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    James Buchanan and Harriet Lane Johnston papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, notes, drafts of remarks, commissions, land patents, and other papers relating chiefly to Buchanan's career in the Senate, as U.S. secretary of state, and as minister to Great Britain prior to his presidency in 1857. Subjects include Democratic politics in Pennsylvania and the U.S.; presidential politics including the elections of 1852 and 1856; the Democratic convention of 1852 held in Baltimore, Md.; the ...

    • Contributor: Buchanan, James - Johnston, Harriet Lane
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Confederate States of America records, 1854-1889

    Correspondence, proclamations, messages of the president, court cases, minute books, docket books, customs records, financial records, letterbooks, orders, reports, and other records of the Confederate Department of Justice, Department of State, Department of the Treasury, Post Office Department, Navy Department, and War Department. Includes Confederate constitutional documents and the James Wolcott Wadsworth collection of diplomatic correspondence and letters of Raphael Semmes.

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1854
  • 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
  • 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
  • James Monroe papers, 1758-1839

    United States president, secretary of state, secretary of war, and diplomat; delegate to the Continental Congress from and governor of Virginia. Correspondence relating primarily to negotiations for the Louisiana Purchase, the Monroe-Pinkney treaty with Great Britain, the War of 1812, the purchase of Florida, South American independence, and Virginia politics and a diary, an account book of memoranda and official and personal accounts, and ...

    • Contributor: Monroe, James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1758
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    Joseph Hodges Choate papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterbooks, addresses, lectures, legal memoranda, scrapbooks, printed matter, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Choate's service as U.S. ambassador to Great Britain, law practice in New York, N.Y., student days at Harvard University, and charitable work in New York; and to Choate family affairs. Documents his service as delegate to the International Peace Conference at the Hague, Netherlands, in 1907; chairman of ...

    • Contributor: Choate, Joseph Hodges
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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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    Howard-von Recum family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Diaries and correspondence relating primarily to the diplomatic career of Sir Henry Howard and documenting his postings in China; Denmark; France; Greece; Guatemala; Hague, Netherlands; Russia; the United States; and the Vatican during World War I. Includes correspondence and diaries, interleaved with photographs, clippings, and ephemera, of his daughter, Marie Ernestine Howard von Recum (also known as Da) pertaining to her years as a ...

    • Contributor: Howard, Henry - Von Recum, Marie Ernestine Howard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Sir Augustus John Foster papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Volumes containing correspondence, diaries, and writings chiefly concerning Foster's assignment as a British diplomat to the United States prior to the War of 1812, and to two present-day cities of Italy, Naples (Kingdom of the Two Sicilies), circa 1802-1804, and Turin (Kingdom of Sardinia), 1824-1840. Correspondence is primarily between Foster and his mother, Elizabeth Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire. Writings include a five-volume draft entitled, ...

    • Contributor: Foster, Augustus John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Henry White papers, 1812-1931

    Diplomat. Correspondence, business records, conference proceedings, bulletins, memoranda, and notes relating to White's career in the foreign service and as a member of the American Commission to Negotiate Peace.

    • Contributor: White, Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1812
  • Raymond Clapper papers, 1908-1962

    Journalist. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries and writings, notebooks, dispatches, press releases, radio scripts, reports, printed matter, scrapbooks, promotional matter, photographs, and reference material chiefly pertaining to the New Deal and World War II.

    • Contributor: Clapper, Raymond
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1908
  • 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
  • Caleb Cushing papers, circa 1785-1906

    United States cabinet official and representative from Massachusetts, army officer, diplomat, and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journals, writings, speeches, notes, notebooks, legal file, business papers, biographical material, newspaper clippings, printed material, maps, photographs, and other papers reflecting Cushing's role in national and international affairs of the mid-nineteenth century.

    • Contributor: Cushing, Caleb
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1785
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    John D. Whiting papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, reports, subject file, film catalogs and caption lists, printed matter, photographs, and other papers pertaining to Whiting's life as a prominent member of the American Colony in Jerusalem, a Christian utopian community founded in 1881. Documents Whiting's work as a business manager and artifact dealer with Fr. Vester & Co., also known as the American Colony Store; tour guide of historic ...

    • Contributor: Whiting, John D.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Charles Fahy papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Diaries (1918-1949), family and general correspondence, legal case files, subject files, speeches and writings, and other papers. The bulk of the collection consists of Fahy's case files while serving on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, documenting a number of notable decisions in civil and criminal law, 1949-1976, Other papers relate to Fahy's role as an advisor to and ...

    • Contributor: Fahy, Charles
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • John D. Whiting papers, 1890-1970

    Businessman, photographer, author, tour guide, and intelligence officer. Correspondence, diaries, photographs, notebooks, reports, printed matter, and other papers pertaining to Whiting's life as a prominent member of the American Colony in Jerusalem.

    • Contributor: Whiting, John D. (John David) - Whiting, John D.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1890
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    Matthew Fontaine Maury papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, journals, drafts and printed copies of 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. Documents Maury's service as a midshipman in the ...

    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Bernadotte Everly Schmitt papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, lectures, writings, research notes, bibliographies, scrapbooks, and printed matter relating principally to Schmitt's studies in modern European diplomatic history, especially his work concerning the outbreak of World War I. Documents his years as a Rhodes scholar at Oxford University and his association with the American Historical Association, University of Chicago, and the U.S. Department of State. Also includes material pertaining to Schmitt's tenure ...

    • Contributor: Schmitt, Bernadotte Everly
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 1774
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    Fred Kenelm Nielsen papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, minutes of meetings, speeches, reports, articles, book reviews, legal files, financial records, maps, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to relations between the United States and Egypt, Great Britain, Mexico, and Turkey; claims arbitration; the Monetary and Economic Conference, London, in 1933; and Nielsen's service as solicitor for the U.S. Dept. of State. Documents his service as plenipotentiary delegate from the U.S. ...

    • Contributor: Nielsen, Fred Kenelm
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 1825
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    Robert Ellsworth Gross papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, citations, obituary, memorial tributes, clippings, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Gross's interest in aviation and aerospace, especially to his ownership and operation of Lockheed Aircraft Corporation. Also documents his association with Viking Flying Boat Company, Harvard Alumni Association, the Episcopal Church, and the Republican Party, especially in California. Subjects include the 1952 U.S. presidential campaign and Anglo-American cooperation during World ...

    • Contributor: Gross, Robert Ellsworth
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Duff Green papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, writings, legal and financial records, printed matter, maps, and other papers relating to Green's service as a member of Andrew Jackson's "Kitchen Cabinet," and as an unofficial representative (1840-1844) of President John Tyler in England and France. Subjects include the political rights of the South in the Union, retention of a free press, promotion of industrial enterprise, international trade, state rights, tariff ...

    • Contributor: Green, Duff
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Robert Worth Bingham papers, 1856-1939

    Diplomat, lawyer, and newspaper publisher. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, financial records, scrapbooks, appointment books, clippings, and other papers relating primarily to Bingham's service as ambassador to Great Britain.

    • Contributor: Bingham, Robert Worth
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1856
  • Nicholas Low papers, 1773-1897

    New York merchant, financier, land speculator, and state legislator. Family and business correspondence, business and ship's papers, legal papers, accounts of voyages to Asia, Europe, and South America, and printed matter. Includes correspondence with foreign merchants and relates to trade conditions, Loyalist matters, and to events in Congress during the first session following the adoption of the Constitution.

    • Contributor: Low, Nicholas
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1773