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    Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts, 1656-1995

    Collector. A collection of Americana including historical letters and documents, family and personal papers, broadsides, financial and legal papers, illustrated and printed ephemera, government and legislative documents, military records, journals, and printed matter relating primarily to the expansion and development of the United States from the colonial period through the 1876 centennial.

    • Contributor: Carson, Marian S.
    • Date: 1656
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    Nannie Helen Burroughs papers, 1900-1963

    Educator, religious leader, and advocate for African American rights. Correspondence, financial records, memoranda, notebooks, speeches and writings, subscription and literature orders, student records, and other papers relating primarily to Burroughs's founding and management of the National Training School for Women and Girls in Washington, D.C., and to her activities with the Woman's Auxiliary of the National Baptist Convention of the United States of America.

    • Contributor: Burroughs, Nannie Helen
    • Date: 1900
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    Hannah G. Solomon papers, 1817-1986

    Civic leader and founder of the National Council of Jewish Women. Correspondence, organizational records, speeches and writings, biographical and genealogical material, family papers, photographs, a scrapbook, and printed matter document Solomon’s founding of the National Council of Jewish Women in 1893 and many facets of the organization’s development through the end of World War II.

    • Contributor: Solomon, Hannah G. (hannah Greenebaum) - Solomon, Hannah G.
    • Date: 1817
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    Polish declarations of admiration and friendship for the United States, 1926

    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, containing over five million signatures of Polish citizens and embellished with illustrations rendered by ...

    • Date: 1926
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    Edward John Dorn papers, 1868-1936

    Naval officer. Correspondence, diaries, orders to duty, speeches, notes, photographs, and printed materials pertaining to Dorn's naval cruises to Brazil, South Africa, Samoan Islands, Guam, and Japan, and to his experiences as governor of American Samoa and Guam, especially in regard to missionaries, schools, water supply, and immigrants.

    • Contributor: Dorn, Edward John
    • Date: 1868
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    James O. Harrison papers, 1803-1912

    Lawyer, educator, and railroad official. Correspondence, legal and financial records, biographical material, photographs, writings, notes, notebooks, scrapbooks, and printed matter documenting Harrison's personal and professional life, including his law practices in various Southern states and work with Lexington, Kentucky, public schools.

    • Contributor: Harrison, James O.
    • Date: 1803
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    Robert H. Terrell papers, 1870-1954

    Teacher, lawyer, and judge. Correspondence, speeches and writings, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Terrell's interest in African-American education and welfare, courts and schools in Washington, D.C., Republican politics, and the Washington Board of Trade.

    • Contributor: Terrell, Robert H. (robert Heberton) - Terrell, Robert H.
    • Date: 1870
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    Dwight Lyman Moody papers, 1864-1937

    Evangelist. Correspondence, scrapbooks, sermon notes, and printed matter relating to Moody's work as an evangelist; the Northfield Seminary for Young Ladies, Northfield, Massachsetts; the Mount Hermon School for Boys, Mount Hermon, Massachusetts; and family and financial affairs.

    • Contributor: Moody, Dwight Lyman
    • Date: 1864
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    Spanish colonial government, Mariana Islands records, 1678-1899

    Royal decrees, court records, orders to and from the governor, circulars, miscellaneous reports, and other documents. Subjects covered include missionary and church matters, public health measures, agriculture, prisons and criminal investigations, the building and repair of roads, bridges, and military installations, education, and local government for all of the islands, but particularly Guam. Includes a report of 1845 on the water supply system of ...

    • Date: 1678
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    James Wadsworth family papers, 1730-1959

    Correspondence, diaries, financial papers, scrapbooks, clippings, photographs, and other papers of the family of James Wadsworth (1768-1844) and his brother, William Wadsworth (1761-1833), who settled in Geneseo, N.Y., in 1790 and endowed schools and libraries there.

    • Contributor: Wadsworth, James
    • Date: 1730
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    Charles Eames and Ray Eames papers, 1885-1988

    Correspondence, writings, lectures, reports, proposals, scripts, notes, research files, minutes, financial records, clippings, printed material including catalogs and brochures, biographical material, layout designs, plans, drawings, photographs, and other papers documenting the design activities and professional associations of Charles and Ray Eames.

    • Contributor: Eames, Charles
    • Date: 1885
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    Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, family papers, journals, political documents, legal and financial records, military records, broadsides, ephemera, and other papers relating to American military, political, and social history. Documents the founding of the nation, shaping of the national government and judicial system, American endeavors in the arts, commerce, education, finance, industry, law, literature, medicine, religion, science, and technology, and daily life in early America. The focus of ...

    • Contributor: Carson, Marian S. - Marian S. Carson Collection (library of Congress)
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    Edward John Dorn papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, orders to duty, speeches, notes, photographs, and printed materials pertaining to Dorn's naval cruises to Brazil, South Africa, Samoan Islands, Guam, and Japan, and to his experiences as governor of American Samoa and Guam, especially in regard to missionaries, schools, water supply, and immigrants. Correspondents include Josephus Daniels, George Leland Dyer, Lloyd S. Shapley, Benjamin F. Tilley, and Beekman Winthrop.

    • Contributor: Dorn, Edward John
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    Robert H. Terrell papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches and writings, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers relating to Terrell's interest in African American education and welfare, courts and schools in Washington, D.C., Republican politics, and the Washington Board of Trade, of which he was a member. Correspondents include Charles Anderson, Roscoe Conkling Bruce, James Sullivan Clarkson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Cabot Lodge, John Roger Lynch, William McKinley, Robert Mattingly, ...

    • Contributor: Terrell, Robert H. (robert Heberton)
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    John Carvel Arnold papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Principally correspondence of Arnold with his wife, Mary Ann Arnold, during his Civil War service with Company I, 49th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, U.S. Army, relating chiefly to his views on the military situation in Virginia and Maryland (1864-1865), army rations and pay, the rebels, the Copperheads, family finances, and his wife's difficulties in maintaining a home and educating the children. Includes correspondence between Mary ...

    • Contributor: Arnold, John Carvel
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    James O. Harrison papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, writings, notes, notebooks, biographical material, legal and financial records, scrapbooks, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Harrison's personal and professional life, including his law practices in Eatonton, Ga.; Lexington, Ky.; Vicksburg, Miss.; New Orleans, La.; and Richmond, Va. Also documents his work with Lexington, Ky., public schools, and his role as executor of Henry Clay's estate. Correspondents include William T. ...

    • Contributor: Harrison, James O.
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    Ben B. Lindsey papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence; manuscripts of articles, books, speeches, plays, and broadcast scripts; notebooks; daybooks; journals; yearbooks; appointment books; stenographic notes; case files; financial and legal records; legislative files; official and personal files; Lindsey (Lindsay) family papers; memorabilia; newspaper clippings; scrapbooks; broadsides; photographs; and other papers primarily concerning Lindsey's role in the development of the juvenile court systems in Colorado and California, his tenure as judge in ...

    • Contributor: Lindsey, Ben
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    James Wadsworth family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, financial papers, scrapbooks, clippings, photographs, and other papers of the family of James Wadsworth (1768-1844) and his brother, William Wadsworth (1761-1833), who settled in Geneseo, N.Y., in 1790 and endowed schools and libraries there. Includes papers of James S. Wadsworth (1807-1864), son of James Wadsworth, Union Army officer who fought in the battle of Gettysburg, Pa., and was mortally wounded in the ...

    • Contributor: Wadsworth, James - Hay, John - Lincoln, Abraham - Wadsworth, James S. (james Samuel) - Wadsworth, James Wolcott - Wadsworth, William
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    Spanish colonial government, Mariana Islands records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Royal decrees, court records, orders to and from the governor, circulars, reports, and other records pertaining to Spanish colonial government in the Mariana Islands. Subjects include agriculture; the Anglo-Spanish War, 1762-1763; building and repair of bridges, military installations, roads, and schools; cattle; church and missionary matters; coffee-growing; colonization; commerce; criminal investigations and proceedings; daily life; education; exploration; fisheries; foreign visitors; grass-roots democracy; economy; hunting; ...

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    Dwight Lyman Moody papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    General and family correspondence, sermon notes, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous printed matter relating to Moody's work as an evangelist; the Northfield Seminary for Young Ladies, East Northfield, Mass.; the Mount Hermon School, Mount Hermon, Mass.; and family and financial affairs. Includes a Civil War diary (1864) kept by D.W. Whittle while serving under General William T. Sherman in Georgia. Correspondents include John D. Cutter, Cyrus ...

    • Contributor: Moody, Dwight Lyman - Whittle, D. W. (daniel Webster)
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    Nannie Helen Burroughs papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, financial records, memoranda, notebooks, speeches and writings, subscription and literature orders, student records, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Burroughs's founding in 1909 and management of the National Training School for Women and Girls (later the National Trade and Professional School for Women and Girls) a Washington, D.C., school for young African American women. Documents her activities with the Woman's Auxiliary ...

    • Contributor: Burroughs, Nannie Helen
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    Polish declarations of admiration and friendship for the United States, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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
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    Hannah G. Solomon papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, organizational records, speeches and writings, biographical and genealogical material, family papers, photographs, scrapbook, and printed matter chiefly relating to Solomon's founding of the National Council of Jewish Women, a result of her chairmanship of the Jewish Women's Congress of the World's Parliament of Religions during the World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, Ill., in 1893. Also documents her involvement with the Chicago Woman's Club, other ...

    • Contributor: Solomon, Hannah G.
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    Charles Eames and Ray Eames papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, writings, lectures, reports, proposals, scripts, notes, research files, minutes, financial records, clippings, printed material including catalogs and brochures, biographical material, layout designs, plans, drawings, photographs, and other papers documenting the design activities and professional associations of Charles and Ray Eames. Relates chiefly to the Eames's designs for chairs and other furniture, exhibit designs, and production of films for the Eames's principal clients, the ...

    • Contributor: Eames, Charles - Eames, Ray - Work of Charles and Ray Eames (library of Congress)