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  • Frederick Law Olmsted papers, 1777-1952

    Landscape architect. Correspondence, letterbooks, journals, drafts of articles and books, speeches and lectures, biographical and genealogical data, business papers, scrapbooks, maps, drawings, and other papers encompassing Olmsted's career and private life. The papers focus on Olmsted's career as a landscape architect, specifically as a designer of parks and the grounds of private estates and public buildings and as a city and regional planner.

    • Contributor: Olmsted, Frederick Law
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1777
  • Abram P.T. Elder papers, 1890-1916

    Biographer and publisher. Correspondence, biographical files, business records of the National Biographical Society, illustrated materials, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to Elder's creation and publication of biographical directories for the society.

    • Contributor: Elder, Abram P. T. (Abram Peter Turner) - Elder, Abram P. T.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1890
  • Warren K. Billings papers, 1899-1973

    Laborer and union organizer. Family and general correspondence, legal files, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and other papers relating primarily to the 1916 bombing conviction of Billings and Tom Mooney and papers relating to the Industrial Workers of the World, Billings's activities in the union movement, especially in California, his life in Folsom State Prison, and his activities on behalf of the civil liberties of ...

    • Contributor: Billings, Warren K.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1899
  • John Barrett papers, 1861-1943

    Journalist and diplomat. Family and general correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks, subject files, writings and speeches, financial papers, reports, biographical materials, scrapbooks, clippings, and other papers relating principally to Barrett's career as a journalist and diplomat.

    • Contributor: Barrett, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1861
  • Aaron Burton Levisee papers, 1847-1992

    Lawyer, educator, Louisiana state legislator, and Confederate soldier. Diaries, obituaries, and clippings documenting Levisee's activities as a student at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, school teacher in Alabama, lawyer in Louisiana, soldier in the Confederate army, judge and state legislator in Louisiana during Reconstruction, Republican elector for Louisiana, and Internal Revenue Service agent.

    • Contributor: Levisee, Aaron Burton
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1847
  • George Creel papers, 1857-1953

    Author, editor, and government official. Scrapbooks and bound volumes of writings by and about Creel form the bulk of the collection. Includes correspondence, notes, speeches, lectures, book reviews, and campaign material. A series on Woodrow Wilson and the United States Committee on Public Information contains correspondence with Wilson as well as his corrections of drafts of Creel's cables, letters, speeches, and other writings relating ...

    • Contributor: Creel, George
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1857
  • James K. Polk papers, 1775-1891

    United States president, Speaker of the House and representative from Tennessee, and governor of Tennessee. General correspondence, presidental letterbooks, diaries, account and memorandum books, drafts and copies of speeches and messages, family papers, financial and legal papers, and printed matter relating primarily to Polk's political career in Tennessee and on the national level.

    • Contributor: Polk, James K. (James Knox) - Polk, James K.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1775
  • Peter A. Demens papers, 1880-2000

    Author, businessman, railroad promoter, and entrepreneur. Notebooks, scrapbooks, correspondence, and articles mostly relating to Demens's authorship of articles for the Russian journal Viestnik Evropy and Russian and American newspapers on events in America and his life.

    • Contributor: Demens, Peter A. - Tverskoĭ, P. A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1880
  • Barnett Allen Howard papers, 1885-1949

    Farmer, preacher, and trader. Memoirs documenting Howard's life as well as genealogical material, legal documents, and printed matter.

    • Contributor: Howard, Barnett Allen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1885
  • Thomas Ewing family papers, 1757-1941

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, legal files, military records, speeches and writings, reports, notes, autographs, scrapbooks, biographical material, commonplace books, financial records, genealogies, photographs, printed matter, and maps pertaining to members of the Ewing family including Thomas Ewing (1789-1871), senator from Ohio and cabinet member; Thomas Ewing (1829-1896), Union general during the Civil War and congressman from Ohio; Ellen Ewing Sherman and her husband, William T. ...

    • Contributor: Ewing, Thomas
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1757
  • Nathaniel Alexander Owings papers, 1911-1983

    Architect and engineer. Correspondence, journals. memoranda, minutes and reports, drafts of speeches and writings, legal and financial papers, subject file, biographical material, poetry, notes, appointment calendars, charts, graphs, diagrams, clippings, printed matter, photographs, scrapbooks, and other material chiefly dating from 1960 to 1980, documenting Owings's career as a founding partner of the architectural firm, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, as chairman of public commissions responsible ...

    • Contributor: Owings, Nathaniel Alexander
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1911
  • Sidney Robertson Cowell collection, 1901-1992

    Sidney Robertson Cowell (1903-1995) was a folksong and ethnic music collector and recordist, ethnographer, ethnomusicologist, teacher, writer, and wife of composer Henry Cowell. The collection consists of her personal papers which document all aspects of her life and work. The collection includes correspondence relating to personal and professional matters; fieldwork reports, fieldnotes, song lists and other materials from her field recording projects and trips; ...

    • Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Cowell, Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1901
  • Jefferson Davis papers, 1795-1913

    President of the Confederate States of America. Correspondence and related articles, speeches, clippings, reports and notes documenting Davis's political career and his family.

    • Contributor: Davis, Jefferson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1795
  • James William Denver papers, 1868-1884

    Lawyer, army officer, United States representative from California, United States commissioner of Indian affairs, and governor of Kansas. Letterpress books containing correspondence relating to Denver's law practice in Washington, D.C., which was concerned with Choctaw Indian claims and land disputes in California and elsewhere in the West, and to his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination, 1884.

    • Contributor: Denver, James William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1868
  • Stephen C. Rowan papers, 1826-1890

    United States Navy officer. Journals and a letterbook relating to Rowan's naval service.

    • Contributor: Rowan, Stephen C. (Stephen Clegg) - Rowan, Stephen C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1826
  • Wilson-McAdoo families papers, 1860-1966

    Correspondence, writings, speeches, statements, biographical material, financial papers, clippings, photographs, and other papers primarily of Eleanor Wilson McAdoo and Margaret Woodrow Wilson, documenting the activities of the McAdoo and Wilson families.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1860
  • Caspar W. Weinberger papers, 1910-2005

    United States secretary of defense, United States secretary of health, education, and welfare, California state legislator, lawyer, journalist, and business executive. Correspondence, legal and subject files, appointment books and daily schedules, diary notes and other jottings, family papers, financial material, interview transcripts, television scripts, newspaper columns, book and speech files, and legislative and political material relating to Weinberger's career in journalism and government.

    • Contributor: Weinberger, Caspar W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1910
  • Henry Harley Arnold papers, 1903-1989

    Pioneer aviator and United States Army officer. Correspondence, memoranda, journals, notebooks, drafts and proofs of Henry Harley (Hap) Arnold's memoirs, Global Mission (1949), articles, speeches, reports, orders, printed material, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to the development of military aeronautics in the United States and to aeronautical policies and events of World War II.

    • Contributor: Arnold, Henry Harley
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1903
  • Edward Lee Plumb papers, 1825-1903

    Diplomat and secretary of the United States legation in Mexico. Correspondence, journals, clippings, and other papers relating primarily to Plumb's negotiations relating to the Mexican railway system.

    • Contributor: Plumb, Edward Lee
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1825
  • Ronald L. Ziegler papers, 1956-1999

    White House press secretary, assistant to President Richard M. Nixon, and trade association administrator. Correspondence, memoranda, political files, subject files, legal material, notes, transcripts of press briefings and press conferences, press releases, briefing material, photographs, family papers, biographical material, calendars and schedules, speeches, writings, telephone logs, printed material, clippings, and other papers documenting chiefly Ziegler's activities in the administration of President Richard M. Nixon.

    • Contributor: Ziegler, Ronald L. (Ronald Louis) - Ziegler, Ronald L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1956
  • Robert Garrett family papers, 1778-1925

    Garrett family of Baltimore, Md. Family members represented include Robert Garrett, railroad official, financier, and merchant, and his son John W. Garrett, railroad official and financier. Correspondence, business documents, and other papers relating to mercantile affairs in Baltimore, Maryland, and to Robert Garrett & Sons and the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company.

    • Contributor: Garrett, Robert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1778
  • Otto Fenichel and Hanna Fenichel papers, 1934-1953

    Psychoanalysts. Correspondence, circular letters, minutes, reports, and writings primarily concerning Otto Fenichel's work as a psychoanalyst and his involvement in psychoanalytic organizations following his immigration to the United States in 1938. Fenichel's work as a training analyst in Oslo, Norway, and Prague, Czechoslovakia, is explored in circular letters written by him between 1934 and 1938.

    • Contributor: Fenichel, Otto
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1934
  • Herman Hollerith papers, 1850-1982

    Inventor and businessman. Correspondence, diary, financial and business papers, patents by Hollerith and others, blueprints, drawings, a Hollerith machine punch plate, writings about Hollerith by Geoffrey Austrian and others, biographical material, and other papers relating to Hollerith tabulating machines and their use in census taking (1890-1910), operation of Tabulating Machine Company and its merger with two other companies forming Computer-Tabulating-Recording Company (1911), and Hollerith's ...

    • Contributor: Hollerith, Herman
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1850
  • A.W. Greely papers, 1753-1959

    Explorer, United States Army officer, and author. Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, diaries, speeches, lectures, writings, military papers, biographical material, Greely (Greeley) family correspondence, scrapbooks, financial records, clippings, maps, prints, memorabilia, and other papers relating primarily to Greely's military career and exploration of the polar regions.

    • Contributor: Greely, A. W. (Adolphus Washington) - Greely, A. W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1753
  • Anna Maria Evans papers, 1835-1914

    Housewife and member of the Society of Friends (Quaker). Correspondence and printed matter pertaining to religious activities, education, domestic matters, and the impact of the Civil War on Evans's family and friends.

    • Contributor: Evans, Anna Maria, Approximately 1828 Approximately 1905 - Evans, Anna Maria
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1835