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  • John J. Walsh papers, 1933-2004

    Federal Bureau of Investigation agent. Correspondence, writings, and research material relating to Walsh's career as a Federal Bureau of Investigation agent and as an investigator for congressional committees and executive branch agencies. Includes Walsh's unpublished memoir and research files relating to the Venona project and to Matthew Silverman, a figure in the Alger Hiss case.

    • Contributor: Walsh, John J. (John Joseph) - Walsh, John J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1933
  • George Van Horn Moseley papers, 1855-1960

    Army officer. Correspondence, diary, military reports, statements, notes, speeches, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, and memorabilia covering Moseley's military career in the Philippines, on the Mexican border, with the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I, during the Bonus March on Washington, and extending into the period of his retirement.

    • Contributor: Moseley, George Van Horn
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1855
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    Neil Sheehan papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, drafts of writings, interview transcripts, notes, research material, and other papers relating to Sheehan's career as a journalist for United Press International in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), Vietnam (1962-1964), and for the New York Times in Indonesia (1965), Vietnam (1965-1966), and Washington, D.C. (1966-1972); to his writings concerning the Vietnamese conflict, especially his books, A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and ...

    • Contributor: Sheehan, Neil
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Shelby family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, legal and financial records, military records, genealogical data, and other papers relating primarily to Evan Shelby, soldier and frontiersman, and to his son, Isaac Shelby, soldier and political leader, providing a record of frontier life and political and economic developments in Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Virginia. The papers of Isaac Shelby document his activities during the Indian wars, Revolutionary ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Henry Clark Corbin papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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
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    James Grant of Ballindalloch papers Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence; diaries; military commissions; regimental returns; financial, land, and plantation records; parliamentary acts and speech; lists; maps and plans; and other papers documenting Grant's activities related to North America and the West Indies, including military service in the French and Indian War and the American Revolution, participation in military expeditions against Cherokee Indians in 1760-1761, his governorship of East Florida from 1763 to 1773, ...

    • Contributor: Grant, James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Ulysses S. Grant papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    General and family correspondence, speeches, writings, reports, messages, military records, financial and legal records, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, memorabilia, and other papers relating to the Mexican War, Grant's pre-Civil War career, the Civil War, his service as U.S. secretary of war under President Andrew Johnson during Reconstruction, his 1868 presidential campaign and his presidency, his unsuccessful bid for the presidency in 1880, his travels in ...

    • Contributor: Grant, Ulysses S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    John Archer Lejeune papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, notes, military papers, printed matter, and other papers relating to Lejeune's education at Louisiana State University and the United States Naval Academy and to his military career. Includes material on his service aboard the USS Vandalia (Screw sloop) during the 1889 hurricane in Samoa; his service aboard the USS Cincinnati (Cruiser) during the Spanish-American War; U.S. Marine Corps operations in ...

    • Contributor: Lejeune, John Archer
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Joseph Bloomfield Osborn papers, 1862-1865

    Soldier and sailor. Mainly Civil War correspondence of Osborn, who served in Company F, 26th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry and in the U.S. Navy, together with a diary and biographical sketch of Osborn.

    • Contributor: Osborn, Joseph Bloomfield
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1862
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    Nathan W. Daniels diary, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Handwritten diary with photographs, illustrations, and newspaper clippings mounted throughout the text in 3 volumes. Includes a typescript of summaries and transcripts of the diaries by C.P. Weaver. In volume one, Daniels described his Civil War service with an African American regiment, the U.S. Army 2nd Native Guard Infantry Regiment, chiefly while stationed at Ship Island, Miss., and his time in New Orleans, La., ...

    • Contributor: Daniels, Nathan W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    William Edgar Borah papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, articles, reports, notebooks, legislative files, subject files, patronage and constituent files, newspaper clippings, and other papers relating primarily to Borah's political interests and career in the U.S. Senate. Documents national politics and foreign and domestic policy during the period 1912-1940. Subjects include agriculture, antitrust legislation, constitutional interpretation, disarmament, foreign relations with the Soviet Union, isolationism, land utilization, the Lausanne treaty settlement, ...

    • Contributor: Borah, William Edgar
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Jubal Anderson Early papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries (1847 February-May and 1865 May-November), speeches, articles, military papers, clippings, scrapbook, printed matter, and maps. The pre-Civil War papers reflect Early's years as a West Point cadet and his U.S. Army service, his law practice, and his Virginia political activities. Includes letters (1829-1833) from John J. Cabell to his wife, Henry Ann Cabell. Civil War material documents Early's participation in battles at ...

