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  • Riggs family papers, 1763-1945

    Merchant and banking family of New York, New York, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C. Family and business correspondence, diaries, account books, writings, financial records, biographical and genealogical papers, printed materials, and other papers of Riggs family members.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1763
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    Charles E. Bohlen papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, lectures, writings, notes, research material, interviews, subject files, appointment books, photograph albums, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Bohlen's diplomatic career. Includes drafts of his book Witness to History, 1929-1969 (1973) and speeches given by Bohlen during his ambassadorships to France, the Philippines, and the Soviet Union on subjects such as foreign policy and relations between the U.S. and Soviet Union. ...

    • Contributor: Bohlen, Charles E. (Charles Eustis)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Daniel Schorr papers, 1922-2006

    Print and broadcast journalist. Broadcast scripts, articles and book production material, correspondence, speeches, and printed material relating to Schorr's career in journalism.

    • Contributor: Schorr, Daniel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1922
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    Leighton W. Rogers papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diary (1916 September-1919 April), autobiographical sketch, writings, obituaries, scrapbooks, and a map documenting Rogers's studies at Dartmouth College (1912-1916); experiences in Saint Petersburg, Russia, as an employee of the National City Bank of New York (1916-1918); service as an intelligence officer in Great Britain and France for the American Expeditionary Forces (1918-1919), as a trade commissioner in Europe (1921-1926) representing the Aeronautics Trade ...

    • Contributor: Rogers, Leighton W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Hermann Hagedorn papers, 1912-1933

    Poet and biographer. Correspondence, subject files, research material, and miscellaneous items relating primarily to Hagedorn's biographies of Leonard Wood and William Boyce Thompson. Includes original material relating to Thompson's role in relief work in Russia following the Russian Revolution and in securing diplomatic recognition for the Soviets. Also includes material on Hagedorn's activities relating to World War I loyalty questions, especially the problems of ...

    • Contributor: Hagedorn, Hermann
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1912
  • 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
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    Edgar Ansel Mowrer and Lilian T. Mowrer papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches and writings, lectures, subject files, and other papers documenting the Mowrers' careers as authors and lecturers on foreign affairs, particularly on the diplomatic policies of France, Germany, Italy, and the United States. Records (1956-1960) of the periodical Western World while Edgar Ansel Mowrer was its American editor include articles by Raymond Aron, Arthur F. Burns, Jean Cocteau, James Bryant Conant, Hans Joachim ...

    • Contributor: Mowrer, Edgar Ansel
    • 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
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    John Wills Greenslade correspondence transcripts, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly transcripts of correspondence of Greenslade and his first wife, Marie Taylor Greenslade, relating to his career in the U.S. Navy. Documents his service during the Philippine American War, 1900-1902; Banana Wars in the Caribbean, 1902-1914; as commander of the USS Housatonic (Minelayer) during the North Sea mine barrage, 1918; and as commander of the USS Galveston (Cruiser) in European and Mediterranean waters (1919-1920). ...

    • Contributor: Greenslade, John Wills
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Ira Eaker papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Part I of the collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, diaries (1942-1947), notes of appointments, minutes of meetings, speeches, articles, book drafts, notes, reports, accounts, press releases, scrapbooks, printed material, maps, drawings, and other papers chiefly documenting Eaker's military career in the aeronautical section of the U.S. Army (under several names: U.S. Army Air Service, 1918-1926, U.S. Army Air Corps, 1926-1942, and U.S. Army Air ...

    • Contributor: Eaker, Ira
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Riggs family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Family and business correspondence, diaries, writings, financial records, biographical and genealogical papers, printed matter, and other papers of Riggs family members. Includes papers of Elisha Riggs (1779-1853) relating to family affairs, travel in Europe, sales of land in Illinois, and the development of his New York mercantile business; papers of Elisha Riggs, Jr. (1826-1881) relating to travel in Great Britain, the firm of Corcoran ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    National Council of Jewish Women. Washington, D.C., Office records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, legislation, notes, speeches, testimony, publications, newsletters, press releases, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other records primarily reflecting the efforts of Olya Margolin as the council's Washington, D.C., representative from 1944 to 1978. Topics include the aged, child care, consumer issues, education, employment, economic assistance to foreign countries, food and nutrition, housing, immigration, Israel, Jewish life and culture, juvenile delinquency, national health ...

    • Contributor: National Council of Jewish Women. Washington, D.C., Office
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Charles Habib Malik papers, 1888-1994

    Lebanese diplomat, statesman, philosopher, and educator. Correspondence, subject files, speeches, writings, and other papers documenting Malik's teaching career at the American University of Beirut and public service as Lebanese minister to the United States, as Lebanese delegate to the United Nations and president of its General Assembly, and as Lebanon's foreign minister during a period of civil and political strife.

    • Contributor: Malik, Charles Habib
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1888
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    Logan Pearsall Smith papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, notes, drafts of writings, and other papers relating to Bernard Berenson, Roger Eliot Fry, Bertrand Russell, Walt Whitman, World War I, the Russian Revolution, and to literature, art, travel, and society in general. Includes a transcript of a diary (1760-1762) of Ann Cooper Whitall, Quaker of Red Bank, N.J. Correspondents include Robert Seymour Bridges, Henry James, George Santayana, Virginia Woolf, and Smith's family.

    • Contributor: Smith, Logan Pearsall
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    W. Averell Harriman papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, statements and writings, business records, political files, diplomatic accounts, family papers, architectural and mechanical drawings, printed matter, scrapbooks, 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. Major topics include the defeat of Germany in World War II, Soviet-American relations, Marshall Plan, North Atlantic ...

    • Contributor: Harriman, W. Averell (William Averell)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Joseph Alsop and Stewart Alsop papers, 1699-1989

    Authors and journalists. Correspondence, writings, interviews, notes, subject files, office files, financial papers, family papers, clippings, printed material, and other papers relating primarily to Joseph Alsop's family and personal life; acquaintance with prominent politicians, public figures, writers, and scholars; work as a journalist; World War II experiences in China; and research and writing as an art historian. Includes material relating to Joseph and Stewart ...

    • Contributor: Alsop, Joseph
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1699
  • National Council of Jewish Women, Washington, D.C., Office, records, 1924-1981

    Liaison office between the National Council of Jewish Women and the United States Congress and government agencies. Correspondence, minutes, reports, legislation, speeches, testimony, photographs, and printed matter primarily reflecting the efforts of Olya Margolin as the council's Washington, D.C., representative from 1944 to 1978.

    • Contributor: National Council of Jewish Women. Washington, D.C., Office
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1924
  • 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
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    Alexander Vassiliev papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Notebooks compiled by Vassiliev from Komitet gosudarstvennoĭ bezopasnosti (KGB) files relating to KGB espionage activity in the United States during the 1930s through the early 1950s. Includes typewritten transcriptions and English translations of the notebooks, summary narratives, a file guide, and a concordance. Also includes scans of VENONA cables and other material relating to VENONA, the code name for the U.S. Army's Signal Intelligence ...

    • Contributor: Vassiliev, Alexander
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Charles E. Bohlen papers, 1862-1978

    Diplomat, executive, and author. Correspondence, speeches and lectures, writings, drafts, notes, research material, appointment books, interviews, subject files, photographs and photograph albums, and other papers largely relating to Bohlen's diplomatic career and his book Witness to History, 1929-1969.

    • Contributor: Bohlen, Charles E. (Charles Eustis) - Bohlen, Charles E.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1862
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    D. Heywood Hardy papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, reports, speeches, notes, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers pertaining to Hardy's war service in Petrograd (Saint Petersburg), Russia, in 1917-1918 with the American Red Cross Mission to Russia. Hardy described conditions in Russia, beginning stages of the Bolshevik revolution, inspections and arrests by the Red Guard, the work of the Red Cross, and his social activities in Petrograd.

    • Contributor: Hardy, D. Heywood
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    John Adams Kingsbury papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, writings, articles, travel notes, autobiographical material, family papers, legal and financial records, news releases, newspaper clippings, and other papers documenting Kingsbury's activities as a social reformer and public health advocate. Includes manuscripts of and other material relating to Kingsbury's books, Health in Handcuffs (1939) and Red Medicine: Socialized Health in Soviet Russia (1933). Kingsbury's professional files include correspondence, reports, and ...

    • Contributor: Kingsbury, John Adams
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Hermann Hagedorn papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, subject files, research materials, and miscellany relating primarily to Hagedorn's biographies of Leonard Wood and William Boyce Thompson. Original materials document Thompson's role in relief work in Russia following the Russian Revolution and in securing diplomatic recognition for the Soviet Union. Includes material on Hagedorn's activities relating to loyalty concerns during World War I especially in relation to his fellow German Americans and ...

    • Contributor: Hagedorn, Hermann
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Leighton W. Rogers papers, 1912-1982

    Aeronautical executive, army officer, and public official. Correspondence, diary and journal, biographical information, scrapbooks, map, and writings focusing on Rogers's experiences as an employee of National City Bank of New York during the Russian revolution in Saint Petersburg, Russia, and his return to the Soviet Union in 1943-1944 as an aeronautical consultant for the United States Army Air Corps.

    • Contributor: Rogers, Leighton W. (Leighton William) - Rogers, Leighton W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1912
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    Kasen dashū. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Ms. (Handwritten with pencil). The notebook has [26] pages of glossary of Russian words with readings and meaning in Japanese; [14] pages of English glossary; [12] pages of "haiku" poems by the author; including diaries and essays. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Website. Three names and addresses written; the author cannot be identified; "虻田郡京極村 ... 小田ハル" "小樽市入舟町 ... 山田勝蔵" ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1946