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  • Frances Carpenter collection relating to Frank G. Carpenter, 1875-1960

    Author, geographer, and journalist. Primarily scrapbooks relating to Frank G. Carpenter's book, Carp's Washington, arranged and edited by his daughter, Frances Carpenter, including reviews of the book, proposed illustrations, newspaper articles and columns by Frank G. Carpenter, clippings, and correspondence.

    • Contributor: Carpenter, Frank G. (Frank George) - Carpenter, Frank G.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1875
  • Harold Leventhal papers, 1932-1980

    Lawyer and jurist. Chiefly correspondence, case files, notebooks and notes, and office files documenting Leventhal's service as judge on the United States. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit; together with private correspondence, files from his legal practice in Washington, D.C., speeches and writings, and other papers.

    • Contributor: Leventhal, Harold
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1932
  • Charlotte Everett Hopkins collection of National Civic Federation. Woman's Department. District of Columbia Section records, 1900-1926

    Civic leader, philanthropist, and social reformer. Correspondence, circulars, reports, clippings, and other printed matter primarily relating to Charlotte Everett Hopkins's activities as chairman of the Woman's Department of the National Civic Federation, District of Columbia Section.

    • Contributor: Hopkins, Charlotte Everett
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1900
  • Andrew Ellicott papers, 1777-1829

    Surveyor and mathematician. Correspondence, maps, charts, and reports of astronomical observations chiefly concerning Ellicott's work in surveying the boundary between the United States and Florida under the San Lorenzo Treaty (1795) and also his surveys of the city of Washington, the boundary between Georgia and South Carolina, the town of Presque Isle (later Erie), Pennsylvania, and the boundary between the United States and Canada ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1777
  • Willard family papers, 1800-1968

    Correspondence, letterbooks, notebooks, diaries, subject files, business and financial records, and other papers documenting the family's involvement in the business, social, and political life of Virginia and Washington, D.C.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1800
  • William Smith Culbertson papers, 1897-1965

    Diplomat, lawyer and professor of law. Correspondence, diaries, lecture notes, government documents, writings, memoranda, and scrapbooks relating to Culbertson's career as vice chairman of the U.S. Tariff Commission, minister to Romania, ambassador to Chile, chief of the military intelligence service in the War Department, member of the Planning Group of the Office of Strategic Services, and other duties during World War II. Includes papers ...

    • Contributor: Culbertson, William Smith
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1897
  • Henry A. Willard II collection, 1743-1888

    Papers and records collected by Henry A Willard II including Bradley-Willard family papers and correspondence, Willard Hotel records, miscellaneous business records, and autographs collected by Henry A. Willard I that include the signers of the Declaration of Independence, presidents of the Continental Congress, and related individuals.

    • Contributor: Willard, Henry A. (Henry Augustus) - Willard, Henry A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1743
  • Dolley Madison papers, 1794-1852

    Wife of President James Madison and prominent Washington, D.C., hostess. Correspondence, financial papers, invitations, calling cards, and other papers relating primarily to personal and family matters including settlement of the Dolley Madison, James Madison, and William Madison estates.

    • Contributor: Madison, Dolley
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1794
  • Cass Gilbert papers, 1841-1961

    Architect. Correspondence, diaries, biographical material, financial papers, speeches, articles, poems, and memorabilia relating to Gilbert's family and his work as an architect. Includes letters addressed to Thomas Jefferson by William Thornton and typescript of a letter to Jefferson from James R. Dermott.

    • Contributor: Gilbert, Cass
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1841
  • Erwin F. Smith papers, 1876-1927

    Plant pathologist. Diaries, correspondence, notes, literary manuscripts, and photographs relating primarily to his laboratory work and his employment at the Department of Agriculture.

    • Contributor: Smith, Erwin F. (Erwin Frink) - Smith, Erwin F.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1876
  • William LePre Houston family papers, 1777-1936

    Lawyers. Correspondence, diaries, financial records, academic papers, printed matter, and miscellaneous material related to the Houstons' family life, fraternal organizations, the law, and Charles Hamilton Houston's military service during World War I.

    • Contributor: Houston, William Lepre
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1777
  • 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
  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund records, 1965-1994

    Organization founded for the purpose of erecting a national memorial honoring American veterans of the Vietnam conflict. Administrative files document the operations and technical resources required for the erection of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial as well as the surrounding political controversy.

