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    Henry Harley Arnold papers, 1903-1989

    Pioneer aviator and United States Army officer. Correspondence, memoranda, journals, notebooks, drafts and proofs of Henry Harley (Hap) Arnold's memoirs, Global Mission (1949), articles, speeches, reports, orders, printed material, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to the development of military aeronautics in the United States and to aeronautical policies and events of World War II.

    • Contributor: Arnold, Henry Harley
    • Date: 1903
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    Short-Harrison-Symmes families papers, 1760-1878

    Correspondence, diaries, financial records, genealogical material, and printed matter collected largely by John Cleves Short (1792-1864) and relating primarily to the financial interests of the Short, Harrison, and Symmes families, especially land and land speculation in Ohio.

    • Date: 1760
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    John Wills Greenslade correspondence transcripts, 1900-2010

    Naval officer. Transcripts of correspondence, biographical material, and electronic files relating to Greenslade's career in the United States Navy.

    • Contributor: Greenslade, John Wills
    • Date: 1900
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    Geraldine Farrar collection, 1895-1943

    Geraldine Farrar was an American opera singer and film actress. The collection consists of Farrar's personal papers relating to her life and career, including correspondence, scrapbooks and clippings, photographs and music materials containing sketches, autograph manuscripts, and printed music composed or edited by Farrar. In addition, the collection contains biographical materials, Farrar's writings, contracts, radio scripts, concert programs, awards and other miscellaneous items.

    • Contributor: Farrar, Geraldine
    • Date: 1895
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    Maurice F. Neufeld papers, 1919-1990

    Labor historian, labor arbitrator, and labor relations consultant, and public official of New York. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, biographical material, orders, reports, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Neufeld's service in the New York State government; as an executive officer in the Allied Military Government, Italy; as professor at Cornell University's New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Ithaca, New ...

    • Contributor: Neufeld, Maurice F.
    • Date: 1919
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    Henry M. Robert papers, 1853-1937

    Army officer, engineer, and parliamentarian. Diaries, memoranda books, correspondence, letterbooks, subject files, and other papers relating mainly to Robert’s service as an engineer and parliamentarian.

    • Contributor: Robert, Henry M. (henry Martyn) - Robert, Henry M.
    • Date: 1853
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    Keidel family papers, 1821-1937

    Letters from Northern prisons and Civil War records of Herman F. Keidel, biographical material relating to Louis J. Keidel, family letters from the second generation of the Keidel family in America, and correspondence and other papers of George C. Keidel.

    • Date: 1821
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    Frederick Loewe collection, 1923-1988

    Frederick Loewe was a German-born composer who wrote, with lyricist Alan Jay Lerner, the scores for such musicals as My Fair Lady, Camelot, Gigi, and Brigadoon. The collection contains music manuscripts from Loewe's stage and screen musicals, as well as individual songs not associated with a particular show. In addition, the collection contains photographs, a small amount of correspondence, clippings, business papers, writings, and ...

    • Contributor: Loewe, Frederick - Lerner, Alan Jay
    • Date: 1923
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    Daniel Todd Patterson papers, 1772-1927

    Naval officer. Correspondence, journals, ship records, subject files, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating to Patterson's naval career.

    • Contributor: Patterson, Daniel Todd
    • Date: 1772
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    Nicholas King family papers, 1792-1987

    Family of Nicholas King, English-born engineer and surveyor of the city of Washington, D.C. Journals, correspondence, notes, genealogies, visas, photographs, and drawings concerning King and members of his family.

    • Contributor: King, N. (nicholas) - King, N.
    • Date: 1792
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    Byron N. Scott papers, 1957

    United States representative from California and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, court brief, newspaper clippings, and magazine articles relating to Scott's legal defense of William H. Taylor, who was accused of espionage.

    • Contributor: Scott, Byron N. (byron Nicholson) - Scott, Byron N.
    • Date: 1957
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    House Democratic Caucus records, 1913-1999

    Organization of Democratic members of the United States House of Representatives; established in 1796. The records include minutes of meetings, transcripts of meetings and hearings, office files, correspondence, legislation, caucus and House rules, reports, handbooks, printed matter, and other records documenting the proceedings of the caucus and its efforts to shape national public policy.

    • Contributor: House Democratic Caucus (u.s.)
    • Date: 1913
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    W. Averell Harriman papers, 1869-1988

    Diplomat, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and politician. Correspondence, memoranda, family papers, business records, diplomatic accounts, speeches, statements and writings, photographs, and other papers documenting Harriman's career in business, finance, politics, and public service, particularly during the Franklin Roosevelt, Truman, Kennedy, Johnson, and Carter presidential administrations.

    • Contributor: Harriman, W. Averell (william Averell) - Harriman, W. Averell
    • Date: 1869
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    Wallace Carroll papers, 1941-1989

    Journalist and psychological warfare strategist. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, and propaganda leaflets documenting primarily Carroll's work for the United States Office of War Information and the Psychological Strategy Board.

    • Contributor: Carroll, Wallace
    • Date: 1941
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    George Vernon Denny papers, 1930-1959

    Educator, radio personality, and organization executive. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches, writings, financial records, research notes, awards, printed matter, and photographs documenting Denny's career especially his activities with International Seminars and Town Meetings, Inc., and as moderator of the radio broadcasts of America's Town Meeting of the Air.

    • Contributor: Denny, George Vernon
    • Date: 1930
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    Louis N. Ridenour papers, 1917-1960

    Physicist and author. Correspondence, journals, reports, writings, printed matter, photographs, and other items relating to science policy issues concerning nuclear energy and computer technology as well as Ridenour's contribution to the development and application of radar technology during World War II.

    • Contributor: Ridenour, Louis N. (louis Nicot) - Ridenour, Louis N.
    • Date: 1917
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    John Paul Frank papers, 1936-2000

    Author, lawyer, and professor. Correspondence, memoranda, a legislative bill, notes, photographs, speeches, and writings documenting Frank's relationship as a law clerk and friend of Supreme Court Justice Hugo L. Black. Additional material relates to attempts to desegregate law schools in 1951 while Frank was a professor at Yale Law School and the creation of an intermediate court of appeals to assist in reducing the ...

    • Contributor: Frank, John P. (john Paul) - Frank, John P.
    • Date: 1936
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    Tom Kahn papers, 1959-1992

    Civil rights and labor activist. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches and statements, writings, notes, photographs, newspaper clippings, and printed matter relating to Kahn’s activities as a civil rights and labor activist.

    • Contributor: Kahn, Tom
    • Date: 1959
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    Arch Oboler collection, 1916-1992

    Nearly the entirety of the prolific output of radio playwright and independent film maker Arch Oboler (1909-1987) in radio, motion pictures, television, theater, and print is contained in the Arch Oboler Collection. Featured are his radio plays from the 1930s and 1940s and the first three-dimensional feature film, Bwana Devil.

    • Contributor: Oboler, Arch
    • Date: 1916
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    Gideon Welles papers, 1777-1911

    Secretary of the navy and newspaper editor. Correspondence, diaries, writings, naval records, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Welles's work as editor of the Hartford Times; his activities as a member of the Democratic Party and, later, the Republican Party in state and national politics; the role of the navy in the Civil War; and the presidential administrations of Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson.

    • Contributor: Welles, Gideon
    • Date: 1777
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    Robert Wilson Shufeldt papers, 1836-1910

    Naval officer, explorer, and diplomat. Correspondence, journals, diaries, notebooks, logbooks, subject files, newspaper clippings, and printed matter relating to Shufeldt’s career in the navy and as an explorer and diplomat.

    • Contributor: Shufeldt, Robert Wilson
    • Date: 1836
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    National Consumers' League records, 1882-1986

    Organization founded in 1899 to monitor the conditions under which goods were manufactured and distributed. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, speeches, project and program files, legal files, scrapbooks, printed material, and other records relating to the league's efforts toward reform in public health, consumer protection, public welfare, and fair labor standards.

    • Contributor: National Consumers' League
    • Date: 1882
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    Federal Theatre Project collection, 1932-1943

    The Federal Theatre Project, created by the U.S. Works Progress Administration in 1935, was designed to conserve and develop the skills of theater workers, re-employ them on public relief, and to bring theater to thousands in the United States who had never before seen live theatrical performances. The collection includes correspondence, memoranda, play and radio scripts, reports, research studies, manuals, publications, bulletins, forms, lists, ...

    • Contributor: Federal Theatre Project (u.s.)
    • Date: 1932
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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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    Jo Davidson papers, 1906-1952

    Sculptor. Correspondence, notes, speeches, articles, clippings, photographs, and miscellaneous material relating to Davidson's career as a sculptor and to his political activities with the Progressive Citizens of America and the National Wallace for President Committee.

    • Contributor: Davidson, Jo
    • Date: 1906