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    Letter from Robert Todd Lincoln to James H. Hackett, September 28, 1871.
    • Contributor: Lincoln, Robert Todd
    • Date: 1871-09-28

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    Frederick Douglass Papers at the Library of Congress The Frederick Douglass Papers at the Library of Congress presents the papers of the nineteenth-century African American abolitionist who escaped from slavery and then risked his freedom by becoming an outspoken antislavery lecturer, writer, and publisher. The online collection, containing approximately 7,400 items (38,000 images), spans the years 1841-1964, with the bulk of the material dating from 1862 to 1865. Many of Douglass’s earlier ...
    • Contributor: Douglass, Frederick - Douglass, Helen

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    Frederick Douglass papers, Correspondence, diary (1886-1887), speeches, articles, manuscript of Douglass's autobiography, financial and legal papers, newspaper clippings, and other papers relating primarily to his interest in social, educational, and economic reform; his career as lecturer and writer; his travels to Africa and Europe (1886-1887); his publication of the North Star, an abolitionist newspaper, in Rochester, N.Y. (1847-1851); and his role as commissioner (1892-1893) in charge of ...
    • Contributor: Douglass, Frederick - Douglass, Helen
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    Charles Follen McKim papers, 1838-1929 Architect. Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, diary, notes, legal and financial records, sketches, drawings, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to the architectural firm of McKim, Mead, & White, New York, N.Y.
    • Contributor: McKim, Charles Follen
    • Date: 1838
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    Frederick Law Olmsted papers, 1777-1952 Landscape architect. Correspondence, letterbooks, journals, drafts of articles and books, speeches and lectures, biographical and genealogical data, business papers, scrapbooks, maps, drawings, and other papers encompassing Olmsted's career and private life. The papers focus on Olmsted's career as a landscape architect, specifically as a designer of parks and the grounds of private estates and public buildings and as a city and regional planner.
    • Contributor: Olmsted, Frederick Law
    • Date: 1777
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    Letter from Robert Todd Lincoln to James H. Hackett, March 17, 1871.
    • Contributor: Lincoln, Robert Todd
    • Date: 1871-03-17

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    Frederick Law Olmsted papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, letterbooks, journals, drafts of articles and books, speeches and lectures, biographical and genealogical data, business papers, legal and financial papers, scrapbooks, printed material, maps, drawings, and other papers encompassing Olmsted's career and private life. The papers focus on Olmsted's career as a landscape architect, specifically as a designer of parks and the grounds of private estates and public buildings and as a city ...
    • Contributor: Olmsted, Frederick Law - Olmsted, Gideon - Olmsted, John
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    Palmer-Loper family papers, 1667-1994 Seafaring and merchant families. Correspondence, logbooks and journals, ships' papers, financial and business records, and printed matter documenting the voyages and business activities of Nathaniel Brown Palmer, Alexander Smith Palmer, Richard Fanning Loper, and other members of these maritime families of Stonington, Connecticut.
    • Date: 1667
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    Arthur J. Goldberg papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, family papers, transcripts of an oral history interview, speeches, writings, draft opinions, memoranda, notes, professional and subject files, and other papers pertaining to Goldberg's service as secretary of labor in the administration of John F. Kennedy, associate justice in the U.S. Supreme Court, and U.S. ambassador to the United Nations; his law practice in New York, N.Y., and Washington, D.C.; and his role ...
    • Contributor: Goldberg, Arthur J. - Goldberg, Dorothy Kurgans
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    Arthur J. Goldberg papers, 1793-1990 Associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, lawyer, secretary of labor, and diplomat. Correspondence, case files, certiorari memoranda, legal files, speeches and writings, subject files, reports, printed matter, and scrapbooks relating to Goldberg's career as a lawyer, associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, secretary of labor, and United States representative to the United Nations.
    • Contributor: Goldberg, Arthur J.
    • Date: 1793
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    1894, Mar.
    • Date: 1894-03-04

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    Charles Kline papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence including originals and transcripts of letters, envelopes, newspaper clippings, pension documents, a copy of a photograph, and a drawing relating mainly to Kline's Civil War service with the 115th New York Infantry Regiment, Company D. Subjects include Kline's capture at Harpers Ferry, W. Va., and time in a prison camp in Chicago, Ill.; daily camp life; his service near Alexandria, Va., and Hilton ...
    • Contributor: Kline, Charles
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    Charles Follen McKim papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, diary transcript, notes, legal and financial records, sketches, drawings, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to the firm of McKim, Mead, & White, New York, N.Y. Documents McKim's designs for the Boston Public Library and Symphony Hall, Boston, Mass.; Columbia University's Morningside Heights campus and the University Club, New York, N.Y.; Rhode Island State House, Providence, R.I.; restoration of the White ...
    • Contributor: McKim, Charles Follen
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    Interview with Harvey Feldman
    • Contributor: Dillery, Carl Edward - Feldman, Harvey
    • Date: 1999-03-11
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    Cooper, Hewitt & Company (Ringwood, N.J.) records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, letterbooks, day books, ledgers, bank books and accounts, circulars, commercial reports, patents, vouchers, bills of lading, insurance policies, balance sheets, inspection reports, and other business records of Cooper, Hewitt & Company, the iron works and glue factory at Ringwood, N.J., of Peter Cooper and Abram S. Hewitt. Includes business records of the company's subsidiaries including the Durham Iron Works, Durham Township, Bucks County, ...
    • Contributor: Cooper, Hewitt & Company (Ringwood, N.J.)
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    Interview with W. Allen Wallis
    • Contributor: Lynch, Patricia Gates - Wallis, W. Allen (Wilson Allen)
    • Date: 1996-05-14
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    Octave Chanute papers, 1807-1955 Civil engineer and aviation pioneer. The bulk of the collection relates to Chanute's experiments with gliders and his scientific and financial support of aeronautical pioneers. Other papers concern his career as a builder of railroads and his service as chief engineer of the Erie Railroad and railroads in Illinois and Kansas.
    • Contributor: Chanute, Octave
    • Date: 1807
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    Palmer-Loper family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, logs and journals, financial and business papers, ships' papers, printed material, and other papers of various members of the seafaring and merchant Palmer and Loper families of Stonington, Conn. Includes papers of Nathanial Brown Palmer relating to his discovery in 1820 of the Antarctic subcontinent, to various whaling and sealing enterprises, to the China trade, and to mercantile and shipping interests; papers of ...
    • Contributor: Hart, Ira - Loper, R. F. (Richard F.) - Palmer, Alexander Smith - Palmer, Nathaniel Brown
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    Octave Chanute papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, letterbooks, notebooks, articles, family papers, patents, kite diagrams, sketches, plans of Chanute's railroad bridge across the Missouri River, clippings, and photographs. The bulk of the collection (1860-1910) relates to Chanute's experiments with gliders and his scientific and financial support of aeronautical pioneers. Other papers concern his career as a builder of railroads, his service as chief engineer of the Erie Railroad and railroads ...
    • Contributor: Chanute, Octave - Niehaus, Earl F.
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    Interview with Fred L. Hadsel
    • Contributor: Mulcahy, Edward W. - Hadsel, Fred L.
    • Date: 1989-10-17
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    Correspondence, 1893
    • Contributor: Carpenter, Mary - Dewolfe, Fiske & Co - Young, Clarence - Sylvaino, M. - Armstrong, R. A. - Douglass, Frederick - Anthony, Susan B. - Coleman, S.H. - Aked, Charles F. - Roberts, John W. - Wagoner, H. O - Waterman, L.E. - Roy, J.E. - Gardner, Anna
    • Date: 1893-01-25

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    1895, Jan. - Feb. 20
    • Date: 1895-01-04

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    Martin Luther King, Jr., speeches, Catalog Record Only Twelve speeches delivered by King, including a typescript of his "I have a dream" speech given at the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom and a photocopy of the copyright registration form for it. Also includes speeches on civil rights for African Americans delivered at Holt Street Church, Montgomery, Ala., 1955; Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, Birmingham. Ala., May 3, 1963; and on ...
    • Contributor: King, Martin Luther - King, Coretta Scott
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    Elia Wilkinson Peattie papers, Catalog Record Only Chiefly autobiographical and biographical writings by Peattie, her husband Robert Burns Peattie, and their son Donald Culross Peattie. Elia Peattie's autobiography concerns her childhood on a farm in southwestern Michigan, journalism career, involvement in the women's club movement, and family. Robert Peattie's autobiography describes his childhood in Chicago, the Chicago fire, his journalism career, and Abraham Lincoln's assassination. Includes biographical material on Donald Culross ...
    • Contributor: Peattie, Elia Wilkinson - Peattie, Donald Culross - Peattie, Robert Burns
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    Journal of a trip to North America, Catalog Record Only Illustrated journal (87 pages; 1894 June 4-July 26) kept by an unknown German student sailing from Bremen, Germany, on a visit to New York, N.Y., Chicago, Ill., and other places in North America.