37 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) West (U.S.).

  1. Moreton Frewen papers, 1823-1934

    16,500 items ; 47 containers ; 18.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Anglo-Irish reformer, economist, author, and inventor. Correspondence and other material documenting Frewen's activities in business ventures or government service in England, the American West, Hyderabad, Kenya, Ireland, Mexico, China, Canada, and Australia.

  2. James McHenry papers, 1775-1862

    3,600 items ; 15 containers plus 1 oversize ; 4.6 linear feet ; 6 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States secretary of war, member of the Continental Congress from Maryland, Continental Army officer, and physician. Correspondence, financial records, diary, and other papers relating to McHenry's service as United States secretary of war in the administrations of George Washington and John Adams; and as a Continental Army officer, particularly as secretary to George Washington and on the...

  3. Miles-Cameron families correspondence, 1661-1956

    1,000 items. 9 containers. 3.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer. Correspondence addressed to Elizabeth Cameron, J. D. Cameron, Nelson Appleton Miles, and Sherman Miles

  4. Clarence Edward Mulford papers, 1921-1936

    16,000 items ; 24 containers ; 8 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author. Drafts of writings and related card files focused on the American West and Hopalong Cassidy, the fictional cowboy created by Mulford.

  5. Columbus Delano family papers, 1845-1889

    1,500 items ; 3 containers ; 1.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Family members include Columbus Delano, U.S. secretary of the interior and representative from Ohio, and his son, John Sherman Delano, businessman. Correspondence, financial records, photograph album, and miscellany relating to Ohio and national politics and patronage, the Republican Party, western lands, railroad expansion, and personal and financial matters.

  6. C. Hart Merriam papers, 1864-1938

    5,000 items ; 71 containers plus 1 oversize ; 28.5 linear feet ; 10 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naturalist, zoologist, and ethnologist. Correspondence, writings, journals, bibliographies, maps, and other papers. Includes journals of scientific expeditions and compilations of Indian vocabularies, with accompanying large-scale maps showing the distribution of all known Indian tribes in California and Nevada, as well as notes relating to the Adirondack Mountains and files pertaining to other...

  7. Henry Mason Morfit papers, 1819-1858

    4,000 items ; 13 containers ; 5.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer. Correspondence and financial and business papers relating to Morfit's Washington, D.C., practice as a claims lawyer and as a political figure in the administrations of Andrew Jackson.

  8. Western range cattle and other industries study papers, 1823-1947

    75 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Reproduces business records and personal papers including incorporation agreements, stockholder lists, journals, correspondence, maps, photographs, and printed matter relating to the cattle industry in Colorado, Kansas, Texas, and other areas. Also contains material concerning mining, including articles of agreement, stockholder lists, and summaries of capital and shares.

  9. 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.

  10. F.W. Lander and J.M. Lander papers, 1836-1894

    1,250 items ; 12 containers ; 3.2 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Engineer, explorer, and army officer (F. W Lander). Actress (J. M. Lander). Correspondence, writings, military dispatches and telegrams, notes, maps, reports, scrapbooks, printed material, and other papers relating to F. W. Lander’s explorations in the West, advocacy of a western railroad system, political activities in California, and service during the Civil War. Also correspondence,...