46 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Washington (D.C.)--History.

  1. Whelpley family papers, 1837-1929

    200 items ; 2 containers ; 1.1 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, photographs, genealogical material, printed matter, and other papers of the Whelpley family of Washington, D.C., documenting their family life and activities, notably the life and career of James Winne Whelpley and the life of Louisa Russell Whelpley.

  2. Washington Post Historical Collection, 1880-2015

    45,000 items ; 130 containers plus 8 oversize ; 55 linear feet ; 6,209 digital files (49.24 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    American daily newspaper published in Washington, D.C. A collection of clippings, photographs, editorials, research files, memoranda, correspondence, speeches, articles, reports, newsletters, scrapbooks, directories, video files, audio files, and newspapers documenting the broad history of the newspaper through the records and papers of multiple departments and staff members.

  3. Benjamin Henry Latrobe papers, 1803-1817

    400 items ; 3 containers ; .6 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Architect and engineer. Principally letters from Latrobe to John Lenthall, clerk of the works of the U.S. Capitol, concerning the construction of the Capitol building in Washington, D.C.

  4. Cuno Hugo Rudolph scrapbooks, 1910-1929

    2,000 items ; 4 containers ; 1.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    President, Board of Commissioners, Washington, D.C. Scrapbooks containing correspondence, speeches, testimonials, photographs, clippings, and memorabilia relating to social and civic affairs in Washington, D.C.

  5. William Henry Richards papers, 1856-1946

    1,000 items ; 4 containers plus 2 oversize ; 1.7 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, educator, and librarian. Correspondence, legal files, financial files, printed matter, and clippings relating to Richards's career as a lawyer and professor and law librarian at Howard University, Washington, D.C.

  6. 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.

  7. Edward Shaw papers, 1847-1867

    980 items ; 9 containers ; 3.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States Patent Office clerk. Chiefly letters from Shaw's family, friends, and acquaintances documenting daily life of women in antebellum New England, Shaw's financial investments, and letters relating to Shaw's work as a patent clerk.

  8. Constance McLaughlin Green papers, 1920-1969

    22,000 items ; 17 containers plus 1 oversize ; 6.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Historian and author. Correspondence, drafts, galleys, and page proofs of writings, notes, printed and near-print material, clippings, speeches, and other papers relating primarily to Green's research on the history of Washington, D.C., and the publication of her two-volume Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Washington (1962-1963).

  9. William Tappan autograph collection, 1640-1939

    400 items ; 2 containers plus 1 oversize ; 1 linear foot. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Autograph collector. Correspondence, miscellaneous documents, prints, poetry, rare printed matter, photographs, and some letters to Tappan, chiefly autographic in nature.

  10. Joseph Meredith Toner collection of manuscripts, 1741-1896

    237,000 items ; 587 containers plus 2 oversize ; 225.6 linear feet ; 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Physician, author and collector. Correspondence, diary, notes, lists, bibliographical material, printed matter, and other papers reflecting primarily the personal and professional life of Toner, the history and practice of medicine in the United States, and the life and times of George Washington.