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    Blair & Rives records, 1821-1905

    Publishing firm. Correspondence, speeches, business records, and printed matter relating to the firm founded by Francis P. Blair and John C. Rives and its publications, including the Globe and the Congressional Globe, concurrent Washington, D.C., newspapers.

    • Contributor: Blair & Rives
    • Date: 1815
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    Philippe Bunau-Varilla papers, 1877-1955

    Panamanian diplomat and engineer. Correspondence, speeches, writings, legal records, newspaper clippings, and other papers concerning Bunau-Varilla’s activities in the United States, his efforts to gain support for completion of the Panama Canal, and his role in the Panamanian revolution and as minister plenipotentiary for the new government.

    • Contributor: Bunau-Varilla, Philippe
    • Date: 1877
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    John Adolphus Bernard Dahlgren papers, 1794-1889

    United States naval officer, inventor, and author. Correspondence, letterbooks, journals, reports, logbooks, orders, notebooks, nautical charts and calculations, scrapbooks, and design drawings related to Dahlgren's activities in the development of ordnance for the United States Navy and as chief of the Bureau of Ordnance.

    • Contributor: Dahlgren, John Adolphus Bernard
    • Date: 1794
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    Janus Press archive

    The Janus Press Archive contains material relating to the production of books, posters and broadsides, and printed ephemera bearing the Janus Press imprint, as well as other projects carried out with the assistance of its founder Claire Van Vliet, covering the period from 1955 to the present.

    • Contributor: Burke, Clifford - Fine, Ruth - Johnson, W. R. (walter Ralph) - Kaufman, Margaret - Seluzicki, Charles - Siegl, Helen - Van Vliet, Claire
    • Date: 1955
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    Hermann Hagedorn papers, 1912-1933

    Poet and biographer. Correspondence, subject files, research material, and miscellaneous items relating primarily to Hagedorn’s biographies of Leonard Wood and William Boyce Thompson. Includes original material relating to Thompson’s role in relief work in Russia following the Russian Revolution and in securing diplomatic recognition for the Soviets. Also includes material on Hagedorn’s activities relating to World War I loyalty questions, especially the problems of ...

    • Contributor: Hagedorn, Hermann
    • Date: 1912
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    Francis Bowes Sayre papers, 1861-1967

    Diplomat and statesman. Correspondence, official reports and communications, writings, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating to Sayre's diplomatic career and his role as a spokesman for Christianity and the Episcopal Church. Includes a reading copy of Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen Points message to Congress, telegrams, election returns, and other papers pertaining to Wilson.

    • Contributor: Sayre, Francis Bowes
    • Date: 1861
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    W. Cameron Forbes papers, 1904-1946

    Business executive, government official, and diplomat. Typewritten transcripts of journals documenting Forbes’s activities in the civil government of the Philippines and as a diplomat and businessman.

    • Contributor: Forbes, W. Cameron (william Cameron) - Forbes, W. Cameron
    • Date: 1904
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    Thomas F. Bayard papers, 1780-1899

    Senator, secretary of state, and ambassador. Correspondence, letterbooks, scrapbooks, and miscellany relating to Bayard's career after the Civil War as a politician and legislator and as a cabinet official and diplomat during the presidential administrations of Grover Cleveland.

    • Contributor: Bayard, Thomas F. (thomas Francis) - Bayard, Thomas F.
    • Date: 1780
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    Theodore Roosevelt papers, 1759-1993

    President and vice president of the United States, United States civil service commissioner, governor of New York, author, and conservationist. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, articles, executive orders, family papers, press releases and proclamations, scrapbooks, and other material relating to the political, social, and cultural history of Roosevelt's life and presidency.

    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Theodore
    • Date: 1759
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    Nathaniel Prentiss Banks papers, 1829-1911

    United States representative, governor of Massachusetts, and army officer. Family and general correspondence, diaries and notebooks, letterbooks, military papers, speeches and writings, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, and miscellany relating chiefly to Banks’s political career and as an army officer during the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss
    • Date: 1829
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    J.M. Mason papers, 1838-1870

    United States senator and representative from Virginia and Confederate diplomatic agent in Great Britain. Chiefly diplomatic communications sent while Mason was a Confederate commissioner. Includes correspondence; dispatches; lists of supplies for the Confederate States from London; statements and depositions regarding piracy, claims, the blockade, and other naval and marine matters; cotton bonds and warrants; circulars; and printed matter.

    • Contributor: Mason, J. M. (james Murray) - Mason, J. M.
    • Date: 1838
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    Edmund Ross Colhoun papers, 1821-1918

    Naval officer. Correspondence, journals, notebooks, official records, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating to Colhoun's service with the Mediterranean and Brazil squadrons before the Civil War, his command of ships of blockade squadrons during the Civil War, and his command of the Asiatic Squadron.

    • Contributor: Colhoun, Edmund Ross
    • Date: 1821
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    Institute of Aerospace Sciences archives, 1783-1962

    Historical records of the Institute of Aerospace Sciences. Biographical and corporate files including correspondence, memoranda, writings, reports, biographical data and sketches, genealogical records, financial reports, broadsides, charts, press releases, newspaper clippings, blueprints, cartoons, maps, aeromedical and aeronautical reproductions, airplane specifications, prints, engravings, illustrations, sketches, photographs, memorabilia, printed matter, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous material relating to aviation and aeronautics collected and maintained by the institute prior ...

    • Contributor: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
    • Date: 1783
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    American Medical Center for Burma records, 1945-1966

    Organization incorporated and based in New York to support Gordon Stifler Seagrave and the Namkham Hospital in Burma. Correspondence, administrative and financial records, clippings, magazines, subject files, maps, and other papers relating mainly to Seagrave's medical work in Burma.

    • Contributor: American Medical Center for Burma
    • Date: 1945
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    Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts, 1656-1995

    Collector. A collection of Americana including historical letters and documents, family and personal papers, broadsides, financial and legal papers, illustrated and printed ephemera, government and legislative documents, military records, journals, and printed matter relating primarily to the expansion and development of the United States from the colonial period through the 1876 centennial.

    • Contributor: Carson, Marian S.
    • Date: 1656
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    Edwin Bickford Hooper papers, 1842-1986

    Naval officer and historian. Correspondence, writings, research notes, speeches, reports, orders, organizational charts, rosters, printed materials, photographs, and other papers primarily relating to Hooper's naval career and to his research in U.S. naval history.

    • Contributor: Hooper, Edwin Bickford
    • Date: 1842
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    Cornelius Marius Schoonmaker papers, 1833-1931

    Naval officer. Correspondence, letterbook, order book, printed matter, scrapbooks, and unpublished biography detailing Schoonmaker’s naval career. Of particular interest are Schoonmaker’s letters regarding China and the Far East, accounts of the battle of Mobile Bay, and details of his death in Samoa.

    • Contributor: Schoonmaker, Cornelius Marius
    • Date: 1833
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    Philip W. Bonsal papers, 1914-1992

    Diplomat. Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, speeches, and statements documenting Bonsal's foreign service career, especially as United States ambassador to Cuba during and after its 1959 revolution, including also material on Argentina, colonial Africa, and an English translation of L'Expedition du Mexique concerning Maximillian, Emperor of Mexico.

    • Contributor: Bonsal, Philip W. (philip Wilson) - Bonsal, Philip W.
    • Date: 1914
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    John Barrett papers, 1861-1943

    Journalist and diplomat. Family and general correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks, subject files, writings and speeches, financial papers, reports, biographical materials, scrapbooks, clippings, and other papers relating principally to Barrett's career as a journalist and diplomat.

    • Contributor: Barrett, John
    • Date: 1861
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    Thomas O. Paine papers, 1931-1992

    Engineer, corporate executive, and National Aeronautics and Space Administration official. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, minutes of meetings, appointment books, family and genealogical papers, and printed matter chiefly relating to Paine's engineering career with General Electric Company and Northrop Corporation and as deputy and acting administrator at NASA, where he directed seven Apollo missions, including the first to the moon.

    • Contributor: Paine, Thomas O.
    • Date: 1931
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    Barnett Allen Howard papers, 1885-1949

    Farmer, preacher, and trader. Memoirs documenting Howard's life as well as genealogical material, legal documents, and printed matter.

    • Contributor: Howard, Barnett Allen
    • Date: 1885
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    William Short papers, 1778-1853

    Secretary to President Thomas Jefferson, diplomat, and landowner. Diplomatic, financial, and personal correspondence, financial and business papers, memorabilia, and other papers relating to Short's activities as secretary to Jefferson, his diplomatic missions, and business interests.

    • Contributor: Short, William
    • Date: 1778
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    Samuel Dash papers, 1748-2004

    Lawyer, educator, and author. Correspondence, memoranda, legal material and opinions, writings, speeches, engagement file, teaching file, organization and committee file, clippings, photographs, appointment calendars, and other papers relating primarily to Dash's legal career after 1964, and more particularly his role in governmental investigations.

    • Contributor: Dash, Samuel
    • Date: 1748
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    Frank J. Malina papers, 1912-1986

    Aerospace engineer, rocketry pioneer, and kinetic artist. Correspondence, reports, research and subject files, writings, biographical material, and other papers chiefly documenting Frank J. Malina's career as an aerospace engineer at the California Institute of Technology and later as director of the U.S. Jet Propulsion Laboratory. His subsequent career in kinetic art in Paris and as founder of the periodical Leonardo is also documented.

    • Contributor: Malina, Frank J.
    • Date: 1912
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    Otto Fleischmann papers, 1910-1985

    Psychoanalyst. Correspondence, photographs, writings, and printed matter relating to Fleischmann's experiences as a Viennese psychoanalyst and associate of Raoul Wallenberg in Budapest during German Nazi occupation.

    • Contributor: Fleischmann, Otto
    • Date: 1910