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Benjamin Franklin Wade papers

 Collection
Identifier: LG-21
Scope and Content The papers of Benjamin Franklin Wade span the years 1832-1886, but the bulk falls within the period of his service as a U.S. Senator, 1852-1869. The collection consists of microfilm almost entirely of correspondence, letters received, and Wade’s letters to his wife, Caroline. One box of miscellany includes routine requests for government documents, printed speeches, letters of James F. Wade (son of Benjamin F.) to his parents, maps, business papers, and printed matter....
Dates: 1832 - 1886; Majority of material found within 1852 - 1869

Charles Robinson papers

 Collection
Identifier: LG-10
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a reel of microfilm containing correspondence of Charles Robinson, first governor of Kansas, and his wife Sara, relating to Kansas and national politics. Among the correspondents are N. P. Banks, G. A. Crawford, J. W. Denver, John C. Fremont, Alfred Gray, Amos A. Lawrence, G. P. Lowrey, R. Z. Mason, William Phillips, J. P. Root, S. B. Stebbins, Charles Sumner, and Henry Wilson. Also included are two letters (1853, 1858) and a typewritten newspaper article (1858)...
Dates: 1850 - 1918

Charles William Cathcart papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00006
Scope and Contents This collection documents the political interests of various members of the Cathcart family during the years 1821-1889, and is divided as such into the affairs of two generations: that of James Leander Cathcart and that of his sons, James, Charles, John and Henry, with the greatest amount of material pertaining to Charles Cathcart.Letters of the senior Cathcart comprise the first part of the collection. There are several letters, which expound upon his grudge against the...
Dates: 1821 - 1889

Daniel E. Sickles correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: LG-40
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of microfilm containing correspondence of Daniel E. Sickles, in part from his Civil War service, but primarily from his years as American ambassador to Spain.

Dates: 1859 - 1893

Davis family papers

 Collection
Identifier: LG-39
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of microfilm containing the correspondence of Jefferson and Varina Howell Davis. Topics include Mississippi and national politics; the admission of California as a state; a proposed southern-route transcontinental railroad; and Davis' capture at the end of the Civil War. It also contains speeches, newsclippings about the Davises and their home, and accounts of the Battle of Monterey (1846), requested by Davis.

Dates: 1835 - 1913

Francis Wilkinson Pickens and Milledge L. Bonham papers

 Collection
Identifier: LG-23
Scope and Content This collection consists of microfilm of correspondence, reports, resolutions, military papers, applications for office, administrative papers, petitions, memoranda, newspaper clippings relating to two governors of South Carolina, Francis Wilkinson Pickens and Milledge L. Bonham. The bulk of the papers date from 1860-1864 and relates mainly to their respective governorships and the Civil War. Picken's correspondents include R. C. Barclay, John Forsyth, A. C. Garlington, Robert N. Gourdin,...
Dates: 1837 - 1920

Henry Wilson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LG-33
Scope and Contents The Henry Wilson papers consist of microfilm containing correspondence and other papers relating to Massachusetts and national politics, education, abolition, the Civil War, Reconstruction, and the Grant administration. Correspondents include William W. Belknap, James A. Briggs, Schuyler Colfax, Joseph Cooper, William Lloyd Garrison, U.S. Grant, Adam Gurowski, Arthur Livermore, George G. Meade, Theodore Parker, Parker Pillsbury, William H. Seward, Gerrit Smith, Edwin M. Stanton, Alexander...
Dates: 1851 - 1875

Israel Washburn papers

 Collection
Identifier: LG-32
Scope and Contents This collection consists of microfilm of Israel Washburn's correspondence concerning politics in Maine during the early years of the Civil War, and such national events as the Kansas-Nebraska Act, the presidential elections of 1856 and 1860, the formation of the Republican Party, and the Civil War.(Michigan State University., Honhart, F. L., Jude, S. P., Howard, S. R., & Zito, A. (1976). A guide to the Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections. East...
Dates: 1838 - 1909

James Henry Hammond papers

 Collection
Identifier: LG-30
Scope and Contents The James Henry Hammond papers consists of microfilm containing correspondence, diaries, plantation account books and manuals, scrapbooks and manuscript and printed copies of Hammond's speeches reflecting South Carolina and national politics in the decades before the Civil War. Topics include state's rights, slavery, state banks, the Southern Convention at Nashville, Tennessee (1850), secession, nullification, and the tariff. The plantation books give detailed lists of holdings...
Dates: 1774 - 1875

James Murray Mason papers

 Collection
Identifier: LG-31
Scope and Contents This collection consists of microfilm containing primarily diplomatic communications sent while Mason was a Confederate commissioner. Papers include correspondence, dispatches, supply lists for the Confederate states from London, statements and depositions regarding piracy and claims. Also the blockade and other naval and maritime matters, cotton bonds and warrants, circulars and printed matter are included.Correspondents include Judah P. Benjamin, James D. Bulloch, Alexander...
Dates: 1838 - 1870

