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    Edmund Ross Colhoun papers, 1821-1918 Naval officer. Correspondence, journals, notebooks, official records, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating to Colhoun's service with the Mediterranean and Brazil squadrons before the Civil War, his command of ships of blockade squadrons during the Civil War, and his command of the Asiatic Squadron.
    • Contributor: Colhoun, Edmund Ross
    • Date: 1821
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    Cartter family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly correspondence between members of the Cartter and Hanford families including David K. Cartter; his wife, Nancy Hanford Cartter; and their sons, David Kellogg Cartter, Jr., and William H. Cartter. Includes letters concerning David K. Cartter's service as U.S. ambassador to Bolivia, 1861-1862; Civil War letters of David Kellogg Carter, Jr., second lieutenant in the 2nd Ohio Cavalry, U.S. Army, relating to the impact ...
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    Denby family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly correspondence and related material exchanged among Denby family members. The bulk of the letters are between Charles Denby (1830-1904), his wife Martha Fitch Denby, and their children Graham, Charles (1861-1938), Harriet, Wythe, Edwin, and Thomas Garvin. Also includes letters from Martha's mother Harriet Satterlee Fitch and father Graham Newell Fitch. Includes courtship correspondence (1850s) between Charles Denby, a lawyer in Evansville, Ind., and ...
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    Frank Maloy Anderson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memorabilia, and research notes for Anderson's books, articles, lectures, and university classes. Chiefly research notes for an uncompleted study on the secession crisis. Also includes research notes for his study of Samuel Ward titled "The Mystery of 'A Public Man'" (1948) and for the "Handbook for the Diplomatic History of Europe, Asia and Africa, 1870-1914" (1918). Sources of the notes include collections of ...
    • Contributor: Anderson, Frank Maloy
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    Lester Hood Woolsey papers, 1831-1958 Lawyer, diplomat, and geologist. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, treaty papers, minutes and resolutions of conferences, articles, and annotated printed material chiefly from Woolsey's service in the Department of State, including during World War I and while practicing international law with Robert Lansing.
    • Contributor: Woolsey, Lester Hood
    • Date: 1831
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    Henry Clay family papers, 1732-1927 Personal, official, and family correspondence, speeches, writings, business records, legal files, biographical material, printed matter, and other papers chiefly documenting the public career and private life of statesman Henry Clay (1777-1852), United States secretary of state and representative and senator from Kentucky; his son, James B. Clay (1817-1864), diplomat, United States representative from Kentucky, and Confederate sympathizer; and other members of Henry Clay's family.
    • Contributor: Clay, Henry
    • Date: 1732
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    Matthew Fontaine Maury papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, journals, speeches, writings, articles, notebooks, electrical experiment book, charts, printed matter, and other papers 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 family. Documents Maury's service as a midshipman in the U.S. Navy in the 1820s and ...
    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine - Coblentz, Catherine Cate - Smith, C. Alphonso (Charles Alphonso)
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    James Harrison Wilson papers, circa 1862-1923 Soldier, railroad builder, and author. Correspondence, journal, drafts of literary manuscripts, notes, typescripts, galley proofs of published works, speeches, articles, military orders, and memorabilia relating to Civil War campaigns, the postwar army, railway building in the Mississippi Valley, life in China in the 1880s and in 1900, and the interests of Wilson as a biographer.
    • Contributor: Wilson, James Harrison
    • Date: 1861
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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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    Edmund Ross Colhoun papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, journals, notebooks, official records, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Colhoun's service with the U.S. Navy's Mediterranean Squadron and Brazil Squadron (also known as South Atlantic Squadron) prior to the Civil War, his Civil War service with blockade squadrons, and his service as commander of the USS Hartford (Sloop of war), flagship of the Asiatic Squadron. Subjects include American diplomacy and ...
    • Contributor: Colhoun, Edmund Ross
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    Mary Vance Trent papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, family papers, reports, speeches, writings, photographs, clippings, travel notes, and printed matter relating primarily to Trent's career as a foreign service officer for the U.S. Department of State, in particular her assignments in Indonesia (1957-1958 and 1964-1967), Wellington, N.Z. (1969-1972), and Saipan, Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands (Micronesia) (1972-1974), and as a lecturer for the Smithsonian Institution's travel program. Of particular ...
    • Contributor: Trent, Mary Vance
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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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    J.M. Mason papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly diplomatic communications sent while Mason was Confederate commissioner. Includes correspondence; dispatches; lists of supplies for the Confederate States from London; statements and depositions regarding piracy, claims, the blockade, and other naval and marine matters; cotton bonds and warrants; circulars; and printed matter. Includes instructions to Mason from Confederate officials J.P. Benjamin, William M. Browne, and R.M.T. Hunter as well as from the British ...
    • Contributor: Mason, J. M. (James Murray)
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    Horace Porter papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diary, speeches, biographical material, family papers, photographs, and other papers relating to Porter's service during the Civil War, as secretary to President Ulysses S. Grant, and as U.S. ambassador to France. Documents his career with the Pullman Company and the New York, West Shore & Buffalo Railroad; activities with the Union League of America; interest in Republican Party politics; and role in the ...
    • Contributor: Porter, Horace
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    Hamilton Fish papers, 1732-1914 Congressman, senator, governor, and secretary of state. Correspondence, journals, diaries, subject files, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Fish's service as secretary of state under Ulysses S. Grant, as a member of Congress, and governor of New York.
    • Contributor: Fish, Hamilton
    • Date: 1732
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    Francis Bowes Sayre papers, 1861-1967 Diplomat and statesman. Correspondence, official reports and communications, writings, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating to Sayre's diplomatic career and his role as a spokesman for Christianity and the Episcopal Church. Includes a reading copy of Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen Points message to Congress, telegrams, election returns, and other papers pertaining to Wilson.
    • Contributor: Sayre, Francis Bowes
    • Date: 1861
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    Donald Benham Civil War collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, speeches, military orders and records, financial and legal records, and other papers of Union Army officers and soldiers concerning recruitment, enlistment, camp life, battle engagements, military strategy, and distribution of military supplies. Other subjects include diplomatic policy, abolition and slavery, and social conditions in the South during its occupation by Union forces. Includes records of the U.S. Navy Potomac Flotilla pertaining to communications ...
    • Contributor: Benham, Donald
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    John Hay papers, 1783-1999 Statesman, diplomat, historian, journalist, and poet. Correspondence and letterbooks, speeches, diaries, notebooks, scrapbooks, and memoranda, mainly for the years 1897-1905 when Hay served as United States ambassador to Great Britain and United States secretary of state. Earlier papers deal with his legal, literary, and journalistic activities and with his service as assistant secretary to Abraham Lincoln. Includes correspondence of his wife, Clara Louise Stone ...
    • Contributor: Hay, John
    • Date: 1783
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    Burton Norvell Harrison family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, reports, memoranda, manuscripts of articles, speeches, and books, and other papers. Papers of J.B. Harrison include his correspondence with William W. Norvell relating to national and Virginia politics during the administration of Andrew Jackson, Harrison's travels in Europe (1829-1831), and his notes on conversations with James Madison. Papers of Burton Norvell Harrison include letters written as private secretary to Jefferson Davis during ...
    • Contributor: Harrison, Burton Norvell - Harrison, Burton - Harrison, Fairfax - Harrison, Francis Burton - Harrison, J. (Jesse Burton) - Harrison, Samuel Jordan
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    Richard Lathers papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, speeches, writings, circulars, clippings, and other printed matter of Lather relating to Great Western (Marine) Insurance Company of which he was president, the development of railroads, the Civil War and Reconstruction, tariff reforms, and the history of New York state and city and South Carolina, particularly Georgetown. Other subjects include banking, insurance, public finance, and Lathers's philanthropic, religious, and social actiivities. Documents his ...
    • Contributor: Lathers, Richard
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    Frederick Rodgers papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, journals, writings, reports, notebooks, legal records, printed matter, charts, maps, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Rodgers's naval career and family. Includes material pertaining to his service in the U.S. Navy during the Civil War and as a member of the U.S. Navy Examining and Retiring Board and president of the U.S. Navy Board of Inspection and Survey. Also documents his ...
    • Contributor: Rodgers, Frederick
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    Joseph Alsop and Stewart Alsop papers, 1699-1989 Authors and journalists. Correspondence, writings, interviews, notes, subject files, office files, financial papers, family papers, clippings, printed material, and other papers relating primarily to Joseph Alsop's family and personal life; acquaintance with prominent politicians, public figures, writers, and scholars; work as a journalist; World War II experiences in China; and research and writing as an art historian. Includes material relating to Joseph and Stewart ...
    • Contributor: Alsop, Joseph
    • Date: 1699
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    Donald Benham Civil War collection, 1806-1916 Collector. Correspondence, financial and legal records, military orders and records, speeches, and miscellaneous items comprising the Civil War collection of Donald Benham.
    • Contributor: Benham, Donald
    • Date: 1806
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    Nathaniel Prentiss Banks papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence (1860-1880), and diaries and notebooks, letterbooks, military papers, speeches and writings, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, and miscellany relating chiefly to Banks's political career in the House of Representatives and to his service as an army officer during the Civil War. Includes papers on the Kansas territorial question, the assault on Charles Sumner, and the establishment of the Republican Party. Civil War topics include ...
    • Contributor: Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss
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    J.L.M. Curry papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, lectures, sermons, autobiography, essays, articles, notes, documents and legal records, accounts, catalog of Curry's library, clippings, scrapbook, printed matter, and memorabilia. Diaries and much of the correspondence (1880-1903) relate to Curry's career as a Baptist minister and educator in the South and as ambassador to Spain. Also includes material pertaining to his studies on Civil War history and the civil ...
    • Contributor: Curry, J. L. M. (Jabez Lamar Monroe)