12 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) World history.

  1. Alcides Arguedas diaries, 1900-1943

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

    Summary:

    Bolivian author, diplomat, politician, and historian. Diaries, mostly typescript copies, some originals, covering Arguedas's personal and professional life as well as his views on Bolivian politics and world events.

  2. Charles William Le Gendre papers, 1866-1893

    1,800 items ; 14 containers plus 2 oversize ; 6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer and diplomat. Correspondence, memoranda, dispatches, reports, Chinese and Japanese documents, and other papers relating chiefly to Le Gendre's service as American consul at Amoy, China, 1866-1872; as advisor in the Japanese government and in a diplomatic post representing Japan in Taiwan, 1872-1875; and as advisor in the Korean government, 1890-1899. Includes Le Gendre's journal,...

  3. John Toland papers, 1944-1965

    8,150 items ; 110 containers plus 1 oversize ; 56 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author and historian. Correspondence, notes, interviews, military reports, reminiscences, maps, photographs, and wide ranging production material, including drafts, galleys, and proofs, of Toland's books on World War II and gangsterism in the 1930s.

  4. John Russell Young papers, circa 1840-1959

    28,000 items ; 46 containers plus 1 oversize ; 12.4 linear feet ; 3 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist, editor, diplomat, and Librarian of Congress. Correspondence, diaries, writings, biography with annotations, Dow family papers, scrapbook, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Young’s career as a journalist and association with Ulysses S. Grant.

  5. Lester Hood Woolsey papers, 1831-1958

    33,000 items ; 110 containers ; 52 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, diplomat, and geologist. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, treaty papers, minutes and resolutions of conferences, articles, and annotated printed material chiefly from Woolsey's service in the Department of State, including during World War I and while practicing international law with Robert Lansing.

  6. Benjamin V. Cohen papers, 1902-1983

    9,850 items ; 26 containers plus 6 classified ; 14.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer and statesman. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, notes, reports, printed matter, and other papers pertaining to Cohen's career in public service and as a private counselor.

  7. Ernest Joseph King papers, 1908-1966

    10,000 items. 39 containers. 15 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Official and general correspondence, orders to duty, speech, article, and book file, memoranda, notes, printed material, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to King's activities as commander in chief of the U.S. Fleet and chief of naval operations during World War II.

  8. Charles E. Bohlen papers, 1862-1978

    9,350 items ; 36 containers plus 2 classified and 2 oversize ; 14.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Diplomat, executive, and author. Correspondence, speeches and lectures, writings, drafts, notes, research material, appointment books, interviews, subject files, photographs and photograph albums, and other papers largely relating to Bohlen's diplomatic career and his book Witness to History, 1929-1969.

  9. Robert Lansing papers, 1831-1935

    6,000 items ; 77 containers plus 6 oversize ; 17 linear feet ; 3 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, diplomat, secretary of state during the Wilson administration, and member of the American mission to negotiate a peace treaty following World War I. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, resolutions, desk diaries, book manuscripts, speeches, scrapbooks, clippings, printed material, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Lansing's years (1914-1920) as counsel to the...

  10. Wallace Carroll papers, 1941-1989

    2,500 items ; 7 containers plus 2 classified ; 3.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist and psychological warfare strategist. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, and propaganda leaflets documenting primarily Carroll's work for the United States Office of War Information and the Psychological Strategy Board.