Search Manuscripts/Mixed Material

  • Collection
    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
  • Collection
    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
  • Collection
    Sol M. Linowitz papers, 1778-1999 Lawyer, businessman, diplomat, and consultant to United States presidents. Diaries, correspondence, speeches and writings, interviews, an oral history, organizational records, reports, photographs, printed matter, clippings, and travel files documenting Linowitz's career as an attorney, executive for Xerox Corporation, ambassador to the Organization of American States, co-negotiator of the Panama Canal treaties, and presidential representative to Middle East peace negotiations.
    • Contributor: Linowitz, Sol M.
    • Date: 1778
  • Collection
    Harry G. Barnes papers, 1978-1988 Diplomat. Correspondence, speeches and statements, biographical material, and photographs documenting Barnes's career as ambassador to India, 1981-1985, and to Chile, 1985-1988.
    • Contributor: Barnes, Harry G. (Harry George) - Barnes, Harry G.
    • Date: 1978
  • Collection
    Omar Nelson Bradley papers, 1948-1953 Army officer. Addresses, statements, and articles written by Bradley while he served as chief of staff of the army and chairman of the joint chiefs of staff.
    • Contributor: Bradley, Omar Nelson
    • Date: 1948
  • Collection
    Waddy Thompson papers, 1826-1882 U.S. representative from South Carolina, lawyer, and diplomat. Chiefly correspondence relating to nullification, relations with Mexico, plantation life, slavery, and South Carolina and national politics. Includes family papers.
    • Contributor: Thompson, Waddy
    • Date: 1826
  • Collection
    Carnegie Institution of Washington reproductions collection, ... Chiefly transcriptions and copies of documents in foreign archives and personal collections relating to the history of the United States, especially the early Spanish period and British ministers to the United States from 1791 to 1812, collected for publication projects of the Carnegie Institution of Washington.
    • Contributor: Carnegie Institution of Washington
    • Date: 1686
  • Collection
    Manton Marble papers, 1838-1916 Editor and publisher. Correspondence, drafts of articles and letters, financial papers, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other material relating to Marble’s career as editor and owner of the New York World, and as a senior member of the national Democratic Party.
    • Contributor: Marble, Manton
    • Date: 1838
  • Collection
    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
  • Collection
    Moorfield Storey papers, 1876-1929 Author, civil rights leader, and lawyer. Correspondence, articles, lecture notes, petitions, press releases, clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, and other papers relating chiefly to Storey's years as president of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and his interest in the Anti-Imperialist League.
    • Contributor: Storey, Moorfield
    • Date: 1876
  • Collection
    Brien McMahon papers, 1943-1952 United States senator from Connecticut. Correspondence, clippings, addresses, public statements, articles, and bills and resolutions prepared by McMahon during his term of office as senator.
    • Contributor: McMahon, Brien
    • Date: 1943
  • Collection
    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
  • Collection
    Gouverneur Morris papers, 1771-1834 Lawyer, diplomat, and senator from New York. Letterbooks, diaries, legal and financial papers, and miscellany relating to Morris's mission to London, 1790-1791, his service as minister to France, 1792-1794, and in the United States Senate, 1800-1803. Also includes material relating to social life in Paris, the French Revolution, Morris's New York estate, the War of 1812, the Hartford Convention, and other events of the ...
    • Contributor: Morris, Gouverneur
    • Date: 1771
  • Collection
    Breckinridge Long papers, 1486-1948 Lawyer, diplomat, and author. Correspondence, diaries, writings, reports, memoranda, notes, newspaper clippings, memorabilia, photographs, and other material relating primarily to Long's diplomatic career.
    • Contributor: Long, Breckinridge
    • Date: 1486
  • Collection
    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
  • Collection
    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
  • Collection
    Conte Galeazzo Ciano diaries and related material, 1939-1946 Italian statesman. Photostatic copy of Ciano’s diary and publication material for the book The Ciano Diaries (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday & Co., 1946), edited by Hugh Gibson, including editor's transcript, setting copy, corrected galleys, and other printed matter relating to its publication.
    • Contributor: Ciano, Galeazzo, Conte - Ciano, Galeazzo
    • Date: 1939
  • Collection
    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
  • Collection
    Joseph Pulitzer papers, 1897-1958 Newspaper editor and publisher. Family and general correspondence, subject material, business files, and personal financial papers relating primarily to Pulitzer's editorship of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
    • Contributor: Pulitzer, Joseph
    • Date: 1897
  • Collection
    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
  • Collection
    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
  • Collection
    Norman Hapgood and Elizabeth Reynolds Hapgood papers, 1824-1977 Norman Hapgood, editor, diplomat, and author; and Elizabeth Reynolds Hapgood, editor and translator. Correspondence, family papers, speeches and writings, subject files, clippings, and miscellaneous material of the Hapgoods relating primarily to family matters, current affairs, and politics.
    • Contributor: Hapgood, Norman
    • Date: 1824
  • Collection
    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
  • Collection
    Polish declarations of admiration and friendship for the Unit... Volumes compiled under the auspices of the American-Polish Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Poland and the Polish American Society and presented to President Calvin Coolidge in recognition of the 150th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence and in acknowledgment of American participation and aid to Poland during World War I. The volumes contain over five million signatures of Polish citizens and are embellished ...
    • Contributor: American-Polish Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Poland - Polish-American Society
  • Collection
    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
  • Collection
    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
  • Collection
    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
  • Collection
    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
  • Collection
    William D. Leahy papers, 1897-1959 Naval officer, diplomat, and governor of Puerto Rico. Diaries, correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating to Leahy's naval and diplomatic career.
    • Contributor: Leahy, William D.
    • Date: 1897
  • Collection
    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
  • Collection
    Richard W. Murphy papers, 1958-1996 United States assistant secretary of state, diplomat, and author. Correspondence, speeches and writings, United States Department of State papers, notes and notebooks, appointment calendars, biographical material, transcripts of television interviews, newspaper clippings, and photographs chiefly relating to Murphy's position as assistant secretary of state and his subsequent activities as an editorial writer, speaker, television commentator, and member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
    • Contributor: Murphy, Richard W. (Richard William) - Murphy, Richard W.
    • Date: 1958
  • Collection
    Willard family papers, 1800-1968 Correspondence, letterbooks, notebooks, diaries, subject files, business and financial records, and other papers documenting the family's involvement in the business, social, and political life of Virginia and Washington, D.C.
    • Date: 1800
  • Collection
    Henry T. Mayo papers, 1866-1972 Naval officer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, memoirs, genealogical material, reports, orders, certificates, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers pertaining mainly to Mayo's naval career.
    • Contributor: Mayo, Henry T. (Henry Thomas) - Mayo, Henry T.
    • Date: 1866
  • Collection
    Charles E. Bohlen papers, 1862-1978 Diplomat, executive, and author. Correspondence, speeches and lectures, writings, drafts, notes, research material, appointment books, interviews, subject files, photographs and photograph albums, and other papers largely relating to Bohlen's diplomatic career and his book Witness to History, 1929-1969.
    • Contributor: Bohlen, Charles E. (Charles Eustis) - Bohlen, Charles E.
    • Date: 1862
  • Collection
    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
  • Collection
    Martin Van Buren papers, Correspondence, speeches, messages to Congress, writings, notes, legal record book, estate record book, autobiographical material, and other papers pertaining to slavery and the antislavery movement; banking and the Second Bank of the United States; party politics in New York state and at the national level relating to the Federalist, National Republican, Whig, and Democratic parties, particularly during the Jackson and Van Buren administrations; and ...
    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin - Van Buren, John
  • Collection
    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
  • Collection
    Donald Benham Civil War collection, 1806-1916 Collector. Correspondence, financial and legal records, military orders and records, speeches, and miscellaneous items comprising the Civil War collection of Donald Benham.
    • Contributor: Benham, Donald
    • Date: 1806
  • Collection
    Roland S. Morris papers, 1910-1943 Lawyer, diplomat, and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Morris's service as U.S. ambassador to Japan and to his special missions to Siberia.
    • Contributor: Morris, Roland S. (Roland Sletor) - Morris, Roland S.
    • Date: 1910
  • Collection
    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
  • Collection
    Marquis de Lafayette papers, 1757-1990 Soldier and statesman. Correspondence, letterbooks, writings, speeches, reports, minutes, notes, military records, financial and legal documents, family papers, broadsides, and other papers relating chiefly to the Marquis de Lafayette's military, political, and private life, as well as to French and American history of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Subjects include Lafayette's involvement in the American Revolution and in the French revolutions of ...
