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    Walt Whitman papers in the Charles E. Feinberg collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, literary manuscripts, diaries, commonplace books, notes, and other papers relating to Whitman's life and writings which were collected by Feinberg. Literary manuscripts include Leaves of Grass (1855), Drum Taps (1865), Democratic Vistas (1871), Specimen Days (1882-1883), and November Boughs (1888). Includes manuscripts and proofs of works about Whitman including Gay Wilson Allen's The Solitary Singer; a Critical Biography of Walt Whitman (1955), James ...

    • Contributor: Feinberg, Charles E.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Katharine McCook Knox papers, 1802-1975

    Art historian. Correspondence, an index to correspondence, genealogical notes, research material on artists and art collections, clippings, printed matter, and other papers.

    • Contributor: Knox, Katharine Mccook
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1802
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    Almon Ferdinand Rockwell papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, reports, and other papers relating principally to the presidential administration and assassination of James A. Garfield. Correspondence with Garfield relates to their friendship, investments in the Silver King Mining Company, controversy over the resignation of New York senator Roscoe Conkling, and Garfield's appointment of Rockwell as superintendent of public buildings in Washington, D.C. Rockwell's diaries describe his Civil War service as ...

    • Contributor: Rockwell, Almon Ferdinand
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Louis McLane correspondence, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence primarily between McLane and members of his family relating to McLane's diplomatic duties, national and congressional politics, and social life in Washington, D.C. Subjects include the administrations of James Monroe, John Quincy Adams, Andrew Jackson, and James K. Polk; the election of 1824; McLane's service as U.S. minister to Great Britain, especially relating to the Oregon boundary question; his relations with Henry Clay ...

    • Contributor: McLane, Louis
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Sol M. Linowitz papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Diaries, correspondence, speeches, writings, reports, notes, interviews, oral history transcripts, biographical material, legal files, organizational records, travel files, clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers documenting Linowitz's career as an attorney chiefly with Sutherland and Sutherland in Rochester, N.Y., and with Coudert Brothers international law firm in Washington, D.C, executive for Xerox Corporation (earlier known as Haloid Xerox, Inc.), ambassador to the Organization ...

    • Contributor: Linowitz, Sol M.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    United States Naval Observatory records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Official correspondence and administrative records of offices of the Observatory, located in Washington, D.C., including those of the Superintendent, Nautical Almanac, Librarian, and the Superintendent of Compasses and Instruments, concerning the various activities of the observatory and tracing its development from its origin in the Depot of Charts and Instruments, U.S. Navy Dept. Subjects include astronomical observations and computations; experiments to measure the velocity ...

    • Contributor: United States Naval Observatory
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Tom Kahn papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches and statements, writings, notes, newspaper clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Kahn's activities as a civil rights and labor activist. Documents Kahn's work with Bayard Rustin, particularly in preparation for the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in 1963, and with Henry M. Jackson during Jackson's presidential campaign in 1972. Subjects include the civil rights movement, international ...

    • Contributor: Kahn, Tom
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Hope Ridings Miller papers, 1887-1998

    Author, editor, and journalist. Correspondence, interviews, published writings, invitations, newspaper clippings, and photographs documenting Miller's career as a newspaper and magazine editor, author, and journalist.

    • Contributor: Miller, Hope Ridings
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1887
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    William LePre Houston family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, financial records, academic papers, printed material, and other papers chiefly of William LePre Houston, a Washington, D.C., lawyer, and his son and law partner, Charles Hamilton Houston. Documents William's work as attorney for the Railway Men's International Benevolent Industrial Association and other African American labor organizations, his activism as a Republican, and his position as grandmaster of the Grand United Order of ...

    • Contributor: Houston, William Lepre
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Henry White Edgerton papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, writings, reports, notes, case files, newspaper clippings, and other papers relating primarily to White's career as a law professor at Cornell University and judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals (District of Columbia Circuit). Also documents his activities in the Association of American Law Schools. Subjects include civil liberties, criminology, law school curriculum, the U.S. National Recovery Administration, and the roles of ...

    • Contributor: Edgerton, Henry White
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Jefferson Patterson papers, 1824-1978

    Diplomat. Correspondence, family papers, diaries (1928-1930), speeches, notes and book drafts, other writings, memoranda, subject files, legal and financial papers, biographical material, academic notebooks, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting Patterson's career as a diplomat and foreign service officer serving at American embassies in China, Colombia, Egypt, Germany, Norway, Peru, Poland, and Turkey, and as ambassador to Uruguay.

    • Contributor: Patterson, Jefferson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1824
  • Harold H. Greene papers, 1951-2001

    Lawyer and judge. Case material, correspondence, opinions, orders, printed matter, reports, and writings relating to Greene's career in the Department of Justice and on the bench of the District of Columbia Superior Court and the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.

