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    Frontier Films (New York, N.Y.) records, 1936-1947 Financial records, card files, a scrapbook, and other records relating to a collective organization of filmmakers on the political left who were devoted to producing artistic films relating to social and political issues from 1937 to 1942.
    • Contributor: Frontier Films (New York, N.Y.)
    • Date: 1936
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    Groucho Marx papers, 1930-1967 Humorist and actor. Correspondence, book typescripts, and film scripts relating to Marx’s life and acting career.
    • Contributor: Marx, Groucho
    • Date: 1930
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    John H. Wheeler papers, 1825-1882 Historian, diplomat, and public official. Diaries, correspondence, writings, and scrapbooks relating to Wheeler’s career and social activities.
    • Contributor: Wheeler, John H. (John Hill) - Wheeler, John H.
    • Date: 1825
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    Johann Carl Philipp von Krafft papers, 1750-1926 Hessian army officer and surveyor. Correspondence, a journal, military records, travel notes, and writings chiefly relating to Krafft's career as a mercenary soldier, including his service for the British during the American Revolution.
    • Contributor: Krafft, Johann Carl Philipp Von
    • Date: 1750
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    Lester Frank Ward papers, 1883-1906 Sociologist. Drafts, notes, and pages proofs of five of Ward’s books: Dynamic Sociology (1883), Psychic Factors of Civilization (1893), Outlines of Sociology (1898), Pure Sociology (1903), and Applied Sociology (1906).
    • Contributor: Ward, Lester Frank
    • Date: 1883
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    Charles Perley Smith papers, 1920-1946 Jurist. Correspondence, memoranda, and printed opinions relating chiefly to Smith’s service as a judge on the United States Board of Tax Appeals (later called the United States Tax Court) from 1924 to 1946.
    • Contributor: Smith, Charles Perley
    • Date: 1920
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    League of Women Voters (U.S.) records, 1884-1986 Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, proceedings, speeches, reports, project studies, subject files, biographical material, financial records, newspapers clippings, printed material, and other records concerning the league's activities at the national, state, and local levels. Documents the organization's lobbying efforts, national conventions and council meetings, and projects of the League of Women Voters Education Fund.
    • Contributor: League of Women Voters (U.S.)
    • Date: 1884
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    Clinton family papers, 1776-1806 Army officer, governor of New York, and public officials. Chiefly correspondence (mainly transcripts and drafts) of George Clinton and James Clinton relating to military engagements during the Revolution, drafting of the Articles of Confederation by the Continental Congress, and land transactions in New York; orderly book of James Clinton containing orders given during the expedition against the Iroquois; and various commissions, land grants, and ...
    • Date: 1776
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    Ethel L. Payne papers, 1857-1991 Journalist and social activist. Correspondence, articles, syndicated columns, transcripts of radio broadcasts, speeches, reports, notes, biographical subject file, printed material, clippings, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Payne's career as a foreign correspondent, syndicated columnist for two African-American newspaper chains, Afro-American Newspapers and Sengstacke Enterprises, and commentator with the Columbia Broadcasting System, inc., (later CBS Inc.) Spectrum radio program.
    • Contributor: Payne, Ethel L.
    • Date: 1857
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    Cole Porter collection, 1912-1957 Cole Porter was an American composer and songwriter for the musical theater. The collection primarily consists of music manuscripts, including holograph sketches and printed and manuscript piano-vocal scores, of Porter's music, mostly from his later works. Eighteen shows are represented, including film versions of stage works. Lyric sheets, correspondence, clippings, research, scripts, playbills and other miscellaneous items are also included.
    • Contributor: Porter, Cole - Sirmay, Albert
    • Date: 1912
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    Juan Ramón Jiménez papers, 1901-1954 Spanish poet. Letters, postcards, and poems written to Jiménez or his wife, Zenobia Camprubí de Jiménez, by such Spanish poets as Azorín, Rubén Darío, Antonio Machado, Alfonso Reyes, and Miguel de Unamuno.
    • Contributor: Jiménez, Juan Ramón
    • Date: 1901
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    A.D. Bache papers, 1828-1863 Scientist, educator, and superintendent of the United States Coast Survey. Correspondence, a journal, and miscellaneous material reflecting Bache’s service with the United States Coast Survey, his work at the Dudley Observatory, and his European trip to study educational methods.
    • Contributor: Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Bache, A. D.
    • Date: 1828
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    Gideon Welles papers, 1777-1911 Secretary of the navy and newspaper editor. Correspondence, diaries, writings, naval records, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Welles's work as editor of the Hartford Times; his activities as a member of the Democratic Party and, later, the Republican Party in state and national politics; the role of the navy in the Civil War; and the presidential administrations of Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson.
    • Contributor: Welles, Gideon
    • Date: 1777
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    Rodolfo R. Schuller papers, 1492-1915 Americanist and linguist. Chiefly files comprised of copies of documents from various repositories, original manuscripts, and notes based on Schuller's linguistic research in Mexico and Central and South America, including archaeological and ethnographic material, clippings, maps, and photographs.
    • Contributor: Schuller, Rodolfo R.
    • Date: 1492
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    Muriel Rukeyser papers, 1844-1986 Poet and biographer. Part I contains correspondence, diaries, appointment books, drafts, notes and notebooks, typescripts, proofs, production material, printed matter, and miscellaneous items relating to Rukeyser's literary contributions in the fields of biography, poetry, and translation, her public speeches and classroom lectures, and her commitment to social protest in support of human rights. Part II supplements the material in Part I and includes holograph ...
    • Contributor: Rukeyser, Muriel
    • Date: 1844
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    Carroll family papers, 1684-1838 Carroll family members including Charles Carroll (1702-1782), landowner, of Annapolis, Maryland, and his son, Charles Carroll, member of the Continental Congress, signer of the Declaration of Independence, and United States senator, of Carrollton, Maryland. Letters, deeds, bills, accounts, and account books of Charles Carroll of Annapolis, Maryland, and other family papers.
    • Date: 1684
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    Benjamin Franklin papers, 1726-1907 Statesman, publisher, scientist, and diplomat. Correspondence, journals, records, articles, and other material relating to Franklin's life and career. Includes manuscripts (1728) of his Articles of Belief and Acts of Religion; negotiations in London (1775); letterbooks (1779-1782) of the United States legation in Paris; records (1780-1783) of the United States peace commissioners, including journals kept by Franklin and Richard Oswald; and papers (1781-1818) of Franklin's ...
    • Contributor: Franklin, Benjamin
    • Date: 1726
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    Alfred Mordecai papers, 1790-1948 United States Army officer, engineer, and ordnance expert. Correspondence, travel and other diaries and journals, and miscellaneous papers of Mordecai and his family.
    • Contributor: Mordecai, Alfred
    • Date: 1790
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    Thomas Truxtun papers, 1796-1885 United States Navy officer. Correspondence, property share, funeral announcement, and other printed matter relating to Truxtun's resignation from the United States Navy in 1802 and to his duties as sheriff of Philadelphia, Pa., also including an 1885 article on Truxtun's grandson, William Talbot Truxtun.
    • Contributor: Truxtun, Thomas
    • Date: 1796
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    John Paul Frank papers, 1936-2000 Author, lawyer, and professor. Correspondence, memoranda, a legislative bill, notes, photographs, speeches, and writings documenting Frank's relationship as a law clerk and friend of Supreme Court Justice Hugo L. Black. Additional material relates to attempts to desegregate law schools in 1951 while Frank was a professor at Yale Law School and the creation of an intermediate court of appeals to assist in reducing the ...
    • Contributor: Frank, John P. (John Paul) - Frank, John P.
    • Date: 1936
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    Edmund Randolph Purves papers, 1916-1964 Architect. Correspondence, speeches, articles, appointment calendars, architectural drawings, and printed material relating to Purves's career as director and executive director of the American Institute of Architects.
    • Contributor: Purves, Edmund Randolph
    • Date: 1916
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    Benjamin Delahauf Foulois papers, 1898-1966 Military officer and pioneer aviator. Correspondence, diaries, reports, official documents and personnel records, newspaper clippings, and other material relating to Foulois's military career and the development of air power in the United States military.
    • Contributor: Foulois, Benjamin Delahauf
    • Date: 1898
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    Frank Farrell papers, 1897-1988 United States Marine Corps officer, journalist, radio commentator, public relations consultant, and advertising executive. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, magazine articles, poetry, reports, radio broadcast transcripts, trial transcripts, research notes, biographical notes, financial records, personnel records, travel records, press releases, address lists, awards, newspaper clippings, obituaries, printed matter, drawings, floor plans, photographs, posters, maps, and other papers chiefly documenting Farrell's career from 1945 to 1975.
    • Contributor: Farrell, Frank
    • Date: 1897
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    Jules Feiffer papers, 1919-1995 Cartoonist, playwright, author, and illustrator. Family correspondence, appointment calendars, awards and citations, financial records, newspaper clippings of articles about Feiffer, general correspondence, art publication file, and writings relating primarily to Feiffer's novels and stage and screenplays.
    • Contributor: Feiffer, Jules
    • Date: 1919
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    Joe Smith collection, 1986-1988 Oral history interviews conducted by recording industry executive Joe Smith with more than two hundred recording artists and executives from 1986 through 1988. Printed transcripts accompany most of the recorded interviews.
    • Contributor: Smith, Joe
    • Date: 1986