280 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States--History--1865-.

  1. Norman Hapgood and Elizabeth Reynolds Hapgood papers, 1824-1977

    8,000 items. 26 containers. 10.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Norman Hapgood, editor, diplomat, and author; and Elizabeth Reynolds Hapgood, editor and translator. Correspondence, family papers, speeches and writings, subject files, clippings, and miscellaneous material of the Hapgoods relating primarily to family matters, current affairs, and politics.

  2. Joseph Sanford Wade papers, 1898-1955

    14,000 items. 32 containers. 10 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Zoologist and entomologist. Correspondence, notes, journals, and scientific and literary writings relating primarily to Wade’s career as a scientist.

  3. Benjamin B. French family papers, 1778-1940

    6,500 items. 38 containers plus 6 oversize. 17.2 linear feet. 16 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    New Hampshire politician, clerk of the United States House of Representatives, and Commissioner of Public Buildings in Washington, D.C. Journals, personal correspondence, writings, and miscellaneous papers chiefly relating to family matters and including commentary on political events and social life in Washington in the nineteenth century. Other prominent family members represented in the papers include Francis O. French, banker, and Amos Tuck, congressman.

  4. Carter Godwin Woodson papers, 1736-1974

    18,000 items. 54 containers plus 19 oversize. 21.2 linear feet. 46 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Historian, author, and collector. Papers of prominent African Americans, research files, business records, writings, correspondence, and other material relating to Woodson's leadership of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History and to scholarship and publishing in the field of African and African-American history.

  5. Jay I. Kislak Collection, 2000 BCE-2007 CE

    1,350 items. -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Jay I. Kislak Collection encompasses almost fourteen hundred rare books, maps, manuscripts, historical documents, graphic works, and archaeological objects related to the history of the early Americas, including the pre-Columbian cultures of the Caribbean and Mesoamerica.

  6. Salmon P. Chase papers, 1755-1898

    12,500 items. 39 containers plus 1 oversize. 15 linear feet. 38 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Abolitionist, lawyer, United States senator, governor of Ohio, United States secretary of the treasury, and chief justice of the United States Supreme Court. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, writings, financial and legal papers, biographical material, and other papers pertaining to Chase's career and personal life. Topics include Chase's activities as an abolitionist, his law practice in Cincinnati, membership in the Liberty Party, involvement in national and state politics as United States senator and governor of Ohio, the Kansas-Nebraska Act (1854), events and military operations of the Civil War, formulation of wartime policy as a member of Abraham Lincoln's cabinet, work as United States secretary of the treasury on problems of national finance and the development of a national banking system, his service as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court, trial and impeachment of Andrew Johnson, Reconstruction, and creation of a national currency.

  7. Custis-Lee family papers, 1700-circa 1928

    740 items. 4 containers plus 1 oversize. 1.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, letterbooks, genealogical papers, notebooks, financial records, indentures, clippings, photographs, and other papers documenting the activities of several generations of the Custis and Lee families of Virginia, who served as diplomats, statesmen, politicians, planters, and military officers during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

  8. Peter A. Demens papers, 1880-2000

    45 items. 5 containers plus 1 oversize. 3.0 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, businessman, railroad promoter, and entrepreneur. Notebooks, scrapbooks, correspondence, and articles mostly relating to Demens's authorship of articles for the Russian journal Viestnik Evropy and Russian and American newspapers on events in America and his life.

  9. Grover Cleveland papers, 1743-1945

    108,200 items. 625 containers plus 1 oversize. 235.8 linear feet. 164 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    President of the United States, governor of New York, and lawyer. Correspondence, diaries, messages to Congress, speeches, writings, printed matter, and other papers primarily relating to the Cleveland presidency and presidential campaigns.

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  10. Samuel Freeman Miller correspondence and William Pitt Ballinger diaries, 1854-1887

    185 items. 2 containers. 0.8 linear feet. 3 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer and associate justice of the Supreme Court. Letters from Miller to his brother-in-law, William Pitt Ballinger, relating to a broad range of political and judicial issues and a microfilm edition of Ballinger's diaries.