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    Harold M. Stephens papers, 1895-1955 Jurist. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, articles, and books, biographical papers, legislative material, photographs, degrees, memoranda, and other personal and legal writings and papers relating primarily to Stephens's career as a lawyer and judge.
    • Contributor: Stephens, Harold M. (Harold Montelle) - Stephens, Harold M.
    • Date: 1895
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    John Callan O'Laughlin papers, 1895-1949 Politician, statesman, newspaperman, and publisher. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journals, writings, reports, printed material, scrapbooks, and records of the Army and Navy Journal documenting O'Laughlin's career as a newspaperman and advocate of Republican Party and conservative causes.
    • Contributor: O'laughlin, John Callan
    • Date: 1895
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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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    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 ...
    • Contributor: Gesell, Gerhard Alden
    • Date: 1956
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    Merle Antony Tuve papers, 1901-1982 Physicist. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, articles, reports, laboratory and personal notebooks, notes, personnel records, printed material, blueprints, diagrams, photographs, and other papers relating to Tuve's administration of government-sponsored scientific projects such as the development of the proximity fuze for the United States Navy during World War II.
    • Contributor: Tuve, Merle Antony
    • Date: 1901
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    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.
    • Contributor: Women's Joint Congressional Committee
    • Date: 1920
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    William B. Randolph papers, 1696-1884 Virginia plantation owner. Correspondence, legal and financial records, and miscellaneous material reflecting the life of a plantation owner in Virginia prior to the Civil War, with particular emphasis on the economics of managing an extensive plantation worked by a large force of slaves.
    • Contributor: Randolph, William
    • Date: 1696
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    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 ...
    • Date: 1780
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    Daniel Chester French papers, circa 1848-1968 Sculptor and artist. Correspondence of French, his daughter, Margaret French Cresson, and other members of the French family relating primarily to French's career as a sculptor and artist and to the French family.
    • Contributor: French, Daniel Chester
    • Date: 1848
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    Berta Bornstein papers, 1933-1971 Psychoanalyst, author, and educator. Correspondence, patient case files, writings, teaching and training files, bulletins, memoranda, minutes, and reports pertaining to Bornstein's career as one of the first Freudian child psychoanalysts practicing in the United States.
    • Contributor: Bornstein, Berta
    • Date: 1933
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    Harlan Fiske Stone papers, 1889-1953 Attorney general, associate and chief justice of the Supreme Court, and educator. Professional and family correspondence, writings, reports, legal case files, biographical information, and other material relating primarily to Stone's service on the Supreme Court.
    • Contributor: Stone, Harlan Fiske
    • Date: 1889
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    William LePre Houston family papers, 1777-1936 Lawyers. Correspondence, diaries, financial records, academic papers, printed matter, and miscellaneous material related to the Houstons’ family life, fraternal organizations, the law, and Charles Hamilton Houston’s military service during World War I.
    • Contributor: Houston, William Lepre
    • Date: 1777
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    Hedrick Smith papers, 1923-1992 Correspondence, memoranda, interview transcripts, drafts of speeches, articles, books, notes, radio broadcasts, legal material, research material, family papers, press releases, printed material, posters, maps, and other papers relating primarily to Smith's research for his books and television productions about the Soviet Union and about United States politics. Documents his career with the New York Times while stationed in Washington, D.C., Moscow, Russia, and elsewhere, ...
    • Contributor: Smith, Hedrick
    • Date: 1923
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    Simons family papers, 1887-1982 Members of the Simons (Simmons) family, an African-American family centered in South Carolina and Washington, D.C., especially William H. Simons (1881-1938), Baptist missionary and Young Men's Christian Association official, and members of the allied Garrett and Nicholson families. Correspondence, diaries and diary notes, and miscellaneous material relating chiefly to William H. Simons and his career with the YMCA in Burma, East Africa, and India ...
    • Date: 1887
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    Alexander Robey Shepherd papers, 1776-1945 Territorial governor. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, photographs, clippings, printed matter, and memorabilia relating to Shepherd's career as a political official in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Shepherd, Alexander Robey
    • Date: 1776
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    Mary Church Terrell papers, 1851-1962 African-American civil rights leader, lecturer, and educator. Correspondence, diaries, printed material, clippings, speeches and writings, and other papers focusing primarily on Terrell's career as an advocate of women's rights and equal treatment for African Americans.
    • Contributor: Terrell, Mary Church
    • Date: 1851
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    Elliot L. Richardson papers, 1780-1999 U. S. cabinet officer, politician, and lawyer, of Massachusetts. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, subject files, reports, briefing data, financial records, printed materials, photographs, and other papers relating to Richardson's political career in Massachusetts, as a cabinet official or representative of the president during the administrations of Richard M. Nixon, Gerald R. Ford, and Jimmy Carter, and his work with various corporate boards and other ...
    • Contributor: Richardson, Elliot L.
    • Date: 1780
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    Florence Deakins Becker papers, 1891-1963 Nurse and volunteer worker. Correspondence, diaries, family papers, subject files, speeches and writings, scrapbooks, and other papers relating principally to Becker’s volunteer activities on behalf of various health and medical causes, especially the crusade against tuberculosis and cancer.
    • Contributor: Becker, Florence Deakins
    • Date: 1891
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    Clifford Kennedy Berryman papers, 1814-1965 Cartoonist. Correspondence, drawings, printed matter, invitations, photographs, and a speech relating primarily to Berryman's career as a political cartoonist for the Washington Post and the Washington Star.
    • Contributor: Berryman, Clifford Kennedy
    • Date: 1814
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    Nathaniel D. Hackett correspondence, 1853-1947 Union Army soldier. Chiefly Civil War correspondence of Hackett while serving with the 1st Wisconsin Heavy Artillery Regiement. Includes the correspondence of Edith Hackett Cramer, Carrie Fern Hackett, and Millicent Hackett Maloney, the daughters of Nathaniel D. Hackett.
    • Contributor: Hackett, Nathaniel D. (Nathaniel Davis) - Hackett, Nathaniel D.
    • Date: 1853
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    Dolley Madison papers, 1794-1852 Wife of President James Madison and prominent Washington, D.C., hostess. Correspondence, financial papers, invitations, calling cards, and other papers relating primarily to personal and family matters including settlement of the Dolley Madison, James Madison, and William Madison estates.
    • Contributor: Madison, Dolley
    • Date: 1794
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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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    Nannie Helen Burroughs papers, 1900-1963 Educator, religious leader, and advocate for African American rights. Correspondence, financial records, memoranda, notebooks, speeches and writings, subscription and literature orders, student records, and other papers relating primarily to Burroughs's founding and management of the National Training School for Women and Girls in Washington, D.C., and to her activities with the Woman's Auxiliary of the National Baptist Convention of the United States of America.
    • Contributor: Burroughs, Nannie Helen
    • Date: 1900
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    Henry Clark Corbin papers, 1864-1980 Army officer. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, typescripts of speeches, autograph albums, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers concerning Corbin’s military career and his life in Washington, D.C., as an officer and prominent resident. Includes personal matter such as photograph albums, scrapbooks, and memorabilia relating to his wife, Edythe Agnes Patten Corbin, and the Patten family.
    • Contributor: Corbin, Henry Clark
    • Date: 1864
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    Harold C. Fleming papers, 1950-1993 Civil rights leader and executive with the Potomac Institute, Washington, D.C. Correspondence, memoranda, annual reports, subject files, proposals, background material, news releases, drafts and published pamphlets and booklets, biographical material, and other papers pertaining to Fleming's work as executive vice president and president of the Potomac Institute, an organization dedicated to eliminating racial discrimination and expanding African-American civil rights.
    • Contributor: Fleming, Harold C.
    • Date: 1950