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    Frank J. Malina papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Part I consists of correspondence, writings, reports, research files, subject files, biographical material, and other papers relating chiefly to Malina's career as an aerospace engineer at the California Institute of Technology where he was cofounder of the Daniel Guggenheim Aeronautical Laboratory rocket research project and director of the U.S. Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Includes material on the history of aeronautics, international aeronautical societies and meetings, ...

    • Contributor: Malina, Frank J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    William T. Hornaday papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, writings, notebooks, financial records, clippings, scrapbooks, memorabilia, and other papers reflecting Hornaday's career, particularly as director of the New York Zoological Park, 1896-1926. Documents his work with the American Bison Society; Camp Fire Club of America; and Permanent Wild Life Protection Fund. Also documents his activities with the American Defense Society during World War I. Subjects include the Bayne Act, a ...

    • Contributor: Hornaday, William T.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Palmer-Loper family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, logs and journals, financial and business papers, ships' papers, printed material, and other papers of various members of the seafaring and merchant Palmer and Loper families of Stonington, Conn. Includes papers of Nathanial Brown Palmer relating to his discovery in 1820 of the Antarctic subcontinent, to various whaling and sealing enterprises, to the China trade, and to mercantile and shipping interests; papers of ...

    • Contributor: Hart, Ira - Loper, R. F. (Richard F.) - Palmer, Alexander Smith - Palmer, Nathaniel Brown
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • James McHenry papers, 1775-1862

    United States secretary of war, member of the Continental Congress from Maryland, Continental Army officer, and physician. Correspondence, financial records, diary, and other papers relating to McHenry's service as United States secretary of war in the administrations of George Washington and John Adams; and as a Continental Army officer, particularly as secretary to George Washington and on the staff of the Marquis de Lafayette.

    • Contributor: McHenry, James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1775
  • John Archer Lejeune papers, 1815-1950

    Marine corps officer and educator. Family and general correspondence, memoranda, speeches and writings, notes, military papers, and printed materials relating to Lejeune's education and his military career.

    • Contributor: Lejeune, John Archer
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1815
  • James Monroe papers, 1758-1839

    United States president, secretary of state, secretary of war, and diplomat; delegate to the Continental Congress from and governor of Virginia. Correspondence relating primarily to negotiations for the Louisiana Purchase, the Monroe-Pinkney treaty with Great Britain, the War of 1812, the purchase of Florida, South American independence, and Virginia politics and a diary, an account book of memoranda and official and personal accounts, and ...

    • Contributor: Monroe, James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1758
  • Rhoda Bubendey Métraux papers, 1905-1980

    Anthropologist and author. Correspondence, lectures and writings, field notes and notebooks, reports, proposals, minutes, programs, interview transcripts, questionnaires, statistical analyses, drawings, photographs, financial records, and printed matter pertaining to Métraux's career as an anthropologist and her professional and personal relationship with anthropologist Margaret Mead.

    • Contributor: Métraux, Rhoda Bubendey - Métraux, Rhoda
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1905
  • Samuel Smith family papers, 1772-1911

    Army officer and statesman. Correspondence, letterbooks, military and political papers, and miscellaneous material relating to Samuel Smith's forty years in Congress, his military career, and the history and politics of Maryland. Includes papers relating to John Spear Smith, Robert Smith, and other Smith family members.

    • Contributor: Smith, Samuel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1772
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    Raymond Loewy papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence; administrative, client, and project files; and financial and legal papers relating to Loewy's work as an industrial designer. The collection documents the growth of his company from a small firm to a complex system of international corporations and subsidiaries concerned with architecture, corporate image coordination, exhibitions, marketing, packaging, product design, and other aspects of industrial design. Includes correspondence, speeches, and writings of the ...

    • Contributor: Loewy, Raymond
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Rayford Whittingham Logan papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, and biographical material documenting Logan's concern with racial inequality and his career as an historian of Africans and African Americans. Topics include his army service in France during World War I; the Pan-African movement of the 1920s and 1930s; Haitian diplomatic soirées; the founding conference of the United Nations, San Francisco, Calif. (1945); Logan's meetings with African independence leaders, Kwame Nkrumah and ...

    • Contributor: Logan, Rayford Whittingham
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    E.B. Washburne papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly correspondence covering Washburne's career as a U.S. representative from Illinois during the Civil War era (1853-1869) and as minister to France, 1869-1877. Subjects include Whig politics nationally and in Illinois; Washburne's congressional duties, focusing on commerce and appropriations; and his support for Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S. Grant, and Reconstruction. Other subjects include the Commune de Paris; Franco-Prussian War; German residents of France; ...

    • Contributor: Washburne, E.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    James L. Cathcart papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Journals, letterbooks, and letter relating to the capture of the schooner Maria of Boston off the coast of Cape Saint Vincent, Portugal, by Algerians in 1785; Cathcart's subsequent eleven-year imprisonment in Algiers during which he became chief Christian secretary to the Dey of Algiers (1792); and his service as U.S. consul in Tripoli, Libya, Tunis, Tunisia, and Cádiz, Spain. Cathcart describes slaves, ships, and ...

    • Contributor: Cathcart, James L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Bela Lyon Pratt papers, 1884-1918

    Sculptor. Chiefly correspondence from Bela Lyon Pratt, to his mother, Sarah Whittlesey Pratt, relating to his work and family life.

