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    Frederick D. Patterson papers, 1861-1988 African-American educational administrator and advocate. Correspondence, journal, writings and speeches, notes, reports, organizational records, clippings, printed materials, memorabilia, and miscellaneous items relating chiefly to Patterson's efforts, following his retirement as president of Tuskegee Institute in 1953, to preserve and develop African-American institutions of higher learning.
    • Contributor: Patterson, Frederick D. (Frederick Douglass) - Patterson, Frederick D.
    • Date: 1861
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    Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain papers, 1775-1913 Union Army officer, educator, and governor of Maine. Correspondence, biographical notes, record books, military reports, speeches, accounts of engagements of the Army of the Potomac, and other material mostly concerning the Civil War.
    • Contributor: Chamberlain, Joshua Lawrence
    • Date: 1775
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    Arthur D. Little papers, 1884-1973 Chemical engineer, inventor, and entrepreneur. Register of clients, financial records, technical reports, laboratory notes and summaries, photographs, and other records of Arthur D. Little, Inc., pertaining primarily to chemical analysis of products or materials. Also includes correspondence, writings, speeches, biographical material, and other papers relating to Little's career in industrial research.
    • Contributor: Little, Arthur D. (Arthur Dehon) - Little, Arthur D.
    • Date: 1884
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    Edward Tracy Clark correspondence and reports, 1923-1935 Presidential secretary, lawyer, and businessman of Washington, D.C. Correspondence relating primarily to Clark's work as a consultant on legislative, customs, and tariff matters for various business concerns, and letters from his service as secretary to President Calvin Coolidge.
    • Contributor: Clark, Edward Tracy
    • Date: 1923
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    Morton Gould papers, 1920-1996 American composer, conductor, arranger, and pianist. The collection contains music, including holograph and copyist manuscripts, printed scores, orchestral parts, lyric sheets, and sketches of Gould's compositions and arrangements; correspondence; business papers; writings; photographs; scrapbooks; programs and promotional materials related to his career; and financial and legal documents.
    • Contributor: Gould, Morton
    • Date: 1920
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    Grant Richards collection of A.E. Housman material, 1898-1947 British author and publisher. Correspondence, manuscripts, typescripts, galley and page proofs, newspaper clippings, printed material, and musical scores pertaining primarily to Richards's biography of A. E. Housman.
    • Contributor: Richards, Grant
    • Date: 1898
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    Charles Wellington Reed papers, Correspondence, diary (1864), ink and pencil sketches, watercolors, prints, lithographs, books illustrated by Reed, citations, military papers, printed material, maps, medals, photographs, and memorabilia relating to Reed's service in the 9th Massachusetts Light Artillery Battery and to military life during the Civil War. Includes two volumes containing circa 700 wartime sketches, some drawn during actual combat.
    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
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    Katharine Amend Kellock papers, 1924-1969 Economist and editor. Correspondence, project reports, writings, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Kellock's work with the Federal Writers' Project, the Department of State, and the Department of Agriculture Resettlement Administration.
    • Contributor: Kellock, Katharine Amend
    • Date: 1924
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    Archibald Roosevelt papers, 1838-2002 Intelligence officer, diplomat, and consultant. Diaries, correspondence, international reports, photographs, notes, scrapbooks, school notebooks, clippings, and printed matter documenting Roosevelt's service in intelligence and career as a consultant in international relations.
    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Archibald
    • Date: 1838
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    Francis LeJau Parker papers, 1905-1935 U.S. army officer and government official. Copies of letters, telegrams, dispatches, and reports, records of Parker's military service, pamphlets, documents, and other papers relating to his service as an army officer and attaché during World War I and later as a member of special missions in Latin America.
    • Contributor: Parker, Francis Lejau
    • Date: 1905
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    John Gwinn papers, 1815-1864 Naval officer. Official and general correspondence, personal journals, commissions, printed matter, and miscellaneous material documenting Gwinn's career in the Navy before the Civil War.
    • Contributor: Gwinn, John
    • Date: 1815
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    Eloise Hubbard Linscott collection, circa 1815, 1929-2002 Eloise Hubbard Linscott’s collection of research materials for her book, Folk Songs of Old New England (1939) and other folk music research through about 1955. The collection includes correspondence; music transcriptions; sound recordings of folk music, lectures, and radio broadcasts; photographs of Linscott's informants; documentation of events and trips within New England; plus some materials from her estate, dated circa 1815-2002.
    • Contributor: Linscott, Eloise Hubbard - Bayard, Samuel Preston - Grover, Carrie - Sherrard, William J. - Reed, Elizabeth Foster
    • Date: 1815
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    Edwin Markham papers, circa 1893-1937 Poet and educator. Correspondence, notes, drafts and published versions of poems, and printed matter concerning Markham's writing and poetry.
    • Contributor: Markham, Edwin
    • Date: 1893
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    Forbes W. Manchester correspondence, 1858-1869 Whaler. Correspondence to Forbes W. Manchester, primarily from his wife Rhoda M. Manchester, written in 1858 and 1859 while he was on a whaling voyage to the Indian and Pacific oceans aboard the Henry Kneeland. There are several letters written by Manchester while he was on the Henry Kneeland as well as a few written in 1869 from Martinique while he served in the ...
    • Contributor: Manchester, Forbes W.
    • Date: 1858
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    Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov papers, 1918-1974 Poet, novelist, literary critic, lecturer, and translator. Correspondence and notes with holograph and typescript drafts, galley proofs, page proofs, and printed versions of biographies, book reviews, essays, interviews, memoirs, novellas, novels, plays, poems, short stories, and translations of works by others.
    • Contributor: Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich
    • Date: 1918
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    Zachariah Chandler papers, 1854-1899 Secretary of the interior and senator from Michigan. Correspondence, principally letters received, only a few dating after 1879, relating chiefly to the politics of the Civil War and Reconstruction. Reflects the views of the antislavery element of the Republican Party when Chandler was serving on the Republican Congressional Committee and the Joint Committee on the Conduct of War and as chairman of the Committee ...
    • Contributor: Chandler, Zachariah
    • Date: 1854
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    Wm. Oland Bourne papers, 1841-1885 Clergyman and journalist. Letters, verse, and narratives submitted in a contest sponsored by Bourne, chaplain at Central Park Hospital, New York City, during the Civil War, and editor of the periodical The Soldier's Friend. Other correspondence pertains to slavery, economic conditions of the working man, and The Soldier's Friend, edited by Bourne.
    • Contributor: Bourne, Wm. Oland (William Oland)
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    Bertram David Lewin papers, 1883-1974 Psychoanalyst, educator, and writer. Correspondence, diaries, biographical data, reports, surveys, speeches and writings, school papers, certificates, legal documents, and photographs documenting Lewin's contributions to psychoanalysis in the United States through his writings, teaching, and involvement in various psychoanalytic organizations.
    • Contributor: Lewin, Bertram D. (Bertram David) - Lewin, Bertram D.
    • Date: 1883
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    Ray Eber Brown papers, 1915-1962 Naval architect and engineer. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, notebooks, subject files, reports, articles, blueprints, charts, graphs, specification sheets, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other printed material pertaining primarily to Brown's career as a naval architect and marine engineer.
    • Contributor: Brown, Ray Eber
    • Date: 1915
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    Alexandra Danilova collection, 1920-2000 Correspondence, writings, including a typescript of Danilova's memoirs titled Choura: The Memoirs of Alexandra Danilova, speeches and lectures, programs, printed material, newspaper clippings, magazine articles, artwork, photographs, and other papers relating to Danilova's career in dance primarily as a teacher at the School of American Ballet. Also includes material from her years with the de Basil Ballets Russes and the Denham Ballet Russe and ...
    • Contributor: Danilova, Alexandra
    • Date: 1920
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    E.B. O'Callaghan papers, 1830-1879 Physician, historian, and bibliographer. Correspondence pertaining primarily to O'Callaghan's career as a physician, legislator in Lower Canada, and editor of the Montreal Vindicator. Also concerns bibliographic matters including records of New York state, rare bibliographic Americana, editions of the Bible, and material relating to America found in European archives. Includes a draft of his History of New Netherland (1846-1848).
    • Contributor: O'callaghan, E. (Edmund Bailey) - O'callaghan, E.
    • Date: 1830
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    Shelby family papers, 1738-1916 Correspondence, memoranda, legal and financial papers, military records, genealogical data, and memorabilia relating mainly to Evan Shelby, soldier and frontiersman, and to his son, Isaac Shelby, soldier and political leader, providing a record of frontier life and political and economic developments in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Kentucky.
    • Date: 1738
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    Sidney Robertson Cowell collection, 1901-1992 Sidney Robertson Cowell (1903-1995) was a folksong and ethnic music collector and recordist, ethnographer, ethnomusicologist, teacher, writer, and wife of composer Henry Cowell. The collection consists of her personal papers which document all aspects of her life and work. The collection includes correspondence relating to personal and professional matters; fieldwork reports, fieldnotes, song lists and other materials from her field recording projects and trips; ...
    • Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Cowell, Henry
    • Date: 1901
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    Merrill Moore papers, 1904-1979 Psychiatrist and poet. Diaries, correspondence, notebooks, biographical material, family papers, genealogical records, literary papers, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers relating to Moore's career as a psychiatrist and poet.
    • Contributor: Moore, Merrill
    • Date: 1904
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    Henry Walker correspondence, 1861-1864 Union soldier. Chiefly correspondence between Henry Walker, a Union soldier who served in the 177th Regiment, New York State Volunteers, during the Civil War, and his family in Forest Port, Oneida County, New York.
    • Contributor: Walker, Henry
    • Date: 1861