36 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) South America.

  1. Jonathan D. Meredith papers, 1795-1859

    9,000 items ; 15 containers plus 1 oversize ; 6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, army officer, and businessman of Baltimore, Md. Family and general correspondence, legal files, financial papers, and other material relating chiefly to Meredith's associations with the Savings Bank of Baltimore and the Bank of the United States; the War of 1812; impeachment proceedings against James Hawkins Peck; shipping and trade with Europe and South America; and settlement of the...

  2. Malcolm W. Browne papers, 1959-2013

    14,500 items ; 50 containers plus 1 oversize ; 20 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist and author. Correspondence, assignment files, subject files, journals, drafts, articles, research material, speeches, printed matter, and miscellaneous items relating to Browne's career as a foreign and science correspondent.

  3. Ontario (Sloop of war) and Dolphin (Schooner : 1821-1835) journals and logbooks, 1817-1821

    8 items ; 1 container plus 1 oversize ; .2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Ontario (Sloop of War) and Dolphin (Schooner, 1821-1835). Journals and logbooks, mainly of the Ontario, relating to cruises in defense of American shipping in the Pacific during political upheaval in South America.

  4. Samuel Guy Inman papers, 1901-1965

    20,000 items ; 74 containers plus 1 oversize ; 29 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, educator, missionary, and social worker. Correspondence, diaries, writings, subject files, notebooks, scrapbooks, clippings, memorabilia, and photographs relating primarily to Inman’s work in Latin America as a Christian missionary and government representative.

  5. Nicholas Low papers, 1773-1897

    36,000 items ; 100 containers plus 4 oversize ; 40 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    New York merchant, financier, land speculator, and state legislator. Family and business correspondence, business and ship's papers, legal papers, accounts of voyages to Asia, Europe, and South America, and printed matter. Includes correspondence with foreign merchants and relates to trade conditions, Loyalist matters, and to events in Congress during the first session following the adoption of...

  6. Edmund Roberts papers, 1803-1905

    1,000 items ; 5 containers ; 2 linear feet ; 3 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Merchant and diplomat. Official and family correspondence, journals, manuscript drafts of Roberts' s book Embassy to the Eastern Courts of Cochin-China, Siam, and Muscat . . . During the Years 1832-34, diplomatic documents, legal and financial papers, and miscellaneous material chiefly documenting his service as a special agent of the U.S. to negotiate treaties with Siam, Muscat, and Cochin...

  7. Edward Lee Plumb papers, 1825-1903

    3,600 items ; 20 containers ; 5.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Diplomat and secretary of the United States legation in Mexico. Correspondence, journals, clippings, and other papers relating primarily to Plumb’s negotiations relating to the Mexican railway system.

  8. United States Naval Observatory records, 1830-1900

    8,000 items ; 29 containers plus 1 oversize ; 12 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Official correspondence and administrative records of offices of the Naval Observatory, located in Washington, D.C., including of the superintendent, Nautical Almanac, librarian, and the superintendent of compasses and instruments, concerning activities of the observatory and tracing its development from its origin in the Depot of Charts and Instruments.

  9. Roger Welles papers, 1884-1926

    2,100 items ; 8 containers ; 3 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Correspondence, journals, orders to duty, article and speech file, diary of Welles's wife, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and miscellaneous materials relating to Welles's duties as special representative for the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, as director of naval intelligence, and as commander of the Asiatic and Atlantic Fleets and of the U.S. Naval Forces in...

  10. Bainbridge Colby papers, 1863-1950

    15,700 items ; 74 containers plus 1 oversize ; 30 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, statesman, and cabinet member. Correspondence, letterbooks, speeches, notebooks, scrapbooks, printed matter, photographs, and other papers primarily relating to Colby's career as a politician and statesman after 1912, including his service as Woodrow Wilson's secretary of state.