• Christopher Prince papers, 1806-1891

    Sailor and activist in the seamen's religious movement. Manuscript autobiography containing accounts of seafaring life in colonial New England, maritime events of the Revolutionary War, Prince's employment by agents of George Washington, his enlistment in the Connecticut navy, the close of the war, and his conversion to Christianity shortly thereafter.

    • Contributor: Prince, Christopher
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Sarah Stone autograph collection, 1720-1962

    Resident of Salem, Massachusetts. Letters, clipped signatures, and other autograph items of prominent American and a few British figures, chiefly of the nineteenth century.

    • Contributor: Stone, Sarah, Active 1840 - Stone, Sarah
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Lorenzo Johnston Greene papers, 1680-1988

    African-American historian, educator, editor, and civil rights and social activist. Chiefly academic files documenting Greene's career as a professor of history and pioneer in the field of African-American studies at Lincoln University, Jefferson City, Missouri.

    • Contributor: Greene, Lorenzo J. (Lorenzo Johnston) - Greene, Lorenzo J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Horsford-Tryon families papers, 1800-2000

    Mainly correspondence among family members primarily in central New York. Includes letters written by the chemist and women's education advocate, Eben Horsford, and by Maria Charity Horsford to her adult children from Washington, D.C., 1850-1853, during her husband Jerediah Horsford's service in the U. S. House of Representatives.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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
  • Benjamin F. Butler papers, 1778-1929

    Army officer, state legislator and U.S. representative from Massachusetts, governor of Massachusetts, and military governor of New Orleans. Correspondence, letterbooks, order books, reports, notebooks, newspaper clippings, and other papers concerning Butler's Civil War commands, his service in the United States Congress as a representative from Massachusetts, his election as governor of Massachusetts, and his candidacy for president.

    • Contributor: Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin) - Butler, Benjamin F.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Adams family papers, 1776-1948

    Chiefly correspondence of John Quincy Adams dated 1801-1846. Also includes correspondence and miscellany relating to other family members.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • David Rapaport papers, 1911-1997

    Psychologist and author. Correspondence, drafts of speeches, lectures, and writings, memoranda, reports, legal documents, and printed matter concerning Rapaport's research and writings in the fields of psychology and psychoanalysis and his association with the Austen Riggs Center, Stockbridge, Massachusetts.

    • Contributor: Rapaport, David
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John Davis Batchelder collection of manuscripts, 1537-1944

    Educator and collector. Autographs, letters, official documents, writings, printed material, photographs, and other papers of prominent historical figures in the arts, science, and politics of the Western world collected by Batchelder.

    • Contributor: Batchelder, John Davis
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Caleb Cushing papers, circa 1785-1906

    United States cabinet official and representative from Massachusetts, army officer, diplomat, and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journals, writings, speeches, notes, notebooks, legal file, business papers, biographical material, newspaper clippings, printed material, maps, photographs, and other papers reflecting Cushing's role in national and international affairs of the mid-nineteenth century.

    • Contributor: Cushing, Caleb
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Edward Tracy Clark correspondence and reports, 1923-1935

    Presidential secretary, lawyer, and businessman of Washington, D.C. Correspondence relating primarily to Clark's work as a consultant on legislative, customs, and tariff matters for various business concerns, and letters from his service as secretary to President Calvin Coolidge.

    • Contributor: Clark, Edward Tracy
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Edward Everett Hayden family papers, 1817-1963

    Naval officer and scientist. Correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks, financial material, photographs, and other papers pertaining to Hayden's naval and scientific careers and to his family.

    • Contributor: Hayden, Edward Everett
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Benjamin Lincoln papers, 1778-1806

    United States secretary of war, army officer, and lieutenant governor of Massachusetts. Journals, correspondence, certificates, receipt, petition, and extract relating to Lincoln's travels from New York to take command of the Southern Department, Continental Army, at Charleston, South Carolina, and the siege of Savannah, Georgia.

    • Contributor: Lincoln, Benjamin
    • 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
  • Edward Lindley Bowles papers, 1869-1990

    Inventor, engineer and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, manuscripts, speeches, transcripts of recorded recollections, reports, minutes, subject files, notes, legal documents, printed material, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Bowles's career as an engineer and consultant in private industry and in government, his association with research universities, and work relating to the securing and defense of patents.

    • Contributor: Bowles, Edward Lindley
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Arthur D. Little papers, 1884-1973

    Chemical engineer, inventor, and entrepreneur. Register of clients, financial records, technical reports, laboratory notes and summaries, photographs, and other records of Arthur D. Little, Inc., pertaining primarily to chemical analysis of products or materials. Also includes correspondence, writings, speeches, biographical material, and other papers relating to Little's career in industrial research.

    • Contributor: Little, Arthur D. (Arthur Dehon) - Little, Arthur D.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Reinhold Niebuhr papers, 1907-1997

    Theologian, philosopher, and author. Correspondence, speeches, sermons, lectures, articles, book reviews, typescripts of books and articles, family papers, subject files, biographical material, bibliographies, photographs, and memorabilia reflecting Niebuhr's influence on twentieth-century theology, politics, and society and his efforts to apply religious and ethical standards to modern social and political problems including labor and race relations.

    • Contributor: Niebuhr, Reinhold
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Whiting Griswold correspondence, 1843-1874

    Lawyer and politician. Letters to Griswold from various prominent figures relating to such topics as the Whig, Free Soil, and American parties, the Democratic Party, his legal practice, Massachusetts politics, patronage, the Hoosac Tunnel, the Kansas-Nebraska Act, the Civil War, and the 1853 Massachusetts Constitutional Convention.

    • Contributor: Griswold, Whiting
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Harlan Fiske Stone papers, 1889-1953

    Attorney general, associate and chief justice of the Supreme Court, and educator. Professional and family correspondence, writings, reports, legal case files, biographical information, and other material relating primarily to Stone's service on the Supreme Court.

    • Contributor: Stone, Harlan Fiske
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Charles Henry Harvey papers, 1835-1965

    Gold miner, carpenter, and mill worker. Correspondence, diaries, daybooks, receipts, and printed matter relating to Harvey's life and work as a millworker and carpenter in Methuen, Massachusetts, and as a gold miner in California and Colorado.

    • Contributor: Harvey, Charles Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Samuel Adams papers, 1635-1826

    Continental congressman and governor of Massachusetts. Reproductions of correspondence, speeches, petitions, committee records, and other material relating primarily to Adams's political life in Massachusetts.

    • Contributor: Adams, Samuel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Winfred Overholser papers, 1911-1965

    Psychiatrist, educator and superintendent of St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Washington, D.C. Correspondence, letters scrapbooks, writings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Overholser's career in psychiatry and his research in forensic psychiatry.

    • Contributor: Overholser, Winfred
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Victor Gruen papers, 1886-1991

    Designer, architect, and urban planner. Personal and business correspondence, project files, speeches, writings, biographical material, and scrapbooks documenting Gruen's career in architectural design, city planning, and environmental counseling, with special emphasis on architectural and land use projects undertaken from 1960 to 1980 by his firms, Gruen Associates, headquartered in New York, New York, and Los Angeles, California, and Victor Gruen International, centered in Vienna, ...

    • Contributor: Gruen, Victor
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Charles J. Bonaparte papers, 1760-1921

    Lawyer, municipal and civil service reformer, and U.S. attorney general and secretary of the navy. Correspondence, articles, speeches, memoranda, notes, personal miscellany, legal records, biographical material, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating mainly to Bonaparte's public service and political career.

    • Contributor: Bonaparte, Charles J. (Charles Joseph) - Bonaparte, Charles J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Shaw family papers, 1636-1892

    Correspondence, writings, copybooks, genealogical materials, reports, and other papers relating to the Shaw, Smith, Adams, and Felt (Felts) families. Central to the collection is the correspondence of Abigail Adams with her sister, Elizabeth Smith Shaw Peabody, and with Elizabeth Peabody's children, Abigail Adams Shaw Felt and William Smith Shaw. Includes sermons and other papers of Joseph Barlow Felt relating to New England; state laws; ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material