CollectionHenry S. Pritchett papers, 1876-1967 Astronomer, superintendent of the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, and president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Correspondence, travel diaries and autobiographical fragments, drafts and reprints of writings, speeches, essays, reports, Pritchett's book entitled What is Religion? (1906), and other papers relating to Pritchett's career in science and education.
- Contributor: Pritchett, Henry S. (Henry Smith) - Pritchett, Henry S.
- Date: 1876
CollectionWilliam T. Sherman papers, Correspondence, journal kept by Sherman in California during the Mexican War, drafts of portions of his Memoirs of Gen. William T. Sherman (1875), documents, printed matter, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, maps, photographs, and memorabilia relating to Sherman's civilian and military career, including his service during the Civil War. Documents his pre-Civil War career as an Army officer, banker in San Francisco, Calif., attorney in Leavenworth, ...
- Contributor: Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh)
Manuscript/Mixed MaterialLetter from Salmon Portland Chase to Irwin McDowell. March 30, 1865.
- Contributor: Chase, Salmon Portland
- Date: 1865-03-30
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CollectionStephen C. Rowan papers, 1826-1890 United States Navy officer. Journals and a letterbook relating to Rowan's naval service.
- Contributor: Rowan, Stephen C. (Stephen Clegg) - Rowan, Stephen C.
- Date: 1826
CollectionErnest Joseph King papers, 1908-1966 Naval officer. Official and general correspondence, orders to duty, speech, article, and book file, memoranda, notes, printed material, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to King's activities as commander in chief of the U.S. Fleet and chief of naval operations during World War II.
- Contributor: King, Ernest Joseph
- Date: 1908
CollectionJack Kemp papers, 1924-2009 United States cabinet officer, United States representative from New York, and football player. Chiefly correspondence, memoranda, speeches, statements, writings, legislative files, subject files, appointment books, scheduling files, press releases, newsletters, printed matter, clippings, and photographs documenting Kemp's career as a professional athlete and as a public official.
- Contributor: Kemp, Jack
- Date: 1924
CollectionSelman A. Waksman papers, 1915-1960 Microbiologist. Correspondence, speeches, articles, and scripts of radio programs on which Waksman appeared. Correspondence relates to Waksman's early studies at Rutgers University, his graduate work at the University of California, and his return to Rutgers in 1918 as a lecturer in soil microbiology.
- Contributor: Waksman, Selman A. (Selman Abraham) - Waksman, Selman A.
- Date: 1915
CollectionJames William Denver papers, 1868-1884 Lawyer, army officer, United States representative from California, United States commissioner of Indian affairs, and governor of Kansas. Letterpress books containing correspondence relating to Denver's law practice in Washington, D.C., which was concerned with Choctaw Indian claims and land disputes in California and elsewhere in the West, and to his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination, 1884.
- Contributor: Denver, James William
- Date: 1868
CollectionSidney Robertson Cowell collection, 1901-1992 Sidney Robertson Cowell (1903-1995) was a folksong and ethnic music collector and recordist, ethnographer, ethnomusicologist, teacher, writer, and wife of composer Henry Cowell. The collection consists of her personal papers which document all aspects of her life and work. The collection includes correspondence relating to personal and professional matters; fieldwork reports, fieldnotes, song lists and other materials from her field recording projects and trips; ...
- Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Cowell, Henry
- Date: 1901
CollectionLuther Burbank papers, 1830-1989 Botanist, horticulturist, and naturalist. Correspondence, speeches and writings, notes, sketches, nursery plans and notes, business records, scrapbooks, family papers and genealogies, and printed material concerning Burbank's career as a botanist and his family and personal life.
- Contributor: Burbank, Luther
- Date: 1830
CollectionThomas T. Craven papers, 1842-1969 Naval officer. Correspondence, family papers, and subject files relating primarily to his convoy duty and command of United States Naval Aviation Forces in Europe during World War I, and his command of a gunboat flotilla on the Yangtze River in China during 1929-1931.
- Contributor: Craven, Thomas T. (Thomas Tingey) - Craven, Thomas T.
- Date: 1842
CollectionService Men's Arts Center and Contact Bureau of San Francisco records, 1940-1946 Recreational center established during World War II for military personnel whose civilian professions or avocations included the fine arts. Letters received by Charles Cooper, managing director, and his wife, Marie Cooper. Includes a register of visitors to the center, samples of poetry, musical and radio programs, newspaper clippings, bulletins, photographs, and publicity material.
- Contributor: Service Men's Arts Center and Contact Bureau of San Francisco
- Date: 1940
CollectionCalifornia Gold Rush collection, 1849-1900 Correspondence, travel journal, and typescripts of notes by various authors who participated in the California Gold Rush.
- Contributor: Wason, Lyman P.
CollectionCarl Eckart papers, 1921-1973 Physicist, oceanographer, and educator. Correspondence, writings, lectures, subject files, biographical information, printed material, photographs, and other material relating to Eckart's career as oceanographer and physicist.
- Contributor: Eckart, Carl
- Date: 1921
CollectionGeorge 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
CollectionRowland V. Lee papers, 1907-1971 Director, producer, actor, and dramatist. Scripts, scrapbooks, photographs, printed matter, and other papers relating to Lee's career in motion pictures as a silent film actor, director, and producer during the period 1917-1959.
- Contributor: Lee, Rowland V.
- Date: 1907
CollectionWarren K. Billings papers, 1899-1973 Laborer and union organizer. Family and general correspondence, legal files, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and other papers relating primarily to the 1916 bombing conviction of Billings and Tom Mooney and papers relating to the Industrial Workers of the World, Billings’s activities in the union movement, especially in California, his life in Folsom State Prison, and his activities on behalf of the civil liberties of ...
- Contributor: Billings, Warren K.
- Date: 1899
CollectionHerman Hollerith papers, 1850-1982 Inventor and businessman. Correspondence, diary, financial and business papers, patents by Hollerith and others, blueprints, drawings, a Hollerith machine punch plate, writings about Hollerith by Geoffrey Austrian and others, biographical material, and other papers relating to Hollerith tabulating machines and their use in census taking (1890-1910), operation of Tabulating Machine Company and its merger with two other companies forming Computer-Tabulating-Recording Company (1911), and Hollerith's ...
- Contributor: Hollerith, Herman
- Date: 1850
CollectionOtto Fenichel and Hanna Fenichel papers, 1934-1953 Psychoanalysts. Correspondence, circular letters, minutes, reports, and writings primarily concerning Otto Fenichel’s work as a psychoanalyst and his involvement in psychoanalytic organizations following his immigration to the United States in 1938. Fenichel’s work as a training analyst in Oslo, Norway, and Prague, Czechoslovakia, is explored in circular letters written by him between 1934 and 1938.
- Contributor: Fenichel, Otto
- Date: 1934
CollectionNathaniel Alexander Owings papers, 1911-1983 Architect and engineer. Correspondence, journals. memoranda, minutes and reports, drafts of speeches and writings, legal and financial papers, subject file, biographical material, poetry, notes, appointment calendars, charts, graphs, diagrams, clippings, printed matter, photographs, scrapbooks, and other material chiefly dating from 1960 to 1980, documenting Owings's career as a founding partner of the architectural firm, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, as chairman of public commissions responsible ...
- Contributor: Owings, Nathaniel Alexander
- Date: 1911
CollectionPeter A. Demens papers, 1880-2000 Author, businessman, railroad promoter, and entrepreneur. Notebooks, scrapbooks, correspondence, and articles mostly relating to Demens's authorship of articles for the Russian journal Viestnik Evropy and Russian and American newspapers on events in America and his life.
- Contributor: Demens, Peter A. - Tverskoĭ, P. A.
- Date: 1880
CollectionByron N. Scott papers, 1957 United States representative from California and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, court brief, newspaper clippings, and magazine articles relating to Scott's legal defense of William H. Taylor, who was accused of espionage.
- Contributor: Scott, Byron N. (Byron Nicholson) - Scott, Byron N.
- Date: 1957
CollectionBeale family papers from the Decatur House, 1794-1957 Correspondence, journals, biographical material, speeches, articles, scrapbooks, printed material, and other papers pertaining to the role of Edward Fitzgerald Beale in opening the West; the diplomatic career of Truxtun Beale as United States minister to Greece, Persia, and Romania; the naval careers of Thomas Truxtun and Stephen Decatur; the Beale (Beal), Chase, Edwards, and Truxtun families; and the Decatur House.
- Date: 1794