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    Denby family papers, 1850-1911

    Correspondence between members of the Denby family. Includes letters of Charles Denby (1830-1904), a lawyer and diplomat; Charles Denby (1861-1938), a diplomat; and Edwin Denby, a member of the United States Congress and secretary of the navy. Relates to the Civil War, diplomatic life in China, and the Spanish-American War.

    • Date: 1850
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    Ray S. Cline papers, 1945-1994

    Analyst employed by the United States Central Intelligence Agency, educator, and author. Office files including interviews, press clippings, and judicial and congressional testimony relating to the organization and effectiveness of the United States intelligence community in the 1970s; also organizational files documenting Cline's association chiefly with the Georgetown University Center for Strategic and International Studies, the Coalition for Asian Peace and Security, and World ...

    • Contributor: Cline, Ray S.
    • Date: 1945
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    John J. Pershing papers, 1882-1971

    Army officer. Correspondence, diaries, writings, notebooks, military records, printed matter, memorabilia, and other material documenting Pershing's military career, including as commander-in-chief of the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I.

    • Contributor: Pershing, John J. (John Joseph) - Pershing, John J.
    • Date: 1882
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    Montgomery Meigs Taylor papers, 1890-1935

    Naval officer and commander-in-chief, Asiatic Fleet. Official and personal correspondence reflecting life in Asia and military records, journals, notebooks, writings, and other papers relating mainly to Taylor’s military career.

    • Contributor: Taylor, Montgomery Meigs
    • Date: 1890
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    Frederick Rodgers papers, 1852-1920

    Naval officer. Correspondence, reports, journals, notebooks and diaries, charts and maps, writings, legal papers, photographs, and printed matter relating to Rodgers's naval career and family.

    • Contributor: Rodgers, Frederick
    • Date: 1852
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    Adee family papers, 1824-1966

    Journals, correspondence, poetry, speeches and writings, newspaper clippings, genealogical records of the Adee and Graham families, and miscellaneous family material, including papers of Alvey A. Adee, chief of the Diplomatic Bureau at the United States Department of State and assistant secretary of state; Augustus Alvey Adee, United States Navy surgeon; and David Graham Adee, author and lawyer

    • Date: 1824
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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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    Henry Clark Corbin papers, 1864-1980

    Army officer. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, typescripts of speeches, autograph albums, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers concerning Corbin’s military career and his life in Washington, D.C., as an officer and prominent resident. Includes personal matter such as photograph albums, scrapbooks, and memorabilia relating to his wife, Edythe Agnes Patten Corbin, and the Patten family.

    • Contributor: Corbin, Henry Clark
    • Date: 1864
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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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    Hayes, Hollister, and Kelman families papers, 1826-2012

    Correspondence, diaries, memoirs, lectures and sermons, genealogical material, and printed matter pertaining chiefly to members of the Hayes family and their careers as Presbyterian missionaries in China. Includes papers of Margaret Hayes Hollister; her parents, John David Hayes and Barbara Monteath Kelman Hayes; her paternal grandparents, W. M. Hayes and Margaret Young Hayes; her maternal grandfather, John Kelman; and her paternal great-grandfather, David Hayes.

    • Date: 1826
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    Henry Prather Fletcher papers, 1898-1958

    Diplomat. Correspondence, diary, letterbook, speeches and articles, scrapbook, clippings, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers documenting Fletcher's career from his enlistment in the Rough Riders during the Spanish-American War through his service as a special adviser to the secretary of state on post-World War II problems and plans.

    • Contributor: Fletcher, Henry Prather
    • Date: 1898
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    Arthur Sweetser papers, 1913-1961

    Public official and journalist. Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, press releases, newspaper clippings, speeches, articles, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Sweetser's career in journalism and diplomacy.

    • Contributor: Sweetser, Arthur
    • Date: 1913
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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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    Albert Gleaves papers, 1803-1946

    Naval officer and historian. Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, articles, books, scrapbooks, reports of the Asiatic Fleet, notebooks, photographs, newspaper clippings, biographical material, poetry, printed matter, and other papers relating to Gleaves's naval career and his writings.

    • Contributor: Gleaves, Albert
    • Date: 1803
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    Russell & Co. records, 1812-1894

    Trading house founded in 1819 by Samuel Russell in Guangzhou (Canton), China. Correspondence, financial and legal records, and miscellany relating to the company and its founder, Samuel Russell (1789-circa 1862), and members of his family.

    • Contributor: Russell & Co.
    • Date: 1812
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    James Harrison Wilson papers, circa 1862-1923

    Soldier, railroad builder, and author. Correspondence, journal, drafts of literary manuscripts, notes, typescripts, galley proofs of published works, speeches, articles, military orders, and memorabilia relating to Civil War campaigns, the postwar army, railway building in the Mississippi Valley, life in China in the 1880s and in 1900, and the interests of Wilson as a biographer.

    • Contributor: Wilson, James Harrison
    • Date: 1861
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    Nicholas Low papers, 1773-1897

    New York merchant, financier, land speculator, and state legislator. Family and business correspondence, business and ship's papers, legal papers, accounts of voyages to Asia, Europe, and South America, and printed matter. Includes correspondence with foreign merchants and relates to trade conditions, Loyalist matters, and to events in Congress during the first session following the adoption of the Constitution.

    • Contributor: Low, Nicholas
    • Date: 1773
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    John Richardson Latimer papers, 1679-1906

    Merchant and business agent, trading in opium and other commodities while residing in Canton, China; native of Wilmington, Del. Correspondence, account books, orders, bills of lading, ledgers, daybooks, cashbooks, invoices, bills, receipts, and similar business papers on the China trade and related dealings in India, England, Turkey, and elsewhere, chiefly 1824-1833, when Latimer resided in Canton and traded in opium and other products.

    • Contributor: Latimer, John Richardson
    • Date: 1679
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    Louis McLane correspondence, 1795-1894

    Lawyer, U.S. representative and senator from Delaware, diplomat, and cabinet officer. Correspondence primarily between McLane and members of his family relating to social life in Washington, D.C., his diplomatic duties, and national and congressional politics.

    • Contributor: McLane, Louis
    • Date: 1795
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    Robert Lansing papers, 1831-1935

    Lawyer, diplomat, secretary of state during the Wilson administration, and member of the American mission to negotiate a peace treaty following World War I. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, resolutions, desk diaries, book manuscripts, speeches, scrapbooks, clippings, printed material, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Lansing's years (1914-1920) as counsel to the Department of State and as secretary of state and particularly to American ...

    • Contributor: Lansing, Robert
    • Date: 1831
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    Low-Mills family papers, 1767-1971

    Prominent family engaged in China trade. Correspondence, diaries, journals, writings and genealogical material documenting the Low, Mills, Hillard, and Loines families from the early years of the nineteenth century until the middle of the twentieth. Of special interest are papers concerning the family's activities in the China trade and the journal of Harriet Low Hillard documenting her stay in Macau, 1829-1834.

    • Date: 1767
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    Zbigniew Brzezinski papers, 1798-2009

    Foreign policy advisor, political scientist, educator, and author. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, notes, journal extracts, writings, speeches, lectures, testimony, travel files, interview transcripts, press clippings, photographs, family papers, printed matter, and other material relating primarily to Brzezinski's professional life including his tenure as Jimmy Carter's national security advisor.

    • Contributor: Brzezinski, Zbigniew
    • Date: 1798
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    Wharton Barker papers, 1864-1921

    Financier, publicist, and politician. Correspondence, letterbooks, photographs, pamphlets, printed matter, and scrapbooks reflecting Barker’s broad interests in American and foreign business matters especially in Russia and China, bimetallism, and politics.

    • Contributor: Barker, Wharton
    • Date: 1864
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    William A.H. Allen papers, 1863-1884

    Naval officer and engineer. Journals with photographs, sketches, and illustrations describing Allen's activities while serving in the United States Navy during the Civil War, subsequently on ships in the Mediterranean, Indian, and Pacific Oceans, and at stations on the east and west coasts of the United States and Europe.

    • Contributor: Allen, William A. H.
    • Date: 1863
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    Philander C. Knox papers, 1796-1922

    U.S. secretary of state, U.S. senator from Pennsylvania, and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, reports, articles, notebooks, bills and resolutions, legal records, biographical sketches, library catalog, clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, cartoons, and other papers relating chiefly to Knox's service as U.S. attorney general, secretary of state, and senator from Pennsylvania.

    • Contributor: Knox, Philander C. (philander Chase) - Knox, Philander C.
    • Date: 1796