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    Marquis de Lafayette papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, letterbooks, writings, speeches, reports, minutes, notes, military records, financial and legal documents, family papers, broadsides, and other papers relating chiefly to the marquis's military, political, and private life, as well as to French and American history of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Subjects include Lafayette's involvement in the American Revolution and in the French revolutions of 1789 and 1830, his imprisonment ...
    • Contributor: Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier - Jarnac, Charles Rosalie De Rohan-Chabot - Jarnac, Louis Charles Guillaume De Rohan-Chabot - Jarnac, Philippe-Ferdinand-Auguste De Rohan-Chabot - Lafayette, Georges Washington Louis Gilbert Du Motier - Lafayette, Marie Adrienne De Noailles - La Fayette, Michel Louis Christophe Roch Gilbert Motier - Lasteyrie Du Saillant, Adrien-Jules - Lasteyrie Du Saillant, Louis - Lasteyrie Du Saillant, Olivia De Rohan-Chabot - Lasteyrie Du Saillant, Virginie Du Motier De La Fayette - La Tour-Maubourg, Anastasie Du Motier De La Fayette - Périer, Natalie Du Motier De La Fayette
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    Joseph Hodges Choate papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, letterbooks, addresses, lectures, legal memoranda, scrapbooks, printed matter, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Choate's service as U.S. ambassador to Great Britain, law practice in New York, N.Y., student days at Harvard University, and charitable work in New York; and to Choate family affairs. Documents his service as delegate to the International Peace Conference at the Hague, Netherlands, in 1907; chairman of ...
    • Contributor: Choate, Joseph Hodges
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    Howard-von Recum family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Diaries and correspondence relating primarily to the diplomatic career of Sir Henry Howard and documenting his postings in China; Denmark; France; Greece; Guatemala; Hague, Netherlands; Russia; the United States; and the Vatican during World War I. Includes correspondence and diaries, interleaved with photographs, clippings, and ephemera, of his daughter, Marie Ernestine Howard von Recum (also known as Da) pertaining to her years as a ...
    • Contributor: Howard, Henry - Von Recum, Marie Ernestine Howard
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    Puerto Rican memorial collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly papers collected by Alice Bache Gould relating to the history of Puerto Rico together with her own correspondence, writings, and bibliographic material. Includes papers of Rufo Manuel Fernández Carballido, priest and professor of logic and metaphysics, consisting of notes and essays on science, religion, and education in Puerto Rico and a journal (1837) of his trip to the United States; papers of Román ...
    • Contributor: Baldorioty De Castro, Román - Betances, Ramón Emeterio - Fernández Carballido, Rufo Manuel - Gould, Alice Bache - O'reilly, Alejandro
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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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    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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    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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    Waldemar Gurian papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, notes, writings by Gurian and others, newspaper clippings, reviews of his books, and other papers documenting Gurian's career after his arrival in the United States to become a professor of political science at the University of Notre Dame. Topics include bolshevism, totalitarianism, Nazi Germany, the Soviet Union, contemporary Catholicism in France, and Catholic writers and intellectuals. Also includes material relating to a newsletter, ...
    • Contributor: Gurian, Waldemar - Hürten, Heinz
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    John G. Nicolay papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, research notes, notebooks, scrapbooks, and other papers relating chiefly to Nicolay's public career particularly his tenure as secretary to President Abraham Lincoln and to his numerous literary activities including his works on Lincoln. Also documents his service as U.S. consul, Paris, France, and U.S. Supreme Court marshal. Includes papers of his daughter, Helen Nicolay. Correspondents include John Bigelow, Anson Burlingame, Simon Cameron, Schuyler ...
    • Contributor: Nicolay, John G. (John George) - Nicolay, Helen
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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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    Samuel Smith family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, letterbooks, military and political papers, notebooks, diaries, financial and legal papers, writings, printed matter, and other papers. Papers (1772-1850) of Samuel Smith relate to such topics as affairs of the U.S. Senate, public finance and the Bank of the United States, trade and tariffs, relations with Great Britain and France, Fort McHenry and the defense of Baltimore during the War of 1812, and ...
