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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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    Waddy Thompson papers, 1826-1882 U.S. representative from South Carolina, lawyer, and diplomat. Chiefly correspondence relating to nullification, relations with Mexico, plantation life, slavery, and South Carolina and national politics. Includes family papers.
    • Contributor: Thompson, Waddy
    • Date: 1826
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    Lewis B. Schwellenbach papers, 1916-1958 United States secretary of labor, United States senator from Washington, jurist, and lawyer. Correspondence, speeches and writings, clippings, and scrapbooks relating primarily to Schwellenbach's career in the Senate and with the Department of Labor.
    • Contributor: Schwellenbach, Lewis (Lewis Baxter) - Schwellenbach, Lewis
    • Date: 1916
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    Tom Connally papers, 1896-1952 United States senator and representative from Texas. Correspondence, speeches, writings, voting records, press releases, clippings, photographs, printed matter, photographs and other papers relating primarily to his career in the Senate, his chairmanship of the Senate Foreign Relations committee, and his involvement in the United Nations, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, and issues concerning the oil industry, Texas, and Mexico.
    • Contributor: Connally, Tom
    • Date: 1896
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    Thomas F. Bayard papers, 1780-1899 Senator, secretary of state, and ambassador. Correspondence, letterbooks, scrapbooks, and miscellany relating to Bayard's career after the Civil War as a politician and legislator and as a cabinet official and diplomat during the presidential administrations of Grover Cleveland.
    • Contributor: Bayard, Thomas F. (Thomas Francis) - Bayard, Thomas F.
    • Date: 1780
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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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    Joseph Edward Davies papers, 1860-1958 Diplomat, lawyer, and author. Correspondence, diaries, drafts of articles, books, and speeches, printed matter, and scrapbooks relating to Davies's career as an ambassador to Belgium and Russia, presidential advisor, and author.
    • Contributor: Davies, Joseph Edward
    • Date: 1860
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    Charles Fahy papers, 1857-1985 Jurist, lawyer, United States solicitor general, and United States delegate to the United Nations. Diaries, correspondence, legal case files, subject files, speeches and writings, and other papers. Primarily related to Fahy's service on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Other papers relate to Fahy's role as an advisor and representative of the presidential administrations of Franklin D. Roosevelt,...
    • Contributor: Fahy, Charles
    • Date: 1857
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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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    Reverdy Johnson papers, 1830-1876 Lawyer, United States senator from Maryland, and diplomat. Mainly correspondence relating to Johnson's early law practice and political and diplomatic career.
    • Contributor: Johnson, Reverdy
    • Date: 1830
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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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    Breckinridge Long papers, 1486-1948 Lawyer, diplomat, and author. Correspondence, diaries, writings, reports, memoranda, notes, newspaper clippings, memorabilia, photographs, and other material relating primarily to Long's diplomatic career.
    • Contributor: Long, Breckinridge
    • Date: 1486
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    Albert Jeremiah Beveridge papers, 1788-1943 United States senator from Indiana, lawyer, historian, and biographer. Correspondence, diary notes, addresses, drafts of writings, research material, records of interviews, printed matter, photographs, and miscellaneous material documenting Beveridge's career from his early law practice in Indiana to his career in the Senate, espousal of the Progressive Party, experience as a war correspondent in Europe, and his later work as historian and biographer. Includes...
    • Contributor: Beveridge, Albert Jeremiah - Beveridge, Albert J.
    • Date: 1788
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    William Edgar Borah papers, 1905-1940 Lawyer and United States senator from Idaho. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, subject and legislative files, speeches and articles, patronage and constituent files, notebooks, newspaper clippings, and other material relating primarily to Borah's political interests and career in the Senate.
    • Contributor: Borah, William Edgar
    • Date: 1905
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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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    John M. Clayton papers, 1798-1868 Farmer, lawyer, and statesman. Correspondence, legal papers, memoirs including a memoir of Clayton by Robert Montgomery Bird, and newspaper clippings pertaining chiefly to Clayton’s service as United States secretary of state (1849-1850).
    • Contributor: Clayton, John M. (John Middleton) - Clayton, John M.
    • Date: 1798
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    Edward Bennett Williams papers, 1920-1990 Lawyer, political advisor, and sports team owner. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, book drafts, articles, speeches, interviews, and other papers relating to Williams's service on the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board during the administrations of Gerald R. Ford and Ronald Reagan; his work with the Committee on the Present Danger; and his writings, especially his book, One Man's Freedom (1962).
    • Contributor: Williams, Edward Bennett
    • Date: 1920
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    Caspar W. Weinberger papers, 1910-2005 United States secretary of defense, United States secretary of health, education, and welfare, California state legislator, lawyer, journalist, and business executive. Correspondence, legal and subject files, appointment books and daily schedules, diary notes and other jottings, family papers, financial material, interview transcripts, television scripts, newspaper columns, book and speech files, and legislative and political material relating to Weinberger's career in journalism and government.
    • Contributor: Weinberger, Caspar W.
    • Date: 1910
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    Alexander Hamilton papers, Correspondence, speeches, writings, legal and financial records, printed matter, and other papers relating to Hamilton's personal life and public career, especially his service as an aide to George Washington during the Revolutionary War, his participation in the U.S. Continental Congress and the Constitutional Convention, his service as U.S. secretary of the treasury, his New York law practice, and his service as inspector general of...
    • Contributor: Hamilton, Alexander - First Church in Albany
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    Boris Brasol papers, 1919-1954 Russian author and critic, criminologist, and lawyer. Correspondence, speeches, drafts and typescripts, notes, memoranda, and other material relating to Russia and the Soviet Union and to Brasol's writings and work as a criminologist.
    • Contributor: Brasol, Boris
    • Date: 1919
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    Theodore Francis Green papers, 1924-1960 United States senator and governor of Rhode Island and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, subject and chronological files, clippings, photographs, printed matter, and other papers relating principally to Green's senatorial career.
    • Contributor: Green, Theodore Francis
    • Date: 1924
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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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    Edward Tracy Clark correspondence and reports, 1923-1935 Presidential secretary, lawyer, and businessman of Washington, D.C. Correspondence relating primarily to Clark's work as a consultant on legislative, customs, and tariff matters for various business concerns, and letters from his service as secretary to President Calvin Coolidge.
    • Contributor: Clark, Edward Tracy
    • Date: 1923
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    John Sharp Williams papers, 1902-1924 United States representative and senator, lawyer, and planter from Mississippi. Correspondence, biographical and genealogical material, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers documenting Williams's Congressional service. Pertains primarily to politics in Mississippi and the nation during the presidential administrations of Woodrow Wilson and Warren G. Harding.
    • Contributor: Williams, John Sharp
    • Date: 1902
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    Joshua Coit correspondence, 1792-1798 Lawyer, state legislator, and United States representative. Letters from Coit to his wife Nancy, to his son Robert, and to Charles Bulkeley, all of New London, Connecticut. Most were written in Philadelphia while Coit served as a representative in the United States Congress from 1793 to 1798. Many of the letters are accompanied by typed transcripts.
    • Contributor: Coit, Joshua
    • Date: 1792