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  • Catalog Record

    Edmund Ruffin diaries, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Diaries detailing Ruffin's activities and opinions as an agricultural reformer, anti-unionist, and slavery advocate. Subjects include life on his Virginia estates, Marlbourne Plantation, Hanover County, Va., and Beechwood Plantation, Prince George County, Va.; Virginia state and county agricultural societies; travels and social affairs in the area between Amelia County, Va., and Richmond, Va.; theatrical and other entertainments in Richmond, Va.; religion including Calvinism and ...

    • Contributor: Ruffin, Edmund
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Sir Augustus John Foster papers, 1794-1844

    British minister to the United States. Diaries, correspondence, and notes concerning Foster's assignment as a British diplomat to Washington, D.C., prior to the War of 1812, Naples (capital of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies), and Turin (capital of the Kingdom of Sardinia).

    • Contributor: Foster, Augustus John, Sir - Foster, Augustus John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1794
  • Letter from Mabel Hubbard Bell to Alexander Graham Bell, December 25, 1891

    • Contributor: Bell, Alexander Graham - Fairchild, Marian Bell - Bell, Mabel Hubbard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1891-12-25

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    T.O. Selfridge papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, journals, logbooks, notebooks, scrapbooks, maps, drawings, and other papers relating primarily to Selfridge's command of survey expeditions to the Isthmus of Darien (Panama) as a site for an interoceanic canal in the 1870s. Includes material relating to the sinking of the USF Cumberland (Frigate) by the CSS Merrimack (Frigate) in 1862, the purchase of the John T. Pickett papers (Confederate States of America ...

    • Contributor: Selfridge, T. O.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    David Murray papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Notes (1873-1879) on education, government, history, art, social conditions, and ethnology in Japan, made while superintending the educational reform of the country; addresses and scholarly papers based on the notes; circa 150 letters written from Japan by David or Martha A. Murray to relatives in the U.S.; and addresses and papers on education in the United States, Indian wampum, lotteries, and other subjects.

    • Contributor: Murray, David
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Letter from Thomas E. Selfridge to Alexander Graham Bell, May 23, 1907

    • Contributor: Bell, Alexander Graham - Selfridge, Thomas E.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1907-05-23

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  • Richard Dale papers, 1778-1918

    Naval officer; served with the British navy from 1776 to 1777 when he joined the Continental Navy, serving as first lieutenant to John Paul Jones on the Bonhomme Richard. Correspondence, commissions, mathematics notebook, and journal/logbook (1787-1789) kept on a voyage aboard a merchant ship to Canton, China, and to New Guinea. Includes letterbook (1801-1802) of Dale's outgoing correspondence while in command of the U.S. ...

    • Contributor: Dale, Richard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1778
  • Kirk Munroe papers, 1850-1940

    Author and adventurer. Correspondence, diaries, handwritten drafts and printed copies of writings, biographical material, scrapbooks, subject files, newspaper clippings, printed matter, photographs, drawings, and other papers relating primarily to Munroe's literary career and travels, including on a survey teams for the Union Pacific Railroad Company and the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company.

    • Contributor: Munroe, Kirk
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1850
  • John D. Whiting papers, 1890-1970

    Businessman, photographer, author, tour guide, and intelligence officer. Correspondence, diaries, photographs, notebooks, reports, printed matter, and other papers pertaining to Whiting's life as a prominent member of the American Colony in Jerusalem.

    • Contributor: Whiting, John D. (John David) - Whiting, John D.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1890
  • Oscar S. Straus papers, 1856-1955

    Attorney, businessman, public official, diplomat, United States secretary of commerce and labor, and author. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, legal records, pamphlets, clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Straus's service as minister and later ambassador to the Ottoman Empire (Turkey), United States secretary of commerce and labor, and member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration, Hague, Netherlands.

    • Contributor: Straus, Oscar S. (Oscar Solomon) - Straus, Oscar S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1856
  • Letter from Constantine Rafinesque to Charles Wilkins Short

    • Contributor: Rafinesque, C. S. (Constantine Samuel)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1819-12-21
  • Clara A. Whitney papers, 1872-1975

    Diaries reflecting Whitney's life in Japan with her parents, American educators William C. Whitney and Anna L. Whitney, detailing Japanese social life and customs and the Whitney's travels through Europe and Asia. Includes writings and other material relating to her family and to the household of her father-in-law, Japanese naval officer Katsu Kaishū.

    • Contributor: Whitney, Clara A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1872
  • Letter from Mabel Hubbard Bell to Alexander Graham Bell, May 25, 1895

    • Contributor: Bell, Alexander Graham - Bell, Mabel Hubbard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1895-05-25

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  • Johann Carl Philipp von Krafft papers, 1750-1926

    Hessian army officer and surveyor. Correspondence, a journal, military records, travel notes, and writings chiefly relating to Krafft's career as a mercenary soldier, including his service for the British during the American Revolution.

    • Contributor: Krafft, Johann Carl Philipp Von
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1750
  • Eleanor Lord Pray papers, 1894-1975

    Member of a New England merchant family living in Vladivostok, Russia. Primarily letters written and received by Pray. Letters describe daily life, the city and its surroundings, and historic events.

    • Contributor: Pray, Eleanor Lord
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1894
  • John Wills Greenslade correspondence transcripts, 1900-2010

    Naval officer. Transcripts of correspondence, biographical material, and electronic files relating to Greenslade's career in the United States Navy.

    • Contributor: Greenslade, John Wills
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1900
  • Journal by Mabel Hubbard Bell, September 20, 1887

    • Contributor: Bell, Mabel Hubbard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1887-09-20

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    Erwin F. Smith papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Diaries, correspondence, literary manuscripts, notes, sketches, photographs, and other papers. The diaries (1920-1927), forming the bulk of the collection, reflect Smith's work at the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture and include accounts of trips to Florida and Europe; notebook describing plants in Washington, D.C.; synopses of his research; and catalog of his scientific library. Subjects include family affairs, international news, and literature. Smith's travels on ...

    • Contributor: Smith, Erwin F.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Letter from Mabel Hubbard Bell to Eliza Symonds Bell, July 8, 1888

    • Contributor: Bell, Eliza Symonds - Bell, Mabel Hubbard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1888-07-08

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  • Letter from Agnes Ames Wheeler to Alexander Graham Bell, February 2, 1904

    • Contributor: Bell, Alexander Graham - Wheeler, Agnes Ames
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1904-02-02

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    Eugene Meyer papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, diaries, oral history interviews, speeches, writings, congressional testimony, press statements, family papers, biographical material, financial records, printed matter, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating to Meyer's career as a financier, public official, and publisher of the Washington Post. Focuses on American economic and financial history including agricultural and political economy, regulation of currencies, corporate finance, foreign trade, international monetary affairs, and ...

    • Contributor: Meyer, Eugene
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Letter from Alexander Graham Bell to Mabel Hubbard Bell, August 20, 1878

    • Contributor: Bell, Alexander Graham - Bell, Mabel Hubbard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1878-08-20

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    Francis Winslow papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, journals, logs, and other papers documenting Winslow's naval career. Includes journal (1834-1837) kept during his first cruise aboard the USS Brandywine (Frigate) to South America, subsequent shore duty in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Montevideo, Uruguay, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and aboard the USS Erie (Sloop of war); journals and logs recording his experiences aboard the USS Marion (Sloop of war) and USS Dale (Sloop ...

    • Contributor: Winslow, Francis
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • W. Averell Harriman papers, 1869-1988

    Diplomat, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and politician. Correspondence, memoranda, family papers, business records, diplomatic accounts, speeches, statements and writings, photographs, and other papers documenting Harriman's career in business, finance, politics, and public service, particularly during the Franklin Roosevelt, Truman, Kennedy, Johnson, and Carter presidential administrations.

    • Contributor: Harriman, W. Averell (William Averell) - Harriman, W. Averell
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1869
  • Letter from Alexander Melville Bell and Eliza Symonds Bell to Alexander Graham Bell, January 6, 1883

    • Contributor: Bell, Alexander Melville - Bell, Alexander Graham - Bell, Eliza Symonds
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1883-01-06

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