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    Margaret Bayard Smith Papers: Miscellany; Notes
    • Contributor: Smith, Margaret Bayard
    • Date: 1796

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    Katharine McCook Knox papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, index to correspondence, research material on artists and art collections, genealogical notes, clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to Knox's research and writing on the Sharples family of British portraitists and their work in colonial America; G.P.A. Healy, his portrait of Abraham Lincoln, and its use on a postage stamp issued on the sesquicentennial of Lincoln's birth; and the history ...
    • Contributor: Knox, Katharine McCook
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    Robert Todd Lincoln family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, legal and financial records, commissions, an autobiographical sketch, printed volumes, receipts, newspaper clippings, house plans, photographs, and a manuscript relating to Robert Todd Lincoln and his family. Includes material concerning houses in Georgetown (Washington, D.C.) and Manchester, Vt. Receipts include those with the name Grace Lincoln Temple, a noted interior decorator of the time. Includes Mary Todd Lincoln's correspondence during her confinement at ...
    • Contributor: Lincoln, Robert Todd - Lincoln, Abraham - Lincoln, Mary Todd
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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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    William Smith Culbertson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, lecture notes, writings including Culbertson's unpublished memoirs titled "Ventures in Time and Space," public documents, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to his career as a diplomat, professor of law, and lawyer. Documents Culbertson's work as member and vice chairman of the U.S. Tariff Commission, U.S. minister to Romania, and U.S. ambassador to Chile. Also documents his World War II ...
    • Contributor: Culbertson, William Smith
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    Blair family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, lectures, writings, legal files, financial records, military records, biographical and genealogical material, printed matter, photographs, and other papers of Blair family members. Family correspondents include many members of the immediate Blair family as well as extended relations such as Mary Elizabeth Woodbury Blair, Gustavus Vasa Fox, Virginia L. Woodbury Fox, Elizabeth Blair Lee, Samuel Phillips Lee, Minna Blair Richey, and ...
    • Contributor: Blair, Francis Preston - Blair, Frank P., (Francis Preston) - Blair, Gist - Blair, Montgomery - Blair, Woodbury - Clapp, Charles Q. - Stevens, Samuel - Woodbury, Levi
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    W.B. Bryan notes and newspaper extracts, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Handwritten notes along with extracts from newspapers, many published in the District of Columbia, relating to Washington, D.C., compiled by Bryan while researching his two-volume work, A history of the national capital from its foundation through the period of the adoption of the organic act (1914-1916).
    • Contributor: Bryan, W. (Wilhelmus Bogart)
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    William B. Randolph papers, 1696-1884 Virginia plantation owner. Correspondence, legal and financial records, and miscellaneous material reflecting the life of a plantation owner in Virginia prior to the Civil War, with particular emphasis on the economics of managing an extensive plantation worked by a large force of slaves.
    • Contributor: Randolph, William
    • Date: 1696
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    Singleton family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Family and general correspondence, poetry, genealogical data, legal records, receipts, clippings, and other papers of members of the Singleton and allied Van Buren and Deveaux (DeVoe) families. Most prominently represented are Angelica Singleton Van Buren and her sister Marion Singleton Deveaux Converse. Subjects include family and plantation life in South Carolina, life in Washington, D.C., and Lindenwald, Martin Van Buren's estate in Kinderhook, N.Y. ...
    • Contributor: Converse, Marion Singleton Deveaux - Van Buren, Angelica Singleton
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    Thomas Watt Gregory papers, 1896-1933 United States attorney general, regent of the University of Texas, and lawyer. Chiefly legal material and correspondence from the period of Gregory's law practice in Washington, D.C. Correspondence also reflects Gregory's interest in the University of Texas, the Woodrow Wilson administration, and the presidential campaign of 1932.
    • Contributor: Gregory, Thomas Watt
    • Date: 1896
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    Ward family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, broadsides, songs, financial papers, printed matter, and other papers of William Norvell Ward and members of his family. Includes material relating to the Civil War, particularly the Peninsular, Second Bull Run, Antietam, and Gettysburg campaigns; Reconstruction; and social life and customs in Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Md., and northern Virginia.
    • Contributor: Ward, William Norvell
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    Alexander Robey Shepherd papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, photographs, clippings, printed matter, memorabilia, and other papers relating to Shepherd's career as a political official in Washington, D.C., and his efforts to improve public works in the nation's capital, especially during the Ulysses S. Grant administration. Also includes material on Batopilas Mining Company, his silver mine in Mexico to which he emigrated in 1880. Correspondents include Orville ...
    • Contributor: Shepherd, Alexander Robey
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    Joseph Meredith Toner collection of manuscripts, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, addresses, lectures, writings, notes, lists, bibliographical material, genealogical material, printed matter, surveys, maps, and other papers primarily reflecting the personal and professional life of Toner, the history and practice of medicine in the United States, and the life and times of George Washington. Documents Toner's professional activities and leadership in literary, research, and historical societies in the District of Columbia; work in ...
    • Contributor: Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith) - Washington, George - Joseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of Congress)
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    Edith Bolling Galt Wilson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diary notes, drafts of Wilson's autobiography, "My Memoir" (1939), financial and legal records, family papers, genealogical material, printed matter, memorabilia, and other papers pertaining primarily to political and social life in Washington, D.C. Composed chiefly of correspondence with leaders in American political life and society. Correspondents include presidents and wives of presidents: Calvin Coolidge, Grace Goodhue Coolidge, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Mamie Doud Eisenhower, ...
    • Contributor: Wilson, Edith Bolling Galt
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    Edith Benham Helm papers, 1915-1961 Social secretary at the White House. Letters, notes, scrapbooks, andphotographs documenting Helm's career as social secretary at the White House during the Woodrow Wilson, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Harry S. Truman administrations.
    • Contributor: Helm, Edith Benham
    • Date: 1915
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    Irving Brant papers, 1910-1977 Author, historian, and newspaper editor. Correspondence, memoranda, writings and speeches, research notes, and other papers reflecting Brant's career with various newspapers, in the administration of Franklin D. Roosevelt, as a playwright, and his interest in James Madison.
    • Contributor: Brant, Irving
    • Date: 1910
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    Herbert Block papers, 1863-2002 Political cartoonist, author, and journalist. Correspondence, writings, speeches, interviews, clippings, cartoon reprints, and printed matter documenting principally Block's career at the Washington Post.
    • Contributor: Block, Herbert
    • Date: 1863
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    Adelaide Johnson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, speeches, articles, notes, and other papers concerning Johnson's life and activities as sculptor and feminist. Documents her work on the monument to Susan B. Anthony, Lucretia Mott, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, now located in the crypt of the U.S. Capitol. Also includes records kept of sittings by Anthony, John Burroughs, Ella Wheeler Wilcox and others of whom she created portrait busts. Includes ...
    • Contributor: Johnson, Adelaide
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    Raymond Clapper papers, 1908-1962 Journalist. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries and writings, notebooks, dispatches, press releases, radio scripts, reports, printed matter, scrapbooks, promotional matter, photographs, and reference material chiefly pertaining to the New Deal and World War II.
    • Contributor: Clapper, Raymond
    • Date: 1908
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    William Maclay journals and note, 1789-1791 United States senator from Pennsylvania, lawyer, and jurist. Three volumes (later published) of a journal kept by MacLay as a senator in the first United States Congress and one note to John Nicholson.
    • Contributor: Maclay, William
    • Date: 1789
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    Irving R. Levine papers, 1930-1995 Journalist and news commentator. Correspondence, memoranda, notebooks and notes, transcripts of interviews, radio and television scripts, news commentaries, articles, speeches, book drafts, background and research material, and other papers documenting Levine's career as a broadcast journalist and news commentator.
    • Contributor: Levine, Irving R.
    • Date: 1930