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  • Joseph Hodges Choate papers, 1745-1929

    Lawyer, author, and diplomat. Correspondence, letterbooks, addresses, lectures, legal memoranda, memorabilia, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Choate's student days at Harvard University, his law practice in New York, his charitable work, and his diplomatic career.

    • Contributor: Choate, Joseph Hodges
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1745
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    Chester Alan Arthur papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, financial papers, scrapbooks, clippings, and other papers, chiefly 1870-1888. Subjects include Arthur's presidency, his service as collector of customs for the Port of New York, and the New York Republican State Committee. Correspondents include Campbell Allen, Chester Alan Arthur II, James Gillespie Blaine, George Bliss, Benjamin Harris Brewster, Benjamin Helm Bristow, Roscoe Conkling, Robert Graham Dun, Hamilton Fish, Frederick T. Frelinghuysen, Ulysses S. ...

    • Contributor: Arthur, Chester Alan
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • George B. McClellan papers, 1838-1922

    Public official and educator. Correspondence and other material of McClellan, including scrapbooks kept as a student at Princeton University, diary of military experiences in World War I, subject files relating mainly to political activities, printed matter, photographs, and memorabilia.

    • Contributor: McClellan, George (George Brinton) - McClellan, George
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1838
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    Grover Cleveland papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, messages to Congress, speeches, writings, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Cleveland's first presidential administration. Subjects also include Cleveland's second presidential administration, presidential elections, and Democratic Party politics. Correspondents include John Peter Altgeld, Chester Alan Arthur, Thomas F. Bayard, Erastus Cornelius Benedict, Wilson Shannon Bissell, John Griffin Carlisle, Joseph Hodges Choate, George William Curtis, Donald McDonald Dickinson, Sanford B. Dole, ...

    • Contributor: Cleveland, Grover
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    William Safire papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, diary notes, minutes of meetings, speeches, writings, reports, statements, notes, press releases, press conference transcripts, annotated press reports, briefing books, advertising material, photographs, and other papers chiefly documenting Safire's close association with Richard M. Nixon as public relations consultant, speechwriter, and political advisor from 1960 to 1973. Includes material relating to Nixon's 1960 presidential campaign, the 1966 general elections, the 1968 presidential ...

    • Contributor: Safire, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    James A. Farley papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, subject files, speeches, writings, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers relating to Farley's service as U.S. postmaster general (1933-1940), his chairmanship of the Democratic National Committee (1932-1940), and his various business interests. Includes material relating to his involvement with commercial and service organizations, Irish-American societies, the Catholic Church, and professional sports. Other topics include Farley's relationship with Franklin D. Roosevelt and his ...

    • Contributor: Farley, James A. (James Aloysius)
    • 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
  • Almon Ferdinand Rockwell papers, 1852-1900

    Army officer and superintendent of public buildings, Washington, D.C. Correspondence, diaries and journals concerning Rockwell's investments in commercial enterprises with James A. Garfield, Garfield's assassination and his appointment controversy with Roscoe Conkling, and Rockwell's Civil War experiences, including the Battle of Shiloh.

    • Contributor: Rockwell, Almon Ferdinand
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1852
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    Horsford-Tryon families papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly correspondence of Horsford and Tryon family members primarily in central New York. Correspondence of Jerediah Horsford and his wife, Maria Charity Norton Horsford, relating to his service as U.S. representative from New York, the Whig party, Free Soil Party, the death of Henry Clay, antislavery politics, and social and political life in Washington, D.C. Subjects also include boardinghouse life, slavery in Washington, D.C., ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Field-Osgood family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches and writings, household financial accounts, legal papers, genealogical material, printed matter, photographs, lithographs, and engravings chiefly dating from 1780 to 1930. Includes personal financial papers of Samuel and Maria Bowne Franklin Osgood; correspondence (1814-1821) of Susan K. Osgood Field with her sisters living near Troy, N.Y., and Andover, Mass., and with a cousin in Charleston, S.C., reflecting everyday life of young women ...

    • Contributor: Field, Susan K. Osgood - Osgood, Maria Bowne Franklin - Osgood, Samuel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Walt Whitman papers, 1837-1957

    Poet. Correspondence, family papers, holograph drafts of Whitman's poetry and prose, printed matter, and miscellany. Includes a printed copy of O Captain! My Captain! with Whitman's handwritten corrections and letters exchanged with Abraham Leech, Whitman's earliest known correspondence.

    • Contributor: Whitman, Walt
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1837
  • Nicholas Low papers, 1773-1897

    New York merchant, financier, land speculator, and state legislator. Family and business correspondence, business and ship's papers, legal papers, accounts of voyages to Asia, Europe, and South America, and printed matter. Includes correspondence with foreign merchants and relates to trade conditions, Loyalist matters, and to events in Congress during the first session following the adoption of the Constitution.

    • Contributor: Low, Nicholas
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1773
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    W.G. McAdoo papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, reports, scrapbooks, bulletins, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to McAdoo's career as a lawyer and businessman in Tennessee and New York, U.S. secretary of the treasury and director general of railroads in the United States Railroad Administration during the Woodrow Wilson presidential administration, and U.S. senator from California. Also documents his role in Democratic Party politics in ...

    • Contributor: McAdoo, W. G.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Benjamin B. French family papers, 1778-1940

    New Hampshire politician, clerk of the United States House of Representatives, and Commissioner of Public Buildings in Washington, D.C. Journals, personal correspondence, writings, and miscellaneous papers chiefly relating to family matters and including commentary on political events and social life in Washington in the nineteenth century. Other prominent family members represented in the papers include Francis O. French, banker, and Amos Tuck, congressman.

    • Contributor: French, Benjamin (Benjamin Brown) - French, Benjamin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1778
  • James A. Farley papers, 1790-1976

    Postmaster general, politician, and businessman. Correspondence, memoranda, subject files, speeches and writings, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating to Farley's service as postmaster general, chairmanship of the Democratic National Committee, and business interests.

    • Contributor: Farley, James A. (James Aloysius) - Farley, James A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1790
  • Philip C. Jessup papers, 1574-1983

    Jurist, diplomat, and educator. Family and general correspondence, reports and memoranda, speeches and writings, subject files, legal papers, newspaper clippings and other papers pertaining chiefly to Jessup's work with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Institute of Pacific Relations, United States Department of State, United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, and International Court of Justice. Includes material relating to his World War I service ...

    • Contributor: Jessup, Philip C. (Philip Caryl) - Jessup, Philip C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1574
  • Wheeler H. Peckham family papers, 1838-1894

    Lawyer. Chiefly correspondence to Wheeler H. Peckham from his father, Rufus W. Peckham, Sr., and brother, Rufus W. Peckham, Jr., relating to family, personal, and business matters, political affairs, and the travels of Rufus W. Peckham, Sr.

    • Contributor: Peckham, Wheeler H. (Wheeler Hazard) - Peckham, Wheeler H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1815
  • Charles Butler papers, 1819-1929

    Entrepreneur, lawyer, and philanthropist. Correspondence, travel diaries, legal, financial, and business papers, and maps, newspaper clippings, and other papers documenting Butler's involvement in New York politics and his interest in such matters as anti-Masonry, public debts in Illinois, Indiana, and Michigan, loans to farmers by the New York Life Insurance and Trust Company, legal cases (particularly the William Morgan kidnapping), and improvements in transportation, ...

    • Contributor: Butler, Charles
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1819
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    William Short papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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
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    Ernest Gallaudet Draper papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diary, speeches, writings, notes, book reviews, biographical material, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Draper's service as U.S. assistant secretary of commerce and as a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.). Also documents his work with New York state and city agencies concerned with labor and unemployment and his service as a naval reserve ...

    • Contributor: Draper, Ernest Gallaudet
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Ebenezer Foote family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Family and general correspondence, orders, petitions, legal records, and other papers of Foote and various members of his family including Charles Augustus Foote (1785-1828), Charles Augustus Foote (1818-1883), Frederick Parsons Foote, Harriet Foote, Justin Foote, and Rensselaer Foote. Subjects include the Tammany Society, or Columbian Order (N.Y.), the death of Alexander Hamilton, the War of 1812, the incident aboard the frigate Chesapeake in 1813, ...

    • Contributor: Foote, Ebenezer
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Low-Mills family papers, 1767-1971

    Prominent family engaged in China trade. Correspondence, diaries, journals, writings and genealogical material documenting the Low, Mills, Hillard, and Loines families from the early years of the nineteenth century until the middle of the twentieth. Of special interest are papers concerning the family's activities in the China trade and the journal of Harriet Low Hillard documenting her stay in Macau, 1829-1834.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1767
  • Meg Greenfield papers, 1890-1999

    Editor and journalist. Correspondence, speeches and writings, research files, interview transcripts, memoranda, minutes, reports, calendars and schedules, cartoons, financial and legal records, travel files, academic records, biographical material, honors and awards, childhood diaries and writings, family papers, photographs, scrapbooks, printed matter, and electronic files documenting Greenfield's career in journalism.

    • Contributor: Greenfield, Meg
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1890
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    Manton Marble papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, telegrams, articles, drafts of Democratic Party policy statements, financial records, photographs, and other papers chiefly relating to Marble's career as editor and owner of the New York World and to his role in New York State and national Democratic Party politics in the period between the beginning of the Civil War and the close of the 19th century. Includes a draft of the ...

    • Contributor: Marble, Manton
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Joshua Coit correspondence, 1792-1798

    Lawyer, state legislator, and United States representative. Letters from Coit to his wife Nancy, to his son Robert, and to Charles Bulkeley, all of New London, Connecticut. Most were written in Philadelphia while Coit served as a representative in the United States Congress from 1793 to 1798. Many of the letters are accompanied by typed transcripts.

    • Contributor: Coit, Joshua
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1792