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  • United States. Army. 92nd Infantry Division collection, 1926-2007

    African-American infantry division of the United States Army during World War I and World War II. Subject files, correspondence, newspapers and news clippings, photographs and albums, exhibition material, posters, and records of the division and its veteran's association relating to the division's service during World War II.

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Infantry Division, 92Nd.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1926
  • Hermann Hagedorn papers, 1912-1933

    Poet and biographer. Correspondence, subject files, research material, and miscellaneous items relating primarily to Hagedorn's biographies of Leonard Wood and William Boyce Thompson. Includes original material relating to Thompson's role in relief work in Russia following the Russian Revolution and in securing diplomatic recognition for the Soviets. Also includes material on Hagedorn's activities relating to World War I loyalty questions, especially the problems of ...

    • Contributor: Hagedorn, Hermann
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1912
  • William Edward Riley papers, 1941-1948

    Marine Corps officer. Correspondence, operation plans and reports, memoranda, notes, maps, photographs, and other papers relating to Riley's World War II service on the staff of Admiral William Frederick Halsey, commander of South Pacific Area and commander in chief of the United States Navy 3rd Fleet; invasions of the Philippines and Ulithi (Micronesia); and United States Marine Corps and United States Navy demobilization efforts ...

    • Contributor: Riley, William Edward
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1941
  • Robert Houghwout Jackson papers, 1816-1983

    Lawyer, solicitor general, attorney general, and associate justice of the United States Supreme Court. Correspondence, memoranda, family papers, legal file, subject file, speeches, writings, financial papers, photographs, and other material relating primarily to Jackson's legal career as a private attorney, government attorney, and Supreme Court justice.

    • Contributor: Jackson, Robert Houghwout - Jackson, Robert H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1816
  • Truman K. Gibson papers, circa 1900-1994

    Lawyer, business executive, and boxing promoter. Correspondence, memoranda, newspaper clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers reflecting the social life of the Gibson family in Chicago, Illinois. Also included in the papers is Gibson's correspondence with his wife, Isabelle Carson Gibson, written while he served as an adviser on African-American affairs to the United States War Department in Washington, D.C., during World War II.

    • Contributor: Gibson, Truman K. (Truman Kella) - Gibson, Truman K.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1900
  • Wayne W. Parrish papers, 1912-1976

    Aviation journalist and publisher. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches and writings, commemorative programs, airline insignia, logos, schedules, tickets, and other aeronautical memorabilia, photographs, and printed matter documenting primarily Parrish's roles as founder and president of American Aviation Publications.

    • Contributor: Parrish, Wayne W. (Wayne William) - Parrish, Wayne W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1912
  • Henry Prather Fletcher papers, 1898-1958

    Diplomat. Correspondence, diary, letterbook, speeches and articles, scrapbook, clippings, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers documenting Fletcher's career from his enlistment in the Rough Riders during the Spanish-American War through his service as a special adviser to the secretary of state on post-World War II problems and plans.

    • Contributor: Fletcher, Henry Prather
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1898
  • William H.P. Blandy papers, 1913-1977

    Naval officer. Correspondence, reports, speeches, biographical material, scrapbooks, and clippings relating chiefly to Blandy's World War II service as head of the United States Navy Department Bureau of Ordnance and afterward as director of Operation Crossroads, the atomic tests at Bikini Atoll in 1946.

    • Contributor: Blandy, William H. P. (William Henry Purnell) - Blandy, William H. P.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1913
  • Saul Kolodny papers, 1940-1983

    Economist. Correspondence, reports, memoranda, graphs, charts, printed matter, and photograph albums pertaining to Saul Kolodny's career as an economist for the sugar industry.

    • Contributor: Kolodny, Saul
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1940
  • Wernher Von Braun papers, 1796-1970

    German aerospace engineer. Correspondence, fan mail, speeches and writings, public relations material, subject files, scrapbooks, and printed material. The papers relate to Wernher Von Braun's career in rocketry and aerospace engineering from his early work on the V-2 rocket in Germany to his work for the United States Department of Defense, the Redstone Arsenal, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration George C. Marshall ...

    • Contributor: Von Braun, Wernher
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1796
  • Merle Antony Tuve papers, 1901-1982

    Physicist. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, articles, reports, laboratory and personal notebooks, notes, personnel records, printed material, blueprints, diagrams, photographs, and other papers relating to Tuve's administration of government-sponsored scientific projects such as the development of the proximity fuze for the United States Navy during World War II.

    • Contributor: Tuve, Merle Antony
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1901
  • Black history collection, 1700-2008

    Letters, court records, legal documents, slave deeds, financial records, speeches and writings, family and genealogical papers, military records, birth records, inventories, wills, ships' papers, a commonplace book, poll tax receipts, broadsides, postcards, marriage certificates, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other material pertaining to African Americans.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1700
  • Edmund Randolph Purves papers, 1916-1964

    Architect. Correspondence, speeches, articles, appointment calendars, architectural drawings, and printed material relating to Purves's career as director and executive director of the American Institute of Architects.

    • Contributor: Purves, Edmund Randolph
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1916
  • Irving Langmuir papers, 1871-1957

    Chemist. Correspondence, diaries, experimental notebooks, writings, printed matter, and miscellaneous material containing data that led to scientific developments such as the gas-filled incandescent lamp, the high vacuum power tube, atomic hydrogen welding, and screening smoke generators for the armed forces. Includes material on cloud seeding experiments and smoked bathythermograph records obtained at Lake George, N.Y. Also includes material relating to Langmuir's student years.

    • Contributor: Langmuir, Irving
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1871
  • L'Aerophile collection, 1876-1949

    Correspondence, blueprints and manufactures information for early French and foreign aircraft and dirigibles, reports of accidents involving flyers and balloonists, World War I aerial photographs and intelligence reports, a series of French cartoons, drawings, graphs, charts, diagrams of equipment, maps, newspapers, printed material, and photographs. The materials in the collection were evidently assembled by staff of the magazine L'Aerophile which was published by Georges ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1876
  • 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
  • Tasker Howard Bliss papers, 1864-1933

    Army officer, diplomat, and scholar. Correspondence, printed matter, drafts of speeches, lectures, and articles, diaries, memoranda, reports, minutes of meetings, and scrapbooks relating mainly to Bliss's military career and participation in peace negotiations after World War I.

    • Contributor: Bliss, Tasker Howard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1864
  • Charles Julius Allen and Grace Elizabeth Allen papers, 1865-1976

    Correspondence, diaries, family history, personal reminiscences, notes, clippings, and printed material chiefly of Charles Julius Allen and his daughter, Grace Elizabeth Allen, relating largely to his life as a cadet at the United States Military Academy and during the Civil War, and to her life as recorded in her diaries.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1865
  • National Council of Jewish Women records, 1893-1989

    Organized in 1893 as the Council of Jewish Women with the primary goals of social reform and the promotion of Judaism among women; name changed in 1923 to the National Council of Jewish Women. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, transcripts of proceedings, reports, reference material, official publications, printed matter, and other records chiefly documenting the organization's activities.

    • Contributor: National Council of Jewish Women
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1893
  • Charl Ormond Williams papers, 1924-1959

    Educator. Correspondence, memoranda, telegrams, reports, newspaper clippings, and printed material relating to Williams's association with the National Education Association of the United States and her work in the field of education and educational reform, including her participation in the 1944 White House Conference on Rural Education.

    • Contributor: Williams, Charl Ormond
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1924
  • George Thomas Washington papers, 1934-1949

    Judge, official in the U.S. Office of the Attorney General, and law professor. Correspondence, articles, drafts of a book, personal and office files, legal memoranda, lecture notes, speeches, and memorabilia from Washington's career in government.

    • Contributor: Washington, George Thomas
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1934
  • Kermit Roosevelt and Belle Roosevelt papers, 1725-1975

    Author, businessman, explorer, and soldier (Kermit Roosevelt). Businesswoman and social leader (Belle Roosevelt). Correspondence, diaries, family papers, speeches, writings, subject files, military records, business and financial records, photographs, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other material reflecting many aspects of the Roosevelts' social, personal, and business activities.

    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Kermit
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1725
  • National Council of Jewish Women, Washington, D.C., Office, records, 1924-1981

    Liaison office between the National Council of Jewish Women and the United States Congress and government agencies. Correspondence, minutes, reports, legislation, speeches, testimony, photographs, and printed matter primarily reflecting the efforts of Olya Margolin as the council's Washington, D.C., representative from 1944 to 1978.

    • Contributor: National Council of Jewish Women. Washington, D.C., Office
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1924
  • Charles Evans Hughes papers, 1836-1950

    Governor of New York, secretary of state, and chief justice of the United States. Family papers, correspondence, speeches and biographical writings, subject files, notes, scrapbooks, clippings, and other printed and miscellaneous matter relating principally to Hughes's political and judicial career and his service on various international bodies and commissions.

    • Contributor: Hughes, Charles Evans
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1836
  • Richmond Pearson Hobson papers, 1889-1966

    Naval officer and United States representative from Alabama. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, lectures, articles, reports, notes, analyses, naval orders, press clippings, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Hobson's naval career and to his efforts on behalf of prohibition, restrictions on international drug trafficking, and opposition to the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration.

    • Contributor: Hobson, Richmond Pearson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1889