Gizella Lakhman papers, 1883-1969
Poet, translator, and bibliographer. Correspondence, poems, translations, newspaper clippings, a scrapbook, printed matter, and other material relating to Lakhman's interests.
Patterson-Winslow family papers, 1813-1963
Family members of the collection include C. P. Patterson, scientist and superintendent of the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey, and Francis Winslow, biologist. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, military records, genealogical material, financial records, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers of the Patterson, Pearson, Winslow, and Worthington families, especially Francis Winslow and his wife, Harriet Patterson Winslow, and her parents, C. P. Patterson ...
James Free papers, 1929-1996
Journalist. Story files and scrapbooks of clippings of Free's articles for various newspapers, especially as Washington, D.C., correspondent for the Birmingham News covering the civil rights movement and the Cold War.
Francis Lewis Cardozo family papers, 1864-1968
Educator, clergyman, and public official. Correspondence, genealogical and biographical papers, miscellaneous documents, and a manuscript of a novel related to various members of the Cardozo family, a prominent African-American family of South Carolina and Washington, D.C.
Cardozo, Francis Lewis
Adams family papers, 1776-1948
Chiefly correspondence of John Quincy Adams dated 1801-1846. Also includes correspondence and miscellany relating to other family members.
Harry G. Barnes papers, 1978-1988
Diplomat. Correspondence, speeches and statements, biographical material, and photographs documenting Barnes's career as ambassador to India, 1981-1985, and to Chile, 1985-1988.
Barnes, Harry G. (Harry George) - Barnes, Harry G.
Joseph Pulitzer papers, 1897-1958
Newspaper editor and publisher. Family and general correspondence, subject material, business files, and personal financial papers relating primarily to Pulitzer's editorship of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
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 ...
Rauh, Joseph L.
Charles Henry Harvey papers, 1835-1965
Gold miner, carpenter, and mill worker. Correspondence, diaries, daybooks, receipts, and printed matter relating to Harvey's life and work as a millworker and carpenter in Methuen, Massachusetts, and as a gold miner in California and Colorado.
Harvey, Charles Henry
Muir Stephen Fairchild papers, 1937-1950
Army and air force officer. Correspondence, reports, speeches, and articles relating to Fairchild's service as air force vice chief of staff. Includes printed matter prepared by Fairchild for the Air Corps Tactical School.
Fairchild, Muir Stephen
Donald Friede papers, 1919-1980
Literary agent, publisher, and writer. Correspondence, drafts of writings, reports, diaries, photographs, and biographical material pertaining to Friede's career in publishing.
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.
Davis, Roy Tasco
Gilbert A. Harrison papers, 1902-1978
Editor and publisher. Correspondence, subject files, clippings, pamphlets, articles, miscellany, and other papers relating principally to Harrison's position as editor and publisher of the New Republic and as president of Liveright Publishing Company.
Harrison, Gilbert A.
Kendrick-Brooks family papers, 1831-2000
Club women, civil rights activists, educators, entertainers, and family members. Correspondence, social club records, writings, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous papers relating primarily to Ruby Moyse Kendrick's activities with the National Association of Colored Women's Clubs; Hattie Kendrick's civil rights activism in Cairo, Illinois; Antoinette Brooks Mitchell's expatriate life in England and France with her husband, jazz musician and restaurateur Louis A. Mitchell; and Charlotte Kendrick ...
James A. Farley papers, 1790-1976
Postmaster general, politician, and businessman. Correspondence, memoranda, subject files, speeches and writings, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating to Farley's service as postmaster general, chairmanship of the Democratic National Committee, and business interests.
Farley, James A. (James Aloysius) - Farley, James A.
Sergei Zhirkevich photograph collection, 1980-1998
Collection consists of 28 black-and-white photographic prints and 46 pages of diary excerpts written in the field by Sergei Zhirkevich, who documented music, dance, religious traditions (processions, Shrovetide customs) and rural life in the Pskov and Leningrad regions of Russia, the North Caucasus mountain area, Kazakhstan, and the former Baltic states between 1982 and 1998 for his book, Ot Zamogil'ia do Blagodati, From Beyond ...
Robert S. McNamara papers, 1934-2009
United States secretary of defense, president of the World Bank, and corporate executive. Correspondence, memoranda, organization records, subject files, speeches and writings, reports, conferences and meetings, background and research material, and other papers relating primarily to McNamara's private and public life following his service as secretary of defense, including his leadership of the World Bank, his role as counselor and adviser to various private ...
McNamara, Robert S.
William Orton Tewson papers, 1923-1926
Editor and literary critic. Primarily a list of contributors and responses from authors, poets, and journalists to Tewson's query, "Do you care what the critics say about you?" posed in the Literary Review of the New York Evening Post in 1926.
Tewson, William Orton
Dwight D. Eisenhower papers, 1944-1969
Soldier, supreme commander of allied forces in World War II, and president of the United States. Speeches and writings, military certificate and proclamations, letter, and memorial service program relating to Eisenhower's service as supreme commander in World War II and as president.
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David) - Eisenhower, Dwight D.
David Glasgow Farragut papers, 1816-1869
Naval officer. Correspondence, letterbooks, biographical file, invitations, and other material relating primarily to Farragut's naval activities, especially his role in the protection of American interests in Mexico during the pre-Civil War period.
Farragut, David Glasgow
Frances G. Wickes Foundation records, 1911-1978
Foundation established by Frances G. Wickes’s estate for the financial support of charitable endeavors in Jungian analytical psychology and other scientific, literary, or educational fields. Correspondence, corporate and financial records, minutes of meetings, reports, and estate management papers.
Frances G. Wickes Foundation
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 ...
Gerhard Alden Gesell papers, 1956-1993
Judge and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, manuscripts of writings, speeches, agenda and minutes of meetings, opinions, orders, dockets, notes, sentencing information, case files, and other legal papers and material pertaining primarily to Gesell's career as judge of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia and documenting his cases in the areas of civil rights, constitutional law, antitrust matters, patent cases, and government ...
Gesell, Gerhard Alden
Women's Joint Congressional Committee records, 1920-1970
Correspondence, information forms, minutes, reports, financial records, membership lists, and printed material relating to the committee's work in monitoring and promoting legislation in the areas of social service and women's rights.