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    Henry Ives diaries, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Diaries kept by Ives while living in Ware, Mass., from 1857 to 1867, and in New Milford, Conn., between 1867 and 1914, relating chiefly to local news and daily life. He kept a detailed record of household accounts at the end of each diary and included some newspaper clippings. Topics include accidents, fires, deaths, marriages, family events, travels of friends and neighbors, and activities ...
    • Contributor: Ives, Henry
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    Lucian Barbour papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, financial papers, photographs, printed matter, and miscellany. Consists primarily of family correspondence relating to domestic affairs and life in Indianapolis, Ind., and Barbour's service in the 34th Congress. Also includes letters to his daughter from Civil War soldiers, an account by Mrs. William Watson Wicks of an interview with Martin Van Buren and White House social events, and an 1872 diary kept ...
    • Contributor: Barbour, Lucian
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    Burbank-Van Voorhis families papers, 1814-1913 Members of the Burbank and Van Voorhis (Voorhees) families. Diaries, correspondence, and military papers of Burbank and Van Voorhis family members spanning the War of 1812, Mexican War, Civil War, and American occupation of the Philippines in the early twentieth century.
    • Date: 1814
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    Anna Maria Brodeau Thornton papers, Seven bound volumes containing diaries, journals, essays, log of household visitors, daily log of activities, household accounts, silhouettes of unidentified people, and other papers primarily describing social life in Washington, D.C., with extensive detail about housekeeping and expense matters. There are gaps in the diaries, with a major one occurring during the years 1816-1827. Includes entries relating to the schedule and work of Thornton's ...
    • Contributor: Thornton, Anna Maria Brodeau
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    Caleb Cushing papers, circa 1785-1906 United States cabinet official and representative from Massachusetts, army officer, diplomat, and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journals, writings, speeches, notes, notebooks, legal file, business papers, biographical material, newspaper clippings, printed material, maps, photographs, and other papers reflecting Cushing's role in national and international affairs of the mid-nineteenth century.
    • Contributor: Cushing, Caleb
    • Date: 1785
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    Felix Frankfurter papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, oral history interviews, writings, speeches, notes, legal file, newspaper clippings, printed material, photographs, and other papers reflecting Frankfurter's involvement with significant political and social movements and events and his acquaintance with leaders in many segments of society. Documents his early years as a lawyer in public service, his tenure at Harvard Law School (1914-1939), and his years as associate justice of ...
    • Contributor: Frankfurter, Felix - Buxton, Frank W. (Frank William) - Moody, William H. (William Henry)
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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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    Felix Frankfurter papers, 1846-1966 Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, oral history interviews, writings, speeches, notes, legal file, newspaper clippings, printed material, photographs, and other papers reflecting Felix Frankfurter's involvement with significant political and social movements and events and his acquaintance with leaders in many segments of society.
    • Contributor: Frankfurter, Felix
    • Date: 1846
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    F. Holland Day papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, letterbooks, writings, family papers, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Day's life and his work as a pictorialist photographer and co-founder of the Copeland and Day publishing company, Boston, Mass. Documents his participation in the American Arts and Crafts movement in the 1890s, his philanthropic activities and relationships with a group of urban youth he met through his efforts with settlement ...
    • Contributor: Day, F. Holland (Fred Holland)
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    Arthur Woods papers, 1884-1938 Police commissioner and military officer. Diary, correspondence, reports, notes, scrapbooks, clippings, and photographs chiefly documenting the service of Arthur Woods as New York City police commissioner, colonel in the Division of Military Aeronautics, United States War Department, and assistant to the secretary of war.
    • Contributor: Woods, Arthur
    • Date: 1884
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    Joseph Story correspondence, 1807-1943 Lawyer, United States representative from Massachusetts, associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, and educator. Personal, legal, and professional correspondence regarding cases at law, questions before the Supreme Court, the teaching of history and law, the development of Harvard Law School, and other judicial and political topics.
    • Contributor: Story, Joseph
    • Date: 1807
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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
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    Nathaniel Prentiss Banks papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence (1860-1880), and diaries and notebooks, letterbooks, military papers, speeches and writings, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, and miscellany relating chiefly to Banks's political career in the House of Representatives and to his service as an army officer during the Civil War. Includes papers on the Kansas territorial question, the assault on Charles Sumner, and the establishment of the Republican Party. Civil War topics include ...
    • Contributor: Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss
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    F. Holland Day papers, 1793-2010 Photographer and publisher. Correspondence, letterbooks, family papers, writings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Day's life and his work as a pictorialist photographer and co-founder of the Copeland and Day publishing company.
    • Contributor: Day, F. Holland (Fred Holland) - Day, F. Holland
    • Date: 1793
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    Richard Olney papers, 1830-1928 Lawyer, attorney general, and secretary of state. Correspondence, letterbooks, drafts of speeches and articles, subject files, memoranda, reports, legal records, newspaper clippings, and printed material relating primarily to Olney's activities as attorney general and secretary of state, and to his Boston, Massachusetts, law practice.
    • Contributor: Olney, Richard
    • Date: 1830
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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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    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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    Dorothy G. Wayman papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, journal, speeches, writings, articles, reports, notes, research material, newspaper clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Wayman's career as a journalist and author and to her interest in Catholicism. Documents her work as a journalist for the Falmouth Enterprise (Falmouth, Mass.), Boston Globe (Boston, Mass.), and Olean Times Herald (Olean, N.Y.); as an author especially her biographical studies of Frederic Christopher ...
    • Contributor: Wayman, Dorothy G. (Dorothy Godfrey) - Geoffrey, Theodate - Lewis, William A.
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    John Shaw papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, journal, notebooks, reports, biographical data, and other papers relating primarily to Shaw's command of the U.S. Navy New Orleans Station (1810-1813) and the Boston Navy Yard (1819-1822). Subjects include the fortification of New Orleans, La., and the capture of Mobile, Ala., during the War of 1812. Correspondents include Samuel Angus, William Bainbridge, James Biddle, Amos Binney, Isaac Chauncey, Henry Denison, Jesse D. Elliott, ...
    • Contributor: Shaw, John
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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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    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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    Charles Henry Harvey papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, daybooks, receipts, and printed matter relating chiefly to Harvey's life and work in Methuen, Mass., as a mill worker and carpenter; voyage around Cape Horn aboard the Crescent to California to dig for gold; life in California, 1850-1859; and work as a gold miner and carpenter in Pueblo and Denver, Colo., 1879. Also includes diaries (1851-1857) of Harvey's mother, Joanne Harvey, and ...
    • Contributor: Harvey, Charles Henry - Harvey, Joanne
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    Arthur Woods papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Diary, correspondence, reports, notes, scrapbooks, clippings, and photographs pertaining chiefly to Woods's service as New York City police commissioner, colonel in the U.S. War Dept. Division of Military Aeronautics, and assistant to the U.S. secretary of war. Also documents Woods's work with John D. Rockefeller during the 1920s and 1930s. Subjects include Woods's youth in Boston, Mass.; airplane production and maintenance, pilot training, and ...
    • Contributor: Woods, Arthur
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    Henry L. Abbot family papers, 1770-2001 Correspondence, memoirs, diaries, writings, photographs, legal and financial records, genealogical material, military records, printed matter, and mementos primarily documenting the professional and family activities of Henry L. Abbot and his family during the Civil War.
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Date: 1770
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    Sylvanus Bourne papers, 1775-1859 Massachusetts businessman and United States consul in Santo Domingo (1790-1791) and in Amsterdam, the Netherlands (1794-1817). Drafts and photocopies of Bourne’s personal and diplomatic correspondence, business and commercial papers, a scrapbook, and account books. Consists primarily of correspondence relating to commerce between the United States and European countries, primarily France and Great Britain, and United States foreign relations and politics. Other material concerns Bourne’s ...
    • Contributor: Bourne, Sylvanus
    • Date: 1775