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  • Elliot L. Richardson papers, 1780-1999

    U. S. cabinet officer, politician, and lawyer, of Massachusetts. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, subject files, reports, briefing data, financial records, printed materials, photographs, and other papers relating to Richardson's political career in Massachusetts, as a cabinet official or representative of the president during the administrations of Richard M. Nixon, Gerald R. Ford, and Jimmy Carter, and his work with various corporate boards and other ...

    • Contributor: Richardson, Elliot L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1780
  • Howard-von Recum family papers, 1869-1972

    British diplomat. Diaries and correspondence relating primarily to the diplomatic career of Sir Henry Howard and documenting his postings at Hague, Netherlands, the Vatican during World War I, and in China, Denmark, France, Greece, Guatemala, Russia, and the United States, also including the diaries and correspondence of his daughter, Baroness Marie Ernestine Howard von Recum, and the correspondence of his other family members and ...

    • Contributor: Howard, Henry, Sir - Howard, Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1843
  • Thomas F. Bayard papers, 1780-1899

    Senator, secretary of state, and ambassador. Correspondence, letterbooks, scrapbooks, and miscellany relating to Bayard's career after the Civil War as a politician and legislator and as a cabinet official and diplomat during the presidential administrations of Grover Cleveland.

    • Contributor: Bayard, Thomas F. (Thomas Francis) - Bayard, Thomas F.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1780
  • Reverdy Johnson papers, 1830-1876

    Lawyer, United States senator from Maryland, and diplomat. Mainly correspondence relating to Johnson's early law practice and political and diplomatic career.

    • Contributor: Johnson, Reverdy
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1830
  • John M. Clayton papers, 1798-1868

    Farmer, lawyer, and statesman. Correspondence, legal papers, memoirs including a memoir of Clayton by Robert Montgomery Bird, and newspaper clippings pertaining chiefly to Clayton's service as United States secretary of state (1849-1850).

    • Contributor: Clayton, John M. (John Middleton) - Clayton, John M.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1798
  • Louis McLane correspondence, 1795-1894

    Lawyer, U.S. representative and senator from Delaware, diplomat, and cabinet officer. Correspondence primarily between McLane and members of his family relating to social life in Washington, D.C., his diplomatic duties, and national and congressional politics.

    • Contributor: McLane, Louis
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1795
  • James Buchanan and Harriet Lane Johnston papers, 1825-1887

    United States president, secretary of state, and representative and senator from Pennsylvania. Correspondence, his 1858 State of the Union message, and miscellaneous items pertaining primarily to Buchanan's career before his election as president. Also correspondence of Harriet Lane Johnston, Buchanan's niece and White House hostess.

    • Contributor: Buchanan, James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1825
  • Duff Green papers, 1716-1883

    Journalist, politician, entrepreneur, and industrial promoter. Correspondence, writings, maps, and printed matter reflecting Green's political service and views on Southern culture.

    • Contributor: Green, Duff
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1716
  • Sir George Cockburn papers, 1788-1847

    British naval officer. Correspondence, logbooks, journals, fleet orders, reports, and other papers relating to Cockburn's career in the British Royal Navy. Subjects include the War of 1812 and British naval activities against France and Spain, especially in the Mediterranean, Caribbean, and Indian Ocean.

    • Contributor: Cockburn, George, Sir - Cockburn, George
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1788
  • St. George L. Sioussat papers, 1831-1959

    Historian, librarian, and archivist. Correspondence with American scholars and librarians concerning the location of Duff Green papers and transcripts and photostats of the correspondence of Green and others relating to American-British diplomacy, with emphasis on Green's missions to England. Also includes notes and memoranda from published and unpublished sources collected for the purpose of writing an account of Green's diplomatic career.

    • Contributor: Sioussat, St. George L. (St. George Leakin) - Sioussat, St. George L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1831
  • William Pitt Fessenden papers, 1832-1878

    United States. secretary of the treasury, United States representative and senator from Maine, and lawyer. Correspondence pertaining chiefly to Fessenden's service on the Senate Finance Committee and as secretary of the treasury under Abraham Lincoln.

    • Contributor: Fessenden, William Pitt
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1832
  • 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
  • John Wills Greenslade papers, 1847-1961

    Naval officer. Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, reports, speeches and writings, subject files, dispatches, contracts, blueprints, charts, maps, tables, scrapbooks, clippings, photographs, and other papers documenting Greenslade's career in the United States Navy from the Spanish-American War through both world wars.

    • Contributor: Greenslade, John Wills
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1847
  • 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
  • James McHenry papers, 1775-1862

    United States secretary of war, member of the Continental Congress from Maryland, Continental Army officer, and physician. Correspondence, financial records, diary, and other papers relating to McHenry's service as United States 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.

    • Contributor: McHenry, James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1775
  • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 1726
  • 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
  • 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
  • W. Averell Harriman papers, 1869-1988

    Diplomat, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and politician. Correspondence, memoranda, family papers, business records, diplomatic accounts, speeches, statements and writings, photographs, and other papers documenting Harriman's career in business, finance, politics, and public service, particularly during the Franklin Roosevelt, Truman, Kennedy, Johnson, and Carter presidential administrations.

    • Contributor: Harriman, W. Averell (William Averell) - Harriman, W. Averell
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1869
  • London newsletters collection, 1665-1685

    Volumes of letters from various persons at the offices of the English ministry at Whitehall Palace addressed chiefly to Sir William Scott, 5th Laird of Harden (died 1701) relating to such matters as royal travel and itinerary, events in Parliament, military operations, diplomatic meetings, religious movements, shipping and commercial agreements, and London social life.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1665
  • W. Morgan Shuster papers, 1900-1964

    Diplomat, financier, lawyer, and publisher. Correspondence, diary, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to W. Morgan Shuster's diplomatic career in the Philippines and Persia. The scrapbooks are available only on microfilm.

    • Contributor: Shuster, W. Morgan (William Morgan) - Shuster, W. Morgan
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1900
  • Fred Kenelm Nielsen papers, 1881-1961

    Diplomat, soldier, lawyer, and educator. General and official correspondence, memoranda, interdepartmental letters, writings, and miscellaneous material relating primarily to American relations with England, Egypt, Mexico, and Turkey, claims arbitration, the Monetary and Economic Conference of 1933, and Nielsen's service as solicitor for the State Department.

    • Contributor: Nielsen, Fred Kenelm
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1881
  • 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
  • Andrew Stevenson and J.W. Stevenson papers, 1756-1882

    Andrew Stevenson (1785-1857), U.S. representative from Virginia, speaker of the House of Representatives, and minister to Great Britain; and his son, J. W. Stevenson, governor of and U.S. senator from Kentucky. Chiefly general and diplomatic correspondence, legal papers, account book, speeches, printed matter, and other papers of Andrew Stevenson documenting his diplomatic service.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1756
  • 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