English, German, Published edition: Carl Schurz papers, Schurz, Carl, 1829-1906.

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Physical Description
  • 24,500 items.
  • 229 containers plus 1 oversize.
  • 126 microfilm reels.
  • 57.8 linear feet.
Language
  • English
  • German

Edition details

Title
  • Carl Schurz papers, 1842-1983
Creator
  • Schurz, Carl, 1829-1906.
Physical Description
  • 24,500 items.
  • 229 containers plus 1 oversize.
  • 126 microfilm reels.
  • 57.8 linear feet.
Subjects
Summary
  • Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, articles, subject files, family papers, newspaper clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers pertaining to 19th century political history especially the Rutherford B. Hayes presidential administration in which Schurz served as secretary of the interior. Subjects include presidential campaigns and reform movements such as anti-imperialism, civil service reform, Liberal Republicanism, sound money, and tariff reduction. Subjects also include Schurz's role in the German-American community, connection with imperial Germany, and 1888 meeting with William II, German Emporer, and Otto, Fürst von Bismarck.
  • Family correspondents include Schurz's wife, Margarethe Meyer Schurz, and daughters Agathe Schurz and Marianne Schurz. Other correspondents include Charles Francis Adams, Henry Adams, Edward Atkinson, Thomas F. Bayard, Charles J. Bonaparte, Samuel Bowles, Fanny Chapman, Grover Cleveland, George William Curtis, Edward Sylvester Ellis, Richard D. Fisher, James A. Garfield, Edwin Lawrence Godkin, Ulysses S. Grant, Horace Greeley, Murat Halstead, Rutherford B. Hayes, Moses King, Karl Lamprecht, Abraham Lincoln, Henry Cabot Lodge, Charles Sedgwick May, Giuseppe Mazzini, William McKinley, John T. Morse, Jr., Frederick Law Olmsted, Edward Lillie Pierce, Emil Preetorius, Anna Rathbone, James Ford Rhodes, Henry Augustus Richmond, Theodore Roosevelt, Edward Morse Sheppard, Leslie Stephen, Moorfield Storey, Lucius S. Swift, Ida M. Tarbell, Lew Wallace, Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin, Erving Winslow, and Horace White.
Biography
  • U.S. cabinet officer, diplomat, and senator from Missouri, Union Army officer, journalist, and reformer.
Notes
  • Microfilm edition available ; nos. 14,803 &​ 19,771.
  • Microfilm produced from originals in the Manuscript Division. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress Photoduplication Service, 1970-1988.
  • Deposit Schurz family 1907.
  • Converted to gift 1940.
  • Gift various sources 1950-1984.
  • Collection material in English and German.
Access Conditions
  • Open to research.
Language
  • English
  • German
Standard Number
  • MSS39156
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