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    Robert Worth Bingham papers, 1856-1939 Diplomat, lawyer, and newspaper publisher. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, financial records, scrapbooks, appointment books, clippings, and other papers relating primarily to Bingham's service as ambassador to Great Britain.
    • Contributor: Bingham, Robert Worth
    • Date: 1856
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    Joseph L. Rauh papers, 1913-1994 Lawyer, civil rights activist, and civil libertarian of Washington, D.C. Chiefly legal files together with correspondence, memoranda, minutes of meetings, oral history interviews, speeches, writings, subject files, appointment books, and other papers relating to Rauh's career as a public interest lawyer handling cases pertaining to civil rights, civil liberties, and labor disputes. Includes files relating to his activities with Americans for Democratic Action and...
    • Contributor: Rauh, Joseph L.
    • Date: 1913
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    [James W. Bawser]
    • Contributor: Bennett, Cora L. - Crawford, Dudley W. - Bowser, Jesse W.
    • Date: 1939-10-02

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    William D. Wilkins papers, 1847-1863 United States Army officer and lawyer. Correspondence, diary, and newspaper clippings relating to Wilkins’s service in the Mexican War and the Civil War.
    • Contributor: Wilkins, William D. (William Duncan) - Wilkins, William D.
    • Date: 1847
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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
    • Date: 1818
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    B.F. Wade papers, 1832-1886 Lawyer, United States senator from Ohio, and Republican Party leader. Chiefly political correspondence relating to Wade’s career in the Senate as well as personal letters concerning his law practice and business. Includes printed speeches, maps, family letters, business records, and other material.
    • Contributor: Wade, F. (Benjamin Franklin) - Wade, F.
    • Date: 1832
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    Grover Cleveland papers, 1743-1945 President of the United States, governor of New York, and lawyer. Correspondence, diaries, messages to Congress, speeches, writings, printed matter, and other papers primarily relating to the Cleveland presidency and presidential campaigns.
    • Contributor: Cleveland, Grover
    • Date: 1743
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    Theodore Francis Green papers, 1924-1960 United States senator and governor of Rhode Island and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, subject and chronological files, clippings, photographs, printed matter, and other papers relating principally to Green's senatorial career.
    • Contributor: Green, Theodore Francis
    • Date: 1924
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    Stuart Eizenstat papers, 1929-2003 Lawyer, ambassador, adviser to the president of the United States, and public official. Correspondence, memoranda, transcripts of interviews, notebooks and notes, subject files, speeches, writings, reports, briefing books, press releases, clippings, calendars, photographs, printed matter, and other material relating chiefly to Eizenstat's writings.
    • Contributor: Eizenstat, Stuart
    • Date: 1929
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    Elliot L. Richardson papers, 1780-1999 U. S. cabinet officer, politician, and lawyer, of Massachusetts. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, subject files, reports, briefing data, financial records, printed materials, photographs, and other papers relating to Richardson's political career in Massachusetts, as a cabinet official or representative of the president during the administrations of Richard M. Nixon, Gerald R. Ford, and Jimmy Carter, and his work with various corporate boards and other...
    • Contributor: Richardson, Elliot L.
    • Date: 1780
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    Robert A. Taft papers, 1885-1980 United States senator from Ohio, Republican Party leader, and lawyer. Correspondence, family and personal papers, political and legislative files, subject files, business and financial papers, speeches and writings, and other papers relating primarily to Taft's career in the Senate and to his role as a national leader in the Republican Party.
    • Contributor: Taft, Robert A. (Robert Alphonso) - Taft, Robert A.
    • Date: 1885
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    Wheeler H. Peckham family papers, 1838-1894 Lawyer. Chiefly correspondence to Wheeler H. Peckham from his father, Rufus W. Peckham, Sr., and brother, Rufus W. Peckham, Jr., relating to family, personal, and business matters, political affairs, and the travels of Rufus W. Peckham, Sr.
    • Contributor: Peckham, Wheeler H. (Wheeler Hazard) - Peckham, Wheeler H.
    • Date: 1815
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    Julius Goebel papers, 1873-1930 Lawyer and educator. Correspondence, subject files, printed matter relating mainly to career as a professor of German language and literature, his removal from the Stanford University faculty, and German-American affairs. Also includes Goebel family correspondence
    • Contributor: Goebel, Julius
    • Date: 1873
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    Joseph Wechsberg papers, 1943-1983 Author, lawyer, and musician. Correspondence, drafts of articles and books, notes, clippings, photographs, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Wechsberg's work as a journalist and author.
    • Contributor: Wechsberg, Joseph
    • Date: 1943
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    Burton Norvell Harrison family papers, 1812-1926 Lawyer and private secretary to Jefferson Davis. Correspondence, diaries, reports, memoranda, manuscripts of articles, speeches, and books, and other papers of Harrison; of J. B. Harrison, lawyer and newspaper editor; Samuel Jordan Harrison, merchant; Mrs. Burton Harrison (formerly Constance Cary), author; Fairfax Harrison, lawyer and president of the Southern Railway; and of Francis Burton Harrison, lawyer, United States representative from New York, and governor...
    • Contributor: Harrison, Burton Norvell
    • Date: 1812
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    Caleb Cushing papers, circa 1785-1906 United States cabinet official and representative from Massachusetts, army officer, diplomat, and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journals, writings, speeches, notes, notebooks, legal file, business papers, biographical material, newspaper clippings, printed material, maps, photographs, and other papers reflecting Cushing's role in national and international affairs of the mid-nineteenth century.
    • Contributor: Cushing, Caleb
    • Date: 1785
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    Nicholas Longworth papers, 1782-1931 Lawyer, congressman, and speaker of the United States House of Representatives. Correspondence, speeches, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and memorabilia consisting chiefly of speeches made during Longworth’s servce in the House of Representatives. Includes a series of letters to Theodore Roosevelt concerning the nomination of an African American to be surveyor of customs for the Port of Cincinnati; a group of letters by Longworth's grandfather, Nicholas...
    • Contributor: Longworth, Nicholas
    • Date: 1782
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    Winn Newman papers, 1876-1993 Lawyer and union organizer. Correspondence, legal briefs, depositions, orders, motions, exhibits, transcripts, speeches and writings, subject files, biographical material, school and family papers, printed material, and other papers documenting Newman's career as an attorney practicing chiefly in Washington, D.C., and specializing in employment discrimination cases and labor law.
    • Contributor: Newman, Winn
    • Date: 1876
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    Robert Latham Owen papers, 1910-1941 United States senator from Oklahoma, banker, and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, drafts of articles and speeches, a manuscript of a book about money, annotated copies of the Congressional Record and legislative bills, graphs, statistics, newspaper clippings, and printed matter relating primarily to fiscal and monetary issues.
    • Contributor: Owen, Robert L. (Robert Latham) - Owen, Robert L.
    • Date: 1910
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    Benjamin V. Cohen papers, 1902-1983 Lawyer and statesman. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, notes, reports, printed matter, and other papers pertaining to Cohen's career in public service and as a private counselor.
    • Contributor: Cohen, Benjamin V.
    • Date: 1902
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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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    Abraham Lincoln papers, Correspondence and other papers relating primarily to Abraham Lincoln's presidency and the Civil War. Includes two drafts of the Gettysburg address, material preserved by John G. Nicolay in his capacities as Lincoln's secretary and editor of the Complete Works of Abraham Lincoln (1905), a letter of condolence from Queen Victoria to Mary Todd Lincoln, and a small amount of material about Lincoln dated after...
    • Contributor: Lincoln, Abraham
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    Joseph Holt papers, 1817-1895 United States Postmaster general, secretary of war, judge advocate general of the United States Army, and lawyer. Correspondence, diaries, financial papers, legal papers, newspaper clippings, speeches, photographs, and printed matter relating to Holt's duties as judge advocate general, especially his work on the military commission that tried the Lincoln assassination conspirators, the trial of Mary Surratt, and various controversies surrounding the work of the...
    • Contributor: Holt, Joseph
    • Date: 1817
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    John M. Clayton papers, 1798-1868 Farmer, lawyer, and statesman. Correspondence, legal papers, memoirs including a memoir of Clayton by Robert Montgomery Bird, and newspaper clippings pertaining chiefly to Clayton’s service as United States secretary of state (1849-1850).
    • Contributor: Clayton, John M. (John Middleton) - Clayton, John M.
    • Date: 1798
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    Reverdy Johnson papers, 1830-1876 Lawyer, United States senator from Maryland, and diplomat. Mainly correspondence relating to Johnson's early law practice and political and diplomatic career.
    • Contributor: Johnson, Reverdy
    • Date: 1830