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    Adee family papers, 1824-1966

    Journals, correspondence, poetry, speeches and writings, newspaper clippings, genealogical records of the Adee and Graham families, and miscellaneous family material, including papers of Alvey A. Adee, chief of the Diplomatic Bureau at the United States Department of State and assistant secretary of state; Augustus Alvey Adee, United States Navy surgeon; and David Graham Adee, author and lawyer

    • Date: 1824
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    Joseph Alsop and Stewart Alsop papers, 1699-1989

    Authors and journalists. Correspondence, writings, interviews, notes, subject files, office files, financial papers, family papers, clippings, printed material, and other papers relating primarily to Joseph Alsop's family and personal life; acquaintance with prominent politicians, public figures, writers, and scholars; work as a journalist; World War II experiences in China; and research and writing as an art historian. Includes material relating to Joseph and Stewart ...

    • Contributor: Alsop, Joseph
    • Date: 1699
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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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    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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    Tasker Howard Bliss papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, minutes of meetings, speeches, lectures, reports, articles, printed matter, scrapbooks, and other papers relating chiefly to Bliss's military career and participation in peace negotiations following World War I. Documents his service with the U.S. American Commission to Negotiate Peace following the war, participation in the Allied and Associated Powers Supreme War Council, term as chief of staff of the U.S. War ...

    • Contributor: Bliss, Tasker Howard
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    William Edward Dodd papers, 1895-1955

    Historian and diplomat. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, autobiographical notes, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Dodd's work as an author, professor of history at the University of Chicago, and ambassador to Germany.

    • Contributor: Dodd, William Edward
    • Date: 1895
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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 Gillespie Blaine family papers, 1777-1945

    United States secretary of state, United States representative and senator from Maine, and journalist. Family and general correspondence, speeches, writings, diaries, memoirs, notebooks, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting Blaine's public career.

    • Contributor: Blaine, James Gillespie
    • Date: 1777
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    F.W. Lander and J.M. Lander papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, writings, military dispatches and telegrams, notes, reports, scrapbooks, printed matter, maps, and other papers relating chiefly to Lander's activities surveying and exploring overland routes through the West and to his Civil War service in Virginia and Maryland under George Brinton McClellan and Chas. P. Stone. Documents his work as chief engineer and superintendent of the Fort Kearney, South Pass, and Honey Lake Wagon ...

    • Contributor: Lander, F. W. (frederick West) - Lander, J. M. (jean Margaret)
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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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    Sylvanus Bourne papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, business and commercial papers, a scrapbook, and account books. Consists primarily of correspondence between Bourne and other American consular officers in European ports relating to commerce between the United States and European countries, primarily France and Great Britain. Also includes correspondence relating to United States foreign relations and politics, records concerning Bourne's business in Massachusetts, and family correspondence. Correspondents include John Quincy Adams, ...

    • Contributor: Bourne, Sylvanus
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    Wallace Rankin Deuel papers, 1905-1971

    Intelligence officer and journalist. Correspondence, journals, writings, lectures, transcripts of radio broadcasts, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Deuel's career as an intelligence officer during World War II with the Office of Strategic Services, as a journalist with the Chicago Daily News and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and as a foreign intelligence analyst with the Central Intelligence Agency.

    • Contributor: Deuel, Wallace Rankin
    • Date: 1905
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    Raymond Leslie Buell papers, 1915-1981

    Educator, lecturer, and publicist; active in international affairs. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, statements, writings, subject files, and other papers relating to Buell's career as a writer and speaker on international affairs, to his travels, and to his activities with the Foreign Policy Association and the Republican Party.

    • Contributor: Buell, Raymond Leslie
    • Date: 1915
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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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    Arthur family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly papers of the son and grandson of U.S. president Chester Alan Arthur, Chester Alan Arthur, Jr. (1864-1937), sportsman and rancher, and Chester Alan ("Gavin") Arthur III (1901-1972), author and bohemian, consisting of correspondence, diaries, scrapbooks, writings, printed material, and clippings. Correspondents include Herbert Agar, Upton Sinclair, and Alan Watts. Papers of Chester Alan Arthur, Jr., chiefly 1874-1937, relate to his travels abroad and ...

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    Robert Porter Patterson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, legal files, subject files, biographical material, clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers from Patterson's service in the U.S. War Department as U.S. assistant secretary, U.S. under secretary, and U.S. secretary of war during and after World War II. Also documents his work as a judge in the the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York ...

    • Contributor: Patterson, Robert Porter
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    Robert Kleiman papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence; memoranda; interrogations of prisoners of war; reports; propaganda material including leaflets, newspapers, printed matter, and ephemera; newsletters; newspaper clippings; and other papers relating chiefly to Kleiman's service with the U.S. Office of War Information (OWI) during World War II and pertaining to psychological warfare and the use of propaganda in East Asia. Documents his activities in the China-Burma-India Theater, U.S. Army, and in ...

    • Contributor: Kleiman, Robert - Fisher, Francis McCracken
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    Carnegie Institution of Washington reproductions collection, 1686-1941

    Chiefly transcriptions and copies of documents in foreign archives and personal collections relating to the history of the United States, especially the early Spanish period and British ministers to the United States from 1791 to 1812, collected for publication projects of the Carnegie Institution of Washington.

    • Contributor: Carnegie Institution of Washington
    • Date: 1686
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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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    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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    Frederick Douglass papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diary (1886-1887), speeches, articles, manuscript of Douglass's autobiography, financial and legal papers, newspaper clippings, and other papers relating primarily to his interest in social, educational, and economic reform; his career as lecturer and writer; his travels to Africa and Europe (1886-1887); his publication of the North Star, an abolitionist newspaper, in Rochester, N.Y. (1847-1851); and his role as commissioner (1892-1893) in charge of ...

    • Contributor: Douglass, Frederick - Douglass, Helen
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    Lewis B. Schwellenbach papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, writings, clippings, scrapbooks, and other papers relating primarily to Schwellenbach's service as U.S. senator from Washington (State) and U.S. secretary of labor in the Harry S. Truman presidential administration. Subjects include Schwellenbach's friendship with Truman, anti-alien legislation, anti-communism, civil liberties, Huey Long and the use of filibuster in the U.S. Senate, fishing and lumber industries in Washington (State), labor strikes, rights of ...

    • Contributor: Schwellenbach, Lewis (lewis Baxter)
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    John Callan O'Laughlin papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journals, writings, reports, printed material, scrapbooks, and records of the Army and Navy Journal primarily documenting O'Laughlin's career as a newspaperman. Includes correspondence with his wife, Mabel Hudson O'Laughlin, written during his World War I military service in Europe as well as material pertaining to his years as vice president of the Lord & Thomas advertising agency in Chicago, Ill. Subjects ...

    • Contributor: O'laughlin, John Callan
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    Sol M. Linowitz papers, 1778-1999

    Lawyer, businessman, diplomat, and consultant to United States presidents. Diaries, correspondence, speeches and writings, interviews, an oral history, organizational records, reports, photographs, printed matter, clippings, and travel files documenting Linowitz's career as an attorney, executive for Xerox Corporation, ambassador to the Organization of American States, co-negotiator of the Panama Canal treaties, and presidential representative to Middle East peace negotiations.

    • Contributor: Linowitz, Sol M.
    • Date: 1778
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    Manton Marble papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, telegrams, articles, drafts of Democratic Party policy statements, financial records, photographs, and other papers chiefly relating to Marble's career as editor and owner of the New York World and to his role in New York State and national Democratic Party politics in the period between the beginning of the Civil War and the close of the 19th century. Includes a draft of the ...

    • Contributor: Marble, Manton