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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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    Gouverneur Morris papers, 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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    Joseph Meredith Toner collection of manuscripts, 1741-1896 Physician, author and collector. Correspondence, diary, notes, lists, bibliographical material, printed matter, and other papers reflecting primarily 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.
    • Contributor: Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith) - Toner, Joseph M.
    • Date: 1741
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    Adolph Caspar Miller papers, 1913-1947 Economist, educator, author, and member of the first Federal Reserve Board of Governors. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, proceedings, writings, reports, speeches, notes, press releases, printed material, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Miller’s service as a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 1914-1936.
    • Contributor: Miller, Adolph Caspar
    • Date: 1913
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    Logan Pearsall Smith papers, Correspondence, notes, drafts of writings, and other papers of Smith relating to art, art history, and the aesthetic appreciation of art; literature and philosophical principles; and individuals prominent in the arts and humanities including Aubrey Beardsley, Bernard Berenson, Roger Fry, Bertrand Russell, Edith Wharton, and Walt Whitman. Subjects also include World War I and the Russian Revolution, 1917-1921, and the effect of each upon ...
    • Contributor: Smith, Logan Pearsall - Whitall, Ann Cooper
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    Francis Baylies papers, 1814-1843 Scholar, diplomat, politician, and historian. Primarily writings by Baylies relating to the American Revolution, the Confederation and the Constitution, Alexander Hamilton, and the administrations of George Washington, John Adams, and Thomas Jefferson.
    • Contributor: Baylies, Francis
    • Date: 1814
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    Ethel Armes collection of Lee family papers, Correspondence, architectural plans, genealogical papers, maps, legal papers, clippings, and other materials assembled by Armes in preparing her book, Stratford Hall: The Great House of the Lees (1936). Lee family members represented include Lucy Grymes Lee Carter, Hannah Lee Corbin, Cornelia Lee Hopkins, Elizabeth C. Izard, Ann Hill Carter Lee, Anne Robinson McCarty Lee, Charles Carter Lee, Elizabeth Collins Lee, Henry "Light-Horse Harry" Lee ...
    • Contributor: Armes, Ethel - Carter, Lucy Grymes Lee - Corbin, Hannah Lee - Hopkins, Cornelia Lee - Izard, Elizabeth C. (Elizabeth Carter) - Lee, Ann Hill Carter - Lee, Anne Robinson McCarty - Lee, Charles Carter - Lee, Elizabeth Collins - Lee, Henry ... Armes, Ethel - Carter, Lucy Grymes Lee - Corbin, Hannah Lee - Hopkins, Cornelia Lee - Izard, Elizabeth C. (Elizabeth Carter) - Lee, Ann Hill Carter - Lee, Anne Robinson McCarty - Lee, Charles Carter - Lee, Elizabeth Collins - Lee, Henry - Lee, Mary Randolph Custis - Lee, Richard Bland - Lee, Richard Henry - Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward) - Lee, Thomas - Livingston, Anne Home Shippen - Shippen, Alice Lee - Shippen, Thomas Lee - Shippen, William
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    Donald Wilson papers, 1910-1979 U.S. Army and Air Force officer. Diaries, journals, correspondence, speeches, lectures, flight records, maps and other items relating to Wilson’s personal life and military career. Diaries include accounts of the Iwo Jima and other South Pacific campaigns during World War II.
    • Contributor: Wilson, Donald
    • Date: 1910
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Letter from Daniel Smith to Arthur Campbell
    • Contributor: Smith, Daniel
    • Date: 1778-08-09
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    Louis-Alexandre Andrault, comte de Langeron, and Charles-Clau... 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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    Robert Patterson Hughes papers, 1876-1994 United States army officer. Correspondence, diaries, writings, printed memorial, biographical material, and photographs documenting Hughes's military career, including his account of the Battle of Little Bighorn written the following day as aide-de-camp to Gen. Alfred Howe Terry and material relating to his service during the Philippine insurrections (1898-1901).
    • Contributor: Hughes, Robert Patterson
    • Date: 1876
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    Morris and Popham families papers, Correspondence, journals, notebooks, legal papers, and other papers of the Morris and Popham families. Includes the papers of Lewis Morris (1671-1746), Lewis Morris (1698-1762), Richard Morris, Robert Hunter Morris, and William Popham. Includes a record of the court martial of Moses Hazen in 1780 and copies of George Washington's letters to Robert Hunter Morris. Other correspondents include Peter Stephen Du Ponceau, John Taylor, and ...
    • Contributor: Morris, Lewis - Morris, Robert Hunter - Morris, Richard - Popham, William
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    Rumsey family papers, 1661-1907 Family of Bohemia Manor, Cecil County, Md. Correspondence among family members; wills; surveys, deeds, plats, and other documents relating to land ownership; personal and business financial accounts; contracts and other legal documents; sermons; and notes on family history.
    • Date: 1661
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    Read family papers, 1568-1906 Read (Reed) family of New Castle, Delaware, later of Pennsylvania. Correspondence, deeds and indentures, genealogical records, commissions, printed matter, and other material. Papers of George Read relate chiefly to his activities during the American Revolution and his law practice in New Castle. Papers of John Read include a notebook of correspondence and memoranda which he kept as secretary of the Asylum Company, a land ...
    • Date: 1568
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    Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts, 1656-1995 Collector. A collection of Americana including historical letters and documents, family and personal papers, broadsides, financial and legal papers, illustrated and printed ephemera, government and legislative documents, military records, journals, and printed matter relating primarily to the expansion and development of the United States from the colonial period through the 1876 centennial.
    • Contributor: Carson, Marian S.
    • Date: 1656
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    Louis-Alexandre Andrault, comte de Langeron, and Charles-Clau... Correspondence, lists, rosters, charts, reports, embarkation orders and other material pertaining chiefly to French military and naval participation in the American Revolution. Includes lists of French fleets and regimental rosters of troops at Brest, France, 1776-1779; signals and rules for division of prizes in the French Navy; charts and reports on Louis Guillouet, m. le comte d' Orvillers' defeat of Admiral Viscount Augustus Keppel ...
    • Contributor: Langeron, Louis-Alexandre Andrault - Langeron, Charles-Claude
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    William Torrey papers, 1777-1783 Continental Army officer. Orderly books of the Second Massachusetts Regiment, 1777-1783, kept primarily by Torrey, including general, division, brigade, and regimental orders, a muster roll of the regiment, memorandum book containing returns, Continental Congress resolves, and miscellaneous material.
    • Contributor: Torrey, William
    • Date: 1777
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    Johann Carl Philipp von Krafft papers, 1750-1926 Hessian army officer and surveyor. Correspondence, a journal, military records, travel notes, and writings chiefly relating to Krafft's career as a mercenary soldier, including his service for the British during the American Revolution.
    • Contributor: Krafft, Johann Carl Philipp Von
    • Date: 1750
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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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    Neil Jamieson papers, Chiefly business correspondence (1760-1776) relating to Jamieson's role as a resident partner of the tobacco trading firm Glassford, Gordon, Monteath & Co., of Glasgow, Scotland; and to various mercantile enterprises in North America and the West Indies, especially Antigua. Acting in behalf of John Glassford and James Gordon's commercial interests which included Jamieson, Campbell, Calvert & Company distillery in Virginia, Jamieson was also involved ...
    • Contributor: Jamieson, Neil
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    Afro-American military collection, 1773-1987 Correspondence, pay vouchers, orders, muster rolls, enlistment and discharge papers, receipts, contracts, affidavits, tax records, miscellaneous military documents, and printed material documenting African Americans in military service, with the bulk concerning the Civil War service of the United States Corps d'Afrique (organized in 1863 and renamed United States Colored Troops in 1864).
    • Contributor: Gladstone, William A., Collector - Gladstone, William A.
    • Date: 1773
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    Alexis Vasilevich Babine papers, 1895-1953 Librarian, teacher, and author. Correspondence, lectures, articles, journals, other writings, and miscellaneous material relating chiefly to Babine's experiences during the Russian Revolution, his work in creative writing, and a history in Russian of the United States.
    • Contributor: Babine, Alexis Vasilevich
    • Date: 1895
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    Clarence Edwin Carter papers, 1761-1961 Editor, author, and professor of history. Correspondence, transcriptions, reports, financial papers, documents, book reviews, and clippings largely related to Carter’s editorial career.
    • Contributor: Carter, Clarence Edwin
    • Date: 1761
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    Eleanor Lord Pray papers, Chiefly correspondence of Pray with family members relating to her daily life in Vladivostok, Russia; family affairs; social life of the expatriate community; her surroundings in and around Vladivostok; and historic events. Also includes transcripts of a portion of Pray's correspondence prepared by her granddaughter, Patricia D. Silver; correspondence of Eleanor's husband, Frederick S. Pray; photographs; and miscellanous material. Subjects include the "American Store," ...
    • Contributor: Pray, Eleanor Lord
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    Peter A. Demens papers, Correspondence, articles, notebooks, scrapbooks, and other papers relating primarily to Demens's authorship of articles for the Russian journal Viestnik Evropy (Saint Petersburg, Russia) and for Russian and American newspapers. Subjects include American politics and presidential campaigns; the annexation of Hawaii; Cuba; Dukhobors and their immigration to Canada; treatment of Jews in Russia; the Russo-Japanese War, 1904-1905; Bloody Sunday, Saint Petersburg, Russia, 1905; Molokans in ...
    • Contributor: Demens, Peter A. - Tverskoĭ, P. A.
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    Albert Gleaves papers, 1803-1946 Naval officer and historian. Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, articles, books, scrapbooks, reports of the Asiatic Fleet, notebooks, photographs, newspaper clippings, biographical material, poetry, printed matter, and other papers relating to Gleaves's naval career and his writings.
    • Contributor: Gleaves, Albert
    • Date: 1803
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    United States. Continental Navy records, Receipts, appraisals, and other records relating to the procuring of ships for service during the Revolution.
    • Contributor: United States. Continental Navy
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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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    Robert Morris papers, Correspondence, letterbooks, journals and proceedings of the Continental Congress, business and financial accounts, and other papers. Includes official correspondence of Morris while serving as superintendent of finance for the Continental Congress, the account rendered by Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais to the Continental Congress in 1782, and other papers relating chiefly to the financing of the American government and its forces during the Revolution. ...
    • Contributor: Morris, Robert
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    Martha Dodd papers, Correspondence, writings, research materials, memoirs, genealogical materials, newspaper clippings, and other papers relating to Dodd's experiences (1933-1937) in Berlin with her father, William Edward Dodd, American ambassador to Germany; her exile (1957-1990) with her husband, Alfred Kaufman Stern, in Cuba and Czechoslovakia following their indictment for participation in Soviet espionage; and her writings on topics including the civil rights movement in the U.S., the ...
    • Contributor: Dodd, Martha - Dodd, William E. (William Edward) - Fanin, Kay - Lardner, Ring - Stern, Alfred Kaufman
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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
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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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    George McCully journal, Manuscript copy of a journal (45 pages) kept by McCully pertaining to his journey (1783 June-July) from Pittsburgh, Pa., to Detroit, Mich., on an expedition headed by Ephraim Douglass to inform the Indians of that region that the Treaty of Paris would soon be signed. McCully documents meetings at "Delaware Town," a Delaware Indian settlement on the Sandusky River, Ohio, with Delaware chief Captain ...
    • Contributor: McCully, George

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    Philip W. Bonsal papers, Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, speeches, and statesments documenting Bonsal's foreign service career, especially as U.S. ambassador to Cuba during and after the 1959 revolution there. Includes material on the differences between Cordell Hull and Sumner Welles regarding Argentina and ideological battles at international meetings over the independence of colonial Africa. Also includes Bonsal's English translation from the French of Emile Ollivier's book L'Expedition du Mexique ...
    • Contributor: Bonsal, Philip W. (Philip Wilson) - Ollivier, Emile
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    Clinton family papers, Chiefly correspondence (mainly transcripts and drafts) of the elder George Clinton and James Clinton relating to military engagements during the Revolution, drafting of the Articles of Confederation by the Continental Congress, and land transactions in New York; orderly book (1779) of James Clinton containing orders given during the expedition against the Iroquois; and various commissions, land grants, and resolves. Correspondents include Horatio Gates, the ...
    • Contributor: Clinton, George - Clinton, James
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    Charles Guillaume Frédéric Dumas papers, Diplomatic correspondence of Dumas from the Revolutionary and post-Revolutionary periods concerning the First League of Armed Neutrality, the French alliance, negotiations with the Netherlands, peace negotiations, prisoners of war, and a treaty of commerce with England. Correspondents include John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, John Paul Jones, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de Lafeyette, Arthur Lee, and the Committee for Foreign Affairs ...
    • Contributor: Dumas, Charles Guillaume Frédéric
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    Colby Mitchell Chester papers, 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
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    Philippe Bunau-Varilla papers, 1877-1955 Panamanian diplomat and engineer. Correspondence, speeches, writings, legal records, newspaper clippings, and other papers concerning Bunau-Varilla’s activities in the United States, his efforts to gain support for completion of the Panama Canal, and his role in the Panamanian revolution and as minister plenipotentiary for the new government.
    • Contributor: Bunau-Varilla, Philippe
    • Date: 1877
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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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    Leighton W. Rogers papers, Correspondence, diary (1916 September-1919 April), autobiographical sketch, writings, obituaries, scrapbooks, and a map documenting Rogers's studies at Dartmouth College (1912-1916); experiences in Saint Petersburg, Russia, as an employee of the National City Bank of New York (1916-1918); service as an intelligence officer in Great Britain and France for the American Expeditionary Forces (1918-1919), as a trade commissioner in Europe (1921-1926) representing the Aeronautics Trade ...
    • Contributor: Rogers, Leighton W. (Leighton William)
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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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    Hayes, Hollister, and Kelman families papers, 1826-2012 Correspondence, diaries, memoirs, lectures and sermons, genealogical material, and printed matter pertaining chiefly to members of the Hayes family and their careers as Presbyterian missionaries in China. Includes papers of Margaret Hayes Hollister; her parents, John David Hayes and Barbara Monteath Kelman Hayes; her paternal grandparents, W. M. Hayes and Margaret Young Hayes; her maternal grandfather, John Kelman; and her paternal great-grandfather, David Hayes.
    • Date: 1826
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    Charles Thomson papers, Correspondence relating to official business of the U.S. Continental Congress and other aspects of the American Revolution and to scientific and scholarly matters and personal affairs; petitions, notes on debates in Congress (1777 July 24-26), and ordinance (1787 July 13) concerning government territory northwest of the Ohio River; and translations of portions of the New Testament from Greek to English and Thomson's critique of ...
    • Contributor: Thomson, Charles
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    Roger Sherman papers, Correspondence, notebooks, legal documents and agreements, financial material, and other papers of Sherman, in part, from his years as a member of the U.S. Continental Congress and a U.S. senator and representative. Includes notebooks containing accounts of monies loaned the United States between September 1777 and August 1780; Sherman's expenses while attending the Continental Congress, June 7-October 2, 1777; material pertaining to the British ...
    • Contributor: Sherman, Roger
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    Marquis de Lafayette papers, Correspondence, letterbooks, writings, speeches, reports, minutes, notes, military records, financial and legal documents, family papers, broadsides, and other papers relating chiefly to the marquis's military, political, and private life, as well as to French and American history of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Subjects include Lafayette's involvement in the American Revolution and in the French revolutions of 1789 and 1830, his imprisonment ...
    • Contributor: Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier - Jarnac, Charles Rosalie De Rohan-Chabot - Jarnac, Louis Charles Guillaume De Rohan-Chabot - Jarnac, Philippe-Ferdinand-Auguste De Rohan-Chabot - Lafayette, Georges Washington Louis Gilbert Du Motier - Lafayette, Marie Adrienne De Noailles - La Fayette, Michel Louis Christophe Roch Gilbert Motier - Lasteyrie Du Saillant, Adrien-Jules - Lasteyrie Du Saillant, Louis - Lasteyrie Du Saillant, Olivia De Rohan-Chabot - Lasteyrie Du Saillant, Virginie Du Motier De La Fayette - La Tour-Maubourg, Anastasie Du Motier De La Fayette - Périer, Natalie Du Motier De La Fayette
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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)
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
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    Declaration of Independence collection, Copies of correspondence, resolutions, ordinances, and other papers relating to the drafting and adoption of the Declaration of Independence. Includes nineteenth and early twentieth-century printed copies of the Declaration of Independence; the Virginia Constitution and Declaration of Rights, 1776; the resolution for independence passed by the Continental Congress on June 7, 1776; Thomas Jefferson''s record of debates in the Continental Congress, July 1-12, 1776 ...
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    Richard Olney papers, 1830-1928 Lawyer, attorney general, and secretary of state. Correspondence, letterbooks, drafts of speeches and articles, subject files, memoranda, reports, legal records, newspaper clippings, and printed material relating primarily to Olney's activities as attorney general and secretary of state, and to his Boston, Massachusetts, law practice.
    • Contributor: Olney, Richard
    • Date: 1830
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    Thomas Jefferson papers, Correspondence; official statements and addresses, including a rough draft of the Declaration of Independence; plantation and personal accounts; notebooks; fee book; case book; garden book; farm books; calculations of interest; records of early Virginia laws and history; writings on political, legal, educational, and scientific matters; newspaper clippings; and other papers. The bulk of the correspondence and writings falls within the period 1775-1826 and encompasses ...
    • Contributor: Jefferson, Thomas
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    Nathanael Greene papers, Correspondence, letterbook, reports, orders and resolutions, proclamations, petitions, certificates, and other papers primarily documenting Greene's military career with emphasis on his command of the Southern Department of the U.S. Continental Army and the army's southern campaign. Includes material pertaining to negotiations with the Cherokee and Chickasaw tribes. Correspondents include Thomas Burke; John Butler; Arthur Campbell; Richard Caswell; Charles Cornwallis, Marquis Cornwallis; John Gunby; John ...
    • Contributor: Greene, Nathanael
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    Society of the Cincinnati records, Microfilm and photocopies of correspondence, circular letters, journals, minutes, proceedings of the General Society and of the Standing Executive Committee, resolutions, membership lists, certifications of delegates, accounts and account book, drawings, and other records. Includes records of state societies and papers of Pierre Charles L'Enfant. Correspondents include Charles Henri, comte d' Estaing; Horatio Gates; A.W. Johnston; Henry Knox; Charles Armand Tuffin, marquis de la ...
    • Contributor: Society of the Cincinnati - L'enfant, Pierre Charles
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Coolidge Speech: Address . . . at the 150th Anniversary of th... 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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    Gouverneur Morris papers, 1771-1834 Lawyer, diplomat, and senator from New York. Letterbooks, diaries, legal and financial papers, and miscellany relating to Morris's mission to London, 1790-1791, his service as minister to France, 1792-1794, and in the United States Senate, 1800-1803. Also includes material relating to social life in Paris, the French Revolution, Morris's New York estate, the War of 1812, the Hartford Convention, and other events of the ...
    • Contributor: Morris, Gouverneur
    • Date: 1771
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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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    Hayes, Hollister, and Kelman families papers, Correspondence, diaries, lectures, sermons, memoirs, genealogical material, and printed matter pertaining chiefly to members of the Hayes family and their careers as Presbyterian missionaries and educators in China. Includes papers of Margaret Hayes Hollister; her parents, Barbara Monteath Kelman Hayes and John David Hayes; her paternal grandparents, Margaret Young Hayes and W.M. Hayes; her maternal grandfather, John Kelman; and her paternal great-grandfather, David Hayes. ...
    • Contributor: Ambler, Barbara Hayes - Hayes, Barbara Monteath Kelman - Hayes, David - Hayes, John David - Hayes, Margaret Young - Hayes, W. M. (Watson M.) - Hollister, Margaret Hayes - Kelman, John
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    Christopher Prince autobiography and souvenir booklet, Manuscript autobiography (1806) containing accounts of seafaring life in colonial New England; maritime events of the Revolution such as the imprisonment of Ethan Allen aboard the Gaspée and the amphibious withdrawal of the British from Montréal in 1775; and Prince's employment by agents of George Washington to sink four British ships in the Hudson River, enlistment in the Connecticut navy to serve aboard the ...
    • Contributor: Prince, Christopher
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    Charles Thomson papers, 1765-1888 Secretary of Continental Congress, biblical translator, and merchant. Correspondence relating to the official business of the Continental Congress and the American Revolution, scientific and scholarly matters, personal affairs, and including petitions, notes on debates, and translations of portions of the New Testament from Greek to English.
    • Contributor: Thomson, Charles
    • Date: 1765
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Coolidge Speech: Address . . . at the Celebration of the 150t... 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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    Jean-Baptiste-Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, papers... Commander-in-chief of the French army in America. Correspondence, histories, and other papers chiefly concerning French participation in the American Revolution and the establishment of the French branch of the Society of the Cincinnati. Includes material on the siege of Yorktown, Virginia.
    • Contributor: Rochambeau, Jean-Baptiste-Donatien De Vimeur, Comte De - Rochambeau, Jean-Baptiste-Donatien De Vimeur
    • Date: 1777
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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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    Shelby family papers, Correspondence, memoranda, legal and financial records, military records, genealogical data, and other papers relating primarily 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 Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Virginia. The papers of Isaac Shelby document his activities during the Indian wars, Revolutionary ...
    • Contributor: Shelby, Evan - Shelby, Isaac
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    Silas Casey papers, Correspondence, journal, daybook, bills, receipts, commissions, and other papers relating to Casey's career as a U.S. naval officer. Subjects include Casey's service during the cruise of the Niagara (Frigate) to Tokyo, Japan, in 1860-1861, with the Japanese ambassador and his staff; naval actions and blockades in the Civil War; and the punitive expedition to Korea aboard the Colorado (Steam screw frigate) in 1871. Also ...
    • Contributor: Casey, Silas - Coggeshall, Joseph
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    Orderly book of the 66th (Berkshire) Regiment of Foot, AMs orderly book of the British 66th (Berkshire) Regiment of Foot while stationed in Haiti during the expedition against the French in the West Indies. Written at headquarters, Port-au-Prince, and elsewhere. There apparently is some evidence to suggest that the volume is written in the hand of the British commander-in-chief, General Sir Ralph Abercromby.
    • Contributor: Great Britain. Army. Regiment of Foot, 66th (Berkshire)
    • Date: 1796
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    Archivo Nacional de Cuba collection pertaining to Spanish col... Transcripts of material found in the Cuban national archives pertaining to Spanish colonial rule in Louisiana and the Floridas. Includes correspondence of the Spanish governor of Louisiana, Bernardo de Gálvez, with José de Gálvez, the secretary of the Indies; and Felipe Fonsdeviela, marques de la Torre, and Diego José Navarro García de Valladares, the capitanes-generales at Havana. Also includes an index of correspondence of ...
    • Contributor: Archivo Nacional De Cuba
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    Victor F. Blakeslee and Irina Skariätina papers, 1930-1944 Author and naval officer (Victor F. Blakeslee). Author (Irina Skariätina). Holograph and typewritten manuscripts of novels, short stories, and plays about the Russian revolution, the military, and other topics by Blakeslee and his wife, Irina Skariätina, the former Countess Wladimirovna Keller.
    • Contributor: Blakeslee, Victor F. (Victor Franklin) - Blakeslee, Victor F.
    • Date: 1930
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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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    Archivo Nacional de Cuba collection pertaining to Spanish col... Transcripts of material found in the Cuban national archives pertaining to Spanish colonial rule in Louisiana and the Floridas. Includes correspondence of the Spanish governor of Louisiana, Bernardo de Gálvez, correspondence of British traders operating under Spanish protection, in particular William Panton, material concerning commerce and political relations with the local Indian tribes, Spain’s part in the American revolution and relations with the newly ...
    • Contributor: Archivo Nacional De Cuba
    • Date: 1770
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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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    Tasker Howard Bliss papers, 1864-1933 Army officer, diplomat, and scholar. Correspondence, printed matter, drafts of speeches, lectures, and articles, diaries, memoranda, reports, minutes of meetings, and scrapbooks relating mainly to Bliss's military career and participation in peace negotiations after World War I.
    • Contributor: Bliss, Tasker Howard
    • Date: 1864
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    Marquis de Lafayette papers, 1757-1990 Soldier and statesman. Correspondence, letterbooks, writings, speeches, reports, minutes, notes, military records, financial and legal documents, family papers, broadsides, and other papers relating chiefly to the Marquis de Lafayette's military, political, and private life, as well as to French and American history of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Subjects include Lafayette's involvement in the American Revolution and in the French revolutions of ...
    • Contributor: Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, Marquis De - Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier
    • Date: 1457
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    James McHenry papers, Correspondence, memoranda, financial papers, and other papers relating to McHenry's service as U.S. 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. Subjects include Indian affairs, frigate construction, fortification of ports and harbors, defense of the frontier, army regulations, and ...
    • Contributor: McHenry, James
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    William A. Oldridge collection of George Washington's headqua... Transcripts of letters collected and edited by Oldridge. Includes correspondence, writings, and other papers of Oldridge concerning the location of papers and illustrations of Washington's headquarters staff and historical accounts from the original material.
    • Contributor: Oldridge, William A.
    • Date: 1775
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    George Fielding Eliot papers, 1939-1971 Author, journalist, and military analyst. Correspondence, diary, biographical material, manuscripts of writings, drafts of various articles, notes, speeches and drafts of radio broadcasts, newspaper clippings, and printed matter relating mainly to Eliot's career as a newspaper columnist, contributor to periodicals, and military editor of Collier's Encyclopedia.
    • Contributor: Eliot, George Fielding
    • Date: 1939
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    Afro-American military collection, Correspondence, pay vouchers, orders, muster rolls, enlistment and discharge papers, receipts, contracts, affidavits, tax records, miscellaneous military documents, and printed matter documenting African Americans in military service. The bulk of the collection concerns the Civil War service of the U.S. Corps d'Afrique (organized in 1863 and renamed U.S. Colored Troops in 1864). Documents from the American Revolution consist chiefly of pay vouchers of Connecticut ...
    • Contributor: Gladstone, William A.
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    Benjamin Franklin papers, Correspondence, journals, records, articles, and other material relating to Franklin's life and career. Includes manuscript (1728) of his Articles of Belief and Acts of Religion; negotations in London (1775); letterbooks (1779-1782) of the U.S. legation in Paris, France; records (1780-1783) of the U.S. peace commissioners, including journals kept by Franklin and Richard Oswald; facsimile copy of his ledger as U.S. postmaster general (1775-1778); and ...
    • Contributor: Franklin, Benjamin - Franklin, William Temple - Oswald, Richard - United States. Legation (France)
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    Coolidge Speech: Address . . . before the Society of the Daug... 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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    Victor F. Blakeslee and Irina Skariätina papers, Holograph and typewritten manuscripts of novels, short stories, and plays about the Russian revolution, U.S. naval ships, and other subjects by Blakeslee and his wife, Irina Skariätina.
    • Contributor: Blakeslee, Victor F. (Victor Franklin) - Skariätina, Irina
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    Carl W. Ackerman papers, 1833-1970 Journalist, educator, and public relations consultant. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, family papers, scrapbooks, clippings, and other papers relating chiefly to Ackerman's career as a journalist and dean of Columbia University School of Journalism.
    • Contributor: Ackerman, Carl W. (Carl William) - Ackerman, Carl W.
    • Date: 1833
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    Lovering-Taylor family papers, 1727-1926 The Lovering-Taylor families of Boston, Mass.; New York, N.Y.; and Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Correspondence, diaries, financial papers, business records, legal papers, biographical and genealogical material, clippings, printed material, and other papers chiefly of Joseph Taylor (1745(?)-1816), merchant and Loyalist, relating to business and trade during the Revolution, the Loyalist cause, mercantile insurance, and French spoliation claims. Other family members represented include William Taylor ...
    • Date: 1727
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    Theodore Gordon Ellyson papers, 1912-1951 United States naval officer and pioneer aviator. Biographical information and correspondence chiefly between Ellyson and his wife, Helen Mildred Lewis Glenn Ellyson, describing his naval sea duty and naval aviation.
    • Contributor: Ellyson, Theodore Gordon
    • Date: 1912
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    Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de Laf... 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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    Philander C. Knox papers, Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, reports, articles, notebooks, bills and resolutions, legal records, biographical sketches, library catalog, clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, cartoons, and other papers relating chiefly to Knox's service as U.S. attorney general under William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt, U.S. secretary of state under William H. Taft, and U.S. senator from Pennsylvania. Subjects include relations with Latin America, the Middle East, Russia, and East ...
    • Contributor: Knox, Philander C. (Philander Chase)
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    Henry A. Willard II collection, Series I, chiefly 1820-1840, the Bradley-Willard family papers consists primarily of financial records concerning business dealings in Westminster, Vt., and Washington, D.C. Family correspondents include Stephen Row Bradley, Revolutionary War officer and U.S. representative from Vermont; his son, William Czar Bradley, lawyer and U.S. representative from Vermont; and William's father-in-law, Mark Richards, merchant and U.S. representative from Vermont. Series II, chiefly 1820-1840, the Henry ...
    • Contributor: Willard, Henry A. (Henry Augustus) - Bradley, Stephen Row - Bradley, William Czar - Richards, Mark
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    Carl W. Ackerman papers, Correspondence, diaries, speeches, lectures, writings, notes, research material, family papers, scrapbooks, clippings, and other papers relating chiefly to Ackerman's career as journalist and dean of Columbia University School of Journalism (1931-1956). Documents his work as United Press Associations correspondent within the Central Powers, chiefly Germany prior to World War I; special correspondent for the Saturday Evening Post in Mexico, Switzerland, and elsewhere during World ...
    • Contributor: Ackerman, Carl W. (Carl William) - Ackerman, John F. - Ackerman, Robert V. (Robert Vanderhoof) - Ackerman, Mabel Vanderhoof
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    John Fisher papers, 1777-1802 Military supply agent and merchant. Correspondence, memoranda, accounts, purchase and delivery orders, receipts, requisitions, invoices, and other financial and mercantile records relating primarily to the distribution of food and supplies to the Continental Army in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.
    • Contributor: Fisher, John, Active - Fisher, John
    • Date: 1777
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    Hugh Lenox Scott papers, 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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    Adolph Caspar Miller papers, Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, proceedings, writings, reports, speeches, notes, press releases, printed material, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to his service as a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 1914-1936. Subjects include administration of monetary policy, international economic issues and policy, economic recovery in Europe, inflation, international and domestic banking and finance, commerce, Federal Reserve System Federal Advisory Council, ...
    • Contributor: Miller, Adolph Caspar
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    Irving R. Levine papers, 1930-1995 Journalist and news commentator. 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.
    • Contributor: Levine, Irving R.
    • Date: 1930
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    Clarence Edwin Carter papers, 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 Galloway family papers, Chiefly family correspondence of Galloway, his wife, Grace Growden Galloway, their daughter, Elizabeth, and Mrs. Galloway's brother, Thomas Nickelson, of Dorset, England. Includes travel notebook (1770-1808) and letters (1776-1781) of Galloway to his wife; verses written and collected by Grace Galloway, together with letters describing her trials as a Loyalist wife during the American Revolution; and correspondence of Elizabeth with English friends.
    • Contributor: Galloway, Joseph
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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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    Alexander Robey Shepherd papers, 1776-1945 Territorial governor. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, photographs, clippings, printed matter, and memorabilia relating to Shepherd's career as a political official in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Shepherd, Alexander Robey
    • Date: 1776
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    Nicholas Low papers, Family and business correspondence; business and ship's papers; legal papers; accounts of voyages to Asia, Europe, and South America; and printed matter of Nicholas Low, merchant of Low & Wallace, New York, N.Y., and other Low family members. Includes correspondence with foreign merchants; Low's brother, Isaac Low (1735-1791); and Isaac Low's son, Isaac Low, a commissary-general in the British Army, pertaining to trade conditions, ...
    • Contributor: Low, Nicholas
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    Aileen Moore Topping collection concerning a Spanish diplomat... English translation by Topping of Spanish reports on the U.S. Continental Congress during the American Revolution from originals in the Archivo General de Indias and the Archivo Histórico Nacional, Spain.
    • Contributor: Topping, Aileen Moore
    • Date: 1777
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    Francis Baylies papers, Correspondence, speech, writings, notes, and other papers relating to chiefly to Baylies's writings on the American Revolution; the Confederation; U.S. Constitution; Alexander Hamilton; and the presidential administrations of George Washington, John Adams, and Thomas Jefferson. Subjects also include the aurora borealis; colony of New Plymouth, Mass.; Massachusetts General Court House of Representatives; voyage of the USS Lexington (Sloop); and the Falkland Islands fisheries dispute. ...
    • Contributor: Baylies, Francis
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    Donald Wilson papers, Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, lectures, flight records, maps, and other papers relating chiefly to Wilson's military career as an army and air force officer from service on the Mexican border before World War I through World War II and to his personal life. Diaries include accounts of the battle of Iwo Jima and of other South Pacific campaigns. Subjects include air warfare and strategic ...
    • Contributor: Wilson, Donald
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    D. Heywood Hardy papers, Correspondence, diaries, reports, speeches, notes, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers pertaining to Hardy's war service in Petrograd (Saint Petersburg), Russia, in 1917-1918 with the American Red Cross Mission to Russia. Hardy described conditions in Russia, beginning stages of the Bolshevik revolution, inspections and arrests by the Red Guard, the work of the Red Cross, and his social activities in Petrograd.
    • Contributor: Hardy, D. Heywood (Dermot Heywood)