• Charles Wilkes papers, 1607-1959

    Naval officer and explorer. Official and family correspondence, journals and diaries, legal and financial papers, autobiography and other writings, and scientific notebooks relating to Wilkes's command of an expedition (1838-1842) to the Antarctic, Hawaii and various other Pacific islands, and the northwest coast of the United States; his capture of J. M. Mason and John Slidell in the Trent affair (1861); and his command ...

    • Contributor: Wilkes, Charles
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John Toland papers, 1944-1965

    Author and historian. Correspondence, notes, interviews, military reports, reminiscences, maps, photographs, and wide ranging production material, including drafts, galleys, and proofs, of Toland's books on World War II and gangsterism in the 1930s.

    • Contributor: Toland, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Martha Dodd papers, 1898-1990

    Author and political exile. Correspondence, writings, research materials, memoirs, genealogical material, newspaper clippings, and other papers relating to Dodd's experiences (1933-1937) in Berlin with her father, William Edward Dodd, American ambassador to Germany; her exile (1957-1990) with her husband, Alfred Kaufman Stern, in Cuba and Czechoslovakia following indictment for participation in Soviet espionage; and her writings on topics including the civil rights movement in ...

    • Contributor: Dodd, Martha
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William Wirt papers, 1802-1858

    Lawyer, politician, U. S. attorney general, and biographer. Correspondence, writings, and printed matter pertaining to Wirt's family and career as a lawyer, politician, and author.

    • Contributor: Wirt, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • George Thomas Washington papers, 1934-1949

    Judge, official in the U.S. Office of the Attorney General, and law professor. Correspondence, articles, drafts of a book, personal and office files, legal memoranda, lecture notes, speeches, and memorabilia from Washington's career in government.

    • Contributor: Washington, George Thomas
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William Harrison Standley papers, 1895-1963

    Naval officer and United States ambassador to the Soviet Union. Correspondence, writings, military papers, and miscellaneous material dealing primarily with Standley's career in the navy and as ambassador.

    • Contributor: Standley, William Harrison
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Jacob Gerhard Koch papers, 1783-1941

    Merchant and marine insurance broker. Correspondence, letterbooks, diary, account books, ledgers, inventories, indexes, receipts, and miscellaneous documents relating to Koch's investment business in Philadelphia, Amsterdam, and Alexandria, Va.

    • Contributor: Koch, Jacob Gerhard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Robert R. Furman papers, 1944-1985

    Civil engineer and United States Army officer. Correspondence, memoranda, diary notes, interviews and writings, notes and notebooks, and miscellaneous items relating to Furman's service with the Manhattan Project during World War II.

    • Contributor: Furman, Robert R.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Emile Berliner collection, 1871-1965

    Unpublished and published textual materials, photographs, sound recordings, scrapbooks, artifacts, and a motion picture documenting the life and work of the German-born immigrant to America who invented the gramophone, the flat disc recording, the radio microphone, acoustic tile, and an early version of the helicopter. Included are unpublished and experimental gramophone records dating from the 1890s, some of them featuring the voices of Berliner ...

    • Contributor: Berliner, Emile
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Harold Leventhal papers, 1932-1980

    Lawyer and jurist. Chiefly correspondence, case files, notebooks and notes, and office files documenting Leventhal's service as judge on the United States. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit; together with private correspondence, files from his legal practice in Washington, D.C., speeches and writings, and other papers.

    • Contributor: Leventhal, Harold
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Edgar Ansel Mowrer and Lilian T. Mowrer papers, 1898-1978

    Edgar Ansel Mowrer, journalist, and Lilian Thomson, author, married 1916. Correspondence, manuscripts of speeches and writings, lectures, subject files, and other papers documenting the Mowrers' careers as authors and lecturers on foreign affairs, particularly on the diplomacy of France, Germany, Italy, and the United States.

    • Contributor: Mowrer, Edgar Ansel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Arnold Gesell papers, 1870-1971

    Psychologist and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, published and unpublished writings, addresses, lectures, and film scripts, clinical and medical books, personnel records, contracts, biographical and genealogical material, abstracts, photographs, research data, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Gesell's work as director of the Yale Clinic of Child Development, his studies of the mental and physical development of infants and children, and his role in the ...

    • Contributor: Gesell, Arnold
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Bancroft-Bliss families papers, 1788-1928

    Correspondence, diary, legal and financial papers, article and book galleys, invitations, and printed material of members of the Bliss and Bancroft families, including George Bancroft (1800-1891); his wife, Elizabeth Davis Bancroft (1803-1886), her first husband, Alexander Bliss (1792-1827); and their son, Alexander Bliss (1827-1896).

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • E. B. Washburne papers, 1829-1889

    United States representative from Illinois, diplomat, lawyer, and historian. Principally correspondence covering most phases of Washburne's career from his election to Congress in 1852 until 1882. Includes letterbooks, 1869-1877, of official correspondence and communications during Washburne's term as minister to France.

    • Contributor: Washburne, E. B. (Elihu Benjamin) - Washburne, E. B.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Henry T. Allen papers, 1806-1933

    Army officer. Correspondence, diaries, writings, reports, military documents, photographs, printed matter, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous material relating mainly to Allen's military career.

    • Contributor: Allen, Henry T. (Henry Tureman) - Allen, Henry T.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Wayne W. Parrish papers, 1912-1976

    Aviation journalist and publisher. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches and writings, commemorative programs, airline insignia, logos, schedules, tickets, and other aeronautical memorabilia, photographs, and printed matter documenting primarily Parrish's roles as founder and president of American Aviation Publications.

    • Contributor: Parrish, Wayne W. (Wayne William) - Parrish, Wayne W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Katharine Amend Kellock papers, 1924-1969

    Economist and editor. Correspondence, project reports, writings, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Kellock's work with the Federal Writers' Project, the Department of State, and the Department of Agriculture Resettlement Administration.

    • Contributor: Kellock, Katharine Amend
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Wernher Von Braun papers, 1796-1970

    German aerospace engineer. Correspondence, fan mail, speeches and writings, public relations material, subject files, scrapbooks, and printed material. The papers relate to Wernher Von Braun's career in rocketry and aerospace engineering from his early work on the V-2 rocket in Germany to his work for the United States Department of Defense, the Redstone Arsenal, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration George C. Marshall ...

    • Contributor: Von Braun, Wernher
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Gerhard Colm papers, 1935-1968

    Economist. Correspondence, articles, congressional testimony, reports, lectures, speeches, conference papers, book reviews, notes, course outlines, bibliographies, background material, and newspaper clippings documenting Colm's career as an economic policy advisor and professor of economics at the New School for Social Research, New York, N.Y., and George Washington University, Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Colm, Gerhard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Charles E. Bohlen papers, 1862-1978

    Diplomat, executive, and author. Correspondence, speeches and lectures, writings, drafts, notes, research material, appointment books, interviews, subject files, photographs and photograph albums, and other papers largely relating to Bohlen's diplomatic career and his book Witness to History, 1929-1969.

    • Contributor: Bohlen, Charles E. (Charles Eustis) - Bohlen, Charles E.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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
  • Daniel Schorr papers, 1922-2006

    Print and broadcast journalist. Broadcast scripts, articles and book production material, correspondence, speeches, and printed material relating to Schorr's career in journalism.

    • Contributor: Schorr, Daniel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Russell E. Train papers, 1898-2005

    Conservationist, jurist, and administrator. Diaries, correspondence, speeches and writings, governmental and organizational records, topical files, photographs, and miscellaneous papers relating to Train's work in public and private sectors on national and international environmental issues and policy.

    • Contributor: Train, Russell E.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Wallace R. Brode papers, 1901-1974

    Educator, scientist, and government official. Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, speeches and writings, subject files, and other papers relating primarily to Brode's career in science and government.

    • Contributor: Brode, Wallace R. (Wallace Reed) - Brode, Wallace R.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Georg Martin Wunderlich papers, 1897-1951

    International lawyer, professor of law, and consultant to the Department of State. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, academic records, legal writings, financial papers, photographs, memorabilia, printed matter, biographical data, military papers, and unpublished studies primarily reflecting Wunderlich's legal education and career in Germany, his forced emigration as a Jew, and subsequent legal work and teaching in the United States.

    • Contributor: Wunderlich, Georg Martin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material