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    Montgomery C. Meigs papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks, military papers, family papers, scrapbooks, drawings, maps, plans, sketches and studies, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Meigs's work in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, his service as quartermaster general during the Civil War, and family matters. Documents his work supervising construction in Maryland and Washington, D.C., on the Washington Aqueduct, additions to the U.S. Capitol, and the ...

    • Contributor: Meigs, Montgomery C. (Montgomery Cunningham) - Meigs, Montgomery
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Henry Clay family papers, 1732-1927

    Personal, official, and family correspondence, speeches, writings, business records, legal files, biographical material, printed matter, and other papers chiefly documenting the public career and private life of statesman Henry Clay (1777-1852), United States secretary of state and representative and senator from Kentucky; his son, James B. Clay (1817-1864), diplomat, United States representative from Kentucky, and Confederate sympathizer; and other members of Henry Clay's family.

    • Contributor: Clay, Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1732
  • James K. Polk papers, 1775-1891

    United States president, Speaker of the House and representative from Tennessee, and governor of Tennessee. General correspondence, presidental letterbooks, diaries, account and memorandum books, drafts and copies of speeches and messages, family papers, financial and legal papers, and printed matter relating primarily to Polk's political career in Tennessee and on the national level.

    • Contributor: Polk, James K. (James Knox) - Polk, James K.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1775
  • Albert James Myer papers, 1851-1933

    Army officer and surgeon. Correspondence, biographical material, and printed matter relating in part to Myer's service as a surgeon in the army and his role in the founding and development of the Signal Corps, including during the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Myer, Albert James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1851
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    Samuel Freeman Miller correspondence, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Letters from Miller to his brother-in-law, William Pitt Ballinger, an attorney of Galveston, Texas, concerning the status of cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, nomination of John Marshall Harlan to the Court, judicial appointments, Republican Party politics, Abraham Lincoln's election in 1860, Reconstruction and relations between North and South, and Miller's membership in the Electoral Commission appointed to decide the disputed 1876 presidential election ...

    • Contributor: Miller, Samuel Freeman
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Nelson W. Aldrich papers, 1777-1930

    United States representative and senator from Rhode Island, financier, and philanthropist. Correspondence, journal, appointment books, drafts of speeches, memoranda, financial records, reports, legislative matter, scrapbooks, serial publications, and other printed material relating chiefly to Aldrich's career in Congress.

    • Contributor: Aldrich, Nelson W. (Nelson Wilmarth) - Aldrich, Nelson W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1777
  • Frank J. Malina papers, 1912-1986

    Aerospace engineer, rocketry pioneer, and kinetic artist. Correspondence, reports, research and subject files, writings, biographical material, and other papers chiefly documenting Frank J. Malina's career as an aerospace engineer at the California Institute of Technology and later as director of the U.S. Jet Propulsion Laboratory. His subsequent career in kinetic art in Paris and as founder of the periodical Leonardo is also documented.

    • Contributor: Malina, Frank J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1912
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    Andrew Jackson Donelson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, journals, draft messages of Andrew Jackson, diplomatic papers, news clippings, scrapbook, sketches, photographs, and other papers pertaining to Donelson's service as Andrew Jackson's aide-de-camp (1820-1822) and presidential secretary (1829-1837), charge d'affaires to Texas (1844-1845), U.S. minister to Prussia (1846-1849), editor of the Washington Union (1851-1852), and vice-presidential candidate (1856). Subjects include the Nullification Crisis, 1828-1832; national economic policy; the move to recharter the ...

    • Contributor: Donelson, Andrew Jackson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Fitz-John Porter papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, telegrams, reports, memoranda, articles, autobiographical, biographical and genealogical material, financial and legal papers, annotated printed matter, scrapbooks, maps, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Porter's court-martial and cashiering out of military service on January 21, 1863, as a result of his conduct during the Second Battle of Bull Run on August 29, 1862, the review by a board of officers, his reinstatement, ...

    • Contributor: Porter, Fitz John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • DeButts-Ely collection of Lee family papers, 1749-1914

    Reproductions of originals of correspondence, letterbooks, journal, scrapbook, memorandum book, reminiscence, clippings, and other papers pertaining primarily to Robert E. Lee and members of his family, including his wife, Mary Custis Lee.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1749
  • Luis Aury papers, 1801-1911

    French privateer and governor of an independent republic which he established in Galveston, Texas. Correspondence, legal records, and other papers relating to Aury's experiences as a member of French naval forces sent to Hispaniola in 1802, corsair conducting raids on English and Spanish ships in the Caribbean Sea, naval commander for the United Provinces of Rio del Plata (Provincias Unidas del Río de la ...

    • Contributor: Aury, Luis
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1801
  • Alexander Hamilton Stephens papers, 1784-1886

    Lawyer, journalist, governor of Georgia, member of both houses of Congress, and vice president of the Confederate States of America. Correspondence, telegrams, memoranda, legal documents, clippings, and an autobiography and journal reflecting Stephens's career in government and politics.

    • Contributor: Stephens, Alexander Hamilton - Stephens, Alexander H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1784
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    James Fowler Simmons papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, business and legal records, account books, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Simmons's cotton and yarn manufacturing enterprises, Rhode Island and national politics, and economic and social conditions in Rhode Island. Subjects include the Bank of the United States, bounty laws, Thomas Wilson Dorr and the Dorr Rebellion of 1842, exporting and importing, William Henry Harrison, Abraham Lincoln, manufacturing, James ...

