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    Abram P.T. Elder papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, biographical files, business records of the National Biographical Society, illustrated materials, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to Elder's creation and publication of biographical directories for the society. Includes research and publication materials for Charles Henry Grosvenor's Book of the Presidents, with Biographical Sketches (1902) and other biographical directories. Also includes materials relating to an exhibit promoting sales of a directory at the ...

    • Contributor: Elder, Abram P. T.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Anna Maria Evans papers, 1835-1914

    Housewife and member of the Society of Friends (Quaker). Correspondence and printed matter pertaining to religious activities, education, domestic matters, and the impact of the Civil War on Evans's family and friends.

    • Contributor: Evans, Anna Maria, Approximately 1828 Approximately 1905 - Evans, Anna Maria
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1835
  • A.W. Greely papers, 1753-1959

    Explorer, United States Army officer, and author. Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, diaries, speeches, lectures, writings, military papers, biographical material, Greely (Greeley) family correspondence, scrapbooks, financial records, clippings, maps, prints, memorabilia, and other papers relating primarily to Greely's military career and exploration of the polar regions.

    • Contributor: Greely, A. W. (Adolphus Washington) - Greely, A. W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1753
  • Barnett Allen Howard papers, 1885-1949

    Farmer, preacher, and trader. Memoirs documenting Howard's life as well as genealogical material, legal documents, and printed matter.

    • Contributor: Howard, Barnett Allen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1885
  • Samuel Peter Heintzelman papers, 1822-1913

    Union army officer. Correspondence, diaries, journals, and military papers detailing Heintzelman's service in the United States Army from his years at the United States Military Academy through the Civil War. Includes descriptions of activities in Indian wars in Florida, the Southwest, and California, and during the Mexican War.

    • Contributor: Heintzelman, Samuel Peter
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1822
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    John Crittenden Watson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    General and family correspondence, reports, official orders, notes, newspaper clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Watson's naval career. Documents his Civil War service at Fort Jackson, Fort Saint Philip, and Chalmette, La., resulting in the capture of New Orleans, La., 1862; at Vicksburg, Miss., 1862; and at the Battle of Mobile Bay, La., 1864. Also documents his postwar duty as commander of ...

    • Contributor: Watson, John Crittenden
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Woodbury Lowery collection relating to Spanish settlements in the United States, 1517-1803

    Lawyer, editor and historian. Chiefly handwritten transcripts of documents compiled by Lowery relating to Spanish settlements in California, Florida, Louisiana, New Mexico, and Texas.

    • Contributor: Lowery, Woodbury
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1517
  • Ethan Allen Hitchcock papers, 1793-1888

    Army officer and author. Collection includes correspondence, notes, speeches and writings, and printed matter relating to Hitchcock's military career and his interest in metaphysics and philosophy.

    • Contributor: Hitchcock, Ethan Allen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1793
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    Woodbury Lowery collection relating to Spanish settlements in the United States, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Bound volumes of material gathered and organized by Woodbury for the preparation of his unfinished history of "Spanish settlements within the present limits of the United States." Volumes contain catalog records and handwritten transcripts of documents concerning settlements in California, Florida, Louisiana, New Mexico, and Texas.

    • Contributor: Lowery, Woodbury
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Carl Eckart papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, writings, lectures, subject files, biographical information, printed materials, photographs, and other materials relating to Eckart's career as oceanographer and physicist. Pertains to Eckart's research in physics especially quantum theory and in thermodynamics while on the faculty of the University of Chicago (1928-1946); resignation from the U.S. Office of Scientific Research and Development's National Defense Research Committee in opposition to development of the atomic ...

    • Contributor: Eckart, Carl
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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
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    Anna Maria Evans papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly correspondence documenting the life of women in Quaker (Society of Friends) communities and reflecting Quaker involvement in the abolition of slavery, the Civil War, women's rights, religious tolerance, revivalist meetings, and temperance. Includes letters (circa 1850-1905) between Evans and and her friend, Roanna Fox Bean, who lived at various times in Iowa, Minnesota, and California. Other letters are from wives of Quaker missionaries ...

    • Contributor: Evans, Anna Maria
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Thomas Ewing family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, writings, speeches, biographical and genealogical material, military papers, financial and legal papers, scrapbooks, printed materials, maps, photographs, and other papers concerning American political, economic, and social life. Subjects include westward expansion and frontier life, the disposal of public lands and land speculation, law and legal practice in Ohio, Ohio and national Whig politics, anti-Jacksonianism, the Bank of the United States, the ...

    • Contributor: Ewing, Thomas
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Robert Garrett family papers, 1778-1925

    Garrett family of Baltimore, Md. Family members represented include Robert Garrett, railroad official, financier, and merchant, and his son John W. Garrett, railroad official and financier. Correspondence, business documents, and other papers relating to mercantile affairs in Baltimore, Maryland, and to Robert Garrett & Sons and the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company.

    • Contributor: Garrett, Robert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1778
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    Peter A. Demens papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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
  • Beale family papers from the Decatur House, 1794-1957

    Correspondence, journals, biographical material, speeches, articles, scrapbooks, printed material, and other papers pertaining to the role of Edward Fitzgerald Beale in opening the West; the diplomatic career of Truxtun Beale as United States minister to Greece, Persia, and Romania; the naval careers of Thomas Truxtun and Stephen Decatur; the Beale (Beal), Chase, Edwards, and Truxtun families; and the Decatur House.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1794
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    Jefferson Davis papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, articles, speeches, photocopies of land grants, newspaper clippings, notes of historian Nathaniel W. Stephenson summarizing letters and writings by Davis which were printed in The War of the Rebellion : A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies (1880-1902), and drafts of military reports concerning the Battle of Monterrey (1846) in the Mexican War. Subjects include admission of California ...

    • Contributor: Davis, Jefferson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    John W. Colbert papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, lectures, articles, research materials, artwork, and other papers pertaining to Colbert's experiences researching tropical diseases primarily in Panama and Puerto Rico in the early 1900s, training nurses in Puerto Rico (1904-1905), assisting in relief efforts following the earthquake and firestorm in San Francisco (1906), providing medical care for the French and American armies in Belgium, the Gallipoli Peninsula (Turkey), and France ...

    • Contributor: Colbert, John W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Robert Garrett family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, business records, and other papers relating chiefly to the involvement of Robert Garrett and his sons, John W. Garrett and Henry S. Garrett, in mercantile affairs in Baltimore, Md. Focuses on the business of Robert Garrett & Sons in connection with its mercantile trade and banking house, ventures in transportation and communication, and wholesale grocery, produce, forwarding, and commission business; and on the ...

    • Contributor: Garrett, Robert - Garrett, Henry S. (Henry Stouffer) - Garrett, John W. (John Work)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Stephen C. Rowan papers, 1826-1890

    United States Navy officer. Journals and a letterbook relating to Rowan's naval service.

    • Contributor: Rowan, Stephen C. (Stephen Clegg) - Rowan, Stephen C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1826
  • Thomas Ewing family papers, 1757-1941

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, legal files, military records, speeches and writings, reports, notes, autographs, scrapbooks, biographical material, commonplace books, financial records, genealogies, photographs, printed matter, and maps pertaining to members of the Ewing family including Thomas Ewing (1789-1871), senator from Ohio and cabinet member; Thomas Ewing (1829-1896), Union general during the Civil War and congressman from Ohio; Ellen Ewing Sherman and her husband, William T. ...

    • Contributor: Ewing, Thomas
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1757
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    James K. Polk papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, presidential letterbooks, diaries, speeches and messages, account and memorandum books, family papers, financial and legal records, printed matter, portraits, and other papers relating chiefly to Polk's political career in Tennessee and on the national level. Documents struggles during the Jackson administration over the Bank of the United States, nullification, and internal improvements as well as the annexation of Texas, war with Mexico, the ...

    • Contributor: Polk, James K. (James Knox) - Polk, Sarah Childress
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Caspar W. Weinberger papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diary notes and other jottings, speeches, writings, interview transcripts, television scripts, legal and subject files, legislative and political material, newspaper columns, book reviews, appointment books, financial records, family papers, printed matter, and other papers documenting Weinberger's career in journalism and government. Relates to his involvement in California and national Republican Party politics and to his career as a lawyer, television broadcaster, and newspaper ...

    • Contributor: Weinberger, Caspar W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Beale family papers from the Decatur House, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

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

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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