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    Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, family papers, journals, political documents, legal and financial records, military records, broadsides, ephemera, and other papers relating to American military, political, and social history. Documents the founding of the nation, shaping of the national government and judicial system, American endeavors in the arts, commerce, education, finance, industry, law, literature, medicine, religion, science, and technology, and daily life in early America. The focus of ...

    • Contributor: Carson, Marian S.
    • 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
  • 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
  • Ebenezer Foote family papers, 1751-1871

    Continental Army officer, jurist, merchant, and legislator, of Delaware County, N.Y. Family and general correspondence, orders, petitions, and legal and other papers of Foote and various members of his family. Topics include the Tammany Society of New York, the death of Alexander Hamilton, the War of 1812, the incident aboard the frigate Chesapeake, the first Seminole War, and New York politics.

    • Contributor: Foote, Ebenezer
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1751
  • John Aldrich Stephenson collection of the Hand, Fiske, and Aldrich families papers, 1745-1966

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, travel diaries, manuscripts of sermons, poems, essays, and other writings, business and financial records, printed works, biographical and genealogical materials, drawings and reproductions of paintings and photographs, and other papers collected by Stephenson relating to the Hand, Fiske, and Aldrich families.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1745
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    Thomas James Walsh and John Edward Erickson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, legislative files, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to the senatorial career of Walsh and his successor, John Edward Erickson. Consists primarily of legislative files pertaining to national issues such as farm legislation, the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway route, National Council of Defense in World War I, pensions, political appointments, railway legislation, Russian famine relief, and ...

    • Contributor: Walsh, Thomas James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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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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    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
  • 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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    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
  • 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
  • Louis McLane correspondence, 1795-1894

    Lawyer, U.S. representative and senator from Delaware, diplomat, and cabinet officer. Correspondence primarily between McLane and members of his family relating to social life in Washington, D.C., his diplomatic duties, and national and congressional politics.

    • Contributor: McLane, Louis
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1795
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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
  • 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
  • Wallace R. Brode papers, 1901-1974

    Educator, scientist, and government official. Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, speeches and writings, subject files, and other papers relating primarily to Brode's career in science and government.

    • Contributor: Brode, Wallace R. (Wallace Reed) - Brode, Wallace R.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1901
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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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    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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    Clinton family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly correspondence (mainly transcripts and drafts) of the elder George Clinton and James Clinton relating to military engagements during the Revolution, drafting of the Articles of Confederation by the Continental Congress, and land transactions in New York; orderly book (1779) of James Clinton containing orders given during the expedition against the Iroquois; and various commissions, land grants, and resolves. Correspondents include Horatio Gates, the ...

    • Contributor: Clinton, George - Clinton, James
    • 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
  • 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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    Alexander Hamilton Stephens papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, telegrams, journal, autobiography, legal documents, clippings, and other papers reflecting Stephens's career in government and politics. Chiefly correspondence concerning national and sectional questions as well as local affairs, philanthropy, and plantation management. Subjects include the presidential election of 1876; Civil War; Compromise of 1850; formation and operation of the Confederate Government; Dred Scott decision; Indian affairs; Kansas-Nebraska Act; political parties including the ...

    • Contributor: Stephens, Alexander H.
    • 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 L. Dawes papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, letterbooks, diaries, speeches, reports, notebooks, biographical material, family papers, clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers primarily concerning Dawes's service as U.S. senator and representative, member of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, and chairman of the U.S. Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes. Includes material pertaining to American Indian affairs; congressman Oakes Ames; the George Chorpenning claim case; civil service; ...

    • Contributor: Dawes, Henry L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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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
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    Charles Linza McNary papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, notebooks, legislative files, pamphlets, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating to McNary's career as a justice of the Oregon Supreme Court and U.S. senator from Oregon. Subjects include domestic affairs such agriculture, conservation, Indian affairs, tariff, and the McNary-Haugen Farm Relief Bill. Other subjects include McNary's nomination as the Republican candidate for the vice-presidency in 1940; U.S. neutrality, 1939-1941; Lend-Lease ...

    • Contributor: McNary, Charles Linza
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection