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  • James McHenry papers, 1775-1862

    United States secretary of war, member of the Continental Congress from Maryland, Continental Army officer, and physician. Correspondence, financial records, diary, and other papers relating to McHenry's service as United States secretary of war in the administrations of George Washington and John Adams; and as a Continental Army officer, particularly as secretary to George Washington and on the staff of the Marquis de Lafayette.

    • Contributor: McHenry, James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1775
  • From Robert Todd Lincoln to Duchess of St. Albans.

    • Contributor: Lincoln, Robert Todd
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1892-09-17

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  • St. George L. Sioussat papers, 1831-1959

    Historian, librarian, and archivist. Correspondence with American scholars and librarians concerning the location of Duff Green papers and transcripts and photostats of the correspondence of Green and others relating to American-British diplomacy, with emphasis on Green's missions to England. Also includes notes and memoranda from published and unpublished sources collected for the purpose of writing an account of Green's diplomatic career.

    • Contributor: Sioussat, St. George L. (St. George Leakin) - Sioussat, St. George L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1831
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    Wilbur Wright and Orville Wright papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, writings, business and legal papers, genealogical material, patents, blueprints, photographs, printed material, and other papers documenting the lives and work of the Wright brothers who designed, built, and piloted the first machine to achieve powered, sustained flight in 1903 and the first practical airplane in 1905. The papers include scientific data, formulas, and computations related to aerodynamic and design factors and ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • James Wadsworth family papers, 1730-1959

    Correspondence, diaries, financial papers, scrapbooks, clippings, photographs, and other papers of the family of James Wadsworth (1768-1844) and his brother, William Wadsworth (1761-1833), who settled in Geneseo, N.Y., in 1790 and endowed schools and libraries there.

    • Contributor: Wadsworth, James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1730
  • Frederick Dixon papers, 1897-1923

    Newspaper editor. Correspondence, memoranda, and printed material relating primarily to Dixon's work as editor of the Christian Science Monitor. Chiefly correspondence between Dixon and Charles D. Warner, head of the Monitor's Washington bureau, relating to such topics as the use of submarines and the English blockade during World War I, establishment of a home for Jews in Palestine, Mary Baker Eddy, and various controversies ...

    • Contributor: Dixon, Frederick
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1897
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    David B. Quinn papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence detailing all aspects of Quinn's teaching, research, and publishing careers; correspondence, minutes, reports, appointment calendars, applications, autobiographical sketches, clippings, photographs, and other papers pertaining to the Hakluyt Society of which Quinn was president, to historical and editorial committees on which he served, and to his involvement with the British Labour and Communist parties; research files consisting of notes and transcriptions of charters, chronicles, ...

    • Contributor: Quinn, David
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Richard Rush papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diary (1821), notes (1805) on conversation with Gen. Francisco Antonio Gabriel Miranda, opinion (1823) on the transfer of Cuba to Great Britain, and engravings. The collection relates primarily to Rush's duties as U.S. attorney general (1814-1817), U.S. secretary of state (1817), minister to Great Britain (1817-1825), and U.S. secretary of the treasury (1825-1828). Also includes legal documents concerning a loan from the Netherlands ...

    • Contributor: Rush, Richard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    W. Morgan Shuster papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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
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    Ira Eaker papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Part I of the collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, diaries (1942-1947), notes of appointments, minutes of meetings, speeches, articles, book drafts, notes, reports, accounts, press releases, scrapbooks, printed material, maps, drawings, and other papers chiefly documenting Eaker's military career in the aeronautical section of the U.S. Army (under several names: U.S. Army Air Service, 1918-1926, U.S. Army Air Corps, 1926-1942, and U.S. Army Air ...

    • Contributor: Eaker, Ira
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Scrap-book belonging to the Rev. Charles Ludwig [sic] Dodgson, M.A., Christ Church, Oxford, better known as "Lewis Carroll," the author of "Alice's adventures in wonderland," "Through the looking-glass," etc. : bought at ... Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Collection of miscellaneous clippings with manuscript title-page. Partial contents, probably in Carroll's handwriting, on inside of cover and on a separate sheet, laid in. Also laid in are excerpts from Punch for July 25, 1868, Mar. 16 and Apr. 27, 1872; the Apr. 27, 1872 issue of Fun; two pages of poems from The Haileyburian; and "Country News" (p. 147-148) from The Illustrated Melbourne ...

    • Contributor: Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1834
  • W. Edwards Deming papers, 1795-1994

    Statistician and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, articles, speeches, lectures, interviews, reviews, books, writings, musical scores, photographs, and other papers documenting Deming's government service at the United States Bureau of the Budget and Bureau of the Census; his academic positions at George Washington University, New York University, and the United States Department of Agriculture Graduate School; and his career as a consultant in statistical studies ...

    • Contributor: Deming, W. Edwards (William Edwards) - Deming, W. Edwards
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1795
  • Arthur Stanley Riggs papers, 1929-1952

    Naval reserve officer. Correspondence, notes, writings, newspaper clippings, receipts, printed material, maps, and photographs pertaining primarily to Riggs's unpublished book, "Drake of the Seven Seas."

    • Contributor: Riggs, Arthur Stanley
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1929
  • James Buchanan and Harriet Lane Johnston papers, 1825-1887

    United States president, secretary of state, and representative and senator from Pennsylvania. Correspondence, his 1858 State of the Union message, and miscellaneous items pertaining primarily to Buchanan's career before his election as president. Also correspondence of Harriet Lane Johnston, Buchanan's niece and White House hostess.

    • Contributor: Buchanan, James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1825
  • Duff Green papers, 1716-1883

    Journalist, politician, entrepreneur, and industrial promoter. Correspondence, writings, maps, and printed matter reflecting Green's political service and views on Southern culture.

    • Contributor: Green, Duff
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1716
  • Edward Dixon papers, 1743-1808

    Merchant, of Port Royal, Caroline County, Virginia. Ledgers, daybooks, journal, waste books, blacksmith accounts, receipts, letters, and a mathematics exercise book, chiefly 1750-1775, relating to Dixon's business and financial transactions in Port Royal, Virginia. Includes information relating to the Virginia tobacco trade, plantations, and trade with Great Britain.

    • Contributor: Dixon, Edward
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1743
  • Charles McLean Andrews collection concerning colonial history, 1663-1800

    Historian, educator, and author. Chiefly transcripts of manuscripts in various repositories in England. The material relates to admiralty courts and cases as well as trade and political matters.

    • Contributor: Andrews, Charles Mclean
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1623
  • Elliot L. Richardson papers, 1780-1999

    U. S. cabinet officer, politician, and lawyer, of Massachusetts. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, subject files, reports, briefing data, financial records, printed materials, photographs, and other papers relating to Richardson's political career in Massachusetts, as a cabinet official or representative of the president during the administrations of Richard M. Nixon, Gerald R. Ford, and Jimmy Carter, and his work with various corporate boards and other ...

    • Contributor: Richardson, Elliot L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1780
  • William Henry Whiting family papers, 1731-1952

    Naval officer. Genealogical data, eighteenth-century documents including letters, bills of sale, and a petition, and other material primarily concerning the Whiting family in Great Britain and the United States and the family's relationship to George Washington.

    • Contributor: Whiting, William Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1731
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    Sir Augustus John Foster papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Volumes containing correspondence, diaries, and writings chiefly concerning Foster's assignment as a British diplomat to the United States prior to the War of 1812, and to two present-day cities of Italy, Naples (Kingdom of the Two Sicilies), circa 1802-1804, and Turin (Kingdom of Sardinia), 1824-1840. Correspondence is primarily between Foster and his mother, Elizabeth Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire. Writings include a five-volume draft entitled, ...

    • Contributor: Foster, Augustus John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Riggs family papers, 1763-1945

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

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1763
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    Grant Richards collection of A.E. Housman material, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, manuscripts, typescripts, galley and page proofs, newspaper clippings, printed matter, musical scores, and other papers pertaining primarily to Richards's biography of A.E. Housman titled Housman, 1897-1936 (1941). Correspondents include A.E. Housman's brother and sister, Laurence Housman and Katharine E. Symons, Witter Bynner, John Carter, John Drinkwater, Ronald Firbank, B.W. Huebsch, Harold Nicolson, Maxwell E. Perkins, William Rothenstein, George Macaulay Trevelyan, Edmund Wilson, and ...

    • Contributor: Richards, Grant
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Robert Worth Bingham papers, 1856-1939

    Diplomat, lawyer, and newspaper publisher. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, financial records, scrapbooks, appointment books, clippings, and other papers relating primarily to Bingham's service as ambassador to Great Britain.

    • Contributor: Bingham, Robert Worth
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1856
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    Elliot L. Richardson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, reports, briefing data, subject files, financial records, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Richardson's political career in Massachusetts and later as a cabinet official during the administrations of presidents Richard M. Nixon, Gerald R. Ford, and Jimmy Carter. Documents Richardson's service as U.S. under secretary of state; U.S. secretary of health, education, and welfare; U.S. attorney general; ...

    • Contributor: Richardson, Elliot L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Edward Dixon papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Ledgers, daybooks, journal, waste books, blacksmith accounts, volume containing receipts and two letters, and a mathematics exercise book relating chiefly to Dixon's business and financial transactions in Port Royal, Caroline County, Va. Subjects include tobacco trade and plantations in Virginia and trade with Great Britain. Ledgers document Dixon's work as an agent for trading companies in England and Scotland and include accounts of John ...

    • Contributor: Dixon, Edward
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection