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    Wallace Carroll papers, 1941-1989 Journalist and psychological warfare strategist. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, and propaganda leaflets documenting primarily Carroll's work for the United States Office of War Information and the Psychological Strategy Board.
    • Contributor: Carroll, Wallace
    • Date: 1941
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    E.B. Washburne papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly correspondence documenting Washburne's service as a member of Congress in the Civil War era, 1853-1869, and as minister to France, 1869-1877. Subjects include Whig politics nationally and in Illinois; Washburne's congressional duties, focusing on commerce and appropriations; his support for Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S. Grant; Reconstruction; and personal affairs. Other subjects include the U.S. Secretary of State Hamilton Fish; the French minister...
    • Contributor: Washburne, E. (Elihu Benjamin)
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    Worthington Chauncey Ford papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, writings, notes, research notebooks, and indexes compiled by Ford primarily during his years as chief of the Library of Congress Manuscript Division, 1901-1909. Includes an untitled book draft by Ford on European and American history; indexes of historical papers including of Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton; and notes on China, Cuba, Netherlands East Indies, France, Germany, Greece, Russia, and other countries and subjects.
    • Contributor: Ford, Worthington Chauncey
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    Moral Re-armament records, 1812-1991 Worldwide movement dedicated to spiritual and ethical reawakening. Correspondence, subject files, financial records, play and film scripts, radio and television broadcasting files, press releases, clippings, print and near-print material, scrapbooks, and other records documenting the policies, organization, programs, activities, and membership of Moral Re-armament. Includes papers of the organization's founder, Frank Nathan Daniel Buchman, and members Ray Foote Purdy and Kenaston Twitchell.
    • Contributor: Moral Re-Armament (Organization)
    • Date: 1812
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    Wilbur Wright and Orville Wright papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, writings, business and legal papers, genealogical material, patents, blueprints, photographs, printed material, and other papers documenting the lives and work of the Wright brothers who designed, built, and piloted the first machine to achieve powered, sustained flight in 1903 and the first practical airplane in 1905. The papers include scientific data, formulas, and computations related to aerodynamic and design factors and...
    • Contributor: McFarland, Marvin Wilks - Wright, Milton - Wright, Orville - Wright, Wilbur - United States. National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics - Wright and Wright - Wright Cycle Company
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    Ellery C. Stowell papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, writings, reports, sermons, notebooks, family papers, printed matter, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Stowell's career as a professor of international law at American University (Washington, D.C.), Columbia University, and George Washington University; years as a student at Harvard University and universities in Berlin, Germany, and Paris, France; and travels in America, Asia, and Europe. Subjects include armament limitation; the...
    • Contributor: Stowell, Ellery C. (Ellery Cory)
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    John L. McCrea papers, 1898-1984 Naval officer, aide to President Franklin D. Roosevelt, and insurance executive. Correspondence, speeches, writings, subject files, and photographs relating primarily to McCrea's career as a naval officer.
    • Contributor: McCrea, John L. (John Livingstone) - McCrea, John L.
    • Date: 1898
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    Edgar Ansel Mowrer and Lilian T. Mowrer papers, 1898-1978 Edgar Ansel Mowrer, journalist, and Lilian Thomson, author, married 1916. Correspondence, manuscripts of speeches and writings, lectures, subject files, and other papers documenting the Mowrers' careers as authors and lecturers on foreign affairs, particularly on the diplomacy of France, Germany, Italy, and the United States.
    • Contributor: Mowrer, Edgar Ansel
    • Date: 1898
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    Waldemar Westergaard collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Transcripts of selected documents from the Rigsarkivet (Danish State Archives), Kongelige Bibliotek (Royal Library of Denmark), and Raadstuearkivet Copenhagen (Municipal Archives of Copenhagen), and from the Bancroft Library of the University of California at Berkeley pertaining to the Danish West Indies (later the United States Virgin Islands), 1692-1806. Relates chiefly to the Vestindisk-Guineiske kompagni (Danish West Indies-Guinea Company) established to colonize, maintain commerce primarily...
    • Contributor: Westergaard, Waldemar
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    John Toland papers, 1944-1965 Author and historian. Correspondence, notes, interviews, military reports, reminiscences, maps, photographs, and wide ranging production material, including drafts, galleys, and proofs, of Toland's books on World War II and gangsterism in the 1930s.
    • Contributor: Toland, John
    • Date: 1944
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    Bancroft-Bliss families papers,
    Bancroft family papers | Bliss family papers Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Correspondence, diary, speeches, writings, legal and financial records, printed matter, and other papers of members of the Bliss and Bancroft families. Persons represented include George Bancroft (1800-1891), historian, U.S. secretary of the navy, and U.S. minister to England and Germany, whose career is reflected in personal, official, and other papers, and includes an annotated galleys of his article on James K. Polk for Appleton's...
    • Contributor: Bancroft, Elizabeth Davis - Bancroft, George - Bliss, Alexander
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    Ellery C. Stowell papers, 1805-1952 Author, jurist, and professor of international law. Family correspondence, general correspondence, diaries, writings, reports, sermons, notebooks, financial records, printed matter, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Stowell's career in law, activities as a student, and travels. Includes papers of the Stowell, Fuller, and Tapley families.
    • Contributor: Stowell, Ellery C. (Ellery Cory) - Stowell, Ellery C.
    • Date: 1805
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    Waldemar Gurian papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, notes, writings by Gurian and others, newspaper clippings, reviews of his books, and other papers documenting Gurian's career after his arrival in the United States to become a professor of political science at the University of Notre Dame. Topics include bolshevism, totalitarianism, Nazi Germany, the Soviet Union, contemporary Catholicism in France, and Catholic writers and intellectuals. Also includes material relating to a newsletter,...
    • Contributor: Gurian, Waldemar - Hürten, Heinz
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    Howard-von Recum family papers, 1869-1972 British diplomat. Diaries and correspondence relating primarily to the diplomatic career of Sir Henry Howard and documenting his postings at Hague, Netherlands, the Vatican during World War I, and in China, Denmark, France, Greece, Guatemala, Russia, and the United States, also including the diaries and correspondence of his daughter, Baroness Marie Ernestine Howard von Recum, and the correspondence of his other family members and...
    • Contributor: Howard, Henry, Sir - Howard, Henry
    • Date: 1843
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    Edgar Ansel Mowrer and Lilian T. Mowrer papers,
    Edgar Ansel Mowrer papers | Lilian T. Mowrer papers Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Correspondence, speeches and writings, lectures, subject files, and other papers documenting the Mowrers' careers as authors and lecturers on foreign affairs, particularly on the diplomatic policies of France, Germany, Italy, and the United States. Records (1956-1960) of the periodical Western World while Edgar Ansel Mowrer was its American editor include articles by Raymond Aron, Arthur F. Burns, Jean Cocteau, James Bryant Conant, Hans J....
    • Contributor: Mowrer, Edgar Ansel - Mowrer, Lilian T. (Lilian Thomson)
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    Bancroft-Bliss families papers, 1788-1928 Correspondence, diary, legal and financial papers, article and book galleys, invitations, and printed material of members of the Bliss and Bancroft families, including George Bancroft (1800-1891); his wife, Elizabeth Davis Bancroft (1803-1886), her first husband, Alexander Bliss (1792-1827); and their son, Alexander Bliss (1827-1896).
    • Date: 1788
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    George S. Patton papers, 1807-1979 United States Army officer. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journals, writings, speeches and lectures, military papers, scrapbooks, military publications, maps, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Patton's military career as a student at the U.S. Military Academy (1904-1909), member of John J. Pershing's Punitive Expedition into Mexico (1916), aide-de-camp to Pershing and later tank commander in Europe during World War I, and commander of forces...
    • Contributor: Patton, George S. (George Smith) - Patton, George S.
    • Date: 1807
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    E. B. Washburne papers, 1829-1889 United States representative from Illinois, diplomat, lawyer, and historian. Principally correspondence covering most phases of Washburne's career from his election to Congress in 1852 until 1882. Includes letterbooks, 1869-1877, of official correspondence and communications during Washburne's term as minister to France.
    • Contributor: Washburne, E. (Elihu Benjamin) - Washburne, E.
    • Date: 1829
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    Moral Re-armament records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, play and film scripts, radio and television broadcasting files, subject files, financial records, press releases, clippings, print and near-print material, scrapbooks, and other records documenting the policies, organization, programs, activities, and membership of the Moral Re-Armament organization (MRA). Papers of Moral Re-Armament founder Frank Buchman include material relating to his association with the YMCA and the Oxford Group (the forerunner of MRA); his...
    • Contributor: Moral Re-Armament (Organization) - Buchman, Frank - Harriman, Jarvis - Purdy, Ray Foote - Twitchell, Kenaston
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    George S. Patton papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journals, writings, speeches and lectures, military papers, reports, orders, notes and notebooks, scrapbooks, military publications and other printed material, maps, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Patton's military career as a student at the U.S. Military Academy (1904-1909), member of John J. Pershing's Punitive Expedition into Mexico (1916), aide-de-camp to Pershing and later tank commander in Europe during World War...
    • Contributor: Patton, George S. (George Smith)
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    Agnes Elizabeth Ernst Meyer papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, speeches, unpublished memoir and other writings, subject files, research material, family papers, and other papers relating to Meyer's career as an author; authority on Asian, especially Chinese art; literary critic; linguist; and social activist as well as to her personal and family life. Early papers trace Meyer's family history and background; studies at the Université de Paris (Sorbonne), Paris, France; and travels...
    • Contributor: Meyer, Agnes E.
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    Paul Field Sifton and Claire Sifton papers,
    Claire Sifton papers | Paul Field Sifton papers Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Correspondence, diaries, writings, subject files, family papers, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to the Siftons' literary, labor, and governmental careers. Focuses on twentieth-century American social theater, the emergence of labor organizations as a political force, and legislative lobbying for farmers, labor, civil rights, full employment, and other social causes. Documents Paul Sifton's work with the U.S. Department of the Interior and the...
    • Contributor: Sifton, Paul Field - Sifton, Claire
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    Wilbur Wright and Orville Wright papers, 1809-1979 Aviation pioneers and inventors. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, business accounts, legal papers, minutes, reports, printed matter, photographs, blueprints, and scrapbooks relating primarily to the invention of the airplane and the development of aviation.
    • Date: 1809
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    John Toland papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, interviews, military reports, reminiscences, notes, maps, photographs, and production material relating chiefly to Toland's books on World War II and gangsterism in the 1930s. Includes drafts, galleys, and proofs of Ships in the Sky: the Story of the Great Dirigibles (1957); the Battle, the Story of the Bulge (1959, later reissued as Battle of the Bulge), a history the German offensive in the...
    • Contributor: Toland, John
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    James G. Harbord papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, personal diary, confidential cables, administrative memoranda of General John J. Pershing, records of conversations, clippings, scrapbooks, operation maps, barrage charts, sketches, a portrait, and other papers pertaining to Harbord's service in the U.S. Army. Pertains primarily to his service as Pershing's chief of staff during World War I; commander of a marine brigade during the battle of Chateau-Thierry, France, in 1918; commander of...
    • Contributor: Harbord, James G. (James Guthrie) - United States. Army. Division, 2nd.