69 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Southern States.

  1. Frederick D. Patterson papers, 1861-1988

    15,000 items ; 41 containers ; 18.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    African-American educational administrator and advocate. Correspondence, journal, writings and speeches, notes, reports, organizational records, clippings, printed materials, memorabilia, and miscellaneous items relating chiefly to Patterson's efforts, following his retirement as president of Tuskegee Institute in 1953, to preserve and develop African-American institutions of higher learning.

  2. Richard Lathers papers, 1826-1901

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

    Summary:

    Merchant and army officer. Correspondence, speeches, circulars, clippings, and other printed matter. Includes material relating to banking, insurance, public finance, railroads, the Civil War and Reconstruction, local history of South Carolina and New York, and Lathers's social, philanthropic, and religious activities.

  3. George S. Denison papers, 1851-1884

    300 items ; 4 containers ; .8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer and civil servant. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, drafts and printed copies of articles, and broadsides. Correspondence with family members in Vermont details northern views on social conditions in the South prior to the Civil War.

  4. 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.

  5. Rosa Parks papers, 1866-2006

    7,500 items ; 40 containers plus 17 oversize and 1 artifact container ; 50 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil rights activist. Correspondence; family papers; writings; notes; statements; programs; medals, resolutions, and other honors; financial, employment, health, and estate records; drawings; photographs; address books; appointment calendars; memorabilia; magazine and newspaper clippings; books; and other printed matter documenting her personal life and civil rights activism.

  6. 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....

  7. George Fort Milton papers, 1828-1985

    30,000 items ; 100 containers ; 36 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Editor, historian, advisor to diplomatic delegations, consultant to U.S. government agencies, and special assistant to Secretary of State Cordell Hull. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, research and historical source material, scrapbooks, printed matter, photographs, and biographical matter relating primarily to Milton’s work as a historian of the Civil War and career as a newspaper editor...

  8. J.L.M. Curry papers, 1637-1939

    3,900 items ; 30 containers ; 6.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Statesman, author, clergyman, diplomat, and educator. Diaries, correspondence, printed matter, clippings, memorabilia, notes and memoranda, legal papers, accounts, lectures and sermons, essays, scrapbook, manuscript of autobiography, speeches, and articles, and catalog of Curry's library. Includes autographs of presidents, Confederate leaders, Spanish noblemen, royalty, and writers, jurists,...

  9. 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.

  10. 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.