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    Andrew Ellicott papers, 1777-1829 Surveyor and mathematician. Correspondence, maps, charts, and reports of astronomical observations chiefly concerning Ellicott's work in surveying the boundary between the United States and Florida under the San Lorenzo Treaty (1795) and also his surveys of the city of Washington, the boundary between Georgia and South Carolina, the town of Presque Isle (later Erie), Pennsylvania, and the boundary between the United States and Canada ...
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Date: 1777
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    James P. McGranery and Regina Clark McGranery papers, 1909-1975 James P. McGranery, United States attorney general, district court judge, and member of Congress from Pennsylvania; and Regina Clark McGranery, lawyer. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, financial and legal papers, family papers, appointment books, press releases, and printed matter relating principally to James P. McGranery's duties while assistant to the United States attorney general, United States district judge, United States attorney general, member of ...
    • Contributor: McGranery, James P. (James Patrick) - McGranery, James P.
    • Date: 1909
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    Andrew Ellicott papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, maps, charts, and reports of astronomical observations chiefly concerning Ellicott's work in surveying the boundary between the U.S. and Florida under the San Lorenzo Treaty of 1795 as well as his surveys of the city of Washington, boundary between Georgia and South Carolina, town of Presque Isle (later Erie), Pa., and boundary between the U.S. and Canada under the Treaty of Ghent, Dec. ...
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew - Gillespie, David
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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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    Pinkerton's National Detective Agency records, 1853-1999 Private detective agency directed by the Pinkerton family to protect interests of clients in business and industry. The records include business and family correspondence, biographical and genealogical records, administrative records such as procedural guidelines and training manuals, and criminal case files which include correspondence, reports, photographs, legal documents, and printed matter.
    • Contributor: Pinkerton's National Detective Agency
    • Date: 1853
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    Nicholas King family papers, 1792-1987 Family of Nicholas King, English-born engineer and surveyor of the city of Washington, D.C. Journals, correspondence, notes, genealogies, visas, photographs, and drawings concerning King and members of his family.
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - King, N.
    • Date: 1792
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    Hayes, Hollister, and Kelman families papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, lectures, sermons, memoirs, genealogical material, and printed matter pertaining chiefly to members of the Hayes family and their careers as Presbyterian missionaries and educators in China. Includes papers of Margaret Hayes Hollister; her parents, Barbara Monteath Kelman Hayes and John David Hayes; her paternal grandparents, Margaret Young Hayes and W.M. Hayes; her maternal grandfather, John Kelman; and her paternal great-grandfather, David Hayes. ...
    • Contributor: Ambler, Barbara Hayes - Hayes, Barbara Monteath Kelman - Hayes, David - Hayes, John David - Hayes, Margaret Young - Hayes, W. M. (Watson M.) - Hollister, Margaret Hayes - Kelman, John
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    Pinkerton's National Detective Agency records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, essays and other writings, reports, notes, police and prison records, code books, criminal rosters, exhibition texts, legal documents, biographical and genealogical records, procedural guidelines and training manuals, financial records, card indexes, photographs, reward notices, wanted posters, illustrations, maps, and other records chiefly documenting the work of the private detective agency for clients in business and industry. Includes papers of Pinkerton family members ...
    • Contributor: Pinkerton's National Detective Agency - Bangs, George H. - Pinkerton, Allan - Pinkerton, Robert A. - Pinkerton, Robert A. (Robert Allan) - Pinkerton, William A. (William Allan)
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    Hayes, Hollister, and Kelman families papers, 1826-2012 Correspondence, diaries, memoirs, lectures and sermons, genealogical material, and printed matter pertaining chiefly to members of the Hayes family and their careers as Presbyterian missionaries in China. Includes papers of Margaret Hayes Hollister; her parents, John David Hayes and Barbara Monteath Kelman Hayes; her paternal grandparents, W. M. Hayes and Margaret Young Hayes; her maternal grandfather, John Kelman; and her paternal great-grandfather, David Hayes.
    • Date: 1826
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    James Wadsworth family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, financial papers, scrapbooks, clippings, photographs, and other papers of the family of James Wadsworth (1768-1844) and his brother, William Wadsworth (1761-1833), who settled in Geneseo, N.Y., in 1790 and endowed schools and libraries there. Includes papers of James S. Wadsworth (1807-1864), son of James Wadsworth, Union Army officer who fought in the battle of Gettysburg, Pa., and was mortally wounded in the ...
    • Contributor: Wadsworth, James - Hay, John - Lincoln, Abraham - Wadsworth, James S. (James Samuel) - Wadsworth, James Wolcott - Wadsworth, William
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    John Nicholson family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diary fragments, printed matter, and business and financial records kept by Nicholson and his heirs. Business records contain letters and miscellaneous financial matter concerning the Pennsylvania Land Company, the Asylum Land Company, and other of the senior Nicholson's real estate enterprises in Pennsylvania, the western territories, and Washington, D.C. Correspondents include Thomas Bedwell, James M. Broom, Thomas Joubert, Robert Morris, Louis McLane, and ...
    • Contributor: Nicholson, John
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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. Papers of Whitelaw Reid (1837-1912) 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 ...
    • Contributor: Reid, Elisabeth Mills - Reid, Helen Rogers - Reid, Ogden Mills - Reid, Whitelaw - Reid Foundation
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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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    Lessing J. Rosenwald papers, 1819-1979 Bibliophile, businessman, and philanthropist. Correspondence, subject files, speeches and writings, printed matter, and miscellany relating to Rosenwald's career with Sears, Roebuck & Company; his activities on behalf of various Jewish causes and his opposition to Zionism; his public service work with the National Recovery Administration and the War Production Board; his various charitable, educational, and cultural philanthropies; and his work as a bibliographer and ...
    • Contributor: Rosenwald, Lessing J. (Lessing Julius) - Rosenwald, Lessing J.
    • Date: 1891
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    James Wadsworth family papers, 1730-1959 Correspondence, diaries, financial papers, scrapbooks, clippings, photographs, and other papers of the family of James Wadsworth (1768-1844) and his brother, William Wadsworth (1761-1833), who settled in Geneseo, N.Y., in 1790 and endowed schools and libraries there.
    • Contributor: Wadsworth, James
    • Date: 1730
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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    James P. McGranery and Regina Clark McGranery papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, financial and legal papers, family papers, appointment books, press releases, clippings, printed material, and other papers relating principally to McGranery's duties as assistant to U.S. attorneys general Francis Biddle and Tom C. Clark, as U.S. judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, as U.S. attorney general, as a member of the U.S. Commission on Government Security, and as a ...
    • Contributor: McGranery, James P. (James Patrick) - McGranery, Regina Clark
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    Lee Lawrie papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available General and family correspondence, sculpture commission files, biographical file, and other papers documenting Lawrie's career as a sculptor whose works were an integral part of public buildings, monuments, and churches throughout the United States. Includes correspondence between Lawrie and architect Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue with whom he collaborated on sculptures for St. Thomas' Church and Church of the Heavenly Rest, New York, N.Y., and material ...
    • Contributor: Lawrie, Lee
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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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    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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    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