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    Sol M. Linowitz papers, 1778-1999

    Lawyer, businessman, diplomat, and consultant to United States presidents. Diaries, correspondence, speeches and writings, interviews, an oral history, organizational records, reports, photographs, printed matter, clippings, and travel files documenting Linowitz's career as an attorney, executive for Xerox Corporation, ambassador to the Organization of American States, co-negotiator of the Panama Canal treaties, and presidential representative to Middle East peace negotiations.

    • Contributor: Linowitz, Sol M.
    • Date: 1778
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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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    Anthony Lake papers, 1916-2003

    Assistant to the president for national security affairs and foreign service officer. Correspondence, speeches and writings, notes, campaign file, financial and legal records, testimony, and reports documenting Lake's activities in the United States foreign service and as head of the National Security Council during President Bill Clinton's first term.

    • Contributor: Lake, Anthony
    • Date: 1916
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    Causten-Pickett papers, 1765-1916

    James H. Causten, businessman of Baltimore, Maryland, and Washington, D.C., who worked to settle French spoliation claims; John T. Pickett, United States and Confederate diplomat and army officer, and lawyer of Washington, D.C.; and Pickett's son, Theodore John Pickett, lawyer of Washington, D.C., who succeeded to Causten's interest in the claims cases. Correspondence, insurance policies, powers of attorney, promissory notes, bills of exchange, American ...

    • Date: 1765
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    John Shaw papers, 1798-1895

    Naval officer. Correspondence, journal, notebooks, reports, biographical data, and other papers relating primarily to Shaw's command of the New Orleans Naval Station and the Boston Navy Yard.

    • Contributor: Shaw, John
    • Date: 1798
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    Mary Amanda Dixon Jones papers, 1839-1925

    Physician. Family papers, correspondence, legal papers, financial papers, lectures, notes, writings, medical illustrations, newspaper clippings, photographs, and printed matter relating primarily to Dixon Jones’s medical career.

    • Contributor: Dixon Jones, Mary Amanda
    • Date: 1839
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    Abraham Flexner papers, 1865-1989

    Educational reformer and author. Correspondence, research files, speeches and writings, and miscellany pertaining to Flexner's work in medical education and administration of educational foundations.

    • Contributor: Flexner, Abraham
    • Date: 1865
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    Dallapiccola/Dwight collection, 1951-1989

    Luigi Dallappiccola was an Italian composer. The collection contains Dallapiccola's correspondence with Peggie Dwight, including over 300 letters (written mostly in French) and various postcards and telegrams. In addition, there are over 200 articles and programs relating to Dallapiccola's career, mostly collected during those years. The collection also includes a few of Dallapiccola's holograph music manuscripts, most notably his opera Ulysses, as well as ...

    • Contributor: Dallapiccola, Luigi - Dwight, Margaret
    • Date: 1951
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    Samuel Peter Heintzelman papers, 1822-1913

    Union army officer. Correspondence, diaries, journals, and military papers detailing Heintzelman’s service in the United States Army from his years at the United States Military Academy through the Civil War. Includes descriptions of activities in Indian wars in Florida, the Southwest, and California, and during the Mexican War.

    • Contributor: Heintzelman, Samuel Peter
    • Date: 1822
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    George E. Agree papers, 1961-2001

    Author and political scientist. Correspondence, minutes, press material, reports, and writings relating to Agree’s work as president of the American Political Foundation, executive director of the National Committee for an Effective Congress, and involvement in other political groups.

    • Contributor: Agree, George E.
    • Date: 1961
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    Harry N. Sargent papers, 1917-1920

    British army officer. Correspondence, drafts, and research notes concerning an unpublished writing on the American Expeditionary Force during World War I.

    • Contributor: Sargent, Harry N.
    • Date: 1917
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    Montgomery C. Meigs papers, 1799-1971

    Army officer, engineer, architect, and scientist. Correspondence, diaries and journals, notebooks, family papers, military papers, drawings and plans, scrapbooks, and other papers relating primarily to Meigs's work in the United States Army Corps of Engineers, his service as quartermaster general during the Civil War, and family matters.

    • Contributor: Meigs, Montgomery C. (montgomery Cunningham) - Meigs, Montgomery C.
    • Date: 1799
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    Andrew H. Foote papers, 1822-1890

    Naval officer. Correspondence, letterbooks, manuscript of "Africa and the American Flag" (1854), journals, logbooks, miscellaneous ships' records, and other papers relating principally to Foote's naval career, trade with Japan, missionaries in Hawaii, Civil War naval actions, and Foote's personal life. Also includes a journal, 1845-1847, kept by Madison Rush on a cruise from New York to China and South America.

    • Contributor: Foote, Andrew H. (andrew Hull) - Foote, Andrew H.
    • Date: 1822
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    Noel Francis Parrish papers, 1894-1987

    Air force general and university professor. Correspondence, speeches and writings, academic and military files, family papers, photographs and slides, and other papers documenting Parrish's military and academic careers, including as commander of Tuskegee Army Air Field (Ala.) where he was responsible for training the Army Air Force's first African-American pilots during World War II.

    • Contributor: Parrish, Noel Francis
    • Date: 1894
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    Sayles Jenks Bowen papers, 1836-1882

    Public official and mayor of Washington, D.C. Family and general correspondence and business and legal papers, chiefly 1876-1882. Topics include the elections of 1876 and 1880, the presidential administration of Rutherford Birchard Hayes, and political support for James Gillespie Blaine, James A. Garfield, and Chester A. Arthur.

    • Contributor: Bowen, Sayles Jenks
    • Date: 1836
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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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    George B. Cortelyou papers, 1871-1948

    Public official and presidential secretary. Correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, memoranda, subject files, printed matter, and miscellany relating to Cortelyou's duties as secretary to William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt, his service as secretary of commerce and labor, postmaster general, and secretary of the treasury, and his work as chairman of the Republican National Committee.

    • Contributor: Cortelyou, George (george Bruce) - Cortelyou, George
    • Date: 1871
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    Lydia Nadejena papers, 1907-1974

    Russian émigré, historian of Russian medieval art, writer, and educator. Correspondence, journals, writings, research notes, photographs, and news clippings relating to her personal life and professional activities.

    • Contributor: Nadejena, Lydia
    • Date: 1907
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    Katherine Anne Porter papers, 1935-1974

    Journalist, author, and political activist. Correspondence chiefly from Porter to Marcelle Sibon, Porter's French translator, along with other papers relating to Porter's personal and private affairs, her work as an author, and literary topics in general.

    • Contributor: Porter, Katherine Anne
    • Date: 1935
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    Harold M. Stephens papers, 1895-1955

    Jurist. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, articles, and books, biographical papers, legislative material, photographs, degrees, memoranda, and other personal and legal writings and papers relating primarily to Stephens's career as a lawyer and judge.

    • Contributor: Stephens, Harold M. (harold Montelle) - Stephens, Harold M.
    • Date: 1895
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    American Association of University Women records, 1937-1946

    Women's service organization. Files of a research project by the organization concerning the history and state of the arts in various cities and towns of different sizes and geographical locations in the United States.

    • Contributor: American Association of University Women
    • Date: 1937
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    Emory Scott Land papers, 1901-1972

    Naval officer and public official. Correspondence, diary notes, speeches, copies of orders, scrapbooks, clippings, photographs, and other papers chiefly relating to Land's government service as head of the U.S. Navy Bureau of Construction and Repair, chairman of the U.S. Maritime Commission, and chief administrator of the U.S. War Shipping Administration. Includes material relating to his cousin, Charles A. Lindbergh, and Land's testimony in the ...

    • Contributor: Land, Emory Scott
    • Date: 1900
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    Rowland V. Lee papers, 1907-1971

    Director, producer, actor, and dramatist. Scripts, scrapbooks, photographs, printed matter, and other papers relating to Lee's career in motion pictures as a silent film actor, director, and producer during the period 1917-1959.

    • Contributor: Lee, Rowland V.
    • Date: 1907
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Manuscripts: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Preservation, Library of Congress)

    Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress

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    Thomas Ewing family papers, 1757-1941

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, legal files, military records, speeches and writings, reports, notes, autographs, scrapbooks, biographical material, commonplace books, financial records, genealogies, photographs, printed matter, and maps pertaining to members of the Ewing family including Thomas Ewing (1789-1871), senator from Ohio and cabinet member; Thomas Ewing (1829-1896), Union general during the Civil War and congressman from Ohio; Ellen Ewing Sherman and her husband, William T. ...

    • Contributor: Ewing, Thomas
    • Date: 1757