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    Wallace H. White papers, 1915-1948 United States representative and senator from Maine. Correspondence, speeches, articles, scrapbooks, and printed materials relating chiefly to White's career in Congress.
    • Contributor: White, Wallace H. (Wallace Humphrey) - White, Wallace H.
    • Date: 1915
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    Frederick Gardner Cottrell papers, 1896-1951 Chemist and inventor. Diaries, notebooks, notes, scientific papers, writings, and miscellany relating primarily to Cottrell's work and daily routines as a research chemist and scientist.
    • Contributor: Cottrell, Frederick Gardner
    • Date: 1896
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    James Gillespie Blaine family papers, 1777-1945 United States secretary of state, United States representative and senator from Maine, and journalist. Family and general correspondence, speeches, writings, diaries, memoirs, notebooks, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting Blaine's public career.
    • Contributor: Blaine, James Gillespie
    • Date: 1777
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    John Tyler papers, 1691-1918 President of the United States, vice president under William Henry Harrison, and United States representative and senator from Virginia. Correspondence and other papers, including correspondence of Tyler's widow, Julia Gardiner Tyler, an autograph collection assembled by their son, Lyon Gardiner Tyler, and family papers reflecting social life and customs in Virginia.
    • Contributor: Tyler, John
    • Date: 1691
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    William E. Odom papers, 1918-1992 Army officer and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches and writings, logbooks, subject files, scrapbooks, printed material, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to Odom's service as military assistant to the assistant to the president for national security affairs, United States Army assistant chief of staff for intelligence, and director of the National Security Agency.
    • Contributor: Odom, William E.
    • Date: 1918
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    Horace H. Lurton papers, 1860-1915 Associate justice of the United States Supreme Court. Correspondence and telegrams, some written while Lurton was attending the University of Chicago (1857-1886) and while he was a prisoner in Camp Chase, Ohio, and at Johnson Island Prison during the Civil War.
    • Contributor: Lurton, Horace H. (Horace Harmon) - Lurton, Horace H.
    • Date: 1860
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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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    Adams family papers, 1776-1948 Chiefly correspondence of John Quincy Adams dated 1801-1846. Also includes correspondence and miscellany relating to other family members.
    • Date: 1776
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    May Craig papers, 1929-1975 Journalist. Correspondence, writings, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to her career as a the Washington and foreign correspondent for the Guy Gannett newspapers of Maine.
    • Contributor: Craig, May
    • Date: 1929
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    Claude Charles Bloch papers, 1926-1945 Naval officer. Correspondence, printed matter, and other material relating to Claude Charles Bloch’s naval career before and during World War II, including his command at Pearl Harbor.
    • Contributor: Bloch, Claude Charles
    • Date: 1926
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    Patricia Harris papers, 1950-1983 Lawyer, educator, diplomat, and cabinet officer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, statements, notes, printed material, and other papers pertaining primarily to Harris's cabinet positions as secretary, United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) (1977-1979) and secretary, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (later, Health and Human Services) (1979-1981).
    • Contributor: Harris, Patricia
    • Date: 1924
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    Samuel Smith family papers, 1772-1911 Army officer and statesman. Correspondence, letterbooks, military and political papers, and miscellaneous material relating to Samuel Smith's forty years in Congress, his military career, and the history and politics of Maryland. Includes papers relating to John Spear Smith, Robert Smith, and other Smith family members.
    • Contributor: Smith, Samuel
    • Date: 1772
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    Roy Tasco Davis papers, 1886-1960 Diplomat and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, cablegrams, reports, minutes, legal briefs, a broadside, press releases, maps, newspaper clippings, and printed matter relating to Davis's mediation of a commission to establish a provisional boundary between Honduras and Guatemala in 1928.
    • Contributor: Davis, Roy Tasco
    • Date: 1886
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    Eric Sevareid papers, 1930-1992 Journalist, radio and television commentator, and author. Includes correspondence, fan mail, radio and television scripts, news analyses, lectures, speeches, writings, book and subject files, awards, newspaper clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers but primarily consisting of scripts of Sevareid's radio and television news broadcasts and analyses documenting his career with the Columbia Broadcasting System from World War II as a correspondent in Burma, ...
    • Contributor: Sevareid, Eric
    • Date: 1930
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    Lucian Barbour papers, 1838-1977 Lawyer and United States representative from Indiana. Correspondence, diaries, financial records, photographs, printed matter, and miscellany consisting primarily of family correspondence relating to domestic affairs and life in Indianapolis, Indiana, and Barbour’s service in the 34th Congress.
    • Contributor: Barbour, Lucian
    • Date: 1838
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    Charles Julius Allen and Grace Elizabeth Allen papers, 1865-1976 Correspondence, diaries, family history, personal reminiscences, notes, clippings, and printed material chiefly of Charles Julius Allen and his daughter, Grace Elizabeth Allen, relating largely to his life as a cadet at the United States Military Academy and during the Civil War, and to her life as recorded in her diaries.
    • Date: 1865
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    John Holker papers, 1777-1822 Merchant and French consul general in the United States. Correspondence, invoice book of Jacques-Donatien Leray de Chaumont, depositions taken before Benjamin Franklin, and navigational exercise booklets of George W. Stillman, relating to French military and economic assistance to the United States and American commerce during and after the Revolutionary War.
    • Contributor: Holker, John
    • Date: 1777
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    Cass Gilbert papers, 1841-1961 Architect. Correspondence, diaries, biographical material, financial papers, speeches, articles, poems, and memorabilia relating to Gilbert’s family and his work as an architect. Includes letters addressed to Thomas Jefferson by William Thornton and typescript of a letter to Jefferson from James R. Dermott.
    • Contributor: Gilbert, Cass
    • Date: 1841
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    Lyman J. Gage correspondence, 1897-1906 Banker and public official. Correspondence chiefly documenting Gage's service as secretary of the treasury in the William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt administrations and subsequently as president of the United States Trust Company of New York.
    • Contributor: Gage, Lyman J. (Lyman Judson) - Gage, Lyman J.
    • Date: 1897
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    Thomas Oliver Selfridge papers, 1809-1927 Naval officer. Correspondence, journals, logbooks, and notebooks relating to Selfridge’s naval career. Includes material relating to the side-wheel steamer Mississippi and the Mare Island Naval Shipyard, which were commanded by Selfridge, and to the Naval Examining Board over which he presided.
    • Contributor: Selfridge, Thomas Oliver
    • Date: 1809
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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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    James R. Mann papers, 1887-1922 Lawyer and U.S. representative from Illinois. Mounted newspaper clippings, correspondence, telegrams, invitations, memorabilia, and miscellaneous printed matter relating to Mann's career in Chicago politics and as Republican congressman from Illinois
    • Contributor: Mann, James R. (James Robert) - Mann, James R.
    • Date: 1887
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    Charles William Le Gendre papers, 1866-1893 Army officer and diplomat. Correspondence, memoranda, dispatches, reports, Chinese and Japanese documents, and other papers relating chiefly to Le Gendre's service as American consul at Amoy, China, 1866-1872; as advisor in the Japanese government and in a diplomatic post representing Japan in Taiwan, 1872-1875; and as advisor in the Korean government, 1890-1899. Includes Le Gendre's journal, with drawings and photographs, in which he recounts ...
    • Contributor: Le Gendre, Charles William
    • Date: 1866
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    Harry Payne Whitney collection of letters of William Collins Whitney, 1757-1942 Secretary of the navy, financier, and sportsman. Correspondence, legal and financial records, scrapbooks, photographs, genealogies, and printed matter relating chiefly to William C. Whitney's business and political career in New York, and as secretary of the navy in the first Grover Cleveland presidential administration.
    • Contributor: Whitney, William C. (William Collins) - Whitney, William C.
    • Date: 1757
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    Wernher Von Braun papers, 1796-1970 German aerospace engineer. Correspondence, fan mail, speeches and writings, public relations material, subject files, scrapbooks, and printed material. The papers relate to Wernher Von Braun's career in rocketry and aerospace engineering from his early work on the V-2 rocket in Germany to his work for the United States Department of Defense, the Redstone Arsenal, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration George C. Marshall ...
    • Contributor: Von Braun, Wernher
    • Date: 1796