15 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Southern States--History.

  1. Jay I. Kislak Collection, 2000 BCE-2007 CE

    1,350 items. -- Geography & Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Jay I. Kislak Collection encompasses almost fourteen hundred rare books, maps, manuscripts, historical documents, graphic works, and archaeological objects related to the history of the early Americas, including the pre-Columbian cultures of the Caribbean and Mesoamerica.

  2. Nathan W. Daniels diary and scrapbook, 1861-1867

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

    Summary:

    Union army officer and lecturer and advocate for civil rights and the Freedmen's Bureau. Married Cora Hatch, Spiritualist medium and lecturer. Handwritten diary with photographs, illustrations, and newspaper clippings in three volumes kept by Daniels during his Civil War service and Reconstruction. The third volume was written primarily by his wife, Cora Hatch. Also included are a typescript of summaries and transcripts of the diaries by C. P. Weaver and a scrapbook of newspaper clippings assembled by Daniels or his wife.

  3. Green-Driver collection, 1896-1969

    2,000 items ; 6 containers ; 2.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Businesswoman and church worker. Financial papers, correspondence, photographs, printed matter, topical files and miscellaneous material generated mainly by Pattie Gresham and her three husbands, Baptist ministers William M. Driver and John Benjamin Green, and insurance executive William L. Busby.

  4. William Crawford Gorgas papers, 1857-1919

    12,000 items ; 39 containers ; 16 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army medical officer. Correspondence, reports, addresses, articles, financial and miscellaneous records, medical papers, charts, clippings, photographs, and printed material dealing primarily with the fight against yellow fever in Cuba and Panama.

  5. 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.

  6. Lyman Trumbull correspondence, 1843-1894

    4,500 items ; 77 containers ; 13 linear feet ; 22 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States senator from Illinois. Chiefly letters received by Trumbull and some drafts or copies of replies on political matters.

  7. 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.

  8. Daniel O. Drennan papers, 1775-1904

    4,750 items ; 10 containers plus 1 oversize ; 4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Military aide. Copies of correspondence, military dispatches, reports and other documents, as well as original letters, newspaper clippings, notes, architectural drawings, memorabilia, and printed matter collected by Drennan during his service as military secretary to Philip Henry Sheridan from 1865 to1888.

  9. Alexander Hamilton Stephens papers, 1784-1886

    27,000 items. 116 containers. 29 linear feet. 57 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, journalist, governor of Georgia, member of both houses of Congress, and vice president of the Confederate States of America. Correspondence, telegrams, memoranda, legal documents, clippings, and an autobiography and journal reflecting Stephens’s career in government and politics.

  10. Benjamin B. French family papers, 1778-1940

    6,500 items ; 38 containers plus 6 oversize ; 17.2 linear feet ; 16 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    New Hampshire politician, clerk of the United States House of Representatives, and Commissioner of Public Buildings in Washington, D.C. Journals, personal correspondence, writings, and miscellaneous papers chiefly relating to family matters and including commentary on political events and social life in Washington in the nineteenth century. Other prominent family members represented in the papers include Francis O. French, banker, and Amos Tuck, congressman.