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    David Bailie Warden papers, 1800-1840

    Author, book collector, and diplomat. Correspondence, diaries, scientific notes and articles, business papers, historical notes, and miscellaneous material. Includes material relating to Warden's service as private secretary to John Armstrong, U.S. minister to France, and as U.S. consul at Paris.

    • Contributor: Warden, David Bailie
    • Date: 1800
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    Oliver Wendell Holmes papers, 1837-1931

    Poet, essayist, physician, and educator. Correspondence and literary manuscripts in bound volumes.

    • Contributor: Holmes, Oliver Wendell
    • Date: 1837
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    C. William Witbeck legal collection, 1823-1933

    Letters, certificates, legal documents, and land surveys collected by Witbeck relating chiefly to Shreveport, Louisiana, and to Caddo Parish.

    • Contributor: Witbeck, C. William
    • Date: 1823
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    U.S. American Commission to Negotiate Peace records, 1898-1919

    Abstracts, agreements, articles, maps, memoranda, notebooks, pamphlets, petitions, reports, and other typescript and mimeograph material, including documents from the study group, the Inquiry. Items deal with geographical, racial, religious, political, cultural, and legal aspects of countries and areas with which the commission was concerned.

    • Contributor: United States. American Commission to Negotiate Peace
    • Date: 1898
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    J.L.M. Curry papers, 1637-1939

    Statesman, author, clergyman, diplomat, and educator. Diaries, correspondence, printed matter, clippings, memorabilia, notes and memoranda, legal papers, accounts, lectures and sermons, essays, scrapbook, manuscript of autobiography, speeches, and articles, and catalog of Curry's library. Includes autographs of presidents, Confederate leaders, Spanish noblemen, royalty, and writers, jurists, diplomats, educators, historians, scientists, reformers, artists, statesmen, literary figures, clergymen, and military men of the United States and ...

    • Contributor: Curry, J. L. M. (jabez Lamar Monroe) - Curry, J. L. M.
    • Date: 1637
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Manuscripts: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Preservation, Library of Congress)

    Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress

    • Date: 1607
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    Samuel Finley Breese Morse papers,

    Family and general correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, notebooks, scrapbooks, clippings, newspapers, printed matter, maps, drawings, photographs, and other papers. Includes letters from Morse to his family describing his studies in England during the War of 1812 and his subsequent struggle to support himself as a portrait painter in the United States and commenting on American, British, and European art; correspondence and other papers relating to ...

    • Contributor: Morse, Samuel Finley Breese - Clausing, Ludwig
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    Albert James Myer papers, 1816-1880

    Army officer and surgeon. Microfilm focusing on Myer’s service in the Signal Corps and documentation of his work in meteorology, including correspondence, biographical material, letterbooks, diaries, reports, memoranda, legal and business papers, and printed matter. Also contains papers of his father-in-law, Ebenezer Walden, and material relating to a patent by his father, Henry Beekman Myer, for the railway sleeping car.

    • Contributor: Myer, Albert James
    • Date: 1816
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    Charles Schuveldt Dewey papers, 1924-1933

    Banker, public official, and United States representative from Illinois. Subject files, reports, memoranda, statistical studies, charts, correspondence, clippings, and other printed matter relating to Dewey's service from 1927 to 1930 as a financial advisor to Poland and director of the Narodowy Bank Polski (National Bank of Poland).

    • Contributor: Dewey, Charles Schuveldt
    • Date: 1924
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    Association Against the Prohibition Amendment records, 1917-1933

    Anti-prohibition organization. Chiefly printed matter together with a copy of the group's certificate of foundation, annual reports, bibliographies of anti-prohibition writings, and a mailing list.

    • Contributor: Association Against the Prohibition Amendment
    • Date: 1917
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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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    Santa Clara de Tulillo Hacienda records, 1580-circa 1800

    Bound volumes of correspondence, royal decrees, deeds of gift, estate inventories, fiscal accounts, bills of sale, land grants, legal suits and countersuits, mortgage loans, rental agreements, wills and testaments, and other records kept by the Jesuit owners of the hacienda. Subjects include the acquisition and sale of land, ownership disputes, property boundaries, water rights, rental of property, agricultural production, livestock and livestock brands, the ...

    • Date: 1580
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    Karl Jay Shapiro papers in the Charles E. Feinberg collection, 1930-1963

    Collector. Writings, notebooks, printed matter, photographs, a few items of correspondence and other papers pertaining chiefly to the poetry of Karl Jay Shapiro collected by Feinberg.

    • Contributor: Feinberg, Charles E.
    • Date: 1930
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    John Vance Cheney papers, 1847-1927

    Poet, essayist, and librarian. Family correspondence, general correspondence, a diary, manuscripts of poems, short stories, articles, and drafts of Cheney's unupublished autobiography, and other papers.

    • Contributor: Cheney, John Vance
    • Date: 1847
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    Wm. Oland Bourne papers, 1841-1885

    Clergyman and journalist. Letters, verse, and narratives submitted in a contest sponsored by Bourne, chaplain at Central Park Hospital, New York City, during the Civil War, and editor of the periodical The Soldier's Friend. Other correspondence pertains to slavery, economic conditions of the working man, and The Soldier's Friend, edited by Bourne.

    • Contributor: Bourne, Wm. Oland (william Oland)
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    Bernadotte Everly Schmitt papers, 1868-1970

    Educator, historian, and author. Correspondence, research notes, scrapbooks, writings and lectures, bibliographies, and printed matter relating principally to Schmitt's studies in modern European diplomatic history, especially his work on the outbreak of World War I.

    • Contributor: Schmitt, Bernadotte Everly
    • Date: 1868
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    George Van Deurs papers, 1851-1982

    United States Navy officer. The papers include correspondence, memoranda, writings, naval records, photographs, and biographical material relating to early naval aviation and writings by van Deurs.

    • Contributor: Van Deurs, George
    • Date: 1851
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    Charles Perley Smith papers, 1920-1946

    Jurist. Correspondence, memoranda, and printed opinions relating chiefly to Smith’s service as a judge on the United States Board of Tax Appeals (later called the United States Tax Court) from 1924 to 1946.

    • Contributor: Smith, Charles Perley
    • Date: 1920
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    William Howard Taft papers, 1915-1953

    Ambassador to Ireland, son of Senator Robert A. Taft, and grandson of President William H. Taft. Chiefly correspondence between Taft and his parents, Robert A. and Martha Wheaton Bowers Taft, especially during his years as a student at the Taft School, Yale University, and Princeton University.

    • Contributor: Taft, William Howard, August 7 - Taft, William Howard
    • Date: 1915
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    James Alexander Robertson papers, 1816-1939

    Editor, biographer, and archivist. Correspondence, diaries, notes, writings, subject files, and miscellany relating primarily to Robertson's activities and scholarship in Hispanic studies, especially Florida and the Philippines.

    • Contributor: Robertson, James Alexander
    • Date: 1816
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    Raymond Leslie Buell papers, 1915-1981

    Educator, lecturer, and publicist; active in international affairs. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, statements, writings, subject files, and other papers relating to Buell's career as a writer and speaker on international affairs, to his travels, and to his activities with the Foreign Policy Association and the Republican Party.

    • Contributor: Buell, Raymond Leslie
    • Date: 1915
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    Ireland. Parliament. House of Commons debates, 1776-1789

    Parliament of Ireland. Verbatim shorthand reports of proceedings and parliamentary debates in the Irish House of Commons, together with longhand transcripts, made by or for Sir Henry Cavendish.

    • Contributor: Ireland. Parliament. House of Commons
    • Date: 1776
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    Henri Giffard papers, 1852-1910

    Engineer and aeronaut. Correspondence, notes, design drawings, broadsides, newspapers, printed illustrations, articles about Giffard, and newspaper clippings relating chiefly to Giffard's balloon designs and ascents.

    • Contributor: Giffard, Henri
    • Date: 1852
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    George S. Patton papers, 1807-1979

    United States Army officer. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journals, writings, speeches and lectures, military papers, scrapbooks, military publications, maps, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Patton's military career as a student at the U.S. Military Academy (1904-1909), member of John J. Pershing's Punitive Expedition into Mexico (1916), aide-de-camp to Pershing and later tank commander in Europe during World War I, and commander of forces ...

    • Contributor: Patton, George S. (George Smith) - Patton, George S.
    • Date: 1807
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    Robert R. Hitt papers, 1830-1906

    U.S. representative from Illinois. Personal, political, diplomatic, and business correspondence and other papers, including shorthand notes and material relating to Abraham Lincoln, the Lincoln Douglas Debates, and Civil War courts-martial. Other topics include his congressional service and the annexation of Hawaii.

    • Contributor: Hitt, Robert R. (robert Roberts) - Hitt, Robert R.
    • Date: 1830