Found 5 collections related to United States -- Politics and government -- 1865-1900

Nordhoff, Charles, 1830-1901
Manuscripts and Archives Division
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Charles Nordhoff (1830-1901) was an American journalist and author. He edited the New York Evening Post from 1857 to 1871, was the New York Herald's Washington correspondent from 1874 to 1890, and wrote political works and books about the sea. He... more
Marsh, Luther R. (Luther Rawson), 1813-1902
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1880
.15 linear feet (1 v.)
Luther Rawson Marsh (1813-1902) was Daniel Webster's law partner. Collection consists of scrapbook containing mostly newspaper clippings concerning Marsh's lectures about Daniel Webster, spiritualism, political and social events, and other topics.... more
Hoffman, John T. (John Thompson), 1828-1888
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1412
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
John Thompson Hoffman (1828-1888), lawyer and politician, was mayor of New York City from 1866 to 1868, and governor of New York State from 1869 to 1872. His papers consist of letters he received regarding New York State and national politics,... more
Curtis, William John, 1854-1927
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 710
.3 linear feet (1 box)
William John Curtis (1854-1927) and Henry Hill Pierce (1875-1940) were lawyers practicing in New York City. Collection consists of letters received by Curtis and Pierce from prominent political, business and social figures mainly for the period... more
Jones, George, 1811-1891
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22990
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
George Jones (1811-1891) was the first publisher of the New York Times. He founded the New-York Daily Times in 1851 with Henry J. Raymond and Edward B. Wesley. After Raymond's death in 1869, Jones took over the editorship of the paper. The... more