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    Herbert Bain Knowles papers, 1941-1945 Naval officer. Correspondence, orders to duty, subject files concerning invasion plans and occupation reports for Guam, Japan, Kwajalein Islands (Marshall Islands), Leyte Island (Philippines), Lingayen (Luzon, Philippines), Okinawa Island (Japan), Saipan (Northern Mariana Islands), and Tarawa Atoll (Kiribati), and printed matter relating to Knowles's service with the Amphibious Forces in the Pacific during World War II.
    • Contributor: Knowles, Herbert Bain
    • Date: 1941
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    Donald T. Giles papers, 1926-1982 United States Navy officer. Correspondence, notebooks, photographs, and printed matter chiefly documenting Giles's incarceration as a Japanese prisoner of war from 1941 to 1945.
    • Contributor: Giles, Donald T.
    • Date: 1926
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    George Kennan papers, 1840-1937 Explorer, author, journalist, and lecturer. Correspondence, family letters, notes and notebooks, articles, diaries, journals, clippings, lecture material, printed matter, memorabilia, autobiographical and biographical material, photographs, and maps relating particularly to Czarist Russia and Siberia, where Kennan made extensive explorations and prepared studies on social conditions, prisons, and the exile system.
    • Contributor: Kennan, George
    • Date: 1840
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    Ernest Joseph King papers, 1908-1966 Naval officer. Official and general correspondence, orders to duty, speech, article, and book file, memoranda, notes, printed material, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to King's activities as commander in chief of the U.S. Fleet and chief of naval operations during World War II.
    • Contributor: King, Ernest Joseph
    • Date: 1908
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    Francis R. Valeo papers, 1916-1987 Secretary of United States Senate and foreign affairs consultant. Correspondence, agenda, reports and other writings, subject and travel files, bibliographies, photographs, and other papers chiefly documenting Valeo's career as an East Asian specialist, foreign affairs advisor, and secretary of the United States Senate.
    • Contributor: Valeo, Francis R. (Francis Ralph) - Valeo, Francis R.
    • Date: 1916
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    Frances Hawks Cameron Burnett papers, 1818-1936 Author, poet, and wife of Charles Burnett, United States military attaché in Japan. Correspondence, subject files, speeches, poems and other writings in Japanese, newspaper clippings, printed materials, drawings, and memorabilia relating primarily to Burnett's associations and activities in Japan. Documents the founding of the Nippon Jindo Kai (Japan Humane Society), Burnett's work with the Nippon Renmei Shonendan (Boy Scouts of Japan), social life in ...
    • Contributor: Burnett, Frances Hawks Cameron
    • Date: 1818
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    Harold Raymond Wayne Benjamin papers, 1908-1972 Educator. Correspondence, subject files, speeches and writings, and other papers relating mainly to Benjamin’s career in the field of education.
    • Contributor: Benjamin, Harold Raymond Wayne
    • Date: 1908
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    Eleanor Lord Pray papers, 1894-1975 Member of a New England merchant family living in Vladivostok, Russia. Primarily letters written and received by Pray. Letters describe daily life, the city and its surroundings, and historic events.
    • Contributor: Pray, Eleanor Lord
    • Date: 1894
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    Lawrence E. Glendenin papers, 1935-2009 Nuclear chemist and co-discoverer of Promethium, element 61 on the periodic table of elements. Subject files, correspondence, writings, speeches, biographical material, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and awards documenting Glendenin's work on the Manhattan Project, the Bikini Scientific Resurvey, and his career at Argonne National Laboratory.
    • Contributor: Glendenin, Lawrence E. (Lawrence Elgin) - Glendenin, Lawrence E.
    • Date: 1935
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    Erwin F. Smith papers, 1876-1927 Plant pathologist. Diaries, correspondence, notes, literary manuscripts, and photographs relating primarily to his laboratory work and his employment at the Department of Agriculture.
    • Contributor: Smith, Erwin F. (Erwin Frink) - Smith, Erwin F.
    • Date: 1876
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    Philipp Franz von Siebold papers, 1609-1927 German physician, explorer, and scientist. Microfilm of correspondence, notes, memoranda, writings, reports, printed matter, and other papers consisting primarily of Siebold's notes and writings on the flora, fauna, geology, and meteorology of Japan, including observations and comments on its history, culture, customs, and languages. Also includes material relating to Korea and Taiwan.
    • Contributor: Siebold, Philipp Franz Von
    • Date: 1609
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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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    George M. Gould collection of Hearniana, 1877-1931 Physician and author. Correspondence, writings, and other material by and about Lafcadio Hearn collected by Gould.
