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    John Wills Greenslade papers, 1847-1961

    Naval officer. Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, reports, speeches and writings, subject files, dispatches, contracts, blueprints, charts, maps, tables, scrapbooks, clippings, photographs, and other papers documenting Greenslade's career in the United States Navy from the Spanish-American War through both world wars.

    • Contributor: Greenslade, John Wills
    • Date: 1847
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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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    Henry A. Kissinger Papers, Part II,

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, cartoons, audio and video recordings, photographs, and other papers reflecting Kissinger's pre-government, government, and post-government careers, including his tenures as assistant to the president for national security affairs, 1969-1975, and as secretary of state, 1973-1977, in the administrations of Presidents Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford. Also documents Kissinger's years as student and faculty member at Harvard University, Cambridge, ...

    • Contributor: Kissinger, Henry
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    Martin Van Buren Papers: Series 4, Messages, 1837-1838; Extra...

    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Date: 1837-00-00

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    William Smith Culbertson papers, 1897-1965

    Diplomat, lawyer and professor of law. Correspondence, diaries, lecture notes, government documents, writings, memoranda, and scrapbooks relating to Culbertson's career as vice chairman of the U.S. Tariff Commission, minister to Romania, ambassador to Chile, chief of the military intelligence service in the War Department, member of the Planning Group of the Office of Strategic Services, and other duties during World War II. Includes papers ...

    • Contributor: Culbertson, William Smith
    • Date: 1897
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    James L. Cathcart papers,

    Journals, letterbooks, and letter relating to the capture of the schooner Maria of Boston off the coast of Cape Saint Vincent, Portugal, by Algerians in 1785; Cathcart's subsequent eleven-year imprisonment in Algiers during which he became chief Christian secretary to the Dey of Algiers (1792); and his service as U.S. consul in Tripoli, Libya, Tunis, Tunisia, and Cádiz, Spain. Cathcart describes slaves, ships, and ...

    • Contributor: Cathcart, James L.
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    Martin Van Buren Papers: Series 1, Autobiography, 1854-1862; ...

    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Date: 1854-00-00

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    Jan Papánek papers,

    Correspondence, memoranda, diary, speeches, reports, transcripts of radio broadcasts, biographical material, newspaper clippings, photographs, map, and other papers relating to Papánek's years in the U.S. as representative of the Czechoslovak government in exile during World War II and to his service in the United Nations (1945-1948). Includes material pertaining to the democratic movement and government of Czechoslovakia and to communist activities and takeover of ...

    • Contributor: Papánek, Jan
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    John H. Wheeler papers,

    Correspondence; diaries; writings relating to Wheeler's service as U.S. minister to Nicaragua and to Nicaragua; manuscript of the U.S. Treasury Department Yearbook, 1868, compiled by Wheeler; scrapbooks with an index; and other papers pertaining primarily to the William Walker filibuster in Central America, North Carolina history, politics, statistics, and social activities in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Wheeler, John H. (john Hill)
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    Wallace Carroll papers, 1941-1989

    Journalist and psychological warfare strategist. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, and propaganda leaflets documenting primarily Carroll's work for the United States Office of War Information and the Psychological Strategy Board.

    • Contributor: Carroll, Wallace
    • Date: 1941
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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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    James A. Bayard and Richard H. Bayard papers,

    Correspondence, diaries, financial material, diplomatic documents, congressional material, genealogical material, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers concerning the careers of James A. Bayard and his son, Richard H. Bayard. Subjects include Federalist politics, repeal of the Judiciary Act of 1800, Bank of the United States, War of 1812, Delaware politics, Delaware militia, and foreign affairs, especially the Treaty of Ghent (1814) and diplomatic ...

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    Coolidge Speech: Address . . . at the Memorial Exercises at A...

    Everett Sanders, one of President Coolidge's private secretaries, preserved a bound set of fifty-nine formal addresses given by the president and subsequently printed by the Government Printing Office. The speeches were given between June 22, 1925, and February 22, 1929, in Coolidge's second term of office. The fifty-nine addresses are available in this digital collection as separate items. The index to the bound set ...

    • Contributor: Coolidge, Calvin
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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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    Dmitriĭ Antonovich Volkogonov papers, 1887-1995

    Military historian, member of the Russian parliament, and advisor to the president of the Russian Federation. Copies of correspondence, memoranda, articles, texts of speeches, interviews, personal testimonies, investigative and other reports, official protocols, directives, resolutions, schedules, logs, inventories of archival material, printed material, film scenarios, and photographs reproduced from records in thirteen Russian archives as well as the originals of some of Volkogonov's personal ...

    • Contributor: Volkogonov, Dmitriĭ Antonovich
    • Date: 1887
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    Martin Van Buren Papers: Series 8, Addenda, 1799-1862; 1996 A...

    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Date: 1860-00-00

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    Hermann Hagedorn papers, 1912-1933

    Poet and biographer. Correspondence, subject files, research material, and miscellaneous items relating primarily to Hagedorn’s biographies of Leonard Wood and William Boyce Thompson. Includes original material relating to Thompson’s role in relief work in Russia following the Russian Revolution and in securing diplomatic recognition for the Soviets. Also includes material on Hagedorn’s activities relating to World War I loyalty questions, especially the problems of ...

    • Contributor: Hagedorn, Hermann
    • Date: 1912
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    James Monroe papers,

    Correspondence relating primarily to negotiations for the Louisiana Purchase, the Monroe-Pinkney treaty with Great Britain (1807), the War of 1812, the purchase of Florida, South American independence, and Virginia politics; diary (1825 Feb.); account book containing memoranda and official and personal accounts (1794-1802); and other papers. Correspondents include John Adams, John Quincy Adams, John Armstrong, Joel Barlow, William Benton, James Bowdoin, John C. Calhoun, ...

    • Contributor: Monroe, James
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    Bladen Dulany papers,

    Correspondence, journals, orders, inventories, bills, receipts, and printed matter relating primarily to Dulany's tour of duty as commander of the U.S. Navy Pacific Squadron from 1852 to 1855. Subjects include the duel between Samuel W. Downing and Thomas Smith, lieutenant in the British Army at Gibraltar in 1820; dispute between Peru and Spain arising from Peru's territorial claims to the Chincha Islands; harassment of ...

    • Contributor: Dulany, Bladen
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    G. Bromley Oxnam papers, 1823-1963

    Methodist clergyman and theologian. Diaries, correspondence, writings, printed matter, photographs, and miscellaneous material documenting Oxnam's life and work as a clergyman, stance on church-state issues, and controversies relating to Catholicism, anti-communism, and other issues of faith and politics.

    • Contributor: Oxnam, G. Bromley (garfield Bromley) - Oxnam, G. Bromley
    • Date: 1823
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    Martin Van Buren Papers: Series 8, Addenda, 1799-1862; 2014 A...

    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Date: 1844-00-00

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    David Atlee Phillips papers, 1929-1989

    Intelligence officer, author, and newspaper publisher. Correspondence, research material, drafts of books and articles, court transcripts, and other papers primarily relating to Phillips’s career as an intelligence officer with the Central Intelligence Agency.

    • Contributor: Phillips, David Atlee
    • Date: 1929
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    Joseph Pulitzer papers, 1897-1958

    Newspaper editor and publisher. Family and general correspondence, subject material, business files, and personal financial papers relating primarily to Pulitzer's editorship of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

    • Contributor: Pulitzer, Joseph
    • Date: 1897
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    Coolidge Speech: Address . . . before the Pan American Confer...

    Everett Sanders, one of President Coolidge's private secretaries, preserved a bound set of fifty-nine formal addresses given by the president and subsequently printed by the Government Printing Office. The speeches were given between June 22, 1925, and February 22, 1929, in Coolidge's second term of office. The fifty-nine addresses are available in this digital collection as separate items. The index to the bound set ...

    • Contributor: Coolidge, Calvin
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    William Marion Jardine papers, 1908-1955

    Educator, public official, and diplomat. Correspondence, articles, speeches, lectures, notes, and scrapbooks of clippings concerned mainly with the economic aspects of agriculture and rural life. The greatest concentration, 1925-1929, relates to Jardine's term as secretary of agriculture. Other papers cover the four years during which he was minister to Egypt. Additional files concern his tenure as president of the University of Wichita, 1934-1949.

