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    Albert James Myer papers, 1816-1880

    Army officer and surgeon. Microfilm focusing on Myer’s service in the Signal Corps and documentation of his work in meteorology, including correspondence, biographical material, letterbooks, diaries, reports, memoranda, legal and business papers, and printed matter. Also contains papers of his father-in-law, Ebenezer Walden, and material relating to a patent by his father, Henry Beekman Myer, for the railway sleeping car.

    • Contributor: Myer, Albert James
    • Date: 1816
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    Henry Prather Fletcher papers, 1898-1958

    Diplomat. Correspondence, diary, letterbook, speeches and articles, scrapbook, clippings, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers documenting Fletcher's career from his enlistment in the Rough Riders during the Spanish-American War through his service as a special adviser to the secretary of state on post-World War II problems and plans.

    • Contributor: Fletcher, Henry Prather
    • Date: 1898
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    Wm. Oland Bourne papers, 1841-1885

    Clergyman and journalist. Letters, verse, and narratives submitted in a contest sponsored by Bourne, chaplain at Central Park Hospital, New York City, during the Civil War, and editor of the periodical The Soldier's Friend. Other correspondence pertains to slavery, economic conditions of the working man, and The Soldier's Friend, edited by Bourne.

    • Contributor: Bourne, Wm. Oland (william Oland)
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    George S. Patton papers, 1807-1979

    United States Army officer. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journals, writings, speeches and lectures, military papers, scrapbooks, military publications, maps, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Patton's military career as a student at the U.S. Military Academy (1904-1909), member of John J. Pershing's Punitive Expedition into Mexico (1916), aide-de-camp to Pershing and later tank commander in Europe during World War I, and commander of forces ...

    • Contributor: Patton, George S. (George Smith) - Patton, George S.
    • Date: 1807
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    Nathaniel D. Hackett correspondence, 1853-1947

    Union Army soldier. Chiefly Civil War correspondence of Hackett while serving with the 1st Wisconsin Heavy Artillery Regiement. Includes the correspondence of Edith Hackett Cramer, Carrie Fern Hackett, and Millicent Hackett Maloney, the daughters of Nathaniel D. Hackett.

    • Contributor: Hackett, Nathaniel D. (nathaniel Davis) - Hackett, Nathaniel D.
    • Date: 1853
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    Charles Pelot Summerall papers, 1880-1955

    Army officer and college president. Correspondence, diaries, reports, speeches, writings, maps, charts, printed matter, memoranda, orders, memorabilia, and photographs concerning Summerall's military and academic career.

    • Contributor: Summerall, Charles Pelot
    • Date: 1880
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    Samuel Wylie Crawford papers, 1860-1892

    Physician and army officer. Diary, correspondence, memoranda, registers and returns of troops and artillery, sketches, photographs, and other items relating chiefly to events while Crawford was an assistant surgeon at Fort Sumter during the early months of 1861.

    • Contributor: Crawford, Samuel Wylie
    • Date: 1860
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    John Aldrich Stephenson collection of the Hand, Fiske, and Aldrich families papers, 1745-1966

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, travel diaries, manuscripts of sermons, poems, essays, and other writings, business and financial records, printed works, biographical and genealogical materials, drawings and reproductions of paintings and photographs, and other papers collected by Stephenson relating to the Hand, Fiske, and Aldrich families.

    • Date: 1745
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    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
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    Joseph Bloomfield Osborn papers, 1862-1865

    Soldier and sailor. Mainly Civil War correspondence of Osborn, who served in Company F, 26th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry and in the U.S. Navy, together with a diary and biographical sketch of Osborn.

    • Contributor: Osborn, Joseph Bloomfield
    • Date: 1862
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Fox Movietone newsreel collection--World War II paper records, 1922-1946

    Cameramen’s dope sheets (detailed notes of stories filmed), continuity sheets (synopses of newsreels distributed to theaters), and turnovers (one sentence descriptions of each story filmed) from this major pioneer in the newsreel industry. Collection also contains other paper materials including telegrams, speeches, photographs, programs, and memoranda that provide details of the newsreels created by Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. Although the entire Fox Movietone ...

    • Contributor: Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
    • Date: 1922
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    Price family papers, 1854-1905

    Family members represented include John H. Price, William George Price (1833-1885), and William George Price (1867-1944). Correspondence, diary, genealogical material, military records, photographs, and other papers of Price family members chiefly pertaining to the Civil War.

    • Date: 1854
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    W.A. Croffut papers, 1774-1933

    Author, editor, and poet. Correspondence, writings, minutes, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellaneous items pertaining chiefly to Croffut's publications, activities with the Anti-Imperialist League, and the presidential campaign of 1900. Includes material relating to Ethan Allen Hitchcock, copies of correspondence with Sophia Amelia Peabody Hawthorne, wife of Nathaniel Hawthorne, journals of Henry Alfred Robbins, letters of John Quincy Adams and Jefferson Davis, and autograph material.

    • Contributor: Croffut, W. A. (william Augustus) - Croffut, W. A.
    • Date: 1774
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    Riggs family papers, 1763-1945

    Merchant and banking family of New York, New York, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C. Family and business correspondence, diaries, account books, writings, financial records, biographical and genealogical papers, printed materials, and other papers of Riggs family members.

    • Date: 1763
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    Hugh Lenox Scott papers, 1582-1981

    Army officer and public official. Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, memoirs, drafts of writings, speeches, reports, notes, biographical and genealogical material, account books, financial papers, lists, printed material, maps, photographs, drawings, prints, and others papers relating to Scott's career in the United States Army from 1876 to his retirement following World War I, his service as a member of the State Highway Commission for New Jersey ...

    • Contributor: Scott, Hugh Lenox
    • Date: 1582
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    Nicholas King family papers, 1792-1987

    Family of Nicholas King, English-born engineer and surveyor of the city of Washington, D.C. Journals, correspondence, notes, genealogies, visas, photographs, and drawings concerning King and members of his family.

    • Contributor: King, N. (nicholas) - King, N.
    • Date: 1792
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    Robert Patterson Hughes papers, 1876-1994

    United States army officer. Correspondence, diaries, writings, printed memorial, biographical material, and photographs documenting Hughes's military career, including his account of the Battle of Little Bighorn written the following day as aide-de-camp to Gen. Alfred Howe Terry and material relating to his service during the Philippine insurrections (1898-1901).

    • Contributor: Hughes, Robert Patterson
    • Date: 1876
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    Ethan Allen Hitchcock papers, 1793-1888

    Army officer and author. Collection includes correspondence, notes, speeches and writings, and printed matter relating to Hitchcock's military career and his interest in metaphysics and philosophy.

    • Contributor: Hitchcock, Ethan Allen
    • Date: 1793
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    Benjamin Delahauf Foulois papers, 1898-1966

    Military officer and pioneer aviator. Correspondence, diaries, reports, official documents and personnel records, newspaper clippings, and other material relating to Foulois's military career and the development of air power in the United States military.

    • Contributor: Foulois, Benjamin Delahauf
    • Date: 1898
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    Ross A. Collins papers, 1906-1967

    Congressman, public official, and lawyer from Mississippi. Correspondence, drafts of writings, speeches, reports, notes, clippings, scrapbooks, printed material, and other papers relating to Collins's service in Congress, especially to his introduction of the bill authorizing the Library of Congress acquisition of the Otto Vollbehr Collection of Incunabula. Also documents Collins's work pertaining to the mechanization of the U.S. Army, the career of Mississippi politician ...

    • Contributor: Collins, Ross A. (ross Alexander) - Collins, Ross A.
    • Date: 1908
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    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
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    Wilbur Wright and Orville Wright papers, 1809-1979

    Aviation pioneers and inventors. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, business accounts, legal papers, minutes, reports, printed matter, photographs, blueprints, and scrapbooks relating primarily to the invention of the airplane and the development of aviation.

    • Date: 1809
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    Shelby family papers, 1738-1916

    Correspondence, memoranda, legal and financial papers, military records, genealogical data, and memorabilia relating mainly to Evan Shelby, soldier and frontiersman, and to his son, Isaac Shelby, soldier and political leader, providing a record of frontier life and political and economic developments in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Kentucky.

    • Date: 1738
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    Charles Ewing family papers, 1769-1951

    Lawyer and army officer. Correspondence, diaries, biographical material, genealogical notebooks, legal and business papers, scrapbooks, photographs, memorabilia, and other papers relating to the family of Charles Ewing during and after the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Ewing, Charles
    • Date: 1769
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    Palmer-Loper family papers, 1667-1994

    Seafaring and merchant families. Correspondence, logbooks and journals, ships' papers, financial and business records, and printed matter documenting the voyages and business activities of Nathaniel Brown Palmer, Alexander Smith Palmer, Richard Fanning Loper, and other members of these maritime families of Stonington, Connecticut.

    • Date: 1667