7 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States. Constitutional Convention (1787).

  1. William Paterson papers, 1760-1806

    125 items ; 1 container ; 4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Jurist, member of the Constitutional Convention of 1787, and U.S. senator from and governor of New Jersey. Correspondence, legal and business records, essays, and notes of debates and resolutions from the U.S. Constitutional Convention of 1787.

  2. United States Constitution collection, 1773-1944

    50 items ; 1 container plus 2 oversize ; .3 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Reports, notes, journals, letters, memoranda, and printed items documenting the drafting of the United States Constitution, the Constitutional Convention, and proposals relating to the Bill of Rights and subsequent amendments to the Constitution.

  3. Catherine Drinker Bowen papers, 1793-1980

    39,000 items ; 84 containers plus 1 oversize ; 34 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author and biographer. Family and general correspondence; research notes; drafts of writings, speeches, and articles; publication production materials; clippings; scrapbooks; and printed matter relating primarily to Bowen's writings, especially her biographies of John Adams, Francis Bacon, Sir Edward Coke, Benjamin Franklin, and Oliver Wendell Holmes, and her study of the Constitutional...

  4. John Leeds Bozman family papers, 1688-1883

    800 items ; 6 containers ; 2.0 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Historian and lawyer of Maryland. Correspondence and other material pertaining to John Leeds Bozman, John Leeds Kerr, John Bozman Kerr, J. S. Bozman, William Vans Murray, Daniel Carroll (1730-1796), and others.

  5. James Madison papers, 1723-1859

    12,000 items ; 71 containers plus 3 oversize ; 33 linear feet ; 28 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States president and secretary of state, delegate to the United States Continental Congress, and United States representative from Virginia. Correspondence, memoranda, autobiography, notes of debates in the Continental Congress (1776) and the Federal Convention (1787), and related material.

  6. James McHenry papers, 1775-1862

    3,600 items ; 15 containers plus 1 oversize ; 4.6 linear feet ; 6 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States secretary of war, member of the Continental Congress from Maryland, Continental Army officer, and physician. Correspondence, financial records, diary, and other papers relating to McHenry's service as United States secretary of war in the administrations of George Washington and John Adams; and as a Continental Army officer, particularly as secretary to George Washington and on the...

  7. Alexander Hamilton papers, 1708-1917

    12,000 items ; 44 containers plus 3 oversize ; 22.4 linear feet ; 34 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Delegate from New York to the United States Continental Congress, United States secretary of the treasury, United States army officer, statesman, and lawyer. Correspondence, speeches and writings, legal and financial papers, printed matter, and other papers relating to Hamilton's personal life and public career, especially his service as an aide to George Washington during the Revolutionary War,...