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    Charles Follen McKim papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, diary transcript, notes, legal and financial records, sketches, drawings, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to the firm of McKim, Mead, & White, New York, N.Y. Documents McKim's designs for the Boston Public Library and Symphony Hall, Boston, Mass.; Columbia University's Morningside Heights campus and the University Club, New York, N.Y.; Rhode Island State House, Providence, R.I.; restoration of the White...
    • Contributor: McKim, Charles Follen
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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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    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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    Dwight Lyman Moody papers, 1864-1937 Evangelist. Correspondence, scrapbooks, sermon notes, and printed matter relating to Moody's work as an evangelist; the Northfield Seminary for Young Ladies, Northfield, Massachsetts; the Mount Hermon School for Boys, Mount Hermon, Massachusetts; and family and financial affairs.
    • Contributor: Moody, Dwight Lyman
    • Date: 1864
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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...
    • Contributor: Felt, Joseph (Joseph Barlow) - Osgood, Joseph F. (Joseph Barlow Felt) - New England Historic Genealogical Society
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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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    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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    Morton L. Deyo papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, subject files, speeches, and writings documenting Deyo's career in the U.S. Navy, particularly as a naval task force commander during World War II in both the Atlantic and Pacific theaters. Includes material on the Normandy invasion; the naval bombardment of Utah beach and Cherbourg, France; the Okinawa campaign; the battle of Iwo Jima; Japanese navy (Japan Kaigun); Japanese kamikaze attacks; and the demilitarization...
    • Contributor: Deyo, Morton L. (Morton Lyndholm)
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    Raymond Leslie Buell papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, statements, writings, subject files, and other papers relating to Buell's career as an author and speaker on domestic and international issues, to his travels, and to his activities with the Foreign Policy Association and the Republican Party. Documents his work as foreign policy adviser and roundtable editor for Time, inc., his congressional campaign in Massachusetts (1942), and as an adviser to...
    • Contributor: Buell, Raymond Leslie
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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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    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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    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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    Edward Everett Hayden family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks, financial materials, photographs, and other papers pertaining to Hayden's naval and scientific careers and to the Hayden family. Topics include Hayden's position as secretary of the National Geographic Society (1895-1897), his work in charge of time service and chronometers at the United States Naval Observatory (1902-1910), his command of the U.S. Naval Station at Key West, Fla. (1910-1915), his various...
    • Contributor: Hayden, Edward Everett - Hayden, Alfred - Hayden, Herbert (Herbert Bainbridge) - Hayden, Mary Bainbridge - Hayden, Reynolds - Hayden, William - Reynolds, Joseph Jones
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    Whiting Griswold correspondence,
    Whiting Griswold papers Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Letters addressed to Griswold relating to political parties such as the American Party (also known as the Know-Nothing Party), the Democratic Party, Free Soil Party, and the Whig Party; local, Massachusetts state, and national politics; the 1853 Massachusetts Constitutional Convention; patronage; the Kansas-Nebraska Act; the Civil War; the Hoosac Tunnel, Mass.; and Griswold's legal practice. Correspondents include Nathaniel Prentiss Banks, George S. Boutwell, Benjamin...
    • Contributor: Griswold, Whiting
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    Lucian Barbour papers, 1838-1977 Lawyer and United States representative from Indiana. Correspondence, diaries, financial records, photographs, printed matter, and miscellany consisting primarily of family correspondence relating to domestic affairs and life in Indianapolis, Indiana, and Barbour’s service in the 34th Congress.
    • Contributor: Barbour, Lucian
    • Date: 1838
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    Francis Baylies papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, speech, writings, notes, and other papers relating to chiefly to Baylies's writings on the American Revolution; the Confederation; U.S. Constitution; Alexander Hamilton; and the presidential administrations of George Washington, John Adams, and Thomas Jefferson. Subjects also include the aurora borealis; colony of New Plymouth, Mass.; Massachusetts General Court House of Representatives; voyage of the USS Lexington (Sloop); and the Falkland Islands fisheries dispute....
    • Contributor: Baylies, Francis
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    John Holker papers, 1777-1822 Merchant and French consul general in the United States. Correspondence, invoice book of Jacques-Donatien Leray de Chaumont, depositions taken before Benjamin Franklin, and navigational exercise booklets of George W. Stillman, relating to French military and economic assistance to the United States and American commerce during and after the Revolutionary War.
    • Contributor: Holker, John
    • Date: 1777
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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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    N.A. Strait Civil War collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Civil War Union regimental records compiled by Strait from records of the U.S. Adjutant General's Office of twenty-three states and the District of Columbia and from diaries and correspondence of soldiers. Includes regimental records relating to the U.S. Colored Troops (until 1864 known as the U.S. Corps d'Afrique). Records are most extensive for the regiments of Massachusetts, New Jersey, and New York.
    • Contributor: Strait, N. A. (Newton Allen) - United States. Adjutant-General's Office
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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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    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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    Lorenzo Johnston Greene papers, 1680-1988 African-American historian, educator, editor, and civil rights and social activist. Chiefly academic files documenting Greene's career as a professor of history and pioneer in the field of African-American studies at Lincoln University, Jefferson City, Missouri.
    • Contributor: Greene, Lorenzo J. (Lorenzo Johnston) - Greene, Lorenzo J.
    • Date: 1680
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    Mary McGrory papers, 1928-2004 Journalist. Correspondence, subject files, notebooks and notes, speeches and writings, newspaper clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, and other papers relating primarily to McGrory's career as a journalist.
    • Contributor: McGrory, Mary
    • Date: 1928
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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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    Sarah Stone autograph collection, 1720-1962 Resident of Salem, Massachusetts. Letters, clipped signatures, and other autograph items of prominent American and a few British figures, chiefly of the nineteenth century.
    • Contributor: Stone, Sarah, Active 1840 - Stone, Sarah
    • Date: 1720