    • Contributor: Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, Marquis De - Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier
    • Date: 1457
  • Collection
    Daniel Webster papers, 1800-1900 Lawyer, statesman, and diplomat; United States representative from New Hampshire and United States senator from Massachusetts. Correspondence, memoranda, notes and drafts for speeches, legal papers, invitations, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and other papers, chiefly dating from 1824 to 1852. Topics include Webster's law practices and cases heard before the United States Supreme Court, the Bank of the United States, diplomacy, national and state politics, ...
    • Contributor: Webster, Daniel
    • Date: 1800
  • Collection
    Robert Lansing papers, 1831-1935 Lawyer, diplomat, secretary of state during the Wilson administration, and member of the American mission to negotiate a peace treaty following World War I. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, resolutions, desk diaries, book manuscripts, speeches, scrapbooks, clippings, printed material, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Lansing's years (1914-1920) as counsel to the Department of State and as secretary of state and particularly to American ...
    • Contributor: Lansing, Robert
    • Date: 1831
  • Collection
    Robert Worth Bingham papers, 1856-1939 Diplomat, lawyer, and newspaper publisher. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, financial records, scrapbooks, appointment books, clippings, and other papers relating primarily to Bingham's service as ambassador to Great Britain.
    • Contributor: Bingham, Robert Worth
    • Date: 1856
  • Collection
    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
  • Collection
    Eli T. Sheppard papers, 1872-1924 Diplomat and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, notes, and printed matter pertaining primarily to Sheppard's work as a United States consul in Tienstin, China, and as an adviser in international law to the Japanese foreign office.
    • Contributor: Sheppard, Eli T.
    • Date: 1872
  • Collection
    Caspar W. Weinberger papers, 1910-2005 United States secretary of defense, United States secretary of health, education, and welfare, California state legislator, lawyer, journalist, and business executive. Correspondence, legal and subject files, appointment books and daily schedules, diary notes and other jottings, family papers, financial material, interview transcripts, television scripts, newspaper columns, book and speech files, and legislative and political material relating to Weinberger's career in journalism and government.
    • Contributor: Weinberger, Caspar W.
    • Date: 1910
  • Collection
    Hans J. Morgenthau papers, 1858-1981 Political scientist, writer, and expert on international relations. Correspondence, academic and subject files, writings, printed matter and miscellaneous material primarily related to Morgenthau's work in the field of international relations.
    • Contributor: Morgenthau, Hans J. (Hans Joachim) - Morgenthau, Hans J.
    • Date: 1858
  • Collection
    Paul H. Nitze papers, 1922-1998 Statesman, diplomat, and entrepreneur. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, speeches, writings, appointment books, business files, name and subject files, and other papers chiefly relating to Nitze's role in United States foreign and national security policy in the last half of the twentieth century.
    • Contributor: Nitze, Paul H.
    • Date: 1922
  • Collection
    Charles Schuveldt Dewey papers, 1924-1933 Banker, public official, and United States representative from Illinois. Subject files, reports, memoranda, statistical studies, charts, correspondence, clippings, and other printed matter relating to Dewey's service from 1927 to 1930 as a financial advisor to Poland and director of the Narodowy Bank Polski (National Bank of Poland).
    • Contributor: Dewey, Charles Schuveldt
    • Date: 1924
  • Collection
    William O. Douglas papers, 1801-1980 Associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, chairman of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, and professor of law. Correspondence, speeches and writings, subject files, Supreme Court files, financial records, family papers and genealogy, printed matter, photographs, and other papers documenting Douglas's legal and judicial career, government service, concern for the environment, and other interests.
    • Contributor: Douglas, William O. (William Orville) - Douglas, William O.
    • Date: 1801
  • Collection
    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
  • Collection
    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
  • Collection
    James McHenry papers, 1775-1862 United States secretary of war, member of the Continental Congress from Maryland, Continental Army officer, and physician. Correspondence, financial records, diary, and other papers relating to McHenry's service as United States secretary of war in the administrations of George Washington and John Adams; and as a Continental Army officer, particularly as secretary to George Washington and on the staff of the Marquis de Lafayette.
    • Contributor: McHenry, James
    • Date: 1775
  • Collection
    Sanford Gottlieb papers, 1946-1995 Political activist. Correspondence, writings, speeches, transcripts of radio shows and testimony, clippings, printed mattter, and other papers pertaining to Gottlieb's work with public interest organizations in the fields of disarmament and foreign policy, also including his work as a radio and television commentator.
