson, and his son, Ebenezer (1796-1874), relating to Jackson's operation of the Fenwick and Tattnall plantations near Savannah, Ga.

  5. East Florida records, 1737-1858

    65,000 items ; 450 containers plus 2 oversize ; 131.6 linear feet ; 175 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Diplomatic, military, economic, judicial, legal, and administrative records of the Spanish colonial government of East Florida for the period of its second occupation, 1783-1821. Includes royal orders and decrees, census and other vital records, and papers relating to such matters as trade and shipping, surveys, hospitals, Indians, slaves, and Louisiana.

  6. Frederick Douglass papers, 1841-1967

    7,400 items ; 53 containers plus 1 oversize ; 19.5 linear feet ; 34 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Abolitionist, diplomat, journalist, and orator. Correspondence, diary, speeches and writings, financial and legal records, and a subject file pertaining to the career of Frederick Douglass.

  7. Scrap books compiled by Thompson and Chesson

    19 scrapbooks ; Linear feet of shelf space occupied: 3 ; Approximate number of items: 2500 . -- Rare Book & Special Collections Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection comprises of 19 scrapbooks consisting of newspaper clippings from various sources documenting the activities of George D. Thompson and writings by F.W. Chesson. The volumes also include handwritten notes by Thompson, pamphlets and handbills, letters to the editor, newspaper reports, essays and book reviews written by Chesson. The first six volumes, (volumes 1-6 of the scrapbooks)...

  8. Millard Fillmore papers, 1839-1925

    35 items ; 1 container ; 0.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U.S. President, vice president, and representative, lawyer, and educator. Chiefly correspondence of Fillmore relating to slavery; the Compromise of 1850; the Fugitive Slave Law (1850), John Brown's Raid, 1859, Harpers Ferry, W. Va.; the Whig Party; and congressional politics. Includes several letters of and an obituary notice for Fillmore's daughter, Mary Abigail Fillmore, as well as a detailed...

  9. Henry Mason Morfit papers, 1819-1858

    4,000 items ; 13 containers ; 5.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer. Correspondence and financial and business papers relating to Morfit's Washington, D.C., practice as a claims lawyer and as a political figure in the administrations of Andrew Jackson.

  10. Joseph Bloomfield Osborn papers, 1862-1865

    295 items ; 1 container ; .4 linear feet ; 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Soldier and sailor. Mainly Civil War correspondence of Osborn, who served in Company F, 26th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry and in the U.S. Navy, together with a diary and biographical sketch of Osborn.