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  • Henry Clark Corbin papers, 1864-1980

    Army officer. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, typescripts of speeches, autograph albums, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers concerning Corbin's military career and his life in Washington, D.C., as an officer and prominent resident. Includes personal matter such as photograph albums, scrapbooks, and memorabilia relating to his wife, Edythe Agnes Patten Corbin, and the Patten family.

    • Contributor: Corbin, Henry Clark
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1864
  • Thomas Ewing family papers, 1757-1941

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, legal files, military records, speeches and writings, reports, notes, autographs, scrapbooks, biographical material, commonplace books, financial records, genealogies, photographs, printed matter, and maps pertaining to members of the Ewing family including Thomas Ewing (1789-1871), senator from Ohio and cabinet member; Thomas Ewing (1829-1896), Union general during the Civil War and congressman from Ohio; Ellen Ewing Sherman and her husband, William T. ...

    • Contributor: Ewing, Thomas
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1757
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    Harold Leventhal papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly correspondence, case files, notebooks and notes, and office files documenting Leventhal's service as judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Also includes personal correspondence, files from the law firm Ginsburg and Leventhal, in Washington, D.C., speeches and writings, and other papers. Documents his service as visiting judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the 2nd ...

    • Contributor: Leventhal, Harold
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Joseph Warren Beach papers, 1891-1955

    Literary critic and educator. Correspondence, diaries, manuscript of published works, poems, scholarly and critical notes, essays, and lectures relating to Beach's career as a literary critic and professor of English literature, literary subjects, and family matters.

    • Contributor: Beach, Joseph Warren
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1891
  • Everett Strait Hughes papers, 1903-1975

    Army officer. Correspondence, diaries, and orders concerning Hughes's career in ordnance and general staff work in the United States Army, including during the Mexican Punitive Expedition, World War I, and World War II.

    • Contributor: Hughes, Everett Strait
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1903
  • William H. Taft papers, 1784-1973

    President of the United States and chief justice of the Supreme Court. Correspondence including letterpress books, speeches and addresses, presidental and judicial files, legal files and notebooks, family papers and letters, business and estate papers, engagement calendars, guest lists, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, memorabilia, and photographs documenting Taft's career.

    • Contributor: Taft, William H. (William Howard) - Taft, William H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1784
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    New York Society for the Suppression of Vice records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Reports relating to persons arrested as a result of the society's activities relating to the supervision of public morality in New York state. Reports include data on the offender's age, nationality, religion, education, offense, evidence seized, and legal action taken. Includes notations by Anthony Comstock, secretary of the society; records of the society's predecessor, the Young Men's Christian Association of the City of New ...

    • Contributor: New York Society for the Suppression of Vice
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Caleb B. Smith papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Principally correspondence dated 1849, the last year of Smith's term as a Whig from Indiana in the U.S. House of Representatives. Subjects include state and national politics, Smith's opportunities for a Cabinet appointment, and the Zachary Taylor campaign and election of 1848. Correspondents include Theodore J. Barnett, Luther B. Bruen, Martin L. Bundy, Justin Butterfield, Robert N. Carnan, Schuyler Colfax, Robert G. Corwin, Thomas ...

    • Contributor: Smith, Caleb
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    J.C. Bancroft Davis papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Bound volumes of correspondence, diaries, journals, reports, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Davis's diplomatic career, especially his role in the Alabama claims dispute with Great Britain following the U.S. Civil War. Documents his work as an American correspondent for the London Times and U.S. Supreme Court reporter; and his part in negotiations between the U.S. and Great Britain relating to Central ...

    • Contributor: Davis, J. C. Bancroft
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Campus Traditions: Folklore from the Old-Time College to the Modern Mega-University

    Simon J. Bronner interprets the uses of play and ritual for students in different eras to work through tough issues of their age and environment. More broadly, campus traditions are shown to function centrally in the development of American culture.

    • Contributor: Bronner, Simon J.
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2012-08-09
  • Thomas H. Robbins papers, 1918-1971

    United States naval officer. Correspondence, duty orders, logbooks, biographical material, speeches, and other papers relating to Robbins's naval career and emphasizing his specialty in naval aviation.

    • Contributor: Robbins, Thomas H. (Thomas Hinckley) - Robbins, Thomas H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1918
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    Simon Cameron papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diary, speeches, notebooks, account books, business and legal records, printed matter, and other papers primarily relating to Pennsylvania and national politics and to Cameron's business enterprises. Documents his term as U.S. secretary of war, the Civil War, his role as minister to Russia, and career in the U.S. Senate. Includes an autograph album with autographs of members of U.S. Congress, 1845-1847. Correspondents include ...

    • Contributor: Cameron, Simon
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Richard Dudman papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, notebooks, writings, articles, background material, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Dudman's career as a journalist with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Subjects include his coverage of the Vietnam War, 1961-1975, and reporting on China, Cuba, the Middle East, and Southeast Asia during a period of Cold War and revolutions. Others subjects relate to domestic politics in the 1960s and 1970s including Watergate, ...

    • Contributor: Dudman, Richard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Rodgers family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, journals, drafts of writings and speeches, transcripts of radio broadcasts, book reviews, notes and notebooks, biographical material, and other papers relating chiefly to the naval careers of John Rodgers (1773-1838), John Rodgers (1812-1882), William Ledyard Rodgers (1860-1944), John Augustus Rodgers (1848-1933), and John Rodgers (1881-1926). Includes correspondence of the Hodge family, Matthew C. and Oliver H. Perry, and other relatives of the Rodgers ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Allen Prescott collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The Allen Prescott collection consists of textual materials, 6 sound recordings on 7-inch reels, and 63 photographs pertaining to Prescott's career as a radio personality during the early 1930s to 1970. The paper material includes correspondence, fan mail, radio scripts, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, an unpublished novel, short stories, and an interview with entertainer Steve Allen. The sound recordings include undated Wife saver programs and ...

    • Contributor: Prescott, Allen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1930
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    George von Lengerke Meyer papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Family correspondence, diaries, scrapbook, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Meyer's service as ambassador to Italy and Russia and as U.S. postmaster general, social affairs, and Meyer (Myers) family life. Subjects include national and international events, negotiations leading to peace after the Russo-Japanese War, summaries of cabinet meetings, and the Republican Party. Individuals represented include J.J. Jusserand, Henry Cabot Lodge, Elihu Root, and ...

    • Contributor: Meyer, George Von Lengerke
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    James Harold Doolittle papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, writings, reports, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, awards, maps, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Doolittle's service in the U.S. Air Force. Documents his role in planning and leading the air raid on Tokyo, Japan, in April 1942. Includes a map of Japan signed by participants in the World War II air raid as well as material pertaining to reunions of the American ...

    • Contributor: Doolittle, James Harold
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Alice M. Rivlin papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, reports, congressional testimony, newspaper clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers pertaining to Rivlin's career as an economist and government official. Documents her association with the Brookings Institution and the institution's Economic Studies Program, her work at the Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare (HEW) as assistant secretary for program coordination (1966-1968) and for planning and evaluation (1968-1969), and her ...

    • Contributor: Rivlin, Alice M.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Jack Delano papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly correspondence, notebooks, and caption books relating to works by Delano as a photographer for the Farm Security Administration and the Office of War Information depicting the Great Depression, railroads in the West, Acadian farmers in Maine, and life in the South and in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Also includes transcript of an oral history interview conducted with Delano sponsored by the ...

    • Contributor: Delano, Jack
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Letter to Mrs. Novello, at London by Dean Street, Soho, dated 1 August, 1837, sent from Bingen a/R / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Holograph. Title devised by cataloger. In English. In ink. Signed: Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy. Includes address with seal. In the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation Collection of the Library of Congress.

    • Contributor: Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Felix
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1837
  • Edwards Pierrepont papers, 1847-1900

    Lawyer of New York, N.Y., United States attorney general, and ambassador to Great Britain. Correspondence, legal papers, speeches, articles, reports, newspaper clippings, cancelled checks, and printed matter, relating chiefly to Pierrepont's legal career in New York, N.Y. Includes letters from Hamilton Fish (1808-1893) and Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1849-1936).

    • Contributor: Pierrepont, Edwards
    • 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
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    Charles Butler papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence; travel diaries (1833) of a trip to Michigan, Illinois, and Indiana; legal, financial, and business papers; and maps, newspaper clippings, and other papers documenting Butler's involvement in New York politics and his interest in such matters as anti-Masonry, public debts in Illinois, Indiana, and Michigan, loans to farmers by the New York Life Insurance and Trust Company, legal cases (particularly the William Morgan ...

    • Contributor: Butler, Charles
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Philip L. Geyelin papers, 1917-2000

    Journalist. Writings, notebooks and notes, interviews, correspondence, and research material, including clippings, press releases and statements, printed matter, reports, congressional hearing records and other government documents, photographs, and transcripts of broadcasts relating primarily to Geyelin's career as a reporter and editorial page editor covering foreign policy issues for the Wall Street Journal and later the Washington Post.

    • Contributor: Geyelin, Philip L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1917
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    Herbert L. Kirk collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection chiefly consists of material relating to Kirk's book, Pablo Casals, a biography (Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1974). It includes his extensive research material on Casals; his research notes and business papers; drafts and proofs of the book; Kirk's business and personal correspondence; correspondence to and from Pablo and Marta Casals, including letters between Casals and Sir Donald Tovey; photographs; programs; clippings; articles; ...

    • Contributor: Kirk, H. L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1870