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  • Horace Porter papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diary, speeches, biographical material, family papers, photographs, and other papers relating to Porter's service during the Civil War, as secretary to President Ulysses S. Grant, and as U.S. ambassador to France. Documents his career with the Pullman Company and the New York, West Shore & Buffalo Railroad; activities with the Union League of America; interest in Republican Party politics; and role in the ...

    • Contributor: Porter, Horace
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Albert Jeremiah Beveridge collection of John Marshall papers, 1776-1844

    Lawyer and chief justice of the Supreme Court. Correspondence, a journal, account books, and other papers primarily gathered by Albert Jeremiah Beveridge for his research on John Marshall.

    • Contributor: Beveridge, Albert Jeremiah - Beveridge, Albert J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1776
  • William C. Rives papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, writings, financial records, printed matter, scrapbooks, and other papers of Rives pertaining to Jacksonianism, Whig political movement, Southern politics, slavery, the Civil War, Reconstruction, and diplomatic relations with France. Includes diaries, journals, and correspondence of members of the Rives family; a draft of Rives's History of the Life and Times of James Madison (1868-1873); and a draft of his unpublished ...

    • Contributor: Rives, William C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • J. Thomas Schneider papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, treaties, writings, maps, and other papers relating chiefly to Schneider's service as personal aide to General John J. Pershing, commander-in-chief of the American Expeditionary Forces in Europe during and after World War I. Includes fragments of Pershing's diary (1921-1922) edited by Schneider; maps of the Meuse-Argonne and St. Mihiel campaigns and other French sites on the Western Front during World War ...

    • Contributor: Schneider, J. Thomas (John Thomas) - Pershing, John J. (John Joseph)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • James G. Harbord papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, personal diary, confidential cables, administrative memoranda of General John J. Pershing, records of conversations, clippings, scrapbooks, operation maps, barrage charts, sketches, a portrait, and other papers pertaining to Harbord's service in the U.S. Army. Pertains primarily to his service as Pershing's chief of staff during World War I; commander of a marine brigade during the battle of Chateau-Thierry, France, in 1918; commander of ...

    • Contributor: Harbord, James G.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Philip C. Jessup papers, 1574-1983

    Jurist, diplomat, and educator. Family and general correspondence, reports and memoranda, speeches and writings, subject files, legal papers, newspaper clippings and other papers pertaining chiefly to Jessup's work with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Institute of Pacific Relations, United States Department of State, United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, and International Court of Justice. Includes material relating to his World War I service ...

    • Contributor: Jessup, Philip C. (Philip Caryl) - Jessup, Philip C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1574
  • William D. Leahy papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, writings, notes, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating to Leahy's naval and diplomatic career. Documents his career as chief of the Bureau of Ordnance, commander of the Destroyer Scouting Force, chief of the Bureau of Navigation, admiral commanding the Battle Force, governor of Puerto Rico, ambassador to France (1940-1942), and Chief of Staff during and after World War II. Includes correspondence and ...

    • Contributor: Leahy, William D.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Custis-Lee family papers, 1700-circa 1928

    Correspondence, letterbooks, genealogical papers, notebooks, financial records, indentures, clippings, photographs, and other papers documenting the activities of several generations of the Custis and Lee families of Virginia, who served as diplomats, statesmen, politicians, planters, and military officers during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1700
  • Elmer Holmes Davis papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, lectures, writings, articles, radio scripts, subject file, government publications, press releases, biographical material, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to Davis's career in journalism and his service as director of the U.S. Office of War Information during World War II. Subjects include politics, literary affairs, and world events. Includes radio scripts of Davis's broadcasts for the Columbia Broadcasting System, inc., and the ...

    • Contributor: Davis, Elmer Holmes
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Edgar Ansel Mowrer and Lilian T. Mowrer papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches and writings, lectures, subject files, and other papers documenting the Mowrers' careers as authors and lecturers on foreign affairs, particularly on the diplomatic policies of France, Germany, Italy, and the United States. Records (1956-1960) of the periodical Western World while Edgar Ansel Mowrer was its American editor include articles by Raymond Aron, Arthur F. Burns, Jean Cocteau, James Bryant Conant, Hans J. ...

