22 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Welles, Gideon, 1802-1878.

  1. Frank L. Stickney papers, 1850-1938

    325 items. 6 containers plus 1 oversize. 2.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil servant with the Department of Navy. Correspondence and other material relating to the family of Frank L. Stickney, including letters to his father, Francis H. Stickney, while a warrant clerk in the United States Navy during the Civil War.

  2. Carl Brent Swisher collection of research materials relating to Roger B. Taney, 1836-1962

    12,250 items. 34 containers plus 1 oversize. 15 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Historian. Chiefly reproductions of correspondence, reports, records, and newspapers gathered by Swisher for a history of Roger Brooke Taney's tenure as chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.

  3. Rodgers family papers, 1788-1944

    15,500 items. 60 containers plus 1 oversize. 20 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Rodgers (Rogers) family. Correspondence, journals, drafts of writings and speeches, transcripts of radio broadcasts, book reviews, notes and notebooks, biographical material, and other papers relating chiefly to the naval careers of John Rodgers (1773-1838), John Rodgers (1812-1882), William Ledyard Rodgers (1860-1944), John Augustus Rodgers (1848-1933), and John Rodgers (1881-1926). Includes correspondence of the Hodge family, Matthew Calbraith Perry, Oliver Hazard Perry (1785-1819), and other relatives of the Rodgers family.

  4. Gideon Welles papers, 1777-1911

    15,070 items. 45 containers plus 1 oversize. 18.2 linear feet. 36 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Secretary of the navy and newspaper editor. Correspondence, diaries, writings, naval records, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Welles's work as editor of the Hartford Times; his activities as a member of the Democratic Party and, later, the Republican Party in state and national politics; the role of the navy in the Civil War; and the presidential administrations of Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson.

  5. Edmund Burke papers, 1821-1881

    400 items. 5 containers. 1.0 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, newspaper editor, and U.S. representative. Correspondence, drafts of newspaper editorials, speeches, committee reports, resolutions, commissions, pamphlets, and newspaper clippings pertaining to Burke's career as a newspaper editor in New Hampshire and as a congressman.

  6. Robert Wilson Shufeldt papers, 1836-1910

    15,000 items. 37 containers. 15 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer, explorer, and diplomat. Correspondence, journals, diaries, notebooks, logbooks, subject files, newspaper clippings, and printed matter relating to Shufeldt’s career in the navy and as an explorer and diplomat.

  7. Samuel Phillips Lee papers, 1860-1869

    19,000 items. 65 containers. 26 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Correspondence, logbook abstracts, reports, lists, memoranda, requisition orders, and printed material relating to the naval activities of the Union forces in the Civil War and pertaining chiefly to Lee's service commanding the North Atlantic Blockading Squadron and the Mississippi Squadron.

  8. Ninian Pinkney papers, 1822-1913

    900 items. 3 containers. 1.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval surgeon. Correspondence, speeches, articles, and notes relating mainly to Pinkney's surgical cases in Peru, his observations on the Mexican War and Civil War, his plan to reorganize the Army Medical Corps, and his interest in politics.

  9. John William Draper family papers, 1777-1951

    16,100 items. 45 containers plus 2 oversize. 18.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Scientist and historian. Correspondence, family papers, subject files, manuscript and printed copies of speeches, articles, and books, financial papers, and miscellany relating to Draper's scientific work and as a historian and including the papers of his son, Daniel Draper (1841-1931), and other family members.

  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 assassination.