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    Robert Mills papers, 1804-1862

    Architect and engineer. Correspondence, bills, receipts, plans, drawings, sketches, reports, notebooks, and printed matter relating mainly to Mills's designs for public buildings in Washington, D.C., and to his duties as architect of the Capitol.

    • Contributor: Mills, Robert
    • Date: 1804
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    William Tappan autograph collection, 1640-1939

    Autograph collector. Correspondence, miscellaneous documents, prints, poetry, rare printed matter, photographs, and some letters to Tappan, chiefly autographic in nature.

    • Contributor: Tappan, William
    • Date: 1640
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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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    Charles J. Bonaparte papers, 1760-1921

    Lawyer, municipal and civil service reformer, and U.S. attorney general and secretary of the navy. Correspondence, articles, speeches, memoranda, notes, personal miscellany, legal records, biographical material, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating mainly to Bonaparte's public service and political career.

    • Contributor: Bonaparte, Charles J. (charles Joseph) - Bonaparte, Charles J.
    • Date: 1760
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    W.W. Corcoran papers, 1791-1896

    Financier and philanthropist. Correspondence, letterpress books, financial papers, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Corcoran's business and banking interests and philanthropic efforts.

    • Contributor: Corcoran, W. W. (william Wilson) - Corcoran, W. W.
    • Date: 1791
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    Olmsted Associates records, 1863-1971

    Landscape architectural firm. The records include correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, reports, plans, specifications, newspaper clippings, photographs, drawings, journals, account books, ledgers, lists, diagrams, blueprints, deeds, and printed matter constituting the business files of the firm and reflecting the breadth of the projects undertaken by its staff. A small group of Olmsted family papers is also contained in the collection.

    • Contributor: Olmsted Associates
    • Date: 1863
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    Robert Mills papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, reports, notebooks, plans, drawings, sketches, financial records, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Mills' designs for public buildings in Washington, D.C., and to his duties as Architect of the Capitol. Also includes material relating to commissions in Richmond, Va., and Baltimore, Md., for public buildings and monuments.

    • Contributor: Mills, Robert
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    William Wirt papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, writings, reminiscences, clippings, and other papers pertaining primarily to the Wirt (Werth) family, a Southern slaveholding family. Topics include social life in Baltimore, Md., Richmond, Va., and Washington, D.C., Christian piety, and sickness and death in the Wirt family. Also includes material concerning the trial of Aaron Burr, legal work conducted by Wirt as U.S. district attorney, Richmond, Va., 1816, and as U.S. ...

    • Contributor: Wirt, William
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    James Buchanan and Harriet Lane Johnston papers, 1825-1887

    United States president, secretary of state, and representative and senator from Pennsylvania. Correspondence, his 1858 State of the Union message, and miscellaneous items pertaining primarily to Buchanan’s career before his election as president. Also correspondence of Harriet Lane Johnston, Buchanan’s niece and White House hostess.

    • Contributor: Buchanan, James
    • Date: 1825
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    Daniel Carroll papers, 1662-1920

    Landowner and businessman. Correspondence, financial and legal records, plat surveys, and newspaper clippings pertaining to Carroll's business interests and real estate holdings in Washington, D.C., and Baltimore, Md.

    • Contributor: Carroll, Daniel
    • Date: 1662
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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.

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    Olmsted Associates records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, letterbooks, journals, reports, plans and specifications, blueprints, diagrams, nursery orders, deeds, contractual arrangements, financial records, personnel records, scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, and other records constituting the business files of the firm and documenting its history and growth. The records trace the firm's work in the District of Columbia, including the U.S. Capitol and White House grounds; with the park systems of Baltimore, ...

    • Contributor: Olmsted Associates - Olmsted, Frederick Law - Olmsted, John Charles - Frederick Law Olmsted (firm) - F.L. And J.C. Olmsted (firm) - F.L. Olmsted and Company - Olmsted, Olmsted, and Eliot - Olmsted Brothers
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    Berta Bornstein papers, 1933-1971

    Psychoanalyst, author, and educator. Correspondence, patient case files, writings, teaching and training files, bulletins, memoranda, minutes, and reports pertaining to Bornstein's career as one of the first Freudian child psychoanalysts practicing in the United States.

    • Contributor: Bornstein, Berta
    • Date: 1933
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    William Tappan autograph collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, poetry, miscellaneous documents, rare printed matter, prints, photographs, and letters to Tappan, chiefly autographic in nature. Relates chiefly to the Baltimore, Md.-Washington, D.C., area from the War of 1812 through the early twentieth century. Includes correspondence and other items from John C. Calhoun, Josephus Daniels, Robert Gilmor, Edward Everett Hale, Robert Goodloe Harper, John Eager Howard, Edward Ingle, Samuel Smith, Israel Thorndike, and ...

    • Contributor: Tappan, William
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    Berta Bornstein papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, lectures, writings, drafts of scientific papers, reports, notes, patient case files, psychological test results, clinical observations and diagnoses, stories and drawings by patients, bulletins, course and student evaluations, seminar discussion files, and other papers documenting Bornstein's career as one of the first Freudian child psychoanalysts practicing in the United States. Includes material on her affiliations with the Community Service Society, Council ...

    • Contributor: Bornstein, Berta
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    Charles J. Bonaparte papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, articles, notes, personal miscellany, legal records, biographical material, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Bonaparte's service as U.S. attorney general and U.S. secretary of the navy during Theodore Roosevelt's presidential administration and to the Progressive Party and Republican Party. Subjects include civic, charitable, and political affairs in Baltimore and Maryland. Documents his work with Catholic University of America, Washington, ...

    • Contributor: Bonaparte, Charles J.
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    W.W. Corcoran papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterpress books, financial records, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Corcoran's business and banking interests and philanthropic efforts. Documents his involvement with the brokerage and banking firms, Corcoran & Riggs, Washington, D.C.; Riggs and Co, New York, N.Y.; Bank of America; and Wilson, Colston & Co., Baltimore, Md. Also documents his investment ventures in the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad ...

    • Contributor: Corcoran, W. W. (william Wilson) - Corcoran, Thomas
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    National Association for the Advancement of Colored People records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, itineraries, biographical material, speeches, testimony, writings, annual convention files, legal case files, testimony, legislation, publications, resolutions, policy statements, constitutions, bylaws, charters, contracts, proposals, scripts, financial records, publicity files, manuals, handbooks, songs, awards, certificates, directories, subject files, daily mail sheets, notes, lists, questionnaires, surveys, certificates, awards, flags, photographs, maps, and printed matter. Each of the nine parts contains Board of Directors ...

    • Contributor: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People - Gilbert Jonas Company - National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Washington Bureau
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    John Thompson Ford papers, 1809-1960

    Theater executive and dramatist. Correspondence, playbooks, playbills, subject files, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Ford's life and work as a theater manager in Baltimore, Maryland, and Washington, D.C., in the last half of the nineteenth century, including the assassination by John Wilkes Booth of President Abraham Lincoln at his theater in Washington.

    • Contributor: Ford, John Thompson
    • Date: 1809
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    James Buchanan and Harriet Lane Johnston papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, notes, drafts of remarks, commissions, land patents, and other papers relating chiefly to Buchanan's career in the Senate, as U.S. secretary of state, and as minister to Great Britain prior to his presidency in 1857. Subjects include Democratic politics in Pennsylvania and the U.S.; presidential politics including the elections of 1852 and 1856; the Democratic convention of 1852 held in Baltimore, Md.; the ...

    • Contributor: Buchanan, James - Johnston, Harriet Lane
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    John Thompson Ford papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, play scripts and other writings, subject files, playbooks, playbills, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Ford's life and work as a theater manager in the last half of the nineteenth century. Documents his interaction with major theatrical figures of the period; the productions featured at his theaters in Baltimore, Md., Philadelphia, Pa.; Charleston, S.C., Alexandria, Va., Richmond, Va., and Washington, D.C.; the assassination ...

    • Contributor: Ford, John Thompson
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    Daniel Carroll papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, financial and legal documents, surveys of plats, newspaper clippings, and other papers pertaining primarily to Carroll's business interests and to his real estate holdings in what later became the Capitol Hill area of Washington, D.C. Includes material on land surveying and sales in Washington, D.C., and Baltimore, Md.; collection of rents; Carroll's holdings in Baltimore Iron Works and Hockley Forge; the settlement of ...

    • Contributor: Carroll, Daniel
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    Ward family papers, 1831-1904

    Family from Richmond County, Virginia. Correspondence, broadsides, songs, financial records, printed matter, and other papers of William Norvell Ward, Episcopal clergyman and Confederate soldier, and members of his family including material relating to the Civil War, Reconstruction, and social life and customs in Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Maryland, and northern Virginia.

    • Date: 1831
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    Abel Wolman papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, reports, studies, clippings, maps, charts, blueprints, and other papers relating to Wolman's career as an engineer and educator in the field of sanitary engineering. Documents his role in the management of water resources and the environment through the development of public and private planning projects at the city, county, state, and national level and through public works in the United States and ...

    • Contributor: Wolman, Abel
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    National Association for the Advancement of Colored People records, 1842-1999

    Civil rights organization. Records of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People consisting of correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, itineraries, biographical material, speeches, testimony, writings, annual convention files, legal case files, legislation, publications, resolutions, policy statements, constitutions, bylaws, charters, contracts, proposals, scripts, financial records, publicity files, manuals, handbooks, music, awards, certificates, directories, subject files, daily mail sheets, notes, lists, questionnaires and surveys, certificates, ...

    • Contributor: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
    • Date: 1842