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    Louis McLane correspondence,
    Louis McLane papers Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Correspondence primarily between McLane and members of his family relating to McLane's diplomatic duties, national and congressional politics, and social life in Washington, D.C. Subjects include the administrations of James Monroe, John Quincy Adams, Andrew Jackson, and James K. Polk; the election of 1824; McLane's service as U.S. minister to Great Britain, especially relating to the Oregon boundary question; his relations with Henry Clay...
    • Contributor: McLane, Louis
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    Elliot L. Richardson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, reports, briefing data, subject files, financial records, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Richardson's political career in Massachusetts and later as a cabinet official during the administrations of presidents Richard M. Nixon, Gerald R. Ford, and Jimmy Carter. Documents Richardson's service as U.S. under secretary of state; U.S. secretary of health, education, and welfare; U.S. attorney general;...
    • Contributor: Richardson, Elliot L.
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    Joseph Edward Davies papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journals, writings, speeches, subject files, newspaper diaries, biographical material, family papers, financial records, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to foreign affairs with emphasis on American-Soviet relations. The papers document Davies's career as chairman of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (1915-1916), U.S. ambassador to the Soviet Union (1936-1938) and to Belgium and Luxembourg (1938-1939), as special presidential envoy for Franklin D....
    • Contributor: Davies, Joseph Edward
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    Kermit Roosevelt and Belle Roosevelt papers,
    Belle Roosevelt papers | Kermit Roosevelt papers Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, subject files, business and financial records, printed matter, photographs, and other papers reflecting the Roosevelts' social, personal, and business activities. Topics include Kermit Roosevelt's years at Groton School; 1909 hunting expedition to Africa with his father, President Theodore Roosevelt, and 1925 hunting expedition to Central Asia and India; shipping concerns, especially Kerr Steamship Company, Roosevelt Steamship Company, and United States Lines...
    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Kermit - Roosevelt, Archibald - Roosevelt, Belle - Wharton, Edith
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    Thomas F. Bayard papers, 1780-1899 Senator, secretary of state, and ambassador. Correspondence, letterbooks, scrapbooks, and miscellany relating to Bayard's career after the Civil War as a politician and legislator and as a cabinet official and diplomat during the presidential administrations of Grover Cleveland.
    • Contributor: Bayard, Thomas F. (Thomas Francis) - Bayard, Thomas F.
    • Date: 1780
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    W. Edwards Deming papers, 1795-1994 Statistician and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, articles, speeches, lectures, interviews, reviews, books, writings, musical scores, photographs, and other papers documenting Deming's government service at the United States Bureau of the Budget and Bureau of the Census; his academic positions at George Washington University, New York University, and the United States Department of Agriculture Graduate School; and his career as a consultant in statistical studies...
    • Contributor: Deming, W. Edwards (William Edwards) - Deming, W. Edwards
    • Date: 1795
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    Leighton W. Rogers papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diary (1916 September-1919 April), autobiographical sketch, writings, obituaries, scrapbooks, and a map documenting Rogers's studies at Dartmouth College (1912-1916); experiences in Saint Petersburg, Russia, as an employee of the National City Bank of New York (1916-1918); service as an intelligence officer in Great Britain and France for the American Expeditionary Forces (1918-1919), as a trade commissioner in Europe (1921-1926) representing the Aeronautics Trade...
    • Contributor: Rogers, Leighton W. (Leighton William)
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    Thomas F. Bayard papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, financial records, legal papers, scrapbooks, printed material, photographs, and other papers primarily relating to Bayard's career as U.S. senator from Delaware (1869-1885), U.S. secretary of state (1885-1889), and U.S. ambassador to Great Britain (1893-1897) during the Cleveland administrations. Pertains to real estate and financial matters, national politics, the Fitz-John Porter case, Samoan Islands, fisheries and sealing questions, the Venezuelan boundary...
    • Contributor: Bayard, Thomas F. (Thomas Francis)
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    Sylvanus Bourne papers, 1775-1859 Massachusetts businessman and United States consul in Santo Domingo (1790-1791) and in Amsterdam, the Netherlands (1794-1817). Drafts and photocopies of Bourne’s personal and diplomatic correspondence, business and commercial papers, a scrapbook, and account books. Consists primarily of correspondence relating to commerce between the United States and European countries, primarily France and Great Britain, and United States foreign relations and politics. Other material concerns Bourne’s...
    • Contributor: Bourne, Sylvanus
    • Date: 1775
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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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    Henry White papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, letterbooks, diaries, notes, business records, and other papers relating to White's career in the foreign service and as a member of the American Commission to Negotiate Peace at the Paris Peace Conference (1919-1920). Documents his diplomatic service in several European countries and in the Argentine Republic. Includes material pertaining to economic, political, and social conditions in Europe following World War I as...
    • Contributor: White, Henry - White, Margaret Stuyvesant Rutherford
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    W. Morgan Shuster papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diary (1911-1912), scrapbooks (1900-1923; 10 volumes), certificates, and other papers documenting Shuster's diplomatic career as treasurer-general and financial advisor for Persia (1911-1912) and his earlier posts in the customs service in Cuba (1899-1901) and as insular collector of customs in Manila and member of the Philippine Commission (1901-1909). Correspondents include William H. Taft and Woodrow Wilson and Shusterfamily members. Also includes an unpublished...
    • Contributor: Shuster, W. Morgan (William Morgan) - Douglass, Elisha P.
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    J.C. Bancroft Davis papers, 1849-1902 Jurist, diplomat, journalist, and court reporter. Bound volumes of correspondence, diaries, journals, reports, printed material, and other papers chiefly relating to Davis's diplomatic career, especially his role in the Alabama claims dispute with Great Britain following the Civil War. Also documents his work as an American correspondent for the London Times, United States Supreme Court reporter; and his part in negotations with Great Britain...
    • Contributor: Davis, J. C. Bancroft (John Chandler Bancroft) - Davis, J. C. Bancroft
    • Date: 1849
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    Hamilton Fish papers, 1732-1914 Congressman, senator, governor, and secretary of state. Correspondence, journals, diaries, subject files, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Fish's service as secretary of state under Ulysses S. Grant, as a member of Congress, and governor of New York.
    • Contributor: Fish, Hamilton
    • Date: 1732
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    English military report on St. Augustine, with plans and views of St. Augustine Castle, the Spanish watch tower on Anastasia Island, and Matance's Fort,
    Plan & view of St. Augustine Castle and Matance's Fort | Plan and view of St. Augustine Castle and Matance's Fort
    Manuscripts with detailed watercolor views and a plan of the Spanish fort at St. Augustine, Fla., written by an Englishman, apparently a first-hand witness, three years after the failed attempt of Governor Oglethorpe to capture St. Augustine's main fort, at a time when Englishmen were barred from Spanish Florida. Includes a south prospect of St. Augustine Castle; plan of St. Augustine Castle; north prospect...
    • Contributor: Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1743

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    Moreton Frewen papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, speeches, writings, notes, travel accounts, family papers, newspaper clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers documenting Frewen's business ventures or government service in the American West, Australia, Canada, China, England, Hyderabad (India), Ireland, Kenya, and Mexico. Subjects include bimetallism and other currency affairs of the British empire and the United States; imperial preference; international trade; tariff; and Frewen's period in Parliament as member...
    • Contributor: Frewen, Moreton - Frewen, Richard
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    Richmond Pearson Hobson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, lectures, articles, reports, notes, analyses, orders, press clippings, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Hobson's naval career and to his efforts on behalf of prohibition, restrictions on international drug trafficking, and opposition to the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration. Documents Hobson's service during the Spanish-American War primarily pertaining to operations in Cuba and the Philippines; survey of Chinese, and Japanese, and...
    • Contributor: Hobson, Richmond Pearson
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    David B. Quinn papers, 1109-1994 Historian. Correspondence, minutes, reports, appointment calendars, applications, autobiographical sketches, clippings, photographs, lectures, writings, and research material consisting of notes, transcriptions, and facsimiles of charters, chronicles, colonization tracts, court records, drawings, financial accounts, land records, maps, state papers, statutes, travel literature, and other papers and documents.
    • Contributor: Quinn, David
    • Date: 1109
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    James Monroe papers, Correspondence relating primarily to negotiations for the Louisiana Purchase, the Monroe-Pinkney treaty with Great Britain (1807), the War of 1812, the purchase of Florida, South American independence, and Virginia politics; diary (1825 Feb.); account book containing memoranda and official and personal accounts (1794-1802); and other papers. Correspondents include John Adams, John Quincy Adams, John Armstrong, Joel Barlow, William Benton, James Bowdoin, John C. Calhoun,...
    • Contributor: Monroe, James
    • Date: 1758
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    Burl Ives collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available The collection primarily relates to Ives's career in radio and television, and on the concert stage. It includes articles, correspondence, press releases, promotional and publicity materials, photographs, clippings, scripts, financial and earnings information, and programs. The Biographical Materials series contains published and unpublished articles by and about Burl Ives. The Subject File series was maintained by Ives and has been kept in its original...
    • Contributor: Ives, Burl - Ives (Burl) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1919
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    James McHenry papers, 1775-1862 United States secretary of war, member of the Continental Congress from Maryland, Continental Army officer, and physician. Correspondence, financial records, diary, and other papers relating to McHenry's service as United States secretary of war in the administrations of George Washington and John Adams; and as a Continental Army officer, particularly as secretary to George Washington and on the staff of the Marquis de Lafayette.
    • Contributor: McHenry, James
    • Date: 1775
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    Margaret Webster papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, lectures, articles, prompt copies of plays and operas, musical scores, set and staging diagrams, research materials, family papers, scrapbooks of clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers consisting primarily of material used by Webster in compiling two family biographies and reflecting her career in American theater. Documents her involvement with Eva Le Gallienne and Cheryl Crawford in the American Repertory Theater in New...
    • Contributor: Webster, Margaret
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    Andrew Stevenson and J.W. Stevenson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, speeches, legal records, account book, printed matter, and other papers of Andrew Stevenson and his son, J.W. Stevenson. Papers of Andrew Stevenson document his service as U.S. minister to Great Britain and relate primarily to U.S. foreign relations with Great Britain. Subjects include the Caroline affair (1837-1838), negotiations for the settlement of the northeastern boundary between the U.S. and Canada, and the ascendancy...
    • Contributor: Stevenson, Andrew - Stevenson, J. W. (John White)
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    Donald J. MacDonald papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly correspondence, biographical material, and military papers relating to MacDonald's naval career, especially during World War II. The collection documents his tour of duty as a naval observer at the U.S. embassy in London (1940-1942), the fitting out of the U.S.S. O'Bannon at Bath Iron Works (Maine) in 1942 and his subsequent command of that ship in the South Pacific, his attachment to Gen....
    • Contributor: Macdonald, Donald J. (Donald John)
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    Riggs family papers, 1763-1945 Merchant and banking family of New York, New York, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C. Family and business correspondence, diaries, account books, writings, financial records, biographical and genealogical papers, printed materials, and other papers of Riggs family members.
    • Date: 1763