2 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Spencer, Platt R. (Platt Rogers), 1800-1864.

  1. Lyman Potter Spencer papers, 1856-1914

    250 items ; 11 containers ; 4.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Artist, soldier, and calligrapher. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, account books, genealogical file, penmanship file, and other papers documenting Spencer's Civil War service and his efforts to continue the publication of the copybooks by his father, Platt R. Spencer, who developed the Spencerian style of handwriting.

  2. James A. Garfield papers, 1775-1889

    80,000 items ; 462 containers plus 26 oversize ; 117.6 linear feet ; 177 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States president, army officer, lawyer, and educator. Family, personal, and official correspondence including records of Garfield's Civil War military service, diary (1848-1881), speeches and other public statements, legal papers, genealogical material, college notebooks, tributes, printed matter, scrapbooks, and other material relating primarily to Garfield's career and death.