Found 70 collections related to Statesmen

Barbour, James, 1775-1842
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 205
.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
James Barbour (1775-1842) was a Virginia planter and political figure. Collection consists of letters to Barbour chiefly on political and public affairs, and letters from Barbour to family members and others. Correspondents include John Quincy... 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
Laurens, Henry, 1724-1792
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4494
.2 linear feet (1 oversized folder, 1 folder)
Henry Laurens (1724-1792) was a South Carolina merchant, plantation owner, and Revolutionary-era statesman. The collection of Henry Laurens letters and documents, 1769-1792, includes letters written by him to Lachlan McIntosh, 1769; to his son... 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
Hawley, Joseph, 1723-1788
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1360
.6 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Joseph Hawley (1723-1788) of Northampton, Massachusetts, a lawyer, legislator and militia officer, was one of the foremost political leaders of the American revolutionary movement in Massachusetts. The Joseph Hawley papers, dating 1653 to 1804,... more
Damas, Léon-Gontran, 1912-1978
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Moving Image and Recorded Sound Division | Sc CR2011.001
49 sound discs (in 46 cases); 1 sound disc; 49 Archival original cases in various reel to reel formats and sizes; 1 Hard Drive of partial collection (21 discs) :
The Léon Gontran Damas Recorded Sound Collection consists primarily of noncommercial recordings of radio broadcasts made during his travels to Africa, France, and the United States etc.; as well as one commercial LP audio recording, "Poesie de la... more
United States. Board of Treasury
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3105
.2 linear feet (1 volume)
The Board of Treasury, established by the Continental Congress in 1776, was a standing committee of five members responsible for superintending the Treasury and finances of the United States. In 1781, its duties were assumed by Robert Morris as... more
Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1297
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Alexander Hamilton (1754-1804) was a Founding Father, soldier, lawyer and statesman. He served as the first United States Secretary of the Treasury from 1789 to 1795. The Alexander Hamilton papers, dated 1775-1804, primarily consist of letters and... more
Johnston, Alexander, Sir, 1775-1849
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1578
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Alexander Johnston (1775-1849), British statesman, was advocate-general of Ceylon. Collection consists of papers concerning the government, history and customs of Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), especially the establishment of land revenue, 1800-1817.... more
Smith, William, 1728-1793
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2796
4.18 linear feet (6 boxes, 10 volumes)
William Smith Jr. (1728-1793), an American Loyalist of New York and Quebec, was a prominent jurist, statesman, journalist and historian. The William Smith Jr. papers comprise the papers of William Smith Jr., 1683-1793; those of his son William... 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
Boston Committee of Correspondence
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 343
2.4 linear feet (8 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
The Boston Committee of Correspondence was formed at the Boston Town Meeting of November 2, 1772 in response to the British government’s decision to pay the governor and Superior Court judges of Massachusetts with Crown stipends, thereby making... more
Reily, E. Mont
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17910
Arranged chronologically
The E. Mont. Reily papers, dating 1919 January-1923 June, consist chiefly of original incoming correspondence and copies of his outgoing correspondence with President Warren G. Harding, concerning Reily's term as governor of Puerto Rico from July,... more
Root, Elihu, 1845-1937
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2623
.5 linear feet (3 v.)
Elihu Root (1845-1937) was United States Secretary of War from 1899 to 1904. Collection consists of papers relating to Root's appointment as United States Secretary of War, including telegrams from President William McKinley; and letters and... more
Cass, Lewis, 1782-1866
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4167
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Lewis Cass (1782-1866) was an American soldier, diplomat, and politician. The papers consist of regimental orders delivered by Cass during the War of 1812; letters relating to his military duties during and after the war; and letters sent by Cass... more
Choate, Rufus, 1799-1859
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4191
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Rufus Choate (1799-1859), was a lawyer, orator, and statesman from Massachusetts. Letters date from 1843 to 1858 from Choate to George P. Putnam, Hiram Ketchum, Robert Toombs and others, and relate to professional matters
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4205
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Henry Clay, Sr. (1777-1852) was a lawyer and statesman who represented Kentucky in both the Senate and in the House of Representatives. Collection consists predominantly of letters from Clay, or written on Clay's behalf, to various associates and... more
Clay, Joseph, 1769-1811
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4206
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Joseph Clay (1769-1811) was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. The papers consist predominantly of letters written to Clay between 1803-1808 from various colleagues and associates. Also included are letters... more
Lansing, John, 1754-1829
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 19033
.21 linear feet (1 box)
John Ten Eyck Lansing, Jr. (1754-1829) was an American lawyer, jurist, and politician. He disappeared under mysterious circumstances in 1829. The John Lansing, Jr. papers consist mainly of letters received from prominent business and legal figures... more
Sanger, Wm. Cary (William Cary), 1853-1921
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 19037
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Colonel William Cary Sanger (1853-1921), served as Assistant Secretary of War from 1901-1903, and in a variety of military, political, and civic appointments. The collection consists of letters relating to Sanger's work on the State Commission on... more
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1537
1 box
Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) was a soldier, politician, and seventh President of the United States. The Andrew Jackson papers consist of his correspondence and related material, 1805-1836; a letter from Rachel Jackson and Harriet C. Berryhill to... more
Colfax, Schuyler, 1823-1885
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 595
.2 linear feet (1 folder)
Schuyler Colfax, Jr. (1823-1885) was a United States Representative from Indiana, Speaker of the House, and the 17th Vice President of the United States under Ulysses S. Grant. The Schuyler Colfax papers consist of one folder of incoming and... more
Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4117
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
John C. Calhoun (1782-1850) was an American statesman who served as Vice-President, Secretary of State, and Secretary of War, and who served in both the House and Senate representing South Carolina. The papers consist mainly of letters written by... more
Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4180
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Salmon Portland Chase (1808-1873) was an American politician, jurist, and abolitionist. The Salmon P. Chase papers consist mainly of correspondence, beginning with letters and circulars relating to the 1845 Southern and Western Liberty Convention.... more
Chase, Samuel, 1741-1811
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4181
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Samuel Chase (1741-1810) was an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court and signatory to the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of Maryland. The papers consist of a small quantity of letters from Chase to... more
Cox, Samuel Sullivan, 1824-1889
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4258
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Samuel Sullivan Cox (1824-1889) was an American Congressman and diplomat. He represented both Ohio and New York in the United States House of Representatives, and also served as United States Ambassador to the Ottoman Empire. The correspondence... more
Cragin, Aaron H. (Aaron Harrison), 1821-1898
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4260
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Aaron Harrison Cragin (1821-1898) was a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives from 1852 to 1855, and was elected by the American Party to the Thirty-fourth Congress and as a Republican to the Thirty-fifth Congress. The... 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
Dickinson, Daniel S. (Daniel Stevens), 1800-1866
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4342
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Daniel Stevens Dickinson (1800-1866) was a New York politician, most notable as a United States Senator from 1844 to 1851. The letters in the collection were written by Dickinson to various parties, including President Andrew Johnson, Kansas... more
Dickinson, John, 1732-1808
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4343
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
John Dickinson (1732-1808) was an American lawyer and politician. Dickinson authored a series of essays published as Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania, the Articles of Confederation, and drafted the Olive Branch... more
Indicates that portions of this collection have been
digitized and are available online.