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    Oscar Terry Crosby papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, subject files, clippings, printed matter and other papers relating to Crosby's work with the Commission for Relief in Belgium and as assistant secretary of the treasury and special commissioner of finance in Europe. Also documents his travels in Africa, East Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. Subjects include international finance, post-World War I German reparations and Allied debts, world peace, ...

    • Contributor: Crosby, Oscar Terry
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    Elijah Walker Halford papers, 1848-1938

    Soldier and newspaper editor. Correspondence, writings, scrapbooks, photographs, and printed matter relating primarily to Halford’s career as private secretary to President Benjamin Harrison, 1889-1893.

    • Contributor: Halford, Elijah Walker
    • Date: 1867
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    Nicholas Low papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Family and business correspondence; business and ship's papers; legal papers; accounts of voyages to Asia, Europe, and South America; and printed matter of Nicholas Low, merchant of Low & Wallace, New York, N.Y., and other Low family members. Includes correspondence with foreign merchants; Low's brother, Isaac Low (1735-1791); and Isaac Low's son, Isaac Low, a commissary-general in the British Army, pertaining to trade conditions, ...

    • Contributor: Low, Nicholas
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    A.D. Bache papers, 1828-1863

    Scientist, educator, and superintendent of the United States Coast Survey. Correspondence, a journal, and miscellaneous material reflecting Bache’s service with the United States Coast Survey, his work at the Dudley Observatory, and his European trip to study educational methods.

    • Contributor: Bache, A. D. (alexander Dallas) - Bache, A. D.
    • Date: 1828
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    Frederick Douglass papers, 1841-1967

    Abolitionist, diplomat, journalist, and orator. Correspondence, diary, speeches and writings, financial and legal records, and a subject file pertaining to the career of Frederick Douglass.

    • Contributor: Douglass, Frederick
    • Date: 1841
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    Burton Norvell Harrison family papers, 1812-1926

    Lawyer and private secretary to Jefferson Davis. Correspondence, diaries, reports, memoranda, manuscripts of articles, speeches, and books, and other papers of Harrison; of J. B. Harrison, lawyer and newspaper editor; Samuel Jordan Harrison, merchant; Mrs. Burton Harrison (formerly Constance Cary), author; Fairfax Harrison, lawyer and president of the Southern Railway; and of Francis Burton Harrison, lawyer, United States representative from New York, and governor ...

    • Contributor: Harrison, Burton Norvell
    • Date: 1812
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    Irwin Hood Hoover papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly diaries and diary notes concerning U.S. presidents from Benjamin Harrison to Franklin D. Roosevelt and life in the White House (1891-1933). Also includes correspondence and notes addressed to Hoover, many of which are from Woodrow Wilson, some relating to Wilson's wedding to Edith Bolling Galt. Includes a diary and letters from Hoover to his family written while traveling in Europe, 1918-1919, and accompanying ...

    • Contributor: Hoover, Irwin Hood
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    John J. Pershing papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, statements, writings, notebooks, orders, biographical material, clippings, scrapbooks, printed matter, maps, posters, photographs, and other papers primarily documenting Pershing's career in the U.S. Army, especially as commander-in-chief of the American Expeditionary Forces in France during World War I. Documents his military service in the Indian campaigns in the American West; the Spanish-American War, 1898, in Cuba; the Philippine American War, 1899-1902, ...

    • Contributor: Pershing, John J.
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    Charles Edward Russell papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, lectures, poetry and other writings, notebooks, subject files, clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, and other papers relating principally to Russell's work as a reformer, journalist, and poet. Documents his activities on behalf of various progressive reform causes, commitment to socialism and humanitarianism, writing career, and interest in music and literature, especially poetry. Includes material pertaining to Russell's assignment with Everybody's Magazine for a ...

    • Contributor: Russell, Charles Edward
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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
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    Thorvald Solberg papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, reports, drafts of copyright legislation, articles, notes, bibliographical material, genealogical and biographical material, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Solberg's duties as register of copyrights, Library of Congress Copyright Office, and to his efforts to protect literary and artistic rights in America and abroad. Subjects include the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works ...

    • Contributor: Solberg, Thorvald
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    Erwin F. Smith papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly diaries as well as correspondence, literary manuscripts, notes, sketches, photographs, and other papers. Diaries reflect Smith's work at the U.S. Department of Agriculture and include accounts of trips to Florida and Europe; notebook describing plants in Washington, D.C.; synopses of his research; and catalog of his scientific library. Subjects include family affairs, international news, and literature. Smith's travels on behalf of the Agriculture ...

    • Contributor: Smith, Erwin F. (erwin Frink)
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    Frank Stanton papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, minutes of meetings, speeches, writings, reports, transcripts, interviews, testimony, studies, subject files, press clippings, press releases, printed matter, awards, citations, and other papers relating primarily to Stanton's career as president and vice chairman of the board of directors of the Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc. Documents his activities as chairman of the U.S. Advisory Commission on Information and American National Red Cross as ...

    • Contributor: Stanton, Frank
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    Leonard Porter Ayres papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, journals, reports, notes, subject files, printed matter, statistical tables and graphs, clippings, and other papers relating chiefly to Ayres's career as a statistician, military officer, and educator. Documents his service as chief statistical officer for the U.S. War Dept. during World War I, technical adviser to the Allied Powers Reparation Commission as part of the Dawes Committee in 1924, consultant to the ...

    • Contributor: Ayres, Leonard Porter
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    Lyman Bryson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, articles, lectures, writings, transcripts of broadcasts, subject files, business and financial records, biographical material, appointment books, newspaper clippings, and other papers documenting Bryson's public relations work for the American National Red Cross and the League of Red Cross Societies following World War I and directorship of American Junior Red Cross programs; subsequent work in adult education through his association with Columbia ...

    • Contributor: Bryson, Lyman
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    Frank Stanton papers, 1908-2006

    Broadcast executive. Correspondence, memoranda, subject files, speeches and writings, minutes of meetings, drafts, testimony, typescripts, reports and studies, interviews, transcripts, awards and citations, press clippings and releases, printed matter, and miscellaneous items relating primarily to Stanton's career as president and vice chairman of the board of directors of the Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc.

    • Contributor: Stanton, Frank
    • Date: 1908
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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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    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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    Samuel Finley Breese Morse papers, 1793-1944

    Artist and inventor. Family and general correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, notebooks, scrapbooks, and other papers. Includes letters from Samuel Finley Breese Morse to his family describing his studies in England during the War of 1812 and his subsequent struggle to support himself as a portrait painter in the United States; correspondence and other papers relating to Morse's invention of the telegraph, law suits over patents, ...

    • Contributor: Morse, Samuel Finley Breese
    • Date: 1793
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    Nicholas Low papers, 1773-1897

    New York merchant, financier, land speculator, and state legislator. Family and business correspondence, business and ship's papers, legal papers, accounts of voyages to Asia, Europe, and South America, and printed matter. Includes correspondence with foreign merchants and relates to trade conditions, Loyalist matters, and to events in Congress during the first session following the adoption of the Constitution.

    • Contributor: Low, Nicholas
    • Date: 1773
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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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    Ira Eaker papers, 1917-1989

    United States Army air corps officer, aviation pioneer, aircraft industry executive, and newspaper columnist. Part I consists of correspondence, memoranda, diaries, reports, meetings minutes, printed material, and other papers documenting Eaker's military career in the aeronautical section of the United States Army, particularly his experiences in World War II. Part II consists of correspondence, memoranda, diaries speeches, writings, and scheduling and subject files pertaining ...

    • Contributor: Eaker, Ira
    • Date: 1917
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    Rumsey family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence among family members; wills; surveys, deeds, plats, and other documents relating to land ownership; personal and business financial records; contracts and other legal documents; sermons; and notes on family history. Correspondence relates to family affairs, health, travel, weather, business, and politics. Places mentioned include Bohemia Manor, Cecil County, Md.; Georgetown, Kent County, Md.; Wilmington, Del.; and Philadelphia, Pa. Included as correspondents or subjects ...

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    George Brinton McClellan papers, 1783-1898

    Army officer and governor of New Jersey. Correspondence, diaries, military papers, memoranda, telegrams, notes, writings, printed copies of speeches, articles, and books relating primarily to McClellan's Civil War service, particularly the Yorktown and Maryland campaigns.

    • Contributor: McClellan, George Brinton
    • Date: 1823
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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)