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    J.C. Bancroft Davis papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Bound volumes of correspondence, diaries, journals, reports, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Davis's diplomatic career, especially his role in the Alabama claims dispute with Great Britain following the U.S. Civil War. Documents his work as an American correspondent for the London Times and U.S. Supreme Court reporter; and his part in negotiations between the U.S. and Great Britain relating to Central...
    • Contributor: Davis, J. C. Bancroft (John Chandler Bancroft)
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    James R. Doolittle papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, speeches, newspaper clippings, and other papers chiefly concerning Doolittle's career as a U.S. senator and as a lawyer. Subjects include slavery, the Civil War, Reconstruction, resettlement of African Americans in Africa, and political reaction in the Midwest to Andrew Johnson's veto of congressional measures in 1866. Other subjects include Radicalism and the Republican Party, tariff issues, and bimetallism. Correspondence with U.S. Secretary of...
    • Contributor: Doolittle, James R. (James Rood)
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    Samuel Smith family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, letterbooks, military and political papers, notebooks, diaries, financial and legal papers, writings, printed matter, and other papers. Papers (1772-1850) of Samuel Smith relate to such topics as affairs of the U.S. Senate, public finance and the Bank of the United States, trade and tariffs, relations with Great Britain and France, Fort McHenry and the defense of Baltimore during the War of 1812, and...
    • Contributor: Smith, Samuel - Smith, John Spear - Smith, Robert
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    Daniel Edgar Sickles papers, 1821-1918 United States Army officer, United States representative from New York and diplomat. Correspondence, speeches, documents, legal and financial papers, clippings, and printed matter, including drafts of reports to the secretary of state while Sickles was serving as minister to Spain (1869-1873) relating, in part, to the Cuban Insurrection and to the Virginius affair. Other topics include service as chairman (1868-1912) of the New York...
    • Contributor: Sickles, Daniel Edgar
    • Date: 1821
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    Zbigniew Brzezinski papers, 1798-2009 Foreign policy advisor, political scientist, educator, and author. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, notes, journal extracts, writings, speeches, lectures, testimony, travel files, interview transcripts, press clippings, photographs, family papers, printed matter, and other material relating primarily to Brzezinski's professional life including his tenure as Jimmy Carter's national security advisor.
    • Contributor: Brzezinski, Zbigniew
    • Date: 1798
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    Silas Casey papers, 1771-1941 Naval officer. Correspondence, journal, daybook, bills, receipts, commissions, and other papers relating to Casey’s naval service.
    • Contributor: Casey, Silas
    • Date: 1771
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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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    Courtney Letts de Espil papers, 1925-1994 Writer and wife of the Argentine ambassador to the United States (1933-1943). Correspondence, diaries, writings, clippings, photographs, and other papers concerning social affairs in Washington and including references to many prominent individuals of the New Deal era. Also includes material on a cruise to the Arctic in 1927, the Espils’s return to Argentina in 1943, and life in Argentina under Juan Perón.
    • Contributor: Letts De Espil, Courtney
    • Date: 1925
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    Mark L. Bristol papers, 1882-1939 Naval officer and diplomat. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, reports, memoranda, official dispatches, appointment sheets, press releases, and scrapbooks pertaining mainly to Bristol's naval career.
    • Contributor: Bristol, Mark L. (Mark Lambert) - Bristol, Mark L.
    • Date: 1882
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    Donald Wilson papers, 1910-1979 U.S. Army and Air Force officer. Diaries, journals, correspondence, speeches, lectures, flight records, maps and other items relating to Wilson’s personal life and military career. Diaries include accounts of the Iwo Jima and other South Pacific campaigns during World War II.
    • Contributor: Wilson, Donald
    • Date: 1910
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    William Pitt Fessenden papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence with related clippings and printed matter pertaining chiefly to Fessenden's service on the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance and as U.S. secretary of the treasury under Abraham Lincoln. Subjects include Maine and national politics, disputed territorial claims in Maine, abolitionism, operations of the Treasury Dept. in 1864 and 1865, financing the Civil War, financial crises in the U.S. during the 1860s, Reconstruction, the...
    • Contributor: Fessenden, William Pitt
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    Lester Hood Woolsey papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, minutes and resolutions of conferences, treaty papers, articles, annotated printed matter, and other papers pertaining to Woolsey's service in the U.S. Department of State and to his international law practice with Robert Lansing. Subjects include foreign relations during World War I and related international issues such as postwar sabotage claims. Includes Lansing family correspondence and articles, speeches, and an unpublished book...
    • Contributor: Woolsey, Lester Hood
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    John Hay papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, diaries, speeches, notebooks, scrapbooks, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Hay's service as U.S. ambassador to Great Britain and U.S. secretary of state under Presidents William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt. Earlier papers deal with his years as U.S. assistant secretary in the Abraham Lincoln presidential administration; work as a lawyer in Springfield, Ill.; years with the New York Tribune; and...
    • Contributor: Hay, John - Hay, Clara Louise Stone
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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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    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)