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United States -- Politics and government -- 19th century

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Anna Ella Carroll papers

Identifier: MS 1224

This collection contains the political correspondence of Anna Ella Carroll, a political advisor to Abraham Lincoln and noted pamphleteer.

Dates: 1822-1890

Archer-Mitchell-Stump-Williams family papers

Identifier: MS 1948
Abstract This collection contains the papers of prominent, intermarried Harford and Cecil County, Maryland families, primarily Archers, Mitchells, Stumps, and Williams. The papers include information on Congressmen, Maryland legislators, Maryland judges, a Navy surgeon who went on tour throughout the world and accompanied Perry to Japan, among others. Also numerous family and personal papers relating to genealogy and also to social, economic, religious, educational aspects. The collection addresses...
Dates: 18th-20th century

Bayard-Emory correspondence

Identifier: MS 1987

This collection contains thirteen letters, nine of which are from Bayard to Emory. The correspondence is mainly of a political and diplomatic nature. Bayard Emory to be Director of the Pan American Union. In the letters Bayard discusses events of the day, personal views on Presidents Grover Cleveland and William McKinley, treaties (especially arbitration concerning the preservation of seals in the Bering Sea), the silver standard and free coinage of silver, and tariff reform.

Dates: 1879-1898

Cradock family papers

Identifier: MS 0196

Covering a period of nearly 200 years, this collection consists of material relating primarily to the Cradock and Walker families of Baltimore County, Maryland, circa 1750-1939.

Dates: 1750 - 1939

Glenn papers

Identifier: MS 1017

The collection is comprised primarily of correspondence as well as legal documents, deeds, wills and indentures, and some of Judge John Glenn's and his son William Wilkins Glenn’s personal correspondence, including letters from Reverdy Johnson, Daniel Webster, Robert E. Lee, Jefferson Davis, Maryland Governor Thomas Pratt, General Henry Heth, General Louis Wigfall.

Dates: 1706-1939

Hering family scrapbooks

Identifier: MS 1917

This collection contains a two volume autobiography of Joshua Webster Hering, two scrapbooks, and 18 miscellaneous items.

Dates: 1774-1951

J. Morrison Harris papers

Identifier: MS 2739

This collection contains the papers of James Morrison Harris, a Baltimore lawyer and member of the United States House of Representatives from Maryland. The dates of the collection span 1778-1928.

Dates: 1778-1928

J. Thomas Scharf collection

Identifier: MS 1999
Abstract The collection consists of the personal papers and the documents collected by John Thomas Scharf, an historian. Also included are the papers of Philadelphia historian Thompson Westcott. Topics covered in Scharf's personal papers are methods of historical research and the Baltimore Sesquicentennial in October 1880. The collected documents owned by Scharf include Confederate States of America naval records, 1863-64, Maryland state documents, 18th-19th century, and other original manuscripts....
Dates: 1730-1892

McLane-Fisher family papers

Identifier: MS 2403

This collection consists of correspondence, financial papers, and legal papers from members of the McLane family of Delaware and Baltimore, and the Fisher family of Baltimore. The collection is primarily McLane family materials.

Dates: circa 1800-1905

Phoebe George Bradford diaries

Identifier: MS 1077

This collection consists of photocopies from sections of the diaries of Phoebe George Bradford (1794-1840), a native of Cecil County, Maryland, and resident of Wilmington, Delaware. The diaries contain descriptions of social doings and daily activities, opinions on family matters and religion, and occasional references to national matters and local happenings.

Dates: 1832-1839