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    Alexander Hamilton papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, writings, legal and financial records, 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 U.S. Continental Congress and the Constitutional Convention, his service as U.S. secretary of the treasury, his New York law practice, and his service as inspector general of ...

    • Contributor: Hamilton, Alexander
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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
  • 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
  • J.M. Mason papers, 1838-1870

    United States senator and representative from Virginia and Confederate diplomatic agent in Great Britain. Chiefly diplomatic communications sent while Mason was a Confederate commissioner. Includes correspondence; dispatches; lists of supplies for the Confederate States from London; statements and depositions regarding piracy, claims, the blockade, and other naval and marine matters; cotton bonds and warrants; circulars; and printed matter.

    • Contributor: Mason, J. M. (James Murray) - Mason, J. M.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1838
  • Nathaniel Prentiss Banks papers, 1829-1911

    United States representative, governor of Massachusetts, and army officer. Family and general correspondence, diaries and notebooks, letterbooks, military papers, speeches and writings, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, and miscellany relating chiefly to Banks's political career and as an army officer during the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1829
  • 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
  • John Barrett papers, 1861-1943

    Journalist and diplomat. Family and general correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks, subject files, writings and speeches, financial papers, reports, biographical materials, scrapbooks, clippings, and other papers relating principally to Barrett's career as a journalist and diplomat.

    • Contributor: Barrett, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1861
  • American Medical Center for Burma records, 1945-1966

    Organization incorporated and based in New York to support Gordon Stifler Seagrave and the Namkham Hospital in Burma. Correspondence, administrative and financial records, clippings, magazines, subject files, maps, and other papers relating mainly to Seagrave's medical work in Burma.

    • Contributor: American Medical Center for Burma
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1945
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    James Forman papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches and writings, subject files, family papers, appointment books and calendars, and other papers relating primarily to Forman's activities as executive secretary of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) and president of the Unemployment and Poverty Action Committee. Documents his work as founder and president of the Unemployed Poverty Action Council, Legal Defense, Education, and Research Fund; and journalist and founder ...

    • Contributor: Forman, James - National Black Economic Development Conference
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    William Edward Dodd papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, autobiographical notes, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Dodd's work as an author, professor of history at the University of Chicago, and U.S. ambassador to Germany (1933-1937). Subjects include local, state, national, and international politics. Includes letters written by Dodd during a trip to Europe (1928-1929). Includes poetry drafts by Carl Sandburg sent to Dodd's daughter, Martha Dodd ...

    • Contributor: Dodd, William Edward
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Nelson T. Johnson papers, 1916-1955

    U.S. assistant secretary of state, minister and ambassador to China and minister to Australia. Personal correspondence, memoranda of conversations and engagement books, speeches and writings, and other material chiefly relating to Johnson's diplomatic service in China, Australia, and the Far East.

    • Contributor: Johnson, Nelson T. (Nelson Trusler) - Johnson, Nelson T.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1916
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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
  • Burton Norvell Harrison family papers, 1812-1926

    Lawyer and private secretary to Jefferson Davis. Correspondence, diaries, reports, memoranda, manuscripts of articles, speeches, and books, and other papers of Harrison; of J. B. Harrison, lawyer and newspaper editor; Samuel Jordan Harrison, merchant; Mrs. Burton Harrison (formerly Constance Cary), author; Fairfax Harrison, lawyer and president of the Southern Railway; and of Francis Burton Harrison, lawyer, United States representative from New York, and governor ...

    • Contributor: Harrison, Burton Norvell
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1812
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    Hermann Hagedorn papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, subject files, research materials, and miscellany relating primarily to Hagedorn's biographies of Leonard Wood and William Boyce Thompson. Original materials document Thompson's role in relief work in Russia following the Russian Revolution and in securing diplomatic recognition for the Soviet Union. Includes material on Hagedorn's activities relating to loyalty concerns during World War I especially in relation to his fellow German Americans and ...

    • Contributor: Hagedorn, Hermann
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Nicholas Philip Trist papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, writings, notes, reports, legal and financial papers, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Trist's tenure as U.S. consul in Havana and his role in negotiating the treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ending the Mexican War. Subjects include national politics, the presidential election of John Adams, political and military affairs in Mexico, John Slidell's mission to Mexico, Winfield Scott's command of ...

    • Contributor: Trist, Nicholas Philip
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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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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    Arthur Sweetser papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, articles, press releases, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Sweetser's career in journalism and diplomacy, especially his role in promoting international cooperation and American participation in international organizations. Focuses on the Paris Peace Conference (1919-1920), the League of Nations, and peace plans following World War II, including the creation of the United Nations and other world organizations. Subjects ...

    • Contributor: Sweetser, Arthur
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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
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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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    Denby family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly correspondence and related material exchanged among Denby family members. The bulk of the letters are between Charles Denby (1830-1904), his wife Martha Fitch Denby, and their children Graham, Charles (1861-1938), Harriet, Wythe, Edwin, and Thomas Garvin. Also includes letters from Martha's mother Harriet Satterlee Fitch and father Graham Newell Fitch. Includes courtship correspondence (1850s) between Charles Denby, a lawyer in Evansville, Ind., and ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Philander C. Knox papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, reports, articles, notebooks, bills and resolutions, legal records, biographical sketches, library catalog, clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, cartoons, and other papers relating chiefly to Knox's service as U.S. attorney general under William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt, U.S. secretary of state under William H. Taft, and U.S. senator from Pennsylvania. Subjects include relations with Latin America, the Middle East, Russia, and East ...

    • Contributor: Knox, Philander C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    James R. Schlesinger papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, writings, notebooks, subject files, appointment books, telephone logs, printed matter, photographs, and other papers chiefly concerning Schlesinger's service as U.S. secretary of defense and U.S. secretary of energy. Also documents his years as chairman of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission; assistant director of the U.S. Bureau of the Budget, later U.S. Office of Management and Budget; and as director of strategic studies ...

    • Contributor: Schlesinger, James R.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    East Florida records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Diplomatic, military, economic, judicial, legal, and administrative records of the Spanish colonial government of East Florida for the period of its second occupation, 1783-1821. Includes royal orders and decrees, census and other vital records, and records relating to such matters as defense, trade and shipping, surveys, hospitals, native Americans, slaves, and Louisiana. Also includes records pertaining to the earlier Spanish colonial government of East ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    W. Morgan Shuster papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diary (1911-1912), scrapbooks (1900-1923; 10 volumes), certificates, and other papers documenting Shuster's diplomatic career as treasurer-general and financial advisor for Persia (1911-1912) and his earlier posts in the customs service in Cuba (1899-1901) and as insular collector of customs in Manila and member of the Philippine Commission (1901-1909). Correspondents include William H. Taft and Woodrow Wilson and Shusterfamily members. Also includes an unpublished ...

    • Contributor: Shuster, W. Morgan
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • William Vans Murray papers, 1778-1805

    Diplomat and United States representative from Maryland. Correspondence, diaries, and official documents pertaining to Murray's diplomatic activities as minister to the Netherlands (1797-1801) and as minister plenipoteniary to France (1799-1800).

    • Contributor: Murray, William Vans
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1778