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    Carl Eckart papers, 1921-1973 Physicist, oceanographer, and educator. Correspondence, writings, lectures, subject files, biographical information, printed material, photographs, and other material relating to Eckart's career as oceanographer and physicist.
    • Contributor: Eckart, Carl
    • Date: 1921
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    Arthur J. Goldberg papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, family papers, transcripts of an oral history interview, speeches, writings, draft opinions, memoranda, notes, professional and subject files, and other papers pertaining to Goldberg's service as secretary of labor in the administration of John F. Kennedy, associate justice in the U.S. Supreme Court, and U.S. ambassador to the United Nations; his law practice in New York, N.Y., and Washington, D.C.; and his role ...
    • Contributor: Goldberg, Arthur J. - Goldberg, Dorothy Kurgans
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    Harold L. Ickes papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, family papers, legal and financial records, subject files, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting all aspects of Ickes's career especially his service as U.S. secretary of the interior. Subjects include the Franklin D. Roosevelt presidential administration; presidential elections (1916-1948); Progressive Party politics; Chicago, Ill., and Illinois state politics; municipal reform; Ickes's Chicago law practice; the Arabian-American Oil Company; conservation; Indian ...
    • Contributor: Ickes, Harold L. (Harold Leclair)
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    Carl Eckart papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, writings, lectures, subject files, biographical information, printed materials, photographs, and other materials relating to Eckart's career as oceanographer and physicist. Pertains to Eckart's research in physics especially quantum theory and in thermodynamics while on the faculty of the University of Chicago (1928-1946); resignation from the U.S. Office of Scientific Research and Development's National Defense Research Committee in opposition to development of the atomic ...
    • Contributor: Eckart, Carl
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    Wallace Rankin Deuel papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, journals, lectures, writings, transcripts of radio broadcasts, financial records, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Deuel's career as a journalist with the Chicago Daily News and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Includes material pertaining to his work as diplomatic correspondent in Berlin, Germany, prior to World War II. Also documents his service as an intelligence officer with the U.S. Office of Strategic ...
    • Contributor: Deuel, Wallace Rankin
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    Arthur B. Spingarn papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, minutes of meetings, wills and estate files, reports, briefs, hearing and trial transcripts, and other papers relating chiefly to Spingarn's service with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) as vice president, chairman of the legal committee, and president (1911-1965). The collection pertains primarily to civil rights issues; financial, legal, and other administrative matters of the NAACP; relations between ...
    • Contributor: Spingarn, Arthur (Arthur Barnett)
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    John Alexander Logan family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, speeches, writings, articles, military papers, legal records, scrapbooks, printed matter, maps, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to the military, political, and social history of the Civil War and postwar period. Subjects include Reconstruction, the impeachment of Andrew Johnson, presidential campaigns of 1880 and 1884, Memorial Day, Grand Army of the Republic, Society of the Army of the Tennessee, World's Columbian Exposition, American ...
    • Contributor: Logan, John Alexander - Logan, John A. - Tucker, George Edwin - Tucker, Mary Logan
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    Barnett Allen Howard papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Memoirs documenting Howard's boyhood on a farm near Paris, Tenn.; his unsuccessful attempts to become rich during the California gold rush; his return to Tennessee by way of Panama, Cuba, New Orleans, La., and the Mississippi River; his Union sympathies resulting in his family's move to Du Quoin, Ill., during the Civil War; and his farming, preaching, and trading in Illinois and subsequently, in ...
    • Contributor: Howard, Barnett Allen
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    Clarence Edwin Carter papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, transcripts, reports, book reviews, financial papers, clippings, and other papers relating chiefly to Carter's editorial career. Includes materials from his work as editor of the Illinois Historical Collections, The Territorial Papers of the United States (1934- ), and The Correspondence of General Thomas Gage (1969), including transcripts of Gage's correspondence. Also includes material relating to Clarence Walworth Alvord's The Illinois Country, 1673-1818 (1920); ...
    • Contributor: Carter, Clarence Edwin
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    W.A. Croffut papers, 1774-1933 Author, editor, and poet. Correspondence, writings, minutes, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellaneous items pertaining chiefly to Croffut's publications, activities with the Anti-Imperialist League, and the presidential campaign of 1900. Includes material relating to Ethan Allen Hitchcock, copies of correspondence with Sophia Amelia Peabody Hawthorne, wife of Nathaniel Hawthorne, journals of Henry Alfred Robbins, letters of John Quincy Adams and Jefferson Davis, and autograph material.
    • Contributor: Croffut, W. A. (William Augustus) - Croffut, W. A.
    • Date: 1774
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    Clarence Edwin Carter papers, 1761-1961 Editor, author, and professor of history. Correspondence, transcriptions, reports, financial papers, documents, book reviews, and clippings largely related to Carter’s editorial career.
    • Contributor: Carter, Clarence Edwin
    • Date: 1761
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    E.B. Washburne papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly correspondence documenting Washburne's service as a member of Congress in the Civil War era, 1853-1869, and as minister to France, 1869-1877. Subjects include Whig politics nationally and in Illinois; Washburne's congressional duties, focusing on commerce and appropriations; his support for Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S. Grant; Reconstruction; and personal affairs. Other subjects include the U.S. Secretary of State Hamilton Fish; the French minister ...
    • Contributor: Washburne, E. (Elihu Benjamin)
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    O.M. Poe papers, 1852-1922 United States army officer and civil engineer. Diaries, correspondence, maps, blueprints, newspaper clippings, biographical material, subject files, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating to his military service during the Civil War, his personal and professional relationship with General William T. Sherman, and his career as a civil engineer in the Great Lakes region.
    • Contributor: Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe) - Poe, O. M.
    • Date: 1852
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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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    Frederick Douglass papers, Correspondence, diary (1886-1887), speeches, articles, manuscript of Douglass's autobiography, financial and legal papers, newspaper clippings, and other papers relating primarily to his interest in social, educational, and economic reform; his career as lecturer and writer; his travels to Africa and Europe (1886-1887); his publication of the North Star, an abolitionist newspaper, in Rochester, N.Y. (1847-1851); and his role as commissioner (1892-1893) in charge of ...
    • Contributor: Douglass, Frederick - Douglass, Helen
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    Palmer-Loper family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, logs and journals, financial and business papers, ships' papers, printed material, and other papers of various members of the seafaring and merchant Palmer and Loper families of Stonington, Conn. Includes papers of Nathanial Brown Palmer relating to his discovery in 1820 of the Antarctic subcontinent, to various whaling and sealing enterprises, to the China trade, and to mercantile and shipping interests; papers of ...
    • Contributor: Hart, Ira - Loper, R. F. (Richard F.) - Palmer, Alexander Smith - Palmer, Nathaniel Brown
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    Frederick Law Olmsted papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, letterbooks, journals, drafts of articles and books, speeches and lectures, biographical and genealogical data, business papers, legal and financial papers, scrapbooks, printed material, maps, drawings, and other papers encompassing Olmsted's career and private life. The papers focus on Olmsted's career as a landscape architect, specifically as a designer of parks and the grounds of private estates and public buildings and as a city ...
    • Contributor: Olmsted, Frederick Law - Olmsted, Gideon - Olmsted, John
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    Henry Pelham Holmes Bromwell papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Thirty-one bound volumes of correspondence and autographs, index to the volumes, financial papers, and other papers relating chiefly to Bromwell's years as U.S. representative from Illinois. Includes material concerning Bromwell's father, Henry Broughton Bromwell, and his daughter, Henrietta E. Bromwell. Correspondents include Salmon P. Chase, George William Childs, Jefferson Davis, Ninian Edwards, James R. Gilmore, O.M. Hatch, Robert Green Ingersoll, Abraham Lincoln, Richard James ...
    • Contributor: Bromwell, Henry Pelham Holmes
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    Arthur J. Goldberg papers, 1793-1990 Associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, lawyer, secretary of labor, and diplomat. Correspondence, case files, certiorari memoranda, legal files, speeches and writings, subject files, reports, printed matter, and scrapbooks relating to Goldberg's career as a lawyer, associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, secretary of labor, and United States representative to the United Nations.
    • Contributor: Goldberg, Arthur J.
    • Date: 1793
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    Mary Edith Powel naval historical collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, biographical data on American and foreign naval officers, notes, autographs, clippings, commissions, pamphlets, illustrations, and photographs collected by Powel. Newspaper clippings form the bulk of the collection. Subjects include U.S. and foreign navies and naval officers, ships, arms and armor, naval educational institutions, the merchant marine, disasters at sea, marine natural history, Arctic explorations in the 1890s, the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago ...
    • Contributor: Powel, Mary Edith
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    Jesse W. Fell papers, 1806-1965 Editor, educator, and lawyer. Correspondence, speeches and writings, Fell's autobiography and other biographical material, genealogical material, land grants, ledger, clippings, scrapbooks, maps, lithographs, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to Fell's pursuits as a newspaper editor, educator, lawyer, and Quaker in Illinois, including also family correspondence pertaining to Abraham Lincoln's autobiography.
    • Contributor: Fell, Jesse W.
    • Date: 1806
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    W.A. Croffut papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, journals, minutes of meetings, writings, printed matter, scrapbooks, and other papers pertaining primarily to Croffut's publications and to his activities with the Anti-Imperialist League (Washington, D.C.) and other league branches. Subjects include William Jennings Bryan's candidacy in the presidential campaign of 1900; opposition to American annexation of the Philippines following the Spanish-American War in 1898 and to British actions against the Boers (Afrikaners) ...
    • Contributor: Croffut, W. A. (William Augustus) - Hitchcock, Ethan Allen - Robbins, Henry Alfred - Anti-Imperialist League (Washington, D.C.)
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    Charles Kline papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence including originals and transcripts of letters, envelopes, newspaper clippings, pension documents, a copy of a photograph, and a drawing relating mainly to Kline's Civil War service with the 115th New York Infantry Regiment, Company D. Subjects include Kline's capture at Harpers Ferry, W. Va., and time in a prison camp in Chicago, Ill.; daily camp life; his service near Alexandria, Va., and Hilton ...
    • Contributor: Kline, Charles
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    Charles Schuveldt Dewey papers, 1924-1933 Banker, public official, and United States representative from Illinois. Subject files, reports, memoranda, statistical studies, charts, correspondence, clippings, and other printed matter relating to Dewey's service from 1927 to 1930 as a financial advisor to Poland and director of the Narodowy Bank Polski (National Bank of Poland).
    • Contributor: Dewey, Charles Schuveldt
    • Date: 1924
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    J.G. Randall and Ruth Painter Randall papers, 1779-1970 Author, historian, and educator (J. G. Randall). Biographer (Ruth Painter Randall). Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journal, writings, speeches, research material, printed matter, financial papers, and other papers primarily concerning J. G. Randall's works on Abraham Lincoln and on the Civil War. Also includes material relating to Randall's tenure as professor of history at the University of Illinois and to Ruth Painter Randall's research and writings, ...
    • Contributor: Randall, J. G. (James Garfield) - Randall, J. G.
    • Date: 1779