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    Humphrey Marshall papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, notes, financial and legal records, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Marshall's career as a lawyer, soldier, and politician. Documents his work as a lawyer in Kentucky and Virginia and his service as U.S. representative from Kentucky, U.S. commissioner to China during the Taiping Rebellion, and U.S. army officer during the Mexican War. Subjects include the conduct of ...

    • Contributor: Marshall, Humphrey - McLean, John
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    Southern Mosaic: The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip

    This recording trip is an ethnographic field collection that includes nearly 700 sound recordings, as well as fieldnotes, dust jackets, and other manuscripts documenting a three-month, 6,502-mile trip through the southern United States. Beginning in Port Aransas, Texas, on March 31, 1939, and ending at the Library of Congress on June 14, 1939, John Avery Lomax, Honorary Consultant and Curator of the Archive of ...

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (john Avery) - Lomax, Alan - Lomax, Ruby T. (ruby Terrill) - Archive of American Folk Song
    • Date: 1934

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    Frances Benjamin Johnston papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, financial papers, family papers, clippings, scrapbooks, and printed matter documenting Johnston's career as a photographer of national figures and events (1889-1910), her photography of gardens and estates (1913-1926), and her compilation of a photographic record of Southern colonial architecture (1927-1952). Includes material relating to her involvement in the Pictorialist movement; work for Ladies' Home Journal, McClure's, and Town & ...

    • Contributor: Johnston, Frances Benjamin
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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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    William C. Rives papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, writings, financial records, printed matter, scrapbooks, and other papers of Rives pertaining to Jacksonianism, Whig political movement, Southern politics, slavery, the Civil War, Reconstruction, and diplomatic relations with France. Includes diaries, journals, and correspondence of members of the Rives family; a draft of Rives's History of the Life and Times of James Madison (1868-1873); and a draft of his unpublished ...

    • Contributor: Rives, William C. (william Cabell) - Walker, Francis - Walker, Thomas
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    Robert R. Williams papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries (1938-1953), affidavits, reports, subject files, laboratory notebooks, speeches and writings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Williams's research in nutritional chemistry, especially his work on the development of Vitamin B1 (thiamin) while searching for a cure for beri-beri. Other topics include his affiliations with Merck & Company, IG Farben (Interessengemeinschaft Farbenindustrie Aktiengesellschaft), the Research Corporation, and the Carnegie Corporation of New ...

    • Contributor: Williams, Robert R.
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    F.H. Elmore papers, 1795-1858

    Lawyer, banker, and United States representative from South Carolina. Chiefly business correspondence and financial papers relating to Elmore's manufacturing interests and his presidency of the Bank of South Carolina, Charleston.

    • Contributor: Elmore, F. H. (franklin Harper) - Elmore, F. H.
    • Date: 1795
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    Hedrick Smith papers, 1923-1992

    Correspondence, memoranda, interview transcripts, drafts of speeches, articles, books, notes, radio broadcasts, legal material, research material, family papers, press releases, printed material, posters, maps, and other papers relating primarily to Smith's research for his books and television productions about the Soviet Union and about United States politics. Documents his career with the New York Times while stationed in Washington, D.C., Moscow, Russia, and elsewhere, ...

    • Contributor: Smith, Hedrick
    • Date: 1923
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    John Spencer Bassett papers, 1770-1978

    Historian, editor, and educator. Correspondence, diaries and journals, lectures, speeches, writings, research material, subject files, family correspondence, and collected historical manuscripts documenting Bassett's career as historian, editor and university professor.

    • Contributor: Bassett, John Spencer
    • Date: 1770
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    Elizabeth Madox Roberts papers, 1921-1941

    Author, poet, and novelist. Drafts, notes, outlines, page proofs, and miscellaneous material relating to Roberts’s novels, poetry, short stories, and miscellaneous writings.

    • Contributor: Roberts, Elizabeth Madox
    • Date: 1921
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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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    J.L.M. Curry papers, 1637-1939

    Statesman, author, clergyman, diplomat, and educator. Diaries, correspondence, printed matter, clippings, memorabilia, notes and memoranda, legal papers, accounts, lectures and sermons, essays, scrapbook, manuscript of autobiography, speeches, and articles, and catalog of Curry's library. Includes autographs of presidents, Confederate leaders, Spanish noblemen, royalty, and writers, jurists, diplomats, educators, historians, scientists, reformers, artists, statesmen, literary figures, clergymen, and military men of the United States and ...

    • Contributor: Curry, J. L. M. (jabez Lamar Monroe) - Curry, J. L. M.
    • Date: 1637
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    Benjamin F. Whitten papers, 1848-1945

    United States Army officer. Correspondence, family papers, military records, financial and legal records, and miscellaneous items relating primarily to Whitten's service in the Union Army during the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Whitten, Benjamin F. (benjamin Franklin), Approximately 1836 - Whitten, Benjamin F.
    • Date: 1848
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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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    Hugo LaFayette Black papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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 U.S. Senate (1927-1937) and on the Supreme Court (1937-1971). Topics include the New Deal, Nuremberg war crimes trials, politics in Alabama and elsewhere in the South, Tennessee Valley Authority and public ...

    • Contributor: Black, Hugo Lafayette
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    B.F. Wade papers, 1832-1886

    Lawyer, United States senator from Ohio, and Republican Party leader. Chiefly political correspondence relating to Wade’s career in the Senate as well as personal letters concerning his law practice and business. Includes printed speeches, maps, family letters, business records, and other material.

    • Contributor: Wade, F. (benjamin Franklin) - Wade, F.
    • Date: 1832
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    Frederick D. Patterson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, journal, speeches, writings, reports, notes, organizational records, clippings, printed matter, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Patterson's efforts, following his retirement as president of Tuskegee Institute in 1953, to preserve and develop African American institutions of higher learning. Documents his continued interest in Tuskegee Institute and the institute's School of Veterinary Medicine; his association with the Robert R. Moton Memorial Institute, the ...

    • Contributor: Patterson, Frederick D.
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    Alexander Hamilton Stephens papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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)
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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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    William Crawford Gorgas papers, 1857-1919

    Army medical officer. Correspondence, reports, addresses, articles, financial and miscellaneous records, medical papers, charts, clippings, photographs, and printed material dealing primarily with the fight against yellow fever in Cuba and Panama.

    • Contributor: Gorgas, William Crawford
    • Date: 1857
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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
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    David Warren Steel: Makers of the Sacred Harp

    David Warren Steel discusses his new book, "The Makers of the Sacred Harp," newly published by the University of Illinois Press.

    • Contributor: Steel, David Warren
    • Date: 2010-10-21
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    Henry Mason Morfit papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly correspondence and business and financial records relating to Morfit's practice as a claims lawyer in Washington, D.C., and as a political figure in the Andrew Jackson presidential administrations. Correspondence primarily concerns business matters, especially the collection of claims. Subjects include claims originating in the colonial period and the American Revolution, French spoliation claims, maritime claims, the development of the West, land speculation in ...

    • Contributor: Morfit, Henry Mason
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    Alexander Jeffrey McKelway papers, 1814-1942

    Clergyman, reformer, and Southern secretary of the National Child Labor Committee. Correspondence, telegrams, speeches, articles, notes and drafts of a biography of St. Clair McKelway, longtime editor of the Brooklyn Eagle and uncle of Alexander, family papers, financial material, printed matter, a scrapbook, and other papers relating mainly to child labor legislation and to the McKelway family.

    • Contributor: McKelway, Alexander Jeffrey
    • Date: 1814
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    Daniel O. Drennan papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, military dispatches, reports, notes, documents, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, printed matter, architectural drawings, memorabilia, and other papers relating to General Philip Henry Sheridan's battlefield command in Virginia in the last months of the Civil War, administration of Reconstruction policy, and actions along the Mexican border. Subjects include other military officers; Indian affairs; Yellowstone National Park; the Great Fire, Chicago, Ill., 1871; the Wounded ...

    • Contributor: Drennan, Daniel O.