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  • 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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    Shelby family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, legal and financial records, military records, genealogical data, and other papers relating primarily to Evan Shelby, soldier and frontiersman, and to his son, Isaac Shelby, soldier and political leader, providing a record of frontier life and political and economic developments in Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Virginia. The papers of Isaac Shelby document his activities during the Indian wars, Revolutionary ...

    • 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
  • 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
  • John Tyler Morgan papers, 1840-1907

    United States senator from Alabama and lawyer. Correspondence, speeches, reports, position papers, printed matter, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to domestic and foreign policy issues and to Morgan's involvement as an expansionist and advocate of states' rights.

    • Contributor: Morgan, John Tyler
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1840
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    Harold L. Ickes papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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 U.S. secretary of the interior. Subjects include the Franklin D. Roosevelt presidential administration; presidential elections (1916-1948); Progressive Party politics; Chicago, Ill., and Illinois state politics; municipal reform; Ickes's Chicago law practice; the Arabian-American Oil Company; conservation; Indian ...

    • Contributor: Ickes, Harold L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • John Austin Moon papers, 1832-1921

    Lawyer, jurist, and U.S. representative from Tennessee. Correspondence and petitions relating to statehood for the Indian Territory, 1902; merchant ledgers belonging to Austin M. Appling, Moon's grandfather, from Chattanooga, Tennessee, and Bristol, Virginia; and newspaper clippings concerning Moon's political campaigns and the Tennessee Supreme Court.

    • Contributor: Moon, John Austin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1832
  • 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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    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
  • 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
  • Andrew Jackson papers, 1775-1874

    United States president, senator, representative, and army officer from Tennessee. Correspondence, military papers, and other papers reflecting most phases of Jackson's career.

    • Contributor: Jackson, Andrew
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1775
  • Gutzon Borglum papers, 1895-1960

    Artist, author, and sculptor. Correspondence, diaries, family papers, subject files, speeches and writings, and other papers relating primarily to Borglum's artistic works, especially the Mount Rushmore National Memorial and plans for a Confederate memorial at Stone Mountain, Georgia. Also includes records of the Mount Rushmore National Memorial Commission and of its officials.

    • Contributor: Borglum, Gutzon
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1895
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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
  • Hugh Lenox Scott papers, 1582-1981

    Army officer and public official. Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, memoirs, drafts of writings, speeches, reports, notes, biographical and genealogical material, account books, financial papers, lists, printed material, maps, photographs, drawings, prints, and others papers relating to Scott's career in the United States Army from 1876 to his retirement following World War I, his service as a member of the State Highway Commission for New Jersey ...

    • Contributor: Scott, Hugh Lenox
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1582
  • Clinton Presba Anderson papers, 1938-1973

    U.S. senator and representative from New Mexico and secretary of agriculture. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, hearing transcripts, reports, and other papers pertaining to Anderson's service in Congress.

    • Contributor: Anderson, Clinton Presba
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1938
  • 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
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    F.H. Elmore papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly business correspondence and financial records relating to Elmore's manufacturing interests and his presidency of the Bank of South Carolina, Charleston. Subjects include the Nesbit Manufacturing Company of Columbia, S.C.; South Carolina state politics; the growth of railroads, industry, and agriculture in the South; and the problems of the Cherokee Nation. Includes some documents relating to Elmore's slave holdings. Correspondents include Nicholas Biddle, James ...

    • Contributor: Elmore, F. H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Hugh Lenox Scott papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, writings, reports, notes, family papers, biographical and genealogical material, financial records, printed matter, maps, drawings, prints, photographs, and other papers relating to Scott's career in the U.S. Army from 1876 to his retirement following World War I, his service as a member of the U.S. Board of Indian Commissioners and as chairman of the New Jersey State Highway Commission, and ...

    • Contributor: Scott, Hugh Lenox
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Zachary Taylor papers, 1814-1931

    U.S. president and army officer. Correspondence, autobiographical account, military papers, estate records, printed matter, map, and other papers relating chiefly to Taylor's presidency, his military service, and the management of his Louisiana plantation by his son.

    • Contributor: Taylor, Zachary
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1814
  • United States. Continental Congress records, 1765-1825

    Original and reproduced records of the United States Continental Congress including letters and extracts from letters, circular letters, orders, resolutions, contracts, oaths of allegiance to the United States, financial documents, extracts from journals and minutes of the congress and its committees, committee reports, lists, and requisitions.

    • Contributor: United States. Continental Congress
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1765
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    Riggs family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Family and business correspondence, diaries, writings, financial records, biographical and genealogical papers, printed matter, and other papers of Riggs family members. Includes papers of Elisha Riggs (1779-1853) relating to family affairs, travel in Europe, sales of land in Illinois, and the development of his New York mercantile business; papers of Elisha Riggs, Jr. (1826-1881) relating to travel in Great Britain, the firm of Corcoran ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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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    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
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    John Tyler Morgan papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, reports, position papers, printed matter, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to domestic and foreign policy issues and to Morgan's involvement as a strong expansionist and advocate of states' rights. Topics include Alabama politics, the Bering Sea arbitration, bimetallism, the proposal to build an isthmian canal through Nicaragua, the proposed annexation of Cuba, Indian affairs, railroads and interstate commerce, and tariffs. Correspondents include ...

    • Contributor: Morgan, John Tyler
    • 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