    • Contributor: Jardine, William Marion
    • Date: 1908
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    Robert S. McNamara papers, 1934-2009

    United States secretary of defense, president of the World Bank, and corporate executive. Correspondence, memoranda, organization records, subject files, speeches and writings, reports, conferences and meetings, background and research material, and other papers relating primarily to McNamara's private and public life following his service as secretary of defense, including his leadership of the World Bank, his role as counselor and adviser to various private ...

    • Contributor: McNamara, Robert S.
    • Date: 1934
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    Henry T. Mayo papers,

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, memoirs, genealogical material, reports, orders, certificates, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to Mayo's naval career. Includes accounts of his daily routine during tours of duty at sea and narratives of significant events in his career including the exploration and hydrographic survey of Puget Sound in the late 1800s, his participation in the relief expedition (1883) aboard the gunboat Yantic ...

    • Contributor: Mayo, Henry T. (henry Thomas)
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    Martin Van Buren Papers: Series 8, Addenda, 1799-1862; 1996 A...

    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Date: 1824-00-00

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    Montgomery Meigs Taylor papers, 1890-1935

    Naval officer and commander-in-chief, Asiatic Fleet. Official and personal correspondence reflecting life in Asia and military records, journals, notebooks, writings, and other papers relating mainly to Taylor’s military career.

    • Contributor: Taylor, Montgomery Meigs
    • Date: 1890
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    Charles Evans Hughes papers, 1836-1950

    Governor of New York, secretary of state, and chief justice of the United States. Family papers, correspondence, speeches and biographical writings, subject files, notes, scrapbooks, clippings, and other printed and miscellaneous matter relating principally to Hughes's political and judicial career and his service on various international bodies and commissions.

    • Contributor: Hughes, Charles Evans
    • Date: 1836
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    Roswell Randall Hoes papers, 1799-1912

    Naval officer and chaplain. Correspondence, notebooks, ship records, clippings, and printed matter relating chiefly to the Spanish-American War and its aftermath.

    • Contributor: Hoes, Roswell Randall
    • Date: 1895
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    Arthur J. Goldberg papers,

    Correspondence, family papers, transcripts of an oral history interview, speeches, writings, draft opinions, memoranda, notes, professional and subject files, and other papers pertaining to Goldberg's service as secretary of labor in the administration of John F. Kennedy, associate justice in the U.S. Supreme Court, and U.S. ambassador to the United Nations; his law practice in New York, N.Y., and Washington, D.C.; and his role ...

    • Contributor: Goldberg, Arthur J. - Goldberg, Dorothy Kurgans
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    William Maxwell Evarts papers,

    Correspondence, memoranda, diary, journal, minute book, account books, printed material, and other papers concerning New York state, national, and international political affairs from the Civil War to the 1890s. Subjects include Evarts' early law practice, cases in which he represented the U.S. during the Civil War, the trial of Jefferson Davis, impeachment of Andrew Johnson, Geneva Arbitration Tribunal (1871-1872), Samuel J. Tilden election case ...

    • Contributor: Evarts, William Maxwell
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    Louis McLane correspondence,

    Correspondence primarily between McLane and members of his family relating to McLane's diplomatic duties, national and congressional politics, and social life in Washington, D.C. Subjects include the administrations of James Monroe, John Quincy Adams, Andrew Jackson, and James K. Polk; the election of 1824; McLane's service as U.S. minister to Great Britain, especially relating to the Oregon boundary question; his relations with Henry Clay ...

    • Contributor: McLane, Louis
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    William Short papers,

    Diplomatic, financial, and personal correspondence, financial and business papers, memorabilia, and other papers relating to Short's activities as secretary to Thomas Jefferson, his diplomatic missions to France, Holland, and Spain, his aborted mission to Russia, and his extensive business interests, especially land speculation in Ohio, Kentucky, New York, and Virginia, and his investments in railroads and canals. Correspondence with American and European diplomatic and ...

    • Contributor: Short, William
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    Roswell Randall Hoes papers,

    Correspondence, notebooks, ship records, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to the Spanish-American War and its aftermath. Subjects include Hoes's Spanish-American War collection, Leonard Wood's service as military governor of Cuba, congressional inquiry into Wood's conduct during the American occupation, U.S. Navy Chaplain Corps, United States Naval Academy, USS Kearsarge (Battleship), USS Olympia (Cruiser), and other naval affairs. Correspondents include Marcus Alonzo Hanna, ...

    • Contributor: Hoes, Roswell Randall
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    Jacob Gerhard Koch papers,

    Correspondence, letterbooks, diary, account books, ledgers, inventories, indexes, receipts, and estate and other papers documenting Koch's activities as a merchant and marine insurance broker in Amsterdam (1787-1790), Alexandria, Va. (1790-1792), and Philadelphia, Pa. (1792-1817), and reflecting his business dealings in Europe, Latin America, and North America. His diary (1817-1818) describes a trip to Paris, France. Also includes a 1941 published version of the memoirs ...

    • Contributor: Koch, Jacob Gerhard
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    Martin Van Buren Papers: Series 8, Addenda, 1799-1862; 1986 A...

    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Date: 1838-12-17

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    Paul H. Nitze papers, 1922-1998

    Statesman, diplomat, and entrepreneur. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, speeches, writings, appointment books, business files, name and subject files, and other papers chiefly relating to Nitze's role in United States foreign and national security policy in the last half of the twentieth century.

    • Contributor: Nitze, Paul H.
    • Date: 1922
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    Albert Jeremiah Beveridge collection of John Marshall papers,...

    Lawyer and chief justice of the Supreme Court. Correspondence, a journal, account books, and other papers primarily gathered by Albert Jeremiah Beveridge for his research on John Marshall.

    • Contributor: Beveridge, Albert Jeremiah - Beveridge, Albert J.
    • Date: 1776
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    Hans J. Morgenthau papers,

    Correspondence, lectures, writings, academic files, subject files, printed matter, and other papers primarily relating to Morgenthau's career as an analyst of international relations from the World War II era until his death in 1980. Documents his work at the University of Chicago (1943-1971) and the New School for Social Research (1974-1980). Includes drafts and galley proofs of his books including Politics Among Nations (1948) ...

    • Contributor: Morgenthau, Hans J.
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    Frank Stanton papers,

    Correspondence, memoranda, minutes of meetings, speeches, writings, reports, transcripts, interviews, testimony, studies, subject files, press clippings, press releases, printed matter, awards, citations, and other papers relating primarily to Stanton's career as president and vice chairman of the board of directors of the Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc. Documents his activities as chairman of the U.S. Advisory Commission on Information and American National Red Cross as ...

    • Contributor: Stanton, Frank
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    Omar Nelson Bradley papers, 1948-1953

    Army officer. Addresses, statements, and articles written by Bradley while he served as chief of staff of the army and chairman of the joint chiefs of staff.

    • Contributor: Bradley, Omar Nelson
    • Date: 1948
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    Martin Van Buren Papers: Series 2, General Correspondence, 17...

    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Date: 1834-12-07

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    Martin Van Buren Papers: Series 7, Miscellany, 1814-1910; Typ...

    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Date: 1814-00-00

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    Vannevar Bush papers, 1901-1974

    Physicist, engineer, government official, and science administrator. The collection relates primarily to Vannevar Bush's role as coordinator of the scientific community for defense efforts during and after World War II when he served as chairman of the National Defense Research Committee and director of its successor, the Office of Scientific Research and Development, where he supervised the Manhattan Project and other programs.

    • Contributor: Bush, Vannevar
    • Date: 1901
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    Martin Van Buren Papers: Series 2, General Correspondence, 17...

    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Date: 1832-01-29

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    Roland S. Morris papers,

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Morris's service as U.S. ambassador to Japan (1917-1921) and to his special missions to Siberia (1918-1919). Subjects include the Allied intervention in Siberia, 1918-1920. Includes typewritten copies of a translation of a diary of a Japanese mission to the U.S. (1860) and official telegrams exchanged with U.S. Secretary of State Robert ...

    • Contributor: Morris, Roland S. (roland Sletor)
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    Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office oral history i...

    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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    American Medical Center for Burma records,

    Correspondence, subject files, administrative and financial records, magazines, clippings, maps, and other records relating chiefly to Namkhan Hospital and the Midwives and Nurses Training School at Namkhan, Burma, run by Dr. Gordon Stifler Seagrave, known as the "Burma surgeon." Subjects include American foreign policy, Dr. Thomas A. Dooley, Peace Corps (U.S.), and the political situation in Burma. Correspondents include Rothwell H. Brown, Fanny McConnell ...

    • Contributor: American Medical Center for Burma
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    Martin Van Buren Papers: Series 4, Messages, 1837-1838; Annua...

    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Date: 1837-00-00

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    John Wills Greenslade correspondence transcripts,

    Chiefly transcripts of correspondence of Greenslade and his first wife, Marie Taylor Greenslade, relating to his career in the U.S. Navy. Documents his service during the Philippine American War, 1900-1902; Banana Wars in the Caribbean, 1902-1914; as commander of the USS Housatonic (Minelayer) during the North Sea mine barrage, 1918; and as commander of the USS Galveston (Cruiser) in European and Mediterranean waters (1919-1920). ...

    • Contributor: Greenslade, John Wills
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    James Monroe papers, 1758-1839

    United States president, secretary of state, secretary of war, and diplomat; delegate to the Continental Congress from and governor of Virginia. Correspondence relating primarily to negotiations for the Louisiana Purchase, the Monroe-Pinkney treaty with Great Britain, the War of 1812, the purchase of Florida, South American independence, and Virginia politics and a diary, an account book of memoranda and official and personal accounts, and ...

    • Contributor: Monroe, James
    • Date: 1758
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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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    Martin Van Buren Papers: Series 8, Addenda, 1799-1862; 1986 A...

    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Date: 1838-05-25

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    William Short papers, 1778-1853

    Secretary to President Thomas Jefferson, diplomat, and landowner. Diplomatic, financial, and personal correspondence, financial and business papers, memorabilia, and other papers relating to Short's activities as secretary to Jefferson, his diplomatic missions, and business interests.

    • Contributor: Short, William
    • Date: 1778
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    Martin Van Buren Papers: Series 2, General Correspondence, 17...

    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Date: 1840-05-05

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    Laurence A. Steinhardt papers, 1929-1950

    Lawyer, economist, and diplomat. Correspondence, letterbooks, articles, speeches, financial papers, business records, legal papers, and other papers relating to Steinhardt's career as ambassador to Sweden, Peru, the Soviet Union, Turkey, Czechoslovakia, and Canada.

    • Contributor: Steinhardt, Laurence A. (laurence Adolph) - Steinhardt, Laurence A.
    • Date: 1929
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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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    Martin Van Buren Papers: Series 8, Addenda, 1799-1862; 1986 A...

    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Date: 1838-08-27

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    Sir Augustus John Foster papers, 1794-1844

    British minister to the United States. Diaries, correspondence, and notes concerning Foster's assignment as a British diplomat to Washington, D.C., prior to the War of 1812, Naples (capital of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies), and Turin (capital of the Kingdom of Sardinia).

    • Contributor: Foster, Augustus John, Sir - Foster, Augustus John
    • Date: 1794
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    Robert Helyer Thayer papers, 1920-1980

    Diplomat, lawyer, and New York public official. Correspondence, memoranda, legal briefs and case files, reports, financial records, scrapbook, printed matter, maps, photographs, and other papers documenting Thayer's legal career, political activities in the Republican Party, service in naval intelligence during World War II, and work for the State Department.

    • Contributor: Thayer, Robert Helyer
    • Date: 1920
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    Benjamin V. Cohen papers,

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, reports, notes, family papers, printed matter, and other papers pertaining to Cohen's career in public service and as a private counselor. Documents his work for the U.S. Shipping Board during World War I, his participation in postwar Zionism and subsequent interest in Israel and Jewish groups, and his role in New Deal legislation, coalition diplomacy during World War II, creation ...

    • Contributor: Cohen, Benjamin V.
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    Lewis B. Schwellenbach papers,

    Correspondence, speeches, writings, clippings, scrapbooks, and other papers relating primarily to Schwellenbach's service as U.S. senator from Washington (State) and U.S. secretary of labor in the Harry S. Truman presidential administration. Subjects include Schwellenbach's friendship with Truman, anti-alien legislation, anti-communism, civil liberties, Huey Long and the use of filibuster in the U.S. Senate, fishing and lumber industries in Washington (State), labor strikes, rights of ...

    • Contributor: Schwellenbach, Lewis (lewis Baxter)
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    John J. Walsh papers,

    Correspondence, writings, and research files relating chiefly to the Venona project, a secret program of the U.S. Army Signal Intelligence Service examining encrypted Soviet diplomatic communications. Research files include translations of messages sent among Komitet gosudarstvennoĭ bezopasnosti (KGB) agents and operatives in Australia; Mexico; Moscow, Russia; New York, N.Y.; San Francisco, Calif.; South America; and Washington, D.C., during the 1940s and 1950s. Also includes ...

    • Contributor: Walsh, John J.
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    Robert Ellsworth Gross papers,

    Correspondence, speeches, citations, obituary, memorial tributes, clippings, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Gross's interest in aviation and aerospace, especially to his ownership and operation of Lockheed Aircraft Corporation. Also documents his association with Viking Flying Boat Company, Harvard Alumni Association, the Episcopal Church, and the Republican Party, especially in California. Subjects include the 1952 U.S. presidential campaign and Anglo-American cooperation during World ...

    • Contributor: Gross, Robert Ellsworth
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    Martin Van Buren Papers: Series 2, General Correspondence, 17...

    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Date: 1841-05-00

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    Fred Kenelm Nielsen papers,

    Correspondence, memoranda, minutes of meetings, speeches, reports, articles, book reviews, legal files, financial records, maps, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to relations between the United States and Egypt, Great Britain, Mexico, and Turkey; claims arbitration; the Monetary and Economic Conference, London, in 1933; and Nielsen's service as solicitor for the U.S. Dept. of State. Documents his service as plenipotentiary delegate from the U.S. ...

    • Contributor: Nielsen, Fred Kenelm
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    Souvanna Phouma, Prince of Laos, papers,

    Copies of ten volumes of diaries with inserted material such as letters, cables, memoranda, communiques, clippings, and other printed material. Reflects Souvanna's role as nationalist and conciliator of the political factions within Laos including the Neo Lao Haksat (political arm of the Pathet Lao) led by Prince Souphanouvong, the rightist faction led by Prince Boun Oum Na Champassak, and the neutralists led by Souvanna; ...

    • Contributor: Souvanna Phouma
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    Confederate States of America records,

    Correspondence, proclamations, messages of the president, court cases, minute books, docket books, customs records, financial papers, letterbooks, orders, reports, accounts, receipts, and other records relating to the formulation of the government of the Confederacy and the conduct of its internal, external, and military affairs. Includes records of the departments of state, justice, treasury, navy, war and post office along with material related to the ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America - Wadsworth, James Wolcott - Confederate States of America. Army of Tennessee - Confederate States of America. Department of Justice - Confederate States of America. Department of State - Confederate States of America. Department of the Treasury - Confederate States of America. Navy - Confederate States of America. Post-Office Department - Confederate States of America. War Department
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    Martin Van Buren Papers: Series 2, General Correspondence, 17...

    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Date: 1833-09-16

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    Lee-Palfrey families papers, 1780-1932

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, clippings, maps, photographs, and other papers of William Lee (1772-1840) of Boston, Massachusetts, Washington, D.C., and France and members of his family. Of particular interest are Lee's diaries and letters detailing his experiences as a commercial agent and secretary to the United States Legation in France. Also includes a journal and photographs of a topographical mission to Utah in 1858-1859 by ...

    • Date: 1780
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    Martin Van Buren Papers: Series 2, General Correspondence, 17...

    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Date: 1847-04-18

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    Nicholas Philip Trist papers, 1795-1873

    Diplomat and lawyer. Family and general correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, notes, reports, legal and financial papers, writings, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Trist's tenure as U.S. consul in Havana and his role in negotiating the treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ending the Mexican War. Other topics include Trist's business interests, particularly his sugar plantations in Cuba and Louisiana; the establishment of the University ...

    • Contributor: Trist, Nicholas Philip
    • Date: 1795
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    William Maclay journals and note, 1789-1791

    United States senator from Pennsylvania, lawyer, and jurist. Three volumes (later published) of a journal kept by MacLay as a senator in the first United States Congress and one note to John Nicholson.

    • Contributor: Maclay, William
    • Date: 1789
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    James McHenry papers, 1775-1862

    United States secretary of war, member of the Continental Congress from Maryland, Continental Army officer, and physician. Correspondence, financial records, diary, and other papers relating to McHenry's service as United States secretary of war in the administrations of George Washington and John Adams; and as a Continental Army officer, particularly as secretary to George Washington and on the staff of the Marquis de Lafayette.

    • Contributor: McHenry, James
    • Date: 1775
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    Thomas G. Corcoran papers, 1792-1982

    Lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, notes, reports, briefs, opinions, testimony, family papers, business records, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers documenting Corcoran's private legal practice and his government service during the first two presidential terms of Franklin D. Roosevelt.

    • Contributor: Corcoran, Thomas G.
    • Date: 1792
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    Robert R. Hitt papers, 1830-1906

    U.S. representative from Illinois. Personal, political, diplomatic, and business correspondence and other papers, including shorthand notes and material relating to Abraham Lincoln, the Lincoln Douglas Debates, and Civil War courts-martial. Other topics include his congressional service and the annexation of Hawaii.

    • Contributor: Hitt, Robert R. (robert Roberts) - Hitt, Robert R.
    • Date: 1830
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    William Maclay journals and note,

    Journals (1789 April 24-1791 March 3) kept by Maclay as a U.S. senator in the first U.S. Congress and note (1790) to John Nicholson. Describes legislative and procedural debates relating to such questions as protocol for ceremonies; relations between the House and the Senate; the tariff of 1789; the judiciary bill; compensation for members of Congress; Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin, Baron von Steuben's ...

    • Contributor: Maclay, William
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    Custis-Lee family papers,

    Correspondence, letterbooks, genealogical papers, notebooks, financial records, indentures, clippings, photographs, and other papers pertaining to slavery, agriculture in Virginia, mercantile and financial affairs, social life in Washington and Philadelphia, and to activities during the Revolution, Mexican War, and Civil War. Letterbook (1700-1825) of Richard Bland Lee contains correspondence of his grandparents, Henry and Mary Bland Lee, relating to family finances and business, trade with ...

    • Contributor: Custis, George Washington Parke - Law, Elizabeth Parke Custis - Lee, Ann Hill Carter - Lee, Anne Robinson McCarty - Lee, Arthur - Lee, Charles - Lee, Hannah Philippa Ludwell - Lee, Henrietta Bedinger - Lee, Henry - Lee, Ludwell ... Custis, George Washington Parke - Law, Elizabeth Parke Custis - Lee, Ann Hill Carter - Lee, Anne Robinson McCarty - Lee, Arthur - Lee, Charles - Lee, Hannah Philippa Ludwell - Lee, Henrietta Bedinger - Lee, Henry - Lee, Ludwell - Lee, Mary Bland - Lee, Mary Custis - Lee, Mary Randolph Custis - Lee, Richard Bland - Lee, Richard Henry - Lee, Robert E. (robert Edward) - Lee, Thomas - Lee, William - Lee, William Henry Fitzhugh - Warden, David Bailie
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    W. Morgan Shuster papers,

    Correspondence, diary (1911-1912), scrapbooks (1900-1923; 10 volumes), certificates, and other papers documenting Shuster's diplomatic career as treasurer-general and financial advisor for Persia (1911-1912) and his earlier posts in the customs service in Cuba (1899-1901) and as insular collector of customs in Manila and member of the Philippine Commission (1901-1909). Correspondents include William H. Taft and Woodrow Wilson and Shusterfamily members. Also includes an unpublished ...

    • Contributor: Shuster, W. Morgan
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    St. George L. Sioussat papers,

    Correspondence, memoranda, and notes relating chiefly to Sioussat's research on Duff Green's diplomatic career. Includes Sioussat's correspondence, 1926-1959, with American scholars and librarians concerning the location of Duff Green papers; transcripts and photostats of correspondence, 1841-1867, of Richard Cobden, Edward Everett, Duff Green, Joseph Hume, John MacGregor, Robert Peel, John Tyler, Daniel Webster, and others relating to American-British diplomacy with emphasis on Green's missions ...

    • Contributor: Sioussat, St. George L.
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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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    Charles E. Bohlen papers, 1862-1978

    Diplomat, executive, and author. Correspondence, speeches and lectures, writings, drafts, notes, research material, appointment books, interviews, subject files, photographs and photograph albums, and other papers largely relating to Bohlen's diplomatic career and his book Witness to History, 1929-1969.

    • Contributor: Bohlen, Charles E. (charles Eustis) - Bohlen, Charles E.
    • Date: 1862
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    Mary McGrory papers, 1928-2004

    Journalist. Correspondence, subject files, notebooks and notes, speeches and writings, newspaper clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, and other papers relating primarily to McGrory's career as a journalist.

    • Contributor: McGrory, Mary
    • Date: 1928
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Martin Van Buren Papers: Series 3, Additional Correspondence,...

    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Date: 1827-00-00

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    Josephus Daniels papers, 1829-1948

    Diplomat, journalist, and secretary of the navy. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, and papers of the Daniels, Bagley, Seabrook, and Worth families and other material. The bulk of the collection relates to events and policy decisions during Daniels's service as secretary of the navy during the administration of Woodrow Wilson, but also concerns his career as editor of the Raleigh News & Observer, his ...

    • Contributor: Daniels, Josephus
    • Date: 1829
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Martin Van Buren Papers: Series 3, Additional Correspondence,...

    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Date: 1836-00-00

    Look inside: 18 results

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    La Follette family papers,

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, legal files, office files, campaign files, legislative files, subject files, financial records, biographical material, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers principally documenting the careers of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., governor of Wisconsin and U.S. representative and senator, and his son Robert M. La Follette, Jr., U.S. senator. Includes papers of Robert M. La Follette, Sr.; papers of Robert ...

  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Martin Van Buren Papers: Series 8, Addenda, 1799-1862; 1996 A...

    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Date: 1822-00-00

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    John G. Nicolay papers, 1811-1943

    Presidential secretary and biographer. Correspondence, research notes, notebooks, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous material documenting Nicolay's public career, particularly his tenure as secretary to President Abraham Lincoln and his numerous literary activities, including his works on Lincoln.

    • Contributor: Nicolay, John G. (john George) - Nicolay, John G.
    • Date: 1811
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    Thomas F. Bayard papers,

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, financial records, legal papers, scrapbooks, printed material, photographs, and other papers primarily relating to Bayard's career as U.S. senator from Delaware (1869-1885), U.S. secretary of state (1885-1889), and U.S. ambassador to Great Britain (1893-1897) during the Cleveland administrations. Pertains to real estate and financial matters, national politics, the Fitz-John Porter case, Samoan Islands, fisheries and sealing questions, the Venezuelan boundary ...

    • Contributor: Bayard, Thomas F. (thomas Francis)
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    Francis LeJau Parker papers, 1905-1935

    U.S. army officer and government official. Copies of letters, telegrams, dispatches, and reports, records of Parker's military service, pamphlets, documents, and other papers relating to his service as an army officer and attaché during World War I and later as a member of special missions in Latin America.

    • Contributor: Parker, Francis Lejau
    • Date: 1905
  • Collection

    James Gillespie Blaine family papers,

    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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    Arthur Sweetser papers,

    Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, articles, press releases, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Sweetser's career in journalism and diplomacy, especially his role in promoting international cooperation and American participation in international organizations. Focuses on the Paris Peace Conference (1919-1920), the League of Nations, and peace plans following World War II, including the creation of the United Nations and other world organizations. Subjects ...

    • Contributor: Sweetser, Arthur
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    Meg Greenfield papers, 1890-1999

    Editor and journalist. Correspondence, speeches and writings, research files, interview transcripts, memoranda, minutes, reports, calendars and schedules, cartoons, financial and legal records, travel files, academic records, biographical material, honors and awards, childhood diaries and writings, family papers, photographs, scrapbooks, printed matter, and electronic files documenting Greenfield's career in journalism.

    • Contributor: Greenfield, Meg
    • Date: 1890
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    Wilbur J. Carr papers,

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, biographical material, articles, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers chiefly concerning the operations and personnel policies of the U.S. Dept. of State. Subjects also include Carr's service as minister to Czechoslovakia in 1937 and his personal and social life.

    • Contributor: Carr, Wilbur J.
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Martin Van Buren Papers: Series 3, Additional Correspondence,...

    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Date: 1842-00-00

    Look inside: 2 results

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    Robert S. McNamara papers,

    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.