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    Roland Herbert Shackford papers, 1925-1981

    Journalist and author. Correspondence, memoranda, notes, notebooks, invitations, printed matter, photographs, and other papers documenting primarily Shackford's career as a journalist with the Scripps-Howard news agency and other newspapers.

    • Contributor: Shackford, Roland Herbert
    • Date: 1925
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    Hugh Lenox Scott papers, 1582-1981

    Army officer and public official. Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, memoirs, drafts of writings, speeches, reports, notes, biographical and genealogical material, account books, financial papers, lists, printed material, maps, photographs, drawings, prints, and others papers relating to Scott's career in the United States Army from 1876 to his retirement following World War I, his service as a member of the State Highway Commission for New Jersey ...

    • Contributor: Scott, Hugh Lenox
    • Date: 1582
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    Huston Thompson papers, 1908-1965

    Lawyer and government official. Correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, speeches, articles, photographs, and near-print and print material relating to the presidential candidacy of Woodrow Wilson, Thompson's service as legal counsel in the investigation of the Tennessee Valley Authority in the 1930s, and his service as mediator in national industrial strike emergencies.

    • Contributor: Thompson, Huston
    • Date: 1908
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    George W. Goddard papers, 1889-1984

    United States Air Force brigadier general, author, and pioneer of modern aerial photographic reconnaissance. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, transcripts, research files, reports, patents, grants, diagrams, newspaper clippings, printed material, and photographs pertaining primarily to Goddard's career in the United States Army Air Corps and United States Air Force.

    • Contributor: Goddard, George W.
    • Date: 1889
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    Lynde Dupuy McCormick papers, 1909-1959

    Naval officer. Correspondence, reports, notes, scrapbooks, photographs, clippings, and miscellaneous printed matter relating primarily to McCormick's duty as Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic, 1952-1954. Includes trip reports and subject files relating to the countries of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

    • Contributor: McCormick, Lynde Dupuy
    • Date: 1909
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    Nathaniel D. Hackett correspondence, 1853-1947

    Union Army soldier. Chiefly Civil War correspondence of Hackett while serving with the 1st Wisconsin Heavy Artillery Regiement. Includes the correspondence of Edith Hackett Cramer, Carrie Fern Hackett, and Millicent Hackett Maloney, the daughters of Nathaniel D. Hackett.

    • Contributor: Hackett, Nathaniel D. (nathaniel Davis) - Hackett, Nathaniel D.
    • Date: 1853
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    Pola Nirenska collection, 1910-1992

    Correspondence, choreographic notes, music manuscripts, poetry, personal papers, biographical materials, including interviews, articles, reviews, and newspaper clippings, programs, publicity materials, such as flyers and posters, scrapbooks, art work, including costume designs, photographic material, memorabilia, books, and other papers relating chiefly to Nirenska's career as a dancer, choreographer, and educator in the United States. The bulk of the collection consists of photographic material. Choreographic notes ...

    • Contributor: Nirenska, Pola
    • Date: 1910
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    DeButts-Ely collection of Lee family papers, 1749-1914

    Reproductions of originals of correspondence, letterbooks, journal, scrapbook, memorandum book, reminiscence, clippings, and other papers pertaining primarily to Robert E. Lee and members of his family, including his wife, Mary Custis Lee.

    • Date: 1749
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    Philip Henry Sheridan papers, 1853-1896

    Army officer. Correspondence, letterbooks, telegrams, writings, reports, orders, financial records, scrapbooks, and other papers relating primarily to the Civil War, Reconstruction, Mexican border disputes, Indian wars, and Sheridan's service as commanding general of the army.

    • Contributor: Sheridan, Philip Henry
    • Date: 1853
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    Black history collection, 1700-2008

    Letters, court records, legal documents, slave deeds, financial records, speeches and writings, family and genealogical papers, military records, birth records, inventories, wills, ships' papers, a commonplace book, poll tax receipts, broadsides, postcards, marriage certificates, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other material pertaining to African Americans.

    • Date: 1700
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    Grover Cleveland Loening papers, 1900-1975

    Businessman, engineer, airplane manufacturer, and author. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, minutes, plans and drawings, notes, photographs, patents, legal documents, speeches and writings, scrapbooks, clippings, and printed matter documenting Loening's career in aviation.

    • Contributor: Loening, Grover
    • Date: 1900
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    Shaw family papers, 1636-1892

    Correspondence, writings, copybooks, genealogical materials, reports, and other papers relating to the Shaw, Smith, Adams, and Felt (Felts) families. Central to the collection is the correspondence of Abigail Adams with her sister, Elizabeth Smith Shaw Peabody, and with Elizabeth Peabody's children, Abigail Adams Shaw Felt and William Smith Shaw. Includes sermons and other papers of Joseph Barlow Felt relating to New England; state laws; ...

    • Date: 1636
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    Job Pierson family papers, 1755-1908

    Chiefly letters (1831-1835) written by Job Pierson (1791-1860) to his wife, Clarissa Bulkeley Pierson, while serving in Congress describing life in Washington, D.C., during the administration of Andrew Jackson; journal and typewritten transcripts of diary entries of Job Pierson (1824-1896) relating to his studies at Williams College, his religious conversion, family life, and his career as a Presbyterian clergyman in New York and Michigan.

    • Contributor: Pierson, Job
    • Date: 1755
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    Minnie Maddern Fiske and Harrison Grey Fiske papers, 1818-1955

    Actress (Minnie Maddern Fiske) and theater manager (Harrison Grey Fiske). Correspondence, play scripts, prompt books, playbills, box office receipts and invoices, financial and legal papers, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, photographs, broadsides, illustrations, drawings, certificates, set design drawings and blue prints, and drafts of plays, speeches, and articles written by Minnie Maddern Fiske and her husband, Harrison Grey Fiske, documenting her theatrical career and life and ...

    • Contributor: Fiske, Minnie Maddern
    • Date: 1818
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    Charles Albert Browne papers, 1783-1947

    Chemist, food technologist, and historian of science. Correspondence, writings, accounts of foreign travel, autographs of past luminaries, and research material relating primarily Browne's work in the history of chemistry and agriculture.

    • Contributor: Browne, Charles Albert
    • Date: 1783
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    Meg Greenfield papers, 1890-1999

    Editor and journalist. Correspondence, speeches and writings, research files, interview transcripts, memoranda, minutes, reports, calendars and schedules, cartoons, financial and legal records, travel files, academic records, biographical material, honors and awards, childhood diaries and writings, family papers, photographs, scrapbooks, printed matter, and electronic files documenting Greenfield's career in journalism.

    • Contributor: Greenfield, Meg
    • Date: 1890
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    Johann Carl Philipp von Krafft papers, 1750-1926

    Hessian army officer and surveyor. Correspondence, a journal, military records, travel notes, and writings chiefly relating to Krafft's career as a mercenary soldier, including his service for the British during the American Revolution.

    • Contributor: Krafft, Johann Carl Philipp Von
    • Date: 1750
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    Genevieve Fallon Steefel papers, 1944-1950

    Civic leader. Political bulletins, flyers, speeches, announcements, and print and near-print material relating to political campaigns of the Progressive Party and letters and other papers collected by Steefel during her service as a member and leader of various progressive organizations, including the presidential campaign of Henry A. Wallace in 1948.

    • Contributor: Steefel, Genevieve Fallon
    • Date: 1944
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    Raymond Loewy papers, 1929-1988

    Industrial designer. Correspondence; administrative, client, and project files; and financial and legal papers relating to Loewy's work as an industrial designer and documenting the growth of his company from a small firm to a complex system of international corporations and subsidiaries concerned with architecture, corporate image coordination, exhibitions, marketing, packaging, product design, and other aspects of industrial design.

    • Contributor: Loewy, Raymond
    • Date: 1929
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    W J McGee papers, 1880-1916

    Geologist, anthropologist, and hydrologist. Correspondence, letterbooks, speeches, articles, scientific papers, lectures, notes, geological notebooks, scrapbooks, bibliographical notes, and memorabilia relating chiefly to McGee's career as a geologist with the U.S. Geological Survey and as an ethnologist in charge of the Bureau of American Ethnology at the Smithsonian Institution. Includes correspondence when he was director of the anthropological and historical exhibit of the Louisiana Purchase ...

    • Contributor: McGee, W J
    • Date: 1880
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    Danforth-Bush family collection, 1721-2007

    Correspondence, journal, essays, sermons, articles, autograph collection, photographs, and other papers of the Danforth and Bush families, chiefly of Joshua N. Danforth. A volume of autographs collected by J. Danforth Bush and other family members contains the signatures of members of the Thirty-third Congress (House and Senate) and U.S. governors, circa 1853-1854.

    • Date: 1721
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    Daniel P. Moynihan papers, 1765-2003

    Public official, diplomat, educator, and senator. Correspondence, memoranda, journals, speeches, writings, legislative files, notes, research material, subject files, appointment books, press releases, printed material, clippings, and photographs documenting Moynihan's career in public service, in higher education, and in politics, particularly his years as United States senator from New York.

    • Contributor: Moynihan, Daniel P. (daniel Patrick) - Moynihan, Daniel P.
    • Date: 1765
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    J.G. Randall and Ruth Painter Randall papers, 1779-1970

    Author, historian, and educator (J. G. Randall). Biographer (Ruth Painter Randall). Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journal, writings, speeches, research material, printed matter, financial papers, and other papers primarily concerning J. G. Randall's works on Abraham Lincoln and on the Civil War. Also includes material relating to Randall's tenure as professor of history at the University of Illinois and to Ruth Painter Randall's research and writings, ...

    • Contributor: Randall, J. G. (james Garfield) - Randall, J. G.
    • Date: 1779
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    Charles Wellington Reed papers, 1776-1926

    Artist and soldier. Correspondence, a diary, ink and pencil sketches, watercolors, prints, military papers, books with illustrations by Reed, maps, medals, and photographs relating chiefly to Reed’s service in the Nineth Massachusetts Light Artillery Battery during the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
    • Date: 1776
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    Charles Russell Train papers, 1898-1967

    Naval officer. Photocopies of Train's daily journals, biographical sketch and obituary, scrapbook, article on resignation of Admiral Willard H. Brownson, and other papers relating chiefly to Train's naval career and personal life including his participation in the Great White Fleet; command of the Utah (battleship); service as naval aide to President Herbert Hoover, naval attaché to United States embassies in Italy and Austria, and ...

    • Contributor: Train, Charles Russell
    • Date: 1898