• Francis Asbury Roe papers, 1842-1901

    Naval officer. Correspondence, journals, notebooks, and other papers pertaining to Roe's cruises and an engagement between the USS Sassacus (side-wheel steamer) and the CSS Albemarle (ironclad ram) in 1864.

    • Contributor: Roe, Francis Asbury
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Breckinridge family papers, 1752-1965

    Family prominent in Kentucky and national politics and government. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and articles, subject files, financial and legal papers, scrapbooks, and other papers of various members of the Breckinridge family. The bulk of the collection is composed of the papers of John Breckinridge, Robert Jefferson Breckinridge, John Cabell Breckinridge, William C. P. Breckinridge, Joseph Cabell Breckinridge, Mary Desha, Sophonisba Preston Breckinridge, Madeline (McDowell) ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Martin Van Buren papers, 1787-1910

    United States president, vice president, secretary of state, and senator from New York. Correspondence, drafts of writings, speeches, and messages to Congress, autobiographical material, notes, legal record book, estate record book, and other papers pertaining to slavery and the antislavery movement, banking and the Second Bank of the United States, party politics in New York State and at the national level relating to the ...

    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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
  • Ray Stannard Baker papers, 1836-1947

    Journalist and author. Correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks, drafts of books and articles, family papers, scrapbooks, clippings, and printed matter concerning Baker's career in newspaper and magazine writing, his books, and his role in the Paris Peace Conference. Included is a large group of papers collected by Baker for his biography of Woodrow Wilson. Also includes portions of an autobiography of Robert M. La Follette ...

    • Contributor: Baker, Ray Stannard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • James A. Bayard and Richard H. Bayard papers, 1797-1885

    :Lawyers, senators, and diplomats, of the Bayard (Baird) family of Delaware. Correspondence, diaries, financial and legal papers, printed matter and miscellaneous material relating to the careers of James A. Bayard and his son Richard H. Bayard.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Charles Wellington Reed papers, 1776-1926

    Artist and soldier. Correspondence, a diary, ink and pencil sketches, watercolors, prints, military papers, books with illustrations by Reed, maps, medals, and photographs relating chiefly to Reed's service in the Nineth Massachusetts Light Artillery Battery during the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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
  • Edwin McMasters Stanton papers, 1818-1921

    Lawyer, United States attorney general, and United States secretary of war. Correspondence, letterbooks, reports, maps, printed material, and memorabilia relating chiefly to Stanton's role as secretary of war under Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson and to his role in the politics of Reconstruction. Other topics include the Civil War, the radical wing of the Republican Party, and Lincoln's assassination.

    • Contributor: Stanton, Edwin Mcmasters
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Herbert Hill papers, 1869-2004

    Civil rights activist, educator, author, and NAACP labor secretary. Correspondence, legal case files, articles, draft books, speeches, news clippings, trade union records, governmental records, writings, speeches, photographs, printed matter, and other material relating to Hill's labor, social, and civil rights activism; writing and editing; and his academic career.

    • Contributor: Hill, Herbert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Ebenezer Foote family papers, 1751-1871

    Continental Army officer, jurist, merchant, and legislator, of Delaware County, N.Y. Family and general correspondence, orders, petitions, and legal and other papers of Foote and various members of his family. Topics include the Tammany Society of New York, the death of Alexander Hamilton, the War of 1812, the incident aboard the frigate Chesapeake, the first Seminole War, and New York politics.

    • Contributor: Foote, Ebenezer
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Stephen Bleecker Luce papers, 1799-1955

    Naval officer. Correspondence, journals, order books, subject files, scrapbooks, notebooks, newspaper clippings, and miscellany documenting Luce's naval career, including his work to establish the United States Naval War College and the Naval Historical Society, his service with the South Atlantic Blockading Squadron, and his diplomatic role in the arbitration of the Canadian fisheries dispute (1887).

    • Contributor: Luce, Stephen Bleecker
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • C.S. Draper papers, 1773-1978

    Engineer, inventor, and educator. Correspondence, speeches and writings, and consultant and organizational files documenting Draper's career as a professor of aeronautical engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and technical consultant to the Curtiss-Wright Corporation and other airplane manufacturers and to the Sperry Gyroscope Company, Waltham Watch Company, and other instrument makers.

    • Contributor: Draper, C. S. (Charles Stark) - Draper, C. S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Thaddeus Stevens papers, 1811-1927

    Lawyer and United States representative from Pennsylvania. General and official correspondence, legal, business, and financial papers, drafts and printed copies of Stevens's speeches, clippings, and other printed matter relating chiefly to Stevens's career in Congress and to family and business affairs.

    • Contributor: Stevens, Thaddeus
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Henry Prather Fletcher papers, 1898-1958

    Diplomat. Correspondence, diary, letterbook, speeches and articles, scrapbook, clippings, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers documenting Fletcher's career from his enlistment in the Rough Riders during the Spanish-American War through his service as a special adviser to the secretary of state on post-World War II problems and plans.

    • Contributor: Fletcher, Henry Prather
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Charles A. Lockwood papers, 1904-1967

    Naval officer. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, reports, writings, photographs, newspaper clippings, and printed matter relating mainly to Lockwood's naval career during World War II as commander of the United States Submarine Force in the Pacific and his research and writings on submarines after his retirement.

    • Contributor: Lockwood, Charles A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Rodgers family papers, 1740-1987

    United States Navy and Army officers and family members. Correspondence, diaries, letterbooks, logbooks, photographs, recollections (memoirs), financial papers, and printed matter centering primarily on the naval career of Commodore John Rodgers (1773-1838).

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • James Madison papers, 1723-1859

    United States president and secretary of state, delegate to the United States Continental Congress, and United States representative from Virginia. Correspondence, memoranda, autobiography, notes of debates in the Continental Congress (1776) and the Federal Convention (1787), and related material.

    • Contributor: Madison, James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Francis Baylies papers, 1814-1843

    Scholar, diplomat, politician, and historian. Primarily writings by Baylies relating to the American Revolution, the Confederation and the Constitution, Alexander Hamilton, and the administrations of George Washington, John Adams, and Thomas Jefferson.

    • Contributor: Baylies, Francis
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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
  • 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
  • Richard Olney papers, 1830-1928

    Lawyer, attorney general, and secretary of state. Correspondence, letterbooks, drafts of speeches and articles, subject files, memoranda, reports, legal records, newspaper clippings, and printed material relating primarily to Olney's activities as attorney general and secretary of state, and to his Boston, Massachusetts, law practice.

    • Contributor: Olney, Richard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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
  • Daniel Read Larned papers, 1861-1878

    Army officer and private secretary to General Ambrose Everett Burnside. Correspondence and other material concerning campaigns by the Union Army in North Carolina and Virginia and Burnside's relationship with other generals.

    • Contributor: Larned, Daniel Read
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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