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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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    John Adams Kingsbury papers, 1841-1966 Social worker and social reformer. Includes correspondence, journals and diaries, family papers, autobiographical material, travel notes, manuscripts of Kingsbury's books, speeches and articles, news releases, legal and financial papers and documents his activities as a social reformer and public health advocate such as his efforts to improve the conditions of public institutions in New York and Eastern European relief work.
    • Contributor: Kingsbury, John Adams
    • Date: 1841
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    John J. Walsh papers, 1933-2004 Federal Bureau of Investigation agent. Correspondence, writings, and research material relating to Walsh’s career as a Federal Bureau of Investigation agent and as an investigator for congressional committees and executive branch agencies. Includes Walsh’s unpublished memoir and research files relating to the Venona project and to Matthew Silverman, a figure in the Alger Hiss case.
    • Contributor: Walsh, John J. (John Joseph) - Walsh, John J.
    • Date: 1933
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    William Short papers, 1778-1853 Secretary to President Thomas Jefferson, diplomat, and landowner. Diplomatic, financial, and personal correspondence, financial and business papers, memorabilia, and other papers relating to Short's activities as secretary to Jefferson, his diplomatic missions, and business interests.
    • Contributor: Short, William
    • Date: 1778
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    Carl W. Ackerman papers, 1833-1970 Journalist, educator, and public relations consultant. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, family papers, scrapbooks, clippings, and other papers relating chiefly to Ackerman's career as a journalist and dean of Columbia University School of Journalism.
    • Contributor: Ackerman, Carl W. (Carl William) - Ackerman, Carl W.
    • Date: 1833
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    Elihu Root papers, 1863-1937 United States secretary of state, secretary of war, United States senator from New York, and statesman. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, notes, reports, subject files, financial papers, calendar and appointment books, invitations, and printed materials relating to Root's career as a lawyer and statesman.
    • Contributor: Root, Elihu
    • Date: 1863
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    Breckinridge family papers, 1752-1965 Family prominent in Kentucky and national politics and government. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and articles, subject files, financial and legal papers, scrapbooks, and other papers of various members of the Breckinridge family. The bulk of the collection is composed of the papers of John Breckinridge, Robert Jefferson Breckinridge, John Cabell Breckinridge, William C. P. Breckinridge, Joseph Cabell Breckinridge, Mary Desha, Sophonisba Preston Breckinridge, Madeline (McDowell) ...
    • Date: 1752
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    John J. Walsh papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, writings, and research files relating chiefly to the Venona project, a secret program of the U.S. Army Signal Intelligence Service examining encrypted Soviet diplomatic communications. Research files include translations of messages sent among Komitet gosudarstvennoĭ bezopasnosti (KGB) agents and operatives in Australia; Mexico; Moscow, Russia; New York, N.Y.; San Francisco, Calif.; South America; and Washington, D.C., during the 1940s and 1950s. Also includes ...
    • Contributor: Walsh, John J. (John Joseph)
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    John Adams Kingsbury papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, writings, articles, travel notes, autobiographical material, family papers, legal and financial records, news releases, newspaper clippings, and other papers documenting Kingsbury's activities as a social reformer and public health advocate. Includes manuscripts of and other material relating to Kingsbury's books, Health in Handcuffs (1939) and Red Medicine: Socialized Health in Soviet Russia (1933). Kingsbury's professional files include correspondence, reports, and ...
    • Contributor: Kingsbury, John Adams
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    Carl W. Ackerman papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, speeches, lectures, writings, notes, research material, family papers, scrapbooks, clippings, and other papers relating chiefly to Ackerman's career as journalist and dean of Columbia University School of Journalism (1931-1956). Documents his work as United Press Associations correspondent within the Central Powers, chiefly Germany prior to World War I; special correspondent for the Saturday Evening Post in Mexico, Switzerland, and elsewhere during World ...
    • Contributor: Ackerman, Carl W. (Carl William) - Ackerman, John F. - Ackerman, Robert V. (Robert Vanderhoof) - Ackerman, Mabel Vanderhoof
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    William Short papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Diplomatic, financial, and personal correspondence, financial and business papers, memorabilia, and other papers relating to Short's activities as secretary to Thomas Jefferson, his diplomatic missions to France, Holland, and Spain, his aborted mission to Russia, and his extensive business interests, especially land speculation in Ohio, Kentucky, New York, and Virginia, and his investments in railroads and canals. Correspondence with American and European diplomatic and ...
    • Contributor: Short, William
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    Breckinridge family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, speeches, articles, subject files, financial and legal records, scrapbooks, and other papers of various Breckinridge family members. Papers of John Breckinridge document his service as Kentucky attorney general and legislator; his years as U.S. attorney general and senator; the Alien and Sedition Acts; and the Kentucky Resolutions of 1798 and 1799. Papers of Robert J. Breckinridge pertain primarily to his ministry in ...
    • Contributor: Breckinridge, Clifton Rodes - Breckinridge, Desha - Breckinridge, Henry - Breckinridge, John - Breckinridge, John C. (John Cabell) - Breckinridge, Joseph Cabell - Breckinridge, Katherine Carson - Breckinridge, Madeline McDowell - Breckinridge, Robert J. (Robert Jefferson) - Breckinridge, Sophonisba P. (Sophonisba Preston) - Breckinridge, William Campbell Preston - Desha, Mary
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    Elihu Root papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, notes, reports, subject files, financial papers, calendar and appointment books, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Root's career as a lawyer and statesman. Chiefly correspondence and letterbooks relating to Root's service as U.S. secretary of war (1899-1904), member of the Alaskan Boundary Tribunal (1903), U.S. secretary of state (1905-1909), U.S. senator from New York (1909-1915), president of the Carnegie ...
    • Contributor: Root, Elihu
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    Roy Wilson Howard papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly executive correspondence files relating to various Scripps-Howard subsidiaries. Also includes family and other correspondence, reports, clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers covering Howard's career in the newspaper business especially with United Press Associations (later United Press International) and with the Scripps-Howard newspapers, particularly the New York World-Telegram. Subjects include local news and most of the world and national events of the period, ...
    • Contributor: Howard, Roy Wilson - Howard, Jack R. (Jack Rohe)
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    W. Averell Harriman papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, statements and writings, business records, political files, diplomatic accounts, family papers, architectural and mechanical drawings, printed matter, scrapbooks, 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. Major topics include the defeat of Germany in World War II, Soviet-American relations, Marshall Plan, North Atlantic ...
    • Contributor: Harriman, W. Averell (William Averell)