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    James Louis Robertson papers, 1869-1981

    Chief clerk of the U.S. Senate Post Office, special agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, reserve naval officer, deputy comptroller, and member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, subject files, genealogical material, newspaper clippings, and other papers relating primarily to Robertson's service as a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

    • Contributor: Robertson, James Louis
    • Date: 1869
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    Edward John Dorn papers, 1868-1936

    Naval officer. Correspondence, diaries, orders to duty, speeches, notes, photographs, and printed materials pertaining to Dorn's naval cruises to Brazil, South Africa, Samoan Islands, Guam, and Japan, and to his experiences as governor of American Samoa and Guam, especially in regard to missionaries, schools, water supply, and immigrants.

    • Contributor: Dorn, Edward John
    • Date: 1868
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    Irving R. Kaufman papers, 1934-1992

    Jurist. Court papers, office and subject files, speeches and writings, and scrapbooks chiefly documenting Kaufman's judicial career on the United States District Court, Southern District of New York and United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit.

    • Contributor: Kaufman, Irving R. (irving Robert) - Kaufman, Irving R.
    • Date: 1934
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    Arthur Stanley Riggs papers, 1929-1952

    Naval reserve officer. Correspondence, notes, writings, newspaper clippings, receipts, printed material, maps, and photographs pertaining primarily to Riggs's unpublished book, "Drake of the Seven Seas."

    • Contributor: Riggs, Arthur Stanley
    • Date: 1929
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    William D. Salter papers, 1810-1869

    United States naval officer. Naval and personal correspondence, journal, naval orders, rations, regulations, and other papers relating to Salter's naval career and voyages.

    • Contributor: Salter, William D.
    • Date: 1810
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    Solon J. Buck papers, 1778-1962

    Historian and archivist. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, notes, drafts of speeches and writings, subject files, financial papers, bibliographies, and research material relating primarily to Buck's career at the National Archives and Library of Congress.

    • Contributor: Buck, Solon J. (solon Justus) - Buck, Solon J.
    • Date: 1778
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    Tobias Lear papers, 1790-1816

    Secretary to George Washington, businessman, and diplomat. Correspondence, account books, and other papers relating primarily to George Washington, Lear's diplomatic missions, and business affairs, and family matters.

    • Contributor: Lear, Tobias
    • Date: 1790
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    Custis-Lee family papers, 1700-circa 1928

    Correspondence, letterbooks, genealogical papers, notebooks, financial records, indentures, clippings, photographs, and other papers documenting the activities of several generations of the Custis and Lee families of Virginia, who served as diplomats, statesmen, politicians, planters, and military officers during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

    • Date: 1700
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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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    William J. Crowe papers, 1932-2003

    Naval officer and diplomat. Correspondence, memoranda, biographical material, clippings, memorabilia, naval records, orders for duty, political campaign files, press releases, photographs, printed matter, scheduling notebooks, reports, research material, speeches and writings, and subject files relating chiefly to Crowe's naval career, service as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and tenure as ambassador to the United Kingdom.

    • Contributor: Crowe, William J.
    • Date: 1932
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    Carl Schurz Vrooman papers, 1872-1975

    Farmer, publicist, and U.S. assistant secretary of agriculture. Chiefly correspondence and family papers of Vrooman and members of the Vrooman and Scott family, including his wife, Julia Scott Vrooman, and her mother, Julia Green Scott.

    • Contributor: Vrooman, Carl Schurz
    • Date: 1872
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    Eddie Rickenbacker papers, 1915-1973

    Army officer and aviator. Correspondence, speeches, writings, notes, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers concerning Rickenbacker's career as an aviator and army officer, chairman of the board of Eastern Air Lines, and advocate of conservative causes.

    • Contributor: Rickenbacker, Eddie
    • Date: 1915
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    Charles Maass papers, 1912-1924

    Assistant to the United States Special Panama Canal Commission. Journal, writings, notes, poems, printed matter, scrapbooks, photographs, and drawings relating chiefly to the Commission's visit to Panama in 1921. The journal also documents Maass's tour of Panama, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and Cuba.

    • Contributor: Maass, Charles
    • Date: 1912
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    Florence Deakins Becker papers, 1891-1963

    Nurse and volunteer worker. Correspondence, diaries, family papers, subject files, speeches and writings, scrapbooks, and other papers relating principally to Becker’s volunteer activities on behalf of various health and medical causes, especially the crusade against tuberculosis and cancer.

    • Contributor: Becker, Florence Deakins
    • Date: 1891
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    Ellis & Allan Company records, 1795-1889

    General merchants and tobacco traders. Business and personal correspondence, journals, ledgers, daybooks, cashbooks, tobacco books, and other mercantile records of the firms of Ellis & Allan, Thomas & Charles Ellis, Ellis & Sons, and Thomas and Charles Ellis & Company of Richmond, Va. Includes records of the counterpart firm in London, Allan & Ellis, as well as those of several subsidiary companies organized in ...

    • Contributor: Ellis & Allan Company (richmond, Va.)
    • Date: 1783
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    Clarence K. Streit papers, 1838-1990

    Author, editor, and journalist. Correspondence, diaries, notes and notebooks, subject files, speeches, statements, and writings, family papers, reports, interviews, pamphlets, press releases, newsletters, minutes of meetings, photographs, clippings, printed matter, and other papers primarily relating to Federal Union, Inc., which Streit founded to promote his plan for an Atlantic Union of democracies.

    • Contributor: Streit, Clarence K. (clarence Kirshman) - Streit, Clarence K.
    • Date: 1838
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    Elizur Wright papers, 1793-1935

    Reformer, publisher, and actuary. Correspondence, manuscript and typewritten transcripts of writings, legal and financial papers, scrapbooks, clippings, printed material, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Wright’s involvement in the antislavery movement and to his work as an actuary and as an author and translator.

    • Contributor: Wright, Elizur
    • Date: 1793
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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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    Anthony Lake papers, 1916-2003

    Assistant to the president for national security affairs and foreign service officer. Correspondence, speeches and writings, notes, campaign file, financial and legal records, testimony, and reports documenting Lake's activities in the United States foreign service and as head of the National Security Council during President Bill Clinton's first term.

    • Contributor: Lake, Anthony
    • Date: 1916
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    Joseph Pulitzer papers, 1897-1958

    Newspaper editor and publisher. Family and general correspondence, subject material, business files, and personal financial papers relating primarily to Pulitzer's editorship of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

    • Contributor: Pulitzer, Joseph
    • Date: 1897
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    Hiram Collins Haydn papers, 1874-1978

    Author, editor, publisher, and educator. Correspondence, drafts and galley proofs of writings, scripts, book reviews, speeches, financial and legal records, and other material relating mainly to Haydn's books and writings. The papers also include material related to his work as an editor with Bobbs-Merrill Co., Crown Publishers, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Random House, and Atheneum.

    • Contributor: Haydn, Hiram Collins
    • Date: 1874
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    James Madison papers, 1723-1859

    United States president and secretary of state, delegate to the United States Continental Congress, and United States representative from Virginia. Correspondence, memoranda, autobiography, notes of debates in the Continental Congress (1776) and the Federal Convention (1787), and related material.

    • Contributor: Madison, James
    • Date: 1723
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    Joseph R. Hawley papers, 1638-1906

    Army officer, editor and United States representative and senator from Connecticut. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, drafts of speeches, business papers, and memorabilia relating to Hawley's personal and family life and to his business and political work.

    • Contributor: Hawley, Joseph R. (joseph Roswell) - Hawley, Joseph R.
    • Date: 1638
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    Gilbert A. Harrison papers, 1902-1978

    Editor and publisher. Correspondence, subject files, clippings, pamphlets, articles, miscellany, and other papers relating principally to Harrison's position as editor and publisher of the New Republic and as president of Liveright Publishing Company.

    • Contributor: Harrison, Gilbert A.
    • Date: 1902
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    Joseph Arthur Moore papers, 1910-1927

    Publisher and newspaperman. Correspondence between Moore and William Randolph Hearst concerning newspaper operations and policy, local and national politics, and Hearst’s magazine and motion picture interests. Also includes printed matter and correspondence with Arthur Brisbane, Robert W. Chambers, Millicent Wilson Hearst, and Ray Long.

    • Contributor: Moore, Joseph Arthur
    • Date: 1910