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    Riggs family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Family and business correspondence, diaries, writings, financial records, biographical and genealogical papers, printed matter, and other papers of Riggs family members. Includes papers of Elisha Riggs (1779-1853) relating to family affairs, travel in Europe, sales of land in Illinois, and the development of his New York mercantile business; papers of Elisha Riggs, Jr. (1826-1881) relating to travel in Great Britain, the firm of Corcoran ...
    • Contributor: Riggs, Elisha - Riggs, Elisha Francis - Riggs, George Washington - Riggs, Romulus - Riggs, Thomas - Riggs, T. Lawrason (Thomas Lawrason) - Riggs, William Henry
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    Reinhold Niebuhr papers, 1907-1997 Theologian, philosopher, and author. Correspondence, speeches, sermons, lectures, articles, book reviews, typescripts of books and articles, family papers, subject files, biographical material, bibliographies, photographs, and memorabilia reflecting Niebuhr's influence on twentieth-century theology, politics, and society and his efforts to apply religious and ethical standards to modern social and political problems including labor and race relations.
    • Contributor: Niebuhr, Reinhold
    • Date: 1907
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    W.A. Croffut papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, journals, minutes of meetings, writings, printed matter, scrapbooks, and other papers pertaining primarily to Croffut's publications and to his activities with the Anti-Imperialist League (Washington, D.C.) and other league branches. Subjects include William Jennings Bryan's candidacy in the presidential campaign of 1900; opposition to American annexation of the Philippines following the Spanish-American War in 1898 and to British actions against the Boers (Afrikaners) ...
    • Contributor: Croffut, W. A. (William Augustus) - Hitchcock, Ethan Allen - Robbins, Henry Alfred - Anti-Imperialist League (Washington, D.C.)
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    Smith Simpson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, oral history interview, subject files, family papers, scrapbooks, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Simpson's career as a diplomat and industrial relations specialist. Documents his work as a labor and industrial relations expert prior to World War II and to his postwar service as labor attaché in Belgium (1945-1948), Greece (1947-1949), and Mexico (1949-1953); deputy consul general in India (1952-1954); and ...
    • Contributor: Simpson, Smith
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    Clara A. Whitney papers, 1872-1975 Diaries reflecting Whitney's life in Japan with her parents, American educators William C. Whitney and Anna L. Whitney, detailing Japanese social life and customs and the Whitney’s travels through Europe and Asia. Includes writings and other material relating to her family and to the household of her father-in-law, Japanese naval officer Katsu Kaishū.
    • Contributor: Whitney, Clara A.
    • Date: 1872
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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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    Joseph Wechsberg papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, drafts of articles and books, notes, clippings, photographs, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Wechsberg's work as a journalist and author. Wechsberg's writings reflect his appreciation for the music, haute cuisine, and architecture of Vienna, the Austro-Hungarian empire, and Europe prior to the rise of communism; and his distaste for communism. Subjects also include banking in nineteenth century Europe, gastronomy, the Jewish Holocaust ...
    • Contributor: Wechsberg, Joseph
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    John Wills Greenslade correspondence transcripts, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly transcripts of correspondence of Greenslade and his first wife, Marie Taylor Greenslade, relating to his career in the U.S. Navy. Documents his service during the Philippine American War, 1900-1902; Banana Wars in the Caribbean, 1902-1914; as commander of the USS Housatonic (Minelayer) during the North Sea mine barrage, 1918; and as commander of the USS Galveston (Cruiser) in European and Mediterranean waters (1919-1920). ...
    • Contributor: Greenslade, John Wills
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    Martin Agronsky papers, 1907-1999 Radio and television journalist. Appointment books, awards, radio, television, and film scripts, speeches, writings, and research material pertaining to Agronsky's career as a radio and television journalist.
    • Contributor: Agronsky, Martin
    • Date: 1907
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    George S. Patton papers, 1807-1979 United States Army officer. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journals, writings, speeches and lectures, military papers, scrapbooks, military publications, maps, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Patton's military career as a student at the U.S. Military Academy (1904-1909), member of John J. Pershing's Punitive Expedition into Mexico (1916), aide-de-camp to Pershing and later tank commander in Europe during World War I, and commander of forces ...
    • Contributor: Patton, George S. (George Smith) - Patton, George S.
    • Date: 1807
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    R. Hoe & Company records, 1831-1948 Printing press and saw manufacturers in New York. Business and family correspondence, letterbooks, subject files, financial records, advertising material, and legal records relating to R. Hoe & Company.
    • Contributor: R. Hoe & Company
    • Date: 1831
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    Carrie Chapman Catt papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, drafts of speeches and articles, subject files, biographical papers, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers relating primarily to Catt's efforts on behalf of the women's suffrage movement, feminism, and international peace. Also includes material on the Women's Centennial Congress of 1940 and the National Committee on the Cause and Cure of War. Diaries describe her travels to Africa, East Asia, Europe, ...
    • Contributor: Catt, Carrie Chapman
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    Everett Strait Hughes papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, and orders concerning Hughes's career in the U.S. Army. Documents his service during the Mexican Punitive Expedition, 1916; World War II chiefly with the U.S. Army American Expeditionary Forces in France; and World War II in the European and North African theaters of operation. Pertains primarily to ordnance and general staff work. Also documents his years at the United States Military Academy, ...
    • Contributor: Hughes, Everett Strait
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    Eugene Meyer papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, diaries, oral history interviews, speeches, writings, congressional testimony, press statements, family papers, biographical material, financial records, printed matter, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating to Meyer's career as a financier, public official, and publisher of the Washington Post. Focuses on American economic and financial history including agricultural and political economy, regulation of currencies, corporate finance, foreign trade, international monetary affairs, and ...
    • Contributor: Meyer, Eugene
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    Boris Brasol papers, 1919-1954 Russian author and critic, criminologist, and lawyer. Correspondence, speeches, drafts and typescripts, notes, memoranda, and other material relating to Russia and the Soviet Union and to Brasol's writings and work as a criminologist.
    • Contributor: Brasol, Boris
    • Date: 1919
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    Alexander Meigs Haig papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, briefing books, notes, office files, subject files, printed matter, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers documenting Haig's service as military advisor to Henry Kissinger at the National Security Council, deputy assistant to President Richard M. Nixon for national security affairs, vice chief of staff of the U.S. Army, chief of Nixon's White House staff, Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR), and U.S. ...
    • Contributor: Haig, Alexander Meigs - Brown, Robert L. (Robert Lyle) - Goldberg, Sherwood D. - Sicherman, Harvey
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    William W. Coblentz papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, journal, writings, notebooks, biographical material, financial records, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Coblentz's career as a physicist at the U.S. National Bureau of Standards. Coblentz kept the journal during a solar eclipse expedition to Sumatra, Indonesia, and his return through Europe in 1926. Writings include annotated copies of Coblentz's Man's Place in a Superphysical World (1954) and From the Life ...
    • Contributor: Coblentz, William W. (William Weber)
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    Mira Lloyd Dock papers, 1814-1951 Horticulturalist, conservationist, educator, and clubwoman. Correspondence, printed matter, speeches and writings, clippings, photographs, maps, and other papers relating primarily to Dock's efforts in forestry, conservation, gardening, park development, and nature study in Pennsylvania and elsewhere in the United States as well as in Germany and England.
    • Contributor: Dock, Mira Lloyd
    • Date: 1814
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    Leighton W. Rogers papers, 1912-1982 Aeronautical executive, army officer, and public official. Correspondence, diary and journal, biographical information, scrapbooks, map, and writings focusing on Rogers’s experiences as an employee of National City Bank of New York during the Russian revolution in Saint Petersburg, Russia, and his return to the Soviet Union in 1943-1944 as an aeronautical consultant for the United States Army Air Corps.
    • Contributor: Rogers, Leighton W. (Leighton William) - Rogers, Leighton W.
    • Date: 1912
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    Tom Connally papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, speeches, remarks, articles, reports, voting records, press releases, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Connally's years in the U.S. Senate. Subjects include foreign affairs, the United Nations, the Marshall Plan, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, aid to China, inter-American relations, defense, the General Claims Commission (Mexico and United States), taxes, rivers and harbors, tidelands oil, atomic energy and ...
    • Contributor: Connally, Tom
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    John Callan O'Laughlin papers, 1895-1949 Politician, statesman, newspaperman, and publisher. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journals, writings, reports, printed material, scrapbooks, and records of the Army and Navy Journal documenting O'Laughlin's career as a newspaperman and advocate of Republican Party and conservative causes.
    • Contributor: O'laughlin, John Callan
    • Date: 1895
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    James Gillespie Blaine family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Family and general correspondence, speeches and writings, diaries, memoirs, notebooks, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting Blaine's public career. Includes a draft of his book, "Twenty Years of Congress" (1884-1886). Documents national and Republican Party politics during Reconstruction and afterward, the presidential campaign of 1884, and foreign policy in regard to Europe and Latin America. Portions of the general correspondence and the financial papers relate ...
    • Contributor: Blaine, James Gillespie
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    Rumsey family papers, 1661-1907 Family of Bohemia Manor, Cecil County, Md. Correspondence among family members; wills; surveys, deeds, plats, and other documents relating to land ownership; personal and business financial accounts; contracts and other legal documents; sermons; and notes on family history.
    • Date: 1661
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    E.B. O'Callaghan papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, a draft of his History of New Netherland (1846-1848), biographical material, and other papers pertaining primarily to O'Callaghan's career as bibliographer, historian, and secretary-archivist in the New York (State) Secretary's Office. Also documents his career as an editor of the Montreal Vindicator and legislator in the Lower Canada Legislature. Subjects include New York State history, rare bibliographic Americana, editions of the Bible, and ...
    • Contributor: O'callaghan, E. (Edmund Bailey)
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    Clara A. Whitney papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly diaries (1873-1884; 18 volumes) kept by Whitney reflecting her life in Japan with her parents, American educators Anna L. Whitney and William C. Whitney. Subjects include Japanese social life and customs, the role of Japanese women, political atmosphere of Meiji Japan, Japanese efforts at westernization, and the Whitneys' travels through Europe and Asia. Also includes correspondence, speeches, writings, clippings, photographs, and other papers. ...
    • Contributor: Whitney, Clara A. - Whitney, Anna L. (Anna Lavinia)