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    Joseph Desha and John R. Desha papers, 1773-1871

    Soldier and politician (Joseph Desha) and physician (John R. Desha). Correspondence, contracts, land records, wills, receipted bills, and newspapers dealing with the War of 1812, Kentucky politics, and national affairs.

    • Contributor: Desha, Joseph
    • Date: 1773
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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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    Felix Frankfurter papers, 1846-1966

    Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, oral history interviews, writings, speeches, notes, legal file, newspaper clippings, printed material, photographs, and other papers reflecting Felix Frankfurter's involvement with significant political and social movements and events and his acquaintance with leaders in many segments of society.

    • Contributor: Frankfurter, Felix
    • Date: 1846
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    John Glassford and Company records, 1743-1886

    Mercantile firm. Ledgers, journals, daybooks, inventories, cashbooks, and letterbooks of the various mercantile firms in Maryland and Virginia representing or succeeding the Glasgow, Scotland, firm of John Glassford and Company in the Chesapeake tobacco trade.

    • Contributor: John Glassford and Company
    • Date: 1743
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    Thomas Biggs Harned collection of Walt Whitman papers,

    Correspondence, manuscripts of poetry and prose, notes and notebooks, proofs and offprints, printed material, and other papers received by Harned as one of Whitman's three literary executors. The collection contains material relating to many aspects of Whitman's career, especially the publication of and subsequent controversy surrounding "Leaves of Grass" and his commitment to the ideals embodied in the life and death of Abraham Lincoln. ...

    • Contributor: Harned, Thomas Biggs - Whitman, Walt
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Manuscripts: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Preservation, Library of Congress)

    Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress

    • Date: 1884
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    W.B. Bryan notes and newspaper extracts, 1789-1888

    Historian and author. Notes and extracts of newspapers, many published in the District of Columbia, concerning the history of the city of Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Bryan, W. (wilhelmus Bogart) - Bryan, W.
    • Date: 1789
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    Winn Newman papers, 1876-1993

    Lawyer and union organizer. Correspondence, legal briefs, depositions, orders, motions, exhibits, transcripts, speeches and writings, subject files, biographical material, school and family papers, printed material, and other papers documenting Newman's career as an attorney practicing chiefly in Washington, D.C., and specializing in employment discrimination cases and labor law.

    • Contributor: Newman, Winn
    • Date: 1876
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    American Studies Association records, 1946-2005

    Academic organization dedicated to the interdisciplinary study of American culture and history. Correspondence, minutes, and printed matter relating to the organization and its publication, the American Quarterly.

    • Contributor: American Studies Association
    • Date: 1946
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    William Eustis papers, 1757-1908

    Physician, diplomat, United States secretary of war, and United States representative and senator from Massachusetts. Correspondence, family papers, legal documents, and other material relating to the Burr-Clinton controversy, the Louisiana Purchase, Indian affairs, war between England and France, and relations between the United States and the Netherlands.

    • Contributor: Eustis, William
    • Date: 1757
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Manuscripts: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Preservation, Library of Congress)

    Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress

    • Date: 1776
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    Joseph Strauss papers, 1884-1949

    United States naval officer and inventor. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, speeches, patents, logbooks, reports, orders for duty, notebooks, scrapbooks, and printed matter pertaining primarily to Strauss's naval career especially his command of mine operations against German U-boats during World War I, as commander in chief of the United States Asiatic Fleet, and as joint-receiver for the United States Navy during the Teapot Dome scandal.

    • Contributor: Strauss, Joseph
    • Date: 1884
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    Gilbert Jonas Company records, 1947-1995

    Public relations firm founded by Gilbert Jonas specializing in fund-raising for nonprofit organizations and civil rights and public interest causes. Direct mail campaign files, financial statements, solicitation letters, reports, correspondence, subject files, memoranda, donor lists, newspaper clippings, and printed matter.

    • Contributor: Gilbert Jonas Company
    • Date: 1947
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    U.S. Commission on CIA Activities within the United States records, 1941-1975

    Ad hoc commission, created by President Gerald R. Ford via Executive Order 11828 on 4 January 1975, charged with determining whether the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) conducted domestic surveillance and other activities. Testimonies, documents, and staff interviews with witnesses regarding the full range of subjects covered by the commission's final report, as well as files regarding the assassinations of foreign leaders, a topic studied ...

    • Contributor: United States. Commission on Cia Activities Within the United States
    • Date: 1941
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    Henry Barrett Learned papers, 1907-1931

    Historian and professor at Stanford University. Chiefly notes and related materials gathered by Learned for revision of his book The President’s Cabinet (1912) and an unpublished history of the vice presidency.

    • Contributor: Learned, Henry Barrett
    • Date: 1907
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    La Follette family papers, 1781-1988

    Family active in late nineteenth and early twentieth century national politics. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, legal files, office files, campaign files, legislative files, subject files, financial records, biographical research files, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and miscellany principally documenting the careers of Robert M. La Follette (1855-1925), governor of Wisconsin and United States representative and senator, and his son Robert M. La Follette (1895-1953), ...

    • Date: 1781
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    Harry W. Frantz papers, 1919-1965

    Journalist. Scrapbooks and printed matter related to aviation, a field Franz covered for United Press International.

    • Contributor: Frantz, Harry W. (harry Warner) - Frantz, Harry W.
    • Date: 1919
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    Fund for the Reinhold Niebuhr Award, Inc., records, 1965-1975

    Correspondence, administrative and financial records, printed matter, and miscellaneous material concerning a fund created in honor of the theologian and social philosopher Reinhold Niebuhr.

    • Contributor: Fund for the Reinhold Niebuhr Award, Inc
    • Date: 1965
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Manuscripts: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Preservation, Library of Congress)

    Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress

    • Date: 1790
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    United States. Continental Congress records, 1765-1825

    Original and reproduced records of the United States Continental Congress including letters and extracts from letters, circular letters, orders, resolutions, contracts, oaths of allegiance to the United States, financial documents, extracts from journals and minutes of the congress and its committees, committee reports, lists, and requisitions.

    • Contributor: United States. Continental Congress
    • Date: 1765
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    Lukas Foss papers, circa 1926-2000

    Lukas Foss was an American composer, conductor, pianist, and educator. The collection, which documents his life and career, consists of music holograph manuscript scores and parts, sketches, correspondence, business papers, programs, clippings, promotional materials, contracts, and financial documents.

    • Contributor: Foss, Lukas
    • Date: 1926
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    Benjamin Tappan papers, 1795-1900

    Jurist and United States senator. Correspondence, speeches, legal and business records, and genealogical material relating to Ohio and national politics, antislavery movement, family matters, and Tappan's interests in mineralogy and conchology.

    • Contributor: Tappan, Benjamin
    • Date: 1795
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    Thomas Henry Carter papers, 1883-1917

    Lawyer and United States representative and senator from Montana. Correspondence, writings, memoranda, clippings, notes, invitations, photographs, and financial records relating primarily to Montana, Republican Party politics, and Carter’s career in Congress.

    • Contributor: Carter, Thomas Henry
    • Date: 1833
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    William B. Randolph papers, 1696-1884

    Virginia plantation owner. Correspondence, legal and financial records, and miscellaneous material reflecting the life of a plantation owner in Virginia prior to the Civil War, with particular emphasis on the economics of managing an extensive plantation worked by a large force of slaves.

    • Contributor: Randolph, William
    • Date: 1696
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Manuscripts: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Preservation, Library of Congress)

    Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress

    • Date: 1531