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  • Adolph Bolm collection, Catalog Record

    Adolph Bolm collection,

    The collection documents Bolm's career both in Russia and the United States with various companies, including Ballets Russes de Serge Diaghilev, Ballet Intime, Adolph Bolm Ballet, Chicago Civic Opera, San Francisco Opera, and Ballet Theatre. It contains photographs, including many of Bolm in costume for various dance roles and with Tamara Karsavina, his frequent partner from the Ballets Russes. There is a large amount ...

    • Contributor: Bolm, Adolf
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1895
  • Russia miscellany, Catalog Record

    Russia miscellany,

    Miscellaneous documents relating to various topics. Includes manuscript of thanksgiving service for victory of Russian troops over King of Prussia at Frankfort, 1759; letters in German relating to the Women's Association of Riga, 1846-1859; officer attendance records of the Nicolaevski Academy of the General Staff, St. Petersburg, 1879-1881; and other papers.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Israel Perlstein collection relating to Imperial Russia, Catalog Record

    Israel Perlstein collection relating to Imperial Russia,

    Russian land grant charters; Russian and Swedish imperial patents of nobility; Pal'menbach family papers; invitations, menus, programs, press passes, and other memorabilia of journalist Mikhail Andreevich Zaguliaev from the 1896 coronation of Emperor Nicholas II; and other certificates, documents, and printed material. Much of the material is noted for exemplifying Russian calligraphy and illustration and Slavic printing methods from the seventeenth through the nineteenth ...

    • Contributor: Perlstein, Israel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 1857
  • Thomas James Walsh and John Edward Erickson papers, 1910-1934

    Thomas James Walsh and John Edward Erickson papers, 1910-1934

    United States senators from Montana. Official correspondence, personal correspondence, speeches, legislative files, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and photographs relating chiefly to the senatorial career of Walsh and his successor, John Edward Erickson.

    • Contributor: Walsh, Thomas James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1910
  • Oral history with  85 year old white male, Montrose, Colorado (Transcript)

    Oral history with 85 year old white male, Montrose, Colorado...

    • Contributor: Nelson, Justina - Appelhanz, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1983-10-27

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  • Warning of global warming? : shamanic traditions, politics, and ecological change in Siberia, Catalog Record

    Warning of global warming? : shamanic traditions, politics, a...

    Video recording and photographs of a lecture delivered by Marjorie Mandelstam Balzer in the Mary Pickford Theater, Library of Congress, on January 27, 2009, as part of the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Based on her long-term fieldwork in the Sakha Republic (Yakutia), Balzar presented concerns of her Sakha colleague, Uliana Vinokurova, sociologist and former deputy in the ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2009
  • 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
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1887
  • Simon Cameron papers, Catalog Record

    Simon Cameron papers,

    Correspondence, diary, speeches, notebooks, account books, business and legal records, printed matter, and other papers primarily relating to Pennsylvania and national politics and to Cameron's business enterprises. Documents his term as U.S. secretary of war, the Civil War, his role as minister to Russia, and career in the U.S. Senate. Includes an autograph album with autographs of members of U.S. Congress, 1845-1847. Correspondents include ...

    • Contributor: Cameron, Simon
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • William Ralph Bennett papers, Catalog Record

    William Ralph Bennett papers,

    Correspondence, writings, scientific papers, records of scientific experiments, notebooks, research material, lecture files, printed matter, musical scores, drawings, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to Bennett's career as a physicist and author. Documents Bennett's years as a student at Columbia University; member of the technical staff at Bell Telephone Laboratories, Murray Hill, N.J.; and professor of physics at Yale University. Subjects include his development ...

    • Contributor: Bennett, William Ralph
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Samuel Smith family papers, 1772-1911

    Samuel Smith family papers, 1772-1911

    Army officer and statesman. Correspondence, letterbooks, military and political papers, and miscellaneous material relating to Samuel Smith's forty years in Congress, his military career, and the history and politics of Maryland. Includes papers relating to John Spear Smith, Robert Smith, and other Smith family members.

    • Contributor: Smith, Samuel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1772
  • Waldemar Westergaard collection, Catalog Record

    Waldemar Westergaard collection,

    Transcripts of selected documents from the Rigsarkivet (Danish State Archives), Kongelige Bibliotek (Royal Library of Denmark), and Raadstuearkivet Copenhagen (Municipal Archives of Copenhagen), and from the Bancroft Library of the University of California at Berkeley pertaining to the Danish West Indies (later the United States Virgin Islands), 1692-1806. Relates chiefly to the Vestindisk-Guineiske kompagni (Danish West Indies-Guinea Company) established to colonize, maintain commerce primarily ...

    • Contributor: Westergaard, Waldemar
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Nicholas King family papers, Catalog Record

    Nicholas King family papers,

    Papers of Nicholas King consist largely of journals (1793-1799) and transcribed excerpts from journals (1792-1811) describing travels in England; his voyage to America and first impressions there, particularly in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania; and his work as a surveyor and overseer of the construction of federal buildings in Washington, D.C. Also includes transcripts of letters from King and his father, Robert King, also an engineer ...

    • Contributor: King, N.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Samuel Smith family papers, Catalog Record

    Samuel Smith family papers,

    Correspondence, letterbooks, military and political papers, notebooks, diaries, financial and legal papers, writings, printed matter, and other papers. Papers (1772-1850) of Samuel Smith relate to such topics as affairs of the U.S. Senate, public finance and the Bank of the United States, trade and tariffs, relations with Great Britain and France, Fort McHenry and the defense of Baltimore during the War of 1812, and ...

    • Contributor: Smith, Samuel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • George von Lengerke Meyer papers, 1900-1917

    George von Lengerke Meyer papers, 1900-1917

    Ambassador to Italy and to Russia, postmaster general, and secretary of the navy. Diaries, family correspondence, and memorabilia recording Meyer's social and family life and national and international events of which he was a part.

    • Contributor: Meyer, George Von Lengerke
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1900
  • John J. Walsh papers, Catalog Record

    John J. Walsh papers,

    Correspondence, writings, and research files relating chiefly to the Venona project, a secret program of the U.S. Army Signal Intelligence Service examining encrypted Soviet diplomatic communications. Research files include translations of messages sent among Komitet gosudarstvennoĭ bezopasnosti (KGB) agents and operatives in Australia; Mexico; Moscow, Russia; New York, N.Y.; San Francisco, Calif.; South America; and Washington, D.C., during the 1940s and 1950s. Also includes ...

    • Contributor: Walsh, John J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Edmond Charles Genet papers, Catalog Record

    Edmond Charles Genet papers,

    Correspondence; diplomatic despatches; speeches; writings; scientific papers; notes relating to England and America; legation accounts; newspaper extracts; printed matter; and other papers. Subjects include Genet's diplomatic service in England, Russia, and the U.S.; political theory; scientific research; and Clinton and Osgood families. Includes a memoir prepared by his son, Geo. Clinton Genet, and other descendants; and correspondence and despatches received by Genet's father, Edme ...

    • Contributor: Genet, Edmond Charles
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Bernard A. Schriever papers, Catalog Record

    Bernard A. Schriever papers,

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, reports, subject files, and other papers relating to Schriever's career as a U.S. Air Force officer responsible for the research and development of the intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) and early military space programs and to his post-military career as a corporate and government consultant. Documents his work as head of the U.S. Air Force Western Development Division and the U.S. ...

    • Contributor: Schriever, Bernard A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Oscar S. Straus papers, 1856-1955

    Oscar S. Straus papers, 1856-1955

    Attorney, businessman, public official, diplomat, United States secretary of commerce and labor, and author. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, legal records, pamphlets, clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Straus's service as minister and later ambassador to the Ottoman Empire (Turkey), United States secretary of commerce and labor, and member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration, Hague, Netherlands.

    • Contributor: Straus, Oscar S. (Oscar Solomon) - Straus, Oscar S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1856
  • Dmitriĭ Antonovich Volkogonov papers, Catalog Record

    Dmitriĭ Antonovich Volkogonov papers,

    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 papers. Reflects Volkogonov's study of significant events and individuals of modern Russian history beginning in the ...

    • Contributor: Volkogonov, Dmitriĭ Antonovich
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 1913
  • Howard-von Recum family papers, Catalog Record

    Howard-von Recum family papers,

    Diaries and correspondence relating primarily to the diplomatic career of Sir Henry Howard and documenting his postings in China; Denmark; France; Greece; Guatemala; Hague, Netherlands; Russia; the United States; and the Vatican during World War I. Includes correspondence and diaries, interleaved with photographs, clippings, and ephemera, of his daughter, Marie Ernestine Howard von Recum (also known as Da) pertaining to her years as a ...

    • Contributor: Howard, Henry - Von Recum, Marie Ernestine Howard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 1778
  • Albert Gleaves papers, Catalog Record

    Albert Gleaves papers,

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, articles, books, reports, notebooks, poetry file, biographical material, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Gleaves's career as a U.S. Navy officer in the Atlantic, Asiatic, and Pacific fleets; writings on naval history; and biographies of naval officers, especially his book titled James Lawrence, Captain, United States Navy, Commander of the "Chesapeake" (1904). Documents his service ...

    • Contributor: Gleaves, Albert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Count Adam G. de Gurowski papers, Catalog Record

    Count Adam G. de Gurowski papers,

    Correspondence, notes and drafts of books and articles, lectures, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to de Gurowski's study of America, Code Napoléon (French civil law), Crimean War, ethnology, philosophy of history, Hungary, Japhetians, New York, N.Y., Poland, Roman law, Russia, and history of slavery. Includes manuscripts of Julius Bing's autobiography and his biography of de Gurowski.

    • Contributor: Gurowski, Adam
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Elihu Root papers, 1863-1937

    Elihu Root papers, 1863-1937

    United States secretary of state, secretary of war, United States senator from New York, and statesman. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, notes, reports, subject files, financial papers, calendar and appointment books, invitations, and printed materials relating to Root's career as a lawyer and statesman.

    • Contributor: Root, Elihu
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1863
  • Israel Perlstein collection relating to Imperial Russia, 1613-1914

    Israel Perlstein collection relating to Imperial Russia, 1613...

    Rare book dealer. Russian land grant charters; Russian and Swedish imperial patents of nobility; Pal'menbach family papers; invitations, menus, programs, press passes, and other memorabilia of journalist Mikhail Andreevich Zaguliaev from the 1896 coronation of Emperor Nicholas II; and other certificates, documents, and printed material.

    • Contributor: Perlstein, Israel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1613
  • Hans J. Morgenthau papers, 1858-1981

    Hans J. Morgenthau papers, 1858-1981

    Political scientist, writer, and expert on international relations. Correspondence, academic and subject files, writings, printed matter and miscellaneous material primarily related to Morgenthau's work in the field of international relations.

    • Contributor: Morgenthau, Hans J. (Hans Joachim) - Morgenthau, Hans J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1858
  • Nikolay Karlovich Medtner papers, 1826-1954

    Nikolay Karlovich Medtner papers, 1826-1954

    Nikolay Medtner was a Russian-born pianist and composer. The collection documents Medtner's personal life and career and includes correspondence, programs, articles, reviews, clippings, photographs, books with Medtner's annotations, three manuscript scores in Medtner's hand, realia, and other miscellaneous items.

    • Contributor: Medtner, Nikolay Karlovich
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1826
  • Rokoku saikei yosan'an narabini sono setsumeisho : 1913-nendo (rekinen) : 1912-nen Rokoku kanpō dai 239-gō furoku. Catalog Record

    Rokoku saikei yosan'an narabini sono setsumeisho : 1913-nendo...

    Ms. (handwritten on "Rikugun" stationery). Cover title. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Website. LC copy has "[WDC?] 339344" stamped. LC copy has "參謀本部文庫" stamped. DLC

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1913
  • Johann Carl Philipp von Krafft papers, Catalog Record

    Johann Carl Philipp von Krafft papers,

    Correspondence, journal (1770-1791), military records, travel notes, and writings chiefly relating to von Krafft's career as a mercenary soldier. Includes material on his service for the British during the American Revolution. The papers also reflect his travels in Russia, the Netherlands, and Québec, his interest in astronomy, geometry, literature, mathematics, and philosophy, his fluency in several languages, and his work on a perpetual calendar.

    • Contributor: Krafft, Johann Carl Philipp Von
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Russian Orthodox Greek Catholic Church of America. Diocese of Alaska records, 1733-1938

    Russian Orthodox Greek Catholic Church of America. Diocese of...

    Principally ecclesiastical records relating to the administration of the numerous parishes and chapels of the Russian Orthodox Church in Alaska, and, to a lesser extent, in Canada and the United States, comprising correspondence, registers of births, marriages, and deaths, confession and communion records, a clergy dossier, orders and edicts (ukases) from imperial and ecclesiastical authorities, financial records, diaries and travel journals, photographs, printed matter, ...

    • Contributor: Russian Orthodox Greek Catholic Church of America. Diocese of Alaska
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1733
  • Lydia Nadejena papers, 1907-1974

    Lydia Nadejena papers, 1907-1974

    Russian émigré, historian of Russian medieval art, writer, and educator. Correspondence, journals, writings, research notes, photographs, and news clippings relating to her personal life and professional activities.

    • Contributor: Nadejena, Lydia
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1907
  • Bernard A. Schriever papers, 1931-2005

    Bernard A. Schriever papers, 1931-2005

    U.S. Air Force officer, aerospace consultant, and aviator. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches, writings, subject files, and other papers relating to Schriever's career as a U.S. Air Force officer responsible for the research and development of the intercontinental ballistic missile and early military space programs and his post-military career as a corporate and government consultant.

    • Contributor: Schriever, Bernard A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1931
  • Carl W. Ackerman papers, Catalog Record

    Carl W. Ackerman papers,

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, lectures, writings, notes, research material, family papers, scrapbooks, clippings, and other papers relating chiefly to Ackerman's career as journalist and dean of Columbia University School of Journalism (1931-1956). Documents his work as United Press Associations correspondent within the Central Powers, chiefly Germany prior to World War I; special correspondent for the Saturday Evening Post in Mexico, Switzerland, and elsewhere during World ...

    • Contributor: Ackerman, Carl W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Letter, James Monroe to Thomas Jefferson seeking foreign policy advice, 17 October 1823.

    Letter, James Monroe to Thomas Jefferson seeking foreign poli...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1823-10-17
  • Leighton W. Rogers papers, Catalog Record

    Leighton W. Rogers papers,

    Correspondence, diary (1916 September-1919 April), autobiographical sketch, writings, obituaries, scrapbooks, and a map documenting Rogers's studies at Dartmouth College (1912-1916); experiences in Saint Petersburg, Russia, as an employee of the National City Bank of New York (1916-1918); service as an intelligence officer in Great Britain and France for the American Expeditionary Forces (1918-1919), as a trade commissioner in Europe (1921-1926) representing the Aeronautics Trade ...

    • Contributor: Rogers, Leighton W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Hans J. Morgenthau papers, Catalog Record

    Hans J. Morgenthau papers,

    Correspondence, lectures, writings, academic files, subject files, printed matter, and other papers primarily relating to Morgenthau's career as an analyst of international relations from the World War II era until his death in 1980. Documents his work at the University of Chicago (1943-1971) and the New School for Social Research (1974-1980). Includes drafts and galley proofs of his books including Politics Among Nations (1948) ...

    • Contributor: Morgenthau, Hans J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Boris Brasol papers, 1919-1954

    Boris Brasol papers, 1919-1954

    Russian author and critic, criminologist, and lawyer. Correspondence, speeches, drafts and typescripts, notes, memoranda, and other material relating to Russia and the Soviet Union and to Brasol's writings and work as a criminologist.

