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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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    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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    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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    Montgomery family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, speeches, writings, financial records, newspaper clippings, and other papers of members of the Montgomery family and allied Peck and Perkins families. Includes papers of Giles Foster Montgomery and Emily Redington Montgomery relating to their years as missionaries in Turkey (1863-1888); papers of their son, George Redington Montgomery; and correspondence of their daughter, Mary Borglum, and her husband, Gutzon Borglum. Papers of George Redington...
    • Contributor: Montgomery, Emily Redington - Montgomery, George Redington - Montgomery, Giles Foster - Montgomery, Marshall Hugh
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    Roscoe Robinson papers, 1945-1993 Army officer. Correspondence, speeches, interview transcripts, office files, thesis and term papers, photographs, scrapbooks, personnel records, awards and certificates, reports, and miscellaneous papers related to Robinson's military career.
    • Contributor: Robinson, Roscoe
    • Date: 1945
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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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    Daniel and Florence Guggenheim Foundation records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, minutes of meetings, reports, subject files, financial records, printed matter, photographs, and other records relating to the foundation's funding of projects and programs in aviation and rocketry and in criminal justice. Aviation and rocketry files pertain chiefly to litigation involving patents of Robert H. Goddard, in particular his patent for liquid fuel rockets, and to exhibitions at the National Air and Space Museum...
    • Contributor: Daniel and Florence Guggenheim Foundation
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    Elihu Root papers, 1863-1937 United States secretary of state, secretary of war, United States senator from New York, and statesman. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, notes, reports, subject files, financial papers, calendar and appointment books, invitations, and printed materials relating to Root's career as a lawyer and statesman.
    • Contributor: Root, Elihu
    • Date: 1863
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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
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    Singleton family papers, 1758-1860 Plantation owners in South Carolina. Family and general correspondence, legal papers, clippings, invitations, receipts, poetry, and miscellaneous items of various members of the Singleton and allied Van Buren and Deveaux (DeVoe) families.
    • Date: 1758
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    Kenneth Bancroft Clark papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, speeches, writings, reports, transcripts of interviews and testimony, subject files, project files, academic files, administrative files, financial records, family papers, secondary background material, printed matter, photographs and other papers relating chiefly to Clark's career as a psychologist and professor at the City College, City University of New York, and his contributions to the African American civil rights movement and equal educational...
    • Contributor: Clark, Kenneth Bancroft - City University of New York. City College. Social Dynamics Research Institute - Clark, Phipps, Clark, and Harris - Kenneth Clark and Associates - Metropolitan Applied Research Center - Universal Negro Improvement Association
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    Bess Furman papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, subject files, financial records, family papers, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Furman's career as an author and journalist and to her personal life and family. Documents her work for Omaha Bee-News, Associated Press, and New York Times; with the U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare; and with Furman Features in collaboration with her sister, Lucile N. Furman, writing...
    • Contributor: Furman, Bess - Armstrong, Robert Burns - Furman, Lucile N.
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    E.G. Squier papers, 1841-1888 Archaeologist, diplomat, author, editor, and businessman. Correspondence, business records, diplomatic records, articles, lectures, and other writings, reference and bibliographic notes, drawings, maps, scrapbooks of clippings, and other papers relating to Squier's diplomatic career as U.S. chargé d'affairs in Central America (1849-1858), U.S. commissioner to Peru (1863-1865), and Honduran consul general in New York, N.Y. (1863-1873), and Squier's studies and writings in archaeology and ethnology.
    • Contributor: Squier, E. G. (Ephraim George) - Squier, E. G.
    • Date: 1841
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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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    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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    Daniel P. Moynihan papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, journals, speeches, writings, reports, notes, research material, legislative files, subject files, appointment books, press releases, printed material, clippings, photographs, and other papers documenting Moynihan's career in public service, in higher education, and in politics. Part I, dated 1786-1978 with bulk dates of 1955-1975, consists of correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, book drafts and outlines, book reviews, articles, research material, notes, minutes of meetings,...
    • Contributor: Moynihan, Daniel P. (Daniel Patrick) - Abrams, Elliott - Bullock, Tony - Gale, Joseph H. - Maxwell, Gray - Moynihan, Daniel P. (Daniel Patrick), the Godkin Lectures, Harvard University - Patterson, Mark - Russert, Tim - Samet, Andrew James
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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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    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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    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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    Riggs family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Family and business correspondence, diaries, writings, financial records, biographical and genealogical papers, printed matter, and other papers of Riggs family members. Includes papers of Elisha Riggs (1779-1853) relating to family affairs, travel in Europe, sales of land in Illinois, and the development of his New York mercantile business; papers of Elisha Riggs, Jr. (1826-1881) relating to travel in Great Britain, the firm of Corcoran...
    • Contributor: Riggs, Elisha - Riggs, Elisha Francis - Riggs, George Washington - Riggs, Romulus - Riggs, Thomas - Riggs, T. Lawrason (Thomas Lawrason) - Riggs, William Henry
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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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    John Vachon papers, 1913-1995 Photographer. Correspondence, family papers, writings, and miscellaneous material relating primarily to Vachon’s career as a photographer with the Farm Security Administration, Office of War Information, and Look magazine.
    • Contributor: Vachon, John
    • Date: 1913
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    Edward Everett Hayden family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks, financial materials, photographs, and other papers pertaining to Hayden's naval and scientific careers and to the Hayden family. Topics include Hayden's position as secretary of the National Geographic Society (1895-1897), his work in charge of time service and chronometers at the United States Naval Observatory (1902-1910), his command of the U.S. Naval Station at Key West, Fla. (1910-1915), his various...
    • Contributor: Hayden, Edward Everett - Hayden, Alfred - Hayden, Herbert (Herbert Bainbridge) - Hayden, Mary Bainbridge - Hayden, Reynolds - Hayden, William - Reynolds, Joseph Jones
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    "We're Not Leaving": responders' oral histories redefine 9/11
    Benjamin Botkin folklife lecture | American Folklife Center lecture, 2011-09-10 Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Documentation of a presentation in the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Dr. Benjamin Luft, Professor of Medicine at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, and founder of the Long Island World Trade Center Medical Monitoring and Treatment Center, which follows approximately 6,000 responders to the 9/11 disaster, discussed the oral histories he has collected as...
    • Contributor: Luft, Benjamin J. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2011
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    Henry Clay family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available 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), U.S. secretary of state and representative and senator from Kentucky; and his son, James B. Clay (1817-1864), diplomat, U.S. representative from Kentucky, and Confederate sympathizer; and other members of Henry Clay's family. Part...
    • Contributor: Clay, Henry - Clay, James (James Brown) - Morrison, James