Search Manuscripts/Mixed Material

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    Gutzon Borglum papers, 1895-1960 Artist, author, and sculptor. Correspondence, diaries, family papers, subject files, speeches and writings, and other papers relating primarily to Borglum's artistic works, especially the Mount Rushmore National Memorial and plans for a Confederate memorial at Stone Mountain, Georgia. Also includes records of the Mount Rushmore National Memorial Commission and of its officials.
    • Contributor: Borglum, Gutzon
    • Date: 1895
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    Georges F. Doriot papers, 1917-1985 United States Army officer, artist, financier, and professor, Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration. Correspondence, reports, speeches and lectures, diaries, and photographs pertaining primarily to Doriot's military career in the research and development of equipment and supplies during and after World War II.
    • Contributor: Doriot, Georges F. (Georges Frederic) - Doriot, Georges F.
    • Date: 1917
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    William LePre Houston family papers, 1777-1936 Lawyers. Correspondence, diaries, financial records, academic papers, printed matter, and miscellaneous material related to the Houstons’ family life, fraternal organizations, the law, and Charles Hamilton Houston’s military service during World War I.
    • Contributor: Houston, William Lepre
    • Date: 1777
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    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.
    • Contributor: Moore, Merrill
    • Date: 1904
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    Edmund Randolph Purves papers, 1916-1964 Architect. Correspondence, speeches, articles, appointment calendars, architectural drawings, and printed material relating to Purves's career as director and executive director of the American Institute of Architects.
    • Contributor: Purves, Edmund Randolph
    • Date: 1916
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    Henry Prather Fletcher papers, 1898-1958 Diplomat. Correspondence, diary, letterbook, speeches and articles, scrapbook, clippings, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers documenting Fletcher's career from his enlistment in the Rough Riders during the Spanish-American War through his service as a special adviser to the secretary of state on post-World War II problems and plans.
    • Contributor: Fletcher, Henry Prather
    • Date: 1898
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    David Ginsburg papers, 1919-2007 Lawyer, author, and teacher. Correspondence and memoranda, newspaper clippings and press releases, legal material, speeches and writings, reports, research material, minutes, political campaign material, legislation, biographical material, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Ginsburg's involvement with civil rights, the recovery of German assets after World War II, and his legal career.
    • Contributor: Ginsburg, David
    • Date: 1919
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    Fox Movietone newsreel collection--World War II paper records, 1922-1946 Cameramen’s dope sheets (detailed notes of stories filmed), continuity sheets (synopses of newsreels distributed to theaters), and turnovers (one sentence descriptions of each story filmed) from this major pioneer in the newsreel industry. Collection also contains other paper materials including telegrams, speeches, photographs, programs, and memoranda that provide details of the newsreels created by Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. Although the entire Fox Movietone ...
    • Contributor: Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
    • Date: 1922
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    Robert G. Spivack papers, 1931-1970 Journalist. Correspondence, articles, book projects, columns, newsletters, newspapers, material relating to speaking engagements, topical files, records of organizations, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating to Spivack's career as a newspaper reporter, syndicated columnist, and newsletter publisher and to his participation in student groups and other organizations seeking the intervention of the United States in World War II prior to the Pearl Harbor attack.
    • Contributor: Spivack, Robert G.
    • Date: 1931
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    Marjorie Claire Stinson papers, 1900-1975 Aviator. Correspondence, research notes, biographical material, financial papers, printed matter, and miscellany relating principally to Stinson's role and experiences in early aviation.
    • Contributor: Stinson, Marjorie Claire
    • Date: 1900
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    Chandler P. Anderson papers, 1894-1953 Lawyer, advisor to the Department of State, and international arbitrator. Correspondence, diaries, informal records and notes of negotiations, typewritten and printed documents, and notes for articles and editorials relating mainly to Anderson's work as a specialist in international affairs and international negotiator.
    • Contributor: Anderson, Chandler P. (Chandler Parsons) - Anderson, Chandler P.
    • Date: 1894
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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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    Raymond Swing papers, 1933-1964 Journalist and radio commentator. Primarily scripts of Swing's radio broadcasts including those presented on the Voice of America. Also includes correspondence, lectures, and writings by Swing.
    • Contributor: Swing, Raymond
    • Date: 1933
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    Cordell Hull papers, 1908-1956 United States senator and representative of Tennessee and secretary of state. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, manuscript of The Memoirs of Cordell Hull (1948), speeches and statements, scrapbooks, and printed matter relating chiefly to Hull's career as secretary of state.
    • Contributor: Hull, Cordell
    • Date: 1908
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    Charlotte Everett Hopkins collection of National Civic Federation. Woman's Department. District of Columbia Section records, 1900-1926 Civic leader, philanthropist, and social reformer. Correspondence, circulars, reports, clippings, and other printed matter primarily relating to Charlotte Everett Hopkins's activities as chairman of the Woman's Department of the National Civic Federation, District of Columbia Section.
    • Contributor: Hopkins, Charlotte Everett
    • Date: 1900
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    Samuel McGowan papers, 1883-1943 Naval officer. General correspondence, orders to duty, subject files, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous material relating primarily to McGowan's duties as paymaster general of the navy, 1914-1920, and to his interest in changing naval regulations he regarded as discriminatory.
    • Contributor: McGowan, Samuel
    • Date: 1883
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    National Association for the Advancement of Colored People records, 1842-1999 Civil rights organization. Records of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People consisting of correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, itineraries, biographical material, speeches, testimony, writings, annual convention files, legal case files, legislation, publications, resolutions, policy statements, constitutions, bylaws, charters, contracts, proposals, scripts, financial records, publicity files, manuals, handbooks, music, awards, certificates, directories, subject files, daily mail sheets, notes, lists, questionnaires and surveys, certificates, ...
    • Contributor: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
    • Date: 1842
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    Frank Knox papers, 1898-1954 Newspaper editor and publisher, and U.S. secretary of the navy. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and miscellany relating to Knox's service in the Spanish-American War and World War I, his work as editor and publisher, 1936 campaign for vice president, and stint as secretary of the navy. Includes papers of his wife, Annie Reid Knox.
    • Contributor: Knox, Frank
    • Date: 1898
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    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.
    • Contributor: Vachon, John
    • Date: 1913
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    Harrell V. Noble papers, 1923-2003 Engineer. Correspondence, biographical material, awards, speeches and writings, photographs, artifacts, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Noble’s career in electronic engineering.
    • Contributor: Noble, Harrell V. (Harrell Vaun) - Noble, Harrell V.
    • Date: 1923
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    Carl Harms papers, 1940-1946 Sailor. Daily journal kept by Harms as the cartographer and cook on an expedition to the Galapagos Islands sponsored by the United States Navy and the Pacific Development Company to select a site for a military base. Also includes a guidebook, newsletters, scrapbook, map, and photographs.
    • Contributor: Harms, Carl
    • Date: 1940
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    Margaret Mead papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996 Anthropologist, author, and educator. Personal, professional, and family papers, consisting of correspondence, notebooks, organization files, appointment books, writings, teaching and office files, field notes, photographs, and miscellany relating primarily to anthropological and ethnological fieldwork, Mead's association with various universities and other cultural, scientific, and educational institutions, and her interests and activities in the broader areas of race, technological change, overpopulation, and peace. Also includes ...
    • Contributor: Mead, Margaret
    • Date: 1838
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    William Walden Rubey papers, 1920-1974 Geologist and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, manuscripts of articles, book reviews, speeches, reports, research notes, press releases, printed materials, maps, illustrations, and other papers pertaining primarily to Rubey's career with the United States Geological Survey, as consultant on geological projects, and as member of professional, scientific, and educational organizations.
    • Contributor: Rubey, William Walden
    • Date: 1920
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    Eugene Tyler Chamberlain collection relating to French orphans of World War I, 1916-1927 Philanthropist. Files relating to thirty-eight French families and orphans of World War I aided by Eugene T. Chamberlain and other philanthropic Americans. Chiefly correspondence concerning rehabilitation of the families and the education and placement of the orphans in productive employment. Also photographs and memoranda providing family background.
    • Contributor: Chamberlain, Eugene Tyler
    • Date: 1916
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    Jefferson Patterson papers, 1824-1978 Diplomat. Correspondence, family papers, diaries (1928-1930), speeches, notes and book drafts, other writings, memoranda, subject files, legal and financial papers, biographical material, academic notebooks, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting Patterson's career as a diplomat and foreign service officer serving at American embassies in China, Colombia, Egypt, Germany, Norway, Peru, Poland, and Turkey, and as ambassador to Uruguay.
    • Contributor: Patterson, Jefferson
    • Date: 1824