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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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    Warren G. Child papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Diary (1920-1930) kept by Child while serving aboard seaplane tenders and aircraft carriers and as superintendent of the naval flight school, Pensacola, Fla.; and printed matter and photographs chiefly relating to naval aviation between World War I and World War II.

    • Contributor: Child, Warren G.
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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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    Hans Peter Kraus collection of Spanish American documents, 1433-1966

    Bookman, collector, and bibliophile. Letters, decrees, order books, reports, instructions, dispatches, printed material, and miscellaneous legal documents concerning the history of colonial Spanish America, including the activities of the Mexican Inquisition.

    • Contributor: Kraus, Hans Peter
    • Date: 1433
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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
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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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.
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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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    Burbank-Van Voorhis families papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, and military papers of Burbank and Van Voorhis family members spanning the War of 1812, Mexican War, Civil War, and the American occupation of the Philippines in the early 20th century. Diary of Sullivan Burbank pertaining primarily to his service during the War of 1812 at forts in New York State and Detroit, Mich., area; troop movements; passing American and British ships; ...

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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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    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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    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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    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
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Conversation with 114 year old black male, Florida (Transcript)

    • Contributor: Unidentified - Sommer, Bettie
    • Date: 1977-00-00

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    Moore family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, writings, notes, military papers, Harp family genealogy, civilian and military manuals, war ration books, and photographs of the Moore family of Georgia. Chiefly correspondence between Sidney Leighton Moore and his wife, Violet Soderquist Moore, pertaining to his service with the U.S. Army during World War II at Fort Custer, Mich., and later in Guam and Hawaii; and to her life on the homefront ...

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    Nicholas Philip Trist papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, writings, notes, reports, legal and financial papers, 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. Subjects include national politics, the presidential election of John Adams, political and military affairs in Mexico, John Slidell's mission to Mexico, Winfield Scott's command of ...

    • Contributor: Trist, Nicholas Philip
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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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    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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    Civil Rights History Project collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    One hundred and eight filmed oral history interviews with 136 participants in the civil rights movement in the United States and related documentation, created by the National Museum of African American History and Culture in partnership with the American Folklife Center, 2010-2013. The oral histories were conducted by historians Julian Bond, Taylor Branch, David P. Cline, Emilye Crosby, John Dittmer, Will Griffin, Hasan Kwame ...

    • Contributor: Abernathy, Donzaleigh - Abernathy, Juandalynn R. - Abernathy, Ralph David - Ackerman, David M. - Ackerman, Satoko Ito - Anderson, Fletcher - Anderson, Cynthia Baker - Anderson, William G. - Avery, Annie Pearl - Bailey, D'army ... Abernathy, Donzaleigh - Abernathy, Juandalynn R. - Abernathy, Ralph David - Ackerman, David M. - Ackerman, Satoko Ito - Anderson, Fletcher - Anderson, Cynthia Baker - Anderson, William G. - Avery, Annie Pearl - Bailey, D'army - Bassett, Emmett W. - Bassett, Priscilla - Bates, Scott - Bennett, Geraldine Crawford - Blake, Harry - Bond, Julian - Booker, Simeon - Branch, Taylor - Breaux, Toni - Broadway, Louise W. - Brown, Amos C. (amos Cleophilus) - Brown, Robert J. - Browner, Clifford - Bruce, Walter - Burns, Julia Matilda - Burras, Carol Cummings - Caldwell, Ben R. - Carawan, Candie - Carawan, Guy - Carlos, John - Carter, Robert L. - Churchville, John Elliott - Clark, Robert George - Cleaver, Kathleen - Collins, Barbara Maria - Conway, Purcell Maurice - Cotton, Dorothy F. - Cox, Courtland - Derby, Doris Adelaide - Dixon, Aaron Floyd - Dixon, Elmer - Dove, Samuel - Dudley, John F. - Duncan, Gwendolyn Annette - Finney, Ernest A. (ernest Adolphus) - Fuller, Linda - Gaither, Thomas Walter - Geiger, Jack - George, Virginia Simms - Glascoe, Myrtle Gonza - Greenberg, Jack - Grinnell, Gloria Claudette - Guyot, Lawrence - Hamilton, Audrey Nell - Hayling, Robert Bagner - Head, Rosie M. - Hicks, Charles Ray - Hicks, Darryl Robertson - Hicks, Gregory Vincent - Hicks, Robert Lawrence - Hicks, Valeria Payton - Hildreth, Marilyn Luper - Hill, Oliver W. - Holloway, Emma Kate - Holloway, Lucius - Hopkins, Evans D. - Hrabowski, Freeman A. - Hutchings, Phil - Jackson, Gertrude Newsome - Jarmon, Charles - Jenkins, Mary F. - Jenkins, Willie Elliot - Jones, Clarence - Jones, James Oscar - Jones, Jamila - Jones, Mary A. - King, Lonnie C. - Ladner, Dorie - Ladner, Joyce A. - Lawrence, William M. - Leventhal, Willy S. (willy Siegel) - Lowery, Joseph E. - Lucy, William - Luper, Calvin - Mahone, Sam - Marshall, Cecilia - McClary, Robert - McCullar, Johnnie Ruth - McDew, Charles - McKinney, Samuel Berry - McNichols, Steven - Miller, Grace H. - Moldovan, Alfred - Mulholland, Joan Trumpauer - Newson, Moses J. - Noonan, Martha P. - Parker, Wheeler - Patton, Gwendolyn M. - Perry, Matthew J. (matthew James) - Richardson, Gloria - Rosenberg, Jean Voelker - Rosenberg, John M. - Roxborough, Mildred Bond - Russell, Bill - Sales, Ruby - Saunders, William - Seeger, Pete - Sellers, Cleveland - Sherrod, Charles - Sherrod, Shirley - Siler, Charles E. - Simmons, Gwendolyn Zoharah - Simpson, Euvester - Sobol, Anne Buxton - Sobol, Richard - Stewart, Eleanor - Strickland, William - Suggs, Frances L - Suggs, Harold - Terry, Esther M. A. - Thelwell, Michael - Tillow, Kay - Tillow, Walter M. - Todd, Lisa Anderson - Tuttle, Rick - Ulmer, Joeann Anderson - Vickers, Barbara Edna - Vivian, C. T. - Walter, Mildred Pitts - Williams, Cecil J. - Williams, Junius W. - Wright, Simeon - Young, Carrie Lamar - Young, Sam - Zapata, Luis - Bishop, John Melville - Cline, David P. - Crosby, Emilye - Dittmer, John - Griffin, Willie James - Jeffries, Hasan Kwame - Mosnier, Joseph - Paysour, Lafleur - Reece, Dwandalyn R. - Sullivan, Patricia - Taylor, Kieran Walsh - Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - National Museum of African American History and Culture (u.s.) - Library of Congress - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress) - Southern Oral History Program
    • Date: 2010