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  • Joseph Hodges Choate papers, 1745-1929

    Lawyer, author, and diplomat. Correspondence, letterbooks, addresses, lectures, legal memoranda, memorabilia, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Choate's student days at Harvard University, his law practice in New York, his charitable work, and his diplomatic career.

    • Contributor: Choate, Joseph Hodges
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1745
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    Marquis de Lafayette papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterbooks, writings, speeches, reports, minutes, notes, military records, financial and legal documents, family papers, broadsides, and other papers relating chiefly to the marquis's military, political, and private life, as well as to French and American history of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Subjects include Lafayette's involvement in the American Revolution and in the French revolutions of 1789 and 1830, his imprisonment ...

    • Contributor: Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Sylvanus Bourne papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, business and commercial papers, a scrapbook, and account books. Consists primarily of correspondence between Bourne and other American consular officers in European ports relating to commerce between the United States and European countries, primarily France and Great Britain. Also includes correspondence relating to United States foreign relations and politics, records concerning Bourne's business in Massachusetts, and family correspondence. Correspondents include John Quincy Adams, ...

    • Contributor: Bourne, Sylvanus
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Alexander Hamilton papers, 1708-1903

    Delegate from New York to the United States Continental Congress, United States secretary of the treasury, United States army officer, statesman, and lawyer. Correspondence, speeches and writings, legal and financial papers, printed matter, and other papers relating to Hamilton's personal life and public career, especially his service as an aide to George Washington during the Revolutionary War, his participation in the United States Continental ...

    • Contributor: Hamilton, Alexander
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1708
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    Robert Helyer Thayer papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, legal briefs and case files, reports, financial records, scrapbook, printed matter, maps, photographs and other papers documenting Thayer's service as assistant secretary for cultural and educational affairs at the U.S. State Dept., assistant ambassador to France and minister to Romania, district attorney for New York County, and in the U.S. Naval Reserve providing combat intelligence during World War II. Also documents his ...

    • Contributor: Thayer, Robert Helyer
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Horace Porter papers, 1853-1922

    Army officer, railroad official, and diplomat. Correspondence, diary, family papers, photographs, and speeches relating to Porter's Civil War service, Ulysses S. Grant, Porter's activities with the Pullman Company and the New York, West Shore and Buffalo Railroad, the Union League, his interest in Republican Party politics, his role in the inaugural of William McKinley, and his service as United States ambassador to France.

    • Contributor: Porter, Horace
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1853
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    Gouverneur Morris papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Letterbooks, diaries, legal and financial papers, and miscellany relating chiefly to Morris's mission to London (1790-1791) and his service as minister to France (1792-1794) and in the U.S. Senate (1800-1803). Also includes material pertaining to Morris's work as a business agent for Robert Morris, social life in Paris, the French Revolution and the Reign of Terror, Morris's New York estate Morrisania, the War of ...

    • Contributor: Morris, Gouverneur
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Edmond Charles Genet papers, 1734-1895

    French diplomat and first minister of the French Republic to the United States. Correspondence written and received during Genet's diplomatic service in Russia and the United States; also legation accounts, extracts from English newspapers, notes relating to England and America, scientific papers, a memoir prepared by his son, Geo. Clinton Genet, and other descendants, and printed material.

    • Contributor: Genet, Edmond Charles
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1734
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    Martin Van Buren papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, messages to Congress, writings, notes, legal record book, estate record book, autobiographical material, and other papers pertaining to slavery and the antislavery movement; banking and the Second Bank of the United States; party politics in New York state and at the national level relating to the Federalist, National Republican, Whig, and Democratic parties, particularly during the Jackson and Van Buren administrations; and ...

    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin - Van Buren, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • William Plumer papers, 1774-1845

    Governor of New Hampshire and legislator, United States senator from New Hampshire, essayist, and historian. Correspondence, diaries, letterbooks, autobiography, writings, notes, transcripts of poetry, essays, extracts, and other papers relating to Plumer's personal life and career in New Hampshire and national politics and as an essayist.

    • Contributor: Plumer, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1774
  • William Short papers, 1778-1853

    Secretary to President Thomas Jefferson, diplomat, and landowner. Diplomatic, financial, and personal correspondence, financial and business papers, memorabilia, and other papers relating to Short's activities as secretary to Jefferson, his diplomatic missions, and business interests.

    • Contributor: Short, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1778
  • Robert R. Hitt papers, 1830-1906

    U.S. representative from Illinois. Personal, political, diplomatic, and business correspondence and other papers, including shorthand notes and material relating to Abraham Lincoln, the Lincoln Douglas Debates, and Civil War courts-martial. Other topics include his congressional service and the annexation of Hawaii.

    • Contributor: Hitt, Robert R. (Robert Roberts) - Hitt, Robert R.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1830
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    Alexander Hamilton papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, writings, legal and financial records, printed matter, and other papers relating to Hamilton's personal life and public career, especially his service as an aide to George Washington during the Revolutionary War, his participation in the U.S. Continental Congress and the Constitutional Convention, his service as U.S. secretary of the treasury, his New York law practice, and his service as inspector general of ...

    • Contributor: Hamilton, Alexander
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Archibald Roosevelt papers, 1838-2002

    Intelligence officer, diplomat, and consultant. Diaries, correspondence, international reports, photographs, notes, scrapbooks, school notebooks, clippings, and printed matter documenting Roosevelt's service in intelligence and career as a consultant in international relations.

    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Archibald
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1838
  • Samuel Smith family papers, 1772-1911

    Army officer and statesman. Correspondence, letterbooks, military and political papers, and miscellaneous material relating to Samuel Smith's forty years in Congress, his military career, and the history and politics of Maryland. Includes papers relating to John Spear Smith, Robert Smith, and other Smith family members.

    • Contributor: Smith, Samuel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1772
  • Gouverneur Morris papers, 1771-1834

    Lawyer, diplomat, and senator from New York. Letterbooks, diaries, legal and financial papers, and miscellany relating to Morris's mission to London, 1790-1791, his service as minister to France, 1792-1794, and in the United States Senate, 1800-1803. Also includes material relating to social life in Paris, the French Revolution, Morris's New York estate, the War of 1812, the Hartford Convention, and other events of the ...

    • Contributor: Morris, Gouverneur
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1771
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    William Vans Murray papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, and official documents pertaining to Murray's diplomatic activities as minister to the Netherlands (1797-1801) and as minister plenipoteniary to France (1799-1800) along with Oliver Ellsworth and William Richardson Davie. Topics include the American Revolution, the treaty of 1787 with England, and the XYZ Affair. Includes correspondence with John Adams; John Quincy Adams; Baron de Cappelle; Charles Guillaume Frédéric Dumas; Elbridge Gerry; James ...

    • Contributor: Murray, William Vans
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Martin Van Buren papers, 1787-1910

    United States president, vice president, secretary of state, and senator from New York. Correspondence, drafts of writings, speeches, and messages to Congress, autobiographical material, notes, legal record book, estate record book, and other papers pertaining to slavery and the antislavery movement, banking and the Second Bank of the United States, party politics in New York State and at the national level relating to the ...

    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1787
  • Marquis de Lafayette papers, 1757-1990

    Soldier and statesman. Correspondence, letterbooks, writings, speeches, reports, minutes, notes, military records, financial and legal documents, family papers, broadsides, and other papers relating chiefly to the Marquis de Lafayette's military, political, and private life, as well as to French and American history of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Subjects include Lafayette's involvement in the American Revolution and in the French revolutions of ...

    • Contributor: Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, Marquis De - Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1457
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    Waldemar Westergaard collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Transcripts of selected documents from the Rigsarkivet (Danish State Archives), Kongelige Bibliotek (Royal Library of Denmark), and Raadstuearkivet Copenhagen (Municipal Archives of Copenhagen), and from the Bancroft Library of the University of California at Berkeley pertaining to the Danish West Indies (later the United States Virgin Islands), 1692-1806. Relates chiefly to the Vestindisk-Guineiske kompagni (Danish West Indies-Guinea Company) established to colonize, maintain commerce primarily ...

    • Contributor: Westergaard, Waldemar
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Archibald Roosevelt papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, intelligence reports, notes, academic notebooks, scrapbooks, printed matter, maps, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to Roosevelt's service as a U.S. Army intelligence officer stationed in Algeria, Iran, Iraq, Morocco, and Tunisia during and immediately after World War II. Includes his observations on Arab nationalism and politics, Arab discontent with French colonial administration in North Africa, Soviet influence in the Iranian province ...

    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Archibald
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • John G. Nicolay papers, 1811-1943

    Presidential secretary and biographer. Correspondence, research notes, notebooks, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous material documenting Nicolay's public career, particularly his tenure as secretary to President Abraham Lincoln and his numerous literary activities, including his works on Lincoln.

    • Contributor: Nicolay, John G. (John George) - Nicolay, John G.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1811
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    James McHenry papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, financial papers, and other papers relating to McHenry's service as U.S. secretary of war in the administrations of George Washington and John Adams; and as a Continental Army officer, particularly as secretary to George Washington and on the staff of the Marquis de Lafayette. Subjects include Indian affairs, frigate construction, fortification of ports and harbors, defense of the frontier, army regulations, and ...

    • Contributor: McHenry, James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Robert Helyer Thayer papers, 1920-1980

    Diplomat, lawyer, and New York public official. Correspondence, memoranda, legal briefs and case files, reports, financial records, scrapbook, printed matter, maps, photographs, and other papers documenting Thayer's legal career, political activities in the Republican Party, service in naval intelligence during World War II, and work for the State Department.

    • Contributor: Thayer, Robert Helyer
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1920
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    James L. Cathcart papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Journals, letterbooks, and letter relating to the capture of the schooner Maria of Boston off the coast of Cape Saint Vincent, Portugal, by Algerians in 1785; Cathcart's subsequent eleven-year imprisonment in Algiers during which he became chief Christian secretary to the Dey of Algiers (1792); and his service as U.S. consul in Tripoli, Libya, Tunis, Tunisia, and Cádiz, Spain. Cathcart describes slaves, ships, and ...

    • Contributor: Cathcart, James L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection