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  • Ulysses S. Grant papers, 1819-1974

    United States president and army officer. General and family correspondence, speeches, reports, messages, manuscript of Grant's memoirs (1885), military records, financial and legal records, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, memorabilia, and miscellaneous papers relating ...

    • Contributor: Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson) - Grant, Ulysses S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John Robert Procter papers, 1867-1903

    Geologist and civil service reformer. Kentucky state geologist from 1880 to 1893 and chairman of the United States Civil Service Commission from 1893 to 1903. Chiefly correspondence relating to Procter's service as ...

    • Contributor: Procter, John Robert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Ira Gershwin files from the law office of Leonard Saxe, 1935-1967

    This collection consists primarily of correspondence and contracts related to the personal legal affairs of Ira Gershwin and the activities of the Rose Gershwin Testamentary Trust from 1935-1967. It includes royalty and ...

    • Contributor: Saxe, Leonard Spier
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: McAtee, W. L. (Waldo Lee) - McAtee, W. L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Parsons family papers, 1769-1878

    Parsons family of Connecticut and Ohio. Correspondence, legal documents, newspaper clippings, account book, printed matter, and other papers, chiefly of Samuel Holden Parsons (1737-1789), Continental Army officer; his son, Enoch Parsons (1769-1846), ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • James McKeen Cattell papers, 1835-1948

    Educator, editor, and psychologist. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, lectures, articles, notes, financial papers, biographical and genealogical material, family papers, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Cattell's professional and academic affiliations.

    • Contributor: Cattell, James Mckeen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Earl Warren papers, 1864-1974

    Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court. Papers dating chiefly from Warren's appointment as chief justice and relating principally to his activities with the Supreme Court and to the various landmark ...

    • Contributor: Warren, Earl
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Alexander Hamilton papers, 1708-1903

    Delegate from New York to the United States Continental Congress, United States secretary of the treasury, United States army officer, statesman, and lawyer. Correspondence, speeches and writings, legal and financial papers, printed ...

    • Contributor: Hamilton, Alexander
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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, ...

    • Contributor: Miner, Myrtilla
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Sayles Jenks Bowen papers, 1836-1882

    Public official and mayor of Washington, D.C. Family and general correspondence and business and legal papers, chiefly 1876-1882. Topics include the elections of 1876 and 1880, the presidential administration of Rutherford Birchard ...

    • Contributor: Bowen, Sayles Jenks
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • James A. Bayard and Richard H. Bayard papers, 1797-1885

    :Lawyers, senators, and diplomats, of the Bayard (Baird) family of Delaware. Correspondence, diaries, financial and legal papers, printed matter and miscellaneous material relating to the careers of James A. Bayard and his ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Moton family papers, 1850-1991

    Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, printed material, and other papers relating primarily to efforts in the 1930s by the Moton Family to promote educational and economic opportunities for African Americans and to improve ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Katherine Anne Porter papers, 1935-1974

    Journalist, author, and political activist. Correspondence chiefly from Porter to Marcelle Sibon, Porter's French translator, along with other papers relating to Porter's personal and private affairs, her work as an author, and ...

    • Contributor: Porter, Katherine Anne
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Wilbur Underwood papers, 1895-1969

    Poet. Family and general correspondence, subject files, writings and poems by Underwood, notebook, journal, and miscellaneous printed and illustrative matter.

    • Contributor: Underwood, Wilbur
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Amos Kendall papers, 1835-1909

    Journalist and United States postmaster general. Correspondence and other papers relating primarily to Kendall's work on behalf of Cherokee claims and treaties and to the Magnetic Telegraph Co., of which he was ...

    • Contributor: Kendall, Amos
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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 & ...

    • Contributor: Ellis & Allan Company (Richmond, Va.)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Giles S. Rich papers, 1790-1999

    Federal judge and patent attorney. Legal case files, correspondence, administrative files, subject file, speeches, and writings documenting the career of Giles S. Rich as a judge on the United States Court of ...

    • Contributor: Rich, Giles S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Edmond Charles Genet papers, 1734-1895

    French diplomat and first minister of the French Republic to the United States. Correspondence written and received during Genet's diplomatic service in Russia and the United States; also legation accounts, extracts from ...

    • Contributor: Genet, Edmond Charles
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • G.W. Barber papers, 1926-1948

    Entomologist. Correspondence, notes, reports, and other writings concerning Barber's study of the European corn borer and the corn earworm.

    • Contributor: Barber, G. W. (George W.) - Barber, G. W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Josephus Daniels papers, 1829-1948

    Diplomat, journalist, and secretary of the navy. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, and papers of the Daniels, Bagley, Seabrook, and Worth families and other material. The bulk of the collection relates to ...

    • Contributor: Daniels, Josephus
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material