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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
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1894
  • Albert Jeremiah Beveridge collection of John Marshall papers, 1776-1844

    Lawyer and chief justice of the Supreme Court. Correspondence, a journal, account books, and other papers primarily gathered by Albert Jeremiah Beveridge for his research on John Marshall.

    • Contributor: Beveridge, Albert Jeremiah - Beveridge, Albert J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1776
  • William Sowden Sims papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, writings, notes, reports, military orders, biographical material, clippings, and other papers primarily documenting Sims's naval career and his work relating to naval reforms. Documents activities as an intelligence officer on the USS Charleston (Cruiser) at the China Station (1895-1896); naval attaché in Paris, Madrid, and Saint Petersburg (1896-1900); and commander of U.S. naval forces in Europe during World War I. Subjects include ...

    • Contributor: Sims, William Sowden - Sims, Anne Hitchcock
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • David Glasgow Farragut papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterbooks, biographical file, invitations, and other papers relating primarily to Farragut's naval activities, especially his role in the protection of American interests in Mexico during the pre-Civil War period. Topics include the USS Boxer (Brig), USS Erie (Sloop of war), naval ordnance, U.S. minister to Mexico Robert M. McLane, and the war between France and Mexico. Correspondents include James Barron, Charles Baudin, John ...

    • Contributor: Farragut, David Glasgow
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1805
  • William Eustis papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly incoming correspondence from Eustis's years as U.S. secretary of war and minister to Holland. Subjects include the Burr-Clinton controversy, the Louisiana Purchase, Indian affairs, the war between England and France, and relations between the U.S. and the Netherlands. Also includes papers of Eustis's father Benjamin, his wife Caroline Langdon Eustis, and other family members, legal documents, and other papers. Correspondents include John Quincy ...

    • Contributor: Eustis, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Carl Spaatz papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Part I of the Spaatz papers consists of correspondence, diaries, cables, reports, research notes, typescripts of articles and speeches, flight records, personnel file, and miscellaneous papers spanning from 1910 to 1953 and chiefly for the period 1942-1948. Includes material relating to Spaatz's tenure as commander in chief of the U.S. Strategic Air Forces in Europe (1944) and in Japan (1945), as commanding general of ...

    • Contributor: Spaatz, Carl - Eaker, Ira - Hopper, Bruce C. (Bruce Campbell)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Riggs family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Family and business correspondence, diaries, writings, financial records, biographical and genealogical papers, printed matter, and other papers of Riggs family members. Includes papers of Elisha Riggs (1779-1853) relating to family affairs, travel in Europe, sales of land in Illinois, and the development of his New York mercantile business; papers of Elisha Riggs, Jr. (1826-1881) relating to travel in Great Britain, the firm of Corcoran ...

    • Contributor: Riggs, Elisha - Riggs, Elisha Francis - Riggs, George Washington - Riggs, Romulus - Riggs, Thomas - Riggs, T. Lawrason (Thomas Lawrason) - Riggs, William Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Burton Egbert Stevenson papers, 1900-1951

    Anthologist, author, and librarian. Correspondence with poets and other writers, comments on the origin of quotations, obscure biographical data on literary figures, and negotiations with publishers relating to the compilation of Stevenson's anthologies. Includes correspondence and administrative files from his service as European representative of the American Library Association, including material on the American Library in Paris, founded in 1918. Also contains drafts and ...

    • Contributor: Stevenson, Burton Egbert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1900
  • William D. Leahy papers, 1897-1959

    Naval officer, diplomat, and governor of Puerto Rico. Diaries, correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating to Leahy's naval and diplomatic career.

    • Contributor: Leahy, William D.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1897
  • Puerto Rican memorial collection, 1519-1923

    Researcher. Chiefly papers collected by Alice Bache Gould relating to the history of Puerto Rico together with her own correspondence, writings, and bibliographic material.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1519
  • 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
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1905
  • 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
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • David Glasgow Farragut papers, 1816-1869

    Naval officer. Correspondence, letterbooks, biographical file, invitations, and other material relating primarily to Farragut's naval activities, especially his role in the protection of American interests in Mexico during the pre-Civil War period.

    • Contributor: Farragut, David Glasgow
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1816
  • William Short papers, 1778-1853

    Secretary to President Thomas Jefferson, diplomat, and landowner. Diplomatic, financial, and personal correspondence, financial and business papers, memorabilia, and other papers relating to Short's activities as secretary to Jefferson, his diplomatic missions, and business interests.

    • Contributor: Short, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1778
  • Rayford Whittingham Logan papers, 1925-1982

    Historian and educator. Correspondence, diaries, and biographical material documenting Logan's concern with racial inequality and his career as an historian of Africans and African Americans.

    • Contributor: Logan, Rayford Whittingham
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1925
  • Charles E. Bohlen papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, lectures, writings, notes, research material, interviews, subject files, appointment books, photograph albums, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Bohlen's diplomatic career. Includes drafts of his book Witness to History, 1929-1969 (1973) and speeches given by Bohlen during his ambassadorships to France, the Philippines, and the Soviet Union on subjects such as foreign policy and relations between the U.S. and Soviet Union. ...

    • Contributor: Bohlen, Charles E. (Charles Eustis)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Charles Henry Fromuth papers, 1884-1937

    Artist. Diaries, autobiographical manuscripts, miscellaneous personal documents, newspaper clippings, exhibition catalogs, receipts, paint palettes and other papers relating principally to Fromuth's life and work as an American expatriate artist living in France.

    • Contributor: Fromuth, Charles Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1884
  • James McHenry papers, 1775-1862

    United States secretary of war, member of the Continental Congress from Maryland, Continental Army officer, and physician. Correspondence, financial records, diary, and other papers relating to McHenry's service as United States secretary of war in the administrations of George Washington and John Adams; and as a Continental Army officer, particularly as secretary to George Washington and on the staff of the Marquis de Lafayette.

    • Contributor: McHenry, James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1775
  • 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
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Reid family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, financial records, office files, household and estate records, subject files, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellaneous papers relating to newspaper publishing and public affairs of the Reid family. Whitelaw Reid papers consist of correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, manuscripts of speeches and articles, reports, scrapbooks, printed matter, biographer's notes, photographs, and memorabilia particularly relating to Reid's ambassadorship to Great Britain and to extradition and commercial treaties ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Archibald Roosevelt papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, intelligence reports, notes, academic notebooks, scrapbooks, printed matter, maps, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to Roosevelt's service as a U.S. Army intelligence officer stationed in Algeria, Iran, Iraq, Morocco, and Tunisia during and immediately after World War II. Includes his observations on Arab nationalism and politics, Arab discontent with French colonial administration in North Africa, Soviet influence in the Iranian province ...

    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Archibald
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Philip C. Jessup papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Family and general correspondence, reports and memoranda, speeches and writings, subject files, legal papers, newspaper clippings and other papers pertaining chiefly to Jessup's work with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Institute of Pacific Relations, U.S. Dept. of State, United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, and International Court of Justice. Includes material relating to his World War I service in Spartanburg, S.C., and in ...

    • Contributor: Jessup, Philip C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection