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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
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    Samuel W. Dike papers, 1870-1913 Congregational minister and social reformer. Correspondence, speeches, articles, book drafts, an unfinished autobiography, lecture notes, family papers, reports, newspaper clippings, and printed matter relating chiefly to Dike's correspondence with members of the National Divorce Reform League (later known as the National League for the Protection of the Family) and others pertaining mainly to business matters and social and family problems. Also included are reports, ...
    • Contributor: Dike, Samuel W. (Samuel Warren) - Dike, Samuel W.
    • Date: 1870
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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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    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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    National Council of Jewish Women, Washington, D.C., Office, records, 1924-1981 Liaison office between the National Council of Jewish Women and the United States Congress and government agencies. Correspondence, minutes, reports, legislation, speeches, testimony, photographs, and printed matter primarily reflecting the efforts of Olya Margolin as the council's Washington, D.C., representative from 1944 to 1978.
    • Contributor: National Council of Jewish Women. Washington, D.C., Office
    • Date: 1924
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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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    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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    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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    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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    Russian Orthodox Greek Catholic Church of America. Diocese of Alaska records, 1733-1938 Principally ecclesiastical records relating to the administration of the numerous parishes and chapels of the Russian Orthodox Church in Alaska, and, to a lesser extent, in Canada and the United States, comprising correspondence, registers of births, marriages, and deaths, confession and communion records, a clergy dossier, orders and edicts (ukases) from imperial and ecclesiastical authorities, financial records, diaries and travel journals, photographs, printed matter, ...
    • Contributor: Russian Orthodox Greek Catholic Church of America. Diocese of Alaska
    • Date: 1733
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    James A. Garfield papers, 1775-1889 United States president, army officer, lawyer, and educator. Family, personal, and official correspondence including records of Garfield's Civil War military service, diary (1848-1881), speeches and other public statements, legal papers, genealogical material, college notebooks, tributes, printed matter, scrapbooks, and other material relating primarily to Garfield's career and death.
    • Contributor: Garfield, James A. (James Abram) - Garfield, James A.
    • Date: 1839
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    Lewis Tappan papers, 1809-1903 Abolitionist, merchant, and publisher. Correspondence, journals, and other papers reflecting Tappan's interests in abolition, African-American education, religion, and his business ventures.
    • Contributor: Tappan, Lewis
    • Date: 1809
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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
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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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    National Council of Jewish Women records, 1893-1989 Organized in 1893 as the Council of Jewish Women with the primary goals of social reform and the promotion of Judaism among women; name changed in 1923 to the National Council of Jewish Women. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, transcripts of proceedings, reports, reference material, official publications, printed matter, and other records chiefly documenting the organization's activities.
    • Contributor: National Council of Jewish Women
    • Date: 1893
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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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    Newton Diehl Baker papers, 1896-1962 U.S. secretary of war, author, lawyer, and municipal official of Cleveland, Ohio. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, speeches and articles, newspaper articles, and printed material relating primarily to Baker's post-World War I activities as the head of several business firms and of organizations devoted to education, law and jurisprudence, and philanthropy, relief, and other types of human services.
    • Contributor: Baker, Newton Diehl
    • Date: 1896
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    David Murray papers, 1866-1930 Educator. Mainly writings and notes by Murray on education and the history and culture of Japan based on Murray’s observations while superintending the educational reform of that country.
    • Contributor: Murray, David
    • Date: 1866
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    American Colonization Society records, 1792-1964 Organizational records of the society, including correspondence, financial and business papers, reports, and miscellaneous material relating to administrative and financial matters, membership, slavery and the status of slaves in the pre-Civil War period, and emigration, colonization, and education in Liberia. Includes the personal papers of William McLain and letterbooks of the Massachusetts Colonization Society.
    • Contributor: American Colonization Society
    • Date: 1792
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    United States. President's Research Committee on Social Trends records, 1924-1936 Statistics compiled from census returns of 1910, 1920, and 1930 for eighteen cities used in preparing three chapters of the final report of the committee; also drafts of some of the chapters with commentary prepared for the Library of Congress by authors of the chapters, scrapbooks relating to the committee and reaction to its final report, a serialized condensation of the report; and data ...
    • Contributor: United States. President's Research Committee on Social Trends
    • Date: 1924
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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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    Joseph Alsop and Stewart Alsop papers, 1699-1989 Authors and journalists. Correspondence, writings, interviews, notes, subject files, office files, financial papers, family papers, clippings, printed material, and other papers relating primarily to Joseph Alsop's family and personal life; acquaintance with prominent politicians, public figures, writers, and scholars; work as a journalist; World War II experiences in China; and research and writing as an art historian. Includes material relating to Joseph and Stewart ...
    • Contributor: Alsop, Joseph
    • Date: 1699
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    International Council of Women records, 1931-1957 International federation of national women’s organizations; affiliated with the United Nations. Correspondence, minutes of meetings, reports, press releases, and publications concerning the involvement of the International Council of Women in educational cinematography, peace and disarmament, and other global issues.
    • Contributor: International Council of Women
    • Date: 1931
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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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    Henry S. Pritchett papers, 1876-1967 Astronomer, superintendent of the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, and president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Correspondence, travel diaries and autobiographical fragments, drafts and reprints of writings, speeches, essays, reports, Pritchett's book entitled What is Religion? (1906), and other papers relating to Pritchett's career in science and education.
    • Contributor: Pritchett, Henry S. (Henry Smith) - Pritchett, Henry S.
    • Date: 1876