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    Robert Lee Bullard papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, notebooks, autobiographical material, legal records, scrapbooks, printed matter, memorabilia, maps, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Bullard's military career, activities as president of the National Security League, and work as an author. Documents Bullard's service during the Philippine American War (1899-1902), on a confidential mission to Mexico in 1911, during the Mexican border campaign (1915-1916), and as commander of...
    • Contributor: Bullard, Robert Lee
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    Louis McLane correspondence, 1795-1894 Lawyer, U.S. representative and senator from Delaware, diplomat, and cabinet officer. Correspondence primarily between McLane and members of his family relating to social life in Washington, D.C., his diplomatic duties, and national and congressional politics.
    • Contributor: McLane, Louis
    • Date: 1795
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    Philip W. Bonsal papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, speeches, and statesments documenting Bonsal's foreign service career, especially as U.S. ambassador to Cuba during and after the 1959 revolution there. Includes material on the differences between Cordell Hull and Sumner Welles regarding Argentina and ideological battles at international meetings over the independence of colonial Africa. Also includes Bonsal's English translation from the French of Emile Ollivier's book L'Expedition du Mexique...
    • Contributor: Bonsal, Philip W. (Philip Wilson) - Ollivier, Emile
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    Robert Wilson Shufeldt papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks, logbooks, subject files, newspaper clippings, printed matter, maps, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Shufeldt's career in the U.S. Navy and as an explorer and diplomat. Documents his assignment as consul general to Cuba, 1861-1863, and command of the USS Ticonderoga (Sloop of war) on a world cruise, 1878-1880. Subjects include the growth and development of the U.S. Navy...
    • Contributor: Shufeldt, Robert Wilson - Shufeldt, Mason A. (Mason Abercrombie)
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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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    Philip W. Bonsal papers, 1914-1992 Diplomat. Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, speeches, and statements documenting Bonsal's foreign service career, especially as United States ambassador to Cuba during and after its 1959 revolution, including also material on Argentina, colonial Africa, and an English translation of L'Expedition du Mexique concerning Maximillian, Emperor of Mexico.
    • Contributor: Bonsal, Philip W. (Philip Wilson) - Bonsal, Philip W.
    • Date: 1914
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    John McAllister Schofield papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, diary, journals, speeches, writings including Schofield's memoirs, reports, military records, court-martial papers, financial records, printed matter, maps, memorabilia, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Schofield's military career. Relates primarily to Schofield's post-Civil War service as commander of the U.S. Army's Department of the Missouri, Division of the Atlantic, Division of the Pacific, Military Division of the Gulf, and Military Division of the...
    • Contributor: Schofield, John McAllister
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    Henry Prather Fletcher papers, 1898-1958 Diplomat. Correspondence, diary, letterbook, speeches and articles, scrapbook, clippings, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers documenting Fletcher's career from his enlistment in the Rough Riders during the Spanish-American War through his service as a special adviser to the secretary of state on post-World War II problems and plans.
    • Contributor: Fletcher, Henry Prather
    • Date: 1898
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    Smith Simpson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, oral history interview, subject files, family papers, scrapbooks, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Simpson's career as a diplomat and industrial relations specialist. Documents his work as a labor and industrial relations expert prior to World War II and to his postwar service as labor attaché in Belgium (1945-1948), Greece (1947-1949), and Mexico (1949-1953); deputy consul general in India (1952-1954); and...
    • Contributor: Simpson, Smith
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    Matthew Fontaine Maury papers, 1825-1960 Naval officer and oceanographer. Correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, journals, speeches, articles, and other writings, notebooks, electrical experiment book, charts, and printed material relating chiefly to Maury's naval career, scientific activities and interests, service as a Confederate agent in England, and work as an immigration official for Southern expatriates in Mexico, and to the Maury (Morey) family.
    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Date: 1825
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    Caleb Cushing papers, circa 1785-1906 United States cabinet official and representative from Massachusetts, army officer, diplomat, and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journals, writings, speeches, notes, notebooks, legal file, business papers, biographical material, newspaper clippings, printed material, maps, photographs, and other papers reflecting Cushing's role in national and international affairs of the mid-nineteenth century.
    • Contributor: Cushing, Caleb
    • Date: 1785
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    Bladen Dulany papers, 1817-1855 Naval officer. Correspondence, journals, orders to duty, bills, receipts, inventories, and printed matter relating primarily to Dulany’s tour of duty in 1852-1855 as commander of the South Pacific Squadron.
    • Contributor: Dulany, Bladen
    • Date: 1817
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Spanish-American affairs collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Volume containing correspondence, diplomatic documents, and other manuscripts relating to U.S. relations with Spanish America in the early 19th century. Subjects include Latin American liberation movements, problems of West Florida, and filibustering expeditions against Mexico. Correspondents include Ira Allen, José Álvarez de Toledo, James Madison, Richard W. Meade, James Monroe, and Luis de Onís.
    • Contributor: United States. Department of State
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    Robert Wilson Shufeldt papers, 1836-1910 Naval officer, explorer, and diplomat. Correspondence, journals, diaries, notebooks, logbooks, subject files, newspaper clippings, and printed matter relating to Shufeldt’s career in the navy and as an explorer and diplomat.
    • Contributor: Shufeldt, Robert Wilson
    • Date: 1836
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    William L. Marcy papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, commonplace book, diary (1831-1857), draft of an autobiography, drafts of diplomatic dispatches, drafts in Marcy's handwriting of presidential messages to Congress (1854-1856), and other papers relating to Marcy which were collected and compiled by Henry Barrett Learned. Materials cover such topics as Marcy's career as a member of the cabinets of presidents James K. Polk and Franklin Pierce; New York state and national...
    • Contributor: Marcy, William L. (William Learned)
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    Bladen Dulany papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, journals, orders to duty, inventories, bills, receipts, and printed matter relating primarily to Dulany's tour of duty as commander of the U.S. Navy Pacific Squadron from 1852 to 1855. Subjects include the duel between Samuel W. Downing and Thomas Smith, lieutenant in the British Army, at Gibraltar in 1820; dispute between Peru and Spain arising from Peru's territorial claims to the Chincha Islands;...
    • Contributor: Dulany, Bladen
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    John Bigelow papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, writings, research notes, photostatic copies of manuscripts in foreign archives, bibliographical material, pamphlets, clippings, maps, drawings, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to canals, especially the Panama Canal and Suez Canal. Includes material pertaining to the Nicaragua Canal, Tehuantepec Canal, Saint Lawrence Seaway, and canal tolls. Subjects include Robert E. Lee; the U.S. Constitution; American Revolution, especially the Saratoga Campain, N.Y., 1777; U.S....
    • Contributor: Bigelow, John - Isthmian Canal Commission (U.S.)
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    Donald Wilson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, lectures, flight records, maps, and other papers relating chiefly to Wilson's military career as an army and air force officer from service on the Mexican border before World War I through World War II and to his personal life. Diaries include accounts of the battle of Iwo Jima and of other South Pacific campaigns. Subjects include air warfare and strategic...
    • Contributor: Wilson, Donald
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    José Ignacio Rodríguez papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence; legal records; notes, drafts, and other literary papers; newspaper clippings; and other papers relating to Rodriguez's career as an author and lawyer. Documents his work involving Latin American claims commissions and governments and his writings on Latin American history. Includes material pertaining to claims against the governments of Cuba and the Dominican Republic; cases before various Spanish and American Claims commissions, the French...
    • Contributor: Rodríguez, José Ignacio - Mestre, José Manuel - Junta (New York, N.Y.) - Real Sociedad Económica De Amigos Del País (Cuba)
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    Carnegie Institution of Washington reproductions collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly transcriptions and copies of documents in foreign archives and personal collections relating primarily to the history of the United States, especially the early Spanish period, and to British ministers to the U.S. from 1791 to 1812. Subjects include European treaties; Yucatan, Mexico; John C. Calhoun; and John White. Includes notes of Carnegie Institution members Francis S. Philbrick and Reuben Gold Thwaites. Collected for...
    • Contributor: Carnegie Institution of Washington
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    James Buchanan and Harriet Lane Johnston papers, 1825-1887 United States president, secretary of state, and representative and senator from Pennsylvania. Correspondence, his 1858 State of the Union message, and miscellaneous items pertaining primarily to Buchanan’s career before his election as president. Also correspondence of Harriet Lane Johnston, Buchanan’s niece and White House hostess.
    • Contributor: Buchanan, James
    • Date: 1825
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    Edward Lee Plumb papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, journals, board minutes, reports, dispatches, financial records, printed matter, maps, and other papers relating primarily to Plumb's diplomatic service in Mexico and to negotiations with the Mexican government on behalf of the United States and American investors in the Mexican railway system. Includes reports and dispatches to U.S. secretary of state William Henry Seward regarding diplomatic and political affairs in Mexico. Other subjects...
    • Contributor: Plumb, Edward Lee
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    Stephen Bonsal papers, 1890-1973 Journalist and foreign correspondent. Correspondence, diaries, writings, and other material relating chiefly to Bonsal's career as a journalist and as foreign correspondent for the New York Herald and New York Times.
    • Contributor: Bonsal, Stephen
    • Date: 1890
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    Henry T. Mayo papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, memoirs, genealogical material, reports, orders, certificates, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to Mayo's naval career. Includes accounts of his daily routine during tours of duty at sea and narratives of significant events in his career including the exploration and hydrographic survey of Puget Sound in the late 1800s, his participation in the relief expedition (1883) aboard the gunboat Yantic...
    • Contributor: Mayo, Henry T. (Henry Thomas)
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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