4 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Thornton, William, 1759-1828.

  1. William Thornton papers, 1741-1865

    3,400 items. 20 containers plus 2 oversize. 5.0 linear feet. 7 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Architect, inventor, and superintendent of patents. Diaries, architectural drawings, and other papers pertaining to the development of the steamboat, African-American colonization and emigration, the revolt of Spanish colonies in South America, Greek independence, and Thornton's disputes with Benjamin Latrobe over designs for the United States Capitol

  2. Anna Maria Brodeau Thornton papers, 1793-1861

    7 items. 7 containers. 1.3 linear feet. 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Wife of architect William Thornton. Diaries and notebooks primarily describing social life in Washington, D.C., with extensive detail about housekeeping and expense matters. Also contained in the diaries are memorandum books, poems, sketches, and silhouettes of unidentified people.

  3. Thomas Jefferson papers, 1606-1943

    25,000 items. 225 containers plus 15 oversize. 90 linear feet. 65 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States president, vice president, and secretary of state; diplomat, architect, inventor, planter, and philosopher. Correspondence, official statements and addresses, including a rough draft of the Declaration of Independence, plantation and personal accounts, notebook, fee book, case book, garden book, farm book, calculations of interest, records of early Virginia laws and history and other writings on political, legal, educational, and scientific matters, newspaper clippings, and other papers.

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  4. Cass Gilbert papers, 1841-1961

    9,000 items. 30 containers plus 1 oversize. 13 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Architect. Correspondence, diaries, biographical material, financial papers, speeches, articles, poems, and memorabilia relating to Gilbert’s family and his work as an architect. Includes letters addressed to Thomas Jefferson by William Thornton and typescript of a letter to Jefferson from James R. Dermott.