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    Christopher Prince papers, 1806-1891

    Sailor and activist in the seamen's religious movement. Manuscript autobiography containing accounts of seafaring life in colonial New England, maritime events of the Revolutionary War, Prince's employment by agents of George Washington, his enlistment in the Connecticut navy, the close of the war, and his conversion to Christianity shortly thereafter.

    • Contributor: Prince, Christopher
    • Date: 1806
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    Pierce-Aiken family papers, 1797-1903

    Four generations of the family of Jane M. Pierce (born Jane Means Appleton), wife of United States president Franklin Pierce. Genealogical material, photographs, and correspondence among members of the Pierce, Aiken, Appleton, Mason, and Means faimilies, including letters from Franklin Pierce and Jane M. Pierce relating to politics, antebellum New England, War of 1812, and social life in Washington, D.C.

    • Date: 1797
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    Christopher Prince autobiography and souvenir booklet, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Manuscript autobiography (1806) containing accounts of seafaring life in colonial New England; maritime events of the Revolution such as the imprisonment of Ethan Allen aboard the Gaspée and the amphibious withdrawal of the British from Montréal in 1775; and Prince's employment by agents of George Washington to sink four British ships in the Hudson River, enlistment in the Connecticut navy to serve aboard the ...

    • Contributor: Prince, Christopher
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    John Davis Batchelder collection of manuscripts, 1537-1944

    Educator and collector. Autographs, letters, official documents, writings, printed material, photographs, and other papers of prominent historical figures in the arts, science, and politics of the Western world collected by Batchelder.

    • Contributor: Batchelder, John Davis
    • Date: 1537
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    Pierce-Aiken family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly correspondence between members of the Pierce, Aiken, Appleton, Mason, and Means families, including letters from Franklin Pierce and Jane M. Pierce; together with genealogical material and photographs. Topics include antebellum New England family life (especially in Massachusetts and New Hampshire), religion, politics, War of 1812, slavery, and events at Bowdoin College which Jane M. Pierce's father, Jesse Appleton, served as president. Jane M. ...

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    John Davis Batchelder collection of manuscripts, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Autographs, letters, official documents, writings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers of prominent historical figures in the arts, sciences, and politics of the Western world. Persons represented in the collection include Honoré de Balzac, Catherine II (Empress of Russia), Albert Einstein, Henry VIII (King of England), Louis XIV (King of France), Peter I (Emperor of Russia), Auguste Rodin, and various presidents including Thomas Jefferson, ...

    • Contributor: Batchelder, John Davis - John Davis Batchelder Collection (library of Congress)
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    Constance McLaughlin Green papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, drafts, galleys, and page proofs of writings, notes, printed and near-print material, clippings, speeches, and other papers relating primarily to Green's research on the history of Washington, D.C., and the publication of her two-volume Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Washington (1962-1963). Documents social life and conditions, economic policies, racial attitudes, legal standards, and politics in Washington, D.C., during the 19th and 20th centuries. Also includes ...

    • Contributor: Green, Constance McLaughlin
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    Herbert A. Philbrick papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, writings, speeches, television scripts, subject files, newsletters, printed matter, and other papers documenting Philbrick's roles as an anticommunist activist, informant to the Federal Bureau of Investigation on the activities of the Communist Party of the United States of America (CPSUA) in New England, and advisor for the television series (1953-1956) based on his 1952 autobiography, I Led 3 Lives: Citizen, "Communist," Counterspy. Includes ...

    • Contributor: Philbrick, Herbert A. (herbert Arthur)
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    Edward Shaw papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly letters from Shaw's family, friends, and acquaintances documenting the daily life of women in antebellum New England, Shaw's financial investments, and letters relating to Shaw's work as a patent clerk at the U.S. Patent Office and as telegraphic correspondent for the Associated Press, Washington, D.C. Subjects include education in Massachusetts; daily life in Bartonsville, Hertford County, N.C.; Henry J. Gardner; and Horace Greeley. ...

    • Contributor: Shaw, Edward
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    Constance McLaughlin Green papers, 1920-1969

    Historian and author. Correspondence, drafts, galleys, and page proofs of writings, notes, printed and near-print material, clippings, speeches, and other papers relating primarily to Green's research on the history of Washington, D.C., and the publication of her two-volume Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Washington (1962-1963).

    • Contributor: Green, Constance McLaughlin
    • Date: 1920
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    Shaw family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, writings, copybooks, genealogical materials, reports, and other papers relating to the Shaw, Smith, Adams, and Felt (Felts) families. Central to the collection is the correspondence (1784-1818) of Abigail Adams with her sister, Elizabeth Smith Shaw Peabody, and with Elizabeth Peabody's children, Abigail Adams Shaw Felt and William Smith Shaw. Also includes correspondence of Elizabeth Peabody with her sister, Mary Smith Cranch; sermons and ...

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    Shaw family papers, 1636-1892

    Correspondence, writings, copybooks, genealogical materials, reports, and other papers relating to the Shaw, Smith, Adams, and Felt (Felts) families. Central to the collection is the correspondence of Abigail Adams with her sister, Elizabeth Smith Shaw Peabody, and with Elizabeth Peabody's children, Abigail Adams Shaw Felt and William Smith Shaw. Includes sermons and other papers of Joseph Barlow Felt relating to New England; state laws; ...

    • Date: 1636
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    Herbert A. Philbrick papers, 1849-1997

    Anticommunist activist and counterspy. Correspondence, writings, speeches, television scripts, subject files, and other papers relating primarily to Philbrick's role as a leading anticommunist spokesman, his activities as an informant for the Federal Bureau of Investigation while he was a member of the Communist Party of the United States of America (CPUSA), and the television program based on his autobiography, I Led 3 Lives: Citizen, ...

    • Contributor: Philbrick, Herbert A. (herbert Arthur) - Philbrick, Herbert A.
    • Date: 1849