Massachusetts Historical Society
Photographs collected and taken by Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr., author, reporter, United States senator, and ambassador, and his wife, Emily Sears Lodge. Most of the photographs, both loose and in volumes, depict Lodge's activities during his terms as Massachusetts state and U.S. senator (1932-1952); his military service and training during the 1940s, including his involvement in World War II and photographs of the Dachau, Germany concerntration camp after its liberation in 1945; his own senate and vice-presidential campaigns (1932-1952 and 1960), as well as his work for the Dwight D. Eisenhower's presidential campaign (1952); his services as United States ambassador to the United Nations (1953-1960), Vietnam (1963-1967) during the Vietnam War, and Germany (1968-1969); and his various public appearances, award ceremonies, and speaking engagements unrelated to government business. There are also a number of loose portraits of Lodge as both a child and an adult, as well as of various Lodge ... Read More
Massachusetts Historical Society
Papers of Mass. politician Joseph B. Ely, two-term governor from 1931-35, delegate who nominated Alfred E. Smith for president at the Democratic National Convention, opponent of Franklin D. Roosevelt, and candidate for the Democratic nomination for President in 1944. The bulk of the collection is political. The issues and results of the 1930 gubernatorial race, his years as governor, and the development of his political views are documented with clippings, correspondence, press releases, programs, invitations, addresses, and subject files, although the materials are incomplete for most of these topics
Massachusetts Historical Society
Mounted photograph of a man seated on a horse-drawn hay wagon with a banner on the side reading "TALK IT UP FOR FITZ!!" The slogan promoted John F. "Honey Fitz" Fitzgerald in his first successful election for mayor of Boston, 12 Dec. 1905. The photograph was taken on an unknown residential street. Photographer and subject unknown
Massachusetts Historical Society
Political scrapbook, possibly kept by or for Michael S. Drew, containing campaign literature, circulars, and clippings related to Boston politics, in particular Democratic primaries and elections in Ward 17 of the city. Among the topics covered are Drew's run, for a time, at Thomas F. Curley's seat in the House which was vacated in 1905 because Curley was in prison; Curley's attempt to regain the seat in the election of 1905; the Tammany Club and its support of both Thomas and James M. Curley and other candidates; and other Boston races. Other candidates represented include Theodore A. Glynn and Michael J. McEttrick
Massachusetts Historical Society
Papers of David Cobb primarily document his position as agent for William Bingham with respect to the latter's land interest in Maine. The papers relate to the settlement of and emigration to Maine, legal disputes, logging and the lumber trade, roads, lotteries, the development of Gouldsboro, Me. as a commercial port, the Kennebec River area, and Cobb's supervision of the lands even after Bingham's death. Also included are papers related to Cobb's business partnership with John Richards in the firm of Cobb and Richards, his career as a Mass. politician from the district of Maine and U.S. representative from Massachusetts, and as a judge in Maine
Massachusetts Historical Society
A small collection of the Richards family of Cummington, Quincy, and Braintree, Mass. including a few letters between Charles Clapp and Lysander Richards and a letter from William L. Garrison to Clapp rejecting his application to work on the Liberator. Also, the diary of Louisa C. Richards kept from 12 June - 17 Aug. 1859 in Quincy, Mass. and on a summer vacation to Claremont, N.H.; the diary of Charles N. Richards (27 Oct. - 9 Nov. 1864) noting his baptism in Washington and a trip by train to Quincy, Mass. where he hoped, but was denied the opportunity, to vote for Abraham Lincoln; and copies of a few letters from Nehemiah Richards to his son Lysander (in Louisa Richards's diary)
Massachusetts Historical Society
Papers of the Hatch family, primarily personal correspondence of Edward A. Hatch and his son Lincoln D. Hatch. Correspondents include Edward's brother Charles Henry Hatch, Lincoln's brother Percival Snelling Hatch, Molly Farrington and other members of the Farrington family, Florence G. Pollard (later Lincoln's wife), Warren W. Rider, and Bessie A. Simpson. Included is one letter from Andrew McIntire of the 22nd Mass. Infantry about the Siege of Yorktown, 17 May 1862, and two letters from Charles H. Hatch about the Boston fire of 1872, 11-12 Nov. 1872. The collection also contains printed matter; a small scrapbook of the First Boston Grant Regiment, a pseudo-military group comprised of Civil War veterans who supported Ulysses S. Grant for president, 1868-1869; and a printed Roxbury (Mass.) High School catalog of teachers and pupils, 1852-1888, with annotations indicating students who died
Massachusetts Historical Society
Copy of a typescript diary kept in Mass. and Conn. by physician and naturalist Charles F. Winslow from 8 Aug. 1860 - 14 Aug. 1861 noting Winslow's commentary on the 1860 Mass. gubernatorial election, in particular his support for his friend, John A. Andrew, the Republican winner of the election; and encounters between Gov. Andrew and abolitionist Wendell Phillips regarding the appropriateness of speeches advocating civil war in early 1861. Entries also document Winslow's scientific interests, including observations of meteor showers and a comet, and the outfitting of an explorer for an arctic expedition. The collection also contains a small amount of correspondence (1860-61) with Winslow, including a letter from Andrew, regarding the gubernatorial campaign
University of Virginia
In the letter (1790 July 21, Virginia), Pendleton urges Page, a congressional candidate, to publish his views on manumission
University of Virginia
The collection consists of Eisenberg's research files, newspaper clippings, correspondence, typescripts of his articles and those of his colleagues, and published articles, chiefly concerning his work on legislative reapportionment. Politics in Mexico, Hurricane Camille, and the Virginia poll tax are also subjects