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    Richard H.M. Settle correspondence and photograph, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Letters and typewritten transcripts of letters written by Settle during three voyages aboard whaling ships from New Bedford, Mass., including the Charles W. Morgan to the Indian Ocean, the A.R. Tucker to the Atlantic Ocean, and the Bounding Billow to the Pacific Ocean. His letters are written to Georgeanna, or Georgia, in New Bedford, who became his wife after the first voyage. The letters ...
    • Contributor: Settle, Richard H. M.
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    Winfred Overholser papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, speeches, writings, scrapbooks, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Overholser's career in psychiatry and his research in forensic psychiatry. Documents his work as commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Mental Diseases, director of the department's Division for the Examination of Prisoners, and superintendent of Saint Elizabeth's Hospital, Washington, D.C. Correspondents include Harold H. Burton, C.G. Jung, Evalyn Walsh McLean, Karl A. ...
    • Contributor: Overholser, Winfred
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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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    Elliot L. Richardson papers, 1780-1999 U. S. cabinet officer, politician, and lawyer, of Massachusetts. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, subject files, reports, briefing data, financial records, printed materials, photographs, and other papers relating to Richardson's political career in Massachusetts, as a cabinet official or representative of the president during the administrations of Richard M. Nixon, Gerald R. Ford, and Jimmy Carter, and his work with various corporate boards and other ...
    • Contributor: Richardson, Elliot L.
    • Date: 1780
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    Charles S. Hamlin papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, biographical notes, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Hamlin's service in the U.S. Dept. of the Treasury and the Federal Reserve System; Hamlin's civic affairs; and his family's social life in Washington, D.C. Topics include leaders and policies of the Democratic Party especially during the Grover Cleveland, Woodrow Wilson, and Franklin D. Roosevelt administrations and ...
    • Contributor: Hamlin, Charles S. (Charles Sumner) - Hamlin, Anna - Hamlin, Huybertie Pruyn - Robles, Sebastian T. (Sebastian Tomas)
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    Grosvenor family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, subject material, financial papers, printed matter, and personal miscellany of various members of the Grosvenor family, principally of Amherst and Millbury, Mass., and Washington, D.C. The bulk of the papers relate to Gilbert H. and Elsie M. Grosvenor's personal and family life in Washington, D.C., Bethesda, Md., and Baddeck, Nova Scotia, Canada; his association with the National Geographic Society ...
    • Contributor: Grosvenor, Edwin A. (Edwin Augustus) - Grosvenor, Edwin Prescott - Grosvenor, Elsie May - Grosvenor, Gilbert Hovey - Grosvenor, Lilian Waters - Grosvenor, Melville Bell - Waters, Asa H. (Asa Holman) - Waters, Elizabeth
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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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    Traditional Greek Smyrneika Music from Massachusetts Sophia Bilides sings and plays santouri (Greek hammered dulcimer) and zilia (finger cymbals). Smyrneika songs arose out an urban population where the music of Greeks, Turks, Jews, and Armenians influenced each other in the early decades of the 20th century. This vibrant cultural scene was shattered when conflicts led to the 1922 Asia-Minor Catastrophe. The destruction of the port city of Smyrna (Izmir) led ...
    • Contributor: Bilides, Sophia - Barsamian, Mal - Gregian, Mike - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2011-08-24
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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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    Francis Baylies papers, 1814-1843 Scholar, diplomat, politician, and historian. Primarily writings by Baylies relating to the American Revolution, the Confederation and the Constitution, Alexander Hamilton, and the administrations of George Washington, John Adams, and Thomas Jefferson.
    • Contributor: Baylies, Francis
    • Date: 1814
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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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    Lorenzo J. Greene papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available 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, Mo. Academic files include correspondence, memoranda, minutes of meetings, grant proposals, student writings, course and curricula material, bibliographies, news releases, reports, subject files, archival resources on African Americans, drafts of books, statistical files, legal documents, and other research material. ...
    • Contributor: Greene, Lorenzo J. (Lorenzo Johnston)
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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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    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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    Henry L. Dawes papers, 1833-1933 United States representative and senator from Massachusetts. Correspondence, memoranda, letterbooks, diaries, speeches, reports, notebooks, biographical material, family papers, photographs, citations, congressional commissions, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, and an incomplete biography of Dawes by his daughter, Anna Laurens Dawes. The collection documents mainly Dawes's career as a federal legislator and his work on issues relating to the American Indian, including his tenure as chairman of ...
    • Contributor: Dawes, Henry L. (Henry Laurens) - Dawes, Henry L.
    • Date: 1833
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    Letitia T. Howe collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available The Abraham Lincoln file contains correspondence (1861-1865), copy of a promissory note endorsed by Lincoln, and lithographic portrait of Lincoln during his presidency. The correspondence includes letters to Lincoln primarily requesting government posts or military promotions, letters of John Hay on Lincoln's behalf, and letters and documents mentioning Lincoln. The Caleb Cushing file contains letters written by Cushing and several letters addressed to Cushing ...
    • Contributor: Howe, Letitia T.
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    Samuel Holten papers, 1630-1843 Delegate to the United States Continental Congress from and United States representative of Massachusetts, jurist, and physician. Correspondence, account books, and bills and receipts relating primarily to Holten's public service career in Massachusetts, the federal government, and his medical practice.
    • Contributor: Holten, Samuel
    • Date: 1630
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    Henry L. Abbot family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoirs, diaries, writings, photographs, legal and financial records, biographical and genealogical material, military records, ships logs, maps, printed matter, mementos, and other papers primarily documenting Henry L. Abbot's service as topographical engineer and officer in the Union Army and family life and social activities in Massachusetts during the Civil War. Subjects include the First Battle of Bull Run, construction of fortifications around Washington, ...
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
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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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    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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    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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    Amory family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, letterbooks, wills, a petition, financial material, printed material, and other papers of the Amory family. Papers of Thomas Amory (1682-1728) chronicle his years in transatlantic trade, the early history of trade in the Americas, and the status of the Amory estate. Papers of Thomas Amory (1762-1823) consist primarily of a business letterbook, 1798-1799, and of commercial correspondence, 1802-1804, relating chiefly to Amory family ...
    • Contributor: Amory, John - Amory, Thomas
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    Henry S. Pritchett papers, 1876-1967 Astronomer, superintendent of the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, and president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Correspondence, travel diaries and autobiographical fragments, drafts and reprints of writings, speeches, essays, reports, Pritchett's book entitled What is Religion? (1906), and other papers relating to Pritchett's career in science and education.
    • Contributor: Pritchett, Henry S. (Henry Smith) - Pritchett, Henry S.
    • Date: 1876
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    Edward Tracy Clark correspondence and reports, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly correspondence relating primarily to Clark's work as a consultant on legislation and customs and tariff matters for various business concerns. Correspondence from his service as President Calvin Coolidge's secretary relate to topics including Massachusetts politics, the McNary-Haugen farm bill, Mexican confiscation, patronage, the Permanent Court of International Justice, and Amherst College reunions. Includes numerous letters from Calvin Coolidge after he left the White ...
    • Contributor: Clark, Edward Tracy
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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