• Silas Casey papers, 1771-1941

    Naval officer. Correspondence, journal, daybook, bills, receipts, commissions, and other papers relating to Casey's naval service.

    • Contributor: Casey, Silas
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Francis Bowes Sayre papers, 1861-1967

    Diplomat and statesman. Correspondence, official reports and communications, writings, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating to Sayre's diplomatic career and his role as a spokesman for Christianity and the Episcopal Church. Includes a reading copy of Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen Points message to Congress, telegrams, election returns, and other papers pertaining to Wilson.

    • Contributor: Sayre, Francis Bowes
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Horace Capron papers, 1834-1961

    United States army officer and commissioner of agriculture. Correspondence, journals, biographical material, financial records, orders for agricultural equipment and supplies, printed matter, and photographs relating chiefly to Capron's role as agricultural adviser to the Japanese government in the agricultural development of Hokkaido.

    • Contributor: Capron, Horace
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Ernest Joseph King papers, 1908-1966

    Naval officer. Official and general correspondence, orders to duty, speech, article, and book file, memoranda, notes, printed material, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to King's activities as commander in chief of the U.S. Fleet and chief of naval operations during World War II.

    • Contributor: King, Ernest Joseph
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John J. Pershing papers, 1882-1971

    Army officer. Correspondence, diaries, writings, notebooks, military records, printed matter, memorabilia, and other material documenting Pershing's military career, including as commander-in-chief of the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I.

    • Contributor: Pershing, John J. (John Joseph) - Pershing, John J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Catalog Record

    Silas Casey papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Correspondence, journal, daybook, bills, receipts, commissions, and other papers relating to Casey's career as a U.S. naval officer. Subjects include Casey's service during the cruise of the Niagara (Frigate) to Tokyo, Japan, in 1860-1861, with the Japanese ambassador and his staff; naval actions and blockades in the Civil War; and the punitive expedition to Korea aboard the Colorado (Steam screw frigate) ...

    • Contributor: Casey, Silas
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Thomas F. Bayard papers, 1780-1899

    Senator, secretary of state, and ambassador. Correspondence, letterbooks, scrapbooks, and miscellany relating to Bayard's career after the Civil War as a politician and legislator and as a cabinet official and diplomat during the presidential administrations of Grover Cleveland.

    • Contributor: Bayard, Thomas F. (Thomas Francis) - Bayard, Thomas F.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • W. Cameron Forbes papers, 1904-1946

    Business executive, government official, and diplomat. Typewritten transcripts of journals documenting Forbes's activities in the civil government of the Philippines and as a diplomat and businessman.

    • Contributor: Forbes, W. Cameron (William Cameron) - Forbes, W. Cameron
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Ulysses S. Grant papers, 1819-1974

    United States president and army officer. General and family correspondence, speeches, reports, messages, manuscript of Grant's memoirs (1885), military records, financial and legal records, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, memorabilia, and miscellaneous papers relating to Grant's career in the military, politics, and government.

    • Contributor: Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson) - Grant, Ulysses S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Catalog Record

    Arthur Sweetser papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, press releases, newspaper clippings, speeches, articles, scrapbooks, and other papers, chiefly 1919-1947, relating to U.S. activities in regard to the Paris Peace Conference, League of Nations, Allied Peace Planners of World War II, United Nations, other world organizations, the Ethiopian crisis, the Rigot property, the Woodrow Wilson Foundation, the Washington World Affairs Center, and the International Schools Foundation. ...

    • Contributor: Sweetser, Arthur
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William A.H. Allen papers, 1863-1884

    Naval officer and engineer. Journals with photographs, sketches, and illustrations describing Allen's activities while serving in the United States Navy during the Civil War, subsequently on ships in the Mediterranean, Indian, and Pacific Oceans, and at stations on the east and west coasts of the United States and Europe.

    • Contributor: Allen, William A. H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Montgomery Meigs Taylor papers, 1890-1935

    Naval officer and commander-in-chief, Asiatic Fleet. Official and personal correspondence reflecting life in Asia and military records, journals, notebooks, writings, and other papers relating mainly to Taylor's military career.

    • Contributor: Taylor, Montgomery Meigs
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Stephen Bonsal papers, 1890-1973

    Journalist and foreign correspondent. Correspondence, diaries, writings, and other material relating chiefly to Bonsal's career as a journalist and as foreign correspondent for the New York Herald and New York Times.

