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    Christiancy and Pickett families' papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Includes letters (1862-1864) written by Henry Clay Christiancy and his brother James Isaac Christiancy, Union Army officers from Michigan serving in Maryland, Virginia, Kentucky, and Pennsylvania during the Civil War. An annotated transcription of Henry Clay Christiancy's diary (1862-1864) contains maps and photographs. Pickett family notebooks (1835-1998) contain correspondence, notes, writings, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, estate papers, genealogy, and other papers of or relating to ...

    • Contributor: Christiancy, Henry Clay - Christiancy, James Isaac - Pickett, George E. (george Edward) - Pickett, La Salle Corbell
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    Roland S. Morris papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Morris's service as U.S. ambassador to Japan (1917-1921) and to his special missions to Siberia (1918-1919). Subjects include the Allied intervention in Siberia, 1918-1920. Includes typewritten copies of a translation of a diary of a Japanese mission to the U.S. (1860) and official telegrams exchanged with U.S. Secretary of State Robert ...

    • Contributor: Morris, Roland S. (roland Sletor)
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    Lewis M. Haupt papers, 1849-1923

    Civil engineer and public official. Correspondence, minutes, memoranda, reports, speeches, and articles relating to the selection of a route for an isthmian canal and to Haupt's efforts to secure the Nicaraguan route includes records of the Nicaraguan Canal Commission and the Isthmian Canal Commission, with further material relating to Herman Haupt and his duties as chief of construction and operation of the United States ...

    • Contributor: Haupt, Lewis M. (lewis Muhlenberg) - Haupt, Lewis M.
    • Date: 1849
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    Franklin MacVeagh papers, 1799-1934

    Lawyer, businessman and U.S. secretary of the treasury. Correspondence, family papers, subject files, business, legal, and financial papers, speeches and writings, and miscellaneous material relating primarily to MacVeagh's service in the cabinet of William H. Taft and to the MacVeagh (McVey) and Eames families, Chicago social and civic affairs, the Franklin MacVeagh & Company wholesale grocery business, and other personal and business matters.

    • Contributor: Macveagh, Franklin
    • Date: 1799
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    Andrew Ellicott papers, 1777-1829

    Surveyor and mathematician. Correspondence, maps, charts, and reports of astronomical observations chiefly concerning Ellicott's work in surveying the boundary between the United States and Florida under the San Lorenzo Treaty (1795) and also his surveys of the city of Washington, the boundary between Georgia and South Carolina, the town of Presque Isle (later Erie), Pennsylvania, and the boundary between the United States and Canada ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Date: 1777
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    Juanita Kidd Stout papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, legal case files, speeches, articles, topical files, family papers, scrapbooks, and other papers relating chiefly to Stout's career as a trial judge specializing in murder trials. Documents her service on the Philadelphia County municipal court and court of common pleas and the Pennsylvania supreme court. Other subjects include juvenile delinquency, youth gangs, and welfare. Includes papers of the Chandler, Kidd, and Stout families. ...

    • Contributor: Stout, Juanita Kidd
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    Matthew Simpson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Family and general correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, sermons, writings, notebooks, notes, printed matter, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Simpson's presidency of Indiana Asbury University, Greencastle, Ind.; service as a Methodist Episcopal bishop; years as a circuit preacher; editorship of the Western Christian Advocate in Cincinnati, Ohio; travels in Europe; early life in Ohio and Pennsylvania; and family matters. Subjects include division in the ...

    • Contributor: Simpson, Matthew
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    Joseph A. Yablonski legal case collection, 1923-1978

    Material relating to the murder of labor leader Joseph A. Yablonski, including trial records, crime scene photographs, Federal Bureau of Investigation files, and miscellaneous material.

    • Date: 1923
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    Breneman family collection of early American manuscripts, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, oath of allegiance, notes, certificates, and other papers pertaining to colonial Pennsylvania, the American Revolution, and the experiences of German immigrants in the mid- to late-eighteenth century Pennsylvania. Individuals represented include Edward Braddock; Richard Butler; John Harris; George II, King of Great Britain; Georges Washington Louis Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de Lafayette; Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de Lafayette; ...

    • Contributor: Breneman, Franklin
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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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    Matthew Simpson papers, 1829-1927

    Methodist clergyman, educator, editor, and orator. Family and general correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks, notes, scrapbooks, copies of speeches, sermons, and writings, and miscellaneous printed material relating to Simpson's early life in Ohio and Pennsylvania, his presidency of Indiana Asbury University (now DePauw University), editorship of the Western Christian Advocate, and service as a Methodist Episcopal bishop.

    • Contributor: Simpson, Matthew
    • Date: 1829
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    Anna E. Dickinson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, writings, plays, legal files, financial papers, newspaper clippings, itineraries, scrapbooks, obituaries, printed material, and other papers relating to Dickinson's activities on behalf of abolition, women's rights, and suffrage and to her career in the theater. Also includes research notes for Dickinson's 1951 biography, Embattled Maiden; The Life of Anna Dickinson, by Giraud Chester. Topics include the national elections of 1872 and 1888; ...

    • Contributor: Dickinson, Anna E. (anna Elizabeth)
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    Christiancy and Pickett families' papers, 1835-1998

    Families related by the marriage of George E. Pickett (1864-1911) to Ida Elizabeth Christiancy in 1891. Correspondence, diary, military certificates, notebooks, genealogical material and other papers relating to the Christiancy and Pickett families, including letters of Henry Clay Christiancy and his brother James Isaac Christiancy, Union Army officers during the Civil War; Confederate General George E. Pickett (1825-1875) and his wife, La Salle Corbell ...

    • Date: 1835
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    Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain papers, 1775-1913

    Union Army officer, educator, and governor of Maine. Correspondence, biographical notes, record books, military reports, speeches, accounts of engagements of the Army of the Potomac, and other material mostly concerning the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Chamberlain, Joshua Lawrence
    • Date: 1775
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    Read family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, deeds and indentures, a journal, notebooks, legal documents, genealogical records, commissions, printed material, and other papers. Papers of George Read relate chiefly to his activities during the American Revolution and his law practice in New Castle, Del. Includes a journal containing memoranda (1782-1784) kept by James Read as secretary of the Continental Congress Marine Committee and a record of his personal accounts (1794-1812). ...

    • Contributor: Read, George - Read, James - Read, John - Read, John M. (john Meredith) - Read, John Meredith
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    Edmund Physick family papers, 1759-1899

    Public official of Pennsylvania. Correspondence, receipt and account books, log of the Erie (sloop of war), medical recipe book, order book of the Dolphin (ship), and other papers relating chiefly to matters of business and the estates of various members of the Physick family, including Edmund Physick (1726?-1804), Philip Syng Physick (1768-1837), Henry White Physick, Abigail (Syng) Physick, and Theodore Physick (1805-1834), and others.

    • Contributor: Physick, Edmund,726 - Physick, Edmund
    • Date: 1759
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    Edwin B. Weist diary, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Diary kept by Weist (1863 January 1-1864 March 4) during his Civil War service in the 20th Indiana Regiment Company A of the U.S. Army. Chronicles the regiment's encampment at Falmouth, Va., from January to April 1863 and a review of the troops in April by a "rather pale and weary" President Abraham Lincoln. Documents participation of the regiment during 1863 in campaigns in ...

    • Contributor: Weist, Edwin (edwin Bascome) - Bradshaw, Gordon V.
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    Joseph Galloway family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly family correspondence of Galloway, his wife, Grace Growden Galloway, their daughter, Elizabeth, and Mrs. Galloway's brother, Thomas Nickelson, of Dorset, England. Includes travel notebook (1770-1808) and letters (1776-1781) of Galloway to his wife; verses written and collected by Grace Galloway, together with letters describing her trials as a Loyalist wife during the American Revolution; and correspondence of Elizabeth with English friends.

    • Contributor: Galloway, Joseph
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    James A. Michener papers, 1906-1992

    Author. Correspondence, writings, speeches, journal, interviews, scripts, notes, legal and financial records, biographical material, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers documenting Michener's literary career, his interest in politics, his art collection, and the adaptation of his works for stage and screen.

    • Contributor: Michener, James A. (james Albert) - Michener, James A.
    • Date: 1906
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    Rumsey family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence among family members; wills; surveys, deeds, plats, and other documents relating to land ownership; personal and business financial records; contracts and other legal documents; sermons; and notes on family history. Correspondence relates to family affairs, health, travel, weather, business, and politics. Places mentioned include Bohemia Manor, Cecil County, Md.; Georgetown, Kent County, Md.; Wilmington, Del.; and Philadelphia, Pa. Included as correspondents or subjects ...

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    F. Lamson-Scribner papers, 1885-1938

    Botanist, exhibits specialist, and educator. Correspondence, letterpress books, memoranda and notes, reports, scrapbooks, printed material and photographs primarily concerning Lamson-Scribner's exhibit work in the United States Department of Agriculture.

    • Contributor: Lamson-Scribner, F.
    • Date: 1885
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    Lewis Graham Hines papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Family and general correspondence, speeches and writings, subject files, scrapbooks, and printed matter relating to Hines' activities in organized labor and as an official in various state and federal agencies. Subjects include the Pennsylvania Dept. of Labor and Industry, Pennsylvania labor politics, American Federation of Labor, communism, Congress of Industrial Organizations, Taft-Hartley bill of 1947, Republican Party, presidential election of 1940, Point Four Program, ...

    • Contributor: Hines, Lewis Graham
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    Joseph A. Yablonski legal case collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Legal records, U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation files, crime scene photographs, and other records relating to the murder of labor leader Joseph A. Yablonski, his wife, Margaret Yablonski, and daughter, Charlotte Yablonski, and to the Pennsylvania state and federal trials of United Mine Workers of America president William Anthony Boyle, who ordered the murders, and his co-conspirators.

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    F. Lamson-Scribner papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, reports, notes, scrapbooks, printed matter, photographs, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Lamson-Scribner's exhibits work for the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture. Includes material on exhibits he helped prepare for the Exposição do Centenario do Brasil in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1922-1923; Sesqui-Centennial International Exposition in Philadelphia, Pa., 1926; and Century of Progress International Exposition in Chicago, Ill., 1933-1934. Also documents his ...

    • Contributor: Lamson-Scribner, F.