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    Eric Sevareid papers, 1930-1992 Journalist, radio and television commentator, and author. Includes correspondence, fan mail, radio and television scripts, news analyses, lectures, speeches, writings, book and subject files, awards, newspaper clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers but primarily consisting of scripts of Sevareid's radio and television news broadcasts and analyses documenting his career with the Columbia Broadcasting System from World War II as a correspondent in Burma, ...
    • Contributor: Sevareid, Eric
    • Date: 1930
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    John Osborne papers, circa 1900-1983 Author, editor, and journalist. Correspondence and memoranda; family papers; drafts of published and unpublished articles, reports, columns, and interviews; notes and notebooks; dispatches and news cables; research material; and other papers documenting Osborne's career as a reporter, editor, and columnist for Time, Life, and the New Republic.
    • Contributor: Osborne, John
    • Date: 1900
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    Grosvenor family papers, 1827-1981 Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, subject material, financial papers, printed matter, and personal miscellany, chiefly 1872-1964, of various members of the Grosvenor family, principally of Amherst and Millbury, Mass., and Washington, D.C.
    • Date: 1827
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    Montgomery C. Meigs papers, 1799-1971 Army officer, engineer, architect, and scientist. Correspondence, diaries and journals, notebooks, family papers, military papers, drawings and plans, scrapbooks, and other papers relating primarily to Meigs's work in the United States Army Corps of Engineers, his service as quartermaster general during the Civil War, and family matters.
    • Contributor: Meigs, Montgomery C. (Montgomery Cunningham) - Meigs, Montgomery C.
    • Date: 1799
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    Denby family papers, 1850-1911 Correspondence between members of the Denby family. Includes letters of Charles Denby (1830-1904), a lawyer and diplomat; Charles Denby (1861-1938), a diplomat; and Edwin Denby, a member of the United States Congress and secretary of the navy. Relates to the Civil War, diplomatic life in China, and the Spanish-American War.
    • Date: 1850
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    Wallace Carroll papers, 1941-1989 Journalist and psychological warfare strategist. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, and propaganda leaflets documenting primarily Carroll's work for the United States Office of War Information and the Psychological Strategy Board.
    • Contributor: Carroll, Wallace
    • Date: 1941
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    Erwin F. Smith papers, 1876-1927 Plant pathologist. Diaries, correspondence, notes, literary manuscripts, and photographs relating primarily to his laboratory work and his employment at the Department of Agriculture.
    • Contributor: Smith, Erwin F. (Erwin Frink) - Smith, Erwin F.
    • Date: 1876
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    Joseph Alsop and Stewart Alsop papers, 1699-1989 Authors and journalists. Correspondence, writings, interviews, notes, subject files, office files, financial papers, family papers, clippings, printed material, and other papers relating primarily to Joseph Alsop's family and personal life; acquaintance with prominent politicians, public figures, writers, and scholars; work as a journalist; World War II experiences in China; and research and writing as an art historian. Includes material relating to Joseph and Stewart ...
    • Contributor: Alsop, Joseph
    • Date: 1699
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    Nicholas King family papers, 1792-1987 Family of Nicholas King, English-born engineer and surveyor of the city of Washington, D.C. Journals, correspondence, notes, genealogies, visas, photographs, and drawings concerning King and members of his family.
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - King, N.
    • Date: 1792
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    Sol M. Linowitz papers, 1778-1999 Lawyer, businessman, diplomat, and consultant to United States presidents. Diaries, correspondence, speeches and writings, interviews, an oral history, organizational records, reports, photographs, printed matter, clippings, and travel files documenting Linowitz's career as an attorney, executive for Xerox Corporation, ambassador to the Organization of American States, co-negotiator of the Panama Canal treaties, and presidential representative to Middle East peace negotiations.
    • Contributor: Linowitz, Sol M.
    • Date: 1778
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    Irwin Hood Hoover papers, 1909-1933 White House usher. Chiefly diaries and diary notes kept by Hoover as White House usher concerning presidents from Benjamin Harrison to Franklin D. Roosevelt and life in the White House
    • Contributor: Hoover, Irwin Hood
    • Date: 1909
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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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    John Callan O'Laughlin papers, 1895-1949 Politician, statesman, newspaperman, and publisher. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journals, writings, reports, printed material, scrapbooks, and records of the Army and Navy Journal documenting O'Laughlin's career as a newspaperman and advocate of Republican Party and conservative causes.
    • Contributor: O'laughlin, John Callan
    • Date: 1895
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    Denby family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly correspondence and related material exchanged among Denby family members. The bulk of the letters are between Charles Denby (1830-1904), his wife Martha Fitch Denby, and their children Graham, Charles (1861-1938), Harriet, Wythe, Edwin, and Thomas Garvin. Also includes letters from Martha's mother Harriet Satterlee Fitch and father Graham Newell Fitch. Includes courtship correspondence (1850s) between Charles Denby, a lawyer in Evansville, Ind., and ...
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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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    Joseph Alsop and Stewart Alsop papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, writings, interviews, notes, subject files, office files, financial papers, family papers, clippings, printed material, and other papers relating primarily to Joseph Alsop's family and personal life; acquaintance with prominent politicians, public figures, writers, and scholars; work as a journalist, especially as New York Herald Tribune staff writer (1932-1937) and as syndicated columnist of the "The Capital Parade" (1937-1940); World War II experiences in ...
    • Contributor: Alsop, Joseph - Alsop, Stewart
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    Erwin F. Smith papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly diaries as well as correspondence, literary manuscripts, notes, sketches, photographs, and other papers. Diaries reflect Smith's work at the U.S. Department of Agriculture and include accounts of trips to Florida and Europe; notebook describing plants in Washington, D.C.; synopses of his research; and catalog of his scientific library. Subjects include family affairs, international news, and literature. Smith's travels on behalf of the Agriculture ...
    • Contributor: Smith, Erwin F. (Erwin Frink)
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    Irwin Hood Hoover papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly diaries and diary notes concerning U.S. presidents from Benjamin Harrison to Franklin D. Roosevelt and life in the White House (1891-1933). Also includes correspondence and notes addressed to Hoover, many of which are from Woodrow Wilson, some relating to Wilson's wedding to Edith Bolling Galt. Includes a diary and letters from Hoover to his family written while traveling in Europe, 1918-1919, and accompanying ...
    • Contributor: Hoover, Irwin Hood
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    Montgomery C. Meigs papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks, military papers, family papers, scrapbooks, drawings, maps, plans, sketches and studies, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Meigs's work in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, his service as quartermaster general during the Civil War, and family matters. Documents his work supervising construction in Maryland and Washington, D.C., on the Washington Aqueduct, additions to the U.S. Capitol, and the ...
    • Contributor: Meigs, Montgomery C. (Montgomery Cunningham) - Meigs, Montgomery
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    John Callan O'Laughlin papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journals, writings, reports, printed material, scrapbooks, and records of the Army and Navy Journal primarily documenting O'Laughlin's career as a newspaperman. Includes correspondence with his wife, Mabel Hudson O'Laughlin, written during his World War I military service in Europe as well as material pertaining to his years as vice president of the Lord & Thomas advertising agency in Chicago, Ill. Subjects ...
    • Contributor: O'laughlin, John Callan
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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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    Eugene Meyer papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, diaries, oral history interviews, speeches, writings, congressional testimony, press statements, family papers, biographical material, financial records, printed matter, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating to Meyer's career as a financier, public official, and publisher of the Washington Post. Focuses on American economic and financial history including agricultural and political economy, regulation of currencies, corporate finance, foreign trade, international monetary affairs, and ...
    • Contributor: Meyer, Eugene
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    Grosvenor family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, subject material, financial papers, printed matter, and personal miscellany of various members of the Grosvenor family, principally of Amherst and Millbury, Mass., and Washington, D.C. The bulk of the papers relate to Gilbert H. and Elsie M. Grosvenor's personal and family life in Washington, D.C., Bethesda, Md., and Baddeck, Nova Scotia, Canada; his association with the National Geographic Society ...
    • Contributor: Grosvenor, Edwin A. (Edwin Augustus) - Grosvenor, Edwin Prescott - Grosvenor, Elsie May - Grosvenor, Gilbert Hovey - Grosvenor, Lilian Waters - Grosvenor, Melville Bell - Waters, Asa H. (Asa Holman) - Waters, Elizabeth
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    John Osborne papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence and memoranda; family papers; drafts of published and unpublished articles, reports, columns, and interviews; notes and notebooks; dispatches and news cables; research material; and other papers documenting Osborne's career as a reporter, editor, and columnist for Time, Life, and the New Republic. Much of the collection relates to his New Republic column on national politics and the presidency entitled "The Nixon Watch" that ...
    • Contributor: Osborne, John
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    Wallace Carroll papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, reports, and propaganda leaflets comprising subject files with narrative histories and inventories documenting Carroll's duties as deputy director for European operations of the U.S. Office of War Information in Washington, D.C. (1944-1945), and, to a lesser extent, as director of the OWI branch in London, England (1942-1944) and his work for the Psychological Strategy Board, the U.S. Dept. of State, and the ...
    • Contributor: Carroll, Wallace
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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 King family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Papers of Nicholas King consist largely of journals (1793-1799) and transcribed excerpts from journals (1792-1811) describing travels in England; his voyage to America and first impressions there, particularly in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania; and his work as a surveyor and overseer of the construction of federal buildings in Washington, D.C. Also includes transcripts of letters from King and his father, Robert King, also an engineer ...
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - Wade, Nicholas King - Wade, William
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Portolano. Catalog Record Only Ms. Title from spine of modern binding. Caption on p. [1] reads: Al nome sia de dio e dela [ver]gene maria 1499 ad primo auosto / chomposto p[er] me nic[ol]o Stolfo. Written in the Venetian dialect in a mercantile cursive hand. Although the author indicates in his caption that he composed the work in 1499, his concluding text on p. [175] relates to Aug. ...
    • Contributor: Stolfo, Nicolo
    • Date: 1499