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    W. Averell Harriman papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, statements and writings, business records, political files, diplomatic accounts, family papers, architectural and mechanical drawings, printed matter, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers documenting Harriman's career in business, finance, politics, and public service, particularly during the Franklin Roosevelt, Truman, Kennedy, Johnson, and Carter presidential administrations. Major topics include the defeat of Germany in World War II, Soviet-American relations, Marshall Plan, North Atlantic ...

    • Contributor: Harriman, W. Averell (william Averell)
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    Henry Prather Fletcher papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterbook, diary, speeches, articles, scrapbook, clippings, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Fletcher's career from his enlistment in the Rough Riders (the 1st Volunteer Cavalry, U.S. Army) during the Spanish-American War through his service as a special adviser to the U.S. secretary of state following World War II. Documents his diplomatic service in Havana, Cuba; Peking, China; Lisbon, Portugal; Santiago, Chile; ...

    • Contributor: Fletcher, Henry Prather
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    Frank Maloy Anderson papers, circa 1895-circa 1961

    Author, historian, and educator. Correspondence, memorabilia, and research notes for Anderson’s books, articles, lectures, and classes, especially in preparation for an unfinished study of the secession crisis, "The Two Hundred Days of 1860-1861."

    • Contributor: Anderson, Frank Maloy
    • Date: 1895
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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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    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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    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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    Silas Casey papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, journal, daybook, bills, receipts, commissions, and other papers relating to Casey's career as a U.S. naval officer. Subjects include Casey's service during the cruise of the Niagara (Frigate) to Tokyo, Japan, in 1860-1861, with the Japanese ambassador and his staff; naval actions and blockades in the Civil War; and the punitive expedition to Korea aboard the Colorado (Steam screw frigate) in 1871. Also ...

    • Contributor: Casey, Silas
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    Joseph Kingsbury-Smith papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, writings, wire-service reports, transcribed interviews and phone calls, notes on conversations, background files, biographical material, family papers, financial records, clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Kingsbury-Smith's career with Hearst Corporation and to his personal relationship with the Hearst family, in particular William Randolph Hearst, Jr. Other family members represented include Austine McDonnell Hearst, Millicent Willson Hearst, Patricia (Patty) Hearst, and ...

    • Contributor: Kingsbury-Smith, Joseph
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    Robert S. McNamara papers, 1934-2009

    United States secretary of defense, president of the World Bank, and corporate executive. Correspondence, memoranda, organization records, subject files, speeches and writings, reports, conferences and meetings, background and research material, and other papers relating primarily to McNamara's private and public life following his service as secretary of defense, including his leadership of the World Bank, his role as counselor and adviser to various private ...

    • Contributor: McNamara, Robert S.
    • Date: 1934
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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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    Edward Lee Plumb papers, 1825-1903

    Diplomat and secretary of the United States legation in Mexico. Correspondence, journals, clippings, and other papers relating primarily to Plumb’s negotiations relating to the Mexican railway system.

    • Contributor: Plumb, Edward Lee
    • Date: 1825
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    William Sydney Thayer papers, 1835-1901

    Newspaper correspondent, editor, and United States consul general in Egypt. Correspondence, dispatches, journals, essays, addresses, poems, clippings, printed matter, photographs, and memorabilia dealing primarily with Thayer's activities in Nicaragua and Egypt.

    • Contributor: Thayer, William Sydney
    • Date: 1835
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    John Sharp Williams papers, 1902-1924

    United States representative and senator, lawyer, and planter from Mississippi. Correspondence, biographical and genealogical material, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers documenting Williams's Congressional service. Pertains primarily to politics in Mississippi and the nation during the presidential administrations of Woodrow Wilson and Warren G. Harding.

    • Contributor: Williams, John Sharp
    • Date: 1902
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    William J. Crowe papers, 1932-2003

    Naval officer and diplomat. Correspondence, memoranda, biographical material, clippings, memorabilia, naval records, orders for duty, political campaign files, press releases, photographs, printed matter, scheduling notebooks, reports, research material, speeches and writings, and subject files relating chiefly to Crowe's naval career, service as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and tenure as ambassador to the United Kingdom.

    • Contributor: Crowe, William J.
    • Date: 1932
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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
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    Andrew Jackson Donelson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, journals, draft messages of Andrew Jackson, diplomatic papers, news clippings, scrapbook, sketches, photographs, and other papers pertaining to Donelson's service as Andrew Jackson's aide-de-camp (1820-1822) and presidential secretary (1829-1837), charge d'affaires to Texas (1844-1845), U.S. minister to Prussia (1846-1849), editor of the Washington Union (1851-1852), and vice-presidential candidate (1856). Subjects include the Nullification Crisis, 1828-1832; national economic policy; the move to recharter the ...

    • Contributor: Donelson, Andrew Jackson - Burke, Pauline Wilcox - Donelson, Emily Tennessee - Martin, James Glasgow - Randolph, Meriwether Lewis - Wilcox, Mary Emily Donelson - United States. Constitution
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    W. Cameron Forbes papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Typewritten transcripts of journals documenting Forbes's activities in the civil government of the Philippines, and as a diplomat and businessman. Documents his service in the Philippines as secretary of commerce, vice-governor, governor general, and member of the U.S. Philippine Commission. Also documents his work as receiver of the Brazil Railway Company, member or chairman of presidential missions to study conditions in Haiti and the ...

    • Contributor: Forbes, W. Cameron (william Cameron)
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    Charles Schuveldt Dewey papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, reports, statistical studies, clippings, printed matter, charts, and other papers relating to Dewey's service as a financial advisor to Poland and director of the Narodowy Bank Polski (National Bank of Poland), 1927-1930, and to economic and political conditions in Poland. Subjects include agriculture and agrarian reform, banking, budget, commerce and industry, the constitution, cooperatives, customs and tariffs, railroads, social insurance, taxes, transportation, ...

    • Contributor: Dewey, Charles Schuveldt