7 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Southern States--Politics and government.

  1. William C. Rives papers, 1674-1939

    50,400 items ; 172 containers ; 68 linear feet ; 7 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U.S. senator and representative from Virginia. Correspondence, journals, diaries, draft of Rives's incomplete "Life and Time of James Madison," and drafts of speeches, novels, and an unpublished autobiography by Rives. Includes papers of Thomas Walker (1715-1794), U.S. Army officer, guardian of Thomas Jefferson, physician, and explorer; and of Walker's son, Francis (1764-1806), U.S....

  2. Willie Person Mangum papers, 1771-1906

    5,000 items ; 34 containers ; 13.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Jurist and U.S. senator and representative from North Carolina. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, legal papers, genealogical material, financial papers, and printed matter concerning local, southern, and national politics, the Whig Party in the South, economic and social conditions in North Carolina, the Mangum plantation, and education of the Mangum children.

  3. Duff Green papers, 1716-1883

    725 items ; 3 containers plus 1 oversize ; 1.6 linear feet ; 3 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist, politician, entrepreneur, and industrial promoter. Correspondence, writings, maps, and printed matter reflecting Green’s political service and views on Southern culture.

  4. Jefferson Davis papers, 1795-1913

    625 items ; 2 containers ; .6 linear feet ; 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    President of the Confederate States of America. Correspondence and related articles, speeches, clippings, reports and notes documenting Davis's political career and his family.

  5. Hugo LaFayette Black papers, 1883-1976

    130,000 items ; 513 containers plus 19 oversize ; 216 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, United States senator from Alabama, and lawyer. Family and general correspondence, memoranda, reports, notebooks, research materials, case files, legal and subject files, speeches and writings, printed and near-print materials, clippings, scrapbooks, and miscellany relating primarily to Black's service in the Senate (1927-1937) and on the...

  6. Thaddeus Stevens papers, 1811-1927

    4,750 items ; 8 containers plus 1 oversize ; 3.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer and United States representative from Pennsylvania. General and official correspondence, legal, business, and financial papers, drafts and printed copies of Stevens's speeches, clippings, and other printed matter relating chiefly to Stevens's career in Congress and to family and business affairs.

  7. John Spencer Bassett papers, 1770-1978

    25,450 items ; 63 containers plus 5 oversize ; 26.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Historian, editor, and educator. Correspondence, diaries and journals, lectures, speeches, writings, research material, subject files, family correspondence, and collected historical manuscripts documenting Bassett's career as historian, editor and university professor.