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    Thomas G. Corcoran papers, 1792-1982 Lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, notes, reports, briefs, opinions, testimony, family papers, business records, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers documenting Corcoran's private legal practice and his government service during the first two presidential terms of Franklin D. Roosevelt.
    • Contributor: Corcoran, Thomas G.
    • Date: 1792
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    David Glasgow Farragut papers, 1816-1869 Naval officer. Correspondence, letterbooks, biographical file, invitations, and other material relating primarily to Farragut's naval activities, especially his role in the protection of American interests in Mexico during the pre-Civil War period.
    • Contributor: Farragut, David Glasgow
    • Date: 1816
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    Francis Bowes Sayre papers, 1861-1967 Diplomat and statesman. Correspondence, official reports and communications, writings, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating to Sayre's diplomatic career and his role as a spokesman for Christianity and the Episcopal Church. Includes a reading copy of Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen Points message to Congress, telegrams, election returns, and other papers pertaining to Wilson.
    • Contributor: Sayre, Francis Bowes
    • Date: 1861
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    Harry E. Yarnell papers, 1909-1958 Naval officer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, articles, printed matter, and miscellaneous papers related to military aspects of United States China policy, reorganization of United States armed forces, naval and military strategy during World War II, and Yarnell’s naval career.
    • Contributor: Yarnell, Harry E. (Harry Ervin) - Yarnell, Harry E.
    • Date: 1909
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    Daniel Webster papers, 1800-1900 Lawyer, statesman, and diplomat; United States representative from New Hampshire and United States senator from Massachusetts. Correspondence, memoranda, notes and drafts for speeches, legal papers, invitations, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and other papers, chiefly dating from 1824 to 1852. Topics include Webster's law practices and cases heard before the United States Supreme Court, the Bank of the United States, diplomacy, national and state politics, ...
    • Contributor: Webster, Daniel
    • Date: 1800
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    Meg Greenfield papers, 1890-1999 Editor and journalist. Correspondence, speeches and writings, research files, interview transcripts, memoranda, minutes, reports, calendars and schedules, cartoons, financial and legal records, travel files, academic records, biographical material, honors and awards, childhood diaries and writings, family papers, photographs, scrapbooks, printed matter, and electronic files documenting Greenfield's career in journalism.
    • Contributor: Greenfield, Meg
    • Date: 1890
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    Oscar S. Straus papers, 1856-1955 Attorney, businessman, public official, diplomat, United States secretary of commerce and labor, and author. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, legal records, pamphlets, clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Straus's service as minister and later ambassador to the Ottoman Empire (Turkey), United States secretary of commerce and labor, and member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration, Hague, Netherlands.
    • Contributor: Straus, Oscar S. (Oscar Solomon) - Straus, Oscar S.
    • Date: 1856
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    Jan Papánek papers, 1917-1967 Czechoslovak diplomat and United Nations delegate. Correspondence, reports, speeches, photographs, and other material pertaining primarily to the democratic Czechoslovak government-in-exile during World War II and the immediate postwar years, including Papánek’s service in the United Nations and the communist takeover of Czechoslovakia in 1948. Includes papers of Edvard Beneš, Jan Masaryk, and T. G. Masaryk.
    • Contributor: Papánek, Jan
    • Date: 1917
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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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    Donald Rumsfeld papers, 1888-2008 Secretary of defense, United States representative from Illinois, White House official, ambassador, and business executive. Correspondence, memoranda, cables, reports, notes, briefing books, minutes, agenda, appointment and scheduling files, confirmation hearings, legislative files, polls, campaign files, constituent casework and issue mail, service academy appointment files, press releases, newsletters, speeches, statements, testimony, interviews, oral histories, writings, photographs, financial records, genealogies, memorabilia, news clippings, and printed matter ...
    • Contributor: Rumsfeld, Donald
    • Date: 1888
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    Joshua Coit correspondence, 1792-1798 Lawyer, state legislator, and United States representative. Letters from Coit to his wife Nancy, to his son Robert, and to Charles Bulkeley, all of New London, Connecticut. Most were written in Philadelphia while Coit served as a representative in the United States Congress from 1793 to 1798. Many of the letters are accompanied by typed transcripts.
    • Contributor: Coit, Joshua
    • Date: 1792
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    Charles Russell Train papers, 1898-1967 Naval officer. Photocopies of Train's daily journals, biographical sketch and obituary, scrapbook, article on resignation of Admiral Willard H. Brownson, and other papers relating chiefly to Train's naval career and personal life including his participation in the Great White Fleet; command of the Utah (battleship); service as naval aide to President Herbert Hoover, naval attaché to United States embassies in Italy and Austria, and ...
    • Contributor: Train, Charles Russell
    • Date: 1898
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    W. Averell Harriman papers, 1869-1988 Diplomat, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and politician. Correspondence, memoranda, family papers, business records, diplomatic accounts, speeches, statements and writings, photographs, and other papers documenting Harriman's career in business, finance, politics, and public service, particularly during the Franklin Roosevelt, Truman, Kennedy, Johnson, and Carter presidential administrations.
    • Contributor: Harriman, W. Averell (William Averell) - Harriman, W. Averell
    • Date: 1869
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    Henry Prather Fletcher papers, 1898-1958 Diplomat. Correspondence, diary, letterbook, speeches and articles, scrapbook, clippings, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers documenting Fletcher's career from his enlistment in the Rough Riders during the Spanish-American War through his service as a special adviser to the secretary of state on post-World War II problems and plans.
    • Contributor: Fletcher, Henry Prather
    • Date: 1898
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    Philip W. Bonsal papers, 1914-1992 Diplomat. Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, speeches, and statements documenting Bonsal's foreign service career, especially as United States ambassador to Cuba during and after its 1959 revolution, including also material on Argentina, colonial Africa, and an English translation of L'Expedition du Mexique concerning Maximillian, Emperor of Mexico.
    • Contributor: Bonsal, Philip W. (Philip Wilson) - Bonsal, Philip W.
    • Date: 1914
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    Roland S. Morris papers, 1910-1943 Lawyer, diplomat, and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Morris's service as U.S. ambassador to Japan and to his special missions to Siberia.
    • Contributor: Morris, Roland S. (Roland Sletor) - Morris, Roland S.
    • Date: 1910
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    Robert Lee Bullard papers, 1881-1955 Army officer. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, speeches, writings, printed matter, maps, photographs, memorabilia, legal documents, and other material relating chiefly to Bullard's military career, activities as president of the National Security League, and work as an author.
    • Contributor: Bullard, Robert Lee
    • Date: 1881
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    Henry White papers, 1812-1931 Diplomat. Correspondence, business records, conference proceedings, bulletins, memoranda, and notes relating to White’s career in the foreign service and as a member of the American Commission to Negotiate Peace.
    • Contributor: White, Henry
    • Date: 1812
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    Charles Evans Hughes papers, 1836-1950 Governor of New York, secretary of state, and chief justice of the United States. Family papers, correspondence, speeches and biographical writings, subject files, notes, scrapbooks, clippings, and other printed and miscellaneous matter relating principally to Hughes's political and judicial career and his service on various international bodies and commissions.
    • Contributor: Hughes, Charles Evans
    • Date: 1836
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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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    Andrew Stevenson and J.W. Stevenson papers, 1756-1882 Andrew Stevenson (1785-1857), U.S. representative from Virginia, speaker of the House of Representatives, and minister to Great Britain; and his son, J. W. Stevenson, governor of and U.S. senator from Kentucky. Chiefly general and diplomatic correspondence, legal papers, account book, speeches, printed matter, and other papers of Andrew Stevenson documenting his diplomatic service.
    • Date: 1756
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    Stuart Eizenstat papers, 1929-2003 Lawyer, ambassador, adviser to the president of the United States, and public official. Correspondence, memoranda, transcripts of interviews, notebooks and notes, subject files, speeches, writings, reports, briefing books, press releases, clippings, calendars, photographs, printed matter, and other material relating chiefly to Eizenstat's writings.
    • Contributor: Eizenstat, Stuart
    • Date: 1929
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    Philander C. Knox papers, 1796-1922 U.S. secretary of state, U.S. senator from Pennsylvania, and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, reports, articles, notebooks, bills and resolutions, legal records, biographical sketches, library catalog, clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, cartoons, and other papers relating chiefly to Knox's service as U.S. attorney general, secretary of state, and senator from Pennsylvania.
    • Contributor: Knox, Philander C. (Philander Chase) - Knox, Philander C.
    • Date: 1796
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    Armand Hammer papers, circa 1508-1989 Business executive, philanthropist, and art collector. Chiefly correspondence documenting Hammer's career as a citizen diplomat (particularly to the Soviet Union), humanitarian, and art collector gathered for an exhibition honoring him at the Library of Congress in 1989, including also a facsimile edition of the Codex Hammer (a notebook of Leonardo da Vinci) and a photograph album.
    • Contributor: Hammer, Armand
    • Date: 1508
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    William Edward Dodd papers, 1895-1955 Historian and diplomat. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, autobiographical notes, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Dodd's work as an author, professor of history at the University of Chicago, and ambassador to Germany.
    • Contributor: Dodd, William Edward
    • Date: 1895