62 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States--Politics and government--1945-.

  1. Clinton Presba Anderson papers, 1938-1973

    250,000 items ; 1,112 containers ; 444.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U.S. senator and representative from New Mexico and secretary of agriculture. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, hearing transcripts, reports, and other papers pertaining to Anderson's service in Congress.

  2. Henry Prather Fletcher papers, 1898-1958

    6,600 items ; 29 containers ; 10.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Diplomat. Correspondence, diary, letterbook, speeches and articles, scrapbook, clippings, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers documenting Fletcher's career from his enlistment in the Rough Riders during the Spanish-American War through his service as a special adviser to the secretary of state on post-World War II problems and plans.

  3. Halsey McGovern papers, 1945-1983

    75 items ; 5 containers ; 2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Freight rate specialist and political commentator. Chiefly scrapbooks containing correspondence, church bulletins, greeting cards, magazine articles, mailing lists, newsletters, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, poetry, prayer cards, press releases, invitations, telegrams, and photographs pertaining to McGovern's political views and the civil rights movement. Also included are newsletters and a...

  4. W. Averell Harriman papers, 1869-2001

    346,760 items ; 1,041 containers plus 11 classified and 75 oversize ; 529.9 linear feet ; 54 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Diplomat, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and politician. Correspondence, memoranda, family papers, business records, diplomatic accounts, speeches, statements and writings, photographs, and other papers documenting Harriman's career in business, finance, politics, and public service, particularly during the Franklin Roosevelt, Truman, Kennedy, Johnson, and Carter presidential administrations.

  5. Jim Bouton papers, 1939-2019

    37,000 items ; 104 containers plus 38 oversize ; 46 linear feet ; 5,098 digital files (73.36 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Athlete, writer, sportscaster, and businessman. Correspondence, writings, scrapbooks, photographs, clippings, memorabilia, biographical materials, videos, and other paper and digital files relating primarily to Bouton’s book Ball Four and his career as a pitcher in Major League Baseball.

  6. Citizens Party (U.S.) records, 1976-1993

    2,800 items ; 8 containers ; 3.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Political party composed of environmentalist and liberal groups. Correspondence, meeting notes, local chapter records, financial records, membership directories, newsletters, newspaper clippings, and printed matter pertaining to the organization of the Citizens Party, the formation of its platform, and its early campaign efforts.

  7. Helen Thomas papers, 1929-2013

    19,600 items ; 57 containers plus 2 oversize ; 22.5 linear feet ; 260 digital files (47.97 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist. Articles, notes, photographs, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and speeches relating to Thomas's work in the White House press corps between 1961 and 2012.

  8. William Hoppen papers, 1831-1998

    150,000 items ; 431 containers plus 6 oversize ; 182 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer and environmental activist. Correspondence, memoranda, a collection inventory, litigation files, legal research, legislative bills, meeting agenda and minutes, reports, proposals, hearing transcripts, organizational mailings, newsletters, fact sheets, handbooks, flyers, brochures, pamphlets, press releases, posters, lists, notes, petitions, speeches, statements, financial records, maps,...

  9. Roger W. Wilkins papers, 1861-2012

    18,000 items ; 25 containers plus 1 classified ; 10 linear feet ; 69 digital files (4.5 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil rights activist, professor of history, journalist, and United States assistant attorney general in President Lyndon B. Johnson's adminstration. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, notebooks, teaching material, family papers, newspaper clippings, printed matter, photographs, digital files, and other papers relating to Wilkins's career and civil rights and social activism.

  10. Nancy Pelosi papers, 1930-2012

    260,000 items ; 724 containers plus 2 classified and 6 oversize ; 295 linear feet ; 11,588 digital files (66.37 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Speaker of the House of Representatives, House Minority Leader, and Democratic congresswoman from San Francisco, California, and the Bay area. Correspondence, legislative material, speeches, calendars, photographs, press and communications material, staff files, fundraising files, and administrative material relating primarily to Pelosi's work in the United States House of Representatives and...