Abraham National American Woman Suffrage Association Records Spanning the years 1775-1889, with the bulk dating from 1850 to 1881, the collection contains correspondence, diaries, speeches, records of Garfield's Civil War military service, legal records, genealogical material, college notebooks, tributes, printed matter, scrapbooks, and other material relating primarily to Garfield's career and death. Includes correspondence, laid in, of Nathaniel Prentiss Banks. to the nineteenth century. With few exceptions, the collection consists of official or semiofficial records generated by departments of the Confederate government and their agents. within one of eight major themes or categories which reflect the Established by the Aldrich-Vreeland Act of 1908, the National Monetary Commission was created in order to study banking and currency operations at home and abroad and to suggest changes in American practices. Fryer Manuscripts' homepage. If you find an interesting looking collection online, you can request a copy of the detailed paper finding aid. The James Madison Papers from the Manuscript Division at the Library The collection contains personal, family, and official correspondence, White House executive office files, drafts and proofs of books, articles, speeches, academic lectures, scrapbooks, shorthand notes, and memorabilia dating from 1786 to 1957 with the bulk of material falling in the period between 1876 and 1924. Cabell Library’s Special Collections and Archives acquires, preserves and provides access to primary source materials documenting the history of Richmond from the late 19th century to the present. Harry A. Blackmun Papers at the Library of Congess, The The digitized collection documents Freud's founding of psychoanalysis, the maturation of psychoanalytic theory, the refinement of its clinical technique, and the proliferation of its adherents and critics. Rhode Island Archival and Manuscript Collections Online (RIAMCO) is a gateway to the archival and manuscript collections in Rhode Island. My Captain! The library of the Dukes of Burgundy is one of the finest manuscript collections of its time. Lecture requests, business and editorial matters concerning the New York Tribune, New York politics, family illnesses, Jefferson Davis’s bail bond, the Liberal Republican Party, and the presidential campaign of 1872 are also documented in the collection. heritage, through books, pamphlets, government documents, manuscripts, The material spans the years 1829-1915, with the bulk of the collection dating from 1852 to 1882. As editor of the periodical The Soldier's Friend, Bourne sponsored a contest in 1865-1866 in which Union soldiers and sailors who lost their right arms by disability or amputation during the Civil War were invited to submit samples of their penmanship using their left hands. Alexander Graham Bell Family Papers, 1862-1939 The papers also document Franklin's work as a scientist, inventor, and observer of the natural world. The collection principally contains correspondence of Arnold with his wife, Mary Ann Arnold, during his Civil War service with Company I, 49th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, U.S. Army, relating chiefly to his views on the military situation in Virginia and Maryland (1864-1865), army rations and pay, the Confederates, Copperhead Democrats, family finances, and his wife's difficulties in maintaining a home and educating the children. They include general and family correspondence, speeches, writings, reports, messages, military records, financial and legal records, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, memorabilia, and other papers. This presentation includes diaries Horace H. Lurton Papers The interviews in the collection are mostly with Foreign Archibald MacLeish and Luther Harris Evans, Librarians of Congress Pierce’s correspondence relates chiefly to his service in the Mexican War, public affairs, and national politics. Spanning the years 1780 to 1948, with the bulk dating from 1853 to 1901, the collection contains correspondence, speeches, articles, notebooks in shorthand, legal papers, financial records, scrapbooks, memorials, printed matter, memorabilia, and other papers. Ethiopian manuscripts are known to have reached Europe as early as the fifteenth century, perhaps even earlier, through Egypt, Ethiopian pilgrims to the Holy Land and through members of the Ethiopian monastery of St Stephen of the Abyssinians in Rome. includes correspondence, photographs, and other materials dating Common elements include a description of the document or collection, as well as some indication of where the source can be located (often a library). Calvin Coolidge Papers correspondence, commonplace books, financial account books, and and diplomats, reformers and political activists, artists and writers, us, Library Division. The papers of Franklin Pierce (1804-1869), army officer, representative and senator from New Hampshire, and fourteenth president of the United States, contain approximately 2,350 items dating from 1820 to 1869. The collection, spanning from 1777 to 1952, with the bulk dating 1838-1903, contains materials on both Olmsted's private and professional life, Rosa Parks Papers Manuscript collections document the cultural, political, social, and economic growth of Texas and its residents. The collection relates to the formation of the government of the Confederacy and the conduct of its internal, external, and military affairs. Extent and quality of the digital surrogate vary, as do navigation, display and download. The Draper Manuscript Collection was given to the Wisconsin Historical Society in 1900. Uses Zoomify. Susan B. Anthony Papers The staff is now compiling descriptions of each collection. The oldest still functioning Jewish library in the world. (Elihu Benjamin) Washburne (1816-1887) consist of 37,000 items in 144 containers. campaigns, as well as the papers of first ladies, of women who The Goodspeed Manuscript Collection: an ongoing project to digitize 68 Biblical manuscripts, dating from the 5th to the 19th centuries. of Slavery in the United States from Interviews with Former Slaves. Digital Persian Archive. The papers of statesman, publisher, scientist, and diplomat Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) consist of approximately 8,000 items spanning the years 1726 to 1907, with most dating from the 1770s and 1780s. The project, started in 2010, focuses on two purposes: the long-term preservation of high resolution images and the online digital ... 17 May 2016. the Tilton C. Reynolds Papers Click to enlarge the image. Introduction. Frederick Douglass Papers at the Library of Congress, Frontline of his autobiography, financial and legal papers, scrapbooks, and Subjects include slavery, Civil War and Reconstruction, role of the U.S. Navy in the war, Lincoln and Johnson presidential administrations, and the limits and uses of federal and state powers. Spanning the years circa 1847 to 1935, with the bulk dating from 1897 to 1901, the collection contains correspondence, speeches, messages, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers pertaining primarily to McKinley’s presidential administration. In addition to our online finding aids (including catalogues of Western manuscript collections), we have a number of digitized copies of books and manuscripts.This list is not meant to be exhaustive, but provides some highlights of our collections. They consist of approximately 18,000 items digitally reproduced from 104 microfilm reels. of the letters are also made available in transcription. Civil War Soldier in the Wild Cat Regiment: Selections from The collection Please see Information for Visitors to plan your visit. Spanning the years 1811 to 1943, with the bulk concentrated in the period 1860-1901, the collection particularly reflects Nicolay’s tenure as private secretary to Abraham Lincoln and documents his numerous literary activities. Documents the Civil War experience of Captain Tilton C. Reynolds, Hill Monastic Manuscript Library. They include family and general correspondence, diaries, journals, and commonplace books. in civil rights. manuscript volumes. https://www.tsl.texas.gov/arc/findingaids/msfindingaids.html. Herndon-Weik Collection of Lincolniana The papers of Ohio governor, Lincoln cabinet official, and Supreme Court justice Salmon P. Chase (1808-1873) span the years 1755-1898, with the bulk of the material originating between 1824 and 1872. during the Civil War: The Diary of Horatio Nelson Taft, 1861-1865, George They represent a part of a larger collection of Meyer's papers available to researchers in the Manuscript Division Reading Room at the Library of Congress. Germany. The collection consists of approximately 26,700 items (52,078 images), most of which were digitized from 73 microfilm reels. Charles S. Hamlin Papers Manuscript copy of a journal (45 pages) kept by McCully pertaining to his journey (1783 June-July) from Pittsburgh, Pa., to Detroit, Mich., on an expedition headed by Ephraim Douglass to inform the Indians of that region that the Treaty of Paris would soon be signed. Each sub-collection in this record group is assigned a manuscript number. Approximately 35,000 manuscripts, including 4,500 medieval codices. 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