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    Joseph Hodges Choate papers, 1745-1929 Lawyer, author, and diplomat. Correspondence, letterbooks, addresses, lectures, legal memoranda, memorabilia, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Choate's student days at Harvard University, his law practice in New York, his charitable work, and his diplomatic career.
    • Contributor: Choate, Joseph Hodges
    • Date: 1745
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    Matthew Fontaine Maury papers, 1825-1960 Naval officer and oceanographer. Correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, journals, speeches, articles, and other writings, notebooks, electrical experiment book, charts, and printed material relating chiefly to Maury's naval career, scientific activities and interests, service as a Confederate agent in England, and work as an immigration official for Southern expatriates in Mexico, and to the Maury (Morey) family.
    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Date: 1825
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    Jonathan D. Meredith papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Family and general correspondence, legal files, financial records, and other papers relating to Meredith's associations with the Savings Bank of Baltimore and the Bank of the United States. Subjects include the banking and commerce, mineral resources, and transportation systems in Maryland. Other subjects include the War of 1812; foreign and domestic trade; shipping and trade with Europe and South America; South America; impeachment proceedings ...
    • Contributor: Meredith, Jonathan D.
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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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    Reid family papers, 1795-1970 Journalists and newspaper publishers. Correspondence, financial records, office files, household and estate records, subject files, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellaneous papers related to newspaper publishing and public affairs.
    • Date: 1795
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    Kermit Roosevelt and Belle Roosevelt papers, 1725-1975 Author, businessman, explorer, and soldier (Kermit Roosevelt). Businesswoman and social leader (Belle Roosevelt). Correspondence, diaries, family papers, speeches, writings, subject files, military records, business and financial records, photographs, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other material reflecting many aspects of the Roosevelts' social, personal, and business activities.
    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Kermit
    • Date: 1725
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    Caleb Cushing papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journals, writings, speeches, notes, notebooks, legal file, business papers, biographical material, newspaper clippings, printed material, maps, photographs, and other papers reflecting Cushing's role in national and international affairs of the mid-nineteenth century. Documents Cushing's service as U.S. representative from Massachusetts, commissioner to China, army officer in the War with Mexico, attorney general under Franklin Pierce, minister to Spain, and his work ...
    • Contributor: Cushing, Caleb
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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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    Great Britain. Board of Trade records, 1682-1786 Government agency. Reports, correspondence, orders, instructions, commissions, and other material relating to British overseas trade.
    • Contributor: Great Britain. Board of Trade
    • Date: 1682
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    Edgar Stanton Maclay papers, 1782-circa 1918 Author and historian. Chiefly essays on naval topics including sea power in World War I, women in the United States Navy, and early American naval history, including a reproduction of a 1782 print of the British dreadnought Mediator.
    • Contributor: Maclay, Edgar Stanton
    • Date: 1782
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    Joseph Stanley-Brown papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, reports, briefs, notes, family papers, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Stanley-Brown's service as private secretary to Presidents James A. Garfield and Chester Alan Arthur, work in connection with the arbitration between the U.S. and Great Britain over sealing in the Bering Sea and on the Pribilof Islands, and tenure as a superintendent in Alaska for the North American Commercial ...
    • Contributor: Stanley-Brown, Joseph
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    John M. Clayton papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, legal records, memoir of Clayton written by Robert Montgomery Bird, and newspaper clippings pertaining chiefly to Clayton's service as U.S. secretary of state, 1849-1850. Subjects include negotiations for the Clayton-Bulwer treaty of 1850 between the U.S. and Great Britain, Whig Party politics, and the Pea Patch Island controversy, 1819-1847, between Delaware and New Jersey. Correspondents include James A. Bayard; Thomas Hart Benton; Robert ...
    • Contributor: Clayton, John M. (John Middleton) - Bird, Robert Montgomery
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    Raymond Clapper papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, manuscripts of articles and books, notebooks, dispatches, releases, radio scripts, reports, reference files, pamphlets, promotional material, scrapbooks, clippings, memorabilia, and photographs. Chiefly reference material pertaining to the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration and World War II. Subjects include Clapper's book, Racketeering in Washington (1933), censorship, Clapper family, defense, elections, Germany, Great Britain, Gridiron Club, Warren G. Harding, Herbert Hoover, inaugurations, Japan, ...
    • Contributor: Clapper, Raymond
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    Riggs family papers, 1763-1945 Merchant and banking family of New York, New York, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C. Family and business correspondence, diaries, account books, writings, financial records, biographical and genealogical papers, printed materials, and other papers of Riggs family members.
    • Date: 1763
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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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    Nicholas Low papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Family and business correspondence; business and ship's papers; legal papers; accounts of voyages to Asia, Europe, and South America; and printed matter of Nicholas Low, merchant of Low & Wallace, New York, N.Y., and other Low family members. Includes correspondence with foreign merchants; Low's brother, Isaac Low (1735-1791); and Isaac Low's son, Isaac Low, a commissary-general in the British Army, pertaining to trade conditions, ...
    • Contributor: Low, Nicholas
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    West Florida collection, 1764-1848 Minutes, a letterbook, journals, claims, financial records, land records, and other records of West Florida as a British colony and a republic.
    • Date: 1764
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    William Pitt Fessenden papers, 1832-1878 United States. secretary of the treasury, United States representative and senator from Maine, and lawyer. Correspondence pertaining chiefly to Fessenden’s service on the Senate Finance Committee and as secretary of the treasury under Abraham Lincoln.
    • Contributor: Fessenden, William Pitt
    • Date: 1832
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    Gilbert Miller papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available The papers consist of theater production materials related to Miller's life and career that provide insights into his work as a manager, producer, and advocate for the theater. They include correspondence, photographs, contracts, scripts, speeches, scenic floor plans, scenic and costume renderings, clippings, programs, and other materials that convey Miller's theatrical influences, personal connections, and professional accomplishments.
    • Contributor: Miller, Gilbert
    • Date: 1916
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    John Richardson Latimer papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, account books, orders, bills of lading, ledgers, daybooks, cashbooks, invoices, bills, receipts, and other business records, when Latimer resided in Canton (Guangzhou), China, and traded in opium and other commodities. Relates to trade between merchants of China, England, India, Pacific area, and the U.S. Documents business transactions with John Perkins Cushing, William Thomas De Silva, Hormuzjee Dorabjee, Nathan Dunn, Hugh Matheson, Matthew C. ...
    • Contributor: Latimer, John Richardson
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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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    Louis McLane correspondence, 1795-1894 Lawyer, U.S. representative and senator from Delaware, diplomat, and cabinet officer. Correspondence primarily between McLane and members of his family relating to social life in Washington, D.C., his diplomatic duties, and national and congressional politics.
    • Contributor: McLane, Louis
    • Date: 1795
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    Richmond Pearson Hobson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, lectures, articles, reports, notes, analyses, 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. Documents Hobson's service during the Spanish-American War primarily pertaining to operations in Cuba and the Philippines; survey of Chinese, and Japanese, and ...
    • Contributor: Hobson, Richmond Pearson
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    Burl Ives collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available The collection primarily relates to Ives's career in radio and television, and on the concert stage. It includes articles, correspondence, press releases, promotional and publicity materials, photographs, clippings, scripts, financial and earnings information, and programs. The Biographical Materials series contains published and unpublished articles by and about Burl Ives. The Subject File series was maintained by Ives and has been kept in its original ...
    • Contributor: Ives, Burl - Ives (Burl) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1919