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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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    Jonathan D. Meredith papers, 1795-1859 Lawyer, army officer, and businessman of Baltimore, Md. Family and general correspondence, legal files, financial papers, and other material relating chiefly to Meredith's associations with the Savings Bank of Baltimore and the Bank of the United States; the War of 1812; impeachment proceedings against James Hawkins Peck; shipping and trade with Europe and South America; and settlement of the estates of Charles Carroll and ...
    • Contributor: Meredith, Jonathan D.
    • Date: 1795
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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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    John William Draper family papers, 1777-1951 Scientist and historian. Correspondence, family papers, subject files, manuscript and printed copies of speeches, articles, and books, financial papers, and miscellany relating to Draper's scientific work and as a historian and including the papers of his son, Daniel Draper (1841-1931), and other family members.
    • Contributor: Draper, John William
    • Date: 1777
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    Theodore Roosevelt papers, 1780-1962 Army officer, author, and public official. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, drafts of speeches and writings, subject files, newspaper clippings, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Roosevelt's service as United States assistant secretary of the navy (1921-1924) under Warren G. Harding and Secretary of the Navy Edwin Denby, as governor of Puerto Rico (1929-1932), and as governor general of the Philippines (1932-1933).
    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Theodore
    • Date: 1780
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    McCook family papers, 1809-1966 Correspondence, scrapbooks, journals, diaries, photographs, memorabilia, printed materials, and other papers relating to the Ohio family of "Fighting McCooks" that became prominent through the service of fifteen of its sons in the Civil War. The McCooks were active in legal and military affairs and in national and state politics in Ohio and New York. The larger part of the collection concerns the military and ...
    • Date: 1809
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    Joseph C. Swidler papers, 1931-1997 Attorney and public power industry official. Articles, correspondence, legal papers, memoranda, newspaper clippings, printed matter, reports, and speeches relating primarily to Joseph C. Swidler's career as an attorney and government official.
    • Contributor: Swidler, Joseph C. (Joseph Charles) - Swidler, Joseph C.
    • Date: 1931
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    Lavinia L. Dock papers, 1908-1949 Nurse, public health activist, and author. Correspondence, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and photographs relating to Dock's work with the American Association of the Red Cross, the Henry Street Settlement in New York, N.Y., and the International Council of Nurses.
    • Contributor: Dock, Lavinia L.
    • Date: 1908
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    Harry Frank Guggenheim papers, 1900-1972 Businessman, diplomat, newspaper publisher, philanthropist, and horseman. Correspondence and subject files documenting Guggenheim's career in business and publishing, philanthropic and civic activities, and special interests in horse racing and aviation.
    • Contributor: Guggenheim, Harry Frank
    • Date: 1900
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    James Gordon Bennett papers, 1845-1934 Newspaper publisher. Correspondence, clippings, drafts of articles, and printed material reflecting Bennett’s career as publisher of the New York Herald.
    • Contributor: Bennett, James Gordon
    • Date: 1845
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    Fitz-John Porter papers, 1830-1949 Army officer and public official in New York, N.Y., and New Jersey. Correspondence, telegrams, reports, memoranda, writings, autobiographical and biographical material, maps, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellany largely concerning Porter's court-martial and cashiering out of military service during the Civil War and his later reinstatement and presidential pardon.
    • Contributor: Porter, Fitz-John
    • Date: 1830
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    Benjamin B. French family papers, 1778-1940 New Hampshire politician, clerk of the United States House of Representatives, and Commissioner of Public Buildings in Washington, D.C. Journals, personal correspondence, writings, and miscellaneous papers chiefly relating to family matters and including commentary on political events and social life in Washington in the nineteenth century. Other prominent family members represented in the papers include Francis O. French, banker, and Amos Tuck, congressman.
    • Contributor: French, Benjamin (Benjamin Brown) - French, Benjamin
    • Date: 1778
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    Maurice F. Neufeld papers, 1919-1990 Labor historian, labor arbitrator, and labor relations consultant, and public official of New York. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, biographical material, orders, reports, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Neufeld's service in the New York State government; as an executive officer in the Allied Military Government, Italy; as professor at Cornell University's New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Ithaca, New ...
    • Contributor: Neufeld, Maurice F.
