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  • Charles Russell Train papers, 1898-1967

    Charles Russell Train papers, 1898-1967

    Naval officer. Photocopies of Train's daily journals, biographical sketch and obituary, scrapbook, article on resignation of Admiral Willard H. Brownson, and other papers relating chiefly to Train's naval career and personal life including his participation in the Great White Fleet; command of the Utah (battleship); service as naval aide to President Herbert Hoover, naval attaché to United States embassies in Italy and Austria, and ...

    • Contributor: Train, Charles Russell
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1898
  • Anita Newcomb McGee papers, 1688-1932

    Anita Newcomb McGee papers, 1688-1932

    Anthropologist and physician. Correspondence, diaries, family papers, writings, scientific and medical data, and miscellaneous material pertaining to McGee's studies of communistic societies in the United States such as the Shakers and the Bethel and Oneida communities, to her duties as acting assistant surgeon, U.S. Army in the Spanish-American War; and to the formation of the Women's Anthropological Society of America. Contains family correspondence of ...

    • Contributor: McGee, Anita Newcomb
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1688
  • Zora Neale Hurston plays,

    Zora Neale Hurston plays,

    Manuscript plays written by Hurston which were deposited in the Library of Congress Copyright Office between 1925 and 1944. Most of the plays remained unpublished and unproduced until they were rediscovered in the Copyright Deposit Drama Collection in 1997. Includes four very short plays, sketches or skits, and six full-length plays. Most are light-hearted if not outright comedies, and several include song lyrics without ...

    • Contributor: Hurston, Zora Neale
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • John James Beckley family papers, 1789-1918

    John James Beckley family papers, 1789-1918

    Librarian of Congress and clerk of the United States House of Representatives. Correspondence, memorandum books, autobiography, scrapbook, newspaper clipping, and other papers relating to John James Beckley and his son Alfred Beckley.

    • Contributor: Beckley, John James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1789
  • James J. Davis papers,

    James J. Davis papers,

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, investigation files, financial records, printed matter, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating to Davis's service as U.S. secretary of labor in the Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge, and Herbert Hoover presidential administrations; his tenure as U.S. senator from Pennsylvania; and as organizer and leader of the Loyal Order of Moose. Subjects include labor relations, political campaigns including Davis's senatorial campaign ...

    • Contributor: Davis, James J. (James John)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Salmon P. Chase Papers: General Correspondence, 1810-1898; 1859; Apr.-June

    Salmon P. Chase Papers: General Correspondence, 1810-1898; 18...

    • Contributor: Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1859-04-00

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  • Jedediah Hotchkiss Papers: General Correspondence, 1846-1899; Letterbooks; 1892-1894 (1 of 2)

    Jedediah Hotchkiss Papers: General Correspondence, 1846-1899;...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1892-00-00

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  • Branch Rickey papers, 1890-1969

    Branch Rickey papers, 1890-1969

    Correspondence, family papers, speeches and writings, memoranda, scouting and other reports, notes, subject files, scrapbooks, and other papers, chiefly from 1936 to 1965, documenting Branch Rickey's career as a major league baseball manager and executive.

    • Contributor: Rickey, Branch
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1890
  • Nathan F. Twining papers,

    Nathan F. Twining papers,

    Correspondence, diaries, logs, speeches, statements, biographical material, certificates, flight records, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Twining's role as vice chief and chief of staff of the U.S. Air Force and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Correspondents include Omar Nelson Bradley, Travis Bryan, W. Barton Leach, Lauris Norstad, and Charles Erwin Wilson.

    • Contributor: Twining, Nathan F. (Nathan Farragut)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Harlan Fiske Stone papers, 1889-1953

    Harlan Fiske Stone papers, 1889-1953

    Attorney general, associate and chief justice of the Supreme Court, and educator. Professional and family correspondence, writings, reports, legal case files, biographical information, and other material relating primarily to Stone's service on the Supreme Court.

    • Contributor: Stone, Harlan Fiske
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1889
  • Jedediah Hotchkiss Papers: Writings File, circa 1846-1899; Other writings by Hotchkiss; Geography, land surveying, lumbering, and mining; “The Royal Land Company of Virginia,” 1877

    Jedediah Hotchkiss Papers: Writings File, circa 1846-1899; Ot...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1877-00-00

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  • Edwin McMasters Stanton Papers: Correspondence, 1831-1870; 1867; 1867, Aug. 10-1868, Feb. 25

    Edwin McMasters Stanton Papers: Correspondence, 1831-1870; 18...

    • Contributor: Stanton, Edwin McMasters
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1867-08-10

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  • Letter from Mabel Hubbard Bell to Alexander Graham Bell, March 5

    Letter from Mabel Hubbard Bell to Alexander Graham Bell, March 5

    • Contributor: Bell, Alexander Graham - Bell, Mabel Hubbard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1901-03-05

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  • Jedediah Hotchkiss Papers: Subject File, circa 1835-1899; Roaring Run Iron Works and Estate, 1882-1888

    Jedediah Hotchkiss Papers: Subject File, circa 1835-1899; Roa...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1882-00-00

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  • Jedediah Hotchkiss Papers: Miscellany, circa 1846-1908; Financial papers, 1846-1908; Canceled checks and stubs; 1890-1892

    Jedediah Hotchkiss Papers: Miscellany, circa 1846-1908; Finan...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1890-00-00

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  • Jack Kemp papers,

    Jack Kemp papers,

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, statements, writings, legislative files, subject files, appointment books, scheduling files, press releases, newsletters, clippings, printed matter, family papers, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Kemp's service as U.S. representative from New York (1971-1989). Documents his career as a professional football player in the American Football League (1960-1969), primarily with the Buffalo Bills, and union president of the American Football League ...

    • Contributor: Kemp, Jack
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Anna Kelton Wiley Papers.  Harvey Wiley Letter to President Coolidge on Enforcement of the Pure Food and Drug Laws to Protect Consumers.

    Anna Kelton Wiley Papers. Harvey Wiley Letter to President C...

    Mimeographed series of typed letters, in the style of a briefing book, outlining the federal government's lax enforcement of the 1906 Pure Food and Drug Act. It is not clear in what sense this letter "was never sent," as a handwritten note on the mimeograph packet specifies. The fact that the materials in the Anna Kelton Wiley Papers are mimeographed may suggest that they ...

    • Contributor: Wiley, Harvey W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Vannevar Bush papers, 1901-1974

    Vannevar Bush papers, 1901-1974

    Physicist, engineer, government official, and science administrator. The collection relates primarily to Vannevar Bush's role as coordinator of the scientific community for defense efforts during and after World War II when he served as chairman of the National Defense Research Committee and director of its successor, the Office of Scientific Research and Development, where he supervised the Manhattan Project and other programs.

    • Contributor: Bush, Vannevar
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1901
  • John McAllister Schofield papers,

    John McAllister Schofield papers,

    Correspondence, memoranda, diary, journals, speeches, writings including Schofield's memoirs, reports, military records, court-martial papers, financial records, printed matter, maps, memorabilia, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Schofield's military career. Relates primarily to Schofield's post-Civil War service as commander of the U.S. Army's Department of the Missouri, Division of the Atlantic, Division of the Pacific, Military Division of the Gulf, and Military Division of the ...

    • Contributor: Schofield, John McAllister
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • William H. Emory papers,

    William H. Emory papers,

    Correspondence, journal, conduct and rating books, photographs, printed matter, and other papers relating to Emory's command of the USS Yosemite (cruiser) during the Spanish-American War, 1898. Includes memoirs of crew members Mortimer E. Cooley, Henry B. Joy, Charles Brady King, and Joseph S. Stringham. Correspondents include George William Coffin, John Davis Long, Cyrus E. Lothrop, and Truman Handy Newberry.

    • Contributor: Emory, William H. (William Hemsley)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Florence Hamilton collection relating to Edwin Markham,

    Florence Hamilton collection relating to Edwin Markham,

    Correspondence, speeches, writings, articles, biographical materials, scrapbooks, printed matter, photographs, memorabilia, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Edwin Markham and his poetry. The papers were collected by Florence Hamilton and include Hamilton's correspondence with Markham; correspondence of Markham's wife, Anna Catherine Markham; Hamilton's unpublished biography of Markham; and notes and writings by others relating to Markham. Subjects include Markham's lecture tours, stays with Charles ...

    • Contributor: Hamilton, Florence - Markham, Edwin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Harry Payne Whitney collection of letters of William Collins Whitney,

    Harry Payne Whitney collection of letters of William Collins ...

    Correspondence; business, legal, and financial records; genealogies; scrapbooks; printed matter; photographs; and other papers pertaining chiefly to William C. Whitney's service as corporation counsel in the New York (N.Y.) Law Dept. and as U.S. secretary of the navy in the first Grover Cleveland presidential administration. Documents his work in the modernization of the U.S. Navy and his fight against political corruption and fraud in ...

    • Contributor: Whitney, William C. (William Collins) - Whitney, Harry Payne
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Oscar Terry Crosby papers,

    Oscar Terry Crosby papers,

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, subject files, clippings, printed matter and other papers relating to Crosby's work with the Commission for Relief in Belgium and as assistant secretary of the treasury and special commissioner of finance in Europe. Also documents his travels in Africa, East Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. Subjects include international finance, post-World War I German reparations and Allied debts, world peace, ...

    • Contributor: Crosby, Oscar Terry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Tasker Howard Bliss papers, 1864-1933

    Tasker Howard Bliss papers, 1864-1933

    Army officer, diplomat, and scholar. Correspondence, printed matter, drafts of speeches, lectures, and articles, diaries, memoranda, reports, minutes of meetings, and scrapbooks relating mainly to Bliss's military career and participation in peace negotiations after World War I.

    • Contributor: Bliss, Tasker Howard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1864
  • Alice M. Rivlin papers,

    Alice M. Rivlin papers,

    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
  • Paul M. Robinett papers, 1915-1972

    Paul M. Robinett papers, 1915-1972

    Army officer. Personal and official correspondence, writings, military papers, and other material relating to Robinett's career as combat commander, commandant of the Armored Force School of Fort Knox, Ky., and chief, Special Studies Section, Office of the Chief of Military History.

    • Contributor: Robinett, Paul M. (Paul McDonald) - Robinett, Paul M.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1915
  • Daniel Edgar Sickles papers,

    Daniel Edgar Sickles papers,

    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
  • William D. Wilkins papers, 1847-1863

    William D. Wilkins papers, 1847-1863

    United States Army officer and lawyer. Correspondence, diary, and newspaper clippings relating to Wilkins's service in the Mexican War and the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Wilkins, William D. (William Duncan) - Wilkins, William D.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1847
  • Jedediah Hotchkiss Papers: Diaries, 1845-1899; 1891

    Jedediah Hotchkiss Papers: Diaries, 1845-1899; 1891

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1891-00-00

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  • Amasa J. Parker papers,

    Amasa J. Parker papers,

    Chiefly letters written by Parker while serving in the U.S. Congress to his wife, Harriet Langdon Roberts Parker, in Delhi, N.Y., describing his trip to Washington, the city, the Capitol building, and his impressions of John Quincy Adams, John C. Calhoun, and Daniel Webster. Other topics include dueling, Indian affairs, politics, and Washington social life and theater. Also includes letters written while Parker was ...

    • Contributor: Parker, Amasa J. (Amasa Junius)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Alexander Hamilton Stephens Papers: General Correspondence, 1784-1886; 1867, Dec. 8-1868, June 17

    Alexander Hamilton Stephens Papers: General Correspondence, 1...

    • Contributor: Stephens, Alexander Hamilton
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1867-12-08

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  • Jedediah Hotchkiss Papers: General Correspondence, 1846-1899; 1868

    Jedediah Hotchkiss Papers: General Correspondence, 1846-1899;...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1868-00-00

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  • James Monroe Papers: Series 4, Addenda, 1778-1831; 1979-1985 additions; Part A, originals; Correspondence and miscellany; 1783 Mar. 8-1797 Nov. 28

    James Monroe Papers: Series 4, Addenda, 1778-1831; 1979-1985 ...

    • Contributor: Monroe, James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1783-03-08

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  • Joseph A. Yablonski legal case collection,

    Joseph A. Yablonski legal case collection,

    Legal records, U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation files, crime scene photographs, and other records relating to the murder of labor leader Joseph A. Yablonski, his wife, Margaret Yablonski, and daughter, Charlotte Yablonski, and to the Pennsylvania state and federal trials of United Mine Workers of America president William Anthony Boyle, who ordered the murders, and his co-conspirators.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Jedediah Hotchkiss Papers: Diaries, 1845-1899; 1878-1890 (diary/notebook miscellany)

    Jedediah Hotchkiss Papers: Diaries, 1845-1899; 1878-1890 (dia...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1878-00-00

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  • Sylvanus Cadwallader papers,

    Sylvanus Cadwallader papers,

    Correspondence; writings; newspaper articles by and about Cadwallader and his wife, Mary Isabella Paul Cadwallader; Civil War passes; list of staff serving under General Ulysses S. Grant; drawing of Captain John A. Brady; appointments to office in Wisconsin; Masonic degrees; and other papers relating primarily to Cadwallader's activities as Civil War correspondent reporting on Grant's operations, to the career of General John A. Rawlins, ...

    • Contributor: Cadwallader, Sylvanus
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Samuel McGowan papers, 1883-1943

    Samuel McGowan papers, 1883-1943

    Naval officer. General correspondence, orders to duty, subject files, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous material relating primarily to McGowan's duties as paymaster general of the navy, 1914-1920, and to his interest in changing naval regulations he regarded as discriminatory.

    • Contributor: McGowan, Samuel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1883
  • Jedediah Hotchkiss Papers: Subject File, circa 1835-1899; Virginia geological survey by William Barton Rogers, letterpress and carbon copies of drafts, 1835-1841; Notebooks, circa 1835-1840; No. 5

    Jedediah Hotchkiss Papers: Subject File, circa 1835-1899; Vir...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1835-00-00

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  • Freddy Homburger papers,

    Freddy Homburger papers,

    Correspondence, reports, speeches, published and unpublished writings (both scientific and literary), academic records, brochures, certificates, illustration and galley proofs, art catalogs, clippings, photographs, and other papers documenting Homburger's career as a physician involved in cancer research, his interest in art as a collector and a painter, and his service as honorary Swiss consul in Boston, Mass. Includes his letters to his parents while a ...

    • Contributor: Homburger, Freddy
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • James Rudolph Garfield papers,

    James Rudolph Garfield papers,

    Correspondence, diaries (1880-1948), professional and official records, speeches, legal case files, articles, scrapbooks, memorabilia, and other papers relating to Garfield's activities as a lawyer, member of the Ohio senate, U.S. civil service commissioner, commissioner at the Bureau of Corporations in the U.S. Dept. of Commerce and Labor, and U.S. secretary of the interior, and to municipal and cultural affairs in Cleveland and Mentor, Ohio. ...

    • Contributor: Garfield, James Rudolph - Garfield, Helen Newell - Garfield, James A. (James Abram) - Garfield, Lucretia Rudolph
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Henry Walker correspondence, 1861-1864

    Henry Walker correspondence, 1861-1864

    Union soldier. Chiefly correspondence between Henry Walker, a Union soldier who served in the 177th Regiment, New York State Volunteers, during the Civil War, and his family in Forest Port, Oneida County, New York.

    • Contributor: Walker, Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1861
  • David S.C. Chu papers, 1969-1993

    David S.C. Chu papers, 1969-1993

    Economist and assistant secretary of defense for program analysis and evaluation. Correspondence, memoranda, notes, office and subject files, speeches, and testimony documenting Chu's career chiefly as director, Office of Program Analysis and Evaluation, Department of Defense and as assistant secretary of defense for program analysis and evaluation. Also includes material from his work in the economics department of the Rand Corporation and as assistant ...

    • Contributor: Chu, David S. C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1969
  • William T. Sherman Papers: General Correspondence, 1837-1891; 1887, June 8-Aug. 6

    William T. Sherman Papers: General Correspondence, 1837-1891;...

    • Contributor: Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1887-06-08

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  • Wm. Oland Bourne papers,

    Wm. Oland Bourne papers,

    Entries submitted in two contests sponsored by Bourne in which Union soldiers and sailors who lost their right arms by disability or amputation during the Civil War were invited to submit samples of their penmanship using their left hands, correspondence and broadsides concerning the contests, and photographs of the participants. Also includes Civil War reminiscences recorded by patients at the Central Park Hospital, a ...

    • Contributor: Bourne, Wm. Oland
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • John Sherman papers,

    John Sherman papers,

    Correspondence, speeches, scrapbooks, biographical material, and other papers relating chiefly to Sherman's role in Ohio state politics after 1850. Subjects also include Sherman's service as U.S. representative and senator from Ohio, U.S. secretary of the treasury in the Rutherford Birchard Hayes presidential administration, and U.S. secretary of state under President William McKinley. Includes materials pertaining to a congressional investigation into the affairs of Kansas ...

    • Contributor: Sherman, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • William W. Weinstone papers,

    William W. Weinstone papers,

    Family and personal correspondence, speeches and writings, notes and notebooks, and subject files documenting Weinstone's role as a founding member of the Communist Party of the United States of America in 1919 and as an educator promoting its ideology, chiefly from 1937 to 1985. Includes material on the writings of Vladimir Ilʹich Lenin and Karl Marx, labor history, civil rights protest and radicalist movements, ...

    • Contributor: Weinstone, William W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Willis Van Devanter papers, 1884-1941

    Willis Van Devanter papers, 1884-1941

    Lawyer, jurist, and Supreme Court justice. Correspondence, letterbooks, legal records and briefs, speeches, lectures, and scrapbooks documenting Van Devanter's law practice in Wyoming, his involvement in Republican Party politics, and his service as associate justice of the Supreme Court.

    • Contributor: Van Devanter, Willis
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1884
  • Jedediah Hotchkiss Papers: Family Correspondence, 1853-1903; Hotchkiss, Sara Anne Comfort,; 1853-1875 ,1885

    Jedediah Hotchkiss Papers: Family Correspondence, 1853-1903; ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1853-00-00

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  • Anna E. Dickinson papers, 1859-1951

    Anna E. Dickinson papers, 1859-1951

    Lecturer, reformer, actress, and author. Correspondence, speeches, writings, plays, legal files, financial papers, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and printed material relating to Dickinson's activities on behalf of abolition and women's rights and suffrage and to her career in the theater.

    • Contributor: Dickinson, Anna E. (Anna Elizabeth) - Dickinson, Anna E.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1859
  • Alexander Hamilton Stephens Papers: General Correspondence, 1784-1886; 1865, Dec. 28-1866, May 16

    Alexander Hamilton Stephens Papers: General Correspondence, 1...

    • Contributor: Stephens, Alexander Hamilton
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1865-12-28

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  • Ronald Harmon Brown papers, 1992-1996

    Ronald Harmon Brown papers, 1992-1996

    U. S. secretary of commerce and lawyer. Government documents, briefing books, topical files, newsletters, reports, speeches, photographs, trip itineraries, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating to Brown's service as a cabinet member during the Bill Clinton administration.

    • Contributor: Brown, Ronald Harmon
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1992
  • "Services of the Library of Congress," Office of the Librarian, Library of Congress, January 8, 1941

    "Services of the Library of Congress," Office of the Libraria...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress, Office of the Librarian
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1941-01-08
  • George Sabin Gibbs papers, 1896-1947

    George Sabin Gibbs papers, 1896-1947

    Businessman and army officer. Correspondence, a field notebook, telegrams, reports, memoranda, military records, clippings, and printed matter. Most of the material concerns Gibbs's career leading up to his appointment as chief signal officer in 1928. Includes personal correspondence as well as correspondence relating to his vice presidency of the International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation and his presidency of the Postal Telegraph Cable Company in ...

    • Contributor: Gibbs, George Sabin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1896
  • Salmon P. Chase Papers: General Correspondence, 1810-1898; 1864; June

    Salmon P. Chase Papers: General Correspondence, 1810-1898; 18...

    • Contributor: Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1864-06-00

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  • Raymund L. Zwemer papers, 1903-1979

    Raymund L. Zwemer papers, 1903-1979

    Biologist, educator, and scientific administrator. Correspondence, speeches and writings, professional and organizational files, appointment diaries, personnel records, printed matter, and other papers documenting Zwemer's career as a professor of anatomy and scientific administrator.

    • Contributor: Zwemer, Raymund L. (Raymund Lull) - Zwemer, Raymund L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1903
  • French and American Claims Commission records,

    French and American Claims Commission records,

    Correspondence, petitions, inventories, depositions, lists, certificates, and receipts. Most of the correspondence is from French residents in New Orleans and elsewhere in Louisiana and is addressed to the French consul in New Orleans, the French minister in Washington, D.C., and the ministry of foreign affairs (Ministère des affaires étrangères) in Paris. Some petitions are from French residents in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Mississippi, Missouri, and ...

    • Contributor: French and American Claims Commission
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Flory Jagoda and Friends

    Flory Jagoda and Friends

    Flory Jagoda, with friends Susan Gaeta, Howard Bass, and Tina Chancey, performs traditional Sephardic music from the former Yugoslavia and other parts of the world as part of the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The concert also marks the Library's celebration of Women's History Month.

    • Contributor: Bass, Howard - Chancey, Tina - Jagoda, Flory - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2007-03-21
  • James A. Garfield papers,

    James A. Garfield papers,

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, records of Garfield's Civil War military service, legal records, genealogical material, college notebooks, tributes, printed matter, scrapbooks, and other material relating primarily to Garfield's career and death. Subjects include Ohio and national politics, the disputed election of 1876, tariff and national finance, Credit Mobilier of America, and the Fitz-John Porter court-martial. Other topics include education, Hiram College, the Disciples of Christ, ...

    • Contributor: Garfield, James A. (James Abram) - Stanley Brown, Mary Garfield
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • McCook family papers,

    McCook family papers,

    Correspondence, journals, diaries, scrapbooks, printed matter, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers relating to the Ohio family of "Fighting McCooks" which became prominent through the service of fifteen of its sons in the Civil War. The McCooks were active in legal, military, and political affairs. The bulk of the collection concerns the military and political career of Anson G. McCook, U.S. representative from New York, ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Baseball Americana Symposium 2009

    Baseball Americana Symposium 2009

    The second part of this symposium brings together panelists who discuss the different aspects of baseball in America. Baseball Hall of Famer Ernie Banks is featured as well as a rendition of "Take Me Out To The Ball Game."

    • Contributor: Alstrom, Ed - Banks, Ernie - Ceresi, Frank - Cook, Murray - Dickson, Paul - Dierker, Larry - Frank, Russell - Hillerich, John - Johnson, Mamie - Katz, Harry L. - Kraig, Bruce - Reyburn, Susan - Smith, Claire - American Folklife Center - Library of Congress. Publishing Office - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2009-10-03
  • Frank Knox papers,

    Frank Knox papers,

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Knox's service as a private in the U.S. Army 1st Volunteer Cavalry (Rough Riders) during the Spanish-American War and as an artillery officer during World War I, his work as editor and publisher of the Chicago Daily News, his 1936 Republican vice-presidential campaign, and his service as U.S. secretary of the navy ...

    • Contributor: Knox, Frank - Knox, Annie Reid
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • N.C. Gerson papers,

    N.C. Gerson papers,

    Correspondence, biographical material, drafts and offprints of scientific articles, memoranda, minutes, notes and equations, reports, research material, rosters, schematics, and other papers documenting Gerson's career as a research physicist and his service as a member of the U.S. National Committee for the International Geophysical Year (1957-1958). Organizations represented include the American Geophysical Union, Cosmos Club, Mitre Corporation, National Academy of Sciences, and Syracuse University ...

    • Contributor: Gerson, N. C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Jedediah Hotchkiss Papers: Subject File, circa 1835-1899; Hale Pavement Co., 1886-1888 (2 of 5)

    Jedediah Hotchkiss Papers: Subject File, circa 1835-1899; Hal...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1886-00-00

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  • William Holmes Walker papers, 1855-1982

    William Holmes Walker papers, 1855-1982

    Early Mormon leader, pioneer settler of Utah, missionary to South Africa, and patriarch of the Mormon Church. Memoir, diary, and scrapbook reflecting the life of Walker and Mormon Church history.

    • Contributor: Walker, William Holmes
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1855
  • Jedediah Hotchkiss Papers: Diaries, 1845-1899; 1874, July 14- Sept. 15

    Jedediah Hotchkiss Papers: Diaries, 1845-1899; 1874, July 14-...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1874-07-14

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  • 1995 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1995

    1995 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1995

    Documentation of the monthly 1995 Neptune Plaza Concert Series, which consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, photographs, and moving images of performances of zydeco music, lindy hop, bluegrass music, Hungarian folk dance and music, gospel music, and Argentine tango recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress from April through September 1995, sponsored by the American ...

    • Contributor: Jocque, Beau - Manning, Frankie - Lewis, Laurie
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1995
  • Charles L. Todd and Robert Sonkin migrant workers collection,

    Charles L. Todd and Robert Sonkin migrant workers collection,

    The collection includes field recordings made in July and August, 1940 and 1941 in Farm Security Administration migrant worker camps in California. These included the Arvin, Shafter, Visalia, Firebaugh, Westley, Thornton, and Yuba FSA camps. Recordings were made of dance music, popular songs, ballads and folk songs, original songs, conversations, camp council meetings, poems, and stories describing life in the camps, whose residents were ...

    • Contributor: Pike, Russ - Sonkin, Robert - Todd, Charles L. - Lomax, Alan - Hemmig, Robert - Rothstein, Arthur - Lange, Dorothea - Archive of American Folk Song - American Folklife Center - Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1939
  • I.I. Rabi papers, 1899-1989

    I.I. Rabi papers, 1899-1989

    Physicist and educator. The collection documents Rabi's research in physics, particularly in the fields of radar and nuclear energy, leading to the development of lasers, atomic clocks, and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and to his 1944 Nobel Prize in physics; his work as a consultant to the atomic bomb project at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and as an advisor on science policy to the ...

    • Contributor: Rabi, I. I. (Isidor Isaac) - Rabi, I. I.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1899
  • Walter L. Fisher papers,

    Walter L. Fisher papers,

    Correspondence, memoranda, letterbooks, minutes, speeches, articles, notes, subject files, Fisher family genealogical material, newspaper clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Fisher's service as U.S. secretary of the interior in the William H. Taft administration and to his interest in the municipal affairs of Chicago, Ill. Also documents his work as a member of the U.S. Railroad Securities Commission. Subjects ...

    • Contributor: Fisher, Walter L. (Walter Lowrie)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • James Monroe Papers: Series 4, Addenda, 1778-1831; 1979-1985 additions; Part A, originals; Correspondence and miscellany; Undated

    James Monroe Papers: Series 4, Addenda, 1778-1831; 1979-1985 ...

    • Contributor: Monroe, James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material

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  • John Archer Lejeune papers, 1815-1950

    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 - Collection
    • Date: 1815
  • Jedediah Hotchkiss Papers: Subject File, circa 1835-1899; Morris, Robert, survey, undated (1 of 2)

    Jedediah Hotchkiss Papers: Subject File, circa 1835-1899; Mor...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1835-00-00

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  • Charles Wellington Reed Papers: Congressional Medal of Honor, 1895; Second design

    Charles Wellington Reed Papers: Congressional Medal of Honor,...

    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1862-00-00

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  • Henry Brandon papers, 1939-1994

    Henry Brandon papers, 1939-1994

    Journalist and author. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, articles, reviews, speeches, reports, transcripts of interviews, reference files, notes, appointment books, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Brandon's career as chief American correspondent for the Sunday Times, London. Documents his coverage of major events and presidential administrations of the second half of the twentieth century, his interest in international relations, and his personal and official contacts with ...

    • Contributor: Brandon, Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1939
  • The Cuban rafter phenomenon a unique sea exodus /

    The Cuban rafter phenomenon a unique sea exodus /

    In English and Spanish. In this digital archive you can explore the experiences of tens of thousands of citizens who have left Cuba in small boats, homemade rafts and other unusual craft. Currently the site focuses on those who precipitated and participated in one specific sea exodus: the raft crisis of 1994. Through photos, videos, bibliography, primary documents and narratives, the site examines the ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2004
  • Jedediah Hotchkiss Papers: Subject File, circa 1835-1899; Confederate veterans, 1895-1896

    Jedediah Hotchkiss Papers: Subject File, circa 1835-1899; Con...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1895-00-00

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  • Dolley Madison papers, 1794-1852

    Dolley Madison papers, 1794-1852

    Wife of President James Madison and prominent Washington, D.C., hostess. Correspondence, financial papers, invitations, calling cards, and other papers relating primarily to personal and family matters including settlement of the Dolley Madison, James Madison, and William Madison estates.

    • Contributor: Madison, Dolley
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1794
  • Karl Jay Shapiro papers,

    Karl Jay Shapiro papers,

    Drafts, typescripts, proofs, and printed copies of Shapiro's published and unpublished articles, essays, lectures, and writings relating chiefly to the nature of poetry and its place in American society. Includes drafts of his books, The Bourgeois Poet (1964) and To Abolish Children and Other Essays (1968).

    • Contributor: Shapiro, Karl
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Book-of-the-Month Club records, 1939-1967

    Book-of-the-Month Club records, 1939-1967

    Editorial and publishers' correspondence and preliminary readers' reports consisting of book reviews and evaluations relating primarily to books that were submitted by publishing houses for consideration by the Book-of-the-Month Club but were not selected for distribution by the club.

    • Contributor: Book of the Month Clu
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1939
  • William T. Sherman Papers: General Correspondence, 1837-1891; 1888, June 6-Sept. 5

    William T. Sherman Papers: General Correspondence, 1837-1891;...

    • Contributor: Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1888-06-06

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  • Jedediah Hotchkiss Papers: General Correspondence, 1846-1899; 1894, Oct.

    Jedediah Hotchkiss Papers: General Correspondence, 1846-1899;...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1894-10-00

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  • William J. Brennan papers, 1945-1998

    William J. Brennan papers, 1945-1998

    Associate justice of the United States Supreme Court. Correspondence, legal case files, speeches and writings, administrative files, printed matter, and newspaper clippings related to Brennan's activities as associate justice of the Supreme Court.

    • Contributor: Brennan, William J. (William Joseph) - Brennan, William J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1945
  • Thomas A. Jenckes papers,

    Thomas A. Jenckes papers,

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, patent papers, legal briefs, ledgers, account books, law library catalog, photographs, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Jenckes's political and legal career in Rhode Island and the U.S. House of Representatives. Includes material pertaining to his patent law practice; service as Rhode Island state legislator, adjutant general, and secretary to the 1842 Constitutional Convention and to the governor's council; and student ...

    • Contributor: Jenckes, Thomas A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Alexander Hamilton Stephens Papers: General Correspondence, 1784-1886; 1871, Aug. 8-Sept. 16

    Alexander Hamilton Stephens Papers: General Correspondence, 1...

    • Contributor: Stephens, Alexander Hamilton
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1871-08-08

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  • William Plumer papers,

    William Plumer papers,

    Correspondence; letterbooks; diaries; nine volumes of writings including his autobiography, notes on the proceedings of Congress, and transcriptions of essays, poetry, and extracts from various sources; and other papers relating to Plumer's political career, writings as an essayist, and personal affairs. Subjects include New Hampshire history, politics, courts, and state militia; New England politics; relations with the Barbary States, France, Great Britain, and Spain; ...

    • Contributor: Plumer, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Jedediah Hotchkiss Papers: Subject File, circa 1835-1899; Virginia geological survey by William Barton Rogers, letterpress and carbon copies of drafts, 1835-1841; Miscellaneous copies of correspondence, 1838-1841

    Jedediah Hotchkiss Papers: Subject File, circa 1835-1899; Vir...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1838-00-00

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  • Alexander Hamilton Stephens Papers: General Correspondence, 1784-1886; 1869, Aug. 1-Oct. 13

    Alexander Hamilton Stephens Papers: General Correspondence, 1...

    • Contributor: Stephens, Alexander Hamilton
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1869-08-01

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  • Charles Wellington Reed Papers: Correspondence; 1864; Mar.-Apr.

    Charles Wellington Reed Papers: Correspondence; 1864; Mar.-Apr.

    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1862-00-00

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  • Jedediah Hotchkiss Papers: Diaries, 1845-1899; 1882

    Jedediah Hotchkiss Papers: Diaries, 1845-1899; 1882

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1882-00-00

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  • Daniel P. Moynihan papers, 1765-2003

    Daniel P. Moynihan papers, 1765-2003

    Public official, diplomat, educator, and senator. Correspondence, memoranda, journals, speeches, writings, legislative files, notes, research material, subject files, appointment books, press releases, printed material, clippings, and photographs documenting Moynihan's career in public service, in higher education, and in politics, particularly his years as United States senator from New York.

    • Contributor: Moynihan, Daniel P. (Daniel Patrick) - Moynihan, Daniel P.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1765
  • David Glasgow Farragut papers, 1816-1869

    David Glasgow Farragut papers, 1816-1869

    Naval officer. Correspondence, letterbooks, biographical file, invitations, and other material relating primarily to Farragut's naval activities, especially his role in the protection of American interests in Mexico during the pre-Civil War period.

    • Contributor: Farragut, David Glasgow
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1816
  • Rayford Whittingham Logan papers, 1925-1982

    Rayford Whittingham Logan papers, 1925-1982

    Historian and educator. Correspondence, diaries, and biographical material documenting Logan's concern with racial inequality and his career as an historian of Africans and African Americans.

    • Contributor: Logan, Rayford Whittingham
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1925
  • Learned Hand trial summaries,

    Learned Hand trial summaries,

    Concise summaries of trials in civil, criminal, and admiralty courts presided over by Hand as judge of the U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York.

    • Contributor: Hand, Learned
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Citizens' Joint Committee on National Representation for the District of Columbia records, 1926-1961

    Citizens' Joint Committee on National Representation for the ...

    Organization that lobbied for the passage of the Twenty-third Amendment to the Constitution allowing the citizens of the District of Columbia to vote in presidential elections. Correspondence with members of Congress, records of congressional hearings, publicity materials, lists of local groups backing the Twenty-third Amendment, and a file by state showing contacts made by the committee with leaders of the various state legislatures.

    • Contributor: Citizens' Joint Committee on National Representation for the District of Columbia
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1926
  • Clifford Kennedy Berryman papers, 1814-1965

    Clifford Kennedy Berryman papers, 1814-1965

    Cartoonist. Correspondence, drawings, printed matter, invitations, photographs, and a speech relating primarily to Berryman's career as a political cartoonist for the Washington Post and the Washington Star.

    • Contributor: Berryman, Clifford Kennedy
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1814
  • Paul Field Sifton and Claire Sifton papers,

    Paul Field Sifton and Claire Sifton papers,

    Correspondence, diaries, writings, subject files, family papers, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to the Siftons' literary, labor, and governmental careers. Focuses on twentieth-century American social theater, the emergence of labor organizations as a political force, and legislative lobbying for farmers, labor, civil rights, full employment, and other social causes. Documents Paul Sifton's work with the U.S. Department of the Interior and the ...

    • Contributor: Sifton, Paul Field - Sifton, Claire
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Stephen A. Douglas papers,

    Stephen A. Douglas papers,

    Pamphlet titled, "Address of the Hon. Stephen A. Douglas, at the annual fair of the New York State Agricultural Society," published in 1851, pertaining to agriculture in the United States; newspaper clipping of Douglas's speech (12 June 1857; Springfield, Ill.) concerning the Kansas question, the Dred Scott decision, and Utah; and list (circa 1934) of Douglas's correspondents in the Stephen A. Douglas papers in ...

    • Contributor: Douglas, Stephen A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • William T. Sherman Papers: General Correspondence, 1837-1891; 1837, Dec. 6-1848, Feb. 18

    William T. Sherman Papers: General Correspondence, 1837-1891;...

    • Contributor: Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1837-12-06

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  • Jedediah Hotchkiss Papers: General Correspondence, 1846-1899; Letterbooks; 1881, May 9-1882, Dec. 28

    Jedediah Hotchkiss Papers: General Correspondence, 1846-1899;...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1881-05-09

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  • John Davis Batchelder collection of manuscripts, 1537-1944

    John Davis Batchelder collection of manuscripts, 1537-1944

    Educator and collector. Autographs, letters, official documents, writings, printed material, photographs, and other papers of prominent historical figures in the arts, science, and politics of the Western world collected by Batchelder.

    • Contributor: Batchelder, John Davis
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1537