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    Johann Carl Philipp von Krafft papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, journal (1770-1791), military records, travel notes, and writings chiefly relating to von Krafft's career as a mercenary soldier. Includes material on his service for the British during the American Revolution. The papers also reflect his travels in Russia, the Netherlands, and Québec, his interest in astronomy, geometry, literature, mathematics, and philosophy, his fluency in several languages, and his work on a perpetual calendar.
    • Contributor: Krafft, Johann Carl Philipp Von
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    Leontiĭ, Metropolitan of All America and Canada, papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly bound volumes of diaries and correspondence records listing outgoing letters (1921-1960), documenting Leontiĭ's role as an educator, editor of the Russian American Orthodox Messenger (Russko-amerikanskīĭ pravoslavnyĭ vi︠e︡stnik), advisor to Russian Orthodox bishops, and advocate of Russian American Orthodox autonomy. Many of the entries in the correspondence records are annotated or have copies of the letters attached. Poetry and financial notes also appear in ...
    • Contributor: Leonti
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    Alexander Hamilton papers, 1708-1903 Delegate from New York to the United States Continental Congress, United States secretary of the treasury, United States army officer, statesman, and lawyer. Correspondence, speeches and writings, legal and financial papers, 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 United States Continental ...
    • Contributor: Hamilton, Alexander
    • Date: 1708
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    Louis-Alexandre Andrault, comte de Langeron, and Charles-Claude, marquis de Langeron, papers, 1761-1785 French military officers. Correspondence and documents concerning French military and naval participation in the American Revolution.
    • Contributor: Langeron, Louis-Alexandre Andrault, Comte De - Langeron, Louis-Alexandre Andrault
    • Date: 1761
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    George Creel papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly scrapbooks and bound volumes of writings by and about Creel. Also includes correspondence, notes, speeches, lectures, book reviews, an unpublished manuscript titled Liberty Bells, and campaign material relating to Creel's unsuccessful 1934 campaign for governor of California. A series on Woodrow Wilson and the U.S. Committee on Public Information contains correspondence with Wilson as well as Wilson's corrections of drafts of Creel's cables, ...
    • Contributor: Creel, George
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    Read family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, deeds and indentures, a journal, notebooks, legal documents, genealogical records, commissions, printed material, and other papers. Papers of George Read relate chiefly to his activities during the American Revolution and his law practice in New Castle, Del. Includes a journal containing memoranda (1782-1784) kept by James Read as secretary of the Continental Congress Marine Committee and a record of his personal accounts (1794-1812). ...
    • Contributor: Read, George - Read, James - Read, John - Read, John M. (John Meredith) - Read, John Meredith
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    Clarence Edwin Carter papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, transcripts, reports, book reviews, financial papers, clippings, and other papers relating chiefly to Carter's editorial career. Includes materials from his work as editor of the Illinois Historical Collections, The Territorial Papers of the United States (1934- ), and The Correspondence of General Thomas Gage (1969), including transcripts of Gage's correspondence. Also includes material relating to Clarence Walworth Alvord's The Illinois Country, 1673-1818 (1920); ...
    • Contributor: Carter, Clarence Edwin
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    Joseph Meredith Toner collection of manuscripts, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, addresses, lectures, writings, notes, lists, bibliographical material, genealogical material, printed matter, surveys, maps, and other papers primarily reflecting the personal and professional life of Toner, the history and practice of medicine in the United States, and the life and times of George Washington. Documents Toner's professional activities and leadership in literary, research, and historical societies in the District of Columbia; work in ...
    • Contributor: Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith) - Washington, George - Joseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of Congress)
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    John Calvin Leonard papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly diaries relating to Leonard's naval career and to the role of the U.S. Navy in the Spanish American War, 1898, and World War I. Also includes a journal kept aboard the USS Juniata (Screw sloop) in 1882, a testimonial, and newspaper clippings. Subjects include naval ships and cruises; economic, political, and social matters; the rise of labor unions; the Russian Revolution, 1917-1921; and ...
    • Contributor: Leonard, John Calvin
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    Theodore Gordon Ellyson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly correspondence (1912-1928) between Ellyson and his wife, Helen Mildred Lewis Glenn Ellyson; together with other family correspondence and a biographical file. Ellyson's letters reflect his interest in aviation and its value to the navy; and his duty in the Caribbean during periods of civil unrest in Haiti and Santo Domingo (Hispaniola) and in the Adriatic during the Dalmatian boundary dispute between Italy and ...
    • Contributor: Ellyson, Theodore Gordon
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    Frederick Law Olmsted papers, 1777-1952 Landscape architect. Correspondence, letterbooks, journals, drafts of articles and books, speeches and lectures, biographical and genealogical data, business papers, scrapbooks, maps, drawings, and other papers encompassing Olmsted's career and private life. The papers focus on Olmsted's career as a landscape architect, specifically as a designer of parks and the grounds of private estates and public buildings and as a city and regional planner.
    • Contributor: Olmsted, Frederick Law
    • Date: 1777
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    Douglas Southall Freeman papers, 1900-1979 Biographer, editor, educator, and lecturer. Correspondence, diaries, manuscripts and proofs of books and other works, articles, speeches, notebooks, source materials largely relating to the American Revolution and Civil War, bibliographical material, clippings, printed material, memorabilia, maps, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Freeman's biographical and historical research and writing.
    • Contributor: Freeman, Douglas Southall
    • Date: 1900
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    Stephen Bonsal papers, 1890-1973 Journalist and foreign correspondent. Correspondence, diaries, writings, and other material relating chiefly to Bonsal's career as a journalist and as foreign correspondent for the New York Herald and New York Times.
    • Contributor: Bonsal, Stephen
    • Date: 1890
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    George Creel papers, 1857-1953 Author, editor, and government official. Scrapbooks and bound volumes of writings by and about Creel form the bulk of the collection. Includes correspondence, notes, speeches, lectures, book reviews, and campaign material. A series on Woodrow Wilson and the United States Committee on Public Information contains correspondence with Wilson as well as his corrections of drafts of Creel's cables, letters, speeches, and other writings relating ...
    • Contributor: Creel, George
    • Date: 1857
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    Elbridge Gerry papers, 1772-1901 United States vice president, delegate to the Continental Congress, and United States representative from and governor of Massachusetts. Chiefly correspondence relating to various aspects of Gerry's public career, including his memberships in the Massachusetts General Court and Provincial Congress (where he was active on committees of correspondence, safety, and supply during the Revolution), service in the Continental Congress and the U.S. House of Representatives, ...
    • Contributor: Gerry, Elbridge
    • Date: 1772
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    Coolidge Speech: Address . . . at the 150th Anniversary of the Battles of Trenton and Princeton, Trenton, N.J., December 29, 1926. From Hand Copies: Speeches of President Calvin Coolidge, preserved by ... 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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    Coolidge Speech: Address . . . at the Celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, Philadelphia, Pa., July 5, 1926. From Hand Copies: Speeches of President Calvin Coolidge, Preserved ... 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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    Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de Lafayette, papers, 1776-1934 Soldier and statesman. Correspondence, legal documents, clippings, broadsides, orderly book, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Lafayette's military service in Canada and Virginia, his tour of the United States from 1824 to 1825, his land in Florida, and his views of such topics as the slave trade and the French government, including also material pertaining to the centennial observance of his death and ...
    • Contributor: Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, Marquis De - Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier
    • Date: 1776
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    Silas Casey papers, 1771-1941 Naval officer. Correspondence, journal, daybook, bills, receipts, commissions, and other papers relating to Casey’s naval service.
    • Contributor: Casey, Silas
    • Date: 1771
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    Gouverneur Morris papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Letterbooks, diaries, legal and financial papers, and miscellany relating chiefly to Morris's mission to London (1790-1791) and his service as minister to France (1792-1794) and in the U.S. Senate (1800-1803). Also includes material pertaining to Morris's work as a business agent for Robert Morris, social life in Paris, the French Revolution and the Reign of Terror, Morris's New York estate Morrisania, the War of ...
    • Contributor: Morris, Gouverneur - Morris, Anne Cary Randolph
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    John Clement Fitzpatrick papers, 1927-1941 Archivist, librarian, historian, and editor. Chiefly correspondence relating to The Writings of George Washington edited by Fitzpatrick, together with card files indexing the work, drafts of speeches and of a study of Virginia colonial governors, and other papers and reference files.
    • Contributor: Fitzpatrick, John Clement
    • Date: 1927
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    Irving R. Levine papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, notebooks and notes, transcripts of interviews, radio and television scripts, news commentaries, articles, speeches, book drafts, background and research material, and other papers documenting Levine's career as a broadcast journalist and news commentator. Includes material on his assignments as chief correspondent for NBC News in Moscow (1955-1959), Rome (1960-1967, 1968-1970), and London (1967-1968), as chief economics correspondent, Washington, D.C. (1971-1995), and as ...
    • Contributor: Levine, Irving R.
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    Colby Mitchell Chester papers, 1913-1928 Naval officer. Correspondence, research notes, and unpublished manuscripts relating to Chester's study of Commodore Dudley Saltonstall and the Penobscot Bay Expedition in 1779.
    • Contributor: Chester, Colby Mitchell
    • Date: 1913
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    Hugh Lenox Scott papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, writings, reports, notes, family papers, biographical and genealogical material, financial records, printed matter, maps, drawings, prints, photographs, and other papers relating to Scott's career in the U.S. Army from 1876 to his retirement following World War I, his service as a member of the U.S. Board of Indian Commissioners and as chairman of the New Jersey State Highway Commission, and ...
    • Contributor: Scott, Hugh Lenox - Scott, William McKendree
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    Christopher Prince papers, 1806-1891 Sailor and activist in the seamen's religious movement. Manuscript autobiography containing accounts of seafaring life in colonial New England, maritime events of the Revolutionary War, Prince's employment by agents of George Washington, his enlistment in the Connecticut navy, the close of the war, and his conversion to Christianity shortly thereafter.
    • Contributor: Prince, Christopher
    • Date: 1806