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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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    James A. Bayard and Richard H. Bayard papers, 1797-1885

    :Lawyers, senators, and diplomats, of the Bayard (Baird) family of Delaware. Correspondence, diaries, financial and legal papers, printed matter and miscellaneous material relating to the careers of James A. Bayard and his son Richard H. Bayard.

    • Date: 1797
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    Edgar Ansel Mowrer and Lilian T. Mowrer papers, 1898-1978

    Edgar Ansel Mowrer, journalist, and Lilian Thomson, author, married 1916. Correspondence, manuscripts of speeches and writings, lectures, subject files, and other papers documenting the Mowrers' careers as authors and lecturers on foreign affairs, particularly on the diplomacy of France, Germany, Italy, and the United States.

    • Contributor: Mowrer, Edgar Ansel
    • Date: 1898
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    William Plumer papers, 1774-1845

    Governor of New Hampshire and legislator, United States senator from New Hampshire, essayist, and historian. Correspondence, diaries, letterbooks, autobiography, writings, notes, transcripts of poetry, essays, extracts, and other papers relating to Plumer’s personal life and career in New Hampshire and national politics and as an essayist.

    • Contributor: Plumer, William
    • Date: 1774
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    Patricia Harris papers, 1950-1983

    Lawyer, educator, diplomat, and cabinet officer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, statements, notes, printed material, and other papers pertaining primarily to Harris's cabinet positions as secretary, United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) (1977-1979) and secretary, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (later, Health and Human Services) (1979-1981).

    • Contributor: Harris, Patricia
    • Date: 1924
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    Green Haywood Hackworth papers, 1912-1973

    Jurist and lawyer. Correspondence, printed and near-print publications, articles, addresses, and printed matter relating chiefly to Hackworth's career as a legal advisor with the State Department and as a judge with the International Court of Justice.

    • Contributor: Hackworth, Green Haywood
    • Date: 1912
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    Louis McLane correspondence, 1795-1894

    Lawyer, U.S. representative and senator from Delaware, diplomat, and cabinet officer. Correspondence primarily between McLane and members of his family relating to social life in Washington, D.C., his diplomatic duties, and national and congressional politics.

    • Contributor: McLane, Louis
    • Date: 1795
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    Donald Wilson papers, 1910-1979

    U.S. Army and Air Force officer. Diaries, journals, correspondence, speeches, lectures, flight records, maps and other items relating to Wilson’s personal life and military career. Diaries include accounts of the Iwo Jima and other South Pacific campaigns during World War II.

    • Contributor: Wilson, Donald
    • Date: 1910
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    Edward Otto Tabor papers, 1918-1948

    Lawyer. Correspondence, reports, speeches, notes, photographs, printed matter, and miscellaneous material reflecting Tabor's part in the activities of Czechoslovak-Americans on behalf of the Republic of Czechoslovakia.

    • Contributor: Tabor, Edward Otto
    • Date: 1918
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    E. B. Washburne papers, 1829-1889

    United States representative from Illinois, diplomat, lawyer, and historian. Principally correspondence covering most phases of Washburne's career from his election to Congress in 1852 until 1882. Includes letterbooks, 1869-1877, of official correspondence and communications during Washburne's term as minister to France.

    • Contributor: Washburne, E. (elihu Benjamin) - Washburne, E.
    • Date: 1829
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    Hamilton Fish papers, 1732-1914

    Congressman, senator, governor, and secretary of state. Correspondence, journals, diaries, subject files, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Fish's service as secretary of state under Ulysses S. Grant, as a member of Congress, and governor of New York.

    • Contributor: Fish, Hamilton
    • Date: 1732
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    Tobias Lear papers, 1790-1816

    Secretary to George Washington, businessman, and diplomat. Correspondence, account books, and other papers relating primarily to George Washington, Lear's diplomatic missions, and business affairs, and family matters.

    • Contributor: Lear, Tobias
    • Date: 1790
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    Samuel Hodges papers, 1822-1827

    American consul general and commission merchant in Cape Verde. Journal and letter relating to personal and official activities.

    • Contributor: Hodges, Samuel
    • Date: 1822
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    Bernard A. Schriever papers, 1931-2005

    U.S. Air Force officer, aerospace consultant, and aviator. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches, writings, subject files, and other papers relating to Schriever's career as a U.S. Air Force officer responsible for the research and development of the intercontinental ballistic missile and early military space programs and his post-military career as a corporate and government consultant.

    • Contributor: Schriever, Bernard A.
    • Date: 1931
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    Dudley Wright Knox papers, circa 1864-1950

    Naval officer and historian. Correspondence, subject files, speeches, articles, book file, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and other material relating to Knox's activities as director of the United States Office of Naval Records and Library, as secretary of the Naval Historical Foundation, and as an author of books and articles on naval affairs.

    • Contributor: Knox, Dudley Wright
    • Date: 1864
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    Charles William Le Gendre papers, 1866-1893

    Army officer and diplomat. Correspondence, memoranda, dispatches, reports, Chinese and Japanese documents, and other papers relating chiefly to Le Gendre's service as American consul at Amoy, China, 1866-1872; as advisor in the Japanese government and in a diplomatic post representing Japan in Taiwan, 1872-1875; and as advisor in the Korean government, 1890-1899. Includes Le Gendre's journal, with drawings and photographs, in which he recounts ...

    • Contributor: Le Gendre, Charles William
    • Date: 1866
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    George von Lengerke Meyer papers, 1900-1917

    Ambassador to Italy and to Russia, postmaster general, and secretary of the navy. Diaries, family correspondence, and memorabilia recording Meyer’s social and family life and national and international events of which he was a part.

    • Contributor: Meyer, George Von Lengerke
    • Date: 1900
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    Mabel Thorp Boardman papers, 1853-1945

    American Red Cross official. Correspondence, diaries, genealogical material, letterbooks, newspaper clippings, printed items, and other material relating to Boardman’s career in the American Red Cross and as a commissioner of the District of Columbia.

    • Contributor: Boardman, Mabel Thorp
    • Date: 1853
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    Jacob Gerhard Koch papers, 1783-1941

    Merchant and marine insurance broker. Correspondence, letterbooks, diary, account books, ledgers, inventories, indexes, receipts, and miscellaneous documents relating to Koch’s investment business in Philadelphia, Amsterdam, and Alexandria, Va.

    • Contributor: Koch, Jacob Gerhard
    • Date: 1783
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    East Florida records, 1737-1858

    Diplomatic, military, economic, judicial, legal, and administrative records of the Spanish colonial government of East Florida for the period of its second occupation, 1783-1821. Includes royal orders and decrees, census and other vital records, and papers relating to such matters as trade and shipping, surveys, hospitals, Indians, slaves, and Louisiana.

    • Date: 1737
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    Tyler Dennett collection relating to John Hay, 1861-1937

    Historian, editor, and biographer. Correspondence, research notes, galley proofs, photographs, and printed matter relating to Dennett's books John Hay: From Poetry to Politics and Lincoln and the Civil War in the Diaries and Letters of John Hay.

    • Contributor: Dennett, Tyler
    • Date: 1861
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    Irving Brant papers, 1910-1977

    Author, historian, and newspaper editor. Correspondence, memoranda, writings and speeches, research notes, and other papers reflecting Brant's career with various newspapers, in the administration of Franklin D. Roosevelt, as a playwright, and his interest in James Madison.

    • Contributor: Brant, Irving
    • Date: 1910
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    Jeanne S. Mintz papers, 1928-1993

    Asian affairs analyst and official at the United States Department of Defense. Correspondence, professional subject file, speeches and writings, printed material, and other papers documenting Mintz's career as an expert on Indonesia and Southeast Asia, including service with the Defense Department and as an analyst and press officer with the Indonesian delegation to the United Nations.

    • Contributor: Mintz, Jeanne S.
    • Date: 1928
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    William Vans Murray papers, 1778-1805

    Diplomat and United States representative from Maryland. Correspondence, diaries, and official documents pertaining to Murray’s diplomatic activities as minister to the Netherlands (1797-1801) and as minister plenipoteniary to France (1799-1800).

    • Contributor: Murray, William Vans
    • Date: 1778
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    Frederick Rodgers papers, 1852-1920

    Naval officer. Correspondence, reports, journals, notebooks and diaries, charts and maps, writings, legal papers, photographs, and printed matter relating to Rodgers's naval career and family.

    • Contributor: Rodgers, Frederick
    • Date: 1852
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    London newsletters collection, 1665-1685

    Volumes of letters from various persons at the offices of the English ministry at Whitehall Palace addressed chiefly to Sir William Scott, 5th Laird of Harden (died 1701) relating to such matters as royal travel and itinerary, events in Parliament, military operations, diplomatic meetings, religious movements, shipping and commercial agreements, and London social life.

    • Date: 1665
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    John McLean papers, 1817-1861

    United States representative from Ohio, postmaster general, and Supreme Court justice. Correspondence, legal briefs, financial data, docket book, printed matter, a file of reports, opinions and briefs arranged by case name, and other papers relating to McLean’s service as postmaster general and Supreme Court justice.

    • Contributor: McLean, John
    • Date: 1817
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    Albert Jeremiah Beveridge papers, 1788-1943

    United States senator from Indiana, lawyer, historian, and biographer. Correspondence, diary notes, addresses, drafts of writings, research material, records of interviews, printed matter, photographs, and miscellaneous material documenting Beveridge's career from his early law practice in Indiana to his career in the Senate, espousal of the Progressive Party, experience as a war correspondent in Europe, and his later work as historian and biographer. Includes ...

    • Contributor: Beveridge, Albert Jeremiah - Beveridge, Albert J.
    • Date: 1788
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    Mark L. Bristol papers, 1882-1939

    Naval officer and diplomat. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, reports, memoranda, official dispatches, appointment sheets, press releases, and scrapbooks pertaining mainly to Bristol's naval career.

    • Contributor: Bristol, Mark L. (mark Lambert) - Bristol, Mark L.
    • Date: 1882
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    Howard-von Recum family papers, 1869-1972

    British diplomat. Diaries and correspondence relating primarily to the diplomatic career of Sir Henry Howard and documenting his postings at Hague, Netherlands, the Vatican during World War I, and in China, Denmark, France, Greece, Guatemala, Russia, and the United States, also including the diaries and correspondence of his daughter, Baroness Marie Ernestine Howard von Recum, and the correspondence of his other family members and ...

    • Contributor: Howard, Henry, Sir - Howard, Henry
    • Date: 1843
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    Edward William Brooke papers, 1956-1988

    Lawyer, attorney general of Massachusetts, and United States senator. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, speeches, transcripts of interviews, reports, notes, subject files, draft and printed legislative bills, briefing books, press releases, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Brooke's career as attorney general of Massachusetts and as U.S. senator.

    • Contributor: Brooke, Edward W. (edward William) - Brooke, Edward W.
    • Date: 1956
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    Edmund Ross Colhoun papers, 1821-1918

    Naval officer. Correspondence, journals, notebooks, official records, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating to Colhoun's service with the Mediterranean and Brazil squadrons before the Civil War, his command of ships of blockade squadrons during the Civil War, and his command of the Asiatic Squadron.

    • Contributor: Colhoun, Edmund Ross
    • Date: 1821
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    Thomas F. Bayard papers, 1780-1899

    Senator, secretary of state, and ambassador. Correspondence, letterbooks, scrapbooks, and miscellany relating to Bayard's career after the Civil War as a politician and legislator and as a cabinet official and diplomat during the presidential administrations of Grover Cleveland.

    • Contributor: Bayard, Thomas F. (thomas Francis) - Bayard, Thomas F.
    • Date: 1780
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    Nelson T. Johnson papers, 1916-1955

    U.S. assistant secretary of state, minister and ambassador to China and minister to Australia. Personal correspondence, memoranda of conversations and engagement books, speeches and writings, and other material chiefly relating to Johnson’s diplomatic service in China, Australia, and the Far East.

    • Contributor: Johnson, Nelson T. (nelson Trusler) - Johnson, Nelson T.
    • Date: 1916
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    Nathaniel Prentiss Banks papers, 1829-1911

    United States representative, governor of Massachusetts, and army officer. Family and general correspondence, diaries and notebooks, letterbooks, military papers, speeches and writings, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, and miscellany relating chiefly to Banks’s political career and as an army officer during the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss
    • Date: 1829
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    Simon Cameron papers, 1738-1919

    Financier, United States secretary of war, United States senator from Pennsylvania, and diplomat. Correspondence, diary, account books, notebooks, speeches, business and legal records, and printed material primarily relating to Pennsylvania and national politics and to Cameron's business enterprises.

    • Contributor: Cameron, Simon
    • Date: 1738
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    Vannevar Bush papers, 1901-1974

    Physicist, engineer, government official, and science administrator. The collection relates primarily to Vannevar Bush's role as coordinator of the scientific community for defense efforts during and after World War II when he served as chairman of the National Defense Research Committee and director of its successor, the Office of Scientific Research and Development, where he supervised the Manhattan Project and other programs.

    • Contributor: Bush, Vannevar
    • Date: 1901
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    Sylvanus Bourne papers, 1775-1859

    Massachusetts businessman and United States consul in Santo Domingo (1790-1791) and in Amsterdam, the Netherlands (1794-1817). Drafts and photocopies of Bourne’s personal and diplomatic correspondence, business and commercial papers, a scrapbook, and account books. Consists primarily of correspondence relating to commerce between the United States and European countries, primarily France and Great Britain, and United States foreign relations and politics. Other material concerns Bourne’s ...

    • Contributor: Bourne, Sylvanus
    • Date: 1775
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    Arthur J. Goldberg papers, 1793-1990

    Associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, lawyer, secretary of labor, and diplomat. Correspondence, case files, certiorari memoranda, legal files, speeches and writings, subject files, reports, printed matter, and scrapbooks relating to Goldberg's career as a lawyer, associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, secretary of labor, and United States representative to the United Nations.

    • Contributor: Goldberg, Arthur J.
    • Date: 1793
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    James Forman papers, 1848-2005

    Author, journalist, and civil rights activist. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, subject files, speeches and writings, family papers, appointment books and calendars, and other papers relating primarily to Forman's activities as executive secretary of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and president of the Unemployment and Poverty Action Committee.

    • Contributor: Forman, James
    • Date: 1848
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    Philip C. Jessup papers, 1574-1983

    Jurist, diplomat, and educator. Family and general correspondence, reports and memoranda, speeches and writings, subject files, legal papers, newspaper clippings and other papers pertaining chiefly to Jessup's work with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Institute of Pacific Relations, United States Department of State, United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, and International Court of Justice. Includes material relating to his World War I service ...

    • Contributor: Jessup, Philip C. (philip Caryl) - Jessup, Philip C.
    • Date: 1574
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    Galloway-Maxcy-Markoe families papers, 1654-1888

    Correspondence, business records, financial records, legal documents, speeches, reports, essays, memoranda, and other papers of members of the Galloway, Maxcy (Maxey), and Markoe families relating to economic conditions in Maryland and foreign affairs and political events in the 1840s and 1850s.

    • Date: 1654
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    Bancroft-Bliss families papers, 1788-1928

    Correspondence, diary, legal and financial papers, article and book galleys, invitations, and printed material of members of the Bliss and Bancroft families, including George Bancroft (1800-1891); his wife, Elizabeth Davis Bancroft (1803-1886), her first husband, Alexander Bliss (1792-1827); and their son, Alexander Bliss (1827-1896).

    • Date: 1788
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    Richard Olney papers, 1830-1928

    Lawyer, attorney general, and secretary of state. Correspondence, letterbooks, drafts of speeches and articles, subject files, memoranda, reports, legal records, newspaper clippings, and printed material relating primarily to Olney's activities as attorney general and secretary of state, and to his Boston, Massachusetts, law practice.

    • Contributor: Olney, Richard
    • Date: 1830
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    Elliot L. Richardson papers, 1780-1999

    U. S. cabinet officer, politician, and lawyer, of Massachusetts. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, subject files, reports, briefing data, financial records, printed materials, photographs, and other papers relating to Richardson's political career in Massachusetts, as a cabinet official or representative of the president during the administrations of Richard M. Nixon, Gerald R. Ford, and Jimmy Carter, and his work with various corporate boards and other ...

    • Contributor: Richardson, Elliot L.
    • Date: 1780
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    Cass Gilbert papers, 1841-1961

    Architect. Correspondence, diaries, biographical material, financial papers, speeches, articles, poems, and memorabilia relating to Gilbert’s family and his work as an architect. Includes letters addressed to Thomas Jefferson by William Thornton and typescript of a letter to Jefferson from James R. Dermott.

    • Contributor: Gilbert, Cass
    • Date: 1841
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    Charles Fahy papers, 1857-1985

    Jurist, lawyer, United States solicitor general, and United States delegate to the United Nations. Diaries, correspondence, legal case files, subject files, speeches and writings, and other papers. Primarily related to Fahy's service on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Other papers relate to Fahy's role as an advisor and representative of the presidential administrations of Franklin D. Roosevelt, ...

    • Contributor: Fahy, Charles
    • Date: 1857
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    Bladen Dulany papers, 1817-1855

    Naval officer. Correspondence, journals, orders to duty, bills, receipts, inventories, and printed matter relating primarily to Dulany’s tour of duty in 1852-1855 as commander of the South Pacific Squadron.

    • Contributor: Dulany, Bladen
    • Date: 1817
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    Tom Connally papers, 1896-1952

    United States senator and representative from Texas. Correspondence, speeches, writings, voting records, press releases, clippings, photographs, printed matter, photographs and other papers relating primarily to his career in the Senate, his chairmanship of the Senate Foreign Relations committee, and his involvement in the United Nations, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, and issues concerning the oil industry, Texas, and Mexico.

    • Contributor: Connally, Tom
    • Date: 1896
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    Joseph L. Rauh papers, 1913-1994

    Lawyer, civil rights activist, and civil libertarian of Washington, D.C. Chiefly legal files together with correspondence, memoranda, minutes of meetings, oral history interviews, speeches, writings, subject files, appointment books, and other papers relating to Rauh's career as a public interest lawyer handling cases pertaining to civil rights, civil liberties, and labor disputes. Includes files relating to his activities with Americans for Democratic Action and ...

    • Contributor: Rauh, Joseph L.
    • Date: 1913
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    Henry Prather Fletcher papers, 1898-1958

    Diplomat. Correspondence, diary, letterbook, speeches and articles, scrapbook, clippings, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers documenting Fletcher's career from his enlistment in the Rough Riders during the Spanish-American War through his service as a special adviser to the secretary of state on post-World War II problems and plans.

    • Contributor: Fletcher, Henry Prather
    • Date: 1898
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    Philip W. Bonsal papers, 1914-1992

    Diplomat. Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, speeches, and statements documenting Bonsal's foreign service career, especially as United States ambassador to Cuba during and after its 1959 revolution, including also material on Argentina, colonial Africa, and an English translation of L'Expedition du Mexique concerning Maximillian, Emperor of Mexico.

    • Contributor: Bonsal, Philip W. (philip Wilson) - Bonsal, Philip W.
    • Date: 1914
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Sound recordings and other material from the Zbigniew Brzezin...

    Sound recordings of interviews, speeches, memorandums, television news, and diaries of Zbigniew Brzezinski. The recorded interviews and speeches are accompanied in several instances by transcripts and other supplementary material. These materials are part of the Zbigniew Brzezinski papers, which are held by the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress.

    • Contributor: Brzezinski, Zbigniew
    • Date: 1979
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    Albert Jeremiah Beveridge collection of John Marshall papers,...

    Lawyer and chief justice of the Supreme Court. Correspondence, a journal, account books, and other papers primarily gathered by Albert Jeremiah Beveridge for his research on John Marshall.

    • Contributor: Beveridge, Albert Jeremiah - Beveridge, Albert J.
    • Date: 1776
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    Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office oral history i...

    Interviews pertaining to California state politics and government, the suffragists, and to the life and career of John S. Service, an American diplomat in China, and his wife, Caroline.

    • Contributor: Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office
    • Date: 1959
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    Alexander Hamilton papers, 1708-1903

    Delegate from New York to the United States Continental Congress, United States secretary of the treasury, United States army officer, statesman, and lawyer. Correspondence, speeches and writings, legal and financial papers, printed matter, and other papers relating to Hamilton's personal life and public career, especially his service as an aide to George Washington during the Revolutionary War, his participation in the United States Continental ...

    • Contributor: Hamilton, Alexander
    • Date: 1708
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    Lester Hood Woolsey papers, 1831-1958

    Lawyer, diplomat, and geologist. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, treaty papers, minutes and resolutions of conferences, articles, and annotated printed material chiefly from Woolsey's service in the Department of State, including during World War I and while practicing international law with Robert Lansing.

    • Contributor: Woolsey, Lester Hood
    • Date: 1831
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    Denby family papers, 1850-1911

    Correspondence between members of the Denby family. Includes letters of Charles Denby (1830-1904), a lawyer and diplomat; Charles Denby (1861-1938), a diplomat; and Edwin Denby, a member of the United States Congress and secretary of the navy. Relates to the Civil War, diplomatic life in China, and the Spanish-American War.

    • Date: 1850
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    Mercer Green Johnston papers, 1860-1954

    Educator, Episcopal clergyman, and author. Correspondence, diaries, sermons, notebooks, autobiographical papers, poems, prayers, financial papers, pamphlets, periodicals, photographs, clippings, scrapbooks, and memorabilia relating to Johnston's career as an Episcopal clergyman in the United States and the Philippines, worker for the Young Men's Christian Association during World War I, director of the People's Legislative Service, director of the National Citizens Committee on Relations with Latin ...

    • Contributor: Johnston, Mercer Green
    • Date: 1860
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    Archivo Nacional de Cuba collection pertaining to Spanish col...

    Transcripts of material found in the Cuban national archives pertaining to Spanish colonial rule in Louisiana and the Floridas. Includes correspondence of the Spanish governor of Louisiana, Bernardo de Gálvez, correspondence of British traders operating under Spanish protection, in particular William Panton, material concerning commerce and political relations with the local Indian tribes, Spain’s part in the American revolution and relations with the newly ...

    • Contributor: Archivo Nacional De Cuba
    • Date: 1770
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    St. George L. Sioussat papers, 1831-1959

    Historian, librarian, and archivist. Correspondence with American scholars and librarians concerning the location of Duff Green papers and transcripts and photostats of the correspondence of Green and others relating to American-British diplomacy, with emphasis on Green's missions to England. Also includes notes and memoranda from published and unpublished sources collected for the purpose of writing an account of Green’s diplomatic career.

    • Contributor: Sioussat, St. George L. (st. George Leakin) - Sioussat, St. George L.
    • Date: 1831
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    Daniel Schorr papers, 1922-2006

    Print and broadcast journalist. Broadcast scripts, articles and book production material, correspondence, speeches, and printed material relating to Schorr's career in journalism.

    • Contributor: Schorr, Daniel
    • Date: 1922
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    Katie Louchheim papers, 1906-1991

    United States deputy assistant secretary of state, Democratic Party official, author, and public speaker. Journals, family papers, correspondence, memoranda, reports, lists, speeches, interviews, drafts of writings, scrapbooks, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other printed matter documenting Louchheim's public service and leadership in the Democratic Party.

    • Contributor: Louchheim, Katie
    • Date: 1906
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    William Smith Culbertson papers, 1897-1965

    Diplomat, lawyer and professor of law. Correspondence, diaries, lecture notes, government documents, writings, memoranda, and scrapbooks relating to Culbertson's career as vice chairman of the U.S. Tariff Commission, minister to Romania, ambassador to Chile, chief of the military intelligence service in the War Department, member of the Planning Group of the Office of Strategic Services, and other duties during World War II. Includes papers ...

    • Contributor: Culbertson, William Smith
    • Date: 1897
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    John Callan O'Laughlin papers, 1895-1949

    Politician, statesman, newspaperman, and publisher. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journals, writings, reports, printed material, scrapbooks, and records of the Army and Navy Journal documenting O'Laughlin's career as a newspaperman and advocate of Republican Party and conservative causes.

    • Contributor: O'laughlin, John Callan
    • Date: 1895
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    Harry Frank Guggenheim papers, 1900-1972

    Businessman, diplomat, newspaper publisher, philanthropist, and horseman. Correspondence and subject files documenting Guggenheim's career in business and publishing, philanthropic and civic activities, and special interests in horse racing and aviation.

    • Contributor: Guggenheim, Harry Frank
    • Date: 1900
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    Benjamin V. Cohen papers, 1902-1983

    Lawyer and statesman. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, notes, reports, printed matter, and other papers pertaining to Cohen's career in public service and as a private counselor.

    • Contributor: Cohen, Benjamin V.
    • Date: 1902
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    Burton Norvell Harrison family papers, 1812-1926

    Lawyer and private secretary to Jefferson Davis. Correspondence, diaries, reports, memoranda, manuscripts of articles, speeches, and books, and other papers of Harrison; of J. B. Harrison, lawyer and newspaper editor; Samuel Jordan Harrison, merchant; Mrs. Burton Harrison (formerly Constance Cary), author; Fairfax Harrison, lawyer and president of the Southern Railway; and of Francis Burton Harrison, lawyer, United States representative from New York, and governor ...

    • Contributor: Harrison, Burton Norvell
    • Date: 1812
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    Florence Jaffray Hurst Harriman papers, 1857-1982

    Diplomat, political activist, and author. Correspondence, writings, news clippings, photographs, printed matter, and miscellaneous papers relating primarily to Harriman's activities as United States minister to Norway and her political activities on behalf of the Democratic party, world peace organizations, and District of Columbia voting rights.

    • Contributor: Harriman, Florence Jaffray
    • Date: 1857
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    William Maclay journals and note, 1789-1791

    United States senator from Pennsylvania, lawyer, and jurist. Three volumes (later published) of a journal kept by MacLay as a senator in the first United States Congress and one note to John Nicholson.

    • Contributor: Maclay, William
    • Date: 1789
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    Abba Ptachya Lerner papers, 1929-1986

    Economist and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, diary and dream notes, writings, speeches, reports, interviews, research material, family and legal papers, drawings, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Lerner's activities as professor, lecturer, and advisor in the field of economics.

    • Contributor: Lerner, Abba Ptachya
    • Date: 1929
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    Caleb Cushing papers, circa 1785-1906

    United States cabinet official and representative from Massachusetts, army officer, diplomat, and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journals, writings, speeches, notes, notebooks, legal file, business papers, biographical material, newspaper clippings, printed material, maps, photographs, and other papers reflecting Cushing's role in national and international affairs of the mid-nineteenth century.

    • Contributor: Cushing, Caleb
    • Date: 1785
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    Daniel P. Moynihan papers, 1765-2003

    Public official, diplomat, educator, and senator. Correspondence, memoranda, journals, speeches, writings, legislative files, notes, research material, subject files, appointment books, press releases, printed material, clippings, and photographs documenting Moynihan's career in public service, in higher education, and in politics, particularly his years as United States senator from New York.

    • Contributor: Moynihan, Daniel P. (daniel Patrick) - Moynihan, Daniel P.
    • Date: 1765
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    Stuart Eizenstat papers, 1929-2003

    Lawyer, ambassador, adviser to the president of the United States, and public official. Correspondence, memoranda, transcripts of interviews, notebooks and notes, subject files, speeches, writings, reports, briefing books, press releases, clippings, calendars, photographs, printed matter, and other material relating chiefly to Eizenstat's writings.

    • Contributor: Eizenstat, Stuart
    • Date: 1929
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    Donald T. Regan papers, 1919-1993

    Correspondence, memoranda, chronological and subject files, speeches and engagements file, personal file, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting Donald T. Regan's government service as U.S. secretary of the treasury and chief of White House staff during the presidency of Ronald Reagan.

    • Contributor: Regan, Donald T.
    • Date: 1919
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    Armand Hammer papers, circa 1508-1989

    Business executive, philanthropist, and art collector. Chiefly correspondence documenting Hammer's career as a citizen diplomat (particularly to the Soviet Union), humanitarian, and art collector gathered for an exhibition honoring him at the Library of Congress in 1989, including also a facsimile edition of the Codex Hammer (a notebook of Leonardo da Vinci) and a photograph album.

    • Contributor: Hammer, Armand
    • Date: 1508
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    Benjamin Franklin papers, 1726-1907

    Statesman, publisher, scientist, and diplomat. Correspondence, journals, records, articles, and other material relating to Franklin's life and career. Includes manuscripts (1728) of his Articles of Belief and Acts of Religion; negotiations in London (1775); letterbooks (1779-1782) of the United States legation in Paris; records (1780-1783) of the United States peace commissioners, including journals kept by Franklin and Richard Oswald; and papers (1781-1818) of Franklin's ...

    • Contributor: Franklin, Benjamin
    • Date: 1726
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    Francis LeJau Parker papers, 1905-1935

    U.S. army officer and government official. Copies of letters, telegrams, dispatches, and reports, records of Parker's military service, pamphlets, documents, and other papers relating to his service as an army officer and attaché during World War I and later as a member of special missions in Latin America.

    • Contributor: Parker, Francis Lejau
    • Date: 1905
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    Owen Lattimore papers, 1907-1997

    Orientalist, author, educator, and historian. Correspondence, journals, writings, reviews, speeches, research notes, interviews, reports, transcripts of hearings, and other papers pertaining to Lattimore's studies in Chinese and Mongolian history and linguistics, his appointment as a political advisor to Chiang Kai-shek, and his service as director of Pacific Operations in the United States Office of War Information Overseas Operations Branch, and as a member of ...

    • Contributor: Lattimore, Owen
    • Date: 1907
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    Horace Porter papers, 1853-1922

    Army officer, railroad official, and diplomat. Correspondence, diary, family papers, photographs, and speeches relating to Porter’s Civil War service, Ulysses S. Grant, Porter’s activities with the Pullman Company and the New York, West Shore and Buffalo Railroad, the Union League, his interest in Republican Party politics, his role in the inaugural of William McKinley, and his service as United States ambassador to France.

    • Contributor: Porter, Horace
    • Date: 1853
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    Matthew Fontaine Maury papers, 1825-1960

    Naval officer and oceanographer. Correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, journals, speeches, articles, and other writings, notebooks, electrical experiment book, charts, and printed material relating chiefly to Maury's naval career, scientific activities and interests, service as a Confederate agent in England, and work as an immigration official for Southern expatriates in Mexico, and to the Maury (Morey) family.

    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Date: 1825
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    William E. Odom papers, 1918-1992

    Army officer and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches and writings, logbooks, subject files, scrapbooks, printed material, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to Odom's service as military assistant to the assistant to the president for national security affairs, United States Army assistant chief of staff for intelligence, and director of the National Security Agency.

    • Contributor: Odom, William E.
    • Date: 1918
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    Duff Green papers, 1716-1883

    Journalist, politician, entrepreneur, and industrial promoter. Correspondence, writings, maps, and printed matter reflecting Green’s political service and views on Southern culture.

    • Contributor: Green, Duff
    • Date: 1716
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    James Harrison Wilson papers, circa 1862-1923

    Soldier, railroad builder, and author. Correspondence, journal, drafts of literary manuscripts, notes, typescripts, galley proofs of published works, speeches, articles, military orders, and memorabilia relating to Civil War campaigns, the postwar army, railway building in the Mississippi Valley, life in China in the 1880s and in 1900, and the interests of Wilson as a biographer.

    • Contributor: Wilson, James Harrison
    • Date: 1861
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    Silas Casey papers, 1771-1941

    Naval officer. Correspondence, journal, daybook, bills, receipts, commissions, and other papers relating to Casey’s naval service.

    • Contributor: Casey, Silas
    • Date: 1771
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    Frank Kowalski papers, 1925-1976

    Army officer and United States representative from Connecticut. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, speeches, reports, military orders, patents, newspaper clippings, printed materials, scrapbooks, drawings, and photographs pertaining primarily to Kowalski's career in the United States Army (1925-1958) and in the House of Representatives (1959-1963).

    • Contributor: Kowalski, Frank
    • Date: 1925
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    Boris Brasol papers, 1919-1954

    Russian author and critic, criminologist, and lawyer. Correspondence, speeches, drafts and typescripts, notes, memoranda, and other material relating to Russia and the Soviet Union and to Brasol's writings and work as a criminologist.

    • Contributor: Brasol, Boris
    • Date: 1919
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    Henry White papers, 1812-1931

    Diplomat. Correspondence, business records, conference proceedings, bulletins, memoranda, and notes relating to White’s career in the foreign service and as a member of the American Commission to Negotiate Peace.

