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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 SoldierÂ’s Friend. Other correspondence pertains to slavery, economic conditions of the working man, and The SoldierÂ’s Friend, edited by Bourne.
    • Contributor: Bourne, Wm. Oland (William Oland)
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    California Gold Rush collection, Correspondence, travel journal, and typescripts of notes by various individuals who participated in the California Gold Rush. Correspondence chiefly of miners and individuals working in mining camps to family members and friends documenting their experiences. Subjects include the hardships of mining, methods of mining, homesickness, and impressions of mining camps and cities. California towns and camps represented are Downieville, Foster's Bar, Georgetown, Log City,...
    • Contributor: Wason, Lyman P.
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    J. Robert Oppenheimer papers, 1799-1980 Physicist and director of the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, lectures, writings, desk books, lectures, statements, scientific notes, and photographs chiefly comprising Oppenheimer's personal papers while director of the Institute for Advanced Study but reflecting only incidentally his administrative work there. Topics include theoretical physics, development of the atomic bomb, the relationship between government and science, nuclear energy, security,...
    • Contributor: Oppenheimer, J. Robert - Bohr, Niels
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    The Harry A. Blackmun Papers at the Library of Congress (Manuscript Reading Room) The Harry A. Blackmun Papers at the Library of Congress (includes video oral history and transcript). The Harry A. Blackmun Papers became available to the public at the Library of Congress on March 4, 2004. The Blackmun Papers may be viewed in the Library's Manuscript Reading Room on the first floor of the James Madison Building, Room LM101. Use of the any Library of...
    • Contributor: Blackmun, Harry A. (Harry Andrew)