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    William Wirt papers, 1802-1858 Lawyer, politician, U. S. attorney general, and biographer. Correspondence, writings, and printed matter pertaining to Wirt’s family and career as a lawyer, politician, and author.
    • Contributor: Wirt, William
    • Date: 1802
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    Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de Lafayette, papers, 1776-1934 Soldier and statesman. Correspondence, legal documents, clippings, broadsides, orderly book, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Lafayette's military service in Canada and Virginia, his tour of the United States from 1824 to 1825, his land in Florida, and his views of such topics as the slave trade and the French government, including also material pertaining to the centennial observance of his death and ...
    • Contributor: Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, Marquis De - Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier
    • Date: 1776
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    Francis Winslow papers, 1833-1863 Naval officer. Correspondence, journals, logs, and other papers documenting Winslow's naval career.
    • Contributor: Winslow, Francis
    • Date: 1833
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    Percival Flack Brundage papers, 1918-1979 Accountant, consultant, and director of the Bureau of the Budget. Family and general correspondence, financial and legal records, speeches and writings, subject files, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Brundage’s public and professional activities.
    • Contributor: Brundage, Percival Flack
    • Date: 1918
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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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    Henry Croskey Mustin papers, 1886-1924 Naval officer and inventor. Correspondence, journals, lectures, articles, and other papers relating to Mustin's inventions, especially his work in sighting equipment for naval ordnance and his interest in aviation.
    • Contributor: Mustin, Henry Croskey
    • Date: 1886
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    P. Phillips family papers, 1832-1914 Lawyer, state legislator, and United States representative from South Carolina. Correspondence, letter books, legal record books, journals, dockets, notebooks, and an unpublished autobiography of P. Phillips, relating chiefly to the law practice of P. Phillips and his son, W. Hallet Phillips, both of whom practiced before the Supreme Court. Contains the writings of P. Phillips's wife, Eugenia, including her journal written while interned during ...
    • Contributor: Phillips, P. (Philip) - Phillips, P.
    • Date: 1832
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    Burbank-Van Voorhis families papers, 1814-1913 Members of the Burbank and Van Voorhis (Voorhees) families. Diaries, correspondence, and military papers of Burbank and Van Voorhis family members spanning the War of 1812, Mexican War, Civil War, and American occupation of the Philippines in the early twentieth century.
    • Date: 1814
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    Woodbury Lowery collection relating to Spanish settlements in the United States, 1517-1803 Lawyer, editor and historian. Chiefly handwritten transcripts of documents compiled by Lowery relating to Spanish settlements in California, Florida, Louisiana, New Mexico, and Texas.
    • Contributor: Lowery, Woodbury
    • Date: 1517
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    William Crawford Gorgas papers, 1857-1919 Army medical officer. Correspondence, reports, addresses, articles, financial and miscellaneous records, medical papers, charts, clippings, photographs, and printed material dealing primarily with the fight against yellow fever in Cuba and Panama.
    • Contributor: Gorgas, William Crawford
    • Date: 1857
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    Andrew Ellicott papers, 1777-1829 Surveyor and mathematician. Correspondence, maps, charts, and reports of astronomical observations chiefly concerning Ellicott's work in surveying the boundary between the United States and Florida under the San Lorenzo Treaty (1795) and also his surveys of the city of Washington, the boundary between Georgia and South Carolina, the town of Presque Isle (later Erie), Pennsylvania, and the boundary between the United States and Canada ...
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Date: 1777
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    James Monroe papers, Correspondence relating primarily to negotiations for the Louisiana Purchase, the Monroe-Pinkney treaty with Great Britain (1807), the War of 1812, the purchase of Florida, South American independence, and Virginia politics; diary (1825 Feb.); account book containing memoranda and official and personal accounts (1794-1802); and other papers. Correspondents include John Adams, John Quincy Adams, John Armstrong, Joel Barlow, William Benton, James Bowdoin, John C. Calhoun, ...
    • Contributor: Monroe, James
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    James Grant of Ballindalloch papers, 1740-1819 British army officer, governor, and member of Parliament. Microfilm edition of selected items including diaries; correspondence; maps and plans; military commissions; regimental returns; financial, land, and plantation records; parliamentary acts and speech; and lists. The selections document Grant’s activities related to North America and the West Indies, including military service in the French and Indian War and the American Revolution, participation in military expeditions ...
    • Contributor: Grant, James
    • Date: 1740
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    Warren G. Child papers, 1907-1942 Naval officer. Diary kept by Child while serving aboard seaplane tenders and aircraft carriers and as superintendent of the Naval Flight School in Pensacola, Florida, including also photographs and printed matter.
    • Contributor: Child, Warren G. (Warren Gerald) - Child, Warren G.
    • Date: 1907
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    Moore family papers, 1942-1998 Georgia family. Chiefly correspondence between Sidney Leighton Moore (1906-1953) and his wife, Violet Soderquist Moore, reflecting his service with the United States Army during World War II, including also writings, notes, military papers, genealogy, civilian and military manuals, war ration books, and photographs.
    • Date: 1942
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    Peter A. Demens papers, 1880-2000 Author, businessman, railroad promoter, and entrepreneur. Notebooks, scrapbooks, correspondence, and articles mostly relating to Demens's authorship of articles for the Russian journal Viestnik Evropy and Russian and American newspapers on events in America and his life.
    • Contributor: Demens, Peter A. - Tverskoĭ, P. A.
    • Date: 1880
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    Jeannette Thurber Connor collection of Floridiana, 1570-1927 Historian. Correspondence, research material, reports, writings, speeches, photographs, and transcripts of documents in French, Spanish, and English repositories relating to the early history of Florida.
    • Contributor: Connor, Jeannette Thurber
    • Date: 1570
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    Cornelius Chase family papers, 1745-1974 Clergyman, educator, and farmer. Correspondence, business and financial papers, subject files, reports, speeches, newspaper clippings, and miscellany relating to various members of the Chase family, especially Cornelius Chase, his son, Cornelius Thurston Chase, and the latter's career as superintendent of public instruction in Florida. Other material concerns the slave trade in Richmond, Virginia, the Confederate Army, and the Reverend Jonas King.
    • Contributor: Chase, Cornelius
    • Date: 1745
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    Green-Driver collection, 1896-1969 Businesswoman and church worker. Financial papers, correspondence, photographs, printed matter, topical files and miscellaneous material generated mainly by Pattie Gresham and her three husbands, Baptist ministers William M. Driver and John Benjamin Green, and insurance executive William L. Busby.
    • Contributor: Gresham, Pattie
    • Date: 1896
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    Alfred Carmon papers, 1859-1865 Union army soldier. Chiefly letters written by Carmon to his family in Sand Lake, N.Y., while serving with Company H, 169th New York Infantry Regiment, during the Civil War, describing camp life and skirmishes in Virginia, South Carolina, and Florida.
    • Contributor: Carmon, Alfred
    • Date: 1859
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    Charles Pelot Summerall papers, 1880-1955 Army officer and college president. Correspondence, diaries, reports, speeches, writings, maps, charts, printed matter, memoranda, orders, memorabilia, and photographs concerning Summerall's military and academic career.
    • Contributor: Summerall, Charles Pelot
    • Date: 1880
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    William A. Benney papers, 1920-1966 Research superintendent. Notes, correspondence, drawings, lists, payroll records, newspaper clippings, personal papers, printed matter, and photographs largely documenting Benney’s employment by Thomas A. Edison, centering on the work carried out in Fort Myers, Florida, to find a substitute for natural rubber.
    • Contributor: Benney, William A.
    • Date: 1909
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    Marcella Miller du Pont papers, 1861-1976 Poet and socialite. Correspondence, diary transcripts and notes, drafts of writings, notes, publication records, legal documents, scrapbook, Miller family genealogical records, photographs, and other papers relating to Marcella Miller du Pont's poetry and other writings, literary matters, and affairs of the du Pont and Miller families.
    • Contributor: Du Pont, Marcella Miller
    • Date: 1861
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    Louis McLane correspondence, 1795-1894 Lawyer, U.S. representative and senator from Delaware, diplomat, and cabinet officer. Correspondence primarily between McLane and members of his family relating to social life in Washington, D.C., his diplomatic duties, and national and congressional politics.
    • Contributor: McLane, Louis
    • Date: 1795
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    Erwin F. Smith papers, 1876-1927 Plant pathologist. Diaries, correspondence, notes, literary manuscripts, and photographs relating primarily to his laboratory work and his employment at the Department of Agriculture.
    • Contributor: Smith, Erwin F. (Erwin Frink) - Smith, Erwin F.
    • Date: 1876