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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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    Caspar W. Weinberger papers, 1910-2005

    United States secretary of defense, United States secretary of health, education, and welfare, California state legislator, lawyer, journalist, and business executive. Correspondence, legal and subject files, appointment books and daily schedules, diary notes and other jottings, family papers, financial material, interview transcripts, television scripts, newspaper columns, book and speech files, and legislative and political material relating to Weinberger's career in journalism and government.

    • Contributor: Weinberger, Caspar W.
    • Date: 1910
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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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    Woodbury Lowery collection relating to Spanish settlements in the United States, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Bound volumes of material gathered and organized by Woodbury for the preparation of his unfinished history of "Spanish settlements within the present limits of the United States." Volumes contain catalog records and handwritten transcripts of documents concerning settlements in California, Florida, Louisiana, New Mexico, and Texas.

    • Contributor: Lowery, Woodbury
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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Charles Henry Harvey papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, daybooks, receipts, and printed matter relating chiefly to Harvey's life and work in Methuen, Mass., as a mill worker and carpenter; voyage around Cape Horn aboard the Crescent to California to dig for gold; life in California, 1850-1859; and work as a gold miner and carpenter in Pueblo and Denver, Colo., 1879. Also includes diaries (1851-1857) of Harvey's mother, Joanne Harvey, and ...

    • Contributor: Harvey, Charles Henry
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    Aaron Burton Levisee papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Diaries (1847-1895; volumes 1-5, 7) documenting Levisee's activities as a student at the University of Michigan, school teacher in Alabama, lawyer in Louisiana, soldier in the Confederate army, judge and state legislator in Louisiana during Reconstruction, Republican elector for the state of Louisiana in the presidential election of 1876, and later as an internal revenue agent in California and the Pacific Northwest. Also includes ...

    • Contributor: Levisee, Aaron Burton
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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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    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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    John W. Colbert papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, lectures, articles, research materials, artwork, and other papers pertaining to Colbert's experiences researching tropical diseases primarily in Panama and Puerto Rico in the early 1900s, training nurses in Puerto Rico (1904-1905), assisting in relief efforts following the earthquake and firestorm in San Francisco (1906), providing medical care for the French and American armies in Belgium, the Gallipoli Peninsula (Turkey), and France ...

    • Contributor: Colbert, John W. (john William)
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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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    Beale family papers from the Decatur House, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, journals, speeches, articles, biographical material, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers of the Beale (Beal), Chase, Edwards, and Truxton families. Includes papers of Edward Fitzgerald Beale relating primarily to his role in opening the West; papers of Truxtun Beale as U.S. minister to Greece, Persia, and Romania; diaries of Marie Oge Beale; papers of Stephen Decatur; and papers of Thomas Truxton. Subjects include ...

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    Peyton Conway March papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, reports, notebooks, scrapbooks, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to March's career as a U.S. Army officer specializing in artillery command and to his writings on various military topics. Documents his command of artillery at Fort Riley, Kans.; command of the Astor Battery, U.S. Army, in the Philippines during the Spanish-American War, 1898; service with General Arthur MacArthur, Jr., ...

    • Contributor: March, Peyton Conway
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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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    John W. Colbert papers, 1895-1966

    Pathologist and physician. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and lectures, articles, research materials, and artwork pertaining to Colbert's experiences researching tropical diseases, providing medical care to the French and American armies during World War I, accompanying the American Expeditionary Forces to Russia, working as a physician in China, founding the Woman's Ambulance and Defense Corps of America, and serving as a U.S. Army officer during World ...

    • Contributor: Colbert, John W. (john William) - Colbert, John W.
    • Date: 1895
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    George Creel papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly scrapbooks and bound volumes of writings by and about Creel. Also includes correspondence, notes, speeches, lectures, book reviews, an unpublished manuscript titled Liberty Bells, and campaign material relating to Creel's unsuccessful 1934 campaign for governor of California. A series on Woodrow Wilson and the U.S. Committee on Public Information contains correspondence with Wilson as well as Wilson's corrections of drafts of Creel's cables, ...

    • Contributor: Creel, George
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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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    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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    Ernest Joseph King papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, notes, orders to duty, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to King's activities as commander in chief of the U.S. Fleet and chief of naval operations during World War II. Documents his participation in Allied conferences including the Argentina Conference (August 1941), Quebec Conference (1943), Cairo Conference (1943), Teheran Conference (1943), Yalta Conference (1945), and Potsdam Conference (July ...

    • Contributor: King, Ernest Joseph