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

  1. Washington Post Historical Collection, 1880-2015

    45,000 items ; 130 containers plus 8 oversize ; 55 linear feet ; 6,209 digital files (49.24 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    American daily newspaper published in Washington, D.C. A collection of clippings, photographs, editorials, research files, memoranda, correspondence, speeches, articles, reports, newsletters, scrapbooks, directories, video files, audio files, and newspapers documenting the broad history of the newspaper through the records and papers of multiple departments and staff members.

  2. Seymour Martin Lipset papers, 1824-2013

    45,000 items ; 126 containers ; 50.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Sociologist and political theorist. Correspondence, writings, speeches, subject file, teaching material, notes and notebooks, projects file, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers documenting Lipset's career as a sociologist and political theorist and his body of work.

  3. Henry Denker papers, 1929-2009

    20,000 items ; 164 containers plus 1 oversize ; 66 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Novelist, playwright, and screenplay writer. Correspondence; drafts; theater, radio, film and television project papers and proposals; legal files; playbills and printed ephemera; reviews; research files; and miscellaneous papers relating primarily to Denker's writing career.

  4. Eugene Meyer papers, 1864-1970

    78,500 items ; 267 containers plus 2 oversize ; 107.6 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Investment banker, financier, public official, and newspaperman. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, diaries, oral history interviews, speeches, writings, congressional testimony, press statements, financial papers, family papers, biographical material, printed material, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating to Meyer's life and career.

  5. Henry Barrett Learned papers, 1907-1931

    2,000 items ; 7 containers ; 2.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Historian and professor at Stanford University. Chiefly notes and related materials gathered by Learned for revision of his book The President’s Cabinet (1912) and an unpublished history of the vice presidency.

  6. Willie Person Mangum papers, 1771-1906

    5,000 items ; 34 containers ; 13.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Jurist and U.S. senator and representative from North Carolina. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, legal papers, genealogical material, financial papers, and printed matter concerning local, southern, and national politics, the Whig Party in the South, economic and social conditions in North Carolina, the Mangum plantation, and education of the Mangum children.

  7. Everett Spring papers, 1913-1932

    2,000 items ; 11 containers ; 5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U.S. Commerce Department employee. Chiefly drafts and copies of Spring's essays on United States history and government as well as various scientific and philosophical topics.

  8. Cass Gilbert papers, 1841-1961

    9,000 items ; 30 containers plus 1 oversize ; 13 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Architect. Correspondence, diaries, biographical material, financial papers, speeches, articles, poems, and memorabilia relating to Gilbert’s family and his work as an architect. Includes letters addressed to Thomas Jefferson by William Thornton and typescript of a letter to Jefferson from James R. Dermott.

  9. Untermeyer-Frost collection, 1913-1964

    500 items ; 12 containers ; 4.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Letters from Robert Frost to Untermeyer concerning poetry, Frost’s philosophy, and their views and interests, together with photographs, published writings, and other material by and about Frost, including galley proofs of The Letters of Robert Frost to Louis Untermeyer (1963).

  10. United States. President's Research Committee on Social Trends records, 1924-1936

    17,000 items ; 31 containers plus 6 oversize ; 13.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Statistics compiled from census returns of 1910, 1920, and 1930 for eighteen cities used in preparing three chapters of the final report of the committee; also drafts of some of the chapters with commentary prepared for the Library of Congress by authors of the chapters, scrapbooks relating to the committee and reaction to its final report, a serialized condensation of the report; and data from...