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    Inventaire du trésor des chartes, 1615-1626 Librarian to Louis XIV. An inventory of the French royal archives from 1615 to 1626 compiled by Dupuy and Théodore Godefroy.
    • Contributor: Dupuy, Pierre
    • Date: 1615
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    Sylvanus Bourne papers, 1775-1859 Massachusetts businessman and United States consul in Santo Domingo (1790-1791) and in Amsterdam, the Netherlands (1794-1817). Drafts and photocopies of Bourne’s personal and diplomatic correspondence, business and commercial papers, a scrapbook, and account books. Consists primarily of correspondence relating to commerce between the United States and European countries, primarily France and Great Britain, and United States foreign relations and politics. Other material concerns Bourne’s ...
    • Contributor: Bourne, Sylvanus
    • Date: 1775
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    Edgar Ansel Mowrer and Lilian T. Mowrer papers, 1898-1978 Edgar Ansel Mowrer, journalist, and Lilian Thomson, author, married 1916. Correspondence, manuscripts of speeches and writings, lectures, subject files, and other papers documenting the Mowrers' careers as authors and lecturers on foreign affairs, particularly on the diplomacy of France, Germany, Italy, and the United States.
    • Contributor: Mowrer, Edgar Ansel
    • Date: 1898
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    James Monroe papers, Correspondence relating primarily to negotiations for the Louisiana Purchase, the Monroe-Pinkney treaty with Great Britain (1807), the War of 1812, the purchase of Florida, South American independence, and Virginia politics; diary (1825 Feb.); account book containing memoranda and official and personal accounts (1794-1802); and other papers. Correspondents include John Adams, John Quincy Adams, John Armstrong, Joel Barlow, William Benton, James Bowdoin, John C. Calhoun, ...
    • Contributor: Monroe, James
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    William LePre Houston family papers, 1777-1936 Lawyers. Correspondence, diaries, financial records, academic papers, printed matter, and miscellaneous material related to the Houstons’ family life, fraternal organizations, the law, and Charles Hamilton Houston’s military service during World War I.
    • Contributor: Houston, William Lepre
    • Date: 1777
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    Samuel Eliot Morison papers, 1939-1972 U.S. naval officer and historian. Journals and research notebooks relating mainly to the oceanic theaters of World War II, antisubmarine warfare, and Morison's writings.
    • Contributor: Morison, Samuel Eliot
    • Date: 1939
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    Tissandier collection on the history of aeronautics, 1539-1929 Collection of items gathered by Gaston Tissandier, an aeronaut and scientist, with additions by his brother, Albert Tissandier, an artist and aeronaut, and his son, Paul Tissandier, also an aeronaut. Includes the collection of J. F. Dupuis-Delcourt, an airship builder, brought together prior to 1860 and later purchased by Gaston Tissandier. Mostly in French, the collection pertains primarily to balloon flights of the eighteenth ...
    • Contributor: Tissandier, Gaston
    • Date: 1539
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    Palmer-Loper family papers, 1667-1994 Seafaring and merchant families. Correspondence, logbooks and journals, ships' papers, financial and business records, and printed matter documenting the voyages and business activities of Nathaniel Brown Palmer, Alexander Smith Palmer, Richard Fanning Loper, and other members of these maritime families of Stonington, Connecticut.
    • Date: 1667
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    Ernest Cushing Richardson collection of French and Italian manuscripts, 1179-1825 Librarian and collector. Correspondence, legal notes, dictionaries of ecclesiastical and civil law, land records, genealogical material, financial records, pamphlets, printed material, and other manuscripts relating to mainly to France and Italy collected by Richardson. Subjects include law, medicine, and religion.
    • Contributor: Richardson, Ernest Cushing
    • Date: 1179
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    Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de Lafayette, papers, 1776-1934 Soldier and statesman. Correspondence, legal documents, clippings, broadsides, orderly book, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Lafayette's military service in Canada and Virginia, his tour of the United States from 1824 to 1825, his land in Florida, and his views of such topics as the slave trade and the French government, including also material pertaining to the centennial observance of his death and ...
    • Contributor: Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, Marquis De - Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier
    • Date: 1776
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    H. Kent Hewitt papers, 1903-1972 Naval officer. Correspondence, naval planning memoranda, writings, and newspaper clippings documenting Hewitt's naval career, especially as commander of United States naval forces in the Mediterranean during World War II.
    • Contributor: Hewitt, H. Kent (Henry Kent) - Hewitt, H. Kent
    • Date: 1903
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    Hans Peter Kraus collection of Spanish American documents, 1433-1966 Bookman, collector, and bibliophile. Letters, decrees, order books, reports, instructions, dispatches, printed material, and miscellaneous legal documents concerning the history of colonial Spanish America, including the activities of the Mexican Inquisition.
    • Contributor: Kraus, Hans Peter
    • Date: 1433
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    John Davis Batchelder collection of manuscripts, 1537-1944 Educator and collector. Autographs, letters, official documents, writings, printed material, photographs, and other papers of prominent historical figures in the arts, science, and politics of the Western world collected by Batchelder.
    • Contributor: Batchelder, John Davis
    • Date: 1537
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    Waldo Gifford Leland papers, 1844-1966 Archivist and historian. Honorary consultant in international relations, Library of Congress. Correspondence, diaries, articles, reports, memoranda, notes, and miscellaneous papers relating to Leland's career as archivist, historian, and consultant in international relations.
    • Contributor: Leland, Waldo Gifford
    • Date: 1844
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    James L. Cathcart papers, 1785-1817 Diplomat. Journals and letterbooks relating chiefly to Cathcart’s capture (1785) by Algerians off Cape St. Vincent while he served on the schooner Maria of Boston, his eleven-year captivity, and the successive offices he held while a prisoner, becoming chief Christian secretary to the Dey of Algiers (1792). The letterbooks relate to his later service as United States consul (1797-1817).
    • Contributor: Cathcart, James L. (James Leander) - Cathcart, James L.
    • Date: 1785
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    Archibald Roosevelt papers, 1838-2002 Intelligence officer, diplomat, and consultant. Diaries, correspondence, international reports, photographs, notes, scrapbooks, school notebooks, clippings, and printed matter documenting Roosevelt's service in intelligence and career as a consultant in international relations.
    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Archibald
    • Date: 1838
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    William D. Leahy papers, 1897-1959 Naval officer, diplomat, and governor of Puerto Rico. Diaries, correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating to Leahy's naval and diplomatic career.
    • Contributor: Leahy, William D.
    • Date: 1897
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    Benjamin F. Butler papers, 1778-1929 Army officer, state legislator and U.S. representative from Massachusetts, governor of Massachusetts, and military governor of New Orleans. Correspondence, letterbooks, order books, reports, notebooks, newspaper clippings, and other papers concerning Butler's Civil War commands, his service in the United States Congress as a representative from Massachusetts, his election as governor of Massachusetts, and his candidacy for president.
    • Contributor: Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin) - Butler, Benjamin F.
    • Date: 1778
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    Louis-Alexandre Andrault, comte de Langeron, and Charles-Claude, marquis de Langeron, papers, 1761-1785 French military officers. Correspondence and documents concerning French military and naval participation in the American Revolution.
    • Contributor: Langeron, Louis-Alexandre Andrault, Comte De - Langeron, Louis-Alexandre Andrault
    • Date: 1761
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    Duff Green papers, 1716-1883 Journalist, politician, entrepreneur, and industrial promoter. Correspondence, writings, maps, and printed matter reflecting Green’s political service and views on Southern culture.
    • Contributor: Green, Duff
    • Date: 1716
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    John W. Colbert papers, 1895-1966 Pathologist and physician. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and lectures, articles, research materials, and artwork pertaining to Colbert's experiences researching tropical diseases, providing medical care to the French and American armies during World War I, accompanying the American Expeditionary Forces to Russia, working as a physician in China, founding the Woman's Ambulance and Defense Corps of America, and serving as a U.S. Army officer during World ...
    • Contributor: Colbert, John W. (John William) - Colbert, John W.
    • Date: 1895
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    Lee-Palfrey families papers, 1780-1932 Correspondence, diaries, journals, clippings, maps, photographs, and other papers of William Lee (1772-1840) of Boston, Massachusetts, Washington, D.C., and France and members of his family. Of particular interest are Lee's diaries and letters detailing his experiences as a commercial agent and secretary to the United States Legation in France. Also includes a journal and photographs of a topographical mission to Utah in 1858-1859 by ...
    • Date: 1780
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    Philip C. Jessup papers, 1574-1983 Jurist, diplomat, and educator. Family and general correspondence, reports and memoranda, speeches and writings, subject files, legal papers, newspaper clippings and other papers pertaining chiefly to Jessup's work with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Institute of Pacific Relations, United States Department of State, United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, and International Court of Justice. Includes material relating to his World War I service ...
    • Contributor: Jessup, Philip C. (Philip Caryl) - Jessup, Philip C.
    • Date: 1574
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    Leighton W. Rogers papers, 1912-1982 Aeronautical executive, army officer, and public official. Correspondence, diary and journal, biographical information, scrapbooks, map, and writings focusing on Rogers’s experiences as an employee of National City Bank of New York during the Russian revolution in Saint Petersburg, Russia, and his return to the Soviet Union in 1943-1944 as an aeronautical consultant for the United States Army Air Corps.
    • Contributor: Rogers, Leighton W. (Leighton William) - Rogers, Leighton W.
    • Date: 1912
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    Count Adam G. de Gurowski papers, 1743-1898 Polish scholar and author and advocate of Panslavism. Correspondence, notes and writings, printed matter, photographs and other papers relating mainly to de Gurowski’s scholarship. Includes biography of de Gurowski by Julius Bing and a draft of Bing’s autobiography.
    • Contributor: De Gurowski, Adam G., Count - Gurowski, Adam
    • Date: 1743