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    Joseph Hopper Nicholson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence and other papers relating chiefly to Nicholson's service as U.S. representative from Maryland and judge of the U.S. Circuit Court and U.S. Court of Appeals. Subjects include congressional affairs; investigations of federal departments, navy yards, and naval expenditures; elections and political affairs; impeachment of Samuel Chase, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court; capture of Washington, D.C., by the British in 1814; finance ...
    • Contributor: Nicholson, Joseph Hopper
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    Mabel Walker Willebrandt papers, 1881-1978 Lawyer and public official. Correspondence, speeches, writings, family papers, and printed materials relating primarily to Willebrandt’s service as assistant attorney general under Presidents Warren G. Harding and Calvin Coolidge.
    • Contributor: Willebrandt, Mabel Walker
    • Date: 1881
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    Henry L. Dawes papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, letterbooks, diaries, speeches, reports, notebooks, biographical material, family papers, clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers primarily concerning Dawes's service as U.S. senator and representative, member of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, and chairman of the U.S. Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes. Includes material pertaining to American Indian affairs; congressman Oakes Ames; the George Chorpenning claim case; civil service; ...
    • Contributor: Dawes, Henry L. (Henry Laurens) - Dawes, Anna Laurens - Dawes, Electa Allen Sanderson
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    Sol M. Linowitz papers, 1778-1999 Lawyer, businessman, diplomat, and consultant to United States presidents. Diaries, correspondence, speeches and writings, interviews, an oral history, organizational records, reports, photographs, printed matter, clippings, and travel files documenting Linowitz's career as an attorney, executive for Xerox Corporation, ambassador to the Organization of American States, co-negotiator of the Panama Canal treaties, and presidential representative to Middle East peace negotiations.
    • Contributor: Linowitz, Sol M.
    • Date: 1778
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    Henry Mason Morfit papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly correspondence and business and financial records relating to Morfit's practice as a claims lawyer in Washington, D.C., and as a political figure in the Andrew Jackson presidential administrations. Correspondence primarily concerns business matters, especially the collection of claims. Subjects include claims originating in the colonial period and the American Revolution, French spoliation claims, maritime claims, the development of the West, land speculation in ...
    • Contributor: Morfit, Henry Mason
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    Samuel Dash papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, legal material and opinions, writings, speeches, engagement file, teaching file, organization and committee file, clippings, appointment calendars, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Dash's legal career after 1964, and more particularly his role in governmental investigations. Documents Dash's service on the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Presidential Campaign Activities investigating President Richard M. Nixon and his advisors in the Watergate Affair; ...
    • Contributor: Dash, Samuel
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    Patricia Harris papers, 1950-1983 Lawyer, educator, diplomat, and cabinet officer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, statements, notes, printed material, and other papers pertaining primarily to Harris's cabinet positions as secretary, United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) (1977-1979) and secretary, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (later, Health and Human Services) (1979-1981).
    • Contributor: Harris, Patricia
    • Date: 1924
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    Charles S. Hamlin papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, biographical notes, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Hamlin's service in the U.S. Dept. of the Treasury and the Federal Reserve System; Hamlin's civic affairs; and his family's social life in Washington, D.C. Topics include leaders and policies of the Democratic Party especially during the Grover Cleveland, Woodrow Wilson, and Franklin D. Roosevelt administrations and ...
    • Contributor: Hamlin, Charles S. (Charles Sumner) - Hamlin, Anna - Hamlin, Huybertie Pruyn - Robles, Sebastian T. (Sebastian Tomas)
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    Bryson B. Rash papers, 1918-1992 Journalist. Correspondence, speeches, broadcast scripts, book draft, biographical material, news clippings, and photographs documenting Rash's career in broadcast journalism.
    • Contributor: Rash, Bryson
    • Date: 1918
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    Eric Sevareid papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, fan mail, radio and television scripts, news analyses, lectures, speeches, writings, book and subject files, awards, newspaper clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers. The bulk of the collection (1940-1977) consists of scripts of Sevareid's radio and television news broadcasts and analyses documenting his career with the Columbia Broadcasting System from World War II as a correspondent in Burma, China, and western Europe, ...
    • Contributor: Sevareid, Eric
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    Willard family papers, 1800-1968 Correspondence, letterbooks, notebooks, diaries, subject files, business and financial records, and other papers documenting the family's involvement in the business, social, and political life of Virginia and Washington, D.C.
    • Date: 1800
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    Elections Research Center records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, ballots, election returns, reports, notes, statistical data, newspaper clippings, and printed matter documenting elections in all fifty states and the District of Columbia collected by the organization between 1955 and 1992 for the purpose of compilation, analysis, and publication. Subjects include voting research and statistics; American political parties; the 1990 U.S. Census and resulting congressional reapportionment; the 99th though 101st U.S. Congresses; the ...
    • Contributor: Elections Research Center (Governmental Affairs Institute)
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    Frank Kameny papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, case files, legal records, organization records, subject files, printed matter, and other papers relating to Kameny's work as an activist, organizer, and counselor in the gay rights movement. Reflects the politicization of the gay rights movement as its priorities shifted from education and information to social action and legal reform. Documents Kameny's activities as cofounder and official of the Mattachine Society of Washington, ...
    • Contributor: Kameny, Frank - Mattachine Society of Washington
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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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    Harry Payne Whitney collection of letters of William Collins Whitney, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence; business, legal, and financial records; genealogies; scrapbooks; printed matter; photographs; and other papers pertaining chiefly to William C. Whitney's service as corporation counsel in the New York (N.Y.) Law Dept. and as U.S. secretary of the navy in the first Grover Cleveland presidential administration. Documents his work in the modernization of the U.S. Navy and his fight against political corruption and fraud in ...
    • Contributor: Whitney, William C. (William Collins) - Whitney, Harry Payne
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    Schuyler Colfax correspondence and speeches, 1837-1882 Vice president of the United States, congressman, and newspaper editor. Correspondence and speeches documenting Colfax's activities as a newspaper editor, his involvement in the Whig and Republican parties, and his tenure as United States representative from Indiana and vice president under Ulysses S. Grant.
    • Contributor: Colfax, Schuyler
    • Date: 1837
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    John Aldrich Stephenson collection of the Hand, Fiske, and Aldrich families papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence; diaries; journals; travel diaries; manuscripts of sermons, poems, essays, and other writings; business and financial records; biographical and genealogical materials; printed matter; drawings and reproductions of paintings and photographs; and other papers pertaining primarily to family affairs. Includes papers of the Chauncy (later Chauncey) family; sermons (1759-1798) for an American Indian congregation probably written by Elnathan Chauncy; Joseph Hand's letters, chiefly to his ...
    • Contributor: Aldrich, Morton Arnold - Aldrich, Zoë Worthington Fiske - Chauncy, Elnathan - Fiske, Asa Severance - Fiske, Elizabeth Worthington Hand - Fiske, Samuel Wheelock - Fowler, William Chauncey - Hand, Catharine Worthington Fowler - Hand, Joseph Winborn - Meigs, Return Jonathan - Stephenson, John Aldrich
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    Mary McGrory papers, 1928-2004 Journalist. Correspondence, subject files, notebooks and notes, speeches and writings, newspaper clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, and other papers relating primarily to McGrory's career as a journalist.
    • Contributor: McGrory, Mary
    • Date: 1928
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    Willard family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, letterbooks, notebooks, diaries, subject files, business and financial records, and other papers. Papers of Joseph Edward Willard reflect his activities as a member of the Virginia House of Delegates (1894-1902), member of the staff of Maj. Gen. Fitzhugh Lee in Cuba during the Spanish-American War, lieutenant governor of Virginia (1902-1906), and U.S. ambassador to Spain (1913-1921). Papers (1865-1955) of his wife, Belle Layton ...
    • Contributor: Willard, Antonia Ford - Willard, Belle Layton Wyatt - Willard, Joseph Clapp - Willard, Joseph Edward - Wyatt, Joseph W.
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    John Osborne papers, circa 1900-1983 Author, editor, and journalist. Correspondence and memoranda; family papers; drafts of published and unpublished articles, reports, columns, and interviews; notes and notebooks; dispatches and news cables; research material; and other papers documenting Osborne's career as a reporter, editor, and columnist for Time, Life, and the New Republic.
    • Contributor: Osborne, John
    • Date: 1900
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    Andrew Jackson Donelson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, journals, draft messages of Andrew Jackson, diplomatic papers, news clippings, scrapbook, sketches, photographs, and other papers pertaining to Donelson's service as Andrew Jackson's aide-de-camp (1820-1822) and presidential secretary (1829-1837), charge d'affaires to Texas (1844-1845), U.S. minister to Prussia (1846-1849), editor of the Washington Union (1851-1852), and vice-presidential candidate (1856). Subjects include the Nullification Crisis, 1828-1832; national economic policy; the move to recharter the ...
    • Contributor: Donelson, Andrew Jackson - Burke, Pauline Wilcox - Donelson, Emily Tennessee - Martin, James Glasgow - Randolph, Meriwether Lewis - Wilcox, Mary Emily Donelson - United States. Constitution
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    Henry Robinson Luce papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence; manuscripts of speeches, writings, and unpublished book; legal and financial records; subject files; honorary degrees, awards, invitations, and citations; and other material relating primarily to Luce's advisory and philanthropic activities and, to a lesser degree, his career, households, finances, and travels. Major topics include the social, cultural, and political history of China, U.S. social and political history, ecology, education, Christianity, philanthropy, civil rights, ...
    • Contributor: Luce, Henry Robinson
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    Horsford-Tryon families papers, 1800-2000 Mainly correspondence among family members primarily in central New York. Includes letters written by the chemist and women's education advocate, Eben Horsford, and by Maria Charity Horsford to her adult children from Washington, D.C., 1850-1853, during her husband Jerediah Horsford's service in the U. S. House of Representatives.
    • Date: 1800
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    Jubal Anderson Early papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries (1847 February-May and 1865 May-November), speeches, articles, military papers, clippings, scrapbook, printed matter, and maps. The pre-Civil War papers reflect Early's years as a West Point cadet and his U.S. Army service, his law practice, and his Virginia political activities. Includes letters (1829-1833) from John J. Cabell to his wife, Henry Ann Cabell. Civil War material documents Early's participation in battles at ...
    • Contributor: Early, Jubal Anderson
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    Henry White Edgerton papers, 1910-1970 Jurist, lawyer, and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, case files, reports, notes, pamphlets, lists, newspaper clippings, and printed matter, relating mainly to White's career as a law professor and judge.
    • Contributor: Edgerton, Henry White
    • Date: 1910