Found 32 collections related to Diplomats

Carmichael, William, -1795
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3796
1 folder
American diplomat. Transcripts [1850?] of letters from William Carmichael in Europe, 1776-1781, on diplomatic affairs and the conduct of the war.
Sedgwick family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2715
.4 linear feet (1 box and 2 v.)
The Sedgwick family lived in Stockbridge, Mass. Collection consists of letters, writings, photographs, and printed matter. Letters, 1849-1855, are from Theodore Sedgwick to his son, Arthur G. Sedgwick. Writings include album of poetry, 1812-1847,... more
Webb, Samuel Blatchley, 1753-1807
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3252
.4 linear feet (1 box); 1 microfilm reel
Samuel Blatchley Webb (1753-1807) was a general with the American army during the Revolution and a founder of the Society of the Cincinnati. His son, James Watson Webb (1802-1884) was a soldier, publisher and diplomat. For three decades he... more
Eaton, William, 1764-1811
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4358
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
William Eaton (1764-1811) was an American soldier and diplomat who served as the United States Consul to Tunis, and who played a significant role in the Barbary Wars. The four letters date from 1800 to 1807, during Eaton's tenure as Consul to... more
Egan, Maurice Francis, 1852-1924
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 907
.15 linear feet (1 v.); 1 microfilm reel
Maurice Francis Egan (1852-1924) was an American author and diplomat. He published novels and poetry and became a regular contributor to contemporary magazines. He taught English at Notre Dame University and later at Catholic University. President... more
Oppenheim, Ernest L.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4567
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Correspondence, 1877 to 1905, of Ernest L. Oppenheim, United States Consul at Cadiz, Spain. Letters are mainly with Alfred L. Rives, concerning affairs of the Panama Railroad Company and family events. Also included is an autobiographical sketch... more
Everett, Edward, 1794-1865
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4369
.2 linear feet (1 folder)
Edward Everett (1794-1865) was an American politician, pastor, educator, and diplomat from Massachusetts. He served as United States Representative and Senator, Governor of Massachusetts, Minister to Great Britain, and United States Secretary of... more
Lawrence, Abbott, 1792-1855
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22541
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters of Massachusetts merchant and statesman Abbott Lawrence written mainly to Washington, D. C., attorney David A. Hall between 1830 and 1854. The letters predominantly document Abbot's mercantile activities, his Congressional duties, his... more
Lee, Arthur, 1740-1792
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4520
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters from American diplomat and essayist Arthur Lee to various parties chiefly concerning social, personal, and financial matters. One 1785 letter to Robert Carter expresses his interest in the purchase of ten slaves; several relate to Lee's... more
Genet family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1136
.8 linear feet (3 boxes)
Edmond Charles Genet (1763-1834), known as "Citizen Genet," was the first Minister of the French Republic to the United States. He later became a United States citizen and settled in New York State. Collection consists of land papers,... more
Llorente, Enrique C
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1786
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Enrique C. Llorente was a Mexican diplomat. Collection consists of Llorente's papers as Mexican consul at El Paso and as representative in Washington of Mexican provisional government under Pancho Villa. Includes papers concerning armistice... more
Trumbull, John, 1756-1843
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3038
1 v
John Trumbull (1756-1843) was an American painter and diplomat. Papers contain correspondence, 1787-1840; papers related to Trumbull's service as commissioner to England under Jay's Treaty to settle American spoliation claims, 1796-1803; papers as... more
Barlow, Joel, 1754-1812
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3633
1 folder
Joel Barlow (1754-1812) was an American poet, businessman, and diplomat. The collection consists of miscellaneous autograph material, transcripts and printed matter reflecting Joel Barlow's personal, business and literary affairs, and his... more
Monroe, James, 1758-1831
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2035
4 linear feet (18 boxes); 8 microfilm reels
James Monroe (1758-1831) was a soldier, statesman and the fifth President of the United States. Collection consists of correspondence and Monroe's writings. Correspondence, 1772-1836, is largely political, focusing on constitutional issues,... more
Irving, Washington, 1783-1859
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1524
15 linear feet (25 boxes, 10 v.); 7 microfilm reels
Washington Irving (1783-1859), the American author, wrote his first popular work, A History of New York, under the pseudonym Diedrich Knickerbocker. He continued to write stories and essays which made him the outstanding figure in American... more