    • Contributor: Gottlieb, Sanford
    • Date: 1946
  • Collection
    Albert Gleaves papers, 1803-1946 Naval officer and historian. Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, articles, books, scrapbooks, reports of the Asiatic Fleet, notebooks, photographs, newspaper clippings, biographical material, poetry, printed matter, and other papers relating to Gleaves's naval career and his writings.
    • Contributor: Gleaves, Albert
    • Date: 1803
  • Collection
    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
  • Collection
    Dmitriĭ Antonovich Volkogonov papers, 1887-1995 Military historian, member of the Russian parliament, and advisor to the president of the Russian Federation. Copies of correspondence, memoranda, articles, texts of speeches, interviews, personal testimonies, investigative and other reports, official protocols, directives, resolutions, schedules, logs, inventories of archival material, printed material, film scenarios, and photographs reproduced from records in thirteen Russian archives as well as the originals of some of Volkogonov's personal ...
    • Contributor: Volkogonov, Dmitriĭ Antonovich
    • Date: 1887
  • Collection
    Samuel Smith family papers, 1772-1911 Army officer and statesman. Correspondence, letterbooks, military and political papers, and miscellaneous material relating to Samuel Smith's forty years in Congress, his military career, and the history and politics of Maryland. Includes papers relating to John Spear Smith, Robert Smith, and other Smith family members.
    • Contributor: Smith, Samuel
    • Date: 1772
  • Collection
    Harry E. Yarnell papers, 1909-1958 Naval officer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, articles, printed matter, and miscellaneous papers related to military aspects of United States China policy, reorganization of United States armed forces, naval and military strategy during World War II, and Yarnell’s naval career.
    • Contributor: Yarnell, Harry E. (Harry Ervin) - Yarnell, Harry E.
    • Date: 1909
  • Collection
    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
  • Collection
    Philippe Bunau-Varilla papers, 1877-1955 Panamanian diplomat and engineer. Correspondence, speeches, writings, legal records, newspaper clippings, and other papers concerning Bunau-Varilla’s activities in the United States, his efforts to gain support for completion of the Panama Canal, and his role in the Panamanian revolution and as minister plenipotentiary for the new government.
    • Contributor: Bunau-Varilla, Philippe
    • Date: 1877
  • Collection
    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
  • Collection
    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
  • Collection
    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
  • Collection
    Hugh H. Smythe and Mabel M. Smythe papers, circa 1895-1997 Diplomats, educators, and scholars. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, photographs, reports, writings, subject files and other papers relating to the Smythes’ ambassadorships to Cameroon, Malta, and Syria and their work on African and African-American issues with a variety of organizations and educational institutions.
    • Contributor: Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne) - Smythe, Hugh H.
    • Date: 1895
  • Collection
    Martha Dodd papers, 1898-1990 Author and political exile. Correspondence, writings, research materials, memoirs, genealogical material, newspaper clippings, and other papers relating to Dodd's experiences (1933-1937) in Berlin with her father, William Edward Dodd, American ambassador to Germany; her exile (1957-1990) with her husband, Alfred Kaufman Stern, in Cuba and Czechoslovakia following indictment for participation in Soviet espionage; and her writings on topics including the civil rights movement in ...
    • Contributor: Dodd, Martha
    • Date: 1898
  • Collection
    Richard Rush papers, 1805-1852 Lawyer and statesman. Correspondence, diary, notes, writings, and engraved portraits relating primarily to Rush’s duties as attorney general, secretary of state, minister to Great Britain, and secretary of the treasury, and legal documents concerning a loan from the Netherlands he arranged to finance the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal Company in and near the District of Columbia.
    • Contributor: Rush, Richard
    • Date: 1805
  • Collection
    Daniel Edgar Sickles papers, 1821-1918 United States Army officer, United States representative from New York and diplomat. Correspondence, speeches, documents, legal and financial papers, clippings, and printed matter, including drafts of reports to the secretary of state while Sickles was serving as minister to Spain (1869-1873) relating, in part, to the Cuban Insurrection and to the Virginius affair. Other topics include service as chairman (1868-1912) of the New York ...
    • Contributor: Sickles, Daniel Edgar
    • Date: 1821
  • Collection
    Elbridge Gerry papers, 1772-1901 United States vice president, delegate to the Continental Congress, and United States representative from and governor of Massachusetts. Chiefly correspondence relating to various aspects of Gerry's public career, including his memberships in the Massachusetts General Court and Provincial Congress (where he was active on committees of correspondence, safety, and supply during the Revolution), service in the Continental Congress and the U.S. House of Representatives, ...
    • Contributor: Gerry, Elbridge
    • Date: 1772
  • Collection
    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
  • Collection
    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
  • Collection
    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
  • Collection
    John Hay papers, 1783-1999 Statesman, diplomat, historian, journalist, and poet. Correspondence and letterbooks, speeches, diaries, notebooks, scrapbooks, and memoranda, mainly for the years 1897-1905 when Hay served as United States ambassador to Great Britain and United States secretary of state. Earlier papers deal with his legal, literary, and journalistic activities and with his service as assistant secretary to Abraham Lincoln. Includes correspondence of his wife, Clara Louise Stone ...
    • Contributor: Hay, John
    • Date: 1783
  • Collection
    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
  • Collection
    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
  • Collection
    Eugenio María de Hostos and Eugenio Carlos de Hostos papers, ... Eugenio María de Hostos, Puerto Rican nationalist, writer, and educator and his son, Eugenio Carlos de Hostos, militrary officer. Correspondence, family papers, photographs, miscellaneous papers, a diary of Eugenio María de Hostos, and papers relating to the renovation of the castle of Sotomayor in Pontevedra, Spain.
    • Date: 1865
  • Collection
    James Monroe papers, Correspondence relating primarily to negotiations for the Louisiana Purchase, the Monroe-Pinkney treaty with Great Britain (1807), the War of 1812, the purchase of Florida, South American independence, and Virginia politics; diary (1825 Feb.); account book containing memoranda and official and personal accounts (1794-1802); and other papers. Correspondents include John Adams, John Quincy Adams, John Armstrong, Joel Barlow, William Benton, James Bowdoin, John C. Calhoun, ...
    • Contributor: Monroe, James
  • Collection
    Clara A. Whitney papers, 1872-1975 Diaries reflecting Whitney's life in Japan with her parents, American educators William C. Whitney and Anna L. Whitney, detailing Japanese social life and customs and the Whitney’s travels through Europe and Asia. Includes writings and other material relating to her family and to the household of her father-in-law, Japanese naval officer Katsu Kaishū.
    • Contributor: Whitney, Clara A.
    • Date: 1872
  • Collection
    Roswell Randall Hoes papers, 1799-1912 Naval officer and chaplain. Correspondence, notebooks, ship records, clippings, and printed matter relating chiefly to the Spanish-American War and its aftermath.
    • Contributor: Hoes, Roswell Randall
    • Date: 1895
  • Collection
    Donald Rumsfeld papers, 1888-2008 Secretary of defense, United States representative from Illinois, White House official, ambassador, and business executive. Correspondence, memoranda, cables, reports, notes, briefing books, minutes, agenda, appointment and scheduling files, confirmation hearings, legislative files, polls, campaign files, constituent casework and issue mail, service academy appointment files, press releases, newsletters, speeches, statements, testimony, interviews, oral histories, writings, photographs, financial records, genealogies, memorabilia, news clippings, and printed matter ...
    • Contributor: Rumsfeld, Donald
    • Date: 1888
  • Collection
    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
  • Collection
    Robert Helyer Thayer papers, 1920-1980 Diplomat, lawyer, and New York public official. Correspondence, memoranda, legal briefs and case files, reports, financial records, scrapbook, printed matter, maps, photographs, and other papers documenting Thayer's legal career, political activities in the Republican Party, service in naval intelligence during World War II, and work for the State Department.
    • Contributor: Thayer, Robert Helyer
    • Date: 1920
  • Collection
    American Medical Center for Burma records, 1945-1966 Organization incorporated and based in New York to support Gordon Stifler Seagrave and the Namkham Hospital in Burma. Correspondence, administrative and financial records, clippings, magazines, subject files, maps, and other papers relating mainly to Seagrave's medical work in Burma.
    • Contributor: American Medical Center for Burma
    • Date: 1945
  • Collection
    John M. Clayton papers, 1798-1868 Farmer, lawyer, and statesman. Correspondence, legal papers, memoirs including a memoir of Clayton by Robert Montgomery Bird, and newspaper clippings pertaining chiefly to Clayton’s service as United States secretary of state (1849-1850).
