• George Foster Peabody papers, 1894-1937

    Banker and philanthropist. Correspondence and other papers reflecting Peabody's activities as treasurer of the Democratic National Committee, interest in the Democratic Party, his association with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and other banking activities, and special interests such as African-American welfare, the development of education in the South, and the Georgia Warm Springs Health Foundation.

    • Contributor: Peabody, George Foster
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Wernher Von Braun papers, 1796-1970

    German aerospace engineer. Correspondence, fan mail, speeches and writings, public relations material, subject files, scrapbooks, and printed material. The papers relate to Wernher Von Braun's career in rocketry and aerospace engineering from his early work on the V-2 rocket in Germany to his work for the United States Department of Defense, the Redstone Arsenal, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration George C. Marshall ...

    • Contributor: Von Braun, Wernher
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Edward Willis papers, 1854-1906

    Confederate Army officer and merchant. Correspondence, ledgers, memorandum books, requisition books, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating mainly to Willis's service as chief quartermaster of G. T. Beauregard's division in the Confederate Army.

    • Contributor: Willis, Edward
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Philander C. Knox papers, 1796-1922

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

    • Contributor: Knox, Philander C. (Philander Chase) - Knox, Philander C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Herbert Bain Knowles papers, 1941-1945

    Naval officer. Correspondence, orders to duty, subject files concerning invasion plans and occupation reports for Guam, Japan, Kwajalein Islands (Marshall Islands), Leyte Island (Philippines), Lingayen (Luzon, Philippines), Okinawa Island (Japan), Saipan (Northern Mariana Islands), and Tarawa Atoll (Kiribati), and printed matter relating to Knowles's service with the Amphibious Forces in the Pacific during World War II.

    • Contributor: Knowles, Herbert Bain
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Charles S. Sperry papers, 1862-1912

    Naval officer and diplomat. General and family correspondence, orders to duty, journals, reports, memoranda, and other papers relating to Sperry's naval career.

    • Contributor: Sperry, Charles S. (Charles Stillman) - Sperry, Charles S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Matthew C. Brown and John C. Brown papers, 1862-1901

    Officers in the 23rd Iowa Infantry Regiment. Correspondence and military records pertaining to the Browns' service during the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Brown, Matthew C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • The Seth MacFarlane collection of the Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan archive, 1860-2004

    Astronomer, author, and educator (Carl Sagan). Author and television producer (Ann Druyan). Correspondence, memoranda, scripts, notes, subject files, course files, articles, book drafts and resource material, reports, organization files, biographical material, clippings, printed matter, slides and transparencies, photographs and negatives, electronic files, and other material documenting Sagan's career as a scientist and educator and the collaboration of Sagan and Druyan on articles, books, television ...

    • Contributor: Sagan, Carl
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John Archer Lejeune papers, 1815-1950

    Marine corps officer and educator. Family and general correspondence, memoranda, speeches and writings, notes, military papers, and printed materials relating to Lejeune's education and his military career.

    • Contributor: Lejeune, John Archer
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John Spalding Flannery papers, 1902-1953

    Lawyer. Chiefly records from McKenney, Flannery & Craighill, the Washington, D.C. law firm in which Flannery was a principal partner.

    • Contributor: Flannery, John Spalding
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • James Brown papers, 1765-1867

    United States senator, diplomat, and lawyer. Correspondence and legal and commercial records pertaining to Brown's Louisiana law practice and his service as a United States senator. Papers primarily concern legal practices and social conditions in Louisiana.

    • Contributor: Brown, James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Tilton C. Reynolds papers, 1851-1963

    Union Civil War soldier. Chiefly letters by Reynolds to his mother, Juliana Smith Reynolds, during his service with the 105th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment that describe Civil War skirmishes in Virginia, military life, and morale of the soldiers. Includes other letters and papers of Reynolds and his mother after the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Reynolds, Tilton C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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
  • 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
  • Elmo N. Pickerill papers, 1910-1975

    Aviator. Correspondence, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Pickerill's career as an aviator and to early aviation in the United States, particularly Long Island, N.Y.

    • Contributor: Pickerill, Elmo N. (Elmo Neale) - Pickerill, Elmo N.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William Goodell papers, 1818-1917

    Clergyman and missionary to Armenians in the Turkish empire. Correspondence, journals, religious and other writings, Goodell's translation of the New Testament from Greek into Armeno-Turkish, and other items primarily related to Goodell's missionary work in the Turkish empire under the sponsorship of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. Also includes letters of Goodell's daughter and granddaughter describing conditions at Harput, Turkey, during ...

    • Contributor: Goodell, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Vernon Boyce Hampton papers, 1872-1971

    Historian and biographer. Correspondence, photostatic copies of Chester Alan Arthur's correspondence, writings, bibliographical material, and clippings relating primarily to Hampton's writings.

    • Contributor: Hampton, Vernon Boyce
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Armand Hammer papers, circa 1508-1989

    Business executive, philanthropist, and art collector. Chiefly correspondence documenting Hammer's career as a citizen diplomat (particularly to the Soviet Union), humanitarian, and art collector gathered for an exhibition honoring him at the Library of Congress in 1989, including also a facsimile edition of the Codex Hammer (a notebook of Leonardo da Vinci) and a photograph album.

    • Contributor: Hammer, Armand
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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
  • James Madison papers, 1723-1859

    United States president and secretary of state, delegate to the United States Continental Congress, and United States representative from Virginia. Correspondence, memoranda, autobiography, notes of debates in the Continental Congress (1776) and the Federal Convention (1787), and related material.

    • Contributor: Madison, James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • W.A. Croffut papers, 1774-1933

    Author, editor, and poet. Correspondence, writings, minutes, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellaneous items pertaining chiefly to Croffut's publications, activities with the Anti-Imperialist League, and the presidential campaign of 1900. Includes material relating to Ethan Allen Hitchcock, copies of correspondence with Sophia Amelia Peabody Hawthorne, wife of Nathaniel Hawthorne, journals of Henry Alfred Robbins, letters of John Quincy Adams and Jefferson Davis, and autograph material.

    • Contributor: Croffut, W. A. (William Augustus) - Croffut, W. A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William W. Coblentz papers, 1883-1960

    Author and physicist. Correspondence, diary, writings, bibliography, notes, notebooks, biographical material, awards, photographs, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other material relating chiefly to Coblentz's work in the fields of infrared spectroscopy and to the application of radiometry to astronomical problems.

    • Contributor: Coblentz, William W. (William Weber) - Coblentz, William W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Gerald Carson papers, 1854-1989

    Author, social historian, and advertising executive. Correspondence, writings, speeches, research files, and scrapbooks documenting Carson's activities in advertising and writing American social history.

    • Contributor: Carson, Gerald
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • George S. Patton papers, 1807-1979

    United States Army officer. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journals, writings, speeches and lectures, military papers, scrapbooks, military publications, maps, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Patton's military career as a student at the U.S. Military Academy (1904-1909), member of John J. Pershing's Punitive Expedition into Mexico (1916), aide-de-camp to Pershing and later tank commander in Europe during World War I, and commander of forces ...

    • Contributor: Patton, George S. (George Smith) - Patton, George S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Daniel Augustus Tompkins papers, 1887-1920

    Engineer and manufacturer. Correspondence, speeches, articles, books, newspaper clippings, and other papers reflecting Tompkins's views on the economic development of the South and relating to public issues of the early twentieth century.

    • Contributor: Tompkins, Daniel Augustus
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material