    • Contributor: Smith, Samuel - Smith, John Spear - Smith, Robert
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    James G. Harbord papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, personal diary, confidential cables, administrative memoranda of General John J. Pershing, records of conversations, clippings, scrapbooks, operation maps, barrage charts, sketches, a portrait, and other papers pertaining to Harbord's service in the U.S. Army. Pertains primarily to his service as Pershing's chief of staff during World War I; commander of a marine brigade during the battle of Chateau-Thierry, France, in 1918; commander of ...
    • Contributor: Harbord, James G. (James Guthrie) - United States. Army. Division, 2nd.
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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 E.
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    J. Thomas Schneider papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, treaties, writings, maps, and other papers relating chiefly to Schneider's service as personal aide to General John J. Pershing, commander-in-chief of the American Expeditionary Forces in Europe during and after World War I. Includes fragments of Pershing's diary (1921-1922) edited by Schneider; maps of the Meuse-Argonne and St. Mihiel campaigns and other French sites on the Western Front during World War ...
    • Contributor: Schneider, J. Thomas (John Thomas) - Pershing, John J. (John Joseph)
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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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    Elmer Holmes Davis papers, 1865-1957 Author, journalist, news analyst, and government official. Correspondence, manuscripts of articles and early pieces of fiction, subject file, radio scripts, biographical material, lectures and speeches, and photographs relating to Davis's career.
    • Contributor: Davis, Elmer Holmes
    • Date: 1865
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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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    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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    Reid family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, subject files, office files, financial records, household and estate records, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers of the Reid family relating chiefly to newspaper publishing and public affairs. Papers of Whitelaw Reid (1837-1912) consist of correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, speeches, articles, reports, biographer's notes, scrapbooks, printed matter, photographs, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Reid's ambassadorship to Great Britain and to extradition and ...
    • Contributor: Reid, Elisabeth Mills - Reid, Helen Rogers - Reid, Ogden Mills - Reid, Whitelaw - Reid Foundation
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    Rhoda Bubendey Métraux papers, 1905-1980 Anthropologist and author. Correspondence, lectures and writings, field notes and notebooks, reports, proposals, minutes, programs, interview transcripts, questionnaires, statistical analyses, drawings, photographs, financial records, and printed matter pertaining to Métraux's career as an anthropologist and her professional and personal relationship with anthropologist Margaret Mead.
    • Contributor: Métraux, Rhoda Bubendey - Métraux, Rhoda
    • Date: 1905
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    Samuel Smith family papers, 1772-1911 Army officer and statesman. Correspondence, letterbooks, military and political papers, and miscellaneous material relating to Samuel Smith's forty years in Congress, his military career, and the history and politics of Maryland. Includes papers relating to John Spear Smith, Robert Smith, and other Smith family members.
    • Contributor: Smith, Samuel
    • Date: 1772
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    Duff Green papers, 1716-1883 Journalist, politician, entrepreneur, and industrial promoter. Correspondence, writings, maps, and printed matter reflecting Green’s political service and views on Southern culture.
    • Contributor: Green, Duff
    • Date: 1716
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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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    Charles Pelot Summerall papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, writings, reports, orders, printed matter, maps, charts, photographs, and other papers relating to Summerall's military and academic career. Relates primarily to Summerall's World War I service as field commander of the U.S. Army's 1st Division and other American Expeditionary Forces units in France. Also documents his presidency of Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, Charleston, S.C.; political activity in ...
    • Contributor: Summerall, Charles Pelot
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    Noel Francis Parrish papers, 1894-1987 Air force general and university professor. Correspondence, speeches and writings, academic and military files, family papers, photographs and slides, and other papers documenting Parrish's military and academic careers, including 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.
    • Contributor: Parrish, Noel Francis
    • Date: 1894