    • Contributor: Simmons, James Fowler
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Sir Thomas Phillipps collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Manuscript materials formerly a part of Sir Thomas Phillipps's collection relating chiefly to various aspects of the colonial history of British North America and the West Indies. Documents the administration of the colonies by the British government. Of particular note are papers relating to the British Board of Trade and Sir William Blathwayt; letterbooks of George Macartney while governor of the Caribbean Islands; English ...

    • Contributor: Phillipps, Thomas
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Lewis Tappan papers, 1809-1903

    Abolitionist, merchant, and publisher. Correspondence, journals, and other papers reflecting Tappan's interests in abolition, African-American education, religion, and his business ventures.

    • Contributor: Tappan, Lewis
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1809
  • John J. Crittenden papers, 1782-1913

    United States attorney general, United States senator, and governor of Kentucky. Chiefly correspondence and some legal papers, speeches, and state papers relating to Crittenden's career in politics and government.

    • Contributor: Crittenden, John J. (John Jordan) - Crittenden, John J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1782
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    Barnett Allen Howard papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Memoirs documenting Howard's boyhood on a farm near Paris, Tenn.; his unsuccessful attempts to become rich during the California gold rush; his return to Tennessee by way of Panama, Cuba, New Orleans, La., and the Mississippi River; his Union sympathies resulting in his family's move to Du Quoin, Ill., during the Civil War; and his farming, preaching, and trading in Illinois and subsequently, in ...

    • Contributor: Howard, Barnett Allen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Western range cattle and other industries study papers, 1823-1947 Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Western range cattle and other industries study papers, 1823-1947 (bulk 1880-1920), identified by Herbert Oliver Brayer in his survey of sources pertinent to American economic history in various American and European repositories. Includes incorporation agreements, stockholder lists, journals, correspondence, maps, photographs, and printed matter relating to the cattle industry in Colorado, Kansas, Texas, and other areas of western United States. Companies represented include the ...

    • Contributor: Brayer, Herbert Oliver - State Historical Society of Colorado
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1956
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    Nelson W. Aldrich papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, journal (1906) relating to the Hepburn bill, appointment books (1906-1909), drafts of speeches with related notes and memoranda, personal bank accounts, bills, receipts, and other financial papers, tariff schedules (1880-1894), documents, reports, bills, scrapbooks, clippings, pamphlets and other printed material chiefly relating to Aldrich's career as U.S. representative and senator from Rhode Island. Includes diaries (1904 and 1912) kept by Aldrich's wife, Abby ...

    • Contributor: Aldrich, Nelson W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Andrew Jackson Donelson papers, 1779-1943

    Lawyer, editor, army officer, diplomat, and presidential secretary. Correspondence, journals, draft messages of Andrew Jackson, diplomatic papers, newsclippings, scrapbook, sketches, photos, and other papers covering Donelson's career as aide-de-camp and secretary to Andrew Jackson, charge d'affaires to Texas, minister to Prussia, editor of the Washington Union, and candidate for vice president. Includes papers of Donelson's wife, Emily Tennessee Donelson, daughter, Mary Emily Donelson, and ...

    • Contributor: Donelson, Andrew Jackson - Burke, Pauline Wilcox - Donelson, Emily Tennessee - Martin, James Glasgow - Randolph, Meriwether Lewis - Wilcox, Mary Emily Donelson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1779
  • Barnett Allen Howard papers, 1885-1949

    Farmer, preacher, and trader. Memoirs documenting Howard's life as well as genealogical material, legal documents, and printed matter.

    • Contributor: Howard, Barnett Allen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1885
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    Hamilton Fish papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, journals, diaries, subject files, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Fish's service as U.S. secretary of state under Ulysses S. Grant and as U.S. representative and senator from and governor of New York. Includes material pertaining to his activities in the Society of the Cincinnati and to family and business affairs. Subjects include Alabama claims and the Geneva Arbitration Tribunal; ...

    • Contributor: Fish, Hamilton
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • George Brinton McClellan papers, 1783-1898

    Army officer and governor of New Jersey. Correspondence, diaries, military papers, memoranda, telegrams, notes, writings, printed copies of speeches, articles, and books relating primarily to McClellan's Civil War service, particularly the Yorktown and Maryland campaigns.

    • Contributor: McClellan, George Brinton
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1823
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    George Brinton McClellan papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence; telegrams; memoranda; diaries; writings; notes; military papers; printed copies of speeches, articles, and books; McClellan family papers; scrapbooks; and other papers relating primarily to McClellan's Civil War service particularly in the Peninsular Campaign and Battle of Antietam, Md. Includes materials relating to his 1864 report on the U.S. Army of the Potomac; years as a cadet and instructor at the United States Military ...

    • Contributor: McClellan, George (George Brinton) - McClellan, Ellen Marcy - Minter, Joseph F.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • William Allen papers, 1796-1879

    Lawyer, farmer, and U.S. representative and senator from and governor of Ohio. Correspondence, speeches, memoranda, financial records, printed material, maps, and other papers largely relating to Allen's service as United States senator (1837-1848) and governor (1873-1875) of Ohio.

    • Contributor: Allen, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1796