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    Hugh T. Taggart collection relating to the District of Columbia and Maryland, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterbooks, daybooks, minutes, notebooks, legal briefs, financial records, scrapbook, printed matter, broadside, and other papers and records collected by Taggart probably during his work on the Potomac Flats case determining waterfront boundary issues. Relates chiefly to the assessment, sale, and survey of property in the District of Columbia, Georgetown, and Maryland. Includes an account book of Charles Beatty; survey notebooks of Lewis Canberry; ...

    • Contributor: Taggart, Hugh T.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Benjamin F. Butler papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterbooks, order books, reports, notebooks, newspaper clippings, charts, maps, photographs, and other papers concerning Butler's Civil War commands, service as U.S. representative from and governor of Massachusetts, and candidacy for U.S. president in 1884. Documents Butler's participation in military operations in Maryland, 1861; Fort Clark and Fort Hatteras, Outer Banks, N.C., 1861; Petersburg, Va., 1864-1865; and Fort Fisher, N.C., 1864-1865. Also documents his ...

    • Contributor: Butler, Benjamin F.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Donald Benham Civil War collection, 1806-1916

    Collector. Correspondence, financial and legal records, military orders and records, speeches, and miscellaneous items comprising the Civil War collection of Donald Benham.

    • Contributor: Benham, Donald
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1806
  • John Clement Fitzpatrick papers, 1927-1941

    Archivist, librarian, historian, and editor. Chiefly correspondence relating to The Writings of George Washington edited by Fitzpatrick, together with card files indexing the work, drafts of speeches and of a study of Virginia colonial governors, and other papers and reference files.

    • Contributor: Fitzpatrick, John Clement
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1927
  • George Washington diary, 1762. Autograph manuscript written in the leaves of the 1762 Virginia Almanack.

    AMs written in the leaves of the 1762 Virginia Almanack. Topics include farming, horse breeding, and the management of Mount Vernon.

    • Contributor: Washington, George
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1762

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  • Edward Dixon papers, 1743-1808

    Merchant, of Port Royal, Caroline County, Virginia. Ledgers, daybooks, journal, waste books, blacksmith accounts, receipts, letters, and a mathematics exercise book, chiefly 1750-1775, relating to Dixon's business and financial transactions in Port Royal, Virginia. Includes information relating to the Virginia tobacco trade, plantations, and trade with Great Britain.

    • Contributor: Dixon, Edward
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1743
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    Frederick Joseph Libby papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, articles, essays, sermons, notes, financial papers, printed material, broadsides, ship's papers, maps, and other papers relating chiefly to Libby's life and work as a peace activist and executive secretary of the National Council for Prevention of War (1921-1970). Includes material pertaining to his years as pastor of the Union Congregational Church, Magnolia, Mass. (1905-1911), and as a faculty member at Phillips Exeter ...

    • Contributor: Libby, Frederick J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Anthony, Kate J.

    • Contributor: Anthony, Kate J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1891

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  • Letter from Joseph F. Green to Juliana Smith Reynolds, March 31, 1862

    • Contributor: Reynolds, Juliana Smith - Green, Joseph F.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1862-03-31

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  • John Thompson Ford papers, 1809-1960

    Theater executive and dramatist. Correspondence, playbooks, playbills, subject files, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Ford's life and work as a theater manager in Baltimore, Maryland, and Washington, D.C., in the last half of the nineteenth century, including the assassination by John Wilkes Booth of President Abraham Lincoln at his theater in Washington.

    • Contributor: Ford, John Thompson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1809
  • Letter from Peter Shannon, February 11, 1863

    • Contributor: Shannon, Peter
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1863-02-11

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    Arthur Woods papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Diary, correspondence, reports, notes, scrapbooks, clippings, and photographs pertaining chiefly to Woods's service as New York City police commissioner, colonel in the U.S. War Dept. Division of Military Aeronautics, and assistant to the U.S. secretary of war. Also documents Woods's work with John D. Rockefeller during the 1920s and 1930s. Subjects include Woods's youth in Boston, Mass.; airplane production and maintenance, pilot training, and ...