    • Date: 1919
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    William Torrey papers, 1777-1783 Continental Army officer. Orderly books of the Second Massachusetts Regiment, 1777-1783, kept primarily by Torrey, including general, division, brigade, and regimental orders, a muster roll of the regiment, memorandum book containing returns, Continental Congress resolves, and miscellaneous material.
    • Contributor: Torrey, William
    • Date: 1777
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    Grover Cleveland papers, 1743-1945 President of the United States, governor of New York, and lawyer. Correspondence, diaries, messages to Congress, speeches, writings, printed matter, and other papers primarily relating to the Cleveland presidency and presidential campaigns.
    • Contributor: Cleveland, Grover
    • Date: 1743
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    Dunlop family papers, 1713-1930 Correspondence, financial papers, business and legal records, and miscellaneous material concerning the mercantile interests and law practice of the Dunlop family.
    • Date: 1713
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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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    Jacob A. Riis papers, 1870-1990 Journalist, author, and humanitarian. Correspondence, drafts and printed copies of articles, speeches and lectures, and other material relating chiefly to Riis's work as a journalist and author.
    • Contributor: Riis, Jacob A. (Jacob August) - Riis, Jacob A.
    • Date: 1870
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    Edwards Pierrepont papers, 1847-1900 Lawyer of New York, N.Y., United States attorney general, and ambassador to Great Britain. Correspondence, legal papers, speeches, articles, reports, newspaper clippings, cancelled checks, and printed matter, relating chiefly to Pierrepont's legal career in New York, N.Y. Includes letters from Hamilton Fish (1808-1893) and Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1849-1936).
    • Contributor: Pierrepont, Edwards
    • Date: 1847
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    Janet Flanner and Solita Solano papers, 1870-1976 Journalists, writers, and literary editors. Correspondence, subject files, drafts of articles, books, poems, and other writings, and miscellaneous material, including scrapbooks and memorabilia, relating primarily to Flanner's career as a writer, especially with the New Yorker; to Solano's interest and writings; and to literary and intellectual life in Paris and New York.
    • Contributor: Flanner, Janet
    • Date: 1870
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    Charles Eames and Ray Eames papers, 1885-1988 Correspondence, writings, lectures, reports, proposals, scripts, notes, research files, minutes, financial records, clippings, printed material including catalogs and brochures, biographical material, layout designs, plans, drawings, photographs, and other papers documenting the design activities and professional associations of Charles and Ray Eames.
    • Contributor: Eames, Charles
    • Date: 1885
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    E.G. Squier papers, 1841-1888 Archaeologist, diplomat, author, editor, and businessman. Correspondence, business records, diplomatic records, articles, lectures, and other writings, reference and bibliographic notes, drawings, maps, scrapbooks of clippings, and other papers relating to Squier's diplomatic career as U.S. chargé d'affairs in Central America (1849-1858), U.S. commissioner to Peru (1863-1865), and Honduran consul general in New York, N.Y. (1863-1873), and Squier's studies and writings in archaeology and ethnology.
    • Contributor: Squier, E. G. (Ephraim George) - Squier, E. G.
    • Date: 1841
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    William Short papers, 1778-1853 Secretary to President Thomas Jefferson, diplomat, and landowner. Diplomatic, financial, and personal correspondence, financial and business papers, memorabilia, and other papers relating to Short's activities as secretary to Jefferson, his diplomatic missions, and business interests.
    • Contributor: Short, William
    • Date: 1778
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    Benjamin Titus Roberts family papers, 1832-1954 Clergyman and founder of the Free Methodist Church of North America. Family and general correspondence, diaries, notebooks, speeches and writings, and other papers of Benjamin Titus Roberts and members of his family concerning family and domestic matters; the Free Methodist Church; the Chili Seminary, later A. M. Chesbrough Seminary, in North Chili, New York; South America; and matters relating to the allied Rice, Sellew, ...
    • Contributor: Roberts, Benjamin Titus
    • Date: 1832
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    Christopher Prince papers, 1806-1891 Sailor and activist in the seamen's religious movement. Manuscript autobiography containing accounts of seafaring life in colonial New England, maritime events of the Revolutionary War, Prince's employment by agents of George Washington, his enlistment in the Connecticut navy, the close of the war, and his conversion to Christianity shortly thereafter.
    • Contributor: Prince, Christopher
    • Date: 1806