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    James A. Bayard and Richard H. Bayard papers, 1797-1885

    :Lawyers, senators, and diplomats, of the Bayard (Baird) family of Delaware. Correspondence, diaries, financial and legal papers, printed matter and miscellaneous material relating to the careers of James A. Bayard and his son Richard H. Bayard.

    • Date: 1797
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    Mercer Green Johnston papers, 1860-1954

    Educator, Episcopal clergyman, and author. Correspondence, diaries, sermons, notebooks, autobiographical papers, poems, prayers, financial papers, pamphlets, periodicals, photographs, clippings, scrapbooks, and memorabilia relating to Johnston's career as an Episcopal clergyman in the United States and the Philippines, worker for the Young Men's Christian Association during World War I, director of the People's Legislative Service, director of the National Citizens Committee on Relations with Latin ...

    • Contributor: Johnston, Mercer Green
    • Date: 1860
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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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    Henry Brandon papers, 1939-1994

    Journalist and author. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, articles, reviews, speeches, reports, transcripts of interviews, reference files, notes, appointment books, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Brandon's career as chief American correspondent for the Sunday Times, London. Documents his coverage of major events and presidential administrations of the second half of the twentieth century, his interest in international relations, and his personal and official contacts with ...

    • Contributor: Brandon, Henry
    • Date: 1939
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    Elihu Root papers, 1863-1937

    United States secretary of state, secretary of war, United States senator from New York, and statesman. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, notes, reports, subject files, financial papers, calendar and appointment books, invitations, and printed materials relating to Root's career as a lawyer and statesman.

    • Contributor: Root, Elihu
    • Date: 1863
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    Mary Vance Trent papers, 1849-1998

    Foreign service officer and lecturer. Correspondence, memoranda, family papers, reports, speeches, writings, photographs, clippings, and printed matter relating primarily to Trent's career as a foreign service officer in the State Department and a lecturer for the Smithsonian Institution's travel program.

    • Contributor: Trent, Mary Vance
    • Date: 1849
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    William H. Taft papers, 1784-1973

    President of the United States and chief justice of the Supreme Court. Correspondence including letterpress books, speeches and addresses, presidental and judicial files, legal files and notebooks, family papers and letters, business and estate papers, engagement calendars, guest lists, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, memorabilia, and photographs documenting Taft's career.

    • Contributor: Taft, William H. (william Howard) - Taft, William H.
    • Date: 1784
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    Stuart Eizenstat papers, 1929-2003

    Lawyer, ambassador, adviser to the president of the United States, and public official. Correspondence, memoranda, transcripts of interviews, notebooks and notes, subject files, speeches, writings, reports, briefing books, press releases, clippings, calendars, photographs, printed matter, and other material relating chiefly to Eizenstat's writings.

    • Contributor: Eizenstat, Stuart
    • Date: 1929
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    Elbridge Gerry papers, 1772-1901

    United States vice president, delegate to the Continental Congress, and United States representative from and governor of Massachusetts. Chiefly correspondence relating to various aspects of Gerry's public career, including his memberships in the Massachusetts General Court and Provincial Congress (where he was active on committees of correspondence, safety, and supply during the Revolution), service in the Continental Congress and the U.S. House of Representatives, ...

    • Contributor: Gerry, Elbridge
    • Date: 1772
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    William McKinley papers, circa 1847-1935

    United States president, representative, and army officer, and governor of Ohio. Correspondence, speeches, will, messages, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers pertaining primarily to McKinley's presidential administration.

    • Contributor: McKinley, William
    • Date: 1847
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    Burton Norvell Harrison family papers, 1812-1926

    Lawyer and private secretary to Jefferson Davis. Correspondence, diaries, reports, memoranda, manuscripts of articles, speeches, and books, and other papers of Harrison; of J. B. Harrison, lawyer and newspaper editor; Samuel Jordan Harrison, merchant; Mrs. Burton Harrison (formerly Constance Cary), author; Fairfax Harrison, lawyer and president of the Southern Railway; and of Francis Burton Harrison, lawyer, United States representative from New York, and governor ...

    • Contributor: Harrison, Burton Norvell
    • Date: 1812
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    Edward L. Bernays papers, 1777-1994

    Public relations counsel. Correspondence, memoranda, research notes, speeches, articles, book drafts, surveys, reports, publicity material, scrapbooks, photographs, printed matter, and other material documenting Bernays's career as a pioneer in the field of public relations and the development of that profession and its influence on American society.

    • Contributor: Bernays, Edward L.
    • Date: 1777
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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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    Green Haywood Hackworth papers, 1912-1973

    Jurist and lawyer. Correspondence, printed and near-print publications, articles, addresses, and printed matter relating chiefly to Hackworth's career as a legal advisor with the State Department and as a judge with the International Court of Justice.

    • Contributor: Hackworth, Green Haywood
    • Date: 1912
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    David D. Porter family papers, 1799-1899

    Naval officer. Correspondence, journals, logbooks, orders, reports, memoranda, family papers, drafts of articles, memoirs, poems, short stories, and other literary writings, sketches, photographs, and printed matter documenting David D. Porter's naval career. Includes material on his years as a midshipman, his service in the Mexican War, trips to the Mediterranean to secure camels for use by the United States Army, Civil War service, superintendency ...

    • Contributor: Porter, David D. (david Dixon) - Porter, David D.
    • Date: 1799
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    Robert A. Taft papers, 1885-1980

    United States senator from Ohio, Republican Party leader, and lawyer. Correspondence, family and personal papers, political and legislative files, subject files, business and financial papers, speeches and writings, and other papers relating primarily to Taft's career in the Senate and to his role as a national leader in the Republican Party.

    • Contributor: Taft, Robert A. (robert Alphonso) - Taft, Robert A.
    • Date: 1885
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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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    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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    Nelson T. Johnson papers, 1916-1955

    U.S. assistant secretary of state, minister and ambassador to China and minister to Australia. Personal correspondence, memoranda of conversations and engagement books, speeches and writings, and other material chiefly relating to Johnson’s diplomatic service in China, Australia, and the Far East.

    • Contributor: Johnson, Nelson T. (nelson Trusler) - Johnson, Nelson T.
    • Date: 1916
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    Albert Gleaves papers, 1803-1946

    Naval officer and historian. Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, articles, books, scrapbooks, reports of the Asiatic Fleet, notebooks, photographs, newspaper clippings, biographical material, poetry, printed matter, and other papers relating to Gleaves's naval career and his writings.

    • Contributor: Gleaves, Albert
    • Date: 1803
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    Richard Olney papers, 1830-1928

    Lawyer, attorney general, and secretary of state. Correspondence, letterbooks, drafts of speeches and articles, subject files, memoranda, reports, legal records, newspaper clippings, and printed material relating primarily to Olney's activities as attorney general and secretary of state, and to his Boston, Massachusetts, law practice.

    • Contributor: Olney, Richard
    • Date: 1830
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    Samuel Smith family papers, 1772-1911

    Army officer and statesman. Correspondence, letterbooks, military and political papers, and miscellaneous material relating to Samuel Smith's forty years in Congress, his military career, and the history and politics of Maryland. Includes papers relating to John Spear Smith, Robert Smith, and other Smith family members.

    • Contributor: Smith, Samuel
    • Date: 1772
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    Benjamin V. Cohen papers, 1902-1983

    Lawyer and statesman. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, notes, reports, printed matter, and other papers pertaining to Cohen's career in public service and as a private counselor.

    • Contributor: Cohen, Benjamin V.
    • Date: 1902
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    St. George L. Sioussat papers, 1831-1959

    Historian, librarian, and archivist. Correspondence with American scholars and librarians concerning the location of Duff Green papers and transcripts and photostats of the correspondence of Green and others relating to American-British diplomacy, with emphasis on Green's missions to England. Also includes notes and memoranda from published and unpublished sources collected for the purpose of writing an account of Green’s diplomatic career.

    • Contributor: Sioussat, St. George L. (st. George Leakin) - Sioussat, St. George L.
    • Date: 1831
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    Henry Morgenthau papers, 1795-1941

    Businessman and diplomat. Diaries, correspondence, letterbooks, family papers, speeches and writings, subject files, printed matter, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Morgenthau's service as ambassador to Turkey, other diplomatic efforts, involvement in Democratic Party politics, and as a philanthropist.

    • Contributor: Morgenthau, Henry
    • Date: 1795