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  • Cornelius Chase family papers, 1745-1974

    Clergyman, educator, and farmer. Correspondence, business and financial papers, subject files, reports, speeches, newspaper clippings, and miscellany relating to various members of the Chase family, especially Cornelius Chase, his son, Cornelius Thurston Chase, and the latter's career as superintendent of public instruction in Florida. Other material concerns the slave trade in Richmond, Virginia, the Confederate Army, and the Reverend Jonas King.

    • Contributor: Chase, Cornelius
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1745
  • Shippen family papers, 1671-1936

    Correspondence, diaries, account books, memorandum books, legal and business records, indentures, and miscellaneous papers of Thomas Lee Shippen, William Shippen, Anne Home Shippen Livingston, Edward Shippen, and other family members. Also included are some papers of the Nicholson family.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1671
  • George W. Goethals papers, 1890-1954

    Governor of the Canal Zone, army officer, and engineer. Diaries, correspondence, reports, memoranda, photographs, clippings, and scrapbooks relating chiefly to the construction of the Panama Canal, Goethals' term as governor of the Canal Zone, and his other public service positions.

    • Contributor: Goethals, George W. (George Washington) - Goethals, George W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1890
  • Wallace Rankin Deuel papers, 1905-1971

    Intelligence officer and journalist. Correspondence, journals, writings, lectures, transcripts of radio broadcasts, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Deuel's career as an intelligence officer during World War II with the Office of Strategic Services, as a journalist with the Chicago Daily News and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and as a foreign intelligence analyst with the Central Intelligence Agency.

    • Contributor: Deuel, Wallace Rankin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1905
  • James L. Cathcart papers, 1785-1817

    Diplomat. Journals and letterbooks relating chiefly to Cathcart's capture (1785) by Algerians off Cape St. Vincent while he served on the schooner Maria of Boston, his eleven-year captivity, and the successive offices he held while a prisoner, becoming chief Christian secretary to the Dey of Algiers (1792). The letterbooks relate to his later service as United States consul (1797-1817).

    • Contributor: Cathcart, James L. (James Leander) - Cathcart, James L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1785
  • C.B. Comstock papers, 1847-1908

    Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, notebooks, orders, reports, and drawings primarily concerning Comstock's Civil War service as chief engineer of the Army of the Potomac. Also includes material relating to the Mexican War and Comstock's tenure as president of the United States Mississippi River Commission, 1884.

    • Contributor: Comstock, C. (Cyrus Ballou) - Comstock, C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1847
  • William LePre Houston family papers, 1777-1936

    Lawyers. Correspondence, diaries, financial records, academic papers, printed matter, and miscellaneous material related to the Houstons' family life, fraternal organizations, the law, and Charles Hamilton Houston's military service during World War I.

    • Contributor: Houston, William Lepre
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1777
  • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 1720
  • John Hay papers, 1783-1999

    Statesman, diplomat, historian, journalist, and poet. Correspondence and letterbooks, speeches, diaries, notebooks, scrapbooks, and memoranda, mainly for the years 1897-1905 when Hay served as United States ambassador to Great Britain and United States secretary of state. Earlier papers deal with his legal, literary, and journalistic activities and with his service as assistant secretary to Abraham Lincoln. Includes correspondence of his wife, Clara Louise Stone ...

    • Contributor: Hay, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1783
  • Jeanne S. Mintz papers, 1928-1993

    Asian affairs analyst and official at the United States Department of Defense. Correspondence, professional subject file, speeches and writings, printed material, and other papers documenting Mintz's career as an expert on Indonesia and Southeast Asia, including service with the Defense Department and as an analyst and press officer with the Indonesian delegation to the United Nations.

    • Contributor: Mintz, Jeanne S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1928
  • Robert Lee Bullard papers, 1881-1955

    Army officer. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, speeches, writings, printed matter, maps, photographs, memorabilia, legal documents, and other material relating chiefly to Bullard's military career, activities as president of the National Security League, and work as an author.

    • Contributor: Bullard, Robert Lee
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1881
  • Charles Thomson papers, 1765-1888

    Secretary of Continental Congress, biblical translator, and merchant. Correspondence relating to the official business of the Continental Congress and the American Revolution, scientific and scholarly matters, personal affairs, and including petitions, notes on debates, and translations of portions of the New Testament from Greek to English.

    • Contributor: Thomson, Charles
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1765
  • Charles Albert Browne papers, 1783-1947

    Chemist, food technologist, and historian of science. Correspondence, writings, accounts of foreign travel, autographs of past luminaries, and research material relating primarily Browne's work in the history of chemistry and agriculture.

    • Contributor: Browne, Charles Albert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1783
  • Tyler Dennett collection relating to John Hay, 1861-1937

    Historian, editor, and biographer. Correspondence, research notes, galley proofs, photographs, and printed matter relating to Dennett's books John Hay: From Poetry to Politics and Lincoln and the Civil War in the Diaries and Letters of John Hay.

    • Contributor: Dennett, Tyler
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1861
  • Bernadotte Everly Schmitt papers, 1868-1970

    Educator, historian, and author. Correspondence, research notes, scrapbooks, writings and lectures, bibliographies, and printed matter relating principally to Schmitt's studies in modern European diplomatic history, especially his work on the outbreak of World War I.

    • Contributor: Schmitt, Bernadotte Everly
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1868
  • Frederick Dixon papers, 1897-1923

    Newspaper editor. Correspondence, memoranda, and printed material relating primarily to Dixon's work as editor of the Christian Science Monitor. Chiefly correspondence between Dixon and Charles D. Warner, head of the Monitor's Washington bureau, relating to such topics as the use of submarines and the English blockade during World War I, establishment of a home for Jews in Palestine, Mary Baker Eddy, and various controversies ...

    • Contributor: Dixon, Frederick
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1897
  • Jedediah Hotchkiss papers, 1835-1908

    Confederate army officer, topographical and mining engineer, and historian. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, subject files, writings, financial papers, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous printed material relating principally to Hotchkiss's service with the Confederate army as a topographical engineer in Virginia and his involvement with various land and mining schemes in West Virginia, especially the Gauley Coal Company, Guyandot Coal Land Association, and North Flat-Top Land ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1835
  • B.F. Wade papers, 1832-1886

    Lawyer, United States senator from Ohio, and Republican Party leader. Chiefly political correspondence relating to Wade's career in the Senate as well as personal letters concerning his law practice and business. Includes printed speeches, maps, family letters, business records, and other material.

    • Contributor: Wade, F. (Benjamin Franklin) - Wade, F.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1832
  • Elizabeth Cady Stanton papers, 1814-1946

    Reformer and feminist. Correspondence, speeches, articles, drafts of books, scrapbooks, and printed matter documenting Elizabeth Cady Stanton's career as an advocate for women's rights. Includes material on her efforts on behalf of women's legal status and women's suffrage, the abolition of slavery, rights for African Americans following the Civil War, temperance, and other nineteenth-century social reform movements.

    • Contributor: Stanton, Elizabeth Cady
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1814
  • Anna Maria Brodeau Thornton papers, 1793-1861

    Wife of architect William Thornton. Diaries and notebooks primarily describing social life in Washington, D.C., with extensive detail about housekeeping and expense matters. Also contained in the diaries are memorandum books, poems, sketches, and silhouettes of unidentified people.

    • Contributor: Thornton, Anna Maria Brodeau
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1793
  • Chandler B. Gillam papers, 1850-1919

    Soldier and farmer. Correspondence, a diary, a journal, a photograph, family papers, writings, and other papers relating chiefly to Gillam's Civil War service with the Twenty-eighth New York Infantry Regiment, United States Army. The diary, written by W. L. Hicks, documents the history of the twenty-eighth regiment of New York.

    • Contributor: Gillam, Chandler
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1850
  • Frank Maxwell Andrews papers, 1920-1943

    Air force officer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, articles, military service and flight records, reports, financial records, and newspaper clippings relating chiefly to Andrews's career in the military and the organization and administration of the air arm of the War Department and operations of the Caribbean Defense Command at the beginning of World War II.

    • Contributor: Andrews, Frank Maxwell
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1920
  • James Gillespie Blaine family papers, 1777-1945

    United States secretary of state, United States representative and senator from Maine, and journalist. Family and general correspondence, speeches, writings, diaries, memoirs, notebooks, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting Blaine's public career.

    • Contributor: Blaine, James Gillespie
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1777
  • Edgar Ansel Mowrer and Lilian T. Mowrer papers, 1898-1978

    Edgar Ansel Mowrer, journalist, and Lilian Thomson, author, married 1916. Correspondence, manuscripts of speeches and writings, lectures, subject files, and other papers documenting the Mowrers' careers as authors and lecturers on foreign affairs, particularly on the diplomacy of France, Germany, Italy, and the United States.

    • Contributor: Mowrer, Edgar Ansel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1898
  • Rodney family papers, 1771-1824

    Cabinet officers, diplomats, farmers, jurists, lawyers, senators, soldiers, and statesmen. Correspondence and other material of Caesar Rodney, Thomas Rodney, and C. A. Rodney.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1771