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  • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 1863
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    Wallace Rankin Deuel papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, journals, lectures, writings, transcripts of radio broadcasts, financial records, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Deuel's career as a journalist with the Chicago Daily News and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Includes material pertaining to his work as diplomatic correspondent in Berlin, Germany, prior to World War II. Also documents his service as an intelligence officer with the U.S. Office of Strategic ...

    • Contributor: Deuel, Wallace Rankin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Frank M. Bennett papers, 1893-1909

    Naval officer and author. Chiefly testimonial letters and newspaper and magazine reviews of Bennett's books, The Steam Navy of the United States (1896) and The Monitor and the Navy Under Steam (1900).

    • Contributor: Bennett, Frank M. (Frank Marion) - Bennett, Frank M.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1893
  • Read family papers, 1568-1906

    Read (Reed) family of New Castle, Delaware, later of Pennsylvania. Correspondence, deeds and indentures, genealogical records, commissions, printed matter, and other material. Papers of George Read relate chiefly to his activities during the American Revolution and his law practice in New Castle. Papers of John Read include a notebook of correspondence and memoranda which he kept as secretary of the Asylum Company, a land ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1568
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    Carter Godwin Woodson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Papers of prominent African Americans, correspondence, writings, research files, business records, and other papers relating to Woodson's leadership of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History (ASNLH) and to scholarship and publishing in the field of African and African-American history. Part I, 1803-1936 (bulk 1830-1927), was assembled by Woodson who collected and preserved primary sources on African American history as executive ...

    • Contributor: Woodson, Carter Godwin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • James R. Doolittle papers, 1859-1927

    United States senator and jurist. Correspondence, speeches, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous material relating mostly to Doolittle's Senate career and touching on the issues of the Civil War and Reconstruction.

    • Contributor: Doolittle, James R. (James Rood) - Doolittle, James R.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1859
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    William Edward Dodd papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, autobiographical notes, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Dodd's work as an author, professor of history at the University of Chicago, and U.S. ambassador to Germany (1933-1937). Subjects include local, state, national, and international politics. Includes letters written by Dodd during a trip to Europe (1928-1929). Includes poetry drafts by Carl Sandburg sent to Dodd's daughter, Martha Dodd ...

    • Contributor: Dodd, William Edward
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Harper's magazine records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Records of Harper's Magazine include writings on subjects such as American cultural life, geography, history, humor, literary criticism, literature, news, political debate, science, social commentary, and social and economic problems. Collection also documents the history of publishing. Part I consists of a chronological file of editorial and reader correspondence, drafts of articles, and other records. Includes editor Henry Mills Alden's letterbook and other papers. ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Walter Quintin Gresham papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, telegrams, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Gresham's service as U.S. postmaster general in the administration of Chester Alan Arthur, U.S. secretary of state in the administration of Grover Cleveland, and as a judge. Includes Gresham's Civil War letters to his wife, Matilda Gresham, written from camps near Corinth and Vicksburg, Miss.; Kenesaw Mountain, Ga.; Memphis and Shiloh, Tenn.; ...

    • Contributor: Gresham, Walter Quintin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • W J McGee papers, 1880-1916

    Geologist, anthropologist, and hydrologist. Correspondence, letterbooks, speeches, articles, scientific papers, lectures, notes, geological notebooks, scrapbooks, bibliographical notes, and memorabilia relating chiefly to McGee's career as a geologist with the U.S. Geological Survey and as an ethnologist in charge of the Bureau of American Ethnology at the Smithsonian Institution. Includes correspondence when he was director of the anthropological and historical exhibit of the Louisiana Purchase ...

    • Contributor: McGee, W J
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1880
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    Schuyler Colfax correspondence and speeches, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence and speeches documenting Colfax's ownership and editorship of the St. Joseph Valley Register, a Whig newspaper in South Bend, Ind.; his involvement in Whig and Republican party politics; and his tenure as U.S. representative from Indiana and as U.S. vice president. Subjects include state and national politics, operation of the newspaper, events in Washington, D.C., and William T. Sherman. Correspondents include Henry B. ...

    • Contributor: Colfax, Schuyler
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • William Vans Murray papers, 1778-1805

    Diplomat and United States representative from Maryland. Correspondence, diaries, and official documents pertaining to Murray's diplomatic activities as minister to the Netherlands (1797-1801) and as minister plenipoteniary to France (1799-1800).

    • Contributor: Murray, William Vans
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1778
  • Lyman Bryson papers, 1893-1978

    Radio and televison broadcaster, author, and educator. Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, articles, lectures, writings, transcripts of broadcasts, subject files, business and financial records, biographical material, appointment books, newspaper clippings, and other papers documenting Bryson's public relations work for the American National Red Cross and the League of Red Cross Societies following World War I, his subsequent work in adult education, and his role in developing ...

    • Contributor: Bryson, Lyman
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1893
  • 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
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    F. Holland Day papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterbooks, writings, family papers, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Day's life and his work as a pictorialist photographer and co-founder of the Copeland and Day publishing company, Boston, Mass. Documents his participation in the American Arts and Crafts movement in the 1890s, his philanthropic activities and relationships with a group of urban youth he met through his efforts with settlement ...

    • Contributor: Day, F. Holland
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    German captured documents collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    German documents captured by American military forces after World War II consisting largely of Nazi Party (Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiter-Partei) materials, German government and military records, files of several German officials, and some quasi-governmental records. Includes a photocopied set of Heinrich Himmler material known as the Himmler Files. Much of the material is microfilm of originals returned to Germany.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Lee-Palfrey families papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, clippings, maps, photographs, and other papers of William Lee (1772-1840) of Boston, Mass., Washington, D.C., and France and of other Lee family members. Lee's correspondence and diaries detail his experiences as a commercial agent and secretary to the U.S. Legation in France. Also includes papers of Lee's wife Susan Palfrey Lee (1767-1822) relating to family matters and social life in Washington, ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Bladen Dulany papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, journals, orders, inventories, bills, receipts, and printed matter relating primarily to Dulany's tour of duty as commander of the U.S. Navy Pacific Squadron from 1852 to 1855. Subjects include the duel between Samuel W. Downing and Thomas Smith, lieutenant in the British Army at Gibraltar in 1820; dispute between Peru and Spain arising from Peru's territorial claims to the Chincha Islands; harassment of ...

    • Contributor: Dulany, Bladen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Jonathan D. Meredith papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Family and general correspondence, legal files, financial records, and other papers relating to Meredith's associations with the Savings Bank of Baltimore and the Bank of the United States. Subjects include the banking and commerce, mineral resources, and transportation systems in Maryland. Other subjects include the War of 1812; foreign and domestic trade; shipping and trade with Europe and South America; South America; impeachment proceedings ...

    • Contributor: Meredith, Jonathan D.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Carl Schurz papers, 1842-1983

    United States cabinet officer, diplomat, and senator from Missouri, Union Army officer, journalist, and reformer. Correspondence, speeches, articles, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and scrapbooks pertaining to Liberal Republicanism, tariff reduction, civil service reform, anti-imperialism, election campaigns, and the administration of Rutherford Birchard Hayes in which Schurz served as secretary of the interior.

    • Contributor: Schurz, Carl
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1842
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    Edward Nealy Kellogg and Edward Stanley Kellogg papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Biographical data, commissions, orders to duty, and miscellaneous material relating to the naval careers of Edward Nealy Kellogg and his son, Edward Stanley Kellogg. Subjects include the Battle of Mobile Bay, Ala., 1864. Edward Nealy Kellogg's private journal contains notes and poems about the sea and sea life, drawings of ships and riggings, newspaper clippings, and pressed flora.

    • Contributor: Kellogg, Edward Nealy
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Robert Morris papers, 1775-1829

    Superintendent of finance for the Continental Congress during the Revolution, merchant, land speculator, and statesman. Correspondence, letterbooks, journals and proceedings of the Continental Congress, accounts, and other papers relating to the financing of the American government and its forces during the Revolution and to Morris's private business affairs.

    • Contributor: Morris, Robert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1734
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    Daniel Edgar Sickles papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, documents, legal and financial records, clippings, printed matter, and other papers. Includes drafts of reports to the U.S. secretary of state while Sickles was serving as U.S. minister to Spain (1869-1873) relating, in part, to the Cuban Insurrection (1868-1878) and the Virginius affair. Other topics include Sickles's service as U.S. representative in the 53rd Congress and as chairman (1886-1912) of the New ...

    • Contributor: Sickles, Daniel Edgar
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Charles Mason Remey family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, genealogical papers, photographs, and other papers of Remey and Mason family members. Primarily the papers of Charles Mason Remey relating to his activities on behalf of the Bahai Faith. Also includes papers of George Collier Remey pertaining to his service with the U.S. Navy during the Civil War, the Spanish-American War, the Philippine American War, and the Boxer Rebellion; papers of ...

    • Contributor: Remey, Charles Mason
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    John McLean papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, legal briefs, financial data, docket book, printed matter, file of reports, opinions, and briefs arranged by case name, and other papers relating to McLean's service as U.S. postmaster general and U.S. Supreme Court justice. Also contains material from his service as commissioner of the U.S. General Land Office. Includes his notes on arguments made before the U.S. Supreme Court in 1830, including cases ...

    • Contributor: McLean, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection