Historians -- United States
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: WA MSS S-3943
Overview: Twenty-seven autograph notebooks, some signed, belonging to Annie Heloise Abel, circa 1910-1925. Notebooks record research notes, reading lists, and queries concerning Native Americans and United States government policies during the 19th and early 20th centuries.Accompanied by a Bible presented to Abel by her husband, George Cockburn Henderson, in 1922; two metal boxes; two wooden boxes (one containing dried flowers); a piece of fabric; and an empty envelope from unknown materials...
Dates: circa 1910-1925
Call Number: WA MSS S-1314
Overview: The papers document the late nineteenth and early twentieth-century historiography of General George Armstrong Custer and the Little Big Horn Battle. The collection contains research material consisting of correspondence, notes, writings, photoprints and maps. There is some original nineteenth centry material related to Custer, in particular the correspondence of Edward Settle Godfrey, but most of the papers are reproductions of original primary material.
Call Number: WA MSS S-1323
Overview: The W. W. H. Davis Papers consist of correspondence, writings, journals, diaries, drawings, newspaper clippings, photographs, and memorabilia which document the life and career of W. W. H. Davis. The five scrapbooks chronicle Davis's participation in the Mexican War and Civil War, service in New Mexico, and his interest in Democratic party politics. The correspondence and memorabilia in the scrapbooks are arranged according to major themes. The autobiographical writings series contains essays...
Dates: 1846-1896, bulk 1846-1864
Call Number: YCAL MSS 488
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, and personal papers of the American historian and author Paul Leicester Ford. The correspondence is largely professional and documents Ford's work as an editor, historian, bibliographer, novelist and playwright. Ford's correspondents include John Kendrick Bangs, Samuel L. Clemens, Edward Everett Hale, Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Rudyard Kipling, and S. Weir Mitchell; earlier letters written to others by James Fennimore Cooper and Jared Sparks...
Dates: 1736-1902, bulk 1885-1902
Call Number: WA MSS S-2692
Overview: The papers document the life and work of D. Michael Quinn, and include research files, writings, personal correspondence, photographs, and family documents. Research files consist of Quinn's notes, as well as copies and transcripts of primary sources that informed many of Quinn's writings on Mormon history, focusing on Church governance, plural marriage, sexuality and gender relations (especially same-sex relationships), and the involvement of Church members in business and politics. Writings...
Dates: 1910-2019, bulk 1960-2019
Call Number: MS 1691
Overview: The papers consist of Henry Ashby Turner's correspondence with other historians about the controversy surrounding David Abraham's book, The Collapse of the Weimar Republic. A later accession comprises two databases, one containing information concerning foreign workers in the Adam Opel AG plant in Rüsselsheim, Germany, during the World War II era, and the other containing evaluative records concerning documents and articles relating to General Motors'...
Dates: 1982-circa 2000
Call Number: MS 1436