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    Letter to T. J. Turner from Abraham Lincoln, December 21, 1853.
    • Contributor: Lincoln, Abraham
    • Date: 1853-12-21

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    Letter from Robert Todd Lincoln to James H. Hackett, March 17, 1871.
    • Contributor: Lincoln, Robert Todd
    • Date: 1871-03-17

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    Rudolf Dreikurs papers, 1911-1973 Psychiatrist and educator. Correspondence; journals; drafts of books, articles, speeches, and television lectures; transcripts of counseling and therapy sessions; case studies from classroom situations; and other material reflecting Dreikurs’s role as a social psychologist and educator.
    • Contributor: Dreikurs, Rudolf
    • Date: 1911
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    Tunnicliff, Rigby, and Staton families papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, writings, notes, genealogical material, printed material, and newspaper clippings. Chiefly correspondence of John Cooper Tunnicliff, his wife Cornelia Hunter Tunnicliff, and their six children of Galesburg, Ill., and later of Moline, Ill. Also includes correspondence of Cornelia's mother, Sarah Ellen Hunter. Subjects include family affairs, the Methodist Church, temperance movement, hydropathy, trips to England in 1878 and 1909, and the 1904 Louisiana Purchase ...
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    Truman K. Gibson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, newspaper clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers reflecting the social life of the Gibson family in Chicago, Ill. Includes Gibson's correspondence with his wife, Isabelle Carson Gibson, written while he served as an advisor on African American affairs to the U.S. War Dept., in Washington, D.C., during World War II. Topics include discrimination and segregation in the military, political and civic ...
    • Contributor: Gibson, Truman K. (Truman Kella)
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    Lyman Trumbull correspondence, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly letters (1855-1872) received by Trumbull on political matters, together with a number of drafts or copies of replies. Subjects include the elections of 1856, 1860, 1866, and 1872; Illinois politics; appointments and patronage; the Kansas-Nebraska Act; secession; the Civil War; Reconstruction; civil rights legislation; and the Liberal Republican movement of 1872. Correspondents include William H. Bissell, Montgomery Blair, Orville Hickman Browning, John Dean ...
    • Contributor: Trumbull, Lyman
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    Donald Rumsfeld papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, speeches, writings, reports, notes, testimony, interviews, oral histories, briefing books, statements, cables, agendas, appointment and scheduling files, confirmation hearings, legislative files, polls, campaign files, constituent casework and issue mail, service academy appointment files, press releases, newsletters, financial records, family papers, genealogies, news clippings, printed matter, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers concerning Rumsfeld's service as U.S. representative from Illinois, White House official, ...
    • Contributor: Rumsfeld, Donald
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    Wallace Rankin Deuel papers, 1905-1971 Intelligence officer and journalist. Correspondence, journals, writings, lectures, transcripts of radio broadcasts, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Deuel's career as an intelligence officer during World War II with the Office of Strategic Services, as a journalist with the Chicago Daily News and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and as a foreign intelligence analyst with the Central Intelligence Agency.
    • Contributor: Deuel, Wallace Rankin
    • Date: 1905
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    James Martin Barnes papers, 1918-1958 Lawyer, judge, and United States representative from Illinois. Correspondence, memoranda, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Barnes’s service as administrative assistant to President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
    • Contributor: Barnes, James Martin
    • Date: 1918
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    Mary Church Terrell papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, clippings, printed matter, and other papers focusing primarily on Terrell's career as an advocate of women's rights and equal treatment for African Americans. Subjects include women's suffrage; Equal Rights Amendment; education and suffrage for African Americans; desegregation in the District of Columbia; lynching and peonage conditions in the South; progressivism; the campaigns of Presidents Calvin Coolidge, Warren G. Harding, and ...
    • Contributor: Terrell, Mary Church
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    Robert Todd Lincoln family papers, 1864-1938 Correspondence, legal and financial papers, commissions, an autobiographical sketch, printed volumes, newspaper clippings, receipts, house plans, photographs, and a manuscript relating to Robert Todd Lincoln and his family.
    • Contributor: Lincoln, Robert Todd
    • Date: 1864
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    Walter L. Fisher papers, 1871-1963 Lawyer, municipal reformer, and U.S. secretary of the interior. Correspondence and memoranda, letterbooks, speeches and articles, scrapbooks, photographs, subject files, clippings, and printed matter chiefly related to Chicago, Illinois, municipal matters and to Fisher's term as United States secretary of the interior.
    • Contributor: Fisher, Walter L. (Walter Lowrie) - Fisher, Walter L.
    • Date: 1871
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    Republican campaign collection, 1902-1926 Correspondence, financial papers, notes, reports, charts, lists and rosters, printed material, photographs, and other papers relating mainly to the presidential campaigns of William H. Taft and Charles Evans Hughes and the congressional campaigns of William Brown McKinley, a United States representative from Illinois.
    • Date: 1902
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    John Hay papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, diaries, speeches, notebooks, scrapbooks, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Hay's service as U.S. ambassador to Great Britain and U.S. secretary of state under Presidents William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt. Earlier papers deal with his years as U.S. assistant secretary in the Abraham Lincoln presidential administration; work as a lawyer in Springfield, Ill.; years with the New York Tribune; and ...
    • Contributor: Hay, John - Hay, Clara Louise Stone
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    William Edward Dodd papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, autobiographical notes, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Dodd's work as an author, professor of history at the University of Chicago, and U.S. ambassador to Germany (1933-1937). Subjects include local, state, national, and international politics. Includes letters written by Dodd during a trip to Europe (1928-1929). Includes poetry drafts by Carl Sandburg sent to Dodd's daughter, Martha Dodd ...
    • Contributor: Dodd, William Edward - Sandburg, Carl
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    Correspondence, 1893
    • Contributor: Carpenter, Mary - Dewolfe, Fiske & Co - Young, Clarence - Sylvaino, M. - Armstrong, R. A. - Douglass, Frederick - Anthony, Susan B. - Coleman, S.H. - Aked, Charles F. - Roberts, John W. - Wagoner, H. O - Waterman, L.E. - Roy, J.E. - Gardner, Anna
    • Date: 1893-01-25

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    Kenje Ogata collection, Veterans History Project (U.S.) Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available The Kenje Ogata collection consists of artifacts, audio recordings, biographical material, civilian papers, clippings, correspondence, a journal, maps, military papers, photographs, and a video recording relating to Ogata's military service during World War II. The bulk of the collection consists of letters written by Ogata to his wife, Wilma, while he served with the United States Army and Army Air Forces. He detailed his ...
    • Contributor: Ogata, Kenje - Ogata, Kenjalin - Calkins, Jeanette I. - Calkins, Lawrence W. - Veterans History Project (U.S.) - American Folklife Center
    • Date: 1942
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    Elmer Gertz papers, 1789-1997 Lawyer, author, and manuscript collector. Correspondence, memoranda, family papers, legal files, subject files, speeches, writings, manuscripts collected by Gertz, newspaper clippings, and printed matter relating primarily to Gertz’s career as a lawyer.
    • Contributor: Gertz, Elmer
    • Date: 1789
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    Octave Chanute papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, letterbooks, notebooks, articles, family papers, patents, kite diagrams, sketches, plans of Chanute's railroad bridge across the Missouri River, clippings, and photographs. The bulk of the collection (1860-1910) relates to Chanute's experiments with gliders and his scientific and financial support of aeronautical pioneers. Other papers concern his career as a builder of railroads, his service as chief engineer of the Erie Railroad and railroads ...
    • Contributor: Chanute, Octave - Niehaus, Earl F.
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    Charles Follen McKim papers, 1838-1929 Architect. Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, diary, notes, legal and financial records, sketches, drawings, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to the architectural firm of McKim, Mead, & White, New York, N.Y.
    • Contributor: McKim, Charles Follen
    • Date: 1838
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    John Hay papers, 1783-1999 Statesman, diplomat, historian, journalist, and poet. Correspondence and letterbooks, speeches, diaries, notebooks, scrapbooks, and memoranda, mainly for the years 1897-1905 when Hay served as United States ambassador to Great Britain and United States secretary of state. Earlier papers deal with his legal, literary, and journalistic activities and with his service as assistant secretary to Abraham Lincoln. Includes correspondence of his wife, Clara Louise Stone ...
    • Contributor: Hay, John
    • Date: 1783
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    Letter from Uriah W. Oblinger to Mattie V. Thomas, June 2, 1868
    • Contributor: Oblinger, Mattie V. (Martha Virginia Thomas) - Oblinger, Uriah W. (Uriah Wesley)
    • Date: 1868-06-02
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    Frank Knox papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Knox's service as a private in the U.S. Army 1st Volunteer Cavalry (Rough Riders) during the Spanish-American War and as an artillery officer during World War I, his work as editor and publisher of the Chicago Daily News, his 1936 Republican vice-presidential campaign, and his service as U.S. secretary of the navy ...
    • Contributor: Knox, Frank - Knox, Annie Reid