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  • Howard Dearstyne papers, 1911-1988

    Architect, architectural historian, educator, and photographer. Correspondence, writings, lectures, exhibit brochures, art catalogs, artwork, and other papers relating primarily to Dearstyne's research on the history of the Bauhaus art school, the school's influence on the development of modern art and 20th century architecture, and two Bauhaus masters, Walter Gropius and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.

    • Contributor: Dearstyne, Howard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1911
  • Blair family papers, 1755-1968

    Prominent family in nineteenth century national politics. Correspondence, speeches and writings, legal files, financial records, historical research files, printed matter, and estate records documenting principally the careers of Francis Preston Blair, journalist and presidential advisor, Frank P. Blair, soldier and politician, and Montgomery Blair, lawyer and cabinet officer.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1755
  • Robert Carter papers, 1685-1828

    Tobacco planter and iron manufacturer. Correspondence, memorandum books, account books, and religious writings relating primarily to the operation of Nomini Hall in Westmoreland County, Va., other Virginia estates, shipment of tobacco, the Baltimore Iron Works, and his affiliation with the Baptists and the Swedenborgian Church of the New Jerusalem.

    • Contributor: Carter, Robert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1685
  • John Austin Moon papers, 1832-1921

    Lawyer, jurist, and U.S. representative from Tennessee. Correspondence and petitions relating to statehood for the Indian Territory, 1902; merchant ledgers belonging to Austin M. Appling, Moon's grandfather, from Chattanooga, Tennessee, and Bristol, Virginia; and newspaper clippings concerning Moon's political campaigns and the Tennessee Supreme Court.

    • Contributor: Moon, John Austin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1832
  • John Glassford and Company records, 1743-1886

    Mercantile firm. Ledgers, journals, daybooks, inventories, cashbooks, and letterbooks of the various mercantile firms in Maryland and Virginia representing or succeeding the Glasgow, Scotland, firm of John Glassford and Company in the Chesapeake tobacco trade.

    • Contributor: John Glassford and Company
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1743
  • Jedediah Hotchkiss papers, 1835-1908

    Confederate army officer, topographical and mining engineer, and historian. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, subject files, writings, financial papers, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous printed material relating principally to Hotchkiss's service with the Confederate army as a topographical engineer in Virginia and his involvement with various land and mining schemes in West Virginia, especially the Gauley Coal Company, Guyandot Coal Land Association, and North Flat-Top Land ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1835
  • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 1925
  • William D. Wilkins papers, 1847-1863

    United States Army officer and lawyer. Correspondence, diary, and newspaper clippings relating to Wilkins's service in the Mexican War and the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Wilkins, William D. (William Duncan) - Wilkins, William D.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1847
  • Samuel Phillips Lee papers, 1860-1869

    Naval officer. Correspondence, logbook abstracts, reports, lists, memoranda, requisition orders, and printed material relating to the naval activities of the Union forces in the Civil War and pertaining chiefly to Lee's service commanding the North Atlantic Blockading Squadron and the Mississippi Squadron.

    • Contributor: Lee, Samuel Phillips
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1860
  • James Wadsworth family papers, 1730-1959

    Correspondence, diaries, financial papers, scrapbooks, clippings, photographs, and other papers of the family of James Wadsworth (1768-1844) and his brother, William Wadsworth (1761-1833), who settled in Geneseo, N.Y., in 1790 and endowed schools and libraries there.

    • Contributor: Wadsworth, James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1730
  • Edmund Ruffin diaries, 1856-1865

    Plantation owner and publisher. Diaries detailing Ruffin's activities and opinions as an experimentalist in agriculture, anti-Unionist and slavery advocate, and describing plantation life in his Virginia estates.

    • Contributor: Ruffin, Edmund
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1856
  • Hugh T. Taggart collection relating to the District of Columbia and Maryland, 1751-1889

    United States district attorney. Correspondence, letterbooks, daybooks, minutes, notebooks, accounts, invoices, financial records, broadside, and printed matter collected by Hugh T. Taggart relating to the survey, sale, and assessment of property in the District of Columbia, Georgetown (Washington, D.C.), and Maryland.

