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    John Leeds Bozman family papers, 1688-1883 Historian and lawyer of Maryland. Correspondence and other material pertaining to John Leeds Bozman, John Leeds Kerr, John Bozman Kerr, J. S. Bozman, William Vans Murray, Daniel Carroll (1730-1796), and others.
    • Contributor: Bozman, John Leeds
    • Date: 1669
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    Samuel Smith family papers, 1772-1911 Army officer and statesman. Correspondence, letterbooks, military and political papers, and miscellaneous material relating to Samuel Smith's forty years in Congress, his military career, and the history and politics of Maryland. Includes papers relating to John Spear Smith, Robert Smith, and other Smith family members.
    • Contributor: Smith, Samuel
    • Date: 1772
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    James Thomas Ward papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Sixty-two bound volumes of diaries, writings, notes, family and autobiographical material, clippings, and pamphlets featuring Ward's life and work as a circuit minister of the Methodist Protestant Church in Maryland and West Virginia, as pastor of the First Methodist Protestant Church (Philadelphia, Pa.), president of Western Maryland College (Westminster, Md.), and president of Westminster Seminary (Westminster, Md.). The diaries include personal reflections and observations.
    • Contributor: Ward, James Thomas
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    Lee McCardell papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Family and general correspondence, diaries, writings, notebooks, clippings, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to McCardell's career as an editor and journalist for the Baltimore Evening Sun in Baltimore, Md., and Europe. Documents his work as a foreign correspondent in Europe and North Africa during World War II. McCardell describes American journalists and the expatriate community in Paris in the 1920s; wartime London; war ...
    • Contributor: McCardell, Lee - McCardell, Lee, Braddock of the Coldstream Guards
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    Gilbert Thompson journal,
    Gilbert Thompson papers
    Journal (1861-1864) of Thompson's Civil War experiences in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C., while serving as a topographical engineer in the Engineer Battalion, U.S. Army of the Potomac. Includes later reminiscences; description of bridges, armaments, and firearms; and sketches and photographs of army officers and battle sites. Includes correspondence, laid in, of Nathaniel Prentiss Banks.
    • Contributor: Thompson, Gilbert

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    Bank of the United States (Baltimore, Md.) records, 1795-1855 Records of the Congressionally-chartered commercial bank charged with central bank responsibilities for the United States and of its successor, the Merchants’ Bank of Baltimore. Correspondence and banking and legal records highlighting the business of the bank both as a Congressionally-chartered institution and as a state-chartered bank.
    • Contributor: Bank of the United States (Baltimore, Md.)
    • Date: 1795
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    Joseph Hopper Nicholson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence and other papers relating chiefly to Nicholson's service as U.S. representative from Maryland and judge of the U.S. Circuit Court and U.S. Court of Appeals. Subjects include congressional affairs; investigations of federal departments, navy yards, and naval expenditures; elections and political affairs; impeachment of Samuel Chase, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court; capture of Washington, D.C., by the British in 1814; finance ...
    • Contributor: Nicholson, Joseph Hopper
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    Nathaniel Sisson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, speeches, writings, financial records, printed matter, medals, and other papers pertaining to Sisson's Civil War service, political activities, and business enterprises in Maryville, Mo. Subjects include bridge building, cabinetmaking, farming, Freemasons, genealogical research, the medical profession, military reunions, national politics, the real estate business, surveying, teaching, and family affairs.
    • Contributor: Sisson, Nathaniel
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    Frank Alden Hill genealogical collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Legal records, genealogical records, pedigree charts, and heraldic crests relating to the Chase, Hathaway, Hill, Lawrence, Stephens (Stevens), and Townley families. Records relate to inhabitants of New Jersey, New York, Maryland, and Virginia.
    • Contributor: Hill, Frank Alden
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    Joseph Bloomfield Osborn papers, 1862-1865 Soldier and sailor. Mainly Civil War correspondence of Osborn, who served in Company F, 26th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry and in the U.S. Navy, together with a diary and biographical sketch of Osborn.
    • Contributor: Osborn, Joseph Bloomfield
    • Date: 1862
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    Chandler B. Gillam papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence primarily with Gillam's wife, Sarah Larned, and his parents; diary; journal; writings; Gillam (Gilliam) family papers; photograph; and other papers relating chiefly to his Civil War service with the Twenty-eighth New York Infantry Regiment, U.S. Army. Includes correspondence, diary, and pension papers of the regimental clerk, W.L. Hicks. Also includes one broadside relating to Capt. E.A. Bowen's Civil War service with the twenty-eighth ...
    • Contributor: Gillam, Chandler - Collier, Ellen C. (Ellen Clodfelter) - Hicks, W. L. (Washington L.)
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    James Dudley Morgan collection of Digges-L'Enfant-Morgan papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, accounts, commissions, notes, and other papers relating to Pierre Charles L'Enfant's career as an architect-engineer and to his personal and family life. Includes material concerning the design of the city of Washington and the conflict between L'Enfant and commissioners Daniel Carroll, Thomas Jefferson, and Thomas Johnson. Also includes material pertaining to the Society of the Cincinnati, the Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, Robert ...
    • Contributor: Morgan, James Dudley - Digges, Thomas Attwood - Digges, William Dudley - L'enfant, Pierre Charles
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    Hugh T. Taggart collection relating to the District of Columbia and Maryland, 1751-1889 United States district attorney. Correspondence, letterbooks, daybooks, minutes, notebooks, accounts, invoices, financial records, broadside, and printed matter collected by Hugh T. Taggart relating to the survey, sale, and assessment of property in the District of Columbia, Georgetown (Washington, D.C.), and Maryland.
    • Contributor: Taggart, Hugh T. (Hugh Thomas) - Taggart, Hugh T.
    • Date: 1751
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    Shelby family papers, 1738-1916 Correspondence, memoranda, legal and financial papers, military records, genealogical data, and memorabilia relating mainly to Evan Shelby, soldier and frontiersman, and to his son, Isaac Shelby, soldier and political leader, providing a record of frontier life and political and economic developments in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Kentucky.
    • Date: 1738
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    Letter from Thomas Barnsley to Evan Shelby with military passes for Edmund Moran
    • Contributor: Hunter, Robert - Sealy, J. H. C. - Barnsley, Thomas
    • Date: 1764-09-13
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    James Jenkins Gillette papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, military papers, receipts, court records, and other papers relating primarily to Gillette's Civil War service with the 4th Maryland Infantry Regiment and the 71st New York Militia Regiment and to his activities as U.S. Commissioner of Claims for Mobile, Ala. Subjects include the battles of Antietam, First Bull Run, Second Bull Run, and Chancellorville; the Atlanta, Gettysburg, and Shenandoah Valley campaigns; and Gillette's ...
    • Contributor: Gillette, James Jenkins
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    Marimba Linda Xelajú concert collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Digital sound recordings, video recordings, and photographs documenting a concert performed by Marimba Linda Xelajú in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on September 15, 2010 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Marimba Linda Xelajú is a family group from Maryland who form a small marimba orchestra (Marimba Grande, with drums and electric bass) performing Guatemalan music.
    • Contributor: Marimba Linda Xelajú (Musical Group) - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2010
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    Daniel Read Larned papers, 1861-1878 Army officer and private secretary to General Ambrose Everett Burnside. Correspondence and other material concerning campaigns by the Union Army in North Carolina and Virginia and Burnside’s relationship with other generals.
    • Contributor: Larned, Daniel Read
    • Date: 1861
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    John Thompson Ford papers, 1809-1960 Theater executive and dramatist. Correspondence, playbooks, playbills, subject files, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Ford's life and work as a theater manager in Baltimore, Maryland, and Washington, D.C., in the last half of the nineteenth century, including the assassination by John Wilkes Booth of President Abraham Lincoln at his theater in Washington.
    • Contributor: Ford, John Thompson
    • Date: 1809
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    John A.J. Creswell papers, 1819-1885 Lawyer, congressman, senator, and postmaster general. General correspondence, letterbooks, account books, and scrapbooks concerning Creswell’s law practice and political career in Maryland, his duties as adjutant general of Maryland, the military draft during the Civil War, the Maryland Constitutional Convention of 1867, and American claims regarding the Alabama.
    • Contributor: Creswell, John A. J. (John Angel James) - Creswell, John A. J.
    • Date: 1819
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    National Association for the Advancement of Colored People records, 1842-1999 Civil rights organization. Records of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People consisting of correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, itineraries, biographical material, speeches, testimony, writings, annual convention files, legal case files, legislation, publications, resolutions, policy statements, constitutions, bylaws, charters, contracts, proposals, scripts, financial records, publicity files, manuals, handbooks, music, awards, certificates, directories, subject files, daily mail sheets, notes, lists, questionnaires and surveys, certificates, ...
    • Contributor: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
    • Date: 1842
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    Robert Garrett family papers, 1778-1925 Garrett family of Baltimore, Md. Family members represented include Robert Garrett, railroad official, financier, and merchant, and his son John W. Garrett, railroad official and financier. Correspondence, business documents, and other papers relating to mercantile affairs in Baltimore, Maryland, and to Robert Garrett & Sons and the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company.
    • Contributor: Garrett, Robert
    • Date: 1778
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    Daniel Carroll papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, financial and legal documents, surveys of plats, newspaper clippings, and other papers pertaining primarily to Carroll's business interests and to his real estate holdings in what later became the Capitol Hill area of Washington, D.C. Includes material on land surveying and sales in Washington, D.C., and Baltimore, Md.; collection of rents; Carroll's holdings in Baltimore Iron Works and Hockley Forge; the settlement of ...
    • Contributor: Carroll, Daniel
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    William Taylor papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence and business and legal records of William Taylor, a merchant of Baltimore, Md., regarding his business trade through Sylvanus Bourne & Co. of Amsterdam, Netherlands. Includes accounts, statements, bills, receipts, invoices, wills, contracts, and marine registers, port charges, Prices Current, and other maritime records from Baltimore, Md.; Hamburg, Germany; Havana, Cuba; Leghorn, Italy; Liverpool, England; and Rotterdam, Netherlands. The Printed Matter series consists ...
    • Contributor: Taylor, William - Bourne, Sylvanus