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  • Joshua Coit correspondence, 1792-1798

    Lawyer, state legislator, and United States representative. Letters from Coit to his wife Nancy, to his son Robert, and to Charles Bulkeley, all of New London, Connecticut. Most were written in Philadelphia while Coit served as a representative in the United States Congress from 1793 to 1798. Many of the letters are accompanied by typed transcripts.

    • Contributor: Coit, Joshua
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1792
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    Irving Brant papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, research notes, testimonies, newspaper clippings, and other papers reflecting Brant's newspaper career primarily as editor of the St. Louis Star (later the St. Louis Star-Times), his work with the Franklin D. Roosevelt presidential administration as speechwriter and conservation consultant for U.S. Secretary of the Interior Harold L. Ickes, and his literary career as a playwright. Subjects include civil rights and ...

    • Contributor: Brant, Irving
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Donald Benham Civil War collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, military orders and records, financial and legal records, and other papers of Union Army officers and soldiers concerning recruitment, enlistment, camp life, battle engagements, military strategy, and distribution of military supplies. Other subjects include diplomatic policy, abolition and slavery, and social conditions in the South during its occupation by Union forces. Includes records of the U.S. Navy Potomac Flotilla pertaining to communications ...

    • Contributor: Benham, Donald
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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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
  • Charles Edward Russell papers, 1864-1941

    Author and journalist. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, writings, subject files, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating principally to Russell's writings and to his activities on behalf of various progressive reform causes.

    • Contributor: Russell, Charles Edward
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1864
  • Richard Sharpe Patterson papers, 1776-1976

    Historian and author. Correspondence, writings, notes, research material, printed matter, photographs, wax impressions of seals, and other papers relating primarily to Patterson's research and writing on the Great Seal of the United States. Also contains material concerning treaties of the United States, buildings of the State Department, and portraits of secretaries of state.

    • Contributor: Patterson, Richard Sharpe
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1776
  • Dudley Wright Knox papers, circa 1864-1950

    Naval officer and historian. Correspondence, subject files, speeches, articles, book file, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and other material relating to Knox's activities as director of the United States Office of Naval Records and Library, as secretary of the Naval Historical Foundation, and as an author of books and articles on naval affairs.

    • Contributor: Knox, Dudley Wright
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1864
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    Lee-Palfrey families papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, clippings, maps, photographs, and other papers of William Lee (1772-1840) of Boston, Mass., Washington, D.C., and France and of other Lee family members. Lee's correspondence and diaries detail his experiences as a commercial agent and secretary to the U.S. Legation in France. Also includes papers of Lee's wife Susan Palfrey Lee (1767-1822) relating to family matters and social life in Washington, ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Tyler Dennett collection relating to John Hay, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, research notes, galley proofs, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Dennett's books, John Hay: From Poetry to Politics (1933) and Lincoln and the Civil War in the Diaries and Letters of John Hay (1939). Subjects include Hay's service as assistant private secretary to Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War and as U.S. secretary of state in the William McKinley and Theodore ...

    • Contributor: Dennett, Tyler
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Roswell Randall Hoes papers, 1799-1912

    Naval officer and chaplain. Correspondence, notebooks, ship records, clippings, and printed matter relating chiefly to the Spanish-American War and its aftermath.

    • Contributor: Hoes, Roswell Randall
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1895
  • Chandler P. Anderson papers, 1894-1953

    Lawyer, advisor to the Department of State, and international arbitrator. Correspondence, diaries, informal records and notes of negotiations, typewritten and printed documents, and notes for articles and editorials relating mainly to Anderson's work as a specialist in international affairs and international negotiator.

    • Contributor: Anderson, Chandler P. (Chandler Parsons) - Anderson, Chandler P.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1894
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    William Lindsay Scruggs papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, articles and other writings, notes, financial papers, annotated scrapbooks, and other papers pertaining primarily to Scruggs's service as U.S. minister to Colombia and Venezuela, and U.S. consul in China. Includes material concerning Scruggs's work as special agent and general counsel to the Venezuelan government, particularly in relation to the disputed boundary between Venezuela and Guyana (British Guiana). Correspondents include José ...

    • Contributor: Scruggs, William Lindsay
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • George von Lengerke Meyer papers, 1900-1917

    Ambassador to Italy and to Russia, postmaster general, and secretary of the navy. Diaries, family correspondence, and memorabilia recording Meyer's social and family life and national and international events of which he was a part.