    • Contributor: Greene, Harold H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1951
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    Edith Benham Helm papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly scrapbooks together with correspondence, notes, photographs, memorabilia, and other papers documenting Helm's career as social secretary at the White House during the Woodrow Wilson, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Harry S. Truman administrations. Subjects include the Paris Peace Conference, 1919-1920.

    • Contributor: Helm, Edith Benham
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Hedrick Smith papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, interview transcripts, drafts of speeches, articles, and books, notes, radio broadcasts, legal material, research material, family papers, press releases, printed material, posters, maps, and other papers relating primarily to Smith's research for his books and television productions about the Soviet Union and about U.S. politics. Documents his career with the New York Times while stationed in Washington, D.C., Moscow, Russia, and elsewhere, ...

    • Contributor: Smith, Hedrick
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Harold H. Greene papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, writings, reports, case material, opinions, orders, printed matter, and other papers relating to Greene's career in the U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division and on the bench of the District of Columbia Superior Court and the U.S. District Court (District of Columbia). Documents his participation in drafting the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Subjects include ...

    • Contributor: Greene, Harold H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Myrtilla Miner papers, 1825-1960

    Educator. Correspondence, school essays, notes, clippings, printed matter, an unfinished biography of Miner by Lester Grosvenor Wells, and other papers relating to the Normal School for Colored Girls in Washington, D.C., slavery, the Civil War, feminism, and spiritualism.

    • Contributor: Miner, Myrtilla
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1825
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    Elliot L. Richardson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, reports, briefing data, subject files, financial records, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Richardson's political career in Massachusetts and later as a cabinet official during the administrations of presidents Richard M. Nixon, Gerald R. Ford, and Jimmy Carter. Documents Richardson's service as U.S. under secretary of state; U.S. secretary of health, education, and welfare; U.S. attorney general; ...

    • Contributor: Richardson, Elliot L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Irving Brant papers, 1910-1977

    Author, historian, and newspaper editor. Correspondence, memoranda, writings and speeches, research notes, and other papers reflecting Brant's career with various newspapers, in the administration of Franklin D. Roosevelt, as a playwright, and his interest in James Madison.

    • Contributor: Brant, Irving
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1910
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    Frederick Douglass papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diary (1886-1887), speeches, articles, manuscript of Douglass's autobiography, financial and legal papers, newspaper clippings, and other papers relating primarily to his interest in social, educational, and economic reform; his career as lecturer and writer; his travels to Africa and Europe (1886-1887); his publication of the North Star, an abolitionist newspaper, in Rochester, N.Y. (1847-1851); and his role as commissioner (1892-1893) in charge of ...

    • Contributor: Douglass, Frederick
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • John Aldrich Stephenson collection of the Hand, Fiske, and Aldrich families papers, 1745-1966

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, travel diaries, manuscripts of sermons, poems, essays, and other writings, business and financial records, printed works, biographical and genealogical materials, drawings and reproductions of paintings and photographs, and other papers collected by Stephenson relating to the Hand, Fiske, and Aldrich families.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1745
  • George Watterston papers, 1809-1866

    Lawyer, editor, and Librarian of Congress. Correspondence, memorandum books, miscellaneous writings, and legal documents pertaining mainly to Watterston's duties as Librarian of Congress and his life and activities in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Watterston, George
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1809
  • Horsford-Tryon families papers, 1800-2000

    Mainly correspondence among family members primarily in central New York. Includes letters written by the chemist and women's education advocate, Eben Horsford, and by Maria Charity Horsford to her adult children from Washington, D.C., 1850-1853, during her husband Jerediah Horsford's service in the U. S. House of Representatives.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1800
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    Montgomery family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, writings, financial records, newspaper clippings, and other papers of members of the Montgomery family and allied Peck and Perkins families. Includes papers of Giles Foster Montgomery and Emily Redington Montgomery relating to their years as missionaries in Turkey (1863-1888); papers of their son, George Redington Montgomery; and correspondence of their daughter, Mary Borglum, and her husband, Gutzon Borglum. Papers of George Redington ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    W.W. Corcoran papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterpress books, financial records, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Corcoran's business and banking interests and philanthropic efforts. Documents his involvement with the brokerage and banking firms, Corcoran & Riggs, Washington, D.C.; Riggs and Co, New York, N.Y.; Bank of America; and Wilson, Colston & Co., Baltimore, Md. Also documents his investment ventures in the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad ...

    • Contributor: Corcoran, W. W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    William Dawson Johnston papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, writings, reports, notes, lists, clippings, printed matter, photographs and other papers relating chiefly to Johnston's career as a librarian and to the history of librarianship. Documents his service at Columbia University Library, the Library of Congress, and Saint Paul Public Library. Includes notes for a projected second volume of Johnston's History of the Library of Congress and for a study of college ...

    • Contributor: Johnston, William Dawson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection