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    Henry L. Abbot family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoirs, diaries, writings, photographs, legal and financial records, biographical and genealogical material, military records, ships logs, maps, printed matter, mementos, and other papers primarily documenting Henry L. Abbot's service as topographical engineer and officer in the Union Army and family life and social activities in Massachusetts during the Civil War. Subjects include the First Battle of Bull Run, construction of fortifications around Washington, ...
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
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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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    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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    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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    William Sampson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Letters (1806-1831) from Sampson to his wife, Grace Clarke Sampson, relating to his political exile from Ireland to the United States; his New York City law practice with Thomas Addis Emmet; efforts to ban Irish immigration; and the Hibernian Provident Society, New York, N.Y. Other subjects include Sampson's role as defense counsel in an 1810 labor case, the election of 1812, Aaron Burr's trial, ...
    • Contributor: Sampson, William
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    Charles Follen McKim papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, diary transcript, notes, legal and financial records, sketches, drawings, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to the firm of McKim, Mead, & White, New York, N.Y. Documents McKim's designs for the Boston Public Library and Symphony Hall, Boston, Mass.; Columbia University's Morningside Heights campus and the University Club, New York, N.Y.; Rhode Island State House, Providence, R.I.; restoration of the White ...
    • Contributor: McKim, Charles Follen
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    Winfred Overholser papers, 1911-1965 Psychiatrist, educator and superintendent of St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, Washington, D.C. Correspondence, letters scrapbooks, writings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Overholser's career in psychiatry and his research in forensic psychiatry.
    • Contributor: Overholser, Winfred
    • Date: 1911
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    Edward Everett Hayden family papers, 1817-1963 Naval officer and scientist. Correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks, financial material, photographs, and other papers pertaining to Hayden's naval and scientific careers and to his family.
    • Contributor: Hayden, Edward Everett
    • Date: 1817
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    Lucian Barbour papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, financial papers, photographs, printed matter, and miscellany. Consists primarily of family correspondence relating to domestic affairs and life in Indianapolis, Ind., and Barbour's service in the 34th Congress. Also includes letters to his daughter from Civil War soldiers, an account by Mrs. William Watson Wicks of an interview with Martin Van Buren and White House social events, and an 1872 diary kept ...
    • Contributor: Barbour, Lucian
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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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    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. (Charles Joseph)
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    Danforth-Bush family collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, journal, essays, sermons, articles, autograph collection, photographs, and other papers of the Danforth and Bush families, chiefly of Joshua N. Danforth. Subjects includes the Presbyterian Church in Delaware, Massachusetts, and Washington, D.C.; the American Colonization Society; and the allied Danforth, Janvier, and Whilldin families. Includes essays and sermons; journal of the foundation of the Fourth Presbyterian Church in Washington, D.C., later of Bethesda, ...
    • Contributor: Bush, J. Danforth (Joshua Danforth) - Danforth, Jane Janvier Whilldin - Danforth, Joshua N. (Joshua Noble) - Doolittle, Annette Danforth Bush
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    Grosvenor family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, subject material, financial papers, printed matter, and personal miscellany of various members of the Grosvenor family, principally of Amherst and Millbury, Mass., and Washington, D.C. The bulk of the papers relate to Gilbert H. and Elsie M. Grosvenor's personal and family life in Washington, D.C., Bethesda, Md., and Baddeck, Nova Scotia, Canada; his association with the National Geographic Society ...
    • Contributor: Grosvenor, Edwin A. (Edwin Augustus) - Grosvenor, Edwin Prescott - Grosvenor, Elsie May - Grosvenor, Gilbert Hovey - Grosvenor, Lilian Waters - Grosvenor, Melville Bell - Waters, Asa H. (Asa Holman) - Waters, Elizabeth
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    Hale family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, biographical material, business records, writings, legal documents, memorabilia, and genealogies of the Hale, Everett, Hill, and Sears families. Correspondence of Nathan Hale II concerns his business interests as publisher of the Boston Daily Advertiser, as president of the Boston & Worcester Railroad, and as investor in the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal. Papers of Alexander Hill Everett consist primarily of letters to his brother, ...
    • Contributor: Everett, Alexander Hill - Hale, Edward Everett - Hale, Nathan
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    Herbert Putnam papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, articles, legal records, genealogical material, autograph collection, printed matter, and scrapbooks relating chiefly to Putnam's family and personal life. Includes correspondence, diaries, and journals of members of the Putnam and allied Mason, O'Hara, and Pinhey families. Also includes papers pertaining to Putnam's interests and activities in the field of librarianship, especially as director of the Boston Public Library and Librarian ...
    • Contributor: Putnam, Herbert - Jacobi, Mary Putnam - O'hara, Eliot - O'hara, Shirley Putnam - Pinhey, Amy Putnam - Putnam, Brenda - Putnam, Charlotte Elizabeth Munroe - Putnam, C. H. (Catherine Hunt) - Putnam, George Palmer - Putnam, Israel - Putnam, Ruth
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    Nathaniel Prentiss Banks papers, 1829-1911 United States representative, governor of Massachusetts, and army officer. Family and general correspondence, diaries and notebooks, letterbooks, military papers, speeches and writings, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, and miscellany relating chiefly to Banks’s political career and as an army officer during the Civil War.
    • Contributor: Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss
    • Date: 1829
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    Bela Lyon Pratt papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence chiefly from Pratt to his mother, Sarah Whittlesey Pratt; sketches; clippings; photograph; and other papers relating to Pratt's work as a sculptor and to family affairs. Documents his years at the École nationale supérieure des beaux-arts, Paris, France, and his work as an instructor for the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Mass. Works discussed include the spandrels, Science, Literature, Arts, and Philosophy for ...
    • Contributor: Pratt, Bela Lyon
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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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    Bela Lyon Pratt papers, 1884-1918 Sculptor. Chiefly correspondence from Bela Lyon Pratt, to his mother, Sarah Whittlesey Pratt, relating to his work and family life.
    • Contributor: Pratt, Bela Lyon
    • Date: 1884
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    Henry M. Robert papers, 1853-1937 Army officer, engineer, and parliamentarian. Diaries, memoranda books, correspondence, letterbooks, subject files, and other papers relating mainly to Robert’s service as an engineer and parliamentarian.
    • Contributor: Robert, Henry M. (Henry Martyn) - Robert, Henry M.
    • Date: 1853
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    Constance McLaughlin Green papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, drafts, galleys, and page proofs of writings, notes, printed and near-print material, clippings, speeches, and other papers relating primarily to Green's research on the history of Washington, D.C., and the publication of her two-volume Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Washington (1962-1963). Documents social life and conditions, economic policies, racial attitudes, legal standards, and politics in Washington, D.C., during the 19th and 20th centuries. Also includes ...
    • Contributor: Green, Constance McLaughlin
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    Horsford-Tryon families papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly correspondence of Horsford and Tryon family members primarily in central New York. Correspondence of Jerediah Horsford and his wife, Maria Charity Norton Horsford, relating to his service as U.S. representative from New York, the Whig party, Free Soil Party, the death of Henry Clay, antislavery politics, and social and political life in Washington, D.C. Subjects also include boardinghouse life, slavery in Washington, D.C., ...
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    Mary McGrory papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, speeches and writings, notebooks and notes, subject files, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to McGrory's career as a journalist. Documents her work as a book reviewer for the Boston Herald Traveler and columnist for the Washington Post and Washington Star. Subjects include local news, U.S. political affairs, foreign policy, and family matters. Topics represented include arms control; Army-McCarthy ...
    • Contributor: McGrory, Mary - Toll, Tina
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    Pierce-Aiken family papers, 1797-1903 Four generations of the family of Jane M. Pierce (born Jane Means Appleton), wife of United States president Franklin Pierce. Genealogical material, photographs, and correspondence among members of the Pierce, Aiken, Appleton, Mason, and Means faimilies, including letters from Franklin Pierce and Jane M. Pierce relating to politics, antebellum New England, War of 1812, and social life in Washington, D.C.
    • Date: 1797
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    Charles Follen McKim papers, 1838-1929 Architect. Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, diary, notes, legal and financial records, sketches, drawings, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to the architectural firm of McKim, Mead, & White, New York, N.Y.
    • Contributor: McKim, Charles Follen
    • Date: 1838