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    Charles Edward Russell papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, lectures, poetry and other writings, notebooks, subject files, clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, and other papers relating principally to Russell's work as a reformer, journalist, and poet. Documents his activities on behalf of various progressive reform causes, commitment to socialism and humanitarianism, writing career, and interest in music and literature, especially poetry. Includes material pertaining to Russell's assignment with Everybody's Magazine for a ...

    • Contributor: Russell, Charles Edward
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    W.A. Croffut papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, journals, minutes of meetings, writings, printed matter, scrapbooks, and other papers pertaining primarily to Croffut's publications and to his activities with the Anti-Imperialist League (Washington, D.C.) and other league branches. Subjects include William Jennings Bryan's candidacy in the presidential campaign of 1900; opposition to American annexation of the Philippines following the Spanish-American War in 1898 and to British actions against the Boers (Afrikaners) ...

    • Contributor: Croffut, W. A. (william Augustus) - Hitchcock, Ethan Allen - Robbins, Henry Alfred - Anti-Imperialist League (washington, D.C.)
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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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    Zbigniew Brzezinski papers, 1798-2009

    Foreign policy advisor, political scientist, educator, and author. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, notes, journal extracts, writings, speeches, lectures, testimony, travel files, interview transcripts, press clippings, photographs, family papers, printed matter, and other material relating primarily to Brzezinski's professional life including his tenure as Jimmy Carter's national security advisor.

    • Contributor: Brzezinski, Zbigniew
    • Date: 1798
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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 Elizabeth Ernst
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    London newsletters collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Volumes of letters from various persons at the offices of the English ministry at Whitehall Palace addressed chiefly to Sir William Scott relating to such matters as royal travel and itinerary, events in Parliament, military operations in Europe, diplomatic meetings, religious movements, shipping and commercial agreements, and London social life.

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    James Gillespie Blaine family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Family and general correspondence, speeches and writings, diaries, memoirs, notebooks, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting Blaine's public career. Includes a draft of his book, "Twenty Years of Congress" (1884-1886). Documents national and Republican Party politics during Reconstruction and afterward, the presidential campaign of 1884, and foreign policy in regard to Europe and Latin America. Portions of the general correspondence and the financial papers relate ...

    • Contributor: Blaine, James Gillespie
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    Bancroft-Bliss families 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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    Clara A. Whitney papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly diaries (1873-1884; 18 volumes) kept by Whitney reflecting her life in Japan with her parents, American educators Anna L. Whitney and William C. Whitney. Subjects include Japanese social life and customs, the role of Japanese women, political atmosphere of Meiji Japan, Japanese efforts at westernization, and the Whitneys' travels through Europe and Asia. Also includes correspondence, speeches, writings, clippings, photographs, and other papers. ...

    • Contributor: Whitney, Clara A. - Whitney, Anna L. (anna Lavinia)
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    Robert Kleiman papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence; memoranda; interrogations of prisoners of war; reports; propaganda material including leaflets, newspapers, printed matter, and ephemera; newsletters; newspaper clippings; and other papers relating chiefly to Kleiman's service with the U.S. Office of War Information (OWI) during World War II and pertaining to psychological warfare and the use of propaganda in East Asia. Documents his activities in the China-Burma-India Theater, U.S. Army, and in ...

    • Contributor: Kleiman, Robert - Fisher, Francis McCracken
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    John Wills Greenslade correspondence transcripts, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly transcripts of correspondence of Greenslade and his first wife, Marie Taylor Greenslade, relating to his career in the U.S. Navy. Documents his service during the Philippine American War, 1900-1902; Banana Wars in the Caribbean, 1902-1914; as commander of the USS Housatonic (Minelayer) during the North Sea mine barrage, 1918; and as commander of the USS Galveston (Cruiser) in European and Mediterranean waters (1919-1920). ...

    • Contributor: Greenslade, John Wills
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    Carnegie Institution of Washington reproductions collection, 1686-1941

    Chiefly transcriptions and copies of documents in foreign archives and personal collections relating to the history of the United States, especially the early Spanish period and British ministers to the United States from 1791 to 1812, collected for publication projects of the Carnegie Institution of Washington.

    • Contributor: Carnegie Institution of Washington
    • Date: 1686
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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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    Sol M. Linowitz papers, 1778-1999

    Lawyer, businessman, diplomat, and consultant to United States presidents. Diaries, correspondence, speeches and writings, interviews, an oral history, organizational records, reports, photographs, printed matter, clippings, and travel files documenting Linowitz's career as an attorney, executive for Xerox Corporation, ambassador to the Organization of American States, co-negotiator of the Panama Canal treaties, and presidential representative to Middle East peace negotiations.

    • Contributor: Linowitz, Sol M.
    • Date: 1778
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    Robert Porter Patterson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, legal files, subject files, biographical material, clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers from Patterson's service in the U.S. War Department as U.S. assistant secretary, U.S. under secretary, and U.S. secretary of war during and after World War II. Also documents his work as a judge in the the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York ...

    • Contributor: Patterson, Robert Porter
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    William Edward Dodd papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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 U.S. ambassador to Germany (1933-1937). Subjects include local, state, national, and international politics. Includes letters written by Dodd during a trip to Europe (1928-1929). Includes poetry drafts by Carl Sandburg sent to Dodd's daughter, Martha Dodd ...

    • Contributor: Dodd, William Edward - Sandburg, Carl
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    Denby family papers, 1850-1911

    Correspondence between members of the Denby family. Includes letters of Charles Denby (1830-1904), a lawyer and diplomat; Charles Denby (1861-1938), a diplomat; and Edwin Denby, a member of the United States Congress and secretary of the navy. Relates to the Civil War, diplomatic life in China, and the Spanish-American War.

    • Date: 1850
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    Martha Dodd papers, 1898-1990

    Author and political exile. Correspondence, writings, research materials, memoirs, genealogical material, newspaper clippings, and other papers relating to Dodd's experiences (1933-1937) in Berlin with her father, William Edward Dodd, American ambassador to Germany; her exile (1957-1990) with her husband, Alfred Kaufman Stern, in Cuba and Czechoslovakia following indictment for participation in Soviet espionage; and her writings on topics including the civil rights movement in ...

    • Contributor: Dodd, Martha
    • Date: 1898
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    W.A. Croffut papers, 1774-1933

    Author, editor, and poet. Correspondence, writings, minutes, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellaneous items pertaining chiefly to Croffut's publications, activities with the Anti-Imperialist League, and the presidential campaign of 1900. Includes material relating to Ethan Allen Hitchcock, copies of correspondence with Sophia Amelia Peabody Hawthorne, wife of Nathaniel Hawthorne, journals of Henry Alfred Robbins, letters of John Quincy Adams and Jefferson Davis, and autograph material.

    • Contributor: Croffut, W. A. (william Augustus) - Croffut, W. A.
    • Date: 1774
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    Joseph Kingsbury-Smith papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, writings, wire-service reports, transcribed interviews and phone calls, notes on conversations, background files, biographical material, family papers, financial records, clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Kingsbury-Smith's career with Hearst Corporation and to his personal relationship with the Hearst family, in particular William Randolph Hearst, Jr. Other family members represented include Austine McDonnell Hearst, Millicent Willson Hearst, Patricia (Patty) Hearst, and ...

    • Contributor: Kingsbury-Smith, Joseph
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    Jacob Gerhard Koch papers, 1783-1941

    Merchant and marine insurance broker. Correspondence, letterbooks, diary, account books, ledgers, inventories, indexes, receipts, and miscellaneous documents relating to Koch’s investment business in Philadelphia, Amsterdam, and Alexandria, Va.

    • Contributor: Koch, Jacob Gerhard
    • Date: 1783
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    Nicholas Low papers, 1773-1897

    New York merchant, financier, land speculator, and state legislator. Family and business correspondence, business and ship's papers, legal papers, accounts of voyages to Asia, Europe, and South America, and printed matter. Includes correspondence with foreign merchants and relates to trade conditions, Loyalist matters, and to events in Congress during the first session following the adoption of the Constitution.

    • Contributor: Low, Nicholas
    • Date: 1773
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    Jacob Gerhard Koch papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterbooks, diary, account books, ledgers, inventories, indexes, receipts, and estate and other papers documenting Koch's activities as a merchant and marine insurance broker in Amsterdam (1787-1790), Alexandria, Va. (1790-1792), and Philadelphia, Pa. (1792-1817), and reflecting his business dealings in Europe, Latin America, and North America. His diary (1817-1818) describes a trip to Paris, France. Also includes a 1941 published version of the memoirs ...

    • Contributor: Koch, Jacob Gerhard
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    James Gillespie Blaine family papers, 1777-1945

    United States secretary of state, United States representative and senator from Maine, and journalist. Family and general correspondence, speeches, writings, diaries, memoirs, notebooks, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting Blaine's public career.

    • Contributor: Blaine, James Gillespie
    • Date: 1777
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    John Callan O'Laughlin papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journals, writings, reports, printed material, scrapbooks, and records of the Army and Navy Journal primarily documenting O'Laughlin's career as a newspaperman. Includes correspondence with his wife, Mabel Hudson O'Laughlin, written during his World War I military service in Europe as well as material pertaining to his years as vice president of the Lord & Thomas advertising agency in Chicago, Ill. Subjects ...

    • Contributor: O'laughlin, John Callan