    • Contributor: White, Henry
    • Date: 1812
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    Joseph Hodges Choate papers, 1745-1929

    Lawyer, author, and diplomat. Correspondence, letterbooks, addresses, lectures, legal memoranda, memorabilia, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Choate's student days at Harvard University, his law practice in New York, his charitable work, and his diplomatic career.

    • Contributor: Choate, Joseph Hodges
    • Date: 1745
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    David Atlee Phillips papers, 1929-1989

    Intelligence officer, author, and newspaper publisher. Correspondence, research material, drafts of books and articles, court transcripts, and other papers primarily relating to Phillips’s career as an intelligence officer with the Central Intelligence Agency.

    • Contributor: Phillips, David Atlee
    • Date: 1929
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    Richard Sharpe Patterson papers, 1776-1976

    Historian and author. Correspondence, writings, notes, research material, printed matter, photographs, wax impressions of seals, and other papers relating primarily to Patterson's research and writing on the Great Seal of the United States. Also contains material concerning treaties of the United States, buildings of the State Department, and portraits of secretaries of state.

    • Contributor: Patterson, Richard Sharpe
    • Date: 1776
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    David D. Porter family papers, 1799-1899

    Naval officer. Correspondence, journals, logbooks, orders, reports, memoranda, family papers, drafts of articles, memoirs, poems, short stories, and other literary writings, sketches, photographs, and printed matter documenting David D. Porter's naval career. Includes material on his years as a midshipman, his service in the Mexican War, trips to the Mediterranean to secure camels for use by the United States Army, Civil War service, superintendency ...

    • Contributor: Porter, David D. (david Dixon) - Porter, David D.
    • Date: 1799
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    Beale family papers from the Decatur House, 1794-1957

    Correspondence, journals, biographical material, speeches, articles, scrapbooks, printed material, and other papers pertaining to the role of Edward Fitzgerald Beale in opening the West; the diplomatic career of Truxtun Beale as United States minister to Greece, Persia, and Romania; the naval careers of Thomas Truxtun and Stephen Decatur; the Beale (Beal), Chase, Edwards, and Truxtun families; and the Decatur House.

    • Date: 1794
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    William Sydney Thayer papers, 1835-1901

    Newspaper correspondent, editor, and United States consul general in Egypt. Correspondence, dispatches, journals, essays, addresses, poems, clippings, printed matter, photographs, and memorabilia dealing primarily with Thayer's activities in Nicaragua and Egypt.

    • Contributor: Thayer, William Sydney
    • Date: 1835
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    Jan Papánek papers, 1917-1967

    Czechoslovak diplomat and United Nations delegate. Correspondence, reports, speeches, photographs, and other material pertaining primarily to the democratic Czechoslovak government-in-exile during World War II and the immediate postwar years, including Papánek’s service in the United Nations and the communist takeover of Czechoslovakia in 1948. Includes papers of Edvard Beneš, Jan Masaryk, and T. G. Masaryk.

    • Contributor: Papánek, Jan
    • Date: 1917
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    Rowland Evans papers, 1946-2001

    Journalist and author. Correspondence, notebooks, interviews, drafts, transcripts, articles and other writings, research and reference material, subject files, printed matter, and miscellaneous items relating to Evans’s career as a journalist and political commentator.

    • Contributor: Evans, Rowland
    • Date: 1946
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    Raymond Leslie Buell papers, 1915-1981

    Educator, lecturer, and publicist; active in international affairs. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, statements, writings, subject files, and other papers relating to Buell's career as a writer and speaker on international affairs, to his travels, and to his activities with the Foreign Policy Association and the Republican Party.

    • Contributor: Buell, Raymond Leslie
    • Date: 1915
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    Francis Bowes Sayre papers, 1861-1967

    Diplomat and statesman. Correspondence, official reports and communications, writings, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating to Sayre's diplomatic career and his role as a spokesman for Christianity and the Episcopal Church. Includes a reading copy of Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen Points message to Congress, telegrams, election returns, and other papers pertaining to Wilson.

    • Contributor: Sayre, Francis Bowes
    • Date: 1861
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    Cordell Hull papers, 1908-1956

    United States senator and representative of Tennessee and secretary of state. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, manuscript of The Memoirs of Cordell Hull (1948), speeches and statements, scrapbooks, and printed matter relating chiefly to Hull's career as secretary of state.

    • Contributor: Hull, Cordell
    • Date: 1908
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    John Barrett papers, 1861-1943

    Journalist and diplomat. Family and general correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks, subject files, writings and speeches, financial papers, reports, biographical materials, scrapbooks, clippings, and other papers relating principally to Barrett's career as a journalist and diplomat.

    • Contributor: Barrett, John
    • Date: 1861