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    John Spalding Flannery papers, 1902-1953

    Lawyer. Chiefly records from McKenney, Flannery & Craighill, the Washington, D.C. law firm in which Flannery was a principal partner.

    • Contributor: Flannery, John Spalding
    • Date: 1902
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    Hedrick Smith papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, interview transcripts, drafts of speeches, articles, and 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 U.S. politics. Documents his career with the New York Times while stationed in Washington, D.C., Moscow, Russia, and elsewhere, ...

    • Contributor: Smith, Hedrick
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    Letter to James H. Hackett from Abraham Lincoln, August 17, 1863.

    • Contributor: Lincoln, Abraham
    • Date: 1863-08-17

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    Carter Godwin Woodson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Papers of prominent African Americans, correspondence, writings, research files, business records, and other papers relating to Woodson's leadership of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History (ASNLH) and to scholarship and publishing in the field of African and African-American history. Part I, 1803-1936 (bulk 1830-1927), was assembled by Woodson who collected and preserved primary sources on African American history as executive ...

    • Contributor: Woodson, Carter Godwin - Clark, John T. - McKinlay, Whitefield - Tanner, Benj. T. (benjamin Tucker)
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    Henry Robinson Luce papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence; manuscripts of speeches, writings, and unpublished book; legal and financial records; subject files; honorary degrees, awards, invitations, and citations; and other material relating primarily to Luce's advisory and philanthropic activities and, to a lesser degree, his career, households, finances, and travels. Major topics include the social, cultural, and political history of China, U.S. social and political history, ecology, education, Christianity, philanthropy, civil rights, ...

    • Contributor: Luce, Henry Robinson
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    Andrew Jackson Donelson papers, 1779-1943

    Lawyer, editor, army officer, diplomat, and presidential secretary. Correspondence, journals, draft messages of Andrew Jackson, diplomatic papers, newsclippings, scrapbook, sketches, photos, and other papers covering Donelson's career as aide-de-camp and secretary to Andrew Jackson, charge d'affaires to Texas, minister to Prussia, editor of the Washington Union, and candidate for vice president. Includes papers of Donelson's wife, Emily Tennessee Donelson, daughter, Mary Emily Donelson, and ...

    • Contributor: Donelson, Andrew Jackson - Burke, Pauline Wilcox - Donelson, Emily Tennessee - Martin, James Glasgow - Randolph, Meriwether Lewis - Wilcox, Mary Emily Donelson
    • Date: 1779
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    Joseph Hopper Nicholson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence and other papers relating chiefly to Nicholson's service as U.S. representative from Maryland and judge of the U.S. Circuit Court and U.S. Court of Appeals. Subjects include congressional affairs; investigations of federal departments, navy yards, and naval expenditures; elections and political affairs; impeachment of Samuel Chase, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court; capture of Washington, D.C., by the British in 1814; finance ...

    • Contributor: Nicholson, Joseph Hopper
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    Joseph Meredith Toner collection of manuscripts, 1741-1896

    Physician, author and collector. Correspondence, diary, notes, lists, bibliographical material, printed matter, and other papers reflecting primarily the personal and professional life of Toner, the history and practice of medicine in the United States, and the life and times of George Washington.

    • Contributor: Toner, Joseph M. (joseph Meredith) - Toner, Joseph M.
    • Date: 1741
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    1894, Aug.

    • Date: 1894-08-03

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    Wilbur Underwood papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, writings including poems, journal, notebook, subject files, legal records, newspaper clippings, printed matter, sketchbooks, photographs, illustrations, and other papers. Includes genealogical material relating to the Bayard family of Delaware and the Harrison family of Virginia; typescripts concerning Florence Deakins Becker and Thomas Jefferson Murray, Jr.; and papers of Underwood's brother, Norman Underwood, including research material for his book, Washington, D. C., Life of ...

    • Contributor: Underwood, Wilbur - Underwood, Norman
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    Herbert Block papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, writings, speeches, interviews, clippings, cartoon reprints, and printed material relating chiefly to Block's career as the political cartoonist "Herblock" for the Washington Post and as author of several books. Also documents his work with the Chicago Daily News and the Newspaper Enterprise Association in Cleveland, and his U.S. Army service. Subjects include cartooning, politics, social activities among Washington's political and cultural circles, and ...

    • Contributor: Block, Herbert
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    Winfred Overholser papers, 1911-1965

    Psychiatrist, educator and superintendent of St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, Washington, D.C. Correspondence, letters scrapbooks, writings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Overholser's career in psychiatry and his research in forensic psychiatry.

    • Contributor: Overholser, Winfred
    • Date: 1911
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    Alice Roosevelt Longworth papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, writings, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and scrapbooks relating to Longworth's newspaper column of comments on the political scene in Washington, reminiscences for Ladies' Home Journal, world travels, engagement and marriage to Nicholas Longworth in 1906, and social life in Washington, D.C. Correspondents include her father, Theodore Roosevelt; her stepmother, Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt; and other family members, friends, and social acquaintances.

    • Contributor: Longworth, Alice Roosevelt
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    Donald Benham Civil War collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, military orders and records, financial and legal records, and other papers of Union Army officers and soldiers concerning recruitment, enlistment, camp life, battle engagements, military strategy, and distribution of military supplies. Other subjects include diplomatic policy, abolition and slavery, and social conditions in the South during its occupation by Union forces. Includes records of the U.S. Navy Potomac Flotilla pertaining to communications ...

    • Contributor: Benham, Donald
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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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    George P. Fisher papers, 1772-1905

    Public official and judge of the supreme court of the District of Columbia. Correspondence, legal papers, commissions, biographical sketches, essays, speeches, and other material relating to Fisher's legal career and other topics.

    • Contributor: Fisher, George P. (george Purnell) - Fisher, George P.
    • Date: 1772
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    Riggs family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Family and business correspondence, diaries, writings, financial records, biographical and genealogical papers, printed matter, and other papers of Riggs family members. Includes papers of Elisha Riggs (1779-1853) relating to family affairs, travel in Europe, sales of land in Illinois, and the development of his New York mercantile business; papers of Elisha Riggs, Jr. (1826-1881) relating to travel in Great Britain, the firm of Corcoran ...

    • Contributor: Riggs, Elisha - Riggs, Elisha Francis - Riggs, George Washington - Riggs, Romulus - Riggs, Thomas - Riggs, T. Lawrason (thomas Lawrason) - Riggs, William Henry
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    Andrew Ellicott papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, maps, charts, and reports of astronomical observations chiefly concerning Ellicott's work in surveying the boundary between the U.S. and Florida under the San Lorenzo Treaty of 1795 as well as his surveys of the city of Washington, boundary between Georgia and South Carolina, town of Presque Isle (later Erie), Pa., and boundary between the U.S. and Canada under the Treaty of Ghent, Dec. ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew - Gillespie, David
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    Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte Southworth papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly letters from Southworth to her daughter, Charlotte Emma Southworth Lawrence, relating to personal and family affairs and to life in Georgetown, Washington, D.C., between 1890 and 1899. Also includes speeches, poems, literary fragments, notes, biographical material, and newspaper clippings.

    • Contributor: Southworth, Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte
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    William O. Douglas papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, writings, Supreme Court files, subject files, financial records, family papers and genealogy, printed matter, photographs, and other papers documenting Douglas's legal career, his concern for the environment, and other interests. Supreme Court files comprise the bulk of the collection and consist of correspondence, memoranda, drafts and final opinions, docket books, and printed matter relating to cases heard, as well as administrative files ...

    • Contributor: Douglas, William O. (william Orville)
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    1894, Jun. - Jul.

    • Date: 1894-06-02

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    Myrtilla Miner papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, school essays, notes, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating to the Normal School for Colored Girls (Washington, D.C.), the Civil War, feminism, slavery, and spiritualism. Includes an unfinished biography of Miner written by Lester Grosvenor Wells and correspondence of Achsa Miner and other Miner (Minor) family members. Other correspondents include William H. Beecher, Walpole Cecil, Samuel Rhoads, Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte Southworth, ...

    • Contributor: Miner, Myrtilla
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    1889, Jun.

    • Date: 1889-06-25

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    Rudulph Evans papers, 1862-2001

    Sculptor. Correspondence, photographs, drawings, financial and legal records, awards and citations, printed matter, writings, and miscellaneous items relating to the creation of Evans’s sculptures, in particular the commission and execution of the statue for the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Evans, Rudulph
    • Date: 1862
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    1901 - 1912

    • Date: 1901-01-09

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