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    Mildred Spiegel Zucker collection of Leonard Bernstein correspondence and related materials, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available The collection includes postcards, letters, telegrams and cards that Bernstein sent his childhood friend, Mildred Spiegel, later Mildred Spiegel Zucker. The correspondence dates from Bernstein's time as a counselor at Camp Onata, as a student at the Curtis Institute of Music, and during the beginning of his career in New York. He discusses his family, friends, teachers and mentors, as well as his feelings ...
    • Contributor: Zucker, Mildred Spiegel
    • Date: 1936
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    Matthew Stanley Quay papers, 1776-1949 United States senator from Pennsylvania (1887-1904). Correspondence, election materials, financial papers, genealogical information, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to Quay's career in Pennsylvania and national politics as a member of the Republican party and the United States Senate.
    • Contributor: Quay, Matthew Stanley
    • Date: 1776
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    Jeremiah S. Black papers, 1813-1904 Lawyer, public official of Pennsylvania, United States attorney general, and United States secretary of state. Correspondence, legal files, speeches, writings, scrapbooks, family papers, and other papers relating primarily to various legal matters in which Black was involved.
    • Contributor: Black, Jeremiah S. (Jeremiah Sullivan) - Black, Jeremiah S.
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    Pinkerton's National Detective Agency records, 1853-1999 Private detective agency directed by the Pinkerton family to protect interests of clients in business and industry. The records include business and family correspondence, biographical and genealogical records, administrative records such as procedural guidelines and training manuals, and criminal case files which include correspondence, reports, photographs, legal documents, and printed matter.
    • Contributor: Pinkerton's National Detective Agency
    • Date: 1853
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    Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts, 1656-1995 Collector. A collection of Americana including historical letters and documents, family and personal papers, broadsides, financial and legal papers, illustrated and printed ephemera, government and legislative documents, military records, journals, and printed matter relating primarily to the expansion and development of the United States from the colonial period through the 1876 centennial.
    • Contributor: Carson, Marian S.
    • Date: 1656
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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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    Reid family papers, 1795-1970 Journalists and newspaper publishers. Correspondence, financial records, office files, household and estate records, subject files, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellaneous papers related to newspaper publishing and public affairs.
    • Date: 1795
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    Nicholas Biddle papers, 1681-1933 Banker, editor, diplomat, lawyer, and legislator. Correspondence, letterbooks, account books, and writings together with family papers concerning Charles, Clement, Edward, James, Nicholas, Thomas, and William S. Biddle.
    • Contributor: Biddle, Nicholas
    • Date: 1681
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    Anna E. Dickinson papers, 1859-1951 Lecturer, reformer, actress, and author. Correspondence, speeches, writings, plays, legal files, financial papers, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and printed material relating to Dickinson's activities on behalf of abolition and women's rights and suffrage and to her career in the theater.
    • Contributor: Dickinson, Anna E. (Anna Elizabeth) - Dickinson, Anna E.
    • Date: 1859
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    Juanita Kidd Stout papers, 1873-1998 Lawyer and judge. Correspondence, legal case files, speeches, articles, topical files, family papers, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous papers relating mainly to Stout's career as a trial judge.
    • Contributor: Stout, Juanita Kidd
    • Date: 1873
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    James A. Michener papers, 1906-1992 Author. Correspondence, writings, speeches, journal, interviews, scripts, notes, legal and financial records, biographical material, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers documenting Michener's literary career, his interest in politics, his art collection, and the adaptation of his works for stage and screen.
    • Contributor: Michener, James A. (James Albert) - Michener, James A.
    • Date: 1906
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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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    Lessing J. Rosenwald papers, 1819-1979 Bibliophile, businessman, and philanthropist. Correspondence, subject files, speeches and writings, printed matter, and miscellany relating to Rosenwald's career with Sears, Roebuck & Company; his activities on behalf of various Jewish causes and his opposition to Zionism; his public service work with the National Recovery Administration and the War Production Board; his various charitable, educational, and cultural philanthropies; and his work as a bibliographer and ...
    • Contributor: Rosenwald, Lessing J. (Lessing Julius) - Rosenwald, Lessing J.
    • Date: 1891
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    Andrew Ellicott papers, 1777-1829 Surveyor and mathematician. Correspondence, maps, charts, and reports of astronomical observations chiefly concerning Ellicott's work in surveying the boundary between the United States and Florida under the San Lorenzo Treaty (1795) and also his surveys of the city of Washington, the boundary between Georgia and South Carolina, the town of Presque Isle (later Erie), Pennsylvania, and the boundary between the United States and Canada ...
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Date: 1777
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    George Montfort Gilchrist family papers, 1854-1921 Correspondence, school records, literary and commencement programs, poetry, and Gilpin family genealogical material. Much of the correspondence is between Gilchrist, who served with the 3rd Indiana Cavalry in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia during the Civil War, and his wife, Mollie Gilpin Gilchrist; other letters are between Mollie and her brothers, Samuel J. V. B. Gilpin, of the 1st Indiana Cavalry, and E. N. Gilpin, ...
    • Contributor: Gilchrist, George Montfort
    • Date: 1854
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    Great Britain. Board of Trade records, 1682-1786 Government agency. Reports, correspondence, orders, instructions, commissions, and other material relating to British overseas trade.
    • Contributor: Great Britain. Board of Trade
    • Date: 1682
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    Mira Lloyd Dock papers, 1814-1951 Horticulturalist, conservationist, educator, and clubwoman. Correspondence, printed matter, speeches and writings, clippings, photographs, maps, and other papers relating primarily to Dock's efforts in forestry, conservation, gardening, park development, and nature study in Pennsylvania and elsewhere in the United States as well as in Germany and England.
    • Contributor: Dock, Mira Lloyd
    • Date: 1814
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    Custis-Lee family papers, 1700-circa 1928 Correspondence, letterbooks, genealogical papers, notebooks, financial records, indentures, clippings, photographs, and other papers documenting the activities of several generations of the Custis and Lee families of Virginia, who served as diplomats, statesmen, politicians, planters, and military officers during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
    • Date: 1700
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    Clarence Darrow papers, 1894-1941 Author, lecturer, lawyer, and reformer. Correspondence, legal records, and writings by Darrow as well as notes, correspondence, and printed matter collected by Irving Stone while writing a biography of Darrow.
    • Contributor: Darrow, Clarence
    • Date: 1894
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    Cornelia Bryce Pinchot papers, 1899-1960 Politician, political activist, and wife of Gifford Pinchot of Pennsylvania. Correspondence, political campaign papers and speeches, gardening file, and financial records relating to Pinchot's political activities and the Pinchot family.
    • Contributor: Pinchot, Cornelia Bryce
    • Date: 1899
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    Nicholas King family papers, 1792-1987 Family of Nicholas King, English-born engineer and surveyor of the city of Washington, D.C. Journals, correspondence, notes, genealogies, visas, photographs, and drawings concerning King and members of his family.
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - King, N.
    • Date: 1792
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    Thomas Truxtun papers, 1796-1885 United States Navy officer. Correspondence, property share, funeral announcement, and other printed matter relating to Truxtun's resignation from the United States Navy in 1802 and to his duties as sheriff of Philadelphia, Pa., also including an 1885 article on Truxtun's grandson, William Talbot Truxtun.
    • Contributor: Truxtun, Thomas
    • Date: 1796
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    Eric Frederick Goldman papers, 1886-1988 Author, educator, and historian. Correspondence, diaries, newspaper clippings, research materials, scrapbooks, speeches, and writings pertaining to Goldman's career as a historian and consultant to President Lyndon B. Johnson on intellectual matters.
    • Contributor: Goldman, Eric Frederick
    • Date: 1886
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    James Jenkins Gillette papers, 1857-1884 U.S. Army officer, U.S. Army commissioner of subsistence, and U.S. commissioner of claims from Mobile, Alabama. Correspondence, military papers, receipts, court records, and a docket book relating to Gillette’s military service and his activities as claims commissioner.
    • Contributor: Gillette, James Jenkins
    • Date: 1857
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    Benjamin Titus Roberts family papers, 1832-1954 Clergyman and founder of the Free Methodist Church of North America. Family and general correspondence, diaries, notebooks, speeches and writings, and other papers of Benjamin Titus Roberts and members of his family concerning family and domestic matters; the Free Methodist Church; the Chili Seminary, later A. M. Chesbrough Seminary, in North Chili, New York; South America; and matters relating to the allied Rice, Sellew, ...
    • Contributor: Roberts, Benjamin Titus
    • Date: 1832