    • Contributor: Taggart, Hugh T. (Hugh Thomas) - Taggart, Hugh T.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1751
  • Alfred Carmon papers, 1859-1865

    Union army soldier. Chiefly letters written by Carmon to his family in Sand Lake, N.Y., while serving with Company H, 169th New York Infantry Regiment, during the Civil War, describing camp life and skirmishes in Virginia, South Carolina, and Florida.

    • Contributor: Carmon, Alfred
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1859
  • Albert Jeremiah Beveridge collection of John Marshall papers, 1776-1844

    Lawyer and chief justice of the Supreme Court. Correspondence, a journal, account books, and other papers primarily gathered by Albert Jeremiah Beveridge for his research on John Marshall.

    • Contributor: Beveridge, Albert Jeremiah - Beveridge, Albert J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1776
  • Joseph Bloomfield Osborn papers, 1862-1865

    Soldier and sailor. Mainly Civil War correspondence of Osborn, who served in Company F, 26th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry and in the U.S. Navy, together with a diary and biographical sketch of Osborn.

    • Contributor: Osborn, Joseph Bloomfield
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1862
  • Daniel O. Drennan papers, 1775-1904

    Military aide. Copies of correspondence, military dispatches, reports and other documents, as well as original letters, newspaper clippings, notes, architectural drawings, memorabilia, and printed matter collected by Drennan during his service as military secretary to Philip Henry Sheridan from 1865 to1888.

    • Contributor: Drennan, Daniel O., Approximately - Drennan, Daniel O.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1775
  • Ethel Armes collection of Lee family papers, 1671-1936

    Correspondence, architectural plans, genealogical papers, maps, legal papers, clippings, and other material assembled by Armes in preparing her book, Stratford Hall: The Great House of the Lees (1936).

    • Contributor: Armes, Ethel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1671
  • John Leeds Bozman family papers, 1688-1883

    Historian and lawyer of Maryland. Correspondence and other material pertaining to John Leeds Bozman, John Leeds Kerr, John Bozman Kerr, J. S. Bozman, William Vans Murray, Daniel Carroll (1730-1796), and others.

    • Contributor: Bozman, John Leeds
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1669
  • Ellis & Allan Company records, 1795-1889

    General merchants and tobacco traders. Business and personal correspondence, journals, ledgers, daybooks, cashbooks, tobacco books, and other mercantile records of the firms of Ellis & Allan, Thomas & Charles Ellis, Ellis & Sons, and Thomas and Charles Ellis & Company of Richmond, Va. Includes records of the counterpart firm in London, Allan & Ellis, as well as those of several subsidiary companies organized in ...

    • Contributor: Ellis & Allan Company (Richmond, Va.)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1783
  • William Short papers, 1778-1853

    Secretary to President Thomas Jefferson, diplomat, and landowner. Diplomatic, financial, and personal correspondence, financial and business papers, memorabilia, and other papers relating to Short's activities as secretary to Jefferson, his diplomatic missions, and business interests.

    • Contributor: Short, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1778
  • 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
  • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 1814
  • Nathaniel Prentiss Banks papers, 1829-1911

    United States representative, governor of Massachusetts, and army officer. Family and general correspondence, diaries and notebooks, letterbooks, military papers, speeches and writings, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, and miscellany relating chiefly to Banks's political career and as an army officer during the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1829
  • Anna Maria Brodeau Thornton papers, 1793-1861

    Wife of architect William Thornton. Diaries and notebooks primarily describing social life in Washington, D.C., with extensive detail about housekeeping and expense matters. Also contained in the diaries are memorandum books, poems, sketches, and silhouettes of unidentified people.

    • Contributor: Thornton, Anna Maria Brodeau
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1793
  • G.T. Beauregard papers, 1844-1883

    United States and Confederate Army officer, engineer, railroad executive, and public official. Correspondence, scrapbooks, and military papers, including letterbooks, headquarters records, telegrams and dispatches, orders, endorsements, and rosters. The bulk of the papers, 1861-1865, relate primarily to Beauregard's career as a general in the Confederate Army, especially at Fort Sumter and Charleston, South Carolina; Manassas and Petersburg, Virginia; Shiloh, Tennessee; Corinth, Mississippi; and Atlanta, ...

    • Contributor: Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant) - Beauregard, G. T.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1844