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    Samuel Eliot Morison papers, 1939-1972 U.S. naval officer and historian. Journals and research notebooks relating mainly to the oceanic theaters of World War II, antisubmarine warfare, and Morison's writings.
    • Contributor: Morison, Samuel Eliot
    • Date: 1939
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    John L. McCrea papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, speeches, writings, subject files, and photographs relating primarily to McCrea's career as a naval officer and as an insurance executive. Documents his service as aide to Admiral Hugh Rodman in European waters during World War I and in the Pacific (1919-1921); aide to the U.S. Navy Special Service Squadron commander in Central American waters (1929-1931); executive officer of the United States Naval Station, ...
    • Contributor: McCrea, John L. (John Livingstone)
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    Lee McCardell papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Family and general correspondence, diaries, writings, notebooks, clippings, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to McCardell's career as an editor and journalist for the Baltimore Evening Sun in Baltimore, Md., and Europe. Documents his work as a foreign correspondent in Europe and North Africa during World War II. McCardell describes American journalists and the expatriate community in Paris in the 1920s; wartime London; war ...
    • Contributor: McCardell, Lee - McCardell, Lee, Braddock of the Coldstream Guards
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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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    Eugene Tyler Chamberlain collection relating to French orphans of World War I, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Files on French families and orphans of World War I aided by Chamberlain and other philanthropic Americans. Chiefly correspondence concerning rehabilitation of the families and the education and placement of the children in productive employment. Files also contain photographs and memoranda providing family background.
    • Contributor: Chamberlain, Eugene Tyler
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    Reid family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, subject files, office files, financial records, household and estate records, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers of the Reid family relating chiefly to newspaper publishing and public affairs. Papers of Whitelaw Reid (1837-1912) consist of correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, speeches, articles, reports, biographer's notes, scrapbooks, printed matter, photographs, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Reid's ambassadorship to Great Britain and to extradition and ...
    • Contributor: Reid, Elisabeth Mills - Reid, Helen Rogers - Reid, Ogden Mills - Reid, Whitelaw - Reid Foundation
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    John W. Colbert papers, 1895-1966 Pathologist and physician. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and lectures, articles, research materials, and artwork pertaining to Colbert's experiences researching tropical diseases, providing medical care to the French and American armies during World War I, accompanying the American Expeditionary Forces to Russia, working as a physician in China, founding the Woman's Ambulance and Defense Corps of America, and serving as a U.S. Army officer during World ...
    • Contributor: Colbert, John W. (John William) - Colbert, John W.
    • Date: 1895
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    John L. McCrea papers, 1898-1984 Naval officer, aide to President Franklin D. Roosevelt, and insurance executive. Correspondence, speeches, writings, subject files, and photographs relating primarily to McCrea's career as a naval officer.
    • Contributor: McCrea, John L. (John Livingstone) - McCrea, John L.
    • Date: 1898
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    Samuel Eliot Morison papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Journals relating to the oceanic theaters of World War II and to anti-submarine warfare. Research notebooks relate to Morison's writings. Journals contain wartime entries and a record of interviews with William H.P. Blandy; Andrew Browne Cunningham, Viscount Cunningham of Hyndhope; Royal E. Ingersoll; Douglas MacArthur; Sir Henry Ruthven Moore; Franklin D. Roosevelt; Raymond Ames Spruance; Harold R. Stark; Richmond Kelly Turner; and others. Topics ...
    • Contributor: Morison, Samuel Eliot
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    L'Aerophile collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, blueprints and manufactures information for early French and foreign aircraft and dirigibles, reports of accidents involving flyers and balloonists, World War I aerial photographs and intelligence reports, a series of French cartoons, drawings, graphs, charts, diagrams of equipment, maps, newspapers, printed material, and photographs. The materials in the collection were evidently assembled by staff of the magazine L'Aerophile which was published by Georges ...
    • Date: 1876
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    Kendrick-Brooks family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, book drafts, transcripts of audiotapes, family papers, genealogical charts and research, business records, scrapbooks, printed material, photographs, and other papers pertaining to members of the Brooks and Kendrick families. Ruby Moyse Kendrick's papers document her participation in the National Association of Colored Women's Clubs, her work as an educator and her social life in Greenville, Miss., and her husband Swan M. Kendrick's position ...
    • Contributor: Brooks, Charlotte - Kendrick, Hattie - Kendrick, Ruby Moyse - Mitchell, Antoinette Brooks - Mitchell, Louis A.
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    William Sowden Sims papers, 1856-1951 Naval officer. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, notes, reports, military orders, biographical material, clippings, and other papers primarily documenting Sims's naval career and his work relating to naval reforms.
    • Contributor: Sims, William Sowden
    • Date: 1856
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    Robert Helyer Thayer papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, legal briefs and case files, reports, financial records, scrapbook, printed matter, maps, photographs and other papers documenting Thayer's service as assistant secretary for cultural and educational affairs at the U.S. State Dept., assistant ambassador to France and minister to Romania, district attorney for New York County, and in the U.S. Naval Reserve providing combat intelligence during World War II. Also documents his ...
    • Contributor: Thayer, Robert Helyer
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    Burton Egbert Stevenson papers, 1900-1951 Anthologist, author, and librarian. Correspondence with poets and other writers, comments on the origin of quotations, obscure biographical data on literary figures, and negotiations with publishers relating to the compilation of Stevenson's anthologies. Includes correspondence and administrative files from his service as European representative of the American Library Association, including material on the American Library in Paris, founded in 1918. Also contains drafts and ...
    • Contributor: Stevenson, Burton Egbert
    • Date: 1900
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    Wallace Carroll papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, reports, and propaganda leaflets comprising subject files with narrative histories and inventories documenting Carroll's duties as deputy director for European operations of the U.S. Office of War Information in Washington, D.C. (1944-1945), and, to a lesser extent, as director of the OWI branch in London, England (1942-1944) and his work for the Psychological Strategy Board, the U.S. Dept. of State, and the ...
    • Contributor: Carroll, Wallace
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    Edgar Ansel Mowrer and Lilian T. Mowrer papers, 1898-1978 Edgar Ansel Mowrer, journalist, and Lilian Thomson, author, married 1916. Correspondence, manuscripts of speeches and writings, lectures, subject files, and other papers documenting the Mowrers' careers as authors and lecturers on foreign affairs, particularly on the diplomacy of France, Germany, Italy, and the United States.
    • Contributor: Mowrer, Edgar Ansel
    • Date: 1898
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    Agnes Elizabeth Ernst Meyer papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, speeches, unpublished memoir and other writings, subject files, research material, family papers, and other papers relating to Meyer's career as an author; authority on Asian, especially Chinese art; literary critic; linguist; and social activist as well as to her personal and family life. Early papers trace Meyer's family history and background; studies at the Université de Paris (Sorbonne), Paris, France; and travels ...
    • Contributor: Meyer, Agnes E.
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    James G. Harbord papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, personal diary, confidential cables, administrative memoranda of General John J. Pershing, records of conversations, clippings, scrapbooks, operation maps, barrage charts, sketches, a portrait, and other papers pertaining to Harbord's service in the U.S. Army. Pertains primarily to his service as Pershing's chief of staff during World War I; commander of a marine brigade during the battle of Chateau-Thierry, France, in 1918; commander of ...
    • Contributor: Harbord, James G. (James Guthrie) - United States. Army. Division, 2nd.
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    Joseph Hodges Choate papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, letterbooks, addresses, lectures, legal memoranda, scrapbooks, printed matter, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Choate's service as U.S. ambassador to Great Britain, law practice in New York, N.Y., student days at Harvard University, and charitable work in New York; and to Choate family affairs. Documents his service as delegate to the International Peace Conference at the Hague, Netherlands, in 1907; chairman of ...
    • Contributor: Choate, Joseph Hodges
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    John Lansing Callan papers, 1907-1956 Naval officer, aviator, and aviation executive. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, orders to duty, subject files, awards, biographical file, speeches, articles, newspaper clippings, and printed matter relating to Callan’s personal and business interests in aviation, service in World War I and World War II, and other public service activities.
    • Contributor: Callan, John Lansing
    • Date: 1907
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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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    Elmer Holmes Davis papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, speeches, lectures, writings, articles, radio scripts, subject file, government publications, press releases, biographical material, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to Davis's career in journalism and his service as director of the U.S. Office of War Information during World War II. Subjects include politics, literary affairs, and world events. Includes radio scripts of Davis's broadcasts for the Columbia Broadcasting System, inc., and the ...
    • Contributor: Davis, Elmer Holmes
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    Charity Adams Earley papers, 1928-2002 African-American army officer, educator, and civic activist. Book drafts, correspondence, military records, speeches, notes, press clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Earley’s experience as the first African-American commissioned officer in the Women’s Army Corps during World War II and her community activities later in life.
    • Contributor: Earley, Charity Adams
    • Date: 1928
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    Charity Adams Earley papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, speeches, notes, military records, press clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Earley's experience as the first African-American commissioned officer in the Women's Army Corps during World War II and to her community activities later in life. Includes drafts of Earley's memoir One Woman's Army : a Black Officer Remembers the WAC, in which she recounts her experiences as a woman and ...
    • Contributor: Earley, Charity Adams
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    William Sowden Sims papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, writings, notes, reports, military orders, biographical material, clippings, and other papers primarily documenting Sims's naval career and his work relating to naval reforms. Documents activities as an intelligence officer on the USS Charleston (Cruiser) at the China Station (1895-1896); naval attaché in Paris, Madrid, and Saint Petersburg (1896-1900); and commander of U.S. naval forces in Europe during World War I. Subjects include ...
    • Contributor: Sims, William Sowden - Sims, Anne Hitchcock