    • Contributor: Mowrer, Edgar Ansel - Mowrer, Lilian T. (Lilian Thomson)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • John G. Nicolay papers, 1811-1943

    Presidential secretary and biographer. Correspondence, research notes, notebooks, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous material documenting Nicolay's public career, particularly his tenure as secretary to President Abraham Lincoln and his numerous literary activities, including his works on Lincoln.

    • Contributor: Nicolay, John G. (John George) - Nicolay, John G.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1811
  • Bancroft-Bliss families papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diary, speeches, writings, legal and financial records, printed matter, and other papers of members of the Bliss and Bancroft families. Persons represented include George Bancroft (1800-1891), historian, U.S. secretary of the navy, and U.S. minister to England and Germany, whose career is reflected in personal, official, and other papers, and includes an annotated galleys of his article on James K. Polk for Appleton's ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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
  • J. Thomas Schneider papers, 1915-1960

    Army officer, government official, and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, treaties, writings, maps, and other papers relating chiefly to Schneider's service as personal aide to Gen. John J. Pershing, commander-in-chief of the American Expeditionary Forces in Europe during and after World War I.

    • Contributor: Schneider, J. Thomas (John Thomas) - Schneider, J. Thomas
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1915
  • Paul Field Sifton and Claire Sifton papers, 1912-1980

    Paul Field Sifton, playwright, government official, and Claire Sifton, editor and author. Correspondence, diaries, writings, subject files, family papers, printed matter, and miscellany relating to the Siftons' literary, labor, and governmental careers.

    • Contributor: Sifton, Paul Field
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1912
  • William Vans Murray papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, and official documents pertaining to Murray's diplomatic activities as minister to the Netherlands (1797-1801) and as minister plenipoteniary to France (1799-1800) along with Oliver Ellsworth and William Richardson Davie. Topics include the American Revolution, the treaty of 1787 with England, and the XYZ Affair. Includes correspondence with John Adams; John Quincy Adams; Baron de Cappelle; Charles Guillaume Frédéric Dumas; Elbridge Gerry; James ...

    • Contributor: Murray, William Vans
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • James Alexander Robertson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, writings, notes, subject files, and other papers relating primarily to Robertson's activities and scholarship in Hispanic studies, especially relating to Florida and the Philippines. Documents his editorial work on the fifty-five volume "The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803," editorship of the Hispanic American Historical Review, role as executive secretary and editor of publications for the Florida State Historical Society, appointment as archivist of the ...

    • Contributor: Robertson, James Alexander
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de Lafayette, papers, 1776-1934

    Soldier and statesman. Correspondence, legal documents, clippings, broadsides, orderly book, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Lafayette's military service in Canada and Virginia, his tour of the United States from 1824 to 1825, his land in Florida, and his views of such topics as the slave trade and the French government, including also material pertaining to the centennial observance of his death and ...

    • Contributor: Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, Marquis De - Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1776
  • Howard-von Recum family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Diaries and correspondence relating primarily to the diplomatic career of Sir Henry Howard and documenting his postings in China; Denmark; France; Greece; Guatemala; Hague, Netherlands; Russia; the United States; and the Vatican during World War I. Includes correspondence and diaries, interleaved with photographs, clippings, and ephemera, of his daughter, Marie Ernestine Howard von Recum (also known as Da) pertaining to her years as a ...

    • Contributor: Howard, Henry - Von Recum, Marie Ernestine Howard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Adolph Caspar Miller papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, proceedings, writings, reports, speeches, notes, press releases, printed material, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to his service as a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 1914-1936. Subjects include administration of monetary policy, international economic issues and policy, economic recovery in Europe, inflation, international and domestic banking and finance, commerce, Federal Reserve System Federal Advisory Council, ...

    • Contributor: Miller, Adolph Caspar
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • E.B. Washburne papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly correspondence documenting Washburne's service as a member of Congress in 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; his support for Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S. Grant; Reconstruction; and personal affairs. Other subjects include the U.S. Secretary of State Hamilton Fish; the French minister ...

    • Contributor: Washburne, E. (Elihu Benjamin)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Reid family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, financial records, office files, household and estate records, subject files, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellaneous papers relating to newspaper publishing and public affairs of the Reid family. Whitelaw Reid papers consist of correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, manuscripts of speeches and articles, reports, scrapbooks, printed matter, biographer's notes, photographs, and memorabilia particularly relating to Reid's ambassadorship to Great Britain and to extradition and commercial treaties ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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 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
  • 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