University of Chicago - Special Collections Research Center
Primarily letters endorsing or relating to the nomination, appointment, or reappointment of men interested in securing government positions during the administration of Abraham Lincoln. Most letters are addressed to Lincoln. Also includes one letter (1882) noting that the only justice of the peace in a particular section of Washington D.C. is "a colored man, from the section lying across the Eastern Branch in the County.".
University of Pennsylvania Law School Archives
Explores Eli Rosenbaum's life as a "Nazi Hunter," working for the Department of Justice since the inception of its Office of Special Investigations. The interview covers several specific cases including the investigation of Stefan Lily and the exposure of Kurt Waldheim
University of Chicago - Special Collections Research Center
Autograph letter signed. Relates to the arrest of Taney's servant, Maddison Franklin, a "free colored man.".
University of Florida - George A. Smathers Libraries
University of Florida - George A. Smathers Libraries
Senator John Heinz History Center
The George and Marguerite Westinghouse Papers are housed in one archival box and two shelf volumes. The collection contains a variety of materials, most of which illustrate their social lives. The dinner programs, seating charts, and social notebook found in this group mostly reflect the Westinghouse's entertainment style at the "Blaine House", their residence on DuPont Circle in Washington, D.C. The collection also contains photographs of the family, including their son, George Westinghouse, III
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
The papers (1947-1958) of Kenneth J. Enkel (b. 1916) consist of legal briefs, documents, and correspondence relating to deportation proceedings taken in the McCarthy Era against the seven following persons: Taisto A. Elo; Knut E. Heikkinen; Mrs. Vera Hathaway; Harry Roast; Charles Rowoldt; Lopez-Hernandez v. Brownell; and Heikkila v. Barber. The materials on the Knut Heikkinen case are incomplete. Mr. Enkel undertook these cases at the behest of the Minnesota Committee for the Protection of the Foreign Born
Boston Athenaeum
The papers of Henry Lunt consist principally of travel journals kept while en route to Washington D.C., Illinois (then the American frontier) and New Hampshire; a visit to Daniel Webster in Marshfield is also recorded. Lunt wrote in a dry, humorless style, though he was a careful observer of detail. Autobiographical writings are included, giving some account of life in Newburyport in the late 18th century. A major segment of the collection relates to Lieut. Henry Lunt who served on board the Bonhomme Richard under John Paul Jones during the Revolution. In 1837, the U.S. Treasury directed the distribution of prize money from the capture of enemy ships among the crew (and their descendants) of the "Men of War Bonhomme Richard and Alliance;" correspondence and legal papers document the award procedure. Letters appear from Caleb Cushing, Moses Davenport and Daniel Putnam King. Genealogical information on the Short and Lunt families is also included
Boston Athenaeum
A collection of 511 photographs on cabinet card and stereocard mounts compiled by Boston businessman Charles Wallingford Parker during his trips abroad in the last three decades of the nineteenth century. The collection includes cabinet card portraits of members of the British and European royalty; American intellectuals; theatrical personalities; boxers; and individuals posed in national costumes. Curiosities include photographs of circus elephants and three portraits of the Chinese giant Chang Yu Sing. The stereograph collection includes views of Quebec, Canada; Liverpool and London, England; France, particularly Paris and Versailles; Ireland; Mexico; Scotland; and Spain. Stereocard views of the United States include Washington, D.C.; St. Augustine, Florida; Bonaventure plantation in Georgia; Baltimore, Maryland; the White Mountains; Niagara; the 1876 Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia; Rocky Point, Rhode Island; and Charleston, Fort Sumter, and Fort Moultrie, South Carolina. ... Read More
Newberry Library
Journal of Virtulon Rich's trip from Vermont to Carmi, Ill., and return to Zanesville, Ohio, Apr. 5 - July 6, 1832; and memoir written by Rich soon after Sarah Rich's 1850 death -- Travel journal describes residents, homes, cultural, educational and governmental institutions, factories and shops, etc., encountered in the cities and towns along his route (Albany, New York City, Washington, D.C., Pittsburgh, Wheeling, Zanesville, Columbus, Cincinnati, Lexington, Frankfort, Louisville). Also noted are the primitive living conditions in Indiana and Illinois, the effects of slavery on the white populations of Maryland and Kentucky, attendance at the Young Men's National Convention in Washington, D.C., and a meeting with Andrew Jackson. Memoir chronicles the couple's courtship, life in McConnelsville and visits with Vermont family, as well as Sarah's illnesses and death. Also copies of a local obituary and the funeral sermon


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