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  • 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
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    Caleb Cushing papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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. Documents Cushing's service as U.S. representative from Massachusetts, commissioner to China, army officer in the War with Mexico, attorney general under Franklin Pierce, minister to Spain, and his work ...

    • Contributor: Cushing, Caleb
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Philip W. Bonsal papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, speeches, and statesments documenting Bonsal's foreign service career, especially as U.S. ambassador to Cuba during and after the 1959 revolution there. Includes material on the differences between Cordell Hull and Sumner Welles regarding Argentina and ideological battles at international meetings over the independence of colonial Africa. Also includes Bonsal's English translation from the French of Emile Ollivier's book L'Expedition du Mexique ...

    • Contributor: Bonsal, Philip W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Robert Wilson Shufeldt papers, 1836-1910

    Naval officer, explorer, and diplomat. Correspondence, journals, diaries, notebooks, logbooks, subject files, newspaper clippings, and printed matter relating to Shufeldt's career in the navy and as an explorer and diplomat.

    • Contributor: Shufeldt, Robert Wilson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1836
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    Simon Cameron papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diary, speeches, notebooks, account books, business and legal records, printed matter, and other papers primarily relating to Pennsylvania and national politics and to Cameron's business enterprises. Documents his term as U.S. secretary of war, the Civil War, his role as minister to Russia, and career in the U.S. Senate. Includes an autograph album with autographs of members of U.S. Congress, 1845-1847. Correspondents include ...

    • Contributor: Cameron, Simon
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    John Hay papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, diaries, speeches, notebooks, scrapbooks, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Hay's service as U.S. ambassador to Great Britain and U.S. secretary of state under Presidents William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt. Earlier papers deal with his years as U.S. assistant secretary in the Abraham Lincoln presidential administration; work as a lawyer in Springfield, Ill.; years with the New York Tribune; and ...

    • Contributor: Hay, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Edmund Roberts papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Official and family correspondence, journals, manuscript drafts of Roberts's book Embassy to the Eastern Courts of Cochin-China, Siam, and Muscat; in the U.S. Sloop-of-war Peacock, David Geisinger, Commander, During the Years 1832-3-4 (1837), diplomatic documents (1832-1836), legal and financial records, and miscellaneous items consisting chiefly of maps, drawings, and printed matter. Documents Roberts's service as a special agent of the U.S. to negotiate treaties ...

    • Contributor: Roberts, Edmund
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Robert Wilson Shufeldt papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks, logbooks, subject files, newspaper clippings, printed matter, maps, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Shufeldt's career in the U.S. Navy and as an explorer and diplomat. Documents his assignment as consul general to Cuba, 1861-1863, and command of the USS Ticonderoga (Sloop of war) on a world cruise, 1878-1880. Subjects include the growth and development of the U.S. Navy ...

    • Contributor: Shufeldt, Robert Wilson
    • 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
  • Roland S. Morris papers, 1910-1943

    Lawyer, diplomat, and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Morris's service as U.S. ambassador to Japan and to his special missions to Siberia.

    • Contributor: Morris, Roland S. (Roland Sletor) - Morris, Roland S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1910
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    E.B. Washburne papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly correspondence covering Washburne's career as a U.S. representative from Illinois during the Civil War era (1853-1869) and as minister to France, 1869-1877. Subjects include Whig politics nationally and in Illinois; Washburne's congressional duties, focusing on commerce and appropriations; and his support for Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S. Grant, and Reconstruction. Other subjects include the Commune de Paris; Franco-Prussian War; German residents of France; ...

    • Contributor: Washburne, E.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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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
  • William J. Crowe papers, 1932-2003

    Naval officer and diplomat. Correspondence, memoranda, biographical material, clippings, memorabilia, naval records, orders for duty, political campaign files, press releases, photographs, printed matter, scheduling notebooks, reports, research material, speeches and writings, and subject files relating chiefly to Crowe's naval career, service as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and tenure as ambassador to the United Kingdom.

    • Contributor: Crowe, William J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1932
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    John G. Nicolay papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, research notes, notebooks, scrapbooks, and other papers relating chiefly to Nicolay's public career particularly his tenure as secretary to President Abraham Lincoln and to his numerous literary activities including his works on Lincoln. Also documents his service as U.S. consul, Paris, France, and U.S. Supreme Court marshal. Includes papers of his daughter, Helen Nicolay. Correspondents include John Bigelow, Anson Burlingame, Simon Cameron, Schuyler ...

    • Contributor: Nicolay, John G.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Samuel Smith family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterbooks, military and political papers, notebooks, diaries, financial and legal papers, writings, printed matter, and other papers. Papers (1772-1850) of Samuel Smith relate to such topics as affairs of the U.S. Senate, public finance and the Bank of the United States, trade and tariffs, relations with Great Britain and France, Fort McHenry and the defense of Baltimore during the War of 1812, and ...

    • Contributor: Smith, Samuel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Henry Clay family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Personal, official, and family correspondence, speeches, writings, business records, legal files, biographical material, printed matter, and other papers chiefly documenting the public career and private life of statesman Henry Clay (1777-1852), U.S. secretary of state and representative and senator from Kentucky; and his son, James B. Clay (1817-1864), diplomat, U.S. representative from Kentucky, and Confederate sympathizer; and other members of Henry Clay's family. Part ...

    • Contributor: Clay, Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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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
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    Smith Simpson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, oral history interview, subject files, family papers, scrapbooks, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Simpson's career as a diplomat and industrial relations specialist. Documents his work as a labor and industrial relations expert prior to World War II and to his postwar service as labor attaché in Belgium (1945-1948), Greece (1947-1949), and Mexico (1949-1953); deputy consul general in India (1952-1954); and ...

    • Contributor: Simpson, Smith
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Denby family papers, 1850-1911

    Correspondence between members of the Denby family. Includes letters of Charles Denby (1830-1904), a lawyer and diplomat; Charles Denby (1861-1938), a diplomat; and Edwin Denby, a member of the United States Congress and secretary of the navy. Relates to the Civil War, diplomatic life in China, and the Spanish-American War.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1850
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    Mary Vance Trent papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, family papers, reports, speeches, writings, photographs, clippings, travel notes, and printed matter relating primarily to Trent's career as a foreign service officer for the U.S. State Department, in particular her assignments in Indonesia (1957-1958 and 1964-1967), Wellington, N.Z. (1969-1972), and Saipan, Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands (Micronesia) (1972-1974), and as a lecturer for the Smithsonian Institution's travel program. Of particular interest ...

    • Contributor: Trent, Mary Vance
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Willard family papers, 1800-1968

    Correspondence, letterbooks, notebooks, diaries, subject files, business and financial records, and other papers documenting the family's involvement in the business, social, and political life of Virginia and Washington, D.C.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1800
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    Robert R. Hitt papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, notes and notebooks, business records, family papers, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers relating to Hitt's service as U.S. assistant secretary of state, U.S. congressman from Illinois, and secretary to the U.S. Legation in Paris, France. Also documents his service as court reporter, chairman of the U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs, and reporter for a board of treaty commissioners to the ...

    • Contributor: Hitt, Robert R.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Tobias Lear papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, account books, and other papers relating chiefly to George Washington; Lear's diplomatic missions to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, and the Barbary States; the Tripolitan War, 1801-1805; Lear's business affair; and family matters. Includes correspondence (1805) with Samuel Barron pertaining to the captivity of the USS Philadelphia (Frigate) and its captain, William Bainbridge, and account books (1803-1805) documenting purchases of fabric, gold, jewels, and ...

    • Contributor: Lear, Tobias
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Oscar S. Straus papers, 1856-1955

    Attorney, businessman, public official, diplomat, United States secretary of commerce and labor, and author. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, legal records, pamphlets, clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Straus's service as minister and later ambassador to the Ottoman Empire (Turkey), United States secretary of commerce and labor, and member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration, Hague, Netherlands.

    • Contributor: Straus, Oscar S. (Oscar Solomon) - Straus, Oscar S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1856
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    Andrew Jackson Donelson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, journals, draft messages of Andrew Jackson, diplomatic papers, news clippings, scrapbook, sketches, photographs, and other papers pertaining to Donelson's service as Andrew Jackson's aide-de-camp (1820-1822) and presidential secretary (1829-1837), charge d'affaires to Texas (1844-1845), U.S. minister to Prussia (1846-1849), editor of the Washington Union (1851-1852), and vice-presidential candidate (1856). Subjects include the Nullification Crisis, 1828-1832; national economic policy; the move to recharter the ...

    • Contributor: Donelson, Andrew Jackson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection