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    Chandler P. Anderson papers, 1894-1953

    Lawyer, advisor to the Department of State, and international arbitrator. Correspondence, diaries, informal records and notes of negotiations, typewritten and printed documents, and notes for articles and editorials relating mainly to Anderson's work as a specialist in international affairs and international negotiator.

    • Contributor: Anderson, Chandler P. (chandler Parsons) - Anderson, Chandler P.
    • Date: 1894
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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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    Joseph Alsop and Stewart Alsop papers, 1699-1989

    Authors and journalists. Correspondence, writings, interviews, notes, subject files, office files, financial papers, family papers, clippings, printed material, and other papers relating primarily to Joseph Alsop's family and personal life; acquaintance with prominent politicians, public figures, writers, and scholars; work as a journalist; World War II experiences in China; and research and writing as an art historian. Includes material relating to Joseph and Stewart ...

    • Contributor: Alsop, Joseph
    • Date: 1699
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    McCormick and Carey families papers, 1852-1987

    Correspondence from and about William McCormick of the Sixteenth Ohio Infantry Regiment and William H. Carey of the 120th Ohio Infantry Regiment relating primarily to their Civil War service prior to and during the Vicksburg campaign of 1863.

    • Date: 1852
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    Benjamin Lincoln papers, 1778-1806

    United States secretary of war, army officer, and lieutenant governor of Massachusetts. Journals, correspondence, certificates, receipt, petition, and extract relating to Lincoln's travels from New York to take command of the Southern Department, Continental Army, at Charleston, South Carolina, and the siege of Savannah, Georgia.

    • Contributor: Lincoln, Benjamin
    • Date: 1778
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    Samuel Smith family papers, 1772-1911

    Army officer and statesman. Correspondence, letterbooks, military and political papers, and miscellaneous material relating to Samuel Smith's forty years in Congress, his military career, and the history and politics of Maryland. Includes papers relating to John Spear Smith, Robert Smith, and other Smith family members.

    • Contributor: Smith, Samuel
    • Date: 1772
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    DeButts-Ely collection of Lee family papers, 1749-1914

    Reproductions of originals of correspondence, letterbooks, journal, scrapbook, memorandum book, reminiscence, clippings, and other papers pertaining primarily to Robert E. Lee and members of his family, including his wife, Mary Custis Lee.

    • Date: 1749
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    John Singleton Mosby papers, 1861-1904

    Confederate army officer, lawyer, and author. Correspondence, orders, commissions, reports, circulars, and other material relating mainly to Mosby's Civil War activities.

    • Contributor: Mosby, John Singleton
    • Date: 1861
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    Stephen C. Rowan papers, 1826-1890

    United States Navy officer. Journals and a letterbook relating to Rowan's naval service.

    • Contributor: Rowan, Stephen C. (stephen Clegg) - Rowan, Stephen C.
    • Date: 1826
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    Solon J. Buck papers, 1778-1962

    Historian and archivist. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, notes, drafts of speeches and writings, subject files, financial papers, bibliographies, and research material relating primarily to Buck's career at the National Archives and Library of Congress.

    • Contributor: Buck, Solon J. (solon Justus) - Buck, Solon J.
    • Date: 1778
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    Samuel Freeman Miller correspondence and diaries, 1854-1887

    Lawyer and associate justice of the Supreme Court. Letters from Miller to his brother-in-law, William Pitt Ballinger, relating to a broad range of political and judicial issues and a microfilm edition of Ballinger's diaries.

    • Contributor: Miller, Samuel Freeman
    • Date: 1854
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    Samuel Phillips Lee papers, 1860-1869

    Naval officer. Correspondence, logbook abstracts, reports, lists, memoranda, requisition orders, and printed material relating to the naval activities of the Union forces in the Civil War and pertaining chiefly to Lee's service commanding the North Atlantic Blockading Squadron and the Mississippi Squadron.

    • Contributor: Lee, Samuel Phillips
    • Date: 1860
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    Robert S. McNamara papers, 1934-2009

    United States secretary of defense, president of the World Bank, and corporate executive. Correspondence, memoranda, organization records, subject files, speeches and writings, reports, conferences and meetings, background and research material, and other papers relating primarily to McNamara's private and public life following his service as secretary of defense, including his leadership of the World Bank, his role as counselor and adviser to various private ...

