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    Charles Samuel Joelson papers, 1944-1969 U.S. representative from New Jersey, lawyer, and judge in the Superior Court of New Jersey. Correspondence, speeches, legislative files, project files, press releases, and other papers relating mainly to Joelson's service as U.S. representative from New Jersey.
    • Contributor: Joelson, Charles Samuel
    • Date: 1944
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    John James Beckley family papers, 1789-1918 Librarian of Congress and clerk of the United States House of Representatives. Correspondence, memorandum books, autobiography, scrapbook, newspaper clipping, and other papers relating to John James Beckley and his son Alfred Beckley.
    • Contributor: Beckley, John James
    • Date: 1789
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    Walter Quintin Gresham papers, 1857-1932 United States secretary of state, secretary of the treasure, postmaster general, jurist, statesman, and soldier. Correspondence, letterbooks, and printed matter relating mainly to Gresham's service as postmaster general in the administration of Chester Alan Arthur and judge and secretary of state in the administration of Grover Cleveland. Also includes letters Gresham wrote to his wife during the Civil War.
    • Contributor: Gresham, Walter Quintin
    • Date: 1857
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    Paulette Greene papers, 1920-1998 Rare book and manuscript collector and dealer. Correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs and postcards, programs, sale catalogs, and book advertisements relating to Edna St. Vincent Millay.
    • Contributor: Greene, Paulette
    • Date: 1920
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    Henry Clay family papers, 1732-1927 Personal, official, and family correspondence, speeches, writings, business records, legal files, biographical material, printed matter, and other papers chiefly documenting the public career and private life of statesman Henry Clay (1777-1852), United States secretary of state and representative and senator from Kentucky; his son, James B. Clay (1817-1864), diplomat, United States representative from Kentucky, and Confederate sympathizer; and other members of Henry Clay's family.
    • Contributor: Clay, Henry
    • Date: 1732
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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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    William Howard Taft papers, 1958-1989 Lawyer and government official; known as William Howard Taft IV. Personal and family correspondence, official correspondence, memoranda, speeches and writings, and daily records chiefly documenting Taft's government service in the Richard M. Nixon, Gerald R. Ford, and Ronald Reagan presidential administrations.
    • Contributor: Taft, William Howard
    • Date: 1958
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    George W. Goddard papers, 1889-1984 United States Air Force brigadier general, author, and pioneer of modern aerial photographic reconnaissance. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, transcripts, research files, reports, patents, grants, diagrams, newspaper clippings, printed material, and photographs pertaining primarily to Goddard's career in the United States Army Air Corps and United States Air Force.
    • Contributor: Goddard, George W.
    • Date: 1889
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    Caspar W. Weinberger papers, 1910-2005 United States secretary of defense, United States secretary of health, education, and welfare, California state legislator, lawyer, journalist, and business executive. Correspondence, legal and subject files, appointment books and daily schedules, diary notes and other jottings, family papers, financial material, interview transcripts, television scripts, newspaper columns, book and speech files, and legislative and political material relating to Weinberger's career in journalism and government.
    • Contributor: Weinberger, Caspar W.
    • Date: 1910
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    Johann Carl Philipp von Krafft papers, 1750-1926 Hessian army officer and surveyor. Correspondence, a journal, military records, travel notes, and writings chiefly relating to Krafft's career as a mercenary soldier, including his service for the British during the American Revolution.
    • Contributor: Krafft, Johann Carl Philipp Von
    • Date: 1750
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    Associated Press news dispatches, 1915-1930 Collection of news dispatches from the Washington, D.C., Bureau of the Associated Press containing an unbroken chronology of world and national events as reported by the news agency.
    • Contributor: Associated Press. Washington Bureau
    • Date: 1915
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    Roger Welles papers, 1884-1926 Naval officer. Correspondence, journals, orders to duty, article and speech file, diary of Welles's wife, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and miscellaneous materials relating to Welles's duties as special representative for the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, as director of naval intelligence, and as commander of the Asiatic and Atlantic Fleets and of the U.S. Naval Forces in Europe.
    • Contributor: Welles, Roger
    • Date: 1884
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    Noel Francis Parrish papers, 1894-1987 Air force general and university professor. Correspondence, speeches and writings, academic and military files, family papers, photographs and slides, and other papers documenting Parrish's military and academic careers, including as commander of Tuskegee Army Air Field (Ala.) where he was responsible for training the Army Air Force's first African-American pilots during World War II.
    • Contributor: Parrish, Noel Francis
    • Date: 1894
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    Walt Whitman papers, 1837-1957 Poet. Correspondence, family papers, holograph drafts of Whitman's poetry and prose, printed matter, and miscellany. Includes a printed copy of O Captain! My Captain! with Whitman's handwritten corrections and letters exchanged with Abraham Leech, Whitman's earliest known correspondence.
    • Contributor: Whitman, Walt
    • Date: 1837
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    G. Bromley Oxnam papers, 1823-1963 Methodist clergyman and theologian. Diaries, correspondence, writings, printed matter, photographs, and miscellaneous material documenting Oxnam's life and work as a clergyman, stance on church-state issues, and controversies relating to Catholicism, anti-communism, and other issues of faith and politics.
    • Contributor: Oxnam, G. Bromley (Garfield Bromley) - Oxnam, G. Bromley
    • Date: 1823
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    Robert Houghwout Jackson papers, 1816-1983 Lawyer, solicitor general, attorney general, and associate justice of the United States Supreme Court. Correspondence, memoranda, family papers, legal file, subject file, speeches, writings, financial papers, photographs, and other material relating primarily to Jackson's legal career as a private attorney, government attorney, and Supreme Court justice.
    • Contributor: Jackson, Robert Houghwout - Jackson, Robert H.
    • Date: 1816
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    Jeanne S. Mintz papers, 1928-1993 Asian affairs analyst and official at the United States Department of Defense. Correspondence, professional subject file, speeches and writings, printed material, and other papers documenting Mintz's career as an expert on Indonesia and Southeast Asia, including service with the Defense Department and as an analyst and press officer with the Indonesian delegation to the United Nations.
    • Contributor: Mintz, Jeanne S.
    • Date: 1928
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    Herbert Benjamin papers, 1915-2004 Communist Party official. Correspondence, memoranda, memoirs and additional writings, notes, printed matter, and other papers primarily relating to Benjamin’s life and his work in the Communist Party, particularly his activities as a leader in the organized unemployed movement during the 1930s.
    • Contributor: Benjamin, Herbert
    • Date: 1915
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    Alton B. Parker papers, 1878-1937 Lawyer, judge, and Democratic Party presidential candidate. Correspondence, autobiographical and biographical studies, speeches, financial records, legal opinions, scrapbooks, invitations, printed material, and photographs primarily concerning the election campaign of 1904 and Parker's work with legal, civic, and philanthropic organizations.
    • Contributor: Parker, Alton (Alton Brooks) - Parker, Alton
    • Date: 1878
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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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    Theodore Stark Wilkinson papers, 1893-1962 Naval officer. Personal and official correspondence, speeches, memoranda, diaries, biographical information, dispatches, transcripts, maps, plans, photographs, clippings, printed matter, and a scrapbook relating to Wilkinson’s naval career.
    • Contributor: Wilkinson, Theodore Stark
    • Date: 1893
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    Women's Organization for National Prohibition Reform records, 1896-1933. Chiefly responses to queries about international liquor policies and regulations collected from consuls general and other foreign representatives between 1931 and 1933 by Mrs. Edward Wales Root, research director of the Women's Organization for National Prohibition Reform, which advocated repeal of the Eighteenth Amendment.
    • Contributor: Women's Organization for National Prohibition Reform
    • Date: 1896
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    John J. Pershing papers, Correspondence, diaries, speeches, statements, writings, notebooks, orders, biographical material, clippings, scrapbooks, printed matter, maps, posters, photographs, and other papers primarily documenting Pershing's career in the U.S. Army, especially as commander-in-chief of the American Expeditionary Forces in France during World War I. Documents his military service in the Indian campaigns in the American West; the Spanish-American War, 1898, in Cuba; the Philippine American War, 1899-1902, ...
    • Contributor: Pershing, John J. (John Joseph) - Pershing, Helen F. (Helen Frances)
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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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    Lydia S.M. Robinson collection relating to World War I, 1914-1942 Secretary of the Navy League of the United States, Department 6, Philadelphia, Pa. Correspondence, military service record data sheets, clippings, and card index relating to participation in World War I by American citizens fighting with other Allied Powers, including men who were rejected for service and men who joined the fighting before the official entrance of the United States into the war.
    • Contributor: Robinson, Lydia S. M.
    • Date: 1914