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    Custis-Lee family papers, 1700-circa 1928 Correspondence, letterbooks, genealogical papers, notebooks, financial records, indentures, clippings, photographs, and other papers documenting the activities of several generations of the Custis and Lee families of Virginia, who served as diplomats, statesmen, politicians, planters, and military officers during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
    • Date: 1700
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    Thaddeus Stevens papers, 1811-1927 Lawyer and United States representative from Pennsylvania. General and official correspondence, legal, business, and financial papers, drafts and printed copies of Stevens's speeches, clippings, and other printed matter relating chiefly to Stevens's career in Congress and to family and business affairs.
    • Contributor: Stevens, Thaddeus
    • Date: 1811
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    Victor S. Clark papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, reports on countries and regions, notes, family papers, clippings, and other papers pertaining primarily to Clark's career as an economist and author. Documents his work as trustee of the Institute of Current World Affairs, member of the Board of Research Associates in American Economic History of the Carnegie Institution of Washington, arbitrator on railroad cases with the U.S. Bureau of Mediation, and member ...
    • Contributor: Clark, Victor S. (Victor Selden)
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    Robert C. Ogden papers, 1843-1913 Businessman and philanthropist. Correspondence, memoranda, notes and drafts of articles and speeches, reports, and printed matter primarily concerned with Ogden's business career, his interests in philanthropy and religion, and his activities on behalf of education in the South.
    • Contributor: Ogden, Robert C. (Robert Curtis) - Ogden, Robert C.
    • Date: 1843
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    Ralph Cooper Hutchison papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, speeches, sermons, writings, and college catalogs, yearbooks, and study guides relating to Hutchison's tenure as president (1931-1945) of Washington and Jefferson College, president (1945-1957) of Lafayette College, chancellor (1957-1960) of Abadan (Iran) Institute of Technology, and director (1960-1966) of Studies in Higher Education, Philadelphia.
    • Contributor: Hutchison, Ralph Cooper
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    Feamster family papers, 1794-1967 Members of the Feamster (Feemster) family. Diaries, notebooks, correspondence, financial and legal papers, writings, and miscellaneous material illustrating the activities of four interrelated families from 1794 to 1967 whose members were engaged in farming, the law, medicine, the military, politics, religion, and other pursuits in Virginia, West Virginia, Missouri, Arkansas, Texas, Kansas, Iowa, and Maryland. The collection also contains genealogical information about the Cary ...
    • Contributor: Cary, Charles William - Feamster, Claudius Newman - Feamster, Felix Claudius - Feamster, Martha Alderson - Feamster, Robert Cantrell - Feamster, Samuel William Newman - Feamster, Thomas L.
    • Date: 1794
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    John Carvel Arnold papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Principally correspondence of Arnold with his wife, Mary Ann Arnold, during his Civil War service with Company I, 49th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, U.S. Army, relating chiefly to his views on the military situation in Virginia and Maryland (1864-1865), army rations and pay, the rebels, the Copperheads, family finances, and his wife's difficulties in maintaining a home and educating the children. Includes correspondence between Mary ...
    • Contributor: Arnold, John Carvel
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    Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, family papers, journals, political documents, legal and financial records, military records, broadsides, ephemera, and other papers relating to American military, political, and social history. Documents the founding of the nation, shaping of the national government and judicial system, American endeavors in the arts, commerce, education, finance, industry, law, literature, medicine, religion, science, and technology, and daily life in early America. The focus of ...
    • Contributor: Carson, Marian S. - Marian S. Carson Collection (Library of Congress)
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    Custis-Lee family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, letterbooks, genealogical papers, notebooks, financial records, indentures, clippings, photographs, and other papers pertaining to slavery, agriculture in Virginia, mercantile and financial affairs, social life in Washington and Philadelphia, and to activities during the Revolution, Mexican War, and Civil War. Letterbook (1700-1825) of Richard Bland Lee contains correspondence of his grandparents, Henry and Mary Bland Lee, relating to family finances and business, trade with ...
    • Contributor: Custis, George Washington Parke - Law, Elizabeth Parke Custis - Lee, Ann Hill Carter - Lee, Anne Robinson McCarty - Lee, Arthur - Lee, Charles - Lee, Hannah Philippa Ludwell - Lee, Henrietta Bedinger - Lee, Henry - Lee, Ludwell ... Custis, George Washington Parke - Law, Elizabeth Parke Custis - Lee, Ann Hill Carter - Lee, Anne Robinson McCarty - Lee, Arthur - Lee, Charles - Lee, Hannah Philippa Ludwell - Lee, Henrietta Bedinger - Lee, Henry - Lee, Ludwell - Lee, Mary Bland - Lee, Mary Custis - Lee, Mary Randolph Custis - Lee, Richard Bland - Lee, Richard Henry - Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward) - Lee, Thomas - Lee, William - Lee, William Henry Fitzhugh - Warden, David Bailie
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    Edward McPherson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, speeches, writings, notes, financial papers, family papers, family history, genealogical material, and other papers relating to McPherson's career in the House of Representatives as legislator and clerk of the House, and to Republican Party politics and campaigns nationally and in Pennsylvania during Reconstruction. Includes papers relating to the McPherson family in central Pennsylvania; records (1856-1888) of the Office of the Clerk, U.S. House ...
    • Contributor: McPherson, Edward - McCreary, Robert G. - United States. Congress. House. Office of the Clerk
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    Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts, 1656-1995 Collector. A collection of Americana including historical letters and documents, family and personal papers, broadsides, financial and legal papers, illustrated and printed ephemera, government and legislative documents, military records, journals, and printed matter relating primarily to the expansion and development of the United States from the colonial period through the 1876 centennial.
    • Contributor: Carson, Marian S.
    • Date: 1656
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    Anna E. Dickinson papers, 1859-1951 Lecturer, reformer, actress, and author. Correspondence, speeches, writings, plays, legal files, financial papers, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and printed material relating to Dickinson's activities on behalf of abolition and women's rights and suffrage and to her career in the theater.
    • Contributor: Dickinson, Anna E. (Anna Elizabeth) - Dickinson, Anna E.
    • Date: 1859
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    Hayes, Hollister, and Kelman families papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, lectures, sermons, memoirs, genealogical material, and printed matter pertaining chiefly to members of the Hayes family and their careers as Presbyterian missionaries and educators in China. Includes papers of Margaret Hayes Hollister; her parents, Barbara Monteath Kelman Hayes and John David Hayes; her paternal grandparents, Margaret Young Hayes and W.M. Hayes; her maternal grandfather, John Kelman; and her paternal great-grandfather, David Hayes. ...
    • Contributor: Ambler, Barbara Hayes - Hayes, Barbara Monteath Kelman - Hayes, David - Hayes, John David - Hayes, Margaret Young - Hayes, W. M. (Watson M.) - Hollister, Margaret Hayes - Kelman, John
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    Lessing J. Rosenwald papers, 1819-1979 Bibliophile, businessman, and philanthropist. Correspondence, subject files, speeches and writings, printed matter, and miscellany relating to Rosenwald's career with Sears, Roebuck & Company; his activities on behalf of various Jewish causes and his opposition to Zionism; his public service work with the National Recovery Administration and the War Production Board; his various charitable, educational, and cultural philanthropies; and his work as a bibliographer and ...
    • Contributor: Rosenwald, Lessing J. (Lessing Julius) - Rosenwald, Lessing J.
    • Date: 1891
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    Anna E. Dickinson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, speeches, writings, plays, legal files, financial papers, newspaper clippings, itineraries, scrapbooks, obituaries, printed material, and other papers relating to Dickinson's activities on behalf of abolition, women's rights, and suffrage and to her career in the theater. Also includes research notes for Dickinson's 1951 biography, Embattled Maiden; The Life of Anna Dickinson, by Giraud Chester. Topics include the national elections of 1872 and 1888; ...
    • Contributor: Dickinson, Anna E. (Anna Elizabeth)
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    Thaddeus Stevens papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence; speeches; legal, business, and financial records; biographical material; clippings; printed matter; and other papers relating chiefly to Stevens's service in the U.S. Congress and to family and business affairs. Documents his involvement in Pennsylvania state politics and national politics; the anti-Masonic movement; the Whig Party; Winfield Scott's nomination as Whig presidential candidate in 1852; and the Republican Party. Subjects include Abraham Lincoln; slavery; ...
    • Contributor: Stevens, Thaddeus
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    Victor S. Clark papers, 1827-1944 Economist and author. Correspondence, financial statements, notes, clippings, reports on various areas and countries, and other data, largely pertaining to the Institute of Current World Affairs, Washington, D.C., and the world situation. Also includes papers of Levi and LeRoy Davis, farmers and merchants of the Genesee River Valley in New York, during the 1800s.
    • Contributor: Clark, Victor S. (Victor Selden) - Clark, Victor S.
    • Date: 1827
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    Feamster family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, essays, notes and notebooks, financial and legal records, circulars, genealogical material, newspaper clippings, and other papers of the allied Feamster (Feemster), Alderson, Cary (Carey), and Mathews (Matthews) families. Subjects include farming, law, medicine, military, politics, and religion, as well as geography, economic and social conditions, and education in areas and states in which members of the family visited or resided including Arkansas, ...
    • Contributor: Cary, Charles William - Feamster, Claudius Newman - Feamster, Felix Claudius - Feamster, Martha Alderson - Feamster, Robert Cantrell - Feamster, Samuel William Newman - Feamster, Thomas L.
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    Robert C. Ogden papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, reports, family papers, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Ogden's business career, interests in philanthropy and religion, and activities on behalf of education of African Americans in the South. Documents his involvement with the Conference on Education in the South; General Education Board (New York, N.Y.); Hampton Institute; Presbyterian church in Philadelphia, Pa., and New York, N.Y.; Southern ...
    • Contributor: Ogden, Robert C. (Robert Curtis) - Mitchell, Samuel Chiles
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    Lessing J. Rosenwald papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, subject files, speeches and writings, printed material, and other papers relating to Rosenwald's career with Sears, Roebuck & Co.; his activities on behalf of various Jewish causes and opposition to Zionism; his public service work with the National Recovery Administration and the War Production Board; his various charitable, educational, and cultural philanthropies; and his work as a bibliographer and collector of books and ...
    • Contributor: Rosenwald, Lessing J. (Lessing Julius)
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    Hayes, Hollister, and Kelman families papers, 1826-2012 Correspondence, diaries, memoirs, lectures and sermons, genealogical material, and printed matter pertaining chiefly to members of the Hayes family and their careers as Presbyterian missionaries in China. Includes papers of Margaret Hayes Hollister; her parents, John David Hayes and Barbara Monteath Kelman Hayes; her paternal grandparents, W. M. Hayes and Margaret Young Hayes; her maternal grandfather, John Kelman; and her paternal great-grandfather, David Hayes.
    • Date: 1826
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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