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    Gouverneur Morris papers, 1771-1834 Lawyer, diplomat, and senator from New York. Letterbooks, diaries, legal and financial papers, and miscellany relating to Morris's mission to London, 1790-1791, his service as minister to France, 1792-1794, and in the United States Senate, 1800-1803. Also includes material relating to social life in Paris, the French Revolution, Morris's New York estate, the War of 1812, the Hartford Convention, and other events of the ...
    • Contributor: Morris, Gouverneur
    • Date: 1771
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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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    Richard Lathers papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, speeches, writings, circulars, clippings, and other printed matter of Lather relating to Great Western (Marine) Insurance Company of which he was president, the development of railroads, the Civil War and Reconstruction, tariff reforms, and the history of New York state and city and South Carolina, particularly Georgetown. Other subjects include banking, insurance, public finance, and Lathers's philanthropic, religious, and social actiivities. Documents his ...
    • Contributor: Lathers, Richard
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    Alexander Hamilton papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, speeches, writings, legal and financial records, printed matter, and other papers relating to Hamilton's personal life and public career, especially his service as an aide to George Washington during the Revolutionary War, his participation in the U.S. Continental Congress and the Constitutional Convention, his service as U.S. secretary of the treasury, his New York law practice, and his service as inspector general of ...
    • Contributor: Hamilton, Alexander - First Church in Albany
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    W. Averell Harriman papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, statements and writings, business records, political files, diplomatic accounts, family papers, architectural and mechanical drawings, printed matter, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers documenting Harriman's career in business, finance, politics, and public service, particularly during the Franklin Roosevelt, Truman, Kennedy, Johnson, and Carter presidential administrations. Major topics include the defeat of Germany in World War II, Soviet-American relations, Marshall Plan, North Atlantic ...
    • Contributor: Harriman, W. Averell (William Averell)
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    Joshua Coit correspondence, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Letters from Coit to his wife Nancy, his eldest son Robert, and Charles Bulkeley, all of New London, Conn., chiefly written in Philadelphia, Penn., while Coit was serving in Congress as a Federalist representative from Connecticut, 1793-1798. Subjects include a dinner with President George Washington, levees for Martha Washington, politics, the prospect of war with Great Britain, the XYZ Affair, an altercation between fellow ...
    • Contributor: Coit, Joshua
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    James Wadsworth family papers, 1730-1959 Correspondence, diaries, financial papers, scrapbooks, clippings, photographs, and other papers of the family of James Wadsworth (1768-1844) and his brother, William Wadsworth (1761-1833), who settled in Geneseo, N.Y., in 1790 and endowed schools and libraries there.
    • Contributor: Wadsworth, James
    • Date: 1730
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    Riggs family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Family and business correspondence, diaries, writings, financial records, biographical and genealogical papers, printed matter, and other papers of Riggs family members. Includes papers of Elisha Riggs (1779-1853) relating to family affairs, travel in Europe, sales of land in Illinois, and the development of his New York mercantile business; papers of Elisha Riggs, Jr. (1826-1881) relating to travel in Great Britain, the firm of Corcoran ...
    • Contributor: Riggs, Elisha - Riggs, Elisha Francis - Riggs, George Washington - Riggs, Romulus - Riggs, Thomas - Riggs, T. Lawrason (Thomas Lawrason) - Riggs, William Henry
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    Gouverneur Morris papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Letterbooks, diaries, legal and financial papers, and miscellany relating chiefly to Morris's mission to London (1790-1791) and his service as minister to France (1792-1794) and in the U.S. Senate (1800-1803). Also includes material pertaining to Morris's work as a business agent for Robert Morris, social life in Paris, the French Revolution and the Reign of Terror, Morris's New York estate Morrisania, the War of ...
    • Contributor: Morris, Gouverneur - Morris, Anne Cary Randolph
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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 - Hay, Clara Louise Stone
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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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    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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    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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    Joseph Hodges Choate papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, letterbooks, addresses, lectures, legal memoranda, scrapbooks, printed matter, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Choate's service as U.S. ambassador to Great Britain, law practice in New York, N.Y., student days at Harvard University, and charitable work in New York; and to Choate family affairs. Documents his service as delegate to the International Peace Conference at the Hague, Netherlands, in 1907; chairman of ...
    • Contributor: Choate, Joseph Hodges
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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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    John Hay papers, 1783-1999 Statesman, diplomat, historian, journalist, and poet. Correspondence and letterbooks, speeches, diaries, notebooks, scrapbooks, and memoranda, mainly for the years 1897-1905 when Hay served as United States ambassador to Great Britain and United States secretary of state. Earlier papers deal with his legal, literary, and journalistic activities and with his service as assistant secretary to Abraham Lincoln. Includes correspondence of his wife, Clara Louise Stone ...
    • Contributor: Hay, John
    • Date: 1783
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    Martin Van Buren Papers, 1787 to 1910 The Martin Van Buren Papers, one of twenty-three presidential collections in the Library of Congress Manuscript Division, contains more than 6,000 items dating from 1787 to circa 1910. The bulk of the material dates from the 1820s, when Van Buren (1782-1862) was a U.S. senator from New York, through his service as secretary of state and vice president in the Andrew Jackson administrations (1829-1837), ...
    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin - Van Buren, John

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    Reid family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, subject files, office files, financial records, household and estate records, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers of the Reid family relating chiefly to newspaper publishing and public affairs. Papers of Whitelaw Reid (1837-1912) consist of correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, speeches, articles, reports, biographer's notes, scrapbooks, printed matter, photographs, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Reid's ambassadorship to Great Britain and to extradition and ...
    • Contributor: Reid, Elisabeth Mills - Reid, Helen Rogers - Reid, Ogden Mills - Reid, Whitelaw - Reid Foundation
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    Alexander Hamilton papers, 1708-1903 Delegate from New York to the United States Continental Congress, United States secretary of the treasury, United States army officer, statesman, and lawyer. Correspondence, speeches and writings, legal and financial papers, printed matter, and other papers relating to Hamilton's personal life and public career, especially his service as an aide to George Washington during the Revolutionary War, his participation in the United States Continental ...
    • Contributor: Hamilton, Alexander
    • Date: 1708
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    Margaret Webster papers, 1837-1974 Actress, theatrical producer, author, and lecturer. Correspondence, family papers, prompt copies of plays and operas, musical scores, set and staging diagrams, articles, lectures, research material, scrapbooks of clippings, printed material, photographs, and othner papers consisting primarily of material used by Webster in compiling two family biographies and reflecting her theatrical career.
    • Contributor: Webster, Margaret
    • Date: 1837
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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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    Agnes Elizabeth Ernst Meyer papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, speeches, unpublished memoir and other writings, subject files, research material, family papers, and other papers relating to Meyer's career as an author; authority on Asian, especially Chinese art; literary critic; linguist; and social activist as well as to her personal and family life. Early papers trace Meyer's family history and background; studies at the UniversiteĢ de Paris (Sorbonne), Paris, France; and travels ...
    • Contributor: Meyer, Agnes Elizabeth Ernst
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    Nicholas Low papers, 1773-1897 New York merchant, financier, land speculator, and state legislator. Family and business correspondence, business and ship's papers, legal papers, accounts of voyages to Asia, Europe, and South America, and printed matter. Includes correspondence with foreign merchants and relates to trade conditions, Loyalist matters, and to events in Congress during the first session following the adoption of the Constitution.
    • Contributor: Low, Nicholas
    • Date: 1773
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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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    James Wadsworth family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, financial papers, scrapbooks, clippings, photographs, and other papers of the family of James Wadsworth (1768-1844) and his brother, William Wadsworth (1761-1833), who settled in Geneseo, N.Y., in 1790 and endowed schools and libraries there. Includes papers of James S. Wadsworth (1807-1864), son of James Wadsworth, Union Army officer who fought in the battle of Gettysburg, Pa., and was mortally wounded in the ...
    • Contributor: Wadsworth, James - Hay, John - Lincoln, Abraham - Wadsworth, James S. (James Samuel) - Wadsworth, James Wolcott - Wadsworth, William