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    Franz Boas papers, 1878-1943 Anthropologist, linguist, ethnologist, educator, and curator. Microfilm of originals held by the American Philosophical Society of personal and professional correspondence, diaries, and family papers relating chiefly to Boas’s career as an anthropologist and social scientist.
    • Contributor: Boas, Franz
    • Date: 1878
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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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    Paul J. Pelz papers, circa 1800-1921 Architect. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, testimonials, pictorial representations of buildings, printed material, and photographs relating primarily to the planning and construction of the Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress and other buildings.
    • Contributor: Pelz, Paul J.
    • Date: 1800
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    Rodolfo R. Schuller papers, 1492-1915 Americanist and linguist. Chiefly files comprised of copies of documents from various repositories, original manuscripts, and notes based on Schuller's linguistic research in Mexico and Central and South America, including archaeological and ethnographic material, clippings, maps, and photographs.
    • Contributor: Schuller, Rodolfo R.
    • Date: 1492
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    Charles Evans Hughes papers, 1836-1950 Governor of New York, secretary of state, and chief justice of the United States. Family papers, correspondence, speeches and biographical writings, subject files, notes, scrapbooks, clippings, and other printed and miscellaneous matter relating principally to Hughes's political and judicial career and his service on various international bodies and commissions.
    • Contributor: Hughes, Charles Evans
    • Date: 1836
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    Rodolfo R. Schuller papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly files comprised of copies of documents from various repositories, original manuscripts, and notes based on Schuller's linguistic research in Mexico and Central and South America. Also includes archaeological and ethnographic materials, clippings, photographs, and maps of these areas and an extensive bibliography. The historical documents pertain to indigenous languages and cultures of Latin America, cartography, and discovery and exploration of the New World, ...
    • Contributor: Schuller, Rodolfo R. - Frič, Alberto Vojtěch - Hartt, Charles Frederick
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    Sol M. Linowitz papers, 1778-1999 Lawyer, businessman, diplomat, and consultant to United States presidents. Diaries, correspondence, speeches and writings, interviews, an oral history, organizational records, reports, photographs, printed matter, clippings, and travel files documenting Linowitz's career as an attorney, executive for Xerox Corporation, ambassador to the Organization of American States, co-negotiator of the Panama Canal treaties, and presidential representative to Middle East peace negotiations.
    • Contributor: Linowitz, Sol M.
    • Date: 1778
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    Charles Albert Browne papers, 1783-1947 Chemist, food technologist, and historian of science. Correspondence, writings, accounts of foreign travel, autographs of past luminaries, and research material relating primarily Browne's work in the history of chemistry and agriculture.
    • Contributor: Browne, Charles Albert
    • Date: 1783
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    Robert Lansing papers, 1831-1935 Lawyer, diplomat, secretary of state during the Wilson administration, and member of the American mission to negotiate a peace treaty following World War I. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, resolutions, desk diaries, book manuscripts, speeches, scrapbooks, clippings, printed material, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Lansing's years (1914-1920) as counsel to the Department of State and as secretary of state and particularly to American ...
    • Contributor: Lansing, Robert
    • Date: 1831
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    W. Averell Harriman papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, statements and writings, business records, political files, diplomatic accounts, family papers, architectural and mechanical drawings, printed matter, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers documenting Harriman's career in business, finance, politics, and public service, particularly during the Franklin Roosevelt, Truman, Kennedy, Johnson, and Carter presidential administrations. Major topics include the defeat of Germany in World War II, Soviet-American relations, Marshall Plan, North Atlantic ...
    • Contributor: Harriman, W. Averell (William Averell)
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    John J. Pershing Papers The diaries, notebooks, and address books of John Joseph Pershing (1860-1948), U.S. army officer and commander-in-chief of the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I, are part of a larger collection of Pershing papers available for research use onsite in the Manuscript Reading Room of the Library of Congress. The entire collection spans the years 1882-1971, with the bulk of the material concentrated in ...
    • Contributor: Pershing, John J. (John Joseph) - Pershing, Helen F. (Helen Frances)

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    Francis LeJau Parker papers, 1905-1935 U.S. army officer and government official. Copies of letters, telegrams, dispatches, and reports, records of Parker's military service, pamphlets, documents, and other papers relating to his service as an army officer and attaché during World War I and later as a member of special missions in Latin America.
    • Contributor: Parker, Francis Lejau
    • Date: 1905
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    José Ignacio Rodríguez papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence; legal records; notes, drafts, and other literary papers; newspaper clippings; and other papers relating to Rodriguez's career as an author and lawyer. Documents his work involving Latin American claims commissions and governments and his writings on Latin American history. Includes material pertaining to claims against the governments of Cuba and the Dominican Republic; cases before various Spanish and American Claims commissions, the French ...
    • Contributor: Rodríguez, José Ignacio - Mestre, José Manuel - Junta (New York, N.Y.) - Real Sociedad Económica De Amigos Del País (Cuba)
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    Charles Evans Hughes papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, family papers, speeches, autobiographical and biographical writings, subject files, notes, scrapbooks, clippings, printed material, and other papers relating principally to Hughes's service as governor of New York (1907-1910), U.S. secretary of state (1921-1925), associate justice (1910-1916) and chief justice (1930-1941) of the U.S. Supreme Court, and member of various international bodies and commissions. Includes papers of Hughes's father David Charles Hughes (1832-1909) and ...
    • Contributor: Hughes, Charles Evans - Beerits, Henry C. - Hughes, David Charles - Pusey, Merlo J. (Merlo John)
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    Jacob Gerhard Koch papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, letterbooks, diary, account books, ledgers, inventories, indexes, receipts, and estate and other papers documenting Koch's activities as a merchant and marine insurance broker in Amsterdam (1787-1790), Alexandria, Va. (1790-1792), and Philadelphia, Pa. (1792-1817), and reflecting his business dealings in Europe, Latin America, and North America. His diary (1817-1818) describes a trip to Paris, France. Also includes a 1941 published version of the memoirs ...
    • Contributor: Koch, Jacob Gerhard
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    Mercer Green Johnston papers, 1860-1954 Educator, Episcopal clergyman, and author. Correspondence, diaries, sermons, notebooks, autobiographical papers, poems, prayers, financial papers, pamphlets, periodicals, photographs, clippings, scrapbooks, and memorabilia relating to Johnston's career as an Episcopal clergyman in the United States and the Philippines, worker for the Young Men's Christian Association during World War I, director of the People's Legislative Service, director of the National Citizens Committee on Relations with Latin ...
    • Contributor: Johnston, Mercer Green
    • Date: 1860
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    William Edgar Borah papers, 1905-1940 Lawyer and United States senator from Idaho. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, subject and legislative files, speeches and articles, patronage and constituent files, notebooks, newspaper clippings, and other material relating primarily to Borah's political interests and career in the Senate.
    • Contributor: Borah, William Edgar
    • Date: 1905
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    Interview with Theodore E. Gildred
    • Contributor: Zivetz, Hank - Gildred, Theodore E. (Theodore Edmonds)
    • Date: 1990-04-26
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    E.G. Squier papers, 1841-1888 Archaeologist, diplomat, author, editor, and businessman. Correspondence, business records, diplomatic records, articles, lectures, and other writings, reference and bibliographic notes, drawings, maps, scrapbooks of clippings, and other papers relating to Squier's diplomatic career as U.S. chargé d'affairs in Central America (1849-1858), U.S. commissioner to Peru (1863-1865), and Honduran consul general in New York, N.Y. (1863-1873), and Squier's studies and writings in archaeology and ethnology.
    • Contributor: Squier, E. G. (Ephraim George) - Squier, E. G.
    • Date: 1841
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    Charles Albert Browne papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, writings, travel diaries, research material, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Browne's career at the New York Sugar Trade Laboratory and the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture. Subjects include the history of chemistry; role of chemistry in agricultural science; sugar research; the development of the sugar industry in the United States, Latin America, and the South Pacific; and Browne's travels. Includes material pertaining ...
    • Contributor: Browne, Charles Albert
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    Cordell Hull papers, 1908-1956 United States senator and representative of Tennessee and secretary of state. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, manuscript of The Memoirs of Cordell Hull (1948), speeches and statements, scrapbooks, and printed matter relating chiefly to Hull's career as secretary of state.
    • Contributor: Hull, Cordell
    • Date: 1908
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    Robert Lansing papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, reports, resolutions, desk diaries, book manuscripts, speeches, scrapbooks, clippings, printed material, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Lansing's years (1914-1920) as counsel to the Dept. of State and as secretary of state and particularly to American foreign relations during World War I, the Paris Peace Conference, and Lansing's relations with President Woodrow Wilson and with various foreign diplomats and statesmen. ...
    • Contributor: Lansing, Robert
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    Cordell Hull papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches and statements, manuscript of Hull's The Memoirs of Cordell Hull (1948), reports, transcripts of press conferences, press releases, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers relating to Hull's career chiefly as U.S. secretary of state in the Franklin D. Roosevelt administrations. Also documents his service as U.S. representative and senator from Tennessee, 1907-1932. Subjects include U.S. foreign relations especially with Europe, ...
    • Contributor: Hull, Cordell
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    Harold Raymond Wayne Benjamin papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, speeches, writings, subject file, biographical material, military records, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Benjamin's career in the field of education. Documents his work in higher education in Latin America and as a consulting editor in the field of education with McGraw-Hill Publishing Company. Family correspondence includes letters to his son, Harold Herbert Benjamin, in which he describes his work ...
    • Contributor: Benjamin, Harold Raymond Wayne
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    James Gillespie Blaine family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Family and general correspondence, speeches and writings, diaries, memoirs, notebooks, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting Blaine's public career. Includes a draft of his book, "Twenty Years of Congress" (1884-1886). Documents national and Republican Party politics during Reconstruction and afterward, the presidential campaign of 1884, and foreign policy in regard to Europe and Latin America. Portions of the general correspondence and the financial papers relate ...
    • Contributor: Blaine, James Gillespie