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    Agnes Elizabeth Ernst Meyer papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, speeches, unpublished memoir and other writings, subject files, research material, family papers, and other papers relating to Meyer's career as an author; authority on Asian,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 E.
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    Joseph Holt papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, speeches, legal papers, financial records, newspaper clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Holt's duties as U.S. Army judge advocate general, 1862-1875, especially his work on the military commission that tried the Abraham Lincoln assassination conspirators; the trial of Mary Surratt; and various controversies surrounding the work of the commission. Other topics include legal matters and politics in Kentucky ...
    • Contributor: Holt, Joseph
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    Edward Maynard papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence and legal and financial records relating to Maynard's improvements in the manufacture and sale of firearms and to his dental practice in Washington, D.C. Documents Maynard's invention of a percussion primer (known as the Maynard tape primer), his patent of it in 1845, and his efforts, along with his partners, Thomas L. Smith and J. Washington Tyson, to get firearms manufactured utilizing the ...
    • Contributor: Maynard, Edward
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    Henry M. Robert papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda books, diaries, subject files, and other papers relating chiefly to Robert's career in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and as a parliamentarian. Documents his service as engineer commissioner of the District of Columbia and the publication of his Pocket Manual of Rules of Order for Deliberative Assemblies (1876) commonly known as Robert's Rules of Order. Also documents engineering projects on ...
    • Contributor: Robert, Henry M. (Henry Martyn)
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    Benjamin Henry Latrobe papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Principally letters from Latrobe to John Lenthall, clerk of the works of the U.S. Capitol, concerning the construction of the United States Capitol building in Washington. These letters (1803-1808), frequently illustrated with sketches and plans, were written in Philadelphia, Pa., Newcastle and Wilmington, Del., or Ironhill, Md., and conveyed Latrobe's instructions to Lenthall on details of the construction. Includes several notes and memoranda to ...
    • Contributor: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry
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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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    Florence Jaffray Hurst Harriman papers, 1857-1982 Diplomat, political activist, and author. Correspondence, writings, news clippings, photographs, printed matter, and miscellaneous papers relating primarily to Harriman's activities as United States minister to Norway and her political activities on behalf of the Democratic party, world peace organizations, and District of Columbia voting rights.
    • Contributor: Harriman, Florence Jaffray
    • Date: 1857
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    Lee Lawrie papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available General and family correspondence, sculpture commission files, biographical file, and other papers documenting Lawrie's career as a sculptor whose works were an integral part of public buildings, monuments, and churches throughout the United States. Includes correspondence between Lawrie and architect Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue with whom he collaborated on sculptures for St. Thomas' Church and Church of the Heavenly Rest, New York, N.Y., and material ...
    • Contributor: Lawrie, Lee
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    Andrew Ellicott papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, maps, charts, and reports of astronomical observations chiefly concerning Ellicott's work in surveying the boundary between the U.S. and Florida under the San Lorenzo Treaty of 1795 as well as his surveys of the city of Washington, boundary between Georgia and South Carolina, town of Presque Isle (later Erie), Pa., and boundary between the U.S. and Canada under the Treaty of Ghent, Dec. ...
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew - Gillespie, David
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    Montgomery family papers, 1771-1974 Correspondence, speeches and writings, financial papers, newspaper clippings and miscellany of various members of the Montgomery family, especially Giles Foster Montgomery (1835-1888) and Emily Redington Montgomery (1839-1898). Includes papers of allied Peck and Perkins families relating to the experiences of members in the Civil War.
    • Date: 1771
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    1888, Nov. - Dec.
    • Date: 1888-11-08

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    Letter to Major General Meade from Abraham Lincoln, October 5, 1863.
    • Contributor: Lincoln, Abraham
    • Date: 1863-10-05
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    1888, Apr.
    • Date: 1888-04-12

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    Dunlop family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, speeches, financial papers, business and legal records, wills, indentures, estate papers, land deeds, surveys, genealogical material, printed matter, and other papers chiefly concerning the tobacco and grain trade of James Dunlop (1724-1790) and James Dunlop (1755-1824) in Georgetown (Washington, D.C.), New York, N.Y., and Glasgow, Scotland, and the Washington law practice of Robert P. Dunlop and his brother James Dunlop (b. 1793). Also ...
    • Contributor: Biddle, Eliza - Dunlop, Francis Key - Dunlop, James - Dunlop, Robert P. - Dunlop, William
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    Roscoe Robinson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, cables, speeches, interviews, reports, briefings, notes and notebooks, subject files, chronological files, office files, scrapbooks, newspapers and newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers pertaining to Robinson's career in the U.S. Army. Documents his service in various positions with the 82nd Airborne Division (1959-1979), in the Vietnamese conflict (1967-1968), as commander of U.S. troops stationed in Japan (1973-1976 and 1980-1982) and in Europe (1978-1980), ...
    • Contributor: Robinson, Roscoe
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    The crack regiment sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, mono. ; 7 in. | Recorded in New York (Venue). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Berliner Gramophone - Sousa's Band - [Tobani, Theodore M.] - Tobani, Theo. M. - Tobani, Theo. M. (Theodore Moses) - Sousa Band - Berliner, Emile - Metz, Theodore A. - McGlennon, Felix - Gray, William Benson - Wood, N. R. - Sousa, John Philip - Herbert, Victor
    • Date: 189?
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    Joseph L. Rauh papers, 1913-1994 Lawyer, civil rights activist, and civil libertarian of Washington, D.C. Chiefly legal files together with correspondence, memoranda, minutes of meetings, oral history interviews, speeches, writings, subject files, appointment books, and other papers relating to Rauh's career as a public interest lawyer handling cases pertaining to civil rights, civil liberties, and labor disputes. Includes files relating to his activities with Americans for Democratic Action and ...
    • Contributor: Rauh, Joseph L.
    • Date: 1913
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    Daniel P. Moynihan papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, journals, speeches, writings, reports, notes, research material, legislative files, subject files, appointment books, press releases, printed material, clippings, photographs, and other papers documenting Moynihan's career in public service, in higher education, and in politics. Part I, dated 1786-1978 with bulk dates of 1955-1975, consists of correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, book drafts and outlines, book reviews, articles, research material, notes, minutes of meetings, ...
    • Contributor: Moynihan, Daniel P. (Daniel Patrick) - Abrams, Elliott - Bullock, Tony - Gale, Joseph H. - Maxwell, Gray - Moynihan, Daniel P. (Daniel Patrick), the Godkin Lectures, Harvard University - Patterson, Mark - Russert, Tim - Samet, Andrew James
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    Women's Joint Congressional Committee records, 1920-1970 Correspondence, information forms, minutes, reports, financial records, membership lists, and printed material relating to the committee's work in monitoring and promoting legislation in the areas of social service and women's rights.
    • Contributor: Women's Joint Congressional Committee
    • Date: 1920
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    Carter Godwin Woodson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Papers of prominent African Americans, correspondence, writings, research files, business records, and other papers relating to Woodson's leadership of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History (ASNLH) and to scholarship and publishing in the field of African and African-American history. Part I, 1803-1936 (bulk 1830-1927), was assembled by Woodson who collected and preserved primary sources on African American history as executive ...
    • Contributor: Woodson, Carter Godwin - Clark, John T. - McKinlay, Whitefield - Tanner, Benj. T. (Benjamin Tucker)