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  • Hermann Hagedorn papers, 1912-1933

    Poet and biographer. Correspondence, subject files, research material, and miscellaneous items relating primarily to Hagedorn's biographies of Leonard Wood and William Boyce Thompson. Includes original material relating to Thompson's role in relief work in Russia following the Russian Revolution and in securing diplomatic recognition for the Soviets. Also includes material on Hagedorn's activities relating to World War I loyalty questions, especially the problems of ...

    • Contributor: Hagedorn, Hermann
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1912
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    William C. Rives papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, writings, financial records, printed matter, scrapbooks, and other papers of Rives pertaining to Jacksonianism, Whig political movement, Southern politics, slavery, the Civil War, Reconstruction, and diplomatic relations with France. Includes diaries, journals, and correspondence of members of the Rives family; a draft of Rives's History of the Life and Times of James Madison (1868-1873); and a draft of his unpublished ...

    • Contributor: Rives, William C.
    • 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
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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
  • Henry Prather Fletcher papers, 1898-1958

    Diplomat. Correspondence, diary, letterbook, speeches and articles, scrapbook, clippings, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers documenting Fletcher's career from his enlistment in the Rough Riders during the Spanish-American War through his service as a special adviser to the secretary of state on post-World War II problems and plans.

    • Contributor: Fletcher, Henry Prather
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1898
  • Martha Dodd papers, 1898-1990

    Author and political exile. Correspondence, writings, research materials, memoirs, genealogical material, newspaper clippings, and other papers relating to Dodd's experiences (1933-1937) in Berlin with her father, William Edward Dodd, American ambassador to Germany; her exile (1957-1990) with her husband, Alfred Kaufman Stern, in Cuba and Czechoslovakia following indictment for participation in Soviet espionage; and her writings on topics including the civil rights movement in ...

    • Contributor: Dodd, Martha
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1898
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    J.C. Bancroft Davis papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Bound volumes of correspondence, diaries, journals, reports, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Davis's diplomatic career, especially his role in the Alabama claims dispute with Great Britain following the U.S. Civil War. Documents his work as an American correspondent for the London Times and U.S. Supreme Court reporter; and his part in negotiations between the U.S. and Great Britain relating to Central ...

    • Contributor: Davis, J. C. Bancroft
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Albert Gleaves papers, 1803-1946

    Naval officer and historian. Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, articles, books, scrapbooks, reports of the Asiatic Fleet, notebooks, photographs, newspaper clippings, biographical material, poetry, printed matter, and other papers relating to Gleaves's naval career and his writings.

    • Contributor: Gleaves, Albert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1803
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    American Medical Center for Burma records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, subject files, administrative and financial records, magazines, clippings, maps, and other records relating chiefly to Namkhan Hospital and the Midwives and Nurses Training School at Namkhan, Burma, run by Dr. Gordon Stifler Seagrave, known as the "Burma surgeon." Subjects include American foreign policy, Dr. Thomas A. Dooley, Peace Corps (U.S.), and the political situation in Burma. Correspondents include Rothwell H. Brown, Fanny McConnell ...

    • Contributor: American Medical Center for Burma
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Louis McLane correspondence, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence primarily between McLane and members of his family relating to McLane's diplomatic duties, national and congressional politics, and social life in Washington, D.C. Subjects include the administrations of James Monroe, John Quincy Adams, Andrew Jackson, and James K. Polk; the election of 1824; McLane's service as U.S. minister to Great Britain, especially relating to the Oregon boundary question; his relations with Henry Clay ...

    • Contributor: McLane, Louis
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Agnes Elizabeth Ernst Meyer papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, unpublished memoir and other writings, subject files, research material, family papers, and other papers relating to Meyer's career as an author; authority on Asian, especially Chinese art; literary critic; linguist; and social activist as well as to her personal and family life. Early papers trace Meyer's family history and background; studies at the Université de Paris (Sorbonne), Paris, France; and travels ...

    • Contributor: Meyer, Agnes Elizabeth Ernst
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Martin Van Buren papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, messages to Congress, writings, notes, legal record book, estate record book, autobiographical material, 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 Federalist, National Republican, Whig, and Democratic parties, particularly during the Jackson and Van Buren administrations; and ...

    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin - Van Buren, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Custis-Lee family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterbooks, genealogical papers, notebooks, financial records, indentures, clippings, photographs, and other papers pertaining to slavery, agriculture in Virginia, mercantile and financial affairs, social life in Washington and Philadelphia, and to activities during the Revolution, Mexican War, and Civil War. Letterbook (1700-1825) of Richard Bland Lee contains correspondence of his grandparents, Henry and Mary Bland Lee, relating to family finances and business, trade with ...

    • Contributor: Custis, George Washington Parke - Law, Elizabeth Parke Custis - Lee, Ann Hill Carter - Lee, Anne Robinson Mccarty - Lee, Arthur - Lee, Charles - Lee, Hannah Philippa Ludwell - Lee, Henrietta Bedinger - Lee, Henry - Lee, Ludwell - Lee, Mary Bland - Lee, Mary Custis - Lee, Mary Randolph Custis - Lee, Richard Bland - Lee, Richard Henry - Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward) - Lee, Thomas - Lee, William - Lee, William Henry Fitzhugh - Warden, David Bailie
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Silas Casey papers, 1771-1941

    Naval officer. Correspondence, journal, daybook, bills, receipts, commissions, and other papers relating to Casey's naval service.

    • Contributor: Casey, Silas
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1771
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    Richard Olney papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, drafts of speeches and articles, reports, subject files, legal records, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers relating primarily to Olney's activities as U.S. attorney general and secretary of state during Grover Cleveland's presidential administration. Also includes material pertaining to his Boston, Mass., law practice. Subjects include pre-World War I American foreign policy; canal through Nicaragua or Panama; Democratic Party politics; ...

    • Contributor: Olney, Richard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    James Gillespie Blaine family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Family and general correspondence, speeches and writings, diaries, memoirs, notebooks, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting Blaine's public career. Includes a draft of his book, "Twenty Years of Congress" (1884-1886). Documents national and Republican Party politics during Reconstruction and afterward, the presidential campaign of 1884, and foreign policy in regard to Europe and Latin America. Portions of the general correspondence and the financial papers relate ...

    • Contributor: Blaine, James Gillespie
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Hans Peter Kraus collection of Spanish American documents, 1433-1966

    Bookman, collector, and bibliophile. Letters, decrees, order books, reports, instructions, dispatches, printed material, and miscellaneous legal documents concerning the history of colonial Spanish America, including the activities of the Mexican Inquisition.

    • Contributor: Kraus, Hans Peter
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1433
  • Custis-Lee family papers, 1700-circa 1928

    Correspondence, letterbooks, genealogical papers, notebooks, financial records, indentures, clippings, photographs, and other papers documenting the activities of several generations of the Custis and Lee families of Virginia, who served as diplomats, statesmen, politicians, planters, and military officers during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1700
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    Bernadotte Everly Schmitt papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, lectures, writings, research notes, bibliographies, scrapbooks, and printed matter relating principally to Schmitt's studies in modern European diplomatic history, especially his work concerning the outbreak of World War I. Documents his years as a Rhodes scholar at Oxford University and his association with the American Historical Association, University of Chicago, and the U.S. Department of State. Also includes material pertaining to Schmitt's tenure ...

    • Contributor: Schmitt, Bernadotte Everly
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Dudley Wright Knox papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, subject files, speeches, articles, book file, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and other material relating to Knox's activities as director of the U.S. Office of Naval Records and Library (1921-1946), as secretary of the Naval Historical Foundation (1926-1946), and as an author of books and articles on naval affairs. The papers document Knox's views on international naval limitation conferences, naval aviation, the revival of ...

    • Contributor: Knox, Dudley Wright
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Zbigniew Brzezinski papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Part I consists of correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, reports, notes, interview transcripts, press clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Brzezinski's service as foreign policy advisor to Jimmy Carter's presidential campaign, assistant to the president for national security affairs, and official with the National Security Council. Documents his career at Columbia University, Harvard University, Trilateral Commission, and U.S. Department of State; ...

    • Contributor: Brzezinski, Zbigniew
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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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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    Philip L. Geyelin papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, interviews, writings, reports, notes and notebooks, research material, transcripts of broadcasts, congressional hearing records and other government documents, press releases and statements, clippings, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Geyelin's career as a reporter and editorial page editor covering foreign policy issues for the Wall Street Journal and later the Washington Post. Subjects include the Middle East, the Vietnam War, and individuals ...

    • Contributor: Geyelin, Philip L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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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