Lawyer, Ohio governor, U.S. representative and senator, and U.S. secretary of the treasury. Correspondence received during Corwin's tenure as secretary of the treasury. Subjects include appointments to and removals from office, Whig politics, and financial and commercial policies of Millard Fillmore's administration.
Whaler. Letters written by Sherman to his wife, Phebe A. G. Sherman of New Bedford, Massachusetts, while he served as first mate aboard the New Bedford whaleship Milton on a voyage to the Pacific Ocean from October 1873 to October 1876.
Contributor:Sherman, James H. (James Henry) - Sherman, James H.
Government records of Georgetown (Washington, D.C.) Corporation, including journals of the Board of Aldermen, minutes of the Board of Common Council and the corporation, journals of expenditures, tax lists, and other records.
American Red Cross official. Correspondence, diaries, genealogical material, letterbooks, newspaper clippings, printed items, and other material relating to Boardman's career in the American Red Cross and as a commissioner of the District of Columbia.
Society celebrating poet Aleksandr Sergeevich Puskin. Correspondence, minutes, programs, literary contest essays, clippings, an index to Pushkin's Boris Godunov, photographs, and other records relating chiefly to Pushkin and the formation and history of the society.
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.
Lawyer and activist. Correspondence, court documents and legal papers, speech material, writings, notes, press clippings, journal articles, and other material concerning mainly Farmer's legal work and interest in the espionage case of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg.
Merchant and U.S. representative. Correspondence, financial statements, lists, ledger sheets, and receipts relating to Hooper's investments and his import business in Boston, Mass., and his service in the Massachusetts legislature and the U.S. House of Representatives.
Architect of Washington, D.C. Correspondence, writings, speeches, contracts, and other papers relating chiefly to Waddy B. Wood's career as an architect and designer in Washington, D.C. Also documented in the collection is Wood's involvement with the American Institute of Architects and the Democratic Party.
Contributor:Wood, Waddy B. (Waddy Butler) - Wood, Waddy B.
Journalist. Story files and scrapbooks of clippings of Free's articles for various newspapers, especially as Washington, D.C., correspondent for the Birmingham News covering the civil rights movement and the Cold War.
The collection documents radio history in Shreveport, Louisiana, with a special emphasis on the Louisiana Hayride country music program. Major topics include the earliest radio broadcasts in Shreveport, the founding and growth of KWKH radio under owner/broadcaster W.K. Henderson, and the legendary performances of the Louisiana Hayride program, which was broadcast live on KWKH radio from the Shreveport Municipal Auditorium. Manuscripts and photographs are ...
Contributor:Kent, Joey - Kent, David - McEachern, Langston
Research superintendent. Notes, correspondence, drawings, lists, payroll records, newspaper clippings, personal papers, printed matter, and photographs largely documenting Benney's employment by Thomas A. Edison, centering on the work carried out in Fort Myers, Florida, to find a substitute for natural rubber.
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.
Lawyer and genealogist. Copies of legal and genealogical records, and pedigree charts and heraldic crests relating to the Hill, Lawrence, Townley, Stephens, and Hathaway families, from documents contained in American and European library and museum collections.
An ethnographic field collection of sound recordings, moving images, and accompanying materials that document the music and dance of Jamaican Maroons, particularly the Kromanti Dance ritual complex recorded by Kenneth M. Bilby in 1977-1979, and in 1991.
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.
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