Found 10 collections related to United States -- Politics and government -- 1865-1933

Wheeler, Everett Pepperrell, 1840-1925
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3307
3.5 linear feet (10 boxes)
Everett Pepperell Wheeler (1840-1925) was an American lawyer and civil service reformer. He was a founder of the New York Bar Association and served for seventeen years as chairman of the executive committee of the New York Civil Service Reform... more
Hazelton, Henry Isham
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1365
.15 linear feet (1 v.)
Collection consists of scrapbook containing newspaper clippings and letters relating to historical events and personalities, politics and other subjects. Several of the letters from H.O. Heistand and others relate to the campaign to make Leonard... more
National American Woman Suffrage Association
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2097
3.3 linear feet (9 boxes); 3 microfilm reels
The National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA) was formed in 1890 with the merger of the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association. NAWSA fought for complete political equality for women and led the... more
Williams, Timothy Shaler, 1862-1930
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3344
8 linear feet (17 boxes)
Timothy Shaler Williams (1862-1930) was an American journalist, railroad official and political figure. After working for a New York City newspaper from 1884 to 1889, he was private secretary to New York governors David H. Hill and Roswell P.... more
Morton, Levi P. (Levi Parsons), 1824-1920
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2070
19 linear feet (16 boxes, 22 volumes)
Levi Parsons Morton (1824-1920) was an American businessman, banker, diplomat, and statesman. He founded the banking firm of L.P. Morton & Co. in New York City. After an unsuccessful bid for Congress in 1876, he was elected to the U.S. House of... more
Strauss family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2905
9 linear feet (25 boxes)
The Straus family of New York City were the descendants of Lazarus Straus (1809-1898) and Sara Straus (1823-1876) who emigrated from Otterberg, Germany in the early 1850s with their four children: Isidor (1845-1912), Hermine (1846-1922), Nathan... more
Sickles, Daniel Edgar, 1819-1914
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2751
1 linear foot (1 box, 5 v.)
Daniel Edgar Sickles (1819-1914) was an American Civil War general and New York politician. He represented New York in the U.S. Congress from 1857 to 1861, fought in the Civil War in the Peninsular Campaign, Antietam, Chancellorsville, and... more
Sherman, J. S. (James Schoolcraft), 1855-1912
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2743
31 linear feet (72 boxes)
James Schoolcraft Sherman (1855-1912), lawyer, banker and vice-president of the United States, began his political career as mayor of Utica, N.Y. in 1884. In 1886 he was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives and served until 1908 excepting... more
Depew, Chauncey M. (Chauncey Mitchell), 1834-1928
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 774
.25 linear feet (2 boxes)
Chauncey Mitchell Depew (1834-1928) was a lawyer, railroad executive, and U.S. Senator from New York. His papers consist primarily of correspondence sent and received between 1880-1925. The collection contains correspondence and autographs... more
Agnew, George Bliss, 1868-1941
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 30
George Bliss Agnew (1868-1941) was a New York City businessman and politician. The collection consists mainly of political correspondence that includes letters from constituents, associates, and others interested in the outcome of bills before the... more