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    George Dewey papers, 1805-1949

    Naval officer. Correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, journal, military papers, financial papers, scrapbooks, and photographs chiefly relating to Dewey's activities as naval commander in the Far East during the Spanish-American War, especially at the battle of Manila Bay; as admiral and president of the General Board of the Navy ; president of the court of inquiry concerning Winfield Scott Schley; and commander-in-chief of naval winter maneuvers.

    • Contributor: Dewey, George
    • Date: 1805
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    William Medill papers, 1834-1864

    Lawyer, United States representative and governor of Ohio, and United States government official. Correspondence, account books, and miscellaneous material primarily relating to Medill’s service as assistant postmaster general (1845), commissioner of Indian affairs (1845-1850), and first comptroller of the United States treasury (1857-1861).

    • Contributor: Medill, William
    • Date: 1834
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    Hans J. Morgenthau papers, 1858-1981

    Political scientist, writer, and expert on international relations. Correspondence, academic and subject files, writings, printed matter and miscellaneous material primarily related to Morgenthau's work in the field of international relations.

    • Contributor: Morgenthau, Hans J. (hans Joachim) - Morgenthau, Hans J.
    • Date: 1858
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    Lester Horton Dance Theater collection, 1918-1996

    Lester Horton was a choreographer, dancer, and teacher. The collection, which documents Horton's personal and professional life and the activities of the Lester Horton Dance Theater, contains correspondence, writings, music, publicity and production materials, programs, teaching materials, business papers, scrapbooks, news clippings, publications, costume and set designs, photographs, and drawings.

    • Contributor: Lester Horton Dance Theater - Horton, Lester - Eng, Frank
    • Date: 1918
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    Victor S. Clark papers, 1827-1944

    Economist and author. Correspondence, financial statements, notes, clippings, reports on various areas and countries, and other data, largely pertaining to the Institute of Current World Affairs, Washington, D.C., and the world situation. Also includes papers of Levi and LeRoy Davis, farmers and merchants of the Genesee River Valley in New York, during the 1800s.

    • Contributor: Clark, Victor S. (victor Selden) - Clark, Victor S.
    • Date: 1827
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    Morrison R. Waite papers, 1818-1933

    Chief justice of the United States Supreme Court, jurist, and lawyer. Official papers relating to Waite’s Supreme Court service, including correspondence and letterbooks, docket books, court assignments, manuscripts and proofs of circuit court and Supreme Court opinions, and miscellaneous family and personal material.

    • Contributor: Waite, Morrison R. (morrison Remick) - Waite, Morrison R.
    • Date: 1818
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    William Smith Culbertson papers, 1897-1965

    Diplomat, lawyer and professor of law. Correspondence, diaries, lecture notes, government documents, writings, memoranda, and scrapbooks relating to Culbertson's career as vice chairman of the U.S. Tariff Commission, minister to Romania, ambassador to Chile, chief of the military intelligence service in the War Department, member of the Planning Group of the Office of Strategic Services, and other duties during World War II. Includes papers ...

    • Contributor: Culbertson, William Smith
    • Date: 1897
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    Daniel Guggenheim Fund for the Promotion of Aeronautics records, 1925-1943

    Fund to facilitate technical development, improve safety, and expand the popularity of aviation; active from 1926-1930. Correspondence, reports, articles, pamphlets, legal and financial records, printed matter, and other records relating chiefly to commercial aviation in the United States and to a history of the fund written by R. H. Mayo. Subjects include aeronautical education and research, aviation safety, technical development, the use of aviation ...

    • Contributor: Daniel Guggenheim Fund for the Promotion of Aeronautics
    • Date: 1926
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    Thomas A. Jenckes papers, 1836-1878

    Jurist, state legislator and adjutant general, and U.S. representative from Rhode Island. Correspondence, journals, ledgers, diaries, account books, patent papers, legal briefs and related papers, law library catalog, and photographs pertaining to Jenckes's political and legal career in Rhode Island and the U.S. House of Representatives.

    • Contributor: Jenckes, Thomas A. (thomas Allen) - Jenckes, Thomas A.
    • Date: 1838
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    Bryson B. Rash papers, 1918-1992

    Journalist. Correspondence, speeches, broadcast scripts, book draft, biographical material, news clippings, and photographs documenting Rash's career in broadcast journalism.

    • Contributor: Rash, Bryson
    • Date: 1918
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    Toni Frissell papers, 1931-1975

    Photographer. Correspondence, daybooks, notes, lists, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Frissell's career as a photographer.

    • Contributor: Frissell, Toni
    • Date: 1931
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    Fitz-John Porter papers, 1830-1949

    Army officer and public official in New York, N.Y., and New Jersey. Correspondence, telegrams, reports, memoranda, writings, autobiographical and biographical material, maps, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellany largely concerning Porter's court-martial and cashiering out of military service during the Civil War and his later reinstatement and presidential pardon.

    • Contributor: Porter, Fitz-John
    • Date: 1830
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    John Thompson Ford papers, 1809-1960

    Theater executive and dramatist. Correspondence, playbooks, playbills, subject files, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Ford's life and work as a theater manager in Baltimore, Maryland, and Washington, D.C., in the last half of the nineteenth century, including the assassination by John Wilkes Booth of President Abraham Lincoln at his theater in Washington.

    • Contributor: Ford, John Thompson
    • Date: 1809
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    Irving Berlin collection, 1895-1990

    Irving Berlin was an American lyricist and composer of over 1,200 songs. He was also a music publisher, theater owner, and a founding member of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP). The collection, which documents all aspects of his life and career, contains music scores, Berlin's handwritten and typewritten lyric sheets, publicity and promotional materials, personal and professional correspondence, photographs, business ...

    • Contributor: Berlin, Irving - Kresa, Helmy
    • Date: 1895
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    A.W. Greely papers, 1753-1959

    Explorer, United States Army officer, and author. Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, diaries, speeches, lectures, writings, military papers, biographical material, Greely (Greeley) family correspondence, scrapbooks, financial records, clippings, maps, prints, memorabilia, and other papers relating primarily to Greely's military career and exploration of the polar regions.

    • Contributor: Greely, A. W. (adolphus Washington) - Greely, A. W.
    • Date: 1753
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    Howard S. Liebengood papers, 1950-1982

    Lawyer and United States Senate sergeant at arms. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, speeches, reports, legislative proposals, research files, notebooks, travel materials, campaign materials, financial and legal papers, Senate floor statements, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to Liebengood's service on the minority staff of the United States Senate Select Committee on Presidential Campaign Activities, as minority staff director of the United States Senate ...

    • Contributor: Liebengood, Howard S. (howard Scholey) - Liebengood, Howard S.
    • Date: 1950
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    Gridiron Club (Washington, D.C.) records, 1885-1988

    Journalistic organization founded in 1885. Correspondence, writings, club records, membership books, autograph albums, dinner programs and menus, financial records, newspaper clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, slides, photographs, and other records relating primarily to the club's annual dinner hosting members of the press, the president, and other elected officials and political figures.

    • Contributor: Gridiron Club (washington, D.C.)
    • Date: 1885
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    Brien McMahon papers, 1943-1952

    United States senator from Connecticut. Correspondence, clippings, addresses, public statements, articles, and bills and resolutions prepared by McMahon during his term of office as senator.

    • Contributor: McMahon, Brien
    • Date: 1943
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    Richard Dale papers, 1778-1918

    Naval officer; served with the British navy from 1776 to 1777 when he joined the Continental Navy, serving as first lieutenant to John Paul Jones on the Bonhomme Richard. Correspondence, commissions, mathematics notebook, and journal/logbook (1787-1789) kept on a voyage aboard a merchant ship to Canton, China, and to New Guinea. Includes letterbook (1801-1802) of Dale's outgoing correspondence while in command of the U.S. ...

    • Contributor: Dale, Richard
    • Date: 1778
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    Archivo Nacional de Cuba collection pertaining to Spanish colonial rule in Louisiana and the Floridas, 1770-1911

    Transcripts of material found in the Cuban national archives pertaining to Spanish colonial rule in Louisiana and the Floridas. Includes correspondence of the Spanish governor of Louisiana, Bernardo de Gálvez, correspondence of British traders operating under Spanish protection, in particular William Panton, material concerning commerce and political relations with the local Indian tribes, Spain’s part in the American revolution and relations with the newly ...

    • Contributor: Archivo Nacional De Cuba
    • Date: 1770
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    Thomas Sidney Jesup papers, 1780-1907

    Army officer and quartermaster general. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, reports, essays, family papers, financial records, journals, maps, photographs, printed matter, and miscellaneous items relating to various military campaigns and to Jesup's career as quartermaster general of the army.

    • Contributor: Jesup, Thomas Sidney
    • Date: 1780
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    Cuban Educational Association of the United States of America records, 1897-1954

    Educational association founded in 1898 to assist Cuban and Puerto Rican students securing an education in the United States. Correspondence, application forms, rosters, scrapbooks, financial records, photographs of students, and other records concerning the activities of the association and, after its dissolution in 1903, the Cuban and Puerto Rican students it had aided.

    • Contributor: Cuban Educational Association of the United States of America
    • Date: 1897
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    Anna Maria Evans papers, 1835-1914

    Housewife and member of the Society of Friends (Quaker). Correspondence and printed matter pertaining to religious activities, education, domestic matters, and the impact of the Civil War on Evans's family and friends.

    • Contributor: Evans, Anna Maria, Approximately 1828-Approximately 1905 - Evans, Anna Maria
    • Date: 1835
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    Adolph Caspar Miller papers, 1913-1947

    Economist, educator, author, and member of the first Federal Reserve Board of Governors. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, proceedings, writings, reports, speeches, notes, press releases, printed material, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Miller’s service as a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 1914-1936.

    • Contributor: Miller, Adolph Caspar
    • Date: 1913
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    Burton Norvell Harrison family papers, 1812-1926

    Lawyer and private secretary to Jefferson Davis. Correspondence, diaries, reports, memoranda, manuscripts of articles, speeches, and books, and other papers of Harrison; of J. B. Harrison, lawyer and newspaper editor; Samuel Jordan Harrison, merchant; Mrs. Burton Harrison (formerly Constance Cary), author; Fairfax Harrison, lawyer and president of the Southern Railway; and of Francis Burton Harrison, lawyer, United States representative from New York, and governor ...

    • Contributor: Harrison, Burton Norvell
    • Date: 1812