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    John Barrett papers, 1861-1943 Journalist and diplomat. Family and general correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks, subject files, writings and speeches, financial papers, reports, biographical materials, scrapbooks, clippings, and other papers relating principally to Barrett's career as a journalist and diplomat.
    • Contributor: Barrett, John
    • Date: 1861
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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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    Arthur Laurents papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available The collection contains materials related to Laurents' life and career. The Project Files series contains drafts of scripts and working scripts for various Laurents stage projects, including West side story, Gypsy, La cage aux folles and Hallelujah, Baby! In addition, it contains novelizations of Laurents' screenplays for The way we were and The turning point. The series also contains other materials relating to productions, ...
    • Contributor: Laurents, Arthur
    • Date: 1900
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    Warren 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
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    Jack Kemp papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, statements, writings, legislative files, subject files, appointment books, scheduling files, press releases, newsletters, clippings, printed matter, family papers, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Kemp's service as U.S. representative from New York (1971-1989). Documents his career as a professional football player in the American Football League (1960-1969), primarily with the Buffalo Bills, and union president of the American Football League ...
    • Contributor: Kemp, Jack
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    Elizabeth Burt papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Typescript of Burt's autobiographical account, "An Army Wife's Forty Years in the Service, 1862-1902," and letters to her daughter, Edith Burt, discussing family matters and describing the routines of life on military posts in the West including Fort Bidwell, Calif.; Forts Bridger, Laramie, D.A. Russell, Sanders, and Washakie, Wyo.; Forts Missoula and C.F. Smith, Mont.; and Forts Omaha and Robinson, Neb.. Subjects include relations ...
    • Contributor: Burt, Elizabeth - Burt, Andrew Sheridan - Burt, Andrew Gano
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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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    Rouben Mamoulian papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, scripts, production material, family papers, scrapbooks, printed matter, memorabilia and other papers relating to Mamoulian's career as a theatrical and film director and to his personal life. Includes files for film and theater productions spanning Mamoulian's entire career. Documents his Armenian heritage and contacts with other Armenians; interactions with individuals involved in the arts and entertainment of the twentieth century; ...
    • Contributor: Mamoulian, Rouben
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    John W. Colbert papers, 1895-1966 Pathologist and physician. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and lectures, articles, research materials, and artwork pertaining to Colbert's experiences researching tropical diseases, providing medical care to the French and American armies during World War I, accompanying the American Expeditionary Forces to Russia, working as a physician in China, founding the Woman's Ambulance and Defense Corps of America, and serving as a U.S. Army officer during World ...
    • Contributor: Colbert, John W. (John William) - Colbert, John W.
    • Date: 1895
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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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    Herman 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
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    Arthur Gleason papers, 1863-1931 Journalist, editor, and social reformer. Family and general correspondence, writings, subject files, clippings, and printed matter relating to Gleason's editorial work with Cosmopolitan, The Survey, and Collier's Weekly; his experiences as a journalist and medic in World War I; his activities on behalf of the British labor movement, Bureau of Industrial Research, United Mine Workers, and socialism; and his interest in topics such as ...
    • Contributor: Gleason, Arthur
    • Date: 1863
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    Warren K. Billings papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, legal files, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and other papers relating primarily to the 1916 bombing conviction of Billings and Thomas J. Mooney and subsequent attempts by Billings and others to have them pardoned. Includes 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 ...
    • Contributor: Billings, Warren K.
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    Daniel and Florence Guggenheim Foundation records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, minutes of meetings, reports, subject files, financial records, printed matter, photographs, and other records relating to the foundation's funding of projects and programs in aviation and rocketry and in criminal justice. Aviation and rocketry files pertain chiefly to litigation involving patents of Robert H. Goddard, in particular his patent for liquid fuel rockets, and to exhibitions at the National Air and Space Museum ...
    • Contributor: Daniel and Florence Guggenheim Foundation
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    Frederick Lewis Allen papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, articles, biographies, date books, diaries, radio scripts, histories, speeches, and other papers documenting Allen's career as editor of Harper's Magazine, director of the Foreign Policy Association, author of many popular works on American social history, and an overseer of Harvard University. Includes a correspondence file on Allen's 1947 speech (1947) on journalists' attitude toward American industry; diaries kept on trips to London (1943) ...
    • Contributor: Allen, Frederick Lewis
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    Henry S. Pritchett papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, speeches, writings, reports, travel diaries, autobiographical material, Pritchett's book entitled What is Religion? (1906), and other papers relating to Pritchett's career in science and education. Documents his activities with the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, Massachusetts Charles River Basin Commission, Santa Barbara Relief Fund Committee, formation of the U.S. Bureau of Standards, and the Franklin Fund. Subjects include education, medical education, ...
    • Contributor: Pritchett, Henry S. (Henry Smith)
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    Charles Henry Harvey papers, 1835-1965 Gold miner, carpenter, and mill worker. Correspondence, diaries, daybooks, receipts, and printed matter relating to Harvey's life and work as a millworker and carpenter in Methuen, Massachusetts, and as a gold miner in California and Colorado.
    • Contributor: Harvey, Charles Henry
    • Date: 1835
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    Stephen C. Rowan papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Journals kept on board the Vincennes (1826-1828), Delaware (1841-1843), Cyane (1845), and Piscataqua (1868); and letterbook (1852-1890) containing orders to duty, notes on Rowan's sixty-four years of naval service, and copies of letters to Ambrose Everett Burnside, Salmon P. Chase, John Adolphus Bernard Dahlgren, James C. Dobbin, Gustavus Vasa Fox, Louis Malesherbes Goldsborough, David D. Porter, Robert Wilson Shufeldt, Isaac Toucey, Gideon Welles, and ...
    • Contributor: Rowan, Stephen C. (Stephen Clegg)
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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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    Arch Oboler collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available The collection consists of Oboler's accumulation of correspondence; legal, business, and personal files; sound recordings in various formats; and manuscripts, photographs, and other materials relating to his nearly sixty-year career as an author, radio and stage playwright and director, and movie script writer and director. Almost all of the scripts from his radio programs in the 1930s and 1940s, including the Lights Out series, ...
    • Contributor: Oboler, Arch
    • Date: 1916
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    Thomas Oliver Selfridge papers, 1809-1927 Naval officer. Correspondence, journals, logbooks, and notebooks relating to Selfridge’s naval career. Includes material relating to the side-wheel steamer Mississippi and the Mare Island Naval Shipyard, which were commanded by Selfridge, and to the Naval Examining Board over which he presided.
    • Contributor: Selfridge, Thomas Oliver
    • Date: 1809
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    John J. Walsh papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, writings, and research files relating chiefly to the Venona project, a secret program of the U.S. Army Signal Intelligence Service examining encrypted Soviet diplomatic communications. Research files include translations of messages sent among Komitet gosudarstvennoĭ bezopasnosti (KGB) agents and operatives in Australia; Mexico; Moscow, Russia; New York, N.Y.; San Francisco, Calif.; South America; and Washington, D.C., during the 1940s and 1950s. Also includes ...
    • Contributor: Walsh, John J. (John Joseph)
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    Henry 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
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    Curtis L. Malaney papers, 1923-1989 Author. Typescript and photocopied material comparing the conduct of Admiral Horatio Nelson in 1797 and 1801 to that of United States Navy officers in the Honda Point, California, disaster of 1923.
    • Contributor: Malaney, Curtis L.
    • Date: 1923
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    W.G. McAdoo papers, 1786-1941 Lawyer, business executive, U.S. secretary of the treasury, and U.S. senator from California. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, scrapbooks, drafts and copies of speeches, articles, and books, bulletins, photographs, and printed matter, relating chiefly to McAdoo's activities in business and public life during the Woodrow Wilson presidential administration. Includes family correspondence of the Floyd, McAdoo, and Gibbs families.
    • Contributor: McAdoo, W. G. (William Gibbs) - McAdoo, W. G.
    • Date: 1786