John D. Whiting papers, 1890-1970
Businessman, photographer, author, tour guide, and intelligence officer. Correspondence, diaries, photographs, notebooks, reports, printed matter, and other papers pertaining to Whiting’s life as a prominent member of the American Colony in Jerusalem.
Whiting, John D. (John David) - Whiting, John D.
Tissandier collection on the history of aeronautics, 1539-1929
Collection of items gathered by Gaston Tissandier, an aeronaut and scientist, with additions by his brother, Albert Tissandier, an artist and aeronaut, and his son, Paul Tissandier, also an aeronaut. Includes the collection of J. F. Dupuis-Delcourt, an airship builder, brought together prior to 1860 and later purchased by Gaston Tissandier. Mostly in French, the collection pertains primarily to balloon flights of the eighteenth...
Simons family papers, 1887-1982
Members of the Simons (Simmons) family, an African-American family centered in South Carolina and Washington, D.C., especially William H. Simons (1881-1938), Baptist missionary and Young Men's Christian Association official, and members of the allied Garrett and Nicholson families. Correspondence, diaries and diary notes, and miscellaneous material relating chiefly to William H. Simons and his career with the YMCA in Burma, East Africa, and India...
Frantz, Harry W. (Harry Warner) - Frantz, Harry W.
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.
Eric Sevareid papers, 1930-1992
Journalist, radio and television commentator, and author. Includes correspondence, fan mail, radio and television scripts, news analyses, lectures, speeches, writings, book and subject files, awards, newspaper clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers but primarily consisting of scripts of Sevareid's radio and television news broadcasts and analyses documenting his career with the Columbia Broadcasting System from World War II as a correspondent in Burma,...
September 11, 2001 documentary project collection, 2001-2002
Documentation of the reactions of individuals and communities across the United States and elsewhere (Naples, Italy) to the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City; the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia; and the crash of the hijacked plane in Shanksville, Pennsylvania; in audio, video, and photographs from 2001-2002.
John Dean Caton papers, 1826-1947
Businessman and jurist. Correspondence, speeches, writings, legal records, financial records, a scrapbook, printed matter, and other material documenting mainly Caton's activities as a lawyer and businessman in Chicago and as associate and chief justice of the supreme court of Illinois.
Caton, John Dean
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.
Jackson, Robert Houghwout - Jackson, Robert H.
William Torrey Harris papers, 1865-1908
Educator, author, editor, and philosopher. Letters, drafts and printed copies of Harris's articles, addresses, lectures, and reports, with notes and printed material used in their preparation, and the manuscript of his books.
Harris, William Torrey
Richmond Pearson Hobson papers, 1889-1966
Naval officer and United States representative from Alabama. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, lectures, articles, reports, notes, analyses, naval orders, press clippings, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Hobson's naval career and to his efforts on behalf of prohibition, restrictions on international drug trafficking, and opposition to the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration.
Hobson, Richmond Pearson
Emilia Mayer-Gallin papers, 1926-1959
Author. Correspondence, writings, diagrams, and notes primarily concerning Mayer-Gallin’s writings on psychoanalytic topics. Also includes drafts of her autobiographical writings.
Robert Staughton Lynd and Helen Merrell Lynd papers, 1895-1968
Sociologist and educator (Robert Staughton Lynd). Sociologist (Helen Merrell Lynd). Family and general correspondence, writings and lectures, notes, research material, student papers, and miscellaneous biographical and genealogical material chiefly relating to the Lynds' sociological research and writings, especially their study of "Middletown," Muncie, Indiana.
Lynd, Robert Staughton
Charles P. Taft papers, 1816-1983
Lawyer, Protestant lay leader, and mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio. Son of President William H. Taft. Family and general correspondence, diaries, memoranda, reports, subject files, drafts of speeches and writings, financial papers, newspaper clippings, printed material, scrapbooks, and other papers relating chiefly to Taft's role in Cincinnati politics, municipal reform, law practice, and business interests, church activities, and state and national Republican Party politics.
Taft, Charles P. (Charles Phelps) - Taft, Charles P.
Duff Green papers, 1716-1883
Journalist, politician, entrepreneur, and industrial promoter. Correspondence, writings, maps, and printed matter reflecting Green’s political service and views on Southern culture.
Philip Henry Sheridan papers,
Correspondence, letterbooks, telegrams, memoir, speeches, reports, orders, financial records, scrapbooks, and other papers relating primarily to the Civil War, Reconstruction, Mexican border disputes, Indian wars, and Sheridan's service as commanding general of the U.S. Army. Civil War material relates to cavalry operations, the Appomattox, Shenandoah, and Tullahoma campaigns, the Winchester Raid, and engagements at Boonville, Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge, Perryville, Ripley, and Stone River. Also...
Sheridan, Philip Henry
Lessing J. Rosenwald papers, 1819-1979
Bibliophile, businessman, and philanthropist. Correspondence, subject files, speeches and writings, printed matter, and miscellany relating to Rosenwald's career with Sears, Roebuck & Company; his activities on behalf of various Jewish causes and his opposition to Zionism; his public service work with the National Recovery Administration and the War Production Board; his various charitable, educational, and cultural philanthropies; and his work as a bibliographer and...
Rosenwald, Lessing J. (Lessing Julius) - Rosenwald, Lessing J.
Julius A. Krug papers, 1936-1950
United States secretary of the interior and business executive. Chiefly subject files documenting Krug's service on the United States War Production Board and as United States secretary of the interior consisting of correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches, articles, statements, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other printed matter.
Krug, Julius A. (Julius Albert) - Krug, Julius A.
Gouverneur Morris papers, 1771-1834
Lawyer, diplomat, and senator from New York. Letterbooks, diaries, legal and financial papers, and miscellany relating to Morris's mission to London, 1790-1791, his service as minister to France, 1792-1794, and in the United States Senate, 1800-1803. Also includes material relating to social life in Paris, the French Revolution, Morris's New York estate, the War of 1812, the Hartford Convention, and other events of the...
Charles Russell Train papers, 1898-1967
Naval officer. Photocopies of Train's daily journals, biographical sketch and obituary, scrapbook, article on resignation of Admiral Willard H. Brownson, and other papers relating chiefly to Train's naval career and personal life including his participation in the Great White Fleet; command of the Utah (battleship); service as naval aide to President Herbert Hoover, naval attaché to United States embassies in Italy and Austria, and...
Train, Charles Russell
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.