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    Hamilton Fish papers, 1732-1914 Congressman, senator, governor, and secretary of state. Correspondence, journals, diaries, subject files, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Fish's service as secretary of state under Ulysses S. Grant, as a member of Congress, and governor of New York.
    • Contributor: Fish, Hamilton
    • Date: 1732
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    Fred Kenelm Nielsen papers, 1881-1961 Diplomat, soldier, lawyer, and educator. General and official correspondence, memoranda, interdepartmental letters, writings, and miscellaneous material relating primarily to American relations with England, Egypt, Mexico, and Turkey, claims arbitration, the Monetary and Economic Conference of 1933, and Nielsen's service as solicitor for the State Department.
    • Contributor: Nielsen, Fred Kenelm
    • Date: 1881
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    Andrew Stevenson and J.W. Stevenson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, speeches, legal records, account book, printed matter, and other papers of Andrew Stevenson and his son, J.W. Stevenson. Papers of Andrew Stevenson document his service as U.S. minister to Great Britain and relate primarily to U.S. foreign relations with Great Britain. Subjects include the Caroline affair (1837-1838), negotiations for the settlement of the northeastern boundary between the U.S. and Canada, and the ascendancy ...
    • Contributor: Stevenson, Andrew - Stevenson, J. W. (John White)
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    John Hay papers, 1783-1999 Statesman, diplomat, historian, journalist, and poet. Correspondence and letterbooks, speeches, diaries, notebooks, scrapbooks, and memoranda, mainly for the years 1897-1905 when Hay served as United States ambassador to Great Britain and United States secretary of state. Earlier papers deal with his legal, literary, and journalistic activities and with his service as assistant secretary to Abraham Lincoln. Includes correspondence of his wife, Clara Louise Stone ...
    • Contributor: Hay, John
    • Date: 1783
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    Carnegie Institution of Washington reproductions collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly transcriptions and copies of documents in foreign archives and personal collections relating primarily to the history of the United States, especially the early Spanish period, and to British ministers to the U.S. from 1791 to 1812. Subjects include European treaties; Yucatan, Mexico; John C. Calhoun; and John White. Includes notes of Carnegie Institution members Francis S. Philbrick and Reuben Gold Thwaites. Collected for ...
    • Contributor: Carnegie Institution of Washington
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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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    Sir Augustus John Foster papers, 1794-1844 British minister to the United States. Diaries, correspondence, and notes concerning Foster's assignment as a British diplomat to Washington, D.C., prior to the War of 1812, Naples (capital of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies), and Turin (capital of the Kingdom of Sardinia).
    • Contributor: Foster, Augustus John, Sir - Foster, Augustus John
    • Date: 1794
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    John Leeds Bozman family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, writings, notebooks, family papers, scrapbooks, and other papers primarily of John Leeds Bozman, John Bozman Kerr, John Leeds Kerr, and other members of the allied Bozman, Goldsborough, Kerr, Leeds, and Richardson families. Documents political, legal, and financial developments in the early history of Maryland, particularly the Eastern Shore. Includes John Leeds Bozman's poetry, political notebooks and a scrapbook of John Leeds Kerr, John ...
    • Contributor: Bozman, John Leeds - Kerr, John Bozman - Kerr, John Leeds - Richardson, Daniel - Richardson, Ruth
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    Bernadotte Everly Schmitt papers, 1868-1970 Educator, historian, and author. Correspondence, research notes, scrapbooks, writings and lectures, bibliographies, and printed matter relating principally to Schmitt's studies in modern European diplomatic history, especially his work on the outbreak of World War I.
    • Contributor: Schmitt, Bernadotte Everly
    • Date: 1868
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    J. O. Halliwell-Phillipps collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Bills, accounts, and inventories illustrating the history of prices in England between the years 1650 and 1750 compiled by Halliwell-Phillipps for an unfinished work on the history of prices. Volume 55 of the collection titled, Some Account of a Collection of Several Thousand Bills, Accounts, and Inventories, Illustrating the History of Prices Between the Years 1650 and 1750, was printed for private circulation in ...
    • Contributor: Halliwell-Phillipps, J. O. (James Orchard)
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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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    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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    Edgar Stanton Maclay papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly essays on naval topics including sea power in World War I, women in the U.S. Navy, and early American naval history. Includes a reproduction of a 1782 print of the British dreadnought Mediator.
    • Contributor: Maclay, Edgar Stanton
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    Richmond Pearson Hobson papers, 1889-1966 Naval officer and United States representative from Alabama. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, lectures, articles, reports, notes, analyses, naval orders, press clippings, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Hobson's naval career and to his efforts on behalf of prohibition, restrictions on international drug trafficking, and opposition to the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration.
    • Contributor: Hobson, Richmond Pearson
    • Date: 1889
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    Joshua Coit correspondence, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Letters from Coit to his wife Nancy, his eldest son Robert, and Charles Bulkeley, all of New London, Conn., chiefly written in Philadelphia, Penn., while Coit was serving in Congress as a Federalist representative from Connecticut, 1793-1798. Subjects include a dinner with President George Washington, levees for Martha Washington, politics, the prospect of war with Great Britain, the XYZ Affair, an altercation between fellow ...
    • Contributor: Coit, Joshua
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    John Richardson Latimer papers, 1679-1906 Merchant and business agent, trading in opium and other commodities while residing in Canton, China; native of Wilmington, Del. Correspondence, account books, orders, bills of lading, ledgers, daybooks, cashbooks, invoices, bills, receipts, and similar business papers on the China trade and related dealings in India, England, Turkey, and elsewhere, chiefly 1824-1833, when Latimer resided in Canton and traded in opium and other products.
    • Contributor: Latimer, John Richardson
    • Date: 1679
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    Ira Eaker papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Part I of the collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, diaries, notes of appointments, minutes of meetings, speeches, articles, book drafts, notes, reports, accounts, press releases, scrapbooks, printed material, maps, drawings, and other papers chiefly documenting Eaker's military career in the aeronautical section of the U.S. Army (under several names: U.S. Army Air Service, 1918-1926, U.S. Army Air Corps, 1926-1942, and U.S. Army Air Forces, ...
    • Contributor: Eaker, Ira
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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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    Richard L. Strout papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, notes, research material, military records, financial records, awards, and other papers relating chiefly to Strout's association as a journalist with the Christian Science Monitor, the New Republic, and other publications. Includes Strout (Stroud) family correspondence and diaries recording Strout's trips to England, Ireland, and Scotland in the early 1920s. Correspondents include James MacGregor Burns, Saville R. Davis, William H. Stringer, ...
    • Contributor: Strout, Richard L. (Richard Lee)
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    Leighton W. Rogers papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diary (1916 September-1919 April), autobiographical sketch, writings, obituaries, scrapbooks, and a map documenting Rogers's studies at Dartmouth College (1912-1916); experiences in Saint Petersburg, Russia, as an employee of the National City Bank of New York (1916-1918); service as an intelligence officer in Great Britain and France for the American Expeditionary Forces (1918-1919), as a trade commissioner in Europe (1921-1926) representing the Aeronautics Trade ...
    • Contributor: Rogers, Leighton W. (Leighton William)
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    Samuel F. B. Morse Papers at the Library of Congress, 1793-1919 Approximately 6,500 items from the Samuel F. B. Morse Papers in the Manuscript Division at the Library of Congress have been digitized, including correspondence, diaries, printed matter, maps, drawings and miscellany. These document Morse's invention of the electromagnetic telegraph, his participation in the development of telegraph systems in the United States and abroad, his career as a painter, his family life, his travels, and ...
    • Contributor: Morse, Samuel Finley Breese - Clausing, Ludwig

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    James McHenry papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, financial papers, and other papers relating to McHenry's service as U.S. 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. Subjects include Indian affairs, frigate construction, fortification of ports and harbors, defense of the frontier, army regulations, and ...
    • Contributor: McHenry, James
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    Roger Welles papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, journals, article and speech file, orders to duty, newspaper clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Welles's service as director of the U.S. Office of Naval Intelligence; commander of the U.S. Navy Asiatic Fleet, U.S. Navy Atlantic Fleet, and U.S. Naval Forces, Europe; and special representative for the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, Ill., 1893. Subjects include exploration of the Orinoco ...
    • Contributor: Welles, Roger - Welles, Harriet Ogden Deen
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    W. Averell Harriman papers, 1869-1988 Diplomat, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and politician. Correspondence, memoranda, family papers, business records, diplomatic accounts, speeches, statements and writings, photographs, and other papers documenting Harriman's career in business, finance, politics, and public service, particularly during the Franklin Roosevelt, Truman, Kennedy, Johnson, and Carter presidential administrations.
    • Contributor: Harriman, W. Averell (William Averell) - Harriman, W. Averell
    • Date: 1869