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    Samuel Finley Breese Morse papers,

    Family and general correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, notebooks, scrapbooks, clippings, newspapers, printed matter, maps, drawings, photographs, and other papers. Includes letters from Morse to his family describing his studies in England during the War of 1812 and his subsequent struggle to support himself as a portrait painter in the United States and commenting on American, British, and European art; correspondence and other papers relating to ...

    • Contributor: Morse, Samuel Finley Breese - Clausing, Ludwig
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    James Alexander Robertson papers, 1816-1939

    Editor, biographer, and archivist. Correspondence, diaries, notes, writings, subject files, and miscellany relating primarily to Robertson's activities and scholarship in Hispanic studies, especially Florida and the Philippines.

    • Contributor: Robertson, James Alexander
    • Date: 1816
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    T. De Witt Talmage papers, 1831-1902

    Presbyterian clergyman, lecturer, and author. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, writings, biographical material, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating to Talmage's work as a clergyman and author.

    • Contributor: Talmage, T. De Witt (thomas De Witt) - Talmage, T. De Witt
    • Date: 1831
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    Carl John Sacarisen diary, 1898-1899

    Cook for the Lapland-Yukon Relief Expedition. Diary kept by Sacarisen during an expedition to relocate reindeer from Norway to Alaska.

    • Contributor: Sacarisen, Carl John
    • Date: 1898
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    Ira Eaker papers, 1917-1989

    United States Army air corps officer, aviation pioneer, aircraft industry executive, and newspaper columnist. Part I consists of correspondence, memoranda, diaries, reports, meetings minutes, printed material, and other papers documenting Eaker's military career in the aeronautical section of the United States Army, particularly his experiences in World War II. Part II consists of correspondence, memoranda, diaries speeches, writings, and scheduling and subject files pertaining ...

    • Contributor: Eaker, Ira
    • Date: 1917
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    Jack Delano papers, 1927-1995

    Photographer and illustrator. Correspondence, notebooks, caption books, and an oral history interview relating to Delano as a photographer for the Farm Security Administration and the Office of War Information. Also material related to Elizabeth Kenny.

    • Contributor: Delano, Jack
    • Date: 1927
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    G. Eric Matson and Edith Matson papers, 1908-1977

    Photographers. Correspondence, diaries, financial records, invoices, printed matter, maps, photographs, and other papers relating to the Matsons' careers as photographers in Jerusalem with the American Colony Photo Department, with the bulk pertaining to their operation of the Matson Photo Service in the United States after departing from Palestine in 1946.

    • Contributor: Matson, G. Eric (gästgifvar Eric) - Matson, G. Eric
    • Date: 1908
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    Hugh H. Smythe and Mabel M. Smythe papers, circa 1895-1997

    Diplomats, educators, and scholars. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, photographs, reports, writings, subject files and other papers relating to the Smythes’ ambassadorships to Cameroon, Malta, and Syria and their work on African and African-American issues with a variety of organizations and educational institutions.

    • Contributor: Smythe, Hugh H. (hugh Heyne) - Smythe, Hugh H.
    • Date: 1895
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    Bernece Berkman-Hunter papers, 1910-1991

    Painter and graphic artist. Correspondence, notebooks, financial papers, legal papers, exhibit files, printed ephemera, card files, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Berkman-Hunter’s career as an artist.

    • Contributor: Berkman-Hunter, Bernece
    • Date: 1910
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    Richard Dale papers, 1778-1918

    Naval officer; served with the British navy from 1776 to 1777 when he joined the Continental Navy, serving as first lieutenant to John Paul Jones on the Bonhomme Richard. Correspondence, commissions, mathematics notebook, and journal/logbook (1787-1789) kept on a voyage aboard a merchant ship to Canton, China, and to New Guinea. Includes letterbook (1801-1802) of Dale's outgoing correspondence while in command of the U.S. ...

    • Contributor: Dale, Richard
    • Date: 1778
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    Beale family papers from the Decatur House, 1794-1957

    Correspondence, journals, biographical material, speeches, articles, scrapbooks, printed material, and other papers pertaining to the role of Edward Fitzgerald Beale in opening the West; the diplomatic career of Truxtun Beale as United States minister to Greece, Persia, and Romania; the naval careers of Thomas Truxtun and Stephen Decatur; the Beale (Beal), Chase, Edwards, and Truxtun families; and the Decatur House.

    • Date: 1794
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    Mary French Sheldon papers, 1885-1938

    Author, lecturer, and explorer. Correspondence, writings, lectures, notes, clippings, address book, drawings, awards, menus, books, photographs, passports, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous material relating primarily to Belgium, the Belgian Congo, and Africa.

    • Contributor: Sheldon, Mary French
    • Date: 1885
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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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    Frank Stanton papers, 1908-2006

    Broadcast executive. Correspondence, memoranda, subject files, speeches and writings, minutes of meetings, drafts, testimony, typescripts, reports and studies, interviews, transcripts, awards and citations, press clippings and releases, printed matter, and miscellaneous items relating primarily to Stanton's career as president and vice chairman of the board of directors of the Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc.

    • Contributor: Stanton, Frank
    • Date: 1908
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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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    Albert Payson Terhune papers, 1890-1957

    Author. Correspondence, literary manuscripts, articles, addresses, radio scripts, clippings, scrapbooks, and other papers consisting primarily of manuscripts for Terhune's short stories and articles relating chiefly to dogs.

    • Contributor: Terhune, Albert Payson
    • Date: 1890
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    Barnett Allen Howard papers, 1885-1949

    Farmer, preacher, and trader. Memoirs documenting Howard's life as well as genealogical material, legal documents, and printed matter.

    • Contributor: Howard, Barnett Allen
    • Date: 1885
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    Rowland V. Lee papers, 1907-1971

    Director, producer, actor, and dramatist. Scripts, scrapbooks, photographs, printed matter, and other papers relating to Lee's career in motion pictures as a silent film actor, director, and producer during the period 1917-1959.

    • Contributor: Lee, Rowland V.
    • Date: 1907
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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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    Alice M. Rivlin papers, 1963-1988

    Economist, government official, and director of the Congressional Budget Office. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches and other writings, congressional testimony, printed materials, newspaper clippings, and photographs pertaining to Rivlin's career as an economist and government official.

    • Contributor: Rivlin, Alice M.
    • Date: 1963
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    Thorvald Solberg papers, 1882-1949

    Register of copyrights. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, drafts of copyright legislation, speeches, articles, books, biographical and bibliographical material, financial records, notebooks, photos, and printed matter relating to Solberg's duties as register of copyrights and his efforts to protect literary rights in America and abroad.

    • Contributor: Solberg, Thorvald
    • Date: 1882
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    W.A. Croffut papers, 1774-1933

    Author, editor, and poet. Correspondence, writings, minutes, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellaneous items pertaining chiefly to Croffut's publications, activities with the Anti-Imperialist League, and the presidential campaign of 1900. Includes material relating to Ethan Allen Hitchcock, copies of correspondence with Sophia Amelia Peabody Hawthorne, wife of Nathaniel Hawthorne, journals of Henry Alfred Robbins, letters of John Quincy Adams and Jefferson Davis, and autograph material.

    • Contributor: Croffut, W. A. (william Augustus) - Croffut, W. A.
    • Date: 1774
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    Riggs family papers, 1763-1945

    Merchant and banking family of New York, New York, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C. Family and business correspondence, diaries, account books, writings, financial records, biographical and genealogical papers, printed materials, and other papers of Riggs family members.

    • Date: 1763
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    Charles E. Bohlen papers, 1862-1978

    Diplomat, executive, and author. Correspondence, speeches and lectures, writings, drafts, notes, research material, appointment books, interviews, subject files, photographs and photograph albums, and other papers largely relating to Bohlen's diplomatic career and his book Witness to History, 1929-1969.

    • Contributor: Bohlen, Charles E. (charles Eustis) - Bohlen, Charles E.
    • Date: 1862
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    Lee-Palfrey families papers, 1780-1932

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, clippings, maps, photographs, and other papers of William Lee (1772-1840) of Boston, Massachusetts, Washington, D.C., and France and members of his family. Of particular interest are Lee's diaries and letters detailing his experiences as a commercial agent and secretary to the United States Legation in France. Also includes a journal and photographs of a topographical mission to Utah in 1858-1859 by ...

    • Date: 1780