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  • Perry S. Heath papers, 1890-1983

    Newspaperman, political writer, Republican National Committee secretary and party emissary. Correspondence, journal notes, printed matter, memorabilia, and biographical material chiefly relating to Heath's term as secretary of the Republican National Committee and his work on the 1896 presidential campaign of William McKinley.

    • Contributor: Heath, Perry S. (Perry Sanford) - Heath, Perry S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1890
  • Citizens' Joint Committee on National Representation for the District of Columbia records, 1926-1961

    Organization that lobbied for the passage of the Twenty-third Amendment to the Constitution allowing the citizens of the District of Columbia to vote in presidential elections. Correspondence with members of Congress, records of congressional hearings, publicity materials, lists of local groups backing the Twenty-third Amendment, and a file by state showing contacts made by the committee with leaders of the various state legislatures.

    • Contributor: Citizens' Joint Committee on National Representation for the District of Columbia
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1926
  • Paul H. Nitze papers, 1922-1998

    Statesman, diplomat, and entrepreneur. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, speeches, writings, appointment books, business files, name and subject files, and other papers chiefly relating to Nitze's role in United States foreign and national security policy in the last half of the twentieth century.

    • Contributor: Nitze, Paul H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1922
  • Harry Payne Whitney collection of letters of William Collins Whitney, 1757-1942

    Secretary of the navy, financier, and sportsman. Correspondence, legal and financial records, scrapbooks, photographs, genealogies, and printed matter relating chiefly to William C. Whitney's business and political career in New York, and as secretary of the navy in the first Grover Cleveland presidential administration.

    • Contributor: Whitney, William C. (William Collins) - Whitney, William C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1757
  • Raymond Leslie Buell papers, 1915-1981

    Educator, lecturer, and publicist; active in international affairs. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, statements, writings, subject files, and other papers relating to Buell's career as a writer and speaker on international affairs, to his travels, and to his activities with the Foreign Policy Association and the Republican Party.

    • Contributor: Buell, Raymond Leslie
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1915
  • Mary Church Terrell papers, 1851-1962

    African-American civil rights leader, lecturer, and educator. Correspondence, diaries, printed material, clippings, speeches and writings, and other papers focusing primarily on Terrell's career as an advocate of women's rights and equal treatment for African Americans.

    • Contributor: Terrell, Mary Church
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1851
  • Eliot Janeway and Elizabeth Janeway papers, 1941-1968

    Economist Eliot Janeway, and his wife, Elizabeth Janeway, author. Mainly drafts of novels by Elizabeth Janeway, including The Accident, Daisy Kenyon, and The Walsh Girls, and a draft of Eliot Janeway's The Economics of Crisis: War, Politics, and the Dollar. The Addition contains a 1941 diary and correspondence (1941-1948) of Eliot Janeway relating to the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration and presidential politics for the ...

    • Contributor: Janeway, Eliot
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1941
  • Peter A. Demens papers, 1880-2000

    Author, businessman, railroad promoter, and entrepreneur. Notebooks, scrapbooks, correspondence, and articles mostly relating to Demens's authorship of articles for the Russian journal Viestnik Evropy and Russian and American newspapers on events in America and his life.

    • Contributor: Demens, Peter A. - Tverskoĭ, P. A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1880
  • Gutzon Borglum papers, 1895-1960

    Artist, author, and sculptor. Correspondence, diaries, family papers, subject files, speeches and writings, and other papers relating primarily to Borglum's artistic works, especially the Mount Rushmore National Memorial and plans for a Confederate memorial at Stone Mountain, Georgia. Also includes records of the Mount Rushmore National Memorial Commission and of its officials.

    • Contributor: Borglum, Gutzon
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1895
  • Nicholas Philip Trist papers, 1795-1873

    Diplomat and lawyer. Family and general correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, notes, reports, legal and financial papers, writings, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Trist's tenure as U.S. consul in Havana and his role in negotiating the treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ending the Mexican War. Other topics include Trist's business interests, particularly his sugar plantations in Cuba and Louisiana; the establishment of the University ...

