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    Henry Clay family papers, 1732-1927 Personal, official, and family correspondence, speeches, writings, business records, legal files, biographical material, printed matter, and other papers chiefly documenting the public career and private life of statesman Henry Clay (1777-1852), United States secretary of state and representative and senator from Kentucky; his son, James B. Clay (1817-1864), diplomat, United States representative from Kentucky, and Confederate sympathizer; and other members of Henry Clay's family.
    • Contributor: Clay, Henry
    • Date: 1732
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    Samuel Freeman Miller correspondence and diaries, 1854-1887 Lawyer and associate justice of the Supreme Court. Letters from Miller to his brother-in-law, William Pitt Ballinger, relating to a broad range of political and judicial issues and a microfilm edition of Ballinger's diaries.
    • Contributor: Miller, Samuel Freeman
    • Date: 1854
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    Martin Van Buren papers, Correspondence, speeches, messages to Congress, writings, notes, legal record book, estate record book, autobiographical material, and other papers pertaining to slavery and the antislavery movement; banking and the Second Bank of the United States; party politics in New York state and at the national level relating to the Federalist, National Republican, Whig, and Democratic parties, particularly during the Jackson and Van Buren administrations; and ...
    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin - Van Buren, John
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    Hamilton Fish papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, journals, diaries, subject files, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Fish's service as U.S. secretary of state under Ulysses S. Grant and as U.S. representative and senator from and governor of New York. Includes material pertaining to his activities in the Society of the Cincinnati and to family and business affairs. Subjects include Alabama claims and the Geneva Arbitration Tribunal; ...
    • Contributor: Fish, Hamilton - Moore, John Bassett
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    James Knight and Walter C. White papers, 1825-1867 “Old Three Hundred” colonists and land grantees from Stephen F. Austin’s colony in Texas. Correspondence, financial, legal, and real estate papers, and a hand-drawn map of Fort Bend County, Texas.
    • Contributor: Knight, James
    • Date: 1825
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    George S. Denison papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, reports, drafts and printed copies of articles, and broadsides relating chiefly to Denison's life and work as a lawyer in San Antonio, Tex.; collector of internal revenue in New Orleans, La., during the Civil War; and supervising special agent of the U.S. Department of the Treasury in Texas, 1865-1866. Includes correspondence with U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Salmon P. Chase. Also includes ...
    • Contributor: Denison, George S. (George Stanton)
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    James K. Polk papers, 1775-1891 United States president, Speaker of the House and representative from Tennessee, and governor of Tennessee. General correspondence, presidental letterbooks, diaries, account and memorandum books, drafts and copies of speeches and messages, family papers, financial and legal papers, and printed matter relating primarily to Polk's political career in Tennessee and on the national level.
    • Contributor: Polk, James K. (James Knox) - Polk, James K.
    • Date: 1775
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    Katherine Anne Porter papers, 1935-1974 Journalist, author, and political activist. Correspondence chiefly from Porter to Marcelle Sibon, Porter's French translator, along with other papers relating to Porter's personal and private affairs, her work as an author, and literary topics in general.
    • Contributor: Porter, Katherine Anne
    • Date: 1935
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    Duff Green papers, 1716-1883 Journalist, politician, entrepreneur, and industrial promoter. Correspondence, writings, maps, and printed matter reflecting Green’s political service and views on Southern culture.
    • Contributor: Green, Duff
    • Date: 1716
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    Barnett Allen Howard papers, 1885-1949 Farmer, preacher, and trader. Memoirs documenting Howard's life as well as genealogical material, legal documents, and printed matter.
    • Contributor: Howard, Barnett Allen
    • Date: 1885
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    Woodbury Lowery collection relating to Spanish settlements in the United States, 1517-1803 Lawyer, editor and historian. Chiefly handwritten transcripts of documents compiled by Lowery relating to Spanish settlements in California, Florida, Louisiana, New Mexico, and Texas.
    • Contributor: Lowery, Woodbury
    • Date: 1517
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    Andrew Jackson Donelson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, journals, draft messages of Andrew Jackson, diplomatic papers, news clippings, scrapbook, sketches, photographs, and other papers pertaining to Donelson's service as Andrew Jackson's aide-de-camp (1820-1822) and presidential secretary (1829-1837), charge d'affaires to Texas (1844-1845), U.S. minister to Prussia (1846-1849), editor of the Washington Union (1851-1852), and vice-presidential candidate (1856). Subjects include the Nullification Crisis, 1828-1832; national economic policy; the move to recharter the ...
    • Contributor: Donelson, Andrew Jackson - Burke, Pauline Wilcox - Donelson, Emily Tennessee - Martin, James Glasgow - Randolph, Meriwether Lewis - Wilcox, Mary Emily Donelson - United States. Constitution
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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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    Woodbury Lowery collection relating to Spanish settlements in the United States, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Bound volumes of material gathered and organized by Woodbury for the preparation of his unfinished history of "Spanish settlements within the present limits of the United States." Volumes contain catalog records and handwritten transcripts of documents concerning settlements in California, Florida, Louisiana, New Mexico, and Texas.
