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    James 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
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    Luther Burbank papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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. The collection relates chiefly to Burbank's nursery in Santa Rosa, Calif., and to his pioneering work in the development, selection, and propagation of new plant species as well as to the publicity ...

    • Contributor: Burbank, Luther
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    William T. Sherman papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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)
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    Stephen 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
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    Herman Hollerith papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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, scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, printed 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 ...

    • Contributor: Hollerith, Herman
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    Thomas Oliver Selfridge papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, journals, logbooks, notebooks, and other papers relating to Selfridge's naval career. Includes material relating to his service as commander of the USS Mississippi and of the Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Calif., and as president of the U.S. Naval Examining Board (Line). Correspondents include his son, T.O. Selfridge, Henry E. Ballard, George E. Belknap, A.F. Crossman, Francis E. Grice, and David D. Porter.

    • Contributor: Selfridge, Thomas Oliver
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    Samuel Peter Heintzelman papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries and journals, military papers, maps, clippings, and other papers reflecting Heintzelman's career in the U.S. Army from his years at the United States Military Academy through the Civil War. The diaries and journals describe Heintzelman's participation in the 2nd Seminole War and the Creek War, his activities during the Mexican War, his service as corps commander under General George B. McClellan in ...

    • Contributor: Heintzelman, Samuel Peter
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    Shirley M. Hufstedler papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, policy statements, and other papers relating chiefly to Hufstedler's tenure as U.S. secretary of education in the Jimmy Carter administration, particularly to the Youth Act of 1980 (never enacted) and other legislation, the promotion of various educational programs, and policy issues. Includes a transcript of an interview in which Hufstedler comments on her early life, judicial career, and cabinet appointment. Correspondents ...

    • Contributor: Hufstedler, Shirley M.
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    Charles L. Todd and Robert Sonkin migrant workers collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection includes field recordings made in July and August, 1940 and 1941 in Farm Security Administration migrant worker camps in California. These included the Arvin, Shafter, Visalia, Firebaugh, Westley, Thornton, and Yuba FSA camps. Recordings were made of dance music, popular songs, ballads and folk songs, original songs, conversations, camp council meetings, poems, and stories describing life in the camps, whose residents were ...

    • Contributor: Pike, Russ - Sonkin, Robert - Todd, Charles L. - Lomax, Alan - Hemmig, Robert - Rothstein, Arthur - Lange, Dorothea - Archive of American Folk Song - American Folklife Center - Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program
    • Date: 1939
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    Robert Garrett family papers, 1778-1925

    Garrett family of Baltimore, Md. Family members represented include Robert Garrett, railroad official, financier, and merchant, and his son John W. Garrett, railroad official and financier. Correspondence, business documents, and other papers relating to mercantile affairs in Baltimore, Maryland, and to Robert Garrett & Sons and the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company.

    • Contributor: Garrett, Robert
    • Date: 1778
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    F.W. Lander and J.M. Lander papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, writings, military dispatches and telegrams, notes, reports, scrapbooks, printed matter, maps, and other papers relating chiefly to Lander's activities surveying and exploring overland routes through the West and to his Civil War service in Virginia and Maryland under George Brinton McClellan and Chas. P. Stone. Documents his work as chief engineer and superintendent of the Fort Kearney, South Pass, and Honey Lake Wagon ...

    • Contributor: Lander, F. W. (frederick West) - Lander, J. M. (jean Margaret)
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    Selman A. Waksman papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, articles, and radio scripts pertaining to Waksman's career in the field of microbiology. Correspondence with colleagues pertains to Waksman's discovery of the antibiotic streptomycin as well as to his research of other microbes. Other 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 ...

    • Contributor: Waksman, Selman A. (selman Abraham)
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    Peter A. Demens papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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.
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    Arthur Gleason papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, writings, subject files, clippings, and printed matter relating chiefly to Gleason's editorial work with Cosmopolitan, The Survey, and Collier's Weekly magazines; his experiences as a journalist and medic in World War I; and his activities on behalf of the British labor movement, Bureau of Industrial Research, United Mine Workers of America, and socialism. Subjects include immigration, Jews in the U.S., American isolationism, the ...

    • Contributor: Gleason, Arthur
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    Thomas 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
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    Thomas T. Craven papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, writings, orders, reports, biographical and genealogical materials, newspaper clippings, and other papers relating primarily to Craven's World War I convoy duty in Atlantic and Mediterranean waters (1917-1918), his command of the United States Naval Aviation Forces in Europe (1918), his command of a gunboat flotilla on the Yangtze River, China (1929-1931), and his service as chief coordinator of the U.S. Federal Coordinating ...

    • Contributor: Craven, Thomas T. (thomas Tingey)
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    W.W. Corcoran papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterpress books, financial records, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Corcoran's business and banking interests and philanthropic efforts. Documents his involvement with the brokerage and banking firms, Corcoran & Riggs, Washington, D.C.; Riggs and Co, New York, N.Y.; Bank of America; and Wilson, Colston & Co., Baltimore, Md. Also documents his investment ventures in the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad ...

    • Contributor: Corcoran, W. W. (william Wilson) - Corcoran, Thomas
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    Thomas Ewing family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, writings, speeches, biographical and genealogical material, military papers, financial and legal papers, scrapbooks, printed materials, maps, photographs, and other papers concerning American political, economic, and social life. Subjects include westward expansion and frontier life, the disposal of public lands and land speculation, law and legal practice in Ohio, Ohio and national Whig politics, anti-Jacksonianism, the Bank of the United States, the ...

    • Contributor: Ewing, Thomas - Ewing, Hugh - Sherman, Ellen Ewing - Sherman, William T. (william Tecumseh)
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    Victor Gruen papers, 1886-1991

    Designer, architect, and urban planner. Personal and business correspondence, project files, speeches, writings, biographical material, and scrapbooks documenting Gruen's career in architectural design, city planning, and environmental counseling, with special emphasis on architectural and land use projects undertaken from 1960 to 1980 by his firms, Gruen Associates, headquartered in New York, New York, and Los Angeles, California, and Victor Gruen International, centered in Vienna, ...

    • Contributor: Gruen, Victor
    • Date: 1886
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    Letter from David Fairchild, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Plant Industry, Washington, D.C., to John D. Whiting

    • Contributor: American Colony (jerusalem) - Fairchild, David - U.S. Department of Agriculture - Whiting, John D. (john David)
    • Date: 1916-12-30
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    Samuel Peter Heintzelman papers, 1822-1913

    Union army officer. Correspondence, diaries, journals, and military papers detailing Heintzelman’s service in the United States Army from his years at the United States Military Academy through the Civil War. Includes descriptions of activities in Indian wars in Florida, the Southwest, and California, and during the Mexican War.

    • Contributor: Heintzelman, Samuel Peter
    • Date: 1822
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    Carl R. Rogers papers, 1913-1989

    Psychologist, psychotherapist, and educator. Correspondence, family papers, writings, book files, notes on workshops and other meetings, project files, academic files, research files, transcripts of psychotherapy sessions, and administrative papers chiefly documenting Rogers's career as a practicing psychologist and therapist and as an educator and promoter of humanistic psychology in association with the Center for Studies of the Person in La Jolla, California.

    • Contributor: Rogers, Carl R. (carl Ransom) - Rogers, Carl R.
    • Date: 1913
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    Leonard John Kovar collection, Veterans History Project (U.S.) Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Interview conducted for the Veterans History Project 2001. This collection contains audio recordings, civilian papers, clippings, correspondence, creative works, a diary, military papers, mixed manuscripts, mixed periodicals, unit histories, a transcript, and photographs. The majority of this collection consists of correspondence between Kovar and his family, some of which was written while Kovar was a prisoner of war.

    • Contributor: Kovar, Leonard John - Cross, Coy F. - Beale Air Force Base (calif.) - Veterans History Project (u.s.) - American Folklife Center
    • Date: 1922
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    Ronald L. Ziegler papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, political files, subject files, legal material, notes, briefing material, transcripts of press briefings and press conferences, press releases, calendars and schedules, telephone logs, biographical material, family papers, printed matter, clippings, photographs, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Ziegler's activities as White House press secretary, assistant to President Richard M. Nixon, and assistant to Nixon after his resignation from the presidency. ...

    • Contributor: Ziegler, Ronald L.