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    Tunnicliff, Rigby, and Staton families papers, 1854-1990 American families living chiefly in West Virginia, Illinois, and Iowa. Correspondence, genealogical material, newspaper clippings, and printed material documenting the families' domestic concerns and activities.
    • Date: 1854
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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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    Ward family papers, 1831-1904 Family from Richmond County, Virginia. Correspondence, broadsides, songs, financial records, printed matter, and other papers of William Norvell Ward, Episcopal clergyman and Confederate soldier, and members of his family including material relating to the Civil War, Reconstruction, and social life and customs in Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Maryland, and northern Virginia.
    • Date: 1831
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    Willard family papers, 1800-1968 Correspondence, letterbooks, notebooks, diaries, subject files, business and financial records, and other papers documenting the family's involvement in the business, social, and political life of Virginia and Washington, D.C.
    • Date: 1800
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    Edward Lindley Bowles papers, 1869-1990 Inventor, engineer and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, manuscripts, speeches, transcripts of recorded recollections, reports, minutes, subject files, notes, legal documents, printed material, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Bowles's career as an engineer and consultant in private industry and in government, his association with research universities, and work relating to the securing and defense of patents.
    • Contributor: Bowles, Edward Lindley
    • Date: 1869
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    Howard-von Recum family papers, 1869-1972 British diplomat. Diaries and correspondence relating primarily to the diplomatic career of Sir Henry Howard and documenting his postings at Hague, Netherlands, the Vatican during World War I, and in China, Denmark, France, Greece, Guatemala, Russia, and the United States, also including the diaries and correspondence of his daughter, Baroness Marie Ernestine Howard von Recum, and the correspondence of his other family members and ...
    • Contributor: Howard, Henry, Sir - Howard, Henry
    • Date: 1843
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    Jonathan D. Meredith papers, 1795-1859 Lawyer, army officer, and businessman of Baltimore, Md. Family and general correspondence, legal files, financial papers, and other material relating chiefly to Meredith's associations with the Savings Bank of Baltimore and the Bank of the United States; the War of 1812; impeachment proceedings against James Hawkins Peck; shipping and trade with Europe and South America; and settlement of the estates of Charles Carroll and ...
    • Contributor: Meredith, Jonathan D.
    • Date: 1795
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    Nathaniel D. Hackett correspondence, 1853-1947 Union Army soldier. Chiefly Civil War correspondence of Hackett while serving with the 1st Wisconsin Heavy Artillery Regiement. Includes the correspondence of Edith Hackett Cramer, Carrie Fern Hackett, and Millicent Hackett Maloney, the daughters of Nathaniel D. Hackett.
    • Contributor: Hackett, Nathaniel D. (Nathaniel Davis) - Hackett, Nathaniel D.
    • Date: 1853
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Italian Americans in the West Project collection, 1988-1993 The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, graphic materials (including color slides, black-and-white negatives, and photographic prints), and moving images collected during a field research project documenting Italian American occupational, cultural, and religious traditions in several locations in the western United States. Fieldwork was conducted in Gilroy, California; San Pedro, California; Pueblo, Colorado; Carbon County, Utah; Walla Walla, Washington; and several mining and ...
    • Contributor: Taylor, David Alan - Williams, John Alexander
    • Date: 1988
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    Truman K. Gibson papers, circa 1900-1994 Lawyer, business executive, and boxing promoter. Correspondence, memoranda, newspaper clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers reflecting the social life of the Gibson family in Chicago, Illinois. Also included in the papers is Gibson's correspondence with his wife, Isabelle Carson Gibson, written while he served as an adviser on African-American affairs to the United States War Department in Washington, D.C., during World War II.
    • Contributor: Gibson, Truman K. (Truman Kella) - Gibson, Truman K.
    • Date: 1900
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    Green-Driver collection, 1896-1969 Businesswoman and church worker. Financial papers, correspondence, photographs, printed matter, topical files and miscellaneous material generated mainly by Pattie Gresham and her three husbands, Baptist ministers William M. Driver and John Benjamin Green, and insurance executive William L. Busby.
    • Contributor: Gresham, Pattie
    • Date: 1896
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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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    Paul M. Weyrich scrapbooks, 1942-2009 Political activist and commentator. Correspondence, speeches and writings, photographs, press passes, media scripts and programming guides, news clippings, political cartoons, news releases and newsletters, agenda, conference schedules, programs, minutes of meetings, advertisements, posters and flyers, brochures and booklets, as well as rail transit, family, school, and church records.
