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  • Black history collection, 1700-2008

    Letters, court records, legal documents, slave deeds, financial records, speeches and writings, family and genealogical papers, military records, birth records, inventories, wills, ships' papers, a commonplace book, poll tax receipts, broadsides, postcards, marriage certificates, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other material pertaining to African Americans.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1700
  • Zbigniew Brzezinski papers, 1798-2009

    Foreign policy advisor, political scientist, educator, and author. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, notes, journal extracts, writings, speeches, lectures, testimony, travel files, interview transcripts, press clippings, photographs, family papers, printed matter, and other material relating primarily to Brzezinski's professional life including his tenure as Jimmy Carter's national security advisor.

    • Contributor: Brzezinski, Zbigniew
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1798
  • Danforth-Bush family collection, 1721-2007

    Correspondence, journal, essays, sermons, articles, autograph collection, photographs, and other papers of the Danforth and Bush families, chiefly of Joshua N. Danforth. A volume of autographs collected by J. Danforth Bush and other family members contains the signatures of members of the Thirty-third Congress (House and Senate) and U.S. governors, circa 1853-1854.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1721
  • Daniel P. Moynihan papers, 1765-2003

    Public official, diplomat, educator, and senator. Correspondence, memoranda, journals, speeches, writings, legislative files, notes, research material, subject files, appointment books, press releases, printed material, clippings, and photographs documenting Moynihan's career in public service, in higher education, and in politics, particularly his years as United States senator from New York.

    • Contributor: Moynihan, Daniel P. (Daniel Patrick) - Moynihan, Daniel P.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1765
  • F. Holland Day papers, 1793-2010

    Photographer and publisher. Correspondence, letterbooks, family papers, writings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Day's life and his work as a pictorialist photographer and co-founder of the Copeland and Day publishing company.

    • Contributor: Day, F. Holland (Fred Holland) - Day, F. Holland
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1793
  • Henry L. Abbot family papers, 1770-2001

    Correspondence, memoirs, diaries, writings, photographs, legal and financial records, genealogical material, military records, printed matter, and mementos primarily documenting the professional and family activities of Henry L. Abbot and his family during the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1770
  • Humphrey Marshall papers, 1771-2002

    Lawyer, army officer, United States representative from Kentucky, and Confederate States of America representative from Virginia. Correspondence, diaries, financial and legal papers, notes, speeches, writings, printed matter and other material relating chiefly to Humphrey Marshall's activities as a lawyer, soldier, and politician.

    • Contributor: Marshall, Humphrey
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1771
  • Samuel Dash papers, 1748-2004

    Lawyer, educator, and author. Correspondence, memoranda, legal material and opinions, writings, speeches, engagement file, teaching file, organization and committee file, clippings, photographs, appointment calendars, and other papers relating primarily to Dash's legal career after 1964, and more particularly his role in governmental investigations.

    • Contributor: Dash, Samuel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1748
  • Catalog Record

    José de Gálvez letters, Catalog Record Only

    Chiefly letters to Francisco Saavedra de Sangronis. Topics include the Battle of Pensacola and Spanish operations against the British during the American Revolution.

    • Contributor: Gálvez, José De
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1780
  • Catalog Record

    Philipp Waldeck diary, Catalog Record Only

    Typewritten transcription and translation of a diary kept by Waldeck while chaplain with the 3rd English-Waldeck Regiment (Waldeckische Regiment, 3te, of the principality of Waldeck) during the American Revolution. Documents military events in New York, New Jersey, and Florida and voyages from Germany to New York (October 1776) and from New Jersey to West Florida via Jamaica (October 1778). Includes Waldeck's observations on social ...

    • Contributor: Waldeck, Philipp - Burgoyne, Bruce E.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1776
  • Catalog Record

    Benjamin Hawkins letter, Catalog Record Only

    Letter (ALS) written to Col. David Hanley, War Dept. agent at Jellico Blockhouse, Tenn. Hawkins state his belief that Capt. Richard Sparks has behaved in a manner unbecoming an officer and a gentleman. Topics include the Creek Indians and Indian wars. Other person represented include Silas Dinsmore and U.S. secretary of war James McHenry.

    • Contributor: Hawkins, Benjamin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1797
  • Catalog Record

    Robert Morris letter, Catalog Record Only

    ALS, written from debtor's prison, to his business partner, John Nicholson. Morris, a speculator in western lands, was arrested at behest of creditors in 1798 and in debtor's prison until 1801, when he was released as a pauper. Referring to his situation, Morris writes "They think little of imprisonment but if they should be sent here (which God forbid) they would learn how to ...

    • Contributor: Morris, Robert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1799
  • Catalog Record

    An account of the proceedings of Captain Nelson of His Majesty's ship Boreas, relative to the illegal trade carried on between the Americans & the British West India Islands, Catalog Record Only

    Narrative regarding Nelson's time in the British West Indies (1784-1787) and his efforts to enforce the British Navigation Acts which required that imports to England and her colonies had to be in English ships. It begins with his arrival in Barbados in June 1784 and finding the bay "full of Americans."

    • Contributor: Nelson, Horatio Nelson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1787
  • Catalog Record

    Ship's paper of the sailing vessel Mary, Catalog Record Only

    Ship's paper (PDS) authorizing the vessel Mary, commanded by James Buchanan, to sail from Norfolk, Va., to France, laden with flour. Signed by George Washington as U.S. president, by Thomas Jefferson as U.S. secretary of state, and by William Lindsay as the Collector of the Port of Norfolk.

    • Contributor: Mary (Sailing Vessel)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1794
  • Catalog Record

    Anthony Wayne letter, Catalog Record Only

    Letter (ALS), written from headquarters in Savannah, Ga., to Captain Hughes, commander of the Georgia cavalry. Topics include the Continental Army campaign in Georgia. Persons represented include Thomas Posey.

    • Contributor: Wayne, Anthony
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1782