• Jefferson Davis papers, 1795-1913

    President of the Confederate States of America. Correspondence and related articles, speeches, clippings, reports and notes documenting Davis's political career and his family.

    • Contributor: Davis, Jefferson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Black history collection, 1700-2008

    Letters, court records, legal documents, slave deeds, financial records, speeches and writings, family and genealogical papers, military records, birth records, inventories, wills, ships' papers, a commonplace book, poll tax receipts, broadsides, postcards, marriage certificates, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other material pertaining to African Americans.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Lorenzo Johnston Greene papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Restrictions apply. Chiefly academic files documenting Greene's career as a professor of history and pioneer in the field of African American studies at Lincoln University, Jefferson City, Mo. Academic files include correspondence, memoranda, minutes of meetings, grant proposals, student writings, course and curricula material, bibliographies, news releases, reports, subject files, archival resources on African Americans, drafts of books, statistical files, legal documents, and other ...

    • Contributor: Greene, Lorenzo J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Janus Press archive

    The Janus Press Archive contains material relating to the production of books, posters and broadsides, and printed ephemera bearing the Janus Press imprint, as well as other projects carried out with the assistance of its founder Claire Van Vliet, covering the period from 1955 to the present.

    • Contributor: Burke, Clifford - Fine, Ruth - Johnson, W. R. (Walter Ralph) - Kaufman, Margaret - Seluzicki, Charles - Siegl, Helen - Van Vliet, Claire
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Books
  • Bladen Dulany papers, 1817-1855

    Naval officer. Correspondence, journals, orders to duty, bills, receipts, inventories, and printed matter relating primarily to Dulany's tour of duty in 1852-1855 as commander of the South Pacific Squadron.

    • Contributor: Dulany, Bladen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William Crawford Gorgas papers, 1857-1919

    Army medical officer. Correspondence, reports, addresses, articles, financial and miscellaneous records, medical papers, charts, clippings, photographs, and printed material dealing primarily with the fight against yellow fever in Cuba and Panama.

    • Contributor: Gorgas, William Crawford
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Coolidge Speech: Address . . . before the Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Washington, D.C., April 16, 1928. From Hand Copies: Speeches By President Calvin Coolidge. Preserved by Everett ...

    Everett Sanders, one of President Coolidge's private secretaries, preserved a bound set of fifty-nine formal addresses given by the president and subsequently printed by the Government Printing Office. The speeches were given between June 22, 1925, and February 22, 1929, in Coolidge's second term of office. The fifty-nine addresses are available in this digital collection as separate items. The index to the bound set ...

    • Contributor: Coolidge, Calvin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Frank Kowalski papers, 1925-1976

    Army officer and United States representative from Connecticut. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, speeches, reports, military orders, patents, newspaper clippings, printed materials, scrapbooks, drawings, and photographs pertaining primarily to Kowalski's career in the United States Army (1925-1958) and in the House of Representatives (1959-1963).

    • Contributor: Kowalski, Frank
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Blair family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Restrictions may apply to unprocessed material. Correspondence, diaries, lectures and speeches, financial and legal papers, military papers, biographical and genealogical data, printed material, and other papers of various Blair family members. Francis Preston Blair's papers primarily document his editorship and publication of the Globe and Congressional Globe in Washington, D.C., his association with Martin Van Buren, and his secret meeting with ...

    • 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
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    Benjamin F. Whitten papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Correspondence, family papers, military records, financial and legal records, and other papers relating primarily to Whitten's Civil War service with the 9th Maine Infantry Regiment. Documents his participation in the Battle of Morris Island, S.C., 1863; other actions and encampments along the southeast Atlantic coast in 1862 and 1863; the Battle of Cold Harbor, Va., 1864; and engagements in Bermuda Hundred, ...

    • Contributor: Whitten, Benjamin F.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Joseph Brodsky correspondence, 1965-1972

    Poet. Letters from Brodsky to Kira Fedorovna Samosiuk including Brodsky's poetry and drawings.

    • Contributor: Brodsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Confederate States of America records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Restrictions may apply to unprocessed material. Correspondence, proclamations, messages of the president, court cases, minute books, docket books, customs records, financial papers, letterbooks, orders, reports, accounts, receipts, and other records relating to the formulation of the government of the Confederacy and the conduct of its internal, external, and military affairs. Includes records of the departments of state, justice, treasury, navy, war ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Hugh Lenox Scott papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, writings, reports, notes, family papers, biographical and genealogical material, financial records, printed matter, maps, drawings, prints, photographs, and other papers relating to Scott's career in the U.S. Army from 1876 to his retirement following World War I, his service as a member of the U.S. Board of Indian Commissioners and as chairman of the New Jersey State ...

    • Contributor: Scott, Hugh Lenox
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Simon Cameron papers, 1738-1919

    Financier, United States secretary of war, United States senator from Pennsylvania, and diplomat. Correspondence, diary, account books, notebooks, speeches, business and legal records, and printed material primarily relating to Pennsylvania and national politics and to Cameron's business enterprises.

    • Contributor: Cameron, Simon
    • 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
  • Huston Thompson papers, 1908-1965

    Lawyer and government official. Correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, speeches, articles, photographs, and near-print and print material relating to the presidential candidacy of Woodrow Wilson, Thompson's service as legal counsel in the investigation of the Tennessee Valley Authority in the 1930s, and his service as mediator in national industrial strike emergencies.

    • Contributor: Thompson, Huston
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Report from Alexander Graham Bell and Mabel Hubbard Bell to Gilbert Grosvenor, undated

    • Contributor: Bell, Alexander Graham - Bell, Mabel Hubbard - Grosvenor, Gilbert Hovey
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material

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  • Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons records, 1610-1691

    Unofficial journals of proceedings kept by or for Viscount John Lowther Lonsdale; a volume relating to the Court of Commons; and a volume relating to the House of Commons commissioners.

    • Contributor: Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Shaw family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Correspondence, writings, copybooks, genealogical materials, reports, and other papers relating to the Shaw, Smith, Adams, and Felt (Felts) families. Central to the collection is the correspondence (1784-1818) of Abigail Adams with her sister, Elizabeth Smith Shaw Peabody, and with Elizabeth Peabody's children, Abigail Adams Shaw Felt and William Smith Shaw. Also includes correspondence of Elizabeth Peabody with her sister, Mary Smith ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Coolidge Speech: Address . . . at Gettysburg Battle Field, May 30, 1928. From Hand Copies: Speeches of President Calvin Coolidge, Preserved by Everett Sanders. In the Everett Sanders Papers.

    Everett Sanders, one of President Coolidge's private secretaries, preserved a bound set of fifty-nine formal addresses given by the president and subsequently printed by the Government Printing Office. The speeches were given between June 22, 1925, and February 22, 1929, in Coolidge's second term of office. The fifty-nine addresses are available in this digital collection as separate items. The index to the bound set ...

    • Contributor: Coolidge, Calvin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Warren G. Harding-Carrie Fulton Phillips Correspondence: Correspondence and drafts of correspondence; 1916; circa Sept.-Dec.

    • Contributor: Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel) - Phillips, Carrie Fulton
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1916

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  • Rediscover Northern Ireland 2008: I Am a Wee Weaver: Weaving and Singing in Northern Ireland

    Handloom weaving was dominated by men in 19th century Ireland. The Industrial Revolution changed that, enabling women to take the dominant role in the factory production of linen. In this talk, Maurice Leyden discusses the reasons for this historical shift, and the impact of this change on the traditions of singing and songwriting among weavers. To illustrate his lecture, Leyden sings songs composed by ...

    • Contributor: Leyden, Maurice
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2008-12-04
  • Charles Wellington Reed Papers: Clippings, 1863-1926, undated

    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1862

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  • Philip W. Bonsal papers, 1914-1992

    Diplomat. Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, speeches, and statements documenting Bonsal's foreign service career, especially as United States ambassador to Cuba during and after its 1959 revolution, including also material on Argentina, colonial Africa, and an English translation of L'Expedition du Mexique concerning Maximillian, Emperor of Mexico.

    • Contributor: Bonsal, Philip W. (Philip Wilson) - Bonsal, Philip W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material