Format Manuscripts/Mixed Material

↓ Refine your search

Results 1 - 100 of 686

  • Lyman Trumbull correspondence, 1843-1894

    Lyman Trumbull correspondence, 1843-1894

    United States senator from Illinois. Chiefly letters received by Trumbull and some drafts or copies of replies on political matters.

    • Contributor: Trumbull, Lyman
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1843
  • United States. Army. 92nd Infantry Division collection, 1926-2007

    United States. Army. 92nd Infantry Division collection, 1926-...

    African-American infantry division of the United States Army during World War I and World War II. Subject files, correspondence, newspapers and news clippings, photographs and albums, exhibition material, posters, and records of the division and its veteran's association relating to the division's service during World War II.

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Infantry Division, 92Nd.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1926
  • Ameen Fares Rihani papers, 1897-1940

    Ameen Fares Rihani papers, 1897-1940

    Arab-American author and poet. Photocopies of correspondence, biographical material, and drafts of essays, historical and political analyses, literary criticism, novels, short stories, plays, poetry, and travel literature reflecting Rihani's Arab-American heritage.

    • Contributor: Rihani, Ameen Fares
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1897
  • James Knight and Walter C. White papers, 1825-1867

    James Knight and Walter C. White papers, 1825-1867

    "Old Three Hundred" colonists and land grantees from Stephen F. Austin's colony in Texas. Correspondence, financial, legal, and real estate papers, and a hand-drawn map of Fort Bend County, Texas.

    • Contributor: Knight, James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1825
  • Hermann Hagedorn papers, 1912-1933

    Hermann Hagedorn papers, 1912-1933

    Poet and biographer. Correspondence, subject files, research material, and miscellaneous items relating primarily to Hagedorn's biographies of Leonard Wood and William Boyce Thompson. Includes original material relating to Thompson's role in relief work in Russia following the Russian Revolution and in securing diplomatic recognition for the Soviets. Also includes material on Hagedorn's activities relating to World War I loyalty questions, especially the problems of ...

    • Contributor: Hagedorn, Hermann
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1912
  • Richard H.M. Settle correspondence and photograph, 1871-1879

    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
  • William Allen papers, 1796-1879

    William Allen papers, 1796-1879

    Lawyer, farmer, and U.S. representative and senator from and governor of Ohio. Correspondence, speeches, memoranda, financial records, printed material, maps, and other papers largely relating to Allen's service as United States senator (1837-1848) and governor (1873-1875) of Ohio.

    • Contributor: Allen, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1796
  • George Nicholas Sanders family papers, 1833-1973

    George Nicholas Sanders family papers, 1833-1973

    Financier, lobbyist, and Confederate agent in Europe. Mainly journals of Anna J. Sanders, wife of George Nicholas Sanders, and correspondence to and from George Nicholas Sanders and other members of the Sanders family relating to mid-nineteenth century politics, social life, and the Civil War. Subjects include the activities of George Nicholas Sanders and the wartime imprisonment and death of their son, Reid Sanders, as ...

    • Contributor: Sanders, George Nicholas
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1833
  • George Van Horn Moseley papers, 1855-1960

    George Van Horn Moseley papers, 1855-1960

    Army officer. Correspondence, diary, military reports, statements, notes, speeches, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, and memorabilia covering Moseley's military career in the Philippines, on the Mexican border, with the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I, during the Bonus March on Washington, and extending into the period of his retirement.

    • Contributor: Moseley, George Van Horn
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1855
  • John Tyler Morgan papers, 1840-1907

    John Tyler Morgan papers, 1840-1907

    United States senator from Alabama and lawyer. Correspondence, speeches, reports, position papers, printed matter, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to domestic and foreign policy issues and to Morgan's involvement as an expansionist and advocate of states' rights.

    • Contributor: Morgan, John Tyler
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1840
  • Charles Jackson Train journals, 1863-1870

    Charles Jackson Train journals, 1863-1870

    Naval officer. Journals by Train documenting his education at the United States Naval Academy and cruises in European, Mediterranean, and South American waters.

    • Contributor: Train, Charles Jackson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1863
  • Jeannette Thurber Connor collection of Floridiana, 1570-1927

    Jeannette Thurber Connor collection of Floridiana, 1570-1927

    Historian. Correspondence, research material, reports, writings, speeches, photographs, and transcripts of documents in French, Spanish, and English repositories relating to the early history of Florida.

    • Contributor: Connor, Jeannette Thurber
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1570
  • Henry Prather Fletcher papers, 1898-1958

    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 - Collection
    • Date: 1898
  • Cadmus M. Wilcox papers, 1846-1887

    Cadmus M. Wilcox papers, 1846-1887

    Confederate army officer. Correspondence, maps, autobiography, drafts, notes, and copies of reports relating to the Army of Northern Virginia and to various Civil War campaigns. Includes material on the Mexican War.

    • Contributor: Wilcox, Cadmus M. (Cadmus Marcellus) - Wilcox, Cadmus M.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1846
  • Charles Albert Browne papers, 1783-1947

    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
  • Martha Dodd papers, 1898-1990

    Martha Dodd papers, 1898-1990

    Author and political exile. Correspondence, writings, research materials, memoirs, genealogical material, newspaper clippings, and other papers relating to Dodd's experiences (1933-1937) in Berlin with her father, William Edward Dodd, American ambassador to Germany; her exile (1957-1990) with her husband, Alfred Kaufman Stern, in Cuba and Czechoslovakia following indictment for participation in Soviet espionage; and her writings on topics including the civil rights movement in ...

    • Contributor: Dodd, Martha
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1898
  • Short-Harrison-Symmes families papers, 1760-1878

    Short-Harrison-Symmes families papers, 1760-1878

    Correspondence, diaries, financial records, genealogical material, and printed matter collected largely by John Cleves Short (1792-1864) and relating primarily to the financial interests of the Short, Harrison, and Symmes families, especially land and land speculation in Ohio.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1760
  • James Dodson Barbee and David Rankin Barbee papers, 1784-1953

    James Dodson Barbee and David Rankin Barbee papers, 1784-1953

    James Dodson Barbee, Methodist clergyman in Tennessee and Alabama and publishing agent, and son David Rankin Barbee, journalist. Correspondence, including family letters, notebooks, account books, printed matter, notes, and sermons chiefly relating to the Methodist Publishing House, Nashville, Tennessee, and to claims of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, growing out of Civil War property confiscations, and to the writings and research of David Rankin ...

    • Contributor: Barbee, James Dodson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1784
  • Lovering-Taylor family papers, 1727-1926

    Lovering-Taylor family papers, 1727-1926

    The Lovering-Taylor families of Boston, Mass.; New York, N.Y.; and Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Correspondence, diaries, financial papers, business records, legal papers, biographical and genealogical material, clippings, printed material, and other papers chiefly of Joseph Taylor (1745(?)-1816), merchant and Loyalist, relating to business and trade during the Revolution, the Loyalist cause, mercantile insurance, and French spoliation claims. Other family members represented include William Taylor ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1727
  • Albert Gleaves papers, 1803-1946

    Albert Gleaves papers, 1803-1946

    Naval officer and historian. Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, articles, books, scrapbooks, reports of the Asiatic Fleet, notebooks, photographs, newspaper clippings, biographical material, poetry, printed matter, and other papers relating to Gleaves's naval career and his writings.

    • Contributor: Gleaves, Albert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1803
  • Black history collection, 1700-2008

    Black history collection, 1700-2008

    Letters, court records, legal documents, slave deeds, financial records, speeches and writings, family and genealogical papers, military records, birth records, inventories, wills, ships' papers, a commonplace book, poll tax receipts, broadsides, postcards, marriage certificates, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other material pertaining to African Americans.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1700
  • Charles C. Marshall papers, 1886-1968

    Charles C. Marshall papers, 1886-1968

    Lawyer. Correspondence, notes, scrapbooks, book manuscripts, reprints, and newspaper clippings relating primarily to Marshall's controversy in 1927 with Alfred Emanuel Smith over the qualifications of a Roman Catholic for the presidency of the United States. Other topics include church-state questions and the Calvert controversy in seventeenth-century Maryland.

    • Contributor: Marshall, Charles C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1886
  • George H. Stuart papers, 1792-1946

    George H. Stuart papers, 1792-1946

    Businessman, evangelist, and collector of autographs. Correspondence mainly with political and military leaders from the Civil War, clippings, photographs, printed matter, scrapbook, and miscellaneous material.

    • Contributor: Stuart, George H. (George Hay) - Stuart, George H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1792
  • Montgomery C. Meigs papers, 1799-1971

    Montgomery C. Meigs papers, 1799-1971

    Army officer, engineer, architect, and scientist. Correspondence, diaries and journals, notebooks, family papers, military papers, drawings and plans, scrapbooks, and other papers relating primarily to Meigs's work in the United States Army Corps of Engineers, his service as quartermaster general during the Civil War, and family matters.

    • Contributor: Meigs, Montgomery C. (Montgomery Cunningham) - Meigs, Montgomery C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1799
  • Tasker Howard Bliss papers, 1864-1933

    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 negotiations after World War I.

    • Contributor: Bliss, Tasker Howard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1864
  • Charles Follen McKim papers, 1838-1929

    Charles Follen McKim papers, 1838-1929

    Architect. Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, diary, notes, legal and financial records, sketches, drawings, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to the architectural firm of McKim, Mead, & White, New York, N.Y.

    • Contributor: McKim, Charles Follen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1838
  • Charles Julius Allen and Grace Elizabeth Allen papers, 1865-1976

    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 - Collection
    • Date: 1865
  • Harry A. Blackmun papers, 1913-2001

    Harry A. Blackmun papers, 1913-2001

    Lawyer, judge, and Supreme Court justice. Correspondence, memoranda, case files, legal papers, subject files, speeches, and writings relating primarily to Blackmun's judicial career from 1959 to 1994.

    • Contributor: Blackmun, Harry A. (Harry Andrew) - Blackmun, Harry A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1913
  • Margaret Bayard Smith papers, 1789-1874

    Margaret Bayard Smith papers, 1789-1874

    Social leader, author, and prominent Washingtonian. Family and general correspondence, diaries, journals, and commonplace books consisting mainly of family correspondence between Smith and her sisters, Jane Bayard Kirkpatrick and Maria Bayard Boyd, and her husband, journalist and banker, Samuel Harrison Smith (1772-1845).

    • Contributor: Smith, Margaret Bayard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1789
  • Ralph Izard family papers, 1778-1826

    Ralph Izard family papers, 1778-1826

    Continental congressman, United States senator from South Carolina, diplomat. Correspondence and miscellaneous material concerning the Izard family regarding domestic life and social affairs in Charleston, South Carolina, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and including the involvement of family members in managing their estate in South Carolina and the Tripolitan War.

    • Contributor: Izard, Ralph
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1778
  • Theodore Roosevelt papers, 1759-1993

    Theodore Roosevelt papers, 1759-1993

    President and vice president of the United States, United States civil service commissioner, governor of New York, author, and conservationist. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, articles, executive orders, family papers, press releases and proclamations, scrapbooks, and other material relating to the political, social, and cultural history of Roosevelt's life and presidency.

    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Theodore
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1759
  • Lucian Barbour papers, 1838-1977

    Lucian Barbour papers, 1838-1977

    Lawyer and United States representative from Indiana. Correspondence, diaries, financial records, photographs, printed matter, and miscellany consisting primarily of family correspondence relating to domestic affairs and life in Indianapolis, Indiana, and Barbour's service in the 34th Congress.

    • Contributor: Barbour, Lucian
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1838
  • Kermit Roosevelt and Belle Roosevelt papers, 1725-1975

    Kermit Roosevelt and Belle Roosevelt papers, 1725-1975

    Author, businessman, explorer, and soldier (Kermit Roosevelt). Businesswoman and social leader (Belle Roosevelt). Correspondence, diaries, family papers, speeches, writings, subject files, military records, business and financial records, photographs, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other material reflecting many aspects of the Roosevelts' social, personal, and business activities.

    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Kermit
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1725
  • Katharine McCook Knox papers, 1802-1975

    Katharine McCook Knox papers, 1802-1975

    Art historian. Correspondence, an index to correspondence, genealogical notes, research material on artists and art collections, clippings, printed matter, and other papers.

    • Contributor: Knox, Katharine Mccook
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1802
  • Russia miscellany, 1759-1928

    Russia miscellany, 1759-1928

    Miscellaneous documents relating to various topics. Includes manuscript of thanksgiving service for victory of Russian troops over King of Prussia at Frankfort am Main, Germay, 1759; letters in German relating to the Women's Association of Riga, Latvsa, 1846-1859; officer attendance records of the Nicolaevski Academy of the General Staff, St. Petersburg, Russia,1879-1881; and other papers.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1759
  • Daniel J. Boorstin papers, 1882-1995

    Daniel J. Boorstin papers, 1882-1995

    Author, historian, and Librarian of Congress. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes of meetings, reports, calendars and schedules, speeches and writings, background and research material, family and estate papers, financial and legal records, interviews, notes, course outlines and examinations, travel documents, photographs, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers documenting Boorstin's career as an educator, author, and administrator of the Smithsonian Institution and the Library of Congress.

    • Contributor: Boorstin, Daniel J. (Daniel Joseph) - Boorstin, Daniel J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1882
  • Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons records, 1610-1691

    Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons records, 1610-1691

    Unofficial journals of proceedings kept by or for Viscount John Lowther Lonsdale; a volume relating to the Court of Commons; and a volume relating to the House of Commons commissioners.

    • Contributor: Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1610
  • Silas Casey papers, 1771-1941

    Silas Casey papers, 1771-1941

    Naval officer. Correspondence, journal, daybook, bills, receipts, commissions, and other papers relating to Casey's naval service.

    • Contributor: Casey, Silas
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1771
  • Joseph Sewall papers, 1832-1907

    Joseph Sewall papers, 1832-1907

    Adjutant general of Maine and collector of customs for the District of Bath. General business correspondence, including correspondence with the Treasury Department, account books, printed documents, receipts, abstracts, and business files, relating exclusively to Sewall's position as collector of customs. Includes correspondence, certificates, and military papers of Frederick Dummer Sewall, army officer and internal revenue agent.

    • Contributor: Sewall, Joseph
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1832
  • Andrew Jackson papers, 1775-1874

    Andrew Jackson papers, 1775-1874

    United States president, senator, representative, and army officer from Tennessee. Correspondence, military papers, and other papers reflecting most phases of Jackson's career.

    • Contributor: Jackson, Andrew
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1775
  • Hans Peter Kraus collection of Spanish American documents, 1433-1966

    Hans Peter Kraus collection of Spanish American documents, 14...

    Bookman, collector, and bibliophile. Letters, decrees, order books, reports, instructions, dispatches, printed material, and miscellaneous legal documents concerning the history of colonial Spanish America, including the activities of the Mexican Inquisition.

    • Contributor: Kraus, Hans Peter
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1433
  • Lyman Potter Spencer papers, 1856-1914

    Lyman Potter Spencer papers, 1856-1914

    Artist, soldier, and calligrapher. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, account books, genealogical file, penmanship file, and other papers documenting Spencer's Civil War service and his efforts to continue the publication of the copybooks by his father, Platt R. Spencer, who developed the Spencerian style of handwriting.

    • Contributor: Spencer, Lyman Potter
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1856
  • Marquis James papers, 1914-1955

    Marquis James papers, 1914-1955

    Author. Diary, correspondence, book material, literary and biographical articles, radio scripts and plays, legal and financial papers, clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating mainly to James's work as a biographer.

    • Contributor: James, Marquis
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1914
  • Blair family papers, 1755-1968

    Blair family papers, 1755-1968

    Prominent family in nineteenth century national politics. Correspondence, speeches and writings, legal files, financial records, historical research files, printed matter, and estate records documenting principally the careers of Francis Preston Blair, journalist and presidential advisor, Frank P. Blair, soldier and politician, and Montgomery Blair, lawyer and cabinet officer.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1755
  • Aaron Burton Levisee papers, 1847-1992

    Aaron Burton Levisee papers, 1847-1992

    Lawyer, educator, Louisiana state legislator, and Confederate soldier. Diaries, obituaries, and clippings documenting Levisee's activities as a student at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, school teacher in Alabama, lawyer in Louisiana, soldier in the Confederate army, judge and state legislator in Louisiana during Reconstruction, Republican elector for Louisiana, and Internal Revenue Service agent.

    • Contributor: Levisee, Aaron Burton
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1847
  • National Society of the Colonial Dames of America. Colonial and Pioneer Women Project records, 1852-1982

    National Society of the Colonial Dames of America. Colonial a...

    National organization, founded in 1891, composed of women who are descended from an ancestor who came to reside in an American colony before 1750, and whose services were rendered during the Colonial Period. Chiefly essays on the lives of colonial and pioneer women written for the Colonial and Pioneer Women Project by members of state organizations and submitted to the society's National Historical Activities ...

    • Contributor: National Society of the Colonial Dames of America
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1852
  • Harry T. Friedman collection of Spanish American documents, circa 1500-1912

    Harry T. Friedman collection of Spanish American documents, c...

    Collector. Correspondence, reports, certificates, printed material, and other documents relating to such topics as the Joliet-Marquette expedition (1673), navigation and trade from the Philippines to Mexico (1749), land transactions in Tulancingo and Huejotzingo, Mexico, and persons associated with the cause of Mexican independence; inventories (1778-1785) of Mexican missions at Mátape, Alamos, and Macori; and information on Indian groups and the branding of military livestock. ...

    • Contributor: Friedman, Harry T.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1500
  • Eric Frederick Goldman papers, 1886-1988

    Eric Frederick Goldman papers, 1886-1988

    Author, educator, and historian. Correspondence, diaries, newspaper clippings, research materials, scrapbooks, speeches, and writings pertaining to Goldman's career as a historian and consultant to President Lyndon B. Johnson on intellectual matters.

    • Contributor: Goldman, Eric Frederick
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1886
  • Panama Collection, 1804-1977

    Panama Collection, 1804-1977

    Canal Zone Library-Museum in Balboa Heights. Correspondence, diaries, memoirs, financial and legal papers, technical drawings of canal plans, photoprints, and other papers collected by the library-museum concerning the planning and construction of the Panama Canal and business and cultural aspects of the Canal Zone.

    • Contributor: Canal Zone Library Museum
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1804
  • Jefferson Davis papers, 1795-1913

    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 - Collection
    • Date: 1795
  • Custis-Lee family papers, 1700-circa 1928

    Custis-Lee family papers, 1700-circa 1928

    Correspondence, letterbooks, genealogical papers, notebooks, financial records, indentures, clippings, photographs, and other papers documenting the activities of several generations of the Custis and Lee families of Virginia, who served as diplomats, statesmen, politicians, planters, and military officers during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1700
  • Lewis Tappan papers, 1809-1903

    Lewis Tappan papers, 1809-1903

    Abolitionist, merchant, and publisher. Correspondence, journals, and other papers reflecting Tappan's interests in abolition, African-American education, religion, and his business ventures.

    • Contributor: Tappan, Lewis
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1809
  • John L. McCrea papers, 1898-1984

    John L. McCrea papers, 1898-1984

    Naval officer, aide to President Franklin D. Roosevelt, and insurance executive. Correspondence, speeches, writings, subject files, and photographs relating primarily to McCrea's career as a naval officer.

    • Contributor: McCrea, John L. (John Livingstone) - McCrea, John L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1898
  • James Gordon Bennett papers, 1845-1934

    James Gordon Bennett papers, 1845-1934

    Newspaper publisher. Correspondence, clippings, drafts of articles, and printed material reflecting Bennett's career as publisher of the New York Herald.

    • Contributor: Bennett, James Gordon
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1845
  • The Harry A. Blackmun Papers at the Library of Congress (Manuscript Reading Room)

    The Harry A. Blackmun Papers at the Library of Congress (Manu...

    The Harry A. Blackmun Papers at the Library of Congress (includes video oral history and transcript). The Harry A. Blackmun Papers became available to the public at the Library of Congress on March 4, 2004. The Blackmun Papers may be viewed in the Library's Manuscript Reading Room on the first floor of the James Madison Building, Room LM101. Use of the any Library of ...

    • Contributor: Blackmun, Harry A.
  • George Montfort Gilchrist family papers, 1854-1921

    George Montfort Gilchrist family papers, 1854-1921

    Correspondence, school records, literary and commencement programs, poetry, and Gilpin family genealogical material. Much of the correspondence is between Gilchrist, who served with the 3rd Indiana Cavalry in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia during the Civil War, and his wife, Mollie Gilpin Gilchrist; other letters are between Mollie and her brothers, Samuel J. V. B. Gilpin, of the 1st Indiana Cavalry, and E. N. Gilpin, ...

    • Contributor: Gilchrist, George Montfort
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1854
  • Israel Perlstein collection relating to Imperial Russia, 1613-1914

    Israel Perlstein collection relating to Imperial Russia, 1613...

    Rare book dealer. Russian land grant charters; Russian and Swedish imperial patents of nobility; Pal'menbach family papers; invitations, menus, programs, press passes, and other memorabilia of journalist Mikhail Andreevich Zaguliaev from the 1896 coronation of Emperor Nicholas II; and other certificates, documents, and printed material.

    • Contributor: Perlstein, Israel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1613
  • Wilbur Wright and Orville Wright papers, 1809-1979

    Wilbur Wright and Orville Wright papers, 1809-1979

    Aviation pioneers and inventors. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, business accounts, legal papers, minutes, reports, printed matter, photographs, blueprints, and scrapbooks relating primarily to the invention of the airplane and the development of aviation.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1809
  • Elizabeth Madox Roberts papers, 1921-1941

    Elizabeth Madox Roberts papers, 1921-1941

    Author, poet, and novelist. Drafts, notes, outlines, page proofs, and miscellaneous material relating to Roberts's novels, poetry, short stories, and miscellaneous writings.

    • Contributor: Roberts, Elizabeth Madox
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1921
  • G.T. Beauregard papers, 1844-1883

    G.T. Beauregard papers, 1844-1883

    United States and Confederate Army officer, engineer, railroad executive, and public official. Correspondence, scrapbooks, and military papers, including letterbooks, headquarters records, telegrams and dispatches, orders, endorsements, and rosters. The bulk of the papers, 1861-1865, relate primarily to Beauregard's career as a general in the Confederate Army, especially at Fort Sumter and Charleston, South Carolina; Manassas and Petersburg, Virginia; Shiloh, Tennessee; Corinth, Mississippi; and Atlanta, ...

