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    Robert S. McNamara papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, reports, oral history transcripts, organization records, subject files, conferences and meetings files, background and research material, and other papers relating primarily to McNamara's private and public life following his service as U.S. secretary of defense, including his leadership of the World Bank, his role as counselor and adviser to various private corporations and nonprofit organizations and foundations, and his commentary ...
    • Contributor: McNamara, Robert S. - Blight, James G.
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    G. Bromley Oxnam papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, sermons, addresses, lectures, writings, articles, book reviews, clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers concerning Oxnam's life and career in religious and public service. Documents his work with the Church of All Nations, the controversy over diplomatic relations between the U.S. and the Vatican, the issues of church and state and Protestantism as it related to Catholicism, charges made by the House Committee ...
    • Contributor: Oxnam, G. Bromley (Garfield Bromley)
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    Bancroft-Bliss families papers, 1788-1928 Correspondence, diary, legal and financial papers, article and book galleys, invitations, and printed material of members of the Bliss and Bancroft families, including George Bancroft (1800-1891); his wife, Elizabeth Davis Bancroft (1803-1886), her first husband, Alexander Bliss (1792-1827); and their son, Alexander Bliss (1827-1896).
    • Date: 1788
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    Lester Hood Woolsey papers, 1831-1958 Lawyer, diplomat, and geologist. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, treaty papers, minutes and resolutions of conferences, articles, and annotated printed material chiefly from Woolsey's service in the Department of State, including during World War I and while practicing international law with Robert Lansing.
    • Contributor: Woolsey, Lester Hood
    • Date: 1831
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    Charles Guillaume Frédéric Dumas papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Diplomatic correspondence of Dumas from the Revolutionary and post-Revolutionary periods concerning the First League of Armed Neutrality, the French alliance, negotiations with the Netherlands, peace negotiations, prisoners of war, and a treaty of commerce with England. Correspondents include John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, John Paul Jones, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de Lafeyette, Arthur Lee, and the Committee for Foreign Affairs ...
    • Contributor: Dumas, Charles Guillaume Frédéric
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    Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office oral history interviews, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Typewritten transcripts of oral history interviews accompanied by photographs, copies of correspondence, reports, clippings, and other supplementary material. Interviews pertaining to California state politics and government, the suffragists, and to the life and career of John S. Service, an American diplomat in China, and his wife, Caroline. Includes interviews from the Earl Warren Oral History Project, the Walter Gordon Oral History Project, the Governmental ...
    • Contributor: Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office - Bary, Helen Valeska - Field, Sara Bard - Gordon, Walter - Kent, Roger - Matthews, Burnita Shelton - Paul, Alice - Rankin, Jeannette - Reyher, Rebecca Hourwich - Service, Caroline ... Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office - Bary, Helen Valeska - Field, Sara Bard - Gordon, Walter - Kent, Roger - Matthews, Burnita Shelton - Paul, Alice - Rankin, Jeannette - Reyher, Rebecca Hourwich - Service, Caroline - Vernon, Mabel - Earl Warren Oral History Project (Bancroft Library) - Governmental History Documentation Project (Bancroft Library) - John S. And Caroline Service Oral History Project (Bancroft Library) - Suffragists Oral History Project - Walter Gordon Oral History Project (Bancroft Library)
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    Roland Herbert Shackford papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, notes, notebooks, invitations, printed matter, photographs, and other papers documenting Shackford's career as a journalist with the Scripps-Howard news agency and other newspapers and his personal and family life. Subjects include national politics, the presidency, diplomacy, Asian affairs, and Shackford's trips to Asia with Lyndon B. Johnson and to China with Richard M. Nixon. Also includes notes from off-the-record briefings by secretaries ...
    • Contributor: Shackford, Roland Herbert
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    Marquis de Lafayette papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, letterbooks, writings, speeches, reports, minutes, notes, military records, financial and legal documents, family papers, broadsides, and other papers relating chiefly to the marquis'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 1789 and 1830, his imprisonment ...
    • Contributor: Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier - Jarnac, Charles Rosalie De Rohan-Chabot - Jarnac, Louis Charles Guillaume De Rohan-Chabot - Jarnac, Philippe-Ferdinand-Auguste De Rohan-Chabot - Lafayette, Georges Washington Louis Gilbert Du Motier - Lafayette, Marie Adrienne De Noailles - La Fayette, Michel Louis Christophe Roch Gilbert Motier - Lasteyrie Du Saillant, Adrien-Jules - Lasteyrie Du Saillant, Louis - Lasteyrie Du Saillant, Olivia De Rohan-Chabot - Lasteyrie Du Saillant, Virginie Du Motier De La Fayette - La Tour-Maubourg, Anastasie Du Motier De La Fayette - Périer, Natalie Du Motier De La Fayette
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    Joshua R. Giddings and George Washington Julian papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Giddings's letters, written chiefly to his family, document his service in Congress (1848-1859) and as consul general in Montreal (1861). Julian's correspondence reflects his involvement with the Free Soil Party, the formation of the Republican Party in Indiana, antislavery movements, and Reconstruction. Giddings's correspondents include Salmon P. Chase, Oliver Johnson, John Gorham Palfrey, Charles Sumner, John Van Buren, and B. F. Wade. Julian's correspondents ...
    • Contributor: Giddings, Joshua R. (Joshua Reed) - Julian, George Washington
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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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    Armand Hammer papers, circa 1508-1989 Business executive, philanthropist, and art collector. Chiefly correspondence documenting Hammer's career as a citizen diplomat (particularly to the Soviet Union), humanitarian, and art collector gathered for an exhibition honoring him at the Library of Congress in 1989, including also a facsimile edition of the Codex Hammer (a notebook of Leonardo da Vinci) and a photograph album.
    • Contributor: Hammer, Armand
    • Date: 1508
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    William Maxwell Evarts papers, 1667-1918 Lawyer, United States senator from New York, and United States secretary of state and attorney general. Correspondence, diary, journal, account books, minute book, printed material, drafts of memoranda, and a journal of college reading relating mainly to New York state, national, and international politics from the Civil War to the 1890s.
    • Contributor: Evarts, William Maxwell
    • Date: 1667
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    Rowland Evans papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, notebooks, interviews, drafts, transcripts, articles and other writings, research and reference material, subject files, printed matter, and other papers relating to Evans's career as a journalist and political commentator. Includes material relating to his years as a reporter with the New York Herald Tribune and his partnership with Robert D. Novak writing the newspaper column Inside Report, hosting their program of political commentary ...
    • Contributor: Evans, Rowland - Novak, Robert D.
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    Bernard A. Schriever papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, reports, subject files, and other papers relating to Schriever's career as a U.S. Air Force officer responsible for the research and development of the intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) and early military space programs and to his post-military career as a corporate and government consultant. Documents his work as head of the U.S. Air Force Western Development Division and the U.S. ...
    • Contributor: Schriever, Bernard A. - Ford, Vincent
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    Clark M. Clifford papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, speeches and writings, congressional testimony, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Clark M. Clifford's personal and professional life including his role as an adviser and counsel to the Democratic administrations of Harry S. Truman, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, and Jimmy Carter; his service as U.S. secretary of defense (1968-1969); and his career as a lawyer in Washington, D.C. ...
    • Contributor: Clifford, Clark M.
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    James Gillespie Blaine family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Family and general correspondence, speeches and writings, diaries, memoirs, notebooks, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting Blaine's public career. Includes a draft of his book, "Twenty Years of Congress" (1884-1886). Documents national and Republican Party politics during Reconstruction and afterward, the presidential campaign of 1884, and foreign policy in regard to Europe and Latin America. Portions of the general correspondence and the financial papers relate ...
    • Contributor: Blaine, James Gillespie
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    Robert A. Taft papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, speeches, writings, political and legislative files, subject files, business and financial records, family papers, and other papers relating primarily to Taft's career as a U.S. senator and to his role as a national leader in the Republican Party. Subjects include public policy and legislative issues especially in the areas of defense, economic policy, education, finance, foreign policy, labor, public housing, taxation, and veterans' ...
    • Contributor: Taft, Robert A. (Robert Alphonso)