11 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) States' rights (American politics).

  1. David S. Broder papers, 1910-2012

    79,300 items ; 227 containers plus 1 oversize ; 90.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist. Correspondence, memoranda, articles and columns, book drafts, notebooks and notes, interviews, speeches and statements, press releases, surveys, reports, political memorabilia, newsletters, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other material documenting Broder's career as a journalist.

  2. 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.

  3. Gouverneur Morris papers, 1771-1834

    75 items ; 25 containers plus 1 oversize ; 5.8 linear feet ; 6 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, diplomat, and senator from New York. Letterbooks, diaries, legal and financial papers, and miscellany relating to Morris's mission to London, 1790-1791, his service as minister to France, 1792-1794, and in the United States Senate, 1800-1803. Also includes material relating to social life in Paris, the French Revolution, Morris's New York estate, the War of 1812, the Hartford Convention,...

  4. 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.

  5. John Tyler Morgan papers, 1840-1907

    9,000 items ; 36 containers ; 10.2 linear feet ; 15 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States senator from Alabama and lawyer. Correspondence, speeches, reports, position papers, printed matter, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to domestic and foreign policy issues and to Morgan's involvement as an expansionist and advocate of states' rights.

  6. Humphrey Marshall papers, 1771-2002

    500 items ; 2 containers plus 1 oversize ; 8 microfiche ; 0.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, army officer, United States representative from Kentucky, and Confederate States of America representative from Virginia. Correspondence, diaries, financial and legal papers, notes, speeches, writings, printed matter and other material relating chiefly to Humphrey Marshall's activities as a lawyer, soldier, and politician.

  7. Edward Frost papers, 1795-1901

    1,500 items ; 6 containers plus 1 oversize ; 2.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Planter, businessman, state legislator, and district attorney for South Carolina. Family correspondence, political, legal, and business records, commissions, appointments, wills, estate and plantation accounts, ledgers, and memorabilia relating to Frost's service as district attorney and states' rights delegate from Charleston to the South Carolina legislature and his interest in the Blue Ridge...

  8. James Henry Hammond papers, 1774-1875

    8,000 items ; 38 containers plus 3 oversize ; 10 linear feet ; 20 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Senator, governor, and plantation owner. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, plantation manuals, account books, and scrapbooks pertaining chiefly to South Carolina and national politics in the three decades preceding the Civil War. Subjects include nullification, secession, slavery, the Southern Convention at Nashville, Tennessee (1850), state banks, states' rights, and the tariff. Also includes...

  9. 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.

  10. Nicholas Philip Trist papers, 1795-1873

    6,500 items ; 16 containers ; 6.4 linear feet ; 17 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Diplomat and lawyer. Family and general correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, notes, reports, legal and financial papers, writings, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Trist's tenure as U.S. consul in Havana and his role in negotiating the treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ending the Mexican War. Other topics include Trist's business interests, particularly his sugar plantations...