    • Contributor: Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1965
  • Paul Field Sifton and Claire Sifton papers, 1912-1980

    Paul Field Sifton, playwright, government official, and Claire Sifton, editor and author. Correspondence, diaries, writings, subject files, family papers, printed matter, and miscellany relating to the Siftons' literary, labor, and governmental careers.

    • Contributor: Sifton, Paul Field
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1912
  • Almon Ferdinand Rockwell papers, 1852-1900

    Army officer and superintendent of public buildings, Washington, D.C. Correspondence, diaries and journals concerning Rockwell's investments in commercial enterprises with James A. Garfield, Garfield's assassination and his appointment controversy with Roscoe Conkling, and Rockwell's Civil War experiences, including the Battle of Shiloh.

    • Contributor: Rockwell, Almon Ferdinand
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1852
  • W.L. McAtee papers, 1803-1963

    Biologist and ornithologist. Correspondence, research and writings, field notes and notebooks, poetry, prose, reviews, and other avocational writings, calendars, diaries, memorabilia, scrapbook, wills, and printed matter chiefly documenting McAtee's career as a biologist and ornithologist at the United States Bureau of Biological Survey and its successor, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, and as curator of Hemiptera at the Smithsonian Institution.

    • Contributor: McAtee, W. L. (Waldo Lee) - McAtee, W. L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1803
  • William Wirt papers, 1802-1858

    Lawyer, politician, U. S. attorney general, and biographer. Correspondence, writings, and printed matter pertaining to Wirt's family and career as a lawyer, politician, and author.

    • Contributor: Wirt, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1802
  • Reid family papers, 1795-1970

    Journalists and newspaper publishers. Correspondence, financial records, office files, household and estate records, subject files, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellaneous papers related to newspaper publishing and public affairs.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1795
  • Richard Rush papers, 1805-1852

    Lawyer and statesman. Correspondence, diary, notes, writings, and engraved portraits relating primarily to Rush's duties as attorney general, secretary of state, minister to Great Britain, and secretary of the treasury, and legal documents concerning a loan from the Netherlands he arranged to finance the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal Company in and near the District of Columbia.

    • Contributor: Rush, Richard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1805
  • Frank Kameny papers, 1843-2006

    Gay rights activist. Correspondence, case files, legal records, organization records, subject files, printed matter, and other papers relating to Kameny's work in the gay rights movement.

    • Contributor: Kameny, Frank
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1843
  • Women's Joint Congressional Committee records, 1920-1970

    Correspondence, information forms, minutes, reports, financial records, membership lists, and printed material relating to the committee's work in monitoring and promoting legislation in the areas of social service and women's rights.

    • Contributor: Women's Joint Congressional Committee
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1920
  • Elliot L. Richardson papers, 1780-1999

    U. S. cabinet officer, politician, and lawyer, of Massachusetts. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, subject files, reports, briefing data, financial records, printed materials, photographs, and other papers relating to Richardson's political career in Massachusetts, as a cabinet official or representative of the president during the administrations of Richard M. Nixon, Gerald R. Ford, and Jimmy Carter, and his work with various corporate boards and other ...

    • Contributor: Richardson, Elliot L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1780
  • Blair & Rives records, 1821-1905

    Publishing firm. Correspondence, speeches, business records, and printed matter relating to the firm founded by Francis P. Blair and John C. Rives and its publications, including the Globe and the Congressional Globe, concurrent Washington, D.C., newspapers.

    • Contributor: Blair & Rives
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1815
  • John McLean papers, 1817-1861

    United States representative from Ohio, postmaster general, and Supreme Court justice. Correspondence, legal briefs, financial data, docket book, printed matter, a file of reports, opinions and briefs arranged by case name, and other papers relating to McLean's service as postmaster general and Supreme Court justice.

    • Contributor: McLean, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1817
  • Waddy B. Wood papers, 1885-1941

    Architect of Washington, D.C. Correspondence, writings, speeches, contracts, and other papers relating chiefly to Waddy B. Wood's career as an architect and designer in Washington, D.C. Also documented in the collection is Wood's involvement with the American Institute of Architects and the Democratic Party.

    • Contributor: Wood, Waddy (Waddy Butler) - Wood, Waddy
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1885