12 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Wister, Owen, 1860-1938.

  1. Elizabeth Burt papers, 1797-1917

    60 items. 1 container plus 1 oversize. .4 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Typescript of Burt's autobiographical account as an army wife in the West in the latter half of the nineteenth century and letters to her daughter discussing family life and the routines of military post life. Also includes correspondence and other papers of Burt family members.

  2. Anson Burlingame and Edward L. Burlingame family papers, 1810-1922

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

    Summary:

    Anson Burlingame, state legislator and United States representative from Massachusetts and minister to China. Edward L. Burlingame, editor. Correspondence and other papers of Anson Burlingame and Edward L. Burlingame, father and son, and of Anson’s wife, Jane Cornelia Livermore Burlingame.

  3. Owen Wister papers, 1829-1966

    26,130 items. 103 containers. 41 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author and writer of western novels. Correspondence, diaries and journals, family papers, drafts of articles, poems, novels, short stories, speeches, and other writings and papers; includes partial ms. and dramatizations of Wister's The Virginian and his libretto for "Villon; a Romantic Opera in Four Acts." Family correspondents include Fanny Kemble (Wister's grandmother), Sarah Butler Wister (his mother), Mary Channing Wister (his wife), and his cousins, S. Weir Mitchell and Langdon Elwyn Mitchell.

  4. Daniel Carter Beard papers, 1798-1941

    72,000 items. 261 containers plus 2 oversize. 105 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Artist, author, editor, and cofounder of the Boy Scouts of America. Correspondence, diaries, family papers, speeches, articles, collected source material for writings and speeches, school composition books, address books, sketch books, illustrations, photographs, memorabilia, and printed matter relating chiefly to Beard's activities at the Culver Military Academy, Dan Beard Outdoor School, and with the Boy Scouts of America.

  5. Henry S. Pritchett papers, 1876-1967

    3,700 items. 18 containers plus 1 oversize. 7.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Astronomer, superintendent of the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, and president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Correspondence, travel diaries and autobiographical fragments, drafts and reprints of writings, speeches, essays, reports, Pritchett's book entitled What is Religion? (1906), and other papers relating to Pritchett's career in science and education.

  6. Brand Whitlock papers, 1890-1934

    40,000 items. 168 containers plus 3 oversize. 65.4 linear feet. 29 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, lawyer, diplomat, and mayor of Toledo, Ohio. Correspondence, journals, diaries, speeches and writings, biographical material, scrapbooks, photographs, printed material, clippings, financial records, and memorabilia relating to Whitlock's career as a writer, diplomat, and politician, and his interest in municipal administration.

  7. Benjamin Holt Ticknor papers, 1595-1935

    3,000 items. 25 containers plus 1 oversize. 5.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Editor and publisher. Chiefly correspondence of American and British authors whose works were published by the Boston firms of Ticknor and Company and James R. Osgood and Company, with most of the letters addressed to Ticknor or to his daughter, Caroline Ticknor.

  8. Theodore Roosevelt papers, 1759-1993

    276,000 items. 952 containers plus 9 oversize. 282 linear feet. 485 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    President and vice president of the United States, United States civil service commissioner, governor of New York, author, and conservationist. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, articles, executive orders, family papers, press releases and proclamations, scrapbooks, and other material relating to the political, social, and cultural history of Roosevelt's life and presidency.

  9. George Biddle papers, 1863-1973

    3,500 items. 31 containers plus 1 oversize. 12 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Artist and public official. Correspondence; diaries; drafts and printed copies of speeches, articles, and a memoir; sketchbooks; scrapbooks; announcements; book reviews; and other papers relating chiefly to Biddle's role in American art, his work for the federal support of art, and the Federal Art Project, including also material relating to his involvment with the United States War Department Art Advisory Committee, World War II, and the Nuremberg War Crime Trials.

  10. Charles J. Bonaparte papers, 1760-1921

    80,000 items. 266 containers plus 2 oversize. 106.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, municipal and civil service reformer, and U.S. attorney general and secretary of the navy. Correspondence, articles, speeches, memoranda, notes, personal miscellany, legal records, biographical material, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating mainly to Bonaparte's public service and political career.