Search Manuscripts/Mixed Material

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    Robert E. Sherwood play scripts, 1921-1962 Dramatist. Typescripts of plays by Sherwood submitted for copyright to the Library of Congress Copyright Office.
    • Contributor: Sherwood, Robert E. (Robert Emmet) - Sherwood, Robert E.
    • Date: 1921
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    Marcella Miller du Pont papers, 1861-1976 Poet and socialite. Correspondence, diary transcripts and notes, drafts of writings, notes, publication records, legal documents, scrapbook, Miller family genealogical records, photographs, and other papers relating to Marcella Miller du Pont's poetry and other writings, literary matters, and affairs of the du Pont and Miller families.
    • Contributor: Du Pont, Marcella Miller
    • Date: 1861
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    Read family papers, 1568-1906 Read (Reed) family of New Castle, Delaware, later of Pennsylvania. Correspondence, deeds and indentures, genealogical records, commissions, printed matter, and other material. Papers of George Read relate chiefly to his activities during the American Revolution and his law practice in New Castle. Papers of John Read include a notebook of correspondence and memoranda which he kept as secretary of the Asylum Company, a land...
    • Date: 1568
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    Carl Schurz papers, 1842-1983 United States cabinet officer, diplomat, and senator from Missouri, Union Army officer, journalist, and reformer. Correspondence, speeches, articles, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and scrapbooks pertaining to Liberal Republicanism, tariff reduction, civil service reform, anti-imperialism, election campaigns, and the administration of Rutherford Birchard Hayes in which Schurz served as secretary of the interior.
    • Contributor: Schurz, Carl
    • Date: 1842
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    Book-of-the-Month Club records, 1939-1967 Editorial and publishers’ correspondence and preliminary readers’ reports consisting of book reviews and evaluations relating primarily to books that were submitted by publishing houses for consideration by the Book-of-the-Month Club but were not selected for distribution by the club.
    • Contributor: Book-Of-The-Month Clu
    • Date: 1939
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    Francis O.J. Smith digest of congressional reports, 1844 U.S. representative from Maine. A digest of the reports of committees of the United States Congress, First to Twenty-eighth Congress, compiled by Smith.
    • Contributor: Smith, Francis O. J. (Francis Ormond Jonathan) - Smith, Francis O. J.
    • Date: 1844
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    John M. Clayton papers, 1798-1868 Farmer, lawyer, and statesman. Correspondence, legal papers, memoirs including a memoir of Clayton by Robert Montgomery Bird, and newspaper clippings pertaining chiefly to Clayton’s service as United States secretary of state (1849-1850).
    • Contributor: Clayton, John M. (John Middleton) - Clayton, John M.
    • Date: 1798
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    Susan B. Anthony Foundation (Washington, D.C.) records, 1895-1943 Organization founded to promote women's issues. Correspondence, bylaws and constitution, minutes, reports, financial records, membership lists, scrapbook, clippings, printed matter, and other material related to the foundation, which from its establishment in 1912 until 1924 was known as the Anthony League of the District of Columbia.
    • Contributor: Susan Anthony Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
    • Date: 1895
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    Nathaniel Sisson papers, 1838-1932 Union soldier and businessman. Correspondence, financial records, medals, printed matter, and writings pertaining to Sisson’s Civil War service, political activities, and business enterprises in Maryville, Missouri.
    • Contributor: Sisson, Nathaniel
    • Date: 1838
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    Henry S. Pritchett papers, 1876-1967 Astronomer, superintendent of the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, and president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Correspondence, travel diaries and autobiographical fragments, drafts and reprints of writings, speeches, essays, reports, Pritchett's book entitled What is Religion? (1906), and other papers relating to Pritchett's career in science and education.
    • Contributor: Pritchett, Henry S. (Henry Smith) - Pritchett, Henry S.
    • Date: 1876
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    Grosvenor family papers, 1827-1981 Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, subject material, financial papers, printed matter, and personal miscellany, chiefly 1872-1964, of various members of the Grosvenor family, principally of Amherst and Millbury, Mass., and Washington, D.C.
    • Date: 1827
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    John J. Bayer papers, 1928-1956 Naval officer, engineer, and explorer. Diaries, general correspondence, autographs, photograph, and newspaper clippings documenting Bayer’s service as a member of the scientific corps on the City of New York (flagship) during the first Byrd Antarctic exploring expedition, 1928-1930.
    • Contributor: Bayer, John J.
    • Date: 1928
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    Roscoe Robinson papers, 1945-1993 Army officer. Correspondence, speeches, interview transcripts, office files, thesis and term papers, photographs, scrapbooks, personnel records, awards and certificates, reports, and miscellaneous papers related to Robinson's military career.
    • Contributor: Robinson, Roscoe
    • Date: 1945
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    Gilbert A. Harrison papers, 1902-1978 Editor and publisher. Correspondence, subject files, clippings, pamphlets, articles, miscellany, and other papers relating principally to Harrison's position as editor and publisher of the New Republic and as president of Liveright Publishing Company.
    • Contributor: Harrison, Gilbert A.
    • Date: 1902
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    Luis Aury papers, 1801-1911 French privateer and governor of an independent republic which he established in Galveston, Texas. Correspondence, legal records, and other papers relating to Aury's experiences as a member of French naval forces sent to Hispaniola in 1802, corsair conducting raids on English and Spanish ships in the Caribbean Sea, naval commander for the United Provinces of Rio del Plata (Provincias Unidas del Río de la...
    • Contributor: Aury, Luis
    • Date: 1801
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    William A. Benney papers, 1920-1966 Research superintendent. Notes, correspondence, drawings, lists, payroll records, newspaper clippings, personal papers, printed matter, and photographs largely documenting Benney’s employment by Thomas A. Edison, centering on the work carried out in Fort Myers, Florida, to find a substitute for natural rubber.
    • Contributor: Benney, William A.
    • Date: 1909
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    James P. McGranery and Regina Clark McGranery papers, 1909-1975 James P. McGranery, United States attorney general, district court judge, and member of Congress from Pennsylvania; and Regina Clark McGranery, lawyer. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, financial and legal papers, family papers, appointment books, press releases, and printed matter relating principally to James P. McGranery's duties while assistant to the United States attorney general, United States district judge, United States attorney general, member of...
    • Contributor: McGranery, James P. (James Patrick) - McGranery, James P.
    • Date: 1909
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    Olmsted Associates records, 1863-1971 Landscape architectural firm. The records include correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, reports, plans, specifications, newspaper clippings, photographs, drawings, journals, account books, ledgers, lists, diagrams, blueprints, deeds, and printed matter constituting the business files of the firm and reflecting the breadth of the projects undertaken by its staff. A small group of Olmsted family papers is also contained in the collection.
    • Contributor: Olmsted Associates
    • Date: 1863
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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
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    Huntington Cairns papers, 1780-1984 Author, government official, and lawyer. Correspondence, manuscripts and galley proofs of writings, speeches, subject and research files, family papers, printed material, scrapbooks, and other papers concerning Cairns's career with the U.S. Bureau of Customs as a federal censor of imported books and films, as a lawyer with the Maryland Tax Revision Commission (1938-1941), and as a writer on the arts, law, literature, and philosophy.
    • Contributor: Cairns, Huntington
    • Date: 1780
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    Irving R. Levine papers, 1930-1995 Journalist and news commentator. Correspondence, memoranda, notebooks and notes, transcripts of interviews, radio and television scripts, news commentaries, articles, speeches, book drafts, background and research material, and other papers documenting Levine's career as a broadcast journalist and news commentator.
    • Contributor: Levine, Irving R.
    • Date: 1930
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    Robert C. Ogden papers, 1843-1913 Businessman and philanthropist. Correspondence, memoranda, notes and drafts of articles and speeches, reports, and printed matter primarily concerned with Ogden's business career, his interests in philanthropy and religion, and his activities on behalf of education in the South.
    • Contributor: Ogden, Robert C. (Robert Curtis) - Ogden, Robert C.
    • Date: 1843
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    Charles Samuel Joelson papers, 1944-1969 U.S. representative from New Jersey, lawyer, and judge in the Superior Court of New Jersey. Correspondence, speeches, legislative files, project files, press releases, and other papers relating mainly to Joelson's service as U.S. representative from New Jersey.
    • Contributor: Joelson, Charles Samuel
    • Date: 1944
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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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    James Whitcomb Riley papers, 1883-1915 Author and poet, of Indianapolis, Indiana; sometimes known as the "Hoosier Poet." Correspondence and manuscript and typescript poems. Includes a drawing by Riley of his friend, Bill Nye.
    • Contributor: Riley, James Whitcomb
    • Date: 1883