Search Manuscripts/Mixed Material

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    World War II prisoners of war letters, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Photostatic reproductions of letters written by U.S. military personnel interned in German and Japanese prisoner-of-war camps during World War II. Chiefly from prisoners of war held in Stalag Luft II and Stalag Luft III located in wartime Germany and prisoners interned in Timiș, Romania. Japanese camps include internment sites at Mukden and Shanghai, China; Fukuoka, Kawasaki-shi, Kōbe-shi, Ōmori (Tokyo), Osaka, Tokyo, and Zentsūji-shi, Japan;...
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    Henry T. Allen papers, 1806-1933 Army officer. Correspondence, diaries, writings, reports, military documents, photographs, printed matter, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous material relating mainly to Allen's military career.
    • Contributor: Allen, Henry T. (Henry Tureman) - Allen, Henry T.
    • Date: 1806
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    William Wirt papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, writings, reminiscences, clippings, and other papers pertaining primarily to the Wirt (Werth) family, a Southern slaveholding family. Topics include social life in Baltimore, Md., Richmond, Va., and Washington, D.C., Christian piety, and sickness and death in the Wirt family. Also includes material concerning the trial of Aaron Burr, legal work conducted by Wirt as U.S. district attorney, Richmond, Va., 1816, and as U.S....
    • Contributor: Wirt, William
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    Howard-von Recum family papers, 1869-1972 British diplomat. Diaries and correspondence relating primarily to the diplomatic career of Sir Henry Howard and documenting his postings at Hague, Netherlands, the Vatican during World War I, and in China, Denmark, France, Greece, Guatemala, Russia, and the United States, also including the diaries and correspondence of his daughter, Baroness Marie Ernestine Howard von Recum, and the correspondence of his other family members and...
    • Contributor: Howard, Henry, Sir - Howard, Henry
    • Date: 1843
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    Frank Kowalski papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, reports, military orders, patents, newspaper clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, drawings, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to Kowalski's career in the U.S. Army (1925-1958) and in the U.S. House of Representatives (1959-1963). Military files document his directorship of the Disarmament School, U.S. Army Forces in the European Theater, London, England (1944-1945) and the school's training of Allied and American officers...
    • Contributor: Kowalski, Frank
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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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    George Thomas Washington papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, speeches, writings, personal and office files, legal memoranda, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Washington's service as an attorney in the U.S. Dept. of Justice and as chief of U.S. lend-lease operations in the Middle East and head of American economic missions in Iran and Iraq during World War II. Subjects include the labor conditions of coal miners, price controls, congressional...
    • Contributor: Washington, George Thomas
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    William Smith Culbertson papers, 1897-1965 Diplomat, lawyer and professor of law. Correspondence, diaries, lecture notes, government documents, writings, memoranda, and scrapbooks relating to Culbertson's career as vice chairman of the U.S. Tariff Commission, minister to Romania, ambassador to Chile, chief of the military intelligence service in the War Department, member of the Planning Group of the Office of Strategic Services, and other duties during World War II. Includes papers...
    • Contributor: Culbertson, William Smith
    • Date: 1897
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    Katharine Amend Kellock papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, writings, project reports, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Kellock's work with the Federal Writers' Project where Kellock worked as editor of the American Guide Series. Includes material concerning her work with the U.S. Resettlement Administration and at the U.S. Department of State where she focused on German affairs, a biography of John Adams, the Council of Foreign Ministers, her dealings...
    • Contributor: Kellock, Katharine Amend - Kellock, Harold
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    Henry Harley Arnold papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, journals, notebooks, drafts and proofs of Arnold's memoirs, Global Mission (1949), articles, speeches, reports, orders, printed material, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to the development of military aeronautics in the United States and to aeronautical policies and events of World War II. Documents Arnold's service (1938-1946) as chief and commanding general of the United States Army Air Corps (later the U.S....
    • Contributor: Arnold, Henry Harley - Chamberlain, Jo Hubbard
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    Paul Field Sifton and Claire Sifton papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, writings, subject files, family papers, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to the Siftons' literary, labor, and governmental careers. Focuses on twentieth-century American social theater, the emergence of labor organizations as a political force, and legislative lobbying for farmers, labor, civil rights, full employment, and other social causes. Documents Paul Sifton's work with the U.S. Department of the Interior and the...
    • Contributor: Sifton, Paul Field - Sifton, Claire
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    Daniel Schorr papers, 1922-2006 Print and broadcast journalist. Broadcast scripts, articles and book production material, correspondence, speeches, and printed material relating to Schorr's career in journalism.
    • Contributor: Schorr, Daniel
    • Date: 1922
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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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    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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    Raymond Clapper papers, 1908-1962 Journalist. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries and writings, notebooks, dispatches, press releases, radio scripts, reports, printed matter, scrapbooks, promotional matter, photographs, and reference material chiefly pertaining to the New Deal and World War II.
    • Contributor: Clapper, Raymond
    • Date: 1908
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    Rodgers family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, journals, accounts, notebooks, military records, financial papers, biographical and genealogical material, scrapbook, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to John Rodgers's naval service and to family affairs. Documents Rodgers's command of the naval squadron in the Mediteranean Sea during the Tripolitan War and again in 1826-1827, his command of the New York Naval Shipyard and of the flotilla enforcing the...
    • Contributor: Macomb, Alexander - Macomb, Ann Minerva Rodgers - Macomb, Christina - Macomb, Nannie - Rodgers, John - Rodgers, Minerva Denison
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    George Biddle papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence; diaries; speeches; memoir; articles; sketchbooks; scrapbooks of clippings, announcements of exhibits, and reviews of Biddle's books; and other papers relating chiefly to his role in American art, his work for the federal support of art, and to the Federal Art Project, 1933. Includes material pertaining to Biddle's murals for the Mexican supreme court building and to his activities as chairman of the art...
    • Contributor: Biddle, George - Sardeau, Hélène
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    Emile Berliner collection, 1871-1965 Unpublished and published textual materials, photographs, sound recordings, scrapbooks, artifacts, and a motion picture documenting the life and work of the German-born immigrant to America who invented the gramophone, the flat disc recording, the radio microphone, acoustic tile, and an early version of the helicopter. Included are unpublished and experimental gramophone records dating from the 1890s, some of them featuring the voices of Berliner...
    • Contributor: Berliner, Emile
    • Date: 1871
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    Harold Leventhal papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly correspondence, case files, notebooks and notes, and office files documenting Leventhal's service as judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Also includes personal correspondence, files from the law firm Ginsburg and Leventhal, in Washington, D.C., speeches and writings, and other papers. Documents his service as visiting judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the 2nd...
    • Contributor: Leventhal, Harold
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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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    William Harrison Standley papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, speeches, writings, reports, naval orders, articles, news releases, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Standley's career in the U.S. Navy and as ambassador. Pertains chiefly to U.S. naval power in the 1930's; relations with Germany in 1940 and with the Soviet Union after World War II; and Standley's involvement in anti-Communist organizations in the 1950s. Includes drafts of Admiral Ambassador to...
    • Contributor: Standley, William Harrison
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    William Wirt papers, 1802-1858 Lawyer, politician, U. S. attorney general, and biographer. Correspondence, writings, and printed matter pertaining to Wirt’s family and career as a lawyer, politician, and author.
    • Contributor: Wirt, William
    • Date: 1802
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    Chandler P. Anderson papers, 1894-1953 Lawyer, advisor to the Department of State, and international arbitrator. Correspondence, diaries, informal records and notes of negotiations, typewritten and printed documents, and notes for articles and editorials relating mainly to Anderson's work as a specialist in international affairs and international negotiator.
    • Contributor: Anderson, Chandler P. (Chandler Parsons) - Anderson, Chandler P.
    • Date: 1894
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    Warren G. Harding-Carrie Fulton Phillips correspondence, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly letters written to Phillips by Warren G. Harding before and during his service as U.S. senator from Ohio as well as drafts of and notes for correspondence written by Phillips. Subjects include Harding's political activities and colleagues, Phillips's vocal support of Germany before and during World War I, and Harding's advice concerning the limits of free speech in wartime. Also includes congressional passes,...
    • Contributor: Phillips, Carrie Fulton - Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel)
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    Henry T. Allen papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, writings, reports, speeches, military documents, printed material, maps, drawings, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Allen's military career. Documents his service as a member of an Alaskan exploring party (1885-1886), organizer and chief of the Philippine Constabulary (1901-1907), member of the Mexican Punitive Expedition (1916-1917), commander of the 90th Division during World War I, and commander of the American occupation forces...
    • Contributor: Allen, Henry T. (Henry Tureman)