Politics and government
Subject Source: Fast
Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — 1: [Barcode: 31151030055564]
Collection — Multiple Containers
Overview John Henry Sirich, Sr. (1848-1911) was born in West Virginia but moved to Baltimore as a child. He worked his way up from being a clerk, and worked as a manager for the Boston Marine Insurance Co. He was at one time president of the Fire Board and president of the Board of Directors of the City Jail. His son Edward H. received his PhD at Johns Hopkins University. This collection includes 26 scrapbooks full of newspaper clippings regarding politics, as well as 4 handwritten indexes for the...
Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030134559]
Overview The present collection is a visual account of the tumultuous period known in Italy as the "anni di piombo" (Years of Lead), from the 1960s to 1980s. These black-and-white press photographs document workers' strikes, riots, student demonstrations, and protest marches in Italy, principally Rome, Milan, Turin, and Naples. The collection spans 1969 to 1982.
Overview This collection of French Revolutionary and Napoleonic items donated by Jean Marie Goulemot, ranging from the 1790s to approximately 1806, includes four manuscript items, and two committee badges. The letters are state correspondence to Le Ministre de la Justice, Prefécts des departements, and Le Ministre de l'Intérieur.
Overview The Jean-Marie Goulemot Dreyfus affair collection contains published and illustrated material that documents the trial of Alfred Dreyfus, accused of treason in 1894 during the French Third Republic (1871-1940). The collection is entirely in French. Materials date from 1895-1900, 1906, and 1994, and include published writings, original drawings, posters and other illustrations that capture the events and reactions of leading figures.
Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030058105]
Scope and Contents The collection is formed by one unpublished, holographic letter of the English jurist, Jeremy Bentham, to Sir Samuel Romilly (1757-1818) dated June 15, 1807. The letter was written during a period when Bentham was concerned with the reform of the Scottish courts and had written a pamphlet, "Scotch Reform...In a Series of Letters to the Right Honorable Lord Grenville." In the letter to his friend, Sir Samuel Romilly, Bentham writes that he is sending a copy of the "Letters" and he hopes Romilly...
Overview Johann Caspar (also Kaspar) Bluntschli (1808–1881) was a Swiss jurist and politician. The Bluntschli Collection consists of lectures, student notes, research notes, notebooks, autographs, book reviews and newspaper clippings. The collection spans the years 1823-1884.
Overview Collection consists largely of correspondence and professional papers of American banker and diplomat, John Work Garrett. Included are items from Garrett's foreign service in Venezuela, Argentina, the Netherlands, and Italy. Other materials relate to political events, locally and internationally (1920-1940). Also in the collection is extensive personal correspondence of Garrett and his wife, Alice, which describes personal friendships, travels, entertainments, and cultural interests.
Overview The volatile period of civil unrest in France during May 1968 was punctuated by demonstrations and massive general strikes as well as the occupation of universities and factories across France. At the height of its fervor, it virtually brought the entire advanced capitalist economy of France to a dramatic halt. This artificially-created collection contains posters, protest leaflets, tracts, and photographs from these student protests in May 1968.
Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030133460]
Overview Copied from dealer description: "Album offering extensive photographic documentation of the Paris Commune and its aftermath, 1871-circa 1985." The Paris Commune was a revolutionary socialist government that ruled Paris from 18 March to 28 May, 1871.