87 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States--Social conditions.

  1. 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.

  2. Roy Wilkins papers, 1901-2001

    28,700 items. 78 containers. 31.3 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil rights leader and journalist. Correspondence, memoranda, diary, manuscripts of speeches, newspaper columns, and articles, subject files, reports, minutes, committee, board, and administrative material, printed material, and other papers relating primarily to Wilkins's career with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in various positions between 1931 and 1977, especially his service as executive director (1965-1977).

  3. Theodore Roosevelt papers, 1780-1962

    25,000 items. 77 containers. 33 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer, author, and public official. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, drafts of speeches and writings, subject files, newspaper clippings, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Roosevelt's service as United States assistant secretary of the navy (1921-1924) under Warren G. Harding and Secretary of the Navy Edwin Denby, as governor of Puerto Rico (1929-1932), and as governor general of the Philippines (1932-1933).

  4. 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.

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  5. Frederick Lewis Allen papers, 1890-1954

    10,500 items. 30 containers. 12 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Editor and author. Correspondence, articles, biographies, date books, diaries, radio scripts, histories, and speeches documenting Allen's career as editor of Harper's Magazine, director of the Foreign Policy Association, author of many popular works on American social history, and an overseer of Harvard University.

  6. Alexander Hamilton Stephens papers, 1784-1886

    27,000 items. 116 containers. 29 linear feet. 57 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, journalist, governor of Georgia, member of both houses of Congress, and vice president of the Confederate States of America. Correspondence, telegrams, memoranda, legal documents, clippings, and an autobiography and journal reflecting Stephens’s career in government and politics.

  7. Women in Community Service records, 1965-2006

    2,800 items. 8 containers plus 1 oversize. 3.2 linear feet. 58 digital files (115.75MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    National nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing the number of women and children in poverty by promoting economic independence. Correspondence, reports, remarks, photographs, and a training guide in both physical and digital formats. Materials in physical formats also include minutes, reports, publications, printed matter, and scrapbooks.

  8. Harper's magazine records, 1847-1983

    255,000 items. 701 containers. 290 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Editorial, production, and business records including correspondence, reports, drafts of articles, and galleys for monthly issues of Harper's Magazine, a compendium of social commentary, news, history, criticism, poetry and fiction.

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    Some or all content stored offsite.

  9. Albert J. Beveridge papers, 1788-1943

    98,000 items. 390 containers plus 28 oversize. 167.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States senator from Indiana, lawyer, historian, and biographer. Correspondence, diary notes, addresses, drafts of writings, research material, records of interviews, printed matter, photographs, and miscellaneous material documenting Beveridge's career from his early law practice in Indiana to his career in the Senate, espousal of the Progressive Party, experience as a war correspondent in Europe, and his later work as historian and biographer. Includes source material used in writing biographies of Abraham Lincoln and John Marshall.

  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 a survey of rural communities used in preparing the report.