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    Walter Quintin Gresham papers, 1857-1932 United States secretary of state, secretary of the treasure, postmaster general, jurist, statesman, and soldier. Correspondence, letterbooks, and printed matter relating mainly to Gresham's service as postmaster general in the administration of Chester Alan Arthur and judge and secretary of state in the administration of Grover Cleveland. Also includes letters Gresham wrote to his wife during the Civil War.
    • Contributor: Gresham, Walter Quintin
    • Date: 1857
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    Henry Clay family papers, 1732-1927 Personal, official, and family correspondence, speeches, writings, business records, legal files, biographical material, printed matter, and other papers chiefly documenting the public career and private life of statesman Henry Clay (1777-1852), United States secretary of state and representative and senator from Kentucky; his son, James B. Clay (1817-1864), diplomat, United States representative from Kentucky, and Confederate sympathizer; and other members of Henry Clay's family.
    • Contributor: Clay, Henry
    • Date: 1732
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    Oral history with 18 year old white male, Jackson, Kentucky (Transcript)
    • Contributor: Unidentified - Blanton, Linda Lonon
    • Date: 1972-00-00

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    Harry Innes papers, 1754-1900 Lawyer and jurist. Correspondence, financial, business and legal papers, biographical and genealogical material, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Innes's work as a lawyer and judge handling land claims and surveys.
    • Contributor: Innes, Harry
    • Date: 1754
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    Walter Quintin Gresham papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, telegrams, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Gresham's service as U.S. postmaster general in the administration of Chester Alan Arthur, U.S. secretary of state in the administration of Grover Cleveland, and as a judge. Includes Gresham's Civil War letters to his wife, Matilda Gresham, written from camps near Corinth and Vicksburg, Miss.; Kenesaw Mountain, Ga.; Memphis and Shiloh, Tenn.; ...
    • Contributor: Gresham, Walter Quintin
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    Conversation with white female, Olmstead, Kentucky (Transcript)
    • Contributor: Unidentified - Key, Mary Ritchie

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    Harry Innes papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, financial, business, and legal papers, biographical and genealogical material, printed matter, and other papers of Harry Innes, his wife Ann Shields Innes, and various members of the allied Thomas Todd family. Includes material relating to Innes's commissary work in Virginia during the Revolution and his duties as a U.S. district judge in frontier Kentucky, particularly his role in cases relating to land claims ...
    • Contributor: Innes, Harry
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    Joseph Holt papers, 1817-1895 United States Postmaster general, secretary of war, judge advocate general of the United States Army, and lawyer. Correspondence, diaries, financial papers, legal papers, newspaper clippings, speeches, photographs, and printed matter relating to Holt's duties as judge advocate general, especially his work on the military commission that tried the Lincoln assassination conspirators, the trial of Mary Surratt, and various controversies surrounding the work of the ...
    • Contributor: Holt, Joseph
    • Date: 1817
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    Joseph Desha and John R. Desha papers, 1773-1871 Soldier and politician (Joseph Desha) and physician (John R. Desha). Correspondence, contracts, land records, wills, receipted bills, and newspapers dealing with the War of 1812, Kentucky politics, and national affairs.
    • Contributor: Desha, Joseph
    • Date: 1773
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    Humphrey Marshall papers, 1771-2002 Lawyer, army officer, United States representative from Kentucky, and Confederate States of America representative from Virginia. Correspondence, diaries, financial and legal papers, notes, speeches, writings, printed matter and other material relating chiefly to Humphrey Marshall's activities as a lawyer, soldier, and politician.
    • Contributor: Marshall, Humphrey
    • Date: 1771
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    Henry Watterson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, short stories and articles, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to the Louisville Courier-Journal, of which Watterson was editor, 1868-1921. Correspondence received from political leaders and fellow journalists pertains to the Marlowe theory of the authorship of Shakespeare's plays, Abraham Lincoln, economic development in the South, free silver, Grover Cleveland, national politics, presidential election of 1876, presidential campaign of William ...
    • Contributor: Watterson, Henry
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    Burbank-Van Voorhis families papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, and military papers of Burbank and Van Voorhis family members spanning the War of 1812, Mexican War, Civil War, and the American occupation of the Philippines in the early 20th century. Diary of Captain Sullivan Burbank pertaining primarily to his service during the War of 1812 at forts in New York State and Detroit, Mich., areas; troop movements; passing American and British ...
    • Contributor: Burbank, Sidney - Burbank, Sullivan - Van Voorhis, Daniel - Van Voorhis, Edith Burbank
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    Center for National Policy Review records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, notes, reports, legal case files, printed material, and other papers relating to the work of the center and its director, William L. Taylor, in the surveillance of federal agencies for compliance with federal laws against discrimination, review of federal legislation and agency regulations, participation in lawsuits challenging infringements of civil rights, and dissemination of information to the public regarding the ...
    • Contributor: Center for National Policy Review (U.S.) - Taylor, William L.
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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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    William Short papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Diplomatic, financial, and personal correspondence, financial and business papers, memorabilia, and other papers relating to Short's activities as secretary to Thomas Jefferson, his diplomatic missions to France, Holland, and Spain, his aborted mission to Russia, and his extensive business interests, especially land speculation in Ohio, Kentucky, New York, and Virginia, and his investments in railroads and canals. Correspondence with American and European diplomatic and ...
    • Contributor: Short, William
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    William B. Randolph papers, 1696-1884 Virginia plantation owner. Correspondence, legal and financial records, and miscellaneous material reflecting the life of a plantation owner in Virginia prior to the Civil War, with particular emphasis on the economics of managing an extensive plantation worked by a large force of slaves.
    • Contributor: Randolph, William
    • Date: 1696
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    Burbank-Van Voorhis families papers, 1814-1913 Members of the Burbank and Van Voorhis (Voorhees) families. Diaries, correspondence, and military papers of Burbank and Van Voorhis family members spanning the War of 1812, Mexican War, Civil War, and American occupation of the Philippines in the early twentieth century.
    • Date: 1814
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    John Randolph correspondence and diaries, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Diary (1818-1819) and correspondence of John Randolph. Also includes a diary of his son, John Randolph Clay, kept while serving as secretary to his father while he was ambassador to Russia in 1830. Correspondents include Josiah Quincy, James M. Garnett, and members of the Randolph family.
    • Contributor: Randolph, John - Clay, John Randolph
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    Henry Clay family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Personal, official, and family correspondence, speeches, writings, business records, legal files, biographical material, printed matter, and other papers chiefly documenting the public career and private life of statesman Henry Clay (1777-1852), U.S. secretary of state and representative and senator from Kentucky; and his son, James B. Clay (1817-1864), diplomat, U.S. representative from Kentucky, and Confederate sympathizer; and other members of Henry Clay's family. Part ...
    • Contributor: Clay, Henry - Clay, James (James Brown) - Morrison, James
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    Shelby family papers, 1738-1916 Correspondence, memoranda, legal and financial papers, military records, genealogical data, and memorabilia relating mainly to Evan Shelby, soldier and frontiersman, and to his son, Isaac Shelby, soldier and political leader, providing a record of frontier life and political and economic developments in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Kentucky.
    • Date: 1738
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    Oral history with 17 year old white male, Breathitt County, Kentucky (Transcript)
    • Contributor: Unidentified - Blanton, Linda Lonon
    • Date: 1972-00-00

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