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  • Collection

    R.C. Leffingwell letterbooks, 1917-1920

    United States assistant secretary of the treasury. Letters relating to war debts and loans, post-World War I financing, and bond drives signed by Leffingwell during his term as assistant secretary of the treasury and by other Treasury Department officials.

    • Contributor: Leffingwell, R. C. (russell Cornell) - Leffingwell, R. C.
    • Date: 1917
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    Frances G. Wickes Foundation records, 1911-1978

    Foundation established by Frances G. Wickes’s estate for the financial support of charitable endeavors in Jungian analytical psychology and other scientific, literary, or educational fields. Correspondence, corporate and financial records, minutes of meetings, reports, and estate management papers.

    • Contributor: Frances G. Wickes Foundation
    • Date: 1911
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    Joseph Story correspondence, 1807-1943

    Lawyer, United States representative from Massachusetts, associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, and educator. Personal, legal, and professional correspondence regarding cases at law, questions before the Supreme Court, the teaching of history and law, the development of Harvard Law School, and other judicial and political topics.

    • Contributor: Story, Joseph
    • Date: 1807
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    Laura Wood Roper papers, 1822-1982

    Biographer of Frederick Law Olmsted (1822-1903). Correspondence, research notes, reports, clippings, and printed matter related to Olmsted and the landscape architectural firm, Olmsted Associates (1961- ) and its predecessors, collected by Roper for her biography of Olmsted. Also includes card indexes containing abstracts mostly from Olmsted’s correspondence in the Library of Congress Manuscript Division.

    • Contributor: Roper, Laura Wood
    • Date: 1822
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    Nelson W. Aldrich papers, 1777-1930

    United States representative and senator from Rhode Island, financier, and philanthropist. Correspondence, journal, appointment books, drafts of speeches, memoranda, financial records, reports, legislative matter, scrapbooks, serial publications, and other printed material relating chiefly to Aldrich's career in Congress.

    • Contributor: Aldrich, Nelson W. (nelson Wilmarth) - Aldrich, Nelson W.
    • Date: 1777
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    John Spalding Flannery papers, 1902-1953

    Lawyer. Chiefly records from McKenney, Flannery & Craighill, the Washington, D.C. law firm in which Flannery was a principal partner.

    • Contributor: Flannery, John Spalding
    • Date: 1902
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    Paul Federn papers, 1864-1975

    Psychoanalyst. Correspondence, case file, speeches and writings, newspaper clippings, and printed matter pertaining to Federn’s family and his career in the field of psychoanalysis.

    • Contributor: Federn, Paul
    • Date: 1864
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    William J. Brennan papers, 1945-1998

    Associate justice of the United States Supreme Court. Correspondence, legal case files, speeches and writings, administrative files, printed matter, and newspaper clippings related to Brennan's activities as associate justice of the Supreme Court.

    • Contributor: Brennan, William J. (william Joseph) - Brennan, William J.
    • Date: 1945
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    George W. Mixter papers, 1855-1946

    Navigation researcher and consulting engineer. Correspondence, writings, notes, lectures, ship’s papers, problem sets, calculations, maps, and other papers chiefly relating to Mixter’s contributions to the study of navigation.

    • Contributor: Mixter, George W. (george Webber) - Mixter, George W.
    • Date: 1855
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    B.W. Huebsch papers, 1893-1964

    Publisher. Chiefly correspondence reflecting Huebsch's thoughts on literature and his career as a publisher under his own imprint, B. W. Huebsch, and after its merger, with Viking Press. Also documents his publication of the liberal weekly Freeman and his connection with organizations such as the American Civil Liberties Union and the National Association of Book Publishers.

    • Contributor: Huebsch, W. (benjamin W.) - Huebsch, W.
    • Date: 1893
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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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    Dwight Lyman Moody papers, 1864-1937

    Evangelist. Correspondence, scrapbooks, sermon notes, and printed matter relating to Moody's work as an evangelist; the Northfield Seminary for Young Ladies, Northfield, Massachsetts; the Mount Hermon School for Boys, Mount Hermon, Massachusetts; and family and financial affairs.

    • Contributor: Moody, Dwight Lyman
    • Date: 1864
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    Ruth Gordon and Garson Kanin papers, 1921-1993

    Author and actress Ruth Gordon and her husband Garson Kanin, actor, author, producer, and director. Correspondence with colleagues in the entertainment industry.

    • Date: 1921
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Woody Guthrie manuscript collection, 1935-1950

    The Woody Guthrie manuscript collection includes unpublished correspondence, most are letters from Guthrie to Alan Lomax, assistant in charge of the Archive of American Folk Song at the Library of Congress, dated 1940-1942; plus drawings; essays; song lyrics; and a songbook, "Songs of Woody Guthrie."

    • Contributor: Guthrie, Woody - Lomax, Alan - Spivacke, Harold
    • Date: 1935
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    Francis Winslow papers, 1833-1863

    Naval officer. Correspondence, journals, logs, and other papers documenting Winslow's naval career.

    • Contributor: Winslow, Francis
    • Date: 1833
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    Peggy Clark papers, 1880-1997

    Peggy Clark (1915-1996) was an American lighting, scenic, and costume designer. The collection includes light plots, scenic renderings, correspondence, published and unpublished writings, blueprints, programs, photographs, posters, scripts, scrapbooks, clippings, notes, memorabilia and other materials related to her life and career.

    • Contributor: Clark, Peggy - Smith, Oliver Lemuel
    • Date: 1880
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Juan B. Rael collection, 1939-1999

    Sound recordings and manuscripts that document the musical heritage and cultural traditions of the Hispano residents of the portion of the Northern Rio Grande region of northern New Mexico and southern Colorado, collected by Juan B. Rael in 1940.

    • Contributor: Anaya, Ernestina - Anaya, Nieves - Archuleta, Ricardo - Arellano, Esequiel - Arellano, Narciso - Cantú, José Ignacio - Chávez, Adelaido - Chávez, Adolfo - Espinosa, Rosabel L. - García, Pedro (guitarist) ... Anaya, Ernestina - Anaya, Nieves - Archuleta, Ricardo - Arellano, Esequiel - Arellano, Narciso - Cantú, José Ignacio - Chávez, Adelaido - Chávez, Adolfo - Espinosa, Rosabel L. - García, Pedro (guitarist) - Lobato, Julián - Lobato, Salomé - Mares, Remigio - Martínez Y Lavadi, Samuel - Medina, Esteban (singer) - Montoya, Luis - Romero, Alfredo - Trujillo, Amado - Rael, Juan Bautista - Lamadrid, Enrique R.
    • Date: 1939
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    Louise Chandler Moulton papers, 1852-1908

    Author. Chiefly letters received by Moulton from prominent literary figures in the United States, England, and Europe with some holograph poems. Also includes correspondence of the English poet John Marston and his son Philip Bourke Marston.

    • Contributor: Moulton, Louise Chandler
    • Date: 1852
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    Albert Sidney Burleson papers, 1845-1943

    United States representative from Texas, postmaster general in Woodrow Wilson's cabinet, and Democratic Party leader. Correspondence, memoranda, printed matter, scrapbooks, and articles relating chiefly to Burleson’s career in politics and government, including letters to and from Woodrow Wilson.

    • Contributor: Burleson, Albert Sidney
    • Date: 1845
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    Walter L. Fisher papers, 1871-1963

    Lawyer, municipal reformer, and U.S. secretary of the interior. Correspondence and memoranda, letterbooks, speeches and articles, scrapbooks, photographs, subject files, clippings, and printed matter chiefly related to Chicago, Illinois, municipal matters and to Fisher's term as United States secretary of the interior.

    • Contributor: Fisher, Walter L. (walter Lowrie) - Fisher, Walter L.
    • Date: 1871
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    Earl Warren papers, 1864-1974

    Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court. Papers dating chiefly from Warren's appointment as chief justice and relating principally to his activities with the Supreme Court and to the various landmark decisions identified with his tenure (1953-1969) in such areas as civil rights, race relations, criminal procedure, legislative reapportionment, freedom of speech and press, and church-state relations. Includes personal, family, and official correspondence; ...

    • Contributor: Warren, Earl
    • Date: 1864
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    Lilly Trog-Prinz papers, 1957-1992

    Analysand. Letters to Trog-Prinz by her psychoanalyst, K. R. Eissler, spanning the years 1957 to 1992. Also includes two autobiographical narratives written by Trog-Prinz.

    • Contributor: Trog-Prinz, Lilly
    • Date: 1957
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    Lewis M. Haupt papers, 1849-1923

    Civil engineer and public official. Correspondence, minutes, memoranda, reports, speeches, and articles relating to the selection of a route for an isthmian canal and to Haupt's efforts to secure the Nicaraguan route includes records of the Nicaraguan Canal Commission and the Isthmian Canal Commission, with further material relating to Herman Haupt and his duties as chief of construction and operation of the United States ...

    • Contributor: Haupt, Lewis M. (lewis Muhlenberg) - Haupt, Lewis M.
    • Date: 1849
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    Harold C. Fleming papers, 1950-1993

    Civil rights leader and executive with the Potomac Institute, Washington, D.C. Correspondence, memoranda, annual reports, subject files, proposals, background material, news releases, drafts and published pamphlets and booklets, biographical material, and other papers pertaining to Fleming's work as executive vice president and president of the Potomac Institute, an organization dedicated to eliminating racial discrimination and expanding African-American civil rights.

    • Contributor: Fleming, Harold C.
    • Date: 1950
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    Franklin MacVeagh papers, 1799-1934

    Lawyer, businessman and U.S. secretary of the treasury. Correspondence, family papers, subject files, business, legal, and financial papers, speeches and writings, and miscellaneous material relating primarily to MacVeagh's service in the cabinet of William H. Taft and to the MacVeagh (McVey) and Eames families, Chicago social and civic affairs, the Franklin MacVeagh & Company wholesale grocery business, and other personal and business matters.

    • Contributor: Macveagh, Franklin
    • Date: 1799