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    Lynde Dupuy McCormick papers, 1909-1959 Naval officer. Correspondence, reports, notes, scrapbooks, photographs, clippings, and miscellaneous printed matter relating primarily to McCormick's duty as Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic, 1952-1954. Includes trip reports and subject files relating to the countries of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
    • Contributor: McCormick, Lynde Dupuy
    • Date: 1909
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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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    Marquis de Lafayette papers, 1757-1990 Soldier and statesman. Correspondence, letterbooks, writings, speeches, reports, minutes, notes, military records, financial and legal documents, family papers, broadsides, and other papers relating chiefly to the Marquis de Lafayette's military, political, and private life, as well as to French and American history of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Subjects include Lafayette's involvement in the American Revolution and in the French revolutions of...
    • Contributor: Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, Marquis De - Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier
    • Date: 1457
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    Donald T. Regan papers, 1919-1993 Correspondence, memoranda, chronological and subject files, speeches and engagements file, personal file, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting Donald T. Regan's government service as U.S. secretary of the treasury and chief of White House staff during the presidency of Ronald Reagan.
    • Contributor: Regan, Donald T.
    • Date: 1919
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    Henry D. Flood papers, 1870-1921 Lawyer, state legislator, and U.S. representative from Virginia. Correspondence, legislative bills, resolutions, newspaper articles, and other papers relating chiefly to political affairs in Virginia and Flood’s legislative career.
    • Contributor: Flood, Henry D. (Henry Delaware) - Flood, Henry D.
    • Date: 1870
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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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    Smith Simpson papers, 1833-1991 Diplomat. Correspondence, family papers, topical files, photographs, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating to Simpson's career as a diplomat and industrial relations specialist.
    • Contributor: Simpson, Smith
    • Date: 1833
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    Donald Benham Civil War collection, 1806-1916 Collector. Correspondence, financial and legal records, military orders and records, speeches, and miscellaneous items comprising the Civil War collection of Donald Benham.
    • Contributor: Benham, Donald
    • Date: 1806
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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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    Stewart Hensley papers, 1936-1975 Newspaper correspondent. Correspondence, notebooks, transcriptions of interviews, speeches, research files, printed matter and other papers relating to Hensley's career as a reporter and chief diplomatic correspondent for the United Press Associations, later the United Press International.
    • Contributor: Hensley, Stewart
    • Date: 1936
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    Moorfield Storey papers, 1876-1929 Author, civil rights leader, and lawyer. Correspondence, articles, lecture notes, petitions, press releases, clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, and other papers relating chiefly to Storey's years as president of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and his interest in the Anti-Imperialist League.
    • Contributor: Storey, Moorfield
    • Date: 1876
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    Charles William Le Gendre papers, 1866-1893 Army officer and diplomat. Correspondence, memoranda, dispatches, reports, Chinese and Japanese documents, and other papers relating chiefly to Le Gendre's service as American consul at Amoy, China, 1866-1872; as advisor in the Japanese government and in a diplomatic post representing Japan in Taiwan, 1872-1875; and as advisor in the Korean government, 1890-1899. Includes Le Gendre's journal, with drawings and photographs, in which he recounts...
    • Contributor: Le Gendre, Charles William
    • Date: 1866
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    Roland S. Morris papers, 1910-1943 Lawyer, diplomat, and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Morris's service as U.S. ambassador to Japan and to his special missions to Siberia.
    • Contributor: Morris, Roland S. (Roland Sletor) - Morris, Roland S.
    • Date: 1910
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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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    W.A. Croffut papers, 1774-1933 Author, editor, and poet. Correspondence, writings, minutes, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellaneous items pertaining chiefly to Croffut's publications, activities with the Anti-Imperialist League, and the presidential campaign of 1900. Includes material relating to Ethan Allen Hitchcock, copies of correspondence with Sophia Amelia Peabody Hawthorne, wife of Nathaniel Hawthorne, journals of Henry Alfred Robbins, letters of John Quincy Adams and Jefferson Davis, and autograph material.
    • Contributor: Croffut, W. A. (William Augustus) - Croffut, W. A.
    • Date: 1774
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    Henry T. Mayo papers, 1866-1972 Naval officer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, memoirs, genealogical material, reports, orders, certificates, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers pertaining mainly to Mayo's naval career.
    • Contributor: Mayo, Henry T. (Henry Thomas) - Mayo, Henry T.
    • Date: 1866
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    David Bailie Warden papers, 1800-1840 Author, book collector, and diplomat. Correspondence, diaries, scientific notes and articles, business papers, historical notes, and miscellaneous material. Includes material relating to Warden's service as private secretary to John Armstrong, U.S. minister to France, and as U.S. consul at Paris.
    • Contributor: Warden, David Bailie
    • Date: 1800
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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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    Edgar Ansel Mowrer and Lilian T. Mowrer papers, 1898-1978 Edgar Ansel Mowrer, journalist, and Lilian Thomson, author, married 1916. Correspondence, manuscripts of speeches and writings, lectures, subject files, and other papers documenting the Mowrers' careers as authors and lecturers on foreign affairs, particularly on the diplomacy of France, Germany, Italy, and the United States.
    • Contributor: Mowrer, Edgar Ansel
    • Date: 1898
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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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    Hedrick Smith papers, 1923-1992 Correspondence, memoranda, interview transcripts, drafts of speeches, articles, books, notes, radio broadcasts, legal material, research material, family papers, press releases, printed material, posters, maps, and other papers relating primarily to Smith's research for his books and television productions about the Soviet Union and about United States politics. Documents his career with the New York Times while stationed in Washington, D.C., Moscow, Russia, and elsewhere,...
    • Contributor: Smith, Hedrick
    • Date: 1923
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    W. Cameron Forbes papers, 1904-1946 Business executive, government official, and diplomat. Typewritten transcripts of journals documenting Forbes’s activities in the civil government of the Philippines and as a diplomat and businessman.
    • Contributor: Forbes, W. Cameron (William Cameron) - Forbes, W. Cameron
    • Date: 1904
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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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    Bladen Dulany papers, 1817-1855 Naval officer. Correspondence, journals, orders to duty, bills, receipts, inventories, and printed matter relating primarily to Dulany’s tour of duty in 1852-1855 as commander of the South Pacific Squadron.
    • Contributor: Dulany, Bladen
    • Date: 1817
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    Willard family papers, 1800-1968 Correspondence, letterbooks, notebooks, diaries, subject files, business and financial records, and other papers documenting the family's involvement in the business, social, and political life of Virginia and Washington, D.C.
    • Date: 1800