• Mabel Thorp Boardman papers, 1853-1945

    Mabel Thorp Boardman papers, 1853-1945

    American Red Cross official. Correspondence, diaries, genealogical material, letterbooks, newspaper clippings, printed items, and other material relating to Boardman's career in the American Red Cross and as a commissioner of the District of Columbia.

    • Contributor: Boardman, Mabel Thorp
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Breckinridge Long papers, 1486-1948

    Breckinridge Long papers, 1486-1948

    Lawyer, diplomat, and author. Correspondence, diaries, writings, reports, memoranda, notes, newspaper clippings, memorabilia, photographs, and other material relating primarily to Long's diplomatic career.

    • Contributor: Long, Breckinridge
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John Hays Hammond papers, 1908-1965

    John Hays Hammond papers, 1908-1965

    Inventor and scientist. Correspondence, notebooks, sketches, technical papers, legal briefs, printed matter, chronologies, and annotated photographs relating to Hammond's scientific career and inventions.

    • Contributor: Hammond, John Hays
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Benjamin F. Butler papers, 1778-1929

    Benjamin F. Butler papers, 1778-1929

    Army officer, state legislator and U.S. representative from Massachusetts, governor of Massachusetts, and military governor of New Orleans. Correspondence, letterbooks, order books, reports, notebooks, newspaper clippings, and other papers concerning Butler's Civil War commands, his service in the United States Congress as a representative from Massachusetts, his election as governor of Massachusetts, and his candidacy for president.

    • Contributor: Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin) - Butler, Benjamin F.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Joseph Ingraham journal, 1790-1792

    Joseph Ingraham journal, 1790-1792

    Navigator, trader, and explorer. Ingraham's account of the voyage of the brigantine Hope from Boston to the Falkland Islands, Cape Horn (Chile), Marquesas Islands (French Polynesia), the Northwest Coast of North America, the Sandwich Islands (Hawaii), and China, including commercial trade, especially the fur trade, with China.

    • Contributor: Ingraham, Joseph
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Alfred Rodman Hussey papers, 1944-1964

    Alfred Rodman Hussey papers, 1944-1964

    Lawyer and government official. Microfilm of correspondence, memoranda, orders, reports, official and unofficial policy papers, draft legislation, drafts of writings, clippings, and printed matter relating to Hussey's work with the Government Section, Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers, during the Allied occupation of Japan following World War II and to the efforts of the Allies to reorganize Japanese government and society.

    • Contributor: Hussey, Alfred Rodman
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Joseph Stanley-Brown papers, 1730-1941

    Joseph Stanley-Brown papers, 1730-1941

    Presidential secretary, civil servant, and banker. Correspondence, family papers, notes, reports, briefs, printed material, and miscellany relating to Stanley-Brown's genealogical studies, his service as private secretary to Presidents James A. Garfield and Chester Alan Arthur, and career in diplomacy and business.

    • Contributor: Stanley Brown, Joseph
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • George Antheil correspondence with Mary Louise Curtis Bok, 1921-1940

    George Antheil correspondence with Mary Louise Curtis Bok, 19...

    George Antheil was a composer, pianist, author, and inventor. He first gained fame and notoriety in the 1920s for his mechanistic compositions. This collection principally consists of letters between George Antheil and his longtime patron, Mary Louise Curtis Bok. Other items include several writings by Antheil, photographs of his staged works, promotional materials, and clippings.

    • Contributor: Antheil, George - Zimbalist, Mary Louise Curtis Bok
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Carlton E. Morse script collection, 1939-1952

    Carlton E. Morse script collection, 1939-1952

    Photocopies of sixty-four radio scripts written by Carlton E. Morse for the detective series Adventures by Morse, I Love a Mystery, and I Love Adventure.

    • Contributor: Morse, Carlton E.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Montgomery Meigs Taylor papers, 1890-1935

    Montgomery Meigs Taylor papers, 1890-1935

    Naval officer and commander-in-chief, Asiatic Fleet. Official and personal correspondence reflecting life in Asia and military records, journals, notebooks, writings, and other papers relating mainly to Taylor's military career.

    • Contributor: Taylor, Montgomery Meigs
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Montgomery Sicard papers, 1800-1948

    Montgomery Sicard papers, 1800-1948

    Naval officer. Correspondence, subject file, and miscellaneous material relating to Sicard's naval career, including diagrams and memoranda for breech-loading howitzers and his plans for steel armor plate for ships.

    • Contributor: Sicard, Montgomery
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Margaret Sanger papers, 1900-1966

    Margaret Sanger papers, 1900-1966

    Nurse, leader of the birth control movement, and author. Correspondence, diaries (1914-1953), articles, speeches, lectures, clippings, scrapbooks, printed matter, photographs, memorabilia, and organizational records relating to Sanger's extensive activities on behalf of birth control in the United States and throughout the world.

    • Contributor: Sanger, Margaret
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Charles Bendire papers, 1874-1919

    Charles Bendire papers, 1874-1919

    Ornithologist and army officer. Chiefly letters from ornithologists and naturalists relating to Bendire's activities as honorary curator of the Museum of Natural History of the Smithsonian Institution.

    • Contributor: Bendire, Charles
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Thomas Mann papers, 1909-1947

    Thomas Mann papers, 1909-1947

    Novelist and essayist. Letters, speeches, and writings.

    • Contributor: Mann, Thomas
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John Shaw papers, 1798-1895

    John Shaw papers, 1798-1895

    Naval officer. Correspondence, journal, notebooks, reports, biographical data, and other papers relating primarily to Shaw's command of the New Orleans Naval Station and the Boston Navy Yard.

    • Contributor: Shaw, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Eva Le Gallienne papers, 1875-1993

    Eva Le Gallienne papers, 1875-1993

    Actress, theatrical director and producer, author, and translator. Correspondence, diaries, family papers, speeches and writings, translations, production scripts, programs and playbills, press clippings, appointment books and biographical material documenting Le Gallienne's theatrical career.

    • Contributor: Le Gallienne, Eva
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Natacha Rambova papers, circa 1955-1965

    Natacha Rambova papers, circa 1955-1965

    Actress, cinematic designer, and spiritualist. Typewritten monographs and notes, together with prints and photographs reflecting Rambova's research in Egyptology and cosmology under the auspices of the Bollingen Foundation.

    • Contributor: Rambova, Natacha
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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
  • Howard S. Liebengood papers, 1950-1982

    Howard S. Liebengood papers, 1950-1982

    Lawyer and United States Senate sergeant at arms. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, speeches, reports, legislative proposals, research files, notebooks, travel materials, campaign materials, financial and legal papers, Senate floor statements, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to Liebengood's service on the minority staff of the United States Senate Select Committee on Presidential Campaign Activities, as minority staff director of the United States Senate ...

    • Contributor: Liebengood, Howard S. (Howard Scholey) - Liebengood, Howard S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Henry White papers, 1812-1931

    Henry White papers, 1812-1931

    Diplomat. Correspondence, business records, conference proceedings, bulletins, memoranda, and notes relating to White's career in the foreign service and as a member of the American Commission to Negotiate Peace.

    • Contributor: White, Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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
  • Venona Project records, 1940-1996

    Venona Project records, 1940-1996

    Records relating to the Venona Project undertaken by the United States Army Signal Intelligence Service to examine encrypted Soviet diplomatic communications during World War II.

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Signal Intelligence Service
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Belgian children's letters to President Woodrow Wilson, 1915

    Belgian children's letters to President Woodrow Wilson, 1915

    Letters written by Belgian school children to President Woodrow Wilson expressing gratitude for American aid after the German invasion of Belgium during World War I.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1915
  • Bernece Berkman-Hunter papers, 1910-1991

    Bernece Berkman-Hunter papers, 1910-1991

    Painter and graphic artist. Correspondence, notebooks, financial papers, legal papers, exhibit files, printed ephemera, card files, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Berkman-Hunter's career as an artist.

    • Contributor: Berkman Hunter, Bernece
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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
  • Great Britain. Board of Trade records, 1682-1786

    Great Britain. Board of Trade records, 1682-1786

    Government agency. Reports, correspondence, orders, instructions, commissions, and other material relating to British overseas trade.

    • Contributor: Great Britain. Board of Trade
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Carter Godwin Woodson papers, 1736-1974

    Carter Godwin Woodson papers, 1736-1974

    Historian, author, and collector. Papers of prominent African Americans, research files, business records, writings, correspondence, and other material relating to Woodson's leadership of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History and to scholarship and publishing in the field of African and African-American history.

    • Contributor: Woodson, Carter Godwin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Richard Rush papers, 1805-1852

    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
  • Samuel C. Phillips papers, 1929-1990

    Samuel C. Phillips papers, 1929-1990

    United States Air Force officer, space agency official, intelligence agency director, and defense industry executive. Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, reports, family and personal papers, and photographs documenting Phillips's career in the United States Air Force where he specialized in ballistics and weapons research; as director of Project Apollo (U.S.), the lunar landing program of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration; and as an executive with ...

    • Contributor: Phillips, Samuel C. (Samuel Cochran) - Phillips, Samuel C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John Wills Greenslade papers, 1847-1961

    John Wills Greenslade papers, 1847-1961

    Naval officer. Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, reports, speeches and writings, subject files, dispatches, contracts, blueprints, charts, maps, tables, scrapbooks, clippings, photographs, and other papers documenting Greenslade's career in the United States Navy from the Spanish-American War through both world wars.

    • Contributor: Greenslade, John Wills
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Abraham Ribicoff papers, 1927-1981

    Abraham Ribicoff papers, 1927-1981

    Jurist, secretary of health, education and welfare, and U.S. representative and senator from and governor of Connecticut. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, press material, voting records, statements, congressional testimony, printed matter, scrapbooks, other administrative and legislative matter, and miscellaneous material, including microfilm of correspondence and scrapbooks, relating chiefly to Ribicoff's senatorial career.

    • Contributor: Ribicoff, Abraham
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Lucretia Rudolph Garfield papers, 1807-1958

    Lucretia Rudolph Garfield papers, 1807-1958

    Wife of President James A. Garfield. Correspondence, family papers, biographical material, addresses, articles, photographs, clippings, scrapbooks, memorial poetry, and other papers relating to the Garfield family, including the assassination of President Garfield.

    • Contributor: Garfield, Lucretia Rudolph
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Huston Thompson papers, 1908-1965

    Huston Thompson papers, 1908-1965

    Lawyer and government official. Correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, speeches, articles, photographs, and near-print and print material relating to the presidential candidacy of Woodrow Wilson, Thompson's service as legal counsel in the investigation of the Tennessee Valley Authority in the 1930s, and his service as mediator in national industrial strike emergencies.

    • Contributor: Thompson, Huston
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • George Kleine papers, 1886-1946

    George Kleine papers, 1886-1946

    Film executive and businessman. Business records consisting of correspondence, financial and legal papers, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other material relating primarily to Kleine's ventures in the early motion picture industry. Includes files relating to patent and distribution litigation, educational and European films, and to Kleine's business relations with Thomas A. Edison, Eastman Kodak Company, Motion Picture Patents Company, and Biograph Co.

    • Contributor: Kleine, George
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Bernadotte Everly Schmitt papers, 1868-1970

    Bernadotte Everly Schmitt papers, 1868-1970

    Educator, historian, and author. Correspondence, research notes, scrapbooks, writings and lectures, bibliographies, and printed matter relating principally to Schmitt's studies in modern European diplomatic history, especially his work on the outbreak of World War I.

    • Contributor: Schmitt, Bernadotte Everly
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Charles Mason Remey family papers, 1778-1949

    Charles Mason Remey family papers, 1778-1949

    Primarily the papers of Charles Mason Remey relating to his activities on behalf of the Baháï faith. Also includes papers of George Collier Remey (1841-1928) pertaining to his service with the U.S. Navy during the Civil War, the Spanish-American War, the Philippine Insurrection, and the Boxer Rebellion; papers of Iowa jurist and temperance and women's rights advocate, Charles Mason (1804-1882); and papers of Mary ...

    • Contributor: Remey, Charles Mason
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • George Thomas Washington papers, 1934-1949

    George Thomas Washington papers, 1934-1949

    Judge, official in the U.S. Office of the Attorney General, and law professor. Correspondence, articles, drafts of a book, personal and office files, legal memoranda, lecture notes, speeches, and memorabilia from Washington's career in government.

    • Contributor: Washington, George Thomas
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Josef Breuer papers, 1859-1970

    Josef Breuer papers, 1859-1970

    Physician and physiologist. Chiefly photocopies and transcripts of correspondence, biographical material, legal documents, certificates, a eulogy, printed matter, photographs, and an oil portrait of Breuer documenting his career as a physiologist and his collaboration with Sigmund Freud on the study of hysteria.

    • Contributor: Breuer, Josef
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William Orr papers, 1890-1939

    William Orr papers, 1890-1939

    Educator. Correspondence, diaries, reports, writings, and memorabilia relating primarily to Orr's service as education adviser on a special mission for the YMCA in Europe. Includes articles and papers of his first wife, Charlotte Pettis Orr.

    • Contributor: Orr, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Joseph Barnes papers, 1930-1952

    Joseph Barnes papers, 1930-1952

    Newspaper editor and author. Primarily material relating to Barnes' biography of Wendell L.Willkie entitled Willkie: The Events He Was Part Of, the Ideas He Fought For. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1952.

    • Contributor: Barnes, Joseph
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • George Middleton papers, 1872-1970

    George Middleton papers, 1872-1970

    Playwright, author, and copyright specialist. Correspondence, literary manuscripts, subject files, and research material and documenting Middleton's career as a playwright, author, and copyright specialist at the Department of Justice. Also includes correspondence relating to the La Follette and Middleton families.

    • Contributor: Middleton, George
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Carl Schurz Vrooman papers, 1872-1975

    Carl Schurz Vrooman papers, 1872-1975

    Farmer, publicist, and U.S. assistant secretary of agriculture. Chiefly correspondence and family papers of Vrooman and members of the Vrooman and Scott family, including his wife, Julia Scott Vrooman, and her mother, Julia Green Scott.

    • Contributor: Vrooman, Carl Schurz
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Clapp family papers, 1789-1935

    Clapp family papers, 1789-1935

    Merchant family of Maine. Correspondence, estate and business papers, and genealogical material relating primarily to the family's shipping and commercial activities and to the handling of the Clapp family estate. Includes genealogical records of the Clapp, Dearborn, Lee, and Woodbury families, and several letters between Henry Dearborn and his wife, Sarah Bowdoin Dearborn.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Edmund Bergler papers, 1943-1978

    Edmund Bergler papers, 1943-1978

    Psychiatrist. Correspondence consisting primarily of letters by Bergler to Mrs. Walter Charak in large part concerning his writings as well as hers. Also includes reprints of his articles on psychiatric and psychoanalytic subjects.

    • Contributor: Bergler, Edmund
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Adelaide Rosalia Hasse papers, 1862-1951

    Adelaide Rosalia Hasse papers, 1862-1951

    Librarian, bibliographer, and civil servant. Correspondence, subjects files, printed matter, and other papers relating to Hasse's life and career.

    • Contributor: Hasse, Adelaide Rosalia
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • David Homer Bates papers, 1837-1926

    David Homer Bates papers, 1837-1926

    Telegrapher. Microfilm of correspondence, diary, journal, facsimiles, photographs, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and drafts and annotated proof sheets of Bates's writings. Includes eleven Abraham Lincoln manuscripts. Forms part of Alfred Whital Stern collection of Lincolniana in the Rare Book and Special Collections Division of the Library.

    • Contributor: Bates, David Homer
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Woodrow Wilson papers, 1786-1957

    Woodrow Wilson papers, 1786-1957

    Lawyer, author, educator, president of Princeton University, governor of New Jersey, and president of the United States. Personal, family, and official correspondence, drafts and proofs of books, articles, speeches, academic lectures, scrapbooks, shorthand notes, and memorabilla relating chiefly to Wilson's presidental administrations.

    • Contributor: Wilson, Woodrow
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Joseph Smith Fowler papers, 1863-1903

    Joseph Smith Fowler papers, 1863-1903

    Educator, lawyer, and United States senator from Tennessee. Correspondence, biographical material, a memorandum book, writings, printed matter and other material relating primarily to Fowler's political career as a Unionist during the Civil War and as United States senator from Tennessee during Reconstruction.

    • Contributor: Fowler, Joseph Smith
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Feamster family papers, 1794-1967

    Feamster family papers, 1794-1967

    Members of the Feamster (Feemster) family. Diaries, notebooks, correspondence, financial and legal papers, writings, and miscellaneous material illustrating the activities of four interrelated families from 1794 to 1967 whose members were engaged in farming, the law, medicine, the military, politics, religion, and other pursuits in Virginia, West Virginia, Missouri, Arkansas, Texas, Kansas, Iowa, and Maryland. The collection also contains genealogical information about the Cary ...

    • Contributor: Cary, Charles William - Feamster, Claudius Newman - Feamster, Felix Claudius - Feamster, Martha Alderson - Feamster, Robert Cantrell - Feamster, Samuel William Newman - Feamster, Thomas L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Clark M. Clifford papers, 1883-1999

    Clark M. Clifford papers, 1883-1999

    Government official and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches and writings, congressional testimony, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Clifford's personal and professional life, including his role as an adviser and counsel to four Democratic presidential administrations, his service as United States secretary of defense, 1968-1969, and his career as a lawyer in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Clifford, Clark M.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Duncan McArthur papers, 1783-1848

    Duncan McArthur papers, 1783-1848

    Ohio governor and legislator, military officer, and U.S. representative. Correspondence, land survey notes, plats, tax returns, and other documents on land holdings in and near the Scioto River Valley in Ohio; also account books, orderly book of the U.S. 19th Infantry Regiment during the War of 1812, and printed matter. With the correspondence are army returns, reports, and general orders for the years 1814-1815 ...

    • Contributor: McArthur, Duncan
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • American Foreign Service Association records, 1940-1964

    American Foreign Service Association records, 1940-1964

    Correspondence, articles, memoranda, editorials, essays, photographs, newspaper clippings, and printed matter pertaining to the publication of the American Foreign Service Journal issued in Washington, D.C., by the American Foreign Service Association, also known as the Foreign Service Association.

    • Contributor: American Foreign Service Association
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Caspar W. Weinberger papers, 1910-2005

    Caspar W. Weinberger papers, 1910-2005

    United States secretary of defense, United States secretary of health, education, and welfare, California state legislator, lawyer, journalist, and business executive. Correspondence, legal and subject files, appointment books and daily schedules, diary notes and other jottings, family papers, financial material, interview transcripts, television scripts, newspaper columns, book and speech files, and legislative and political material relating to Weinberger's career in journalism and government.

    • Contributor: Weinberger, Caspar W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Benjamin V. Cohen papers, 1902-1983

    Benjamin V. Cohen papers, 1902-1983

    Lawyer and statesman. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, notes, reports, printed matter, and other papers pertaining to Cohen's career in public service and as a private counselor.

    • Contributor: Cohen, Benjamin V.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Matthew Fontaine Maury papers, 1825-1960

    Matthew Fontaine Maury papers, 1825-1960

    Naval officer and oceanographer. Correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, journals, speeches, articles, and other writings, notebooks, electrical experiment book, charts, and printed material relating chiefly to Maury's naval career, scientific activities and interests, service as a Confederate agent in England, and work as an immigration official for Southern expatriates in Mexico, and to the Maury (Morey) family.

    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John H. Towers papers, 1830-1989

    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
  • George Vernon Denny papers, 1930-1959

    George Vernon Denny papers, 1930-1959

    Educator, radio personality, and organization executive. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches, writings, financial records, research notes, awards, printed matter, and photographs documenting Denny's career especially his activities with International Seminars and Town Meetings, Inc., and as moderator of the radio broadcasts of America's Town Meeting of the Air.

    • Contributor: Denny, George Vernon
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Hugo LaFayette Black papers, 1883-1976

    Hugo LaFayette Black papers, 1883-1976

    Associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, United States senator from Alabama, and lawyer. Family and general correspondence, memoranda, reports, notebooks, research materials, case files, legal and subject files, speeches and writings, printed and near-print materials, clippings, scrapbooks, and miscellany relating primarily to Black's service in the Senate (1927-1937) and on the Supreme Court (1937-1971).

    • Contributor: Black, Hugo Lafayette
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Wiley Rutledge papers, 1912-1984

    Wiley Rutledge papers, 1912-1984

    Educator, jurist, and lawyer. Correspondence, family papers, court files, academic files, speeches and writings, and others papers documenting Rutledge's career as professor and dean of the State University of Iowa College of Law (1935-1939), associate justice for the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia (1939-1943), and associate justice of the United States Supreme Court (1943-1949).

    • Contributor: Rutledge, Wiley
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Women's Organization for National Prohibition Reform records, 1896-1933.

    Women's Organization for National Prohibition Reform records,...

    Chiefly responses to queries about international liquor policies and regulations collected from consuls general and other foreign representatives between 1931 and 1933 by Mrs. Edward Wales Root, research director of the Women's Organization for National Prohibition Reform, which advocated repeal of the Eighteenth Amendment.

    • Contributor: Women's Organization for National Prohibition Reform
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • L'Aerophile collection, 1876-1949

    L'Aerophile collection, 1876-1949

    Correspondence, blueprints and manufactures information for early French and foreign aircraft and dirigibles, reports of accidents involving flyers and balloonists, World War I aerial photographs and intelligence reports, a series of French cartoons, drawings, graphs, charts, diagrams of equipment, maps, newspapers, printed material, and photographs. The materials in the collection were evidently assembled by staff of the magazine L'Aerophile which was published by Georges ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Solon Hannibal Borglum papers, 1886-1969

    Solon Hannibal Borglum papers, 1886-1969

    Sculptor. Correspondence, commission files, subject files, articles, certificates and awards, photographs, printed matter, a scrapbook, and microfilm mostly relating to Borglum's career as a sculptor, his works of art, and his activities with the American Expeditionary Forces Art Training Center in Bellevue, France, Silvermine Group of Artists in New Canaan, Connecticut, and the School of American Sculpture in New York.

    • Contributor: Borglum, Solon Hannibal
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Henry Walker correspondence, 1861-1864

    Henry Walker correspondence, 1861-1864

    Union soldier. Chiefly correspondence between Henry Walker, a Union soldier who served in the 177th Regiment, New York State Volunteers, during the Civil War, and his family in Forest Port, Oneida County, New York.

    • Contributor: Walker, Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Maxwell Anderson papers, 1920-1989

    Maxwell Anderson papers, 1920-1989

    Playwright. Correspondence and scripts, including drafts and galleys deposited in the Library of Congress Copyright Office.

    • Contributor: Anderson, Maxwell
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Barony of Saint Desiré records, 1380-1793

    Barony of Saint Desiré records, 1380-1793

    Census records, land books and evaluations, listings of laws and decrees, title books, and other material relating to the Barony of Saint Desiré.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Charles Wilkes papers, 1607-1959

    Charles Wilkes papers, 1607-1959

    Naval officer and explorer. Official and family correspondence, journals and diaries, legal and financial papers, autobiography and other writings, and scientific notebooks relating to Wilkes's command of an expedition (1838-1842) to the Antarctic, Hawaii and various other Pacific islands, and the northwest coast of the United States; his capture of J. M. Mason and John Slidell in the Trent affair (1861); and his command ...

    • Contributor: Wilkes, Charles
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Wharton Barker papers, 1864-1921

    Wharton Barker papers, 1864-1921

    Financier, publicist, and politician. Correspondence, letterbooks, photographs, pamphlets, printed matter, and scrapbooks reflecting Barker's broad interests in American and foreign business matters especially in Russia and China, bimetallism, and politics.

    • Contributor: Barker, Wharton
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Ray Eber Brown papers, 1915-1962

    Ray Eber Brown papers, 1915-1962

    Naval architect and engineer. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, notebooks, subject files, reports, articles, blueprints, charts, graphs, specification sheets, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other printed material pertaining primarily to Brown's career as a naval architect and marine engineer.

    • Contributor: Brown, Ray Eber
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Samuel Wylie Crawford papers, 1860-1892

    Samuel Wylie Crawford papers, 1860-1892

    Physician and army officer. Diary, correspondence, memoranda, registers and returns of troops and artillery, sketches, photographs, and other items relating chiefly to events while Crawford was an assistant surgeon at Fort Sumter during the early months of 1861.

    • Contributor: Crawford, Samuel Wylie
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Nathan Sargent papers, 1866-1957

    Nathan Sargent papers, 1866-1957

    Naval officer. Correspondence, diaries, journals, writings photographs, memorabilia, scrapbooks, and printed matter relating to Sargent's naval duties.

    • Contributor: Sargent, Nathan
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • House Democratic Caucus records, 1913-1999

    House Democratic Caucus records, 1913-1999

    Organization of Democratic members of the United States House of Representatives; established in 1796. The records include minutes of meetings, transcripts of meetings and hearings, office files, correspondence, legislation, caucus and House rules, reports, handbooks, printed matter, and other records documenting the proceedings of the caucus and its efforts to shape national public policy.

    • Contributor: House Democratic Caucus (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Siegfried Bernfeld papers, 1854-1975

    Siegfried Bernfeld papers, 1854-1975

    Psychoanalyst, biologist, and student and associate of Sigmund Freud. Correspondence, writings, reports, minutes of meetings, research files, and printed material relating to Bernfeld's career as a psychoanalyst in Europe and America and to the study of Sigmund Freud by Bernfeld and his wife, Suzanne Casirer Bernfeld.

    • Contributor: Bernfeld, Siegfried
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Ludwig Mies van der Rohe papers, 1921-1969

    Ludwig Mies van der Rohe papers, 1921-1969

    Architect and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, articles, printed matter, blueprints, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Mies van der Rohe's career as an architect and director of architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology Armour, Chicago, Ill., until 1940, the Institute of Technology, Chicago, Ill., and to his connections with various architectural associations and organizations.

    • Contributor: Mies Van Der Rohe, Ludwig
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Rowland Evans papers, 1946-2001

    Rowland Evans papers, 1946-2001

    Journalist and author. Correspondence, notebooks, interviews, drafts, transcripts, articles and other writings, research and reference material, subject files, printed matter, and miscellaneous items relating to Evans's career as a journalist and political commentator.

    • Contributor: Evans, Rowland
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John Fairfield correspondence, 1828-1876

    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
  • Anna Arnold Hedgeman papers, 1944-1952

    Anna Arnold Hedgeman papers, 1944-1952

    African-American civil rights leader and educator. Correspondence, minutes of meetings, reports, speeches, organizational newsletters, and newspaper clippings documenting Hedgeman's activities on behalf of civil rights for African Americans and educational reform, and especially her efforts to continue the work of the United States Fair Employment Practices Committee following World War II.

    • Contributor: Hedgeman, Anna Arnold
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Morton Gould papers, 1920-1996

    Morton Gould papers, 1920-1996

    American composer, conductor, arranger, and pianist. The collection contains music, including holograph and copyist manuscripts, printed scores, orchestral parts, lyric sheets, and sketches of Gould's compositions and arrangements; correspondence; business papers; writings; photographs; scrapbooks; programs and promotional materials related to his career; and financial and legal documents.

    • Contributor: Gould, Morton
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Charlotte Cushman papers, 1823-1941

    Charlotte Cushman papers, 1823-1941

    Actress. Correspondence; biographical and genealogical material; annotated scripts and texts of plays, poetry, and readings; newspaper clippings; reviews; and souvenir programs relating chiefly to Cushman's career in the theater.

    • Contributor: Cushman, Charlotte
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Oliver Freud and Henny Fuchs Freud papers, 1821-1993

    Oliver Freud and Henny Fuchs Freud papers, 1821-1993

    Papers of Oliver Freud, photographer, engineer, and son of Sigmund Freud, and Henny Fuchs Freud, artist and wife of Oliver Freud. Correspondence, subject files, writings, photographs, and related material pertaining primarily to the emigration of family members from Austria and Europe during the Jewish holocaust. Also features a transcript of Oliver Freud's recollection of his father, Sigmund Freud.

    • Contributor: Freud, Oliver
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Henri Giffard papers, 1852-1910

    Henri Giffard papers, 1852-1910

    Engineer and aeronaut. Correspondence, notes, design drawings, broadsides, newspapers, printed illustrations, articles about Giffard, and newspaper clippings relating chiefly to Giffard's balloon designs and ascents.

    • Contributor: Giffard, Henri
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Winfred Overholser papers, 1911-1965

    Winfred Overholser papers, 1911-1965

    Psychiatrist, educator and superintendent of St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Washington, D.C. Correspondence, letters scrapbooks, writings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Overholser's career in psychiatry and his research in forensic psychiatry.

    • Contributor: Overholser, Winfred
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Groucho Marx papers, 1930-1967

    Groucho Marx papers, 1930-1967

    Humorist and actor. Correspondence, book typescripts, and film scripts relating to Marx's life and acting career.

    • Contributor: Marx, Groucho
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Manton Marble papers, 1838-1916

    Manton Marble papers, 1838-1916

    Editor and publisher. Correspondence, drafts of articles and letters, financial papers, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other material relating to Marble's career as editor and owner of the New York World, and as a senior member of the national Democratic Party.

    • Contributor: Marble, Manton
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Lewis Reeves Gibbes papers, 1793-1894

    Lewis Reeves Gibbes papers, 1793-1894

    Scientist and professor. Chiefly correspondence along with specimen lists, resolutions, clippings, printed material, and other papers relating primarily to Gibbes's career as professor of astronomy, mathematics, and physics at the College of Charleston in South Carolina. Includes his correspondence with other scientists on the subjects of astronomy, botany, chemistry, geology, meteorology, physics, and zoology. Other subjects relate to the American Association for the Advancement ...

    • Contributor: Gibbes, Lewis Reeves
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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
  • David S.C. Chu papers, 1969-1993

    David S.C. Chu papers, 1969-1993

    Economist and assistant secretary of defense for program analysis and evaluation. Correspondence, memoranda, notes, office and subject files, speeches, and testimony documenting Chu's career chiefly as director, Office of Program Analysis and Evaluation, Department of Defense and as assistant secretary of defense for program analysis and evaluation. Also includes material from his work in the economics department of the Rand Corporation and as assistant ...

    • Contributor: Chu, David S. C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Cerise C. Jack papers relating to the Sacco and Vanzetti case, circa 1921-1999

    Cerise C. Jack papers relating to the Sacco and Vanzetti case...

    Friend and supporter of Bartolomeo Vanzetti and Nicola Sacco, immigrant Italian anarchists tried and executed for murder. Correspondence from Vanzetti, Sacco, and Sacco's wife, Rose Sacco, during the time of Sacco and Vanzetti's incarceration. Also includes related correspondence, newletters, pamphlets, and bulletins chiefly of the Sacco-Vanzetti Defense Committee and the Sacco-Vanzetti National League.

    • Contributor: Jack, Cerise C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Benjamin Franklin papers, 1726-1907

    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
  • National Committee on Atomic Information records, 1945-1948

    National Committee on Atomic Information records, 1945-1948

    Clearinghouse for information on the atomic age. Correspondence with scientists and organizations, reports, memoranda, speeches, articles, financial records, clippings, and printed material reflecting the committee's attempts to promote understanding of the implications of atomic energy in a nontechnical form through the presentation of a popular program in the press, on the radio, and with a speaker's bureau.

    • Contributor: National Committee on Atomic Information
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William Johnson papers in the Charles E. Feinberg collection, 1944-1945

    William Johnson papers in the Charles E. Feinberg collection,...

    Supreme Court justice. Chiefly holograph manuscripts, typescripts, and printed copies of a series of articles concerning Johnson written by Abraham J. Levin and published in the Michigan Law Review.

    • Contributor: Feinberg, Charles E.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Caleb B. Smith papers, 1841-1862

    Caleb B. Smith papers, 1841-1862

    Lawyer, statesman, jurist, and United States representative from Indiana. Principally correspondence from 1849, the last year of Smith's term as a Whig from Indiana in the House of Representatives.

    • Contributor: Smith, Caleb B. (Caleb Blood) - Smith, Caleb B.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Charlotte Everett Hopkins collection of National Civic Federation. Woman's Department. District of Columbia Section records, 1900-1926

    Charlotte Everett Hopkins collection of National Civic Federa...

    Civic leader, philanthropist, and social reformer. Correspondence, circulars, reports, clippings, and other printed matter primarily relating to Charlotte Everett Hopkins's activities as chairman of the Woman's Department of the National Civic Federation, District of Columbia Section.

    • Contributor: Hopkins, Charlotte Everett
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Edmund Cody Burnett papers, 1765-1967

    Edmund Cody Burnett papers, 1765-1967

    Historian, editor, and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, drafts of writings, speeches, notes, research material, financial records, legal papers, and a project file from Burnett's work as editor of Letters of Members of the Continental Congress, published from 1921 to 1936; including also material on the Burnett family and farm in Tennessee, original and edited Civil War correspondence of the Burnett, Cody, Lightfoot, and McGarity families; ...

    • Contributor: Burnett, Edmund Cody
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Henry Thomas Rainey papers, 1904-1934

    Henry Thomas Rainey papers, 1904-1934

    U.S. representative from Illinois and speaker of the U.S. Congress House of Representatives. Primarily constituent correspondence from 1934 and correspondence relating to the McNary-Haugen Farm Relief Bill of 1924.

    • Contributor: Rainey, Henry Thomas
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Homer G. Smith papers, 1971-1987

    Homer G. Smith papers, 1971-1987

    Accountant, banker, and credit administrator. Correspondence, notes, and oral history transcripts pertaining to his book, A Challenge to U. S. Agriculture: Building the Cooperative Production Credit System.

    • Contributor: Smith, Homer G.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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
  • Charles Withers papers, 1917-1942

    Charles Withers papers, 1917-1942

    Vaudevillian and humorist. Scripts, theatrical programs, scrapbooks, clippings, handbills, broadsides, and other memorabilia relating to Withers's career in vaudeville.

    • Contributor: Withers, Charles
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Edith Benham Helm papers, 1915-1961

    Edith Benham Helm papers, 1915-1961

    Social secretary at the White House. Letters, notes, scrapbooks, andphotographs documenting Helm's career as social secretary at the White House during the Woodrow Wilson, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Harry S. Truman administrations.

    • Contributor: Helm, Edith Benham
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Nolan D.C. Lewis papers, 1897-1978

    Nolan D.C. Lewis papers, 1897-1978

    Psychoanalyst, educator, and author. Correspondence, drafts of writings, research files, patient files, reports, conference material, oral history interview, and printed material documenting Lewis's contributions to the development of psychoanalysis in the United States.

    • Contributor: Lewis, Nolan D. C. (Nolan Don Carpentier) - Lewis, Nolan D. C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Charles P. Taft papers, 1816-1983

    Charles P. Taft papers, 1816-1983

    Lawyer, Protestant lay leader, and mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio. Son of President William H. Taft. Family and general correspondence, diaries, memoranda, reports, subject files, drafts of speeches and writings, financial papers, newspaper clippings, printed material, scrapbooks, and other papers relating chiefly to Taft's role in Cincinnati politics, municipal reform, law practice, and business interests, church activities, and state and national Republican Party politics.

    • Contributor: Taft, Charles P. (Charles Phelps) - Taft, Charles P.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material