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    Roswell Randall Hoes papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, notebooks, ship records, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to the Spanish-American War and its aftermath. Subjects include Hoes's Spanish-American War collection, Leonard Wood's service as military governor of Cuba, congressional inquiry into Wood's conduct during the American occupation, U.S. Navy Chaplain Corps, United States Naval Academy, USS Kearsarge (Battleship), USS Olympia (Cruiser), and other naval affairs. Correspondents include Marcus Alonzo Hanna, ...

    • Contributor: Hoes, Roswell Randall
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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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    Vannevar Bush papers, 1901-1974

    Physicist, engineer, government official, and science administrator. The collection relates primarily to Vannevar Bush's role as coordinator of the scientific community for defense efforts during and after World War II when he served as chairman of the National Defense Research Committee and director of its successor, the Office of Scientific Research and Development, where he supervised the Manhattan Project and other programs.

    • Contributor: Bush, Vannevar
    • Date: 1901
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    Roland S. Morris papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Morris's service as U.S. ambassador to Japan (1917-1921) and to his special missions to Siberia (1918-1919). Subjects include the Allied intervention in Siberia, 1918-1920. Includes typewritten copies of a translation of a diary of a Japanese mission to the U.S. (1860) and official telegrams exchanged with U.S. Secretary of State Robert ...

    • Contributor: Morris, Roland S. (roland Sletor)
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    American Medical Center for Burma records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, subject files, administrative and financial records, magazines, clippings, maps, and other records relating chiefly to Namkhan Hospital and the Midwives and Nurses Training School at Namkhan, Burma, run by Dr. Gordon Stifler Seagrave, known as the "Burma surgeon." Subjects include American foreign policy, Dr. Thomas A. Dooley, Peace Corps (U.S.), and the political situation in Burma. Correspondents include Rothwell H. Brown, Fanny McConnell ...

    • Contributor: American Medical Center for Burma
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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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    James Monroe papers, 1758-1839

    United States president, secretary of state, secretary of war, and diplomat; delegate to the Continental Congress from and governor of Virginia. Correspondence relating primarily to negotiations for the Louisiana Purchase, the Monroe-Pinkney treaty with Great Britain, the War of 1812, the purchase of Florida, South American independence, and Virginia politics and a diary, an account book of memoranda and official and personal accounts, and ...

    • Contributor: Monroe, James
    • Date: 1758
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    Tobias Lear papers, 1790-1816

    Secretary to George Washington, businessman, and diplomat. Correspondence, account books, and other papers relating primarily to George Washington, Lear's diplomatic missions, and business affairs, and family matters.

    • Contributor: Lear, Tobias
    • Date: 1790
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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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    Lewis B. Schwellenbach papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, writings, clippings, scrapbooks, and other papers relating primarily to Schwellenbach's service as U.S. senator from Washington (State) and U.S. secretary of labor in the Harry S. Truman presidential administration. Subjects include Schwellenbach's friendship with Truman, anti-alien legislation, anti-communism, civil liberties, Huey Long and the use of filibuster in the U.S. Senate, fishing and lumber industries in Washington (State), labor strikes, rights of ...

    • Contributor: Schwellenbach, Lewis (lewis Baxter)
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    Souvanna Phouma, Prince of Laos, papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Copies of ten volumes of diaries with inserted material such as letters, cables, memoranda, communiques, clippings, and other printed material. Reflects Souvanna's role as nationalist and conciliator of the political factions within Laos including the Neo Lao Haksat (political arm of the Pathet Lao) led by Prince Souphanouvong, the rightist faction led by Prince Boun Oum Na Champassak, and the neutralists led by Souvanna; ...

    • Contributor: Souvanna Phouma
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    Confederate States of America records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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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    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
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    Nicholas Philip Trist papers, 1795-1873

    Diplomat and lawyer. Family and general correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, notes, reports, legal and financial papers, writings, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Trist's tenure as U.S. consul in Havana and his role in negotiating the treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ending the Mexican War. Other topics include Trist's business interests, particularly his sugar plantations in Cuba and Louisiana; the establishment of the University ...

    • Contributor: Trist, Nicholas Philip
    • Date: 1795