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    Herbert Benjamin papers, 1915-2004 Communist Party official. Correspondence, memoranda, memoirs and additional writings, notes, printed matter, and other papers primarily relating to Benjamin’s life and his work in the Communist Party, particularly his activities as a leader in the organized unemployed movement during the 1930s.
    • Contributor: Benjamin, Herbert
    • Date: 1915
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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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    Herbert Benjamin papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, memoirs and additional writings, notes, annotated subject files, printed matter, and other papers primarily relating to Benjamin's life and work as a member of the Communist Party of the United States of America (CPUSA) from 1921 to 1944, particularly his work as a leader of the organized unemployed movement during the 1930s. In Benjamin's memoirs, he described the experiences leading him to ...
    • Contributor: Benjamin, Herbert
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    Job Pierson family papers, 1755-1908 Chiefly letters (1831-1835) written by Job Pierson (1791-1860) to his wife, Clarissa Bulkeley Pierson, while serving in Congress describing life in Washington, D.C., during the administration of Andrew Jackson; journal and typewritten transcripts of diary entries of Job Pierson (1824-1896) relating to his studies at Williams College, his religious conversion, family life, and his career as a Presbyterian clergyman in New York and Michigan.
    • Contributor: Pierson, Job
    • Date: 1755
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    Charles Butler papers, 1819-1929 Entrepreneur, lawyer, and philanthropist. Correspondence, travel diaries, legal, financial, and business papers, and maps, newspaper clippings, and other papers documenting Butler's involvement in New York politics and his interest in such matters as anti-Masonry, public debts in Illinois, Indiana, and Michigan, loans to farmers by the New York Life Insurance and Trust Company, legal cases (particularly the William Morgan kidnapping), and improvements in transportation, ...
    • Contributor: Butler, Charles
    • Date: 1819
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Interview with Norman W. Getsinger
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Getsinger, Norman W.
    • Date: 2000-01-19
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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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    Henry Rowe Schoolcraft papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, journals, articles, books, manuscript magazines, poetry, speeches, government reports, Indian vocabularies, maps, drawings, and other papers reflecting Schoolcraft's career as a glass manufacturer in New Hampshire, New York, and Vermont; mineralogist on an exploring expedition in the Ozark Mountains; geologist on the Cass expedition to the Northwest Territory; leader of expeditions throughout the Great Lakes region; member of Michigan's legislative council; Indian agent ...
    • Contributor: Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe - Cass, Lewis - Johnston, John - Nicollet, J. N. (Joseph Nicolas) - Schoolcraft, Jane Johnston - Schoolcraft, Lawrence
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    Abel Wolman papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, reports, studies, clippings, maps, charts, blueprints, and other papers relating to Wolman's career as an engineer and educator in the field of sanitary engineering. Documents his role in the management of water resources and the environment through the development of public and private planning projects at the city, county, state, and national level and through public works in the United States and ...
    • Contributor: Wolman, Abel
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    Job Pierson family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly letters, 1831-1835, written by Job Pierson (1791-1860) to his wife, Clarissa Bulkeley Pierson, while serving in Congress describing life in Washington, D.C., during the administration of Andrew Jackson; journal (1843) and typewritten transcripts of diary entries (1849-1896) of Job Pierson (1824-1896) relating to his studies at Williams College, his religious conversion, family life, and his career as a Presbyterian clergyman in New York ...
    • Contributor: Pierson, Job
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    Henry Rowe Schoolcraft papers, 1788-1941 Author, ethnologist, explorer, geologist, glass manufacturer, and Indian agent. Correspondence, journals, articles, books, manuscripts of magazines, poetry, speeches, government reports, Indian vocabularies, maps, drawings, and other papers reflecting Schoolcraft's career as a glass manufacturer, mineralogist on an exploring expedition in the Ozark Mountains, geologist on the Cass expedition to the Northwest Territory, leader of expeditions throughout the Great Lakes region, member of Michigan's legislative ...
    • Contributor: Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe
    • Date: 1788
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    Victor Gruen papers, 1886-1991 Designer, architect, and urban planner. Personal and business correspondence, project files, speeches, writings, biographical material, and scrapbooks documenting Gruen's career in architectural design, city planning, and environmental counseling, with special emphasis on architectural and land use projects undertaken from 1960 to 1980 by his firms, Gruen Associates, headquartered in New York, New York, and Los Angeles, California, and Victor Gruen International, centered in Vienna, ...
    • Contributor: Gruen, Victor
    • Date: 1886
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Interview with Harry Fleishman
    • Contributor: Weisz, Morris - Fleishman, Harry
    • Date: 1992-01-27
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    Charles Butler papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence; travel diaries (1833) of a trip to Michigan, Illinois, and Indiana; legal, financial, and business papers; and maps, newspaper clippings, and other papers documenting Butler's involvement in New York politics and his interest in such matters as anti-Masonry, public debts in Illinois, Indiana, and Michigan, loans to farmers by the New York Life Insurance and Trust Company, legal cases (particularly the William Morgan ...
    • Contributor: Butler, Charles
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    Victor Gruen papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Personal and business correspondence, project files, speeches, writings, biographical material, and scrapbooks documenting Gruen's career in architectural design, city planning, and environmental counseling, with special emphasis on architectural and land use projects undertaken from 1960 to 1980 by his firms, Gruen Associates, headquartered in New York and Los Angeles, and Victor Gruen International, centered in Vienna, Austria. Project files are most extensive for design ...
    • Contributor: Gruen, Victor
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    Robert M. Fleck collection, Catalog Record Only Collection includes correspondence from Robert M. Fleck to American Folklife Center director, Alan Jabbour, regarding Fleck's research on dulcimer players who accompanied old time square dances. Correspondence is accompanied by a sound recording of dulcimer music performed by the Van Arsdale brothers, Phil, Sterl, and Paul, recorded in Frewsburg, N.Y. in 1977. Other items in the collection are posters advertising the "Fiddler's Jamboree and ...
    • Date: 1977
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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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    Wilbur Huntington Proctor papers, Catalog Record Only Diary (1864 January 1-1874 April) kept by Proctor pertaining to his military service as a musician in Company G of the 70th New York Infantry Regiment, Company K of the 86th New York Infantry Regiment, and the 14th Infantry Regiment during the U.S. Civil War and later in Idaho territory. Documents his voyage to Panama and north along the West Coast to Fort Boise, ...
    • Contributor: Proctor, Wilbur Huntington
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    John B. Jervis papers, Catalog Record Only Personal and business correspondence, autobiography, accounts, agreements, appraisals, bills, contracts, maps, plans, receipts, reports, specifications, surveys, and other papers relating to Jervis' canal and railroad interests. Includes material on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, Boston, Rome and Oswego Railroad, Boston and Worcester Railroad Corporation, Carbondale Railroad, Chenango Canal, Chicago and Rock Island Railroad Company, Croton Aqueduct, Delaware and Hudson Canal, Delaware and Hudson Railway, ...
    • Contributor: Jervis, John (John Bloomfield)
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    H.S. Thompson correspondence, Catalog Record Only ALS (1874 March 20; Marquette, Mich.) from Thompson to Biglow & Main, New York, N.Y., with an order for several publications.
    • Contributor: Thompson, H. S. (Henry S.)
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    Roger Jones papers, Catalog Record Only Letterbook (1816 November 1-1818 July 20) kept by Jones for the garrison at Fort Washington, Md. Correspondents include George Armistead, John C. Calhoun, George E. Mitchell, and Daniel Parker. Also, journal (1819 May 20-July 18) kept by Jones on a military inspection tour under Gen. Jacob Brown of installations on the Western Lakes, including Brownville, Niagara, Buffalo, Erie, Detroit, Mackinac, and Cleveland, in which ...
    • Contributor: Jones, Roger
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    Quilt Alliance, Quilters' S.O.S. -- Save Our Stories interviews collection, Catalog Record Only This collection consists of sound recordings, transcripts and photographic images documenting interviews conducted as a part of Quilters' S.O.S. -- Save Our Stories (QSOS) project. QSOS is one of several projects and partnerships created by the Quilt Alliance in an effort to preserve, document, and share the lives and stories of quilters and quiltmaking. The project began in 1999 and continued through 2016. QSOS ...
    • Contributor: Herman, Bernard L. - Musgrave, Karen S. - Pritchard, Gayle A. - Quilt Alliance - University of Delaware. Center for Material Culture Studies - International Quilt Festival/Houston
    • Date: 1999