• John William Draper family papers, 1777-1951

    Scientist and historian. Correspondence, family papers, subject files, manuscript and printed copies of speeches, articles, and books, financial papers, and miscellany relating to Draper's scientific work and as a historian and including the papers of his son, Daniel Draper (1841-1931), and other family members.

    • Contributor: Draper, John William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Francis R. Valeo papers, 1916-1987

    Secretary of United States Senate and foreign affairs consultant. Correspondence, agenda, reports and other writings, subject and travel files, bibliographies, photographs, and other papers chiefly documenting Valeo's career as an East Asian specialist, foreign affairs advisor, and secretary of the United States Senate.

    • Contributor: Valeo, Francis R. (Francis Ralph) - Valeo, Francis R.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John Ciardi papers, 1910-1997

    Poet, editor, literary critic, lecturer, and journalist. Advertisements, biographical material, contracts, correspondence, newspaper clippings, notes, photographs, press releases, research material, royalty statements with holograph and typescript drafts, galley proofs, page proofs, and printed versions of aphorisms, articles, book reviews, books, columns, essays, etymological dictionaries, limericks, plays, poems, poetry reviews, radio and television scripts, and speeches and lectures.

    • Contributor: Ciardi, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Julius Augustus Furer papers, 1910-1962

    Naval officer. Diary, correspondence, subject files, speeches and writings, and other papers relating to Furer's naval career.

    • Contributor: Furer, Julius Augustus
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • L'Aerophile collection, 1876-1949

    Correspondence, blueprints and manufactures information for early French and foreign aircraft and dirigibles, reports of accidents involving flyers and balloonists, World War I aerial photographs and intelligence reports, a series of French cartoons, drawings, graphs, charts, diagrams of equipment, maps, newspapers, printed material, and photographs. The materials in the collection were evidently assembled by staff of the magazine L'Aerophile which was published by Georges ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Belle Brown collection, 1865-1912

    Belle Brown was an American soprano who had a brief operatic career abroad around the turn of the twentieth century. Although little biographical information exists about her, the contents of this collection document her relationships with prominent and respected European performers of the day. She studied with many celebrated performers and pedagogues, including Désirée Artôt, Pauline Lucca, and Jean and Edouard de Reszke. The ...

    • Contributor: Brown, Belle
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Jefferson Patterson papers, 1824-1978

    Diplomat. Correspondence, family papers, diaries (1928-1930), speeches, notes and book drafts, other writings, memoranda, subject files, legal and financial papers, biographical material, academic notebooks, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting Patterson's career as a diplomat and foreign service officer serving at American embassies in China, Colombia, Egypt, Germany, Norway, Peru, Poland, and Turkey, and as ambassador to Uruguay.

    • Contributor: Patterson, Jefferson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • James A. Michener papers, 1906-1992

    Author. Correspondence, writings, speeches, journal, interviews, scripts, notes, legal and financial records, biographical material, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers documenting Michener's literary career, his interest in politics, his art collection, and the adaptation of his works for stage and screen.

    • Contributor: Michener, James A. (James Albert) - Michener, James A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William Harrison Standley papers, 1895-1963

    Naval officer and United States ambassador to the Soviet Union. Correspondence, writings, military papers, and miscellaneous material dealing primarily with Standley's career in the navy and as ambassador.

    • Contributor: Standley, William Harrison
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Oscar Terry Crosby papers, 1878-1947

    United States assistant secretary of the treasury, public utilities executive, explorer, and author. Correspondence, diaries, subject files, speeches and writings, clippings, and printed material relating primarily to Crosby's activities with the Commission for Relief in Belgium, his work at the Treasury Department, 1917-1918, interest in international finance, post-World War I German reparations and Allied debts, the establishment of an international peace tribunal, and travels ...

    • Contributor: Crosby, Oscar Terry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Cuban Educational Association of the United States of America records, 1897-1954

    Educational association founded in 1898 to assist Cuban and Puerto Rican students securing an education in the United States. Correspondence, application forms, rosters, scrapbooks, financial records, photographs of students, and other records concerning the activities of the association and, after its dissolution in 1903, the Cuban and Puerto Rican students it had aided.

    • Contributor: Cuban Educational Association of the United States of America
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Truman K. Gibson papers, circa 1900-1994

    Lawyer, business executive, and boxing promoter. Correspondence, memoranda, newspaper clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers reflecting the social life of the Gibson family in Chicago, Illinois. Also included in the papers is Gibson's correspondence with his wife, Isabelle Carson Gibson, written while he served as an adviser on African-American affairs to the United States War Department in Washington, D.C., during World War II.

    • Contributor: Gibson, Truman K. (Truman Kella) - Gibson, Truman K.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • F. Lamson-Scribner papers, 1885-1938

    Botanist, exhibits specialist, and educator. Correspondence, letterpress books, memoranda and notes, reports, scrapbooks, printed material and photographs primarily concerning Lamson-Scribner's exhibit work in the United States Department of Agriculture.

    • Contributor: Lamson Scribner, F.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Charles William Le Gendre papers, 1866-1893

    Army officer and diplomat. Correspondence, memoranda, dispatches, reports, Chinese and Japanese documents, and other papers relating chiefly to Le Gendre's service as American consul at Amoy, China, 1866-1872; as advisor in the Japanese government and in a diplomatic post representing Japan in Taiwan, 1872-1875; and as advisor in the Korean government, 1890-1899. Includes Le Gendre's journal, with drawings and photographs, in which he recounts ...

    • Contributor: Le Gendre, Charles William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William J. Baroody papers, 1943-1983

    Organization executive. Correspondence, writings, speeches, reports, minutes of meetings, financial papers, biographical material, and family papers relating chiefly to Baroody's work as an executive of the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research.

    • Contributor: Baroody, William J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John Archer Lejeune papers, 1815-1950

    Marine corps officer and educator. Family and general correspondence, memoranda, speeches and writings, notes, military papers, and printed materials relating to Lejeune's education and his military career.

    • Contributor: Lejeune, John Archer
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • George W. Goethals papers, 1890-1954

    Governor of the Canal Zone, army officer, and engineer. Diaries, correspondence, reports, memoranda, photographs, clippings, and scrapbooks relating chiefly to the construction of the Panama Canal, Goethals' term as governor of the Canal Zone, and his other public service positions.

    • Contributor: Goethals, George W. (George Washington) - Goethals, George W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Penne Laingen yellow ribbon collection, 1979-1991

    Collection comprises Penne Laingen's yellow ribbon marking the year her husband Bruce Laingen was held hostage in Tehran, Iran, during the Iran hostage crisis from 1979 to 1981; plus a 1991 interview with the Laingens and related documentation.

    • Contributor: Laingen, L. Bruce - Laingen, Penne - Parsons, Gerald E.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Anna Maria Brodeau Thornton papers, 1793-1861

    Wife of architect William Thornton. Diaries and notebooks primarily describing social life in Washington, D.C., with extensive detail about housekeeping and expense matters. Also contained in the diaries are memorandum books, poems, sketches, and silhouettes of unidentified people.

    • Contributor: Thornton, Anna Maria Brodeau
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Roswell Randall Hoes papers, 1799-1912

    Naval officer and chaplain. Correspondence, notebooks, ship records, clippings, and printed matter relating chiefly to the Spanish-American War and its aftermath.

    • Contributor: Hoes, Roswell Randall
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Francis Bowes Sayre papers, 1861-1967

    Diplomat and statesman. Correspondence, official reports and communications, writings, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating to Sayre's diplomatic career and his role as a spokesman for Christianity and the Episcopal Church. Includes a reading copy of Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen Points message to Congress, telegrams, election returns, and other papers pertaining to Wilson.

    • Contributor: Sayre, Francis Bowes
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Frances Hawks Cameron Burnett papers, 1818-1936

    Author, poet, and wife of Charles Burnett, United States military attaché in Japan. Correspondence, subject files, speeches, poems and other writings in Japanese, newspaper clippings, printed materials, drawings, and memorabilia relating primarily to Burnett's associations and activities in Japan. Documents the founding of the Nippon Jindo Kai (Japan Humane Society), Burnett's work with the Nippon Renmei Shonendan (Boy Scouts of Japan), social life in ...

    • Contributor: Burnett, Frances Hawks Cameron
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Tilton family papers, 1836-1876

    Letters, military orders, newspaper clippings, and genealogical material relating to the Tilton family of Moscow, N.Y. Most of the correspondence is from four Tilton brothers describing their experiences while serving in the Union Army during the Civil War.

    • 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
  • Harry N. Sargent papers, 1917-1920

    British army officer. Correspondence, drafts, and research notes concerning an unpublished writing on the American Expeditionary Force during World War I.

    • Contributor: Sargent, Harry N.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material