Correspondence, documents, manuscripts, diaries and clippings concerning the Matthews family of Missouri. Early material includes leaves from a diary, describing frontier life in Missouri from 1818-1833, a land grant signed by John Quincy Adams in 1827, and bills of sale from 1855 for two enslaved people. Later material includes correspondence and manuscripts from Florence Calvert Thorne, Director of Research for the American Federation of Labor, and research material of Ralph A. Anderson regarding Arab-ARAMCO relations and foreign pipeline systems. Included is a partial autobiography by Miss Thorne and a typed transcript of an interview with Margaret Scatterwood, concerning Florence Thorne's involvement in the American labor movement.
1.25 Linear Feet (2 legal size document cases and 1 small flat box.)
Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository