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    Burton Egbert Stevenson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence with poets and other writers, drafts and copies of Stevenson's writings, negotiations with publishers relating to the compilation of Stevenson's anthologies, comments on the origin of quotations, and obscure biographical data on literary figures. Includes requests for reading material from soldiers on the front during World War I as well as correspondence and administrative files from his service as European director of the ...
    • Contributor: Stevenson, Burton Egbert
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    Sir George Cockburn papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, logbooks, journals, fleet orders, reports, and other papers relating to Cockburn's career in the British Royal Navy. Subjects include the War of 1812 and British naval activities against France and Spain, especially in the Mediterranean, Caribbean, and Indian Ocean. Documents Horatio Nelson's Mediterranean exploits; the attempt to rescue King Ferdinand VII, King of Spain; destruction of the Danish navy (Søværnet) in 1801; the ...
    • Contributor: Cockburn, George
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    Robert Helyer Thayer papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, legal briefs and case files, reports, financial records, scrapbook, printed matter, maps, photographs and other papers documenting Thayer's service as assistant secretary for cultural and educational affairs at the U.S. State Dept., assistant ambassador to France and minister to Romania, district attorney for New York County, and in the U.S. Naval Reserve providing combat intelligence during World War II. Also documents his ...
    • Contributor: Thayer, Robert Helyer
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    Benjamin F. Butler papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, letterbooks, order books, reports, notebooks, newspaper clippings, charts, maps, photographs, and other papers concerning Butler's Civil War commands, service as U.S. representative from and governor of Massachusetts, and candidacy for U.S. president in 1884. Documents Butler's participation in military operations in Maryland, 1861; Fort Clark and Fort Hatteras, Outer Banks, N.C., 1861; Petersburg, Va., 1864-1865; and Fort Fisher, N.C., 1864-1865. Also documents his ...
    • Contributor: Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin)
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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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    Palmer-Loper family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, logs and journals, financial and business papers, ships' papers, printed material, and other papers of various members of the seafaring and merchant Palmer and Loper families of Stonington, Conn. Includes papers of Nathanial Brown Palmer relating to his discovery in 1820 of the Antarctic subcontinent, to various whaling and sealing enterprises, to the China trade, and to mercantile and shipping interests; papers of ...
    • Contributor: Hart, Ira - Loper, R. F. (Richard F.) - Palmer, Alexander Smith - Palmer, Nathaniel Brown
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    James A. Emanuel papers, 1922-1995 Poet and educator. Appointment calendars, biographical material, correspondence, poems, interviews, material relating to poetry festivals and readings, anthologies and collections, subject files, teaching material, textbooks, and writings by others relating primarily to Emanuel's career.
    • Contributor: Emanuel, James A.
    • Date: 1922
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    William D. Leahy papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, writings, notes, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating to Leahy's naval and diplomatic career. Documents his career as chief of the Bureau of Ordnance, commander of the Destroyer Scouting Force, chief of the Bureau of Navigation, admiral commanding the Battle Force, governor of Puerto Rico, ambassador to France (1940-1942), and Chief of Staff during and after World War II. Includes correspondence and ...
    • Contributor: Leahy, William D.
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    Palmer-Loper family papers, 1667-1994 Seafaring and merchant families. Correspondence, logbooks and journals, ships' papers, financial and business records, and printed matter documenting the voyages and business activities of Nathaniel Brown Palmer, Alexander Smith Palmer, Richard Fanning Loper, and other members of these maritime families of Stonington, Connecticut.
    • Date: 1667
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    Sir George Cockburn papers, 1788-1847 British naval officer. Correspondence, logbooks, journals, fleet orders, reports, and other papers relating to Cockburn's career in the British Royal Navy. Subjects include the War of 1812 and British naval activities against France and Spain, especially in the Mediterranean, Caribbean, and Indian Ocean.
    • Contributor: Cockburn, George, Sir - Cockburn, George
    • Date: 1788
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    Raymond Loewy papers, 1929-1988 Industrial designer. Correspondence; administrative, client, and project files; and financial and legal papers relating to Loewy's work as an industrial designer and documenting the growth of his company from a small firm to a complex system of international corporations and subsidiaries concerned with architecture, corporate image coordination, exhibitions, marketing, packaging, product design, and other aspects of industrial design.
    • Contributor: Loewy, Raymond
    • Date: 1929
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    Bela Lyon Pratt papers, 1884-1918 Sculptor. Chiefly correspondence from Bela Lyon Pratt, to his mother, Sarah Whittlesey Pratt, relating to his work and family life.
    • Contributor: Pratt, Bela Lyon
    • Date: 1884
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    Solon Hannibal Borglum papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, articles, commission files, subject files, biographical material, printed matter, scrapbook, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Borglum's career as a sculptor and to his works of art. Documents his activities with the Silvermine Group of Artists, New Canaan, Conn.; and the School of American Sculpture, New York, N.Y. Also documents Borglum's World War I service in France with the Young Men's Christian ...
    • Contributor: Borglum, Solon Hannibal
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    Nicholas Biddle papers, 1681-1933 Banker, editor, diplomat, lawyer, and legislator. Correspondence, letterbooks, account books, and writings together with family papers concerning Charles, Clement, Edward, James, Nicholas, Thomas, and William S. Biddle.
    • Contributor: Biddle, Nicholas
    • Date: 1681
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    Kendrick-Brooks family papers, 1831-2000 Club women, civil rights activists, educators, entertainers, and family members. Correspondence, social club records, writings, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous papers relating primarily to Ruby Moyse Kendrick's activities with the National Association of Colored Women's Clubs; Hattie Kendrick's civil rights activism in Cairo, Illinois; Antoinette Brooks Mitchell's expatriate life in England and France with her husband, jazz musician and restaurateur Louis A. Mitchell; and Charlotte Kendrick ...
    • Date: 1831
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    Wilbur Wright and Orville Wright papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, writings, business and legal papers, genealogical material, patents, blueprints, photographs, printed material, and other papers documenting the lives and work of the Wright brothers who designed, built, and piloted the first machine to achieve powered, sustained flight in 1903 and the first practical airplane in 1905. The papers include scientific data, formulas, and computations related to aerodynamic and design factors and ...
    • Contributor: McFarland, Marvin Wilks - Wright, Milton - Wright, Orville - Wright, Wilbur - United States. National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics - Wright and Wright - Wright Cycle Company
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    Moral Re-armament records, 1812-1991 Worldwide movement dedicated to spiritual and ethical reawakening. Correspondence, subject files, financial records, play and film scripts, radio and television broadcasting files, press releases, clippings, print and near-print material, scrapbooks, and other records documenting the policies, organization, programs, activities, and membership of Moral Re-armament. Includes papers of the organization's founder, Frank Nathan Daniel Buchman, and members Ray Foote Purdy and Kenaston Twitchell.
    • Contributor: Moral Re-Armament (Organization)
    • Date: 1812
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    Paul Field Sifton and Claire Sifton papers, 1912-1980 Paul Field Sifton, playwright, government official, and Claire Sifton, editor and author. Correspondence, diaries, writings, subject files, family papers, printed matter, and miscellany relating to the Siftons' literary, labor, and governmental careers.
    • Contributor: Sifton, Paul Field
    • Date: 1912
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    Noel Francis Parrish papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, speeches and writings, academic and military files, family papers, photographs and slides, and other papers documenting Parrish's military and academic careers. Much of the collection relates to his post as commander of Tuskegee Army Air Field (Ala.) where he was responsible for training the Army Air Force's first African American pilots during World War II. Other topics include Defense Dept. politics, Vietnam Conflict, ...
    • Contributor: Parrish, Noel Francis - Parrish, Garland C.
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    Nathaniel Prentiss Banks papers, 1829-1911 United States representative, governor of Massachusetts, and army officer. Family and general correspondence, diaries and notebooks, letterbooks, military papers, speeches and writings, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, and miscellany relating chiefly to Banks’s political career and as an army officer during the Civil War.
    • Contributor: Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss
    • Date: 1829
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    Elbridge Gerry papers, 1772-1901 United States vice president, delegate to the Continental Congress, and United States representative from and governor of Massachusetts. Chiefly correspondence relating to various aspects of Gerry's public career, including his memberships in the Massachusetts General Court and Provincial Congress (where he was active on committees of correspondence, safety, and supply during the Revolution), service in the Continental Congress and the U.S. House of Representatives, ...
    • Contributor: Gerry, Elbridge
    • Date: 1772
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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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    1891, Oct.
    • Date: 1891-10-01

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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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    Alexander Hamilton papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, speeches, writings, legal and financial records, printed matter, and other papers relating to Hamilton's personal life and public career, especially his service as an aide to George Washington during the Revolutionary War, his participation in the U.S. Continental Congress and the Constitutional Convention, his service as U.S. secretary of the treasury, his New York law practice, and his service as inspector general of ...
    • Contributor: Hamilton, Alexander - First Church in Albany