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    Frank Maloy Anderson papers, circa 1895-circa 1961 Author, historian, and educator. Correspondence, memorabilia, and research notes for Anderson’s books, articles, lectures, and classes, especially in preparation for an unfinished study of the secession crisis, "The Two Hundred Days of 1860-1861."
    • Contributor: Anderson, Frank Maloy
    • Date: 1895
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    Christiancy and Pickett families' papers, 1835-1998 Families related by the marriage of George E. Pickett (1864-1911) to Ida Elizabeth Christiancy in 1891. Correspondence, diary, military certificates, notebooks, genealogical material and other papers relating to the Christiancy and Pickett families, including letters of Henry Clay Christiancy and his brother James Isaac Christiancy, Union Army officers during the Civil War; Confederate General George E. Pickett (1825-1875) and his wife, La Salle Corbell ...
    • Date: 1835
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    C.B. Comstock papers, 1847-1908 Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, notebooks, orders, reports, and drawings primarily concerning Comstock's Civil War service as chief engineer of the Army of the Potomac. Also includes material relating to the Mexican War and Comstock's tenure as president of the United States Mississippi River Commission, 1884.
    • Contributor: Comstock, C. (Cyrus Ballou) - Comstock, C.
    • Date: 1847
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    [Mrs. J. C. Fountain]
    • Contributor: Cowan, Effie - Fountain, Mrs. J.C.

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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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    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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    Charles Follen McKim papers, 1838-1929 Architect. Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, diary, notes, legal and financial records, sketches, drawings, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to the architectural firm of McKim, Mead, & White, New York, N.Y.
    • Contributor: McKim, Charles Follen
    • Date: 1838
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    Thomas Ewing family papers, 1757-1941 Correspondence, diaries, journals, legal files, military records, speeches and writings, reports, notes, autographs, scrapbooks, biographical material, commonplace books, financial records, genealogies, photographs, printed matter, and maps pertaining to members of the Ewing family including Thomas Ewing (1789-1871), senator from Ohio and cabinet member; Thomas Ewing (1829-1896), Union general during the Civil War and congressman from Ohio; Ellen Ewing Sherman and her husband, William T. ...
    • Contributor: Ewing, Thomas
    • Date: 1757
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    Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Presbytery of Washington City records, 1823-1950 Regional association of Presbyterian churches in Washington, D.C., and vicinity in Virginia and Maryland. Proceedings of the Presbytery of Washington City and its predecessors, the Presbytery of the District of Columbia and the Presbytery of the Potomac, concerning the administration and establishment of churches in the Washington, D.C., region. Includes an historical volume summarizing proceedings and the history of the presbyteries.
    • Contributor: Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Presbytery of Washington City
    • Date: 1823
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    A. Sankey Latty papers, 1851-1890 Judge and publisher. Correspondence, printed material, and photographs relating primarily to Latty's career as a judge and newspaper publisher in Paulding County, Ohio.
    • Contributor: Latty, A. Sankey (Alexander Sankey) - Latty, A. Sankey
    • Date: 1851
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    Dwight Lyman Moody papers, 1864-1937 Evangelist. Correspondence, scrapbooks, sermon notes, and printed matter relating to Moody's work as an evangelist; the Northfield Seminary for Young Ladies, Northfield, Massachsetts; the Mount Hermon School for Boys, Mount Hermon, Massachusetts; and family and financial affairs.
    • Contributor: Moody, Dwight Lyman
    • Date: 1864
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    Christian A. Fleetwood papers, 1797-1945 Soldier and civic leader. Correspondence, diaries, legal documents, scrapbook, printed material, memorabilia, and photographs pertaining to Fleetwood's military and civilian career during and after the Civil War, education, nursing, and slavery, and other civic and social concerns of the African-American community. Material relates chiefly to the District of Columbia where Fleetwood held various government and business positions. Includes papers of his wife Sara Iredell ...
    • Contributor: Fleetwood, Christian A. (Christian Abraham) - Fleetwood, Christian A.
    • Date: 1797
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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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    Edmund Ross Colhoun papers, 1821-1918 Naval officer. Correspondence, journals, notebooks, official records, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating to Colhoun's service with the Mediterranean and Brazil squadrons before the Civil War, his command of ships of blockade squadrons during the Civil War, and his command of the Asiatic Squadron.
    • Contributor: Colhoun, Edmund Ross
    • Date: 1821
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    Afro-American military collection, 1773-1987 Correspondence, pay vouchers, orders, muster rolls, enlistment and discharge papers, receipts, contracts, affidavits, tax records, miscellaneous military documents, and printed material documenting African Americans in military service, with the bulk concerning the Civil War service of the United States Corps d'Afrique (organized in 1863 and renamed United States Colored Troops in 1864).
    • Contributor: Gladstone, William A., Collector - Gladstone, William A.
    • Date: 1773
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    Francis Winslow papers, 1833-1863 Naval officer. Correspondence, journals, logs, and other papers documenting Winslow's naval career.
    • Contributor: Winslow, Francis
    • Date: 1833
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    Mary Vance Trent papers, 1849-1998 Foreign service officer and lecturer. Correspondence, memoranda, family papers, reports, speeches, writings, photographs, clippings, and printed matter relating primarily to Trent's career as a foreign service officer in the State Department and a lecturer for the Smithsonian Institution's travel program.
    • Contributor: Trent, Mary Vance
    • Date: 1849
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    William Franklin Patterson papers, 1812-1937 Civil engineer and army officer. Correspondence, military records, writings, newspapers, notes, and fragments relating principally to Patterson’s Civil War service in the Union Army.
    • Contributor: Patterson, William Franklin
    • Date: 1812
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    G.T. Beauregard papers, 1844-1883 United States and Confederate Army officer, engineer, railroad executive, and public official. Correspondence, scrapbooks, and military papers, including letterbooks, headquarters records, telegrams and dispatches, orders, endorsements, and rosters. The bulk of the papers, 1861-1865, relate primarily to Beauregard's career as a general in the Confederate Army, especially at Fort Sumter and Charleston, South Carolina; Manassas and Petersburg, Virginia; Shiloh, Tennessee; Corinth, Mississippi; and Atlanta, ...
    • Contributor: Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant) - Beauregard, G. T.
    • Date: 1844
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    Lucian Barbour papers, 1838-1977 Lawyer and United States representative from Indiana. Correspondence, diaries, financial records, photographs, printed matter, and miscellany consisting primarily of family correspondence relating to domestic affairs and life in Indianapolis, Indiana, and Barbour’s service in the 34th Congress.
    • Contributor: Barbour, Lucian
    • Date: 1838
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    Charles Julius Allen and Grace Elizabeth Allen papers, 1865-1976 Correspondence, diaries, family history, personal reminiscences, notes, clippings, and printed material chiefly of Charles Julius Allen and his daughter, Grace Elizabeth Allen, relating largely to his life as a cadet at the United States Military Academy and during the Civil War, and to her life as recorded in her diaries.
    • Date: 1865
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    Tilton C. Reynolds papers, Chiefly letters written by Reynolds to his mother, Juliana Smith Reynolds, during his service with the 105th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment that describe Civil War skirmishes in Virginia, military life, and morale of the soldiers. Also includes other letters to Juliana Smith Reynolds, diaries (1870, 1884, 1890) of Reynolds and his mother, financial and legal papers, notebook, writings, autograph album, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and ...
    • Contributor: Reynolds, Tilton C. - Reynolds, Juliana Smith
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    Manton Marble papers, 1838-1916 Editor and publisher. Correspondence, drafts of articles and letters, financial papers, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other material relating to Marble’s career as editor and owner of the New York World, and as a senior member of the national Democratic Party.
    • Contributor: Marble, Manton
    • Date: 1838
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    Tyler Dennett collection relating to John Hay, 1861-1937 Historian, editor, and biographer. Correspondence, research notes, galley proofs, photographs, and printed matter relating to Dennett's books John Hay: From Poetry to Politics and Lincoln and the Civil War in the Diaries and Letters of John Hay.
    • Contributor: Dennett, Tyler
    • Date: 1861
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    Henry Walker correspondence, 1861-1864 Union soldier. Chiefly correspondence between Henry Walker, a Union soldier who served in the 177th Regiment, New York State Volunteers, during the Civil War, and his family in Forest Port, Oneida County, New York.
    • Contributor: Walker, Henry
    • Date: 1861