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    E.G. Squier papers, 1841-1888

    Archaeologist, diplomat, author, editor, and businessman. Correspondence, business records, diplomatic records, articles, lectures, and other writings, reference and bibliographic notes, drawings, maps, scrapbooks of clippings, and other papers relating to Squier's diplomatic career as U.S. chargé d'affairs in Central America (1849-1858), U.S. commissioner to Peru (1863-1865), and Honduran consul general in New York, N.Y. (1863-1873), and Squier's studies and writings in archaeology and ethnology.

    • Contributor: Squier, E. G. (ephraim George) - Squier, E. G.
    • Date: 1841
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    A.K. Fisher papers, 1827-1957

    Botanist, naturalist, and zoologist. Correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, articles and speeches, family papers, field notes and records, memoranda, reports, drawings, bibliographic cards on birds, plants, and animals, maps, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and photographs relating chiefly to Fisher's activities as an ornithologist and vertebrate zoologist.

    • Contributor: Fisher, A. K. (albert Kenrick) - Fisher, A. K.
    • Date: 1827
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    Olmsted Associates records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, letterbooks, journals, reports, plans and specifications, blueprints, diagrams, nursery orders, deeds, contractual arrangements, financial records, personnel records, scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, and other records constituting the business files of the firm and documenting its history and growth. The records trace the firm's work in the District of Columbia, including the U.S. Capitol and White House grounds; with the park systems of Baltimore, ...

    • Contributor: Olmsted Associates - Olmsted, Frederick Law - Olmsted, John Charles - Frederick Law Olmsted (firm) - F.L. And J.C. Olmsted (firm) - F.L. Olmsted and Company - Olmsted, Olmsted, and Eliot - Olmsted Brothers
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    James P. McGranery and Regina Clark McGranery papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, financial and legal papers, family papers, appointment books, press releases, clippings, printed material, and other papers relating principally to McGranery's duties as assistant to U.S. attorneys general Francis Biddle and Tom C. Clark, as U.S. judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, as U.S. attorney general, as a member of the U.S. Commission on Government Security, and as a ...

    • Contributor: McGranery, James P. (james Patrick) - McGranery, Regina Clark
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    al-Nujūm al-shāriqāt fī dhikr baʻḍ al-ṣanāīʻ al-muḥtāj ilayhā fī ʻilm al-mīqāt. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Text is divided into 25 chapters.

    • Contributor: Ḥasanī, Muḥammad Ibn Abī Al-Khayr
    • Date: 18??
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    James Dudley Morgan collection of Digges-L'Enfant-Morgan papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, accounts, commissions, notes, and other papers relating to Pierre Charles L'Enfant's career as an architect-engineer and to his personal and family life. Includes material concerning the design of the city of Washington and the conflict between L'Enfant and commissioners Daniel Carroll, Thomas Jefferson, and Thomas Johnson. Also includes material pertaining to the Society of the Cincinnati, the Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, Robert ...

    • Contributor: Morgan, James Dudley - Digges, Thomas Attwood - Digges, William Dudley - L'enfant, Pierre Charles
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    Herbert Putnam papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, articles, legal records, genealogical material, autograph collection, printed matter, and scrapbooks relating chiefly to Putnam's family and personal life. Includes correspondence, diaries, and journals of members of the Putnam and allied Mason, O'Hara, and Pinhey families. Also includes papers pertaining to Putnam's interests and activities in the field of librarianship, especially as director of the Boston Public Library and Librarian ...

    • Contributor: Putnam, Herbert
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    David Ginsburg papers, 1919-2007

    Lawyer, author, and teacher. Correspondence and memoranda, newspaper clippings and press releases, legal material, speeches and writings, reports, research material, minutes, political campaign material, legislation, biographical material, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Ginsburg's involvement with civil rights, the recovery of German assets after World War II, and his legal career.

    • Contributor: Ginsburg, David
    • Date: 1919
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    Thomas Watt Gregory papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, printed copies of speeches and writings, legal briefs, pleadings, and other papers relating to Gregory's service as U.S. attorney general and to his law practice in Washington, D.C., and Houston, Texas. Subjects include the Woodrow Wilson presidential administration; arming of merchant ships and procedures for dealing with enemy aliens during World War I; the Industrial Conference held in Washington, D.C., 1919-1920; and ...

    • Contributor: Gregory, Thomas Watt
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    Kunnāsh al-Manṣūrī Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Text is a well-known medical encyclopedia in 10 chapters, covering diseases of various organs and their treatment as well as a description of anatomy and physiology.

    • Contributor: Rāzī, Abū Bakr Muḥammad Ibn Zakarīy
    • Date: 14??
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    Charles S. Hamlin papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, biographical notes, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Hamlin's service in the U.S. Dept. of the Treasury and the Federal Reserve System; Hamlin's civic affairs; and his family's social life in Washington, D.C. Topics include leaders and policies of the Democratic Party especially during the Grover Cleveland, Woodrow Wilson, and Franklin D. Roosevelt administrations and ...

    • Contributor: Hamlin, Charles S. (charles Sumner) - Hamlin, Anna - Hamlin, Huybertie Pruyn - Robles, Sebastian T. (sebastian Tomas)
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    Thomas Watt Gregory papers, 1896-1933

    United States attorney general, regent of the University of Texas, and lawyer. Chiefly legal material and correspondence from the period of Gregory's law practice in Washington, D.C. Correspondence also reflects Gregory's interest in the University of Texas, the Woodrow Wilson administration, and the presidential campaign of 1932.

    • Contributor: Gregory, Thomas Watt
    • Date: 1896
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    Dolley Madison papers, 1794-1852

    Wife of President James Madison and prominent Washington, D.C., hostess. Correspondence, financial papers, invitations, calling cards, and other papers relating primarily to personal and family matters including settlement of the Dolley Madison, James Madison, and William Madison estates.

    • Contributor: Madison, Dolley
    • Date: 1794
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    Francis Lewis Cardozo family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, genealogical material, certificates, commissions, degrees, notes, typescript of a novel, and other papers of the Cardozo family, a prominent African American and Jewish family of South Carolina and Washington, D.C. Relates primarily to Francis Lewis Cardozo's career in education and politics and to his ancestry.

    • Contributor: Cardozo, Francis Lewis
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    Gilbert Thompson journal,

    Journal (1861-1864) of Thompson's Civil War experiences in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C., while serving as a topographical engineer in the Engineer Battalion, U.S. Army of the Potomac. Includes later reminiscences; description of bridges, armaments, and firearms; and sketches and photographs of army officers and battle sites. Includes correspondence, laid in, of Nathaniel Prentiss Banks.

    • Contributor: Thompson, Gilbert

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    William Henry Richards papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, legal files, financial files, printed matter, clippings, and other papers relating to Richards's career as an African American lawyer in Washington, D.C., and professor of law at Howard University, Washington, D.C. Documents his work with the Bethel Literary and Historical Association of Washington, D.C., and the Niagara Movement; his real estate holdings in Minnesota, Tennessee, and Washington, D.C.; and his friendship with suffragist ...

    • Contributor: Richards, William Henry
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    Gridiron Club (Washington, D.C.) records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, writings, club records, membership books, autograph albums, dinner programs and menus, financial records, newspaper clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, slides, photographs, and other records relating primarily to the club's annual dinner hosting members of the press, the U.S. president, and other elected officials and political figures. The dinner features humorous anecdotes concerning the statesmen, politicians, and elected officials.

    • Contributor: Gridiron Club (washington, D.C.)
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    Hādhā Kitāb al-Ṭibb al-jadīd al-kīmīyāʼī / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The text is based on the medical and alchemical system of Paracelsus.

    • Contributor: Ḥalabī, Ṣāliḥ Naṣr Allāh Ibn Sallūm.
    • Date: 18??
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    Alfred Easton Poor papers, 1866-1985

    Architect and naval officer. Correspondence, writings, publications, reports, and appointment calendars pertaining primarily to Poor's architectural career, particularly his designs for public buildings, and his naval service during World War I and World War II.

    • Contributor: Poor, Alfred Easton
    • Date: 1866
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    Charles Fahy papers, 1857-1985

    Jurist, lawyer, United States solicitor general, and United States delegate to the United Nations. Diaries, correspondence, legal case files, subject files, speeches and writings, and other papers. Primarily related to Fahy's service on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Other papers relate to Fahy's role as an advisor and representative of the presidential administrations of Franklin D. Roosevelt, ...

    • Contributor: Fahy, Charles
    • Date: 1857
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    John Spalding Flannery papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly records from McKenney, Flannery & Craighill, the Washington, D.C., law firm in which Flannery was a principal partner. Includes material relating to the firm's representation of American Indian tribes in legal actions against the federal government and legal files pertaining to clients Oliver Wendell Holmes, Charles Evans Hughes, and Wendell W. Mischler (relating to President William H. Taft for whom he was secretary). ...

    • Contributor: Flannery, John Spalding
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    Charles Moore papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterbooks, speeches, articles, notes, date books, newspaper clippings, picture post cards, photographs, and other papers relating to the U.S. Senate Park Commission (informally known as the McMillan Commission) and the plan of 1901-1902 for Washington, D.C.; restoration of the White House in 1902 and 1903; U.S. Commission of Fine Arts; and American architecture. Includes correspondence of Frances Folsom Cleveland, Grover Cleveland, Grace Goodhue ...

    • Contributor: Moore, Charles
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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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    Blair & Rives records, 1821-1905

    Publishing firm. Correspondence, speeches, business records, and printed matter relating to the firm founded by Francis P. Blair and John C. Rives and its publications, including the Globe and the Congressional Globe, concurrent Washington, D.C., newspapers.

    • Contributor: Blair & Rives
    • Date: 1815
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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