    • Contributor: Woods, Arthur
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Presbytery of Washington City records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Proceedings of the Presbytery of Washington City and its predecessors, the Presbytery of the District of Columbia and the Presbytery of the Potomac, concerning the administration and establishment of churches in the Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. Subjects include the response of the presbyteries to the Civil War, World War I, the influenza epidemic of 1918-1919, the Great Depression, and World War II. Includes ...

    • Contributor: Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Presbytery of Washington City
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Letter from Tilton C. Reynolds to Juliana Smith Reynolds, June 4, 1864

    • Contributor: Reynolds, Juliana Smith - Reynolds, Tilton C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1864-06-04

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  • Letter, April 28, 1862

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1862-05-28

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  • Harry Innes papers, 1754-1900

    Lawyer and jurist. Correspondence, financial, business and legal papers, biographical and genealogical material, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Innes's work as a lawyer and judge handling land claims and surveys.

    • Contributor: Innes, Harry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1754
  • Herman Hollerith papers, 1850-1982

    Inventor and businessman. Correspondence, diary, financial and business papers, patents by Hollerith and others, blueprints, drawings, a Hollerith machine punch plate, writings about Hollerith by Geoffrey Austrian and others, biographical material, and other papers relating to Hollerith tabulating machines and their use in census taking (1890-1910), operation of Tabulating Machine Company and its merger with two other companies forming Computer-Tabulating-Recording Company (1911), and Hollerith's ...

    • Contributor: Hollerith, Herman
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1850
  • Letter from Tilton C. Reynolds to Juliana Smith Reynolds, April 19, 1862

    • Contributor: Reynolds, Juliana Smith - Reynolds, Tilton C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1862-04-19

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  • Edward Willis papers, 1854-1906

    Confederate Army officer and merchant. Correspondence, ledgers, memorandum books, requisition books, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating mainly to Willis's service as chief quartermaster of G. T. Beauregard's division in the Confederate Army.

    • Contributor: Willis, Edward
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1854
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    Robert Mills papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, reports, notebooks, plans, drawings, sketches, financial records, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Mills' designs for public buildings in Washington, D.C., and to his duties as Architect of the Capitol. Also includes material relating to commissions in Richmond, Va., and Baltimore, Md., for public buildings and monuments.

    • Contributor: Mills, Robert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    William C. Rives papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, writings, financial records, printed matter, scrapbooks, and other papers of Rives pertaining to Jacksonianism, Whig political movement, Southern politics, slavery, the Civil War, Reconstruction, and diplomatic relations with France. Includes diaries, journals, and correspondence of members of the Rives family; a draft of Rives's History of the Life and Times of James Madison (1868-1873); and a draft of his unpublished ...

    • Contributor: Rives, William C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Shelby family papers, 1738-1916

    Correspondence, memoranda, legal and financial papers, military records, genealogical data, and memorabilia relating mainly to Evan Shelby, soldier and frontiersman, and to his son, Isaac Shelby, soldier and political leader, providing a record of frontier life and political and economic developments in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Kentucky.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1738
  • President Lincoln and General Grant on peace and war.

    • Contributor: Lincoln, Abraham - Mills, John T. - Taylor, Bayard - Grant, Ulysses
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1864-00-00
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    Edmund Cody Burnett papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, drafts of writings, speeches, notes, research material, financial and legal papers, and a project file from Burnett's work for the Carnegie Institution of Washington as editor of the Letters of Members of the Continental Congress, published from 1921 to 1936. The project file includes editorial instructions, research material, draft of introduction, speech, and transcriptions, photostats, and printer's copies of letters and documents. ...

    • Contributor: Burnett, Edmund Cody
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Benjamin F. Butler papers, 1778-1929

    Army officer, state legislator and U.S. representative from Massachusetts, governor of Massachusetts, and military governor of New Orleans. Correspondence, letterbooks, order books, reports, notebooks, newspaper clippings, and other papers concerning Butler's Civil War commands, his service in the United States Congress as a representative from Massachusetts, his election as governor of Massachusetts, and his candidacy for president.

    • Contributor: Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin) - Butler, Benjamin F.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1778