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  • John Vachon papers, 1913-1995

    John Vachon papers, 1913-1995

    Photographer. Correspondence, family papers, writings, and miscellaneous material relating primarily to Vachon's career as a photographer with the Farm Security Administration, Office of War Information, and Look magazine.

    • Contributor: Vachon, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1913
  • George Watterston papers, 1809-1866

    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
  • Hādhā kitāb fatḥ al-tadāwī min jamīʻ al-amrāḍ wa-al-shakāwī / Catalog Record

    Hādhā kitāb fatḥ al-tadāwī min jamīʻ al-amrāḍ wa-al-shakāwī /

    The text is a complete treatise on hygiene and diet and the art of preserving good health. It describes the nourishment of the parts of the human body as well as medical drugs. The text consists of six synoptic tables, each of which is divided into 16 parts. Fol. 1a-17b contain the introduction; fol. 18a-21a are blank. The rest of the book consists of ...

    • Contributor: Maghribī, Abū SaʻĪd Ibn Ibrāhīm
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 17??
  • Almon Ferdinand Rockwell papers, Catalog Record

    Almon Ferdinand Rockwell papers,

    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
  • John J. Sirica papers, Catalog Record

    John J. Sirica papers,

    Correspondence, memoranda, drafts of articles and books, speeches, notes, research materials, calendars, case files, bench books, financial and legal material, family papers, printed matter, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Sirica's career as judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, especially to cases relating to the Watergate affair. Includes drafts of and other papers concerning Sirica's book To Set the ...

    • Contributor: Sirica, John J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Pinkerton's National Detective Agency records, Catalog Record

    Pinkerton's National Detective Agency records,

    Correspondence, diaries, essays and other writings, reports, notes, police and prison records, code books, criminal rosters, exhibition texts, legal documents, biographical and genealogical records, procedural guidelines and training manuals, financial records, card indexes, photographs, reward notices, wanted posters, illustrations, maps, and other records chiefly documenting the work of the private detective agency for clients in business and industry. Includes papers of Pinkerton family members ...

    • Contributor: Pinkerton's National Detective Agency - Bangs, George H. - Pinkerton, Allan - Pinkerton, Robert A. - Pinkerton, Robert A. (Robert Allan) - Pinkerton, William A. (William Allan)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Charles S. Hamlin papers, Catalog Record

    Charles S. Hamlin papers,

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, biographical notes, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Hamlin's service in the U.S. Dept. of the Treasury and the Federal Reserve System; Hamlin's civic affairs; and his family's social life in Washington, D.C. Topics include leaders and policies of the Democratic Party especially during the Grover Cleveland, Woodrow Wilson, and Franklin D. Roosevelt administrations and ...

    • Contributor: Hamlin, Charles S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • United States. Department of the Treasury records, Catalog Record

    United States. Department of the Treasury records,

    Chiefly accounting records but also correspondence, letterbooks, circulars, daybooks, digest of laws, reports, indexes, newspapers, printed material, and other records produced by various offices of the U.S. Department of the Treasury reflecting a portion of the activities of the department. Subjects include military pay and pensions from the American Revolution and War of 1812, the Civil War, customs collection, property assessment in Washington, D.C. ...

    • Contributor: United States. Department of the Treasury
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Sharḥ ʻalá Tashrīḥ al-aflāk lil-ʻĀmilī. Catalog Record

    Sharḥ ʻalá Tashrīḥ al-aflāk lil-ʻĀmilī.

    Text consists of extracts from and commentary on Tashrīḥ al-aflāk by Bahāʼ al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Ḥusayn al-ʻĀmilī. Fol. 65b contains a list of book titles and a short story (scratched out) dated 1232 H [1816 or 17] and written in a second hand.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 17??
  • Horsford-Tryon families papers, 1800-2000

    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
  • Jesse W. Fell papers, 1806-1965

    Jesse W. Fell papers, 1806-1965

    Editor, educator, and lawyer. Correspondence, speeches and writings, Fell's autobiography and other biographical material, genealogical material, land grants, ledger, clippings, scrapbooks, maps, lithographs, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to Fell's pursuits as a newspaper editor, educator, lawyer, and Quaker in Illinois, including also family correspondence pertaining to Abraham Lincoln's autobiography.

    • Contributor: Fell, Jesse W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1806
  • Harold H. Greene papers, 1951-2001

    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
  • L. Quincy Mumford papers, Catalog Record

    L. Quincy Mumford papers,

    Correspondence, writings, reports, bibliographical material, committee reports, congressional bills, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers relating to Mumford's career at the Library of Congress.

    • Contributor: Mumford, L. Quincy
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Edward Everett Hayden family papers, Catalog Record

    Edward Everett Hayden family papers,

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks, financial materials, photographs, and other papers pertaining to Hayden's naval and scientific careers and to the Hayden family. Topics include Hayden's position as secretary of the National Geographic Society (1895-1897), his work in charge of time service and chronometers at the United States Naval Observatory (1902-1910), his command of the U.S. Naval Station at Key West, Fla. (1910-1915), his various ...

    • Contributor: Hayden, Edward Everett
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Conversation with 50+ year old black female, Washington, DC (Transcript)

    Conversation with 50+ year old black female, Washington, DC (...

    • Contributor: Fasold, Ralph W. - Williams, E.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1968-00-00

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  • Suwar al

    Suwar al

    Text is an excellent authority on Arabic names for the stars and constellations; includes depictions of celestial constellations. Persian note before beginning of text claims that this book written in 820 H [1417], but the note probably dates from the 18th century when the book was rebound.

    • Contributor: Ṣūfī, ʻAbd Al Raḥmān Ibn ʻUmar
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1417

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  • Hādhihi Ḥāshīyat al-ʻĀlim al-ʻAllāmah al-Ustādh al-Ḥifnī al-musammāh bi-Farāʼid ʻawāʼid jabrīyah ʻalá sharḥ al-Sibṭ lil-Yāsamīnīyah ... Catalog Record

    Hādhihi Ḥāshīyat al-ʻĀlim al-ʻAllāmah al-Ustādh al-Ḥifnī al-m...

    A commentary on the commentary of Sibṭ al-Māridīnī on al-Urjūzah, a poem on algebra, by Ibn al-Yāsamīn.

    • Contributor: Ḥifnī, Muḥammad Ibn Sālim
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1888
  • Kitāb qurrat al-ʻayn fī tasyīr al-nayyirayn / Catalog Record

    Kitāb qurrat al-ʻayn fī tasyīr al-nayyirayn /

    The text is principally based on the writings of ʻAlī ibn Ibrāhīm Ibn al-Shāṭir (1304-1375), as the introduction mentions. The colophon says that the text was copied from a manuscript with many errors written in a bad hand.

    • Contributor: JaʻBarī, Muḥammad Ibn ʻAbd Al Qādir
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1525
  • Evalyn Walsh McLean papers, Catalog Record

    Evalyn Walsh McLean papers,

    Correspondence, memoranda, business and legal records, notes, printed matter, scrapbooks, broadsides, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to McLean's leading role in the social life of Washington, D.C. Business records relate chiefly to the Colorado mining interests of her father, Thomas F. Walsh, and the Walsh family as well as to the publishing interests of her husband, Edward Beale McLean, and the McLean family, ...

    • Contributor: McLean, Evalyn Walsh
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Simons family papers, 1887-1982

    Simons family papers, 1887-1982

    Members of the Simons (Simmons) family, an African-American family centered in South Carolina and Washington, D.C., especially William H. Simons (1881-1938), Baptist missionary and Young Men's Christian Association official, and members of the allied Garrett and Nicholson families. Correspondence, diaries and diary notes, and miscellaneous material relating chiefly to William H. Simons and his career with the YMCA in Burma, East Africa, and India ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1887
  • ʼPhags pa bskal pa bzaṅ po pa źes bya ba theg pa chen poʼi mdo. Catalog Record

    ʼPhags pa bskal pa bzaṅ po pa źes bya ba theg pa chen poʼi mdo.

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. 17th century manuscript; written on both sides of leaves of composite Tibetan paper completely died blue and subsequently over-painted black and varnished on a central panel, written in gold ink in 7 lines per page with the opening pages containing respectively 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 lines of script in ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 16??
  • William Tappan autograph collection, 1640-1939

    William Tappan autograph collection, 1640-1939

    Autograph collector. Correspondence, miscellaneous documents, prints, poetry, rare printed matter, photographs, and some letters to Tappan, chiefly autographic in nature.

    • Contributor: Tappan, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1640
  • Charlotte Everett Hopkins collection of National Civic Federation. Woman's Department. District of Columbia Section records, Catalog Record

    Charlotte Everett Hopkins collection of National Civic Federa...

    Correspondence, minutes, reports, circulars, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Hopkins's activities as chairman of the National Civic Federation Woman's Department District of Columbia Section. Subjects include municipal reform efforts in the areas of war relief, housing, garbage collection, health, diet, pure milk, juvenile delinquency, playgrounds, and working conditions of District citizens. Subject file includes circulars, minutes, and reports from the ...

    • Contributor: Hopkins, Charlotte Everett
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Hādhā kitāb al-Lumʻah al-Māridīnīyah fī sharḥ al-Yāsamīnīyah fī ʻilm al-jabr wa-al-muqābalah ... Catalog Record

    Hādhā kitāb al-Lumʻah al-Māridīnīyah fī sharḥ al-Yāsamīnīyah ...

    Text is a commentary on the versified treatise of arithmetic entitled al-Yāsamīnīyah by ʻAbd Allāh ibn Ḥajjāj Ibn al-Yāsamīn.

    • Contributor: Sibṭ Al Māridīnī, Badr Al Dīn Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1874
  • Hope Ridings Miller papers, 1887-1998

    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
  • Frances Carpenter collection relating to Frank G. Carpenter, Catalog Record

    Frances Carpenter collection relating to Frank G. Carpenter,

    Primarily scrapbooks relating to Carpenter's book, Carp's Washington, arranged and edited by his daughter, Frances Carpenter, and published in 1960. Materials include newspaper articles and columns by Carpenter, reviews of Carp's Washington, and proposed illustrations for the book. Additional scrapbooks document his lecture tours, work in Washington, D.C., and death in China. Also includes an autograph collection of letters from people with whom Frank ...

    • Contributor: Carpenter, Frank G.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Eric Sevareid papers, 1930-1992

    Eric Sevareid papers, 1930-1992

    Journalist, radio and television commentator, and author. Includes correspondence, fan mail, radio and television scripts, news analyses, lectures, speeches, writings, book and subject files, awards, newspaper clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers but primarily consisting of scripts of Sevareid's radio and television news broadcasts and analyses documenting his career with the Columbia Broadcasting System from World War II as a correspondent in Burma, ...

    • Contributor: Sevareid, Eric
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1930
  • Sol M. Linowitz papers, 1778-1999

    Sol M. Linowitz papers, 1778-1999

    Lawyer, businessman, diplomat, and consultant to United States presidents. Diaries, correspondence, speeches and writings, interviews, an oral history, organizational records, reports, photographs, printed matter, clippings, and travel files documenting Linowitz's career as an attorney, executive for Xerox Corporation, ambassador to the Organization of American States, co-negotiator of the Panama Canal treaties, and presidential representative to Middle East peace negotiations.

    • Contributor: Linowitz, Sol M.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1778
  • Front Door Lobby /

    Front Door Lobby /

    This is an original manuscript of Park's account of her work on the NAWSA Congressional committee.

    • Contributor: Park, Maud Wood
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Books
    • Date: 1920
  • Verner W. Clapp papers, Catalog Record

    Verner W. Clapp papers,

    Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, writings, notes, subject files, printed matter, and other papers relating to Clapp's service as a librarian, including his years at the Library of Congress; duties as chief librarian to the United Nations Conference on International Organization, San Francisco, Calif., 1945; work for Unesco on various international library matters; role in the establishment of the Kokuritsu Kokkai Toshokan, also known as ...

    • Contributor: Clapp, Verner W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Elihu Root papers, Catalog Record

    Elihu Root papers,

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, notes, reports, subject files, financial papers, calendar and appointment books, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Root's career as a lawyer and statesman. Chiefly correspondence and letterbooks relating to Root's service as U.S. secretary of war (1899-1904), member of the Alaskan Boundary Tribunal (1903), U.S. secretary of state (1905-1909), U.S. senator from New York (1909-1915), president of the Carnegie ...

    • Contributor: Root, Elihu
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Irwin Hood Hoover papers, 1909-1933

    Irwin Hood Hoover papers, 1909-1933

    White House usher. Chiefly diaries and diary notes kept by Hoover as White House usher concerning presidents from Benjamin Harrison to Franklin D. Roosevelt and life in the White House

    • Contributor: Hoover, Irwin Hood
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1909
  • Edith Benham Helm papers, Catalog Record

    Edith Benham Helm papers,

    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
  • Danforth-Bush family collection, 1721-2007

    Danforth-Bush family collection, 1721-2007

    Correspondence, journal, essays, sermons, articles, autograph collection, photographs, and other papers of the Danforth and Bush families, chiefly of Joshua N. Danforth. A volume of autographs collected by J. Danforth Bush and other family members contains the signatures of members of the Thirty-third Congress (House and Senate) and U.S. governors, circa 1853-1854.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1721
  • Letter from W.B. Sprague to Juliana Smith Reynolds, September 12, 1864

    Letter from W.B. Sprague to Juliana Smith Reynolds, September...

    • Contributor: Reynolds, Juliana Smith - Sprague, W.B.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1864-09-12

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  • Herbert Block papers, 1863-2002

    Herbert Block papers, 1863-2002

    Political cartoonist, author, and journalist. Correspondence, writings, speeches, interviews, clippings, cartoon reprints, and printed matter documenting principally Block's career at the Washington Post.

    • Contributor: Block, Herbert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1863
  • Singleton family papers, 1758-1860

    Singleton family papers, 1758-1860

    Plantation owners in South Carolina. Family and general correspondence, legal papers, clippings, invitations, receipts, poetry, and miscellaneous items of various members of the Singleton and allied Van Buren and Deveaux (DeVoe) families.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1758
  • Agnes Elizabeth Ernst Meyer papers, Catalog Record

    Agnes Elizabeth Ernst Meyer papers,

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, unpublished memoir and other writings, subject files, research material, family papers, and other papers relating to Meyer's career as an author; authority on Asian, especially Chinese art; literary critic; linguist; and social activist as well as to her personal and family life. Early papers trace Meyer's family history and background; studies at the Université de Paris (Sorbonne), Paris, France; and travels ...

    • Contributor: Meyer, Agnes Elizabeth Ernst
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Clark M. Clifford papers, 1883-1999

    Clark M. Clifford papers, 1883-1999

    Government official and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches and writings, congressional testimony, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Clifford's personal and professional life, including his role as an adviser and counsel to four Democratic presidential administrations, his service as United States secretary of defense, 1968-1969, and his career as a lawyer in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Clifford, Clark M.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1883
  • William B. Randolph papers, 1696-1884

    William B. Randolph papers, 1696-1884

    Virginia plantation owner. Correspondence, legal and financial records, and miscellaneous material reflecting the life of a plantation owner in Virginia prior to the Civil War, with particular emphasis on the economics of managing an extensive plantation worked by a large force of slaves.

    • Contributor: Randolph, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1696
  • Blair & Rives records, Catalog Record

    Blair & Rives records,

    Chiefly letters received (1830-1850) together with business records, speeches, and printed matter. Correspondence relates primarily to national politics, selection of printers by the U.S. Congress, the rechartering of the United States Bank, publication of the Congressional Globe, and policies of the editors of the United States Telegraph and the National Intelligencer. Correspondents include Francis Preston Blair, John R. Church, Godfrey M. Fogg, John C. ...

    • Contributor: Blair & Rives
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Trevisan manuscript.  Storia delle navig. [i.e. navigazioni] del Colo. [i.e. Colombo, or Colocut].

    Trevisan manuscript. Storia delle navig. [i.e. navigazioni] ...

    Ms. Title from spine of early 19th-century binding. In Venetian dialect of Italian. The codex assembles in one copy made ca. 1503 a number of reports dating from 1501 to ca. 1503, notably: (ff. 1a-30a) Angelo Trevisan's Italian version, accompanied by four covering letters, of Pietro Martire d'Anghiera's reports on the first three voyages of Columbus (published later as De Orbe Novo, decas 1), ...

    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1503

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  • United States Naval Observatory records, Catalog Record

    United States Naval Observatory records,

    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
  • Vinnie Ream and Richard Leveridge Hoxie papers, 1853-1937

    Vinnie Ream and Richard Leveridge Hoxie papers, 1853-1937

    Sculptor Vinnie Ream and her husband, army officer and engineer Richard L. Hoxie. Correspondence, memoranda, commissions, essays, poetry by Vinnie Ream and Albert Pike, reports, notebooks, biographical data, scrapbooks, clippings, printed material, and memorabilia pertaining chiefly to Ream's work following her commission to execute the statue of Abraham Lincoln now standing in the United States Capitol rotunda.

    • Contributor: Ream, Vinnie
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1853
  • Hādhā Kitāb al-Ṭibb al-jadīd al-kīmīyāʼī / Catalog Record

    Hādhā Kitāb al-Ṭibb al-jadīd al-kīmīyāʼī /

    The text is based on the medical and alchemical system of Paracelsus.

    • Contributor: Ḥalabī, Ṣāliḥ Naṣr Allāh Ibn Sallūm.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 18??
  • Myrtilla Miner papers, 1825-1960

    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
  • William Sampson papers, 1806-1849

    William Sampson papers, 1806-1849

    Irish patriot, lawyer, and author. Microfilm of letters from Sampson to his wife, Grace Clarke Sampson, relating to his political exile from Ireland to the United States.

    • Contributor: Sampson, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1806
  • Kenneth Bancroft Clark papers, Catalog Record

    Kenneth Bancroft Clark papers,

    Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, speeches, writings, reports, transcripts of interviews and testimony, subject files, project files, academic files, administrative files, financial records, family papers, secondary background material, printed matter, photographs and other papers relating chiefly to Clark's career as a psychologist and professor at the City College, City University of New York, and his contributions to the African American civil rights movement and equal educational ...

    • Contributor: Clark, Kenneth Bancroft
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Justin G. Turner autograph collection, 1763-1968

    Justin G. Turner autograph collection, 1763-1968

    Correspondence, memoranda, notes, and printed materials relating primarily to the signers of the Declaration of Independence.

    • Contributor: Turner, Justin G.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1763
  • J. Skelly Wright papers, Catalog Record

    J. Skelly Wright papers,

    Personal and professional correspondence, case files, opinions, memoranda, reports, speeches and writings, financial papers, teaching material, clippings, printed matter, and photographs documenting Wright's legal and judicial career. The bulk of the papers (1948-1986) pertains to his service as judge on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana (1949-1962), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia (1962-1987), and the ...

    • Contributor: Wright, J. Skelly
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Elihu Root papers, 1863-1937

    Elihu Root papers, 1863-1937

    United States secretary of state, secretary of war, United States senator from New York, and statesman. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, notes, reports, subject files, financial papers, calendar and appointment books, invitations, and printed materials relating to Root's career as a lawyer and statesman.

    • Contributor: Root, Elihu
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1863
  • Letter from John S. Smith to Juliana Smith Reynolds, November 25, 1862

    Letter from John S. Smith to Juliana Smith Reynolds, November...

    • Contributor: Reynolds, Juliana Smith - Smith, John S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1862-11-25

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  • al-Insān fī al-ṭibb. Catalog Record

    al-Insān fī al-ṭibb.

