8 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Spofford, Ainsworth Rand, 1825-1908.

  1. Literary Society of Washington (Washington, D.C.) records, 1873-1991

    2,150 items ; 19 containers ; 7.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, minutes of meetings, papers presented at society meetings, poems, financial records, clippings, and printed matter relating to literary and intellectual affairs as well as to the organization and administration of the society.

  2. Ainsworth Rand Spofford papers, 1819-1970

    600 items ; 2 containers plus 1 oversize ; 2.8 linear feet ; 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Librarian of Congress. Chiefly correspondence during the years Spofford served as librarian of Congress and personal and family correspondence.

  3. Peter Force papers and collection, 1492-1977

    150,000 items ; 770 containers plus 14 oversize ; 300 linear feet ; 168 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Antiquarian, historian, and mayor of Washington, D.C. Chiefly Force's personal papers and papers he collected for his nine-volume American Archives. Force's personal papers document his career as a Washington printer, newspaper editor, compiler, and collector. The collection records political, military, scientific, and social aspects of eighteenth and nineteenth century America.

  4. Herbert Putnam papers, 1783-1958

    8,000 items ; 35 containers plus 1 oversize ; 14 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Librarian of Congress. Family and general correspondence, family diaries and journals, speeches, articles, scrapbooks, legal papers, genealogical material, autograph collection, and printed matter relating largely to Putnam's family and personal life, including diaries and letters of many members of the Putnam and allied O'Hara, Pinhey, and Mason families. Also includes papers relating to...

  5. Joseph Meredith Toner collection of manuscripts, 1741-1896

    237,000 items ; 587 containers plus 2 oversize ; 225.6 linear feet ; 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Physician, author and collector. Correspondence, diary, notes, lists, bibliographical material, printed matter, and other papers reflecting primarily the personal and professional life of Toner, the history and practice of medicine in the United States, and the life and times of George Washington.

  6. John William Draper family papers, 1777-1951

    16,100 items ; 45 containers plus 2 oversize ; 18.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Scientist and historian. Correspondence, family papers, subject files, manuscript and printed copies of speeches, articles, and books, financial papers, and miscellany relating to Draper's scientific work and as a historian and including the papers of his son, Daniel Draper (1841-1931), and other family members.

  7. Horatio King papers, 1832-1906

    3,000 items ; 13 containers ; 3 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States postmaster general, editor, and author. Chiefly letters received by King relating to politics, to his literary, historical, and social activities, and social life in Washington, D.C., in the latter half of the nineteenth century.

  8. William Dudley Foulke papers, circa 1470-1952

    2,500 items ; 12 containers plus 1 oversize ; 5.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, public official, and author from Indiana. Correspondence, diaries, journals, copybook, speeches, writings, notes, legal papers, clippings, printed material, and other papers, including a late fifteenth century fragment of the Tristram Saga obtained by Arthur Middleton Reeves on a trip to Iceland. The bulk of the collection consists of Foulke's correspondence reflecting his literary...