    • Contributor: Bonsal, Stephen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Frank Kowalski papers, 1925-1976

    Army officer and United States representative from Connecticut. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, speeches, reports, military orders, patents, newspaper clippings, printed materials, scrapbooks, drawings, and photographs pertaining primarily to Kowalski's career in the United States Army (1925-1958) and in the House of Representatives (1959-1963).

    • Contributor: Kowalski, Frank
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Thomas Christopher McClay VHP Collection

    Thomas Christopher McClay Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: McClay, Thomas Christopher
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2006-01-01
  • Leighton W. Rogers papers, 1912-1982

    Aeronautical executive, army officer, and public official. Correspondence, diary and journal, biographical information, scrapbooks, map, and writings focusing on Rogers's experiences as an employee of National City Bank of New York during the Russian revolution in Saint Petersburg, Russia, and his return to the Soviet Union in 1943-1944 as an aeronautical consultant for the United States Army Air Corps.

    • Contributor: Rogers, Leighton W. (Leighton William) - Rogers, Leighton W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Robert Lansing papers, 1831-1935

    Lawyer, diplomat, secretary of state during the Wilson administration, and member of the American mission to negotiate a peace treaty following World War I. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, resolutions, desk diaries, book manuscripts, speeches, scrapbooks, clippings, printed material, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Lansing's years (1914-1920) as counsel to the Department of State and as secretary of state and particularly to American ...

    • Contributor: Lansing, Robert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Lewis B. Schwellenbach papers, 1916-1958

    United States secretary of labor, United States senator from Washington, jurist, and lawyer. Correspondence, speeches and writings, clippings, and scrapbooks relating primarily to Schwellenbach's career in the Senate and with the Department of Labor.

    • Contributor: Schwellenbach, Lewis B. (Lewis Baxter) - Schwellenbach, Lewis B.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • George Kennan papers, 1840-1937

    Explorer, author, journalist, and lecturer. Correspondence, family letters, notes and notebooks, articles, diaries, journals, clippings, lecture material, printed matter, memorabilia, autobiographical and biographical material, photographs, and maps relating particularly to Czarist Russia and Siberia, where Kennan made extensive explorations and prepared studies on social conditions, prisons, and the exile system.

    • Contributor: Kennan, George
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Arthur Sweetser papers, 1913-1961

    Public official and journalist. Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, press releases, newspaper clippings, speeches, articles, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Sweetser's career in journalism and diplomacy.

    • Contributor: Sweetser, Arthur
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Roland S. Morris papers, 1910-1943

    Lawyer, diplomat, and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Morris's service as U.S. ambassador to Japan and to his special missions to Siberia.

    • Contributor: Morris, Roland S. (Roland Sletor) - Morris, Roland S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Andrew H. Foote papers, 1822-1890

    Naval officer. Correspondence, letterbooks, manuscript of "Africa and the American Flag" (1854), journals, logbooks, miscellaneous ships' records, and other papers relating principally to Foote's naval career, trade with Japan, missionaries in Hawaii, Civil War naval actions, and Foote's personal life. Also includes a journal, 1845-1847, kept by Madison Rush on a cruise from New York to China and South America.

    • Contributor: Foote, Andrew H. (Andrew Hull) - Foote, Andrew H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Herbert Bain Knowles papers, 1941-1945

    Naval officer. Correspondence, orders to duty, subject files concerning invasion plans and occupation reports for Guam, Japan, Kwajalein Islands (Marshall Islands), Leyte Island (Philippines), Lingayen (Luzon, Philippines), Okinawa Island (Japan), Saipan (Northern Mariana Islands), and Tarawa Atoll (Kiribati), and printed matter relating to Knowles's service with the Amphibious Forces in the Pacific during World War II.

    • Contributor: Knowles, Herbert Bain
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Charles William Le Gendre papers, 1866-1893

    Army officer and diplomat. Correspondence, memoranda, dispatches, reports, Chinese and Japanese documents, and other papers relating chiefly to Le Gendre's service as American consul at Amoy, China, 1866-1872; as advisor in the Japanese government and in a diplomatic post representing Japan in Taiwan, 1872-1875; and as advisor in the Korean government, 1890-1899. Includes Le Gendre's journal, with drawings and photographs, in which he recounts ...

    • Contributor: Le Gendre, Charles William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Eleanor Lord Pray papers, 1894-1975

    Member of a New England merchant family living in Vladivostok, Russia. Primarily letters written and received by Pray. Letters describe daily life, the city and its surroundings, and historic events.

    • Contributor: Pray, Eleanor Lord
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material