Search Manuscripts/Mixed Material

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    William Sowden Sims papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, writings, notes, reports, military orders, biographical material, clippings, and other papers primarily documenting Sims's naval career and his work relating to naval reforms. Documents activities as an intelligence officer on the USS Charleston (Cruiser) at the China Station (1895-1896); naval attaché in Paris, Madrid, and Saint Petersburg (1896-1900); and commander of U.S. naval forces in Europe during World War I. Subjects include ...
    • Contributor: Sims, William Sowden - Sims, Anne Hitchcock
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    Jacob Gerhard Koch papers, 1783-1941 Merchant and marine insurance broker. Correspondence, letterbooks, diary, account books, ledgers, inventories, indexes, receipts, and miscellaneous documents relating to Koch’s investment business in Philadelphia, Amsterdam, and Alexandria, Va.
    • Contributor: Koch, Jacob Gerhard
    • Date: 1783
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    E.B. Washburne papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly correspondence documenting Washburne's service as a member of Congress in the Civil War era, 1853-1869, and as minister to France, 1869-1877. Subjects include Whig politics nationally and in Illinois; Washburne's congressional duties, focusing on commerce and appropriations; his support for Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S. Grant; Reconstruction; and personal affairs. Other subjects include the U.S. Secretary of State Hamilton Fish; the French minister ...
    • Contributor: Washburne, E. (Elihu Benjamin)
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    Kendrick-Brooks family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, book drafts, transcripts of audiotapes, family papers, genealogical charts and research, business records, scrapbooks, printed material, photographs, and other papers pertaining to members of the Brooks and Kendrick families. Ruby Moyse Kendrick's papers document her participation in the National Association of Colored Women's Clubs, her work as an educator and her social life in Greenville, Miss., and her husband Swan M. Kendrick's position ...
    • Contributor: Brooks, Charlotte - Kendrick, Hattie - Kendrick, Ruby Moyse - Mitchell, Antoinette Brooks - Mitchell, Louis A.
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    Charles Guillaume Frédéric Dumas papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Diplomatic correspondence of Dumas from the Revolutionary and post-Revolutionary periods concerning the First League of Armed Neutrality, the French alliance, negotiations with the Netherlands, peace negotiations, prisoners of war, and a treaty of commerce with England. Correspondents include John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, John Paul Jones, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de Lafeyette, Arthur Lee, and the Committee for Foreign Affairs ...
    • Contributor: Dumas, Charles Guillaume Frédéric
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    J. Thomas Schneider papers, 1915-1960 Army officer, government official, and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, treaties, writings, maps, and other papers relating chiefly to Schneider's service as personal aide to Gen. John J. Pershing, commander-in-chief of the American Expeditionary Forces in Europe during and after World War I.
    • Contributor: Schneider, J. Thomas (John Thomas) - Schneider, J. Thomas
    • Date: 1915
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    Leighton W. Rogers papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diary (1916 September-1919 April), autobiographical sketch, writings, obituaries, scrapbooks, and a map documenting Rogers's studies at Dartmouth College (1912-1916); experiences in Saint Petersburg, Russia, as an employee of the National City Bank of New York (1916-1918); service as an intelligence officer in Great Britain and France for the American Expeditionary Forces (1918-1919), as a trade commissioner in Europe (1921-1926) representing the Aeronautics Trade ...
    • Contributor: Rogers, Leighton W. (Leighton William)
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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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    L'Aerophile collection, 1876-1949 Correspondence, blueprints and manufactures information for early French and foreign aircraft and dirigibles, reports of accidents involving flyers and balloonists, World War I aerial photographs and intelligence reports, a series of French cartoons, drawings, graphs, charts, diagrams of equipment, maps, newspapers, printed material, and photographs. The materials in the collection were evidently assembled by staff of the magazine L’Aerophile which was published by Georges ...
    • Date: 1876
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    Riggs family papers, 1763-1945 Merchant and banking family of New York, New York, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C. Family and business correspondence, diaries, account books, writings, financial records, biographical and genealogical papers, printed materials, and other papers of Riggs family members.
    • Date: 1763
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    Jacob Gerhard Koch papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, letterbooks, diary, account books, ledgers, inventories, indexes, receipts, and estate and other papers documenting Koch's activities as a merchant and marine insurance broker in Amsterdam (1787-1790), Alexandria, Va. (1790-1792), and Philadelphia, Pa. (1792-1817), and reflecting his business dealings in Europe, Latin America, and North America. His diary (1817-1818) describes a trip to Paris, France. Also includes a 1941 published version of the memoirs ...
    • Contributor: Koch, Jacob Gerhard
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    Agnes Elizabeth Ernst Meyer papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, speeches, unpublished memoir and other writings, subject files, research material, family papers, and other papers relating to Meyer's career as an author; authority on Asian, especially Chinese art; literary critic; linguist; and social activist as well as to her personal and family life. Early papers trace Meyer's family history and background; studies at the Université de Paris (Sorbonne), Paris, France; and travels ...
    • Contributor: Meyer, Agnes Elizabeth Ernst
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    Worthington Chauncey Ford papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, writings, notes, research notebooks, and indexes compiled by Ford primarily during his years as chief of the Library of Congress Manuscript Division, 1901-1909. Includes an untitled book draft by Ford on European and American history; indexes of historical papers including of Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton; and notes on China, Cuba, Netherlands East Indies, France, Germany, Greece, Russia, and other countries and subjects.
    • Contributor: Ford, Worthington Chauncey
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    Ellery C. Stowell papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, writings, reports, sermons, notebooks, family papers, printed matter, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Stowell's career as a professor of international law at American University (Washington, D.C.), Columbia University, and George Washington University; years as a student at Harvard University and universities in Berlin, Germany, and Paris, France; and travels in America, Asia, and Europe. Subjects include armament limitation; the ...
    • Contributor: Stowell, Ellery C. (Ellery Cory)
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    John Toland papers, 1944-1965 Author and historian. Correspondence, notes, interviews, military reports, reminiscences, maps, photographs, and wide ranging production material, including drafts, galleys, and proofs, of Toland's books on World War II and gangsterism in the 1930s.
    • Contributor: Toland, John
    • Date: 1944
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    Bancroft-Bliss families papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diary, speeches, writings, legal and financial records, printed matter, and other papers of members of the Bliss and Bancroft families. Persons represented include George Bancroft (1800-1891), historian, U.S. secretary of the navy, and U.S. minister to England and Germany, whose career is reflected in personal, official, and other papers, and includes an annotated galleys of his article on James K. Polk for Appleton's ...
    • Contributor: Bancroft, Elizabeth Davis - Bancroft, George - Bliss, Alexander
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    Wallace Carroll papers, 1941-1989 Journalist and psychological warfare strategist. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, and propaganda leaflets documenting primarily Carroll's work for the United States Office of War Information and the Psychological Strategy Board.
    • Contributor: Carroll, Wallace
    • Date: 1941
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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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    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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    John L. McCrea papers, 1898-1984 Naval officer, aide to President Franklin D. Roosevelt, and insurance executive. Correspondence, speeches, writings, subject files, and photographs relating primarily to McCrea's career as a naval officer.
    • Contributor: McCrea, John L. (John Livingstone) - McCrea, John L.
    • Date: 1898
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    William Sowden Sims papers, 1856-1951 Naval officer. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, notes, reports, military orders, biographical material, clippings, and other papers primarily documenting Sims's naval career and his work relating to naval reforms.
    • Contributor: Sims, William Sowden
    • Date: 1856
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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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    Adolph Caspar Miller papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, proceedings, writings, reports, speeches, notes, press releases, printed material, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to his service as a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 1914-1936. Subjects include administration of monetary policy, international economic issues and policy, economic recovery in Europe, inflation, international and domestic banking and finance, commerce, Federal Reserve System Federal Advisory Council, ...
    • Contributor: Miller, Adolph Caspar
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    Bancroft-Bliss families papers, 1788-1928 Correspondence, diary, legal and financial papers, article and book galleys, invitations, and printed material of members of the Bliss and Bancroft families, including George Bancroft (1800-1891); his wife, Elizabeth Davis Bancroft (1803-1886), her first husband, Alexander Bliss (1792-1827); and their son, Alexander Bliss (1827-1896).
    • Date: 1788
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    Ellery C. Stowell papers, 1805-1952 Author, jurist, and professor of international law. Family correspondence, general correspondence, diaries, writings, reports, sermons, notebooks, financial records, printed matter, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Stowell's career in law, activities as a student, and travels. Includes papers of the Stowell, Fuller, and Tapley families.
    • Contributor: Stowell, Ellery C. (Ellery Cory) - Stowell, Ellery C.
    • Date: 1805