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    Abram P.T. Elder papers, 1890-1916 Biographer and publisher. Correspondence, biographical files, business records of the National Biographical Society, illustrated materials, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to Elder's creation and publication of biographical directories for the society.
    • Contributor: Elder, Abram P. T. (Abram Peter Turner) - Elder, Abram P. T.
    • Date: 1890
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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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    Peter A. Demens papers, 1880-2000 Author, businessman, railroad promoter, and entrepreneur. Notebooks, scrapbooks, correspondence, and articles mostly relating to Demens's authorship of articles for the Russian journal Viestnik Evropy and Russian and American newspapers on events in America and his life.
    • Contributor: Demens, Peter A. - Tverskoĭ, P. A.
    • Date: 1880
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    Ethan Allen Hitchcock papers, 1793-1888 Army officer and author. Collection includes correspondence, notes, speeches and writings, and printed matter relating to Hitchcock's military career and his interest in metaphysics and philosophy.
    • Contributor: Hitchcock, Ethan Allen
    • Date: 1793
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    John Barrett papers, 1861-1943 Journalist and diplomat. Family and general correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks, subject files, writings and speeches, financial papers, reports, biographical materials, scrapbooks, clippings, and other papers relating principally to Barrett's career as a journalist and diplomat.
    • Contributor: Barrett, John
    • Date: 1861
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    Warren K. Billings papers, 1899-1973 Laborer and union organizer. Family and general correspondence, legal files, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and other papers relating primarily to the 1916 bombing conviction of Billings and Tom Mooney and papers relating to the Industrial Workers of the World, Billings’s activities in the union movement, especially in California, his life in Folsom State Prison, and his activities on behalf of the civil liberties of ...
    • Contributor: Billings, Warren K.
    • Date: 1899
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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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    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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    Henry Harley Arnold papers, 1903-1989 Pioneer aviator and United States Army officer. Correspondence, memoranda, journals, notebooks, drafts and proofs of Henry Harley (Hap) Arnold's memoirs, Global Mission (1949), articles, speeches, reports, orders, printed material, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to the development of military aeronautics in the United States and to aeronautical policies and events of World War II.
    • Contributor: Arnold, Henry Harley
    • Date: 1903
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    Curtis L. Malaney papers, 1923-1989 Author. Typescript and photocopied material comparing the conduct of Admiral Horatio Nelson in 1797 and 1801 to that of United States Navy officers in the Honda Point, California, disaster of 1923.
    • Contributor: Malaney, Curtis L.
    • Date: 1923
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    James K. Polk papers, Correspondence, presidential letterbooks, diaries, speeches and messages, account and memorandum books, family papers, financial and legal records, printed matter, portraits, and other papers relating chiefly to Polk's political career in Tennessee and on the national level. Documents struggles during the Jackson administration over the Bank of the United States, nullification, and internal improvements as well as the annexation of Texas, war with Mexico, the ...
    • Contributor: Polk, James K. (James Knox) - Polk, Sarah Childress
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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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    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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    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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    Frederick Law Olmsted papers, 1777-1952 Landscape architect. Correspondence, letterbooks, journals, drafts of articles and books, speeches and lectures, biographical and genealogical data, business papers, scrapbooks, maps, drawings, and other papers encompassing Olmsted's career and private life. The papers focus on Olmsted's career as a landscape architect, specifically as a designer of parks and the grounds of private estates and public buildings and as a city and regional planner.
    • Contributor: Olmsted, Frederick Law
    • Date: 1777
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    Byron N. Scott papers, 1957 United States representative from California and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, court brief, newspaper clippings, and magazine articles relating to Scott's legal defense of William H. Taylor, who was accused of espionage.
    • Contributor: Scott, Byron N. (Byron Nicholson) - Scott, Byron N.
    • Date: 1957
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    Arthur Gleason papers, 1863-1931 Journalist, editor, and social reformer. Family and general correspondence, writings, subject files, clippings, and printed matter relating to Gleason's editorial work with Cosmopolitan, The Survey, and Collier's Weekly; his experiences as a journalist and medic in World War I; his activities on behalf of the British labor movement, Bureau of Industrial Research, United Mine Workers, and socialism; and his interest in topics such as ...
    • Contributor: Gleason, Arthur
    • Date: 1863
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    Stephen C. Rowan papers, 1826-1890 United States Navy officer. Journals and a letterbook relating to Rowan's naval service.
    • Contributor: Rowan, Stephen C. (Stephen Clegg) - Rowan, Stephen C.
    • Date: 1826
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    Samuel Peter Heintzelman papers, 1822-1913 Union army officer. Correspondence, diaries, journals, and military papers detailing Heintzelman’s service in the United States Army from his years at the United States Military Academy through the Civil War. Includes descriptions of activities in Indian wars in Florida, the Southwest, and California, and during the Mexican War.
    • Contributor: Heintzelman, Samuel Peter
    • Date: 1822
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    Wilson-McAdoo families papers, 1860-1966 Correspondence, writings, speeches, statements, biographical material, financial papers, clippings, photographs, and other papers primarily of Eleanor Wilson McAdoo and Margaret Woodrow Wilson, documenting the activities of the McAdoo and Wilson families.
    • Date: 1860
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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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    P. Phillips family papers, 1832-1914 Lawyer, state legislator, and United States representative from South Carolina. Correspondence, letter books, legal record books, journals, dockets, notebooks, and an unpublished autobiography of P. Phillips, relating chiefly to the law practice of P. Phillips and his son, W. Hallet Phillips, both of whom practiced before the Supreme Court. Contains the writings of P. Phillips's wife, Eugenia, including her journal written while interned during ...
    • Contributor: Phillips, P. (Philip) - Phillips, P.
    • Date: 1832
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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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    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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    Frederick Lewis Allen papers, 1890-1954 Editor and author. Correspondence, articles, biographies, date books, diaries, radio scripts, histories, and speeches documenting Allen's career as editor of Harper's Magazine, director of the Foreign Policy Association, author of many popular works on American social history, and an overseer of Harvard University.
    • Contributor: Allen, Frederick Lewis
    • Date: 1890