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    Jackie Robinson papers, 1934-2001 Baseball player, civil rights leader, and corporate executive. Correspondence, fan mail, financial and legal records, drafts of speeches and writings, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous items relating to Robinson as the first African American to play major league baseball in the twentieth century and to various business and civic activities following his baseball career, including his service as a corporate executive and his ...
    • Contributor: Robinson, Jackie
    • Date: 1934
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    John Sharp Williams papers, 1902-1924 United States representative and senator, lawyer, and planter from Mississippi. Correspondence, biographical and genealogical material, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers documenting Williams's Congressional service. Pertains primarily to politics in Mississippi and the nation during the presidential administrations of Woodrow Wilson and Warren G. Harding.
    • Contributor: Williams, John Sharp
    • Date: 1902
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    Democratic Study Group records, 1912-1995 Legislative service organization operating from 1959 to 1995 to assist Democratic members of the United States House of Representatives. Records include research publications, reports, position papers, draft legislation, correspondence, legal documents, government records, voting and whip records, hearing statements, committee and caucus records, surveys, media files, campaign records, photographs, and training material provided to members in support of common political and legislative goals. Also ...
    • Contributor: Democratic Study Group
    • Date: 1912
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    Zachary Taylor papers, Correspondence, autobiographical account, military papers, estate papers, printed matter, map, and other papers relating chiefly to Taylor's presidency; his service as a U.S. Army officer, especially in the 2nd Seminole Indian War; settlement of his estate; and management of his plantations. Includes papers pertaining to his son, Richard Taylor, and to Richard's Louisiana plantation. Correspondents include John M. Clayton, George Washington Crawford, John J. ...
    • Contributor: Taylor, Zachary
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    Louis Martin papers, 1931-1998 Civil rights activist, political adviser, newspaper columnist, and newspaper publisher. Correspondence, memoranda, subject files, speeches, and writings relating to Martin's civil rights activities, his journalism career, and his role as an adviser to presidents John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, and Jimmy Carter.
    • Contributor: Martin, Louis
    • Date: 1931
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    Untermeyer-Frost collection, 1913-1964 Letters from Robert Frost to Untermeyer concerning poetry, Frost’s philosophy, and their views and interests, together with photographs, published writings, and other material by and about Frost, including galley proofs of The Letters of Robert Frost to Louis Untermeyer (1963).
    • Contributor: Untermeyer, Louis
    • Date: 1913
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    Edward Lee Plumb papers, 1825-1903 Diplomat and secretary of the United States legation in Mexico. Correspondence, journals, clippings, and other papers relating primarily to Plumb’s negotiations relating to the Mexican railway system.
    • Contributor: Plumb, Edward Lee
    • Date: 1825
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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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    Letitia T. Howe collection, 1822-1876 Autographs and documents pertaining to Abraham Lincoln and Caleb Cushing.
    • Contributor: Howe, Letitia T.
    • Date: 1822
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    Mark Sullivan papers, 1900-1935 Journalist and author. Correspondence, writings, and other material relating to Sullivan's career as a journalist and author.
    • Contributor: Sullivan, Mark
    • Date: 1900
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    Alexander Hamilton papers, 1708-1903 Delegate from New York to the United States Continental Congress, United States secretary of the treasury, United States army officer, statesman, and lawyer. Correspondence, speeches and writings, legal and financial papers, printed matter, and other papers relating to Hamilton's personal life and public career, especially his service as an aide to George Washington during the Revolutionary War, his participation in the United States Continental ...
    • Contributor: Hamilton, Alexander
    • Date: 1708
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    Charles J. Bonaparte papers, 1760-1921 Lawyer, municipal and civil service reformer, and U.S. attorney general and secretary of the navy. Correspondence, articles, speeches, memoranda, notes, personal miscellany, legal records, biographical material, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating mainly to Bonaparte's public service and political career.
    • Contributor: Bonaparte, Charles J. (Charles Joseph) - Bonaparte, Charles J.
    • Date: 1760
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    Edward William Brooke papers, 1956-1988 Lawyer, attorney general of Massachusetts, and United States senator. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, speeches, transcripts of interviews, reports, notes, subject files, draft and printed legislative bills, briefing books, press releases, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Brooke's career as attorney general of Massachusetts and as U.S. senator.
    • Contributor: Brooke, Edward W. (Edward William) - Brooke, Edward W.
    • Date: 1956
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    Hugh Lenox Scott papers, 1582-1981 Army officer and public official. Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, memoirs, drafts of writings, speeches, reports, notes, biographical and genealogical material, account books, financial papers, lists, printed material, maps, photographs, drawings, prints, and others papers relating to Scott's career in the United States Army from 1876 to his retirement following World War I, his service as a member of the State Highway Commission for New Jersey ...
    • Contributor: Scott, Hugh Lenox
    • Date: 1582
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    Humphrey Marshall papers, 1771-2002 Lawyer, army officer, United States representative from Kentucky, and Confederate States of America representative from Virginia. Correspondence, diaries, financial and legal papers, notes, speeches, writings, printed matter and other material relating chiefly to Humphrey Marshall's activities as a lawyer, soldier, and politician.
    • Contributor: Marshall, Humphrey
    • Date: 1771
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    Wallace H. White papers, 1915-1948 United States representative and senator from Maine. Correspondence, speeches, articles, scrapbooks, and printed materials relating chiefly to White's career in Congress.
    • Contributor: White, Wallace H. (Wallace Humphrey) - White, Wallace H.
    • Date: 1915
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    Samuel Adams papers, 1635-1826 Continental congressman and governor of Massachusetts. Reproductions of correspondence, speeches, petitions, committee records, and other material relating primarily to Adams’s political life in Massachusetts.
    • Contributor: Adams, Samuel
    • Date: 1635
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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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    Irving Brant papers, 1910-1977 Author, historian, and newspaper editor. Correspondence, memoranda, writings and speeches, research notes, and other papers reflecting Brant's career with various newspapers, in the administration of Franklin D. Roosevelt, as a playwright, and his interest in James Madison.
    • Contributor: Brant, Irving
    • Date: 1910
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    Elbridge Gerry papers, 1772-1901 United States vice president, delegate to the Continental Congress, and United States representative from and governor of Massachusetts. Chiefly correspondence relating to various aspects of Gerry's public career, including his memberships in the Massachusetts General Court and Provincial Congress (where he was active on committees of correspondence, safety, and supply during the Revolution), service in the Continental Congress and the U.S. House of Representatives, ...
    • Contributor: Gerry, Elbridge
    • Date: 1772
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    Melville Weston Fuller papers, 1794-1949 Lawyer and jurist; chief justice of the United States Supreme Court. Chiefly correspondence, 1849-1910, between Fuller and members of his family, friends, and professional associates. Also includes printed matter, notes, scrapbooks, speeches and writings, and memorabilia. The papers relate to personal and family affairs; Fuller's student life at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine; his activities in Chicago, including his law practice, Democratic politics, and ...
    • Contributor: Fuller, Melville Weston
    • Date: 1794
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    Perry S. Heath papers, 1890-1983 Newspaperman, political writer, Republican National Committee secretary and party emissary. Correspondence, journal notes, printed matter, memorabilia, and biographical material chiefly relating to Heath's term as secretary of the Republican National Committee and his work on the 1896 presidential campaign of William McKinley.
    • Contributor: Heath, Perry S. (Perry Sanford) - Heath, Perry S.
    • Date: 1890
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    Arthur J. Goldberg papers, 1793-1990 Associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, lawyer, secretary of labor, and diplomat. Correspondence, case files, certiorari memoranda, legal files, speeches and writings, subject files, reports, printed matter, and scrapbooks relating to Goldberg's career as a lawyer, associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, secretary of labor, and United States representative to the United Nations.
    • Contributor: Goldberg, Arthur J.
    • Date: 1793
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    John J. Crittenden papers, 1782-1913 United States attorney general, United States senator, and governor of Kentucky. Chiefly correspondence and some legal papers, speeches, and state papers relating to Crittenden's career in politics and government.
    • Contributor: Crittenden, John J. (John Jordan) - Crittenden, John J.
    • Date: 1782
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    William Jennings Bryan papers, 1877-1940 Author, lawyer, orator, United States representative from Nebraska, and secretary of state. Correspondence, military papers and other material relating mainly to the presidential campaign of 1896, the Spanish-American War, Bryan's efforts to preserve world peace during World War I, his career as a lecturer for the Chautauqua Institution and its affiliates, and his interest in prohibition, political and monetary reform, and religious issues.
    • Contributor: Bryan, William Jennings
    • Date: 1877