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  • James McHenry papers, 1775-1862

    United States secretary of war, member of the Continental Congress from Maryland, Continental Army officer, and physician. Correspondence, financial records, diary, and other papers relating to McHenry's service as United States 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.

    • Contributor: McHenry, James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1775
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    Nathanael Greene papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterbook, reports, orders and resolutions, proclamations, petitions, certificates, and other papers primarily documenting Greene's military career with emphasis on his command of the Southern Department of the U.S. Continental Army and the army's southern campaign. Includes material pertaining to negotiations with the Cherokee and Chickasaw tribes. Correspondents include Thomas Burke; John Butler; Arthur Campbell; Richard Caswell; Charles Cornwallis, Marquis Cornwallis; John Gunby; John ...

    • Contributor: Greene, Nathanael
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    William Medill papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, account books, and other papers documenting Medill's service as first assistant postmaster general (1845), commissioner of Indian affairs (1845-1850), and first comptroller of the U.S. treasury (1857-1861). Topics include local Ohio politics; railroad politics; President James K. Polk's settlment of the Oregon question; dissatisfaction of Ohio Democrats with the administrations of presidents Polk, Pierce, and Buchanan; abolitionism; and the Mexican War. Correspondents include ...

    • Contributor: Medill, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Harold L. Ickes papers, 1815-1969

    Lawyer and secretary of the interior. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, family papers, legal and financial records, subject files, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting all aspects of Ickes's career, especially his service as secretary of the interior.

    • Contributor: Ickes, Harold L. (Harold Leclair) - Ickes, Harold L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1815
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    Henry Rowe Schoolcraft papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, journals, articles, books, manuscript magazines, poetry, speeches, government reports, Indian vocabularies, maps, drawings, and other papers reflecting Schoolcraft's career as a glass manufacturer in New Hampshire, New York, and Vermont; mineralogist on an exploring expedition in the Ozark Mountains; geologist on the Cass expedition to the Northwest Territory; leader of expeditions throughout the Great Lakes region; member of Michigan's legislative council; Indian agent ...

    • Contributor: Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • James R. Doolittle papers, 1859-1927

    United States senator and jurist. Correspondence, speeches, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous material relating mostly to Doolittle's Senate career and touching on the issues of the Civil War and Reconstruction.

    • Contributor: Doolittle, James R. (James Rood) - Doolittle, James R.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1859
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    Charles Ewing family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, biographical material, genealogical notebooks, legal and business records, scrapbooks, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers relating to the family of Charles Ewing during and after the Civil War. Includes volumes of family history and genealogy, illustrated with correspondence, family trees, clippings, and portraits. Materials pertain to the Ewing, Larwill, Miller, and Stibbs families. Papers of Thomas Ewing (1789-1871) consist primarily of records from ...

    • Contributor: Ewing, Charles
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Thomas Henry Carter papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, writings, notes, financial records, clippings, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Carter's service as a U.S. representative and senator from Montana and to Montana state and Republican Party politics. Subjects include conservation, Indian affairs, the postal system, public lands, tariffs, and Yellowstone and Glacier national parks. Includes papers pertaining to Carter's activities as a Roman Catholic layman and as a member ...

    • Contributor: Carter, Thomas Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Amasa J. Parker papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly letters written by Parker while serving in the U.S. Congress to his wife, Harriet Langdon Roberts Parker, in Delhi, N.Y., describing his trip to Washington, the city, the Capitol building, and his impressions of John Quincy Adams, John C. Calhoun, and Daniel Webster. Other topics include dueling, Indian affairs, politics, and Washington social life and theater. Also includes letters written while Parker was ...

    • Contributor: Parker, Amasa J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Burbank-Van Voorhis families papers, 1814-1913

    Members of the Burbank and Van Voorhis (Voorhees) families. Diaries, correspondence, and military papers of Burbank and Van Voorhis family members spanning the War of 1812, Mexican War, Civil War, and American occupation of the Philippines in the early twentieth century.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1814
  • William Medill papers, 1834-1864

    Lawyer, United States representative and governor of Ohio, and United States government official. Correspondence, account books, and miscellaneous material primarily relating to Medill's service as assistant postmaster general (1845), commissioner of Indian affairs (1845-1850), and first comptroller of the United States treasury (1857-1861).

    • Contributor: Medill, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1834
  • Willis Van Devanter papers, 1884-1941

    Lawyer, jurist, and Supreme Court justice. Correspondence, letterbooks, legal records and briefs, speeches, lectures, and scrapbooks documenting Van Devanter's law practice in Wyoming, his involvement in Republican Party politics, and his service as associate justice of the Supreme Court.

    • Contributor: Van Devanter, Willis
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1884
  • Alexander Hamilton Stephens papers, 1784-1886

    Lawyer, journalist, governor of Georgia, member of both houses of Congress, and vice president of the Confederate States of America. Correspondence, telegrams, memoranda, legal documents, clippings, and an autobiography and journal reflecting Stephens's career in government and politics.

    • Contributor: Stephens, Alexander Hamilton - Stephens, Alexander H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1784
  • 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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    John Austin Moon papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, notes, financial records, scrapbooks, and other papers relating chiefly to Moon's service as U.S. representative from Tennessee including his activities as a member of the U.S. House Committee on Post Office and Post Roads. Subjects include legislation concerning parcel post, Tennessee River Valley public works, federal aid in construction of public roads, the Organic Act of Hawaii (1900), and other territorial legislation. Includes ...

    • Contributor: Moon, John Austin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    John McLean papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, legal briefs, financial data, docket book, printed matter, file of reports, opinions, and briefs arranged by case name, and other papers relating to McLean's service as U.S. postmaster general and U.S. Supreme Court justice. Also contains material from his service as commissioner of the U.S. General Land Office. Includes his notes on arguments made before the U.S. Supreme Court in 1830, including cases ...

    • Contributor: McLean, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Nathanael Greene papers, 1775-1785

    Army officer. Correspondence, letterbook, militia lists, documents relating to the Cherokee and Chickasaw tribes, and military reports documenting Greene's military career with emphasis on his involvement in the Continental Army campaign in the Southern Department.

    • Contributor: Greene, Nathanael
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1775
  • Henry L. Dawes papers, 1833-1933

    United States representative and senator from Massachusetts. Correspondence, memoranda, letterbooks, diaries, speeches, reports, notebooks, biographical material, family papers, photographs, citations, congressional commissions, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, and an incomplete biography of Dawes by his daughter, Anna Laurens Dawes. The collection documents mainly Dawes's career as a federal legislator and his work on issues relating to the American Indian, including his tenure as chairman of ...

    • Contributor: Dawes, Henry L. (Henry Laurens) - Dawes, Henry L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1833
  • Leonard Garment papers, 1949-1997

    Lawyer and government official. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, appointment books, press releases, and other papers relating to Garment's work at the White House during the administrations of Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford as well as his subsequent work as a private practice attorney in Washington D.C. Also includes drafts and working papers for his book Crazy Rhythm (1997) and other writings.

    • Contributor: Garment, Leonard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1949
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    Gutzon Borglum papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, family papers, subject files, and other papers relating primarily to Borglum's artistic works, especially the Mount Rushmore National Memorial and the Stone Mountain Confederate Memorial. Also includes material relating to his activities in the Republican and Progressive parties, as a member of several aeronautics societies, and as a Freemason. Subjects include an investigation into federal government contracts with aeronautics industries ...

    • Contributor: Borglum, Gutzon
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Henry Rowe Schoolcraft papers, 1788-1941

    Author, ethnologist, explorer, geologist, glass manufacturer, and Indian agent. Correspondence, journals, articles, books, manuscripts of magazines, poetry, speeches, government reports, Indian vocabularies, maps, drawings, and other papers reflecting Schoolcraft's career as a glass manufacturer, mineralogist on an exploring expedition in the Ozark Mountains, geologist on the Cass expedition to the Northwest Territory, leader of expeditions throughout the Great Lakes region, member of Michigan's legislative ...

    • Contributor: Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1788
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    Andrew Jackson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, journals, speeches, military papers, land deeds, scrapbook, printed matter, and other papers reflecting most phases of Jackson's military and political career. Subjects include his law practice in Tennessee, his service in the U.S. Congress; Florida and Tennessee state politics; the War of 1812; Creek War, 1813-1814; Battle of New Orleans, 1815; Indian affairs; Eaton Affair (Petticoat Affair) involving John Henry Eaton and ...

    • Contributor: Jackson, Andrew
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    United States. Continental Congress records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Original and reproduced records of the U.S. Continental Congress. Includes letters and extracts from letters, circular letters, extracts from journals and minutes of the congress and its committees, committee reports, orders, resolutions, contracts, oaths of allegiance to the United States, requisitions, financial documents, and lists. Subjects include finance, supplies, intelligence, personnel, political affairs, legislation, military matters, and Indian affairs. Of note in the collection ...

    • Contributor: United States. Continental Congress
    • 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
  • William Eustis papers, 1757-1908

    Physician, diplomat, United States secretary of war, and United States representative and senator from Massachusetts. Correspondence, family papers, legal documents, and other material relating to the Burr-Clinton controversy, the Louisiana Purchase, Indian affairs, war between England and France, and relations between the United States and the Netherlands.

    • Contributor: Eustis, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1757