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    Daniel Webster papers, 1800-1900

    Lawyer, statesman, and diplomat; United States representative from New Hampshire and United States senator from Massachusetts. Correspondence, memoranda, notes and drafts for speeches, legal papers, invitations, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and other papers, chiefly dating from 1824 to 1852. Topics include Webster's law practices and cases heard before the United States Supreme Court, the Bank of the United States, diplomacy, national and state politics, ...

    • Contributor: Webster, Daniel
    • Date: 1800
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    Burton Kline papers, 1896-1954

    Journalist, editor, and author. Correspondence, notes, printed matter, and writings by Kline primarily during his association with the Boston Transcript.

    • Contributor: Kline, Burton
    • Date: 1896
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    Victor Gruen papers, 1886-1991

    Designer, architect, and urban planner. Personal and business correspondence, project files, speeches, writings, biographical material, and scrapbooks documenting Gruen's career in architectural design, city planning, and environmental counseling, with special emphasis on architectural and land use projects undertaken from 1960 to 1980 by his firms, Gruen Associates, headquartered in New York, New York, and Los Angeles, California, and Victor Gruen International, centered in Vienna, ...

    • Contributor: Gruen, Victor
    • Date: 1886
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    Winfred Overholser papers, 1911-1965

    Psychiatrist, educator and superintendent of St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, Washington, D.C. Correspondence, letters scrapbooks, writings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Overholser's career in psychiatry and his research in forensic psychiatry.

    • Contributor: Overholser, Winfred
    • Date: 1911
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    Kermit Roosevelt and Belle Roosevelt papers, 1725-1975

    Author, businessman, explorer, and soldier (Kermit Roosevelt). Businesswoman and social leader (Belle Roosevelt). Correspondence, diaries, family papers, speeches, writings, subject files, military records, business and financial records, photographs, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other material reflecting many aspects of the Roosevelts' social, personal, and business activities.

    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Kermit
    • Date: 1725
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    David Rapaport papers, 1911-1997

    Psychologist and author. Correspondence, drafts of speeches, lectures, and writings, memoranda, reports, legal documents, and printed matter concerning Rapaport's research and writings in the fields of psychology and psychoanalysis and his association with the Austen Riggs Center, Stockbridge, Massachusetts.

    • Contributor: Rapaport, David
    • Date: 1911
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    Raymond Leslie Buell papers, 1915-1981

    Educator, lecturer, and publicist; active in international affairs. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, statements, writings, subject files, and other papers relating to Buell's career as a writer and speaker on international affairs, to his travels, and to his activities with the Foreign Policy Association and the Republican Party.

    • Contributor: Buell, Raymond Leslie
    • Date: 1915
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    Benjamin Lincoln papers, 1778-1806

    United States secretary of war, army officer, and lieutenant governor of Massachusetts. Journals, correspondence, certificates, receipt, petition, and extract relating to Lincoln's travels from New York to take command of the Southern Department, Continental Army, at Charleston, South Carolina, and the siege of Savannah, Georgia.

    • Contributor: Lincoln, Benjamin
    • Date: 1778
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    Harry Wexler papers, 1929-1962

    Geophysicist and meteorologist. Correspondence and papers relating primarily to Wexler's career in the United States Weather Bureau and the Weather Service of the United States Air Force.

    • Contributor: Wexler, Harry
    • Date: 1929
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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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    Low-Mills family papers, 1767-1971

    Prominent family engaged in China trade. Correspondence, diaries, journals, writings and genealogical material documenting the Low, Mills, Hillard, and Loines families from the early years of the nineteenth century until the middle of the twentieth. Of special interest are papers concerning the family's activities in the China trade and the journal of Harriet Low Hillard documenting her stay in Macau, 1829-1834.

    • Date: 1767
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    Edward Lindley Bowles papers, 1869-1990

    Inventor, engineer and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, manuscripts, speeches, transcripts of recorded recollections, reports, minutes, subject files, notes, legal documents, printed material, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Bowles's career as an engineer and consultant in private industry and in government, his association with research universities, and work relating to the securing and defense of patents.

    • Contributor: Bowles, Edward Lindley
    • Date: 1869
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    Horsford-Tryon families papers, 1800-2000

    Mainly correspondence among family members primarily in central New York. Includes letters written by the chemist and women's education advocate, Eben Horsford, and by Maria Charity Horsford to her adult children from Washington, D.C., 1850-1853, during her husband Jerediah Horsford's service in the U. S. House of Representatives.

    • Date: 1800
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    John Shaw papers, 1798-1895

    Naval officer. Correspondence, journal, notebooks, reports, biographical data, and other papers relating primarily to Shaw's command of the New Orleans Naval Station and the Boston Navy Yard.

    • Contributor: Shaw, John
    • Date: 1798
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    Elbridge Gerry papers, 1772-1901

    United States vice president, delegate to the Continental Congress, and United States representative from and governor of Massachusetts. Chiefly correspondence relating to various aspects of Gerry's public career, including his memberships in the Massachusetts General Court and Provincial Congress (where he was active on committees of correspondence, safety, and supply during the Revolution), service in the Continental Congress and the U.S. House of Representatives, ...

    • Contributor: Gerry, Elbridge
    • Date: 1772
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    Nathan Appleton papers, 1850-1904

    Army officer and merchant. Correspondence, notes, autobiography, speeches and writings, clippings, printed matter, and miscellany relating primarily to Appleton's connection with Ferdinand de Lesseps and to his work as American agent for Compagnie universelle du canal interocéanique de Panama, a French company attempting to build a canal across Panama.

    • Contributor: Appleton, Nathan
    • Date: 1850
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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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    Benjamin B. French family papers, 1778-1940

    New Hampshire politician, clerk of the United States House of Representatives, and Commissioner of Public Buildings in Washington, D.C. Journals, personal correspondence, writings, and miscellaneous papers chiefly relating to family matters and including commentary on political events and social life in Washington in the nineteenth century. Other prominent family members represented in the papers include Francis O. French, banker, and Amos Tuck, congressman.

    • Contributor: French, Benjamin (benjamin Brown) - French, Benjamin
    • Date: 1778
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    Samuel Adams papers, 1635-1826

    Continental congressman and governor of Massachusetts. Reproductions of correspondence, speeches, petitions, committee records, and other material relating primarily to Adams’s political life in Massachusetts.

    • Contributor: Adams, Samuel
    • Date: 1635
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    Freddy Homburger papers, 1926-1990

    Physician, scientist, and artist. Correspondence, reports, speeches, writings, academic records, printed matter, and photographs documenting Homburger's career as a physician involved in cancer research, his interest in art as a collector and a painter, and his service as honorary Swiss consul in Boston, Mass.

    • Contributor: Homburger, Freddy
    • Date: 1926
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    Nathaniel Prentiss Banks papers, 1829-1911

    United States representative, governor of Massachusetts, and army officer. Family and general correspondence, diaries and notebooks, letterbooks, military papers, speeches and writings, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, and miscellany relating chiefly to Banks’s political career and as an army officer during the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss
    • Date: 1829
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    Benjamin Holt Ticknor papers, 1595-1935

    Editor and publisher. Chiefly correspondence of American and British authors whose works were published by the Boston firms of Ticknor and Company and James R. Osgood and Company, with most of the letters addressed to Ticknor or to his daughter, Caroline Ticknor.

    • Contributor: Ticknor, Benjamin Holt
    • Date: 1595
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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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    Nicholas Longworth papers, 1782-1931

    Lawyer, congressman, and speaker of the United States House of Representatives. Correspondence, speeches, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and memorabilia consisting chiefly of speeches made during Longworth’s servce in the House of Representatives. Includes a series of letters to Theodore Roosevelt concerning the nomination of an African American to be surveyor of customs for the Port of Cincinnati; a group of letters by Longworth's grandfather, Nicholas ...

    • Contributor: Longworth, Nicholas
    • Date: 1782
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    Edward Everett Hayden family papers, 1817-1963

    Naval officer and scientist. Correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks, financial material, photographs, and other papers pertaining to Hayden's naval and scientific careers and to his family.

    • Contributor: Hayden, Edward Everett
    • Date: 1817