7 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States--Social life and customs--19th century.

  1. Thomas Ewing family papers, 1757-1941

    94,000 items. 303 containers plus 11 oversize. 123.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, legal files, military records, speeches and writings, reports, notes, autographs, scrapbooks, biographical material, commonplace books, financial records, genealogies, photographs, printed matter, and maps pertaining to members of the Ewing family including Thomas Ewing (1789-1871), senator from Ohio and cabinet member; Thomas Ewing (1829-1896), Union general during the Civil War and congressman from Ohio; Ellen Ewing Sherman and her husband, William T. Sherman, Civil War general; and Thomas Ewing (1862-1942), lawyer, writer, and patent commissioner.

  2. Low-Mills family papers, 1767-1971

    9,000 items. 39 containers plus 1 oversize. 14.6 linear feet. 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Prominent family engaged in China trade. Correspondence, diaries, journals, writings and genealogical material documenting the Low, Mills, Hillard, and Loines families from the early years of the nineteenth century until the middle of the twentieth. Of special interest are papers concerning the family's activities in the China trade and the journal of Harriet Low Hillard documenting her stay in Macau, 1829-1834.

  3. Theodore Roosevelt papers, 1759-1993

    276,000 items. 952 containers plus 9 oversize. 282 linear feet. 485 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    President and vice president of the United States, United States civil service commissioner, governor of New York, author, and conservationist. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, articles, executive orders, family papers, press releases and proclamations, scrapbooks, and other material relating to the political, social, and cultural history of Roosevelt's life and presidency.

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  4. Charles Ewing family papers, 1769-1951

    9,000 items. 30 containers plus 1 oversize. 12.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer and army officer. Correspondence, diaries, biographical material, genealogical notebooks, legal and business papers, scrapbooks, photographs, memorabilia, and other papers relating to the family of Charles Ewing during and after the Civil War.

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  5. Peter Force papers and collection, 1492-1977

    150,000 items. 770 containers plus 14 oversize. 300 linear feet. 168 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Antiquarian, historian, and mayor of Washington, D.C. Chiefly Force's personal papers and papers he collected for his nine-volume American Archives. Force's personal papers document his career as a Washington printer, newspaper editor, compiler, and collector. The collection records political, military, scientific, and social aspects of eighteenth and nineteenth century America.

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  6. Ham, Connelly, Parks, and Snodgrass families papers, 1870-2018

    350 items. 1 container. 0.4 linear feet. 1 digital file (115.11 MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The related members of the Ham, Connelly, Parks, and Snodgrass families. Family correspondence, printed matter, and photographs documenting everyday American life in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

  7. Alex. Brown & Sons records, 1796-1908

    circa 80,000 items. 266 containers. 51 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lettercopy and letterpress books (1802-1880), daybooks (1800-1867), cashbooks (1829-1876), ledgers (1796-1878), and other business records of the firm founded by Alexander Brown in Baltimore, Md., circa 1800 which grew from a mercantile business into an international banking house.