• Philander C. Knox papers, 1796-1922

    U.S. secretary of state, U.S. senator from Pennsylvania, and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, reports, articles, notebooks, bills and resolutions, legal records, biographical sketches, library catalog, clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, cartoons, and other papers relating chiefly to Knox's service as U.S. attorney general, secretary of state, and senator from Pennsylvania.

    • Contributor: Knox, Philander C. (Philander Chase) - Knox, Philander C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John Hay papers, 1783-1999

    Statesman, diplomat, historian, journalist, and poet. Correspondence and letterbooks, speeches, diaries, notebooks, scrapbooks, and memoranda, mainly for the years 1897-1905 when Hay served as United States ambassador to Great Britain and United States secretary of state. Earlier papers deal with his legal, literary, and journalistic activities and with his service as assistant secretary to Abraham Lincoln. Includes correspondence of his wife, Clara Louise Stone ...

    • Contributor: Hay, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Armand Hammer papers, circa 1508-1989

    Business executive, philanthropist, and art collector. Chiefly correspondence documenting Hammer's career as a citizen diplomat (particularly to the Soviet Union), humanitarian, and art collector gathered for an exhibition honoring him at the Library of Congress in 1989, including also a facsimile edition of the Codex Hammer (a notebook of Leonardo da Vinci) and a photograph album.

    • Contributor: Hammer, Armand
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • W.A. Croffut papers, 1774-1933

    Author, editor, and poet. Correspondence, writings, minutes, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellaneous items pertaining chiefly to Croffut's publications, activities with the Anti-Imperialist League, and the presidential campaign of 1900. Includes material relating to Ethan Allen Hitchcock, copies of correspondence with Sophia Amelia Peabody Hawthorne, wife of Nathaniel Hawthorne, journals of Henry Alfred Robbins, letters of John Quincy Adams and Jefferson Davis, and autograph material.

    • Contributor: Croffut, W. A. (William Augustus) - Croffut, W. A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Theodore Francis Green papers, 1924-1960

    United States senator and governor of Rhode Island and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, subject and chronological files, clippings, photographs, printed matter, and other papers relating principally to Green's senatorial career.

    • Contributor: Green, Theodore Francis
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William Marion Jardine papers, 1908-1955

    Educator, public official, and diplomat. Correspondence, articles, speeches, lectures, notes, and scrapbooks of clippings concerned mainly with the economic aspects of agriculture and rural life. The greatest concentration, 1925-1929, relates to Jardine's term as secretary of agriculture. Other papers cover the four years during which he was minister to Egypt. Additional files concern his tenure as president of the University of Wichita, 1934-1949.

    • Contributor: Jardine, William Marion
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Omar Nelson Bradley papers, 1948-1953

    Army officer. Addresses, statements, and articles written by Bradley while he served as chief of staff of the army and chairman of the joint chiefs of staff.

    • Contributor: Bradley, Omar Nelson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Brien McMahon papers, 1943-1952

    United States senator from Connecticut. Correspondence, clippings, addresses, public statements, articles, and bills and resolutions prepared by McMahon during his term of office as senator.

    • Contributor: McMahon, Brien
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Josephus Daniels papers, 1829-1948

    Diplomat, journalist, and secretary of the navy. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, and papers of the Daniels, Bagley, Seabrook, and Worth families and other material. The bulk of the collection relates to events and policy decisions during Daniels's service as secretary of the navy during the administration of Woodrow Wilson, but also concerns his career as editor of the Raleigh News & Observer, his ...

    • Contributor: Daniels, Josephus
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Jacob Gerhard Koch papers, 1783-1941

    Merchant and marine insurance broker. Correspondence, letterbooks, diary, account books, ledgers, inventories, indexes, receipts, and miscellaneous documents relating to Koch's investment business in Philadelphia, Amsterdam, and Alexandria, Va.

    • Contributor: Koch, Jacob Gerhard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • David Atlee Phillips papers, 1929-1989

    Intelligence officer, author, and newspaper publisher. Correspondence, research material, drafts of books and articles, court transcripts, and other papers primarily relating to Phillips's career as an intelligence officer with the Central Intelligence Agency.

    • Contributor: Phillips, David Atlee
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Hugh H. Smythe and Mabel M. Smythe papers, circa 1895-1997

    Diplomats, educators, and scholars. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, photographs, reports, writings, subject files and other papers relating to the Smythes' ambassadorships to Cameroon, Malta, and Syria and their work on African and African-American issues with a variety of organizations and educational institutions.

    • Contributor: Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne) - Smythe, Hugh H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Irving Brant papers, 1910-1977

    Author, historian, and newspaper editor. Correspondence, memoranda, writings and speeches, research notes, and other papers reflecting Brant's career with various newspapers, in the administration of Franklin D. Roosevelt, as a playwright, and his interest in James Madison.

    • Contributor: Brant, Irving
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Conte Galeazzo Ciano diaries and related material, 1939-1946

    Italian statesman. Photostatic copy of Ciano's diary and publication material for the book The Ciano Diaries (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday & Co., 1946), edited by Hugh Gibson, including editor's transcript, setting copy, corrected galleys, and other printed matter relating to its publication.

    • Contributor: Ciano, Galeazzo, Conte - Ciano, Galeazzo
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Robert S. McNamara papers, 1934-2009

    United States secretary of defense, president of the World Bank, and corporate executive. Correspondence, memoranda, organization records, subject files, speeches and writings, reports, conferences and meetings, background and research material, and other papers relating primarily to McNamara's private and public life following his service as secretary of defense, including his leadership of the World Bank, his role as counselor and adviser to various private ...

    • Contributor: McNamara, Robert S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Donald T. Regan papers, 1919-1993

    Correspondence, memoranda, chronological and subject files, speeches and engagements file, personal file, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting Donald T. Regan's government service as U.S. secretary of the treasury and chief of White House staff during the presidency of Ronald Reagan.

    • Contributor: Regan, Donald T.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William McKinley papers, circa 1847-1935

    United States president, representative, and army officer, and governor of Ohio. Correspondence, speeches, will, messages, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers pertaining primarily to McKinley's presidential administration.

    • Contributor: McKinley, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Matthew Fontaine Maury papers, 1825-1960

    Naval officer and oceanographer. Correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, journals, speeches, articles, and other writings, notebooks, electrical experiment book, charts, and printed material relating chiefly to Maury's naval career, scientific activities and interests, service as a Confederate agent in England, and work as an immigration official for Southern expatriates in Mexico, and to the Maury (Morey) family.

    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • 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
  • Edward Tracy Clark correspondence and reports, 1923-1935

    Presidential secretary, lawyer, and businessman of Washington, D.C. Correspondence relating primarily to Clark's work as a consultant on legislative, customs, and tariff matters for various business concerns, and letters from his service as secretary to President Calvin Coolidge.

    • Contributor: Clark, Edward Tracy
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Hedrick Smith papers, 1923-1992

    Correspondence, memoranda, interview transcripts, drafts of speeches, articles, books, notes, radio broadcasts, legal material, research material, family papers, press releases, printed material, posters, maps, and other papers relating primarily to Smith's research for his books and television productions about the Soviet Union and about United States politics. Documents his career with the New York Times while stationed in Washington, D.C., Moscow, Russia, and elsewhere, ...

    • Contributor: Smith, Hedrick
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Joseph Stanley-Brown papers, 1730-1941

    Presidential secretary, civil servant, and banker. Correspondence, family papers, notes, reports, briefs, printed material, and miscellany relating to Stanley-Brown's genealogical studies, his service as private secretary to Presidents James A. Garfield and Chester Alan Arthur, and career in diplomacy and business.

    • Contributor: Stanley Brown, Joseph
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Boris Brasol papers, 1919-1954

    Russian author and critic, criminologist, and lawyer. Correspondence, speeches, drafts and typescripts, notes, memoranda, and other material relating to Russia and the Soviet Union and to Brasol's writings and work as a criminologist.

    • Contributor: Brasol, Boris
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Rowland Evans papers, 1946-2001

    Journalist and author. Correspondence, notebooks, interviews, drafts, transcripts, articles and other writings, research and reference material, subject files, printed matter, and miscellaneous items relating to Evans's career as a journalist and political commentator.

    • Contributor: Evans, Rowland
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Benjamin Franklin papers, 1726-1907

    Statesman, publisher, scientist, and diplomat. Correspondence, journals, records, articles, and other material relating to Franklin's life and career. Includes manuscripts (1728) of his Articles of Belief and Acts of Religion; negotiations in London (1775); letterbooks (1779-1782) of the United States legation in Paris; records (1780-1783) of the United States peace commissioners, including journals kept by Franklin and Richard Oswald; and papers (1781-1818) of Franklin's ...

    • Contributor: Franklin, Benjamin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material