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    Frank Knox papers, 1898-1954 Newspaper editor and publisher, and U.S. secretary of the navy. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and miscellany relating to Knox's service in the Spanish-American War and World War I, his work as editor and publisher, 1936 campaign for vice president, and stint as secretary of the navy. Includes papers of his wife, Annie Reid Knox.
    • Contributor: Knox, Frank
    • Date: 1898
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    O.M. Poe papers, 1852-1922 United States army officer and civil engineer. Diaries, correspondence, maps, blueprints, newspaper clippings, biographical material, subject files, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating to his military service during the Civil War, his personal and professional relationship with General William T. Sherman, and his career as a civil engineer in the Great Lakes region.
    • Contributor: Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe) - Poe, O. M.
    • Date: 1852
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    Harold L. Ickes papers, 1815-1969 Lawyer and secretary of the interior. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, family papers, legal and financial records, subject files, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting all aspects of Ickes's career, especially his service as secretary of the interior.
    • Contributor: Ickes, Harold L. (Harold Leclair) - Ickes, Harold L.
    • Date: 1815
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    John Hay papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, diaries, speeches, notebooks, scrapbooks, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Hay's service as U.S. ambassador to Great Britain and U.S. secretary of state under Presidents William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt. Earlier papers deal with his years as U.S. assistant secretary in the Abraham Lincoln presidential administration; work as a lawyer in Springfield, Ill.; years with the New York Tribune; and ...
    • Contributor: Hay, John - Hay, Clara Louise Stone
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    Ray Stannard Baker papers, 1836-1947 Journalist and author. Correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks, drafts of books and articles, family papers, scrapbooks, clippings, and printed matter concerning Baker's career in newspaper and magazine writing, his books, and his role in the Paris Peace Conference. Included is a large group of papers collected by Baker for his biography of Woodrow Wilson. Also includes portions of an autobiography of Robert M. La Follette ...
    • Contributor: Baker, Ray Stannard
    • Date: 1836
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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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    John Hay papers, 1783-1999 Statesman, diplomat, historian, journalist, and poet. Correspondence and letterbooks, speeches, diaries, notebooks, scrapbooks, and memoranda, mainly for the years 1897-1905 when Hay served as United States ambassador to Great Britain and United States secretary of state. Earlier papers deal with his legal, literary, and journalistic activities and with his service as assistant secretary to Abraham Lincoln. Includes correspondence of his wife, Clara Louise Stone ...
    • Contributor: Hay, John
    • Date: 1783
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    John Callan O'Laughlin papers, 1895-1949 Politician, statesman, newspaperman, and publisher. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journals, writings, reports, printed material, scrapbooks, and records of the Army and Navy Journal documenting O'Laughlin's career as a newspaperman and advocate of Republican Party and conservative causes.
    • Contributor: O'laughlin, John Callan
    • Date: 1895
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    John Alexander Logan family papers, 1836-1925 Chiefly papers of John Alexander Logan (1826-1886), Union Army officer and United States senator and representative from Illinois; and of his wife, Mary Simmerson Cunningham Logan (1838-1923), author. Correspondence, legal and military papers, drafts of speeches, articles, and books, scrapbooks, maps, memorabilia, and printed matter relating chiefly to the Logans and the military, political, and social history of the Civil War and postwar periods.
    • Contributor: Logan, John Alexander
    • Date: 1836
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    Herndon-Weik collection of Lincolniana, circa 1824-1933 Collection composed of the papers of Abraham Lincoln, United States president, United States representative from Illinois, and lawyer; William Henry Herndon, Lincoln's law partner, collector, and biographer from Springfield, Illinois; and Jesse William Weik, lawyer of Greencastle, Indiana, and coauthor of Herndon Lincoln. Includes records (1933) of the Weik Manuscript Corporation and miscellaneous material collected chiefly by Herndon and Weik for use in writing ...
    • Date: 1824
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    Franklin MacVeagh papers, 1799-1934 Lawyer, businessman and U.S. secretary of the treasury. Correspondence, family papers, subject files, business, legal, and financial papers, speeches and writings, and miscellaneous material relating primarily to MacVeagh's service in the cabinet of William H. Taft and to the MacVeagh (McVey) and Eames families, Chicago social and civic affairs, the Franklin MacVeagh & Company wholesale grocery business, and other personal and business matters.
    • Contributor: Macveagh, Franklin
    • Date: 1799
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    Kendrick-Brooks family papers, 1831-2000 Club women, civil rights activists, educators, entertainers, and family members. Correspondence, social club records, writings, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous papers relating primarily to Ruby Moyse Kendrick's activities with the National Association of Colored Women's Clubs; Hattie Kendrick's civil rights activism in Cairo, Illinois; Antoinette Brooks Mitchell's expatriate life in England and France with her husband, jazz musician and restaurateur Louis A. Mitchell; and Charlotte Kendrick ...
    • Date: 1831
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    John Dean Caton papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, speeches, draft of unpublished writings including an unpublished memoir, legal records, financial records, scrapbook, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Caton's activities as a businessman and lawyer in Chicago and as associate and chief justice of the Supreme Court of Illinois. Documents his work as chief stockholder and director of the Illinois and Mississippi Telegraph Company, Illinois Starch Company, Oneida Solar ...
    • Contributor: Caton, John Dean
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    Mary Edith Powel naval historical collection, 1747-1922 Collector of naval history. Correspondence, biographical data on American and foreign naval officers, newspaper and magazine clippings, illustrations, photographs, commissions, autographs, pamphlets, and notes collected by Powel about naval history.
    • Contributor: Powel, Mary Edith
    • Date: 1747
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    Palmer-Loper family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, logs and journals, financial and business papers, ships' papers, printed material, and other papers of various members of the seafaring and merchant Palmer and Loper families of Stonington, Conn. Includes papers of Nathanial Brown Palmer relating to his discovery in 1820 of the Antarctic subcontinent, to various whaling and sealing enterprises, to the China trade, and to mercantile and shipping interests; papers of ...
    • Contributor: Hart, Ira - Loper, R. F. (Richard F.) - Palmer, Alexander Smith - Palmer, Nathaniel Brown
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    Abraham Lincoln papers, Correspondence and other papers relating primarily to Abraham Lincoln's presidency and the Civil War. Includes two drafts of the Gettysburg address, material preserved by John G. Nicolay in his capacities as Lincoln's secretary and editor of the Complete Works of Abraham Lincoln (1905), a letter of condolence from Queen Victoria to Mary Todd Lincoln, and a small amount of material about Lincoln dated after ...
    • Contributor: Lincoln, Abraham
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    Walter L. Fisher papers, 1871-1963 Lawyer, municipal reformer, and U.S. secretary of the interior. Correspondence and memoranda, letterbooks, speeches and articles, scrapbooks, photographs, subject files, clippings, and printed matter chiefly related to Chicago, Illinois, municipal matters and to Fisher's term as United States secretary of the interior.
    • Contributor: Fisher, Walter L. (Walter Lowrie) - Fisher, Walter L.
    • Date: 1871
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    Frederick Law Olmsted papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, letterbooks, journals, drafts of articles and books, speeches and lectures, biographical and genealogical data, business papers, legal and financial papers, scrapbooks, printed material, maps, drawings, and other papers encompassing Olmsted's career and private life. The papers focus on Olmsted's career as a landscape architect, specifically as a designer of parks and the grounds of private estates and public buildings and as a city ...
    • Contributor: Olmsted, Frederick Law - Olmsted, Gideon - Olmsted, John
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    Donald Rumsfeld papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, speeches, writings, reports, notes, testimony, interviews, oral histories, briefing books, statements, cables, agendas, appointment and scheduling files, confirmation hearings, legislative files, polls, campaign files, constituent casework and issue mail, service academy appointment files, press releases, newsletters, financial records, family papers, genealogies, news clippings, printed matter, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers concerning Rumsfeld's service as U.S. representative from Illinois, White House official, ...
    • Contributor: Rumsfeld, Donald
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    Sones de México Ensemble : Mexican American music and dance from Chicago, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on September 15, 2015 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center featuring the Sones de México Ensemble consisting of musicians Juan Díes, Lorena Iñiguez, Juan Rivera, Zacbé Pichardo, Gonzalo Córdova, and Javier Saume-Mazzei. The Mexican folk musical group specializes ...
    • Contributor: Díes, Juan - Herrera, Juan Felipe - Sones De México Ensemble Chicago - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2015
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    Clarence Edwin Carter papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, transcripts, reports, book reviews, financial papers, clippings, and other papers relating chiefly to Carter's editorial career. Includes materials from his work as editor of the Illinois Historical Collections, The Territorial Papers of the United States (1934- ), and The Correspondence of General Thomas Gage (1969), including transcripts of Gage's correspondence. Also includes material relating to Clarence Walworth Alvord's The Illinois Country, 1673-1818 (1920); ...
    • Contributor: Carter, Clarence Edwin
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    J.G. Randall and Ruth Painter Randall papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journal, speeches, writings, research materials, printed matter, financial records, and other papers primarily concerning J.G. Randall's works on Abraham Lincoln and on the Civil War. Also includes materials relating to Randall's tenure as professor of history at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and to Ruth Painter Randall's research and writings, especially her book titled Mary Lincoln; Biography of a Marriage ...
    • Contributor: Randall, J. G. (James Garfield) - Randall, Ruth Painter
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    Wallace Rankin Deuel papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, journals, lectures, writings, transcripts of radio broadcasts, financial records, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Deuel's career as a journalist with the Chicago Daily News and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Includes material pertaining to his work as diplomatic correspondent in Berlin, Germany, prior to World War II. Also documents his service as an intelligence officer with the U.S. Office of Strategic ...
    • Contributor: Deuel, Wallace Rankin
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    William Edward Dodd papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, autobiographical notes, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Dodd's work as an author, professor of history at the University of Chicago, and U.S. ambassador to Germany (1933-1937). Subjects include local, state, national, and international politics. Includes letters written by Dodd during a trip to Europe (1928-1929). Includes poetry drafts by Carl Sandburg sent to Dodd's daughter, Martha Dodd ...
    • Contributor: Dodd, William Edward - Sandburg, Carl
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    John Alexander Logan family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, speeches, writings, articles, military papers, legal records, scrapbooks, printed matter, maps, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to the military, political, and social history of the Civil War and postwar period. Subjects include Reconstruction, the impeachment of Andrew Johnson, presidential campaigns of 1880 and 1884, Memorial Day, Grand Army of the Republic, Society of the Army of the Tennessee, World's Columbian Exposition, American ...
    • Contributor: Logan, John Alexander - Logan, John A. - Tucker, George Edwin - Tucker, Mary Logan