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  • Thomas T. Craven papers, 1842-1969

    Naval officer. Correspondence, family papers, and subject files relating primarily to his convoy duty and command of United States Naval Aviation Forces in Europe during World War I, and his command of a gunboat flotilla on the Yangtze River in China during 1929-1931.

    • Contributor: Craven, Thomas T. (Thomas Tingey) - Craven, Thomas T.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1842
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    T.J.J. See papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diary, speeches, writings, financial records, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to See's work at the United States Naval Observatory, Mare Island, Calif. Subjects include astronomy, cosmogony, geodesy, mathematics, relativity theory and Albert Einstein, and wave theory. Correspondents include D.R. Adams, Howard Ayers, Champ Clark, Henry Love Clarke, Arthur Spencer Dayton, Eric Doolittle, A.O. Granger, Arthur B. Hancock, Carrie Harrison, I. Minis ...

    • Contributor: See, T. J. J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Rouben Mamoulian papers, 1740-1987

    Theatrical and film director. Correspondence, diaries, scripts, production material, speeches, writings, printed matter, scrapbooks, memorabilia and other papers relating to Mamoulian's life and career.

    • Contributor: Mamoulian, Rouben
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1740
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    W.W. Corcoran papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterpress books, financial records, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Corcoran's business and banking interests and philanthropic efforts. Documents his involvement with the brokerage and banking firms, Corcoran & Riggs, Washington, D.C.; Riggs and Co, New York, N.Y.; Bank of America; and Wilson, Colston & Co., Baltimore, Md. Also documents his investment ventures in the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad ...

    • Contributor: Corcoran, W. W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Thomas Oliver Selfridge papers, 1809-1927

    Naval officer. Correspondence, journals, logbooks, and notebooks relating to Selfridge's naval career. Includes material relating to the side-wheel steamer Mississippi and the Mare Island Naval Shipyard, which were commanded by Selfridge, and to the Naval Examining Board over which he presided.

    • Contributor: Selfridge, Thomas Oliver
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1809
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    John W. Colbert papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, lectures, articles, research materials, artwork, and other papers pertaining to Colbert's experiences researching tropical diseases primarily in Panama and Puerto Rico in the early 1900s, training nurses in Puerto Rico (1904-1905), assisting in relief efforts following the earthquake and firestorm in San Francisco (1906), providing medical care for the French and American armies in Belgium, the Gallipoli Peninsula (Turkey), and France ...

    • Contributor: Colbert, John W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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
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    Nathaniel Alexander Owings papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, journals, minutes, speeches, writings, reports, notes, subject file, legal and financial records, biographical material, appointment calendars, clippings, scrapbooks, printed matter, charts, graphs, diagrams, photographs, and other papers documenting Owings's career as a founding partner of the architectural firm, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill; chairman of public commissions responsible for the redesign of Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C.; member of various commissions relating to ...

    • Contributor: Owings, Nathaniel Alexander
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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
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    Aaron Burton Levisee papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Diaries (1847-1895; volumes 1-5, 7) documenting Levisee's activities as a student at the University of Michigan, school teacher in Alabama, lawyer in Louisiana, soldier in the Confederate army, judge and state legislator in Louisiana during Reconstruction, Republican elector for the state of Louisiana in the presidential election of 1876, and later as an internal revenue agent in California and the Pacific Northwest. Also includes ...

    • Contributor: Levisee, Aaron Burton
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Stephen C. Rowan papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Journals kept on board the Vincennes (1826-1828), Delaware (1841-1843), Cyane (1845), and Piscataqua (1868); and letterbook (1852-1890) containing orders to duty, notes on Rowan's sixty-four years of naval service, and copies of letters to Ambrose Everett Burnside, Salmon P. Chase, John Adolphus Bernard Dahlgren, James C. Dobbin, Gustavus Vasa Fox, Louis Malesherbes Goldsborough, David D. Porter, Robert Wilson Shufeldt, Isaac Toucey, Gideon Welles, and ...

    • Contributor: Rowan, Stephen C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Ethan Allen Hitchcock papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, writings, notes, military papers, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Hitchcock's military career and his interest in metaphysics and philosophy. Documents his military career at the United States Military Academy and at his posts in California, Florida, Mexico, and other locations; his work with the U.S. Dept. of War during and after the Civil War; his business interests in St. Louis, ...

    • Contributor: Hitchcock, Ethan Allen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Rouben Mamoulian papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, scripts, production material, family papers, scrapbooks, printed matter, memorabilia and other papers relating to Mamoulian's career as a theatrical and film director and to his personal life. Includes files for film and theater productions spanning Mamoulian's entire career. Documents his Armenian heritage and contacts with other Armenians; interactions with individuals involved in the arts and entertainment of the twentieth century; ...

    • Contributor: Mamoulian, Rouben
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    A.K. Fisher papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, diaries, speeches, articles, reports, field notes and records, family papers, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, printed matter, maps, drawings, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Fisher's activities as an ornithologist and vertebrate zoologist. Documents an expedition (1891) to Death Valley; biological surveys (1892-1898) in Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and other western areas; the Harriman Alaska Expedition (1899); and Pinchot South ...

    • Contributor: Fisher, A. K.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Sidney Robertson Cowell collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection consists of Sidney Robertson Cowell's personal papers that document her life and work. It includes correspondence with family, friends and colleagues, inlcuding husband Henry Cowell, Ansel Adams, Ernst Bacon, Suzanne Bloch, Bertrand Bronson, Frank Brown, John Cage, Adrian Dornbush, Sam Eskin, Warde Ford, Grete Franke, Alfred Frankenstein, Lou Harrison, H. Wiley Hitchcock, Maud Karpeles, John Kirkpatrick, William Lichtenwanger, John Lomax, Dorothy Maynor, ...

    • Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1901
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    Herman Hollerith papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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, scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, printed 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 ...

    • Contributor: Hollerith, Herman
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Warren K. Billings papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, legal files, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and other papers relating primarily to the 1916 bombing conviction of Billings and Thomas J. Mooney and subsequent attempts by Billings and others to have them pardoned. Includes 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 ...

    • Contributor: Billings, Warren K.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    James William Denver papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Four letterpress books containing correspondence relating to Denver's law practice in Washington, D.C., concerning Choctaw Indian claims and land disputes in California and elsewhere in the West, and to his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination (1884). A fifth letterpress book contains the correspondence of Seargent Prentiss Knut of Denver's law firm.

    • Contributor: Denver, James William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office oral history interviews, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Typewritten transcripts of oral history interviews accompanied by photographs, copies of correspondence, reports, clippings, and other supplementary material. Interviews pertaining to California state politics and government, the suffragists, and to the life and career of John S. Service, an American diplomat in China, and his wife, Caroline. Includes interviews from the Earl Warren Oral History Project, the Walter Gordon Oral History Project, the Governmental ...

    • Contributor: Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Wilson-McAdoo families papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, writings, speeches, statements, biographical materials, financial papers, clippings, photographs, and other papers relating to the McAdoo and Wilson families, chiefly Eleanor Wilson McAdoo and Margaret Woodrow Wilson. Includes material documenting Margaret's singing career, promotion of American schools as community centers, and experiences in Pondicherry, India, as a follower of the Hindu mystic, Aurobindo Ghose; and Eleanor's writings on the Wilson family. Other family ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Luther Burbank papers, 1830-1989

    Botanist, horticulturist, and naturalist. Correspondence, speeches and writings, notes, sketches, nursery plans and notes, business records, scrapbooks, family papers and genealogies, and printed material concerning Burbank's career as a botanist and his family and personal life.

    • Contributor: Burbank, Luther
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1830
  • Mercy-Argenteau family papers, 1410-1921

    Correspondence, commissions, diplomas, certificates, and other documents. Includes military papers relating to the Silesian War and Seven Years' War, letters from King Leopold II of Austria, and material relating to California and Mexico.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1410
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    Byron N. Scott papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, court brief, newspaper clippings, and magazine articles relating to Scott's defense of William H. Taylor, specialist at the International Monetary Fund and U.S. Treasury Dept., who was accused of espionage by former Soviet spy turned defector, Elizabeth Bentley, in a case heard primarily before the International Organizations Employee Loyalty Board.

    • Contributor: Scott, Byron N.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Arthur Gleason papers, 1863-1931

    Journalist, editor, and social reformer. Family and general correspondence, writings, subject files, clippings, and printed matter relating to Gleason's editorial work with Cosmopolitan, The Survey, and Collier's Weekly; his experiences as a journalist and medic in World War I; his activities on behalf of the British labor movement, Bureau of Industrial Research, United Mine Workers, and socialism; and his interest in topics such as ...

    • Contributor: Gleason, Arthur
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1863
  • 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