• Sumner family papers, 1836-1940

    Correspondence, legal documents, reports, and photographs of Edwin V. Sumner (1797-1863) and his sons, Edwin Vose Sumner (1835-1912) and Samuel Storrow Sumner (1842-1937), all military officers.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John Spencer Bassett papers, 1770-1978

    Historian, editor, and educator. Correspondence, diaries and journals, lectures, speeches, writings, research material, subject files, family correspondence, and collected historical manuscripts documenting Bassett's career as historian, editor and university professor.

    • Contributor: Bassett, John Spencer
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • David Glasgow Farragut papers, 1816-1869

    Naval officer. Correspondence, letterbooks, biographical file, invitations, and other material relating primarily to Farragut's naval activities, especially his role in the protection of American interests in Mexico during the pre-Civil War period.

    • Contributor: Farragut, David Glasgow
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • United States. Continental Navy records, 1775-1776

    Receipts, appraisals, and other records relating to the procuring of ships for service during the American Revolution.

    • Contributor: United States. Continental Navy
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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
  • H. Kent Hewitt papers, 1903-1972

    Naval officer. Correspondence, naval planning memoranda, writings, and newspaper clippings documenting Hewitt's naval career, especially as commander of United States naval forces in the Mediterranean during World War II.

    • Contributor: Hewitt, H. Kent (Henry Kent) - Hewitt, H. Kent
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Nathaniel Sisson papers, 1838-1932

    Union soldier and businessman. Correspondence, financial records, medals, printed matter, and writings pertaining to Sisson's Civil War service, political activities, and business enterprises in Maryville, Missouri.

    • Contributor: Sisson, Nathaniel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Benjamin Lincoln papers, 1778-1806

    United States secretary of war, army officer, and lieutenant governor of Massachusetts. Journals, correspondence, certificates, receipt, petition, and extract relating to Lincoln's travels from New York to take command of the Southern Department, Continental Army, at Charleston, South Carolina, and the siege of Savannah, Georgia.

    • Contributor: Lincoln, Benjamin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • James Knight and Walter C. White papers, 1825-1867

    "Old Three Hundred" colonists and land grantees from Stephen F. Austin's colony in Texas. Correspondence, financial, legal, and real estate papers, and a hand-drawn map of Fort Bend County, Texas.

    • Contributor: Knight, James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Pinkerton's National Detective Agency records, 1853-1999

    Private detective agency directed by the Pinkerton family to protect interests of clients in business and industry. The records include business and family correspondence, biographical and genealogical records, administrative records such as procedural guidelines and training manuals, and criminal case files which include correspondence, reports, photographs, legal documents, and printed matter.

    • Contributor: Pinkerton's National Detective Agency
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Cornelius Chase family papers, 1745-1974

    Clergyman, educator, and farmer. Correspondence, business and financial papers, subject files, reports, speeches, newspaper clippings, and miscellany relating to various members of the Chase family, especially Cornelius Chase, his son, Cornelius Thurston Chase, and the latter's career as superintendent of public instruction in Florida. Other material concerns the slave trade in Richmond, Virginia, the Confederate Army, and the Reverend Jonas King.

    • Contributor: Chase, Cornelius
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Joseph Sanford Wade papers, 1898-1955

    Zoologist and entomologist. Correspondence, notes, journals, and scientific and literary writings relating primarily to Wade's career as a scientist.

    • Contributor: Wade, Joseph Sanford
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • London newsletters collection, 1665-1685

    Volumes of letters from various persons at the offices of the English ministry at Whitehall Palace addressed chiefly to Sir William Scott, 5th Laird of Harden (died 1701) relating to such matters as royal travel and itinerary, events in Parliament, military operations, diplomatic meetings, religious movements, shipping and commercial agreements, and London social life.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Caspar W. Weinberger papers, 1910-2005

    United States secretary of defense, United States secretary of health, education, and welfare, California state legislator, lawyer, journalist, and business executive. Correspondence, legal and subject files, appointment books and daily schedules, diary notes and other jottings, family papers, financial material, interview transcripts, television scripts, newspaper columns, book and speech files, and legislative and political material relating to Weinberger's career in journalism and government.

    • Contributor: Weinberger, Caspar W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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
  • Joseph R. Hawley papers, 1638-1906

    Army officer, editor and United States representative and senator from Connecticut. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, drafts of speeches, business papers, and memorabilia relating to Hawley's personal and family life and to his business and political work.

    • Contributor: Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell) - Hawley, Joseph R.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William Maxwell Evarts papers, 1667-1918

    Lawyer, United States senator from New York, and United States secretary of state and attorney general. Correspondence, diary, journal, account books, minute book, printed material, drafts of memoranda, and a journal of college reading relating mainly to New York state, national, and international politics from the Civil War to the 1890s.

    • Contributor: Evarts, William Maxwell
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Wallace Rankin Deuel papers, 1905-1971

    Intelligence officer and journalist. Correspondence, journals, writings, lectures, transcripts of radio broadcasts, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Deuel's career as an intelligence officer during World War II with the Office of Strategic Services, as a journalist with the Chicago Daily News and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and as a foreign intelligence analyst with the Central Intelligence Agency.

    • Contributor: Deuel, Wallace Rankin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Herbert Bain Knowles papers, 1941-1945

    Naval officer. Correspondence, orders to duty, subject files concerning invasion plans and occupation reports for Guam, Japan, Kwajalein Islands (Marshall Islands), Leyte Island (Philippines), Lingayen (Luzon, Philippines), Okinawa Island (Japan), Saipan (Northern Mariana Islands), and Tarawa Atoll (Kiribati), and printed matter relating to Knowles's service with the Amphibious Forces in the Pacific during World War II.

    • Contributor: Knowles, Herbert Bain
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • King Lear archive : preparatory materials for an edition of Shakespeare's play published by Theodore Press with illustrations printed at the Janus Press

    Preparatory materials for an edition of Shakespeare's King Lear published by Theodore Press with illustrations printed at the Janus Press.

    • Contributor: Van Vliet, Claire - Alpert, Michael
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Books
  • George Sabin Gibbs papers, 1896-1947

    Businessman and army officer. Correspondence, a field notebook, telegrams, reports, memoranda, military records, clippings, and printed matter. Most of the material concerns Gibbs's career leading up to his appointment as chief signal officer in 1928. Includes personal correspondence as well as correspondence relating to his vice presidency of the International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation and his presidency of the Postal Telegraph Cable Company in ...

    • Contributor: Gibbs, George Sabin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John Holker papers, 1777-1822

    Merchant and French consul general in the United States. Correspondence, invoice book of Jacques-Donatien Leray de Chaumont, depositions taken before Benjamin Franklin, and navigational exercise booklets of George W. Stillman, relating to French military and economic assistance to the United States and American commerce during and after the Revolutionary War.

    • Contributor: Holker, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Charles Jackson Train journals, 1863-1870

    Naval officer. Journals by Train documenting his education at the United States Naval Academy and cruises in European, Mediterranean, and South American waters.

    • Contributor: Train, Charles Jackson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Eugenio María de Hostos and Eugenio Carlos de Hostos papers, 1865-1990

    Eugenio María de Hostos, Puerto Rican nationalist, writer, and educator and his son, Eugenio Carlos de Hostos, militrary officer. Correspondence, family papers, photographs, miscellaneous papers, a diary of Eugenio María de Hostos, and papers relating to the renovation of the castle of Sotomayor in Pontevedra, Spain.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Edward Lee Dorsett naval historical collection, 1814-1926

    Collector of naval history. Correspondence, congressional bills and reports relating to the United States Navy, photographs of the specifications for the Constitution (frigate), and printed matter concerning John Paul Jones, the Battle of Lake Erie, and the history of the navy collected by Dorsett.

    • Contributor: Dorsett, Edward Lee
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material