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    Frederick D. Patterson papers, 1861-1988 African-American educational administrator and advocate. Correspondence, journal, writings and speeches, notes, reports, organizational records, clippings, printed materials, memorabilia, and miscellaneous items relating chiefly to Patterson's efforts, following his retirement as president of Tuskegee Institute in 1953, to preserve and develop African-American institutions of higher learning.
    • Contributor: Patterson, Frederick D. (Frederick Douglass) - Patterson, Frederick D.
    • Date: 1861
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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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    Benjamin F. Whitten papers, 1848-1945 United States Army officer. Correspondence, family papers, military records, financial and legal records, and miscellaneous items relating primarily to Whitten's service in the Union Army during the Civil War.
    • Contributor: Whitten, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), Approximately 1836 - Whitten, Benjamin F.
    • Date: 1848
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    Samuel Chiles Mitchell papers, 1903-1913 College president and educator. Correspondence, speeches, lectures, articles, poetry, financial papers, and printed material relating primarily to Mitchell's work as president of the University of South Carolina.
    • Contributor: Mitchell, Samuel Chiles
    • Date: 1903
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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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    Samuel Chiles Mitchell papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, speeches, lectures, articles, poetry, financial records, clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Mitchell's work as president of the University of South Carolina. Subjects include education in the South and disputes between Mitchell and Coleman Livingston Blease, governor of South Carolina. Includes memoranda, reports, and records relating to the administration of the Peabody Education Fund. Correspondents include Charles Francis Adams, ...
    • Contributor: Mitchell, Samuel Chiles
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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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    National Child Labor Committee (U.S.) records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, speeches, official records, reports, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, and scrapbooks containing form letters, press releases, and newspaper clippings concerning the work of the National Child Labor Committee in promoting the rights and education of children and youth in relation to labor. Includes reports on child labor conditions in various industries; minute books and proceedings of annual meetings and national conferences of the National Child ...
    • Contributor: National Child Labor Committee (U.S.) - National Committee on Federal Aid to Education
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    J.L.M. Curry papers, 1637-1939 Statesman, author, clergyman, diplomat, and educator. Diaries, correspondence, printed matter, clippings, memorabilia, notes and memoranda, legal papers, accounts, lectures and sermons, essays, scrapbook, manuscript of autobiography, speeches, and articles, and catalog of Curry's library. Includes autographs of presidents, Confederate leaders, Spanish noblemen, royalty, and writers, jurists, diplomats, educators, historians, scientists, reformers, artists, statesmen, literary figures, clergymen, and military men of the United States and ...
    • Contributor: Curry, J. L. M. (Jabez Lamar Monroe) - Curry, J. L. M.
    • Date: 1637
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    National Urban League records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Parts I-III include correspondence, minutes of meetings, speeches, reports, surveys, statistical data, financial and legal papers, scrapbooks, printed material, and other records relating to the programs and policies of the National Urban League and its affiliates chiefly in the field of human services and social change. Topics include the League's adoption program, the aged, citizenship education, civil rights, community health, crime, relief for African ...
    • Contributor: National Urban League - Granger, Lester (Lester Blackwell) - Harrington, Oliver W. (Oliver Wendell) - Hughes, Langston - Jackson, Nelson C. (Nelson Crews) - Jordan, Vernon E. (Vernon Eulion) - McGannon, Donald Henry - Sims, Harold R. - Tanneyhill, Ann - Thomas, Jesse O. - Young, Whitney M. - National Urban League. Office of Washington Operations - National Urban League. Southern Regional Office
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    Benjamin F. Whitten papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, family papers, military records, financial and legal records, and other papers relating primarily to Whitten's Civil War service with the 9th Maine Infantry Regiment. Documents his participation in the Battle of Morris Island, S.C., 1863; other actions and encampments along the southeast Atlantic coast in 1862 and 1863; the Battle of Cold Harbor, Va., 1864; and engagements in Bermuda Hundred, Va., where he ...
    • Contributor: Whitten, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin)
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    Moton family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, printed materials, and other papers relating primarily to efforts in the 1930s by the Motons to promote educational and economic opportunities for African Americans and to improve race relations. Documents Robert Russa Moton's work with African American businesses and institutions and civil rights organizations including the Colored Merchants Association, Commission on Interracial Cooperation, Hampton Institute, National Negro Business League, National ...
    • Contributor: Hubbard, Charlotte Moton - Moton, Jennie Dee Booth - Moton, Robert Russa
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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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    J.L.M. Curry papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, lectures, sermons, autobiography, essays, articles, notes, documents and legal records, accounts, catalog of Curry's library, clippings, scrapbook, printed matter, and memorabilia. Diaries and much of the correspondence (1880-1903) relate to Curry's career as a Baptist minister and educator in the South and as ambassador to Spain. Also includes material pertaining to his studies on Civil War history and the civil ...
    • Contributor: Curry, J. L. M. (Jabez Lamar Monroe)
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    Willie Person Mangum papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, legal records, genealogical material, financial records, printed matter, and other papers concerning local, southern, and national politics; the Whig Party in the South; economic and social conditions in North Carolina; Walnut Hill, the Mangum plantation located near Hillsborough, N.C.; and education of the Mangum children. Includes business records of Willie Person Mangum's grandfather, Arthur Mangum; brother, Priestly Hinton Mangum, (1795-1850); ...
    • Contributor: Mangum, Willie Person - Mangum, Arthur - Mangum, Charity Alston Cain - Mangum, Priestly Hinton - Weeks, Stephen (Stephen Beauregard)
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    Frederick D. Patterson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, journal, speeches, writings, reports, notes, organizational records, clippings, printed matter, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Patterson's efforts, following his retirement as president of Tuskegee Institute in 1953, to preserve and develop African American institutions of higher learning. Documents his continued interest in Tuskegee Institute and the institute's School of Veterinary Medicine; his association with the Robert R. Moton Memorial Institute, the ...
    • Contributor: Patterson, Frederick D. (Frederick Douglass)
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    James O. Harrison papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, writings, notes, notebooks, biographical material, legal and financial records, scrapbooks, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Harrison's personal and professional life, including his law practices in Eatonton, Ga.; Lexington, Ky.; Vicksburg, Miss.; New Orleans, La.; and Richmond, Va. Also documents his work with Lexington, Ky., public schools, and his role as executor of Henry Clay's estate. Correspondents include William T. ...
    • Contributor: Harrison, James O.
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    National Child Labor Committee (U.S.) records, 1904-1953 Correspondence, official records, reports, speeches, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, and scrapbooks containing form letters, press releases, and newspaper clippings relating to the committee. Includes reports on child labor conditions in various industries and minute books and proceedings of annual meetings and national conferences.
    • Contributor: National Child Labor Committee (U.S.)
    • Date: 1904
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    Moton family papers, 1850-1991 Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, printed material, and other papers relating primarily to efforts in the 1930s by the Moton Family to promote educational and economic opportunities for African Americans and to improve race relations.
    • Date: 1850
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    Willie Person Mangum papers, 1771-1906 Jurist and U.S. senator and representative from North Carolina. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, legal papers, genealogical material, financial papers, and printed matter concerning local, southern, and national politics, the Whig Party in the South, economic and social conditions in North Carolina, the Mangum plantation, and education of the Mangum children.
    • Contributor: Mangum, Willie Person
    • Date: 1771
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    National Urban League records, 1900-1988 Civil rights organization. Correspondence, minutes of meetings, speeches, reports, surveys, statistical data, financial and legal records, scrapbooks, printed material, and other records relating to the programs and policies of the league and its affiliates.
    • Contributor: National Urban League
    • Date: 1900
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    Alexander Hamilton Stephens papers, Correspondence, memoranda, telegrams, journal, autobiography, legal documents, clippings, and other papers reflecting Stephens's career in government and politics. Chiefly correspondence concerning national and sectional questions as well as local affairs, philanthropy, and plantation management. Subjects include the presidential election of 1876; Civil War; Compromise of 1850; formation and operation of the Confederate Government; Dred Scott decision; Indian affairs; Kansas-Nebraska Act; political parties including the ...
    • Contributor: Stephens, Alexander H. (Alexander Hamilton) - Stephens, Alexander Hamilton
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    George Foster Peabody papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence and other papers reflecting Peabody's activities as treasurer of the Democratic National Committee, interest in the Democratic Party, banking activites including his association with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and interest in African American welfare, education in the South, and the Georgia Warm Springs Foundation. Includes correspondence and papers by and about Newton Diehl Baker, Nicholas George Julius Ballanta-Tayor, Wade Chance, ...
    • Contributor: Peabody, George Foster
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    George Foster Peabody papers, 1894-1937 Banker and philanthropist. Correspondence and other papers reflecting Peabody's activities as treasurer of the Democratic National Committee, interest in the Democratic Party, his association with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and other banking activities, and special interests such as African-American welfare, the development of education in the South, and the Georgia Warm Springs Health Foundation.
    • Contributor: Peabody, George Foster
    • Date: 1894