• Francis Asbury Roe papers, 1842-1901

    Naval officer. Correspondence, journals, notebooks, and other papers pertaining to Roe's cruises and an engagement between the USS Sassacus (side-wheel steamer) and the CSS Albemarle (ironclad ram) in 1864.

    • Contributor: Roe, Francis Asbury
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Josephus Daniels papers, 1829-1948

    Diplomat, journalist, and secretary of the navy. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, and papers of the Daniels, Bagley, Seabrook, and Worth families and other material. The bulk of the collection relates to events and policy decisions during Daniels's service as secretary of the navy during the administration of Woodrow Wilson, but also concerns his career as editor of the Raleigh News & Observer, his ...

    • Contributor: Daniels, Josephus
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Henry Morgenthau papers, 1795-1941

    Businessman and diplomat. Diaries, correspondence, letterbooks, family papers, speeches and writings, subject files, printed matter, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Morgenthau's service as ambassador to Turkey, other diplomatic efforts, involvement in Democratic Party politics, and as a philanthropist.

    • Contributor: Morgenthau, Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Fred Kenelm Nielsen papers, 1881-1961

    Diplomat, soldier, lawyer, and educator. General and official correspondence, memoranda, interdepartmental letters, writings, and miscellaneous material relating primarily to American relations with England, Egypt, Mexico, and Turkey, claims arbitration, the Monetary and Economic Conference of 1933, and Nielsen's service as solicitor for the State Department.

    • Contributor: Nielsen, Fred Kenelm
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Breckinridge family papers, 1752-1965

    Family prominent in Kentucky and national politics and government. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and articles, subject files, financial and legal papers, scrapbooks, and other papers of various members of the Breckinridge family. The bulk of the collection is composed of the papers of John Breckinridge, Robert Jefferson Breckinridge, John Cabell Breckinridge, William C. P. Breckinridge, Joseph Cabell Breckinridge, Mary Desha, Sophonisba Preston Breckinridge, Madeline (McDowell) ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Ireland. Parliament. House of Commons debates, 1776-1789

    Parliament of Ireland. Verbatim shorthand reports of proceedings and parliamentary debates in the Irish House of Commons, together with longhand transcripts, made by or for Sir Henry Cavendish.

    • Contributor: Ireland. Parliament. House of Commons
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Ambrose W. Thompson papers, 1847-1960

    Businessman. Business and family correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, reports, statistical tables, patent papers, stocks and bonds, drawings, maps, and printed matter and miscellaneous material relating to Thompson's career as a businessman.

    • Contributor: Thompson, Ambrose W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • San José de Queréndaro Hacienda records, 1543-1922

    Bound volumes of files kept by the Jesuits, original owners of the hacienda. Subjects include the acquisition and sale of land, ownership disputes, water rights, rental of property, agricultural production, livestock and livestock brands, and relations with the Indians of Mexico. Also includes correspondence and fiscal accounts with the local railroad company

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • National Council of Jewish Women, Washington, D.C., Office, records, 1924-1981

    Liaison office between the National Council of Jewish Women and the United States Congress and government agencies. Correspondence, minutes, reports, legislation, speeches, testimony, photographs, and printed matter primarily reflecting the efforts of Olya Margolin as the council's Washington, D.C., representative from 1944 to 1978.

    • Contributor: National Council of Jewish Women. Washington, D.C., Office
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Carrie Chapman Catt papers, 1848-1950

    Feminist, lecturer, and author. Correspondence, diaries (1911-1923), drafts of speeches and articles, subject files, biographical papers, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers, chiefly 1890-1920, relating primarily to Carrie Chapman Catt's efforts on behalf of the women's suffrage movement, feminism, and the cause of international peace.

    • Contributor: Catt, Carrie Chapman
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Branch Rickey papers, 1890-1969

    Correspondence, family papers, speeches and writings, memoranda, scouting and other reports, notes, subject files, scrapbooks, and other papers, chiefly from 1936 to 1965, documenting Branch Rickey's career as a major league baseball manager and executive.

    • Contributor: Rickey, Branch
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Hannah G. Solomon papers, 1817-1986

    Civic leader and founder of the National Council of Jewish Women. Correspondence, organizational records, speeches and writings, biographical and genealogical material, family papers, photographs, a scrapbook, and printed matter document Solomon's founding of the National Council of Jewish Women in 1893 and many facets of the organization's development through the end of World War II.

    • Contributor: Solomon, Hannah G. (Hannah Greenebaum) - Solomon, Hannah G.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Elliot Snow papers, 1790-1942

    Naval officer. Correspondence, logbooks, speech, article, and book file, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and scrapbooks relating to the history and restoration of the Constitution. Includes papers of Horatio D. Smith (1845-1918), officer in the Revenue-Cutter Service, and a small group of papers of Josiah Fox (1763-1847), naval constructor.

    • Contributor: Snow, Elliot
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William Zorach papers, 1822-1974

    Artist. Correspondence; speeches, articles, and books; lectures; sketches; newspaper clippings; financial records; printed material; subject files; and other papers relating principally to the creation, production, and sale of sculpture and paintings by Zorach and his fellow artists.

    • Contributor: Zorach, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Nicholas King family papers, 1792-1987

    Family of Nicholas King, English-born engineer and surveyor of the city of Washington, D.C. Journals, correspondence, notes, genealogies, visas, photographs, and drawings concerning King and members of his family.

    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - King, N.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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
  • Alexander Freud and Sophie Schreiber Freud papers, 1872-1965

    Businessman, professor, publisher, and brother of Sigmund Freud, and his wife. Correspondence and other papers relating primarily to the emigration of Freud family members from Austria and Europe during the Jewish holocaust of World War II. Chiefly in German.

    • Contributor: Freud, Alexander
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Willie Person Mangum papers, 1771-1906

    Jurist and U.S. senator and representative from North Carolina. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, legal papers, genealogical material, financial papers, and printed matter concerning local, southern, and national politics, the Whig Party in the South, economic and social conditions in North Carolina, the Mangum plantation, and education of the Mangum children.

    • Contributor: Mangum, Willie Person
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Samuel Dash papers, 1748-2004

    Lawyer, educator, and author. Correspondence, memoranda, legal material and opinions, writings, speeches, engagement file, teaching file, organization and committee file, clippings, photographs, appointment calendars, and other papers relating primarily to Dash's legal career after 1964, and more particularly his role in governmental investigations.

    • Contributor: Dash, Samuel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Robert H. Terrell papers, 1870-1954

    Teacher, lawyer, and judge. Correspondence, speeches and writings, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Terrell's interest in African-American education and welfare, courts and schools in Washington, D.C., Republican politics, and the Washington Board of Trade.

    • Contributor: Terrell, Robert H. (Robert Heberton) - Terrell, Robert H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • David Atlee Phillips papers, 1929-1989

    Intelligence officer, author, and newspaper publisher. Correspondence, research material, drafts of books and articles, court transcripts, and other papers primarily relating to Phillips's career as an intelligence officer with the Central Intelligence Agency.

    • Contributor: Phillips, David Atlee
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Ray Stannard Baker papers, 1836-1947

    Journalist and author. Correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks, drafts of books and articles, family papers, scrapbooks, clippings, and printed matter concerning Baker's career in newspaper and magazine writing, his books, and his role in the Paris Peace Conference. Included is a large group of papers collected by Baker for his biography of Woodrow Wilson. Also includes portions of an autobiography of Robert M. La Follette ...

    • Contributor: Baker, Ray Stannard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • James A. Bayard and Richard H. Bayard papers, 1797-1885

    :Lawyers, senators, and diplomats, of the Bayard (Baird) family of Delaware. Correspondence, diaries, financial and legal papers, printed matter and miscellaneous material relating to the careers of James A. Bayard and his son Richard H. Bayard.

    • 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
  • Charles Wellington Reed papers, 1776-1926

    Artist and soldier. Correspondence, a diary, ink and pencil sketches, watercolors, prints, military papers, books with illustrations by Reed, maps, medals, and photographs relating chiefly to Reed's service in the Nineth Massachusetts Light Artillery Battery during the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material