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  • Thomas Truxtun papers, 1796-1885

    United States Navy officer. Correspondence, property share, funeral announcement, and other printed matter relating to Truxtun's resignation from the United States Navy in 1802 and to his duties as sheriff of Philadelphia, Pa., also including an 1885 article on Truxtun's grandson, William Talbot Truxtun.

    • Contributor: Truxtun, Thomas
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1796
  • Jesse W. Fell papers, 1806-1965

    Editor, educator, and lawyer. Correspondence, speeches and writings, Fell's autobiography and other biographical material, genealogical material, land grants, ledger, clippings, scrapbooks, maps, lithographs, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to Fell's pursuits as a newspaper editor, educator, lawyer, and Quaker in Illinois, including also family correspondence pertaining to Abraham Lincoln's autobiography.

    • Contributor: Fell, Jesse W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1806
  • Louis-Alexandre Andrault, comte de Langeron, and Charles-Claude, marquis de Langeron, papers, 1761-1785

    French military officers. Correspondence and documents concerning French military and naval participation in the American Revolution.

    • Contributor: Langeron, Louis Alexandre Andrault, Comte De - Langeron, Louis Alexandre Andrault
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1761
  • Raymond G. Carroll papers, 1905-1944

    Journalist. Scrapbooks of clippings, mostly of Carroll's articles, and correspondence, photographs, drawings, and other printed matter relating to Carroll's career as a journalist.

    • Contributor: Carroll, Raymond G.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1905
  • John Barrett papers, 1861-1943

    Journalist and diplomat. Family and general correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks, subject files, writings and speeches, financial papers, reports, biographical materials, scrapbooks, clippings, and other papers relating principally to Barrett's career as a journalist and diplomat.

    • Contributor: Barrett, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1861
  • 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
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1775
  • Ray M. Lawless collection, 1952-1965

    Research materials including questionnaires, some correspondence, and photographs of approximately 200 folksingers and singers of folksong (a few of them are performers of art songs and classical music) collected by Ray M. Lawless to illustrate his book, Folksingers and Folksongs in America (New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1960; second edition, 1965).

    • Contributor: Lawless, Ray McKinley
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1952
  • T. S. Palmer papers, 1877-1954

    Naturalist, author and ornithologist. Correspondence, diaries, drafts of speeches, articles, printed matter, scrapbooks, memorandum books, and photographs. Much of the correspondence relates to the American Ornithologists' Union, of which Palmer was secretary, 1917-1937.

    • Contributor: Palmer, T. S. (Theodore Sherman) - Palmer, T. S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1877
  • Jacques Loeb papers, 1889-1924

    Physiologist and educator. General, professional, and family correspondence, biographical data, speeches, awards, photographs, and other material, including Loeb's laboratory notebooks and drafts of his scientific writings relating to the development of the tropism theory.

    • Contributor: Loeb, Jacques
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1889
  • Daniel Read Larned papers, 1861-1878

    Army officer and private secretary to General Ambrose Everett Burnside. Correspondence and other material concerning campaigns by the Union Army in North Carolina and Virginia and Burnside's relationship with other generals.

    • Contributor: Larned, Daniel Read
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1861
  • R.R. Bowker papers, 1831-1931

    Editor, publisher, bibliographer, author, literary promoter, and industrial director. Correspondence, certificates, clippings, international copyright law material, literary manuscripts, and miscellaneous items relating chiefly to Bowker's activity as an organizer of the Independent Republican movement. Included are literary manuscripts by European and American authors and correspondence with writers, politicians, and inventors.

    • Contributor: Bowker, R. R. (Richard Rogers) - Bowker, R. R.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1831
  • Alice Roosevelt Longworth papers, 1888-1942

    Journalist. Family and general correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, newspaper clippings, and scrapbooks relating to Washington, D.C., social life, Longworth's world travels, her engagement and marriage to Nicholas Longworth, and her writings, especially her newspaper column and her reminiscences for Ladies' Home Journal.

    • Contributor: Longworth, Alice Roosevelt
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1888
  • Lorenzo Johnston Greene papers, 1680-1988

    African-American historian, educator, editor, and civil rights and social activist. Chiefly academic files documenting Greene's career as a professor of history and pioneer in the field of African-American studies at Lincoln University, Jefferson City, Missouri.

    • Contributor: Greene, Lorenzo J. (Lorenzo Johnston) - Greene, Lorenzo J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1680
  • Maude Adams papers, 1925-1956

    American stage actress, writer, educator. Annotated typescripts and mimeographed copies of Adams's unpublished autobiography, writings relating to the study of acting, a commencement address, notes for a proposed radio program, a religious play, and the corrected typescript of Phyllis Robbins's biography, Maude Adams, An Intimate Portrait.

    • Contributor: Adams, Maude
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1925
  • Henry Prather Fletcher papers, 1898-1958

    Diplomat. Correspondence, diary, letterbook, speeches and articles, scrapbook, clippings, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers documenting Fletcher's career from his enlistment in the Rough Riders during the Spanish-American War through his service as a special adviser to the secretary of state on post-World War II problems and plans.

    • Contributor: Fletcher, Henry Prather
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1898
  • Samuel Edward Axson sermons, 1857-1880

    Presbyterian clergyman of Rome, Georgia, and father of Ellen Axson Wilson, first wife of President Woodrow Wilson. Sermons by Axson.

    • Contributor: Axson, Samuel Edward, Approximately - Axson, Samuel Edward
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1857
  • Garson Kanin papers, 1941-1965

    Actor, author, producer, and director. Correspondence and production material relating to Kanin's stage and film projects.

    • Contributor: Kanin, Garson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1941
  • September 11, 2001 documentary project collection, 2001-2002

    Documentation of the reactions of individuals and communities across the United States and elsewhere (Naples, Italy) to the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City; the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia; and the crash of the hijacked plane in Shanksville, Pennsylvania; in audio, video, and photographs from 2001-2002.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2001
  • Harry Frank Guggenheim papers, 1900-1972

    Businessman, diplomat, newspaper publisher, philanthropist, and horseman. Correspondence and subject files documenting Guggenheim's career in business and publishing, philanthropic and civic activities, and special interests in horse racing and aviation.

    • Contributor: Guggenheim, Harry Frank
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1900
  • United States Naval Observatory records, 1830-1900

    Official correspondence and administrative records of offices of the Naval Observatory, located in Washington, D.C., including of the superintendent, Nautical Almanac, librarian, and the superintendent of compasses and instruments, concerning activities of the observatory and tracing its development from its origin in the Depot of Charts and Instruments.

    • Contributor: United States Naval Observatory
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1830
  • Patsy T. Mink papers, 1883-2005

    Lawyer, public official, and United States representative from Hawaii. Correspondence, memoranda, legislative files, speeches and writings, testimony, statements, press releases, appointment books and scheduling files, travel itineraries, campaign files and political ephemera, notes, casework, law practice client files, court documents, maps, card files, biographical material, interviews, questionnaires, awards and honors, photographs, student papers, family papers, scrapbooks, news clippings, and printed matter documenting Mink's public ...

    • Contributor: Mink, Patsy T.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1883
  • John G. Nicolay papers, 1811-1943

    Presidential secretary and biographer. Correspondence, research notes, notebooks, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous material documenting Nicolay's public career, particularly his tenure as secretary to President Abraham Lincoln and his numerous literary activities, including his works on Lincoln.

    • Contributor: Nicolay, John G. (John George) - Nicolay, John G.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1811
  • Russian Orthodox Greek Catholic Church of America. Diocese of Alaska records, 1733-1938

    Principally ecclesiastical records relating to the administration of the numerous parishes and chapels of the Russian Orthodox Church in Alaska, and, to a lesser extent, in Canada and the United States, comprising correspondence, registers of births, marriages, and deaths, confession and communion records, a clergy dossier, orders and edicts (ukases) from imperial and ecclesiastical authorities, financial records, diaries and travel journals, photographs, printed matter, ...

    • Contributor: Russian Orthodox Greek Catholic Church of America. Diocese of Alaska
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1733
  • Albert Einstein papers, 1916-1953

    Physicist. Correspondence and manuscripts of writings including a fair copy of Einstein's 1905 paper concerning the theory of relativity titled "Zur Elektrodynamik bewegter Körper," and manuscripts of "Einheitliche Feldtheorie" and "Das Bi-Vektor Feld."

    • Contributor: Einstein, Albert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1916
  • Charles Maccubbin papers, circa 1945-1988

    United States Army officer. Manuscript and typewritten transcript of Maccubbin's memoir, his military service record, a map, and photographs relating chiefly to Maccubbin's military service from 1886 to 1919.

    • Contributor: Maccubbin, Charles
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1945