4 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States--History--1815-1861.

  1. James Buchanan and Harriet Lane Johnston papers, 1825-1887

    1,600 items ; 6 containers plus 1 oversize ; 3 linear feet ; 4 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States president, secretary of state, and representative and senator from Pennsylvania. Correspondence, his 1858 State of the Union message, and miscellaneous items pertaining primarily to Buchanan’s career before his election as president. Also correspondence of Harriet Lane Johnston, Buchanan’s niece and White House hostess.

  2. Blair & Rives records, 1821-1905

    800 items ; 3 containers ; 1.2 linear feet ; 3 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Publishing firm. Correspondence, speeches, business records, and printed matter relating to the firm founded by Francis P. Blair and John C. Rives and its publications, including the Globe and the Congressional Globe, concurrent Washington, D.C., newspapers.

  3. Jefferson Davis papers, 1795-1913

    625 items ; 2 containers ; .6 linear feet ; 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    President of the Confederate States of America. Correspondence and related articles, speeches, clippings, reports and notes documenting Davis's political career and his family.

  4. Martin Van Buren papers, 1787-1910

    6,000 items ; 72 containers plus 1 oversize ; 18 linear feet ; 37 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States president, vice president, secretary of state, and senator from New York. Correspondence, drafts of writings, speeches, and messages to Congress, autobiographical material, notes, legal record book, estate record book, and other papers pertaining to slavery and the antislavery movement, banking and the Second Bank of the United States, party politics in New York State and at the...