50 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States--Politics and government--1901-1953.

  1. Theodore Roosevelt papers, 1780-1962

    25,000 items. 77 containers. 33 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer, author, and public official. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, drafts of speeches and writings, subject files, newspaper clippings, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Roosevelt's service as United States assistant secretary of the navy (1921-1924) under Warren G. Harding and Secretary of the Navy Edwin Denby, as governor of Puerto Rico (1929-1932), and as governor general of the Philippines (1932-1933).

  2. William Dudley Foulke papers, circa 1470-1952

    2,500 items. 12 containers plus 1 oversize. 5.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, public official, and author from Indiana. Correspondence, diaries, journals, copybook, speeches, writings, notes, legal papers, clippings, printed material, and other papers, including a late fifteenth century fragment of the Tristram Saga obtained by Arthur Middleton Reeves on a trip to Iceland. The bulk of the collection consists of Foulke's correspondence reflecting his literary career and public service, including letters from Theodore Roosevelt discussing civil service reform, the Progressive movement, Woodrow Wilson, the World Court (Permanent Court of International Justice), and pacifism.

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  3. 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.

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    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.

  4. Russell Wheeler Davenport papers, 1866-1980

    26,530 items. 107 containers; plus 12 oversize and 1 artifact. 48.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Author, editor, and political activist. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, writings, speeches, research material, political files, biographical material, photographs, photograph albums, artifacts, and other papers relating primarily to Davenport's career as a writer and editor with Fortune and Life magazines, his involvement with the Republican Party, his work with the Institute for Creative Research, New York, N.Y., his writings including The Dignity of Man (1955), his service in World War I and II, and his personal life.

  5. James Couzens papers, 1903-1940

    32,000 items. 350 containers. 207 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    General manager and treasurer of Ford Motor Company, mayor of Detroit, and United States senator. Correspondence, articles, speeches, subject files, and scrapbooks documenting his career as an industrialist and politician.

  6. La Follette family papers, 1781-1988

    418,100 items. 1,468 containers plus 22 oversize. 594.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Family active in late nineteenth and early twentieth century national politics. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, legal files, office files, campaign files, legislative files, subject files, financial records, biographical research files, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and miscellany principally documenting the careers of Robert M. La Follette (1855-1925), governor of Wisconsin and United States representative and senator, and his son Robert M. La Follette (1895-1953), United States senator. Also includes papers of Belle Case La Follette, Fola La Follette, and Philip Fox La Follette.

  7. Nicholas Longworth papers, 1782-1931

    1,800 items. 4 containers plus 2 oversize. 2.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, congressman, and speaker of the United States House of Representatives. Correspondence, speeches, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and memorabilia consisting chiefly of speeches made during Longworth’s servce in the House of Representatives. Includes a series of letters to Theodore Roosevelt concerning the nomination of an African American to be surveyor of customs for the Port of Cincinnati; a group of letters by Longworth's grandfather, Nicholas Longworth (1782-1863); and an album of letters of speakers of the United States House of Representatives.

  8. Wilson-McAdoo families papers, 1860-1966

    1,093 items. 8 containers. 3 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, writings, speeches, statements, biographical material, financial papers, clippings, photographs, and other papers primarily of Eleanor Wilson McAdoo and Margaret Woodrow Wilson, documenting the activities of the McAdoo and Wilson families.

  9. George Sutherland papers, 1850-1944

    4,500 items. 11 containers. 4.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Lawyer, United States senator from Utah, and associate justice of the Supreme Court. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, biographical material, newspaper clippings, memoranda, legal briefs, and printed Supreme Court opinions by Sutherland.

  10. Alice Roosevelt Longworth papers, 1888-1942

    3,000 items. 8 containers plus 1 oversize. 3.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist. Family and general correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, newspaper clippings, and scrapbooks relating to Washington, D.C., social life, Longworth's world travels, her engagement and marriage to Nicholas Longworth, and her writings, especially her newspaper column and her reminiscences for Ladies' Home Journal.

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