    • Contributor: Meyer, George Von Lengerke
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1900
  • Andrew Jackson Donelson papers, 1779-1943

    Lawyer, editor, army officer, diplomat, and presidential secretary. Correspondence, journals, draft messages of Andrew Jackson, diplomatic papers, newsclippings, scrapbook, sketches, photos, and other papers covering Donelson's career as aide-de-camp and secretary to Andrew Jackson, charge d'affaires to Texas, minister to Prussia, editor of the Washington Union, and candidate for vice president. Includes papers of Donelson's wife, Emily Tennessee Donelson, daughter, Mary Emily Donelson, and ...

    • Contributor: Donelson, Andrew Jackson - Burke, Pauline Wilcox - Donelson, Emily Tennessee - Martin, James Glasgow - Randolph, Meriwether Lewis - Wilcox, Mary Emily Donelson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1779
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    Aileen Moore Topping collection concerning a Spanish diplomatic mission to the United States, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Typewritten English translation of reports and financial records of a Spanish diplomatic mission led by Juan de Miralles and later by Francisco Rendón in the United States to observe the U.S. Continental Congress during the American Revolution.

    • Contributor: Topping, Aileen Moore
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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
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    Edward Lee Plumb papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, journals, board minutes, reports, dispatches, financial records, printed matter, maps, and other papers relating primarily to Plumb's diplomatic service in Mexico and to negotiations with the Mexican government on behalf of the United States and American investors in the Mexican railway system. Includes reports and dispatches to U.S. secretary of state William Henry Seward regarding diplomatic and political affairs in Mexico. Other subjects ...

    • Contributor: Plumb, Edward Lee
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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
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    Rowland Evans papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, notebooks, interviews, drafts, transcripts, articles and other writings, research and reference material, subject files, printed matter, and other papers relating to Evans's career as a journalist and political commentator. Includes material relating to his partnership with Robert D. Novak writing the newspaper column Inside Report, hosting their program of political commentary on CNN television, and work as contributing editors for Reader's Digest. Subjects ...

    • Contributor: Evans, Rowland
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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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    Felix Frankfurter papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, oral history interviews, writings, speeches, notes, legal file, newspaper clippings, printed material, photographs, and other papers reflecting Frankfurter's involvement with significant political and social movements and events and his acquaintance with leaders in many segments of society. Documents his early years as a lawyer in public service, his tenure at Harvard Law School (1914-1939), and his years as associate justice of ...

    • Contributor: Frankfurter, Felix
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • William R. Day papers, 1820-1923

    Lawyer, U. S. secretary of state, U. S. supreme court justice, and U.S. Court of Appeals judge. Correspondence, memoranda, financial papers, scrapbooks, reports, minutes, newspaper clippings, and printed matter relating chiefly to personal matters but also touching on foreign affairs, political patronage requests, legal matters, Day's relationship with William McKinley, and his activities as secretary of state, Supreme Court justice, and president of the ...

    • Contributor: Day, William R. (William Rufus) - Day, William R.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1820
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    Anson Burlingame and Edward L. Burlingame family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, commissions, printed matter, maps, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers primarily of Anson Burlingame and Edward L. Burlingame, father and son. Includes papers of Anson's wife, Jane Cornelia Livermore Burlingame, and her parents, Isaac Livermore and Eunice H. Livermore. Subjects include Anson's service as U.S. minister to China and Edward's editorship at Scribner's. Includes commissions from President Abraham Lincoln; and letters from and ...

    • Contributor: Burlingame, Anson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Edward Bennett Williams papers, 1920-1990

    Lawyer, political advisor, and sports team owner. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, book drafts, articles, speeches, interviews, and other papers relating to Williams's service on the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board during the administrations of Gerald R. Ford and Ronald Reagan; his work with the Committee on the Present Danger; and his writings, especially his book, One Man's Freedom (1962).

    • Contributor: Williams, Edward Bennett
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1920
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    Armand Hammer papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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. Includes letters from I︠U︡.V. Andropov, Menachem Begin, Leonid Ilʹich Brezhnev, Jimmy Carter, K.U. Chernenko, Dwight D. Eisenhower, J. Paul Getty, Mikhail Sergeevich Gorbachev, Lady Bird Johnson, Lyndon B. Johnson, Vladimir Ilʹich Lenin, Richard ...

    • Contributor: Hammer, Armand
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection