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    Confederate States of America records,

    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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    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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    Robert Wilson Shufeldt papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks, logbooks, subject files, newspaper clippings, printed matter, maps, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Shufeldt's career in the U.S. Navy and as an explorer and diplomat. Documents his assignment as consul general to Cuba, 1861-1863, and command of the USS Ticonderoga (Sloop of war) on a world cruise, 1878-1880. Subjects include the growth and development of the U.S. Navy ...

    • Contributor: Shufeldt, Robert Wilson - Shufeldt, Mason A. (mason Abercrombie)
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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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    Josephus Daniels papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, family papers, and other material relating chiefly to Daniels's service as secretary of the navy during the Woodrow Wilson presidential administration. Also documents Daniels's career as editor of the Raleigh, N.C., News & Observer, work with the Democratic Party, and role as U.S. ambassador to Mexico (1933-1941). Subjects include democracy, naval aviation, prohibition, public health and welfare, and radio communication. ...

    • Contributor: Daniels, Josephus
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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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    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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    Hans Peter Kraus collection of Spanish American documents, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Letters, decrees, order books, reports, instructions, dispatches, printed material, and miscellaneous legal documents concerning the history and culture of colonial Spanish America including Florida and other territories now part of the United States. Subjects include exploration of the New World; the government of New Spain, especially Mexico; the Catholic Church in Mexico and the administration of the Mexican Inquisition; taxation and economic conditions in ...

    • Contributor: Kraus, Hans Peter
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    Carnegie Institution of Washington reproductions collection, 1686-1941

    Chiefly transcriptions and copies of documents in foreign archives and personal collections relating to the history of the United States, especially the early Spanish period and British ministers to the United States from 1791 to 1812, collected for publication projects of the Carnegie Institution of Washington.

    • Contributor: Carnegie Institution of Washington
    • Date: 1686
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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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    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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    Donald Wilson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, lectures, flight records, maps, and other papers relating chiefly to Wilson's military career as an army and air force officer from service on the Mexican border before World War I through World War II and to his personal life. Diaries include accounts of the battle of Iwo Jima and of other South Pacific campaigns. Subjects include air warfare and strategic ...

    • Contributor: Wilson, Donald
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    Fred Kenelm Nielsen papers, 1881-1961

    Diplomat, soldier, lawyer, and educator. General and official correspondence, memoranda, interdepartmental letters, writings, and miscellaneous material relating primarily to American relations with England, Egypt, Mexico, and Turkey, claims arbitration, the Monetary and Economic Conference of 1933, and Nielsen's service as solicitor for the State Department.

    • Contributor: Nielsen, Fred Kenelm
    • Date: 1881
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    Tom Connally papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, remarks, articles, reports, voting records, press releases, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Connally's years in the U.S. Senate. Subjects include foreign affairs, the United Nations, the Marshall Plan, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, aid to China, inter-American relations, defense, the General Claims Commission (Mexico and United States), taxes, rivers and harbors, tidelands oil, atomic energy and ...

    • Contributor: Connally, Tom
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    José Ignacio Rodríguez papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence; legal records; notes, drafts, and other literary papers; newspaper clippings; and other papers relating to Rodriguez's career as an author and lawyer. Documents his work involving Latin American claims commissions and governments and his writings on Latin American history. Includes material pertaining to claims against the governments of Cuba and the Dominican Republic; cases before various Spanish and American Claims commissions, the French ...

    • Contributor: Rodríguez, José Ignacio - Mestre, José Manuel - Junta (new York, N.Y.) - Real Sociedad Económica De Amigos Del País (cuba)
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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)
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    David Glasgow Farragut papers, 1816-1869

    Naval officer. Correspondence, letterbooks, biographical file, invitations, and other material relating primarily to Farragut's naval activities, especially his role in the protection of American interests in Mexico during the pre-Civil War period.

    • Contributor: Farragut, David Glasgow
    • Date: 1816
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    Louis McLane correspondence, 1795-1894

    Lawyer, U.S. representative and senator from Delaware, diplomat, and cabinet officer. Correspondence primarily between McLane and members of his family relating to social life in Washington, D.C., his diplomatic duties, and national and congressional politics.

    • Contributor: McLane, Louis
    • Date: 1795
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    Nicholas Philip Trist papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, writings, notes, reports, legal and financial papers, 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. Subjects include national politics, the presidential election of John Adams, political and military affairs in Mexico, John Slidell's mission to Mexico, Winfield Scott's command of ...

    • Contributor: Trist, Nicholas Philip
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    Hugh Lenox Scott papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, writings, reports, notes, family papers, biographical and genealogical material, financial records, printed matter, maps, drawings, prints, photographs, and other papers relating to Scott's career in the U.S. Army from 1876 to his retirement following World War I, his service as a member of the U.S. Board of Indian Commissioners and as chairman of the New Jersey State Highway Commission, and ...

    • Contributor: Scott, Hugh Lenox - Scott, William McKendree
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    Robert Lee Bullard papers, 1881-1955

    Army officer. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, speeches, writings, printed matter, maps, photographs, memorabilia, legal documents, and other material relating chiefly to Bullard's military career, activities as president of the National Security League, and work as an author.

    • Contributor: Bullard, Robert Lee
    • Date: 1881
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    John J. Walsh papers, 1933-2004

    Federal Bureau of Investigation agent. Correspondence, writings, and research material relating to Walsh’s career as a Federal Bureau of Investigation agent and as an investigator for congressional committees and executive branch agencies. Includes Walsh’s unpublished memoir and research files relating to the Venona project and to Matthew Silverman, a figure in the Alger Hiss case.

    • Contributor: Walsh, John J. (john Joseph) - Walsh, John J.
    • Date: 1933
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    William L. Marcy papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, commonplace book, diary (1831-1857), draft of an autobiography, drafts of diplomatic dispatches, drafts in Marcy's handwriting of presidential messages to Congress (1854-1856), and other papers relating to Marcy which were collected and compiled by Henry Barrett Learned. Materials cover such topics as Marcy's career as a member of the cabinets of presidents James K. Polk and Franklin Pierce; New York state and national ...

    • Contributor: Marcy, William L. (william Learned)
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    Nicholas Low papers, 1773-1897

    New York merchant, financier, land speculator, and state legislator. Family and business correspondence, business and ship's papers, legal papers, accounts of voyages to Asia, Europe, and South America, and printed matter. Includes correspondence with foreign merchants and relates to trade conditions, Loyalist matters, and to events in Congress during the first session following the adoption of the Constitution.

    • Contributor: Low, Nicholas
    • Date: 1773
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    Robert Wilson Shufeldt papers, 1836-1910

    Naval officer, explorer, and diplomat. Correspondence, journals, diaries, notebooks, logbooks, subject files, newspaper clippings, and printed matter relating to Shufeldt’s career in the navy and as an explorer and diplomat.

    • Contributor: Shufeldt, Robert Wilson
    • Date: 1836