38 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States. War Department.

  1. John McAllister Schofield papers, 1837-1906

    30,000 items ; 99 containers plus 1 oversize ; 38.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, diary, journals, military papers, memoranda, reports, despatches, financial records, court-martial papers, speeches and articles, a memoir, maps, memorabilia, and printed material pertaining chiefly to Schofield's military career.

  2. 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.

  3. Robert R. Hitt papers, 1830-1906

    2,200 items ; 40 containers ; 16 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U.S. representative from Illinois. Personal, political, diplomatic, and business correspondence and other papers, including shorthand notes and material relating to Abraham Lincoln, the Lincoln Douglas Debates, and Civil War courts-martial. Other topics include his congressional service and the annexation of Hawaii.

  4. Henry D. Flood papers, 1870-1921

    32,500 items ; 88 containers ; 36.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, state legislator, and U.S. representative from Virginia. Correspondence, legislative bills, resolutions, newspaper articles, and other papers relating chiefly to political affairs in Virginia and Flood’s legislative career.

  5. Leonard Porter Ayres papers, 1902-1946

    2,200 items ; 25 containers plus 2 oversize ; 10 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Statistician, economist, educator, and army officer. Family and general correspondence, journals, notes, reports, subject files, statistical tables and graphs, printed material, and clippings relating primarily to Ayres’s work during World War I as chief statistical officer for the War Department, his service to the Allied Powers Reparation Commission as economic adviser on the Dawes Commission,...

  6. Joseph Holt papers, 1797-1917

    20,000 items ; 118 containers and 3 oversize ; 26.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States Postmaster general, secretary of war, judge advocate general of the United States Army, and lawyer. Correspondence, diaries, financial papers, legal papers, newspaper clippings, speeches, photographs, and printed matter relating to Holt's duties as judge advocate general, especially his work on the military commission that tried the Lincoln assassination conspirators, the trial of...

  7. Daniel Scott Lamont papers, 1853-1928

    21,500 items ; 108 containers ; 30 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Financier, private secretary to President Grover Cleveland, and secretary of war. Correspondence, letterbooks, copies of telegrams, diaries, drafts of speeches and memoranda, financial papers, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and memorabilia relating principally to Lamont's role and interest in New York state Democratic politics and to his work as private secretary to President Grover Cleveland...

  8. Elihu Root papers, 1863-1937

    66,050 items ; 257 containers plus 9 oversize ; 87.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States secretary of state, secretary of war, United States senator from New York, and statesman. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, notes, reports, subject files, financial papers, calendar and appointment books, invitations, and printed materials relating to Root's career as a lawyer and statesman.

  9. 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...

  10. Edwin McMasters Stanton papers, 1818-1921

    7,650 items ; 46 containers plus 1 oversize ; 8.4 linear feet ; 14 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, United States attorney general, and United States secretary of war. Correspondence, letterbooks, reports, maps, printed material, and memorabilia relating chiefly to Stanton's role as secretary of war under Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson and to his role in the politics of Reconstruction. Other topics include the Civil War, the radical wing of the Republican Party, and Lincoln's...