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    Henry Clay family papers, 1732-1927 Personal, official, and family correspondence, speeches, writings, business records, legal files, biographical material, printed matter, and other papers chiefly documenting the public career and private life of statesman Henry Clay (1777-1852), United States secretary of state and representative and senator from Kentucky; his son, James B. Clay (1817-1864), diplomat, United States representative from Kentucky, and Confederate sympathizer; and other members of Henry Clay's family.
    • Contributor: Clay, Henry
    • Date: 1732
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    Charles Russell Train papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Photocopies of Train's journals (1898-1952), biographical sketch and obituary, scrapbook (1900-1904), and article on the resignation of Adm. Willard H. Brownson as chief of the Bureau of Navigation in 1907. Train's journals and scrapbook contain daily entries, letters, menus, newspaper clippings, programs, invitations, clippings, and photographs documenting Train's naval career and personal life including his participation in the around-the-world cruise of the Great White ...
    • Contributor: Train, Charles Russell
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    William Sydney Thayer papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, dispatches, journals, essays, addresses, poems, family papers, clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Thayer's service as consul general in Egypt. Subjects include Henry Lawrence Kinney and his 1855 Nicaraguan expedition, in which Thayer participated; Nathaniel Prentiss Banks; and Thayer family genealogy. Correspondents include John Bigelow, Francis Dainese, Charles Hale, Henry Lawrence Kinney, and family members including Abijah Wyman Thayer, ...
    • Contributor: Thayer, William Sydney
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    Anson Burlingame and Edward L. Burlingame family papers, 1810-1922 Anson Burlingame, state legislator and United States representative from Massachusetts and minister to China. Edward L. Burlingame, editor. Correspondence and other papers of Anson Burlingame and Edward L. Burlingame, father and son, and of Anson’s wife, Jane Cornelia Livermore Burlingame.
    • Contributor: Burlingame, Anson
    • Date: 1810
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    Norman Hapgood and Elizabeth Reynolds Hapgood papers, 1824-1977 Norman Hapgood, editor, diplomat, and author; and Elizabeth Reynolds Hapgood, editor and translator. Correspondence, family papers, speeches and writings, subject files, clippings, and miscellaneous material of the Hapgoods relating primarily to family matters, current affairs, and politics.
    • Contributor: Hapgood, Norman
    • Date: 1824
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    J.L.M. Curry papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, lectures, sermons, autobiography, essays, articles, notes, documents and legal records, accounts, catalog of Curry's library, clippings, scrapbook, printed matter, and memorabilia. Diaries and much of the correspondence (1880-1903) relate to Curry's career as a Baptist minister and educator in the South and as ambassador to Spain. Also includes material pertaining to his studies on Civil War history and the civil ...
    • Contributor: Curry, J. L. M. (Jabez Lamar Monroe)
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    Daniel P. Moynihan papers, 1765-2003 Public official, diplomat, educator, and senator. Correspondence, memoranda, journals, speeches, writings, legislative files, notes, research material, subject files, appointment books, press releases, printed material, clippings, and photographs documenting Moynihan's career in public service, in higher education, and in politics, particularly his years as United States senator from New York.
    • Contributor: Moynihan, Daniel P. (Daniel Patrick) - Moynihan, Daniel P.
    • Date: 1765
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    Tobias Lear papers, 1790-1816 Secretary to George Washington, businessman, and diplomat. Correspondence, account books, and other papers relating primarily to George Washington, Lear's diplomatic missions, and business affairs, and family matters.
    • Contributor: Lear, Tobias
    • Date: 1790
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    William Sydney Thayer papers, 1835-1901 Newspaper correspondent, editor, and United States consul general in Egypt. Correspondence, dispatches, journals, essays, addresses, poems, clippings, printed matter, photographs, and memorabilia dealing primarily with Thayer's activities in Nicaragua and Egypt.
    • Contributor: Thayer, William Sydney
    • Date: 1835
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    William J. Crowe papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, reports, research material, subject files, naval records, orders for duty, political campaign files, scheduling notebooks, press releases, biographical material, clippings, printed matter, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Crowe's naval career, his service as chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, and his tenure as ambassador to Great Britain. Documents Crowe's service as commander in chief of ...
    • Contributor: Crowe, William J.
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    Eli T. Sheppard papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, writings, reports, notes, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Sheppard's work as U.S. consul in Tientsin, China, (1871-1876) and as advisor in international law to the Japanese foreign office, the Gaimushō, (1876-1880). Subjects include consular and diplomatic affairs of China; legal matters pertaining to commerce between Japan and other countries; and Americans living in China.
    • Contributor: Sheppard, Eli T.
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    W. Beverly Carter papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, oral history interview, biographical sketches, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Carter's career in the U.S. Department of State. Documents his service as ambassador to Liberia and Tanzania and as ambassador at large, his work as an independent member on the United Nations Commission on Human Rights, and his congressional campaign as a Republican for Pennsylvania's 4th district in 1954. ...
    • Contributor: Carter, W. Beverly (William Beverly)
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    J.L.M. Curry papers, 1637-1939 Statesman, author, clergyman, diplomat, and educator. Diaries, correspondence, printed matter, clippings, memorabilia, notes and memoranda, legal papers, accounts, lectures and sermons, essays, scrapbook, manuscript of autobiography, speeches, and articles, and catalog of Curry's library. Includes autographs of presidents, Confederate leaders, Spanish noblemen, royalty, and writers, jurists, diplomats, educators, historians, scientists, reformers, artists, statesmen, literary figures, clergymen, and military men of the United States and ...
    • Contributor: Curry, J. L. M. (Jabez Lamar Monroe) - Curry, J. L. M.
    • Date: 1637
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    William Harrison Standley papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, speeches, writings, reports, naval orders, articles, news releases, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Standley's career in the U.S. Navy and as ambassador. Pertains chiefly to U.S. naval power in the 1930's; relations with Germany in 1940 and with the Soviet Union after World War II; and Standley's involvement in anti-Communist organizations in the 1950s. Includes drafts of Admiral Ambassador to ...
    • Contributor: Standley, William Harrison
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    Humphrey Marshall papers, 1771-2002 Lawyer, army officer, United States representative from Kentucky, and Confederate States of America representative from Virginia. Correspondence, diaries, financial and legal papers, notes, speeches, writings, printed matter and other material relating chiefly to Humphrey Marshall's activities as a lawyer, soldier, and politician.
    • Contributor: Marshall, Humphrey
    • Date: 1771
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    Philip W. Bonsal papers, 1914-1992 Diplomat. Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, speeches, and statements documenting Bonsal's foreign service career, especially as United States ambassador to Cuba during and after its 1959 revolution, including also material on Argentina, colonial Africa, and an English translation of L'Expedition du Mexique concerning Maximillian, Emperor of Mexico.
    • Contributor: Bonsal, Philip W. (Philip Wilson) - Bonsal, Philip W.
    • Date: 1914
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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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    Patricia Harris papers, 1950-1983 Lawyer, educator, diplomat, and cabinet officer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, statements, notes, printed material, and other papers pertaining primarily to Harris's cabinet positions as secretary, United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) (1977-1979) and secretary, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (later, Health and Human Services) (1979-1981).
    • Contributor: Harris, Patricia
    • Date: 1924
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    Joseph Hodges Choate papers, 1745-1929 Lawyer, author, and diplomat. Correspondence, letterbooks, addresses, lectures, legal memoranda, memorabilia, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Choate's student days at Harvard University, his law practice in New York, his charitable work, and his diplomatic career.
    • Contributor: Choate, Joseph Hodges
    • Date: 1745
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    Galloway-Maxcy-Markoe families papers, 1654-1888 Correspondence, business records, financial records, legal documents, speeches, reports, essays, memoranda, and other papers of members of the Galloway, Maxcy (Maxey), and Markoe families relating to economic conditions in Maryland and foreign affairs and political events in the 1840s and 1850s.
    • Date: 1654
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    Henry White papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, letterbooks, diaries, notes, business records, and other papers relating to White's career in the foreign service and as a member of the American Commission to Negotiate Peace at the Paris Peace Conference (1919-1920). Documents his diplomatic service in several European countries and in the Argentine Republic. Includes material pertaining to economic, political, and social conditions in Europe following World War I as ...
    • Contributor: White, Henry - White, Margaret Stuyvesant Rutherford
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    Benjamin Franklin papers, 1726-1907 Statesman, publisher, scientist, and diplomat. Correspondence, journals, records, articles, and other material relating to Franklin's life and career. Includes manuscripts (1728) of his Articles of Belief and Acts of Religion; negotiations in London (1775); letterbooks (1779-1782) of the United States legation in Paris; records (1780-1783) of the United States peace commissioners, including journals kept by Franklin and Richard Oswald; and papers (1781-1818) of Franklin's ...
    • Contributor: Franklin, Benjamin
    • Date: 1726
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    Robert Worth Bingham papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, speeches, financial records, appointment books, clippings, scrapbooks, and other papers relating primarily to Bingham's service as ambassador to Great Britain. Subjects include war debt negotiations; Monetary and Economic Conference, London, Eng., 1933; London Naval Conference, 1935-1936; invasion of Ethiopia (Italo-Ethiopian War, 1935-1936); the gold standard and other monetary and tariff issues; disarmament; world politics including the rising influence of Japan; political leaders ...
    • Contributor: Bingham, Robert Worth
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    John Barrett papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Family and general correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, writings, reports, notebooks, subject files, biographical material, financial records, scrapbooks, clippings, and other papers relating principally to Barrett's career as a journalist in California, Washington, and Oregon; his appointments as U.S. minister to Argentina, Colombia, Panama, and Thailand; his duties as director general of the Pan American Union; and his work as a counselor and arbiter in ...
    • Contributor: Barrett, John
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    Daniel P. Moynihan papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, journals, speeches, writings, reports, notes, research material, legislative files, subject files, appointment books, press releases, printed material, clippings, photographs, and other papers documenting Moynihan's career in public service, in higher education, and in politics. Part I, dated 1786-1978 with bulk dates of 1955-1975, consists of correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, book drafts and outlines, book reviews, articles, research material, notes, minutes of meetings, ...
    • Contributor: Moynihan, Daniel P. (Daniel Patrick) - Abrams, Elliott - Bullock, Tony - Gale, Joseph H. - Maxwell, Gray - Moynihan, Daniel P. (Daniel Patrick), the Godkin Lectures, Harvard University - Patterson, Mark - Russert, Tim - Samet, Andrew James