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  • 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
  • Mary Vance Trent papers, 1849-1998

    Foreign service officer and lecturer. Correspondence, memoranda, family papers, reports, speeches, writings, photographs, clippings, and printed matter relating primarily to Trent's career as a foreign service officer in the State Department and a lecturer for the Smithsonian Institution's travel program.

    • Contributor: Trent, Mary Vance
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1849
  • John Sharp Williams papers, 1902-1924

    United States representative and senator, lawyer, and planter from Mississippi. Correspondence, biographical and genealogical material, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers documenting Williams's Congressional service. Pertains primarily to politics in Mississippi and the nation during the presidential administrations of Woodrow Wilson and Warren G. Harding.

    • Contributor: Williams, John Sharp
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1902
  • Vannevar Bush papers, 1901-1974

    Physicist, engineer, government official, and science administrator. The collection relates primarily to Vannevar Bush's role as coordinator of the scientific community for defense efforts during and after World War II when he served as chairman of the National Defense Research Committee and director of its successor, the Office of Scientific Research and Development, where he supervised the Manhattan Project and other programs.

    • Contributor: Bush, Vannevar
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1901
  • 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
  • Waddy Thompson papers, 1826-1882

    U.S. representative from South Carolina, lawyer, and diplomat. Chiefly correspondence relating to nullification, relations with Mexico, plantation life, slavery, and South Carolina and national politics. Includes family papers.

    • Contributor: Thompson, Waddy
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1826
  • Jeanne S. Mintz papers, 1928-1993

    Asian affairs analyst and official at the United States Department of Defense. Correspondence, professional subject file, speeches and writings, printed material, and other papers documenting Mintz's career as an expert on Indonesia and Southeast Asia, including service with the Defense Department and as an analyst and press officer with the Indonesian delegation to the United Nations.

    • Contributor: Mintz, Jeanne S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1928
  • Moorfield Storey papers, 1876-1929

    Author, civil rights leader, and lawyer. Correspondence, articles, lecture notes, petitions, press releases, clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, and other papers relating chiefly to Storey's years as president of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and his interest in the Anti-Imperialist League.

    • Contributor: Storey, Moorfield
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1876
  • Beale family papers from the Decatur House, 1794-1957

    Correspondence, journals, biographical material, speeches, articles, scrapbooks, printed material, and other papers pertaining to the role of Edward Fitzgerald Beale in opening the West; the diplomatic career of Truxtun Beale as United States minister to Greece, Persia, and Romania; the naval careers of Thomas Truxtun and Stephen Decatur; the Beale (Beal), Chase, Edwards, and Truxtun families; and the Decatur House.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1794
  • Harry E. Yarnell papers, 1909-1958

    Naval officer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, articles, printed matter, and miscellaneous papers related to military aspects of United States China policy, reorganization of United States armed forces, naval and military strategy during World War II, and Yarnell's naval career.

    • Contributor: Yarnell, Harry E. (Harry Ervin) - Yarnell, Harry E.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1909
  • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 1783
  • 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
  • Smith Simpson papers, 1833-1991

    Diplomat. Correspondence, family papers, topical files, photographs, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating to Simpson's career as a diplomat and industrial relations specialist.

    • Contributor: Simpson, Smith
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1833
  • 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
  • Mercer Green Johnston papers, 1860-1954

    Educator, Episcopal clergyman, and author. Correspondence, diaries, sermons, notebooks, autobiographical papers, poems, prayers, financial papers, pamphlets, periodicals, photographs, clippings, scrapbooks, and memorabilia relating to Johnston's career as an Episcopal clergyman in the United States and the Philippines, worker for the Young Men's Christian Association during World War I, director of the People's Legislative Service, director of the National Citizens Committee on Relations with Latin ...

    • Contributor: Johnston, Mercer Green
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1860
  • Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office oral history interviews, 1959-1979

    Interviews pertaining to California state politics and government, the suffragists, and to the life and career of John S. Service, an American diplomat in China, and his wife, Caroline.

    • Contributor: Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1959
  • 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
  • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 1783
  • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 1924
  • Edmund Roberts papers, 1803-1905

    Merchant and diplomat. Official and family correspondence, journals, manuscript drafts of Roberts' s book Embassy to the Eastern Courts of Cochin-China, Siam, and Muscat . . . During the Years 1832-34, diplomatic documents, legal and financial papers, and miscellaneous material chiefly documenting his service as a special agent of the U.S. to negotiate treaties with Siam, Muscat, and Cochin China.

    • Contributor: Roberts, Edmund
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1803
  • Meg Greenfield papers, 1890-1999

    Editor and journalist. Correspondence, speeches and writings, research files, interview transcripts, memoranda, minutes, reports, calendars and schedules, cartoons, financial and legal records, travel files, academic records, biographical material, honors and awards, childhood diaries and writings, family papers, photographs, scrapbooks, printed matter, and electronic files documenting Greenfield's career in journalism.

    • Contributor: Greenfield, Meg
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1890
  • Katharine Amend Kellock papers, 1924-1969

    Economist and editor. Correspondence, project reports, writings, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Kellock's work with the Federal Writers' Project, the Department of State, and the Department of Agriculture Resettlement Administration.

    • Contributor: Kellock, Katharine Amend
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1924
  • Bernard A. Schriever papers, 1931-2005

    U.S. Air Force officer, aerospace consultant, and aviator. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches, writings, subject files, and other papers relating to Schriever's career as a U.S. Air Force officer responsible for the research and development of the intercontinental ballistic missile and early military space programs and his post-military career as a corporate and government consultant.

    • Contributor: Schriever, Bernard A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1931
  • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 1508
  • Henry A. Wallace papers, 1931-1945

    Author, editor, and statesman. Correspondence, memoranda, subject files, scrapbooks, clippings, and photographs documenting Wallace's service as United States secretary of agriculture and United States vice president.

    • Contributor: Wallace, Henry A. (Henry Agard) - Wallace, Henry A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1931