10 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Social history.

  1. Seymour Martin Lipset papers, 1824-2013

    45,000 items ; 126 containers ; 50.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Sociologist and political theorist. Correspondence, writings, speeches, subject file, teaching material, notes and notebooks, projects file, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers documenting Lipset's career as a sociologist and political theorist and his body of work.

  2. Francis Lieber correspondence and essay, 1830-1872

    250 items ; 3 containers ; .8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Educator, political scientist, and jurist. Principally Lieber's letters to Samuel B. Ruggles relating to Lieber's writings on political ethics and to discussions of political, economic, and social topics.

  3. Joseph Wood Krutch papers, 1920-1971

    4,500 items ; 27 containers ; 10.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, drama critic, and naturalist. Correspondence, diaries, writings, and other papers reflecting Wood's career as a professor of English at Columbia University and scholarship in the fields of conservation, society, and drama and theater.

  4. Louis F. Post papers, 1864-1940

    600 items ; 11 containers ; 4.4 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist, lawyer, and public official. Correspondence, manuscripts of articles and books, biographical data, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers relating to Post’s career as a writer, public official, and advocate of the single tax.

  5. Victor S. Clark papers, 1827-1944

    4,500 items ; 11 containers plus 3 oversize ; 4.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Economist and author. Correspondence, financial statements, notes, clippings, reports on various areas and countries, and other data, largely pertaining to the Institute of Current World Affairs, Washington, D.C., and the world situation. Also includes papers of Levi and LeRoy Davis, farmers and merchants of the Genesee River Valley in New York, during the 1800s.

  6. Jacob A. Riis papers, 1870-1990

    3,000 items ; 18 containers ; 8.4 linear feet ; 8 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist, author, and humanitarian. Correspondence, drafts and printed copies of articles, speeches and lectures, and other material relating chiefly to Riis's work as a journalist and author.

  7. Gerald Carson papers, 1854-1989

    950 items ; 6 containers ; 3 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, social historian, and advertising executive. Correspondence, writings, speeches, research files, and scrapbooks documenting Carson's activities in advertising and writing American social history.

  8. Henry Robinson Luce papers, 1917-1967

    35,000 items ; 108 containers plus 2 oversize ; 45 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Editor, publisher, and philanthropist. Correspondence and memoranda, speeches and writings, financial and property records, reports, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and biographical data relating primarily to Luce's publishing career and his involvement in political, religious, civic, and private organizations.

  9. Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts, 1656-1995

    14,250 items ; 57 containers plus 27 oversize ; 26.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collector. A collection of Americana including historical letters and documents, family and personal papers, broadsides, financial and legal papers, illustrated and printed ephemera, government and legislative documents, military records, journals, and printed matter relating primarily to the expansion and development of the United States from the colonial period through the 1876 centennial.

  10. Elizabeth Cady Stanton papers, 1814-1946

    1,000 items ; 10 containers plus 1 oversize ; 4.3 linear feet; 5 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Reformer and feminist. Correspondence, speeches, articles, drafts of books, scrapbooks, and printed matter documenting Elizabeth Cady Stanton's career as an advocate for women's rights. Includes material on her efforts on behalf of women's legal status and women's suffrage, the abolition of slavery, rights for African Americans following the Civil War, temperance, and other nineteenth-century...