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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
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    James M. Cain papers, 1901-2004 Author, journalist, and screenwriter. Correspondence, writings, legal and financial records, family papers, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Cain's work as a journalist and to his career as a novelist and Hollywood screenwriter.
    • Contributor: Cain, James M. (James Mallahan) - Cain, James M.
    • Date: 1901
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    Charles Eames and Ray Eames papers, 1885-1988 Correspondence, writings, lectures, reports, proposals, scripts, notes, research files, minutes, financial records, clippings, printed material including catalogs and brochures, biographical material, layout designs, plans, drawings, photographs, and other papers documenting the design activities and professional associations of Charles and Ray Eames.
    • Contributor: Eames, Charles
    • Date: 1885
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    Joseph Pulitzer papers, 1880-1924 Journalist and United States representative from New York. Correspondence, memoranda, writings by and about Pulitzer, critiques of editorials, biographical material, and miscellaneous personal papers.
    • Contributor: Pulitzer, Joseph
    • Date: 1880
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    Elihu Root papers, 1863-1937 United States secretary of state, secretary of war, United States senator from New York, and statesman. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, notes, reports, subject files, financial papers, calendar and appointment books, invitations, and printed materials relating to Root's career as a lawyer and statesman.
    • Contributor: Root, Elihu
    • Date: 1863
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    Harry Frank Guggenheim papers, 1900-1972 Businessman, diplomat, newspaper publisher, philanthropist, and horseman. Correspondence and subject files documenting Guggenheim's career in business and publishing, philanthropic and civic activities, and special interests in horse racing and aviation.
    • Contributor: Guggenheim, Harry Frank
    • Date: 1900
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    Octave Chanute papers, 1807-1955 Civil engineer and aviation pioneer. The bulk of the collection relates to Chanute's experiments with gliders and his scientific and financial support of aeronautical pioneers. Other papers concern his career as a builder of railroads and his service as chief engineer of the Erie Railroad and railroads in Illinois and Kansas.
    • Contributor: Chanute, Octave
    • Date: 1807
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    Everett Strait Hughes papers, 1903-1975 Army officer. Correspondence, diaries, and orders concerning Hughes’s career in ordnance and general staff work in the United States Army, including during the Mexican Punitive Expedition, World War I, and World War II.
    • Contributor: Hughes, Everett Strait
    • Date: 1903
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    Robert G. Spivack papers, 1931-1970 Journalist. Correspondence, articles, book projects, columns, newsletters, newspapers, material relating to speaking engagements, topical files, records of organizations, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating to Spivack's career as a newspaper reporter, syndicated columnist, and newsletter publisher and to his participation in student groups and other organizations seeking the intervention of the United States in World War II prior to the Pearl Harbor attack.
    • Contributor: Spivack, Robert G.
    • Date: 1931
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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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    Grover Cleveland papers, 1743-1945 President of the United States, governor of New York, and lawyer. Correspondence, diaries, messages to Congress, speeches, writings, printed matter, and other papers primarily relating to the Cleveland presidency and presidential campaigns.
    • Contributor: Cleveland, Grover
    • Date: 1743
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    George Vernon Denny papers, 1930-1959 Educator, radio personality, and organization executive. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches, writings, financial records, research notes, awards, printed matter, and photographs documenting Denny's career especially his activities with International Seminars and Town Meetings, Inc., and as moderator of the radio broadcasts of America's Town Meeting of the Air.
    • Contributor: Denny, George Vernon
    • Date: 1930
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    James A. Farley papers, 1790-1976 Postmaster general, politician, and businessman. Correspondence, memoranda, subject files, speeches and writings, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating to Farley's service as postmaster general, chairmanship of the Democratic National Committee, and business interests.
    • Contributor: Farley, James A. (James Aloysius) - Farley, James A.
    • Date: 1790
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    Washington Irving Chambers papers, 1871-1943 Naval officer. Correspondence, subject files, logbooks, memoranda, blueprints, photographs, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Chambers's service in the navy and with the Greely Relief Expedition to the Arctic and the Nicaragua Canal survey expedition of 1884-1885.
    • Contributor: Chambers, Washington Irving
    • Date: 1871
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    Ernest Gallaudet Draper papers, circa 1919-1955 Manufacturer and government official. Chiefly speeches and articles, including also biographical material, a diary, correspondence, book reviews, clippings, and notes, relating to Draper's service as assistant secretary of commerce and as a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and including his involvement with various New York state and city agencies concerned with unemployment and labor.
    • Contributor: Draper, Ernest Gallaudet
    • Date: 1919
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    Max Rudolf papers, 1922-1993 Max Rudolf was a German-born American conductor and music educator. He is best known for his work with the Metropolitan Opera, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, and the Curtis Institute of Music. The collection contains Rudolf's extensive correspondence with prominent 20th century musical figures, Metropolitan Opera annual files documenting his years with that organization, and a few photographs.
    • Contributor: Rudolf, Max
    • Date: 1922
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    Gloria Hollister Anable papers, 1916-2003 Zoologist and naturalist. Journals, correspondence, notes, writings, clippings, photographs, and ephemera relating primarily to Anable’s activities in the 1930s as a research associate on oceanographic expeditions with William Beebe. Also contains material related to her own travels into the interior of British Guiana for the New York Zoological Society in 1936.
    • Contributor: Anable, Gloria Hollister
    • Date: 1916
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    Benjamin Helm Bristow papers, 1839-1932 Army officer, lawyer, United States secretary of the treasury, and solicitor general. Correspondence, speeches, biographical material, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, other printed material, and photographs relating primarily to Bristow's service as solicitor general and secretary of the treasury in the administrations of Ulysses S. Grant and to his New York City law firm. Includes a letterpress book of incoming and outgoing correspondence of the commissioner ...
    • Contributor: Bristow, Benjamin Helm
    • Date: 1839
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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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    Milton Rogovin papers, 1928-2006 Social documentary photographer. Correspondence, draft of autobiography and other writings, interviews, printed matter, Federal Bureau of Investigation file, and miscellaneous papers relating to Rogovin's work as a photographer, especially of working people of the world and the working-class neighborhoods of his home city, Buffalo, New York, and his publications and exhibitions as well as the political activism that underlay his art work.
    • Contributor: Rogovin, Milton
    • Date: 1928
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    William L. Daley collection relating to Billy Sunday, 1914-1925 Evangelist, born William Ashley Sunday. Chiefly newspaper clippings compiled by Sunday's press agent concerning revivals held by Sunday. Also includes miscellaneous correspondence, sermon notes, brochures, and other printed matter.
    • Contributor: Sunday, Billy
    • Date: 1914
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    Philip C. Jessup papers, 1574-1983 Jurist, diplomat, and educator. Family and general correspondence, reports and memoranda, speeches and writings, subject files, legal papers, newspaper clippings and other papers pertaining chiefly to Jessup's work with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Institute of Pacific Relations, United States Department of State, United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, and International Court of Justice. Includes material relating to his World War I service ...
    • Contributor: Jessup, Philip C. (Philip Caryl) - Jessup, Philip C.
    • Date: 1574
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    Sol M. Linowitz papers, 1778-1999 Lawyer, businessman, diplomat, and consultant to United States presidents. Diaries, correspondence, speeches and writings, interviews, an oral history, organizational records, reports, photographs, printed matter, clippings, and travel files documenting Linowitz's career as an attorney, executive for Xerox Corporation, ambassador to the Organization of American States, co-negotiator of the Panama Canal treaties, and presidential representative to Middle East peace negotiations.
    • Contributor: Linowitz, Sol M.
    • Date: 1778
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    Joshua Coit correspondence, 1792-1798 Lawyer, state legislator, and United States representative. Letters from Coit to his wife Nancy, to his son Robert, and to Charles Bulkeley, all of New London, Connecticut. Most were written in Philadelphia while Coit served as a representative in the United States Congress from 1793 to 1798. Many of the letters are accompanied by typed transcripts.
    • Contributor: Coit, Joshua
    • Date: 1792
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    Rodgers family papers, 1740-1987 United States Navy and Army officers and family members. Correspondence, diaries, letterbooks, logbooks, photographs, recollections (memoirs), financial papers, and printed matter centering primarily on the naval career of Commodore John Rodgers (1773-1838).
    • Date: 1740