    • Contributor: Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant) - Beauregard, G. T.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1844
  • Riggs family papers, 1763-1945

    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 - Collection
    • Date: 1763
  • Guatemalan documents collection, 1944-1954

    Guatemalan documents collection, 1944-1954

    Microfilm and papers containing correspondence, minutes, financial accounts, and other records and papers of Guatemalan government agencies, political parties, labor unions, and private individuals, nationally and internationally, documenting the period of reforms and social and political upheaval in the decade before the overthrow of Jacobo Arbenz Guzmán by Carlos Castillo Armas in 1954.

    • Contributor: University of Pennsylvania. Foreign Policy Research Institute
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1944
  • W. Averell Harriman papers, 1869-1988

    W. Averell Harriman papers, 1869-1988

    Diplomat, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and politician. Correspondence, memoranda, family papers, business records, diplomatic accounts, speeches, statements and writings, photographs, and other papers documenting Harriman's career in business, finance, politics, and public service, particularly during the Franklin Roosevelt, Truman, Kennedy, Johnson, and Carter presidential administrations.

    • Contributor: Harriman, W. Averell (William Averell) - Harriman, W. Averell
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1869
  • Grover Cleveland papers, 1743-1945

    Grover Cleveland papers, 1743-1945

    President of the United States, governor of New York, and lawyer. Correspondence, diaries, messages to Congress, speeches, writings, printed matter, and other papers primarily relating to the Cleveland presidency and presidential campaigns.

    • Contributor: Cleveland, Grover
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1743
  • Lewis Whitfield Colson papers, 1894-1950

    Lewis Whitfield Colson papers, 1894-1950

    Soldier. Diaries of Colson's service with the United States Army 23rd Infantry Division in the Phillipines during the Spanish-American War, as well as related notes, photographs, and documentation that he collected on the history of the war with Spain and his experiences in the Far East.

    • Contributor: Colson, Lewis Whitfield
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1894
  • David Ginsburg papers, 1919-2007

    David Ginsburg papers, 1919-2007

    Lawyer, author, and teacher. Correspondence and memoranda, newspaper clippings and press releases, legal material, speeches and writings, reports, research material, minutes, political campaign material, legislation, biographical material, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Ginsburg's involvement with civil rights, the recovery of German assets after World War II, and his legal career.

    • Contributor: Ginsburg, David
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1919
  • Andrew Johnson papers, 1783-1947

    Andrew Johnson papers, 1783-1947

    U. S. president, vice president, senator, representative, and army officer. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, messages and speeches, courts-martial and amnesty records, financial records, lists, newspaper clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Johnson's presidency.

    • Contributor: Johnson, Andrew
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1783
  • Richard Dale papers, 1778-1918

    Richard Dale papers, 1778-1918

    Naval officer; served with the British navy from 1776 to 1777 when he joined the Continental Navy, serving as first lieutenant to John Paul Jones on the Bonhomme Richard. Correspondence, commissions, mathematics notebook, and journal/logbook (1787-1789) kept on a voyage aboard a merchant ship to Canton, China, and to New Guinea. Includes letterbook (1801-1802) of Dale's outgoing correspondence while in command of the U.S. ...

    • Contributor: Dale, Richard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1778
  • Marquis de Lafayette papers, 1757-1990

    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 private life, as well as to French and American history of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Subjects include Lafayette's involvement in the American Revolution and in the French revolutions of ...

    • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 1457
  • J.M. Mason papers, 1838-1870

    J.M. Mason papers, 1838-1870

    United States senator and representative from Virginia and Confederate diplomatic agent in Great Britain. Chiefly diplomatic communications sent while Mason was a Confederate commissioner. Includes correspondence; dispatches; lists of supplies for the Confederate States from London; statements and depositions regarding piracy, claims, the blockade, and other naval and marine matters; cotton bonds and warrants; circulars; and printed matter.

    • Contributor: Mason, J. M. (James Murray) - Mason, J. M.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1838
  • Nathaniel Prentiss Banks papers, 1829-1911

    Nathaniel Prentiss Banks papers, 1829-1911

    United States representative, governor of Massachusetts, and army officer. Family and general correspondence, diaries and notebooks, letterbooks, military papers, speeches and writings, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, and miscellany relating chiefly to Banks's political career and as an army officer during the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1829
  • John Hay papers, 1783-1999

    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
  • Miguel Covarrubias papers, 1871-1948

    Miguel Covarrubias papers, 1871-1948

    Mexican author, artist, and anthropologist. Drafts of his writings and notes on the peoples and cultures of Bali, Indonesia, and Tehuantepec, Mexico.

    • Contributor: Covarrubias, Miguel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1871
  • Edmund Physick family papers, 1759-1899

    Edmund Physick family papers, 1759-1899

    Public official of Pennsylvania. Correspondence, receipt and account books, log of the Erie (sloop of war), medical recipe book, order book of the Dolphin (ship), and other papers relating chiefly to matters of business and the estates of various members of the Physick family, including Edmund Physick (1726?-1804), Philip Syng Physick (1768-1837), Henry White Physick, Abigail (Syng) Physick, and Theodore Physick (1805-1834), and others.

