11 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Telegraph.

  1. John Dean Caton papers, 1826-1947

    9,500 items ; 33 containers ; 13.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Businessman and jurist. Correspondence, speeches, writings, legal records, financial records, a scrapbook, printed matter, and other material documenting mainly Caton's activities as a lawyer and businessman in Chicago and as associate and chief justice of the supreme court of Illinois.

  2. Amos Kendall papers, 1835-1909

    400 items ; 3 containers ; 1 linear foot ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist and United States postmaster general. Correspondence and other papers relating primarily to Kendall's work on behalf of Cherokee claims and treaties and to the Magnetic Telegraph Co., of which he was president.

  3. A.W. Greely papers, 1753-1959

    46,000 items ; 148 containers plus 3 oversize ; 73.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Explorer, United States Army officer, and author. Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, diaries, speeches, lectures, writings, military papers, biographical material, Greely (Greeley) family correspondence, scrapbooks, financial records, clippings, maps, prints, memorabilia, and other papers relating primarily to Greely's military career and exploration of the polar regions.

  4. Wharton Barker papers, 1864-1921

    7,000 items ; 27 containers plus 1 oversize ; 9 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Financier, publicist, and politician. Correspondence, letterbooks, photographs, pamphlets, printed matter, and scrapbooks reflecting Barker’s broad interests in American and foreign business matters especially in Russia and China, bimetallism, and politics.

  5. David Homer Bates papers, 1837-1926

    2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Telegrapher. Microfilm of correspondence, diary, journal, facsimiles, photographs, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and drafts and annotated proof sheets of Bates’s writings. Includes eleven Abraham Lincoln manuscripts. Forms part of Alfred Whital Stern collection of Lincolniana in the Rare Book and Special Collections Division of the Library.

  6. Levi Woodbury family papers, 1638-1914

    17,000 items ; 72 containers plus 1 oversize ; 16 linear feet ; 44 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, financial and legal papers, genealogical notes, autograph collections, scrapbooks, clippings, and other papers chiefly of Levi Woodbury and also of his son, Charles Levi Woodbury, and other family members.

  7. Samuel Finley Breese Morse papers, 1793-1944

    10,060 items ; 73 containers plus 3 oversize ; 18.4 linear feet ; 36 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Artist and inventor. Family and general correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, notebooks, scrapbooks, and other papers. Includes letters from Samuel Finley Breese Morse to his family describing his studies in England during the War of 1812 and his subsequent struggle to support himself as a portrait painter in the United States; correspondence and other papers relating to Morse's invention of the...

  8. Robert Garrett family papers, 1778-1925

    29,000 items ; 88 containers ; 38 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Garrett family of Baltimore, Md. Family members represented include Robert Garrett, railroad official, financier, and merchant, and his son John W. Garrett, railroad official and financier. Correspondence, business documents, and other papers relating to mercantile affairs in Baltimore, Maryland, and to Robert Garrett & Sons and the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company.

  9. Simons family papers, 1887-1982

    3,850 items ; 16 containers ; 6.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Members of the Simons (Simmons) family, an African-American family centered in South Carolina and Washington, D.C., especially William H. Simons (1881-1938), Baptist missionary and Young Men's Christian Association official, and members of the allied Garrett and Nicholson families. Correspondence, diaries and diary notes, and miscellaneous material relating chiefly to William H. Simons and his...

  10. Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts, 1656-1995

    14,250 items ; 57 containers plus 27 oversize ; 26.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collector. A collection of Americana including historical letters and documents, family and personal papers, broadsides, financial and legal papers, illustrated and printed ephemera, government and legislative documents, military records, journals, and printed matter relating primarily to the expansion and development of the United States from the colonial period through the 1876 centennial.