Search Manuscripts/Mixed Material

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    Henry Shapiro papers, 1920-1992 Journalist. Correspondence, wire service reports, reference files, speeches and writings, and personal files pertaining to Henry Shapiro's career and writings as chief correspondent in the Moscow bureau of United Press International from the 1930s to the 1970s.
    • Contributor: Shapiro, Henry
    • Date: 1920
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    Lewis M. Haupt papers, 1849-1923 Civil engineer and public official. Correspondence, minutes, memoranda, reports, speeches, and articles relating to the selection of a route for an isthmian canal and to Haupt's efforts to secure the Nicaraguan route includes records of the Nicaraguan Canal Commission and the Isthmian Canal Commission, with further material relating to Herman Haupt and his duties as chief of construction and operation of the United States...
    • Contributor: Haupt, Lewis M. (Lewis Muhlenberg) - Haupt, Lewis M.
    • Date: 1849
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    John Ciardi papers, 1910-1997 Poet, editor, literary critic, lecturer, and journalist. Advertisements, biographical material, contracts, correspondence, newspaper clippings, notes, photographs, press releases, research material, royalty statements with holograph and typescript drafts, galley proofs, page proofs, and printed versions of aphorisms, articles, book reviews, books, columns, essays, etymological dictionaries, limericks, plays, poems, poetry reviews, radio and television scripts, and speeches and lectures.
    • Contributor: Ciardi, John
    • Date: 1910
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    Leason Heberling Adams papers, 1919-1968 Geophysicist, consultant, and educator. Correspondence, writings, notes and notebooks, and printed matter relating to Adams's research and publication in geophysics and earth sciences.
    • Contributor: Adams, Leason Heberling
    • Date: 1919
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    Cornelia Bryce Pinchot papers, 1899-1960 Politician, political activist, and wife of Gifford Pinchot of Pennsylvania. Correspondence, political campaign papers and speeches, gardening file, and financial records relating to Pinchot's political activities and the Pinchot family.
    • Contributor: Pinchot, Cornelia Bryce
    • Date: 1899
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    Edward Maynard papers, 1836-1867 Dental surgeon and inventor. Correspondence, legal records, and financial account books relating to Maynard's improvements in the manufacture and sale of firearms and documenting his dental practice in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Maynard, Edward
    • Date: 1836
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    Hildegard Thompson papers, 1951-1974 Author, educator, author, and government official. Correspondence, writings, articles, biographical material, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Thompson's career in American Indian education including her service as chief of the United States Bureau of Indian Affairs Branch of Education.
    • Contributor: Thompson, Hildegard
    • Date: 1951
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    Emile Berliner collection, 1871-1965 Unpublished and published textual materials, photographs, sound recordings, scrapbooks, artifacts, and a motion picture documenting the life and work of the German-born immigrant to America who invented the gramophone, the flat disc recording, the radio microphone, acoustic tile, and an early version of the helicopter. Included are unpublished and experimental gramophone records dating from the 1890s, some of them featuring the voices of Berliner...
    • Contributor: Berliner, Emile
    • Date: 1871
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    Henry Clark Corbin papers, 1864-1980 Army officer. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, typescripts of speeches, autograph albums, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers concerning Corbin’s military career and his life in Washington, D.C., as an officer and prominent resident. Includes personal matter such as photograph albums, scrapbooks, and memorabilia relating to his wife, Edythe Agnes Patten Corbin, and the Patten family.
    • Contributor: Corbin, Henry Clark
    • Date: 1864
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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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    Citizens' Joint Committee on National Representation for the District of Columbia records, 1926-1961 Organization that lobbied for the passage of the Twenty-third Amendment to the Constitution allowing the citizens of the District of Columbia to vote in presidential elections. Correspondence with members of Congress, records of congressional hearings, publicity materials, lists of local groups backing the Twenty-third Amendment, and a file by state showing contacts made by the committee with leaders of the various state legislatures.
    • Contributor: Citizens' Joint Committee on National Representation for the District of Columbia
    • Date: 1926
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    Melville Eastham papers, 1908-1973 Radio engineer and manufacturer. Correspondence, diaries, blueprints, sketches, plans, notebooks, company files, photographs, reports, clippings, and printed matter largely related to Eastham’s career as a radio engineer and as head of the General Radio Company, but also to his avocation of collecting early maps and atlases.
    • Contributor: Eastham, Melville
    • Date: 1908
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    Thomas Henry Carter papers, 1883-1917 Lawyer and United States representative and senator from Montana. Correspondence, writings, memoranda, clippings, notes, invitations, photographs, and financial records relating primarily to Montana, Republican Party politics, and Carter’s career in Congress.
    • Contributor: Carter, Thomas Henry
    • Date: 1833
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    Adee family papers, 1824-1966 Journals, correspondence, poetry, speeches and writings, newspaper clippings, genealogical records of the Adee and Graham families, and miscellaneous family material, including papers of Alvey A. Adee, chief of the Diplomatic Bureau at the United States Department of State and assistant secretary of state; Augustus Alvey Adee, United States Navy surgeon; and David Graham Adee, author and lawyer
    • Date: 1824
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    Federal Music Project collection, 1935-1948
    u.s. work projects administration. federal music project collection,
    The Federal Music Project (FMP) Collection consists of agency reports, programs, catalogs, index cards, lists, correspondence, questionnaires, clippings, some music scores and parts, a few writings and the papers of George Allen Foster, regional director for New York and New England. The George Allen Foster Collection consists of correspondence, photographs, programs, clippings and reports.
    • Contributor: Federal Music Project (U.S.) - Foster, George Allen - Sokoloff, Nikolai - Seeger, Charles
    • Date: 1935
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    Robert R. Williams papers, 1911-1981 Chemist, nutritionist, and developer of vitamin B1. Correspondence, diaries, affidavits, reports, subject files, laboratory notebooks, speeches and writings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Williams's research in nutritional chemistry.
    • Contributor: Williams, Robert R.
    • Date: 1911
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    Sir Augustus John Foster papers, 1794-1844 British minister to the United States. Diaries, correspondence, and notes concerning Foster's assignment as a British diplomat to Washington, D.C., prior to the War of 1812, Naples (capital of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies), and Turin (capital of the Kingdom of Sardinia).
    • Contributor: Foster, Augustus John, Sir - Foster, Augustus John
    • Date: 1794
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    N.C. Gerson papers, 1928-1998 Research physicist. Correspondence, biographical material, drafts and offprints of scientific articles, memoranda, minutes, notes and equations, reports, research material, rosters, schematics, and other papers documenting Gerson's career as a research physicist and his service as a member of the United States National Committee for the International Geophysical Year (1957-1958).
    • Contributor: Gerson, N. C.
    • Date: 1928
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    William Edward Riley papers, 1941-1948 Marine Corps officer. Correspondence, operation plans and reports, memoranda, notes, maps, photographs, and other papers relating to Riley’s World War II service on the staff of Admiral William Frederick Halsey, commander of South Pacific Area and commander in chief of the United States Navy 3rd Fleet; invasions of the Philippines and Ulithi (Micronesia); and United States Marine Corps and United States Navy demobilization efforts...
    • Contributor: Riley, William Edward
    • Date: 1941
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    J.L.M. Curry papers, 1637-1939 Statesman, author, clergyman, diplomat, and educator. Diaries, correspondence, printed matter, clippings, memorabilia, notes and memoranda, legal papers, accounts, lectures and sermons, essays, scrapbook, manuscript of autobiography, speeches, and articles, and catalog of Curry's library. Includes autographs of presidents, Confederate leaders, Spanish noblemen, royalty, and writers, jurists, diplomats, educators, historians, scientists, reformers, artists, statesmen, literary figures, clergymen, and military men of the United States and...
    • Contributor: Curry, J. L. M. (Jabez Lamar Monroe) - Curry, J. L. M.
    • Date: 1637
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    Raymund L. Zwemer papers, 1903-1979 Biologist, educator, and scientific administrator. Correspondence, speeches and writings, professional and organizational files, appointment diaries, personnel records, printed matter, and other papers documenting Zwemer's career as a professor of anatomy and scientific administrator.
    • Contributor: Zwemer, Raymund L. (Raymund Lull) - Zwemer, Raymund L.
    • Date: 1903
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    Karl Abraham papers, 1908-1925 Psychoanalyst. Correspondence, circular letters, drafts of statements, a book inscription, and a program documenting Abraham’s role in the founding of psychoanalysis, particularly in his native Germany.
    • Contributor: Abraham, Karl
    • Date: 1908
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    Herbert Benjamin papers, 1915-2004 Communist Party official. Correspondence, memoranda, memoirs and additional writings, notes, printed matter, and other papers primarily relating to Benjamin’s life and his work in the Communist Party, particularly his activities as a leader in the organized unemployed movement during the 1930s.
    • Contributor: Benjamin, Herbert
    • Date: 1915
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    United States. Continental Navy records, 1775-1776 Receipts, appraisals, and other records relating to the procuring of ships for service during the American Revolution.
    • Contributor: United States. Continental Navy
    • Date: 1775
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    Levi Woodbury family papers, 1638-1914 Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, financial and legal papers, genealogical notes, autograph collections, scrapbooks, clippings, and other papers chiefly of Levi Woodbury and also of his son, Charles Levi Woodbury, and other family members.
    • Contributor: Woodbury, Levi
    • Date: 1638