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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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    Confederate States of America records, Correspondence, proclamations, messages of the president, court cases, minute books, docket books, customs records, financial papers, letterbooks, orders, reports, accounts, receipts, and other records relating to the formulation of the government of the Confederacy and the conduct of its internal, external, and military affairs. Includes records of the departments of state, justice, treasury, navy, war and post office along with material related to the ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America - Wadsworth, James Wolcott - Confederate States of America. Army of Tennessee - Confederate States of America. Department of Justice - Confederate States of America. Department of State - Confederate States of America. Department of the Treasury - Confederate States of America. Navy - Confederate States of America. Post-Office Department - Confederate States of America. War Department
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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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    James L. Cathcart papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Journals, letterbooks, and letter relating to the capture of the schooner Maria of Boston off the coast of Cape Saint Vincent, Portugal, by Algerians in 1785; Cathcart's subsequent eleven-year imprisonment in Algiers during which he became chief Christian secretary to the Dey of Algiers (1792); and his service as U.S. consul in Tripoli, Libya, Tunis, Tunisia, and Cádiz, Spain. Cathcart describes slaves, ships, and ...
    • Contributor: Cathcart, James L. (James Leander)
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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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    Custis-Lee family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, letterbooks, genealogical papers, notebooks, financial records, indentures, clippings, photographs, and other papers pertaining to slavery, agriculture in Virginia, mercantile and financial affairs, social life in Washington and Philadelphia, and to activities during the Revolution, Mexican War, and Civil War. Letterbook (1700-1825) of Richard Bland Lee contains correspondence of his grandparents, Henry and Mary Bland Lee, relating to family finances and business, trade with ...
    • Contributor: Custis, George Washington Parke - Law, Elizabeth Parke Custis - Lee, Ann Hill Carter - Lee, Anne Robinson McCarty - Lee, Arthur - Lee, Charles - Lee, Hannah Philippa Ludwell - Lee, Henrietta Bedinger - Lee, Henry - Lee, Ludwell ... Custis, George Washington Parke - Law, Elizabeth Parke Custis - Lee, Ann Hill Carter - Lee, Anne Robinson McCarty - Lee, Arthur - Lee, Charles - Lee, Hannah Philippa Ludwell - Lee, Henrietta Bedinger - Lee, Henry - Lee, Ludwell - Lee, Mary Bland - Lee, Mary Custis - Lee, Mary Randolph Custis - Lee, Richard Bland - Lee, Richard Henry - Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward) - Lee, Thomas - Lee, William - Lee, William Henry Fitzhugh - Warden, David Bailie
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    David Glasgow Farragut papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, letterbooks, biographical file, invitations, and other papers relating primarily to Farragut's naval activities, especially his role in the protection of American interests in Mexico during the pre-Civil War period. Topics include the USS Boxer (Brig), USS Erie (Sloop of war), naval ordnance, U.S. minister to Mexico Robert M. McLane, and the war between France and Mexico. Correspondents include James Barron, Charles Baudin, John ...
    • Contributor: Farragut, David Glasgow
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    William Plumer papers, 1774-1845 Governor of New Hampshire and legislator, United States senator from New Hampshire, essayist, and historian. Correspondence, diaries, letterbooks, autobiography, writings, notes, transcripts of poetry, essays, extracts, and other papers relating to Plumer’s personal life and career in New Hampshire and national politics and as an essayist.
    • Contributor: Plumer, William
    • Date: 1774
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    Nathaniel Prentiss Banks papers, 1829-1911 United States representative, governor of Massachusetts, and army officer. Family and general correspondence, diaries and notebooks, letterbooks, military papers, speeches and writings, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, and miscellany relating chiefly to Banks’s political career and as an army officer during the Civil War.
    • Contributor: Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss
    • Date: 1829
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    Sir George Cockburn papers, 1788-1847 British naval officer. Correspondence, logbooks, journals, fleet orders, reports, and other papers relating to Cockburn's career in the British Royal Navy. Subjects include the War of 1812 and British naval activities against France and Spain, especially in the Mediterranean, Caribbean, and Indian Ocean.
    • Contributor: Cockburn, George, Sir - Cockburn, George
    • Date: 1788
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    Edgar Ansel Mowrer and 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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    James Monroe papers, Correspondence relating primarily to negotiations for the Louisiana Purchase, the Monroe-Pinkney treaty with Great Britain (1807), the War of 1812, the purchase of Florida, South American independence, and Virginia politics; diary (1825 Feb.); account book containing memoranda and official and personal accounts (1794-1802); and other papers. Correspondents include John Adams, John Quincy Adams, John Armstrong, Joel Barlow, William Benton, James Bowdoin, John C. Calhoun, ...
    • Contributor: Monroe, James
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    James McHenry papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, financial papers, and other papers relating to McHenry's service as U.S. secretary of war in the administrations of George Washington and John Adams; and as a Continental Army officer, particularly as secretary to George Washington and on the staff of the Marquis de Lafayette. Subjects include Indian affairs, frigate construction, fortification of ports and harbors, defense of the frontier, army regulations, and ...
    • Contributor: McHenry, James
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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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    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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    James McHenry papers, 1775-1862 United States secretary of war, member of the Continental Congress from Maryland, Continental Army officer, and physician. Correspondence, financial records, diary, and other papers relating to McHenry's service as United States secretary of war in the administrations of George Washington and John Adams; and as a Continental Army officer, particularly as secretary to George Washington and on the staff of the Marquis de Lafayette.
    • Contributor: McHenry, James
    • Date: 1775
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    Philip C. Jessup papers, 1574-1983 Jurist, diplomat, and educator. Family and general correspondence, reports and memoranda, speeches and writings, subject files, legal papers, newspaper clippings and other papers pertaining chiefly to Jessup's work with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Institute of Pacific Relations, United States Department of State, United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, and International Court of Justice. Includes material relating to his World War I service ...
    • Contributor: Jessup, Philip C. (Philip Caryl) - Jessup, Philip C.
    • Date: 1574
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    Charles Guillaume Frédéric Dumas papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Diplomatic correspondence of Dumas from the Revolutionary and post-Revolutionary periods concerning the First League of Armed Neutrality, the French alliance, negotiations with the Netherlands, peace negotiations, prisoners of war, and a treaty of commerce with England. Correspondents include John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, John Paul Jones, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de Lafeyette, Arthur Lee, and the Committee for Foreign Affairs ...
    • Contributor: Dumas, Charles Guillaume Frédéric
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    Elbridge Gerry papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly correspondence (1776-1814) relating to various aspects of Gerry's public career, including his memberships in the Massachusetts General Court and Provincial Congress (where he was active on committees of correspondence, safety, and supply during the Revolution), service in the Continental Congress and the U.S. House of Representatives, governorship of Massachusetts, term as Vice President of the United States (1813-1814), and especially his role in ...
    • Contributor: Gerry, Elbridge - Austin, James Trecothick
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    John G. Nicolay papers, 1811-1943 Presidential secretary and biographer. Correspondence, research notes, notebooks, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous material documenting Nicolay's public career, particularly his tenure as secretary to President Abraham Lincoln and his numerous literary activities, including his works on Lincoln.
    • Contributor: Nicolay, John G. (John George) - Nicolay, John G.
    • Date: 1811
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    David Glasgow Farragut papers, 1816-1869 Naval officer. Correspondence, letterbooks, biographical file, invitations, and other material relating primarily to Farragut's naval activities, especially his role in the protection of American interests in Mexico during the pre-Civil War period.
    • Contributor: Farragut, David Glasgow
    • Date: 1816
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    William D. Leahy papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, writings, notes, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating to Leahy's naval and diplomatic career. Documents his career as chief of the Bureau of Ordnance, commander of the Destroyer Scouting Force, chief of the Bureau of Navigation, admiral commanding the Battle Force, governor of Puerto Rico, ambassador to France (1940-1942), and Chief of Staff during and after World War II. Includes correspondence and ...
    • Contributor: Leahy, William D.
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    Joseph Hodges Choate papers, 1745-1929 Lawyer, author, and diplomat. Correspondence, letterbooks, addresses, lectures, legal memoranda, memorabilia, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Choate's student days at Harvard University, his law practice in New York, his charitable work, and his diplomatic career.
    • Contributor: Choate, Joseph Hodges
    • Date: 1745
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    Robert R. Hitt papers, 1830-1906 U.S. representative from Illinois. Personal, political, diplomatic, and business correspondence and other papers, including shorthand notes and material relating to Abraham Lincoln, the Lincoln Douglas Debates, and Civil War courts-martial. Other topics include his congressional service and the annexation of Hawaii.
    • Contributor: Hitt, Robert R. (Robert Roberts) - Hitt, Robert R.
    • Date: 1830
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    William D. Leahy papers, 1897-1959 Naval officer, diplomat, and governor of Puerto Rico. Diaries, correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating to Leahy's naval and diplomatic career.
    • Contributor: Leahy, William D.
    • Date: 1897