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    Christiancy and Pickett families' papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Includes letters (1862-1864) written by Henry Clay Christiancy and his brother James Isaac Christiancy, Union Army officers from Michigan serving in Maryland, Virginia, Kentucky, and Pennsylvania during the Civil War. An annotated transcription of Henry Clay Christiancy's diary (1862-1864) contains maps and photographs. Pickett family notebooks (1835-1998) contain correspondence, notes, writings, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, estate papers, genealogy, and other papers of or relating to ...
    • Contributor: Christiancy, Henry Clay - Christiancy, James Isaac - Pickett, George E. (George Edward) - Pickett, La Salle Corbell
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    Charles J. Bonaparte papers, 1760-1921 Lawyer, municipal and civil service reformer, and U.S. attorney general and secretary of the navy. Correspondence, articles, speeches, memoranda, notes, personal miscellany, legal records, biographical material, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating mainly to Bonaparte's public service and political career.
    • Contributor: Bonaparte, Charles J. (Charles Joseph) - Bonaparte, Charles J.
    • Date: 1760
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    Robert Mills papers, 1804-1862 Architect and engineer. Correspondence, bills, receipts, plans, drawings, sketches, reports, notebooks, and printed matter relating mainly to Mills's designs for public buildings in Washington, D.C., and to his duties as architect of the Capitol.
    • Contributor: Mills, Robert
    • Date: 1804
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    Lewis H. Machen family papers, Chiefly family correspondence of Lewis H. Machen, relating to personal matters and to national politics prior to the Civil War, especially slavery and the Compromise of 1850, and mentioning John Quincy Adams, Henry Clay, Andrew Jackson, and Daniel Webster, together with other correspondence, speeches, writings, subject files, and other papers; correspondence of Machen's son, Arthur Webster Machen (1827-1919), lawyer, of Baltimore, Md., reflecting opinion ...
    • Contributor: Machen, Lewis H. (Lewis Henry) - Gresham, Leroy Wiley - Machen, Arthur Webster - Machen, Caroline Webster - Machen, Emmeline - Machen, James P. - Machen, Minnie Gresham
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    Charles C. Marshall papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, writings, notes, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and other papers relating primarily to Marshall's controversy in 1927 with Alfred E. Smith over the qualifications of a Roman Catholic for the presidency of the United States. Subjects include church-state questions, religious freedom, the Calvert controversy in seventeenth-century Maryland, and Marshall's book, The Roman Catholic Church in the Modern State (1928). Correspondents include E. Boyd Barrett, Frederic ...
    • Contributor: Marshall, Charles C.
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    Letter to Abraham Lincoln from Joseph Hooker, 1861.
    • Contributor: Hooker, Joseph
    • Date: 1861-10-21

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    Grosvenor family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, subject material, financial papers, printed matter, and personal miscellany of various members of the Grosvenor family, principally of Amherst and Millbury, Mass., and Washington, D.C. The bulk of the papers relate to Gilbert H. and Elsie M. Grosvenor's personal and family life in Washington, D.C., Bethesda, Md., and Baddeck, Nova Scotia, Canada; his association with the National Geographic Society ...
    • Contributor: Grosvenor, Edwin A. (Edwin Augustus) - Grosvenor, Edwin Prescott - Grosvenor, Elsie May - Grosvenor, Gilbert Hovey - Grosvenor, Lilian Waters - Grosvenor, Melville Bell - Waters, Asa H. (Asa Holman) - Waters, Elizabeth
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    Rumsey family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence among family members; wills; surveys, deeds, plats, and other documents relating to land ownership; personal and business financial records; contracts and other legal documents; sermons; and notes on family history. Correspondence relates to family affairs, health, travel, weather, business, and politics. Places mentioned include Bohemia Manor, Cecil County, Md.; Georgetown, Kent County, Md.; Wilmington, Del.; and Philadelphia, Pa. Included as correspondents or subjects ...
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    W.W. Corcoran papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, letterpress books, financial records, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Corcoran's business and banking interests and philanthropic efforts. Documents his involvement with the brokerage and banking firms, Corcoran & Riggs, Washington, D.C.; Riggs and Co, New York, N.Y.; Bank of America; and Wilson, Colston & Co., Baltimore, Md. Also documents his investment ventures in the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad ...
    • Contributor: Corcoran, W. W. (William Wilson) - Corcoran, Thomas
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    Rodgers family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, journals, accounts, notebooks, military records, financial papers, biographical and genealogical material, scrapbook, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to John Rodgers's naval service and to family affairs. Documents Rodgers's command of the naval squadron in the Mediteranean Sea during the Tripolitan War and again in 1826-1827, his command of the New York Naval Shipyard and of the flotilla enforcing the ...
    • Contributor: Macomb, Alexander - Macomb, Ann Minerva Rodgers - Macomb, Christina - Macomb, Nannie - Rodgers, John - Rodgers, Minerva Denison
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    Robert Mills papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, reports, notebooks, plans, drawings, sketches, financial records, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Mills' designs for public buildings in Washington, D.C., and to his duties as Architect of the Capitol. Also includes material relating to commissions in Richmond, Va., and Baltimore, Md., for public buildings and monuments.
    • Contributor: Mills, Robert
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    George Brinton McClellan papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence; telegrams; memoranda; diaries; writings; notes; military papers; printed copies of speeches, articles, and books; McClellan family papers; scrapbooks; and other papers relating primarily to McClellan's Civil War service particularly in the Peninsular Campaign and Battle of Antietam, Md. Includes materials relating to his 1864 report on the U.S. Army of the Potomac; years as a cadet and instructor at the United States Military ...
    • Contributor: McClellan, George (George Brinton) - McClellan, Ellen Marcy - Minter, Joseph F.
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    Hugh T. Taggart collection relating to the District of Columbia and Maryland, 1751-1889 United States district attorney. Correspondence, letterbooks, daybooks, minutes, notebooks, accounts, invoices, financial records, broadside, and printed matter collected by Hugh T. Taggart relating to the survey, sale, and assessment of property in the District of Columbia, Georgetown (Washington, D.C.), and Maryland.
    • Contributor: Taggart, Hugh T. (Hugh Thomas) - Taggart, Hugh T.
    • Date: 1751
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    Samuel Smith family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, letterbooks, military and political papers, notebooks, diaries, financial and legal papers, writings, printed matter, and other papers. Papers (1772-1850) of Samuel Smith relate to such topics as affairs of the U.S. Senate, public finance and the Bank of the United States, trade and tariffs, relations with Great Britain and France, Fort McHenry and the defense of Baltimore during the War of 1812, and ...
    • Contributor: Smith, Samuel - Smith, John Spear - Smith, Robert
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    Olmsted Associates records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, letterbooks, journals, reports, plans and specifications, blueprints, diagrams, nursery orders, deeds, contractual arrangements, financial records, personnel records, scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, and other records constituting the business files of the firm and documenting its history and growth. The records trace the firm's work in the District of Columbia, including the U.S. Capitol and White House grounds; with the park systems of Baltimore, ...
    • Contributor: Olmsted Associates - Olmsted, Frederick Law - Olmsted, John Charles - Frederick Law Olmsted (Firm) - F.L. And J.C. Olmsted (Firm) - F.L. Olmsted and Company - Olmsted, Olmsted, and Eliot - Olmsted Brothers
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    Gilbert Thompson journal,
    Gilbert Thompson papers
    Journal (1861-1864) of Thompson's Civil War experiences in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C., while serving as a topographical engineer in the Engineer Battalion, U.S. Army of the Potomac. Includes later reminiscences; description of bridges, armaments, and firearms; and sketches and photographs of army officers and battle sites. Includes correspondence, laid in, of Nathaniel Prentiss Banks.
    • Contributor: Thompson, Gilbert

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    Huntington Cairns papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, writings, speeches, subject and research files, family papers, printed material, scrapbooks, and other papers chiefly concerning Cairns's career with the U.S. Bureau of Customs as a federal censor of imported books and films, as a lawyer with the Maryland Tax Revision Commission (1938-1941), and as a writer on the arts, law, literature, and philosophy. Includes material on his association with the Bollingen Foundation, ...
    • Contributor: Cairns, Huntington - Hergesheimer, Joseph - Pound, Ezra - Siegel, Eli
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    Chandler B. Gillam papers, 1850-1919 Soldier and farmer. Correspondence, a diary, a journal, a photograph, family papers, writings, and other papers relating chiefly to Gillam's Civil War service with the Twenty-eighth New York Infantry Regiment, United States Army. The diary, written by W. L. Hicks, documents the history of the twenty-eighth regiment of New York.
    • Contributor: Gillam, Chandler
    • Date: 1850
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    Marimba Linda Xelajú concert collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Digital sound recordings, video recordings, and photographs documenting a concert performed by Marimba Linda Xelajú in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on September 15, 2010 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Marimba Linda Xelajú is a family group from Maryland who form a small marimba orchestra (Marimba Grande, with drums and electric bass) performing Guatemalan music.
    • Contributor: Marimba Linda Xelajú (Musical Group) - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2010
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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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    Interview with J. William Middendorf II
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Middendorf, John William
    • Date: 1993-07-28
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    Blair family papers, 1755-1968 Prominent family in nineteenth century national politics. Correspondence, speeches and writings, legal files, financial records, historical research files, printed matter, and estate records documenting principally the careers of Francis Preston Blair, journalist and presidential advisor, Frank P. Blair, soldier and politician, and Montgomery Blair, lawyer and cabinet officer.
    • Date: 1755
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    James Buchanan and Harriet Lane Johnston papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, notes, drafts of remarks, commissions, land patents, and other papers relating chiefly to Buchanan's career in the Senate, as U.S. secretary of state, and as minister to Great Britain prior to his presidency in 1857. Subjects include Democratic politics in Pennsylvania and the U.S.; presidential politics including the elections of 1852 and 1856; the Democratic convention of 1852 held in Baltimore, Md.; the ...
    • Contributor: Buchanan, James - Johnston, Harriet Lane