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

  1. Reid family papers, 1795-2003

    261,000 items. 932 containers plus 2 oversize. 372.8 linear feet. 239 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalists and newspaper publishers. Correspondence, financial records, office files, household and estate records, subject files, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellaneous papers related to newspaper publishing and public affairs.

  2. Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts, 1656-1995

    14,250 items. 57 containers plus 27 oversize. 26.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collector. A collection of Americana including historical letters and documents, family and personal papers, broadsides, financial and legal papers, illustrated and printed ephemera, government and legislative documents, military records, journals, and printed matter relating primarily to the expansion and development of the United States from the colonial period through the 1876 centennial.

  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.

    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.

  4. James Rudolph Garfield papers, 1879-1950

    70,000 items. 245 containers. 98 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Attorney and secretary of the interior. Diaries, correspondence, family papers, legal documents, and business and political records relating primarily to Garfield's business concerns and public service.

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  5. Josiah Bartlett family papers, 1710-1931

    10,000 items. 29 containers. 11.6 linear feet. 17 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Statesmen and physicians. Correspondence, diaries, diplomas, legal and financial records, notebooks, account books, speeches, genealogical material, printed matter, and newspaper clippings documenting the Bartlett family's professional and political activity in New England in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. Topics include New England's sentiment towards the War of 1812 as well as American political life before and during the Civil War and post Civil War business developments.

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  6. Jules Feiffer papers, 1919-1995

    15,000 items. 59 containers plus 3 oversize. 25 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Cartoonist, playwright, author, and illustrator. Family correspondence, appointment calendars, awards and citations, financial records, newspaper clippings of articles about Feiffer, general correspondence, art publication file, and writings relating primarily to Feiffer's novels and stage and screenplays.

  7. Thomas Jefferson papers, 1606-1943

    25,000 items. 225 containers plus 15 oversize. 90 linear feet. 65 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States president, vice president, and secretary of state; diplomat, architect, inventor, planter, and philosopher. Correspondence, official statements and addresses, including a rough draft of the Declaration of Independence, plantation and personal accounts, notebook, fee book, case book, garden book, farm book, calculations of interest, records of early Virginia laws and history and other writings on political, legal, educational, and scientific matters, newspaper clippings, and other papers.

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  8. Clara Barrus and John Burroughs papers, 1877-1981

    3,700 items. 11 containers. 4.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Physician, author, and editor (Clara Barrus). Naturalist and author (John Burroughs). Correspondence, estate papers, printed matter, scrapbooks, and writings pertaining to the works and travels of Clara Barrus and John Burroughs and the administration of their estates.

  9. Eliot Janeway and Elizabeth Janeway papers, 1941-1968

    45 items. 11 containers. 4.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Economist Eliot Janeway, and his wife, Elizabeth Janeway, author. Mainly drafts of novels by Elizabeth Janeway, including The Accident, Daisy Kenyon, and The Walsh Girls, and a draft of Eliot Janeway’s The Economics of Crisis: War, Politics, and the Dollar. The Addition contains a 1941 diary and correspondence (1941-1948) of Eliot Janeway relating to the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration and presidential politics for the 1944 and 1948 elections and the presidential prospects of William O. Douglas.

  10. Feamster family papers, 1794-1967

    3,000 items. 5 containers. 2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Members of the Feamster (Feemster) family. Diaries, notebooks, correspondence, financial and legal papers, writings, and miscellaneous material illustrating the activities of four interrelated families from 1794 to 1967 whose members were engaged in farming, the law, medicine, the military, politics, religion, and other pursuits in Virginia, West Virginia, Missouri, Arkansas, Texas, Kansas, Iowa, and Maryland. The collection also contains genealogical information about the Cary (Carey), Mathews (Mathews), Alderson, and Feamster families.