Dearborn, Henry, 1751-1829
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3753
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Henry Dearborn (1751-1829) of New Hampshire was an an American army officer and statesman. He fought in the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812, attaining the rank of senior Major General in the U.S. Army. Dearborn was U.S. Congressman from... more
Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3257
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Daniel Webster (1782-1852) was an American lawyer and statesman. He served as U.S. Representative from New Hampshire and later Massachusetts, U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, and U.S. Secretary of State. The collection contains letters written or... more
Allen, Horace Newton, 1858-1932
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 49
9 linear feet (7 boxes, 20 v.); 10 microfilm reels
Horace Newton Allen (1858-1932) was an American missionary, diplomat and physician. Collection consists of correspondence, diaries for 1883 to 1903, writings, speeches, and other papers reflecting Allen's career as a clergyman, medical missionary... more
Cathcart family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 494
.8 linear feet (3 boxes)
James Leander Cathcart (1767-1843) was a seaman, American consul to the Barbary States, and civil servant. He served as a sailor during the American Revolution, was captured first by the British, then by Algerian pirates in 1785 and was sold into... more
Frazar, Everett, 1834-1901
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1073
1 linear foot (3 boxes, 1 package)
Everett Frazar (1834-1901), American diplomat and merchant, was appointed consul-general for Korea at New York in 1883. His firm, Frazar and Company, did business in China, Japan and Korea. He served as president of the American Asiatic... more
Bancroft, George, 1800-1891
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 196
29 linear feet (42 boxes, 37 v.)
Collection consists of correspondence, dispatches, writings by Bancroft and others, legal papers and accounts, clippings, notes, photographs, and research materials. General correspondence, 1823-1890, contains Bancroft's correspondence, 1847-1849,... more
Foulk, George Clayton, 1856-1893
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1052
1 linear foot (3 boxes and one oversize folder); 2 microfilm reels
George Clayton Foulk (1856-1893) served as naval attaché to the first U.S. legation sent to Korea in 1883 and was chargé d'affaires in Seoul from 1885 until 1887. Subsequently, he was a businessman in Japan and then a university professor of... 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
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1144
.84 linear feet (2 boxes, 2 volumes, 1 other item)
The Gerry-Townsend family of Massachusetts included statesman Elbridge Gerry (1744-1814). The collection consists of correspondence of Elbridge Gerry, 1773-1814, and his son-in-law David S. Townsend, 1812-1846); legal papers and accounts of Eliza... more
O'Shaughnessy family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2280
7 linear feet (15 boxes)
Edith O'Shaughnessy (d. 1939) was an American author of fiction and autobiographical narratives concerning her life abroad. She was active in causes related to the Roman Catholic Church. Her husband, Nelson O'Shaughnessy (1876-1932), was a U.S.... more
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1557
1.86 linear feet (1 box, 1 oversized folder)
Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was a Founding Father, statesman, lawyer, and planter. He is considered the principal author of the Declaration of Independence. Jefferson held numerous political offices throughout his career including representative... more
Belmont, August, 1813-1890
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 257
.8 linear feet (3 boxes)
Collection consists of Belmont's letter books, 1853-1858, as United States Chargé d'Affaires and Minister to the Netherlands; correspondence as a director and president of the New York Academy of Music; visiting list, 1853-1854, at the Hague;... more
Deane, Silas, 1737-1789
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4310
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Silas Deane (1737-1789) was an American lawyer and merchant, member of the Continental Congress from Connecticut, 1774-1776, and Congressional agent and diplomat in France, 1776-1778. Recalled in 1778 under controversial circumstances, Deane... more
Johnson, Robert Underwood, 1853-1937
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1575
13 linear feet (12 boxes; 57 volumes)
The Robert Underwood Johnson papers document Johnson's personal and professional life from 1875 until his death in 1937. Johnson, born in 1853, served on the staff of The Century Magazine until 1913, eventually rising to... more
Maury, James, 1746-1840
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1917
.13 linear feet (1 volume)
James F. Maury (1746-1840), merchant at Fredericksburg, Virginia, before and during the American Revolution, engaged in the tobacco trade between Liverpool, England, and the U.S. after the Revolution. He served as the first American consul at... more
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