    • Contributor: Brasol, Boris
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1919
  • John J. Walsh papers, 1933-2004

    John J. Walsh papers, 1933-2004

    Federal Bureau of Investigation agent. Correspondence, writings, and research material relating to Walsh's career as a Federal Bureau of Investigation agent and as an investigator for congressional committees and executive branch agencies. Includes Walsh's unpublished memoir and research files relating to the Venona project and to Matthew Silverman, a figure in the Alger Hiss case.

    • Contributor: Walsh, John J. (John Joseph) - Walsh, John J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1933
  • Rokoku saikei yosan'an narabini sono setsumeisho. 1913-nendo (rekinen) : 1912-nen Rokoku kanpō dai 239-gō furoku. Catalog Record

    Rokoku saikei yosan'an narabini sono setsumeisho. 1913-nendo ...

    Ms. (handwritten on "Rikugun" stationery). Cover title. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Website. LC copy has "[WDC?] 339845" stamped. Vol. 1 of "露國歲計豫算案竝其說明書" cataloged in CLC U21 no. 3279. LC copy has "參謀本部文庫" stamped. DLC

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1913
  • Elihu Root papers, Catalog Record

    Elihu Root papers,

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, notes, reports, subject files, financial papers, calendar and appointment books, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Root's career as a lawyer and statesman. Chiefly correspondence and letterbooks relating to Root's service as U.S. secretary of war (1899-1904), member of the Alaskan Boundary Tribunal (1903), U.S. secretary of state (1905-1909), U.S. senator from New York (1909-1915), president of the Carnegie ...

    • Contributor: Root, Elihu
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Philander C. Knox papers, Catalog Record

    Philander C. Knox papers,

    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, Russia, and East ...

    • Contributor: Knox, Philander C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Wharton Barker papers, Catalog Record

    Wharton Barker papers,

    Correspondence, letterbooks, pamphlets, clippings and other printed matter, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers reflecting Barker's broad interests in American and foreign business matters and in bimetallism which at successive periods drew him into the Republican, Democratic, and Populist Parties. Subjects include banking, mining, railroad, telegraph, and telephone rights in China and Russia. Correspondents include George Baird, William Carroll, Shelby M. Cullom, James A. Garfield, ...

    • Contributor: Barker, Wharton
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Eleanor Lord Pray papers, Catalog Record

    Eleanor Lord Pray papers,

    Chiefly correspondence of Pray with family members relating to her daily life in Vladivostok, Russia; family affairs; social life of the expatriate community; her surroundings in and around Vladivostok; and historic events. Also includes transcripts of a portion of Pray's correspondence prepared by her granddaughter, Patricia D. Silver; correspondence of Eleanor's husband, Frederick S. Pray; photographs; and miscellanous material. Subjects include the "American Store," ...

    • Contributor: Pray, Eleanor Lord
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Yudin collection of Russian-American Company records, Catalog Record

    Yudin collection of Russian-American Company records,

    Official letters, work reports, tariff and cargo registers, ships' journals, accounts of exploratory expeditions, and other records relating to the exploration and colonization of Alaska and Siberia by the Russian-American Company (Rossiĭsko-amerikanskai︠a︡ kompanii︠a︡). Also includes material relating to the company's contacts with the Japanese, Chinese, and Portuguese. Individuals represented include Nikolaĭ Petrovich Rezanov and G.I. Shelikhov.

    • Contributor: I︠U︡Din, G. V.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Wharton Barker papers, 1864-1921

    Wharton Barker papers, 1864-1921

    Financier, publicist, and politician. Correspondence, letterbooks, photographs, pamphlets, printed matter, and scrapbooks reflecting Barker's broad interests in American and foreign business matters especially in Russia and China, bimetallism, and politics.

    • Contributor: Barker, Wharton
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1864
  • Thomas James Walsh and John Edward Erickson papers, Catalog Record

    Thomas James Walsh and John Edward Erickson papers,

    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
  • Peter A. Demens papers, 1880-2000

    Peter A. Demens papers, 1880-2000

    Author, businessman, railroad promoter, and entrepreneur. Notebooks, scrapbooks, correspondence, and articles mostly relating to Demens's authorship of articles for the Russian journal Viestnik Evropy and Russian and American newspapers on events in America and his life.

    • Contributor: Demens, Peter A. - Tverskoĭ, P. A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1880
  • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 1894
  • William H. Taft papers, Catalog Record

    William H. Taft papers,

    Correspondence including letterpress books, diaries, speeches and addresses, presidential and judicial files, legal files and notebooks, family papers and correspondence, business and estate papers, engagement calendars, guest lists, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers documenting Taft's career as U.S. solicitor general (1890-1892), U.S. circuit court judge (1892-1900), president of the U.S. Philippine Commission (1900-1901), governor of the Philippines (1901-1904), secretary of ...

    • Contributor: Taft, William H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Nikolay Karlovich Medtner papers, Catalog Record

    Nikolay Karlovich Medtner papers,

    The collection documents Medtner's personal life and career. The Correspondence series contains family correspondence, primarily among Medtner, brother Ėmiliĭ, and wife Anna; and general correspondence to and from many individuals, including Sergei and Nataliya Rachmaninoff, Leon and Olga Conus, Sophia Aleksandrovna Satina, Konstantin Klimov, Madeleine Laliberté (Mrs. Albert Laliberté), Bernard and Cecile Pinsonneault, Abbé J.G. Turcotte, Sadhu Singh Dhami, Issay Dobrowen, Marcel Dupré, Aleksandr ...

    • Contributor: Medtner, Nikolay Karlovich
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1826
  • George von Lengerke Meyer papers, Catalog Record

    George von Lengerke Meyer papers,

    Family correspondence, diaries, scrapbook, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Meyer's service as ambassador to Italy and Russia and as U.S. postmaster general, social affairs, and Meyer (Myers) family life. Subjects include national and international events, negotiations leading to peace after the Russo-Japanese War, summaries of cabinet meetings, and the Republican Party. Individuals represented include J.J. Jusserand, Henry Cabot Lodge, Elihu Root, and ...

    • Contributor: Meyer, George Von Lengerke
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Oscar S. Straus papers, Catalog Record

    Oscar S. Straus papers,

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, notebooks, legal records, pamphlets, clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Straus's service as U.S. minister and ambassador to the Ottoman Empire (Turkey), U.S. secretary of commerce and labor, and member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration, Hague, Netherlands. Also documents his activities with the National Civic Foundation, New York (State) Public Service Commission, League to Enforce ...

    • Contributor: Straus, Oscar S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Charles Edward Russell papers, Catalog Record

    Charles Edward Russell papers,

    Correspondence, diaries, lectures, poetry and other writings, notebooks, subject files, clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, and other papers relating principally to Russell's work as a reformer, journalist, and poet. Documents his activities on behalf of various progressive reform causes, commitment to socialism and humanitarianism, writing career, and interest in music and literature, especially poetry. Includes material pertaining to Russell's assignment with Everybody's Magazine for a ...

    • Contributor: Russell, Charles Edward
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Adolph Bolm collection, 1895-1982

    Adolph Bolm collection, 1895-1982

    Adolph Bolm was a dancer, choreographer and dance teacher. This collection, which documents his career both in Russia and the United States, contains photographs, correspondence, programs, pamphlets, articles, business papers, writings, artwork, and music scores.

    • Contributor: Bolm, Adolf
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1841
  • William Ralph Bennett papers, 1922-circa 1998

    William Ralph Bennett papers, 1922-circa 1998

    Physicist, inventor, educator, and author. Topical files, notebooks, records of scientific experiments, research material, correspondence, scientific papers, lecture files, drafts of books with related background and research material, printed matter, and miscellaneous material documenting Bennett's development of the gas laser and other inventions, his academic and professional career, and his authorship of scientific papers and books.

    • Contributor: Bennett, William Ralph
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1922
  • Thomas Capek collection of materials relating to Czechoslovakia and Czech Americans, Catalog Record

    Thomas Capek collection of materials relating to Czechoslovak...

    Correspondence, memoranda, journals, writings, printed matter, maps, photographs, and other papers assembled during Capek's research on the immigration, organization, institutions, and activities of Czech Americans. Also includes material concerning Czechoslovakia, Czechs in Great Britain, Slavic Americans, and Slovak Americans. Includes newspapers and periodicals published by Czech Americans or by Czechs in Europe; biographical material on Augustine Herrman, T.G. Masaryk, Charlotta G. Masaryková, and Frederick ...

    • Contributor: Capek, Thomas
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Worthington Chauncey Ford papers, Catalog Record

    Worthington Chauncey Ford papers,

    Correspondence, writings, notes, research notebooks, and indexes compiled by Ford primarily during his years as chief of the Library of Congress Manuscript Division, 1901-1909. Includes an untitled book draft by Ford on European and American history; indexes of historical papers including of Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton; and notes on China, Cuba, Netherlands East Indies, France, Germany, Greece, Russia, and other countries and subjects.

    • Contributor: Ford, Worthington Chauncey
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Serge Grigoriev/Ballets Russes archive, 1909-2009

    Serge Grigoriev/Ballets Russes archive, 1909-2009

    The Serge Grigoriev/Ballets Russes Archive documents Grigoriev's decades-long career as régisseur (rehearsal director) for both Diaghilev's Ballets Russes and for Col. W. de Basil's Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo. It consists primarily of photographs, photograph albums, and notes and manuscript drafts for Grigoriev's book S.P. Diaghilev i ego 'Russkii Balet' 1909-1929, which was translated into English and published as The Diaghilev Ballet, 1909-1929. The ...

    • Contributor: GrigorʹEv, S. L. (Sergeĭ Leonidovich) - GrigorʹEv, S. L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1909
  • Breckinridge family papers, Catalog Record

    Breckinridge family papers,

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches and articles, subject files, financial and legal papers, scrapbooks, and other papers of various Breckinridge family members. Includes papers of John Breckinridge relating to his service as Kentucky attorney general and legislator, and U.S. attorney general and senator, and to the Alien and Sedition Acts and the Kentucky Resolutions of 1798 and 1799; papers of Robert J. Breckinridge relating chiefly to ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Gifford Pinchot papers, Catalog Record

    Gifford Pinchot papers,

    Primarily correspondence and subject files, together with memoranda, diaries, speeches, articles, reports, financial records, bulletins, pamphlets, clippings, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Pinchot's activities in conservation and forestry and to his terms as governor of Pennsylvania. Documents Pinchot's support of the presidential campaigns of Theodore Roosevelt and Robert M. La Follette, Progressive Party activities in Pennsylvania, and Pinchot's dispute with U.S. secretary ...

    • Contributor: Pinchot, Gifford
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Nicholas King family papers, 1792-1987

    Nicholas King family papers, 1792-1987

    Family of Nicholas King, English-born engineer and surveyor of the city of Washington, D.C. Journals, correspondence, notes, genealogies, visas, photographs, and drawings concerning King and members of his family.

    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - King, N.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1792
  • Russian Orthodox Greek Catholic Church of America. Diocese of Alaska records, Catalog Record

    Russian Orthodox Greek Catholic Church of America. Diocese of...

    Principally ecclesiastical records relating to the administration of the numerous parishes and chapels of the Russian Orthodox Church in Alaska, and, to a lesser extent, in Canada and the U.S., comprising correspondence, registers of births, marriages, and deaths, confession and communion records, a clergy dossier, orders and edicts (ukases) from imperial and ecclesiastical authorities, financial records, diaries and travel journals, printed matter, photographs, and ...

    • Contributor: Russian Orthodox Greek Catholic Church of America. Diocese of Alaska
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • T. De Witt Talmage papers, Catalog Record

    T. De Witt Talmage papers,

    Correspondence, diaries, minutes, sermons, lectures, writings, notebooks, autobiographical and biographical material, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, and photographs relating chiefly to Talmage's work as a clergyman and author. Includes notebooks concerning his travels to the Holy Land and to a trip around the world in 1894; drafts of a portion of T. De Witt Talmage As I Knew Him (1912) written by Talmage and his ...

    • Contributor: Talmage, T. De Witt
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Lydia Nadejena papers, Catalog Record

    Lydia Nadejena papers,

    Correspondence, journals, writings, research notes, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers relating to Nadejena's student years in Russia, to her life in the U.S. following the Russian Revolution, and to her career as a journalist for the Russian language daily newspaper, Russkiĭ golos, in the 1920s and early 1930s and later as an art historian and specialist in Russian studies and language at Finch ...

    • Contributor: Nadejena, Lydia
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • W. Morgan Shuster papers, 1900-1964

    W. Morgan Shuster papers, 1900-1964

    Diplomat, financier, lawyer, and publisher. Correspondence, diary, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to W. Morgan Shuster's diplomatic career in the Philippines and Persia. The scrapbooks are available only on microfilm.

    • Contributor: Shuster, W. Morgan (William Morgan) - Shuster, W. Morgan
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1900
  • Russia miscellany, 1759-1928

    Russia miscellany, 1759-1928

    Miscellaneous documents relating to various topics. Includes manuscript of thanksgiving service for victory of Russian troops over King of Prussia at Frankfort am Main, Germay, 1759; letters in German relating to the Women's Association of Riga, Latvsa, 1846-1859; officer attendance records of the Nicolaevski Academy of the General Staff, St. Petersburg, Russia,1879-1881; and other papers.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1759
  • W. Morgan Shuster papers, Catalog Record

    W. Morgan Shuster papers,

    Correspondence, diary (1911-1912), scrapbooks (1900-1923; 10 volumes), certificates, and other papers documenting Shuster's diplomatic career as treasurer-general and financial advisor for Persia (1911-1912) and his earlier posts in the customs service in Cuba (1899-1901) and as insular collector of customs in Manila and member of the Philippine Commission (1901-1909). Correspondents include William H. Taft and Woodrow Wilson and Shusterfamily members. Also includes an unpublished ...

    • Contributor: Shuster, W. Morgan
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Edmond Charles Genet papers, 1734-1895

    Edmond Charles Genet papers, 1734-1895

    French diplomat and first minister of the French Republic to the United States. Correspondence written and received during Genet's diplomatic service in Russia and the United States; also legation accounts, extracts from English newspapers, notes relating to England and America, scientific papers, a memoir prepared by his son, Geo. Clinton Genet, and other descendants, and printed material.

    • Contributor: Genet, Edmond Charles
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1734
  • T. De Witt Talmage papers, 1831-1902

    T. De Witt Talmage papers, 1831-1902

    Presbyterian clergyman, lecturer, and author. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, writings, biographical material, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating to Talmage's work as a clergyman and author.

    • Contributor: Talmage, T. De Witt (Thomas De Witt) - Talmage, T. De Witt
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1831
  • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 1803
  • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 1582
  • John Adams Kingsbury papers, 1841-1966

    John Adams Kingsbury papers, 1841-1966

    Social worker and social reformer. Includes correspondence, journals and diaries, family papers, autobiographical material, travel notes, manuscripts of Kingsbury's books, speeches and articles, news releases, legal and financial papers and documents his activities as a social reformer and public health advocate such as his efforts to improve the conditions of public institutions in New York and Eastern European relief work.

    • Contributor: Kingsbury, John Adams
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1841
  • William Sowden Sims papers, 1856-1951

    William Sowden Sims papers, 1856-1951

    Naval officer. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, notes, reports, military orders, biographical material, clippings, and other papers primarily documenting Sims's naval career and his work relating to naval reforms.

    • Contributor: Sims, William Sowden
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1856
  • Francis LeJau Parker papers, 1905-1935

    Francis LeJau Parker papers, 1905-1935

    U.S. army officer and government official. Copies of letters, telegrams, dispatches, and reports, records of Parker's military service, pamphlets, documents, and other papers relating to his service as an army officer and attaché during World War I and later as a member of special missions in Latin America.

    • Contributor: Parker, Francis Lejau
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1905
  • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 1912
  • Serge Grigoriev / Ballets Russes archive, Catalog Record

    Serge Grigoriev / Ballets Russes archive,

    The Serge Grigoriev / Ballets Russes Archive is comprised of materials that document Sergeĭ Grigorʹev's career as a dancer and régisseur (rehearsal director) for the Ballets Russes de Serge Diaghilev and for Col. W. de Basil's Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo. It consists primarily of photographs, photograph albums, and notes and manuscript drafts for Grigorʹev's book S.P. Diaghilev i ego 'Russkii Balet,' 1909-1929, which ...

    • Contributor: GrigorʹEv, S. L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1909
  • George Kennan papers, Catalog Record

    George Kennan papers,

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, lecture material, articles, notes and notebooks, biographical material, clippings, printed matter, memorabilia, photographs, and maps relating primarily to Czarist Russia and Siberia, where Kennan made extensive explorations and prepared studies on social conditions, prisons, and the exile system. Documents travels and events in the Arctic regions, the Caucasus, Cuba, Japan, Korea, and Martinique; the Mount Pelée, Martinque, eruption in 1902; studies ...

    • Contributor: Kennan, George
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 1796
  • John Adams Kingsbury papers, Catalog Record

    John Adams Kingsbury papers,

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, writings, articles, travel notes, autobiographical material, family papers, legal and financial records, news releases, newspaper clippings, and other papers documenting Kingsbury's activities as a social reformer and public health advocate. Includes manuscripts of and other material relating to Kingsbury's books, Health in Handcuffs (1939) and Red Medicine: Socialized Health in Soviet Russia (1933). Kingsbury's professional files include correspondence, reports, and ...

    • Contributor: Kingsbury, John Adams
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Breckinridge family papers, 1752-1965

    Breckinridge family papers, 1752-1965

    Family prominent in Kentucky and national politics and government. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and articles, subject files, financial and legal papers, scrapbooks, and other papers of various members of the Breckinridge family. The bulk of the collection is composed of the papers of John Breckinridge, Robert Jefferson Breckinridge, John Cabell Breckinridge, William C. P. Breckinridge, Joseph Cabell Breckinridge, Mary Desha, Sophonisba Preston Breckinridge, Madeline (McDowell) ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1752
  • Simon Cameron papers, 1738-1919

    Simon Cameron papers, 1738-1919

    Financier, United States secretary of war, United States senator from Pennsylvania, and diplomat. Correspondence, diary, account books, notebooks, speeches, business and legal records, and printed material primarily relating to Pennsylvania and national politics and to Cameron's business enterprises.

    • Contributor: Cameron, Simon
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1738
  • Hugh Lenox Scott papers, Catalog Record

    Hugh Lenox Scott papers,

    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
  • Gifford Pinchot papers, 1770-1972

    Gifford Pinchot papers, 1770-1972

    Conservationist, chief forester for the United States Department of Agriculture, professor of forestry at Yale University, and governor of Pennsylvania. Primarily correspondence and subject files, together with diaries, memoranda, speeches, articles, reports, financial papers, bulletins, pamphlets, clippings, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Pinchot's activities in conservation and forestry and to his terms as governor of Pennsylvania.

    • Contributor: Pinchot, Gifford
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1770
  • Yudin collection of Russian-American Company records, 1783-1946

    Yudin collection of Russian-American Company records, 1783-1946

    Official letters, work reports, tariff and cargo registers, ships' journals, accounts of exploratory expeditions, and other papers relating to the exploration and colonization of Alaska and Siberia by the Russian-American Company (Rossiĭsko-amerikanskai︠a︡ kompanii︠a︡).

    • Contributor: I︠U︡Din, G. V. (Gennadiĭ VasilʹEvich) - I︠U︡Din, G. V.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1783
  • George Kennan papers, 1840-1937

    George Kennan papers, 1840-1937

    Explorer, author, journalist, and lecturer. Correspondence, family letters, notes and notebooks, articles, diaries, journals, clippings, lecture material, printed matter, memorabilia, autobiographical and biographical material, photographs, and maps relating particularly to Czarist Russia and Siberia, where Kennan made extensive explorations and prepared studies on social conditions, prisons, and the exile system.

    • Contributor: Kennan, George
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1840
  • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 1833
  • Francis LeJau Parker papers, Catalog Record

    Francis LeJau Parker papers,

    Correspondence, telegrams, dispatches, reports, military records, pamphlets, and other papers relating chiefly to Parker's service as an army officer and attaché during World War I and later as a member of special missions in Latin America, especially in the Tacna-Arica dispute between Chile and Peru in 1926 and in the Nicaraguan elections of 1928. Documents his World War I duties with the Romanian army ...

    • Contributor: Parker, Francis Lejau
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • William Short papers, Catalog Record

    William Short papers,

    Diplomatic, financial, and personal correspondence, financial and business papers, memorabilia, and other papers relating to Short's activities as secretary to Thomas Jefferson, his diplomatic missions to France, Holland, and Spain, his aborted mission to Russia, and his extensive business interests, especially land speculation in Ohio, Kentucky, New York, and Virginia, and his investments in railroads and canals. Correspondence with American and European diplomatic and ...

    • Contributor: Short, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Howard-von Recum family papers, 1869-1972

    Howard-von Recum family papers, 1869-1972

    British diplomat. Diaries and correspondence relating primarily to the diplomatic career of Sir Henry Howard and documenting his postings at Hague, Netherlands, the Vatican during World War I, and in China, Denmark, France, Greece, Guatemala, Russia, and the United States, also including the diaries and correspondence of his daughter, Baroness Marie Ernestine Howard von Recum, and the correspondence of his other family members and ...

    • Contributor: Howard, Henry, Sir - Howard, Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1843
  • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 1750
  • D. Heywood Hardy papers, Catalog Record

    D. Heywood Hardy papers,

    Correspondence, diaries, reports, speeches, notes, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers pertaining to Hardy's war service in Petrograd (Saint Petersburg), Russia, in 1917-1918 with the American Red Cross Mission to Russia. Hardy described conditions in Russia, beginning stages of the Bolshevik revolution, inspections and arrests by the Red Guard, the work of the Red Cross, and his social activities in Petrograd.

    • Contributor: Hardy, D. Heywood
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Thomas Capek collection of materials relating to Czechoslovakia and Czech Americans, 1619-1953

    Thomas Capek collection of materials relating to Czechoslovak...

    Correspondence, memoranda, journals, writings, printed matter, maps, photographs, and other papers assembled during Capek's research on the immigration, organizations, institutions, and activities of Czech Americans. Also includes material concerning Czechoslovakia, Czechs in Great Britain, Slavic Americans, and Slovak Americans.

    • Contributor: Capek, Thomas
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1619
  • Count Adam G. de Gurowski papers, 1743-1898

    Count Adam G. de Gurowski papers, 1743-1898

    Polish scholar and author and advocate of Panslavism. Correspondence, notes and writings, printed matter, photographs and other papers relating mainly to de Gurowski's scholarship. Includes biography of de Gurowski by Julius Bing and a draft of Bing's autobiography.

    • Contributor: De Gurowski, Adam G., Count - Gurowski, Adam
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1743
  • Boris Brasol papers, Catalog Record

    Boris Brasol papers,

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, literary manuscripts, notes, and other papers relating to Russia and the Soviet Union and to Brasol's writings and work as a criminologist and literary critic. Subjects include criminology, crime detection in European countries as compiled by the Criminological Survey of the Columbia University School of Law, Edgar Allan Poe, the Zionist movement, investigations into the assassinations of the Romanovs, efforts of ...

    • Contributor: Brasol, Boris
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • George Creel papers, Catalog Record

    George Creel papers,

    Chiefly scrapbooks and bound volumes of writings by and about Creel. Also includes correspondence, notes, speeches, lectures, book reviews, an unpublished manuscript titled Liberty Bells, and campaign material relating to Creel's unsuccessful 1934 campaign for governor of California. A series on Woodrow Wilson and the U.S. Committee on Public Information contains correspondence with Wilson as well as Wilson's corrections of drafts of Creel's cables, ...

    • Contributor: Creel, George
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Peter A. Demens papers, Catalog Record

    Peter A. Demens papers,

    Correspondence, articles, notebooks, scrapbooks, and other papers relating primarily to Demens's authorship of articles for the Russian journal Viestnik Evropy (Saint Petersburg, Russia) and for Russian and American newspapers. Subjects include American politics and presidential campaigns; the annexation of Hawaii; Cuba; Dukhobors and their immigration to Canada; treatment of Jews in Russia; the Russo-Japanese War, 1904-1905; Bloody Sunday, Saint Petersburg, Russia, 1905; Molokans in ...

    • Contributor: Demens, Peter A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Charles Edward Russell papers, 1864-1941

    Charles Edward Russell papers, 1864-1941

    Author and journalist. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, writings, subject files, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating principally to Russell's writings and to his activities on behalf of various progressive reform causes.

    • Contributor: Russell, Charles Edward
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1864
  • William H. Taft papers, 1784-1973

    William H. Taft papers, 1784-1973

    President of the United States and chief justice of the Supreme Court. Correspondence including letterpress books, speeches and addresses, presidental and judicial files, legal files and notebooks, family papers and letters, business and estate papers, engagement calendars, guest lists, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, memorabilia, and photographs documenting Taft's career.

    • Contributor: Taft, William H. (William Howard) - Taft, William H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1784
  • William Sowden Sims papers, Catalog Record

    William Sowden Sims papers,

    Correspondence, memoranda, writings, notes, reports, military orders, biographical material, clippings, and other papers primarily documenting Sims's naval career and his work relating to naval reforms. Documents activities as an intelligence officer on the USS Charleston (Cruiser) at the China Station (1895-1896); naval attaché in Paris, Madrid, and Saint Petersburg (1896-1900); and commander of U.S. naval forces in Europe during World War I. Subjects include ...

    • Contributor: Sims, William Sowden
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection