Search Manuscripts/Mixed Material

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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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    B.W. Huebsch papers, 1893-1964 Publisher. Chiefly correspondence reflecting Huebsch's thoughts on literature and his career as a publisher under his own imprint, B. W. Huebsch, and after its merger, with Viking Press. Also documents his publication of the liberal weekly Freeman and his connection with organizations such as the American Civil Liberties Union and the National Association of Book Publishers.
    • Contributor: Huebsch, W. (Benjamin W.) - Franko, Sam
    • Date: 1893
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    James A. Bayard and Richard H. Bayard papers, 1797-1885
    James A. Bayard papers | Richard H. Bayard papers
    :Lawyers, senators, and diplomats, of the Bayard (Baird) family of Delaware. Correspondence, diaries, financial and legal papers, printed matter and miscellaneous material relating to the careers of James A. Bayard and his son Richard H. Bayard.
    • Contributor: Bayard, James A. (James Asheton) - Bayard, Richard H. (Richard Henry)
    • Date: 1797
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    Sam Eskin collection, 1939-1969 Collection consists of manuscripts, field recordings, photographs, and ephemera documenting folk music and folk music revivals in the United States, Canada, and Mexico from 1938 to 1966; plus manuscripts and field recordings of mostly unidentified artists performing folk music in Jamaica, Cuba, England, Scotland, Ireland, Spain, Sweden, Israel, Lebanon, Syria, Morocco, Hong Kong, Philippines, India, and Thailand from 1953 to 1969 collected by Sam...
    • Contributor: Eskin, Sam
    • Date: 1939
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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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    Albert Jeremiah Beveridge collection of John Marshall papers, 1776-1844
    Albert J. Beveridge papers | Albert Jeremiah Beveridge papers
    Lawyer and chief justice of the Supreme Court. Correspondence, a journal, account books, and other papers primarily gathered by Albert Jeremiah Beveridge for his research on John Marshall.
    • Contributor: Beveridge, Albert J. (Albert Jeremiah) - Marshall, John
    • Date: 1776
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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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    Samuel Franklin Emmons papers, 1725-1914 Geologist. Diaries and field notes, letterbooks, correspondence, family papers, subject files, photographs, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating chiefly to Emmons's family and his career as a geologist.
    • Contributor: Emmons, Samuel Franklin - Bartlett, Suzanne Earle Ogden-Jones Emmons - Markoe, Sophie D.
    • Date: 1725
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    George Thomas Washington papers, 1934-1949 Judge, official in the U.S. Office of the Attorney General, and law professor. Correspondence, articles, drafts of a book, personal and office files, legal memoranda, lecture notes, speeches, and memorabilia from Washington's career in government.
    • Contributor: Washington, George Thomas
    • Date: 1934
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    Short-Harrison-Symmes families papers, 1760-1878
    Harrison family papers | Short family papers | Symmes family papers
    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.
    • Contributor: Harrison, John Cleves Symmes - Harrison, John Scott - Harrison, William Henry - Short, Charles Wilkins - Short, John Cleves - Short, Peyton - Short, William - Symmes, John Cleves - Taylor, Anna Tuthill Harrison
    • Date: 1760
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    Frederick Douglass papers, 1841-1967 Abolitionist, diplomat, journalist, and orator. Correspondence, diary, speeches and writings, financial and legal records, and a subject file pertaining to the career of Frederick Douglass.
    • Contributor: Douglass, Frederick - Douglass, Helen
    • Date: 1841
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    Zachary Taylor papers, 1814-1931 U.S. president and army officer. Correspondence, autobiographical account, military papers, estate records, printed matter, map, and other papers relating chiefly to Taylor's presidency, his military service, and the management of his Louisiana plantation by his son.
    • Contributor: Taylor, Zachary - Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
    • Date: 1814
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    Ralph Ellison papers, 1890-2005 African-American author and educator. General correspondence, organizational correspondence and reports, family papers, drafts, notes, and production files for novels, essays, poetry, short stories, reviews, and other writings, speeches, lectures, and interviews, reference file, and miscellany documenting Ellison's career and development as a writer. Among the many works represented are Going to the Territory (1985), Invisible Man (1952), Shadow and Act (1964), and the second...
    • Contributor: Ellison, Ralph - Ellison, Fanny McConnell
    • Date: 1890
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    Leland J. Haworth papers, 1944-1977 Physicist, educator, and research director. Diary, correspondence, subject files, speeches, writings, telephone logs, minutes of meetings, appointment books, newspaper clippings, biographical material, and photographs primarily related to Haworth's career as director of the National Science Foundation and as special assistant to the president of Associated Universities, Inc.
    • Contributor: Haworth, Leland J. (Leland John)
    • Date: 1944
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    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.
    • Contributor: Farragut, David Glasgow
    • Date: 1816
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    William W. Coblentz papers, 1883-1960 Author and physicist. Correspondence, diary, writings, bibliography, notes, notebooks, biographical material, awards, photographs, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other material relating chiefly to Coblentz's work in the fields of infrared spectroscopy and to the application of radiometry to astronomical problems.
    • Contributor: Coblentz, William W. (William Weber)
    • Date: 1883
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    Bruce Lundvall papers, 1946-2012 Bruce Lundvall was an American record company executive best known for his tenure as president and CEO of Blue Note Records. Lundvall was responsible for the revitalization of the label between 1984 and 2010, and signed many of the brightest stars in jazz and popular music, including Miles Davis, Stan Getz, Norah Jones, Wynton Marsalis, Willie Nelson, Cassandra Wilson, and countless others. The collection...
    • Contributor: Lundvall, Bruce
    • Date: 1946
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    Sallie R. Wagner collection, 1949-1992 Sallie R. Wagner was a photographer, author, weaver, and a benefactor and patron of the dancer Erick Hawkins and his dance company. The collection is composed chiefly of correspondence to Sallie R. Wagner (and some addressed to William J. Lippincott, her then-husband) from Erick Hawkins, Martha Graham, and Lucia Dlugoszewski. It also includes several essays written by Hawkins, Dlugoszewski, and Robert Motherwell, and two...
    • Contributor: Wagner, Sallie R. - Hawkins, Erick - Graham, Martha - Dlugoszewski, Lucia - Motherwell, Robert
    • Date: 1949
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    Herman Hollerith papers, 1850-1982 Inventor and businessman. Correspondence, diary, financial and business papers, patents by Hollerith and others, blueprints, drawings, a Hollerith machine punch plate, writings about Hollerith by Geoffrey Austrian and others, biographical material, and other papers relating to Hollerith tabulating machines and their use in census taking (1890-1910), operation of Tabulating Machine Company and its merger with two other companies forming Computer-Tabulating-Recording Company (1911), and Hollerith's...
    • Contributor: Hollerith, Herman - Austrian, Geoffrey - Talcott, Charles G. (Charles Gratiot) - Talcott, Theodosia L.
    • Date: 1850
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    Frank Lloyd Wright papers, 1894-1958 Architect. Correspondence, speeches and articles, excerpts from writings, printed matter, and other material chiefly related to works used by Wright on Frank Lloyd Wright on Architecture: Selected Writings, 1894-1940, as well as personal correspondence with William R. Heath.
    • Contributor: Wright, Frank Lloyd
    • Date: 1894
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    Alexander Hamilton Stephens papers, 1784-1886 Lawyer, journalist, governor of Georgia, member of both houses of Congress, and vice president of the Confederate States of America. Correspondence, telegrams, memoranda, legal documents, clippings, and an autobiography and journal reflecting Stephens’s career in government and politics.
    • Contributor: Stephens, Alexander H. (Alexander Hamilton)
    • Date: 1784
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    Mercer Green Johnston papers, 1860-1954 Educator, Episcopal clergyman, and author. Correspondence, diaries, sermons, notebooks, autobiographical papers, poems, prayers, financial papers, pamphlets, periodicals, photographs, clippings, scrapbooks, and memorabilia relating to Johnston's career as an Episcopal clergyman in the United States and the Philippines, worker for the Young Men's Christian Association during World War I, director of the People's Legislative Service, director of the National Citizens Committee on Relations with Latin...
    • Contributor: Johnston, Mercer Green
    • Date: 1860
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    Everett Strait Hughes papers, 1903-1975 Army officer. Correspondence, diaries, and orders concerning Hughes’s career in ordnance and general staff work in the United States Army, including during the Mexican Punitive Expedition, World War I, and World War II.
    • Contributor: Hughes, Everett Strait
    • Date: 1903
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    John C. Merriam papers, 1899-1938 Paleontologist, educator, and author. Correspondence, articles, memoranda, notes, reports, speeches, drawings, maps, photographs, memorabilia, printed matter, and other materials mainly concerning Merriam's work as chairman of the National Research Council, president of the Carnegie Institution of Washington, and regent of the Smithsonian Institution.
    • Contributor: Merriam, John C. (John Campbell)
    • Date: 1899
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    Lloyd Carpenter Griscom papers, 1898-1951 Author, diplomat, lawyer, politician, and soldier. Diaries, family and general correspondence, memoranda, speeches, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous personal and official items relating to Griscom’s career as a diplomat between 1901 and 1909 and military service during World War I.
    • Contributor: Griscom, Lloyd Carpenter
    • Date: 1898