• Owen Lattimore papers, 1907-1997

    Orientalist, author, educator, and historian. Correspondence, journals, writings, reviews, speeches, research notes, interviews, reports, transcripts of hearings, and other papers pertaining to Lattimore's studies in Chinese and Mongolian history and linguistics, his appointment as a political advisor to Chiang Kai-shek, and his service as director of Pacific Operations in the United States Office of War Information Overseas Operations Branch, and as a member of ...

    • Contributor: Lattimore, Owen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Pinkerton's National Detective Agency records, 1853-1999

    Private detective agency directed by the Pinkerton family to protect interests of clients in business and industry. The records include business and family correspondence, biographical and genealogical records, administrative records such as procedural guidelines and training manuals, and criminal case files which include correspondence, reports, photographs, legal documents, and printed matter.

    • Contributor: Pinkerton's National Detective Agency
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Riggs family papers, 1763-1945

    Merchant and banking family of New York, New York, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C. Family and business correspondence, diaries, account books, writings, financial records, biographical and genealogical papers, printed materials, and other papers of Riggs family members.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Henry Putney Beers papers, 1910-1992

    Historian, bibliographer, and archivist with the National Archives and Records Service. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, book reviews, reports, and other papers relating primarily to Beers's work as a bibliographer in American history.

    • Contributor: Beers, Henry Putney
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Paul M. Robinett papers, 1915-1972

    Army officer. Personal and official correspondence, writings, military papers, and other material relating to Robinett's career as combat commander, commandant of the Armored Force School of Fort Knox, Ky., and chief, Special Studies Section, Office of the Chief of Military History.

    • Contributor: Robinett, Paul M. (Paul Mcdonald) - Robinett, Paul M.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Charles Habib Malik papers, 1888-1994

    Lebanese diplomat, statesman, philosopher, and educator. Correspondence, subject files, speeches, writings, and other papers documenting Malik's teaching career at the American University of Beirut and public service as Lebanese minister to the United States, as Lebanese delegate to the United Nations and president of its General Assembly, and as Lebanon's foreign minister during a period of civil and political strife.

    • Contributor: Malik, Charles Habib
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Presbytery of Washington City records, 1823-1950

    Regional association of Presbyterian churches in Washington, D.C., and vicinity in Virginia and Maryland. Proceedings of the Presbytery of Washington City and its predecessors, the Presbytery of the District of Columbia and the Presbytery of the Potomac, concerning the administration and establishment of churches in the Washington, D.C., region. Includes an historical volume summarizing proceedings and the history of the presbyteries.

    • Contributor: Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Presbytery of Washington City
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Edna St. Vincent Millay papers, 1832-1992

    Poet and writer. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, literary drafts, legal documents, photographs, scrapbooks, financial records, theatrical playbills, reports, printed material, and family papers relating to Millay's life, family, and literary career.

    • Contributor: Millay, Edna St. Vincent
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Joseph Alsop and Stewart Alsop papers, 1699-1989

    Authors and journalists. Correspondence, writings, interviews, notes, subject files, office files, financial papers, family papers, clippings, printed material, and other papers relating primarily to Joseph Alsop's family and personal life; acquaintance with prominent politicians, public figures, writers, and scholars; work as a journalist; World War II experiences in China; and research and writing as an art historian. Includes material relating to Joseph and Stewart ...

    • Contributor: Alsop, Joseph
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William Rea Furlong papers, 1892-1985

    Author and United States Navy rear admiral. Correspondence, memoranda, ship diaries, lecture and research notes, drafts of speeches and writings, reports, rosters, biographical materials, photographs, and other papers relating mainly to Furlong's service in the United States Navy.

    • Contributor: Furlong, William Rea
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Samuel Eliot Morison papers, 1939-1972

    U.S. naval officer and historian. Journals and research notebooks relating mainly to the oceanic theaters of World War II, antisubmarine warfare, and Morison's writings.

    • Contributor: Morison, Samuel Eliot
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John H. Towers papers, 1830-1989

    United States Navy officer and early naval aviator. Diaries, naval and personal correspondence, memoranda, orders for duty, aviation logs, speeches and writings, biographical notebooks and sketches, photographs, reports, scrapbooks, blueprints, charts, and newspaper clippings documenting Towers's naval career and his participation in naval aviation from its inception in 1911 to World War II and after.

