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    Edward Lee Plumb papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, journals, board minutes, reports, dispatches, financial records, printed matter, maps, and other papers relating primarily to Plumb's diplomatic service in Mexico and to negotiations with the Mexican government on behalf of the United States and American investors in the Mexican railway system. Includes reports and dispatches to U.S. secretary of state William Henry Seward regarding diplomatic and political affairs in Mexico. Other subjects...
    • Contributor: Plumb, Edward Lee
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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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    Carter Godwin Woodson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Papers of prominent African Americans, correspondence, writings, research files, business records, and other papers relating to Woodson's leadership of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History (ASNLH) and to scholarship and publishing in the field of African and African-American history. Part I, 1803-1936 (bulk 1830-1927), was assembled by Woodson who collected and preserved primary sources on African American history as executive...
    • Contributor: Woodson, Carter Godwin - Clark, John T. - McKinlay, Whitefield - Tanner, Benj. T. (Benjamin Tucker)
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    Musical crossroads : Alan Lomax's southern journey and our musical crossroads, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Documentation of a presentation in the Kluge Lecture series sponsored by the John W. Kluge Center and co-sponsored by the American Folklife Center with a lecture by Cece Conway, the Alan Lomax Kluge Fellow, followed by a musical presentation.
    • Contributor: Conway, Cecelia - Diabate, Cheick Hamala - Paxton, Jerron - Down Hill Strugglers (Musical Group) - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2015
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    Robert C. Ogden papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, reports, family papers, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Ogden's business career, interests in philanthropy and religion, and activities on behalf of education of African Americans in the South. Documents his involvement with the Conference on Education in the South; General Education Board (New York, N.Y.); Hampton Institute; Presbyterian church in Philadelphia, Pa., and New York, N.Y.; Southern...
    • Contributor: Ogden, Robert C. (Robert Curtis) - Mitchell, Samuel Chiles
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    Sidney Robertson Cowell collection, 1901-1992 Sidney Robertson Cowell (1903-1995) was a folksong and ethnic music collector and recordist, ethnographer, ethnomusicologist, teacher, writer, and wife of composer Henry Cowell. The collection consists of her personal papers which document all aspects of her life and work. The collection includes correspondence relating to personal and professional matters; fieldwork reports, fieldnotes, song lists and other materials from her field recording projects and trips;...
    • Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Cowell, Henry
    • Date: 1901
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    Green-Driver collection, 1896-1969 Businesswoman and church worker. Financial papers, correspondence, photographs, printed matter, topical files and miscellaneous material generated mainly by Pattie Gresham and her three husbands, Baptist ministers William M. Driver and John Benjamin Green, and insurance executive William L. Busby.
    • Contributor: Gresham, Pattie
    • Date: 1896
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    Alexander Hamilton Stephens papers, Correspondence, memoranda, telegrams, journal, autobiography, legal documents, clippings, and other papers reflecting Stephens's career in government and politics. Chiefly correspondence concerning national and sectional questions as well as local affairs, philanthropy, and plantation management. Subjects include the presidential election of 1876; Civil War; Compromise of 1850; formation and operation of the Confederate Government; Dred Scott decision; Indian affairs; Kansas-Nebraska Act; political parties including the...
    • Contributor: Stephens, Alexander H. (Alexander Hamilton) - Stephens, Alexander Hamilton
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    Blair family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, lectures, writings, legal files, financial records, military records, biographical and genealogical material, printed matter, photographs, and other papers of Blair family members. Family correspondents include many members of the immediate Blair family as well as extended relations such as Mary Elizabeth Woodbury Blair, Gustavus Vasa Fox, Virginia L. Woodbury Fox, Elizabeth Blair Lee, Samuel Phillips Lee, Minna Blair Richey, and...
    • Contributor: Blair, Francis Preston - Blair, Frank P., (Francis Preston) - Blair, Gist - Blair, Montgomery - Blair, Woodbury - Clapp, Charles Q. - Stevens, Samuel - Woodbury, Levi
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    Hugo LaFayette Black papers, 1883-1976 Associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, United States senator from Alabama, and lawyer. Family and general correspondence, memoranda, reports, notebooks, research materials, case files, legal and subject files, speeches and writings, printed and near-print materials, clippings, scrapbooks, and miscellany relating primarily to Black's service in the Senate (1927-1937) and on the Supreme Court (1937-1971).
    • Contributor: Black, Hugo Lafayette
    • Date: 1883
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    Alexander Hamilton Stephens Papers The papers of Alexander Hamilton Stephens (1812-1883), lawyer, journalist, governor of Georgia, member of both houses of the United States Congress, and vice president of the Confederate States of America, span the years 1784-1886, with the bulk of the material concentrated in the period 1850-1883. The collection consists primarily of correspondence, supplemented by an autobiography and journal and miscellaneous memoranda, legal documents, and clippings....
    • Contributor: Stephens, Alexander H. (Alexander Hamilton)

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    Lyman Trumbull correspondence, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly letters (1855-1872) received by Trumbull on political matters, together with a number of drafts or copies of replies. Subjects include the elections of 1856, 1860, 1866, and 1872; Illinois politics; appointments and patronage; the Kansas-Nebraska Act; secession; the Civil War; Reconstruction; civil rights legislation; and the Liberal Republican movement of 1872. Correspondents include William H. Bissell, Montgomery Blair, Orville Hickman Browning, John Dean...
    • Contributor: Trumbull, Lyman
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    Elizabeth Madox Roberts papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Drafts, notes, outlines, proofs, and other papers reflecting Roberts's influence as a regional writer in southern renaissance literature and her contribution to the agrarian literary revival of the 1920s and 1930s. Includes drafts of her published and unpublished novels, short stories, and poems. Also includes Roberts's research material pertaining to the history of Kentucky and the Louisville flood of 1937 and her mother's reminiscences...
    • Contributor: Roberts, Elizabeth Madox
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    John J. Crittenden papers, 1782-1913 United States attorney general, United States senator, and governor of Kentucky. Chiefly correspondence and some legal papers, speeches, and state papers relating to Crittenden's career in politics and government.
    • Contributor: Crittenden, John J. (John Jordan) - Crittenden, John J.
    • Date: 1782
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    Edward Lee Plumb papers, 1825-1903 Diplomat and secretary of the United States legation in Mexico. Correspondence, journals, clippings, and other papers relating primarily to Plumb’s negotiations relating to the Mexican railway system.
    • Contributor: Plumb, Edward Lee
    • Date: 1825
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    Nicholas Philip Trist papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, writings, notes, reports, legal and financial papers, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Trist's tenure as U.S. consul in Havana and his role in negotiating the treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ending the Mexican War. Subjects include national politics, the presidential election of John Adams, political and military affairs in Mexico, John Slidell's mission to Mexico, Winfield Scott's command of...
    • Contributor: Trist, Nicholas Philip
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    James O. Harrison papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, writings, notes, notebooks, biographical material, legal and financial records, scrapbooks, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Harrison's personal and professional life, including his law practices in Eatonton, Ga.; Lexington, Ky.; Vicksburg, Miss.; New Orleans, La.; and Richmond, Va. Also documents his work with Lexington, Ky., public schools, and his role as executor of Henry Clay's estate. Correspondents include William T....
    • Contributor: Harrison, James O.
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    Voices of Civil Rights Project collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Collection consists of oral history interviews, sound and video recordings, photographs and manuscript materials documenting memories of the civil rights movement for the Voices of Civil Rights Project, sponsored by the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP). The manuscript submissions consist of correspondence from AARP members and the general public who responded to invitations in AARP Magazine, AARP Bulletin and Parade Magazine in 2003...
    • Contributor: Adams, Victoria Gray - Andrade, Juan - Baxley, Bill (William Joseph) - Beal, Gerald K. - Beerman, Leonard I. - Boggs, Grace Lee - Bonilla, Rubén - Booth, Heather - Bourne, St. Clair - Branch, Raylawni G. ... Adams, Victoria Gray - Andrade, Juan - Baxley, Bill (William Joseph) - Beal, Gerald K. - Beerman, Leonard I. - Boggs, Grace Lee - Bonilla, Rubén - Booth, Heather - Bourne, St. Clair - Branch, Raylawni G. - Braxton, Annye H. - Brownmiller, Susan - Carlos, John - Charles, Michael Ray - Collins, Wendell - Dahmer, Ellie J. - Davis, L. Clifford - Dickinson, James Luther - Dinkins, David N. - Doty, Juanita Sims - Epps, Jesse - Fife, John M. (John Macmillan) - Fleming, Karl - Forman, James - Fountain, Clarence - Frank, Barney - Garcia, Isabel (Isabel G.) - Gields, Clarence - Goodman, Carolyn - Graves, Curtis - Green, Percy - Gutiérrez, José Angel - Hackney, Lucy D. - Halpern, Rosario Salgado - Harjo, Suzan Shown - Harrington, Penny - Hayes, Shirley G. - Height, Dorothy I. (Dorothy Irene) - Hill, Oliver W. - Hite, Nancy - Holland, Endesha Ida Mae - Hooks, Benjamin L. (Benjamin Lawson) - Horowitz, Rachelle - Jarrett, Vernon - Jones, Doug (G. Douglas) - King - Kirk, Ron - Kochiyama, Yuri - Kwoh, Stewart - Kyles, Samuel Billy - Landrieu, Moon - Lawson, James M. - Lee, Helen Shores - Lee, Sammy - Lewis, John - Little Joe - Lout, Mike (James M.) - Lowery, Joseph E. - Lyons, Kenneth O. - Mashariki, Job - McKinstry, Carolyn Maull - McWhorter, Diane - Mease, Quentin R. - Meier, Deborah - Mingo, Lucy - Monroe, Sputnik - Moses, Robert Parris - Moutoussamy-Ashe, Jeanne - Murray, Tawanda - Norton, Eleanor Holmes - Oldham, Charles R. - Poussaint, Alvin F. - Pride, Carlton - Reid, Vernon - Rivers, Eugene - Romilly, Constancia - Rowles, Billy E. - Seay, Norman R. - Sellers, Cleveland - Shores, Barbara - Sims, Bernice Banks - Smith, Jerome M. - Spellman, Toyin - Steger, Michelle - Sutton, Goodloe - Swann-Daniels, Carol - Tafel, Richard - Thompson, Larry Dean - Tisdale, Alice - Tisdale, Charles - Trickey, Minnijean Brown - Uyeshima, Erin Emiko - West, W. Richard - Wilder, Lawrence Douglas - Wilkins, Roger W. - Wilson, Diane - Wilson, Edwin O. - Wunrow, Jeffrey D. - Yamamoto, Joyce C. - Zabel, William D. - Bowley, Andy - Briggs, Jimmie - Hargrove, Earnestine - Iverem, Esther - Kellogg, Alex - Krol, Debra Utacia - Latimer, Leah Y. - Lewis, Dan - Lum, Lydia - Mapp, Marilyn - Marquez Stathis, Sandra - Miller, Tom - Neubauer, Rita - O'Konis, Jonathan - Patoski, Joe Nick - Pierce, Ponchitta Anne - Reavis, Dick J. - Rosenfeld, Megan - Rosenzweig, Hannah - Sloan, Lester - Smith, Vern E. - Whitehouse, Liz - Wolf, Bonny - Ynclan, Nery - Williams, Juan - Aarp (Organization) - Library of Congress - History Channel (Television Network) - Leadership Conference on Civil Rights
    • Date: 2003
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    William Wirt papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, writings, reminiscences, clippings, and other papers pertaining primarily to the Wirt (Werth) family, a Southern slaveholding family. Topics include social life in Baltimore, Md., Richmond, Va., and Washington, D.C., Christian piety, and sickness and death in the Wirt family. Also includes material concerning the trial of Aaron Burr, legal work conducted by Wirt as U.S. district attorney, Richmond, Va., 1816, and as U.S....
    • Contributor: Wirt, William
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    William Wirt papers, 1802-1858 Lawyer, politician, U. S. attorney general, and biographer. Correspondence, writings, and printed matter pertaining to Wirt’s family and career as a lawyer, politician, and author.
    • Contributor: Wirt, William
    • Date: 1802
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    James Henry Hammond papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, speeches, plantation manuals, account books, and scrapbooks pertaining chiefly to South Carolina state and national politics in the decades preceding the Civil War. Subjects include nullification, secession, slavery, the Southern Convention at Nashville, Tenn. (1850), state banks, states' rights, and the tariff. Diary notes and memoranda cover the period of Hammond's travels in America and abroad, and plantation books contain memoranda of...
    • Contributor: Hammond, James Henry - McLean, Andrew
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    Nathanael Greene papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, letterbook, reports, orders and resolutions, proclamations, petitions, certificates, and other papers primarily documenting Greene's military career with emphasis on his command of the Southern Department of the U.S. Continental Army and the army's southern campaign. Includes material pertaining to negotiations with the Cherokee and Chickasaw tribes. Correspondents include Thomas Burke; John Butler; Arthur Campbell; Richard Caswell; Charles Cornwallis, Marquis Cornwallis; John Gunby; John...
    • Contributor: Greene, Nathanael
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    Jeremiah S. Black papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, legal files, speeches, writings, scrapbooks, family papers, and other papers relating primarily to various legal matters in which Black was involved. Topics include the slavery debate in Kansas, John Brown's raid at Harper's Ferry (1859), Reconstruction, the trial of Jefferson Davis (1866), Black's efforts on behalf of U.S. and Confederate Senator Clement Claiborne Clay of Alabama, the voluntary exile of Confederate Army officer...
    • Contributor: Black, Jeremiah S. (Jeremiah Sullivan) - Black, Chauncey F. - Lamon, Ward Hill
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    Jack Delano papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly correspondence, notebooks, and caption books relating to works by Delano as a photographer for the Farm Security Administration and the Office of War Information depicting the Great Depression, railroads in the West, Acadian farmers in Maine, and life in the South and in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Also includes transcript of an oral history interview conducted with Delano sponsored by the...
    • Contributor: Delano, Jack
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    Rosa Parks Papers The papers of Rosa Parks (1913-2005) span the years 1866-2006, with the bulk of the material dating from 1955 to 2000.  The collection, which contains approximately 7,500 items in the Manuscript Division, as well as 2,500 photographs in the Prints and Photographs Division, documents many aspects of Parks's private life and public activism on behalf of civil rights for African Americans. The collection is on...
    • Contributor: Parks, Rosa - Williams, Aubrey Willis

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