10 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.).

  1. Mary Edith Powel naval historical collection, 1747-1922

    32,000 items. 63 containers. 21 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collector of naval history. Correspondence, biographical data on American and foreign naval officers, newspaper and magazine clippings, illustrations, photographs, commissions, autographs, pamphlets, and notes collected by Powel about naval history.

  2. Roger Welles papers, 1884-1926

    2,100 items. 8 containers. 3 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Correspondence, journals, orders to duty, article and speech file, diary of Welles's wife, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and miscellaneous materials relating to Welles's duties as special representative for the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, as director of naval intelligence, and as commander of the Asiatic and Atlantic Fleets and of the U.S. Naval Forces in Europe.

  3. W.A. Croffut papers, 1774-1933

    7,500 items. 31 containers. 12.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, editor, and poet. Correspondence, writings, minutes, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellaneous items pertaining chiefly to Croffut's publications, activities with the Anti-Imperialist League, and the presidential campaign of 1900. Includes material relating to Ethan Allen Hitchcock, copies of correspondence with Sophia Amelia Peabody Hawthorne, wife of Nathaniel Hawthorne, journals of Henry Alfred Robbins, letters of John Quincy Adams and Jefferson Davis, and autograph material.

  4. Frances Benjamin Johnston papers, 1855-1956

    19,000 items. 50 containers plus 1 oversize. 21.2 linear feet. 37 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Photographer and illustrator. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, financial papers, family papers, clippings, scrapbooks, and printed matter documenting Johnston's career as a photographer of national figures and events, her photography of gardens and estates, compilation of a photographic record of Southern colonial architecture, participation in international exhibitions, travels and personal life, and the emerging role of women in the profession of photography.

  5. Charles Follen McKim papers, 1838-1929

    4,200 items. 14 containers. 5.6 linear feet. 14 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Architect. Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, diary, notes, legal and financial records, sketches, drawings, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to the architectural firm of McKim, Mead, & White, New York, N.Y.

  6. Hannah G. Solomon papers, 1817-1986

    2,000 items. 12 containers plus 1 oversize. 4.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civic leader and founder of the National Council of Jewish Women. Correspondence, organizational records, speeches and writings, biographical and genealogical material, family papers, photographs, a scrapbook, and printed matter document Solomon’s founding of the National Council of Jewish Women in 1893 and many facets of the organization’s development through the end of World War II.

  7. John Alexander Logan family papers, 1836-1925

    46,000 items. 145 containers plus 31 oversize and 1 vault. 61.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Chiefly papers of John Alexander Logan (1826-1886), Union Army officer and United States senator and representative from Illinois; and of his wife, Mary Simmerson Cunningham Logan (1838-1923), author. Correspondence, legal and military papers, drafts of speeches, articles, and books, scrapbooks, maps, memorabilia, and printed matter relating chiefly to the Logans and the military, political, and social history of the Civil War and postwar periods.

  8. Frederick Law Olmsted papers, 1777-1952

    24,000 items. 73 containers plus 1 oversize. 23 linear feet. 60 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Landscape architect. Correspondence, letterbooks, journals, drafts of articles and books, speeches and lectures, biographical and genealogical data, business papers, scrapbooks, maps, drawings, and other papers encompassing Olmsted's career and private life. The papers focus on Olmsted's career as a landscape architect, specifically as a designer of parks and the grounds of private estates and public buildings and as a city and regional planner.

  9. Olmsted Associates records, 1863-1971

    170,000 items. 637 containers plus 24 oversize. 255 linear feet. 531 microfilm reels. 1,297 digital files (1.3 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Landscape architectural firm. The records include correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, reports, plans, specifications, newspaper clippings, photographs, drawings, journals, account books, ledgers, lists, diagrams, blueprints, deeds, and printed matter constituting the business files of the firm and reflecting the breadth of the projects undertaken by its staff. A small group of Olmsted family papers is also contained in the collection.

  10. Frederick Douglass papers, 1841-1967

    7,400 items. 53 containers plus 1 oversize. 19.5 linear feet. 34 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Abolitionist, diplomat, journalist, and orator. Correspondence, diary, speeches and writings, financial and legal records, and a subject file pertaining to the career of Frederick Douglass.