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    Oswald Veblen papers, 1881-1960 Mathematician. Correspondence, diaries, subject files, articles, book reviews, drafts of books, lecture notebooks, financial papers, and miscellany relating primarily to Veblen's work and research in pure mathematics and mathematical physics and reflecting his association with Princeton University, the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, N.J., and the American Mathematical Society. Also includes material relating to Veblen's efforts on behalf of displaced German scholars and ...
    • Contributor: Veblen, Oswald
    • Date: 1881
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    Philip Henry Sheridan papers, Correspondence, letterbooks, telegrams, memoir, speeches, reports, orders, financial records, scrapbooks, and other papers relating primarily to the Civil War, Reconstruction, Mexican border disputes, Indian wars, and Sheridan's service as commanding general of the U.S. Army. Civil War material relates to cavalry operations, the Appomattox, Shenandoah, and Tullahoma campaigns, the Winchester Raid, and engagements at Boonville, Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge, Perryville, Ripley, and Stone River. Also ...
    • Contributor: Sheridan, Philip Henry
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    Elizabeth Madox Roberts papers, 1921-1941 Author, poet, and novelist. Drafts, notes, outlines, page proofs, and miscellaneous material relating to Roberts’s novels, poetry, short stories, and miscellaneous writings.
    • Contributor: Roberts, Elizabeth Madox
    • Date: 1921
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    Edmund Ruffin diaries, 1856-1865 Plantation owner and publisher. Diaries detailing Ruffin's activities and opinions as an experimentalist in agriculture, anti-Unionist and slavery advocate, and describing plantation life in his Virginia estates.
    • Contributor: Ruffin, Edmund
    • Date: 1856
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    Henry Pelham Holmes Bromwell papers, 1794-1929 Lawyer, editor, and U.S. representative from Illinois. Bound correspondence and autographs, financial material, and other papers relating chiefly to Bromwell’s years as U.S. representative from Illinois.
    • Contributor: Bromwell, Henry Pelham Holmes
    • Date: 1794
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    John J. Pershing papers, Correspondence, diaries, speeches, statements, writings, notebooks, orders, biographical material, clippings, scrapbooks, printed matter, maps, posters, photographs, and other papers primarily documenting Pershing's career in the U.S. Army, especially as commander-in-chief of the American Expeditionary Forces in France during World War I. Documents his military service in the Indian campaigns in the American West; the Spanish-American War, 1898, in Cuba; the Philippine American War, 1899-1902, ...
    • Contributor: Pershing, John J. (John Joseph) - Pershing, Helen F. (Helen Frances)
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    Matthew Simpson papers, 1829-1927 Methodist clergyman, educator, editor, and orator. Family and general correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks, notes, scrapbooks, copies of speeches, sermons, and writings, and miscellaneous printed material relating to Simpson's early life in Ohio and Pennsylvania, his presidency of Indiana Asbury University (now DePauw University), editorship of the Western Christian Advocate, and service as a Methodist Episcopal bishop.
    • Contributor: Simpson, Matthew
    • Date: 1829
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    Alden Partridge papers, 1807-1959 U.S. Army officer, engineer, educator, and state legislator from Vermont. Principally letters (1817-1842) received by Partridge from students and their parents relating to educational matters at the United States Military Academy, the American Literary, Scientific, and Military Academy, and other academies with which Partridge was associated from 1808-1850; letters and documents concerning military activities during the War of 1812, a dispute between Sylvanus Thayer ...
    • Contributor: Partridge, Alden
    • Date: 1807
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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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    Robert Lee Bullard papers, 1881-1955 Army officer. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, speeches, writings, printed matter, maps, photographs, memorabilia, legal documents, and other material relating chiefly to Bullard's military career, activities as president of the National Security League, and work as an author.
    • Contributor: Bullard, Robert Lee
    • Date: 1881
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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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    Nicholas Philip Trist papers, 1795-1873 Diplomat and lawyer. Family and general correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, notes, reports, legal and financial papers, writings, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Trist's tenure as U.S. consul in Havana and his role in negotiating the treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ending the Mexican War. Other topics include Trist's business interests, particularly his sugar plantations in Cuba and Louisiana; the establishment of the University ...
    • Contributor: Trist, Nicholas Philip
    • Date: 1795
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    William Banks Caperton papers, 1873-1939 United States Navy officer. Correspondence, largely with William Shepherd Benson, reports, orders to duty, and newspaper clippings, chiefly relating to Caperton's naval career, particularly his command of the cruiser squadron, Atlantic Fleet, detailed in 1915-1916 to restore order in Haiti.
    • Contributor: Caperton, William Banks
    • Date: 1873
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    William Edward Dodd papers, 1895-1955 Historian and diplomat. 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 ambassador to Germany.
    • Contributor: Dodd, William Edward
    • Date: 1895
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    James Monroe papers, Correspondence relating primarily to negotiations for the Louisiana Purchase, the Monroe-Pinkney treaty with Great Britain (1807), the War of 1812, the purchase of Florida, South American independence, and Virginia politics; diary (1825 Feb.); account book containing memoranda and official and personal accounts (1794-1802); and other papers. Correspondents include John Adams, John Quincy Adams, John Armstrong, Joel Barlow, William Benton, James Bowdoin, John C. Calhoun, ...
    • Contributor: Monroe, James
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    Adolph Caspar Miller papers, 1913-1947 Economist, educator, author, and member of the first Federal Reserve Board of Governors. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, proceedings, writings, reports, speeches, notes, press releases, printed material, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Miller’s service as a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 1914-1936.
    • Contributor: Miller, Adolph Caspar
    • Date: 1913
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    Charles Henry Harvey papers, 1835-1965 Gold miner, carpenter, and mill worker. Correspondence, diaries, daybooks, receipts, and printed matter relating to Harvey's life and work as a millworker and carpenter in Methuen, Massachusetts, and as a gold miner in California and Colorado.
    • Contributor: Harvey, Charles Henry
    • Date: 1835
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    Henry Rowe Schoolcraft papers, 1788-1941 Author, ethnologist, explorer, geologist, glass manufacturer, and Indian agent. Correspondence, journals, articles, books, manuscripts of magazines, poetry, speeches, government reports, Indian vocabularies, maps, drawings, and other papers reflecting Schoolcraft's career as a glass manufacturer, mineralogist on an exploring expedition in the Ozark Mountains, geologist on the Cass expedition to the Northwest Territory, leader of expeditions throughout the Great Lakes region, member of Michigan's legislative ...
    • Contributor: Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe
    • Date: 1788
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    Noel Francis Parrish papers, 1894-1987 Air force general and university professor. Correspondence, speeches and writings, academic and military files, family papers, photographs and slides, and other papers documenting Parrish's military and academic careers, including as commander of Tuskegee Army Air Field (Ala.) where he was responsible for training the Army Air Force's first African-American pilots during World War II.
    • Contributor: Parrish, Noel Francis
    • Date: 1894
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    Bernadotte Everly Schmitt papers, 1868-1970 Educator, historian, and author. Correspondence, research notes, scrapbooks, writings and lectures, bibliographies, and printed matter relating principally to Schmitt's studies in modern European diplomatic history, especially his work on the outbreak of World War I.
    • Contributor: Schmitt, Bernadotte Everly
    • Date: 1868
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    Lovering-Taylor family papers, 1727-1926 The Lovering-Taylor families of Boston, Mass.; New York, N.Y.; and Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Correspondence, diaries, financial papers, business records, legal papers, biographical and genealogical material, clippings, printed material, and other papers chiefly of Joseph Taylor (1745(?)-1816), merchant and Loyalist, relating to business and trade during the Revolution, the Loyalist cause, mercantile insurance, and French spoliation claims. Other family members represented include William Taylor ...
    • Date: 1727
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    Federal Music Project collection, 1935-1948 The Federal Music Project (FMP) Collection consists of agency reports, programs, catalogs, index cards, lists, correspondence, questionnaires, clippings, some music scores and parts, a few writings and the papers of George Allen Foster, regional director for New York and New England. The George Allen Foster Collection consists of correspondence, photographs, programs, clippings and reports.
    • Contributor: Federal Music Project (U.S.) - Foster, George Allen - Sokoloff, Nikolai - Seeger, Charles
    • Date: 1935
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    Matthew C. Brown and John C. Brown papers, 1862-1901 Officers in the 23rd Iowa Infantry Regiment. Correspondence and military records pertaining to the Browns' service during the Civil War.
    • Contributor: Brown, Matthew C.
    • Date: 1862
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    Charles A. Lockwood papers, 1904-1967 Naval officer. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, reports, writings, photographs, newspaper clippings, and printed matter relating mainly to Lockwood's naval career during World War II as commander of the United States Submarine Force in the Pacific and his research and writings on submarines after his retirement.
    • Contributor: Lockwood, Charles A.
    • Date: 1904
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    George Watterston papers, 1809-1866 Lawyer, editor, and Librarian of Congress. Correspondence, memorandum books, miscellaneous writings, and legal documents pertaining mainly to Watterston’s duties as Librarian of Congress and his life and activities in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Watterston, George
    • Date: 1809