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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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    J.L.M. Curry papers, 1637-1939

    Statesman, author, clergyman, diplomat, and educator. Diaries, correspondence, printed matter, clippings, memorabilia, notes and memoranda, legal papers, accounts, lectures and sermons, essays, scrapbook, manuscript of autobiography, speeches, and articles, and catalog of Curry's library. Includes autographs of presidents, Confederate leaders, Spanish noblemen, royalty, and writers, jurists, diplomats, educators, historians, scientists, reformers, artists, statesmen, literary figures, clergymen, and military men of the United States and ...

    • Contributor: Curry, J. L. M. (jabez Lamar Monroe) - Curry, J. L. M.
    • Date: 1637
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    Robert Lansing papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, reports, resolutions, desk diaries, book manuscripts, speeches, scrapbooks, clippings, printed material, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Lansing's years (1914-1920) as counsel to the Dept. of State and as secretary of state and particularly to American foreign relations during World War I, the Paris Peace Conference, and Lansing's relations with President Woodrow Wilson and with various foreign diplomats and statesmen. ...

    • Contributor: Lansing, Robert
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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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    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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    Robert Lansing papers, 1831-1935

    Lawyer, diplomat, secretary of state during the Wilson administration, and member of the American mission to negotiate a peace treaty following World War I. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, resolutions, desk diaries, book manuscripts, speeches, scrapbooks, clippings, printed material, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Lansing's years (1914-1920) as counsel to the Department of State and as secretary of state and particularly to American ...

    • Contributor: Lansing, Robert
    • Date: 1831
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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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    Mark L. Bristol papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, reports, memoranda, official dispatches, appointment sheets, press releases, scrapbooks, and other papers pertaining primarily to Bristol's diplomatic and naval career. Documents his duties as commander of the U.S. Naval Detachment in Turkish Waters and as U.S. Office of the High Commissioner for Turkey, 1919-1927; his role in the Conference on Near Eastern Affairs held in Lausanne, Switzerland, in 1922-1923; and his ...

    • Contributor: Bristol, Mark L. (mark Lambert) - Bristol, Helen Moore
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    Myron Charles Taylor papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence between Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman and Pope Pius XII; U.S. Dept. of State correspondence and memoranda; Taylor's memoranda of his meetings with the Pope, with other Vatican officials, and with diplomats accredited to the Vatican; and his correspondence with Protestant clergymen. Correspondents include the secretary of state of the Vatican, Luigi Maglione; assistant secretaries of state, Domenico Tardini and ...

    • Contributor: Taylor, Myron Charles
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    John G. Nicolay papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, research notes, notebooks, scrapbooks, and other papers relating chiefly to Nicolay's public career particularly his tenure as secretary to President Abraham Lincoln and to his numerous literary activities including his works on Lincoln. Also documents his service as U.S. consul, Paris, France, and U.S. Supreme Court marshal. Includes papers of his daughter, Helen Nicolay. Correspondents include John Bigelow, Anson Burlingame, Simon Cameron, Schuyler ...

    • Contributor: Nicolay, John G. (john George) - Nicolay, Helen
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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)
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    Beale family papers from the Decatur House, 1794-1957

    Correspondence, journals, biographical material, speeches, articles, scrapbooks, printed material, and other papers pertaining to the role of Edward Fitzgerald Beale in opening the West; the diplomatic career of Truxtun Beale as United States minister to Greece, Persia, and Romania; the naval careers of Thomas Truxtun and Stephen Decatur; the Beale (Beal), Chase, Edwards, and Truxtun families; and the Decatur House.

    • Date: 1794
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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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    Edmund Roberts papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Official and family correspondence, journals, manuscript drafts of Roberts's book Embassy to the Eastern Courts of Cochin-China, Siam, and Muscat; in the U.S. Sloop-of-war Peacock, David Geisinger, Commander, During the Years 1832-3-4 (1837), diplomatic documents (1832-1836), legal and financial records, and miscellaneous items consisting chiefly of maps, drawings, and printed matter. Documents Roberts's service as a special agent of the U.S. to negotiate treaties ...

    • Contributor: Roberts, Edmund - Roberts, Edmund, in the U.S. Sloop-Of-War Peacock ... During the Years 1832-3-4
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    Humphrey Marshall papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, notes, financial and legal records, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Marshall's career as a lawyer, soldier, and politician. Documents his work as a lawyer in Kentucky and Virginia and his service as U.S. representative from Kentucky, U.S. commissioner to China during the Taiping Rebellion, and U.S. army officer during the Mexican War. Subjects include the conduct of ...

    • Contributor: Marshall, Humphrey - McLean, John
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    James L. Cathcart papers, 1785-1817

    Diplomat. Journals and letterbooks relating chiefly to Cathcart’s capture (1785) by Algerians off Cape St. Vincent while he served on the schooner Maria of Boston, his eleven-year captivity, and the successive offices he held while a prisoner, becoming chief Christian secretary to the Dey of Algiers (1792). The letterbooks relate to his later service as United States consul (1797-1817).

    • Contributor: Cathcart, James L. (james Leander) - Cathcart, James L.
    • Date: 1785
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    Reverdy Johnson papers, 1830-1876

    Lawyer, United States senator from Maryland, and diplomat. Mainly correspondence relating to Johnson's early law practice and political and diplomatic career.

    • Contributor: Johnson, Reverdy
    • Date: 1830
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    Richard Rush papers, 1805-1852

    Lawyer and statesman. Correspondence, diary, notes, writings, and engraved portraits relating primarily to Rush’s duties as attorney general, secretary of state, minister to Great Britain, and secretary of the treasury, and legal documents concerning a loan from the Netherlands he arranged to finance the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal Company in and near the District of Columbia.

    • Contributor: Rush, Richard
    • Date: 1805
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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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    Alexis Vasilevich Babine papers, 1895-1953

    Librarian, teacher, and author. Correspondence, lectures, articles, journals, other writings, and miscellaneous material relating chiefly to Babine's experiences during the Russian Revolution, his work in creative writing, and a history in Russian of the United States.

    • Contributor: Babine, Alexis Vasilevich
    • Date: 1895
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    Beale family papers from the Decatur House, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, journals, speeches, articles, biographical material, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers of the Beale (Beal), Chase, Edwards, and Truxton families. Includes papers of Edward Fitzgerald Beale relating primarily to his role in opening the West; papers of Truxtun Beale as U.S. minister to Greece, Persia, and Romania; diaries of Marie Oge Beale; papers of Stephen Decatur; and papers of Thomas Truxton. Subjects include ...

    • Contributor: Beale, Edward Fitzgerald - Beale, Marie Oge - Beale, Truxton - Decatur, Stephen - Truxtun, Thomas
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    Hugh Lenox Scott papers, 1582-1981

    Army officer and public official. Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, memoirs, drafts of writings, speeches, reports, notes, biographical and genealogical material, account books, financial papers, lists, printed material, maps, photographs, drawings, prints, and others papers relating to Scott's career in the United States Army from 1876 to his retirement following World War I, his service as a member of the State Highway Commission for New Jersey ...

    • Contributor: Scott, Hugh Lenox
    • Date: 1582
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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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    Francis Bowes Sayre papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, writings including Sayre's autobiography, official reports and communications, printed matter, memorabilia, and other papers relating to Sayre's diplomatic career and his role as a spokesman for Christianity and the Episcopal Church. Documents his service as U.S. assistant secretary of state, diplomatic advisor to United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, president of the United Nations Trusteeship Council, U.S. high commissioner to the Philippines, ...

    • Contributor: Sayre, Francis Bowes - Nevin, Wilberforce
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    Lee-Palfrey families papers, 1780-1932

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, clippings, maps, photographs, and other papers of William Lee (1772-1840) of Boston, Massachusetts, Washington, D.C., and France and members of his family. Of particular interest are Lee's diaries and letters detailing his experiences as a commercial agent and secretary to the United States Legation in France. Also includes a journal and photographs of a topographical mission to Utah in 1858-1859 by ...

    • Date: 1780