    • Contributor: Lowery, Woodbury
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    Samuel Freeman Miller correspondence, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Letters from Miller to his brother-in-law, William Pitt Ballinger, an attorney of Galveston, Texas, concerning the status of cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, nomination of John Marshall Harlan to the Court, judicial appointments, Republican Party politics, Abraham Lincoln's election in 1860, Reconstruction and relations between North and South, and Miller's membership in the Electoral Commission appointed to decide the disputed 1876 presidential election ...
    • Contributor: Miller, Samuel Freeman - Ballinger, William Pitt
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    James K. Polk papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, presidential letterbooks, diaries, speeches and messages, account and memorandum books, family papers, financial and legal records, printed matter, portraits, and other papers relating chiefly to Polk's political career in Tennessee and on the national level. Documents struggles during the Jackson administration over the Bank of the United States, nullification, and internal improvements as well as the annexation of Texas, war with Mexico, the ...
    • Contributor: Polk, James K. (James Knox) - Polk, Sarah Childress
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    Sir Thomas Phillipps collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Manuscript materials relating chiefly to various aspects of the colonial history of British North America and the West Indies. Formerly a part of Bibliotheca Phillippica, a library of manuscripts and printed books compiled by Sir Thomas Phillipps. Documents the administration of the colonies by the British government. Of particular note are papers relating to the British Board of Trade and its predecessors and to ...
    • Contributor: Phillipps, Thomas - Bégon, Michel
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    Albert James Myer papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, biographical material, and printed matter relating in part to Myer's service as a surgeon in the U.S. Army (1854-1860), especially his assignments at Fort Davis and Fort Duncan, Tex., where he observed Indian warfare; his role in the founding and development of the U.S. Army Signal Corps (1856-1880); and the contribution of the Signal Corps to Union military efforts in the Civil War. ...
    • Contributor: Myer, Albert James
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    John Hamilton and William Hamilton correspondence, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence of the Hamilton family, primarily of brothers, John Hamilton and William Hamilton. Letters (1838-1855) of John Hamilton, addressed to his mother, Rosanna Boyd Hamilton, and other family members from his home in Zavala, Texas. Subjects include family matters, the difficulties of life in Texas, relations with the Indians, African Americans and slavery in Texas, political affairs of Texas and the United States, his ...
    • Contributor: Hamilton, William
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    Marquis James papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, literary and biographical articles, radio scripts and plays, legal and financial records, clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to James's work as a biographer. Includes articles for the American Legion Monthly, the New Yorker, and Scoop (Chicago, Ill.); manuscripts prepared for the Writers' War Board; memoirs of Bernard M. Baruch and related correspondence; and material concerning John Nance Garner, William ...
    • Contributor: James, Marquis
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    Daniel Schorr papers, 1922-2006 Print and broadcast journalist. Broadcast scripts, articles and book production material, correspondence, speeches, and printed material relating to Schorr's career in journalism.
    • Contributor: Schorr, Daniel
    • Date: 1922
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    Frank J. Malina papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Part I consists of correspondence, writings, reports, research files, subject files, biographical material, and other papers relating chiefly to Malina's career as an aerospace engineer at the California Institute of Technology where he was cofounder of the Daniel Guggenheim Aeronautical Laboratory rocket research project and director of the U.S. Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Includes material on the history of aeronautics, international aeronautical societies and meetings, ...
    • Contributor: Malina, Frank J.
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    Katherine Anne Porter papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly correspondence from Porter to Marcelle Sibon, Porter's French translator, along with other papers relating to Porter's writings, her observations on the work of fellow authors and poets, general literary topics, and personal affairs. Subjects include Porter's early life in Texas, her political beliefs, current events, and world affairs. Other correspondents include Gerald Ashford and Louise Y. (Mrs. Thomas F.) Gossett.
    • Contributor: Porter, Katherine Anne
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    Edward Everett Hayden family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks, financial materials, photographs, and other papers pertaining to Hayden's naval and scientific careers and to the Hayden family. Topics include Hayden's position as secretary of the National Geographic Society (1895-1897), his work in charge of time service and chronometers at the United States Naval Observatory (1902-1910), his command of the U.S. Naval Station at Key West, Fla. (1910-1915), his various ...
    • Contributor: Hayden, Edward Everett - Hayden, Alfred - Hayden, Herbert (Herbert Bainbridge) - Hayden, Mary Bainbridge - Hayden, Reynolds - Hayden, William - Reynolds, Joseph Jones
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    William Allen papers, 1796-1879 Lawyer, farmer, and U.S. representative and senator from and governor of Ohio. Correspondence, speeches, memoranda, financial records, printed material, maps, and other papers largely relating to Allen's service as United States senator (1837-1848) and governor (1873-1875) of Ohio.
    • Contributor: Allen, William
    • Date: 1796