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  • John Leeds Bozman family papers, 1688-1883

    Historian and lawyer of Maryland. Correspondence and other material pertaining to John Leeds Bozman, John Leeds Kerr, John Bozman Kerr, J. S. Bozman, William Vans Murray, Daniel Carroll (1730-1796), and others.

    • Contributor: Bozman, John Leeds
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1669
  • Carl W. Ackerman papers, 1833-1970

    Journalist, educator, and public relations consultant. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, family papers, scrapbooks, clippings, and other papers relating chiefly to Ackerman's career as a journalist and dean of Columbia University School of Journalism.

    • Contributor: Ackerman, Carl W. (Carl William) - Ackerman, Carl W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1833
  • Henry Clay family papers, 1732-1927

    Personal, official, and family correspondence, speeches, writings, business records, legal files, biographical material, printed matter, and other papers chiefly documenting the public career and private life of statesman Henry Clay (1777-1852), United States secretary of state and representative and senator from Kentucky; his son, James B. Clay (1817-1864), diplomat, United States representative from Kentucky, and Confederate sympathizer; and other members of Henry Clay's family.

    • Contributor: Clay, Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1732
  • George Creel papers, 1857-1953

    Author, editor, and government official. Scrapbooks and bound volumes of writings by and about Creel form the bulk of the collection. Includes correspondence, notes, speeches, lectures, book reviews, and campaign material. A series on Woodrow Wilson and the United States Committee on Public Information contains correspondence with Wilson as well as his corrections of drafts of Creel's cables, letters, speeches, and other writings relating ...

    • Contributor: Creel, George
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1857
  • Harry Frank Guggenheim papers, 1900-1972

    Businessman, diplomat, newspaper publisher, philanthropist, and horseman. Correspondence and subject files documenting Guggenheim's career in business and publishing, philanthropic and civic activities, and special interests in horse racing and aviation.

    • Contributor: Guggenheim, Harry Frank
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1900
  • Harry N. Sargent papers, 1917-1920

    British army officer. Correspondence, drafts, and research notes concerning an unpublished writing on the American Expeditionary Force during World War I.

    • Contributor: Sargent, Harry N.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1917
  • Edward Frost papers, 1795-1901

    Planter, businessman, state legislator, and district attorney for South Carolina. Family correspondence, political, legal, and business records, commissions, appointments, wills, estate and plantation accounts, ledgers, and memorabilia relating to Frost's service as district attorney and states' rights delegate from Charleston to the South Carolina legislature and his interest in the Blue Ridge Railroad Company.

    • Contributor: Frost, Edward
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1795
  • Joseph Galloway family papers, 1743-1823

    Chiefly family correspondence of Joseph Galloway, his wife, Grace Growden Galloway, their daughter, Elizabeth, and Mrs. Galloway's brother, Thomas Nickelson, of Dorset, England. Includes letters of Grace describing her trials as a Loyalist wife during the American Revolution.

    • Contributor: Galloway, Joseph
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1743
  • Richard H.M. Settle correspondence and photograph, 1871-1879

    Whaler. Letters and typewritten transcripts of letters written by Settle during three voyages aboard whaling ships from New Bedford, Mass.

    • Contributor: Settle, Richard H. M.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1871
  • Abraham Lincoln papers, 1774-1948

    United States president and representative and lawyer from Illinois. Correspondence and other papers relating primarily to Abraham Lincoln's presidency and the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Lincoln, Abraham
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1774
  • George and Ira Gershwin collection, 1895-2008

    Composer George Gershwin (1898-1937) and his lyricist brother Ira (1896-1983) wrote some of the most significant American popular songs of the first half of the twentieth century. Working with novelist and poet DuBose Heyward, they created the great American opera Porgy and Bess. Additionally, George Gershwin composed several singularly American concert works, including An American in Paris and Rhapsody In Blue, and both brothers ...

    • Contributor: Gershwin, George - Gershwin, Ira - Bennett, Robert Russell - Daly, William - Depackh, Maurice - Heyward, Dubose - Kaufman, George S. (George Simon) - Ryskind, Morrie - Saddler, Frank - Sirmay, Albert - Spialek, Hans - Swift, Kay
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1895
  • Julia Ward Howe papers, 1845-1917

    Author and reformer. Chiefly speeches and writings, with correspondence, notes, and printed matter pertaining to education, immigration, prison reform, race relations, religion, and women's rights.

