Search Manuscripts/Mixed Material

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    Clinton Joseph Davisson papers, 1908-1962 Physicist. Scientific papers, articles, and notes relating largely to Davisson's research on secondary emissions of electrons, electron optics, construction of instruments for electron focusing, and crystal physics while employed by Western Electric Company and Bell Telephone Laboratories, and also including lecture notes, personal correspondence, and photographs.
    • Contributor: Davisson, Clinton Joseph
    • Date: 1908
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    Bernadotte Everly Schmitt papers, 1868-1970 Educator, historian, and author. Correspondence, research notes, scrapbooks, writings and lectures, bibliographies, and printed matter relating principally to Schmitt's studies in modern European diplomatic history, especially his work on the outbreak of World War I.
    • Contributor: Schmitt, Bernadotte Everly
    • Date: 1868
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    Kirk Munroe papers, 1850-1940 Author and adventurer. Correspondence, diaries, handwritten drafts and printed copies of writings, biographical material, scrapbooks, subject files, newspaper clippings, printed matter, photographs, drawings, and other papers relating primarily to Munroe's literary career and travels, including on a survey teams for the Union Pacific Railroad Company and the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company.
    • Contributor: Munroe, Kirk
    • Date: 1850
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    Scudder Klyce papers, 1911-1933 Author and naval officer. Correspondence, articles, a typescript of Klyce's book Universe, and other material relating primarily to his career as an author.
    • Contributor: Klyce, Scudder
    • Date: 1911
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    Albert Sidney Burleson papers, 1845-1943 United States representative from Texas, postmaster general in Woodrow Wilson's cabinet, and Democratic Party leader. Correspondence, memoranda, printed matter, scrapbooks, and articles relating chiefly to Burleson’s career in politics and government, including letters to and from Woodrow Wilson.
    • Contributor: Burleson, Albert Sidney
    • Date: 1845
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    Pioneers in Housing : An Oral History Project oral history interviews, 1981-1996 Senior specialist in housing, Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress. Transcripts of oral history interviews and related material pertaining to public housing and community development.
    • Contributor: Schussheim, Morton J.
    • Date: 1981
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    Adelaide Rosalia Hasse papers, 1862-1951 Librarian, bibliographer, and civil servant. Correspondence, subjects files, printed matter, and other papers relating to Hasse's life and career.
    • Contributor: Hasse, Adelaide Rosalia
    • Date: 1862
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    Elmer Gertz papers, 1789-1997 Lawyer, author, and manuscript collector. Correspondence, memoranda, family papers, legal files, subject files, speeches, writings, manuscripts collected by Gertz, newspaper clippings, and printed matter relating primarily to Gertz’s career as a lawyer.
    • Contributor: Gertz, Elmer
    • Date: 1789
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    Ralph Izard family papers, 1778-1826 Continental congressman, United States senator from South Carolina, diplomat. Correspondence and miscellaneous material concerning the Izard family regarding domestic life and social affairs in Charleston, South Carolina, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and including the involvement of family members in managing their estate in South Carolina and the Tripolitan War.
    • Contributor: Izard, Ralph
    • Date: 1778
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    Fred R. McCrumb papers, 1898-1976 Physician, epidemiologist, and medical administrator. Correspondence, speeches, articles, abstracts, bibliographies, reports, surveys, studies, protocols, topical files, notes, biographical material, printed material, and other papers relating chiefly to McCrumb's career as professor and administrator at the University of Maryland at Baltimore School of Medicine, including his administration of a tropical medicine research center in Lahore, Pakistan, and of rubella vaccine field testing.
    • Contributor: McCrumb, Fred R. (Fred Rodgers) - McCrumb, Fred R.
    • Date: 1898
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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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    Groucho Marx papers, 1930-1967 Humorist and actor. Correspondence, book typescripts, and film scripts relating to Marx’s life and acting career.
    • Contributor: Marx, Groucho
    • Date: 1930
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    Victor Murdock papers, 1824-1971 U.S. representative from Kansas and newspaper editor. Diary, family papers, general correspondence, Federal Trade Commission files, writings, and miscellany documenting Murdock's political career as a congressman from Kansas and leadership of the Republican insurgents who contested the power of House Speaker Joseph Cannon in 1910. Includes material concerning Murdock's activities on behalf of the Progressive Party and as a member of the Federal Trade ...
    • Contributor: Murdock, Victor
    • Date: 1824
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    Anita Newcomb McGee papers, 1688-1932 Anthropologist and physician. Correspondence, diaries, family papers, writings, scientific and medical data, and miscellaneous material pertaining to McGee's studies of communistic societies in the United States such as the Shakers and the Bethel and Oneida communities, to her duties as acting assistant surgeon, U.S. Army in the Spanish-American War; and to the formation of the Women's Anthropological Society of America. Contains family correspondence of ...
    • Contributor: McGee, Anita Newcomb
    • Date: 1688
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    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
    • Date: 1898
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    Mary Vance Trent papers, 1849-1998 Foreign service officer and lecturer. Correspondence, memoranda, family papers, reports, speeches, writings, photographs, clippings, and printed matter relating primarily to Trent's career as a foreign service officer in the State Department and a lecturer for the Smithsonian Institution's travel program.
    • Contributor: Trent, Mary Vance
    • Date: 1849
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    Von Tilzer / Gumm collection, 1878-1959 The Von Tilzer / Gumm Collection consists of both personal and professional papers of composer and music publisher Harry Von Tilzer (1872-1946) and his brother, H. Harold Gumm (1881 or 82-1973), who was a lawyer, agent, and producer in the entertainment business. After having served as attorney for the Harry Von Tilzer Music Publishing Co. (HVTMPC) for several decades, Harold Gumm served as executor ...
    • Contributor: Von Tilzer, Harry - Gumm, H. Harold - Singer, Dolph - Nordstrom, Frances - McCree, Junie
    • Date: 1878
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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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    Bollingen Foundation records, 1927-1981 Endowment established in 1942 by Paul and Mary Mellon to fund scholarly research and publication in the humanities. Correspondence, memoranda, bylaws, minutes, reports on publications and projects, grant applications, financial statements, and other records concerning the genesis and administration of the foundation. Translations of literary works, editorial correspondence, and production records document publications in the Bollingen Series
    • Contributor: Bollingen Foundation
    • Date: 1927
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    Philip Henry Sheridan papers, Correspondence, letterbooks, telegrams, memoir, speeches, reports, orders, financial records, scrapbooks, and other papers relating primarily to the Civil War, Reconstruction, Mexican border disputes, Indian wars, and Sheridan's service as commanding general of the U.S. Army. Civil War material relates to cavalry operations, the Appomattox, Shenandoah, and Tullahoma campaigns, the Winchester Raid, and engagements at Boonville, Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge, Perryville, Ripley, and Stone River. Also ...
    • Contributor: Sheridan, Philip Henry
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    Robert Wilson Shufeldt papers, 1836-1910 Naval officer, explorer, and diplomat. Correspondence, journals, diaries, notebooks, logbooks, subject files, newspaper clippings, and printed matter relating to Shufeldt’s career in the navy and as an explorer and diplomat.
    • Contributor: Shufeldt, Robert Wilson
    • Date: 1836
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    Cole Porter collection, 1912-1957 Cole Porter was an American composer and songwriter for the musical theater. The collection primarily consists of music manuscripts, including holograph sketches and printed and manuscript piano-vocal scores, of Porter's music, mostly from his later works. Eighteen shows are represented, including film versions of stage works. Lyric sheets, correspondence, clippings, research, scripts, playbills and other miscellaneous items are also included.
    • Contributor: Porter, Cole - Sirmay, Albert
    • Date: 1912
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    Cyril Clemens collection, 1686-1982 Biographer and editor. Letters received from prominent people relating to the International Mark Twain Society or to some aspect of Samuel Langhorne Clemens's life or literary works written by him under the name Mark Twain. Also includes production materials for several works on him by Cyril Clemens, and copies of historical documents collected by Cyril Clemens.
    • Contributor: Clemens, Cyril
    • Date: 1686
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    Daniel O. Drennan papers, 1775-1904 Military aide. Copies of correspondence, military dispatches, reports and other documents, as well as original letters, newspaper clippings, notes, architectural drawings, memorabilia, and printed matter collected by Drennan during his service as military secretary to Philip Henry Sheridan from 1865 to1888.
    • Contributor: Drennan, Daniel O., Approximately - Drennan, Daniel O.
    • Date: 1775
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    Mabel Thorp Boardman papers, 1853-1945 American Red Cross official. Correspondence, diaries, genealogical material, letterbooks, newspaper clippings, printed items, and other material relating to Boardman’s career in the American Red Cross and as a commissioner of the District of Columbia.
    • Contributor: Boardman, Mabel Thorp
    • Date: 1853