7 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Washington (D.C.)--Social life and customs--19th century.

  1. Margaret Bayard Smith papers, 1789-1874

    3,600 items ; 5 containers plus 11 oversize ; 8.4 linear feet ; 8 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Social leader, author, and prominent Washingtonian. Family and general correspondence, diaries, journals, and commonplace books consisting mainly of family correspondence between Smith and her sisters, Jane Bayard Kirkpatrick and Maria Bayard Boyd, and her husband, journalist and banker, Samuel Harrison Smith (1772-1845).

  2. Ward family papers, 1831-1904

    2,600 items ; 11 containers ; 3.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Family from Richmond County, Virginia. Correspondence, broadsides, songs, financial records, printed matter, and other papers of William Norvell Ward, Episcopal clergyman and Confederate soldier, and members of his family including material relating to the Civil War, Reconstruction, and social life and customs in Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Maryland, and northern Virginia.

  3. Pierce-Aiken family papers, 1797-1903

    575 items ; 4 containers ; 1.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Four generations of the family of Jane M. Pierce (born Jane Means Appleton), wife of United States president Franklin Pierce. Genealogical material, photographs, and correspondence among members of the Pierce, Aiken, Appleton, Mason, and Means faimilies, including letters from Franklin Pierce and Jane M. Pierce relating to politics, antebellum New England, War of 1812, and social life in...

  4. Key-Cutts-Turner family papers, 1808-1975

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

    Summary:

    Correspondence, genealogical and biographical material, a commonplace book, poetry, writings, and printed matter relating to the Key-Cutts-Turner families of North Carolina and Washington, D.C. Chiefly family correspondence of Ann Arnold Key Turner with various relatives including her father, Francis Scott Key, written from Woodley plantation, Warrenton, North Carolina. Also includes letters of...

  5. Henry L. Abbot family papers, 1770-2001

    2,000 items ; 9 containers plus 3 artifact containers and 1 oversize ; 5.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, memoirs, diaries, writings, photographs, legal and financial records, genealogical material, military records, printed matter, and mementos primarily documenting the professional and family activities of Henry L. Abbot and his family during the Civil War.

  6. Job Pierson family papers, 1755-1908

    600 items ; 5 containers plus 1 oversize ; 1.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Chiefly letters (1831-1835) written by Job Pierson (1791-1860) to his wife, Clarissa Bulkeley Pierson, while serving in Congress describing life in Washington, D.C., during the administration of Andrew Jackson; journal and typewritten transcripts of diary entries of Job Pierson (1824-1896) relating to his studies at Williams College, his religious conversion, family life, and his career as a...

  7. James Wadsworth family papers, 1730-1959

    7,000 items ; 39 containers plus 12 oversize ; 22 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, diaries, financial papers, scrapbooks, clippings, photographs, and other papers of the family of James Wadsworth (1768-1844) and his brother, William Wadsworth (1761-1833), who settled in Geneseo, N.Y., in 1790 and endowed schools and libraries there.