    • Contributor: Pratt, Bela Lyon
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1884
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    Rhoda Métraux papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence; memoranda; minutes; reports; conference notes and proceedings; field notes and research files; drafts of lectures, articles, books, and reviews; and subject and project files documenting Métraux's career in anthropology and particularly her professional and personal relationship with anthropologist Margaret Mead. Projects documented include the "Image of the Scientist" survey conducted by Mead and Métraux among high school students in the late 1950s (including ...

    • Contributor: Métraux, Rhoda
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Palmer-Loper family papers, 1667-1994

    Seafaring and merchant families. Correspondence, logbooks and journals, ships' papers, financial and business records, and printed matter documenting the voyages and business activities of Nathaniel Brown Palmer, Alexander Smith Palmer, Richard Fanning Loper, and other members of these maritime families of Stonington, Connecticut.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1667
  • Wilbur Wright and Orville Wright papers, 1809-1979

    Aviation pioneers and inventors. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, business accounts, legal papers, minutes, reports, printed matter, photographs, blueprints, and scrapbooks relating primarily to the invention of the airplane and the development of aviation.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1809
  • Institute of Aerospace Sciences archives, 1783-1962

    Historical records of the Institute of Aerospace Sciences. Biographical and corporate files including correspondence, memoranda, writings, reports, biographical data and sketches, genealogical records, financial reports, broadsides, charts, press releases, newspaper clippings, blueprints, cartoons, maps, aeromedical and aeronautical reproductions, airplane specifications, prints, engravings, illustrations, sketches, photographs, memorabilia, printed matter, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous material relating to aviation and aeronautics collected and maintained by the institute prior ...

    • Contributor: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1783
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    John G. Nicolay papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, research notes, notebooks, scrapbooks, and other papers relating chiefly to Nicolay's public career particularly his tenure as secretary to President Abraham Lincoln and to his numerous literary activities including his works on Lincoln. Also documents his service as U.S. consul, Paris, France, and U.S. Supreme Court marshal. Includes papers of his daughter, Helen Nicolay. Correspondents include John Bigelow, Anson Burlingame, Simon Cameron, Schuyler ...

    • Contributor: Nicolay, John G.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Samuel Smith family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterbooks, military and political papers, notebooks, diaries, financial and legal papers, writings, printed matter, and other papers. Papers (1772-1850) of Samuel Smith relate to such topics as affairs of the U.S. Senate, public finance and the Bank of the United States, trade and tariffs, relations with Great Britain and France, Fort McHenry and the defense of Baltimore during the War of 1812, and ...

    • Contributor: Smith, Samuel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    John Holker papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, invoice book of Jacques-Donatien Leray de Chaumont, depositions taken before Benjamin Franklin, and navigational exercise booklets of George W. Stillman, relating to French military and economic assistance to the U.S. and American commerce during and following the Revolutionary War. Business correspondents include A.D. LeGriffon, Baltimore, Md.; Roulhac & Co., Edenton, N.C.; Daniel Bell, Boston, Mass.; Daniel Parker, New York, N.Y.; William Smith, Baltimore, ...

    • Contributor: Holker, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Benjamin F. Butler papers, 1778-1929

    Army officer, state legislator and U.S. representative from Massachusetts, governor of Massachusetts, and military governor of New Orleans. Correspondence, letterbooks, order books, reports, notebooks, newspaper clippings, and other papers concerning Butler's Civil War commands, his service in the United States Congress as a representative from Massachusetts, his election as governor of Massachusetts, and his candidacy for president.

    • Contributor: Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin) - Butler, Benjamin F.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1778
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    Paul Wayland Bartlett papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, lecture notes, notes, financial and legal records, printed matter, scrapbooks, sketches, blueprints, and other papers relating chiefly to Bartlett's career as a sculptor. Documents his methods of work, manner of selecting materials, contracts, and negotiations. Also documents Bartlett's discussions with other sculptors, architects, artists, and craftsmen concerning the field of art. Includes files pertaining to Bartlett's statues of Michelangelo Buonarroti and Christopher ...

    • Contributor: Bartlett, Paul Wayland
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    James A. Emanuel papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, transcripts of oral history interviews, poems, poetry and prose anthologies and collections, autobiographical writings, writings by others, biographical material, subject files, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Emanuel's career as a poet and educator. Subjects include African American literature and culture, poetry readings and festivals, Emanuel's career as an educator primarily at the City College of the City University of New York and ...

    • Contributor: Emanuel, James A. - Brooks, Gwendolyn - Giovanni, Nikki - Hughes, Langston - Sanchez, Sonia
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Edmond Charles Genet papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence; diplomatic despatches; speeches; writings; scientific papers; notes relating to England and America; legation accounts; newspaper extracts; printed matter; and other papers. Subjects include Genet's diplomatic service in England, Russia, and the U.S.; political theory; scientific research; and Clinton and Osgood families. Includes a memoir prepared by his son, Geo. Clinton Genet, and other descendants; and correspondence and despatches received by Genet's father, Edme ...

    • Contributor: Genet, Edmond Charles
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Martin Van Buren papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, messages to Congress, writings, notes, legal record book, estate record book, autobiographical material, and other papers pertaining to slavery and the antislavery movement; banking and the Second Bank of the United States; party politics in New York state and at the national level relating to the Federalist, National Republican, Whig, and Democratic parties, particularly during the Jackson and Van Buren administrations; and ...

    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin - Van Buren, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection