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    Wallace Rankin Deuel papers, 1905-1971

    Intelligence officer and journalist. Correspondence, journals, writings, lectures, transcripts of radio broadcasts, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Deuel's career as an intelligence officer during World War II with the Office of Strategic Services, as a journalist with the Chicago Daily News and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and as a foreign intelligence analyst with the Central Intelligence Agency.

    • Contributor: Deuel, Wallace Rankin
    • Date: 1905
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    Oliver Freud and Henny Fuchs Freud papers, 1821-1993

    Papers of Oliver Freud, photographer, engineer, and son of Sigmund Freud, and Henny Fuchs Freud, artist and wife of Oliver Freud. Correspondence, subject files, writings, photographs, and related material pertaining primarily to the emigration of family members from Austria and Europe during the Jewish holocaust. Also features a transcript of Oliver Freud’s recollection of his father, Sigmund Freud.

    • Contributor: Freud, Oliver
    • Date: 1821
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    T.J.J. See papers, 1887-1960

    Astronomer and mathematician. Correspondence, a diary, financial papers, writings, printed matter, photographs, and miscellaneous material dealing with See's work in science and mathematics.

    • Contributor: See, T. J. J. (thomas Jefferson Jackson) - See, T. J. J.
    • Date: 1887
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    George Middleton papers, 1872-1970

    Playwright, author, and copyright specialist. Correspondence, literary manuscripts, subject files, and research material and documenting Middleton's career as a playwright, author, and copyright specialist at the Department of Justice. Also includes correspondence relating to the La Follette and Middleton families.

    • Contributor: Middleton, George
    • Date: 1872
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    A. Philip Randolph papers, 1909-1979

    Labor union official and civil rights leader. Correspondence, documents relating to presidential executive orders, memoranda, notes, printed matter, reports, scrapbooks, speeches, and other material reflecting Randolph's role in the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, the Fair Employment Practices Committee, marches on Washington for employment and equal rights for African Americans, and the civil rights movement.

    • Contributor: Randolph, A. Philip (asa Philip) - Randolph, A. Philip
    • Date: 1909
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    Herbert L. Kirk collection, circa 1870-1993

    Herbert L. Kirk (1926-1994) was a writer, editor, and publishing consultant. The collection chiefly consists of material relating to his book, Pablo Casals, a Biography (Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1974). It includes his extensive research material on Casals, his research notes and business papers, correspondence, photographs, programs, drafts and proofs of the book, clippings, articles, posters, and a scrapbook.

    • Contributor: Kirk, H. L.
    • Date: 1870
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    Artur Schnabel collection, 1899-1950

    Artur Schnabel was an Austrian-born American pianist, pedagogue, and composer. The collection chiefly consists of music manuscript scores of Schnabel’s compositions. The manuscripts are all, with the exception of a single copyist’s score, in Schnabel’s hand, and represent his compositional essays in a variety of genres, from solo song (voice and piano) to symphonic works. The collection also contains an early published edition of ...

    • Contributor: Schnabel, Artur
    • Date: 1899
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    Amory Austin collection relating to heraldry, 1865-1917

    Collector. Notes, notebooks, and other papers relating to heraldry.

    • Contributor: Austin, Amory
    • Date: 1865
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    Thorvald Solberg papers, 1882-1949

    Register of copyrights. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, drafts of copyright legislation, speeches, articles, books, biographical and bibliographical material, financial records, notebooks, photos, and printed matter relating to Solberg's duties as register of copyrights and his efforts to protect literary rights in America and abroad.

    • Contributor: Solberg, Thorvald
    • Date: 1882
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    Blackwell family papers, 1759-1960

    Family members include author and suffragist Alice Stone Blackwell (1857-1950); her parents, Henry Browne Blackwell (1825-1909) and Lucy Stone (1818-1893), abolitionists and advocates of women's rights; her aunt, Elizabeth Blackwell (1821-1910), the first woman to receive an academic medical degree; and Elizabeth Blackwell's adopted daughter, Kitty Barry Blackwell (1848-1936). Includes correspondence, diaries, articles, and speeches of these and other Blackwell family members.

    • Date: 1759
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    Georg Von Békésy papers, 1928-1972

    Physicist, physiologist, and educator. Chiefly writings and research papers, reports, notes, and other materials, along with some correspondence, printed matter, financial papers, biographical material, subject files, and other papers pertaining primarily to von Békésy's research and writing in the area of speech and hearing and in sensory sciences.

    • Contributor: Von Békésy, Georg
    • Date: 1928
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    Beatrice Rose Waldinger papers, 1918-1967

    Writer and niece of Sigmund Freud. Correspondence and writings. Waldinger’s writings describe her life in the Freud family, her immigration to the United States in 1938, and her analysis by Paul Federn.

    • Contributor: Waldinger, Beatrice Rose
    • Date: 1918
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    Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Presbytery of Washington City records, 1823-1950

    Regional association of Presbyterian churches in Washington, D.C., and vicinity in Virginia and Maryland. Proceedings of the Presbytery of Washington City and its predecessors, the Presbytery of the District of Columbia and the Presbytery of the Potomac, concerning the administration and establishment of churches in the Washington, D.C., region. Includes an historical volume summarizing proceedings and the history of the presbyteries.

    • Contributor: Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Presbytery of Washington City
    • Date: 1823
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    Philander C. Knox papers, 1796-1922

    U.S. secretary of state, U.S. senator from Pennsylvania, and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, reports, articles, notebooks, bills and resolutions, legal records, biographical sketches, library catalog, clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, cartoons, and other papers relating chiefly to Knox's service as U.S. attorney general, secretary of state, and senator from Pennsylvania.

    • Contributor: Knox, Philander C. (philander Chase) - Knox, Philander C.
    • Date: 1796
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    Lewis Nathaniel Chase papers, 1836-1947

    Editor, author, and educator. Autographed letters and correspondence with poets, writers, artists, musicians, and actors; family papers; and miscellaneous personal and academic material stemming from Chase's career as a writer and university professor.

    • Contributor: Chase, Lewis Nathaniel
    • Date: 1836
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    Frank Maxwell Andrews papers, 1920-1943

    Air force officer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, articles, military service and flight records, reports, financial records, and newspaper clippings relating chiefly to Andrews's career in the military and the organization and administration of the air arm of the War Department and operations of the Caribbean Defense Command at the beginning of World War II.

    • Contributor: Andrews, Frank Maxwell
    • Date: 1920
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    Clifton Fadiman papers, 1952-1964

    Translator, anthologist, author, and radio and TV entertainer. Drafts and proofs of books and articles by Fadiman and correspondence with his publishers and brother, Edwin Fadiman, also an author.

    • Contributor: Fadiman, Clifton
    • Date: 1952
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    David Foote Sellers papers, 1860-1949

    Naval officer. Correspondence, journals, photos, scrapbooks, and newspaper clippings relating to Sellers’s naval career.

    • Contributor: Sellers, David Foote
    • Date: 1927
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    Whitney & Burnham (New Orleans, La.) records, 1835-1851

    Cotton mercantile firm. A diary, correspondence, letterbooks, bills, receipts, invoices, notebooks, purchase orders, and rent statements relating primarily to the cotton trade in Louisiana and Alabama.

    • Contributor: Whitney & Burnham (new Orleans, La.)
    • Date: 1835
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    William J. Ghent papers, 1876-1942

    Author and journalist. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, notes, reports, subject files, photographs, clippings, and printed material relating to Ghent's writings on the West and the socialist movement in the U.S. Includes biographical sketches appearing in the Dictionary of American Biography and articles and book reviews appearing in trade journals. Also includes diaries of Edward Settle Godfrey and Holmes O. Paulding, participants in the Battle of ...

    • Contributor: Ghent, William J. (william James) - Ghent, William J.
    • Date: 1876
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    Frontier Films (New York, N.Y.) records, 1936-1947

    Financial records, card files, a scrapbook, and other records relating to a collective organization of filmmakers on the political left who were devoted to producing artistic films relating to social and political issues from 1937 to 1942.

    • Contributor: Frontier Films (new York, N.Y.)
    • Date: 1936
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    Genevieve Fallon Steefel papers, 1944-1950

    Civic leader. Political bulletins, flyers, speeches, announcements, and print and near-print material relating to political campaigns of the Progressive Party and letters and other papers collected by Steefel during her service as a member and leader of various progressive organizations, including the presidential campaign of Henry A. Wallace in 1948.

    • Contributor: Steefel, Genevieve Fallon
    • Date: 1944
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    R.R. Bowker papers, 1831-1931

    Editor, publisher, bibliographer, author, literary promoter, and industrial director. Correspondence, certificates, clippings, international copyright law material, literary manuscripts, and miscellaneous items relating chiefly to Bowker's activity as an organizer of the Independent Republican movement. Included are literary manuscripts by European and American authors and correspondence with writers, politicians, and inventors.

    • Contributor: Bowker, R. R. (richard Rogers) - Bowker, R. R.
    • Date: 1831
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    Arthur Woods papers, 1884-1938

    Police commissioner and military officer. Diary, correspondence, reports, notes, scrapbooks, clippings, and photographs chiefly documenting the service of Arthur Woods as New York City police commissioner, colonel in the Division of Military Aeronautics, United States War Department, and assistant to the secretary of war.

    • Contributor: Woods, Arthur
    • Date: 1884
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    William J. Crowe papers, 1932-2003

    Naval officer and diplomat. Correspondence, memoranda, biographical material, clippings, memorabilia, naval records, orders for duty, political campaign files, press releases, photographs, printed matter, scheduling notebooks, reports, research material, speeches and writings, and subject files relating chiefly to Crowe's naval career, service as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and tenure as ambassador to the United Kingdom.

    • Contributor: Crowe, William J.
    • Date: 1932