    • Contributor: McNamara, Robert S.
    • Date: 1934
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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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    William R. Shepherd papers, 1554-1931

    Author, historian, lecturer, and professor of history. Transcripts, 1554-1814 and undated, from Spanish archives, correspondence, notes and drafts of articles and speeches; newspaper clippings. The collection relates to Shepherd's activities in Spain while collecting data for his Guide to the Materials for the History of the United States in Spanish Archives (1907). Much of the same material was later photocopied for the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Shepherd, William R. (william Robert) - Shepherd, William R.
    • Date: 1554
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    Loy W. Henderson papers, 1918-1984

    Diplomat; later professor of international relations, American University, Washington, D.C. Correspondence, memoir, speeches and writings, academic and subject files, engagement books, scrapbook, photographs, and miscellany pertaining primarily to Henderson's diplomatic career.

    • Contributor: Henderson, Loy W. (loy Wesley) - Henderson, Loy W.
    • Date: 1918
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    John H. Towers papers, 1830-1989

    United States Navy officer and early naval aviator. Diaries, naval and personal correspondence, memoranda, orders for duty, aviation logs, speeches and writings, biographical notebooks and sketches, photographs, reports, scrapbooks, blueprints, charts, and newspaper clippings documenting Towers's naval career and his participation in naval aviation from its inception in 1911 to World War II and after.

    • Contributor: Towers, John H. (john Henry) - Towers, John H.
    • Date: 1830
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    Matthew Stanley Quay papers, 1776-1949

    United States senator from Pennsylvania (1887-1904). Correspondence, election materials, financial papers, genealogical information, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to Quay's career in Pennsylvania and national politics as a member of the Republican party and the United States Senate.

    • Contributor: Quay, Matthew Stanley
    • Date: 1776
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    Henry Jackson Hunt papers, 1841-1978

    U.S. Army officer and public official. Correspondence, military papers, and other material relating primarily to Hunt's military career.

    • Contributor: Hunt, Henry Jackson
    • Date: 1841
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    Joseph Story correspondence, 1807-1943

    Lawyer, United States representative from Massachusetts, associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, and educator. Personal, legal, and professional correspondence regarding cases at law, questions before the Supreme Court, the teaching of history and law, the development of Harvard Law School, and other judicial and political topics.

    • Contributor: Story, Joseph
    • Date: 1807
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    Edward Lee Dorsett naval historical collection, 1814-1926

    Collector of naval history. Correspondence, congressional bills and reports relating to the United States Navy, photographs of the specifications for the Constitution (frigate), and printed matter concerning John Paul Jones, the Battle of Lake Erie, and the history of the navy collected by Dorsett.

    • Contributor: Dorsett, Edward Lee
    • Date: 1814
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    Bryson B. Rash papers, 1918-1992

    Journalist. Correspondence, speeches, broadcast scripts, book draft, biographical material, news clippings, and photographs documenting Rash's career in broadcast journalism.

    • Contributor: Rash, Bryson
    • Date: 1918
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    Ebenezer Foote family papers, 1751-1871

    Continental Army officer, jurist, merchant, and legislator, of Delaware County, N.Y. Family and general correspondence, orders, petitions, and legal and other papers of Foote and various members of his family. Topics include the Tammany Society of New York, the death of Alexander Hamilton, the War of 1812, the incident aboard the frigate Chesapeake, the first Seminole War, and New York politics.

    • Contributor: Foote, Ebenezer
    • Date: 1751
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    William Edward Dodd papers, 1895-1955

    Historian and diplomat. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, autobiographical notes, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Dodd's work as an author, professor of history at the University of Chicago, and ambassador to Germany.

    • Contributor: Dodd, William Edward
    • Date: 1895
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    Black history collection, 1700-2008

    Letters, court records, legal documents, slave deeds, financial records, speeches and writings, family and genealogical papers, military records, birth records, inventories, wills, ships' papers, a commonplace book, poll tax receipts, broadsides, postcards, marriage certificates, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other material pertaining to African Americans.

    • Date: 1700