Sylvanus Bourne papers, 1775-1859
Massachusetts businessman and United States consul in Santo Domingo (1790-1791) and in Amsterdam, the Netherlands (1794-1817). Drafts and photocopies of Bourne’s personal and diplomatic correspondence, business and commercial papers, a scrapbook, and account books. Consists primarily of correspondence relating to commerce between the United States and European countries, primarily France and Great Britain, and United States foreign relations and politics. Other material concerns Bourne’s ...
Hulsizer family papers, 1915-1941
Correspondence and newspaper clippings relating primarily to sisters Edith Hulsizer Copher and Sophy Hulsizer Powell and their letters to family members during World War I.
John Lansing Callan papers, 1907-1956
Naval officer, aviator, and aviation executive. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, orders to duty, subject files, awards, biographical file, speeches, articles, newspaper clippings, and printed matter relating to Callan’s personal and business interests in aviation, service in World War I and World War II, and other public service activities.
Callan, John Lansing
David Glasgow Farragut papers, 1816-1869
Naval officer. Correspondence, letterbooks, biographical file, invitations, and other material relating primarily to Farragut's naval activities, especially his role in the protection of American interests in Mexico during the pre-Civil War period.
Farragut, David Glasgow
William Sowden Sims papers, 1856-1951
Naval officer. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, notes, reports, military orders, biographical material, clippings, and other papers primarily documenting Sims's naval career and his work relating to naval reforms.
Sims, William Sowden
Charles E. Bohlen papers, 1862-1978
Diplomat, executive, and author. Correspondence, speeches and lectures, writings, drafts, notes, research material, appointment books, interviews, subject files, photographs and photograph albums, and other papers largely relating to Bohlen's diplomatic career and his book Witness to History, 1929-1969.
Bohlen, Charles E. (Charles Eustis) - Bohlen, Charles E.
William Vans Murray papers, 1778-1805
Diplomat and United States representative from Maryland. Correspondence, diaries, and official documents pertaining to Murray’s diplomatic activities as minister to the Netherlands (1797-1801) and as minister plenipoteniary to France (1799-1800).
Jacob Gerhard Koch papers, 1783-1941
Merchant and marine insurance broker. Correspondence, letterbooks, diary, account books, ledgers, inventories, indexes, receipts, and miscellaneous documents relating to Koch’s investment business in Philadelphia, Amsterdam, and Alexandria, Va.
Koch, Jacob Gerhard
Howard-von Recum family papers, 1869-1972
British diplomat. Diaries and correspondence relating primarily to the diplomatic career of Sir Henry Howard and documenting his postings at Hague, Netherlands, the Vatican during World War I, and in China, Denmark, France, Greece, Guatemala, Russia, and the United States, also including the diaries and correspondence of his daughter, Baroness Marie Ernestine Howard von Recum, and the correspondence of his other family members and ...
Howard, Henry, Sir - Howard, Henry
Benjamin Franklin papers, 1726-1907
Statesman, publisher, scientist, and diplomat. Correspondence, journals, records, articles, and other material relating to Franklin's life and career. Includes manuscripts (1728) of his Articles of Belief and Acts of Religion; negotiations in London (1775); letterbooks (1779-1782) of the United States legation in Paris; records (1780-1783) of the United States peace commissioners, including journals kept by Franklin and Richard Oswald; and papers (1781-1818) of Franklin's ...
Beveridge, Albert Jeremiah - Beveridge, Albert J.
John Archer Lejeune papers, 1815-1950
Marine corps officer and educator. Family and general correspondence, memoranda, speeches and writings, notes, military papers, and printed materials relating to Lejeune's education and his military career.
Lejeune, John Archer
Elbridge Gerry papers, 1772-1901
United States vice president, delegate to the Continental Congress, and United States representative from and governor of Massachusetts. Chiefly correspondence relating to various aspects of Gerry's public career, including his memberships in the Massachusetts General Court and Provincial Congress (where he was active on committees of correspondence, safety, and supply during the Revolution), service in the Continental Congress and the U.S. House of Representatives, ...
Abel Doysié papers, 1910-1967
Primarily letters received from scholars and others at universities, libraries, and institutions for whom Doysié did historical and genealogical research in various French archives after 1936.
Leighton W. Rogers papers, 1912-1982
Aeronautical executive, army officer, and public official. Correspondence, diary and journal, biographical information, scrapbooks, map, and writings focusing on Rogers’s experiences as an employee of National City Bank of New York during the Russian revolution in Saint Petersburg, Russia, and his return to the Soviet Union in 1943-1944 as an aeronautical consultant for the United States Army Air Corps.
Rogers, Leighton W. (Leighton William) - Rogers, Leighton W.
John G. Nicolay papers, 1811-1943
Presidential secretary and biographer. Correspondence, research notes, notebooks, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous material documenting Nicolay's public career, particularly his tenure as secretary to President Abraham Lincoln and his numerous literary activities, including his works on Lincoln.
Nicolay, John G. (John George) - Nicolay, John G.
Elmer Holmes Davis papers, 1865-1957
Author, journalist, news analyst, and government official. Correspondence, manuscripts of articles and early pieces of fiction, subject file, radio scripts, biographical material, lectures and speeches, and photographs relating to Davis's career.
Langeron, Louis-Alexandre Andrault, Comte De - Langeron, Louis-Alexandre Andrault
Janet Flanner and Solita Solano papers, 1870-1976
Journalists, writers, and literary editors. Correspondence, subject files, drafts of articles, books, poems, and other writings, and miscellaneous material, including scrapbooks and memorabilia, relating primarily to Flanner's career as a writer, especially with the New Yorker; to Solano's interest and writings; and to literary and intellectual life in Paris and New York.
Nathaniel Prentiss Banks papers, 1829-1911
United States representative, governor of Massachusetts, and army officer. Family and general correspondence, diaries and notebooks, letterbooks, military papers, speeches and writings, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, and miscellany relating chiefly to Banks’s political career and as an army officer during the Civil War.
Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss
Frank J. Malina papers, 1912-1986
Aerospace engineer, rocketry pioneer, and kinetic artist. Correspondence, reports, research and subject files, writings, biographical material, and other papers chiefly documenting Frank J. Malina's career as an aerospace engineer at the California Institute of Technology and later as director of the U.S. Jet Propulsion Laboratory. His subsequent career in kinetic art in Paris and as founder of the periodical Leonardo is also documented.