• Burbank-Van Voorhis families papers, 1814-1913

    Members of the Burbank and Van Voorhis (Voorhees) families. Diaries, correspondence, and military papers of Burbank and Van Voorhis family members spanning the War of 1812, Mexican War, Civil War, and American occupation of the Philippines in the early twentieth century.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Henry Rowe Schoolcraft papers, 1788-1941

    Author, ethnologist, explorer, geologist, glass manufacturer, and Indian agent. Correspondence, journals, articles, books, manuscripts of magazines, poetry, speeches, government reports, Indian vocabularies, maps, drawings, and other papers reflecting Schoolcraft's career as a glass manufacturer, mineralogist on an exploring expedition in the Ozark Mountains, geologist on the Cass expedition to the Northwest Territory, leader of expeditions throughout the Great Lakes region, member of Michigan's legislative ...

    • Contributor: Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Interview with Norman W. Getsinger

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Getsinger, Norman W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2000-01-19

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  • Victor Gruen papers, 1886-1991

    Designer, architect, and urban planner. Personal and business correspondence, project files, speeches, writings, biographical material, and scrapbooks documenting Gruen's career in architectural design, city planning, and environmental counseling, with special emphasis on architectural and land use projects undertaken from 1960 to 1980 by his firms, Gruen Associates, headquartered in New York, New York, and Los Angeles, California, and Victor Gruen International, centered in Vienna, ...

    • Contributor: Gruen, Victor
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Job Pierson family papers, 1755-1908

    Chiefly letters (1831-1835) written by Job Pierson (1791-1860) to his wife, Clarissa Bulkeley Pierson, while serving in Congress describing life in Washington, D.C., during the administration of Andrew Jackson; journal and typewritten transcripts of diary entries of Job Pierson (1824-1896) relating to his studies at Williams College, his religious conversion, family life, and his career as a Presbyterian clergyman in New York and Michigan.

    • Contributor: Pierson, Job
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Interview with Harry Fleishman

    • Contributor: Weisz, Morris - Fleishman, Harry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1992-01-27

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  • Charles Butler papers, 1819-1929

    Entrepreneur, lawyer, and philanthropist. Correspondence, travel diaries, legal, financial, and business papers, and maps, newspaper clippings, and other papers documenting Butler's involvement in New York politics and his interest in such matters as anti-Masonry, public debts in Illinois, Indiana, and Michigan, loans to farmers by the New York Life Insurance and Trust Company, legal cases (particularly the William Morgan kidnapping), and improvements in transportation, ...

    • Contributor: Butler, Charles
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Herbert Benjamin papers, 1915-2004

    Communist Party official. Correspondence, memoranda, memoirs and additional writings, notes, printed matter, and other papers primarily relating to Benjamin's life and his work in the Communist Party, particularly his activities as a leader in the organized unemployed movement during the 1930s.

    • Contributor: Benjamin, Herbert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    John B. Jervis papers, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Personal and business correspondence, autobiography, accounts, agreements, appraisals, bills, contracts, maps, plans, receipts, reports, specifications, surveys, and other papers relating to Jervis' canal and railroad interests. Includes material on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, Boston, Rome and Oswego Railroad, Boston and Worcester Railroad Corporation, Carbondale Railroad, Chenango Canal, Chicago and Rock Island Railroad Company, Croton Aqueduct, Delaware and Hudson Canal, Delaware ...

    • Contributor: Jervis, John B.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Roger Jones papers, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Letterbook (1816 November 1-1818 July 20) kept by Jones for the garrison at Fort Washington, Md. Correspondents include George Armistead, John C. Calhoun, George E. Mitchell, and Daniel Parker. Also, journal (1819 May 20-July 18) kept by Jones on a military inspection tour under Gen. Jacob Brown of installations on the Western Lakes, including Brownville, Niagara, Buffalo, Erie, Detroit, Mackinac, and ...

    • Contributor: Jones, Roger
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Elia Wilkinson Peattie papers, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Chiefly autobiographical and biographical writings by Peattie, her husband Robert Burns Peattie, and their son Donald Culross Peattie. Elia Peattie's autobiography concerns her childhood on a farm in southwestern Michigan, journalism career, involvement in the women's club movement, and family. Robert Peattie's autobiography describes his childhood in Chicago, the Chicago fire, his journalism career, and Abraham Lincoln's assassination. Includes biographical material ...

    • Contributor: Peattie, Elia Wilkinson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Robert M. Fleck collection, Catalog Record Only

    Collection includes correspondence from Robert M. Fleck to American Folklife Center director, Alan Jabbour, regarding Fleck's research on dulcimer players who accompanied old time square dances. Correspondence is accompanied by a sound recording of dulcimer music performed by the Van Arsdale brothers, Phil, Sterl, and Paul, recorded in Frewsburg, N.Y. in 1977. Other items in the collection are posters advertising the "Fiddler's Jamboree and ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1977
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    Wilbur Huntington Proctor papers, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Diary (1864 January 1-1874 April) kept by Proctor pertaining to his military service as a musician in Company G of the 70th New York Infantry Regiment, Company K of the 86th New York Infantry Regiment, and the 14th Infantry Regiment during the U.S. Civil War and later in Idaho territory. Documents his voyage to Panama and north along the West Coast ...

    • Contributor: Proctor, Wilbur Huntington
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    H. S. Thompson papers, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. ALS (Marquette, Mich.) from Thompson to Biglow & Main, New York, N.Y., with an order for several publications. Composer and music teacher. Collection material in English. Forms part of: Miscellaneous Manuscripts collection. MSS1927 1 item.

    • Contributor: Thompson, H. S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material