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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
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    Stephen C. Rowan papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Journals kept on board the Vincennes (1826-1828), Delaware (1841-1843), Cyane (1845), and Piscataqua (1868); and letterbook (1852-1890) containing orders to duty, notes on Rowan's sixty-four years of naval service, and copies of letters to Ambrose Everett Burnside, Salmon P. Chase, John Adolphus Bernard Dahlgren, James C. Dobbin, Gustavus Vasa Fox, Louis Malesherbes Goldsborough, David D. Porter, Robert Wilson Shufeldt, Isaac Toucey, Gideon Welles, and ...

    • Contributor: Rowan, Stephen C.
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    John Crittenden Watson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    General and family correspondence, reports, official orders, notes, newspaper clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Watson's naval career. Documents his Civil War service at Fort Jackson, Fort Saint Philip, and Chalmette, La., resulting in the capture of New Orleans, La., 1862; at Vicksburg, Miss., 1862; and at the Battle of Mobile Bay, La., 1864. Also documents his postwar duty as commander of ...

    • Contributor: Watson, John Crittenden
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    Letter from Salmon Portland Chase to Irwin McDowell. March 30, 1865.

    • Contributor: Chase, Salmon Portland
    • Date: 1865-03-30

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    Selman A. Waksman papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, articles, and radio scripts pertaining to Waksman's career in the field of microbiology. Correspondence with colleagues pertains to Waksman's discovery of the antibiotic streptomycin as well as to his research of other microbes. Other 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 ...

    • Contributor: Waksman, Selman A. (selman Abraham)
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    Mercy-Argenteau family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, commissions, diplomas, certificates, and other documents. Includes military papers relating to the Silesian wars and Seven Years' War, letters from King Leopold II of Austria, and material relating to California and Mexico.

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    Shirley M. Hufstedler papers, 1979-1981

    Lawyer, jurist, and secretary of education. Photocopies of correspondence, memoranda, speeches, policy statements, and other papers, and microfilm of decision memoranda relating chiefly to Hufstedler's tenure as United States secretary of education in the Jimmy Carter administration.

    • Contributor: Hufstedler, Shirley M.
    • Date: 1979
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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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    Robert Garrett family papers, 1778-1925

    Garrett family of Baltimore, Md. Family members represented include Robert Garrett, railroad official, financier, and merchant, and his son John W. Garrett, railroad official and financier. Correspondence, business documents, and other papers relating to mercantile affairs in Baltimore, Maryland, and to Robert Garrett & Sons and the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company.

    • Contributor: Garrett, Robert
    • Date: 1778
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    Carl R. Rogers papers, 1913-1989

    Psychologist, psychotherapist, and educator. Correspondence, family papers, writings, book files, notes on workshops and other meetings, project files, academic files, research files, transcripts of psychotherapy sessions, and administrative papers chiefly documenting Rogers's career as a practicing psychologist and therapist and as an educator and promoter of humanistic psychology in association with the Center for Studies of the Person in La Jolla, California.

    • Contributor: Rogers, Carl R. (carl Ransom) - Rogers, Carl R.
    • Date: 1913
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    Charles L. Todd and Robert Sonkin migrant workers collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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
    • Date: 1939
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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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    Ben B. Lindsey papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence; manuscripts of articles, books, speeches, plays, and broadcast scripts; notebooks; daybooks; journals; yearbooks; appointment books; stenographic notes; case files; financial and legal records; legislative files; official and personal files; Lindsey (Lindsay) family papers; memorabilia; newspaper clippings; scrapbooks; broadsides; photographs; and other papers primarily concerning Lindsey's role in the development of the juvenile court systems in Colorado and California, his tenure as judge in ...

    • Contributor: Lindsey, Ben
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    Luther Burbank papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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. The collection relates chiefly to Burbank's nursery in Santa Rosa, Calif., and to his pioneering work in the development, selection, and propagation of new plant species as well as to the publicity ...

    • Contributor: Burbank, Luther
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    Sidney Robertson Cowell collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection consists of Sidney Robertson Cowell's personal papers that document her life and work. It includes correspondence with family, friends and colleagues, inlcuding husband Henry Cowell, Ansel Adams, Ernst Bacon, Suzanne Bloch, Bertrand Bronson, Frank Brown, John Cage, Adrian Dornbush, Sam Eskin, Warde Ford, Grete Franke, Alfred Frankenstein, Lou Harrison, H. Wiley Hitchcock, Maud Karpeles, John Kirkpatrick, William Lichtenwanger, John Lomax, Dorothy Maynor, ...

    • Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Cowell, Henry - United States. Resettlement Administration - United States. Farm Security Administration - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection, (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1901
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    Carl R. Rogers papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, family papers, writings, book files, notes on workshops and other meetings, project files, academic files, research files, transcripts of psychotherapy sessions, and administrative papers documenting Rogers's career. Pertains chiefly to his association with the Center for Studies of the Person, La Jolla, Calif., of which he was a founding member, and his work as a proponent of humanistic psychology, client-centered psychotherapy, the human ...

    • Contributor: Rogers, Carl R.
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    A.W. Greely papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, diaries, speeches, lectures, manuscripts and galley proofs of Greely's books and articles, notes, military papers, biographical material, Greely (Greeley) and Nesmith family papers, financial records, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, maps, memorabilia, and other papers relating primarily to his military career and exploration of the polar regions. Documents his service as a Civil War soldier; career in the U.S. Army Signal Corps; ...

    • Contributor: Greely, A. W.
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    W.G. McAdoo papers, 1786-1941

    Lawyer, business executive, U.S. secretary of the treasury, and U.S. senator from California. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, scrapbooks, drafts and copies of speeches, articles, and books, bulletins, photographs, and printed matter, relating chiefly to McAdoo's activities in business and public life during the Woodrow Wilson presidential administration. Includes family correspondence of the Floyd, McAdoo, and Gibbs families.

    • Contributor: McAdoo, W. G. (william Gibbs) - McAdoo, W. G.
    • Date: 1786
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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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    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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    James William Denver papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Four 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). A fifth letterpress book contains the correspondence of Seargent Prentiss Knut of Denver's law firm.

    • Contributor: Denver, James William
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    Letter from W. H. Bacon to Laura I. Oblinger, Febuary 12, 1894

    • Contributor: Lumbar, Laura I. (laura Iona Bacon Oblinger) - Bacon, W. H. (william Henry)
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    Jack Kemp papers, 1924-2009

    United States cabinet officer, United States representative from New York, and football player. Chiefly correspondence, memoranda, speeches, statements, writings, legislative files, subject files, appointment books, scheduling files, press releases, newsletters, printed matter, clippings, and photographs documenting Kemp's career as a professional athlete and as a public official.

    • Contributor: Kemp, Jack
    • Date: 1924
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    Samuel Peter Heintzelman papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries and journals, military papers, maps, clippings, and other papers reflecting Heintzelman's career in the U.S. Army from his years at the United States Military Academy through the Civil War. The diaries and journals describe Heintzelman's participation in the 2nd Seminole War and the Creek War, his activities during the Mexican War, his service as corps commander under General George B. McClellan in ...

    • Contributor: Heintzelman, Samuel Peter
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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