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    Charles H. Rogers family papers, 1858-1930

    Financier. Correspondence, military orders and passes, notes, calling cards, and a photograph, and also including letters from Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885) and his family.

    • Contributor: Rogers, Charles H.
    • Date: 1858
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    Henry White Edgerton papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, writings, reports, notes, case files, newspaper clippings, and other papers relating primarily to White's career as a law professor at Cornell University and judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals (District of Columbia Circuit). Also documents his activities in the Association of American Law Schools. Subjects include civil liberties, criminology, law school curriculum, the U.S. National Recovery Administration, and the roles of ...

    • Contributor: Edgerton, Henry White
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    Sol M. Linowitz papers, 1778-1999

    Lawyer, businessman, diplomat, and consultant to United States presidents. Diaries, correspondence, speeches and writings, interviews, an oral history, organizational records, reports, photographs, printed matter, clippings, and travel files documenting Linowitz's career as an attorney, executive for Xerox Corporation, ambassador to the Organization of American States, co-negotiator of the Panama Canal treaties, and presidential representative to Middle East peace negotiations.

    • Contributor: Linowitz, Sol M.
    • Date: 1778
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    William Smith Culbertson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, lecture notes, writings including Culbertson's unpublished memoirs titled "Ventures in Time and Space," public documents, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to his career as a diplomat, professor of law, and lawyer. Documents Culbertson's work as member and vice chairman of the U.S. Tariff Commission, U.S. minister to Romania, and U.S. ambassador to Chile. Also documents his World War II ...

    • Contributor: Culbertson, William Smith
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    Jefferson Patterson papers, 1824-1978

    Diplomat. 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, Colombia, Egypt, Germany, Norway, Peru, Poland, and Turkey, and as ambassador to Uruguay.

    • Contributor: Patterson, Jefferson
    • Date: 1824
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Kitāb sharḥ Nuzhat fī ʻilm al-ḥisāb / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Manuscript is a commentary on Ibn al-Hāʼim's book Nuzhat al-nuẓẓār, which itself represents the author's abridgement of his work Murshidat al-tālib illá asnaʼ al-maṭālib.

    • Contributor: Ghazzī, Aḥmad Ibn Qāsim
    • Date: 1722
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    Katharine McCook Knox papers, 1802-1975

    Art historian. Correspondence, an index to correspondence, genealogical notes, research material on artists and art collections, clippings, printed matter, and other papers.

    • Contributor: Knox, Katharine McCook
    • Date: 1802
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Ḥāshīyat al-Ḥifnī ʻalá al-Yāsamīnīyah. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Commentary on Lumʻah al-Māridīnīyah fī sharḥ al-Yāsamīnīyah by Badr al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad Sibṭ al-Māridīni, which itself is an exposition of al-Yāsamīnīyah by ʻAbd Allāh ibn Ḥajjāj Ibn al-Yāsamīn. The colophon (fol. 14b) says that the author finished composing the work on 14 Shaʻbān 1167 H [6 June 1754].

    • Contributor: Ḥifnī, Muḥammad Ibn Sālim
    • Date: 17??
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    John Fairfield correspondence, 1828-1876

    U.S. senator and representative and governor of Maine. Principally letters from Fairfield to members of his family in Saco, Maine, while he was serving in Congress and as governor relating to personal and family affairs, politics, and life and society in Washington, D.C., and Augusta, Maine.

    • Contributor: Fairfield, John
    • Date: 1828
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    Justin G. Turner autograph collection, 1763-1968

    Correspondence, memoranda, notes, and printed materials relating primarily to the signers of the Declaration of Independence.

    • Contributor: Turner, Justin G.
    • Date: 1763
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    al-Mulakhkhaṣ fī al-hayʼah. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Text is a compendium of astronomy which describes the methods of determining the positions of longitude; it consists of an introduction and two chapters.

    • Contributor: Jighmīnī, Maḥmūd Ibn Muḥammad
    • Date: 1872
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    Henry A. Willard II collection, 1743-1888

    Papers and records collected by Henry A Willard II including Bradley-Willard family papers and correspondence, Willard Hotel records, miscellaneous business records, and autographs collected by Henry A. Willard I that include the signers of the Declaration of Independence, presidents of the Continental Congress, and related individuals.

    • Contributor: Willard, Henry A. (henry Augustus) - Willard, Henry A.
    • Date: 1743
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    Joseph Desha and John R. Desha papers, 1773-1871

    Soldier and politician (Joseph Desha) and physician (John R. Desha). Correspondence, contracts, land records, wills, receipted bills, and newspapers dealing with the War of 1812, Kentucky politics, and national affairs.

    • Contributor: Desha, Joseph
    • Date: 1773
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Zīj. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The text ends on fol. 291b, followed by charts on fol. 292a-385a. Ibn al-Shātir was the muwaqqit of the Umayyad Mosque in Damascus, where he constructed a magnificent sundial to adorn the central minaret. The sundial displayed the time of day relative to sunrise, and midday relative to the time of the afternoon prayer. There were special curves to measure the times for the ...

    • Contributor: Ibn Al-Shāṭir, ʻalī Ibn Ibrāhīm
    • Date: 16??
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    Henry Jackson Hunt papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, journal, military papers, maps, photographs, printed matter, and other papers relating to Hunt's service as chief of artillery, Army of the Potomac during the Civil War; military commander at Charleston and Atlanta (1875-1880); commander, Department of the South (1880-1883); and governor of the United States Soldiers' Home (1885-1889). Also pertains to general artillery operations and Hunt's plans for the reorganization of the ...

    • Contributor: Hunt, Henry Jackson
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    Henry M. Robert papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda books, diaries, subject files, and other papers relating chiefly to Robert's career in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and as a parliamentarian. Documents his service as engineer commissioner of the District of Columbia and the publication of his Pocket Manual of Rules of Order for Deliberative Assemblies (1876) commonly known as Robert's Rules of Order. Also documents engineering projects on ...

    • Contributor: Robert, Henry M. (henry Martyn)
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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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    William Maclay journals and note, 1789-1791

    United States senator from Pennsylvania, lawyer, and jurist. Three volumes (later published) of a journal kept by MacLay as a senator in the first United States Congress and one note to John Nicholson.

    • Contributor: Maclay, William
    • Date: 1789
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Sharḥ al-ʻallāmah Aḥmad ibn Qāsim al-Ghazzī al-Shāfiʻī ʻalá al-Nuzhah fī al-ḥisāb li-Ibn al-Hāʼim. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Manuscript consists of an introduction, 2 chapters, and an epilogue. The text is a commentary on Ibn al-Hāʼim's book Nuzhat al-nuẓẓār, which itself represents the author's abridgement of his work Murshidat al-tālib illá asnaʼ al-maṭālib.

    • Contributor: Ghazzī, Aḥmad Ibn Qāsim
    • Date: 17??
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    Horsford-Tryon families papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly correspondence of Horsford and Tryon family members primarily in central New York. Correspondence of Jerediah Horsford and his wife, Maria Charity Norton Horsford, relating to his service as U.S. representative from New York, the Whig party, Free Soil Party, the death of Henry Clay, antislavery politics, and social and political life in Washington, D.C. Subjects also include boardinghouse life, slavery in Washington, D.C., ...

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    John Spalding Flannery papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly records from McKenney, Flannery & Craighill, the Washington, D.C., law firm in which Flannery was a principal partner. Includes material relating to the firm's representation of American Indian tribes in legal actions against the federal government and legal files pertaining to clients Oliver Wendell Holmes, Charles Evans Hughes, and Wendell W. Mischler (relating to President William H. Taft for whom he was secretary). ...

    • Contributor: Flannery, John Spalding
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    Rowland Evans papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, notebooks, interviews, drafts, transcripts, articles and other writings, research and reference material, subject files, printed matter, and other papers relating to Evans's career as a journalist and political commentator. Includes material relating to his partnership with Robert D. Novak writing the newspaper column Inside Report, hosting their program of political commentary on CNN television, and work as contributing editors for Reader's Digest. Subjects ...

    • Contributor: Evans, Rowland
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    Bess Furman papers, 1728-1967

    Author and journalist. Correspondence, diaries, family papers, subject files, speeches and writings, financial records, scrapbooks, and miscellany relating primarily to Furman's family, personal life, and career as a journalist and author.

    • Contributor: Furman, Bess
    • Date: 1728
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    Kitāb sharḥ al-Lumaʻ fī al-ḥisāb / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The text is a commentary on al-Lumaʻ al-yasīrah fī ʻilm al-ḥisāb by Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad Ibn al-Hāʼim. According to the colophon, the author stated that he finished writing the commentary on 27 Ramaḍān 873 [10 April 1469] in Abū Tīj in al-Ṣa'īd, [Egypt].

    • Contributor: Sibṭ Al-Māridīnī, Badr Al-Dīn Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Date: 17??
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    United States. Department of the Treasury records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly accounting records but also correspondence, letterbooks, circulars, daybooks, digest of laws, reports, indexes, newspapers, printed material, and other records produced by various offices of the U.S. Department of the Treasury reflecting a portion of the activities of the department. Subjects include military pay and pensions from the American Revolution and War of 1812, the Civil War, customs collection, property assessment in Washington, D.C. ...

    • Contributor: United States. Department of the Treasury - United States. Board of Treasury - United States. Comptroller of the Treasury - United States. Department of the Treasury. First Auditor's Office - United States. Department of the Treasury. Office of the Fifth Auditor - United States. Department of the Treasury. Office of the Third Auditor - United States. Division of Customs - United States. Office of Commissary General of Prisoners