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    William Wirt papers, 1802-1858 Lawyer, politician, U. S. attorney general, and biographer. Correspondence, writings, and printed matter pertaining to Wirt’s family and career as a lawyer, politician, and author.
    • Contributor: Wirt, William
    • Date: 1802
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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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    James Alexander Robertson papers, 1816-1939 Editor, biographer, and archivist. Correspondence, diaries, notes, writings, subject files, and miscellany relating primarily to Robertson's activities and scholarship in Hispanic studies, especially Florida and the Philippines.
    • Contributor: Robertson, James Alexander
    • Date: 1816
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    Esther Hill Hawks papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence and other papers relating to the work of physicians, Esther Hill Hawks and her husband, J.M. Hawks, in caring for sick and wounded soldiers, including African Americans, in South Carolina during the Civil War. Also documents her work as a teacher of African Americans in Florida and South Carolina during the Civil War and Reconstruction era. Chiefly letters to Hawks, 1862-1863, from her ...
    • Contributor: Hawks, Esther Hill
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    Moore family papers, 1942-1998 Georgia family. Chiefly correspondence between Sidney Leighton Moore (1906-1953) and his wife, Violet Soderquist Moore, reflecting his service with the United States Army during World War II, including also writings, notes, military papers, genealogy, civilian and military manuals, war ration books, and photographs.
    • Date: 1942
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    Charles Pelot Summerall papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, writings, reports, orders, printed matter, maps, charts, photographs, and other papers relating to Summerall's military and academic career. Relates primarily to Summerall's World War I service as field commander of the U.S. Army's 1st Division and other American Expeditionary Forces units in France. Also documents his presidency of Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, Charleston, S.C.; political activity in ...
    • Contributor: Summerall, Charles Pelot
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    Archivo Nacional de Cuba collection pertaining to Spanish colonial rule in Louisiana and the Floridas, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available 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, with José de Gálvez, the secretary of the Indies; and Felipe Fonsdeviela, marques de la Torre, and Diego José Navarro García de Valladares, the capitanes-generales at Havana. Also includes an index of correspondence of ...
    • Contributor: Archivo Nacional De Cuba
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    William Plumer papers, 1774-1845 Governor of New Hampshire and legislator, United States senator from New Hampshire, essayist, and historian. Correspondence, diaries, letterbooks, autobiography, writings, notes, transcripts of poetry, essays, extracts, and other papers relating to Plumer’s personal life and career in New Hampshire and national politics and as an essayist.
    • Contributor: Plumer, William
    • Date: 1774
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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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    Francis Winslow papers, 1833-1863 Naval officer. Correspondence, journals, logs, and other papers documenting Winslow's naval career.
    • Contributor: Winslow, Francis
    • Date: 1833
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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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    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. - Tverskoĭ, P. A.
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    French and American Claims Commission records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, petitions, inventories, depositions, lists, certificates, and receipts. Most of the correspondence is from French residents in New Orleans and elsewhere in Louisiana and is addressed to the French consul in New Orleans, the French minister in Washington, D.C., and the ministry of foreign affairs (Ministère des affaires étrangères) in Paris. Some petitions are from French residents in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Mississippi, Missouri, and ...
    • Contributor: French and American Claims Commission
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    Peter 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
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    Nicholas Philip Trist papers, 1795-1873 Diplomat and lawyer. Family and general correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, notes, reports, legal and financial papers, writings, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Trist's tenure as U.S. consul in Havana and his role in negotiating the treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ending the Mexican War. Other topics include Trist's business interests, particularly his sugar plantations in Cuba and Louisiana; the establishment of the University ...
    • Contributor: Trist, Nicholas Philip
    • Date: 1795
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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
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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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    Cartter family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly correspondence between members of the Cartter and Hanford families including David K. Cartter; his wife, Nancy Hanford Cartter; and their sons, David Kellogg Cartter, Jr., and William H. Cartter. Includes letters concerning David K. Cartter's service as U.S. ambassador to Bolivia, 1861-1862; Civil War letters of David Kellogg Carter, Jr., second lieutenant in the 2nd Ohio Cavalry, U.S. Army, relating to the impact ...
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    James Grant of Ballindalloch papers, 1740-1819 British army officer, governor, and member of Parliament. Microfilm edition of selected items including diaries; correspondence; maps and plans; military commissions; regimental returns; financial, land, and plantation records; parliamentary acts and speech; and lists. The selections document 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 ...
    • Contributor: Grant, James
    • Date: 1740
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    Cornelius Chase family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, journal, speeches, writings, reports, genealogical material, financial records, printed matter, drawings, and other papers relating to Chase family members. Pertains chiefly to Cornelius Chase, and his son, Cornelius Thurston Chase, in their careers as clergymen, educators, and farmers. Documents the latter's career as superintendent of public instruction for the state of Florida. Also includes correspondence of Jonas King and a copy of his ...
    • Contributor: Chase, Cornelius - Chase, Cornelius Thurston - Stokes, E. H. (Ellwood Haines) - Confederate States of America. Army
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    Louis McLane correspondence, 1795-1894 Lawyer, U.S. representative and senator from Delaware, diplomat, and cabinet officer. Correspondence primarily between McLane and members of his family relating to social life in Washington, D.C., his diplomatic duties, and national and congressional politics.
    • Contributor: McLane, Louis
    • Date: 1795
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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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    Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de Lafayette, papers, 1776-1934 Soldier and statesman. Correspondence, legal documents, clippings, broadsides, orderly book, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Lafayette's military service in Canada and Virginia, his tour of the United States from 1824 to 1825, his land in Florida, and his views of such topics as the slave trade and the French government, including also material pertaining to the centennial observance of his death and ...
    • Contributor: Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, Marquis De - Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier
    • Date: 1776
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    William Plumer papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence; letterbooks; diaries; nine volumes of writings including his autobiography, notes on the proceedings of Congress, and transcriptions of essays, poetry, and extracts from various sources; and other papers relating to Plumer's political career, writings as an essayist, and personal affairs. Subjects include New Hampshire history, politics, courts, and state militia; New England politics; relations with the Barbary States, France, Great Britain, and Spain; ...
    • Contributor: Plumer, William
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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