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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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    Nathaniel D. Hackett correspondence, 1853-1947

    Union Army soldier. Chiefly Civil War correspondence of Hackett while serving with the 1st Wisconsin Heavy Artillery Regiement. Includes the correspondence of Edith Hackett Cramer, Carrie Fern Hackett, and Millicent Hackett Maloney, the daughters of Nathaniel D. Hackett.

    • Contributor: Hackett, Nathaniel D. (nathaniel Davis) - Hackett, Nathaniel D.
    • Date: 1853
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    Cornelius Chase family papers, 1745-1974

    Clergyman, educator, and farmer. Correspondence, business and financial papers, subject files, reports, speeches, newspaper clippings, and miscellany relating to various members of the Chase family, especially Cornelius Chase, his son, Cornelius Thurston Chase, and the latter's career as superintendent of public instruction in Florida. Other material concerns the slave trade in Richmond, Virginia, the Confederate Army, and the Reverend Jonas King.

    • Contributor: Chase, Cornelius
    • Date: 1745
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    Joshua Coit correspondence, 1792-1798

    Lawyer, state legislator, and United States representative. Letters from Coit to his wife Nancy, to his son Robert, and to Charles Bulkeley, all of New London, Connecticut. Most were written in Philadelphia while Coit served as a representative in the United States Congress from 1793 to 1798. Many of the letters are accompanied by typed transcripts.

    • Contributor: Coit, Joshua
    • Date: 1792
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    Henry L. Dawes papers, 1833-1933

    United States representative and senator from Massachusetts. Correspondence, memoranda, letterbooks, diaries, speeches, reports, notebooks, biographical material, family papers, photographs, citations, congressional commissions, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, and an incomplete biography of Dawes by his daughter, Anna Laurens Dawes. The collection documents mainly Dawes's career as a federal legislator and his work on issues relating to the American Indian, including his tenure as chairman of ...

    • Contributor: Dawes, Henry L. (henry Laurens) - Dawes, Henry L.
    • Date: 1833
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    Forrest David Mathews papers, 1967-1980

    U.S. secretary of health, education and welfare; and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, subject files, and other papers relating chiefly to Mathews' service as secretary of health, education, and welfare.

    • Contributor: Mathews, Forrest David
    • Date: 1967
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    Patsy T. Mink papers, 1883-2005

    Lawyer, public official, and United States representative from Hawaii. Correspondence, memoranda, legislative files, speeches and writings, testimony, statements, press releases, appointment books and scheduling files, travel itineraries, campaign files and political ephemera, notes, casework, law practice client files, court documents, maps, card files, biographical material, interviews, questionnaires, awards and honors, photographs, student papers, family papers, scrapbooks, news clippings, and printed matter documenting Mink's public ...

    • Contributor: Mink, Patsy T.
    • Date: 1883
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    Myrtilla Miner papers, 1825-1960

    Educator. Correspondence, school essays, notes, clippings, printed matter, an unfinished biography of Miner by Lester Grosvenor Wells, and other papers relating to the Normal School for Colored Girls in Washington, D.C., slavery, the Civil War, feminism, and spiritualism.

    • Contributor: Miner, Myrtilla
    • Date: 1825
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    Cuban Educational Association of the United States of America records, 1897-1954

    Educational association founded in 1898 to assist Cuban and Puerto Rican students securing an education in the United States. Correspondence, application forms, rosters, scrapbooks, financial records, photographs of students, and other records concerning the activities of the association and, after its dissolution in 1903, the Cuban and Puerto Rican students it had aided.

    • Contributor: Cuban Educational Association of the United States of America
    • Date: 1897
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    Waldo Gifford Leland papers, 1844-1966

    Archivist and historian. Honorary consultant in international relations, Library of Congress. Correspondence, diaries, articles, reports, memoranda, notes, and miscellaneous papers relating to Leland's career as archivist, historian, and consultant in international relations.

    • Contributor: Leland, Waldo Gifford
    • Date: 1844
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    Alice M. Rivlin papers, 1963-1988

    Economist, government official, and director of the Congressional Budget Office. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches and other writings, congressional testimony, printed materials, newspaper clippings, and photographs pertaining to Rivlin's career as an economist and government official.

    • Contributor: Rivlin, Alice M.
    • Date: 1963
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    Susan B. Anthony papers, 1846-1934

    Reformer and suffragist. Correspondence, diaries, daybook, speeches, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous papers relating primarily to Anthony's writings, lectures, and other efforts on behalf of women's suffrage and women's rights. Includes material pertaining to the National Woman Suffrage Association, after 1890 the National American Woman Suffrage Association, and to the New York State Woman Suffrage Association.

    • Contributor: Anthony, Susan (susan Brownell) - Anthony, Susan
    • Date: 1846
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    Aaron Burton Levisee papers, 1847-1992

    Lawyer, educator, Louisiana state legislator, and Confederate soldier. Diaries, obituaries, and clippings documenting Levisee's activities as a student at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, school teacher in Alabama, lawyer in Louisiana, soldier in the Confederate army, judge and state legislator in Louisiana during Reconstruction, Republican elector for Louisiana, and Internal Revenue Service agent.

    • Contributor: Levisee, Aaron Burton
    • Date: 1847
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    Peter Heller papers, 1925-1992

    Author and educator. Correspondence, patient case notes, poetry, and other writings by Heller relating to Anna Freud's psychoanalysis of him as a child in Vienna, Austria.

    • Contributor: Heller, Peter
    • Date: 1925
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    Alexis Vasilevich Babine papers, 1895-1953

    Librarian, teacher, and author. Correspondence, lectures, articles, journals, other writings, and miscellaneous material relating chiefly to Babine's experiences during the Russian Revolution, his work in creative writing, and a history in Russian of the United States.

    • Contributor: Babine, Alexis Vasilevich
    • Date: 1895
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    Robert A. Taft papers, 1885-1980

    United States senator from Ohio, Republican Party leader, and lawyer. Correspondence, family and personal papers, political and legislative files, subject files, business and financial papers, speeches and writings, and other papers relating primarily to Taft's career in the Senate and to his role as a national leader in the Republican Party.

    • Contributor: Taft, Robert A. (robert Alphonso) - Taft, Robert A.
    • Date: 1885
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    Siegfried Bernfeld papers, 1854-1975

    Psychoanalyst, biologist, and student and associate of Sigmund Freud. Correspondence, writings, reports, minutes of meetings, research files, and printed material relating to Bernfeld's career as a psychoanalyst in Europe and America and to the study of Sigmund Freud by Bernfeld and his wife, Suzanne Casirer Bernfeld.

    • Contributor: Bernfeld, Siegfried
    • Date: 1854
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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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    Alexander Graham Bell family papers,

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, laboratory notebooks, patent records, speeches, writings, subject files, genealogical records, printed material, and other papers pertaining primarily to Bell's invention of the telephone (1876). Also includes material documenting his contributions to the education of the deaf and his interests in a wide range of scientific and technological fields including aviation, eugenics, and marine engineering. Includes bound volumes of the Beinn Bhreagh ...

    • Contributor: Bell, Alexander Graham - Bell, Alexander Melville - Bell, Mabel Gardiner Hubbard - Fairchild, Marian - Hubbard, Gardiner G. (gardiner Greene)
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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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    Woman's Party Corporation records, 1918-1998

    Women's rights organization. Correspondence, legal papers, financial records, bylaws, notes, and printed matter relating chiefly to litigation between the Woman's Party Corporation and its parent group, the National Woman's Party.

    • Contributor: Woman's Party Corporation
    • Date: 1918
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    Charl Ormond Williams papers, 1924-1959

    Educator. Correspondence, memoranda, telegrams, reports, newspaper clippings, and printed material relating to Williams’s association with the National Education Association of the United States and her work in the field of education and educational reform, including her participation in the 1944 White House Conference on Rural Education.

    • Contributor: Williams, Charl Ormond
    • Date: 1924
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    Francis Lewis Cardozo family papers, 1864-1968

    Educator, clergyman, and public official. Correspondence, genealogical and biographical papers, miscellaneous documents, and a manuscript of a novel related to various members of the Cardozo family, a prominent African-American family of South Carolina and Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Cardozo, Francis Lewis
    • Date: 1864
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    Henry Shapiro papers, 1920-1992

    Journalist. Correspondence, wire service reports, reference files, speeches and writings, and personal files pertaining to Henry Shapiro's career and writings as chief correspondent in the Moscow bureau of United Press International from the 1930s to the 1970s.

    • Contributor: Shapiro, Henry
    • Date: 1920
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    Christian A. Fleetwood papers, 1797-1945

    Soldier and civic leader. Correspondence, diaries, legal documents, scrapbook, printed material, memorabilia, and photographs pertaining to Fleetwood's military and civilian career during and after the Civil War, education, nursing, and slavery, and other civic and social concerns of the African-American community. Material relates chiefly to the District of Columbia where Fleetwood held various government and business positions. Includes papers of his wife Sara Iredell ...

    • Contributor: Fleetwood, Christian A. (christian Abraham) - Fleetwood, Christian A.
    • Date: 1797