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    W. Morgan Shuster papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diary (1911-1912), scrapbooks (1900-1923; 10 volumes), certificates, and other papers documenting Shuster's diplomatic career as treasurer-general and financial advisor for Persia (1911-1912) and his earlier posts in the customs service in Cuba (1899-1901) and as insular collector of customs in Manila and member of the Philippine Commission (1901-1909). Correspondents include William H. Taft and Woodrow Wilson and Shusterfamily members. Also includes an unpublished ...

    • Contributor: Shuster, W. Morgan
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    Kermit Roosevelt and Belle Roosevelt papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, subject files, business and financial records, printed matter, photographs, and other papers reflecting the Roosevelts' social, personal, and business activities. Topics include Kermit Roosevelt's years at Groton School; 1909 hunting expedition to Africa with his father, President Theodore Roosevelt, and 1925 hunting expedition to Central Asia and India; shipping concerns, especially Kerr Steamship Company, Roosevelt Steamship Company, and United States Lines ...

    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Kermit - Roosevelt, Archibald - Roosevelt, Belle - Wharton, Edith
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    Charles Fahy papers, 1857-1985

    Jurist, lawyer, United States solicitor general, and United States delegate to the United Nations. Diaries, correspondence, legal case files, subject files, speeches and writings, and other papers. Primarily related to Fahy's service on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Other papers relate to Fahy's role as an advisor and representative of the presidential administrations of Franklin D. Roosevelt, ...

    • Contributor: Fahy, Charles
    • Date: 1857
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    Joseph Stanley-Brown papers, 1730-1941

    Presidential secretary, civil servant, and banker. Correspondence, family papers, notes, reports, briefs, printed material, and miscellany relating to Stanley-Brown's genealogical studies, his service as private secretary to Presidents James A. Garfield and Chester Alan Arthur, and career in diplomacy and business.

    • Contributor: Stanley-Brown, Joseph
    • Date: 1730
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    Henry White papers, 1812-1931

    Diplomat. Correspondence, business records, conference proceedings, bulletins, memoranda, and notes relating to White’s career in the foreign service and as a member of the American Commission to Negotiate Peace.

    • Contributor: White, Henry
    • Date: 1812
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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
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    John Hay papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, diaries, speeches, notebooks, scrapbooks, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Hay's service as U.S. ambassador to Great Britain and U.S. secretary of state under Presidents William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt. Earlier papers deal with his years as U.S. assistant secretary in the Abraham Lincoln presidential administration; work as a lawyer in Springfield, Ill.; years with the New York Tribune; and ...

    • Contributor: Hay, John
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    Grant Richards collection of A.E. Housman material, 1898-1947

    British author and publisher. Correspondence, manuscripts, typescripts, galley and page proofs, newspaper clippings, printed material, and musical scores pertaining primarily to Richards's biography of A. E. Housman.

    • Contributor: Richards, Grant
    • Date: 1898
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    Sir Thomas Phillipps collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Manuscript materials formerly a part of Sir Thomas Phillipps's collection relating chiefly to various aspects of the colonial history of British North America and the West Indies. Documents the administration of the colonies by the British government. Of particular note are papers relating to the British Board of Trade and Sir William Blathwayt; letterbooks of George Macartney while governor of the Caribbean Islands; English ...

    • Contributor: Phillipps, Thomas
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    Thomas Capek collection of materials relating to Czechoslovakia and Czech Americans, 1619-1953

    Correspondence, memoranda, journals, writings, printed matter, maps, photographs, and other papers assembled during Capek's research on the immigration, organizations, institutions, and activities of Czech Americans. Also includes material concerning Czechoslovakia, Czechs in Great Britain, Slavic Americans, and Slovak Americans.

    • Contributor: Capek, Thomas
    • Date: 1619
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    W.A. Croffut papers, 1774-1933

    Author, editor, and poet. Correspondence, writings, minutes, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellaneous items pertaining chiefly to Croffut's publications, activities with the Anti-Imperialist League, and the presidential campaign of 1900. Includes material relating to Ethan Allen Hitchcock, copies of correspondence with Sophia Amelia Peabody Hawthorne, wife of Nathaniel Hawthorne, journals of Henry Alfred Robbins, letters of John Quincy Adams and Jefferson Davis, and autograph material.

    • Contributor: Croffut, W. A. (william Augustus) - Croffut, W. A.
    • Date: 1774
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    William Henry Whiting family papers, 1731-1952

    Naval officer. Genealogical data, eighteenth-century documents including letters, bills of sale, and a petition, and other material primarily concerning the Whiting family in Great Britain and the United States and the family’s relationship to George Washington.

    • Contributor: Whiting, William Henry
    • Date: 1731
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    Joseph Edward Davies papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journals, writings, speeches, subject files, newspaper diaries, biographical material, family papers, financial records, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to foreign affairs with emphasis on American-Soviet relations. The papers document Davies's career as chairman of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (1915-1916), U.S. ambassador to the Soviet Union (1936-1938) and to Belgium and Luxembourg (1938-1939), as special presidential envoy for Franklin D. ...

    • Contributor: Davies, Joseph Edward
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    Joshua Coit correspondence, 1792-1798

    Lawyer, state legislator, and United States representative. Letters from Coit to his wife Nancy, to his son Robert, and to Charles Bulkeley, all of New London, Connecticut. Most were written in Philadelphia while Coit served as a representative in the United States Congress from 1793 to 1798. Many of the letters are accompanied by typed transcripts.

    • Contributor: Coit, Joshua
    • Date: 1792
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    Thomas F. Bayard papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, financial records, legal papers, scrapbooks, printed material, photographs, and other papers primarily relating to Bayard's career as U.S. senator from Delaware (1869-1885), U.S. secretary of state (1885-1889), and U.S. ambassador to Great Britain (1893-1897) during the Cleveland administrations. Pertains to real estate and financial matters, national politics, the Fitz-John Porter case, Samoan Islands, fisheries and sealing questions, the Venezuelan boundary ...

    • Contributor: Bayard, Thomas F. (thomas Francis)
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    John Wills Greenslade papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, reports, speeches and writings, subject files, dispatches, contracts, blueprints, charts, maps, tables, scrapbooks, clippings, photographs, and other papers relating to Greenslade's career in the U.S. Navy from the Spanish-American War through World War II. Documents his service on the faculty at the U.S. Naval Academy (1914-1917), as chief of staff of a battle fleet division during the North Sea mine barrage ...

    • Contributor: Greenslade, John Wills
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    James Monroe Papers

    The James Monroe Papers at the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress consist of approximately 5,200 items dating from 1758 to 1839. Monroe (1758–1831) was the fifth president of the United States, and one of 23 presidents whose papers are at the Library of Congress. Monroe's papers document his presidency and also his prior careers as secretary of state, secretary of war, delegate ...

    • Contributor: Monroe, James

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    John Fairfield correspondence, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Principally letters from Fairfield to members of his family in Saco, Me., while he served as governor and in the U.S. Congress relating to political affairs in Maine and the United States, the administration of James K. Polk, the boundary dispute between Maine and Canada leading to the Aroostook War and the Webster-Ashburton Treaty in 1842, and dueling in Congress. Includes material relating to ...

    • Contributor: Fairfield, John
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    Robert Worth Bingham papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, financial records, appointment books, clippings, scrapbooks, and other papers relating primarily to Bingham's service as ambassador to Great Britain. Subjects include war debt negotiations; Monetary and Economic Conference, London, Eng., 1933; London Naval Conference, 1935-1936; invasion of Ethiopia (Italo-Ethiopian War, 1935-1936); the gold standard and other monetary and tariff issues; disarmament; world politics including the rising influence of Japan; political leaders ...

    • Contributor: Bingham, Robert Worth
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    Richard Olney papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, drafts of speeches and articles, reports, subject files, legal records, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers relating primarily to Olney's activities as U.S. attorney general and secretary of state during Grover Cleveland's presidential administration. Also includes material pertaining to his Boston, Mass., law practice. Subjects include pre-World War I American foreign policy; canal through Nicaragua or Panama; Democratic Party politics; ...

    • Contributor: Olney, Richard - James, Henry
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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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    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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    David Ogilvy papers, 1935-1966

    Advertising executive. Correspondence, advertising proposals, market research reports, speeches, writings, and printed matter relating primarily to Ogilvy's advertising career as an executive and businessman

    • Contributor: Ogilvy, David
    • Date: 1935
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    William Henry Whiting family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, petition, bills of sale, newspaper clippings, printed matter, steel engravings, tintypes, photographs, and other papers chiefly concerning Whiting family genealogy in Great Britain and the United States and the family's relationship to George Washington. Includes a photograph album illustrating some aspects of his command of the training ship USS Saratoga (Sloop-of-war).

    • Contributor: Whiting, William Henry
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Orderly book of the 66th (Berkshire) Regiment of Foot, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    AMs orderly book of the British 66th (Berkshire) Regiment of Foot while stationed in Haiti during the expedition against the French in the West Indies. Written at headquarters, Port-au-Prince, and elsewhere. There apparently is some evidence to suggest that the volume is written in the hand of the British commander-in-chief, General Sir Ralph Abercromby.

    • Contributor: Great Britain. Army. Regiment of Foot, 66th (berkshire)
    • Date: 1796