9 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States--Religion.

  1. People for the American Way and People for the American Way Foundation records, 1980-2009

    105,000 items ; 359 containers plus 1 oversize ; 143.4 linear feet ; 107 digital files (273 MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Progressive advocacy organization. Founded in 1981 by Norman Lear, Barbara Jordan, Theodore M. Hesburgh, and Andrew Heiskell as Citizens for Constitutional Concerns, Inc. Renamed People for the American Way in 1985 and People for the American Way Foundation in 1998. The records include administrative files, reports, correspondence, meeting materials, photographs, publications, press files,...

  2. Paul M. Weyrich scrapbooks, 1942-2009

    15,000 items ; 44 containers ; 17.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Political activist and commentator. Correspondence, speeches and writings, photographs, press passes, media scripts and programming guides, news clippings, political cartoons, news releases and newsletters, agenda, conference schedules, programs, minutes of meetings, advertisements, posters and flyers, brochures and booklets, as well as rail transit, family, school, and church records.

  3. Robert H. Bork papers, 1798-2012

    201,000 items ; 690 containers plus 1 classified and 1 oversize ; 279 linear feet ; 14,018 digital files (7.16 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, educator, and judge. Personal and official correspondence, lectures, legal briefs and opinions, legal case files, memoranda, speeches, writings, research notes, and other papers documenting Bork's career as a lawyer, legal scholar, professor of law, and federal appellate court judge. Also included is material relating to his unsuccessful nomination to the Supreme Court.

  4. 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...

  5. Florence Hamilton collection relating to Edwin Markham, 1857-1959

    11,000 items ; 22 containers plus 15 oversize ; 12 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Poet and lecturer. Correspondence, poetry, articles and speeches, biographical material, scrapbooks, photographs, memorabilia, printed matter and other papers pertaining mainly to the poet Edwin Markham.

  6. Joshua Coit correspondence, 1792-1798

    70 items ; 1 container ; .2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, state legislator, and United States representative. Letters from Coit to his wife Nancy, to his son Robert, and to Charles Bulkeley, all of New London, Connecticut. Most were written in Philadelphia while Coit served as a representative in the United States Congress from 1793 to 1798. Many of the letters are accompanied by typed transcripts.

  7. 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.

  8. Emanuel Celler papers, 1924-1973

    195,000 items ; 604 containers plus 8 oversize ; 224.8 linear feet ; 9 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer and U.S. representative from New York. Correspondence, notes, clippings, memoranda, speeches, financial records, printed material, and other papers relating chiefly to Celler's service as representative in Congress from New York and as chairman of the House Committee on the Judiciary.

  9. Henry Ward Beecher papers, 1836-1886

    5,400 items ; 18 containers ; 9 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Abolitionist, author, and Congregationalist clergyman. Primarily drafts of Beecher’s sermons and a small amount of correspondence, seminary notes, notes for speeches and lectures, other writings, and miscellaneous material.