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    Charles C. Marshall papers, 1886-1968

    Lawyer. Correspondence, notes, scrapbooks, book manuscripts, reprints, and newspaper clippings relating primarily to Marshall's controversy in 1927 with Alfred Emanuel Smith over the qualifications of a Roman Catholic for the presidency of the United States. Other topics include church-state questions and the Calvert controversy in seventeenth-century Maryland.

    • Contributor: Marshall, Charles C.
    • Date: 1886
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    Louis T. Michener papers, 1880-1927

    Lawyer, politician, and public official from Indiana. Correspondence, reports, memoranda, newspaper clippings, autograph album, and printed matter relating chiefly to Indiana and Republican Party politics and to Michener's role in Benjamin Harrison's senate and presidential campaigns.

    • Contributor: Michener, Louis T. (louis Theodore)
    • Date: 1880
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    John Spalding Flannery papers, 1902-1953

    Lawyer. Chiefly records from McKenney, Flannery & Craighill, the Washington, D.C. law firm in which Flannery was a principal partner.

    • Contributor: Flannery, John Spalding
    • Date: 1902
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    Andrew Jackson Donelson papers, 1779-1943

    Lawyer, editor, army officer, diplomat, and presidential secretary. Correspondence, journals, draft messages of Andrew Jackson, diplomatic papers, newsclippings, scrapbook, sketches, photos, and other papers covering Donelson's career as aide-de-camp and secretary to Andrew Jackson, charge d'affaires to Texas, minister to Prussia, editor of the Washington Union, and candidate for vice president. Includes papers of Donelson's wife, Emily Tennessee Donelson, daughter, Mary Emily Donelson, and ...

    • Contributor: Donelson, Andrew Jackson - Burke, Pauline Wilcox - Donelson, Emily Tennessee - Martin, James Glasgow - Randolph, Meriwether Lewis - Wilcox, Mary Emily Donelson
    • Date: 1779
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    John Tyler Morgan papers, 1840-1907

    United States senator from Alabama and lawyer. Correspondence, speeches, reports, position papers, printed matter, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to domestic and foreign policy issues and to Morgan's involvement as an expansionist and advocate of states' rights.

    • Contributor: Morgan, John Tyler
    • Date: 1840
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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 E. Chandler papers, 1863-1917

    United States secretary of the navy, senator from New Hampshire, and lawyer. Principally bound volumes of correspondence documenting Chandler's activities as assistant secretary of the treasury, 1865-1867, secretary of the navy, 1882-1885, United States Senator from New Hampshire, 1887-1901, and chairman of the Spanish Treaty Claims Commission, 1901-1908. Includes material reflecting Chandler's prominence in the Republican Party and his role in the presidential campaigns ...

    • Contributor: Chandler, William E. (william Eaton) - Chandler, William E.
    • Date: 1863
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    William Maxwell Evarts papers, 1667-1918

    Lawyer, United States senator from New York, and United States secretary of state and attorney general. Correspondence, diary, journal, account books, minute book, printed material, drafts of memoranda, and a journal of college reading relating mainly to New York state, national, and international politics from the Civil War to the 1890s.

    • Contributor: Evarts, William Maxwell
    • Date: 1667
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    Joseph Story correspondence, 1807-1943

    Lawyer, United States representative from Massachusetts, associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, and educator. Personal, legal, and professional correspondence regarding cases at law, questions before the Supreme Court, the teaching of history and law, the development of Harvard Law School, and other judicial and political topics.

    • Contributor: Story, Joseph
    • Date: 1807
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    Clarence Darrow papers, 1894-1941

    Author, lecturer, lawyer, and reformer. Correspondence, legal records, and writings by Darrow as well as notes, correspondence, and printed matter collected by Irving Stone while writing a biography of Darrow.

    • Contributor: Darrow, Clarence
    • Date: 1894
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    Frank Alden Hill genealogical collection, 1627-1897

    Lawyer and genealogist. Copies of legal and genealogical records, and pedigree charts and heraldic crests relating to the Hill, Lawrence, Townley, Stephens, and Hathaway families, from documents contained in American and European library and museum collections.

    • Contributor: Hill, Frank Alden
    • Date: 1627
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    Edward Tracy Clark correspondence and reports, 1923-1935

    Presidential secretary, lawyer, and businessman of Washington, D.C. Correspondence relating primarily to Clark's work as a consultant on legislative, customs, and tariff matters for various business concerns, and letters from his service as secretary to President Calvin Coolidge.

    • Contributor: Clark, Edward Tracy
    • Date: 1923
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    Joseph C. Swidler papers, 1931-1997

    Attorney and public power industry official. Articles, correspondence, legal papers, memoranda, newspaper clippings, printed matter, reports, and speeches relating primarily to Joseph C. Swidler's career as an attorney and government official.

    • Contributor: Swidler, Joseph C. (joseph Charles) - Swidler, Joseph C.
    • Date: 1931
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    Moorfield Storey papers, 1876-1929

    Author, civil rights leader, and lawyer. Correspondence, articles, lecture notes, petitions, press releases, clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, and other papers relating chiefly to Storey's years as president of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and his interest in the Anti-Imperialist League.

    • Contributor: Storey, Moorfield
    • Date: 1876
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    Thurgood Marshall papers, 1949-1991

    Lawyer, judge, solicitor general, and Supreme Court justice. Correspondence, memoranda, case files, legal papers, and subject files relating to Marshall's career as a federal judge, solicitor general, and associate justice of the Supreme Court.

    • Contributor: Marshall, Thurgood
    • Date: 1949
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    Jeremiah S. Black papers, 1813-1904

    Lawyer, public official of Pennsylvania, United States attorney general, and United States secretary of state. Correspondence, legal files, speeches, writings, scrapbooks, family papers, and other papers relating primarily to various legal matters in which Black was involved.

    • Contributor: Black, Jeremiah S. (jeremiah Sullivan) - Black, Jeremiah S.
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    Truman K. Gibson papers, circa 1900-1994

    Lawyer, business executive, and boxing promoter. Correspondence, memoranda, newspaper clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers reflecting the social life of the Gibson family in Chicago, Illinois. Also included in the papers is Gibson's correspondence with his wife, Isabelle Carson Gibson, written while he served as an adviser on African-American affairs to the United States War Department in Washington, D.C., during World War II.

    • Contributor: Gibson, Truman K. (truman Kella) - Gibson, Truman K.
    • Date: 1900
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    Alton B. Parker papers, 1878-1937

    Lawyer, judge, and Democratic Party presidential candidate. Correspondence, autobiographical and biographical studies, speeches, financial records, legal opinions, scrapbooks, invitations, printed material, and photographs primarily concerning the election campaign of 1904 and Parker's work with legal, civic, and philanthropic organizations.

    • Contributor: Parker, Alton (alton Brooks) - Parker, Alton
    • Date: 1878
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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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    John A.J. Creswell papers, 1819-1885

    Lawyer, congressman, senator, and postmaster general. General correspondence, letterbooks, account books, and scrapbooks concerning Creswell’s law practice and political career in Maryland, his duties as adjutant general of Maryland, the military draft during the Civil War, the Maryland Constitutional Convention of 1867, and American claims regarding the Alabama.

    • Contributor: Creswell, John A. J. (john Angel James) - Creswell, John A. J.
    • Date: 1819
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    Jubal Anderson Early papers, 1829-1930

    United States and Confederate Army officer, lawyer, and state legislator of Virginia. Correspondence, diaries, military papers, speeches and articles, clippings, a scrapbook, printed matter, and maps dated largely after the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Early, Jubal Anderson
    • Date: 1829
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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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    Henry D. Flood papers, 1870-1921

    Lawyer, state legislator, and U.S. representative from Virginia. Correspondence, legislative bills, resolutions, newspaper articles, and other papers relating chiefly to political affairs in Virginia and Flood’s legislative career.

    • Contributor: Flood, Henry D. (henry Delaware) - Flood, Henry D.
    • Date: 1870
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    D. Heywood Hardy papers, 1913-1924

    Lawyer and member of the American Red Cross Mission to Russia, 1917-1918. Correspondence, diaries, reports, notes, speeches, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and miscellany pertaining to the activities of the American Red Cross in Petrograd during the early stages of the Bolshevik Revolution.

    • Contributor: Hardy, D. Heywood (dermot Heywood) - Hardy, D. Heywood
    • Date: 1913
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    W.G. McAdoo papers, 1786-1941

    Lawyer, business executive, U.S. secretary of the treasury, and U.S. senator from California. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, scrapbooks, drafts and copies of speeches, articles, and books, bulletins, photographs, and printed matter, relating chiefly to McAdoo's activities in business and public life during the Woodrow Wilson presidential administration. Includes family correspondence of the Floyd, McAdoo, and Gibbs families.

    • Contributor: McAdoo, W. G. (william Gibbs) - McAdoo, W. G.
    • Date: 1786