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    Wilbur Wright and Orville Wright papers, 1809-1979 Aviation pioneers and inventors. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, business accounts, legal papers, minutes, reports, printed matter, photographs, blueprints, and scrapbooks relating primarily to the invention of the airplane and the development of aviation.
    • Date: 1809
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    Interview with Lester Mallory
    • Contributor: Zivetz, Hank - Mallory, Lester Dewitt
    • Date: 1988-11-18
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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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    Interview with William R. Tyler
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Tyler, William R.
    • Date: 1987-11-17
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    David Bailie Warden papers, 1800-1840 Author, book collector, and diplomat. Correspondence, diaries, scientific notes and articles, business papers, historical notes, and miscellaneous material. Includes material relating to Warden's service as private secretary to John Armstrong, U.S. minister to France, and as U.S. consul at Paris.
    • Contributor: Warden, David Bailie
    • Date: 1800
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    Interview with A. Lincoln Gordon
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Spector, Melbourne L. - Gordon, A. Lincoln
    • Date: 1987-09-30
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    James Monroe Papers The James Monroe Papers at the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress consist of approximately 5,200 items dating from 1758 to 1839. Monroe (1758–1831) was the fifth president of the United States, and one of 23 presidents whose papers are at the Library of Congress. Monroe's papers document his presidency and also his prior careers as secretary of state, secretary of war, delegate ...
    • Contributor: Monroe, James

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    Interview with Peter J. Skoufis
    • Contributor: Stern, Thomas - Skoufis, Peter J.
    • Date: 1992-01-27
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    Interview with Laurent E. Morin
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Morin, Laurent E.
    • Date: 1992-03-24
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    John Davis Batchelder collection of manuscripts, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Autographs, letters, official documents, writings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers of prominent historical figures in the arts, sciences, and politics of the Western world. Persons represented in the collection include Honoré de Balzac, Catherine II (Empress of Russia), Albert Einstein, Henry VIII (King of England), Louis XIV (King of France), Peter I (Emperor of Russia), Auguste Rodin, and various presidents including Thomas Jefferson, ...
    • Contributor: Batchelder, John Davis - John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress)
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    Florence Jaffray Harriman papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches, writings, biographical material, autograph album, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, scrapbook, printed material, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers relating to Harriman's service as a member of the U.S. Commission on Industrial Relations (1913-1916), chairman of the U.S. National Defense Advisory Commission's Committee on Women in Industry (1917-1919), and U.S. minister to Norway (1937-1940). Documents her participation in Woodrow Wilson's 1912 presidential campaign, ...
    • Contributor: Harriman, Florence Jaffray
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    Horace Porter papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diary, speeches, biographical material, family papers, photographs, and other papers relating to Porter's service during the Civil War, as secretary to President Ulysses S. Grant, and as U.S. ambassador to France. Documents his career with the Pullman Company and the New York, West Shore & Buffalo Railroad; activities with the Union League of America; interest in Republican Party politics; and role in the ...
    • Contributor: Porter, Horace
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    Interview with Anthony J. Perna
    • Contributor: Haughey, Francine D. - Perna, Anthony J.
    • Date: 1992-08-01
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    Interview with Marilyn Holmes
    • Contributor: Fenzi, Jewell - Holmes, Marilyn
    • Date: 1998-05-11
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    Benjamin Franklin papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, journals, records, articles, and other material relating to Franklin's life and career. Includes manuscript (1728) of his Articles of Belief and Acts of Religion; negotations in London (1775); letterbooks (1779-1782) of the U.S. legation in Paris, France; records (1780-1783) of the U.S. peace commissioners, including journals kept by Franklin and Richard Oswald; facsimile copy of his ledger as U.S. postmaster general (1775-1778); and ...
    • Contributor: Franklin, Benjamin - Franklin, William Temple - Oswald, Richard - United States. Legation (France)
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    Interview with June Byrne Spencer
    • Contributor: Weiss, Mary Louise - Spencer, June Byrne
    • Date: 1989-03-02
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    Interview with Fred L. Hadsel
    • Contributor: Mulcahy, Edward W. - Hadsel, Fred L.
    • Date: 1989-10-17
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    Interview with Paul R. Porter
    • Contributor: Weisz, Morris - Porter, Paul R. (Paul Robert)
    • Date: 1992-02-27
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    Louis-Alexandre Andrault, comte de Langeron, and Charles-Claude, marquis de Langeron, papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, lists, rosters, charts, reports, embarkation orders and other material pertaining chiefly to French military and naval participation in the American Revolution. Includes lists of French fleets and regimental rosters of troops at Brest, France, 1776-1779; signals and rules for division of prizes in the French Navy; charts and reports on Louis Guillouet, m. le comte d' Orvillers' defeat of Admiral Viscount Augustus Keppel ...
    • Contributor: Langeron, Louis-Alexandre Andrault - Langeron, Charles-Claude
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    Interview with Philip H. Valdes
    • Contributor: Knight, William E. - Valdes, Philip H.
    • Date: 1994-07-11
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    Interview with Ronald D. Flack
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Flack, Ronald D.
    • Date: 1998-01-07
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    Interview with Anthony Quainton
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Quainton, Anthony C. E.
    • Date: 1997-11-06
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    David Bailie Warden papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, scientific notes and articles, business records, historical notes, and other papers relating chiefly to Warden's service as private secretary to John Armstrong, U.S. minister to France, (1804-1808), and later, as U.S. consul at Paris (1808-1814). Also includes material pertaining to Native Americans, the Caribbean, and geography and medicine.
    • Contributor: Warden, David Bailie
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    Custis-Lee family papers, 1700-circa 1928 Correspondence, letterbooks, genealogical papers, notebooks, financial records, indentures, clippings, photographs, and other papers documenting the activities of several generations of the Custis and Lee families of Virginia, who served as diplomats, statesmen, politicians, planters, and military officers during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
    • Date: 1700
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    H. Kent Hewitt papers, 1903-1972 Naval officer. Correspondence, naval planning memoranda, writings, and newspaper clippings documenting Hewitt's naval career, especially as commander of United States naval forces in the Mediterranean during World War II.
    • Contributor: Hewitt, H. Kent (Henry Kent) - Hewitt, H. Kent
    • Date: 1903