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    Leland J. Haworth papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Diary, correspondence, subject files, speeches, writings, telephone logs, minutes of meetings, appointment books, newspaper clippings, biographical material, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Haworth's career as director of the National Science Foundation (U.S.) and as special assistant to the president of Associated Universities, Inc. Subjects include the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission and Brookhaven National Laboratory. Includes correspondence with Gerald Frederick Tape.

    • Contributor: Haworth, Leland J. (leland John)
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    National Society of Arts and Letters records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence; minutes of meetings (1944-1963); copies of the society's publications, The Record of the National Society of Arts and Letters and the Year Book and Roster; programs; clippings; printed matter; scrapbooks; photographs; and other records relating primarily to the society's program of awards and scholarships promoting careers in art, dance, literature, music, and theater. Includes records of the Washington, D.C. chapter.

    • Contributor: National Society of Arts and Letters (u.s.) - National Society of Arts and Letters (u.s.). Washington Chapter
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    William Shepherd Benson papers, circa 1791-1952

    Naval officer and public official. Correspondence, memoranda, dispatches, speeches, reports, maps, naval appointments, family papers, photographs, and printed materials relating primarily to Benson’s naval career, including service as chief of naval operations during World War I.

    • Contributor: Benson, William Shepherd
    • Date: 1791
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Letter of recommendation for David Morison

    • Contributor: Morrison, David - Sagan, Carl
    • Date: 1972-10-20

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    Gridiron Club (Washington, D.C.) records, 1885-1988

    Journalistic organization founded in 1885. Correspondence, writings, club records, membership books, autograph albums, dinner programs and menus, financial records, newspaper clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, slides, photographs, and other records relating primarily to the club's annual dinner hosting members of the press, the president, and other elected officials and political figures.

    • Contributor: Gridiron Club (washington, D.C.)
    • Date: 1885
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    Oskar Ursinus papers, 1908-1943

    Aviator, engineer, and journalist. Correspondence, notes, articles by Ursinus and others, charts, maps, sketches, blueprints, photographs, printed matter, and clippings relating to the development of German aeronautics during the first half of the twentieth century.

    • Contributor: Ursinus, Oskar
    • Date: 1906
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    Elizabeth Sutherland Martínez papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly correspondence between Martínez and James Forman pertaining to the internal workings of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), particularly the New York office where Martínez primarily worked. Documents the difficulties in doing public relations and fund-raising for the organization, the future direction of SNCC, and discussions about anti-white feelings of some of the African-American members of SNCC toward white members of the organization. ...

    • Contributor: Martínez, Elizabeth Sutherland
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    Peter Force papers and collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly Force's personal papers and papers he collected for his nine-volume American Archives pertaining to political, military, scientific, and social aspects of eighteenth and nineteenth century America. Peter Force's personal papers document his career as a partner in the printing firm, Davis & Force, Washington, D.C.; editor of the John Quincy Adams administration newspaper, the National Journal; compiler; and collector. Also documents his service ...

    • Contributor: Force, Peter - Force, William Q. (william Quereau)
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    James A. Farley papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, subject files, speeches, writings, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers relating to Farley's service as U.S. postmaster general (1933-1940), his chairmanship of the Democratic National Committee (1932-1940), and his various business interests. Includes material relating to his involvement with commercial and service organizations, Irish-American societies, the Catholic Church, and professional sports. Other topics include Farley's relationship with Franklin D. Roosevelt and his ...

    • Contributor: Farley, James A. (james Aloysius)
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    Carl Eckart papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, writings, lectures, subject files, biographical information, printed materials, photographs, and other materials relating to Eckart's career as oceanographer and physicist. Pertains to Eckart's research in physics especially quantum theory and in thermodynamics while on the faculty of the University of Chicago (1928-1946); resignation from the U.S. Office of Scientific Research and Development's National Defense Research Committee in opposition to development of the atomic ...

    • Contributor: Eckart, Carl
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    Sol M. Linowitz papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Diaries, correspondence, speeches, writings, reports, notes, interviews, oral history transcripts, biographical material, legal files, organizational records, travel files, clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers documenting Linowitz's career as an attorney chiefly with Sutherland and Sutherland in Rochester, N.Y., and with Coudert Brothers international law firm in Washington, D.C, executive for Xerox Corporation (earlier known as Haloid Xerox, Inc.), ambassador to the Organization ...

    • Contributor: Linowitz, Sol M.
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    Edmund Randolph Purves papers, 1916-1964

    Architect. Correspondence, speeches, articles, appointment calendars, architectural drawings, and printed material relating to Purves's career as director and executive director of the American Institute of Architects.

    • Contributor: Purves, Edmund Randolph
    • Date: 1916
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    Phyllis Greenacre papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, writings, and other material relating to Greenacre's psychoanalytic career. Includes material pertaining to psychoanalytic theory and practice and to organizations including the American Psychoanalytic Association, the International Psycho-Analytical Association, and the New York Psychoanalytic Institute. Includes drafts of her unpublished study of H.C. Anderson. Correspondents include Simon A. Grolnick, Marjorie Harley, Selma Kramer, Ernst Kris, J. Moussaieff Masson, Jerome D. Oremland, and Albert ...

    • Contributor: Greenacre, Phyllis
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    NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, reports, notes, legal case files, committee files, conference agenda, administrative records, printed matter, and other records documenting the legal program of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, parent organization of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, through the mid-1960s and its coordinated attack on legal segregation and racial discrimination waged in state, federal, and supreme courts. Subjects include ...

    • Contributor: NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
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    Woman's Party Corporation records, 1918-1998

    Women's rights organization. Correspondence, legal papers, financial records, bylaws, notes, and printed matter relating chiefly to litigation between the Woman's Party Corporation and its parent group, the National Woman's Party.

    • Contributor: Woman's Party Corporation
    • Date: 1918
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    Thomas Capek collection of materials relating to Czechoslovakia and Czech Americans, 1619-1953

    Correspondence, memoranda, journals, writings, printed matter, maps, photographs, and other papers assembled during Capek's research on the immigration, organizations, institutions, and activities of Czech Americans. Also includes material concerning Czechoslovakia, Czechs in Great Britain, Slavic Americans, and Slovak Americans.

    • Contributor: Capek, Thomas
    • Date: 1619
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    Merle Antony Tuve papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, articles, reports, laboratory and personal notebooks, notes, personnel records, printed material, blueprints, diagrams, photographs, and other papers relating to Tuve's administration of government-sponsored scientific projects such as the development of the proximity fuze for the U.S. Navy during World War II. Documents his work as director (1945-1946) of the Applied Physics Laboratory at Johns Hopkins University and as director (1946-1966) of ...

    • Contributor: Tuve, Merle Antony - Whitman, Winifred Gray
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    Otto Isakower and Salomea Isakower papers, 1880-1975

    Psychoanalyst and writer, Otto Isakower. Physician, Salomea Isakower. Correspondence, writings, biographical data, and other material pertaining primarily to the work of Otto Isakower and to the history of psychoanalysis during his lifetime.

    • Contributor: Isakower, Otto
    • Date: 1880
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    Merle Montgomery papers, circa 1904-1983

    Merle Montgomery was a music educator, composer, author, editor, administrator, translator, lecturer, and concert pianist. The collection primarily contains business papers and materials related to Montgomery's career and her leadership roles in various music, educational, and arts organizations, including Carl Fischer Inc., Mu Phi Epsilon, National Federation of Music Clubs, and the National Music Council. In addition, the collection includes personal and professional correspondence, ...

    • Contributor: Montgomery, Merle
    • Date: 1904
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    Elisabeth R. Geleerd papers, 1927-1969

    Psychoanalyst. Correspondence, memoranda, manuscripts of articles and speeches, reports, lecture notes, patient case files, financial records, legal papers, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to Geleerd's career as a psychoanalyst.

    • Contributor: Geleerd, Elisabeth R. (elisabeth Rozetta) - Geleerd, Elisabeth R.
    • Date: 1927
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    Berta Bornstein papers, 1933-1971

    Psychoanalyst, author, and educator. Correspondence, patient case files, writings, teaching and training files, bulletins, memoranda, minutes, and reports pertaining to Bornstein's career as one of the first Freudian child psychoanalysts practicing in the United States.

    • Contributor: Bornstein, Berta
    • Date: 1933
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    Frederick Cecil Horner papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Personal and business files consisting of correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, memoir, reports, newspaper clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers documenting Horner's career in transportation, chiefly as an executive with General Motors Corporation. The collection reflects the development of motor truck and bus transportation in the United States and abroad and efforts to coordinate these modes with railroad transport. Includes material on Horner's involvement ...

    • Contributor: Horner, Frederick Cecil
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    Martha Dodd papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, writings, research materials, memoirs, genealogical materials, 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 their indictment for participation in Soviet espionage; and her writings on topics including the civil rights movement in the U.S., the ...

    • Contributor: Dodd, Martha - Dodd, William E. (william Edward) - Fanin, Kay - Lardner, Ring - Stern, Alfred Kaufman
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    Tissandier collection on the history of aeronautics, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, writings, printed material, scrapbooks, photographs, graphic material, memorabilia, and other papers collected by Gaston Tissandier and his brother Albert with additions by Gaston's son, Paul. Also includes the collection of Dupuis-Delcourt, brought together prior to 1860, and later purchased by Gaston Tissandier. Primarily files on pioneering aeronauts (air pilots) and airship builders from the first century of flight which pertain chiefly to balloon ...

    • Contributor: Tissandier, Gaston - Tissandier, Albert - Tissandier, Paul - Dupuis-Delcourt
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    Samuel J. Baird papers, 1834-1892

    Presbyterian clergyman and author of Newark, Ohio. Correspondence and other material relating to Presbyterian Church affairs and doctrinal questions, the work of the American Bible Society in Virginia, and the Baird family.

    • Contributor: Baird, Samuel J. (samuel John) - Baird, Samuel J.
    • Date: 1834