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    William Sampson papers, 1806-1849

    Irish patriot, lawyer, and author. Microfilm of letters from Sampson to his wife, Grace Clarke Sampson, relating to his political exile from Ireland to the United States.

    • Contributor: Sampson, William
    • Date: 1806
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    Reid family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, subject files, office files, financial records, household and estate records, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers of the Reid family relating chiefly to newspaper publishing and public affairs. Whitelaw Reid papers consist of correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, speeches, articles, reports, biographer's notes, scrapbooks, printed matter, photographs, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Reid's ambassadorship to Great Britain and to extradition and commercial treaties ...

    • Contributor: Reid, Elisabeth Mills - Reid, Helen Rogers - Reid, Ogden Mills - Reid, Whitelaw - Reid Foundation
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    Theodore Granik papers, 1930-1970

    Lawyer and radio and television moderator. Correspondence, legal proceedings, printed transcripts of radio and television broadcasts, scripts, memoranda, production inventories, and newspaper clippings documenting Granik's law practice in Washington, D. C., and New York, N.Y., and his work in broadcasting.

    • Contributor: Granik, Theodore
    • Date: 1930
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    Elliot L. Richardson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, reports, briefing data, subject files, financial records, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Richardson's political career in Massachusetts and later as a cabinet official during the administrations of presidents Richard M. Nixon, Gerald R. Ford, and Jimmy Carter. Documents Richardson's service as U.S. under secretary of state; U.S. secretary of health, education, and welfare; U.S. attorney general; ...

    • Contributor: Richardson, Elliot L.
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    Garfinckel's Department Store records, 1919-1981

    Washington, D.C., department store. Correspondence, press releases, newspaper clippings, and photographs documenting the store's officers, personnel, organization, expansion, and advertising.

    • Contributor: Garfinckel's (department Store)
    • Date: 1919
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    Charles Ewing family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, biographical material, genealogical notebooks, legal and business records, scrapbooks, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers relating to the family of Charles Ewing during and after the Civil War. Includes volumes of family history and genealogy, illustrated with correspondence, family trees, clippings, and portraits. Materials pertain to the Ewing, Larwill, Miller, and Stibbs families. Papers of Thomas Ewing (1789-1871) consist primarily of records from ...

    • Contributor: Ewing, Charles
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    Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Administrative files consisting of correspondence, memoranda, telephone reports, minutes of meetings, speeches, writings, reports, notes, card files, legal and financial papers, blueprints and construction plans, illustrations, photographs, and other records documenting the administrative operations and technical resources required for the erection of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial as well as the surrounding political controversy. Includes material concerning the memorial designed by Maya Ying Lin, the ...

    • Contributor: Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund
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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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    Neil Sheehan papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, drafts of writings, interview transcripts, notes, research material, and other papers relating to Sheehan's career as a journalist for United Press International in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), Vietnam (1962-1964), and for the New York Times in Indonesia (1965), Vietnam (1965-1966), and Washington, D.C. (1966-1972); to his writings concerning the Vietnamese conflict, especially his books, A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and ...

    • Contributor: Sheehan, Neil - Alsop, Joseph - Braestrup, Peter - Bunker, Ellsworth - Christian, George - Colby, William Egan - Depuy, William E. (william Eugene) - Ellsberg, Daniel - Habib, Philip Charles - Halberstam, David ... Sheehan, Neil - Alsop, Joseph - Braestrup, Peter - Bunker, Ellsworth - Christian, George - Colby, William Egan - Depuy, William E. (william Eugene) - Ellsberg, Daniel - Habib, Philip Charles - Halberstam, David - Huỳnh, Văn Cao - Komer, Robert - Krulak, Victor H. - Lansdale, Edward Geary - Lodge, Henry Cabot - Lý, Tòng B - Ngô, Dzu - Phạm, Văn Đồng - Trần, Ngọc Châu - Vann, John Paul - Westmoreland, William C. (william Childs) - York, Robert H. (robert Howard) - United States. Department of Defense
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    Charles S. Hamlin papers, 1869-1968

    Lawyer, politician, assistant secretary of the treasury, and governor of the Federal Reserve Board. Correspondence, diaries, manuscripts of writings and speeches, biographical notes, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, printed matter and other papers relating chiefly to Hamlin's service in the United States Department of the Treasury and the Federal Reserve System, his civic affairs, and his family's social life in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Hamlin, Charles S. (charles Sumner) - Hamlin, Charles S.
    • Date: 1869
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    Hedrick Smith papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, interview transcripts, drafts of speeches, articles, and books, notes, radio broadcasts, legal material, research material, family papers, press releases, printed material, posters, maps, and other papers relating primarily to Smith's research for his books and television productions about the Soviet Union and about U.S. politics. Documents his career with the New York Times while stationed in Washington, D.C., Moscow, Russia, and elsewhere, ...

    • Contributor: Smith, Hedrick
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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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    Thomas H. Hubbard papers, 1817-1823

    United States representative and lawyer from New York. Letters written by Hubbard to his wife containing descriptions of his journeys to Washington, D.C., the physical layout and social life of the capital, and his impressions of national political figures.

    • Contributor: Hubbard, Thomas H. (thomas Hill) - Hubbard, Thomas H.
    • Date: 1817
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    Almon Ferdinand Rockwell papers, 1852-1900

    Army officer and superintendent of public buildings, Washington, D.C. Correspondence, diaries and journals concerning Rockwell's investments in commercial enterprises with James A. Garfield, Garfield's assassination and his appointment controversy with Roscoe Conkling, and Rockwell's Civil War experiences, including the Battle of Shiloh.

    • Contributor: Rockwell, Almon Ferdinand
    • Date: 1852
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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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    Edith Bolling Galt Wilson papers, 1833-1961

    Wife of President Woodrow Wilson. Correspondence, diary notes, drafts of Wilson's autobiography, My Memoir, financial and legal records, family and genealogical material, printed matter, memorabilia, and other papers relating largely to political and social life in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Wilson, Edith Bolling Galt
    • Date: 1833
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    Henry L. Abbot family papers, 1770-2001

    Correspondence, memoirs, diaries, writings, photographs, legal and financial records, genealogical material, military records, printed matter, and mementos primarily documenting the professional and family activities of Henry L. Abbot and his family during the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Date: 1770
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    Dolley Madison papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, financial papers, invitations, calling cards, and other papers relating primarily to personal and family matters including settlement of the Dolley Madison, James Madison, and William Madison estates. Includes inventories of household furnishings at Montpelier and Washington, accounts with the grocer, and lists of visitors and visits returned by Dolley Madison. Family correspondents include Anna Payne Causten, R. D. Cutts, John Payne Todd, Rebecca ...

    • Contributor: Madison, Dolley
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    George Watterston papers, 1809-1866

    Lawyer, editor, and Librarian of Congress. Correspondence, memorandum books, miscellaneous writings, and legal documents pertaining mainly to Watterston’s duties as Librarian of Congress and his life and activities in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Watterston, George
    • Date: 1809
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    Evalyn Walsh McLean papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, business and legal records, notes, printed matter, scrapbooks, broadsides, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to McLean's leading role in the social life of Washington, D.C. Business records relate chiefly to the Colorado mining interests of her father, Thomas F. Walsh, and the Walsh family as well as to the publishing interests of her husband, Edward Beale McLean, and the McLean family, ...

    • Contributor: McLean, Evalyn Walsh - Chancellor, William Estabrook - Meigs, Merrill C. (merrill Church)
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    William Wirt papers, 1802-1858

    Lawyer, politician, U. S. attorney general, and biographer. Correspondence, writings, and printed matter pertaining to Wirt’s family and career as a lawyer, politician, and author.

    • Contributor: Wirt, William
    • Date: 1802
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    Meg Greenfield papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, speeches, writings, interview transcripts, reports, research files, calendars and schedules, financial and legal records, travel files, academic records, biographical material, childhood diaries and writings, family papers, honors and awards, scrapbooks, printed matter, digital files, cartoons, photographs, and other papers documenting Greenfield's career in journalism as Washington correspondent and editor for Reporter magazine (1961-1968), editorial writer and editor of the Washington Post ...

    • Contributor: Greenfield, Meg
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    Ainsworth Rand Spofford papers, 1819-1970

    Librarian of Congress. Chiefly correspondence during the years Spofford served as librarian of Congress and personal and family correspondence.

    • Contributor: Spofford, Ainsworth Rand
    • Date: 1819
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    Horatio Nelson Taft diary, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Three volume diary kept by Taft during Abraham Lincoln's administration in which Taft details events in Washington, D.C., during the Civil War years, including his connection with Abraham Lincoln and the Lincoln family. Of special interest is Taft's description of Lincoln's assassination, based on accounts of Taft's friends and his son, who was one of the attending physicians at Ford's Theatre the night Lincoln ...

    • Contributor: Taft, Horatio Nelson - Brady, Mathew
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    Literary Society of Washington (Washington, D.C.) records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, minutes of meetings, papers presented at society meetings, and other records relating to literary and intellectual matters and to the organization and administration of the society. Members included cultural and civic leaders of Washington, D.C., such as Albert W. Atwood, Alexander Graham Bell, Clifford Kennedy Berryman, George Franklin Bowerman, Katherine Garrison Chapin, Tyler Dennett, Edward Miner Gallaudet, Frederick Richmond Goff, Gilbert Hovey Grosvenor, ...

    • Contributor: Literary Society of Washington (washington, D.C.)