    • Contributor: Weyrich, Paul M.
    • Date: 1942
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    Meg Greenfield papers, 1890-1999 Editor and journalist. Correspondence, speeches and writings, research files, interview transcripts, memoranda, minutes, reports, calendars and schedules, cartoons, financial and legal records, travel files, academic records, biographical material, honors and awards, childhood diaries and writings, family papers, photographs, scrapbooks, printed matter, and electronic files documenting Greenfield's career in journalism.
    • Contributor: Greenfield, Meg
    • Date: 1890
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    Samuel Holten papers, 1630-1843 Delegate to the United States Continental Congress from and United States representative of Massachusetts, jurist, and physician. Correspondence, account books, and bills and receipts relating primarily to Holten's public service career in Massachusetts, the federal government, and his medical practice.
    • Contributor: Holten, Samuel
    • Date: 1630
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    Rayford Whittingham Logan papers, 1925-1982 Historian and educator. Correspondence, diaries, and biographical material documenting Logan's concern with racial inequality and his career as an historian of Africans and African Americans.
    • Contributor: Logan, Rayford Whittingham
    • Date: 1925
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    Kendrick-Brooks family papers, 1831-2000 Club women, civil rights activists, educators, entertainers, and family members. Correspondence, social club records, writings, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous papers relating primarily to Ruby Moyse Kendrick's activities with the National Association of Colored Women's Clubs; Hattie Kendrick's civil rights activism in Cairo, Illinois; Antoinette Brooks Mitchell's expatriate life in England and France with her husband, jazz musician and restaurateur Louis A. Mitchell; and Charlotte Kendrick ...
    • Date: 1831
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    Montgomery Meigs Taylor papers, 1890-1935 Naval officer and commander-in-chief, Asiatic Fleet. Official and personal correspondence reflecting life in Asia and military records, journals, notebooks, writings, and other papers relating mainly to Taylor’s military career.
    • Contributor: Taylor, Montgomery Meigs
    • Date: 1890
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    John Aldrich Stephenson collection of the Hand, Fiske, and Aldrich families papers, 1745-1966 Correspondence, diaries, journals, travel diaries, manuscripts of sermons, poems, essays, and other writings, business and financial records, printed works, biographical and genealogical materials, drawings and reproductions of paintings and photographs, and other papers collected by Stephenson relating to the Hand, Fiske, and Aldrich families.
    • Date: 1745
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    Reid family papers, 1795-1970 Journalists and newspaper publishers. Correspondence, financial records, office files, household and estate records, subject files, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellaneous papers related to newspaper publishing and public affairs.
    • Date: 1795
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    National Council of Jewish Women, Washington, D.C., Office, records, 1924-1981 Liaison office between the National Council of Jewish Women and the United States Congress and government agencies. Correspondence, minutes, reports, legislation, speeches, testimony, photographs, and printed matter primarily reflecting the efforts of Olya Margolin as the council's Washington, D.C., representative from 1944 to 1978.
    • Contributor: National Council of Jewish Women. Washington, D.C., Office
    • Date: 1924
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    George Nicholas Sanders family papers, 1833-1973 Financier, lobbyist, and Confederate agent in Europe. Mainly journals of Anna J. Sanders, wife of George Nicholas Sanders, and correspondence to and from George Nicholas Sanders and other members of the Sanders family relating to mid-nineteenth century politics, social life, and the Civil War. Subjects include the activities of George Nicholas Sanders and the wartime imprisonment and death of their son, Reid Sanders, as ...
    • Contributor: Sanders, George Nicholas
    • Date: 1833
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    Blair family papers, 1755-1968 Prominent family in nineteenth century national politics. Correspondence, speeches and writings, legal files, financial records, historical research files, printed matter, and estate records documenting principally the careers of Francis Preston Blair, journalist and presidential advisor, Frank P. Blair, soldier and politician, and Montgomery Blair, lawyer and cabinet officer.
    • Date: 1755
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    California Gold Rush collection, 1849-1900 Correspondence, travel journal, and typescripts of notes by various authors who participated in the California Gold Rush.
    • Contributor: Wason, Lyman P.
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    Henry Clark Corbin papers, 1864-1980 Army officer. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, typescripts of speeches, autograph albums, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers concerning Corbin’s military career and his life in Washington, D.C., as an officer and prominent resident. Includes personal matter such as photograph albums, scrapbooks, and memorabilia relating to his wife, Edythe Agnes Patten Corbin, and the Patten family.
    • Contributor: Corbin, Henry Clark
    • Date: 1864