    • Contributor: Gould, George M. (George Milbry) - Gould, George M.
    • Date: 1877
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    Horace Capron papers, 1834-1961 United States army officer and commissioner of agriculture. Correspondence, journals, biographical material, financial records, orders for agricultural equipment and supplies, printed matter, and photographs relating chiefly to Capron's role as agricultural adviser to the Japanese government in the agricultural development of Hokkaido.
    • Contributor: Capron, Horace
    • Date: 1834
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    Edward John Dorn papers, 1868-1936 Naval officer. Correspondence, diaries, orders to duty, speeches, notes, photographs, and printed materials pertaining to Dorn's naval cruises to Brazil, South Africa, Samoan Islands, Guam, and Japan, and to his experiences as governor of American Samoa and Guam, especially in regard to missionaries, schools, water supply, and immigrants.
    • Contributor: Dorn, Edward John
    • Date: 1868
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    Eli T. Sheppard papers, 1872-1924 Diplomat and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, notes, and printed matter pertaining primarily to Sheppard's work as a United States consul in Tienstin, China, and as an adviser in international law to the Japanese foreign office.
    • Contributor: Sheppard, Eli T.
    • Date: 1872
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    E.H. Vestine papers, 1932-1968 Physicist. Correspondence, reports, writings, printed matter, and miscellaneous material focusing on Vestine’s career as a physicist and his work on geomagnetics, seismology, and cosmic rays.
    • Contributor: Vestine, E. H. (Ernest Harry) - Vestine, E. H.
    • Date: 1932
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    Charles Evans Hughes papers, 1836-1950 Governor of New York, secretary of state, and chief justice of the United States. Family papers, correspondence, speeches and biographical writings, subject files, notes, scrapbooks, clippings, and other printed and miscellaneous matter relating principally to Hughes's political and judicial career and his service on various international bodies and commissions.
    • Contributor: Hughes, Charles Evans
    • Date: 1836
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    Moral Re-armament records, 1812-1991 Worldwide movement dedicated to spiritual and ethical reawakening. Correspondence, subject files, financial records, play and film scripts, radio and television broadcasting files, press releases, clippings, print and near-print material, scrapbooks, and other records documenting the policies, organization, programs, activities, and membership of Moral Re-armament. Includes papers of the organization's founder, Frank Nathan Daniel Buchman, and members Ray Foote Purdy and Kenaston Twitchell.
    • Contributor: Moral Re-Armament (Organization)
    • Date: 1812
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    Thomas F. Bayard papers, 1780-1899 Senator, secretary of state, and ambassador. Correspondence, letterbooks, scrapbooks, and miscellany relating to Bayard's career after the Civil War as a politician and legislator and as a cabinet official and diplomat during the presidential administrations of Grover Cleveland.
    • Contributor: Bayard, Thomas F. (Thomas Francis) - Bayard, Thomas F.
    • Date: 1780
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    Stephen Bonsal papers, 1890-1973 Journalist and foreign correspondent. Correspondence, diaries, writings, and other material relating chiefly to Bonsal's career as a journalist and as foreign correspondent for the New York Herald and New York Times.
    • Contributor: Bonsal, Stephen
    • Date: 1890
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    Arthur Sweetser papers, 1913-1961 Public official and journalist. Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, press releases, newspaper clippings, speeches, articles, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Sweetser's career in journalism and diplomacy.
    • Contributor: Sweetser, Arthur
    • Date: 1913
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    David Murray papers, 1866-1930 Educator. Mainly writings and notes by Murray on education and the history and culture of Japan based on Murray’s observations while superintending the educational reform of that country.
    • Contributor: Murray, David
    • Date: 1866
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    Morton L. Deyo papers, 1911-1981 Naval officer. Correspondence, subject files, speeches and writings documenting Deyo's career in the Navy, particularly as a naval task force commander during World War II in both the Atlantic and Pacific theaters.
    • Contributor: Deyo, Morton L. (Morton Lyndholm) - Deyo, Morton L.
    • Date: 1911
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    Hugh H. Smythe and Mabel M. Smythe papers, circa 1895-1997 Diplomats, educators, and scholars. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, photographs, reports, writings, subject files and other papers relating to the Smythes’ ambassadorships to Cameroon, Malta, and Syria and their work on African and African-American issues with a variety of organizations and educational institutions.
    • Contributor: Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne) - Smythe, Hugh H.
    • Date: 1895