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  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Clay, Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Ethel Armes collection of Lee family papers, 1671-1936

    Correspondence, architectural plans, genealogical papers, maps, legal papers, clippings, and other material assembled by Armes in preparing her book, Stratford Hall: The Great House of the Lees (1936).

    • Contributor: Armes, Ethel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John Aldrich Stephenson collection of the Hand, Fiske, and Aldrich families papers, 1745-1966

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, travel diaries, manuscripts of sermons, poems, essays, and other writings, business and financial records, printed works, biographical and genealogical materials, drawings and reproductions of paintings and photographs, and other ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Willis Van Devanter papers, 1884-1941

    Lawyer, jurist, and Supreme Court justice. Correspondence, letterbooks, legal records and briefs, speeches, lectures, and scrapbooks documenting Van Devanter's law practice in Wyoming, his involvement in Republican Party politics, and his service ...

    • Contributor: Van Devanter, Willis
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Robert Lansing papers, 1831-1935

    Lawyer, diplomat, secretary of state during the Wilson administration, and member of the American mission to negotiate a peace treaty following World War I. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, resolutions, desk diaries, book manuscripts, ...

    • Contributor: Lansing, Robert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Daniel Carroll papers, 1662-1920

    Landowner and businessman. Correspondence, financial and legal records, plat surveys, and newspaper clippings pertaining to Carroll's business interests and real estate holdings in Washington, D.C., and Baltimore, Md.

    • Contributor: Carroll, Daniel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Moore family papers, 1942-1998

    Georgia family. Chiefly correspondence between Sidney Leighton Moore (1906-1953) and his wife, Violet Soderquist Moore, reflecting his service with the United States Army during World War II, including also writings, notes, military ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Roland S. Morris papers, 1910-1943

    Lawyer, diplomat, and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Morris's service as U.S. ambassador to Japan and to his special missions to Siberia.

    • Contributor: Morris, Roland S. (Roland Sletor) - Morris, Roland S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William Sydney Thayer papers, 1835-1901

    Newspaper correspondent, editor, and United States consul general in Egypt. Correspondence, dispatches, journals, essays, addresses, poems, clippings, printed matter, photographs, and memorabilia dealing primarily with Thayer's activities in Nicaragua and Egypt.

    • Contributor: Thayer, William Sydney
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Ninian Pinkney papers, 1822-1913

    Naval surgeon. Correspondence, speeches, articles, and notes relating mainly to Pinkney's surgical cases in Peru, his observations on the Mexican War and Civil War, his plan to reorganize the Army Medical Corps, ...

    • Contributor: Pinkney, Ninian
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Robert R. Hitt papers, 1830-1906

    U.S. representative from Illinois. Personal, political, diplomatic, and business correspondence and other papers, including shorthand notes and material relating to Abraham Lincoln, the Lincoln Douglas Debates, and Civil War courts-martial. Other topics ...

    • Contributor: Hitt, Robert R. (Robert Roberts) - Hitt, Robert R.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Marquis de Lafayette papers, 1757-1990

    Soldier and statesman. Correspondence, letterbooks, writings, speeches, reports, minutes, notes, military records, financial and legal documents, family papers, broadsides, and other papers relating chiefly to the Marquis de Lafayette's military, political, and ...

    • Contributor: Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, Marquis De - Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Key-Cutts-Turner family papers, 1808-1975

    Correspondence, genealogical and biographical material, a commonplace book, poetry, writings, and printed matter relating to the Key-Cutts-Turner families of North Carolina and Washington, D.C. Chiefly family correspondence of Ann Arnold Key Turner ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Matthew Simpson papers, 1829-1927

    Methodist clergyman, educator, editor, and orator. Family and general correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks, notes, scrapbooks, copies of speeches, sermons, and writings, and miscellaneous printed material relating to Simpson's early life in Ohio ...

    • Contributor: Simpson, Matthew
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Ackerman, Carl W. (Carl William) - Ackerman, Carl W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Henry T. Allen papers, 1806-1933

    Army officer. Correspondence, diaries, writings, reports, military documents, photographs, printed matter, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous material relating mainly to Allen's military career.

    • Contributor: Allen, Henry T. (Henry Tureman) - Allen, Henry T.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Tasker Howard Bliss papers, 1864-1933

    Army officer, diplomat, and scholar. Correspondence, printed matter, drafts of speeches, lectures, and articles, diaries, memoranda, reports, minutes of meetings, and scrapbooks relating mainly to Bliss's military career and participation in peace ...

    • Contributor: Bliss, Tasker Howard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Jefferson Davis papers, 1795-1913

    President of the Confederate States of America. Correspondence and related articles, speeches, clippings, reports and notes documenting Davis's political career and his family.

    • Contributor: Davis, Jefferson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Rhode Island General Assembly records, 1653-1747

    Minutes, acts, and proceedings of Rhode Island's colonial legislature sitting in various towns.

    • Contributor: Rhode Island. General Assembly
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Arthur family papers, 1817-1972

    Correspondence, diaries, scrapbooks, writings, printed matter, clippings, and miscellaneous material chiefly of Chester Alan Arthur II (1864-1937), sportsman and rancher, and Chester Alan ("Gavin") Arthur III (1901-1972), author and bohemian, son and ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material