• Excerpts and notes---Revolution (2 of 4 folders)

    Excerpts and notes---Revolution (2 of 4 folders)

    • Contributor: Arendt, Hannah
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Thomas Jefferson papers, 1606-1943

    Thomas Jefferson papers, 1606-1943

    United States president, vice president, and secretary of state; diplomat, architect, inventor, planter, and philosopher. Correspondence, official statements and addresses, including a rough draft of the Declaration of Independence, plantation and personal accounts, notebook, fee book, case book, garden book, farm book, calculations of interest, records of early Virginia laws and history and other writings on political, legal, educational, and scientific matters, newspaper clippings, ...

    • Contributor: Jefferson, Thomas
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Coolidge Speech: Address . . . before the Daughters of the American Revolution, Washington, D.C., April 19, 1926. From Hand Copies: Speeches of President Calvin Coolidge, Preserved by Everett Sanders.  In the Everett Sanders Papers.

    Coolidge Speech: Address . . . before the Daughters of the Am...

    Everett Sanders, one of President Coolidge's private secretaries, preserved a bound set of fifty-nine formal addresses given by the president and subsequently printed by the Government Printing Office. The speeches were given between June 22, 1925, and February 22, 1929, in Coolidge's second term of office. The fifty-nine addresses are available in this digital collection as separate items. The index to the bound set ...

    • Contributor: Coolidge, Calvin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Jean-Baptiste-Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, papers, 1777-1794

    Jean-Baptiste-Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, papers...

    Commander-in-chief of the French army in America. Correspondence, histories, and other papers chiefly concerning French participation in the American Revolution and the establishment of the French branch of the Society of the Cincinnati. Includes material on the siege of Yorktown, Virginia.

    • Contributor: Rochambeau, Jean Baptiste Donatien De Vimeur, Comte De - Rochambeau, Jean Baptiste Donatien De Vimeur
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John Calvin Leonard papers, Catalog Record

    John Calvin Leonard papers,

    Open to research. Chiefly diaries relating to Leonard's naval career and to the role of the U.S. Navy in the Spanish American War, 1898, and World War I. Also includes a journal kept aboard the USS Juniata (Screw sloop) in 1882, a testimonial, and newspaper clippings. Subjects include naval ships and cruises; economic, political, and social matters; the rise of labor unions; the Russian ...

    • Contributor: Leonard, John Calvin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John Clement Fitzpatrick papers, 1927-1941

    John Clement Fitzpatrick papers, 1927-1941

    Archivist, librarian, historian, and editor. Chiefly correspondence relating to The Writings of George Washington edited by Fitzpatrick, together with card files indexing the work, drafts of speeches and of a study of Virginia colonial governors, and other papers and reference files.

    • Contributor: Fitzpatrick, John Clement
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Eleanor Lord Pray papers, 1894-1975

    Eleanor Lord Pray papers, 1894-1975

    Member of a New England merchant family living in Vladivostok, Russia. Primarily letters written and received by Pray. Letters describe daily life, the city and its surroundings, and historic events.

    • Contributor: Pray, Eleanor Lord
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Excerpts and notes---Revolution (3 of 4 folders)

    Excerpts and notes---Revolution (3 of 4 folders)

    • Contributor: Arendt, Hannah
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Victor F. Blakeslee and Irina Skariätina papers, 1930-1944

    Victor F. Blakeslee and Irina Skariätina papers, 1930-1944

    Author and naval officer (Victor F. Blakeslee). Author (Irina Skariätina). Holograph and typewritten manuscripts of novels, short stories, and plays about the Russian revolution, the military, and other topics by Blakeslee and his wife, Irina Skariätina, the former Countess Wladimirovna Keller.

    • Contributor: Blakeslee, Victor F. (Victor Franklin) - Blakeslee, Victor F.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Coolidge Speech: Address . . . at the 150th Anniversary of the Battles of Trenton and Princeton, Trenton, N.J., December 29, 1926. From Hand Copies: Speeches of President Calvin Coolidge, preserved by Everett Sanders. In the Everett Sanders Papers.

    Coolidge Speech: Address . . . at the 150th Anniversary of th...

    Everett Sanders, one of President Coolidge's private secretaries, preserved a bound set of fifty-nine formal addresses given by the president and subsequently printed by the Government Printing Office. The speeches were given between June 22, 1925, and February 22, 1929, in Coolidge's second term of office. The fifty-nine addresses are available in this digital collection as separate items. The index to the bound set ...

    • Contributor: Coolidge, Calvin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Philander C. Knox papers, 1796-1922

    Philander C. Knox papers, 1796-1922

    U.S. secretary of state, U.S. senator from Pennsylvania, and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, reports, articles, notebooks, bills and resolutions, legal records, biographical sketches, library catalog, clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, cartoons, and other papers relating chiefly to Knox's service as U.S. attorney general, secretary of state, and senator from Pennsylvania.

    • Contributor: Knox, Philander C. (Philander Chase) - Knox, Philander C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Robert Patterson Hughes papers, 1876-1994

    Robert Patterson Hughes papers, 1876-1994

    United States army officer. Correspondence, diaries, writings, printed memorial, biographical material, and photographs documenting Hughes's military career, including his account of the Battle of Little Bighorn written the following day as aide-de-camp to Gen. Alfred Howe Terry and material relating to his service during the Philippine insurrections (1898-1901).

    • Contributor: Hughes, Robert Patterson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Joseph Galloway family papers, 1743-1823

    Joseph Galloway family papers, 1743-1823

    Chiefly family correspondence of Joseph Galloway, his wife, Grace Growden Galloway, their daughter, Elizabeth, and Mrs. Galloway's brother, Thomas Nickelson, of Dorset, England. Includes letters of Grace describing her trials as a Loyalist wife during the American Revolution.

    • Contributor: Galloway, Joseph
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Letter from George Wythe, George Mason, and Thomas Jefferson to George Rogers Clark

    Letter from George Wythe, George Mason, and Thomas Jefferson ...

    • Contributor: Wythe, George - Mason, George - Jefferson, Thomas
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1778-01-03
  • Parsons family papers, Catalog Record

    Parsons family papers,

    Open to research. Correspondence, legal documents, account book, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers chiefly of Samuel Holden Parsons (1737-1789), his son, Enoch Parsons, and Enoch's son, Samuel Holden Parsons (1800-1871). Includes a 1778 letter from General Parsons to his friend, American loyalist William Walter, in which he argues the colonists' cause. Also includes material on Parsons's work for the Ohio Company relating ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Carl W. Ackerman papers, 1833-1970

    Carl W. Ackerman papers, 1833-1970

    Journalist, educator, and public relations consultant. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, family papers, scrapbooks, clippings, and other papers relating chiefly to Ackerman's career as a journalist and dean of Columbia University School of Journalism.

    • Contributor: Ackerman, Carl W. (Carl William) - Ackerman, Carl W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Colby Mitchell Chester papers, 1913-1928

    Colby Mitchell Chester papers, 1913-1928

    Naval officer. Correspondence, research notes, and unpublished manuscripts relating to Chester's study of Commodore Dudley Saltonstall and the Penobscot Bay Expedition in 1779.

    • Contributor: Chester, Colby Mitchell
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John Holker papers, 1777-1822

    John Holker papers, 1777-1822

    Merchant and French consul general in the United States. Correspondence, invoice book of Jacques-Donatien Leray de Chaumont, depositions taken before Benjamin Franklin, and navigational exercise booklets of George W. Stillman, relating to French military and economic assistance to the United States and American commerce during and after the Revolutionary War.

    • Contributor: Holker, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Alexander Hamilton papers, 1708-1903

    Alexander Hamilton papers, 1708-1903

    Delegate from New York to the United States Continental Congress, United States secretary of the treasury, United States army officer, statesman, and lawyer. Correspondence, speeches and writings, legal and financial papers, 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 United States Continental ...

    • Contributor: Hamilton, Alexander
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Alexis Vasilevich Babine papers, 1895-1953

    Alexis Vasilevich Babine papers, 1895-1953

    Librarian, teacher, and author. Correspondence, lectures, articles, journals, other writings, and miscellaneous material relating chiefly to Babine's experiences during the Russian Revolution, his work in creative writing, and a history in Russian of the United States.

    • Contributor: Babine, Alexis Vasilevich
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Norman Hapgood and Elizabeth Reynolds Hapgood papers, 1824-1977

    Norman Hapgood and Elizabeth Reynolds Hapgood papers, 1824-1977

    Norman Hapgood, editor, diplomat, and author; and Elizabeth Reynolds Hapgood, editor and translator. Correspondence, family papers, speeches and writings, subject files, clippings, and miscellaneous material of the Hapgoods relating primarily to family matters, current affairs, and politics.

    • Contributor: Hapgood, Norman
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Leighton W. Rogers papers, 1912-1982

    Leighton W. Rogers papers, 1912-1982

    Aeronautical executive, army officer, and public official. Correspondence, diary and journal, biographical information, scrapbooks, map, and writings focusing on Rogers's experiences as an employee of National City Bank of New York during the Russian revolution in Saint Petersburg, Russia, and his return to the Soviet Union in 1943-1944 as an aeronautical consultant for the United States Army Air Corps.

    • Contributor: Rogers, Leighton W. (Leighton William) - Rogers, Leighton W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William Short papers, 1778-1853

    William Short papers, 1778-1853

    Secretary to President Thomas Jefferson, diplomat, and landowner. Diplomatic, financial, and personal correspondence, financial and business papers, memorabilia, and other papers relating to Short's activities as secretary to Jefferson, his diplomatic missions, and business interests.

    • Contributor: Short, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John Davis Batchelder collection of manuscripts, 1537-1944

    John Davis Batchelder collection of manuscripts, 1537-1944

    Educator and collector. Autographs, letters, official documents, writings, printed material, photographs, and other papers of prominent historical figures in the arts, science, and politics of the Western world collected by Batchelder.

    • Contributor: Batchelder, John Davis
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Martha Dodd papers, 1898-1990

    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
  • George McCully journal,

    George McCully journal,

    Restrictions apply. Manuscript copy of a journal (45 pages) kept by McCully pertaining to his journey (1783 June-July) from Pittsburgh, Pa., to Detroit, Mich., on an expedition headed by Ephraim Douglass to inform the Indians of that region that the Treaty of Paris would soon be signed. McCully documents meetings at "Delaware Town," a Delaware Indian settlement on the Sandusky River, Ohio, with Delaware ...

    • Contributor: McCully, George
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection

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  • Letter from Joseph Bowman to George Brinker

    Letter from Joseph Bowman to George Brinker

    • Contributor: Bowman, Joseph
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1778-07-30
  • Aileen Moore Topping collection concerning a Spanish diplomatic mission to the United States, 1777-1785

    Aileen Moore Topping collection concerning a Spanish diplomat...

    English translation by Topping of Spanish reports on the U.S. Continental Congress during the American Revolution from originals in the Archivo General de Indias and the Archivo Histórico Nacional, Spain.

    • Contributor: Topping, Aileen Moore
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • George Washington papers, 1592-1943

    George Washington papers, 1592-1943

    United States president, United States Army officer, and patriot. Correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, accounts, military papers, and other papers documenting Washington's relations with the Continental Congress, his command of the Continental Army, his presidency, and other aspects of his career.

    • Contributor: Washington, George
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John J. Pershing papers, 1882-1971

    John J. Pershing papers, 1882-1971

    Army officer. Correspondence, diaries, writings, notebooks, military records, printed matter, memorabilia, and other material documenting Pershing's military career, including as commander-in-chief of the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I.

    • Contributor: Pershing, John J. (John Joseph) - Pershing, John J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Letter from John Todd to Arthur Campbell

    Letter from John Todd to Arthur Campbell

    • Contributor: Todd, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1780-07-02
  • Benjamin Lincoln papers, 1778-1806

    Benjamin Lincoln papers, 1778-1806

    United States secretary of war, army officer, and lieutenant governor of Massachusetts. Journals, correspondence, certificates, receipt, petition, and extract relating to Lincoln's travels from New York to take command of the Southern Department, Continental Army, at Charleston, South Carolina, and the siege of Savannah, Georgia.

    • Contributor: Lincoln, Benjamin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Rumsey family papers, 1661-1907

    Rumsey family papers, 1661-1907

    Family of Bohemia Manor, Cecil County, Md. Correspondence among family members; wills; surveys, deeds, plats, and other documents relating to land ownership; personal and business financial accounts; contracts and other legal documents; sermons; and notes on family history.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Mark L. Bristol papers, 1882-1939

    Mark L. Bristol papers, 1882-1939

    Naval officer and diplomat. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, reports, memoranda, official dispatches, appointment sheets, press releases, and scrapbooks pertaining mainly to Bristol's naval career.

    • Contributor: Bristol, Mark L. (Mark Lambert) - Bristol, Mark L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John Fisher papers, 1777-1802

    John Fisher papers, 1777-1802

    Military supply agent and merchant. Correspondence, memoranda, accounts, purchase and delivery orders, receipts, requisitions, invoices, and other financial and mercantile records relating primarily to the distribution of food and supplies to the Continental Army in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.

    • Contributor: Fisher, John, Active - Fisher, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Harry Innes papers, 1754-1900

    Harry Innes papers, 1754-1900

    Lawyer and jurist. Correspondence, financial, business and legal papers, biographical and genealogical material, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Innes's work as a lawyer and judge handling land claims and surveys.

    • Contributor: Innes, Harry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Louis-Alexandre Andrault, comte de Langeron, and Charles-Claude, marquis de Langeron, papers, 1761-1785

    Louis-Alexandre Andrault, comte de Langeron, and Charles-Clau...

    French military officers. Correspondence and documents concerning French military and naval participation in the American Revolution.

    • Contributor: Langeron, Louis Alexandre Andrault, Comte De - Langeron, Louis Alexandre Andrault
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Gibson-Getty-McClure families papers, 1777-1926

    Gibson-Getty-McClure families papers, 1777-1926

    Correspondence, diaries, financial papers, military papers, and miscellany relating to various members of these allied families from the area of Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. Includes correspondence of General George Gibson (d. 1861) and the jurist John Bannister Gibson (1780-1853) and papers, 1777-1854, relating to the Revolutionary War service of their father, Colonel George Gibson (1747-1791); papers of George Washington Getty (1819-1901) and members of his ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Joseph Meredith Toner collection of manuscripts, 1741-1896

    Joseph Meredith Toner collection of manuscripts, 1741-1896

    Physician, author and collector. Correspondence, diary, notes, lists, bibliographical material, printed matter, and other papers reflecting primarily the personal and professional life of Toner, the history and practice of medicine in the United States, and the life and times of George Washington.

    • Contributor: Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith) - Toner, Joseph M.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Essays and lectures---"Revolution--Spurious and Genuine," lecture, Chicago, Ill.---1964

    Essays and lectures---"Revolution--Spurious and Genuine," lec...

    • Contributor: Arendt, Hannah
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1964-00-00
  • Archivo Nacional de Cuba collection pertaining to Spanish colonial rule in Louisiana and the Floridas, 1770-1911

    Archivo Nacional de Cuba collection pertaining to Spanish col...

    Transcripts of material found in the Cuban national archives pertaining to Spanish colonial rule in Louisiana and the Floridas. Includes correspondence of the Spanish governor of Louisiana, Bernardo de Gálvez, correspondence of British traders operating under Spanish protection, in particular William Panton, material concerning commerce and political relations with the local Indian tribes, Spain's part in the American revolution and relations with the newly ...

    • Contributor: Archivo Nacional De Cuba
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Benjamin Franklin papers, 1726-1907

    Benjamin Franklin papers, 1726-1907

    Statesman, publisher, scientist, and diplomat. Correspondence, journals, records, articles, and other material relating to Franklin's life and career. Includes manuscripts (1728) of his Articles of Belief and Acts of Religion; negotiations in London (1775); letterbooks (1779-1782) of the United States legation in Paris; records (1780-1783) of the United States peace commissioners, including journals kept by Franklin and Richard Oswald; and papers (1781-1818) of Franklin's ...

    • Contributor: Franklin, Benjamin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Read family papers, Catalog Record

    Read family papers,

    Open to research. Correspondence, deeds and indentures, a journal, notebooks, legal documents, genealogical records, commissions, printed material, and other papers. Papers of George Read relate chiefly to his activities during the American Revolution and his law practice in New Castle, Del. Includes a journal containing memoranda (1782-1784) kept by James Read as secretary of the Continental Congress Marine Committee and a record of his ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William Torrey papers, 1777-1783

    William Torrey papers, 1777-1783

    Continental Army officer. Orderly books of the Second Massachusetts Regiment, 1777-1783, kept primarily by Torrey, including general, division, brigade, and regimental orders, a muster roll of the regiment, memorandum book containing returns, Continental Congress resolves, and miscellaneous material.

    • Contributor: Torrey, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Thomas Jefferson papers, Catalog Record

    Thomas Jefferson papers,

    Open to research. Correspondence; official statements and addresses, including a rough draft of the Declaration of Independence; plantation and personal accounts; notebooks; fee book; case book; garden book; farm books; calculations of interest; records of early Virginia laws and history; writings on political, legal, educational, and scientific matters; newspaper clippings; and other papers. The bulk of the correspondence and writings falls within the period ...

    • Contributor: Jefferson, Thomas
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Jeanne S. Mintz papers, 1928-1993

    Jeanne S. Mintz papers, 1928-1993

    Asian affairs analyst and official at the United States Department of Defense. Correspondence, professional subject file, speeches and writings, printed material, and other papers documenting Mintz's career as an expert on Indonesia and Southeast Asia, including service with the Defense Department and as an analyst and press officer with the Indonesian delegation to the United Nations.

    • Contributor: Mintz, Jeanne S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Marquis de Lafayette papers, 1757-1990

    Marquis de Lafayette papers, 1757-1990

    Soldier and statesman. Correspondence, letterbooks, writings, speeches, reports, minutes, notes, military records, financial and legal documents, family papers, broadsides, and other papers relating chiefly to the Marquis de Lafayette's military, political, and private life, as well as to French and American history of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Subjects include Lafayette's involvement in the American Revolution and in the French revolutions of ...

    • Contributor: Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, Marquis De - Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Richard Olney papers, 1830-1928

    Richard Olney papers, 1830-1928

    Lawyer, attorney general, and secretary of state. Correspondence, letterbooks, drafts of speeches and articles, subject files, memoranda, reports, legal records, newspaper clippings, and printed material relating primarily to Olney's activities as attorney general and secretary of state, and to his Boston, Massachusetts, law practice.

    • Contributor: Olney, Richard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Christopher Prince papers, 1806-1891

    Christopher Prince papers, 1806-1891

    Sailor and activist in the seamen's religious movement. Manuscript autobiography containing accounts of seafaring life in colonial New England, maritime events of the Revolutionary War, Prince's employment by agents of George Washington, his enlistment in the Connecticut navy, the close of the war, and his conversion to Christianity shortly thereafter.

    • Contributor: Prince, Christopher
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Morris and Popham families papers, Catalog Record

    Morris and Popham families papers,

    Open to research. Correspondence, journals, notebooks, legal papers, and other papers of the Morris and Popham families. Includes the papers of Lewis Morris (1671-1746), Lewis Morris (1698-1762), Richard Morris, Robert Hunter Morris, and William Popham. Includes a record of the court martial of Moses Hazen in 1780 and copies of George Washington's letters to Robert Hunter Morris. Other correspondents include Peter Stephen Du Ponceau, ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • George Creel papers, 1857-1953

    George Creel papers, 1857-1953

    Author, editor, and government official. Scrapbooks and bound volumes of writings by and about Creel form the bulk of the collection. Includes correspondence, notes, speeches, lectures, book reviews, and campaign material. A series on Woodrow Wilson and the United States Committee on Public Information contains correspondence with Wilson as well as his corrections of drafts of Creel's cables, letters, speeches, and other writings relating ...

    • Contributor: Creel, George
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Hayes, Hollister, and Kelman families papers, Catalog Record

    Hayes, Hollister, and Kelman families papers,

    Open to research. Correspondence, diaries, lectures, sermons, memoirs, genealogical material, and printed matter pertaining chiefly to members of the Hayes family and their careers as Presbyterian missionaries and educators in China. Includes papers of Margaret Hayes Hollister; her parents, Barbara Monteath Kelman Hayes and John David Hayes; her paternal grandparents, Margaret Young Hayes and W.M. Hayes; her maternal grandfather, John Kelman; and her paternal ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Dmitriĭ Antonovich Volkogonov papers, 1887-1995

    Dmitriĭ Antonovich Volkogonov papers, 1887-1995

    Military historian, member of the Russian parliament, and advisor to the president of the Russian Federation. Copies of correspondence, memoranda, articles, texts of speeches, interviews, personal testimonies, investigative and other reports, official protocols, directives, resolutions, schedules, logs, inventories of archival material, printed material, film scenarios, and photographs reproduced from records in thirteen Russian archives as well as the originals of some of Volkogonov's personal ...

    • Contributor: Volkogonov, Dmitriĭ Antonovich - Volkogonov, Dmitriĭ Antonovich
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Robert Morris papers, 1775-1829

    Robert Morris papers, 1775-1829

    Superintendent of finance for the Continental Congress during the Revolution, merchant, land speculator, and statesman. Correspondence, letterbooks, journals and proceedings of the Continental Congress, accounts, and other papers relating to the financing of the American government and its forces during the Revolution and to Morris's private business affairs.

    • Contributor: Morris, Robert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Hermann Hagedorn papers, 1912-1933

    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
  • Riggs family papers, 1763-1945

    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
  • William Vans Murray papers, 1778-1805

    William Vans Murray papers, 1778-1805

    Diplomat and United States representative from Maryland. Correspondence, diaries, and official documents pertaining to Murray's diplomatic activities as minister to the Netherlands (1797-1801) and as minister plenipoteniary to France (1799-1800).

    • Contributor: Murray, William Vans
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Lovering-Taylor family papers, 1727-1926

    Lovering-Taylor family papers, 1727-1926

    The Lovering-Taylor families of Boston, Mass.; New York, N.Y.; and Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Correspondence, diaries, financial papers, business records, legal papers, biographical and genealogical material, clippings, printed material, and other papers chiefly of Joseph Taylor (1745(?)-1816), merchant and Loyalist, relating to business and trade during the Revolution, the Loyalist cause, mercantile insurance, and French spoliation claims. Other family members represented include William Taylor ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Clinton family papers, 1776-1806

    Clinton family papers, 1776-1806

    Army officer, governor of New York, and public officials. Chiefly correspondence (mainly transcripts and drafts) of 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 of James Clinton containing orders given during the expedition against the Iroquois; and various commissions, land grants, and ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Coolidge Speech: Address . . . at the Celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, Philadelphia, Pa., July 5, 1926. From Hand Copies: Speeches of President Calvin Coolidge, Preserved by Everett Sanders.  In the Everett Sanders Papers.

    Coolidge Speech: Address . . . at the Celebration of the 150t...

    Everett Sanders, one of President Coolidge's private secretaries, preserved a bound set of fifty-nine formal addresses given by the president and subsequently printed by the Government Printing Office. The speeches were given between June 22, 1925, and February 22, 1929, in Coolidge's second term of office. The fifty-nine addresses are available in this digital collection as separate items. The index to the bound set ...

    • Contributor: Coolidge, Calvin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Francis Baylies papers, 1814-1843

    Francis Baylies papers, 1814-1843

    Scholar, diplomat, politician, and historian. Primarily writings by Baylies relating to the American Revolution, the Confederation and the Constitution, Alexander Hamilton, and the administrations of George Washington, John Adams, and Thomas Jefferson.

    • Contributor: Baylies, Francis
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Rodney family papers, 1771-1824

    Rodney family papers, 1771-1824

    Cabinet officers, diplomats, farmers, jurists, lawyers, senators, soldiers, and statesmen. Correspondence and other material of Caesar Rodney, Thomas Rodney, and C. A. Rodney.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • James Grant of Ballindalloch papers, 1740-1819

    James Grant of Ballindalloch papers, 1740-1819

    British army officer, governor, and member of Parliament. Microfilm edition of selected items including diaries; correspondence; maps and plans; military commissions; regimental returns; financial, land, and plantation records; parliamentary acts and speech; and lists. The selections document Grant's activities related to North America and the West Indies, including military service in the French and Indian War and the American Revolution, participation in military expeditions ...

    • Contributor: Grant, James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Tasker Howard Bliss papers, 1864-1933

    Tasker Howard Bliss papers, 1864-1933

    Army officer, diplomat, and scholar. Correspondence, printed matter, drafts of speeches, lectures, and articles, diaries, memoranda, reports, minutes of meetings, and scrapbooks relating mainly to Bliss's military career and participation in peace negotiations after World War I.

    • Contributor: Bliss, Tasker Howard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Clarence Edwin Carter papers, 1761-1961

    Clarence Edwin Carter papers, 1761-1961

    Editor, author, and professor of history. Correspondence, transcriptions, reports, financial papers, documents, book reviews, and clippings largely related to Carter's editorial career.

    • Contributor: Carter, Clarence Edwin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Excerpts and notes---Revolution (1 of 4 folders)

    Excerpts and notes---Revolution (1 of 4 folders)

    • Contributor: Arendt, Hannah
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Ethel Armes collection of Lee family papers, 1671-1936

    Ethel Armes collection of Lee family papers, 1671-1936

    Correspondence, architectural plans, genealogical papers, maps, legal papers, clippings, and other material assembled by Armes in preparing her book, Stratford Hall: The Great House of the Lees (1936).

    • Contributor: Armes, Ethel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Edmund Cody Burnett papers, 1765-1967

    Edmund Cody Burnett papers, 1765-1967

    Historian, editor, and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, drafts of writings, speeches, notes, research material, financial records, legal papers, and a project file from Burnett's work as editor of Letters of Members of the Continental Congress, published from 1921 to 1936; including also material on the Burnett family and farm in Tennessee, original and edited Civil War correspondence of the Burnett, Cody, Lightfoot, and McGarity families; ...

    • Contributor: Burnett, Edmund Cody
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Keidel family papers, 1821-1937

    Keidel family papers, 1821-1937

    Letters from Northern prisons and Civil War records of Herman F. Keidel, biographical material relating to Louis J. Keidel, family letters from the second generation of the Keidel family in America, and correspondence and other papers of George C. Keidel.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Frederick Law Olmsted papers, 1777-1952

    Frederick Law Olmsted papers, 1777-1952

    Landscape architect. Correspondence, letterbooks, journals, drafts of articles and books, speeches and lectures, biographical and genealogical data, business papers, scrapbooks, maps, drawings, and other papers encompassing Olmsted's career and private life. The papers focus on Olmsted's career as a landscape architect, specifically as a designer of parks and the grounds of private estates and public buildings and as a city and regional planner.

    • Contributor: Olmsted, Frederick Law
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Theodore Gordon Ellyson papers, 1912-1951

    Theodore Gordon Ellyson papers, 1912-1951

    United States naval officer and pioneer aviator. Biographical information and correspondence chiefly between Ellyson and his wife, Helen Mildred Lewis Glenn Ellyson, describing his naval sea duty and naval aviation.

    • Contributor: Ellyson, Theodore Gordon
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Custis-Lee family papers, 1700-circa 1928

    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
  • Hugh Lenox Scott papers, Catalog Record

    Hugh Lenox Scott papers,

    Open to research. 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 ...

    • Contributor: Scott, Hugh Lenox
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Robert R. Hitt papers, 1830-1906

    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
  • Logan Pearsall Smith papers, 1760-1946

    Logan Pearsall Smith papers, 1760-1946

    Author and essayist. Correspondence, notes, drafts of writings, and other papers relating to Bernard Berenson, Roger Eliot Fry, Bertrand Russell, Walt Whitman, World War I, the Russian Revolution, and to literature, art, travel, and society in general. Includes a transcript of a diary of Ann Cooper Whitall, Quaker of Red Bank, N.J.

    • Contributor: Smith, Logan Pearsall
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Read family papers, 1568-1906

    Read family papers, 1568-1906

    Read (Reed) family of New Castle, Delaware, later of Pennsylvania. Correspondence, deeds and indentures, genealogical records, commissions, printed matter, and other material. Papers of George Read relate chiefly to his activities during the American Revolution and his law practice in New Castle. Papers of John Read include a notebook of correspondence and memoranda which he kept as secretary of the Asylum Company, a land ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Adolph Caspar Miller papers, 1913-1947

    Adolph Caspar Miller papers, 1913-1947

    Economist, educator, author, and member of the first Federal Reserve Board of Governors. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, proceedings, writings, reports, speeches, notes, press releases, printed material, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Miller's service as a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 1914-1936.

    • Contributor: Miller, Adolph Caspar
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Johann Carl Philipp von Krafft papers, 1750-1926

    Johann Carl Philipp von Krafft papers, 1750-1926

    Hessian army officer and surveyor. Correspondence, a journal, military records, travel notes, and writings chiefly relating to Krafft's career as a mercenary soldier, including his service for the British during the American Revolution.

    • Contributor: Krafft, Johann Carl Philipp Von
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de Lafayette, papers, 1776-1934

    Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de Laf...

    Soldier and statesman. Correspondence, legal documents, clippings, broadsides, orderly book, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Lafayette's military service in Canada and Virginia, his tour of the United States from 1824 to 1825, his land in Florida, and his views of such topics as the slave trade and the French government, including also material pertaining to the centennial observance of his death and ...

    • Contributor: Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, Marquis De - Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Silas Casey papers, 1771-1941

    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
  • Douglas Southall Freeman papers, 1900-1979

    Douglas Southall Freeman papers, 1900-1979

    Biographer, editor, educator, and lecturer. Correspondence, diaries, manuscripts and proofs of books and other works, articles, speeches, notebooks, source materials largely relating to the American Revolution and Civil War, bibliographical material, clippings, printed material, memorabilia, maps, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Freeman's biographical and historical research and writing.

    • Contributor: Freeman, Douglas Southall
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Hayes, Hollister, and Kelman families papers, 1826-2012

    Hayes, Hollister, and Kelman families papers, 1826-2012

    Correspondence, diaries, memoirs, lectures and sermons, genealogical material, and printed matter pertaining chiefly to members of the Hayes family and their careers as Presbyterian missionaries in China. Includes papers of Margaret Hayes Hollister; her parents, John David Hayes and Barbara Monteath Kelman Hayes; her paternal grandparents, W. M. Hayes and Margaret Young Hayes; her maternal grandfather, John Kelman; and her paternal great-grandfather, David Hayes.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Shelby family papers, Catalog Record

    Shelby family papers,

    Open to research. 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 ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Letter from Thomas Jefferson to [Mary Willing Byrd]

    Letter from Thomas Jefferson to [Mary Willing Byrd]

    • Contributor: Jefferson, Thomas
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1779-10-24
  • Letter from George Rogers Clark to George Mason

    Letter from George Rogers Clark to George Mason

    • Contributor: Clark, George Rogers
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1779-11-19
  • Philander C. Knox papers, Catalog Record

    Philander C. Knox papers,

    Open to research. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, reports, articles, notebooks, bills and resolutions, legal records, biographical sketches, library catalog, clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, cartoons, and other papers relating chiefly to Knox's service as U.S. attorney general under William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt, U.S. secretary of state under William H. Taft, and U.S. senator from Pennsylvania. Subjects include relations with Latin America, the Middle East, ...

    • Contributor: Knox, Philander C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William A. Oldridge collection of George Washington's headquarters staff writings, 1775-1962

    William A. Oldridge collection of George Washington's headqua...

    Transcripts of letters collected and edited by Oldridge. Includes correspondence, writings, and other papers of Oldridge concerning the location of papers and illustrations of Washington's headquarters staff and historical accounts from the original material.

    • Contributor: Oldridge, William A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Stephen Bonsal papers, 1890-1973

    Stephen Bonsal papers, 1890-1973

    Journalist and foreign correspondent. Correspondence, diaries, writings, and other material relating chiefly to Bonsal's career as a journalist and as foreign correspondent for the New York Herald and New York Times.

    • Contributor: Bonsal, Stephen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Charles Thomson papers, 1765-1888

    Charles Thomson papers, 1765-1888

    Secretary of Continental Congress, biblical translator, and merchant. Correspondence relating to the official business of the Continental Congress and the American Revolution, scientific and scholarly matters, personal affairs, and including petitions, notes on debates, and translations of portions of the New Testament from Greek to English.

    • Contributor: Thomson, Charles
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Excerpts and notes---Revolution (4 of 4 folders)

    Excerpts and notes---Revolution (4 of 4 folders)

    • Contributor: Arendt, Hannah
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Rodney family papers, Catalog Record

    Rodney family papers,

    Open to research. Correspondence and other papers of the Rodney family chiefly concerning the Confederation, military recruiting and supply, and Thomas Rodney's business activities. Papers of Thomas Rodney include a diary (1776-1777) kept during his participation in the Trenton and Princeton campaigns during the American Revolution, another diary (1781, 1786) written while a member of Congress, an account book (1778-1779) kept while serving as ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Letter from Daniel Smith to Arthur Campbell

    Letter from Daniel Smith to Arthur Campbell

    • Contributor: Smith, Daniel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1778-08-09
  • D. Heywood Hardy papers, 1913-1924

    D. Heywood Hardy papers, 1913-1924

    Lawyer and member of the American Red Cross Mission to Russia, 1917-1918. Correspondence, diaries, reports, notes, speeches, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and miscellany pertaining to the activities of the American Red Cross in Petrograd during the early stages of the Bolshevik Revolution.

    • Contributor: Hardy, D. Heywood (Dermot Heywood) - Hardy, D. Heywood
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Lovering-Taylor family papers, Catalog Record

    Lovering-Taylor family papers,

    Open to research. Restrictions may apply to unprocessed material. Correspondence, diaries, financial papers, business records, legal papers, biographical and genealogical material, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to the business activities of Loyalist Joseph Taylor in Boston, Mass.; Halifax, Nova Scotia; and New York, N.Y. Includes material pertaining to the firms of Amory's & Taylor, later Amory, Taylor, & Rogers, and finally ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Albert Gleaves papers, 1803-1946

    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
  • Hugh Lenox Scott papers, 1582-1981

    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
  • Georgian archive Catalog Record

    Georgian archive

    In Georgian. Reproduces records, dated between 1914 to 1958, which reflect the activities of the government of the independent Georgian Republic and the Georgian government in exile after the occupation. Includes minutes, correspondence, reports, and other materials of peace delegations and special committees concerning the Russian Revolution and the situation in the Causasus prior to the Bolshevik invasion and the declaration of independence of ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1978
  • Coolidge Speech: Address . . . before the Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Washington, D.C., April 16, 1928. From Hand Copies: Speeches By President Calvin Coolidge. Preserved by Everett Sanders.  In the Everett Sanders Papers.

    Coolidge Speech: Address . . . before the Society of the Daug...

    Everett Sanders, one of President Coolidge's private secretaries, preserved a bound set of fifty-nine formal addresses given by the president and subsequently printed by the Government Printing Office. The speeches were given between June 22, 1925, and February 22, 1929, in Coolidge's second term of office. The fifty-nine addresses are available in this digital collection as separate items. The index to the bound set ...

    • Contributor: Coolidge, Calvin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Rumsey family papers, Catalog Record

    Rumsey family papers,

    Open to research. Correspondence among family members; wills; surveys, deeds, plats, and other documents relating to land ownership; personal and business financial records; contracts and other legal documents; sermons; and notes on family history. Correspondence relates to family affairs, health, travel, weather, business, and politics. Places mentioned include Bohemia Manor, Cecil County, Md.; Georgetown, Kent County, Md.; Wilmington, Del.; and Philadelphia, Pa. Included as ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • United States. Continental Navy records, 1775-1776

    United States. Continental Navy records, 1775-1776

    Receipts, appraisals, and other records relating to the procuring of ships for service during the American Revolution.

    • Contributor: United States. Continental Navy
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material