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  • Frances Carpenter collection relating to Frank G. Carpenter, 1875-1960

    Author, geographer, and journalist. Primarily scrapbooks relating to Frank G. Carpenter's book, Carp's Washington, arranged and edited by his daughter, Frances Carpenter, including reviews of the book, proposed illustrations, newspaper articles and columns by Frank G. Carpenter, clippings, and correspondence.

    • Contributor: Carpenter, Frank G. (Frank George) - Carpenter, Frank G.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1875
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    Booker T. Washington papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memorandum, book drafts and notes, articles, speeches, reports, minutes, financial papers, scrapbooks, printed material, clippings, blueprints, maps, drawings, prints, photographs, negatives, and other papers relating chiefly to the early history and administration of Tuskegee Institute, Tuskegee, Ala., founded by Washington in 1881, as well as to the National Negro Business League which he organized in 1900, the General Education Board, Hampton Institute, Hampton, ...

    • Contributor: Washington, Booker T.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Elijah Walker Halford papers, 1848-1938

    Soldier and newspaper editor. Correspondence, writings, scrapbooks, photographs, and printed matter relating primarily to Halford's career as private secretary to President Benjamin Harrison, 1889-1893.

    • Contributor: Halford, Elijah Walker
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1867
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    Maud Wood Park papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, writings, family papers, subject files, an autograph collection, and other papers relating chiefly to Park's activities on behalf of women's suffrage and her association with the League of Women Voters (U.S.), National American Woman Suffrage Association, and Boston Equal Suffrage Association for Good Government, later the League of Women Voters of Boston. Includes material pertaining to her efforts to ensure the documentary ...

    • Contributor: Park, Maud Wood
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Elizabeth Cady Stanton papers, 1814-1946

    Reformer and feminist. Correspondence, speeches, articles, drafts of books, scrapbooks, and printed matter documenting Elizabeth Cady Stanton's career as an advocate for women's rights. Includes material on her efforts on behalf of women's legal status and women's suffrage, the abolition of slavery, rights for African Americans following the Civil War, temperance, and other nineteenth-century social reform movements.

    • Contributor: Stanton, Elizabeth Cady
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1814
  • Frederick Douglass Memorial and Historical Association records, 1900-1990

    Association dedicated to preserving Douglass's home and to disseminating knowledge of African-American history. Correspondence, minutes of meetings, reports, and other records relating to the preservation of the Frederick Douglass Memorial Home, Cedar Hill, and to African-American history. Also includes official files and personal papers of past president Mary E. C. Gregory.

    • Contributor: Frederick Douglass Memorial and Historical Association
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1900
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    Frances Carpenter collection relating to Frank G. Carpenter, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Primarily scrapbooks relating to Carpenter's book, Carp's Washington, arranged and edited by his daughter, Frances Carpenter, and published in 1960. Materials include newspaper articles and columns by Carpenter, reviews of Carp's Washington, and proposed illustrations for the book. Additional scrapbooks document his lecture tours, work in Washington, D.C., and death in China. Also includes an autograph collection of letters from people with whom Frank ...

    • Contributor: Carpenter, Frank G.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Elizabeth Cady Stanton papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, articles, drafts of books, scrapbooks, and printed matter documenting Stanton's career as an advocate for women's rights. Includes material on her efforts on behalf of women's legal status and women's suffrage, the aboliton of slavery, rights for African Americans following the Civil War, temperance, and other nineteenth-century social reform movements. Notes made by Stanton's daughter, Harriot Stanton Blatch, relating to various items ...

    • Contributor: Stanton, Elizabeth Cady
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Elijah Walker Halford papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, writings, scrapbooks, printed matter, photographs, and other papers concerning Halford's service (1889-1893) as private secretary to President Benjamin Harrison. Also includes a volume of articles from the Indianapolis Journal written by Halford during a trip to Europe in 1887. Correspondents include Chester Alan Arthur, Cassius Marcellus Clay, Calvin Coolidge, Frederick Douglass, Benjamin Harrison, Rutherford Birchard Hayes, Robert Todd Lincoln, William McKinley, Helena Modjeska, ...

    • Contributor: Halford, Elijah Walker
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Frederick Douglass Memorial and Historical Association records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, minutes of meetings, reports, and other records relating primarily to the preservation of the Frederick Douglass Memorial Home and to African American history. Includes materials documenting relations between the association and other African American organizations, especially the Frederick Douglass Housing Corporation. Also includes official files and personal papers of past president, Mary E.C. Gregory.

    • Contributor: Frederick Douglass Memorial and Historical Association
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Maud Wood Park papers, 1844-1979

    Suffragist, social worker, reformer, and author. Family papers, correspondence, subject files, speeches and writings, an autograph collection, and miscellaneous papers relating primarily to Park's activities on behalf of women's suffrage and her associations with the National American Woman Suffrage Association and the National League of Women Voters.

    • Contributor: Park, Maud Wood
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1844
  • Carter Godwin Woodson papers, 1736-1974

    Historian, author, and collector. Papers of prominent African Americans, research files, business records, writings, correspondence, and other material relating to Woodson's leadership of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History and to scholarship and publishing in the field of African and African-American history.

    • Contributor: Woodson, Carter Godwin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1736
  • Booker T. Washington papers, 1853-1946

    African-American leader, educator, and author. Correspondence, memoranda, book drafts and notes, articles, speeches, reports, minutes, financial papers, scrapbooks, and other papers relating chiefly to the early history and administration of Tuskegee Institute, Tuskegee, Ala., founded by Booker T. Washington in 1881, as well as to the National Negro Business League which he organized in 1900, the General Education Board, New York, N.Y., Hampton Institute, ...

    • Contributor: Washington, Booker T.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1853
  • Sayles Jenks Bowen papers, 1836-1882

    Public official and mayor of Washington, D.C. Family and general correspondence and business and legal papers, chiefly 1876-1882. Topics include the elections of 1876 and 1880, the presidential administration of Rutherford Birchard Hayes, and political support for James Gillespie Blaine, James A. Garfield, and Chester A. Arthur.

    • Contributor: Bowen, Sayles Jenks
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1836
  • 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
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    Sayles Jenks Bowen papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, business papers, and legal papers. Subjects include the elections of 1876 and 1880, the presidential administration of Rutherford B. Hayes, political support for Chester Alan Arthur, James Gillespie Blaine, and James A. Garfield, and opposition to Ulysses S. Grant. Correspondents include James Gillespie Blaine, William E. Chandler, Frederick Douglass, Reuben E. Fenton, Robert Todd Lincoln, James H. Platt, and Whitelaw Reid.

    • Contributor: Bowen, Sayles Jenks
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Ulysses S. Grant papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    General and family correspondence, speeches, writings, reports, messages, military records, financial and legal records, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, memorabilia, and other papers relating to the Mexican War, Grant's pre-Civil War career, the Civil War, his service as U.S. secretary of war under President Andrew Johnson during Reconstruction, his 1868 presidential campaign and his presidency, his unsuccessful bid for the presidency in 1880, his travels in ...

    • Contributor: Grant, Ulysses S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Anna E. Dickinson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, writings, plays, legal files, financial papers, newspaper clippings, itineraries, scrapbooks, obituaries, printed material, and other papers relating to Dickinson's activities on behalf of abolition, women's rights, and suffrage and to her career in the theater. Also includes research notes for Dickinson's 1951 biography, Embattled Maiden; The Life of Anna Dickinson, by Giraud Chester. Topics include the national elections of 1872 and 1888; ...

    • Contributor: Dickinson, Anna E.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Lewis Tappan papers, 1809-1903

    Abolitionist, merchant, and publisher. Correspondence, journals, and other papers reflecting Tappan's interests in abolition, African-American education, religion, and his business ventures.

    • Contributor: Tappan, Lewis
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1809
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    Carter Godwin Woodson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Papers of prominent African Americans, correspondence, writings, research files, business records, and other papers relating to Woodson's leadership of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History (ASNLH) and to scholarship and publishing in the field of African and African-American history. Part I, 1803-1936 (bulk 1830-1927), was assembled by Woodson who collected and preserved primary sources on African American history as executive ...

    • Contributor: Woodson, Carter Godwin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Ulysses S. Grant papers, 1819-1974

    United States president and army officer. General and family correspondence, speeches, reports, messages, manuscript of Grant's memoirs (1885), military records, financial and legal records, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, memorabilia, and miscellaneous papers relating to Grant's career in the military, politics, and government.

    • Contributor: Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson) - Grant, Ulysses S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1819
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    Lewis Tappan papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, journals, autobiographical notes, scrapbook, and other papers reflecting Tappan's interests in abolition, African American education, religion, and his business ventures. Subjects include the annexation of Texas; the slave ship Amistad (Schooner); Tappan's credit-rating firm, the Mercantile Agency (New York, N.Y.); and the Tappan family. Includes a diary kept by Tappan while attending the General Anti-slavery Convention, London, Eng., in 1843; and correspondence concerning ...

    • Contributor: Tappan, Lewis
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection