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.
Carson, Marian S.
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.
Burroughs, Nannie Helen
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.
Solomon, Hannah G. (Hannah Greenebaum) - Solomon, Hannah G.
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.
Dorn, Edward John
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.
Harrison, James O.
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.
Terrell, Robert H. (Robert Heberton) - Terrell, Robert H.
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.
Moody, Dwight Lyman
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 ...
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.
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.
Polish declarations of admiration and friendship for the United States,
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 ...
American-Polish Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Poland - Polish-American Society