65 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States--Economic conditions.

  1. Roy Wilkins papers, 1901-2001

    28,700 items. 78 containers. 31.3 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil rights leader and journalist. Correspondence, memoranda, diary, manuscripts of speeches, newspaper columns, and articles, subject files, reports, minutes, committee, board, and administrative material, printed material, and other papers relating primarily to Wilkins's career with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in various positions between 1931 and 1977, especially his service as executive director (1965-1977).

  2. 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 in Cuba and Louisiana; the establishment of the University of Virginia; the Oregon boundary question; politics and military affairs in Mexico; the slave trade; and family and personal affairs.

  3. Wm. Oland Bourne papers, 1841-1885

    1,500 items. 6 containers plus 2 oversize. 2.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Clergyman and journalist. Letters, verse, and narratives submitted in a contest sponsored by Bourne, chaplain at Central Park Hospital, New York City, during the Civil War, and editor of the periodical The Soldier's Friend. Other correspondence pertains to slavery, economic conditions of the working man, and The Soldier's Friend, edited by Bourne.

  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. Women in Community Service records, 1965-2006

    2,800 items. 8 containers plus 1 oversize. 3.2 linear feet. 58 digital files (115.75MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    National nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing the number of women and children in poverty by promoting economic independence. Correspondence, reports, remarks, photographs, and a training guide in both physical and digital formats. Materials in physical formats also include minutes, reports, publications, printed matter, and scrapbooks.

  6. Harper's magazine records, 1847-1983

    255,000 items. 701 containers. 290 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Editorial, production, and business records including correspondence, reports, drafts of articles, and galleys for monthly issues of Harper's Magazine, a compendium of social commentary, news, history, criticism, poetry and fiction.

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  7. Amitai Etzioni papers, 1918-1985

    108 items. 277 containers. 111 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Educator and sociologist. Administrative and subject files, research notes, project proposals, position papers, essays, and other writings, newsletters, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers documenting Etzioni's career as a professor of sociology at George Washington University and Columbia University, at the Center for Policy Research, and as an advisor to President Jimmy Carter.

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  8. United States. President's Research Committee on Social Trends records, 1924-1936

    17,000 items. 31 containers plus 6 oversize. 13.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Statistics compiled from census returns of 1910, 1920, and 1930 for eighteen cities used in preparing three chapters of the final report of the committee; also drafts of some of the chapters with commentary prepared for the Library of Congress by authors of the chapters, scrapbooks relating to the committee and reaction to its final report, a serialized condensation of the report; and data from a survey of rural communities used in preparing the report.

  9. Constance McLaughlin Green papers, 1920-1969

    22,000 items. 17 containers plus 1 oversize. 6.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Historian and author. Correspondence, drafts, galleys, and page proofs of writings, notes, printed and near-print material, clippings, speeches, and other papers relating primarily to Green's research on the history of Washington, D.C., and the publication of her two-volume Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Washington (1962-1963).

  10. John Calvin Leonard papers, 1882-1920

    300 items. 1 container. .4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Chiefly diaries relating to Leonard's naval career and role of the U.S. Navy in the Spanish-American War and in World War I.