Ulysses S. Grant papers, 1819-1974
United States president and army officer. General and family correspondence, speeches, reports, messages, manuscript of Grant’s memoirs (1885), military records, financial and legal records, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, memorabilia, and miscellaneous papers relating to Grant’s career in the military, politics, and government.
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson) - Grant, Ulysses S.
Henry Ware Lawton papers, 1849-1930
Army officer. Correspondence, military papers, a map, photographs, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating chiefly to Lawton's military career. Includes a copy of a journal of Esther Voorhees Hasson, 1899, and a copy of a diary of Leonard Wood, 1886.
Lawton, Henry Ware
H.W. Halleck papers, 1843-1896
Army officer, lawyer, and businessman. Chiefly military and personal correspondence, telegrams, military notebook and scrapbook, and a fragment of an article.
Halleck, H. W. (Henry Wager) - Halleck, H. W.
Joseph Warren Keifer papers, 1850-1865
Army officer, lawyer, banker, and congressman. Correspondence, military orders, casualty lists, ordnance and paymaster records, and other military records documenting military life and operations of the Third and 110th Ohio infantry regiments, the Army of the Ohio, and the Army of the Potomac during campaigns in Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia.
Keifer, Joseph Warren
D.W. Whittle papers, 1861-1974
Union army officer, business manager, songwriter, and evangelist. Correspondence, court records, diary, maps, and military orders pertaining to Whittle's Civil War service.
Whittle, D. W. (Daniel Webster) - Whittle, D. W.
Wilbur Wright and Orville Wright papers, 1809-1979
Aviation pioneers and inventors. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, business accounts, legal papers, minutes, reports, printed matter, photographs, blueprints, and scrapbooks relating primarily to the invention of the airplane and the development of aviation.
James McHenry papers, 1775-1862
United States secretary of war, member of the Continental Congress from Maryland, Continental Army officer, and physician. Correspondence, financial records, diary, and other papers relating to McHenry's service as United States secretary of war in the administrations of George Washington and John Adams; and as a Continental Army officer, particularly as secretary to George Washington and on the staff of the Marquis de Lafayette.
Merrill Moore papers, 1904-1979
Psychiatrist and poet. Diaries, correspondence, notebooks, biographical material, family papers, genealogical records, literary papers, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers relating to Moore's career as a psychiatrist and poet.
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.
Herbert Block papers, 1863-2002
Political cartoonist, author, and journalist. Correspondence, writings, speeches, interviews, clippings, cartoon reprints, and printed matter documenting principally Block's career at the Washington Post.
Thaddeus Stevens papers, 1811-1927
Lawyer and United States representative from Pennsylvania. General and official correspondence, legal, business, and financial papers, drafts and printed copies of Stevens's speeches, clippings, and other printed matter relating chiefly to Stevens's career in Congress and to family and business affairs.
John Vachon papers, 1913-1995
Photographer. Correspondence, family papers, writings, and miscellaneous material relating primarily to Vachon’s career as a photographer with the Farm Security Administration, Office of War Information, and Look magazine.
Ross A. Collins papers, 1906-1967
Congressman, public official, and lawyer from Mississippi. Correspondence, drafts of writings, speeches, reports, notes, clippings, scrapbooks, printed material, and other papers relating to Collins's service in Congress, especially to his introduction of the bill authorizing the Library of Congress acquisition of the Otto Vollbehr Collection of Incunabula. Also documents Collins's work pertaining to the mechanization of the U.S. Army, the career of Mississippi politician ...
Collins, Ross A. (Ross Alexander) - Collins, Ross A.
George H. Stuart papers, 1792-1946
Businessman, evangelist, and collector of autographs. Correspondence mainly with political and military leaders from the Civil War, clippings, photographs, printed matter, scrapbook, and miscellaneous material.
Stuart, George H. (George Hay) - Stuart, George H.
Bill Mauldin papers, 1941-1970
Cartoonist. Correspondence, writings and other material relating to Mauldin's career as a cartoonist, his work on behalf of the American Veterans Committee, and his interest in civil aviation.
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 ...
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.
Croffut, W. A. (William Augustus) - Croffut, W. A.
J. Thomas Schneider papers, 1915-1960
Army officer, government official, and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, treaties, writings, maps, and other papers relating chiefly to Schneider's service as personal aide to Gen. John J. Pershing, commander-in-chief of the American Expeditionary Forces in Europe during and after World War I.
Schneider, J. Thomas (John Thomas) - Schneider, J. Thomas
Archibald Roosevelt papers, 1838-2002
Intelligence officer, diplomat, and consultant. Diaries, correspondence, international reports, photographs, notes, scrapbooks, school notebooks, clippings, and printed matter documenting Roosevelt's service in intelligence and career as a consultant in international relations.
Palmer-Loper family papers, 1667-1994
Seafaring and merchant families. Correspondence, logbooks and journals, ships' papers, financial and business records, and printed matter documenting the voyages and business activities of Nathaniel Brown Palmer, Alexander Smith Palmer, Richard Fanning Loper, and other members of these maritime families of Stonington, Connecticut.
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 ...
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.
Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe) - Poe, O. M.
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.