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    Vicente Sebastián Pintado papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, bills of sale, court transcripts, testimonies, surveys, notebooks, plats, land grants, maps, petitions, and other papers relating principally to Pintado's duties as alcalde, commandant, and surveyor general of Spanish West Florida from 1799 to 1817. Much of the collection relates to land deeds, purchases, and surveys in parts of present-day Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana. Includes a bound volume dated 1806 containing maps...
    • Contributor: Pintado, Vicente Sebastián - Vicente Sebastián Pintado Collection (Library of Congress)
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    Ethan Allen Hitchcock papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, writings, notes, military papers, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Hitchcock's military career and his interest in metaphysics and philosophy. Documents his military career at the United States Military Academy and at his posts in California, Florida, Mexico, and other locations; his work with the U.S. Dept. of War during and after the Civil War; his business interests in St. Louis,...
    • Contributor: Hitchcock, Ethan Allen - Hitchcock, Samuel
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    Green-Driver collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, topical files, financial records, printed matter, photographs, and other papers of businesswoman and church worker Pattie Gresham and her three husbands; insurance executive William L. Busby, Baptist minister and Masonic activist John Benjamin Green, and Baptist minister and grocery store owner William M. Driver. Documents African-American middle class, business, and church life in the American South during the Jim Crow era. Subjects include...
    • Contributor: Gresham, Pattie - Baker, Annabelle - Busby, William L. - Driver, William M. - Green, John Benjamin
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    Erwin F. Smith papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly diaries as well as correspondence, literary manuscripts, notes, sketches, photographs, and other papers. Diaries reflect Smith's work at the U.S. Department of Agriculture and include accounts of trips to Florida and Europe; notebook describing plants in Washington, D.C.; synopses of his research; and catalog of his scientific library. Subjects include family affairs, international news, and literature. Smith's travels on behalf of the Agriculture...
    • Contributor: Smith, Erwin F. (Erwin Frink)
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    Charles Pelot Summerall papers, 1880-1955 Army officer and college president. Correspondence, diaries, reports, speeches, writings, maps, charts, printed matter, memoranda, orders, memorabilia, and photographs concerning Summerall's military and academic career.
    • Contributor: Summerall, Charles Pelot
    • Date: 1880
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    William Wirt papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, writings, reminiscences, clippings, and other papers pertaining primarily to the Wirt (Werth) family, a Southern slaveholding family. Topics include social life in Baltimore, Md., Richmond, Va., and Washington, D.C., Christian piety, and sickness and death in the Wirt family. Also includes material concerning the trial of Aaron Burr, legal work conducted by Wirt as U.S. district attorney, Richmond, Va., 1816, and as U.S....
    • Contributor: Wirt, William
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    Letter to William S. Morris from J. P. Benjamin, November 22, 1861.
    • Contributor: Benjamin, J. P.
    • Date: 1861-11-22
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    John Vachon papers, 1913-1995 Photographer. Correspondence, family papers, writings, and miscellaneous material relating primarily to Vachon’s career as a photographer with the Farm Security Administration, Office of War Information, and Look magazine.
    • Contributor: Vachon, John
    • Date: 1913
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    Archivo Nacional de Cuba collection pertaining to Spanish colonial rule in Louisiana and the Floridas, 1770-1911 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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    P. Phillips family papers, 1832-1914 Lawyer, state legislator, and United States representative from South Carolina. Correspondence, letter books, legal record books, journals, dockets, notebooks, and an unpublished autobiography of P. Phillips, relating chiefly to the law practice of P. Phillips and his son, W. Hallet Phillips, both of whom practiced before the Supreme Court. Contains the writings of P. Phillips's wife, Eugenia, including her journal written while interned during...
    • Contributor: Phillips, P. (Philip) - Phillips, P.
    • Date: 1832
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    John Vachon papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, family papers, lecture notes, writings, financial papers, clippings, printed matter, and other material relating primarily to Vachon's career as a photographer with the U.S. Farm Security Administration, U.S. Office of War Information, Standard Oil Company of New Jersey, and Look magazine. Also documents his student days at Catholic University of America (1935-1936), life in Washington, D.C., (1935-1939), service in the U.S. Army at...
    • Contributor: Vachon, John
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    Mark L. Bristol papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, speeches, reports, memoranda, official dispatches, appointment sheets, press releases, scrapbooks, and other papers pertaining primarily to Bristol's diplomatic and naval career. Documents his duties as commander of the U.S. Naval Detachment in Turkish Waters and as U.S. Office of the High Commissioner for Turkey, 1919-1927; his role in the Conference on Near Eastern Affairs held in Lausanne, Switzerland, in 1922-1923; and his...
    • Contributor: Bristol, Mark L. (Mark Lambert) - Bristol, Helen Moore
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    Cornelius Chase family papers, 1745-1974 Clergyman, educator, and farmer. Correspondence, business and financial papers, subject files, reports, speeches, newspaper clippings, and miscellany relating to various members of the Chase family, especially Cornelius Chase, his son, Cornelius Thurston Chase, and the latter's career as superintendent of public instruction in Florida. Other material concerns the slave trade in Richmond, Virginia, the Confederate Army, and the Reverend Jonas King.
    • Contributor: Chase, Cornelius
    • Date: 1745
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    William Crawford Gorgas papers, 1857-1919 Army medical officer. Correspondence, reports, addresses, articles, financial and miscellaneous records, medical papers, charts, clippings, photographs, and printed material dealing primarily with the fight against yellow fever in Cuba and Panama.
    • Contributor: Gorgas, William Crawford
    • Date: 1857
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    Andrew Jackson papers, Correspondence, memoranda, journals, speeches, military papers, land deeds, scrapbook, printed matter, and other papers reflecting most phases of Jackson's military and political career. Subjects include his law practice in Tennessee, his service in the U.S. Congress; Florida and Tennessee state politics; the War of 1812; Creek War, 1813-1814; Battle of New Orleans, 1815; Indian affairs; Eaton Affair (Petticoat Affair) involving John Henry Eaton and...
    • Contributor: Jackson, Andrew
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    James Alexander Robertson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, writings, notes, subject files, and other papers relating primarily to Robertson's activities and scholarship in Hispanic studies, especially relating to Florida and the Philippines. Documents his editorial work on the fifty-five volume "The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803," editorship of the Hispanic American Historical Review, role as executive secretary and editor of publications for the Florida State Historical Society, appointment as archivist of the...
    • Contributor: Robertson, James Alexander
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    Andrew Ellicott papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, maps, charts, and reports of astronomical observations chiefly concerning Ellicott's work in surveying the boundary between the U.S. and Florida under the San Lorenzo Treaty of 1795 as well as his surveys of the city of Washington, boundary between Georgia and South Carolina, town of Presque Isle (later Erie), Pa., and boundary between the U.S. and Canada under the Treaty of Ghent, Dec....
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew - Gillespie, David
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    Henry Croskey Mustin papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, journals, lectures, articles, and other papers relating chiefly to Mustin's inventions, especially his work in sighting equipment for naval ordnance and his interest in naval aviation and commercial air service in the United States. Documents his service as a member of the American Aviation Mission to Great Britain, France and Italy to study and report on aviation organizations abroad; his participation in the...
    • Contributor: Mustin, Henry Croskey
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    Mark L. Bristol papers, 1882-1939 Naval officer and diplomat. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, reports, memoranda, official dispatches, appointment sheets, press releases, and scrapbooks pertaining mainly to Bristol's naval career.
    • Contributor: Bristol, Mark L. (Mark Lambert) - Bristol, Mark L.
    • Date: 1882
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    William Crawford Gorgas papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, addresses, reports, articles, medical papers, financial records, clippings, printed matter, charts, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Gorgas's work in combating yellow fever in Florida and Latin America, in particular Cuba and Panama. Includes materials used in preparation of a report on Latin America by the Rockefeller Foundation Yellow Fever Commission. Also includes extracts of a journal of Confederate officer Josiah Gorgas...
    • Contributor: Gorgas, William Crawford - Gorgas, Josiah
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    Lee Lawrie papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available General and family correspondence, sculpture commission files, biographical file, and other papers documenting Lawrie's career as a sculptor whose works were an integral part of public buildings, monuments, and churches throughout the United States. Includes correspondence between Lawrie and architect Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue with whom he collaborated on sculptures for St. Thomas' Church and Church of the Heavenly Rest, New York, N.Y., and material...
    • Contributor: Lawrie, Lee
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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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    James Grant of Ballindalloch papers Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence; diaries; military commissions; regimental returns; financial, land, and plantation records; parliamentary acts and speech; lists; maps and plans; and other papers documenting Grant's activities related to North America and the West Indies, including military service in the French and Indian War and the American Revolution, participation in military expeditions against Cherokee Indians in 1760-1761, his governorship of East Florida from 1763 to 1773,...
    • Contributor: Grant, James
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    Letter to Reynolds from Sterling Price, November 5, 1863]
    • Contributor: Price, Sterling
    • Date: 1863-11-05

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    Spanish-American affairs collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Volume containing correspondence, diplomatic documents, and other manuscripts relating to U.S. relations with Spanish America in the early 19th century. Subjects include Latin American liberation movements, problems of West Florida, and filibustering expeditions against Mexico. Correspondents include Ira Allen, José Álvarez de Toledo, James Madison, Richard W. Meade, James Monroe, and Luis de Onís.
    • Contributor: United States. Department of State