    • Contributor: Howe, Julia Ward
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1845
  • Noel Francis Parrish papers, 1894-1987

    Air force general and university professor. Correspondence, speeches and writings, academic and military files, family papers, photographs and slides, and other papers documenting Parrish's military and academic careers, including as commander of Tuskegee Army Air Field (Ala.) where he was responsible for training the Army Air Force's first African-American pilots during World War II.

    • Contributor: Parrish, Noel Francis
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1894
  • Muir Stephen Fairchild papers, 1937-1950

    Army and air force officer. Correspondence, reports, speeches, and articles relating to Fairchild's service as air force vice chief of staff. Includes printed matter prepared by Fairchild for the Air Corps Tactical School.

    • Contributor: Fairchild, Muir Stephen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1937
  • Clifford Kennedy Berryman papers, 1814-1965

    Cartoonist. Correspondence, drawings, printed matter, invitations, photographs, and a speech relating primarily to Berryman's career as a political cartoonist for the Washington Post and the Washington Star.

    • Contributor: Berryman, Clifford Kennedy
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1814
  • Stephen C. Rowan papers, 1826-1890

    United States Navy officer. Journals and a letterbook relating to Rowan's naval service.

    • Contributor: Rowan, Stephen C. (Stephen Clegg) - Rowan, Stephen C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1826
  • Nannie Helen Burroughs papers, 1900-1963

    Educator, religious leader, and advocate for African American rights. Correspondence, financial records, memoranda, notebooks, speeches and writings, subscription and literature orders, student records, and other papers relating primarily to Burroughs's founding and management of the National Training School for Women and Girls in Washington, D.C., and to her activities with the Woman's Auxiliary of the National Baptist Convention of the United States of America.

    • Contributor: Burroughs, Nannie Helen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1900
  • Irvine Luther Lenroot papers, 1858-1971

    Jurist, lawyer, and United States representative and senator from Wisconsin. Correspondence, biographical material, legal papers, speeches, articles, political and subject files, reports, scrapbooks, memoranda, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and photographs relating primarily to Lenroot's political campaigns, association with Robert M. La Follette, role in the Wisconsin Progressive movement, and relationship with national political leaders.

    • Contributor: Lenroot, Irvine Luther
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1858
  • Charles Evans Hughes papers, 1836-1950

    Governor of New York, secretary of state, and chief justice of the United States. Family papers, correspondence, speeches and biographical writings, subject files, notes, scrapbooks, clippings, and other printed and miscellaneous matter relating principally to Hughes's political and judicial career and his service on various international bodies and commissions.

    • Contributor: Hughes, Charles Evans
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1836
  • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 1911
  • John Ericsson papers, 1821-1890

    Engineer and inventor. Correspondence, writings, design specifications, articles, memoranda, technical notes, financial and legal papers, drawings, printed matter, and miscellany relating primarily to Ericsson's activities in marine engineering, especially his work on screw propellers and his design of the steamship Princeton and the ironclad Monitor. Includes correspondence of Ericsson's biographer, William C. Church.

    • Contributor: Ericsson, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1821
  • Belle Brown collection, 1865-1912

    Belle Brown was an American soprano who had a brief operatic career abroad around the turn of the twentieth century. Although little biographical information exists about her, the contents of this collection document her relationships with prominent and respected European performers of the day. She studied with many celebrated performers and pedagogues, including Désirée Artôt, Pauline Lucca, and Jean and Edouard de Reszke. The ...

    • Contributor: Brown, Belle
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1865
  • Forbes W. Manchester correspondence, 1858-1869

    Whaler. Correspondence to Forbes W. Manchester, primarily from his wife Rhoda M. Manchester, written in 1858 and 1859 while he was on a whaling voyage to the Indian and Pacific oceans aboard the Henry Kneeland. There are several letters written by Manchester while he was on the Henry Kneeland as well as a few written in 1869 from Martinique while he served in the ...

    • Contributor: Manchester, Forbes W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1858
  • Florence Jaffray Hurst Harriman papers, 1857-1982

    Diplomat, political activist, and author. Correspondence, writings, news clippings, photographs, printed matter, and miscellaneous papers relating primarily to Harriman's activities as United States minister to Norway and her political activities on behalf of the Democratic party, world peace organizations, and District of Columbia voting rights.

    • Contributor: Harriman, Florence Jaffray
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1857
  • Joseph Wechsberg papers, 1943-1983

    Author, lawyer, and musician. Correspondence, drafts of articles and books, notes, clippings, photographs, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Wechsberg's work as a journalist and author.

    • Contributor: Wechsberg, Joseph
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1943