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  • Levi Woodbury family papers, 1638-1914

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, financial and legal papers, genealogical notes, autograph collections, scrapbooks, clippings, and other papers chiefly of Levi Woodbury and also of his son, Charles Levi Woodbury, and other family members.

    • Contributor: Woodbury, Levi
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1638
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    William Henry Harrison papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, addresses, letterbook, military records, family papers, genealogical chart, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and other papers relating chiefly to Indian campaigns and affairs, the War of 1812 in the Northwest Territory, slavery, and Harrison's unsuccessful 1836 presidential campaign as Whig Party candidate. Includes a chronology of Harrison's life by his biographer, Freeman Cleaves. Correspondents include John Armstrong, William Eustis, Duff Green, John Johnston, Joel ...

    • Contributor: Harrison, William Henry
    • 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
    • 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
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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
  • Daniel O. Drennan papers, 1775-1904

    Military aide. Copies of correspondence, military dispatches, reports and other documents, as well as original letters, newspaper clippings, notes, architectural drawings, memorabilia, and printed matter collected by Drennan during his service as military secretary to Philip Henry Sheridan from 1865 to1888.

    • Contributor: Drennan, Daniel O., Approximately - Drennan, Daniel O.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1775
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    La Follette family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, legal files, office files, campaign files, legislative files, subject files, financial records, biographical material, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers principally documenting the careers of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., governor of Wisconsin and U.S. representative and senator, and his son Robert M. La Follette, Jr., U.S. senator. Includes papers of Robert M. La Follette, Sr.; papers of Robert ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Miles-Cameron families correspondence, 1661-1956

    Army officer. Correspondence addressed to Elizabeth Cameron, J. D. Cameron, Nelson Appleton Miles, and Sherman Miles

    • Contributor: Miles, Nelson Appleton
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1661
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    Clinton Presba Anderson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, hearing transcripts, reports, and other papers pertaining to Anderson's service in Congress (1941-1973). Subjects include agriculture, civil rights, conservation and natural resources, education, health care, Indian affairs, nuclear energy, poverty, and the Vietnam War. Includes Anderson's files as a member of the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy pertaining, in part, to the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, Lewis L. Strauss, and the ...

    • Contributor: Anderson, Clinton Presba
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Levi Woodbury family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, financial and legal papers, genealogical notes, autograph collections, scrapbooks, clippings, and other papers chiefly of Levi Woodbury and also of his son, Charles Levi Woodbury, and other family members. Papers of Levi Woodbury document his service as U.S. secretary of the navy in Andrew Jackson's cabinet, U.S. secretary of the treasury in the Jackson and Martin Van Buren administrations, ...

    • Contributor: Woodbury, Levi
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Thomas Henry Carter papers, 1883-1917

    Lawyer and United States representative and senator from Montana. Correspondence, writings, memoranda, clippings, notes, invitations, photographs, and financial records relating primarily to Montana, Republican Party politics, and Carter's career in Congress.

    • Contributor: Carter, Thomas Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1833
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    John Aldrich Stephenson collection of the Hand, Fiske, and Aldrich families papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence; diaries; journals; travel diaries; manuscripts of sermons, poems, essays, and other writings; business and financial records; biographical and genealogical materials; printed matter; drawings and reproductions of paintings and photographs; and other papers pertaining primarily to family affairs. Includes papers of the Chauncy (later Chauncey) family; sermons (1759-1798) for an American Indian congregation probably written by Elnathan Chauncy; Joseph Hand's letters, chiefly to his ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Edward Settle Godfrey papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, lectures, writings, military orders, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Godfrey's military career and the various Indian engagements in which he was involved, especially the battles of the Washita, Little Big Horn, and Bear Paw. Includes a diary (1868-1871) of Winfield S. Harvey and material relating to General George A. Custer. Correspondents include D.F. Barry, E.A. Brininstool, Robert ...

    • Contributor: Godfrey, Edward Settle
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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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
  • Riggs family papers, 1763-1945

    Merchant and banking family of New York, New York, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C. Family and business correspondence, diaries, account books, writings, financial records, biographical and genealogical papers, printed materials, and other papers of Riggs family members.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1763
  • Sumner family papers, 1836-1940

    Correspondence, legal documents, reports, and photographs of Edwin V. Sumner (1797-1863) and his sons, Edwin Vose Sumner (1835-1912) and Samuel Storrow Sumner (1842-1937), all military officers.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1836
  • 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
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    Waldo Gifford Leland papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, articles, reports, notes, and other papers relating chiefly to Leland's career as archivist, historian, and honorary consultant in international relations at the Library of Congress. Focuses on the development of archival work in the United States and cooperation in the humanities and social sciences. Includes correspondence, drafts, and other material relating to the published and unpublished volumes of the guide to ...

    • Contributor: Leland, Waldo Gifford
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Carl Brent Swisher collection of research materials relating to Roger B. Taney, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly reproductions of correspondence, reports, records, and newspapers gathered by Swisher for a history of Roger B. Taney's tenure as chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Subjects include African Americans, the Bank of the United States, censorship, Civil War, currency, emancipation, Indians, international relations, slavery, slave trade, U.S. Supreme Court, and various court cases. Individuals represented include Jeremiah S. Black, James Buchanan, John ...

    • Contributor: Swisher, Carl Brent
    • 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
  • Eloise Hubbard Linscott collection, circa 1815, 1929-2002

    Eloise Hubbard Linscott's collection of research materials for her book, Folk Songs of Old New England (1939) and other folk music research through about 1955. The collection includes correspondence; music transcriptions; sound recordings of folk music, lectures, and radio broadcasts; photographs of Linscott's informants; documentation of events and trips within New England; plus some materials from her estate, dated circa 1815-2002.

    • Contributor: Linscott, Eloise Hubbard - Bayard, Samuel Preston - Grover, Carrie - Sherrard, William J. - Reed, Elizabeth Foster
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1815
  • P. Phillips family papers, 1832-1914

    Lawyer, state legislator, and United States representative from South Carolina. Correspondence, letter books, legal record books, journals, dockets, notebooks, and an unpublished autobiography of P. Phillips, relating chiefly to the law practice of P. Phillips and his son, W. Hallet Phillips, both of whom practiced before the Supreme Court. Contains the writings of P. Phillips's wife, Eugenia, including her journal written while interned during ...

    • Contributor: Phillips, P. (Philip) - Phillips, P.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1832
  • Carl Brent Swisher collection of research materials relating to Roger B. Taney, 1836-1962

    Historian. Chiefly reproductions of correspondence, reports, records, and newspapers gathered by Swisher for a history of Roger Brooke Taney's tenure as chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.

    • Contributor: Swisher, Carl Brent
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1836
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    Beale family papers from the Decatur House, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, journals, speeches, articles, biographical material, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers of the Beale (Beal), Chase, Edwards, and Truxton families. Includes papers of Edward Fitzgerald Beale relating primarily to his role in opening the West; papers of Truxtun Beale as U.S. minister to Greece, Persia, and Romania; diaries of Marie Oge Beale; papers of Stephen Decatur; and papers of Thomas Truxton. Subjects include ...

    • 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