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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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    Bela Lyon Pratt papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence chiefly from Pratt to his mother, Sarah Whittlesey Pratt; sketches; clippings; photograph; and other papers relating to Pratt's work as a sculptor and to family affairs. Documents his years at the École nationale supérieure des beaux-arts, Paris, France, and his work as an instructor for the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Mass. Works discussed include the spandrels, Science, Literature, Arts, and Philosophy for ...

    • Contributor: Pratt, Bela Lyon
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    Henry L. Dawes papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, letterbooks, diaries, speeches, reports, notebooks, biographical material, family papers, clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers primarily concerning Dawes's service as U.S. senator and representative, member of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, and chairman of the U.S. Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes. Includes material pertaining to American Indian affairs; congressman Oakes Ames; the George Chorpenning claim case; civil service; ...

    • Contributor: Dawes, Henry L. (henry Laurens) - Dawes, Anna Laurens - Dawes, Electa Allen Sanderson
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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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    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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    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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    Mary McGrory papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches and writings, notebooks and notes, subject files, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to McGrory's career as a journalist. Documents her work as a book reviewer for the Boston Herald Traveler and columnist for the Washington Post and Washington Star. Subjects include local news, U.S. political affairs, foreign policy, and family matters. Topics represented include arms control; Army-McCarthy ...

    • Contributor: McGrory, Mary - Toll, Tina
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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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    Hale family papers, 1698-1916

    Correspondence, biographical material, business records, writings, legal documents, memorabilia, and genealogies of the Hale, Everett, Hill, and Sears families. The collection consists primarily of the papers of Nathan Hale (1784-1863), pioneer railroad builder and journalist; Alexander Hill Everett (1790-1847), diplomat and editor; and Edward Everett Hale (1822-1909), author and Unitarian minister.

    • Date: 1698
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    Danforth-Bush family collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, journal, essays, sermons, articles, autograph collection, photographs, and other papers of the Danforth and Bush families, chiefly of Joshua N. Danforth. Subjects includes the Presbyterian Church in Delaware, Massachusetts, and Washington, D.C.; the American Colonization Society; and the allied Danforth, Janvier, and Whilldin families. Includes essays and sermons; journal of the foundation of the Fourth Presbyterian Church in Washington, D.C., later of Bethesda, ...

    • Contributor: Bush, J. Danforth (joshua Danforth) - Danforth, Jane Janvier Whilldin - Danforth, Joshua N. (joshua Noble) - Doolittle, Annette Danforth Bush
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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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    Charles J. Bonaparte papers, 1760-1921

    Lawyer, municipal and civil service reformer, and U.S. attorney general and secretary of the navy. Correspondence, articles, speeches, memoranda, notes, personal miscellany, legal records, biographical material, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating mainly to Bonaparte's public service and political career.

    • Contributor: Bonaparte, Charles J. (charles Joseph) - Bonaparte, Charles J.
    • Date: 1760
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    Benjamin B. French family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Part I contains correspondence primarily between Benjamin B. French and his half brother Henry Flagg French of Exeter, N.H., journals (1828-1870), poems, clippings, and printed material. Includes Benjamin B. French's observations on New Hampshire politics, freemasonry, his involvement with the Magnetic Telegraph Company, the presidency of Franklin Pierce, social life in Washington, D.C., French's association with Abraham Lincoln, Lincoln's assassination, the Civil War, the ...

    • Contributor: French, Benjamin (benjamin Brown) - French, Francis O. (francis Ormond) - Richardson, William Merchant - Tuck, Amos
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    Harlan Fiske Stone papers, 1889-1953

    Attorney general, associate and chief justice of the Supreme Court, and educator. Professional and family correspondence, writings, reports, legal case files, biographical information, and other material relating primarily to Stone's service on the Supreme Court.

    • Contributor: Stone, Harlan Fiske
    • Date: 1889
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    William Sampson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Letters (1806-1831) from Sampson to his wife, Grace Clarke Sampson, relating to his political exile from Ireland to the United States; his New York City law practice with Thomas Addis Emmet; efforts to ban Irish immigration; and the Hibernian Provident Society, New York, N.Y. Other subjects include Sampson's role as defense counsel in an 1810 labor case, the election of 1812, Aaron Burr's trial, ...

    • Contributor: Sampson, William
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    Henry M. Robert papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda books, diaries, subject files, and other papers relating chiefly to Robert's career in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and as a parliamentarian. Documents his service as engineer commissioner of the District of Columbia and the publication of his Pocket Manual of Rules of Order for Deliberative Assemblies (1876) commonly known as Robert's Rules of Order. Also documents engineering projects on ...

    • Contributor: Robert, Henry M. (henry Martyn)
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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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    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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    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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    Berta Bornstein papers, 1933-1971

    Psychoanalyst, author, and educator. Correspondence, patient case files, writings, teaching and training files, bulletins, memoranda, minutes, and reports pertaining to Bornstein's career as one of the first Freudian child psychoanalysts practicing in the United States.

    • Contributor: Bornstein, Berta
    • Date: 1933
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    Edward William Brooke papers, 1956-1988

    Lawyer, attorney general of Massachusetts, and United States senator. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, speeches, transcripts of interviews, reports, notes, subject files, draft and printed legislative bills, briefing books, press releases, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Brooke's career as attorney general of Massachusetts and as U.S. senator.

    • Contributor: Brooke, Edward W. (edward William) - Brooke, Edward W.
    • Date: 1956
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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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    William Sampson papers, 1806-1849

    Irish patriot, lawyer, and author. Microfilm of letters from Sampson to his wife, Grace Clarke Sampson, relating to his political exile from Ireland to the United States.

    • Contributor: Sampson, William
    • Date: 1806
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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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    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. ...