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    Edwin Bickford Hooper papers, 1842-1986 Naval officer and historian. Correspondence, writings, research notes, speeches, reports, orders, organizational charts, rosters, printed materials, photographs, and other papers primarily relating to Hooper's naval career and to his research in U.S. naval history.
    • Contributor: Hooper, Edwin Bickford
    • Date: 1842
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    P. Phillips family papers, 1832-1914 Lawyer, state legislator, and United States representative from South Carolina. Correspondence, letter books, legal record books, journals, dockets, notebooks, and an unpublished autobiography of P. Phillips, relating chiefly to the law practice of P. Phillips and his son, W. Hallet Phillips, both of whom practiced before the Supreme Court. Contains the writings of P. Phillips's wife, Eugenia, including her journal written while interned during ...
    • Contributor: Phillips, P. (Philip) - Phillips, P.
    • Date: 1832
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    Herbert Corey papers, 1847-1954 Journalist and author. Correspondence, diaries, datebooks, literary file, notebooks, press clippings, printed matter, photographs, and miscellaneous material relating chiefly to Corey's activities as a writer and journalist in Europe during World War I.
    • Contributor: Corey, Herbert
    • Date: 1847
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    David S.C. Chu papers, 1969-1993 Economist and assistant secretary of defense for program analysis and evaluation. Correspondence, memoranda, notes, office and subject files, speeches, and testimony documenting Chu's career chiefly as director, Office of Program Analysis and Evaluation, Department of Defense and as assistant secretary of defense for program analysis and evaluation. Also includes material from his work in the economics department of the Rand Corporation and as assistant ...
    • Contributor: Chu, David S. C.
    • Date: 1969
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    Brahna Trager papers, 1924-1990 Home health care administrator, health care policy analyst, and author. Correspondence, writings, speeches, reports, conference material, and printed matter relating to Trager’s work in home health care. Also includes drafts of her fiction writing and related correspondence.
    • Contributor: Trager, Brahna
    • Date: 1924
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    James R. Mann papers, 1887-1922 Lawyer and U.S. representative from Illinois. Mounted newspaper clippings, correspondence, telegrams, invitations, memorabilia, and miscellaneous printed matter relating to Mann's career in Chicago politics and as Republican congressman from Illinois
    • Contributor: Mann, James R. (James Robert) - Mann, James R.
    • Date: 1887
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    Mercy-Argenteau family papers, 1410-1921 Correspondence, commissions, diplomas, certificates, and other documents. Includes military papers relating to the Silesian War and Seven Years' War, letters from King Leopold II of Austria, and material relating to California and Mexico.
    • Date: 1410
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    Margaret Halliwell Hale papers, 1932-1945 Writer. Radio playscripts used in First Nighter and Talkie Picture Time programs, written under Hale's maiden name, Margaret Halliwell, in collaboration with Dorothy de Jagers, Beatrice M. Gottlieb, Hilda Gottlieb, Jeanette I. Helm, Hal Field Leslie, and Marion Waldman.
    • Contributor: Hale, Margaret Halliwell
    • Date: 1932
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    Ernest W. Peterkin papers, 1946-1992 Naval officer and engineer. Correspondence, journal, writings, notebook, orders, photoreproduction of sketchbook, and other papers kept by Peterkin relating to Operation Crossroads, the nuclear testing in the Marshall Islands.
    • Contributor: Peterkin, Ernest W.
    • Date: 1946
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    Janet Flanner and Solita Solano papers, 1870-1976 Journalists, writers, and literary editors. Correspondence, subject files, drafts of articles, books, poems, and other writings, and miscellaneous material, including scrapbooks and memorabilia, relating primarily to Flanner's career as a writer, especially with the New Yorker; to Solano's interest and writings; and to literary and intellectual life in Paris and New York.
    • Contributor: Flanner, Janet
    • Date: 1870
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    Nathaniel Sisson papers, 1838-1932 Union soldier and businessman. Correspondence, financial records, medals, printed matter, and writings pertaining to Sisson’s Civil War service, political activities, and business enterprises in Maryville, Missouri.
    • Contributor: Sisson, Nathaniel
    • Date: 1838
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    Joseph Warren Beach papers, 1891-1955 Literary critic and educator. Correspondence, diaries, manuscript of published works, poems, scholarly and critical notes, essays, and lectures relating to Beach's career as a literary critic and professor of English literature, literary subjects, and family matters.
    • Contributor: Beach, Joseph Warren
    • Date: 1891
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    Martin J. Sherwin collection relating to J. Robert Oppenheimer, 1910-2006 Author, biographer, and educator. Research material gathered for the writing of American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer, including interviews and oral histories, government records, topical files, correspondence, photographs, printed matter, and miscellaneous material.
    • Contributor: Sherwin, Martin J.
    • Date: 1910
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    Donald Benham Civil War collection, 1806-1916 Collector. Correspondence, financial and legal records, military orders and records, speeches, and miscellaneous items comprising the Civil War collection of Donald Benham.
    • Contributor: Benham, Donald
    • Date: 1806
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Captain Pearl R. Nye collection, 1937-1944 The collection is comprised of field recordings made in Akron, Ohio, by John A. Lomax (on June 27-28, 1937), and Alan Lomax and Elizabeth Lomax (on November 3, 1937), of songs performed by Pearl R. Nye related to life on the Ohio and Erie Canal, plus photographs of canal life (some hand-decorated by Nye), and correspondence between Nye and Harold Spivacke of the Library ...
    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Alan - Nye, Pearl R.
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    Robert C. Cook papers, 1882-1992 Geneticist, demographer, editor, and author. Correspondence, diaries, writings, research notes, professional files, family and estate papers, genealogical and biographical information, photographs, and other papers documenting Cook's career as managing editor and editor of the American Genetic Association's Journal of Heredity, as director and president of the Population Reference Bureau and editor of its Population Bulletin, and as an authority on population policy, eugenics, and ...
    • Contributor: Cook, Robert C. (Robert Carter) - Cook, Robert C.
    • Date: 1882
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    Jefferson Davis papers, 1795-1913 President of the Confederate States of America. Correspondence and related articles, speeches, clippings, reports and notes documenting Davis's political career and his family.
    • Contributor: Davis, Jefferson
    • Date: 1795
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    J.G. Randall and Ruth Painter Randall papers, 1779-1970 Author, historian, and educator (J. G. Randall). Biographer (Ruth Painter Randall). Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journal, writings, speeches, research material, printed matter, financial papers, and other papers primarily concerning J. G. Randall's works on Abraham Lincoln and on the Civil War. Also includes material relating to Randall's tenure as professor of history at the University of Illinois and to Ruth Painter Randall's research and writings, ...
    • Contributor: Randall, J. G. (James Garfield) - Randall, J. G.
    • Date: 1779
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    American Gold Star Mothers, Inc., records, 1917-1941 National patriotic organization of mothers of American military personnel who lost their lives in the service of the country. Correspondence, membership applications, minute book, clippings, scrapbooks, legal records, roll and record books, printed and near-print matter, photographs, drafts of legislation, a copy of the constitution with an appended list of charter members, and material relating to the insignia of the organization
    • Contributor: American Gold Star Mothers, Inc
    • Date: 1917
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    Lewis Whitfield Colson papers, 1894-1950 Soldier. Diaries of Colson's service with the United States Army 23rd Infantry Division in the Phillipines during the Spanish-American War, as well as related notes, photographs, and documentation that he collected on the history of the war with Spain and his experiences in the Far East.
    • Contributor: Colson, Lewis Whitfield
    • Date: 1894
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    Philippe Bunau-Varilla papers, 1877-1955 Panamanian diplomat and engineer. Correspondence, speeches, writings, legal records, newspaper clippings, and other papers concerning Bunau-Varilla’s activities in the United States, his efforts to gain support for completion of the Panama Canal, and his role in the Panamanian revolution and as minister plenipotentiary for the new government.
    • Contributor: Bunau-Varilla, Philippe
    • Date: 1877
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    George W. Goddard papers, 1889-1984 United States Air Force brigadier general, author, and pioneer of modern aerial photographic reconnaissance. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, transcripts, research files, reports, patents, grants, diagrams, newspaper clippings, printed material, and photographs pertaining primarily to Goddard's career in the United States Army Air Corps and United States Air Force.
    • Contributor: Goddard, George W.
    • Date: 1889
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    H.C. Taylor papers, 1862-1904 Naval officer. Correspondence, diary, writings, photographs, and printed matter relating chiefly to the Spanish-American War and to Taylor's command of the U.S.S. Indiana (steamer).
    • Contributor: Taylor, H. C. (Henry Clay) - Taylor, H. C.
    • Date: 1862
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    Sid Caesar papers, 1950-1963 Actor and comedian. Chiefly annotated working scripts for "Your Show of Shows" (1950-1954), the television series in which Caesar appeared with Imogene Coca, Howard Morris, and Carl Reiner; and scripts and production files for "Caesar's Hour" (1955-1957), the series in which he appeared with Janet Blair, Nanette Fabray, and Morris and Reiner.
    • Contributor: Caesar, Sid
    • Date: 1950
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    John Osborne papers, circa 1900-1983 Author, editor, and journalist. Correspondence and memoranda; family papers; drafts of published and unpublished articles, reports, columns, and interviews; notes and notebooks; dispatches and news cables; research material; and other papers documenting Osborne's career as a reporter, editor, and columnist for Time, Life, and the New Republic.
    • Contributor: Osborne, John
    • Date: 1900