15 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States--Description and travel.

  1. Whelpley family papers, 1837-1929

    200 items ; 2 containers ; 1.1 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, photographs, genealogical material, printed matter, and other papers of the Whelpley family of Washington, D.C., documenting their family life and activities, notably the life and career of James Winne Whelpley and the life of Louisa Russell Whelpley.

  2. Allen Neuharth papers, 1949-2013

    87,500 items ; 249 containers plus 3 oversize ; 100 linear feet ; 395 digital files (48.17 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Businessman, publisher, and author. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, digital files, writings, news clippings, articles, interviews, subject files, media files, and workings files relating to Neuharth's chairmanship of Gannett Company, the Gannett Foundation, Freedom Forum, the American Newspaper Publishers Association, and his creation of USA Today.

  3. Henry William Parsons correspondence and diaries, 1871-1887

    45 items ; 2 containers ; .4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    English Congregational minister and temperance advocate. Diaries and correspondence documenting his temperance work for the International Order of Good Templars with African Americans in North Carolina, as well as his ministerial work in England and the United States, and his travels with the Fisk Jubilee Singers during their European tour of 1878.

  4. Kenneth Lewis Roberts papers, 1919-1956

    9,400 items ; 38 containers ; 12.1 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Novelist. Mainly drafts, galleys, notebooks, outlines, and other items pertaining to novels and other writings by Roberts, including for Life and the Saturday Evening Post.

  5. Louis Untermeyer papers, 1955-1967

    25 items ; 10 containers ; 4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Poet, critic, and editor. Writings, notebooks, and correspondence, including drafts and proofs of books of poetry by Untermeyer and notes pertaining to his travels in Europe and the United States and his tenure as poetry consultant to the Library of Congress.

  6. Arthur family papers, 1817-1972

    20,000 items ; 75 containers plus 2 oversize ; 31 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, diaries, scrapbooks, writings, printed matter, clippings, and miscellaneous material chiefly of Chester Alan Arthur II (1864-1937), sportsman and rancher, and Chester Alan ("Gavin") Arthur III (1901-1972), author and bohemian, son and grandson respectively of President Chester Alan Arthur (1829-1886).

  7. 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...

  8. Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de Lafayette, papers, 1776-1934

    300 items ; 2 containers plus 3 oversize ; 1.4 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Soldier and statesman. Correspondence, legal documents, clippings, broadsides, orderly book, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Lafayette's military service in Canada and Virginia, his tour of the United States from 1824 to 1825, his land in Florida, and his views of such topics as the slave trade and the French government, including also material pertaining to the centennial...

  9. United States Work Projects Administration records, 1524-1975

    409,000 items ; 1,634 containers plus 1 oversize ; 637.6 linear feet ; 63 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, essays, scripts, plays, life histories, folklore material, field reports, notes, transcripts of documents, inventories, lists, statements, instructions, surveys and appraisals, graphs, drawings, maps, indexes, and administrative records of the Federal Writer's Project and the Historical Records Survey of the U.S. Work Projects Administration. Also includes a...

  10. Puerto Rican memorial collection, 1519-1923

    1,500 items ; 8 containers ; 3.6 linear feet ; 3 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Researcher. Chiefly papers collected by Alice Bache Gould relating to the history of Puerto Rico together with her own correspondence, writings, and bibliographic material.