Search Manuscripts/Mixed Material

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    Philip Henry Sheridan papers, Correspondence, letterbooks, telegrams, memoir, speeches, reports, orders, financial records, scrapbooks, and other papers relating primarily to the Civil War, Reconstruction, Mexican border disputes, Indian wars, and Sheridan's service as commanding general of the U.S. Army. Civil War material relates to cavalry operations, the Appomattox, Shenandoah, and Tullahoma campaigns, the Winchester Raid, and engagements at Boonville, Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge, Perryville, Ripley, and Stone River. Also ...
    • Contributor: Sheridan, Philip Henry
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    Edward E. Dickerson papers, 1861-1991 Union army officer from Wisconsin. Photocopies and transcripts of his Civil War diary, letters, Civil War service record, and a biographical sketch describing Dickerson's service with the Eighteenth and Forty-fourth Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry regiments in the Western campaign in Tennessee and with the army of General William T. Sherman in Georgia.
    • Contributor: Dickerson, Edward E.
    • Date: 1861
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    Almon Ferdinand Rockwell papers, 1852-1900 Army officer and superintendent of public buildings, Washington, D.C. Correspondence, diaries and journals concerning Rockwell's investments in commercial enterprises with James A. Garfield, Garfield's assassination and his appointment controversy with Roscoe Conkling, and Rockwell's Civil War experiences, including the Battle of Shiloh.
    • Contributor: Rockwell, Almon Ferdinand
    • Date: 1852
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    E.B. O'Callaghan papers, 1830-1879 Physician, historian, and bibliographer. Correspondence pertaining primarily to O'Callaghan's career as a physician, legislator in Lower Canada, and editor of the Montreal Vindicator. Also concerns bibliographic matters including records of New York state, rare bibliographic Americana, editions of the Bible, and material relating to America found in European archives. Includes a draft of his History of New Netherland (1846-1848).
    • Contributor: O'callaghan, E. (Edmund Bailey) - O'callaghan, E.
    • Date: 1830
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    Hubbard family papers, 1639-1925 Chiefly correspondence supplemented by diaries, notes, drawings, poems, speeches and writings, and printed material of various members of the Hubbard family and their relatives, primarily Gardiner G. Hubbard, his wife, Gertrude Mercer McCurdy Hubbard , father, Samuel Hubbard, and father-in-law, Robert Henry McCurdy. Includes material relating to Gardiner Hubbard's interest in the education of the deaf, the Caledonia Mines, ranching in Washington state, and ...
    • Date: 1639
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    Herbert Bain Knowles papers, 1941-1945 Naval officer. Correspondence, orders to duty, subject files concerning invasion plans and occupation reports for Guam, Japan, Kwajalein Islands (Marshall Islands), Leyte Island (Philippines), Lingayen (Luzon, Philippines), Okinawa Island (Japan), Saipan (Northern Mariana Islands), and Tarawa Atoll (Kiribati), and printed matter relating to Knowles's service with the Amphibious Forces in the Pacific during World War II.
    • Contributor: Knowles, Herbert Bain
    • Date: 1941
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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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    Sir George Cockburn papers, 1788-1847 British naval officer. Correspondence, logbooks, journals, fleet orders, reports, and other papers relating to Cockburn's career in the British Royal Navy. Subjects include the War of 1812 and British naval activities against France and Spain, especially in the Mediterranean, Caribbean, and Indian Ocean.
    • Contributor: Cockburn, George, Sir - Cockburn, George
    • Date: 1788
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    Mercy-Argenteau family papers, 1410-1921 Correspondence, commissions, diplomas, certificates, and other documents. Includes military papers relating to the Silesian War and Seven Years' War, letters from King Leopold II of Austria, and material relating to California and Mexico.
    • Date: 1410
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    Donald T. Giles papers, 1926-1982 United States Navy officer. Correspondence, notebooks, photographs, and printed matter chiefly documenting Giles's incarceration as a Japanese prisoner of war from 1941 to 1945.
    • Contributor: Giles, Donald T.
    • Date: 1926
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    George Kennan papers, 1840-1937 Explorer, author, journalist, and lecturer. Correspondence, family letters, notes and notebooks, articles, diaries, journals, clippings, lecture material, printed matter, memorabilia, autobiographical and biographical material, photographs, and maps relating particularly to Czarist Russia and Siberia, where Kennan made extensive explorations and prepared studies on social conditions, prisons, and the exile system.
    • Contributor: Kennan, George
    • Date: 1840
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    W.A. Croffut papers, 1774-1933 Author, editor, and poet. Correspondence, writings, minutes, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellaneous items pertaining chiefly to Croffut's publications, activities with the Anti-Imperialist League, and the presidential campaign of 1900. Includes material relating to Ethan Allen Hitchcock, copies of correspondence with Sophia Amelia Peabody Hawthorne, wife of Nathaniel Hawthorne, journals of Henry Alfred Robbins, letters of John Quincy Adams and Jefferson Davis, and autograph material.
    • Contributor: Croffut, W. A. (William Augustus) - Croffut, W. A.
    • Date: 1774
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    Reverdy Johnson papers, 1830-1876 Lawyer, United States senator from Maryland, and diplomat. Mainly correspondence relating to Johnson's early law practice and political and diplomatic career.
    • Contributor: Johnson, Reverdy
    • Date: 1830
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    Anna E. Dickinson papers, 1859-1951 Lecturer, reformer, actress, and author. Correspondence, speeches, writings, plays, legal files, financial papers, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and printed material relating to Dickinson's activities on behalf of abolition and women's rights and suffrage and to her career in the theater.
    • Contributor: Dickinson, Anna E. (Anna Elizabeth) - Dickinson, Anna E.
    • Date: 1859
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    Ernest Joseph King papers, 1908-1966 Naval officer. Official and general correspondence, orders to duty, speech, article, and book file, memoranda, notes, printed material, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to King's activities as commander in chief of the U.S. Fleet and chief of naval operations during World War II.
    • Contributor: King, Ernest Joseph
    • Date: 1908
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    Hedrick Smith papers, 1923-1992 Correspondence, memoranda, interview transcripts, drafts of speeches, articles, books, notes, radio broadcasts, legal material, research material, family papers, press releases, printed material, posters, maps, and other papers relating primarily to Smith's research for his books and television productions about the Soviet Union and about United States politics. Documents his career with the New York Times while stationed in Washington, D.C., Moscow, Russia, and elsewhere, ...
    • Contributor: Smith, Hedrick
    • Date: 1923
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    Mary Edith Powel naval historical collection, 1747-1922 Collector of naval history. Correspondence, biographical data on American and foreign naval officers, newspaper and magazine clippings, illustrations, photographs, commissions, autographs, pamphlets, and notes collected by Powel about naval history.
    • Contributor: Powel, Mary Edith
    • Date: 1747
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    O.M. Poe papers, 1852-1922 United States army officer and civil engineer. Diaries, correspondence, maps, blueprints, newspaper clippings, biographical material, subject files, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating to his military service during the Civil War, his personal and professional relationship with General William T. Sherman, and his career as a civil engineer in the Great Lakes region.
    • Contributor: Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe) - Poe, O. M.
    • Date: 1852
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    McCook family papers, 1809-1966 Correspondence, scrapbooks, journals, diaries, photographs, memorabilia, printed materials, and other papers relating to the Ohio family of "Fighting McCooks" that became prominent through the service of fifteen of its sons in the Civil War. The McCooks were active in legal and military affairs and in national and state politics in Ohio and New York. The larger part of the collection concerns the military and ...
    • Date: 1809
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    Ralph Izard family papers, 1778-1826 Continental congressman, United States senator from South Carolina, diplomat. Correspondence and miscellaneous material concerning the Izard family regarding domestic life and social affairs in Charleston, South Carolina, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and including the involvement of family members in managing their estate in South Carolina and the Tripolitan War.
    • Contributor: Izard, Ralph
    • Date: 1778
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    John Spencer Bassett papers, 1770-1978 Historian, editor, and educator. Correspondence, diaries and journals, lectures, speeches, writings, research material, subject files, family correspondence, and collected historical manuscripts documenting Bassett's career as historian, editor and university professor.
    • Contributor: Bassett, John Spencer
    • Date: 1770
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    Arthur family papers, 1817-1972 Correspondence, diaries, scrapbooks, writings, printed matter, clippings, and miscellaneous material chiefly of Chester Alan Arthur II (1864-1937), sportsman and rancher, and Chester Alan ("Gavin") Arthur III (1901-1972), author and bohemian, son and grandson respectively of President Chester Alan Arthur (1829-1886).
    • Date: 1817
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    Vannevar Bush papers, 1901-1974 Physicist, engineer, government official, and science administrator. The collection relates primarily to Vannevar Bush's role as coordinator of the scientific community for defense efforts during and after World War II when he served as chairman of the National Defense Research Committee and director of its successor, the Office of Scientific Research and Development, where he supervised the Manhattan Project and other programs.
    • Contributor: Bush, Vannevar
    • Date: 1901
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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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    Frederick Lewis Allen papers, 1890-1954 Editor and author. Correspondence, articles, biographies, date books, diaries, radio scripts, histories, and speeches documenting Allen's career as editor of Harper's Magazine, director of the Foreign Policy Association, author of many popular works on American social history, and an overseer of Harvard University.
    • Contributor: Allen, Frederick Lewis
    • Date: 1890