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    Nathaniel Prentiss Banks papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence (1860-1880), and diaries and notebooks, letterbooks, military papers, speeches and writings, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, and miscellany relating chiefly to Banks's political career in the House of Representatives and to his service as an army officer during the Civil War. Includes papers on the Kansas territorial question, the assault on Charles Sumner, and the establishment of the Republican Party. Civil War topics include ...

    • Contributor: Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss
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    William Franklin Patterson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, military records, writings, newspapers, notes, and fragments. Chiefly letters (1851-1864) from Patterson to his wife, Amelia Sophia Patterson relating principally to his Civil War service with Patterson's Independent Company of Kentucky Volunteers under General G.W. Morgan at Cumberland Gap, with Major General Ulysses S. Grant at Vicksburg, and with the Department of the Gulf in Texas and Louisiana. Also includes letters, sermons, and ...

    • Contributor: Patterson, William Franklin - Schaeffer, F. C. (frederick Christian)
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    D.W. Whittle papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly official correspondence and general orders relating to Whittle's Civil War service with the 72nd Illinois Volunteer Regiment and with the Army of the Tennessee. His diary (1865) contains descriptions of conditions in Alabama and Georgia during the transition from military to civil law. Also includes court records from cases heard by him as a military judge advocate, biographical sketches, maps, photograph, and other ...

    • Contributor: Whittle, D. W.
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    Anita Newcomb McGee papers, 1688-1932

    Anthropologist and physician. Correspondence, diaries, family papers, writings, scientific and medical data, and miscellaneous material pertaining to McGee's studies of communistic societies in the United States such as the Shakers and the Bethel and Oneida communities, to her duties as acting assistant surgeon, U.S. Army in the Spanish-American War; and to the formation of the Women's Anthropological Society of America. Contains family correspondence of ...

    • Contributor: McGee, Anita Newcomb
    • Date: 1688
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    Wm. Oland Bourne papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Entries submitted in two contests sponsored by Bourne in which Union soldiers and sailors who lost their right arms by disability or amputation during the Civil War were invited to submit samples of their penmanship using their left hands, correspondence and broadsides concerning the contests, and photographs of the participants. Also includes Civil War reminiscences recorded by patients at the Central Park Hospital, a ...

    • Contributor: Bourne, Wm. Oland (william Oland)
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    Denby family papers, 1850-1911

    Correspondence between members of the Denby family. Includes letters of Charles Denby (1830-1904), a lawyer and diplomat; Charles Denby (1861-1938), a diplomat; and Edwin Denby, a member of the United States Congress and secretary of the navy. Relates to the Civil War, diplomatic life in China, and the Spanish-American War.

    • Date: 1850
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    Benjamin F. Whitten papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, family papers, military records, financial and legal records, and other papers relating primarily to Whitten's Civil War service with the 9th Maine Infantry Regiment. Documents his participation in the Battle of Morris Island, S.C., 1863; other actions and encampments along the southeast Atlantic coast in 1862 and 1863; the Battle of Cold Harbor, Va., 1864; and engagements in Bermuda Hundred, Va., where he ...

    • Contributor: Whitten, Benjamin F. (benjamin Franklin)
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    Neil Sheehan papers, 1920-1993

    Author and journalist.Correspondence, drafts of writings, notes, research material, interview transcripts, and other papers relating to Sheehan's writings concerning the Vietnam War, especially his books, A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam (1988) and After the War Was Over: Hanoi and Saigon (1992), and to publication of the Pentagon Papers.

    • Contributor: Sheehan, Neil
    • Date: 1920
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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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    Edward Willis papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, ledger, memorandum books, requisition books, newspaper clippings, printed material, drawings, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Willis's service as chief quartermaster of G.T. Beauregard's division in the Confederate Army. Documents defensive operations along the South Carolina and Georgia coasts, the siege of Petersburg, and movement of troops in Alabama, Georgia, and Mississippi.

    • Contributor: Willis, Edward
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    Matthew Stanley Quay papers, 1776-1949

    United States senator from Pennsylvania (1887-1904). Correspondence, election materials, financial papers, genealogical information, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to Quay's career in Pennsylvania and national politics as a member of the Republican party and the United States Senate.

    • Contributor: Quay, Matthew Stanley
    • Date: 1776
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    Tasker Howard Bliss papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, minutes of meetings, speeches, lectures, reports, articles, printed matter, scrapbooks, and other papers relating chiefly to Bliss's military career and participation in peace negotiations following World War I. Documents his service with the U.S. American Commission to Negotiate Peace following the war, participation in the Allied and Associated Powers Supreme War Council, term as chief of staff of the U.S. War ...

    • Contributor: Bliss, Tasker Howard
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    John Leonard Hines papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, articles, printed matter, maps, drawings, photographs, and other papers relating to Hines's career as a U.S. Army officer. Documents his service with the Mexican Punitive Expedition (1916), and the American Expeditionary Forces during World War I. Also document his service as deputy chief of staff and chief of staff, U.S. War Department, and his command of the 9th Corps Area, ...

    • Contributor: Hines, John Leonard
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    James Jenkins Gillette papers, 1857-1884

    U.S. Army officer, U.S. Army commissioner of subsistence, and U.S. commissioner of claims from Mobile, Alabama. Correspondence, military papers, receipts, court records, and a docket book relating to Gillette’s military service and his activities as claims commissioner.

    • Contributor: Gillette, James Jenkins
    • Date: 1857
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    Alvah H. Granniss papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, including originals and typescripts of letters; a memoranda by Granniss about his Civil War service; poems and a song; envelopes; printed matter; artifacts; and other papers relating chiefly to Granniss's Civil War service with the 1st Connecticut Cavalary Regiment, U.S. Army. Consists primarily of letters from Granniss to his sister, Mary Ann Tuttle, and his parents, Henry H. Granniss and Louisa Granniss, and ...

    • Contributor: Granniss, Alvah H.
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    Georges F. Doriot papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, reports, speeches and lectures, diaries, and photographs pertaining primarily to Doriot's military career in the research and development of equipment and supplies during and after World War II. Documents his work in several positions including his directorship of the Military Planning Division, Office of the Quartermaster General and his postwar work as civilian consultant to the military. Topics include procurement, design and development, ...

    • Contributor: Doriot, Georges F.
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    Moore family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, writings, notes, military papers, Harp family genealogy, civilian and military manuals, war ration books, and photographs of the Moore family of Georgia. Chiefly correspondence between Sidney Leighton Moore and his wife, Violet Soderquist Moore, pertaining to his service with the U.S. Army during World War II at Fort Custer, Mich., and later in Guam and Hawaii; and to her life on the homefront ...

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    Custis-Lee family papers, 1700-circa 1928

    Correspondence, letterbooks, genealogical papers, notebooks, financial records, indentures, clippings, photographs, and other papers documenting the activities of several generations of the Custis and Lee families of Virginia, who served as diplomats, statesmen, politicians, planters, and military officers during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

    • Date: 1700
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    George S. Patton papers, 1807-1979

    United States Army officer. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journals, writings, speeches and lectures, military papers, scrapbooks, military publications, maps, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Patton's military career as a student at the U.S. Military Academy (1904-1909), member of John J. Pershing's Punitive Expedition into Mexico (1916), aide-de-camp to Pershing and later tank commander in Europe during World War I, and commander of forces ...

    • Contributor: Patton, George S. (George Smith) - Patton, George S.
    • Date: 1807
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    Leighton W. Rogers papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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.
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    J. Thomas Schneider papers, 1915-1960

    Army officer, government official, and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, treaties, writings, maps, and other papers relating chiefly to Schneider's service as personal aide to Gen. John J. Pershing, commander-in-chief of the American Expeditionary Forces in Europe during and after World War I.

    • Contributor: Schneider, J. Thomas (john Thomas) - Schneider, J. Thomas
    • Date: 1915
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    Cleveland Abbe papers, 1850-1954

    Astronomer and meteorologist. Correspondence, diaries, and other papers relating mainly to Abbe's career with the Weather Service of the Army Signal Corps, his participation in the West African Eclipse Expedition (1880s), and his career in the United States Weather Bureau.

    • Contributor: Abbe, Cleveland
    • Date: 1850
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    John Aldrich Stephenson collection of the Hand, Fiske, and Aldrich families papers, 1745-1966

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, travel diaries, manuscripts of sermons, poems, essays, and other writings, business and financial records, printed works, biographical and genealogical materials, drawings and reproductions of paintings and photographs, and other papers collected by Stephenson relating to the Hand, Fiske, and Aldrich families.

    • Date: 1745
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    Albert James Myer papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, biographical material, and printed matter relating in part to Myer's service as a surgeon in the U.S. Army (1854-1860), especially his assignments at Fort Davis and Fort Duncan, Tex., where he observed Indian warfare; his role in the founding and development of the U.S. Army Signal Corps (1856-1880); and the contribution of the Signal Corps to Union military efforts in the Civil War. ...

    • Contributor: Myer, Albert James
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    John J. Walsh papers, 1933-2004

    Federal Bureau of Investigation agent. Correspondence, writings, and research material relating to Walsh’s career as a Federal Bureau of Investigation agent and as an investigator for congressional committees and executive branch agencies. Includes Walsh’s unpublished memoir and research files relating to the Venona project and to Matthew Silverman, a figure in the Alger Hiss case.

    • Contributor: Walsh, John J. (john Joseph) - Walsh, John J.
    • Date: 1933