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  • James Fowler Simmons papers, 1771-1939

    Manufacturer, political leader, and United States senator from Rhode Island. Correspondence, family letters, memoranda, legal documents, account books, photographs, and printed matter relating to Simmons's cotton and yarn manufacturing enterprises and to public matters, including the tariff, Thomas Dorr and the Dorr Rebellion of 1842, the nomination and election of Abraham Lincoln as president, and social, economic, and political conditions in Rhode Island.

    • Contributor: Simmons, James Fowler
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1771
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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
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    Katherine Anne Porter papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly correspondence from Porter to Marcelle Sibon, Porter's French translator, along with other papers relating to Porter's writings, her observations on the work of fellow authors and poets, general literary topics, and personal affairs. Subjects include Porter's early life in Texas, her political beliefs, current events, and world affairs. Other correspondents include Gerald Ashford and Louise Y. (Mrs. Thomas F.) Gossett.

    • Contributor: Porter, Katherine Anne
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 1922
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    Burbank-Van Voorhis families papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, and military papers of Burbank and Van Voorhis family members spanning the War of 1812, Mexican War, Civil War, and the American occupation of the Philippines in the early 20th century. Diary of Sullivan Burbank pertaining primarily to his service during the War of 1812 at forts in New York State and Detroit, Mich., area; troop movements; passing American and British ships; ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Albert Sidney Burleson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, articles, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Burleson's service as an aide to President Woodrow Wilson, U.S. postmaster general in Wilson's administration, and U.S. representative from Texas. Subjects include the federal takeover of telegraph, telephone, and cable facilities during World War I; wartime censorship; the Treaty of Versailles, 1919; political campaigns from 1894 to 1936; postal rates, parcel post ...

    • Contributor: Burleson, Albert Sidney
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • William Franklin Patterson papers, 1812-1937

    Civil engineer and army officer. Correspondence, military records, writings, newspapers, notes, and fragments relating principally to Patterson's Civil War service in the Union Army.

    • Contributor: Patterson, William Franklin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1812
  • Edward Everett Hayden family papers, 1817-1963

    Naval officer and scientist. Correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks, financial material, photographs, and other papers pertaining to Hayden's naval and scientific careers and to his family.

    • Contributor: Hayden, Edward Everett
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1817
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    Alexander Hamilton Stephens papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, telegrams, journal, autobiography, legal documents, clippings, and other papers reflecting Stephens's career in government and politics. Chiefly correspondence concerning national and sectional questions as well as local affairs, philanthropy, and plantation management. Subjects include the presidential election of 1876; Civil War; Compromise of 1850; formation and operation of the Confederate Government; Dred Scott decision; Indian affairs; Kansas-Nebraska Act; political parties including the ...

    • Contributor: Stephens, Alexander H. (Alexander Hamilton)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Jesse H. Jones papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, reports, congressional releases, subject file, newspaper clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers chiefly documenting Jones's service as director of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation and as U.S. secretary of commerce. Also pertains to his service as administrator of the U.S. Federal Loan Agency. Subjects include Texas and national politics, Jones's service during four presidential administrations from World War I through the Great ...

    • Contributor: Jones, Jesse H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Henry M. Robert papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda books, diaries, subject files, and other papers relating chiefly to Robert's career in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and as a parliamentarian. Documents his service as engineer commissioner of the District of Columbia and the publication of his Pocket Manual of Rules of Order for Deliberative Assemblies (1876) commonly known as Robert's Rules of Order. Also documents engineering projects on ...

    • Contributor: Robert, Henry M.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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
  • Oveta Culp Hobby papers, 1941-1997

    Newspaper editor and publisher, director of the Women's Army Corps, secretary of health, education, and welfare, and businesswoman. Correspondence, printed matter, and other papers relating to Hobby's work during World War II as chief of the Women's Interest Section of the Bureau of Public Relations in the War Department and as the first director of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps.

    • Contributor: Hobby, Oveta Culp
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1941
  • 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
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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
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    James K. Polk papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, presidential letterbooks, diaries, speeches and messages, account and memorandum books, family papers, financial and legal records, printed matter, portraits, and other papers relating chiefly to Polk's political career in Tennessee and on the national level. Documents struggles during the Jackson administration over the Bank of the United States, nullification, and internal improvements as well as the annexation of Texas, war with Mexico, the ...

    • Contributor: Polk, James K. (James Knox) - Polk, Sarah Childress
    • 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
  • Tom Connally papers, 1896-1952

    United States senator and representative from Texas. Correspondence, speeches, writings, voting records, press releases, clippings, photographs, printed matter, photographs and other papers relating primarily to his career in the Senate, his chairmanship of the Senate Foreign Relations committee, and his involvement in the United Nations, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, and issues concerning the oil industry, Texas, and Mexico.

    • Contributor: Connally, Tom
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1896
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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
  • Duff Green papers, 1716-1883

    Journalist, politician, entrepreneur, and industrial promoter. Correspondence, writings, maps, and printed matter reflecting Green's political service and views on Southern culture.

    • Contributor: Green, Duff
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1716
  • 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
  • Henry M. Robert papers, 1853-1937

    Army officer, engineer, and parliamentarian. Diaries, memoranda books, correspondence, letterbooks, subject files, and other papers relating mainly to Robert's service as an engineer and parliamentarian.

    • Contributor: Robert, Henry M. (Henry Martyn) - Robert, Henry M.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1853
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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
  • Martin Van Buren papers, 1787-1910

    United States president, vice president, secretary of state, and senator from New York. Correspondence, drafts of writings, speeches, and messages to Congress, autobiographical material, notes, legal record book, estate record book, and other papers pertaining to slavery and the antislavery movement, banking and the Second Bank of the United States, party politics in New York State and at the national level relating to the ...

    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1787
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    James O. Harrison papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, writings, notes, notebooks, biographical material, legal and financial records, scrapbooks, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Harrison's personal and professional life, including his law practices in Eatonton, Ga.; Lexington, Ky.; Vicksburg, Miss.; New Orleans, La.; and Richmond, Va. Also documents his work with Lexington, Ky., public schools, and his role as executor of Henry Clay's estate. Correspondents include William T. ...

    • Contributor: Harrison, James O.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection