Search Manuscripts/Mixed Material

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    Joseph Hodges Choate papers, 1745-1929 Lawyer, author, and diplomat. Correspondence, letterbooks, addresses, lectures, legal memoranda, memorabilia, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Choate's student days at Harvard University, his law practice in New York, his charitable work, and his diplomatic career.
    • Contributor: Choate, Joseph Hodges
    • Date: 1745
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    Bernard A. Schriever papers, 1931-2005 U.S. Air Force officer, aerospace consultant, and aviator. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches, writings, subject files, and other papers relating to Schriever's career as a U.S. Air Force officer responsible for the research and development of the intercontinental ballistic missile and early military space programs and his post-military career as a corporate and government consultant.
    • Contributor: Schriever, Bernard A.
    • Date: 1931
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    Christopher Prince papers, 1806-1891 Sailor and activist in the seamen's religious movement. Manuscript autobiography containing accounts of seafaring life in colonial New England, maritime events of the Revolutionary War, Prince's employment by agents of George Washington, his enlistment in the Connecticut navy, the close of the war, and his conversion to Christianity shortly thereafter.
    • Contributor: Prince, Christopher
    • Date: 1806
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    Joseph Alsop and Stewart Alsop papers, 1699-1989 Authors and journalists. Correspondence, writings, interviews, notes, subject files, office files, financial papers, family papers, clippings, printed material, and other papers relating primarily to Joseph Alsop's family and personal life; acquaintance with prominent politicians, public figures, writers, and scholars; work as a journalist; World War II experiences in China; and research and writing as an art historian. Includes material relating to Joseph and Stewart...
    • Contributor: Alsop, Joseph
    • Date: 1699
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    William Short papers, 1778-1853 Secretary to President Thomas Jefferson, diplomat, and landowner. Diplomatic, financial, and personal correspondence, financial and business papers, memorabilia, and other papers relating to Short's activities as secretary to Jefferson, his diplomatic missions, and business interests.
    • Contributor: Short, William
    • Date: 1778
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    Am-Rus Literary Agency records, 1927-1990 Literary agency for Soviet writers seeking publication or theatrical production in the United States and in affiliation with the Copyright Agency of the USSR. Includes correspondence with publishers, translators, and theatrical companies, contracts, writings, royalty statements, and reviews.
    • Contributor: Am-Rus Literary Agency
    • Date: 1927
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    Waddy Thompson papers, 1826-1882 U.S. representative from South Carolina, lawyer, and diplomat. Chiefly correspondence relating to nullification, relations with Mexico, plantation life, slavery, and South Carolina and national politics. Includes family papers.
    • Contributor: Thompson, Waddy
    • Date: 1826
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    Harold C. Fleming papers, 1950-1993 Civil rights leader and executive with the Potomac Institute, Washington, D.C. Correspondence, memoranda, annual reports, subject files, proposals, background material, news releases, drafts and published pamphlets and booklets, biographical material, and other papers pertaining to Fleming's work as executive vice president and president of the Potomac Institute, an organization dedicated to eliminating racial discrimination and expanding African-American civil rights.
    • Contributor: Fleming, Harold C.
    • Date: 1950
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    Ronald L. Ziegler papers, 1956-1999 White House press secretary, assistant to President Richard M. Nixon, and trade association administrator. Correspondence, memoranda, political files, subject files, legal material, notes, transcripts of press briefings and press conferences, press releases, briefing material, photographs, family papers, biographical material, calendars and schedules, speeches, writings, telephone logs, printed material, clippings, and other papers documenting chiefly Ziegler's activities in the administration of President Richard M. Nixon.
    • Contributor: Ziegler, Ronald L. (Ronald Louis) - Ziegler, Ronald L.
    • Date: 1956
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    Julius Augustus Furer papers, 1910-1962 Naval officer. Diary, correspondence, subject files, speeches and writings, and other papers relating to Furer's naval career.
    • Contributor: Furer, Julius Augustus
    • Date: 1910
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    Low-Mills family papers, 1767-1971 Prominent family engaged in China trade. Correspondence, diaries, journals, writings and genealogical material documenting the Low, Mills, Hillard, and Loines families from the early years of the nineteenth century until the middle of the twentieth. Of special interest are papers concerning the family's activities in the China trade and the journal of Harriet Low Hillard documenting her stay in Macau, 1829-1834.
    • Date: 1767
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    Edmond Charles Genet papers, 1734-1895 French diplomat and first minister of the French Republic to the United States. Correspondence written and received during Genet's diplomatic service in Russia and the United States; also legation accounts, extracts from English newspapers, notes relating to England and America, scientific papers, a memoir prepared by his son, Geo. Clinton Genet, and other descendants, and printed material.
    • Contributor: Genet, Edmond Charles
    • Date: 1734
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    Blair & Rives records, 1821-1905 Publishing firm. Correspondence, speeches, business records, and printed matter relating to the firm founded by Francis P. Blair and John C. Rives and its publications, including the Globe and the Congressional Globe, concurrent Washington, D.C., newspapers.
    • Contributor: Blair & Rives
    • Date: 1815
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    Lester Horton Dance Theater collection, 1918-1996 Lester Horton was a choreographer, dancer, and teacher. The collection, which documents Horton's personal and professional life and the activities of the Lester Horton Dance Theater, contains correspondence, writings, music, publicity and production materials, programs, teaching materials, business papers, scrapbooks, news clippings, publications, costume and set designs, photographs, and drawings.
    • Contributor: Lester Horton Dance Theater - Horton, Lester - Eng, Frank
    • Date: 1918
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    Kendrick-Brooks family papers, 1831-2000 Club women, civil rights activists, educators, entertainers, and family members. Correspondence, social club records, writings, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous papers relating primarily to Ruby Moyse Kendrick's activities with the National Association of Colored Women's Clubs; Hattie Kendrick's civil rights activism in Cairo, Illinois; Antoinette Brooks Mitchell's expatriate life in England and France with her husband, jazz musician and restaurateur Louis A. Mitchell; and Charlotte Kendrick...
    • Date: 1831
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    Abraham Flexner papers, 1865-1989 Educational reformer and author. Correspondence, research files, speeches and writings, and miscellany pertaining to Flexner's work in medical education and administration of educational foundations.
    • Contributor: Flexner, Abraham
    • Date: 1865
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    American Colonization Society records, 1792-1964 Organizational records of the society, including correspondence, financial and business papers, reports, and miscellaneous material relating to administrative and financial matters, membership, slavery and the status of slaves in the pre-Civil War period, and emigration, colonization, and education in Liberia. Includes the personal papers of William McLain and letterbooks of the Massachusetts Colonization Society.
    • Contributor: American Colonization Society
    • Date: 1792
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    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
    • Date: 1861
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    Tilton C. Reynolds papers, Chiefly letters written by Reynolds to his mother, Juliana Smith Reynolds, during his service with the 105th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment that describe Civil War skirmishes in Virginia, military life, and morale of the soldiers. Also includes other letters to Juliana Smith Reynolds, diaries (1870, 1884, 1890) of Reynolds and his mother, financial and legal papers, notebook, writings, autograph album, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and...
    • Contributor: Reynolds, Tilton C. - Reynolds, Juliana Smith
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    Ruth Gordon and Garson Kanin papers, 1921-1993 Author and actress Ruth Gordon and her husband Garson Kanin, actor, author, producer, and director. Correspondence with colleagues in the entertainment industry.
    • Date: 1921
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    Robert Taft papers, 1897-1993 Lawyer, state legislator, and U.S. representative and senator from Ohio. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, press releases, agenda, schedules, bills, rosters, printed material, scrapbooks, and other papers comprising Taft's personal, professional, and legislative files and documenting his career as a lawyer in Cincinnati and state legislator, U.S. representative, and senator from Ohio, and as an advisor to President Richard M. Nixon.
    • Contributor: Taft, Robert
    • Date: 1897
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    William Rea Furlong papers, 1892-1985 Author and United States Navy rear admiral. Correspondence, memoranda, ship diaries, lecture and research notes, drafts of speeches and writings, reports, rosters, biographical materials, photographs, and other papers relating mainly to Furlong's service in the United States Navy.
    • Contributor: Furlong, William Rea
    • Date: 1892
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    J. Thomas Schneider papers, 1915-1960 Army officer, government official, and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, treaties, writings, maps, and other papers relating chiefly to Schneider's service as personal aide to Gen. John J. Pershing, commander-in-chief of the American Expeditionary Forces in Europe during and after World War I.
    • Contributor: Schneider, J. Thomas (John Thomas) - Schneider, J. Thomas
    • Date: 1915
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    Charl Ormond Williams papers, 1924-1959 Educator. Correspondence, memoranda, telegrams, reports, newspaper clippings, and printed material relating to Williams’s association with the National Education Association of the United States and her work in the field of education and educational reform, including her participation in the 1944 White House Conference on Rural Education.
    • Contributor: Williams, Charl Ormond
    • Date: 1924
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    National Council of Jewish Women, Washington, D.C., Office, records, 1924-1981 Liaison office between the National Council of Jewish Women and the United States Congress and government agencies. Correspondence, minutes, reports, legislation, speeches, testimony, photographs, and printed matter primarily reflecting the efforts of Olya Margolin as the council's Washington, D.C., representative from 1944 to 1978.
    • Contributor: National Council of Jewish Women. Washington, D.C., Office
    • Date: 1924