    • Contributor: Trist, Nicholas Philip
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1795
  • John Tyler papers, 1691-1918

    President of the United States, vice president under William Henry Harrison, and United States representative and senator from Virginia. Correspondence and other papers, including correspondence of Tyler's widow, Julia Gardiner Tyler, an autograph collection assembled by their son, Lyon Gardiner Tyler, and family papers reflecting social life and customs in Virginia.

    • Contributor: Tyler, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1691
  • Leonard Garment papers, 1949-1997

    Lawyer and government official. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, appointment books, press releases, and other papers relating to Garment's work at the White House during the administrations of Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford as well as his subsequent work as a private practice attorney in Washington D.C. Also includes drafts and working papers for his book Crazy Rhythm (1997) and other writings.

    • Contributor: Garment, Leonard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1949
  • Ulysses S. Grant papers, 1819-1974

    United States president and army officer. General and family correspondence, speeches, reports, messages, manuscript of Grant's memoirs (1885), military records, financial and legal records, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, memorabilia, and miscellaneous papers relating to Grant's career in the military, politics, and government.

    • Contributor: Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson) - Grant, Ulysses S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1819
  • Victor Murdock papers, 1824-1971

    U.S. representative from Kansas and newspaper editor. Diary, family papers, general correspondence, Federal Trade Commission files, writings, and miscellany documenting Murdock's political career as a congressman from Kansas and leadership of the Republican insurgents who contested the power of House Speaker Joseph Cannon in 1910. Includes material concerning Murdock's activities on behalf of the Progressive Party and as a member of the Federal Trade ...

    • Contributor: Murdock, Victor
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1824
  • Walter Quintin Gresham papers, 1857-1932

    United States secretary of state, secretary of the treasure, postmaster general, jurist, statesman, and soldier. Correspondence, letterbooks, and printed matter relating mainly to Gresham's service as postmaster general in the administration of Chester Alan Arthur and judge and secretary of state in the administration of Grover Cleveland. Also includes letters Gresham wrote to his wife during the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Gresham, Walter Quintin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1857
  • 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
  • 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
  • Jo Davidson papers, 1906-1952

    Sculptor. Correspondence, notes, speeches, articles, clippings, photographs, and miscellaneous material relating to Davidson's career as a sculptor and to his political activities with the Progressive Citizens of America and the National Wallace for President Committee.

    • Contributor: Davidson, Jo
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1906
  • 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
  • Zachary Taylor papers, 1814-1931

    U.S. president and army officer. Correspondence, autobiographical account, military papers, estate records, printed matter, map, and other papers relating chiefly to Taylor's presidency, his military service, and the management of his Louisiana plantation by his son.

    • Contributor: Taylor, Zachary
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1814
  • William Edgar Borah papers, 1905-1940

    Lawyer and United States senator from Idaho. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, subject and legislative files, speeches and articles, patronage and constituent files, notebooks, newspaper clippings, and other material relating primarily to Borah's political interests and career in the Senate.

    • Contributor: Borah, William Edgar
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1905
  • Horace Greeley papers, 1812-1928

    Journalist. Correspondence, autobiography, writings by and about Greeley, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, a notebook, printed matter, and other papers pertaining to his life and career as a journalist.

    • Contributor: Greeley, Horace
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1812
  • John Davis Batchelder collection of manuscripts, 1537-1944

    Educator and collector. Autographs, letters, official documents, writings, printed material, photographs, and other papers of prominent historical figures in the arts, science, and politics of the Western world collected by Batchelder.

    • Contributor: Batchelder, John Davis
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1537
  • 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
  • Republican campaign collection, 1902-1926

    Correspondence, financial papers, notes, reports, charts, lists and rosters, printed material, photographs, and other papers relating mainly to the presidential campaigns of William H. Taft and Charles Evans Hughes and the congressional campaigns of William Brown McKinley, a United States representative from Illinois.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1902