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  • Sir Augustus John Foster papers, 1794-1844

    British minister to the United States. Diaries, correspondence, and notes concerning Foster's assignment as a British diplomat to Washington, D.C., prior to the War of 1812, Naples (capital of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies), and Turin (capital of the Kingdom of Sardinia).

    • Contributor: Foster, Augustus John, Sir - Foster, Augustus John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1794
  • Leighton W. Rogers papers, 1912-1982

    Aeronautical executive, army officer, and public official. Correspondence, diary and journal, biographical information, scrapbooks, map, and writings focusing on Rogers's experiences as an employee of National City Bank of New York during the Russian revolution in Saint Petersburg, Russia, and his return to the Soviet Union in 1943-1944 as an aeronautical consultant for the United States Army Air Corps.

    • Contributor: Rogers, Leighton W. (Leighton William) - Rogers, Leighton W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1912
  • 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
  • John D. Whiting papers, 1890-1970

    Businessman, photographer, author, tour guide, and intelligence officer. Correspondence, diaries, photographs, notebooks, reports, printed matter, and other papers pertaining to Whiting's life as a prominent member of the American Colony in Jerusalem.

    • Contributor: Whiting, John D. (John David) - Whiting, John D.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1890
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 1830
  • Hamilton Fish papers, 1732-1914

    Congressman, senator, governor, and secretary of state. Correspondence, journals, diaries, subject files, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Fish's service as secretary of state under Ulysses S. Grant, as a member of Congress, and governor of New York.

    • Contributor: Fish, Hamilton
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1732
  • Louis McLane correspondence, 1795-1894

    Lawyer, U.S. representative and senator from Delaware, diplomat, and cabinet officer. Correspondence primarily between McLane and members of his family relating to social life in Washington, D.C., his diplomatic duties, and national and congressional politics.

    • Contributor: McLane, Louis
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1795
  • Richard L. Strout papers, 1900-1991

    Journalist. Correspondence, diaries, notes, printed matter, and writings relating to Strout's association with the Christian Science Monitor, the New Republic, and other publications.

    • Contributor: Strout, Richard L. (Richard Lee) - Strout, Richard L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1900
  • Benjamin Franklin papers, 1726-1907

    Statesman, publisher, scientist, and diplomat. Correspondence, journals, records, articles, and other material relating to Franklin's life and career. Includes manuscripts (1728) of his Articles of Belief and Acts of Religion; negotiations in London (1775); letterbooks (1779-1782) of the United States legation in Paris; records (1780-1783) of the United States peace commissioners, including journals kept by Franklin and Richard Oswald; and papers (1781-1818) of Franklin's ...

    • Contributor: Franklin, Benjamin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1726
  • Arthur Gleason papers, 1863-1931

    Journalist, editor, and social reformer. Family and general correspondence, writings, subject files, clippings, and printed matter relating to Gleason's editorial work with Cosmopolitan, The Survey, and Collier's Weekly; his experiences as a journalist and medic in World War I; his activities on behalf of the British labor movement, Bureau of Industrial Research, United Mine Workers, and socialism; and his interest in topics such as ...

    • Contributor: Gleason, Arthur
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1863
  • 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
  • Chandler P. Anderson papers, 1894-1953

    Lawyer, advisor to the Department of State, and international arbitrator. Correspondence, diaries, informal records and notes of negotiations, typewritten and printed documents, and notes for articles and editorials relating mainly to Anderson's work as a specialist in international affairs and international negotiator.

    • Contributor: Anderson, Chandler P. (Chandler Parsons) - Anderson, Chandler P.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1894
  • David B. Quinn papers, 1109-1994

    Historian. Correspondence, minutes, reports, appointment calendars, applications, autobiographical sketches, clippings, photographs, lectures, writings, and research material consisting of notes, transcriptions, and facsimiles of charters, chronicles, colonization tracts, court records, drawings, financial accounts, land records, maps, state papers, statutes, travel literature, and other papers and documents.

    • Contributor: Quinn, David
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1109
  • Richard Rush papers, 1805-1852

    Lawyer and statesman. Correspondence, diary, notes, writings, and engraved portraits relating primarily to Rush's duties as attorney general, secretary of state, minister to Great Britain, and secretary of the treasury, and legal documents concerning a loan from the Netherlands he arranged to finance the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal Company in and near the District of Columbia.

    • Contributor: Rush, Richard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1805
  • Samuel Smith family papers, 1772-1911

    Army officer and statesman. Correspondence, letterbooks, military and political papers, and miscellaneous material relating to Samuel Smith's forty years in Congress, his military career, and the history and politics of Maryland. Includes papers relating to John Spear Smith, Robert Smith, and other Smith family members.

    • Contributor: Smith, Samuel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1772
  • Edgar Stanton Maclay papers, 1782-circa 1918

    Author and historian. Chiefly essays on naval topics including sea power in World War I, women in the United States Navy, and early American naval history, including a reproduction of a 1782 print of the British dreadnought Mediator.

    • Contributor: Maclay, Edgar Stanton
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1782
  • Duff Green papers, 1716-1883

    Journalist, politician, entrepreneur, and industrial promoter. Correspondence, writings, maps, and printed matter reflecting Green's political service and views on Southern culture.

    • Contributor: Green, Duff
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1716
  • Thomas F. Bayard papers, 1780-1899

    Senator, secretary of state, and ambassador. Correspondence, letterbooks, scrapbooks, and miscellany relating to Bayard's career after the Civil War as a politician and legislator and as a cabinet official and diplomat during the presidential administrations of Grover Cleveland.

    • Contributor: Bayard, Thomas F. (Thomas Francis) - Bayard, Thomas F.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1780
  • William Bebb papers, 1705-1849

    Educator, lawyer, and governor of Ohio. Autograph letters and clipped signatures from an album started for Bebb by his father, Edward Bebb, and Samuel Roberts, Welsh political reformer and founder of a settlement in Tennessee. Includes autographs of British politicians, military leaders, authors, and missionaries. Letters collected by William Bebb himself include those from prominent Americans including John Quincy Adams, John C. Calhoun, William ...

    • Contributor: Bebb, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1705
  • Gouverneur Morris papers, 1771-1834

    Lawyer, diplomat, and senator from New York. Letterbooks, diaries, legal and financial papers, and miscellany relating to Morris's mission to London, 1790-1791, his service as minister to France, 1792-1794, and in the United States Senate, 1800-1803. Also includes material relating to social life in Paris, the French Revolution, Morris's New York estate, the War of 1812, the Hartford Convention, and other events of the ...

    • Contributor: Morris, Gouverneur
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1771
  • Gilbert Miller collection, 1921-1967

    This collection consists principally of theater production materials related to the life and activities of producer and theater owner Gilbert Miller (1884-1969). It includes correspondence, speeches, scripts, photographs, programs and clippings that convey Miller's theatrical influences, personal connections, and professional accomplishments.

    • Contributor: Miller, Gilbert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1921
  • John Fairfield correspondence, 1828-1876

    U.S. senator and representative and governor of Maine. Principally letters from Fairfield to members of his family in Saco, Maine, while he was serving in Congress and as governor relating to personal and family affairs, politics, and life and society in Washington, D.C., and Augusta, Maine.

    • Contributor: Fairfield, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1828
  • Caleb Cushing papers, circa 1785-1906

    United States cabinet official and representative from Massachusetts, army officer, diplomat, and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journals, writings, speeches, notes, notebooks, legal file, business papers, biographical material, newspaper clippings, printed material, maps, photographs, and other papers reflecting Cushing's role in national and international affairs of the mid-nineteenth century.

    • Contributor: Cushing, Caleb
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1785