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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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    Hale family papers, 1698-1916 Correspondence, biographical material, business records, writings, legal documents, memorabilia, and genealogies of the Hale, Everett, Hill, and Sears families. The collection consists primarily of the papers of Nathan Hale (1784-1863), pioneer railroad builder and journalist; Alexander Hill Everett (1790-1847), diplomat and editor; and Edward Everett Hale (1822-1909), author and Unitarian minister.
    • Date: 1698
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    Jesse W. Fell papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, writings, speeches, Fell's autobiography and other biographical material, genealogical material concerning the Brown and Fell families, land grants, ledgers, clippings, scrapbooks, maps, lithographs, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to Fell's pursuits as an educator, lawyer, land speculator, newspaper editor, political leader, and Quaker in Illinois. Much of the family correspondence relates to an autobiography of Abraham Lincoln which Fell urged Lincoln to ...
    • Contributor: Fell, Jesse W.
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    Samuel Peter Heintzelman papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries and journals, military papers, maps, clippings, and other papers reflecting Heintzelman's career in the U.S. Army from his years at the United States Military Academy through the Civil War. The diaries and journals describe Heintzelman's participation in the 2nd Seminole War and the Creek War, his activities during the Mexican War, his service as corps commander under General George B. McClellan in ...
    • Contributor: Heintzelman, Samuel Peter
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    1888, Mar.
    • Date: 1888-03-01

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    Kenneth Bancroft Clark papers, 1897-2003 Author, psychologist, and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, subject and project files, speeches and writings, transcripts of interviews and testimony, book drafts, minutes, reports, and administrative, academic, and financial records relating to Kenneth Bancroft Clark's career as a psychologist and professor at the City College, City University of New York, his contributions to the African-American civil rights movement and equal educational opportunities, and his various consulting ...
    • Contributor: Clark, Kenneth Bancroft
    • Date: 1897
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    Leadership Conference on Civil Rights records, 1922-1991 The Leadership Conference on Civil Rights, a national association of civil rights organizations, was founded 1949-1950 by Roy Wilkins (chairman), A. Philip Randolph, and Arnold Aronson. The records include correspondence, memoranda, minutes, notes of meetings, position papers, reports, financial records, congressional testimony, clippings, printed material, and other records documenting efforts by the organization to lobby for and monitor enforcement of civil rights legislation at ...
    • Contributor: Leadership Conference on Civil Rights
    • Date: 1943
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    Nathaniel Prentiss Banks papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence (1860-1880), and diaries and notebooks, letterbooks, military papers, speeches and writings, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, and miscellany relating chiefly to Banks's political career in the House of Representatives and to his service as an army officer during the Civil War. Includes papers on the Kansas territorial question, the assault on Charles Sumner, and the establishment of the Republican Party. Civil War topics include ...
    • Contributor: Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss
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    George Peabody Wetmore papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence related primarily to the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts and to the improvement and development of Washington, D.C., including plans for the National Mall, historic sites, and memorials to Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant, and other historical figures. Correspondents include R.A. Alger, Gutzon Borglum, John Hay, Alexander Mackay-Smith, Elihu Root, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, and William H. Taft.
    • Contributor: Wetmore, George Peabody
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    Frederick Law Olmsted papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, letterbooks, journals, drafts of articles and books, speeches and lectures, biographical and genealogical data, business papers, legal and financial papers, scrapbooks, printed material, maps, drawings, and other papers encompassing Olmsted's career and private life. The papers focus on Olmsted's career as a landscape architect, specifically as a designer of parks and the grounds of private estates and public buildings and as a city ...
    • Contributor: Olmsted, Frederick Law - Olmsted, Gideon - Olmsted, John
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    Jubal Anderson Early papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries (1847 February-May and 1865 May-November), speeches, articles, military papers, clippings, scrapbook, printed matter, and maps. The pre-Civil War papers reflect Early's years as a West Point cadet and his U.S. Army service, his law practice, and his Virginia political activities. Includes letters (1829-1833) from John J. Cabell to his wife, Henry Ann Cabell. Civil War material documents Early's participation in battles at ...
    • Contributor: Early, Jubal Anderson
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    Henry L. Dawes papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, letterbooks, diaries, speeches, reports, notebooks, biographical material, family papers, clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers primarily concerning Dawes's service as U.S. senator and representative, member of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, and chairman of the U.S. Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes. Includes material pertaining to American Indian affairs; congressman Oakes Ames; the George Chorpenning claim case; civil service; ...
    • Contributor: Dawes, Henry L. (Henry Laurens) - Dawes, Anna Laurens - Dawes, Electa Allen Sanderson
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    Paul J. Pelz papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, reports, testimonials, printed matter, pictorial representations of buildings, drawings, photographs, and other papers relating to the planning and construction of the Library of Congress Jefferson Building and other buildings. Documents the claims of Pelz and John L. Smithmeyer against the federal government for architectural fees for the Library. Includes material concerning Pelz's investment in the Honduras Aurora Mining Company and other Latin ...
    • Contributor: Pelz, Paul J.
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Invitation File, 1894-1895
    • Contributor: Douglass, Frederick
    • Date: 1894-01-06

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    Correspondence, Undated
    • Contributor: Tippecanoe & Morton - Seach, Ethel - Sprague, Rosetta Douglass - Sprague, Natham, Mr. - Douglass, Frederick

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    Cass Gilbert papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, speeches, poems, articles, biographical material, financial records, and other papers relating primarily to Gilbert's career as an architect and to the Gilbert family. Correspondence pertains chiefly to his architectural plans for the Federal Courts Building (New York, N.Y.), New York Life Insurance Building (New York, N.Y.), Woolworth Building (New York, N.Y.), United States Chamber of Commerce Building (Washington, D.C.), United States Supreme ...
    • Contributor: Gilbert, Cass
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    Samuel Peter Heintzelman papers, 1822-1913 Union army officer. Correspondence, diaries, journals, and military papers detailing Heintzelman’s service in the United States Army from his years at the United States Military Academy through the Civil War. Includes descriptions of activities in Indian wars in Florida, the Southwest, and California, and during the Mexican War.
    • Contributor: Heintzelman, Samuel Peter
    • Date: 1822
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    A.K. Fisher papers, 1827-1957 Botanist, naturalist, and zoologist. Correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, articles and speeches, family papers, field notes and records, memoranda, reports, drawings, bibliographic cards on birds, plants, and animals, maps, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and photographs relating chiefly to Fisher's activities as an ornithologist and vertebrate zoologist.
    • Contributor: Fisher, A. K. (Albert Kenrick) - Fisher, A. K.
    • Date: 1827
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    Thomas Watt Gregory papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, printed copies of speeches and writings, legal briefs, pleadings, and other papers relating to Gregory's service as U.S. attorney general and to his law practice in Washington, D.C., and Houston, Texas. Subjects include the Woodrow Wilson presidential administration; arming of merchant ships and procedures for dealing with enemy aliens during World War I; the Industrial Conference held in Washington, D.C., 1919-1920; and ...
    • Contributor: Gregory, Thomas Watt
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    Charlotte Everett Hopkins collection of National Civic Federation. Woman's Department. District of Columbia Section records, 1900-1926 Civic leader, philanthropist, and social reformer. Correspondence, circulars, reports, clippings, and other printed matter primarily relating to Charlotte Everett Hopkins's activities as chairman of the Woman's Department of the National Civic Federation, District of Columbia Section.
    • Contributor: Hopkins, Charlotte Everett
    • Date: 1900
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    Anna Maria Brodeau Thornton papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Seven bound volumes containing diaries, journals, essays, log of household visitors, daily log of activities, household accounts, silhouettes of unidentified people, and other papers primarily describing social life in Washington, D.C., with extensive detail about housekeeping and expense matters. There are gaps in the diaries, with a major one occurring during the years 1816-1827. Includes entries relating to the schedule and work of Thornton's ...
    • Contributor: Thornton, Anna Maria Brodeau
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    Charles S. Hamlin papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, biographical notes, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Hamlin's service in the U.S. Dept. of the Treasury and the Federal Reserve System; Hamlin's civic affairs; and his family's social life in Washington, D.C. Topics include leaders and policies of the Democratic Party especially during the Grover Cleveland, Woodrow Wilson, and Franklin D. Roosevelt administrations and ...
    • Contributor: Hamlin, Charles S. (Charles Sumner) - Hamlin, Anna - Hamlin, Huybertie Pruyn - Robles, Sebastian T. (Sebastian Tomas)
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    Serge Koussevitzky archive, The archive is a collection of correspondence, personal and business papers, photographs, writings and other materials which document some of the most significant aspects of twentieth-century music. Through Koussevitzky's work as a conductor and publisher, and his efforts to commission new musical works, he maintained deep ties with many of the finest composers and musicians of the day. These figures are represented in their ...
    • Contributor: Koussevitzky, Serge - Koussevitzky, Olga - Naumov, Aleksandr Nikolaevich - Music Division, Library of Congress
    • Date: 1880