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    Rodgers family papers, 1740-1987 United States Navy and Army officers and family members. Correspondence, diaries, letterbooks, logbooks, photographs, recollections (memoirs), financial papers, and printed matter centering primarily on the naval career of Commodore John Rodgers (1773-1838).
    • Date: 1740
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    Agnes Elizabeth Ernst Meyer papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, speeches, unpublished memoir and other writings, subject files, research material, family papers, and other papers relating to Meyer's career as an author; authority on Asian, especially Chinese art; literary critic; linguist; and social activist as well as to her personal and family life. Early papers trace Meyer's family history and background; studies at the Université de Paris (Sorbonne), Paris, France; and travels...
    • Contributor: Meyer, Agnes E.
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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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    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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    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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    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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    Riggs family papers, 1763-1945 Merchant and banking family of New York, New York, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C. Family and business correspondence, diaries, account books, writings, financial records, biographical and genealogical papers, printed materials, and other papers of Riggs family members.
    • Date: 1763
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    Daniel P. Moynihan papers, 1765-2003 Public official, diplomat, educator, and senator. Correspondence, memoranda, journals, speeches, writings, legislative files, notes, research material, subject files, appointment books, press releases, printed material, clippings, and photographs documenting Moynihan's career in public service, in higher education, and in politics, particularly his years as United States senator from New York.
    • Contributor: Moynihan, Daniel P. (Daniel Patrick) - Moynihan, Daniel P.
    • Date: 1765
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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 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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    "We're Not Leaving": responders' oral histories redefine 9/11 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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    Cass Gilbert papers, 1841-1961 Architect. Correspondence, diaries, biographical material, financial papers, speeches, articles, poems, and memorabilia relating to Gilbert’s family and his work as an architect. Includes letters addressed to Thomas Jefferson by William Thornton and typescript of a letter to Jefferson from James R. Dermott.
    • Contributor: Gilbert, Cass
    • Date: 1841
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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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    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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    Harlan Fiske Stone papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, writings, reports, legal case files, biographical information, and other papers relating primarily to Stone's service on the U.S. Supreme Court. Also reflects Stone's work as trustee of Amherst College, chairman of its committee on the Folger Shakespeare Library, chairman of the board of trustees of the National Gallery of Art (U.S.), chancellor of the Smithsonian Institution, and dean and professor in the Columbia...
    • Contributor: Stone, Harlan Fiske
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    E.G. Squier papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available 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). Includes material pertaining to the Honduran legation in Washington, D.C. (chiefly 1860-1863) and particularly to...
    • Contributor: Squier, E. G. (Ephraim George)
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    Arthur J. Goldberg papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, family papers, transcripts of an oral history interview, speeches, writings, draft opinions, memoranda, notes, professional and subject files, and other papers pertaining to Goldberg's service as secretary of labor in the administration of John F. Kennedy, associate justice in the U.S. Supreme Court, and U.S. ambassador to the United Nations; his law practice in New York, N.Y., and Washington, D.C.; and his role...
    • Contributor: Goldberg, Arthur J. - Goldberg, Dorothy Kurgans
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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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    Amasa J. Parker papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly letters written by Parker while serving in the U.S. Congress to his wife, Harriet Langdon Roberts Parker, in Delhi, N.Y., describing his trip to Washington, the city, the Capitol building, and his impressions of John Quincy Adams, John C. Calhoun, and Daniel Webster. Other topics include dueling, Indian affairs, politics, and Washington social life and theater. Also includes letters written while Parker was...
    • Contributor: Parker, Amasa J. (Amasa Junius)
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    Henry Clay family papers, 1732-1927 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), United States secretary of state and representative and senator from Kentucky; his son, James B. Clay (1817-1864), diplomat, United States representative from Kentucky, and Confederate sympathizer; and other members of Henry Clay's family.
    • Contributor: Clay, Henry
    • Date: 1732
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    Montgomery family papers, 1771-1974 Correspondence, speeches and writings, financial papers, newspaper clippings and miscellany of various members of the Montgomery family, especially Giles Foster Montgomery (1835-1888) and Emily Redington Montgomery (1839-1898). Includes papers of allied Peck and Perkins families relating to the experiences of members in the Civil War.
    • Date: 1771
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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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    William Sampson papers, 1806-1849 Irish patriot, lawyer, and author. Microfilm of letters from Sampson to his wife, Grace Clarke Sampson, relating to his political exile from Ireland to the United States.
    • Contributor: Sampson, William
    • Date: 1806
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    Theodore Granik papers, 1930-1970 Lawyer and radio and television moderator. Correspondence, legal proceedings, printed transcripts of radio and television broadcasts, scripts, memoranda, production inventories, and newspaper clippings documenting Granik's law practice in Washington, D. C., and New York, N.Y., and his work in broadcasting.
    • Contributor: Granik, Theodore
    • Date: 1930
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    David S. Broder papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, interviews, speeches and statements, articles and columns, book drafts, notebooks and notes, reports, voter surveys and interviews, newsletters, press releases, newspaper clippings, printed matter, political memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Broder's career as a journalist at the Washington Post. Also documents his early career, 1953-1966, as a reporter for the Pantagraph (Bloomington, Ill.), Congressional Quarterly, the Washington Star, and the...
    • Contributor: Broder, David S.