• 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
  • Robert Houghwout Jackson papers, 1816-1983

    Lawyer, solicitor general, attorney general, and associate justice of the United States Supreme Court. Correspondence, memoranda, family papers, legal file, subject file, speeches, writings, financial papers, photographs, and other material relating primarily to Jackson's legal career as a private attorney, government attorney, and Supreme Court justice.

    • Contributor: Jackson, Robert Houghwout
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Robert Helyer Thayer papers, 1920-1980

    Diplomat, lawyer, and New York public official. Correspondence, memoranda, legal briefs and case files, reports, financial records, scrapbook, printed matter, maps, photographs, and other papers documenting Thayer's legal career, political activities in the Republican Party, service in naval intelligence during World War II, and work for the State Department.

    • Contributor: Thayer, Robert Helyer
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    John Vachon papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Correspondence, family papers, lecture notes, writings, financial papers, clippings, printed matter, and other material relating primarily to Vachon's career as a photographer with the U.S. Farm Security Administration, U.S. Office of War Information, Standard Oil Company of New Jersey, and Look magazine. Also documents his student days at Catholic University of America (1935-1936), life in Washington, D.C., (1935-1939), service in the ...

    • Contributor: Vachon, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Paul Field Sifton and Claire Sifton papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Correspondence, diaries, writings, subject files, family papers, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to the Siftons's literary, labor, and governmental careers. Focuses on twentieth-century American social theater, the emergence of labor organizations as a political force, and legislative lobbying for farmers, labor, civil rights, full employment, and other social causes. Documents Paul Sifton's work with the U.S. Department of the ...

    • Contributor: Sifton, Paul Field
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Frank Farrell papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Classified, in part. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, magazine articles, poetry, reports, radio broadcast transcripts, trial transcripts, research notes, biographical notes, financial records, personnel records, travel records, press releases, address lists, awards, newspaper clippings, obituaries, printed matter, drawings, floor plans, photographs, posters, maps, and other papers chiefly documenting Farrell's career from 1945 to 1975. The collection includes material on Farrell's role in the ...

    • Contributor: Farrell, Frank
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Maurice F. Neufeld papers, 1919-1990

    Labor historian, labor arbitrator, and labor relations consultant, and public official of New York. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, biographical material, orders, reports, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Neufeld's service in the New York State government; as an executive officer in the Allied Military Government, Italy; as professor at Cornell University's New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Ithaca, New ...

    • Contributor: Neufeld, Maurice F.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Paul Field Sifton and Claire Sifton papers, 1912-1980

    Paul Field Sifton, playwright, government official, and Claire Sifton, editor and author. Correspondence, diaries, writings, subject files, family papers, printed matter, and miscellany relating to the Siftons' literary, labor, and governmental careers.

    • Contributor: Sifton, Paul Field
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William Temple Hornaday papers, 1866-1975

    Conservationist, zoologist, and taxidermist. Correspondence, diaries and journals, production materials for articles and books, notebooks, financial papers, clippings, scrapbooks, memorabilia, and other papers reflecting Hornaday's career, particularly as director of New York Zoological Park, 1896-1926.

    • Contributor: Hornaday, William T. (William Temple) - Hornaday, William T.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Irving Langmuir papers, 1871-1957

    Chemist. Correspondence, diaries, experimental notebooks, writings, printed matter, and miscellaneous material containing data that led to scientific developments such as the gas-filled incandescent lamp, the high vacuum power tube, atomic hydrogen welding, and screening smoke generators for the armed forces. Includes material on cloud seeding experiments and smoked bathythermograph records obtained at Lake George, N.Y. Also includes material relating to Langmuir's student years.

    • Contributor: Langmuir, Irving
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John Vachon papers, 1913-1995

    Photographer. Correspondence, family papers, writings, and miscellaneous material relating primarily to Vachon's career as a photographer with the Farm Security Administration, Office of War Information, and Look magazine.

    • Contributor: Vachon, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Robert E. Jackson VHP Collection

    Robert E. Jackson Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Jackson, Robert E.
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2002-01-01
  • Arthur Woods papers, 1884-1938

    Police commissioner and military officer. Diary, correspondence, reports, notes, scrapbooks, clippings, and photographs chiefly documenting the service of Arthur Woods as New York City police commissioner, colonel in the Division of Military Aeronautics, United States War Department, and assistant to the secretary of war.

    • Contributor: Woods, Arthur
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Everett Strait Hughes papers, 1903-1975

    Army officer. Correspondence, diaries, and orders concerning Hughes's career in ordnance and general staff work in the United States Army, including during the Mexican Punitive Expedition, World War I, and World War II.

    • Contributor: Hughes, Everett Strait
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Stephen Bonsal papers, 1890-1973

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

    • Contributor: Bonsal, Stephen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Writers' War Board records, 1941-1945

    Chiefly correspondence with writers and government agencies concerning dissemination of information and propaganda during World War II, together with writings, extracts of minutes of meetings, subject files, scrapbooks, photographs, posters, and other material.

    • Contributor: Writers' War Board
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Benjamin Delahauf Foulois papers, 1898-1966

    Military officer and pioneer aviator. Correspondence, diaries, reports, official documents and personnel records, newspaper clippings, and other material relating to Foulois's military career and the development of air power in the United States military.

    • Contributor: Foulois, Benjamin Delahauf
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Verner W. Clapp papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, writings, notes, subject files, printed matter, and other papers relating to Clapp's service as a librarian, including his years at the Library of Congress; duties as chief librarian to the United Nations Conference on International Organization, San Francisco, Calif., 1945; work for Unesco on various international library matters; role in the establishment of the Kokuritsu Kokkai Toshokan, ...

    • Contributor: Clapp, Verner W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Reid family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Restrictions may apply to unprocessed material. Correspondence, financial records, office files, household and estate records, subject files, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellaneous papers relating to newspaper publishing and public affairs of the Reid family. Whitelaw Reid papers consist of correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, manuscripts of speeches and articles, reports, scrapbooks, printed matter, biographer's notes, photographs, and memorabilia particularly relating to Reid's ambassadorship ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Field-Osgood family papers, 1702-1938

    Correspondence, speeches and writings, household financial accounts, legal papers, genealogical material, printed matter, photographs, lithographs, and engravings pertaining to the families of Samuel Osgood (1748-1813) and his daughter, Susan Osgood Field, of Massachusetts and New York.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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
  • Bill Mauldin papers, 1941-1970

    Cartoonist. Correspondence, writings and other material relating to Mauldin's career as a cartoonist, his work on behalf of the American Veterans Committee, and his interest in civil aviation.

    • Contributor: Mauldin, Bill
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Solon Hannibal Borglum papers, 1886-1969

    Sculptor. Correspondence, commission files, subject files, articles, certificates and awards, photographs, printed matter, a scrapbook, and microfilm mostly relating to Borglum's career as a sculptor, his works of art, and his activities with the American Expeditionary Forces Art Training Center in Bellevue, France, Silvermine Group of Artists in New Canaan, Connecticut, and the School of American Sculpture in New York.

    • Contributor: Borglum, Solon Hannibal
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Sol M. Linowitz papers, 1778-1999

    Lawyer, businessman, diplomat, and consultant to United States presidents. Diaries, correspondence, speeches and writings, interviews, an oral history, organizational records, reports, photographs, printed matter, clippings, and travel files documenting Linowitz's career as an attorney, executive for Xerox Corporation, ambassador to the Organization of American States, co-negotiator of the Panama Canal treaties, and presidential representative to Middle East peace negotiations.

    • Contributor: Linowitz, Sol M.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Robert G. Spivack papers, 1931-1970

    Journalist. Correspondence, articles, book projects, columns, newsletters, newspapers, material relating to speaking engagements, topical files, records of organizations, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating to Spivack's career as a newspaper reporter, syndicated columnist, and newsletter publisher and to his participation in student groups and other organizations seeking the intervention of the United States in World War II prior to the Pearl Harbor attack.

    • Contributor: Spivack, Robert G.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material