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    Sylvanus Bourne papers, 1775-1859 Massachusetts businessman and United States consul in Santo Domingo (1790-1791) and in Amsterdam, the Netherlands (1794-1817). Drafts and photocopies of Bourne’s personal and diplomatic correspondence, business and commercial papers, a scrapbook, and account books. Consists primarily of correspondence relating to commerce between the United States and European countries, primarily France and Great Britain, and United States foreign relations and politics. Other material concerns Bourne’s ...
    • Contributor: Bourne, Sylvanus
    • Date: 1775
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    J.C. Bancroft Davis papers, 1849-1902 Jurist, diplomat, journalist, and court reporter. Bound volumes of correspondence, diaries, journals, reports, printed material, and other papers chiefly relating to Davis's diplomatic career, especially his role in the Alabama claims dispute with Great Britain following the Civil War. Also documents his work as an American correspondent for the London Times, United States Supreme Court reporter; and his part in negotations with Great Britain ...
    • Contributor: Davis, J. C. Bancroft (John Chandler Bancroft) - Davis, J. C. Bancroft
    • Date: 1849
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    William Vans Murray papers, 1778-1805 Diplomat and United States representative from Maryland. Correspondence, diaries, and official documents pertaining to Murray’s diplomatic activities as minister to the Netherlands (1797-1801) and as minister plenipoteniary to France (1799-1800).
    • Contributor: Murray, William Vans
    • Date: 1778
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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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    Marquis de Lafayette papers, 1757-1990 Soldier and statesman. Correspondence, letterbooks, writings, speeches, reports, minutes, notes, military records, financial and legal documents, family papers, broadsides, and other papers relating chiefly to the Marquis de Lafayette's military, political, and private life, as well as to French and American history of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Subjects include Lafayette's involvement in the American Revolution and in the French revolutions of ...
    • Contributor: Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, Marquis De - Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier
    • Date: 1457
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    William Harrison Standley papers, 1895-1963 Naval officer and United States ambassador to the Soviet Union. Correspondence, writings, military papers, and miscellaneous material dealing primarily with Standley's career in the navy and as ambassador.
    • Contributor: Standley, William Harrison
    • Date: 1895
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    Henry Morgenthau papers, 1795-1941 Businessman and diplomat. Diaries, correspondence, letterbooks, family papers, speeches and writings, subject files, printed matter, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Morgenthau's service as ambassador to Turkey, other diplomatic efforts, involvement in Democratic Party politics, and as a philanthropist.
    • Contributor: Morgenthau, Henry
    • Date: 1795
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    Tobias Lear papers, 1790-1816 Secretary to George Washington, businessman, and diplomat. Correspondence, account books, and other papers relating primarily to George Washington, Lear's diplomatic missions, and business affairs, and family matters.
    • Contributor: Lear, Tobias
    • Date: 1790
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    Reverdy Johnson papers, 1830-1876 Lawyer, United States senator from Maryland, and diplomat. Mainly correspondence relating to Johnson's early law practice and political and diplomatic career.
    • Contributor: Johnson, Reverdy
    • Date: 1830
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    St. George L. Sioussat papers, 1831-1959 Historian, librarian, and archivist. Correspondence with American scholars and librarians concerning the location of Duff Green papers and transcripts and photostats of the correspondence of Green and others relating to American-British diplomacy, with emphasis on Green's missions to England. Also includes notes and memoranda from published and unpublished sources collected for the purpose of writing an account of Green’s diplomatic career.
    • Contributor: Sioussat, St. George L. (St. George Leakin) - Sioussat, St. George L.
    • Date: 1831
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    Philippe Bunau-Varilla papers, 1877-1955 Panamanian diplomat and engineer. Correspondence, speeches, writings, legal records, newspaper clippings, and other papers concerning Bunau-Varilla’s activities in the United States, his efforts to gain support for completion of the Panama Canal, and his role in the Panamanian revolution and as minister plenipotentiary for the new government.
    • Contributor: Bunau-Varilla, Philippe
    • Date: 1877
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    Robert Worth Bingham papers, 1856-1939 Diplomat, lawyer, and newspaper publisher. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, financial records, scrapbooks, appointment books, clippings, and other papers relating primarily to Bingham's service as ambassador to Great Britain.
    • Contributor: Bingham, Robert Worth
    • Date: 1856
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    Henry T. Mayo papers, 1866-1972 Naval officer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, memoirs, genealogical material, reports, orders, certificates, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers pertaining mainly to Mayo's naval career.
    • Contributor: Mayo, Henry T. (Henry Thomas) - Mayo, Henry T.
    • Date: 1866
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    Myron Charles Taylor papers, 1928-1953 Industrialist, diplomat, and lawyer. Correspondence, reports, and other papers documenting Taylor's activities as the president's personal representative to Pope Pius XII.
    • Contributor: Taylor, Myron Charles
    • Date: 1928
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    Sir Augustus John Foster papers, 1794-1844 British minister to the United States. Diaries, correspondence, and notes concerning Foster's assignment as a British diplomat to Washington, D.C., prior to the War of 1812, Naples (capital of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies), and Turin (capital of the Kingdom of Sardinia).
    • Contributor: Foster, Augustus John, Sir - Foster, Augustus John
    • Date: 1794
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    Joseph L. Rauh papers, 1913-1994 Lawyer, civil rights activist, and civil libertarian of Washington, D.C. Chiefly legal files together with correspondence, memoranda, minutes of meetings, oral history interviews, speeches, writings, subject files, appointment books, and other papers relating to Rauh's career as a public interest lawyer handling cases pertaining to civil rights, civil liberties, and labor disputes. Includes files relating to his activities with Americans for Democratic Action and ...
    • Contributor: Rauh, Joseph L.
    • Date: 1913
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    Robert Lee Bullard papers, 1881-1955 Army officer. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, speeches, writings, printed matter, maps, photographs, memorabilia, legal documents, and other material relating chiefly to Bullard's military career, activities as president of the National Security League, and work as an author.
    • Contributor: Bullard, Robert Lee
    • Date: 1881
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    Sound recordings and other material from the Zbigniew Brzezinski papers, circa 1979-2008 Sound recordings of interviews, speeches, memorandums, television news, and diaries of Zbigniew Brzezinski. The recorded interviews and speeches are accompanied in several instances by transcripts and other supplementary material. These materials are part of the Zbigniew Brzezinski papers, which are held by the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress.
    • Contributor: Brzezinski, Zbigniew
    • Date: 1979
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    Norman Hapgood and Elizabeth Reynolds Hapgood papers, 1824-1977 Norman Hapgood, editor, diplomat, and author; and Elizabeth Reynolds Hapgood, editor and translator. Correspondence, family papers, speeches and writings, subject files, clippings, and miscellaneous material of the Hapgoods relating primarily to family matters, current affairs, and politics.
    • Contributor: Hapgood, Norman
    • Date: 1824
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    Jeanne S. Mintz papers, 1928-1993 Asian affairs analyst and official at the United States Department of Defense. Correspondence, professional subject file, speeches and writings, printed material, and other papers documenting Mintz's career as an expert on Indonesia and Southeast Asia, including service with the Defense Department and as an analyst and press officer with the Indonesian delegation to the United Nations.
    • Contributor: Mintz, Jeanne S.
    • Date: 1928
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    David D. Porter family papers, 1799-1899 Naval officer. Correspondence, journals, logbooks, orders, reports, memoranda, family papers, drafts of articles, memoirs, poems, short stories, and other literary writings, sketches, photographs, and printed matter documenting David D. Porter's naval career. Includes material on his years as a midshipman, his service in the Mexican War, trips to the Mediterranean to secure camels for use by the United States Army, Civil War service, superintendency ...
    • Contributor: Porter, David D. (David Dixon) - Porter, David D.
    • Date: 1799
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    Elliot L. Richardson papers, 1780-1999 U. S. cabinet officer, politician, and lawyer, of Massachusetts. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, subject files, reports, briefing data, financial records, printed materials, photographs, and other papers relating to Richardson's political career in Massachusetts, as a cabinet official or representative of the president during the administrations of Richard M. Nixon, Gerald R. Ford, and Jimmy Carter, and his work with various corporate boards and other ...
    • Contributor: Richardson, Elliot L.
    • Date: 1780
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    Richard Sharpe Patterson papers, 1776-1976 Historian and author. Correspondence, writings, notes, research material, printed matter, photographs, wax impressions of seals, and other papers relating primarily to Patterson's research and writing on the Great Seal of the United States. Also contains material concerning treaties of the United States, buildings of the State Department, and portraits of secretaries of state.
    • Contributor: Patterson, Richard Sharpe
    • Date: 1776
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    John Callan O'Laughlin papers, 1895-1949 Politician, statesman, newspaperman, and publisher. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journals, writings, reports, printed material, scrapbooks, and records of the Army and Navy Journal documenting O'Laughlin's career as a newspaperman and advocate of Republican Party and conservative causes.
    • Contributor: O'laughlin, John Callan
    • Date: 1895
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    Archibald Roosevelt papers, 1838-2002 Intelligence officer, diplomat, and consultant. Diaries, correspondence, international reports, photographs, notes, scrapbooks, school notebooks, clippings, and printed matter documenting Roosevelt's service in intelligence and career as a consultant in international relations.
    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Archibald
    • Date: 1838