7 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States--Social conditions--1865-1918.

  1. Eugene Gano Hay papers, 1770-1933

    13,000 items ; 71 containers ; 16 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer. Correspondence, diaries, financial papers, speeches, writings, and printed materials documenting Hay's career as a prosecuting attorney in Indiana, temporary secretary to Benjamin Harrison, U.S. district attorney in Minnesota, U.S. general appraiser, and Republican Party member.

  2. Samuel W. Dike papers, 1870-1913

    9,800 items ; 28 containers ; 12 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Congregational minister and social reformer. Correspondence, speeches, articles, book drafts, an unfinished autobiography, lecture notes, family papers, reports, newspaper clippings, and printed matter relating chiefly to Dike's correspondence with members of the National Divorce Reform League (later known as the National League for the Protection of the Family) and others pertaining mainly to...

  3. Alexander Jeffrey McKelway papers, 1814-1942

    5,600 items ; 9 containers ; 3.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Clergyman, reformer, and Southern secretary of the National Child Labor Committee. Correspondence, telegrams, speeches, articles, notes and drafts of a biography of St. Clair McKelway, longtime editor of the Brooklyn Eagle and uncle of Alexander, family papers, financial material, printed matter, a scrapbook, and other papers relating mainly to child labor legislation and to the McKelway family.

  4. Carl Schurz papers, 1842-1983

    24,500 items ; 229 containers plus 1 oversize ; 57.8 linear feet ; 126 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States cabinet officer, diplomat, and senator from Missouri, Union Army officer, journalist, and reformer. Correspondence, speeches, articles, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and scrapbooks pertaining to Liberal Republicanism, tariff reduction, civil service reform, anti-imperialism, election campaigns, and the administration of Rutherford Birchard Hayes in which Schurz served as...

  5. William H. Taft papers, 1784-1973

    676,000 items. 1,563 containers plus 10 oversize. 902.7 linear feet. 658 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    President of the United States and chief justice of the Supreme Court. Correspondence including letterpress books, speeches and addresses, presidental and judicial files, legal files and notebooks, family papers and letters, business and estate papers, engagement calendars, guest lists, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, memorabilia, and photographs documenting Taft's career.

  6. Richard Olney papers, 1830-1928

    28,000 items ; 159 containers plus 1 oversize ; 33 linear feet ; 62 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, attorney general, and secretary of state. Correspondence, letterbooks, drafts of speeches and articles, subject files, memoranda, reports, legal records, newspaper clippings, and printed material relating primarily to Olney's activities as attorney general and secretary of state, and to his Boston, Massachusetts, law practice.

  7. Booker T. Washington papers, 1853-1946

    375,550 items ; 1062 containers plus 8 oversize ; 429.3 linear feet ; 762 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    African-American leader, educator, and author. Correspondence, memoranda, book drafts and notes, articles, speeches, reports, minutes, financial papers, scrapbooks, and other papers relating chiefly to the early history and administration of Tuskegee Institute, Tuskegee, Ala., founded by Booker T. Washington in 1881, as well as to the National Negro Business League which he organized in 1900,...