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    Frederick Douglass Memorial and Historical Association records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, minutes of meetings, reports, and other records relating primarily to the preservation of the Frederick Douglass Memorial Home and to African American history. Includes materials documenting relations between the association and other African American organizations, especially the Frederick Douglass Housing Corporation. Also includes official files and personal papers of past president, Mary E.C. Gregory.

    • Contributor: Frederick Douglass Memorial and Historical Association
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Katharine McCook Knox papers, 1802-1975

    Art historian. Correspondence, an index to correspondence, genealogical notes, research material on artists and art collections, clippings, printed matter, and other papers.

    • Contributor: Knox, Katharine Mccook
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1802
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    Lee-Palfrey families papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, clippings, maps, photographs, and other papers of William Lee (1772-1840) of Boston, Mass., Washington, D.C., and France and of other Lee family members. Lee's correspondence and diaries detail his experiences as a commercial agent and secretary to the U.S. Legation in France. Also includes papers of Lee's wife Susan Palfrey Lee (1767-1822) relating to family matters and social life in Washington, ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Singleton family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Family and general correspondence, poetry, genealogical data, legal records, receipts, clippings, and other papers of members of the Singleton and allied Van Buren and Deveaux (DeVoe) families. Most prominently represented are Angelica Singleton Van Buren and her sister Marion Singleton Deveaux Converse. Subjects include family and plantation life in South Carolina, life in Washington, D.C., and Lindenwald, Martin Van Buren's estate in Kinderhook, N.Y. ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Kitāb azhār al-afkār fī jawāhir aḥjār / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Work on gems and precious stones in 25 chapters, with each chapter devoted to a different stone. Discusses the beauty, color, use, physical properties, crystalization, and medicinal and magical uses of minerals and gems.

    • Contributor: Tīfāshī, Aḥmad Ibn Yūsuf
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 16??
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    Dunlop family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, financial papers, business and legal records, wills, indentures, estate papers, land deeds, surveys, genealogical material, printed matter, and other papers chiefly concerning the tobacco and grain trade of James Dunlop (1724-1790) and James Dunlop (1755-1824) in Georgetown (Washington, D.C.), New York, N.Y., and Glasgow, Scotland, and the Washington law practice of Robert P. Dunlop and his brother James Dunlop (b. 1793). Also ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Richard Rush papers, 1805-1852

    Lawyer and statesman. Correspondence, diary, notes, writings, and engraved portraits relating primarily to Rush's duties as attorney general, secretary of state, minister to Great Britain, and secretary of the treasury, and legal documents concerning a loan from the Netherlands he arranged to finance the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal Company in and near the District of Columbia.

    • Contributor: Rush, Richard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1805
  • Rayford Whittingham Logan papers, 1925-1982

    Historian and educator. Correspondence, diaries, and biographical material documenting Logan's concern with racial inequality and his career as an historian of Africans and African Americans.

    • Contributor: Logan, Rayford Whittingham
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1925
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    Calvin Coolidge papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    White House office files consisting of incoming correspondence, draft replies, carbon copies of outgoing letters from Coolidge or one of his secretaries (Edward Tracy Clark, Everett Sanders, and C. Bascom Slemp), incoming telegraph messages, appointment books, and three volumes of names and addresses of White House guests. Includes telegraph messages from the first months of the Herbert Hoover administration. Correspondents include Lincoln C. Andrews, ...

    • Contributor: Coolidge, Calvin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Gridiron Club (Washington, D.C.) records, 1885-1988

    Journalistic organization founded in 1885. Correspondence, writings, club records, membership books, autograph albums, dinner programs and menus, financial records, newspaper clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, slides, photographs, and other records relating primarily to the club's annual dinner hosting members of the press, the president, and other elected officials and political figures.

    • Contributor: Gridiron Club (Washington, D.C.)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1885
  • Alfred Easton Poor papers, 1866-1985

    Architect and naval officer. Correspondence, writings, publications, reports, and appointment calendars pertaining primarily to Poor's architectural career, particularly his designs for public buildings, and his naval service during World War I and World War II.

    • Contributor: Poor, Alfred Easton
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1866
  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund records, 1965-1994

    Organization founded for the purpose of erecting a national memorial honoring American veterans of the Vietnam conflict. Administrative files document the operations and technical resources required for the erection of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial as well as the surrounding political controversy.

    • Contributor: Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1965
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    E.G. Squier papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, business records, diplomatic records, articles, lectures, and other writings, reference and bibliographic notes, drawings, maps, scrapbooks of clippings, and other papers relating to Squier's diplomatic career as U.S. chargé d'affairs in Central America (1849-1858), U.S. commissioner to Peru (1863-1865), and Honduran consul general in New York, N.Y. (1863-1873). Includes material pertaining to the Honduran legation in Washington, D.C. (chiefly 1860-1863) and particularly to ...

    • Contributor: Squier, E. G. (Ephraim George)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Charles H. Rogers family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, military orders and passes, notes, calling cards, and a photograph. Includes correspondence from Ulysses S. Grant and his family relating chiefly to family matters and social engagements during the Grant family's residency in the White House (1869-1877) and their world tour (1877-1879). Other correspondents include Orville Elias Babcock, Adam Badeau, Julia Sands Bryant, William Cullen Bryant, John A. Rawlins, J. C. Smith, and ...

    • Contributor: Rogers, Charles H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Amasa J. Parker papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly letters written by Parker while serving in the U.S. Congress to his wife, Harriet Langdon Roberts Parker, in Delhi, N.Y., describing his trip to Washington, the city, the Capitol building, and his impressions of John Quincy Adams, John C. Calhoun, and Daniel Webster. Other topics include dueling, Indian affairs, politics, and Washington social life and theater. Also includes letters written while Parker was ...

    • Contributor: Parker, Amasa J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • John Fairfield correspondence, 1828-1876

    U.S. senator and representative and governor of Maine. Principally letters from Fairfield to members of his family in Saco, Maine, while he was serving in Congress and as governor relating to personal and family affairs, politics, and life and society in Washington, D.C., and Augusta, Maine.

    • Contributor: Fairfield, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1828
  • Patricia Harris papers, 1950-1983

    Lawyer, educator, diplomat, and cabinet officer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, statements, notes, printed material, and other papers pertaining primarily to Harris's cabinet positions as secretary, United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) (1977-1979) and secretary, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (later, Health and Human Services) (1979-1981).

    • Contributor: Harris, Patricia
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1924
  • William Howard Taft papers, 1958-1989

    Lawyer and government official; known as William Howard Taft IV. Personal and family correspondence, official correspondence, memoranda, speeches and writings, and daily records chiefly documenting Taft's government service in the Richard M. Nixon, Gerald R. Ford, and Ronald Reagan presidential administrations.

    • Contributor: Taft, William Howard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1958
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    Almon Ferdinand Rockwell papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, reports, and other papers relating principally to the presidential administration and assassination of James A. Garfield. Correspondence with Garfield relates to their friendship, investments in the Silver King Mining Company, controversy over the resignation of New York senator Roscoe Conkling, and Garfield's appointment of Rockwell as superintendent of public buildings in Washington, D.C. Rockwell's diaries describe his Civil War service as ...

    • Contributor: Rockwell, Almon Ferdinand
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Ward family papers, 1831-1904

    Family from Richmond County, Virginia. Correspondence, broadsides, songs, financial records, printed matter, and other papers of William Norvell Ward, Episcopal clergyman and Confederate soldier, and members of his family including material relating to the Civil War, Reconstruction, and social life and customs in Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Maryland, and northern Virginia.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1831
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    Sharḥ al-Khulāṣah fī al-ḥisāb / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Text is a commentary on al-Khulaṣah fī al-ḥisāb by Bahāʼ al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Ḥusayn al-ʻĀmilī. Two poems attributed to ʻAmr ibn al-ʻĀṣ on title page in a different hand. Last page includes a note in a third hand on a different topic.

    • Contributor: Jazarī, Ramaḍān Ibn Abī Hurayrah
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1665
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    Kenneth Bancroft Clark papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, speeches, writings, reports, transcripts of interviews and testimony, subject files, project files, academic files, administrative files, financial records, family papers, secondary background material, printed matter, photographs and other papers relating chiefly to Clark's career as a psychologist and professor at the City College, City University of New York, and his contributions to the African American civil rights movement and equal educational ...

    • Contributor: Clark, Kenneth Bancroft
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Olmsted Associates records, 1863-1971

    Landscape architectural firm. The records include correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, reports, plans, specifications, newspaper clippings, photographs, drawings, journals, account books, ledgers, lists, diagrams, blueprints, deeds, and printed matter constituting the business files of the firm and reflecting the breadth of the projects undertaken by its staff. A small group of Olmsted family papers is also contained in the collection.

    • Contributor: Olmsted Associates
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1863
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    Garfinckel's Department Store records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, press releases, newspaper clippings, and photographs documenting the store's officers, personnel, organization, expansion, and advertising. Includes material relating to the public sale of stock in 1939, acquisition of Brooks Brothers in 1946, and attempted takeover of the company by Allied Stores Corporation in 1981. Other topics include a memorial to Joseph James Darlington and Julius Garfinckel's loan of his James McNeill Whistler etchings ...

    • Contributor: Garfinckel's (Department Store)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Rowland Evans papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, notebooks, interviews, drafts, transcripts, articles and other writings, research and reference material, subject files, printed matter, and other papers relating to Evans's career as a journalist and political commentator. Includes material relating to his partnership with Robert D. Novak writing the newspaper column Inside Report, hosting their program of political commentary on CNN television, and work as contributing editors for Reader's Digest. Subjects ...

    • Contributor: Evans, Rowland
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection