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United States--History--19th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Francis T. Brooke Letter

Identifier: SC 00012
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a letter written by Francis T. Brooke in St. Julien, Virginia concerning the political climate of Virginia in relation to the presidential elections of 1820 and 1824. Brooke describes fractures and shifts in party support, and interprets the reasons for Virginia's support of William Crawford in the election of 1824. The letter is addressed to a Mr. Loring.

Dates: 1825 March 20

Child's Drawing Copybook

Identifier: Mss. MsV Cp1
Scope and Contents

Drawing copybook, ca. 1850, entitled "Accessary to Chapman's American Drawingbook . . . No. 1, 1850," of an unidentified child. The volume bears the signature of E. T. Pilsen on the front cover, and contains simple line drawings.

Dates: 1850

G.S. Meade Hawaii letter

Identifier: SC 01768
Content Description An eight page letter from G.S. Meade in Honolulu, Hawaii, to a Mr. Atkinson. Meade was staying in the home of a British Bishop while touring the islands. Along with describing the native Hawaiian people, and the environment of Hawaii in detail, the letter names specific Hawaiians Meade met at a garden party. Meade writes that "to me it is no pleasant sight to see a favored land with its own princess to govern it, actually in the hands of another race, its trade taken by foreigners, its...
Dates: June 17th, 1884 - June 30th, 1884

Massachusetts State Democratic Party Scrapbook

Identifier: Mss. MsV Scp1
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook, 1839-1860, of newspaper clippings and pamphlets concerning the Democratic Party. The volume includes speeches by Benjamin Franklin Hallett and proceedings of the Massachusetts State Democratic Conventions, 1839 and 1840.

Dates: 1839-1860

Merkling Historic Events Newspaper Collection

Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1999.60
Scope and Contents

Approximately 30 issues of late 19th and 20th century newspapers, primarily the Cleveland Plain Dealer, with significant headlines, chiefly relating to United States Presidents and military conflicts/wars. Two framed newspapers relating to Garfield's assassination.

Dates: 1891-1968

School Copybook, I

Identifier: Mss. MsV Cp15
Scope and Contents

School copybook, 1813, of an unidentified child which contains practice in writing letters and numbers.

Dates: 1813

School Copybook, II

Identifier: Mss. MsV Cp16
Scope and Contents

School copybook, 1815, of an unidentified child which contains practice in writing letters and numbers.

Dates: 1815

Scrapbook and Account Book (Clarke County, Va.)

Identifier: Mss.MsV Sc30
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook, ca. 1860-1863, of an unidentified person pasted into the journal (account book), 1825-1829, of an unidentified merchant of Battletown [later Berryville, Clarke County, Va.] There are also loose papers, 1838-1893.

Dates: 1825-1893

United States Federal Nineteenth Century Government Publications

Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.204
Scope and Contents Government publications printed by the U.S Government Printing Office (GPO) and others from the 1820s-1890s. The formats include legislation, annual reports, histories, speeches, resolutions, reports, rebuttals and more. Topics include abolition of slavery, Mexican War, information and reports about the Civil War, Army register for 1858, annual reports for railroads and banks, historical paper on Christ Church in Norfolk, Virginia (1878), Governor Pierpoint's address to "People of...
Dates: 1826-1878