    • Contributor: Clayton, John M. (John Middleton) - Clayton, John M.
    • Date: 1798
  • Collection
    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
  • Collection
    Lynde Dupuy McCormick papers, 1909-1959 Naval officer. Correspondence, reports, notes, scrapbooks, photographs, clippings, and miscellaneous printed matter relating primarily to McCormick's duty as Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic, 1952-1954. Includes trip reports and subject files relating to the countries of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
    • Contributor: McCormick, Lynde Dupuy
    • Date: 1909
  • Collection
    William Lindsay Scruggs papers, 1828-1955 Editor and diplomat. Microfilm of correspondence, memoranda, diaries, articles and other writings, notes, speeches, financial papers, annotated scrapbooks, and other papers pertaining primarily to Scruggs's service as United States minister to Colombia and Venezuela, and United States consul in China.
    • Contributor: Scruggs, William Lindsay
    • Date: 1828
  • Collection
    William R. Day papers, 1820-1923 Lawyer, U. S. secretary of state, U. S. supreme court justice, and U.S. Court of Appeals judge. Correspondence, memoranda, financial papers, scrapbooks, reports, minutes, newspaper clippings, and printed matter relating chiefly to personal matters but also touching on foreign affairs, political patronage requests, legal matters, Day’s relationship with William McKinley, and his activities as secretary of state, Supreme Court justice, and president of the ...
    • Contributor: Day, William R. (William Rufus) - Day, William R.
    • Date: 1820
  • Collection
    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
  • Collection
    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
  • Collection
    David Bailie Warden papers, 1800-1840 Author, book collector, and diplomat. Correspondence, diaries, scientific notes and articles, business papers, historical notes, and miscellaneous material. Includes material relating to Warden's service as private secretary to John Armstrong, U.S. minister to France, and as U.S. consul at Paris.
    • Contributor: Warden, David Bailie
    • Date: 1800
  • Collection
    Katharine Amend Kellock papers, 1924-1969 Economist and editor. Correspondence, project reports, writings, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Kellock's work with the Federal Writers' Project, the Department of State, and the Department of Agriculture Resettlement Administration.
    • Contributor: Kellock, Katharine Amend
    • Date: 1924
  • Collection
    J.M. Mason papers, 1838-1870 United States senator and representative from Virginia and Confederate diplomatic agent in Great Britain. Chiefly diplomatic communications sent while Mason was a Confederate commissioner. Includes correspondence; dispatches; lists of supplies for the Confederate States from London; statements and depositions regarding piracy, claims, the blockade, and other naval and marine matters; cotton bonds and warrants; circulars; and printed matter.
    • Contributor: Mason, J. M. (James Murray) - Mason, J. M.
    • Date: 1838
  • Collection
    Reverdy Johnson papers, 1830-1876 Lawyer, United States senator from Maryland, and diplomat. Mainly correspondence relating to Johnson's early law practice and political and diplomatic career.
    • Contributor: Johnson, Reverdy
    • Date: 1830
  • Collection
    William Edward Dodd papers, 1895-1955 Historian and diplomat. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, autobiographical notes, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Dodd's work as an author, professor of history at the University of Chicago, and ambassador to Germany.
    • Contributor: Dodd, William Edward
    • Date: 1895
  • Collection
    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
  • Collection
    Aileen Moore Topping collection concerning a Spanish diplomat... English translation by Topping of Spanish reports on the U.S. Continental Congress during the American Revolution from originals in the Archivo General de Indias and the Archivo Histórico Nacional, Spain.
    • Contributor: Topping, Aileen Moore
    • Date: 1777
  • Collection
    Thomas G. Corcoran papers, 1792-1982 Lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, notes, reports, briefs, opinions, testimony, family papers, business records, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers documenting Corcoran's private legal practice and his government service during the first two presidential terms of Franklin D. Roosevelt.
    • Contributor: Corcoran, Thomas G.
    • Date: 1792
  • Collection
    Francis R. Valeo papers, 1916-1987 Secretary of United States Senate and foreign affairs consultant. Correspondence, agenda, reports and other writings, subject and travel files, bibliographies, photographs, and other papers chiefly documenting Valeo's career as an East Asian specialist, foreign affairs advisor, and secretary of the United States Senate.
    • Contributor: Valeo, Francis R. (Francis Ralph) - Valeo, Francis R.
    • Date: 1916