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    Wallace R. Brode papers, 1901-1974 Educator, scientist, and government official. Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, speeches and writings, subject files, and other papers relating primarily to Brode's career in science and government.
    • Contributor: Brode, Wallace R. (Wallace Reed) - Brode, Wallace R.
    • Date: 1901
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    Thomas Ewing family papers, 1757-1941 Correspondence, diaries, journals, legal files, military records, speeches and writings, reports, notes, autographs, scrapbooks, biographical material, commonplace books, financial records, genealogies, photographs, printed matter, and maps pertaining to members of the Ewing family including Thomas Ewing (1789-1871), senator from Ohio and cabinet member; Thomas Ewing (1829-1896), Union general during the Civil War and congressman from Ohio; Ellen Ewing Sherman and her husband, William T. ...
    • Contributor: Ewing, Thomas
    • Date: 1757
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    Charles Henry Harvey papers, 1835-1965 Gold miner, carpenter, and mill worker. Correspondence, diaries, daybooks, receipts, and printed matter relating to Harvey's life and work as a millworker and carpenter in Methuen, Massachusetts, and as a gold miner in California and Colorado.
    • Contributor: Harvey, Charles Henry
    • Date: 1835
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    California Gold Rush collection, 1849-1900 Correspondence, travel journal, and typescripts of notes by various authors who participated in the California Gold Rush.
    • Contributor: Wason, Lyman P.
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    James K. Polk papers, 1775-1891 United States president, Speaker of the House and representative from Tennessee, and governor of Tennessee. General correspondence, presidental letterbooks, diaries, account and memorandum books, drafts and copies of speeches and messages, family papers, financial and legal papers, and printed matter relating primarily to Polk's political career in Tennessee and on the national level.
    • Contributor: Polk, James K. (James Knox) - Polk, James K.
    • Date: 1775
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    Edward Lee Plumb papers, 1825-1903 Diplomat and secretary of the United States legation in Mexico. Correspondence, journals, clippings, and other papers relating primarily to Plumb’s negotiations relating to the Mexican railway system.
    • Contributor: Plumb, Edward Lee
    • Date: 1825
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    Victor Gruen papers, 1886-1991 Designer, architect, and urban planner. Personal and business correspondence, project files, speeches, writings, biographical material, and scrapbooks documenting Gruen's career in architectural design, city planning, and environmental counseling, with special emphasis on architectural and land use projects undertaken from 1960 to 1980 by his firms, Gruen Associates, headquartered in New York, New York, and Los Angeles, California, and Victor Gruen International, centered in Vienna, ...
    • Contributor: Gruen, Victor
    • Date: 1886
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    Luther Burbank papers, 1830-1989 Botanist, horticulturist, and naturalist. Correspondence, speeches and writings, notes, sketches, nursery plans and notes, business records, scrapbooks, family papers and genealogies, and printed material concerning Burbank's career as a botanist and his family and personal life.
    • Contributor: Burbank, Luther
    • Date: 1830
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    W.W. Corcoran papers, 1791-1896 Financier and philanthropist. Correspondence, letterpress books, financial papers, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Corcoran's business and banking interests and philanthropic efforts.
    • Contributor: Corcoran, W. W. (William Wilson) - Corcoran, W. W.
    • Date: 1791
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    A.W. Greely papers, 1753-1959 Explorer, United States Army officer, and author. Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, diaries, speeches, lectures, writings, military papers, biographical material, Greely (Greeley) family correspondence, scrapbooks, financial records, clippings, maps, prints, memorabilia, and other papers relating primarily to Greely's military career and exploration of the polar regions.
    • Contributor: Greely, A. W. (Adolphus Washington) - Greely, A. W.
    • Date: 1753
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    Jefferson Davis papers, 1795-1913 President of the Confederate States of America. Correspondence and related articles, speeches, clippings, reports and notes documenting Davis's political career and his family.
    • Contributor: Davis, Jefferson
    • Date: 1795
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    William T. Sherman papers, Correspondence, journal kept by Sherman in California during the Mexican War, drafts of portions of his Memoirs of Gen. William T. Sherman (1875), documents, printed matter, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, maps, photographs, and memorabilia relating to Sherman's civilian and military career, including his service during the Civil War. Documents his pre-Civil War career as an Army officer, banker in San Francisco, Calif., attorney in Leavenworth, ...
    • Contributor: Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh)
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    Beale family papers from the Decatur House, 1794-1957 Correspondence, journals, biographical material, speeches, articles, scrapbooks, printed material, and other papers pertaining to the role of Edward Fitzgerald Beale in opening the West; the diplomatic career of Truxtun Beale as United States minister to Greece, Persia, and Romania; the naval careers of Thomas Truxtun and Stephen Decatur; the Beale (Beal), Chase, Edwards, and Truxtun families; and the Decatur House.
    • Date: 1794
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    Aaron Burton Levisee papers, 1847-1992 Lawyer, educator, Louisiana state legislator, and Confederate soldier. Diaries, obituaries, and clippings documenting Levisee's activities as a student at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, school teacher in Alabama, lawyer in Louisiana, soldier in the Confederate army, judge and state legislator in Louisiana during Reconstruction, Republican elector for Louisiana, and Internal Revenue Service agent.
    • Contributor: Levisee, Aaron Burton
    • Date: 1847
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    A.K. Fisher papers, 1827-1957 Botanist, naturalist, and zoologist. Correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, articles and speeches, family papers, field notes and records, memoranda, reports, drawings, bibliographic cards on birds, plants, and animals, maps, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and photographs relating chiefly to Fisher's activities as an ornithologist and vertebrate zoologist.
    • Contributor: Fisher, A. K. (Albert Kenrick) - Fisher, A. K.
    • Date: 1827
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    Thomas T. Craven papers, 1842-1969 Naval officer. Correspondence, family papers, and subject files relating primarily to his convoy duty and command of United States Naval Aviation Forces in Europe during World War I, and his command of a gunboat flotilla on the Yangtze River in China during 1929-1931.
    • Contributor: Craven, Thomas T. (Thomas Tingey) - Craven, Thomas T.
    • Date: 1842
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    James William Denver papers, 1868-1884 Lawyer, army officer, United States representative from California, United States commissioner of Indian affairs, and governor of Kansas. Letterpress books containing correspondence relating to Denver's law practice in Washington, D.C., which was concerned with Choctaw Indian claims and land disputes in California and elsewhere in the West, and to his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination, 1884.
    • Contributor: Denver, James William
    • Date: 1868
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    Mercy-Argenteau family papers, 1410-1921 Correspondence, commissions, diplomas, certificates, and other documents. Includes military papers relating to the Silesian War and Seven Years' War, letters from King Leopold II of Austria, and material relating to California and Mexico.
    • Date: 1410
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    Woodbury Lowery collection relating to Spanish settlements in the United States, 1517-1803 Lawyer, editor and historian. Chiefly handwritten transcripts of documents compiled by Lowery relating to Spanish settlements in California, Florida, Louisiana, New Mexico, and Texas.
    • Contributor: Lowery, Woodbury
    • Date: 1517
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    Arthur Laurents papers, circa 1900-2011 Arthur Laurents (1917-2011) was an American playwright, screenwriter and Broadway director. The collection, which documents his life and career, includes scripts, correspondence, datebooks, photographs, book drafts, production notes, programs, publicity materials, business papers, awards, clippings, and articles.
    • Contributor: Laurents, Arthur
    • Date: 1900
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    Selman A. Waksman papers, 1915-1960 Microbiologist. Correspondence, speeches, articles, and scripts of radio programs on which Waksman appeared. Correspondence relates to Waksman's early studies at Rutgers University, his graduate work at the University of California, and his return to Rutgers in 1918 as a lecturer in soil microbiology.
    • Contributor: Waksman, Selman A. (Selman Abraham) - Waksman, Selman A.
    • Date: 1915
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    George Creel papers, 1857-1953 Author, editor, and government official. Scrapbooks and bound volumes of writings by and about Creel form the bulk of the collection. Includes correspondence, notes, speeches, lectures, book reviews, and campaign material. A series on Woodrow Wilson and the United States Committee on Public Information contains correspondence with Wilson as well as his corrections of drafts of Creel's cables, letters, speeches, and other writings relating ...
    • Contributor: Creel, George
    • Date: 1857
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    Arch Oboler collection, 1916-1992 Nearly the entirety of the prolific output of radio playwright and independent film maker Arch Oboler (1909-1987) in radio, motion pictures, television, theater, and print is contained in the Arch Oboler Collection. Featured are his radio plays from the 1930s and 1940s and the first three-dimensional feature film, Bwana Devil.
    • Contributor: Oboler, Arch
    • Date: 1916
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    Carl Eckart papers, 1921-1973 Physicist, oceanographer, and educator. Correspondence, writings, lectures, subject files, biographical information, printed material, photographs, and other material relating to Eckart's career as oceanographer and physicist.
    • Contributor: Eckart, Carl
    • Date: 1921
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    Anna Maria Evans papers, 1835-1914 Housewife and member of the Society of Friends (Quaker). Correspondence and printed matter pertaining to religious activities, education, domestic matters, and the impact of the Civil War on Evans's family and friends.
    • Contributor: Evans, Anna Maria, Approximately 1828-Approximately 1905 - Evans, Anna Maria
    • Date: 1835