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    Short-Harrison-Symmes families papers, 1760-1878

    Correspondence, diaries, financial records, genealogical material, and printed matter collected largely by John Cleves Short (1792-1864) and relating primarily to the financial interests of the Short, Harrison, and Symmes families, especially land and land speculation in Ohio.

    • Date: 1760
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    Joseph Sanford Wade papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, notes, journals, scientific and literary writings, bibliographies, index cards, and other papers documenting Wade's career as an entomologist with the U.S. Bureau of Entomology, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture. Relates primarily to agricultural science, particularly the study of the control of insects affecting cereal and forage crops. Subjects include the Hessian fly; sugarcane insects; the North American coleoptera; the genus phyllophaga; American naturalists such ...

    • Contributor: Wade, Joseph Sanford
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    Conversation with 77 year old white male, Pettigrew, Arkansas (Transcript)

    • Contributor: Unidentified - Christian, Donna - Wolfram, Walt
    • Date: 1983-00-00

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    Herman Hollerith papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diary, financial and business papers, patents by Hollerith and others, blueprints, drawings, a Hollerith machine punch plate, writings about Hollerith by Geoffrey Austrian and others, biographical material, scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers relating to Hollerith tabulating machines and their use in census taking (1890-1910), operation of Tabulating Machine Company and its merger with two other companies forming Computer-Tabulating-Recording Company ...

    • Contributor: Hollerith, Herman
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    Robert Worth Bingham papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, financial records, appointment books, clippings, scrapbooks, and other papers relating primarily to Bingham's service as ambassador to Great Britain. Subjects include war debt negotiations; Monetary and Economic Conference, London, Eng., 1933; London Naval Conference, 1935-1936; invasion of Ethiopia (Italo-Ethiopian War, 1935-1936); the gold standard and other monetary and tariff issues; disarmament; world politics including the rising influence of Japan; political leaders ...

    • Contributor: Bingham, Robert Worth
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    Barnett Allen Howard papers, 1885-1949

    Farmer, preacher, and trader. Memoirs documenting Howard's life as well as genealogical material, legal documents, and printed matter.

    • Contributor: Howard, Barnett Allen
    • Date: 1885
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    Henry Thomas Rainey papers, 1904-1934

    U.S. representative from Illinois and speaker of the U.S. Congress House of Representatives. Primarily constituent correspondence from 1934 and correspondence relating to the McNary-Haugen Farm Relief Bill of 1924.

    • Contributor: Rainey, Henry Thomas
    • Date: 1904
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    Theodore Francis Green papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, subject and chronological files, clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating principally to Green's career and activities in the U.S. Senate, particularly as a member and chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations. Subjects include Rhode Island state politics, Democratic Party politics, domestic issues, foreign affairs, the United Nations, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, and fisheries treaties. Other subjects ...

    • Contributor: Green, Theodore Francis
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    Albert Sidney Burleson papers, 1845-1943

    United States representative from Texas, postmaster general in Woodrow Wilson's cabinet, and Democratic Party leader. Correspondence, memoranda, printed matter, scrapbooks, and articles relating chiefly to Burleson’s career in politics and government, including letters to and from Woodrow Wilson.

    • Contributor: Burleson, Albert Sidney
    • Date: 1845
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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 Couzens papers, 1903-1940

    General manager and treasurer of Ford Motor Company, mayor of Detroit, and United States senator. Correspondence, articles, speeches, subject files, and scrapbooks documenting his career as an industrialist and politician.

    • Contributor: Couzens, James
    • Date: 1903
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    Moton family papers, 1850-1991

    Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, printed material, and other papers relating primarily to efforts in the 1930s by the Moton Family to promote educational and economic opportunities for African Americans and to improve race relations.

    • Date: 1850
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    Henry Thomas Rainey papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Primarily constituent correspondence for 1934 and correspondence relating to the passage of the McNary-Haugen Farm Relief Bill, 1924. Also includes material pertaining to the Illinois Waterway. Correspondents include Alexander S. Bacon, William Jennings Bryan, Sam B. Dannis, William Randolph Hearst, Edgar Lee Masters, W.G. McAdoo, and Woodrow Wilson.

    • Contributor: Rainey, Henry Thomas
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    Victor S. Clark papers, 1827-1944

    Economist and author. Correspondence, financial statements, notes, clippings, reports on various areas and countries, and other data, largely pertaining to the Institute of Current World Affairs, Washington, D.C., and the world situation. Also includes papers of Levi and LeRoy Davis, farmers and merchants of the Genesee River Valley in New York, during the 1800s.

    • Contributor: Clark, Victor S. (victor Selden) - Clark, Victor S.
    • Date: 1827
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    Charles Linza McNary papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, notebooks, legislative files, pamphlets, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating to McNary's career as a justice of the Oregon Supreme Court and U.S. senator from Oregon. Subjects include domestic affairs such agriculture, conservation, Indian affairs, tariff, and the McNary-Haugen Farm Relief Bill. Other subjects include McNary's nomination as the Republican candidate for the vice-presidency in 1940; U.S. neutrality, 1939-1941; Lend-Lease ...

    • Contributor: McNary, Charles Linza
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    Reinhold Niebuhr papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, sermons, lectures, typescripts of books and articles, book reviews, bibliographies, subject files, biographical material, family papers, photographs, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Niebuhr's influence on twentieth-century theology, politics, and society; and to his efforts to apply religious and ethical standards to modern social and political problems including labor and race relations. Documents his interest in the Delta Cooperative Farm Project, ...

    • Contributor: Niebuhr, Reinhold - Bingham, June - Niebuhr, Ursula
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    Albert Sidney Burleson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, articles, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Burleson's service as an aide to President Woodrow Wilson, U.S. postmaster general in Wilson's administration, and U.S. representative from Texas. Subjects include the federal takeover of telegraph, telephone, and cable facilities during World War I; wartime censorship; the Treaty of Versailles, 1919; political campaigns from 1894 to 1936; postal rates, parcel post ...

    • Contributor: Burleson, Albert Sidney
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    Nicholas Biddle papers, 1681-1933

    Banker, editor, diplomat, lawyer, and legislator. Correspondence, letterbooks, account books, and writings together with family papers concerning Charles, Clement, Edward, James, Nicholas, Thomas, and William S. Biddle.

    • Contributor: Biddle, Nicholas
    • Date: 1681
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    Nathaniel Sisson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, writings, financial records, printed matter, medals, and other papers pertaining to Sisson's Civil War service, political activities, and business enterprises in Maryville, Mo. Subjects include bridge building, cabinetmaking, farming, Freemasons, genealogical research, the medical profession, military reunions, national politics, the real estate business, surveying, teaching, and family affairs.

    • Contributor: Sisson, Nathaniel
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    Jefferson Patterson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, family papers, diaries (1928-1930), speeches, notes and book drafts, other writings, memoranda, subject files, legal and financial papers, biographical material, academic notebooks, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting Patterson's career as a diplomat and foreign service officer serving at American embassies in China (1922-1924), Colombia (1924-1926), Turkey (1926-1930), Poland (1934-1936), Norway (1936-1938), Germany (1939-1941), Peru (1941-1945), and Egypt (1946-1949) and as ambassador to Uruguay ...

    • Contributor: Patterson, Jefferson
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    F. Lamson-Scribner papers, 1885-1938

    Botanist, exhibits specialist, and educator. Correspondence, letterpress books, memoranda and notes, reports, scrapbooks, printed material and photographs primarily concerning Lamson-Scribner's exhibit work in the United States Department of Agriculture.

    • Contributor: Lamson-Scribner, F.
    • Date: 1885
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    Feamster family papers, 1794-1967

    Members of the Feamster (Feemster) family. Diaries, notebooks, correspondence, financial and legal papers, writings, and miscellaneous material illustrating the activities of four interrelated families from 1794 to 1967 whose members were engaged in farming, the law, medicine, the military, politics, religion, and other pursuits in Virginia, West Virginia, Missouri, Arkansas, Texas, Kansas, Iowa, and Maryland. The collection also contains genealogical information about the Cary ...

    • Contributor: Cary, Charles William - Feamster, Claudius Newman - Feamster, Felix Claudius - Feamster, Martha Alderson - Feamster, Robert Cantrell - Feamster, Samuel William Newman - Feamster, Thomas L.
    • Date: 1794
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    William B. Randolph papers, 1696-1884

    Virginia plantation owner. Correspondence, legal and financial records, and miscellaneous material reflecting the life of a plantation owner in Virginia prior to the Civil War, with particular emphasis on the economics of managing an extensive plantation worked by a large force of slaves.

    • Contributor: Randolph, William
    • Date: 1696
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    Horsford-Tryon families papers, 1800-2000

    Mainly correspondence among family members primarily in central New York. Includes letters written by the chemist and women's education advocate, Eben Horsford, and by Maria Charity Horsford to her adult children from Washington, D.C., 1850-1853, during her husband Jerediah Horsford's service in the U. S. House of Representatives.

    • Date: 1800
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    Edmund Cody Burnett papers, 1765-1967

    Historian, editor, and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, drafts of writings, speeches, notes, research material, financial records, legal papers, and a project file from Burnett's work as editor of Letters of Members of the Continental Congress, published from 1921 to 1936; including also material on the Burnett family and farm in Tennessee, original and edited Civil War correspondence of the Burnett, Cody, Lightfoot, and McGarity families; ...

    • Contributor: Burnett, Edmund Cody
    • Date: 1765