17 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States. Department of Defense.

  1. Robert Porter Patterson papers, 1909-1956

    45,000 items ; 211 containers plus 1 classified ; 38 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, jurist, and U. S. secretary of war. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, and speeches reflecting Patterson's career as a jurist and service as assistant secretary, under secretary, and secretary of the War Department.

  2. James R. Schlesinger papers, 1863-1980

    27,000 items ; 68 containers plus 32 classified, 2 oversize, and 1 artifact ; 39.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Economist, U.S. secretary of defense, and U.S. secretary of energy. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, notebooks, subject files, appointment books, telephone logs, photographs, printed matter, and other papers chiefly concerning Schlesinger's service as secretary of defense and secretary of energy.

  3. Bernard A. Schriever papers, 1931-2005

    87,000 items ; 233 containers plus 14 classied and 3 oversize ; 100 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U.S. Air Force officer, aerospace consultant, and aviator. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches, writings, subject files, and other papers relating to Schriever's career as a U.S. Air Force officer responsible for the research and development of the intercontinental ballistic missile and early military space programs and his post-military career as a corporate and government consultant.

  4. Caspar W. Weinberger papers, 1910-2005

    473,500 items ; 840 containers plus 363 classified and 2 oversize ; 494 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States secretary of defense, United States secretary of health, education, and welfare, California state legislator, lawyer, journalist, and business executive. Correspondence, legal and subject files, appointment books and daily schedules, diary notes and other jottings, family papers, financial material, interview transcripts, television scripts, newspaper columns, book and speech...

  5. Donald Rumsfeld papers, 1888-2008

    345,000 items ; 947 containers plus 50 classified and 1 oversize ; 398 linear feet ; 35 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Secretary of defense, United States representative from Illinois, White House official, ambassador, and business executive. Correspondence, memoranda, cables, reports, notes, briefing books, minutes, agenda, appointment and scheduling files, confirmation hearings, legislative files, polls, campaign files, constituent casework and issue mail, service academy appointment files, press releases,...

  6. William Howard Taft papers, 1958-1989

    29,750 items ; 85 containers ; 34 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer and government official; known as William Howard Taft IV. Personal and family correspondence, official correspondence, memoranda, speeches and writings, and daily records chiefly documenting Taft's government service in the Richard M. Nixon, Gerald R. Ford, and Ronald Reagan presidential administrations.

  7. Jeanne S. Mintz papers, 1928-1993

    23,400 items ; 68 containers plus 2 oversize ; 26.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Asian affairs analyst and official at the United States Department of Defense. Correspondence, professional subject file, speeches and writings, printed material, and other papers documenting Mintz's career as an expert on Indonesia and Southeast Asia, including service with the Defense Department and as an analyst and press officer with the Indonesian delegation to the United Nations.

  8. Edward Lindley Bowles papers, 1869-1990

    32,200 items ; 92 containers plus 1 classified ; 36.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Inventor, engineer and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, manuscripts, speeches, transcripts of recorded recollections, reports, minutes, subject files, notes, legal documents, printed material, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Bowles's career as an engineer and consultant in private industry and in government, his association with research universities, and work...

  9. Jack S. Kilby papers, 1878-2003

    34,500 items ; 106 containers plus 20 oversize ; 45.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Engineer and inventor. Correspondence, memoranda, patents and related material, drawings, blueprints, transparencies, photographs, subject files, speeches, writings, newspaper clippings, and printed matter relating primarily to Kilby's inventions and projects while an engineer and later a consultant for Texas Instruments. The papers also document Kilby's work as a consultant and adviser to...

  10. Neil Sheehan papers, 1920-1993

    110,000 items ; 239 containers plus 8 classified and 1 oversize ; 129 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author and journalist.Correspondence, drafts of writings, notes, research material, interview transcripts, and other papers relating to Sheehan's writings concerning the Vietnam War, especially his books, A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam (1988) and After the War Was Over: Hanoi and Saigon (1992), and to publication of the Pentagon Papers.