    • Contributor: Towers, John H. (John Henry) - Towers, John H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Sol M. Linowitz papers, 1778-1999

    Lawyer, businessman, diplomat, and consultant to United States presidents. Diaries, correspondence, speeches and writings, interviews, an oral history, organizational records, reports, photographs, printed matter, clippings, and travel files documenting Linowitz's career as an attorney, executive for Xerox Corporation, ambassador to the Organization of American States, co-negotiator of the Panama Canal treaties, and presidential representative to Middle East peace negotiations.

    • Contributor: Linowitz, Sol M.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • American Colony in Jerusalem collection, circa 1786-2007

    Religious community in Jerusalem founded by American emigré Christians, Horatio Gates Spafford (1828-1888) and Anna T. Spafford, and perpetuated by their daughter, Bertha Spafford Vester, and others. Correspondence, diaries, minutes, notes, hymns, financial and legal records, scrapbooks, photographs, photograph albums, printed matter, and other papers relating to the history of the colony and its members.

    • Contributor: American Colony (Jerusalem) - Spafford, Anna T. - Spafford, Horatio Gates - Vester, Bertha Spafford
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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
  • 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
  • Arthur J. Goldberg papers, 1793-1990

    Associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, lawyer, secretary of labor, and diplomat. Correspondence, case files, certiorari memoranda, legal files, speeches and writings, subject files, reports, printed matter, and scrapbooks relating to Goldberg's career as a lawyer, associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, secretary of labor, and United States representative to the United Nations.

    • Contributor: Goldberg, Arthur J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Arthur B. Spingarn papers, 1850-1968

    Civil rights leader and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes of meetings, wills and estate files, reports, briefs, hearing and trial transcripts, and other papers relating chiefly to Spingarn's service with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) as vice president, chairman of the legal committee, and president (1911-1965).

    • Contributor: Spingarn, Arthur B. (Arthur Barnett) - Spingarn, Arthur B.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Francis Bowes Sayre papers, 1861-1967

    Diplomat and statesman. Correspondence, official reports and communications, writings, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating to Sayre's diplomatic career and his role as a spokesman for Christianity and the Episcopal Church. Includes a reading copy of Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen Points message to Congress, telegrams, election returns, and other papers pertaining to Wilson.

    • Contributor: Sayre, Francis Bowes
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Italian captured documents collection, 1925-1945

    Unrelated materials captured by American forces during World War II.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Charles Julius Allen and Grace Elizabeth Allen papers, 1865-1976

    Correspondence, diaries, family history, personal reminiscences, notes, clippings, and printed material chiefly of Charles Julius Allen and his daughter, Grace Elizabeth Allen, relating largely to his life as a cadet at the United States Military Academy and during the Civil War, and to her life as recorded in her diaries.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Harry R. Kelch VHP Collection

    Harry R. Kelch Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Kelch, Harry R.
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2003-01-01
  • Benjamin Delahauf Foulois papers, 1898-1966

    Military officer and pioneer aviator. Correspondence, diaries, reports, official documents and personnel records, newspaper clippings, and other material relating to Foulois's military career and the development of air power in the United States military.

    • Contributor: Foulois, Benjamin Delahauf
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Philander C. Knox papers, 1796-1922

    U.S. secretary of state, U.S. senator from Pennsylvania, and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, reports, articles, notebooks, bills and resolutions, legal records, biographical sketches, library catalog, clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, cartoons, and other papers relating chiefly to Knox's service as U.S. attorney general, secretary of state, and senator from Pennsylvania.

    • Contributor: Knox, Philander C. (Philander Chase) - Knox, Philander C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • H. Kent Hewitt papers, 1903-1972

    Naval officer. Correspondence, naval planning memoranda, writings, and newspaper clippings documenting Hewitt's naval career, especially as commander of United States naval forces in the Mediterranean during World War II.

    • Contributor: Hewitt, H. Kent (Henry Kent) - Hewitt, H. Kent
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material