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    Citizens' Joint Committee on National Representation for the District of Columbia records, 1926-1961 Organization that lobbied for the passage of the Twenty-third Amendment to the Constitution allowing the citizens of the District of Columbia to vote in presidential elections. Correspondence with members of Congress, records of congressional hearings, publicity materials, lists of local groups backing the Twenty-third Amendment, and a file by state showing contacts made by the committee with leaders of the various state legislatures.
    • Contributor: Citizens' Joint Committee on National Representation for the District of Columbia
    • Date: 1926
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    James Dudley Morgan collection of Digges-L'Enfant-Morgan papers Chiefly correspondence, accounts, commissions, notes, and other papers (1778-1828) relating to soldier and engineer Pierre C. L'Enfant, including material concerning the Society of the Cincinnati, the design of the city of Washington, D.C., Robert Morris's home in Philadelphia, and Fort Mifflin, Pennsylvania, and Fort Washington, Maryland. Also includes papers relating to the Digges family of Prince Georges County, Maryland, especially Thomas Atwood Digges and...
    • Contributor: Morgan, James Dudley
    • Date: 1674
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    Storia delle navig. [i.e. navigazioni] del Colo. [i.e. Colombo, or Colocut].
    Storia delle navig. del Colo. | Storia delle navigazioni del Colombo, or Colocut
    Ms. Title from spine of early 19th-century binding. In Venetian dialect of Italian. The codex assembles in one copy made ca. 1503 a number of reports dating from 1501 to ca. 1503, notably: (ff. 1a-30a) Angelo Trevisan's Italian version, accompanied by four covering letters, of Pietro Martire d'Anghiera's reports on the first three voyages of Columbus (published later as De Orbe Novo, decas 1),...
    • Contributor: Trevisan, Angelo - Sá, João De - Anghiera, Pietro Martire D - Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1503

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    Justin G. Turner autograph collection, 1763-1968 Correspondence, memoranda, notes, and printed materials relating primarily to the signers of the Declaration of Independence.
    • Contributor: Turner, Justin G.
    • Date: 1763
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    Front door lobby This is an original manuscript of Park's account of her work on the NAWSA Congressional Committee.
    • Contributor: Park, Maud Wood - Catt, Carrie Chapman - National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1920

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    Conversation with 11 year old black female, Washington, DC (Transcript)
    • Contributor: Fasold, Ralph W. - Scott, Phyllis Marie
    • Date: 1968-10-30

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    Clark M. Clifford papers, 1883-1999 Government official and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches and writings, congressional testimony, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Clifford's personal and professional life, including his role as an adviser and counsel to four Democratic presidential administrations, his service as United States secretary of defense, 1968-1969, and his career as a lawyer in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Clifford, Clark M.
    • Date: 1883
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    George Watterston papers, 1809-1866 Lawyer, editor, and Librarian of Congress. Correspondence, memorandum books, miscellaneous writings, and legal documents pertaining mainly to Watterston’s duties as Librarian of Congress and his life and activities in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Watterston, George
    • Date: 1809
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    Conversation with 19 year old black male, Washington, DC (Transcript)
    • Contributor: Fasold, Ralph W. - Hood, Jerry
    • Date: 1968-05-14

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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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    Letter from Salmon Portland Chase to Lincoln. September 8, 1862.
    • Contributor: Chase, Salmon Portland
    • Date: 1862-09-08

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    Vinnie Ream and Richard Leveridge Hoxie papers, 1853-1937 Sculptor Vinnie Ream and her husband, army officer and engineer Richard L. Hoxie. Correspondence, memoranda, commissions, essays, poetry by Vinnie Ream and Albert Pike, reports, notebooks, biographical data, scrapbooks, clippings, printed material, and memorabilia pertaining chiefly to Ream's work following her commission to execute the statue of Abraham Lincoln now standing in the United States Capitol rotunda.
    • Contributor: Ream, Vinnie
    • Date: 1853
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    Letter from Salmon Portland Chase to Irwin McDowell. March 30, 1865.
    • Contributor: Chase, Salmon Portland
    • Date: 1865-03-30

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    Conversation with 22 year old black male, Washington, DC (Transcript)
    • Contributor: Fasold, Ralph W. - Rich, Ronald
    • Date: 1968-07-10

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    Schuyler Colfax correspondence and speeches, 1837-1882 Vice president of the United States, congressman, and newspaper editor. Correspondence and speeches documenting Colfax's activities as a newspaper editor, his involvement in the Whig and Republican parties, and his tenure as United States representative from Indiana and vice president under Ulysses S. Grant.
    • Contributor: Colfax, Schuyler
    • Date: 1837
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    [Published letter to General Banks from Lincoln.]
    • Contributor: Lincoln, Abraham
    • Date: 1864-12-02
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    John Fairfield correspondence, 1828-1876 U.S. senator and representative and governor of Maine. Principally letters from Fairfield to members of his family in Saco, Maine, while he was serving in Congress and as governor relating to personal and family affairs, politics, and life and society in Washington, D.C., and Augusta, Maine.
    • Contributor: Fairfield, John
    • Date: 1828
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    Adelaide Johnson papers, 1873-1947 Sculptor and suffragist. Family and general correspondence, diaries, speeches, articles, notes, and other papers concerning Johnson's life and activities as sculptor and feminist. Documents her work on the monument to Susan B. Anthony, Lucretia Mott, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, now located in the crypt of the United States Capitol. Also includes records of sittings by Susan B. Anthony, John Burroughs, Ella Wheeler Wilcox, and...
    • Contributor: Johnson, Adelaide
    • Date: 1873
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    Joseph Alsop and Stewart Alsop papers, 1699-1989 Authors and journalists. Correspondence, writings, interviews, notes, subject files, office files, financial papers, family papers, clippings, printed material, and other papers relating primarily to Joseph Alsop's family and personal life; acquaintance with prominent politicians, public figures, writers, and scholars; work as a journalist; World War II experiences in China; and research and writing as an art historian. Includes material relating to Joseph and Stewart...
    • Contributor: Alsop, Joseph
    • Date: 1699
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    L. Quincy Mumford papers, 1939-1982 Librarian of Congress. Correspondence, writings, bibliographical material, committee reports, congressional bills, reports, newspaper clippings, and photographs relating to Mumford’s career as a librarian.
    • Contributor: Mumford, L. Quincy (Lawrence Quincy) - Mumford, L. Quincy
    • Date: 1939
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    Jefferson Patterson papers, 1824-1978 Diplomat. Correspondence, family papers, diaries (1928-1930), speeches, notes and book drafts, other writings, memoranda, subject files, legal and financial papers, biographical material, academic notebooks, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting Patterson's career as a diplomat and foreign service officer serving at American embassies in China, Colombia, Egypt, Germany, Norway, Peru, Poland, and Turkey, and as ambassador to Uruguay.
    • Contributor: Patterson, Jefferson
    • Date: 1824
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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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    Harold H. Greene papers, 1951-2001 Lawyer and judge. Case material, correspondence, opinions, orders, printed matter, reports, and writings relating to Greene's career in the Department of Justice and on the bench of the District of Columbia Superior Court and the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.
    • Contributor: Greene, Harold H.
    • Date: 1951
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    Leadership Conference on Civil Rights records, 1922-1991 The Leadership Conference on Civil Rights, a national association of civil rights organizations, was founded 1949-1950 by Roy Wilkins (chairman), A. Philip Randolph, and Arnold Aronson. The records include correspondence, memoranda, minutes, notes of meetings, position papers, reports, financial records, congressional testimony, clippings, printed material, and other records documenting efforts by the organization to lobby for and monitor enforcement of civil rights legislation at...
    • Contributor: Leadership Conference on Civil Rights
    • Date: 1943