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    Cornelius Marius Schoonmaker papers, 1833-1931 Naval officer. Correspondence, letterbook, order book, printed matter, scrapbooks, and unpublished biography detailing Schoonmaker’s naval career. Of particular interest are Schoonmaker’s letters regarding China and the Far East, accounts of the battle of Mobile Bay, and details of his death in Samoa.
    • Contributor: Schoonmaker, Cornelius Marius
    • Date: 1833
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    Nelson T. Johnson papers, 1916-1955 U.S. assistant secretary of state, minister and ambassador to China and minister to Australia. Personal correspondence, memoranda of conversations and engagement books, speeches and writings, and other material chiefly relating to Johnson’s diplomatic service in China, Australia, and the Far East.
    • Contributor: Johnson, Nelson T. (Nelson Trusler) - Johnson, Nelson T.
    • Date: 1916
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    Reid family papers, 1795-1970 Journalists and newspaper publishers. Correspondence, financial records, office files, household and estate records, subject files, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellaneous papers related to newspaper publishing and public affairs.
    • Date: 1795
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    Laurence Picken papers, 1900-2001 Laurence Picken was a British zoologist and musicologist who specialized in Asian, particularly Chinese, music. The collection primarily contains research materials, correspondence, writings, publications, and other items related to Picken's career and his study of East Asian musical traditions, especially those of the Tang Court. In addition, there are manuscript and published scores for Picken's musical compositions, transcriptions of traditional East Asian music, and ...
    • Contributor: Picken, Laurence Ernest Rowland - Fukushima, Kazuo
    • Date: 1900
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    John Richardson Latimer papers, 1679-1906 Merchant and business agent, trading in opium and other commodities while residing in Canton, China; native of Wilmington, Del. Correspondence, account books, orders, bills of lading, ledgers, daybooks, cashbooks, invoices, bills, receipts, and similar business papers on the China trade and related dealings in India, England, Turkey, and elsewhere, chiefly 1824-1833, when Latimer resided in Canton and traded in opium and other products.
    • Contributor: Latimer, John Richardson
    • Date: 1679
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    Carl W. Ackerman papers, 1833-1970 Journalist, educator, and public relations consultant. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, family papers, scrapbooks, clippings, and other papers relating chiefly to Ackerman's career as a journalist and dean of Columbia University School of Journalism.
    • Contributor: Ackerman, Carl W. (Carl William) - Ackerman, Carl W.
    • Date: 1833
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    Albert Gleaves papers, 1803-1946 Naval officer and historian. Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, articles, books, scrapbooks, reports of the Asiatic Fleet, notebooks, photographs, newspaper clippings, biographical material, poetry, printed matter, and other papers relating to Gleaves's naval career and his writings.
    • Contributor: Gleaves, Albert
    • Date: 1803
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    Frederick Joseph Libby papers, 1846-1973 Clergyman and pacifist. Diaries, correspondence, speeches and writings, and subject files pertaining to the career and activities of Frederick Joseph Libby, executive secretary of the National Council for Prevention of War.
    • Contributor: Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph) - Libby, Frederick J.
    • Date: 1846
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    Carrie Chapman Catt papers, 1848-1950 Feminist, lecturer, and author. Correspondence, diaries (1911-1923), drafts of speeches and articles, subject files, biographical papers, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers, chiefly 1890-1920, relating primarily to Carrie Chapman Catt's efforts on behalf of the women's suffrage movement, feminism, and the cause of international peace.
    • Contributor: Catt, Carrie Chapman
    • Date: 1848
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    Kirk Munroe papers, 1850-1940 Author and adventurer. Correspondence, diaries, handwritten drafts and printed copies of writings, biographical material, scrapbooks, subject files, newspaper clippings, printed matter, photographs, drawings, and other papers relating primarily to Munroe's literary career and travels, including on a survey teams for the Union Pacific Railroad Company and the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company.
    • Contributor: Munroe, Kirk
    • Date: 1850
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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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    Theodore Roosevelt papers, 1780-1962 Army officer, author, and public official. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, drafts of speeches and writings, subject files, newspaper clippings, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Roosevelt's service as United States assistant secretary of the navy (1921-1924) under Warren G. Harding and Secretary of the Navy Edwin Denby, as governor of Puerto Rico (1929-1932), and as governor general of the Philippines (1932-1933).
    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Theodore
    • Date: 1780
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    Charles William Le Gendre papers, 1866-1893 Army officer and diplomat. Correspondence, memoranda, dispatches, reports, Chinese and Japanese documents, and other papers relating chiefly to Le Gendre's service as American consul at Amoy, China, 1866-1872; as advisor in the Japanese government and in a diplomatic post representing Japan in Taiwan, 1872-1875; and as advisor in the Korean government, 1890-1899. Includes Le Gendre's journal, with drawings and photographs, in which he recounts ...
    • Contributor: Le Gendre, Charles William
    • Date: 1866
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    Philander C. Knox papers, 1796-1922 U.S. secretary of state, U.S. senator from Pennsylvania, and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, reports, articles, notebooks, bills and resolutions, legal records, biographical sketches, library catalog, clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, cartoons, and other papers relating chiefly to Knox's service as U.S. attorney general, secretary of state, and senator from Pennsylvania.
    • Contributor: Knox, Philander C. (Philander Chase) - Knox, Philander C.
    • Date: 1796
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    Edmund Ross Colhoun papers, 1821-1918 Naval officer. Correspondence, journals, notebooks, official records, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating to Colhoun's service with the Mediterranean and Brazil squadrons before the Civil War, his command of ships of blockade squadrons during the Civil War, and his command of the Asiatic Squadron.
    • Contributor: Colhoun, Edmund Ross
    • Date: 1821
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    Francis R. Valeo papers, 1916-1987 Secretary of United States Senate and foreign affairs consultant. Correspondence, agenda, reports and other writings, subject and travel files, bibliographies, photographs, and other papers chiefly documenting Valeo's career as an East Asian specialist, foreign affairs advisor, and secretary of the United States Senate.
    • Contributor: Valeo, Francis R. (Francis Ralph) - Valeo, Francis R.
    • Date: 1916
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    Dudley Wright Knox papers, circa 1864-1950 Naval officer and historian. Correspondence, subject files, speeches, articles, book file, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and other material relating to Knox's activities as director of the United States Office of Naval Records and Library, as secretary of the Naval Historical Foundation, and as an author of books and articles on naval affairs.
    • Contributor: Knox, Dudley Wright
    • Date: 1864
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    Reginald Rowan Belknap papers, 1784-1929 Naval officer. Family and personal correspondence, financial and legal material, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Belknap’s naval career and his family.
    • Contributor: Belknap, Reginald Rowan
    • Date: 1784
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    Oscar Terry Crosby papers, 1878-1947 United States assistant secretary of the treasury, public utilities executive, explorer, and author. Correspondence, diaries, subject files, speeches and writings, clippings, and printed material relating primarily to Crosby's activities with the Commission for Relief in Belgium, his work at the Treasury Department, 1917-1918, interest in international finance, post-World War I German reparations and Allied debts, the establishment of an international peace tribunal, and travels ...
    • Contributor: Crosby, Oscar Terry
    • Date: 1878
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    Montgomery Meigs Taylor papers, 1890-1935 Naval officer and commander-in-chief, Asiatic Fleet. Official and personal correspondence reflecting life in Asia and military records, journals, notebooks, writings, and other papers relating mainly to Taylor’s military career.
    • Contributor: Taylor, Montgomery Meigs
    • Date: 1890