16 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Virginia--Politics and government.

  1. William Dawson family papers, 1728-1775

    200 items ; 2 containers ; .4 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Anglican clergyman, college president, and public official of Virginia. Correspondence, financial and administrative records, certificates, commissions, ecclesiastical papers, sermons, addresses, poetry, and other material concerning the ecclesiastical affairs of the Anglican Church in Virginia, administrative matters of the College of William and Mary, and professional and social affairs of...

  2. Shelby family papers, 1738-1916

    2,315 items ; 9 containers ; 2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, memoranda, legal and financial papers, military records, genealogical data, and memorabilia relating mainly to Evan Shelby, soldier and frontiersman, and to his son, Isaac Shelby, soldier and political leader, providing a record of frontier life and political and economic developments in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Kentucky.

  3. John Clement Fitzpatrick papers, 1927-1941

    14,000 items ; 23 containers plus 9 oversize ; 9.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Archivist, librarian, historian, and editor. Chiefly correspondence relating to The Writings of George Washington edited by Fitzpatrick, together with card files indexing the work, drafts of speeches and of a study of Virginia colonial governors, and other papers and reference files.

  4. William Short papers, 1778-1853

    20,000 items ; 64 containers plus 5 oversize ; 26 linear feet ; 32 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Secretary to President Thomas Jefferson, diplomat, and landowner. Diplomatic, financial, and personal correspondence, financial and business papers, memorabilia, and other papers relating to Short's activities as secretary to Jefferson, his diplomatic missions, and business interests.

  5. James Monroe papers, 1758-1839

    5,200 items ; 50 containers plus 1 oversize ; 16 linear feet ; 13 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States president, secretary of state, secretary of war, and diplomat; delegate to the Continental Congress from and governor of Virginia. Correspondence relating primarily to negotiations for the Louisiana Purchase, the Monroe-Pinkney treaty with Great Britain, the War of 1812, the purchase of Florida, South American independence, and Virginia politics and a diary, an account book of...

  6. Jubal Anderson Early papers, 1829-1930

    5,000 items ; 16 containers plus 2 oversize ; 9 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States and Confederate Army officer, lawyer, and state legislator of Virginia. Correspondence, diaries, military papers, speeches and articles, clippings, a scrapbook, printed matter, and maps dated largely after the Civil War.

  7. Declaration of Independence collection, 1776-1942

    60 items ; 1 containers plus 11 oversize ; .4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Miscellaneous copies of documents, mostly photostats, relating to the creation of the Declaration of Independence and its Virginia antecedents.

  8. William C. Rives papers, 1674-1939

    50,400 items ; 172 containers ; 68 linear feet ; 7 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U.S. senator and representative from Virginia. Correspondence, journals, diaries, draft of Rives's incomplete "Life and Time of James Madison," and drafts of speeches, novels, and an unpublished autobiography by Rives. Includes papers of Thomas Walker (1715-1794), U.S. Army officer, guardian of Thomas Jefferson, physician, and explorer; and of Walker's son, Francis (1764-1806), U.S....

  9. 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.

  10. Douglas Southall Freeman papers, 1900-1979

    70,000 items ; 242 containers plus 2 oversize ; 96 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Biographer, editor, educator, and lecturer. Correspondence, diaries, manuscripts and proofs of books and other works, articles, speeches, notebooks, source materials largely relating to the American Revolution and Civil War, bibliographical material, clippings, printed material, memorabilia, maps, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Freeman's biographical and historical research...