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Names
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 5
Seward, William H. (William Henry), 1801-1872 3
Stanton, Edwin M. (Edwin McMasters), 1814-1869 3
Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873 2
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 2
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Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 2
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 2
Pickens, F. W. (Francis Wilkinson), 1805-1869 2
Porter, Wm. D. (William Dennison), 1810-1883 2
United States. Kansas-Nebraska Act 2
Yates, Richard, 1815-1873 2
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 1
Aldrich, A. P. 1
Allen, Elisha Hunt, 1804-1883 1
Alvord, Bert 1
Barclay, R. C., active 1861 1
Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893 1
Benjamin, J. P. (Judah Philip), 1811-1884 1
Birney, John 1
Bissell, William H. (William Henry), 1811-1860 1
Blair, Francis Preston, 1791-1876 1
Blair, Montgomery, 1813-1883 1
Bonham, Milledge L. (Milledge Luke), 1813-1890 1
Boyce, Ker 1
Bradford, Gamaliel, 1831-1911 1
Briggs, James A., -1889 1
Brisbane, A. H. (Abbott Hall), 1804-1861 1
Browning, Orville Hickman, 1806-1881 1
Bulloch, James Dunwody, 1823-1901 1
Butler, Pierce Mason, 1798-1847 1
Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850 1
Cameron, J. D. (James Donald), 1833-1918 1
Cameron, Simon, 1799-1889 1
Cathcart, C. W. (Charles William), 1809-1888 1
Cathcart, James L. (James Leander), 1767-1843 1
Caton, John Dean, 1812-1895 1
Chandler, Zachariah, 1813-1879 1
Cisco, John J. 1
Clay, Cassius Marcellus, 1810-1903 1
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 1
Cobb, Howell, 1815-1868 1
Cochrane, Thomas E. 1
Colfax, Schuyler, 1823-1885 1
Collie, Alexander 1
Confederate States of America. Navy 1
Covode, John, 1808-1871 1
Cox, Jacob D. (Jacob Dolson), 1828-1900 1
Cullom, Shelby M. (Shelby Moore), 1829-1914 1
Curtin, Andrew Gregg, 1815-1894 1
Dale, Nathaniel 1
Dana, Charles A. (Charles Anderson), 1819-1897 1
Davis, David, 1815-1886 1
Davis, Henry Winter, 1817-1865 1
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 1
Davis, Timothy, 1821-1888 1
Davis, Varina, 1826-1906 1
Delahay, Mark W. (Mark William), 1818?-1879 1
Dennison, William, 1815-1882 1
Doolittle, James R. (James Rood), 1815-1897 1
Douglas, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold), 1813-1861 1
Dubois, Jesse Kilgore, 1811-1876 1
Echols, William H., -1909 1
Felder, John Myers, 1782-1851 1
Fell, Jesse W., 1808-1887 1
Fessenden, William Pitt, 1806-1869 1
Field, David Dudley, 1805-1894 1
Fish, Hamilton, 1808-1893 1
Forney, John W. (John Wien), 1817-1881 1
Forsyth, John, 1780-1841 1
Free Soil Party (U.S.) 1
Gadsden, James, 1788-1858 1
Galt, A. T. (Alexander Tilloch), 1817-1893 1
Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881 1
Garlington, A. C. (Albert Creswell), 1822-1885 1
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 1
Geiger, Joseph H. 1
Goodlow, William A. 1
Gourdin, Robert N., 1812-1894 1
Griffin, R. M. 1
Grimes, James W. (James Wilson), 1816-1872 1
Gurowski, Adam, 1805-1866 1
Hamilton, James, Jr., 1786-1857 1
Hamlin, Hannibal, 1809-1891 1
Hammond, James Henry, 1807-1864 1
Harlan, James, 1820-1899 1
Hatch, O. M. (Ozias Mather), 1814-1893 1
Hayne, Isaac W. (Isaac William), 1809-1880 1
Hayne, J. W., (South Carolina attorney general) 1
Hayne, Robert Young, 1791-1839 1
Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891 1
Hotze, Henry, 1833-1887 1
Hunter, R. M. T. (Robert Mercer Taliaferro), 1809-1887 1
Hurlbut, Stephen Augustus, 1815-1882 1
Huse, Caleb, 1831-1905 1
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845 1
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 1
Judd, Norman B. (Norman Buel), 1815-1878 1
Keitt, Lawrence M. (Lawrence Massillon), 1824-1864 1
Ketchum, Morris, active 1864 1
Körner, Gustav Philipp, 1809-1896 1
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