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    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.
    • Contributor: Caton, John Dean
    • Date: 1826
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    Patterson-Winslow family papers, 1813-1963 Family members of the collection include C. P. Patterson, scientist and superintendent of the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey, and Francis Winslow, biologist. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, military records, genealogical material, financial records, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers of the Patterson, Pearson, Winslow, and Worthington families, especially Francis Winslow and his wife, Harriet Patterson Winslow, and her parents, C. P. Patterson...
    • Date: 1813
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    Stephen Bleecker Luce papers, 1799-1955 Naval officer. Correspondence, journals, order books, subject files, scrapbooks, notebooks, newspaper clippings, and miscellany documenting Luce's naval career, including his work to establish the United States Naval War College and the Naval Historical Society, his service with the South Atlantic Blockading Squadron, and his diplomatic role in the arbitration of the Canadian fisheries dispute (1887).
    • Contributor: Luce, Stephen Bleecker
    • Date: 1799
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    Sergei Zhirkevich photograph collection, 1980-1998 Collection consists of 28 black-and-white photographic prints and 46 pages of diary excerpts written in the field by Sergei Zhirkevich, who documented music, dance, religious traditions (processions, Shrovetide customs) and rural life in the Pskov and Leningrad regions of Russia, the North Caucasus mountain area, Kazakhstan, and the former Baltic states between 1982 and 1998 for his book, Ot Zamogil'ia do Blagodati, From Beyond...
    • Contributor: Zhirkevich, Serge
    • Date: 1980
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    National Policy Committee (U.S.) records, 1933-1947 Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, and other papers documenting the work of the committee to inform private citizens about national policy issues and encourage their active participation in the democratic process.
    • Contributor: National Policy Committee (U.S.)
    • Date: 1933
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    Mary Sheppard Burton collection, 1993-2006 The collection contains hooked rugs and documentation of the craftsmanship of rug hooking artist, Mary Sheppard Burton, of Germantown, Maryland. Her Tell Me ‘Bout Series consists of 12 rugs created between 1993 and 2005 that interpret the history of her family.
    • Contributor: Burton, Mary Sheppard - Lindahl, Carl - Austen, Theadocia Millich
    • Date: 1993
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    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.
    • Contributor: Taft, Charles P. (Charles Phelps) - Taft, Charles P.
    • Date: 1816
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    William K. Romoser papers, 1922-1982 United States naval officer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, certificates, account book, radio script, and printed matter relating to Romoser's career in the United States Navy.
    • Contributor: Romoser, William K. (William Kilian) - Romoser, William K.
    • Date: 1922
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    Washington Irving Chambers papers, 1871-1943 Naval officer. Correspondence, subject files, logbooks, memoranda, blueprints, photographs, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Chambers's service in the navy and with the Greely Relief Expedition to the Arctic and the Nicaragua Canal survey expedition of 1884-1885.
    • Contributor: Chambers, Washington Irving
    • Date: 1871
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    John J. Sirica papers, 1932-1986 Jurist and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, drafts of articles and books, speeches, notes, research materials calendars, case files, bench books, financial and legal material, family papers, printed material, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Sirica's career as judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, especially to cases relating to the Watergate affair.
    • Contributor: Sirica, John J.
    • Date: 1932
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    Carl Schurz papers, 1842-1983 United States cabinet officer, diplomat, and senator from Missouri, Union Army officer, journalist, and reformer. Correspondence, speeches, articles, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and scrapbooks pertaining to Liberal Republicanism, tariff reduction, civil service reform, anti-imperialism, election campaigns, and the administration of Rutherford Birchard Hayes in which Schurz served as secretary of the interior.
    • Contributor: Schurz, Carl
    • Date: 1842
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    Joseph Nathan Kane collection, 1938-1939 The Joseph Nathan Kane Collection consists of original and preservation recordings of the radio program Famous First Facts, scripts and publicity materials from the program, and a vintage 1930s microphone.
    • Contributor: Kane, Joseph Nathan - Slater, Tom - Vanderhoof, Frank E. - Jarvis, Anna - Dawley, J. Searle - Young, Mahonri Mackintosh - Handy, W. C. (William Christopher) - Lake, Simon - Stimson, Julia C. (Julia Catherine) - McClure, S. S. (Samuel Sidney) ... Kane, Joseph Nathan - Slater, Tom - Vanderhoof, Frank E. - Jarvis, Anna - Dawley, J. Searle - Young, Mahonri Mackintosh - Handy, W. C. (William Christopher) - Lake, Simon - Stimson, Julia C. (Julia Catherine) - McClure, S. S. (Samuel Sidney) - Vincent, G. Robert - Valentino, Thomas J. - Connolly, James (James Brendan) - Albright, Horace M. (Horace Marden) - Martin, Glenn L. (Glenn Luther) - Boyd, Louise Arner - Murphy, William L. (William Lawrence)
    • Date: 1938
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    Nathaniel Prentiss Banks papers, 1829-1911 United States representative, governor of Massachusetts, and army officer. Family and general correspondence, diaries and notebooks, letterbooks, military papers, speeches and writings, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, and miscellany relating chiefly to Banks’s political career and as an army officer during the Civil War.
    • Contributor: Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss
    • Date: 1829
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    Sándor Lorand papers, 1914-1978 Psychoanalyst, author and educator. Correspondence, writings, lectures, interviews, biographical material, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Lorand's career as a psychoanalyst. Includes material relating to the American Psychoanalytic Association, the New York Psychoanalytic Society, and the Psychoanalytic Association of New York. Correspondents include Sigmund Freud.
    • Contributor: Lorand, Sándor
    • Date: 1914
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    Eric Johnson collection of Ernest Bloch photographs, 1896-2008 The collection consists of photographic prints taken by Swiss-born American composer Ernest Bloch during the first half of the 20th century. These prints were developed during the 1970s by photographer Eric Johnson. The collection also includes a variety of research materials related to Bloch and his experiences with photography.
    • Contributor: Johnson, Eric - Bloch, Ernest
    • Date: 1896
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    United States. Lincoln Sesquicentennial Commission Office of ... Correspondence, research notes, writings, bibliographies, reports, minutes, and other records relating primarily to the commission’s publication of Lincoln Day by Day compiled by William E. Baringer and C. Percy Powell under the editorship of Earl Schenck Miers. Also includes indexes relating to the commission’s bibliography project.
    • Contributor: United States. Lincoln Sesquicentennial Commission. Office of the Research Director
    • Date: 1809
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    Louis Kaufman collection, 1925-2008 Louis Kaufman was an American violinist. His wife, Annette Leibole Kaufman, was a pianist who served as his accompanist for over fifty years. The collection contains materials related to their personal lives and professional careers, including correspondence with many notable musical and artistic figures of the 20th century, concert programs, photographs, scrapbooks, subject files, and other miscellaneous materials.
    • Contributor: Kaufman, Louis - Kaufman, Annette
    • Date: 1925
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    Irving Berlin collection, 1895-1990 Irving Berlin was an American lyricist and composer of over 1,200 songs. He was also a music publisher, theater owner, and a founding member of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP). The collection, which documents all aspects of his life and career, contains music scores, Berlin's handwritten and typewritten lyric sheets, publicity and promotional materials, personal and professional correspondence, photographs, business...
    • Contributor: Berlin, Irving - Kresa, Helmy
    • Date: 1895
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    Charles Albert Browne papers, 1783-1947 Chemist, food technologist, and historian of science. Correspondence, writings, accounts of foreign travel, autographs of past luminaries, and research material relating primarily Browne's work in the history of chemistry and agriculture.
    • Contributor: Browne, Charles Albert
    • Date: 1783
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    Fred P. Graham papers, 1947-1983 Author, journalist, and lawyer. Correspondence, diary, speeches, writings, notebooks, interviews, research materials, legal records, newspaper columns, news scripts, subject files, scrapbooks, audio recordings, and other papers chiefly concerning Graham's career in journalism.
    • Contributor: Graham, Fred P.
    • Date: 1947
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    Fletcher Collins Jr. collection, 1935-1944 The Fletcher Collins Jr. Collection is the result of the Anglo-American folksong collecting activities of Fletcher Collins Jr. from the mid-1930s to the early 1940s in North Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia, under the auspices of the WPA Joint Committee on Folk Arts and for the Library of Congress Archive of Folk Song.
    • Contributor: Collins, Fletcher - Cole, Calvin - Greer, I. G. (Isaac Garfield) - Tate, Dan
    • Date: 1935
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    United States. Continental Congress records, 1765-1825 Original and reproduced records of the United States Continental Congress including letters and extracts from letters, circular letters, orders, resolutions, contracts, oaths of allegiance to the United States, financial documents, extracts from journals and minutes of the congress and its committees, committee reports, lists, and requisitions.
    • Contributor: United States. Continental Congress
    • Date: 1765
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    Richard Sharpe Patterson papers, 1776-1976 Historian and author. Correspondence, writings, notes, research material, printed matter, photographs, wax impressions of seals, and other papers relating primarily to Patterson's research and writing on the Great Seal of the United States. Also contains material concerning treaties of the United States, buildings of the State Department, and portraits of secretaries of state.
    • Contributor: Patterson, Richard Sharpe
    • Date: 1776
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    Edmund Ruffin diaries, 1856-1865 Plantation owner and publisher. Diaries detailing Ruffin's activities and opinions as an experimentalist in agriculture, anti-Unionist and slavery advocate, and describing plantation life in his Virginia estates.
    • Contributor: Ruffin, Edmund
    • Date: 1856
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    Adolph Law Voge papers, 1915-1939 Genealogist and librarian. Correspondence, writings, and genealogical notes relating to Roger Barton and the Barton family, the family of John Law (1636-1708), the Reeve family, and the Serine family.
    • Contributor: Voge, Adolph Law
    • Date: 1915
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    Karl Jay Shapiro papers in the Charles E. Feinberg collection... 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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    National Society of Arts and Letters records, 1944-1987 Nonprofit educational organization dedicated to the support of young artists in the performing, literary, and visual arts. Correspondence; minutes of meetings; copies of the society's publications, The Record of the National Society of Arts and Letters and the Year Book and Roster; programs; clippings; printed matter; scrapbooks; photographs; and other records relating primarily to the society's program of awards and scholarships promoting careers in...
    • Contributor: National Society of Arts and Letters (U.S.)
    • Date: 1944
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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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    Jacob A. Riis papers, 1870-1990 Journalist, author, and humanitarian. Correspondence, drafts and printed copies of articles, speeches and lectures, and other material relating chiefly to Riis's work as a journalist and author.
    • Contributor: Riis, Jacob A. (Jacob August) - Riis, Jacob A.
    • Date: 1870
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    Alexander King papers, 1953-1987 Author, illustrator, and storyteller. Correspondence, writings, business papers, scrapbooks, and photographs relating to King's literary works, television appearances, relations with colleagues in the fields of art, literature, and entertainment, social life in New York, N.Y., and fund-raising efforts for kidney dialysis facilities. Some correspondence concerns housing discrimination against Jews in Connecticut.
    • Contributor: King, Alexander
    • Date: 1953
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    Morton Gould papers, 1920-1996 American composer, conductor, arranger, and pianist. The collection contains music, including holograph and copyist manuscripts, printed scores, orchestral parts, lyric sheets, and sketches of Gould's compositions and arrangements; correspondence; business papers; writings; photographs; scrapbooks; programs and promotional materials related to his career; and financial and legal documents.
    • Contributor: Gould, Morton
    • Date: 1920
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    Janet Flanner and Natalia Danesi Murray papers, 1940-1984 Papers of Janet Flanner and Natalia Danesi Murray, journalists, writers, and editors. Correspondence, writings, notes, reviews, printed material, financial records, photographs and other papers relating primarily to the last decade of Flanner's writing career and to the relationship between Flanner and Murray.
    • Contributor: Flanner, Janet
    • Date: 1940
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    Washington family collection, 1582-1965 Correspondence, journals, financial records, reports, surveys, wills, deeds, genealogical notes, and other papers by or concerning family members related by blood or marriage to George Washington.
    • Date: 1582
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    Vernon Duke collection, 1918-1968 The collection is in two series, Music and Non-music. The former includes his stage, vocal, and instrumental music, sketchbooks, lyric sheets, and music not by Duke, including the holograph of Signature for the High-low concerts by Aaron Copland. The latter consists of: correspondence with, among others, George Balanchine, Martin Charnin, Peter De Vries, Howard Dietz, Dean Dixon, Neshui Ertegun, Ira Gershwin, Bernard Hermann, George...
    • Contributor: Duke, Vernon
    • Date: 1918
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    Branch Rickey papers, 1890-1969 Correspondence, family papers, speeches and writings, memoranda, scouting and other reports, notes, subject files, scrapbooks, and other papers, chiefly from 1936 to 1965, documenting Branch Rickey's career as a major league baseball manager and executive.
    • Contributor: Rickey, Branch
    • Date: 1890
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    Eddie Rickenbacker papers, 1915-1973 Army officer and aviator. Correspondence, speeches, writings, notes, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers concerning Rickenbacker's career as an aviator and army officer, chairman of the board of Eastern Air Lines, and advocate of conservative causes.
    • Contributor: Rickenbacker, Eddie
    • Date: 1915
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    Harry A. Blackmun papers, 1913-2001 Lawyer, judge, and Supreme Court justice. Correspondence, memoranda, case files, legal papers, subject files, speeches, and writings relating primarily to Blackmun's judicial career from 1959 to 1994.
    • Contributor: Blackmun, Harry A. (Harry Andrew) - Blackmun, Harry A.
    • Date: 1913
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    Poushkin Society in America records, 1931-1955 Society celebrating poet Aleksandr Sergeevich Puskin. Correspondence, minutes, programs, literary contest essays, clippings, an index to Pushkin's Boris Godunov, photographs, and other records relating chiefly to Pushkin and the formation and history of the society.
    • Contributor: Poushkin Society in America
    • Date: 1931
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    Harold Foote Gosnell papers, 1931-1962 Political scientist, educator, and government consultant. Chiefly subject files consisting of correspondence, memoranda, reports, research data, maps, charts, printed and near-print material, and miscellany. The papers relate principally to projects Gosnell conducted for various government agencies, including a study on state and regional planning for the National Resources Committee; studies on government information services, especially those of the Office of War Information and the...
    • Contributor: Gosnell, Harold F. (Harold Foote) - Gosnell, Harold F.
    • Date: 1931
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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
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    Paul Wilstach collection of Richard Mansfield papers, 1889-1918 Author and biographer (Wilstach). Actor (Mansfield). Scrapbooks, correspondence, plays, printed matter, and biographical material mainly created by Mansfield and collected by Wilstach, who served as Mansfield's secretary
    • Contributor: Wilstach, Paul
    • Date: 1889
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    Theodore Marburg papers, 1859-1940 Diplomat, publicist, civic leader, and peace advocate. Scrapbooks and correspondence relating to Marburg's civic activities in Baltimore, Maryland, his belief in internationalism and advocacy for peace before and after World War I, and his role as United States minister to Belgium from 1912 to 1914.
    • Contributor: Marburg, Theodore
    • Date: 1859
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    Edward McPherson papers, 1738-1936 Editor, statistician, and U.S. representative from Pennsylvania. Correspondence, letterbooks, family papers, speeches and writings, legal and financial records, scrapbooks, and other material relating to four generations of the McPherson family in central Pennsylvania, to McPherson's career in the House of Representatives as legislator and clerk of the House, and to Republican Party politics nationally and in Pennsylvania during Reconstruction. Includes estate papers of Thaddeus...
    • Contributor: McPherson, Edward
    • Date: 1738
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    James A. Michener papers, 1906-1992 Author. Correspondence, writings, speeches, journal, interviews, scripts, notes, legal and financial records, biographical material, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers documenting Michener's literary career, his interest in politics, his art collection, and the adaptation of his works for stage and screen.
    • Contributor: Michener, James A. (James Albert) - Michener, James A.
    • Date: 1906
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    Byron N. Scott papers, 1957 United States representative from California and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, court brief, newspaper clippings, and magazine articles relating to Scott's legal defense of William H. Taylor, who was accused of espionage.
    • Contributor: Scott, Byron N. (Byron Nicholson) - Scott, Byron N.
    • Date: 1957
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    Sherman Krellberg papers, 1919-1989 Motion picture and theatrical producer and film distributor. Correspondence, memoranda, scripts, dialog sheets, reports, financial and legal records, and promotional material pertaining chiefly to Krellberg's career as an independent film distributor and producer of feature films, serials, and theatrical productions.
    • Contributor: Krellberg, Sherman
    • Date: 1919
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    Sir Augustus John Foster papers, 1794-1844 British minister to the United States. Diaries, correspondence, and notes concerning Foster's assignment as a British diplomat to Washington, D.C., prior to the War of 1812, Naples (capital of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies), and Turin (capital of the Kingdom of Sardinia).
    • Contributor: Foster, Augustus John, Sir - Foster, Augustus John
    • Date: 1794
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    G. Bromley Oxnam papers, 1823-1963 Methodist clergyman and theologian. Diaries, correspondence, writings, printed matter, photographs, and miscellaneous material documenting Oxnam's life and work as a clergyman, stance on church-state issues, and controversies relating to Catholicism, anti-communism, and other issues of faith and politics.
    • Contributor: Oxnam, G. Bromley (Garfield Bromley) - Oxnam, G. Bromley
    • Date: 1823
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    Center for National Policy Review records, 1959-1986 Public interest organization concerned with enforcement of and compliance with federal civil rights laws; created in 1970 by civil rights attorney William L. Taylor and affiliated with Columbus School of Law, Catholic University, Washington, D.C., until 1985. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, notes, reports, legal case files, printed material, and other papers relating to the work of the center and its director, William L. Taylor,...
    • Contributor: Center for National Policy Review (U.S.)
    • Date: 1959
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    Theodore Gordon Ellyson papers, 1912-1951 United States naval officer and pioneer aviator. Biographical information and correspondence chiefly between Ellyson and his wife, Helen Mildred Lewis Glenn Ellyson, describing his naval sea duty and naval aviation.
    • Contributor: Ellyson, Theodore Gordon
    • Date: 1912
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    A.W. Greely papers, 1753-1959 Explorer, United States Army officer, and author. Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, diaries, speeches, lectures, writings, military papers, biographical material, Greely (Greeley) family correspondence, scrapbooks, financial records, clippings, maps, prints, memorabilia, and other papers relating primarily to Greely's military career and exploration of the polar regions.
    • Contributor: Greely, A. W. (Adolphus Washington) - Greely, A. W.
    • Date: 1753
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    John Aldrich Stephenson collection of the Hand, Fiske, and Al... Correspondence, diaries, journals, travel diaries, manuscripts of sermons, poems, essays, and other writings, business and financial records, printed works, biographical and genealogical materials, drawings and reproductions of paintings and photographs, and other papers collected by Stephenson relating to the Hand, Fiske, and Aldrich families.
    • Date: 1745
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    Samuel Edward Axson sermons, 1857-1880 Presbyterian clergyman of Rome, Georgia, and father of Ellen Axson Wilson, first wife of President Woodrow Wilson. Sermons by Axson.
    • Contributor: Axson, Samuel Edward, Approximately - Axson, Samuel Edward
    • Date: 1857
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    Stuart Chase papers, 1907-1978 Economist and author. Correspondence, drafts and manuscripts of books and writings, notes, reports, book reviews, contracts, subject files, printed matter, and other papers pertaining to Chase's contributions to economics and social policy, especially as as member of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's "brain trust."
    • Contributor: Chase, Stuart
    • Date: 1907
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    Henry Barrett Learned papers, 1907-1931 Historian and professor at Stanford University. Chiefly notes and related materials gathered by Learned for revision of his book The President’s Cabinet (1912) and an unpublished history of the vice presidency.
    • Contributor: Learned, Henry Barrett
    • Date: 1907
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    Fritz Kreisler collection, 1845-1969 Fritz Kreisler was an Austrian-born American violinist and composer. The collection contains Kreisler's original compositions in sketch, manuscript (including holographs), and printed form. In addition, it contains manuscript and heavily annotated printed copies of Kreisler's transcriptions of other composers' music. It also contains correspondence, financial and legal documents, programs, clippings, writings, photographs, awards and honors. The collection includes the papers of Kreisler's biographer Louis...
    • Contributor: Kreisler, Fritz - Lochner, Louis Paul
    • Date: 1845
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    Frank Hastings Hamilton papers, 1863-1887 Physician, surgeon, educator and author. Mainly scrapbooks of correspondence, telegrams, military documents, photographs and clippings relating to Hamilton’s medical career in the Union Army during the Civil War and his role in the treatment of James A. Garfield before his death by assassination in 1881.
    • Contributor: Hamilton, Frank Hastings
    • Date: 1863
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    Charlotte Cushman papers, 1823-1941 Actress. Correspondence; biographical and genealogical material; annotated scripts and texts of plays, poetry, and readings; newspaper clippings; reviews; and souvenir programs relating chiefly to Cushman's career in the theater.
    • Contributor: Cushman, Charlotte
    • Date: 1823
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    Philipp Franz von Siebold papers, 1609-1927 German physician, explorer, and scientist. Microfilm of correspondence, notes, memoranda, writings, reports, printed matter, and other papers consisting primarily of Siebold's notes and writings on the flora, fauna, geology, and meteorology of Japan, including observations and comments on its history, culture, customs, and languages. Also includes material relating to Korea and Taiwan.
    • Contributor: Siebold, Philipp Franz Von
    • Date: 1609
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    James Madison papers, Correspondence, memoranda, autobiography, notes of debates in the Continental Congress (1776) and the Federal Convention (1787), and related material, largely 1771-1836. Correspondents include Jaquelin Ambler, James Barbour, Joel Barlow, William Harris Crawford, Henry Dearborn, Albert Gallatin, Elbridge Gerry, Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, Rufus King, Henry Lee, James Monroe, Edmund Pendleton, Edmund Randolph, Caesar A. Rodney, Benjamin Rush, Richard Rush, Horatio Gates Spafford, Nicholas Philip...
    • Contributor: Madison, James
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    Charles Bendire papers, 1874-1919 Ornithologist and army officer. Chiefly letters from ornithologists and naturalists relating to Bendire’s activities as honorary curator of the Museum of Natural History of the Smithsonian Institution.
    • Contributor: Bendire, Charles
    • Date: 1874
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    Ruth Mack Brunswick papers, 1921-1943 Psychoanalyst. Correspondence, patient files, writings, a student training certificate, a concert program, and a newspaper clipping documenting Brunswick’s contributions to psychoanalytic theory including her treatment of Sergius Pankejeff, a former patient of Sigmund Freud referred to as the “Wolf Man” in Freud’s case study, and her work on the pre-Oedipal phase of libido development.
    • Contributor: Brunswick, Ruth Mack
    • Date: 1921
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    Square dance legislation collection, 1975-1995 The Square Dance Legislation Collection consists of manuscript materials (1975-1995) compiled by the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, documenting the history of legislative efforts to designate the square dance as a national or state folk dance. The bulk of the materials concerns the public hearing on House Resolution 1706 held June 28,1984 before the Subcommittee on Census and Population of the Committee on...
    • Contributor: Parsons, Gerald E.
    • Date: 1975
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    Ken Lindsay collection of Woody Guthrie correspondence, 1952-... This collection contains unpublished correspondence between Woody Guthrie, two of his wives, and British recording distributor, Ken Lindsay.
    • Contributor: Guthrie, Woody - Lindsay, Ken
    • Date: 1952-02-1953
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    International Psycho-Analytical Association records, 1933-1971 International association of the psychoanalytical movement. The records include correspondence, memoranda, minutes, constitution and bylaws, reports, printed matter, and other papers primarily from Piet van der Leeuw's term (1965-1970) as president of the organization.
    • Contributor: International Psycho-Analytical Association
    • Date: 1933
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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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    Bill Mauldin papers, 1941-1970 Cartoonist. Correspondence, writings and other material relating to Mauldin's career as a cartoonist, his work on behalf of the American Veterans Committee, and his interest in civil aviation.
    • Contributor: Mauldin, Bill
    • Date: 1941
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    Domingo Del Monte collection of Spanish colonial history, 150... Cuban historian. Correspondence, diaries, writings, reports, official documents, and printed material collected or written by Del Monte relating to the Spanish colonial history of Cuba, Mexico, Peru, South America, Philippines, and the West Indies. Includes material on copper mines, insurrections, labor, immigration, and slavery and the slave trade.
    • Contributor: Del Monte, Domingo
    • Date: 1500
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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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    Eloise Hubbard Linscott collection, circa 1815, 1929-2002 Eloise Hubbard Linscott’s collection of research materials for her book, Folk Songs of Old New England (1939) and other folk music research through about 1955. The collection includes correspondence; music transcriptions; sound recordings of folk music, lectures, and radio broadcasts; photographs of Linscott's informants; documentation of events and trips within New England; plus some materials from her estate, dated circa 1815-2002.
    • Contributor: Linscott, Eloise Hubbard - Bayard, Samuel Preston - Grover, Carrie - Sherrard, William J. - Reed, Elizabeth Foster
    • Date: 1815
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    Rosamond Pinchot papers, 1918-1955 Actress. Address book, correspondence, diary, photographs, printed matter, and scrapbooks relating to the life and acting career of Rosamond Pinchot.
    • Contributor: Pinchot, Rosamond
    • Date: 1918
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    W.A. Croffut papers, 1774-1933 Author, editor, and poet. Correspondence, writings, minutes, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellaneous items pertaining chiefly to Croffut's publications, activities with the Anti-Imperialist League, and the presidential campaign of 1900. Includes material relating to Ethan Allen Hitchcock, copies of correspondence with Sophia Amelia Peabody Hawthorne, wife of Nathaniel Hawthorne, journals of Henry Alfred Robbins, letters of John Quincy Adams and Jefferson Davis, and autograph material.
    • Contributor: Croffut, W. A. (William Augustus) - Croffut, W. A.
    • Date: 1774
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    Donald T. Giles papers, 1926-1982 United States Navy officer. Correspondence, notebooks, photographs, and printed matter chiefly documenting Giles's incarceration as a Japanese prisoner of war from 1941 to 1945.
    • Contributor: Giles, Donald T.
    • Date: 1926
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    Hermann Hagedorn papers, 1912-1933 Poet and biographer. Correspondence, subject files, research material, and miscellaneous items relating primarily to Hagedorn’s biographies of Leonard Wood and William Boyce Thompson. Includes original material relating to Thompson’s role in relief work in Russia following the Russian Revolution and in securing diplomatic recognition for the Soviets. Also includes material on Hagedorn’s activities relating to World War I loyalty questions, especially the problems of...
    • Contributor: Hagedorn, Hermann
    • Date: 1912
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    Democratic Study Group records, 1912-1995 Legislative service organization operating from 1959 to 1995 to assist Democratic members of the United States House of Representatives. Records include research publications, reports, position papers, draft legislation, correspondence, legal documents, government records, voting and whip records, hearing statements, committee and caucus records, surveys, media files, campaign records, photographs, and training material provided to members in support of common political and legislative goals. Also...
    • Contributor: Democratic Study Group
    • Date: 1912
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    Green-Driver collection, 1896-1969 Businesswoman and church worker. Financial papers, correspondence, photographs, printed matter, topical files and miscellaneous material generated mainly by Pattie Gresham and her three husbands, Baptist ministers William M. Driver and John Benjamin Green, and insurance executive William L. Busby.
    • Contributor: Gresham, Pattie
    • Date: 1896
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    Morton L. Deyo papers, 1911-1981 Naval officer. Correspondence, subject files, speeches and writings documenting Deyo's career in the Navy, particularly as a naval task force commander during World War II in both the Atlantic and Pacific theaters.
    • Contributor: Deyo, Morton L. (Morton Lyndholm) - Deyo, Morton L.
    • Date: 1911
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    Edmund Cody Burnett papers, 1765-1967 Historian, editor, and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, drafts of writings, speeches, notes, research material, financial records, legal papers, and a project file from Burnett's work as editor of Letters of Members of the Continental Congress, published from 1921 to 1936; including also material on the Burnett family and farm in Tennessee, original and edited Civil War correspondence of the Burnett, Cody, Lightfoot, and McGarity families;...
    • Contributor: Burnett, Edmund Cody
    • Date: 1765
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    London newsletters collection, 1665-1685 Volumes of letters from various persons at the offices of the English ministry at Whitehall Palace addressed chiefly to Sir William Scott, 5th Laird of Harden (died 1701) relating to such matters as royal travel and itinerary, events in Parliament, military operations, diplomatic meetings, religious movements, shipping and commercial agreements, and London social life.
    • Date: 1665
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    William D. Salter papers, 1810-1869 United States naval officer. Naval and personal correspondence, journal, naval orders, rations, regulations, and other papers relating to Salter's naval career and voyages.
    • Contributor: Salter, William D.
    • Date: 1810
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    Henry Clay Derrick papers, 1848-1994 Civil engineer and army officer. Diaries recording Derrick's service with other former Confederate and Union soldiers in the Egyptian army (Jaysh) under the Khedive as an engineer conducting surveys and preparing maps, a description of a military expedition into Abyssinia, transcripts and synopses of portions of the diaries and Derrick's letters to his wife, Mary Frances Crosby Derrick, and other family members, and photocopies...
    • Contributor: Derrick, Henry Clay
    • Date: 1848
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    1981 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1981 The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of bluegrass music, Piedmont blues music, Afro-Cuban music, rhythm and blues and boogie woogie music, Cambodian classical dance, and Irish music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, at concerts from May through October 1981, sponsored by the American Folklife Center and...
    • Contributor: Moloney, Mick - McComiskey, Billy - Burris, J. C. - Piano Red - Wiggins, Phil - Cephas, John - Borrell, Roberto
    • Date: 1981
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    Maria Montessori lectures, 1913-1917 Physician and educator. Copyright deposits of translations of lectures by Montessori.
    • Contributor: Montessori, Maria
    • Date: 1913
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    Raymond Swing papers, 1933-1964 Journalist and radio commentator. Primarily scripts of Swing's radio broadcasts including those presented on the Voice of America. Also includes correspondence, lectures, and writings by Swing.
    • Contributor: Swing, Raymond
    • Date: 1933
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    Benjamin S. Loeb papers, 1945-1999 Economist, author, and government official. Research files containing journal excerpts, correspondence, memoranda, cables, reports, minutes, interview transcripts, writings, speeches, newspaper clippings, and printed matter compiled by Loeb concerning Glenn Theodore Seaborg's chairmanship of the Atomic Energy Commission from 1961 to 1971. Loeb assisted Seaborg in writing several books on his chairmanship which feature Seaborg's efforts to promote arms control and peaceful uses of nuclear...
    • Contributor: Loeb, Benjamin S.
    • Date: 1945
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    American Society of Adlerian Psychology records, 1951-1970 Society founded in 1951 to foster and promote the work and teachings of Adlerian psychology and its founder, Alfred Adler. Renamed the North American Society of Adlerian Psychology in 1977. Correspondence, minute books, membership lists, and organizational material relating to the history and incorporation of the society.
    • Contributor: American Society of Adlerian Psychology
    • Date: 1951
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    W. Morgan Shuster papers, 1900-1964 Diplomat, financier, lawyer, and publisher. Correspondence, diary, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to W. Morgan Shuster’s diplomatic career in the Philippines and Persia. The scrapbooks are available only on microfilm.
    • Contributor: Shuster, W. Morgan (William Morgan) - Shuster, W. Morgan
    • Date: 1900
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    William Johnson papers in the Charles E. Feinberg collection,... Supreme Court justice. Chiefly holograph manuscripts, typescripts, and printed copies of a series of articles concerning Johnson written by Abraham J. Levin and published in the Michigan Law Review.
    • Contributor: Feinberg, Charles E.
    • Date: 1944
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    G.T. Beauregard papers, 1844-1883 United States and Confederate Army officer, engineer, railroad executive, and public official. Correspondence, scrapbooks, and military papers, including letterbooks, headquarters records, telegrams and dispatches, orders, endorsements, and rosters. The bulk of the papers, 1861-1865, relate primarily to Beauregard's career as a general in the Confederate Army, especially at Fort Sumter and Charleston, South Carolina; Manassas and Petersburg, Virginia; Shiloh, Tennessee; Corinth, Mississippi; and Atlanta,...
    • Contributor: Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant) - Beauregard, G. T.
    • Date: 1844
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    Eleanor Lord Pray papers, 1894-1975 Member of a New England merchant family living in Vladivostok, Russia. Primarily letters written and received by Pray. Letters describe daily life, the city and its surroundings, and historic events.
    • Contributor: Pray, Eleanor Lord
    • Date: 1894
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    Modern Music archives, 1909-1983 The League of Composers was founded in New York in 1923 to promote American composers and introduce audiences to the best in new music through high quality performances. Its quarterly journal, Modern Music, was published from 1924 to 1946, and edited by Minna Lederman Daniel. It is one of the most distinguished collections of criticism and scholarship concerning early twentieth-century musical arts. The archives...
    • Contributor: League of Composers (U.S.) - Lederman, Minna - Berg, Alban - Brecht, Bertolt - Breton, André - Caruso, Enrico - Copland, Aaron - Cowell, Henry - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Denby, Edwin ... League of Composers (U.S.) - Lederman, Minna - Berg, Alban - Brecht, Bertolt - Breton, André - Caruso, Enrico - Copland, Aaron - Cowell, Henry - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Denby, Edwin - Heinsich, Richard - Kirstein, Lincoln - Picasso, Pablo - Piston, Walter - Rosenfeld, Paul - Shapero, Harold - Smirnoff, Boris - Thomson, Virgil
    • Date: 1909
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    Lyman Trumbull correspondence, 1843-1894 United States senator from Illinois. Chiefly letters received by Trumbull and some drafts or copies of replies on political matters.
    • Contributor: Trumbull, Lyman
    • Date: 1843
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    Halsted B. VanderPoel literary collection, 1815-1929 Collector. Correspondence, literary manuscripts, galley proofs, and printed matter. Includes manuscripts of James Stephens, Irish poet and writer. Other persons represented include Charles Baudelaire, Piero delli Gerrardi, Emma Goldman, Thomas Hardy, Stéphane Mallarmé, T. R. Malthus, George Moore, William Michael Rossetti, Bertrand Russell, John Ruskin, Algernon Charles Swinburne, and Arthur Symons.
    • Contributor: Vanderpoel, Halsted
    • Date: 1815
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    Harry S. Cummings papers, 1890-1986 African-American politician and lawyer. Scrapbooks, correspondence, and ephemera relating to Cummings’s service on the city council in Baltimore, Md., and his activities in national and local Republican Party politics.
    • Contributor: Cummings, Harry S.
    • Date: 1890
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    Frank Alden Hill genealogical collection, 1627-1897 Lawyer and genealogist. Copies of legal and genealogical records, and pedigree charts and heraldic crests relating to the Hill, Lawrence, Townley, Stephens, and Hathaway families, from documents contained in American and European library and museum collections.
    • Contributor: Hill, Frank Alden
    • Date: 1627
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    Ernest Gallaudet Draper papers, circa 1919-1955 Manufacturer and government official. Chiefly speeches and articles, including also biographical material, a diary, correspondence, book reviews, clippings, and notes, relating to Draper's service as assistant secretary of commerce and as a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and including his involvement with various New York state and city agencies concerned with unemployment and labor.
    • Contributor: Draper, Ernest Gallaudet
    • Date: 1919
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    U.S. Congress. Senate. Historical Office oral history intervi... Transcripts of oral history interviews conducted by the Senate Historical Office with members and employees of the United States Senate.
    • Contributor: United States. Congress. Senate. Historical Office
    • Date: 1976
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    Martin Van Buren papers, Correspondence, speeches, messages to Congress, writings, notes, legal record book, estate record book, autobiographical material, and other papers pertaining to slavery and the antislavery movement; banking and the Second Bank of the United States; party politics in New York state and at the national level relating to the Federalist, National Republican, Whig, and Democratic parties, particularly during the Jackson and Van Buren administrations; and...
    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin - Van Buren, John
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    Johnny Carson papers, 1970-1992 Television personality. Correspondence, scripts, reports, and production files of the "Tonight Show" starring Johnny Carson broadcast on the NBC television network documenting Carson's affiliation with the program from October 1972 through May 1992.
    • Contributor: Carson, Johnny
    • Date: 1970
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    A.D. Bache papers, 1828-1863 Scientist, educator, and superintendent of the United States Coast Survey. Correspondence, a journal, and miscellaneous material reflecting Bache’s service with the United States Coast Survey, his work at the Dudley Observatory, and his European trip to study educational methods.
    • Contributor: Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Bache, A. D.
    • Date: 1828