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    Correspondence, 1880-1884
    • Contributor: Douglass, Frederick
    • Date: 1880-03-22

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    Lessing J. Rosenwald papers, 1819-1979 Bibliophile, businessman, and philanthropist. Correspondence, subject files, speeches and writings, printed matter, and miscellany relating to Rosenwald's career with Sears, Roebuck & Company; his activities on behalf of various Jewish causes and his opposition to Zionism; his public service work with the National Recovery Administration and the War Production Board; his various charitable, educational, and cultural philanthropies; and his work as a bibliographer and ...
    • Contributor: Rosenwald, Lessing J. (Lessing Julius) - Rosenwald, Lessing J.
    • Date: 1891
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    William Maclay journals and note, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Journals (1789 April 24-1791 March 3) kept by Maclay as a U.S. senator in the first U.S. Congress and note (1790) to John Nicholson. Describes legislative and procedural debates relating to such questions as protocol for ceremonies; relations between the House and the Senate; the tariff of 1789; the judiciary bill; compensation for members of Congress; Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin, Baron von Steuben's ...
    • Contributor: Maclay, William
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    1894, Apr.
    • Date: 1894-04-01

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    Roscoe Robinson papers, 1945-1993 Army officer. Correspondence, speeches, interview transcripts, office files, thesis and term papers, photographs, scrapbooks, personnel records, awards and certificates, reports, and miscellaneous papers related to Robinson's military career.
    • Contributor: Robinson, Roscoe
    • Date: 1945
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    1885, Jan. - Mar.
    • Date: 1885-01-05

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    Vinnie Ream and R.L. Hoxie papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, writings, reports, notebooks, commissions, biographical data, printed material, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Ream's work following her commission to execute the statue of Abraham Lincoln now standing in the U.S. Capitol rotunda. Other topics include racial conditions after the Civil War and social life in Washington, D.C., during Reconstruction. Papers (1853-1937) of Ream's husband Richard Leveridge Hoxie include material pertaining to ...
    • Contributor: Ream, Vinnie - Hoxie, R. L. (Richard Leveridge)
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    Nannie Helen Burroughs papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, financial records, memoranda, notebooks, speeches and writings, subscription and literature orders, student records, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Burroughs's founding in 1909 and management of the National Training School for Women and Girls (later the National Trade and Professional School for Women and Girls) a Washington, D.C., school for young African American women. Documents her activities with the Woman's Auxiliary ...
    • Contributor: Burroughs, Nannie Helen
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    William Howard Taft papers, 1958-1989 Lawyer and government official; known as William Howard Taft IV. Personal and family correspondence, official correspondence, memoranda, speeches and writings, and daily records chiefly documenting Taft's government service in the Richard M. Nixon, Gerald R. Ford, and Ronald Reagan presidential administrations.
    • Contributor: Taft, William Howard
    • Date: 1958
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    Charles H. Rogers family papers, 1858-1930 Financier. Correspondence, military orders and passes, notes, calling cards, and a photograph, and also including letters from Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885) and his family.
    • Contributor: Rogers, Charles H.
    • Date: 1858
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    Letter to James H. Hackett from Abraham Lincoln, August 17, 1863.
    • Contributor: Lincoln, Abraham
    • Date: 1863-08-17

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    Sir George Cockburn papers, 1788-1847 British naval officer. Correspondence, logbooks, journals, fleet orders, reports, and other papers relating to Cockburn's career in the British Royal Navy. Subjects include the War of 1812 and British naval activities against France and Spain, especially in the Mediterranean, Caribbean, and Indian Ocean.
    • Contributor: Cockburn, George, Sir - Cockburn, George
    • Date: 1788
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    Kenneth Bancroft Clark papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, speeches, writings, reports, transcripts of interviews and testimony, subject files, project files, academic files, administrative files, financial records, family papers, secondary background material, printed matter, photographs and other papers relating chiefly to Clark's career as a psychologist and professor at the City College, City University of New York, and his contributions to the African American civil rights movement and equal educational ...
    • Contributor: Clark, Kenneth Bancroft - City University of New York. City College. Social Dynamics Research Institute - Clark, Phipps, Clark, and Harris - Kenneth Clark and Associates - Metropolitan Applied Research Center - Universal Negro Improvement Association
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    Joseph L. Rauh papers, 1913-1994 Lawyer, civil rights activist, and civil libertarian of Washington, D.C. Chiefly legal files together with correspondence, memoranda, minutes of meetings, oral history interviews, speeches, writings, subject files, appointment books, and other papers relating to Rauh's career as a public interest lawyer handling cases pertaining to civil rights, civil liberties, and labor disputes. Includes files relating to his activities with Americans for Democratic Action and ...
    • Contributor: Rauh, Joseph L.
    • Date: 1913
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    Rodgers family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, journals, accounts, notebooks, military records, financial papers, biographical and genealogical material, scrapbook, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to John Rodgers's naval service and to family affairs. Documents Rodgers's command of the naval squadron in the Mediteranean Sea during the Tripolitan War and again in 1826-1827, his command of the New York Naval Shipyard and of the flotilla enforcing the ...
    • Contributor: Macomb, Alexander - Macomb, Ann Minerva Rodgers - Macomb, Christina - Macomb, Nannie - Rodgers, John - Rodgers, Minerva Denison
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    Edward Maynard papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence and legal and financial records relating to Maynard's improvements in the manufacture and sale of firearms and to his dental practice in Washington, D.C. Documents Maynard's invention of a percussion primer (known as the Maynard tape primer), his patent of it in 1845, and his efforts, along with his partners, Thomas L. Smith and J. Washington Tyson, to get firearms manufactured utilizing the ...
    • Contributor: Maynard, Edward
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    Harold C. Fleming papers, 1950-1993 Civil rights leader and executive with the Potomac Institute, Washington, D.C. Correspondence, memoranda, annual reports, subject files, proposals, background material, news releases, drafts and published pamphlets and booklets, biographical material, and other papers pertaining to Fleming's work as executive vice president and president of the Potomac Institute, an organization dedicated to eliminating racial discrimination and expanding African-American civil rights.
    • Contributor: Fleming, Harold C.
    • Date: 1950
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    James Forman papers, 1848-2005 Author, journalist, and civil rights activist. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, subject files, speeches and writings, family papers, appointment books and calendars, and other papers relating primarily to Forman's activities as executive secretary of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and president of the Unemployment and Poverty Action Committee.
    • Contributor: Forman, James
    • Date: 1848
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    Sir George Cockburn papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, logbooks, journals, fleet orders, reports, and other papers relating to Cockburn's career in the British Royal Navy. Subjects include the War of 1812 and British naval activities against France and Spain, especially in the Mediterranean, Caribbean, and Indian Ocean. Documents Horatio Nelson's Mediterranean exploits; the attempt to rescue King Ferdinand VII, King of Spain; destruction of the Danish navy (Søværnet) in 1801; the ...
    • Contributor: Cockburn, George
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    Charles Ewing family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, biographical material, genealogical notebooks, legal and business records, scrapbooks, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers relating to the family of Charles Ewing during and after the Civil War. Includes volumes of family history and genealogy, illustrated with correspondence, family trees, clippings, and portraits. Materials pertain to the Ewing, Larwill, Miller, and Stibbs families. Papers of Thomas Ewing (1789-1871) consist primarily of records from ...
    • Contributor: Ewing, Charles - Ewing, Thomas - Ewing, Virginia Larwill Miller
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    John Callan O'Laughlin papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journals, writings, reports, printed material, scrapbooks, and records of the Army and Navy Journal primarily documenting O'Laughlin's career as a newspaperman. Includes correspondence with his wife, Mabel Hudson O'Laughlin, written during his World War I military service in Europe as well as material pertaining to his years as vice president of the Lord & Thomas advertising agency in Chicago, Ill. Subjects ...
    • Contributor: O'laughlin, John Callan
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    Raymond Clapper papers, 1908-1962 Journalist. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries and writings, notebooks, dispatches, press releases, radio scripts, reports, printed matter, scrapbooks, promotional matter, photographs, and reference material chiefly pertaining to the New Deal and World War II.
    • Contributor: Clapper, Raymond
    • Date: 1908
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    John J. Sirica papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, drafts of articles and books, speeches, notes, research materials, calendars, case files, bench books, financial and legal material, family papers, printed matter, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Sirica's career as judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, especially to cases relating to the Watergate affair. Includes drafts of and other papers concerning Sirica's book To Set the ...
    • Contributor: Sirica, John J.
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    John McLean papers, 1817-1861 United States representative from Ohio, postmaster general, and Supreme Court justice. Correspondence, legal briefs, financial data, docket book, printed matter, a file of reports, opinions and briefs arranged by case name, and other papers relating to McLean’s service as postmaster general and Supreme Court justice.
    • Contributor: McLean, John
    • Date: 1817