    Text is a treatise on the human body and how to maintain good health. It explains that the body is composed of chemical elements, and deals with medication, nutrition, and diseases of various parts of the body.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 17??
  • James Free papers, Catalog Record

    James Free papers,

    Story files and scrapbooks of clippings (1937-1982) of Free's articles for various newspapers, particularly as Washington, D.C., correspondent for the Birmingham News covering the civil rights movement and the Cold War; articles for "National Whirligig," a newspaper column he coauthored with his wife, Ann Cottrell Free; notebooks (1965-1979) in which he recorded interviews and other information; and correspondence, notes, logbook, reports, and photographs documenting ...

    • Contributor: Free, James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Conversation with 43 year old black male, Washington, DC (Transcript)

    Conversation with 43 year old black male, Washington, DC (Tra...

    • Contributor: Fasold, Ralph W. - Taylor, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1968-05-22

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  • Job Pierson family papers, 1755-1908

    Job Pierson family papers, 1755-1908

    Chiefly letters (1831-1835) written by Job Pierson (1791-1860) to his wife, Clarissa Bulkeley Pierson, while serving in Congress describing life in Washington, D.C., during the administration of Andrew Jackson; journal and typewritten transcripts of diary entries of Job Pierson (1824-1896) relating to his studies at Williams College, his religious conversion, family life, and his career as a Presbyterian clergyman in New York and Michigan.

    • Contributor: Pierson, Job
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1755
  • A.K. Fisher papers, Catalog Record

    A.K. Fisher papers,

    Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, diaries, speeches, articles, reports, field notes and records, family papers, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, printed matter, maps, drawings, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Fisher's activities as an ornithologist and vertebrate zoologist. Documents an expedition (1891) to Death Valley; biological surveys (1892-1898) in Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and other western areas; the Harriman Alaska Expedition (1899); and Pinchot South ...

    • Contributor: Fisher, A. K.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • James P. McGranery and Regina Clark McGranery papers, 1909-1975

    James P. McGranery and Regina Clark McGranery papers, 1909-1975

    James P. McGranery, United States attorney general, district court judge, and member of Congress from Pennsylvania; and Regina Clark McGranery, lawyer. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, financial and legal papers, family papers, appointment books, press releases, and printed matter relating principally to James P. McGranery's duties while assistant to the United States attorney general, United States district judge, United States attorney general, member of ...

    • Contributor: McGranery, James P. (James Patrick) - McGranery, James P.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1909
  • Henry Clark Corbin papers, Catalog Record

    Henry Clark Corbin papers,

    Correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches, writings including an autobiography, autograph albums, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers concerning Corbin's military career from the Civil War to his retirement in 1906 and his life in Washington, D.C. Subjects include the Spanish American War; administration of the Philippines, 1900-1906; the China Relief Expedition, 1900-1901; the presidential inaugurations of James A. Garfield, 1881, and William McKinley, 1901; the social ...

    • Contributor: Corbin, Henry Clark
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Samuel Dash papers, Catalog Record

    Samuel Dash papers,

    Correspondence, memoranda, legal material and opinions, writings, speeches, engagement file, teaching file, organization and committee file, clippings, appointment calendars, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Dash's legal career after 1964, and more particularly his role in governmental investigations. Documents Dash's service on the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Presidential Campaign Activities investigating President Richard M. Nixon and his advisors in the Watergate Affair; ...

    • Contributor: Dash, Samuel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Nathaniel Alexander Owings papers, Catalog Record

    Nathaniel Alexander Owings papers,

    Correspondence, memoranda, journals, minutes, speeches, writings, reports, notes, subject file, legal and financial records, biographical material, appointment calendars, clippings, scrapbooks, printed matter, charts, graphs, diagrams, photographs, and other papers documenting Owings's career as a founding partner of the architectural firm, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill; chairman of public commissions responsible for the redesign of Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C.; member of various commissions relating to ...

    • Contributor: Owings, Nathaniel Alexander
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • W.W. Corcoran papers, 1791-1896

    W.W. Corcoran papers, 1791-1896

    Financier and philanthropist. Correspondence, letterpress books, financial papers, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Corcoran's business and banking interests and philanthropic efforts.

    • Contributor: Corcoran, W. W. (William Wilson) - Corcoran, W. W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1791
  • Harold H. Burton papers, 1792-1965

    Harold H. Burton papers, 1792-1965

    Associate justice of the United States Supreme Court and United States senator. Diaries, correspondence, legal case files, speeches and writings, reports, photographs, maps, printed matter, and newspaper clippings pertaining primarily to Burton's activities as an associate justice of the Supreme Court and Senator.

    • Contributor: Burton, Harold H. (Harold Hitz) - Burton, Harold H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1792
  • Daniel P. Moynihan papers, 1765-2003

    Daniel P. Moynihan papers, 1765-2003

    Public official, diplomat, educator, and senator. Correspondence, memoranda, journals, speeches, writings, legislative files, notes, research material, subject files, appointment books, press releases, printed material, clippings, and photographs documenting Moynihan's career in public service, in higher education, and in politics, particularly his years as United States senator from New York.

    • Contributor: Moynihan, Daniel P. (Daniel Patrick) - Moynihan, Daniel P.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1765
  • Job Pierson family papers, Catalog Record

    Job Pierson family papers,

    Chiefly letters, 1831-1835, written by Job Pierson (1791-1860) to his wife, Clarissa Bulkeley Pierson, while serving in Congress describing life in Washington, D.C., during the administration of Andrew Jackson; journal (1843) and typewritten transcripts of diary entries (1849-1896) of Job Pierson (1824-1896) relating to his studies at Williams College, his religious conversion, family life, and his career as a Presbyterian clergyman in New York ...

    • Contributor: Pierson, Job
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Cass Gilbert papers, 1841-1961

    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
  • Joseph Desha and John R. Desha papers, 1773-1871

    Joseph Desha and John R. Desha papers, 1773-1871

    Soldier and politician (Joseph Desha) and physician (John R. Desha). Correspondence, contracts, land records, wills, receipted bills, and newspapers dealing with the War of 1812, Kentucky politics, and national affairs.

    • Contributor: Desha, Joseph
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1773
  • Charles Ewing family papers, Catalog Record

    Charles Ewing family papers,

    Correspondence, diaries, biographical material, genealogical notebooks, legal and business records, scrapbooks, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers relating to the family of Charles Ewing during and after the Civil War. Includes volumes of family history and genealogy, illustrated with correspondence, family trees, clippings, and portraits. Materials pertain to the Ewing, Larwill, Miller, and Stibbs families. Papers of Thomas Ewing (1789-1871) consist primarily of records from ...

    • Contributor: Ewing, Charles
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • John Aldrich Stephenson collection of the Hand, Fiske, and Aldrich families papers, Catalog Record

    John Aldrich Stephenson collection of the Hand, Fiske, and Al...

    Correspondence; diaries; journals; travel diaries; manuscripts of sermons, poems, essays, and other writings; business and financial records; biographical and genealogical materials; printed matter; drawings and reproductions of paintings and photographs; and other papers pertaining primarily to family affairs. Includes papers of the Chauncy (later Chauncey) family; sermons (1759-1798) for an American Indian congregation probably written by Elnathan Chauncy; Joseph Hand's letters, chiefly to his ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Tom Kahn papers, 1959-1992

    Tom Kahn papers, 1959-1992

    Civil rights and labor activist. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches and statements, writings, notes, photographs, newspaper clippings, and printed matter relating to Kahn's activities as a civil rights and labor activist.

    • Contributor: Kahn, Tom
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1959
  • Theo. A. Bingham papers, 1897-1903

    Theo. A. Bingham papers, 1897-1903

    Army officer. Papers, newspaper clippings, photographs, and miscellaneous material relating to official functions at the White House, the assassination of William McKinley, and the unveiling of a statue of Jean-Baptiste-Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Bingham, Theo. A. (Theodore Alfred) - Bingham, Theo. A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1897
  • Joseph P. Tumulty papers, Catalog Record

    Joseph P. Tumulty papers,

    Correspondence, letterbooks, family papers, legal documents, drafts of speeches and writings, subject files, newspaper clippings, and other papers relating primarily to Tumulty's role during Wilson's presidency and to political and policy matters during this period, especially Tumulty's management of political patronage. Includes papers pertaining to his Washington, D.C., law practice and to his interest in local New Jersey politics and the work of the ...

    • Contributor: Tumulty, Joseph P.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Henry L. Abbot family papers, Catalog Record

    Henry L. Abbot family papers,

    Correspondence, memoirs, diaries, writings, photographs, legal and financial records, biographical and genealogical material, military records, ships logs, maps, printed matter, mementos, and other papers primarily documenting Henry L. Abbot's service as topographical engineer and officer in the Union Army and family life and social activities in Massachusetts during the Civil War. Subjects include the First Battle of Bull Run, construction of fortifications around Washington, ...

    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • al-Lumʻah al-Māridīnīyah Catalog Record

    al-Lumʻah al-Māridīnīyah

    Text is a short treatise on arithmetic and a commentary on the versified treatise of arithmetic entitled al-Yāsamīnīyah by ʻAbd Allāh ibn Ḥajjāj Ibn al-Yāsamīn.

    • Contributor: Sibṭ Al Māridīnī, Badr Al Dīn Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1800
  • Miles-Cameron families correspondence, Catalog Record

    Miles-Cameron families correspondence,

    Chiefly correspondence addressed to Elizabeth Cameron, J.D. Cameron, Nelson Appleton Miles, and Sherman Miles relating primarily to personal affairs and to social life in Washington, D.C. Includes letters from many prominent individuals in national and international diplomatic, military, and political circles during the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. Correspondents of the Cameron, Miles, and allied Sherman families include Simon Cameron, Yulee Noble Miles, ...

    • Contributor: Miles, Nelson Appleton
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • The Capital Pool Checkers Club: Tradition, Competition & Community in Washington DC

    The Capital Pool Checkers Club: Tradition, Competition & Comm...

    Ethnographic photographer Peggy Fleming spent three years photographing and interviewing the members of Washington's Capital Pool Checkers Club. Her resulting study, "Crown Me!" (2010), documents more than an interesting recreational club: it highlights a special place in the urban landscape where a group of men come together to share their personal memories, recall the history of their beloved city and create community. Fleming is ...

    • Contributor: Fleming, Peggy
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2011-03-18
  • Historical Society of the District of Columbia Circuit. Oral History Project oral history interviews, Catalog Record

    Historical Society of the District of Columbia Circuit. Oral ...

    Transcripts of oral history interviews documenting the history of the circuit, containing biographical information and discussions of the judicial process, history of the circuit, evolution of significant cases, and the role of law clerks. Includes interviews with judges, judges' spouses, lawyers, and court staff associated with the U.S. Circuit Court for the District of Columbia. Interviewees include Robert S. Bennett, Robert H. Bork, James ...

    • Contributor: Historical Society of the District of Columbia Circuit. Oral History Project
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Conversation with 18 year old black male, Washington, DC (Transcript)

    Conversation with 18 year old black male, Washington, DC (Tra...

    • Contributor: Fasold, Ralph W. - Thompson, Alfred
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1968-04-18

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  • Conversation with 31 year old black female, Washington, DC (Transcript)

    Conversation with 31 year old black female, Washington, DC (T...

    • Contributor: Fasold, Ralph W. - Wingfield, Frances
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1969-01-00

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  • Ainsworth Rand Spofford papers, Catalog Record

    Ainsworth Rand Spofford papers,

    Chiefly correspondence during the years Spofford served as Librarian of Congress. Includes letter of appointment as Librarian of Congress signed by Abraham Lincoln and William Henry Seward in 1864. Also includes personal and family correspondence; a speech and essay; writings; bibliography of his works; biographical material; notebooks listing discourses, sermons, and histories of counties and towns in the United States; an 1876 centennial address ...

    • Contributor: Spofford, Ainsworth Rand
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Edith Benham Helm papers, 1915-1961

    Edith Benham Helm papers, 1915-1961

    Social secretary at the White House. Letters, notes, scrapbooks, andphotographs documenting Helm's career as social secretary at the White House during the Woodrow Wilson, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Harry S. Truman administrations.

    • Contributor: Helm, Edith Benham
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1915
  • Garfinckel's Department Store records, Catalog Record

    Garfinckel's Department Store records,

    Correspondence, press releases, newspaper clippings, and photographs documenting the store's officers, personnel, organization, expansion, and advertising. Includes material relating to the public sale of stock in 1939, acquisition of Brooks Brothers in 1946, and attempted takeover of the company by Allied Stores Corporation in 1981. Other topics include a memorial to Joseph James Darlington and Julius Garfinckel's loan of his James McNeill Whistler etchings ...

    • Contributor: Garfinckel's (Department Store)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Anna Maria Brodeau Thornton papers, Catalog Record

    Anna Maria Brodeau Thornton papers,

    Seven bound volumes containing diaries, journals, essays, log of household visitors, daily log of activities, household accounts, silhouettes of unidentified people, and other papers primarily describing social life in Washington, D.C., with extensive detail about housekeeping and expense matters. There are gaps in the diaries, with a major one occurring during the years 1816-1827. Includes entries relating to the schedule and work of Thornton's ...

    • Contributor: Thornton, Anna Maria Brodeau
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Benjamin B. French family papers, Catalog Record

    Benjamin B. French family papers,

    Part I contains correspondence primarily between Benjamin B. French and his half brother Henry Flagg French of Exeter, N.H., journals (1828-1870), poems, clippings, and printed material. Includes Benjamin B. French's observations on New Hampshire politics, freemasonry, his involvement with the Magnetic Telegraph Company, the presidency of Franklin Pierce, social life in Washington, D.C., French's association with Abraham Lincoln, Lincoln's assassination, the Civil War, the ...

    • Contributor: French, Benjamin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Edward Everett Hayden family papers, 1817-1963

    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
  • al-Nuzhat al-ḥisāb li-Ibn al-Haʼīm. Catalog Record

    al-Nuzhat al-ḥisāb li-Ibn al-Haʼīm.

    According to Carl Brockelmann's Geschichte der Arabischen Litteratur (Supplement II, p. 154), the text is an abridgement of the author's book al-Murshidah fī ṣināʻat al-ghubār.

    • Contributor: Ibn Al HāʼIm, Aḥmad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1772
  • Katie Louchheim papers, Catalog Record

    Katie Louchheim papers,

    Correspondence, memoranda, journals (1942-1981), family papers, speeches, writings, interviews, subject files, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, photographs, memorabilia, and other papers relating primarily to Louchheim's role in Democratic party politics, particularly as vice-chair of the Democratic National Committee (1956-1960), and her duties as deputy assistant secretary of state, especially with the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Office of Community Advisory Services, and Bureau of Public ...

    • Contributor: Louchheim, Katie
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Jāmiʻ al-qawāʻid fī al-misāḥah. Catalog Record

    Jāmiʻ al-qawāʻid fī al-misāḥah.

    The text deals with the precise measurement of the size and shape of the earth, mapping points on the earth's surface, and the study of the earth's gravitational fields. The manuscript includes only three chapters on the third topic. On the last page is a note written in a different script about measuring with different kinds of cubits.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 16??
  • Paul Field Sifton and Claire Sifton papers, 1912-1980

    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
  • Charles S. Hamlin papers, 1869-1968

    Charles S. Hamlin papers, 1869-1968

    Lawyer, politician, assistant secretary of the treasury, and governor of the Federal Reserve Board. Correspondence, diaries, manuscripts of writings and speeches, biographical notes, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, printed matter and other papers relating chiefly to Hamlin's service in the United States Department of the Treasury and the Federal Reserve System, his civic affairs, and his family's social life in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Hamlin, Charles S. (Charles Sumner) - Hamlin, Charles S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1869
  • James William Denver papers, 1868-1884

    James William Denver papers, 1868-1884

    Lawyer, army officer, United States representative from California, United States commissioner of Indian affairs, and governor of Kansas. Letterpress books containing correspondence relating to Denver's law practice in Washington, D.C., which was concerned with Choctaw Indian claims and land disputes in California and elsewhere in the West, and to his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination, 1884.

    • Contributor: Denver, James William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1868
  • Robert Todd Lincoln family papers, Catalog Record

    Robert Todd Lincoln family papers,

    Correspondence, legal and financial records, commissions, an autobiographical sketch, printed volumes, receipts, newspaper clippings, house plans, photographs, and a manuscript relating to Robert Todd Lincoln and his family. Includes material concerning houses in Georgetown (Washington, D.C.) and Manchester, Vt. Receipts include those with the name Grace Lincoln Temple, a noted interior decorator of the time. Includes Mary Todd Lincoln's correspondence during her confinement at ...

    • Contributor: Lincoln, Robert Todd
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • James P. McGranery and Regina Clark McGranery papers, Catalog Record

    James P. McGranery and Regina Clark McGranery papers,

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, financial and legal papers, family papers, appointment books, press releases, clippings, printed material, and other papers relating principally to McGranery's duties as assistant to U.S. attorneys general Francis Biddle and Tom C. Clark, as U.S. judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, as U.S. attorney general, as a member of the U.S. Commission on Government Security, and as a ...

    • Contributor: McGranery, James P.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Anne B. Turpeau papers, 1915-1986

    Anne B. Turpeau papers, 1915-1986

    Social activist. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, speeches, studies, reports, project proposals, organizational minutes and agenda, conference and committee records, legal documents, appointment calendars and notebooks, biographical records, Brock and Turpeau families papers, press releases and statements, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers relating to Turpeau's public service and activism on behalf of civil rights, community development, and women's rights.

    • Contributor: Turpeau, Anne (Anne Brock) - Turpeau, Anne
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1915
  • James Wadsworth family papers, Catalog Record

    James Wadsworth family papers,

    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. Includes papers of James S. Wadsworth (1807-1864), son of James Wadsworth, Union Army officer who fought in the battle of Gettysburg, Pa., and was mortally wounded in the ...

    • Contributor: Wadsworth, James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Harry Payne Whitney collection of letters of William Collins Whitney, Catalog Record

    Harry Payne Whitney collection of letters of William Collins ...

    Correspondence; business, legal, and financial records; genealogies; scrapbooks; printed matter; photographs; and other papers pertaining chiefly to William C. Whitney's service as corporation counsel in the New York (N.Y.) Law Dept. and as U.S. secretary of the navy in the first Grover Cleveland presidential administration. Documents his work in the modernization of the U.S. Navy and his fight against political corruption and fraud in ...

    • Contributor: Whitney, William C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Margaret Bayard Smith papers, 1789-1874

    Margaret Bayard Smith papers, 1789-1874

    Social leader, author, and prominent Washingtonian. Family and general correspondence, diaries, journals, and commonplace books consisting mainly of family correspondence between Smith and her sisters, Jane Bayard Kirkpatrick and Maria Bayard Boyd, and her husband, journalist and banker, Samuel Harrison Smith (1772-1845).

    • Contributor: Smith, Margaret Bayard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1789
  • Margaret Bayard Smith papers, Catalog Record

    Margaret Bayard Smith papers,

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, and commonplace books. Chiefly correspondence between Smith and her sisters, Jane Bayard Kirkpatrick and Maria Bayard Boyd, and her husband, journalist and banker Samuel Harrison Smith. Other correspondents include Mary Hering Middleton, A. Emilie Pichon, and Eliza Susan Morton Quincy. Topics covered include presidential elections, the British occupation of Washington in 1814, visits to Monticello, Va., and social life in Washington, ...

    • Contributor: Smith, Margaret Bayard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Letter, September 15, 1864

    Letter, September 15, 1864

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1864-09-15

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  • Patricia Harris papers, 1950-1983

    Patricia Harris papers, 1950-1983

    Lawyer, educator, diplomat, and cabinet officer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, statements, notes, printed material, and other papers pertaining primarily to Harris's cabinet positions as secretary, United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) (1977-1979) and secretary, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (later, Health and Human Services) (1979-1981).

    • Contributor: Harris, Patricia
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1924