    • Contributor: Physick, Edmund,726 - Physick, Edmund
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1759
  • Woodbury Lowery collection relating to Spanish settlements in the United States, 1517-1803

    Woodbury Lowery collection relating to Spanish settlements in...

    Lawyer, editor and historian. Chiefly handwritten transcripts of documents compiled by Lowery relating to Spanish settlements in California, Florida, Louisiana, New Mexico, and Texas.

    • Contributor: Lowery, Woodbury
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1517
  • John Barrett papers, 1861-1943

    John Barrett papers, 1861-1943

    Journalist and diplomat. Family and general correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks, subject files, writings and speeches, financial papers, reports, biographical materials, scrapbooks, clippings, and other papers relating principally to Barrett's career as a journalist and diplomat.

    • Contributor: Barrett, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1861
  • American Medical Center for Burma records, 1945-1966

    American Medical Center for Burma records, 1945-1966

    Organization incorporated and based in New York to support Gordon Stifler Seagrave and the Namkham Hospital in Burma. Correspondence, administrative and financial records, clippings, magazines, subject files, maps, and other papers relating mainly to Seagrave's medical work in Burma.

    • Contributor: American Medical Center for Burma
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1945
  • Amory family papers, 1697-1882

    Amory family papers, 1697-1882

    Merchant trading and shipping family of Ireland, South Carolina, and Boston, Massachusetts. Letterbooks, correspondence, wills, a petition, financial papers, printed matter, and other material pertaining chiefly to Thomas Amory (1682-1728) and his grandson, Thomas Amory (1762-1823).

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1697
  • Samuel J. Baird papers, 1834-1892

    Samuel J. Baird papers, 1834-1892

    Presbyterian clergyman and author of Newark, Ohio. Correspondence and other material relating to Presbyterian Church affairs and doctrinal questions, the work of the American Bible Society in Virginia, and the Baird family.

    • Contributor: Baird, Samuel J. (Samuel John) - Baird, Samuel J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1834
  • Nelson T. Johnson papers, 1916-1955

    Nelson T. Johnson papers, 1916-1955

    U.S. assistant secretary of state, minister and ambassador to China and minister to Australia. Personal correspondence, memoranda of conversations and engagement books, speeches and writings, and other material chiefly relating to Johnson's diplomatic service in China, Australia, and the Far East.

    • Contributor: Johnson, Nelson T. (Nelson Trusler) - Johnson, Nelson T.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1916
  • Whiting Griswold correspondence, 1843-1874

    Whiting Griswold correspondence, 1843-1874

    Lawyer and politician. Letters to Griswold from various prominent figures relating to such topics as the Whig, Free Soil, and American parties, the Democratic Party, his legal practice, Massachusetts politics, patronage, the Hoosac Tunnel, the Kansas-Nebraska Act, the Civil War, and the 1853 Massachusetts Constitutional Convention.

    • Contributor: Griswold, Whiting
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1843
  • Burton Norvell Harrison family papers, 1812-1926

    Burton Norvell Harrison family papers, 1812-1926

    Lawyer and private secretary to Jefferson Davis. Correspondence, diaries, reports, memoranda, manuscripts of articles, speeches, and books, and other papers of Harrison; of J. B. Harrison, lawyer and newspaper editor; Samuel Jordan Harrison, merchant; Mrs. Burton Harrison (formerly Constance Cary), author; Fairfax Harrison, lawyer and president of the Southern Railway; and of Francis Burton Harrison, lawyer, United States representative from New York, and governor ...

    • Contributor: Harrison, Burton Norvell
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1812
  • Edward Lee Dorsett naval historical collection, 1814-1926

    Edward Lee Dorsett naval historical collection, 1814-1926

    Collector of naval history. Correspondence, congressional bills and reports relating to the United States Navy, photographs of the specifications for the Constitution (frigate), and printed matter concerning John Paul Jones, the Battle of Lake Erie, and the history of the navy collected by Dorsett.

    • Contributor: Dorsett, Edward Lee
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1814
  • Charles W. Hack papers, circa 1800-1926

    Charles W. Hack papers, circa 1800-1926

    Army officer and surgeon. Mainly a journal of Hack's medical service in the United States Army in the Philippines, 1901-1903, two manuscripts, portions of the Koran, in Arabic, and one Arabic-script manuscript in Maranao, a native Philippine language from Mindanao, an excerpt from the epic "Darangen."

    • Contributor: Hack, Charles W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1800
  • Stephen C. Rowan papers, 1826-1890

    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
  • Frank Hastings Hamilton papers, 1863-1887

    Frank Hastings Hamilton papers, 1863-1887

    Physician, surgeon, educator and author. Mainly scrapbooks of correspondence, telegrams, military documents, photographs and clippings relating to Hamilton's medical career in the Union Army during the Civil War and his role in the treatment of James A. Garfield before his death by assassination in 1881.

    • Contributor: Hamilton, Frank Hastings
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1863
  • Otto Fleischmann papers, 1910-1985

    Otto Fleischmann papers, 1910-1985

    Psychoanalyst. Correspondence, photographs, writings, and printed matter relating to Fleischmann's experiences as a Viennese psychoanalyst and associate of Raoul Wallenberg in Budapest during German Nazi occupation.

    • Contributor: Fleischmann, Otto
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1910
  • Janus Press archive

    Janus Press archive

    The Janus Press Archive contains material relating to the production of books, posters and broadsides, and printed ephemera bearing the Janus Press imprint, as well as other projects carried out with the assistance of its founder Claire Van Vliet, covering the period from 1955 to the present.

    • Contributor: Burke, Clifford - Fine, Ruth - Johnson, W. R. (Walter Ralph) - Kaufman, Margaret - Seluzicki, Charles - Siegl, Helen - Van Vliet, Claire
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1955
  • Grenfell Press archive collection, 1979-1992

    Grenfell Press archive collection, 1979-1992

    The collection is divided into five categories: Correspondence and Typescripts, Grenfell Press Publications, Miscellaneous Publications, and Oversize materials.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1913
  • Francis Winslow papers, 1833-1863

    Francis Winslow papers, 1833-1863

    Naval officer. Correspondence, journals, logs, and other papers documenting Winslow's naval career.

    • Contributor: Winslow, Francis
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1833
  • James K. Polk papers, 1775-1891

    James K. Polk papers, 1775-1891

    United States president, Speaker of the House and representative from Tennessee, and governor of Tennessee. General correspondence, presidental letterbooks, diaries, account and memorandum books, drafts and copies of speeches and messages, family papers, financial and legal papers, and printed matter relating primarily to Polk's political career in Tennessee and on the national level.

    • Contributor: Polk, James K. (James Knox) - Polk, James K.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1775
  • Cornelius Chase family papers, 1745-1974

    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
  • Martin Van Buren papers, 1787-1910

    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 - Collection
    • Date: 1787
  • Irving R. Levine papers, 1930-1995

    Irving R. Levine papers, 1930-1995

    Journalist and news commentator. Correspondence, memoranda, notebooks and notes, transcripts of interviews, radio and television scripts, news commentaries, articles, speeches, book drafts, background and research material, and other papers documenting Levine's career as a broadcast journalist and news commentator.

    • Contributor: Levine, Irving R.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1930
  • Henry Putney Beers papers, 1910-1992

    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 - Collection
    • Date: 1910
  • Anna E. Dickinson papers, 1859-1951

    Anna E. Dickinson papers, 1859-1951

    Lecturer, reformer, actress, and author. Correspondence, speeches, writings, plays, legal files, financial papers, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and printed material relating to Dickinson's activities on behalf of abolition and women's rights and suffrage and to her career in the theater.

    • Contributor: Dickinson, Anna E. (Anna Elizabeth) - Dickinson, Anna E.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1859
  • William Tappan autograph collection, 1640-1939

    William Tappan autograph collection, 1640-1939

    Autograph collector. Correspondence, miscellaneous documents, prints, poetry, rare printed matter, photographs, and some letters to Tappan, chiefly autographic in nature.

    • Contributor: Tappan, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1640
  • Schuyler Colfax correspondence and speeches, 1837-1882

    Schuyler Colfax correspondence and speeches, 1837-1882

    Vice president of the United States, congressman, and newspaper editor. Correspondence and speeches documenting Colfax's activities as a newspaper editor, his involvement in the Whig and Republican parties, and his tenure as United States representative from Indiana and vice president under Ulysses S. Grant.

    • Contributor: Colfax, Schuyler
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1837
  • Edward Preble papers, 1680-1912

    Edward Preble papers, 1680-1912

    United States naval officer. Correspondence, diary, journals, account books, ships' papers and logbooks, muster rolls, signal books, family papers, and other material relating primarily to Preble's naval service.

    • Contributor: Preble, Edward
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1680
  • H.W. Halleck papers, 1843-1896

    H.W. Halleck papers, 1843-1896

    Army officer, lawyer, and businessman. Chiefly military and personal correspondence, telegrams, military notebook and scrapbook, and a fragment of an article.

    • Contributor: Halleck, H. W. (Henry Wager) - Halleck, H. W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1843