    • Contributor: Early, Jubal Anderson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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 to Grant's career in the military, politics, and government.

    • Contributor: Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson) - Grant, Ulysses S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1819
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    Edward Willis papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, ledger, memorandum books, requisition books, newspaper clippings, printed material, drawings, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Willis's service as chief quartermaster of G.T. Beauregard's division in the Confederate Army. Documents defensive operations along the South Carolina and Georgia coasts, the siege of Petersburg, and movement of troops in Alabama, Georgia, and Mississippi.

    • Contributor: Willis, Edward
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Walter Quintin Gresham papers, 1857-1932

    United States secretary of state, secretary of the treasure, postmaster general, jurist, statesman, and soldier. Correspondence, letterbooks, and printed matter relating mainly to Gresham's service as postmaster general in the administration of Chester Alan Arthur and judge and secretary of state in the administration of Grover Cleveland. Also includes letters Gresham wrote to his wife during the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Gresham, Walter Quintin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1857
  • Field-Osgood family papers, 1702-1938

    Correspondence, speeches and writings, household financial accounts, legal papers, genealogical material, printed matter, photographs, lithographs, and engravings pertaining to the families of Samuel Osgood (1748-1813) and his daughter, Susan Osgood Field, of Massachusetts and New York.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1702
  • 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
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    David D. Porter family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, journals, logbooks, orders, reports, memoranda, family papers, drafts of articles, memoirs, poems, short stories, and other literary writings, sketches, photographs, and printed matter documenting David D. Porter's naval career. Includes material on his years as a midshipman, his service in the Mexican War, his trips to the Mediterranean to secure camels for the use of the U.S. Army, his Civil War service, his ...

    • Contributor: Porter, David D.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Neil Jamieson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly business correspondence (1760-1776) relating to Jamieson's role as a resident partner of the tobacco trading firm Glassford, Gordon, Monteath & Co., of Glasgow, Scotland; and to various mercantile enterprises in North America and the West Indies, especially Antigua. Acting in behalf of John Glassford and James Gordon's commercial interests which included Jamieson, Campbell, Calvert & Company distillery in Virginia, Jamieson was also involved ...

    • Contributor: Jamieson, Neil
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Charles Henry Brent papers, 1860-1991

    Clergyman and missionary. Correspondence, diaries, sermon notes, speeches and articles, reports, memoranda, family and personal correspondence, obituaries, Bibles, printed matter, memorabilia, scrapbooks, and photographs documenting Brent's career as a clergyman and missionary.

    • Contributor: Brent, Charles Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1860
  • Chandler B. Gillam papers, 1850-1919

    Soldier and farmer. Correspondence, a diary, a journal, a photograph, family papers, writings, and other papers relating chiefly to Gillam's Civil War service with the Twenty-eighth New York Infantry Regiment, United States Army. The diary, written by W. L. Hicks, documents the history of the twenty-eighth regiment of New York.

    • Contributor: Gillam, Chandler
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1850
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    Edwin B. Weist diary, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Diary kept by Weist (1863 January 1-1864 March 4) during his Civil War service in the 20th Indiana Regiment Company A of the U.S. Army. Chronicles the regiment's encampment at Falmouth, Va., from January to April 1863 and a review of the troops in April by a "rather pale and weary" President Abraham Lincoln. Documents participation of the regiment during 1863 in campaigns in ...

    • Contributor: Weist, Edwin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    J. Thomas Schneider papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, treaties, writings, maps, and other papers relating chiefly to Schneider's service as personal aide to Gen. John J. Pershing, commander-in-chief of the American Expeditionary Forces in Europe during and after World War I. Includes fragments of Pershing's diary (1921-1922) edited by Schneider; maps of the Meuse-Argonne and St. Mihiel campaigns and other French sites on the Western Front during World War ...

    • Contributor: Schneider, J. Thomas
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Joseph Holt papers, 1817-1895

    United States Postmaster general, secretary of war, judge advocate general of the United States Army, and lawyer. Correspondence, diaries, financial papers, legal papers, newspaper clippings, speeches, photographs, and printed matter relating to Holt's duties as judge advocate general, especially his work on the military commission that tried the Lincoln assassination conspirators, the trial of Mary Surratt, and various controversies surrounding the work of the ...

    • Contributor: Holt, Joseph
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1817
  • Charles Ewing family papers, 1769-1951

    Lawyer and army officer. Correspondence, diaries, biographical material, genealogical notebooks, legal and business papers, scrapbooks, photographs, memorabilia, and other papers relating to the family of Charles Ewing during and after the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Ewing, Charles
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1769