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    John Clement Fitzpatrick papers, 1927-1941 Archivist, librarian, historian, and editor. Chiefly correspondence relating to The Writings of George Washington edited by Fitzpatrick, together with card files indexing the work, drafts of speeches and of a study of Virginia colonial governors, and other papers and reference files.
    • Contributor: Fitzpatrick, John Clement
    • Date: 1927
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    William Torrey papers, 1777-1783 Continental Army officer. Orderly books of the Second Massachusetts Regiment, 1777-1783, kept primarily by Torrey, including general, division, brigade, and regimental orders, a muster roll of the regiment, memorandum book containing returns, Continental Congress resolves, and miscellaneous material.
    • Contributor: Torrey, William
    • Date: 1777
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    C. Chaillé-Long papers, 1809-1918 Soldier, explorer, and diplomat. Personal and official correspondence, articles, speeches, news clippings, scrapbook, awards, commissions, maps, and photographs concerning Chaillé-Long's career as an explorer and public servant.
    • Contributor: Chaillé-Long, C. (Charles) - Chaillé-Long, C.
    • Date: 1809
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    Edwin McMasters Stanton papers, Correspondence, letterbooks, reports, printed matter, memorabilia, maps, and other papers relating chiefly to Stanton's role as U.S. secretary of war under Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson and to his role in the politics of Reconstruction. Other topics include the conduct of the Civil War, the radical wing of the Republican Party, Lincoln's assassination, and Stanton's evaluation of U.S. Army generals. Correspondents include the Stanton ...
    • Contributor: Stanton, Edwin M. (Edwin McMasters) - Stanton, Edwin McMasters
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    Browning family papers, 1824-1917 Browning family members including Robert Lewright Browning (1803-1850), naval officer, his wife Eleanor Hanlon Browning, and their sons, Robert Lewright Browning (1835-1860), marine officer, and Charles Henry Browning (1846-1926), genealogist. Correspondence, journals, biographical file, genealogical and other notes, newspaper clippings, and printed material of the Browning family.
    • Date: 1824
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    John Wills Greenslade correspondence transcripts, 1900-2010 Naval officer. Transcripts of correspondence, biographical material, and electronic files relating to Greenslade's career in the United States Navy.
    • Contributor: Greenslade, John Wills
    • Date: 1900
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    Tunnicliff, Rigby, and Staton families papers, 1854-1990 American families living chiefly in West Virginia, Illinois, and Iowa. Correspondence, genealogical material, newspaper clippings, and printed material documenting the families' domestic concerns and activities.
    • Date: 1854
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    John Leeds Bozman family papers, 1688-1883 Historian and lawyer of Maryland. Correspondence and other material pertaining to John Leeds Bozman, John Leeds Kerr, John Bozman Kerr, J. S. Bozman, William Vans Murray, Daniel Carroll (1730-1796), and others.
    • Contributor: Bozman, John Leeds
    • Date: 1669
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    J.G. Randall and Ruth Painter Randall papers, 1779-1970 Author, historian, and educator (J. G. Randall). Biographer (Ruth Painter Randall). Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journal, writings, speeches, research material, printed matter, financial papers, and other papers primarily concerning J. G. Randall's works on Abraham Lincoln and on the Civil War. Also includes material relating to Randall's tenure as professor of history at the University of Illinois and to Ruth Painter Randall's research and writings, ...
    • Contributor: Randall, J. G. (James Garfield) - Randall, J. G.
    • Date: 1779
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    American Studies Association records, 1946-2005 Academic organization dedicated to the interdisciplinary study of American culture and history. Correspondence, minutes, and printed matter relating to the organization and its publication, the American Quarterly.
    • Contributor: American Studies Association
    • Date: 1946
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    Herbert Bain Knowles papers, 1941-1945 Naval officer. Correspondence, orders to duty, subject files concerning invasion plans and occupation reports for Guam, Japan, Kwajalein Islands (Marshall Islands), Leyte Island (Philippines), Lingayen (Luzon, Philippines), Okinawa Island (Japan), Saipan (Northern Mariana Islands), and Tarawa Atoll (Kiribati), and printed matter relating to Knowles's service with the Amphibious Forces in the Pacific during World War II.
    • Contributor: Knowles, Herbert Bain
    • Date: 1941
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    W. Averell Harriman papers, 1869-1988 Diplomat, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and politician. Correspondence, memoranda, family papers, business records, diplomatic accounts, speeches, statements and writings, photographs, and other papers documenting Harriman's career in business, finance, politics, and public service, particularly during the Franklin Roosevelt, Truman, Kennedy, Johnson, and Carter presidential administrations.
    • Contributor: Harriman, W. Averell (William Averell) - Harriman, W. Averell
    • Date: 1869
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    Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts, 1656-1995 Collector. A collection of Americana including historical letters and documents, family and personal papers, broadsides, financial and legal papers, illustrated and printed ephemera, government and legislative documents, military records, journals, and printed matter relating primarily to the expansion and development of the United States from the colonial period through the 1876 centennial.
    • Contributor: Carson, Marian S.
    • Date: 1656
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    Russell J. Mueller papers, 1971-1998 Actuary and congressional staff member. Legislation, topical files, newspaper clippings, articles, press releases, printed matter, reports, analyses, and miscellaneous material related to national health care legislation and policy.
    • Contributor: Mueller, Russell J.
    • Date: 1971
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    Richard Rush papers, 1805-1852 Lawyer and statesman. Correspondence, diary, notes, writings, and engraved portraits relating primarily to Rush’s duties as attorney general, secretary of state, minister to Great Britain, and secretary of the treasury, and legal documents concerning a loan from the Netherlands he arranged to finance the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal Company in and near the District of Columbia.
    • Contributor: Rush, Richard
    • Date: 1805
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    Ward family papers, 1831-1904 Family from Richmond County, Virginia. Correspondence, broadsides, songs, financial records, printed matter, and other papers of William Norvell Ward, Episcopal clergyman and Confederate soldier, and members of his family including material relating to the Civil War, Reconstruction, and social life and customs in Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Maryland, and northern Virginia.
    • Date: 1831
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    Samuel J. Baird papers, 1834-1892 Presbyterian clergyman and author of Newark, Ohio. Correspondence and other material relating to Presbyterian Church affairs and doctrinal questions, the work of the American Bible Society in Virginia, and the Baird family.
    • Contributor: Baird, Samuel J. (Samuel John) - Baird, Samuel J.
    • Date: 1834
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    McCormick and Carey families papers, 1852-1987 Correspondence from and about William McCormick of the Sixteenth Ohio Infantry Regiment and William H. Carey of the 120th Ohio Infantry Regiment relating primarily to their Civil War service prior to and during the Vicksburg campaign of 1863.
    • Date: 1852
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    Gifford Pinchot papers, 1770-1972 Conservationist, chief forester for the United States Department of Agriculture, professor of forestry at Yale University, and governor of Pennsylvania. Primarily correspondence and subject files, together with diaries, memoranda, speeches, articles, reports, financial papers, bulletins, pamphlets, clippings, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Pinchot's activities in conservation and forestry and to his terms as governor of Pennsylvania.
    • Contributor: Pinchot, Gifford
    • Date: 1770
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    Hugo Leichtentritt papers, 1888-1972 Hugo Leichtentritt was a German musicologist, music critic, and composer. The collection contains his original music manuscripts, correspondence, clippings, programs, scrapbooks, articles and drafts of his writings on music history, criticism, and theory.
    • Contributor: Leichtentritt, Hugo
    • Date: 1888
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    Willard family papers, 1800-1968 Correspondence, letterbooks, notebooks, diaries, subject files, business and financial records, and other papers documenting the family's involvement in the business, social, and political life of Virginia and Washington, D.C.
    • Date: 1800
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    William Allen papers, 1796-1879 Lawyer, farmer, and U.S. representative and senator from and governor of Ohio. Correspondence, speeches, memoranda, financial records, printed material, maps, and other papers largely relating to Allen's service as United States senator (1837-1848) and governor (1873-1875) of Ohio.
    • Contributor: Allen, William
    • Date: 1796
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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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    Souvanna Phouma, Prince of Laos, papers, 1961 January 1-1970 December 31 Prince and prime minister of Laos. Copies of ten volumes of diaries with inserted material such as letters, cables, memoranda, communiqués, clippings, and other printed material reflecting Souvanna Phouma's role as nationalist and conciliator of the political factions within Laos.
    • Contributor: Souvanna Phouma, Prince of Laos - Souvanna Phouma
    • Date: 1961
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    Carter Godwin Woodson papers, 1736-1974 Historian, author, and collector. Papers of prominent African Americans, research files, business records, writings, correspondence, and other material relating to Woodson's leadership of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History and to scholarship and publishing in the field of African and African-American history.
    • Contributor: Woodson, Carter Godwin
    • Date: 1736