Found 4 collections related to Washington (D.C.) -- History

Greenleaf, James, 1765-1843
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4425
.2 linear feet (2 folders)
Correspondence and land papers of American land speculator James Greenleaf. Correspondence dates from 1788 to 1834, with no letters present for the period of 1800 to 1804. Letters are incoming, and almost exclusively concern Greenleaf's real... more
Key, Francis Scott, 1779-1843
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4484
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Miscellaneous items by or relating to Francis Scott Key, American lawyer and poet. Includes a German manuscript translation of the Star Spangled Banner made in 1870 by Isidor Kann; an 1808 receipt signed by Key; a brief 1835 letter relating to a... more
Tingey, Thomas, 1750-1829
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4649
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
U.S. Navy commodore Thomas Tingey (1750-1829) was a superintendent of the Washington Navy Yard, having planned its construction. In the early years of the 19th century he was employed as agent for the trustees of the Aggregate Fund in... more
Mudd, Aloysius I. (Aloysius Ignatius), 1844-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1951-001
The Mudd Collection consists of correspondence, writings, reviews, clippings, programs, theatrical portraits and one scrapbook documenting all forms of performance and popular entertainment in Washington, D.C.