2 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Monuments.

  1. Daniel Edgar Sickles papers, 1821-1918

    1,100 items. 5 containers. 2 linear feet. 8 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    United States Army officer, United States representative from New York and diplomat. Correspondence, speeches, documents, legal and financial papers, clippings, and printed matter, including drafts of reports to the secretary of state while Sickles was serving as minister to Spain (1869-1873) relating, in part, to the Cuban Insurrection and to the Virginius affair. Other topics include service as chairman (1868-1912) of the New York Monuments Commission for the Battlefields of Gettysburg and Chattanooga and as a member of the House of Representatives in the 53rd Congress.

  2. Gutzon Borglum papers, 1881-2019

    84,650 items. 227 containers plus 4 oversize. 91 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Sculptor, artist, and author. Correspondence, diaries, family papers, subject files, speeches and writings, and other papers relating primarily to Borglum's artistic works, especially the Mount Rushmore National Memorial and plans for a Confederate memorial at Stone Mountain, Georgia. Also includes records of the Mount Rushmore National Memorial Commission and of its officials.

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