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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 - Stephenson, Nathaniel W. (Nathaniel Wright)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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
  • Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office oral history interviews, 1959-1979

    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.

    • Contributor: Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1959
  • People for the American Way and People for the American Way Foundation records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, minutes, reports, proposals, meeting materials, legal files, financial documents, administrative files, publications, press files, and photographs documenting public policy initiatives, field campaigns and projects, and litigation actions of the People for the American Way (PFAW). Also documents the efforts of the organization's lobbying arm, People for the American Way Action Fund (PFAW/F), relating to legislative and policy advocacy work with Congress, federal agencies, ...

    • Contributor: People for the American Way - Andrews, Tom - Collins, Mary Jean - Keegan, Michael - Kolbert, Kathryn - Kropp, Arthur - Lear, Norman - Podesta, Anthony T. - Shields, Carole - Citizens for Constitutional Concerns, Inc - People for the American Way Foundation
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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
  • Wallace R. Brode papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, speeches and writings, academic, travel, and subject files, awards, patents, theater programs, printed material, and photographs chiefly relating to Brode's tenure as director (1951-1960) and foreign secretary (1965-1967) of the American Chemical Society, associate director (1947-1958) of the National Bureau of Standards, and science advisor (1958-1960) to U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles. Includes material on the dismissal of Allen ...

    • Contributor: Brode, Wallace R.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Abram P.T. Elder papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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. Includes research and publication materials for Charles Henry Grosvenor's Book of the Presidents, with Biographical Sketches (1902) and other biographical directories. Also includes materials relating to an exhibit promoting sales of a directory at the ...

    • Contributor: Elder, Abram P. T.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • William T. Sherman papers, 1759-1897

    Army officer. Correspondence, journal kept by Sherman in California during the Mexican War, drafts of portions of his memoirs, documents, printed matter, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, maps, photographs, and memorabilia relating to his civilian and military career, including in the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh) - Sherman, William T.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1759
  • 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
  • P. Phillips family papers, 1832-1914

    Lawyer, state legislator, and United States representative from South Carolina. Correspondence, letter books, legal record books, journals, dockets, notebooks, and an unpublished autobiography of P. Phillips, relating chiefly to the law practice of P. Phillips and his son, W. Hallet Phillips, both of whom practiced before the Supreme Court. Contains the writings of P. Phillips's wife, Eugenia, including her journal written while interned during ...

    • Contributor: Phillips, P. (Philip) - Phillips, P.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1832
  • 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
  • Otto Fenichel and Hanna Fenichel papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, circular letters, minutes, reports, writings, and other papers primarily concerning Otto Fenichel's work as a psychoanalyst and his involvement in psychoanalytic organizations following his immigration to the United States in 1938. Includes copies of his circular letters, Rundbriefe, pertaining to Fenichel's work, especially as a training analyst in Oslo, Norway, and Prague, Czechoslovakia. Subjects include the American Psychoanalytic Association and other psychoanalytic groups, ...

    • Contributor: Fenichel, Otto
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • John Barrett papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Family and general correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, writings, reports, notebooks, subject files, biographical material, financial records, scrapbooks, clippings, and other papers relating principally to Barrett's career as a journalist in California, Washington, and Oregon; his appointments as U.S. minister to Argentina, Colombia, Panama, and Thailand; his duties as director general of the Pan American Union; and his work as a counselor and arbiter in ...

    • Contributor: Barrett, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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
  • 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
  • Edward Lee Plumb papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, journals, board minutes, reports, dispatches, financial records, printed matter, maps, and other papers relating primarily to Plumb's diplomatic service in Mexico and to negotiations with the Mexican government on behalf of the United States and American investors in the Mexican railway system. Includes reports and dispatches to U.S. secretary of state William Henry Seward regarding diplomatic and political affairs in Mexico. Other subjects ...

    • Contributor: Plumb, Edward Lee
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • P. Phillips family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterbooks, legal record books, journals, dockets, notebooks, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to the legal careers of P. Phillips and his son, W. Hallet Phillips. Documents their practice of law in Washington, D.C., in particular their practice before the Supreme Court. Includes an unpublished autobiography of P. Phillips; journal of his wife, Eugenia Levy Phillips, written while interned as a Southern sympathizer ...

    • Contributor: Phillips, P.
    • 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
  • Ethan Allen Hitchcock papers, 1793-1888

    Army officer and author. Collection includes correspondence, notes, speeches and writings, and printed matter relating to Hitchcock's military career and his interest in metaphysics and philosophy.

    • Contributor: Hitchcock, Ethan Allen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1793
  • 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
  • Arthur Laurents papers, circa 1900-2011

    Arthur Laurents (1917-2011) was an American playwright, screenwriter and Broadway director. The collection, which documents his life and career, includes scripts, correspondence, datebooks, photographs, book drafts, production notes, programs, publicity materials, business papers, awards, clippings, and articles.

    • Contributor: Laurents, Arthur
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1900
  • Curtis L. Malaney papers, 1923-1989

    Author. Typescript and photocopied material comparing the conduct of Admiral Horatio Nelson in 1797 and 1801 to that of United States Navy officers in the Honda Point, California, disaster of 1923.

    • Contributor: Malaney, Curtis L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1923
  • Key Pittman papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, articles, subject files, legal and financial records, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, printed matter, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence relating primarily to Pittman's service in the U.S. Senate. Subjects include Alaskan affairs, Boulder Dam (Hoover Dam, Ariz. and Nev.), reclamation of lands in Nevada, mining and coinage, silver, foreign trade, commercial relations with China and the ...

    • Contributor: Pittman, Key
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • W.G. McAdoo papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, reports, scrapbooks, bulletins, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to McAdoo's career as a lawyer and businessman in Tennessee and New York, U.S. secretary of the treasury and director general of railroads in the United States Railroad Administration during the Woodrow Wilson presidential administration, and U.S. senator from California. Also documents his role in Democratic Party politics in ...

    • Contributor: McAdoo, W. G.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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