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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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
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    Charles Henry Harvey papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, daybooks, receipts, and printed matter relating chiefly to Harvey's life and work in Methuen, Mass., as a mill worker and carpenter; voyage around Cape Horn aboard the Crescent to California to dig for gold; life in California, 1850-1859; and work as a gold miner and carpenter in Pueblo and Denver, Colo., 1879. Also includes diaries (1851-1857) of Harvey's mother, Joanne Harvey, and ...

    • Contributor: Harvey, Charles Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Beale family papers from the Decatur House, 1794-1957

    Correspondence, journals, biographical material, speeches, articles, scrapbooks, printed material, and other papers pertaining to the role of Edward Fitzgerald Beale in opening the West; the diplomatic career of Truxtun Beale as United States minister to Greece, Persia, and Romania; the naval careers of Thomas Truxtun and Stephen Decatur; the Beale (Beal), Chase, Edwards, and Truxtun families; and the Decatur House.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1794
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    Mercy-Argenteau family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

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

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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
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    Robert Garrett family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, business records, and other papers relating chiefly to the involvement of Robert Garrett and his sons, John W. Garrett and Henry S. Garrett, in mercantile affairs in Baltimore, Md. Focuses on the business of Robert Garrett & Sons in connection with its mercantile trade and banking house, ventures in transportation and communication, and wholesale grocery, produce, forwarding, and commission business; and on the ...

    • Contributor: Garrett, Robert - Garrett, Henry S. (Henry Stouffer) - Garrett, John W. (John Work)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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
  • Frederick Lewis Allen papers, 1890-1954

    Editor and author. Correspondence, articles, biographies, date books, diaries, radio scripts, histories, and speeches documenting Allen's career as editor of Harper's Magazine, director of the Foreign Policy Association, author of many popular works on American social history, and an overseer of Harvard University.

    • Contributor: Allen, Frederick Lewis
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1890
  • Charles Henry Harvey papers, 1835-1965

    Gold miner, carpenter, and mill worker. Correspondence, diaries, daybooks, receipts, and printed matter relating to Harvey's life and work as a millworker and carpenter in Methuen, Massachusetts, and as a gold miner in California and Colorado.

    • Contributor: Harvey, Charles Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1835
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    Barnett Allen Howard papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Memoirs documenting Howard's boyhood on a farm near Paris, Tenn.; his unsuccessful attempts to become rich during the California gold rush; his return to Tennessee by way of Panama, Cuba, New Orleans, La., and the Mississippi River; his Union sympathies resulting in his family's move to Du Quoin, Ill., during the Civil War; and his farming, preaching, and trading in Illinois and subsequently, in ...

    • Contributor: Howard, Barnett Allen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Jefferson Davis papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, articles, speeches, photocopies of land grants, newspaper clippings, notes of historian Nathaniel W. Stephenson summarizing letters and writings by Davis which were printed in The War of the Rebellion : A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies (1880-1902), and drafts of military reports concerning the Battle of Monterrey (1846) in the Mexican War. Subjects include admission of California ...

    • Contributor: Davis, Jefferson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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
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    Thomas Ewing family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, writings, speeches, biographical and genealogical material, military papers, financial and legal papers, scrapbooks, printed materials, maps, photographs, and other papers concerning American political, economic, and social life. Subjects include westward expansion and frontier life, the disposal of public lands and land speculation, law and legal practice in Ohio, Ohio and national Whig politics, anti-Jacksonianism, the Bank of the United States, the ...

    • Contributor: Ewing, Thomas
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Beale family papers from the Decatur House, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, journals, speeches, articles, biographical material, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers of the Beale (Beal), Chase, Edwards, and Truxton families. Includes papers of Edward Fitzgerald Beale relating primarily to his role in opening the West; papers of Truxtun Beale as U.S. minister to Greece, Persia, and Romania; diaries of Marie Oge Beale; papers of Stephen Decatur; and papers of Thomas Truxton. Subjects include ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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
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    George Creel papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly scrapbooks and bound volumes of writings by and about Creel. Also includes correspondence, notes, speeches, lectures, book reviews, an unpublished manuscript titled Liberty Bells, and campaign material relating to Creel's unsuccessful 1934 campaign for governor of California. A series on Woodrow Wilson and the U.S. Committee on Public Information contains correspondence with Wilson as well as Wilson's corrections of drafts of Creel's cables, ...

    • Contributor: Creel, George
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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
  • 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
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    Frederick Law Olmsted papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterbooks, journals, drafts of articles and books, speeches and lectures, biographical and genealogical data, business papers, legal and financial papers, scrapbooks, printed material, 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 ...

    • Contributor: Olmsted, Frederick Law
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection