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    Elbridge Gerry papers, 1772-1901 United States vice president, delegate to the Continental Congress, and United States representative from and governor of Massachusetts. Chiefly correspondence relating to various aspects of Gerry's public career, including his memberships in the Massachusetts General Court and Provincial Congress (where he was active on committees of correspondence, safety, and supply during the Revolution), service in the Continental Congress and the U.S. House of Representatives, ...
    • Contributor: Gerry, Elbridge
    • Date: 1772
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    Horsford-Tryon families papers, 1800-2000 Mainly correspondence among family members primarily in central New York. Includes letters written by the chemist and women's education advocate, Eben Horsford, and by Maria Charity Horsford to her adult children from Washington, D.C., 1850-1853, during her husband Jerediah Horsford's service in the U. S. House of Representatives.
    • Date: 1800
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    John Holker papers, 1777-1822 Merchant and French consul general in the United States. Correspondence, invoice book of Jacques-Donatien Leray de Chaumont, depositions taken before Benjamin Franklin, and navigational exercise booklets of George W. Stillman, relating to French military and economic assistance to the United States and American commerce during and after the Revolutionary War.
    • Contributor: Holker, John
    • Date: 1777
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    James H. Sherman correspondence, 1873-1876 Whaler. Letters written by Sherman to his wife, Phebe A. G. Sherman of New Bedford, Massachusetts, while he served as first mate aboard the New Bedford whaleship Milton on a voyage to the Pacific Ocean from October 1873 to October 1876.
    • Contributor: Sherman, James H. (James Henry) - Sherman, James H.
    • Date: 1873
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    Merrill Moore papers, 1904-1979 Psychiatrist and poet. Diaries, correspondence, notebooks, biographical material, family papers, genealogical records, literary papers, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers relating to Moore's career as a psychiatrist and poet.
    • Contributor: Moore, Merrill
    • Date: 1904
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    Constance McLaughlin Green papers, 1920-1969 Historian and author. Correspondence, drafts, galleys, and page proofs of writings, notes, printed and near-print material, clippings, speeches, and other papers relating primarily to Green's research on the history of Washington, D.C., and the publication of her two-volume Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Washington (1962-1963).
    • Contributor: Green, Constance McLaughlin
    • Date: 1920
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    Nathan Appleton papers, 1850-1904 Army officer and merchant. Correspondence, notes, autobiography, speeches and writings, clippings, printed matter, and miscellany relating primarily to Appleton's connection with Ferdinand de Lesseps and to his work as American agent for Compagnie universelle du canal interocéanique de Panama, a French company attempting to build a canal across Panama.
    • Contributor: Appleton, Nathan
    • Date: 1850
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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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    Winfred Overholser papers, 1911-1965 Psychiatrist, educator and superintendent of St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, Washington, D.C. Correspondence, letters scrapbooks, writings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Overholser's career in psychiatry and his research in forensic psychiatry.
    • Contributor: Overholser, Winfred
    • Date: 1911
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    William Eustis papers, 1757-1908 Physician, diplomat, United States secretary of war, and United States representative and senator from Massachusetts. Correspondence, family papers, legal documents, and other material relating to the Burr-Clinton controversy, the Louisiana Purchase, Indian affairs, war between England and France, and relations between the United States and the Netherlands.
    • Contributor: Eustis, William
    • Date: 1757
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    Arthur D. Little papers, 1884-1973 Chemical engineer, inventor, and entrepreneur. Register of clients, financial records, technical reports, laboratory notes and summaries, photographs, and other records of Arthur D. Little, Inc., pertaining primarily to chemical analysis of products or materials. Also includes correspondence, writings, speeches, biographical material, and other papers relating to Little's career in industrial research.
    • Contributor: Little, Arthur D. (Arthur Dehon) - Little, Arthur D.
    • Date: 1884
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    Cerise C. Jack papers relating to the Sacco and Vanzetti case, circa 1921-1999 Friend and supporter of Bartolomeo Vanzetti and Nicola Sacco, immigrant Italian anarchists tried and executed for murder. Correspondence from Vanzetti, Sacco, and Sacco’s wife, Rose Sacco, during the time of Sacco and Vanzetti’s incarceration. Also includes related correspondence, newletters, pamphlets, and bulletins chiefly of the Sacco-Vanzetti Defense Committee and the Sacco-Vanzetti National League.
    • Contributor: Jack, Cerise C.
    • Date: 1921
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    Samuel Hooper papers, 1829-1874 Merchant and U.S. representative. Correspondence, financial statements, lists, ledger sheets, and receipts relating to Hooper's investments and his import business in Boston, Mass., and his service in the Massachusetts legislature and the U.S. House of Representatives.
    • Contributor: Hooper, Samuel
    • Date: 1829
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    William Orr papers, 1890-1939 Educator. Correspondence, diaries, reports, writings, and memorabilia relating primarily to Orr’s service as education adviser on a special mission for the YMCA in Europe. Includes articles and papers of his first wife, Charlotte Pettis Orr.
    • Contributor: Orr, William
    • Date: 1890
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    Edward Everett Hayden family papers, 1817-1963 Naval officer and scientist. Correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks, financial material, photographs, and other papers pertaining to Hayden's naval and scientific careers and to his family.
    • Contributor: Hayden, Edward Everett
    • Date: 1817
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    Letitia T. Howe collection, 1822-1876 Autographs and documents pertaining to Abraham Lincoln and Caleb Cushing.
    • Contributor: Howe, Letitia T.
    • Date: 1822
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    Harry Wexler papers, 1929-1962 Geophysicist and meteorologist. Correspondence and papers relating primarily to Wexler's career in the United States Weather Bureau and the Weather Service of the United States Air Force.
    • Contributor: Wexler, Harry
    • Date: 1929
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    Adams family papers, 1776-1948 Chiefly correspondence of John Quincy Adams dated 1801-1846. Also includes correspondence and miscellany relating to other family members.
    • Date: 1776
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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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    F. Holland Day papers, 1793-2010 Photographer and publisher. Correspondence, letterbooks, family papers, writings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Day's life and his work as a pictorialist photographer and co-founder of the Copeland and Day publishing company.
    • Contributor: Day, F. Holland (Fred Holland) - Day, F. Holland
    • Date: 1793
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    William Sampson papers, 1806-1849 Irish patriot, lawyer, and author. Microfilm of letters from Sampson to his wife, Grace Clarke Sampson, relating to his political exile from Ireland to the United States.
    • Contributor: Sampson, William
    • Date: 1806
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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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    Serge Koussevitzky archive, The archive includes correspondence, personal and business papers, photographs, writings, clippings, scrapbooks, programs, and other materials which serve as a record of Koussevitzky's life and career, and document some of the most significant aspects of twentieth-century music. Through Koussevitzky's work as a conductor and publisher, and his efforts to commission new musical works, he maintained deep ties with many of the finest composers and ...
    • Contributor: Koussevitzky, Serge - Koussevitzky, Olga - Naumov, Aleksandr Nikolaevich - Serge Koussevitzky Collection (Library of Congress) - Music Division, Library of Congress
    • Date: 1880
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    Mary McGrory papers, 1928-2004 Journalist. Correspondence, subject files, notebooks and notes, speeches and writings, newspaper clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, and other papers relating primarily to McGrory's career as a journalist.
    • Contributor: McGrory, Mary
    • Date: 1928
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    Anna Maria Evans papers, 1835-1914 Housewife and member of the Society of Friends (Quaker). Correspondence and printed matter pertaining to religious activities, education, domestic matters, and the impact of the Civil War on Evans's family and friends.
    • Contributor: Evans, Anna Maria, Approximately 1828-Approximately 1905 - Evans, Anna Maria
    • Date: 1835