Search Manuscripts/Mixed Material

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    Morton L. Deyo papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, subject files, speeches, and writings documenting Deyo's career in the U.S. Navy, particularly as a naval task force commander during World War II in both the Atlantic and Pacific theaters. Includes material on the Normandy invasion; the naval bombardment of Utah beach and Cherbourg, France; the Okinawa campaign; the battle of Iwo Jima; Japanese navy (Japan Kaigun); Japanese kamikaze attacks; and the demilitarization ...
    • Contributor: Deyo, Morton L. (Morton Lyndholm)
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    Arthur Sweetser papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, articles, press releases, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Sweetser's career in journalism and diplomacy, especially his role in promoting international cooperation and American participation in international organizations. Focuses on the Paris Peace Conference (1919-1920), the League of Nations, and peace plans following World War II, including the creation of the United Nations and other world organizations. Subjects ...
    • Contributor: Sweetser, Arthur
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    Theodore Stark Wilkinson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, dispatches, transcripts of radio broadcasts, biographical material, clippings, scrapbook, printed matter, maps, plans, photographs, and other papers relating to Wilkinson's naval career, especially his duties as deputy commander in the South Pacific area (Oceania) and as commander of the U.S. Navy 3rd Amphibious Force. Diary describes operations at Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea, in the Solomon Islands; Palau; and Leyte ...
    • Contributor: Wilkinson, Theodore Stark
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    James Harold Doolittle papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, speeches, writings, reports, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, awards, maps, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Doolittle's service in the U.S. Air Force. Documents his role in planning and leading the air raid on Tokyo, Japan, in April 1942. Includes a map of Japan signed by participants in the World War II air raid as well as material pertaining to reunions of the American ...
    • Contributor: Doolittle, James Harold
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    Cordell Hull papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches and statements, manuscript of Hull's The Memoirs of Cordell Hull (1948), reports, transcripts of press conferences, press releases, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers relating to Hull's career chiefly as U.S. secretary of state in the Franklin D. Roosevelt administrations. Also documents his service as U.S. representative and senator from Tennessee, 1907-1932. Subjects include U.S. foreign relations especially with Europe, ...
    • Contributor: Hull, Cordell
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    Frank Kowalski papers, 1925-1976 Army officer and United States representative from Connecticut. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, speeches, reports, military orders, patents, newspaper clippings, printed materials, scrapbooks, drawings, and photographs pertaining primarily to Kowalski's career in the United States Army (1925-1958) and in the House of Representatives (1959-1963).
    • Contributor: Kowalski, Frank
    • Date: 1925
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    Owen Lattimore papers, 1907-1997 Orientalist, author, educator, and historian. Correspondence, journals, writings, reviews, speeches, research notes, interviews, reports, transcripts of hearings, and other papers pertaining to Lattimore's studies in Chinese and Mongolian history and linguistics, his appointment as a political advisor to Chiang Kai-shek, and his service as director of Pacific Operations in the United States Office of War Information Overseas Operations Branch, and as a member of ...
    • Contributor: Lattimore, Owen
    • Date: 1907
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    Joel Thompson Boone papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, oral history interview, speeches, memoir, reports, family papers, biographical and genealogical material, print and near-print material, clippings, maps, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Boone's career as a medical officer and service as physician to Presidents Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge, and Herbert Hoover. Documents Boone's World War I service as surgeon with the U.S. Marine Corps 6th Regiment; work with ...
    • Contributor: Boone, Joel Thompson
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    Carl W. Ackerman papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, speeches, lectures, writings, notes, research material, family papers, scrapbooks, clippings, and other papers relating chiefly to Ackerman's career as journalist and dean of Columbia University School of Journalism (1931-1956). Documents his work as United Press Associations correspondent within the Central Powers, chiefly Germany prior to World War I; special correspondent for the Saturday Evening Post in Mexico, Switzerland, and elsewhere during World ...
    • Contributor: Ackerman, Carl W. (Carl William) - Ackerman, John F. - Ackerman, Robert V. (Robert Vanderhoof) - Ackerman, Mabel Vanderhoof
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    Herbert Bain Knowles papers, 1941-1945 Naval officer. Correspondence, orders to duty, subject files concerning invasion plans and occupation reports for Guam, Japan, Kwajalein Islands (Marshall Islands), Leyte Island (Philippines), Lingayen (Luzon, Philippines), Okinawa Island (Japan), Saipan (Northern Mariana Islands), and Tarawa Atoll (Kiribati), and printed matter relating to Knowles's service with the Amphibious Forces in the Pacific during World War II.
    • Contributor: Knowles, Herbert Bain
    • Date: 1941
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    John Osborne papers, circa 1900-1983 Author, editor, and journalist. Correspondence and memoranda; family papers; drafts of published and unpublished articles, reports, columns, and interviews; notes and notebooks; dispatches and news cables; research material; and other papers documenting Osborne's career as a reporter, editor, and columnist for Time, Life, and the New Republic.
    • Contributor: Osborne, John
    • Date: 1900
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    Eleanor Lord Pray papers, 1894-1975 Member of a New England merchant family living in Vladivostok, Russia. Primarily letters written and received by Pray. Letters describe daily life, the city and its surroundings, and historic events.
    • Contributor: Pray, Eleanor Lord
    • Date: 1894
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    Arthur Sweetser papers, 1913-1961 Public official and journalist. Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, press releases, newspaper clippings, speeches, articles, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Sweetser's career in journalism and diplomacy.
    • Contributor: Sweetser, Arthur
    • Date: 1913
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    Harold Gould Henderson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, writings, reports, notes, military records, and printed matter pertaining to Henderson's service during World War II as chief of the Japanese Language Section, Allied Forces Southwest Pacific Area Psychological Warfare Branch, and following the war as head of the Education Division of the Civil Information and Education Section, Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers, in occupied Japan. Subjects include wartime propaganda, educational ...
    • Contributor: Henderson, Harold Gould
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    John Osborne papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence and memoranda; family papers; drafts of published and unpublished articles, reports, columns, and interviews; notes and notebooks; dispatches and news cables; research material; and other papers documenting Osborne's career as a reporter, editor, and columnist for Time, Life, and the New Republic. Much of the collection relates to his New Republic column on national politics and the presidency entitled "The Nixon Watch" that ...
    • Contributor: Osborne, John
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    Frederick Joseph Horne papers, 1893-1967 U.S. Navy officer. Correspondence, reports, speeches and writings, aviator's logbooks, scrapbooks, printed matter, and memorabilia relating to Horne's naval career during World War I and World War II.
    • Contributor: Horne, Frederick Joseph
    • Date: 1893
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    Curtis E. LeMay papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, speeches, teletype messages, flight orders, mission reports, strategic plans and operation reports, appointment calendars, commissions, certificates, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers primarily concerning LeMay's career as an aviator and officer in the U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force. Documents his service in the U.S. Army Air Corps, commands in the European and China-Burma-India theaters during World War II, and ...
    • Contributor: Lemay, Curtis E.
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    John W. Colbert papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, speeches, lectures, articles, research materials, artwork, and other papers pertaining to Colbert's experiences researching tropical diseases primarily in Panama and Puerto Rico in the early 1900s, training nurses in Puerto Rico (1904-1905), assisting in relief efforts following the earthquake and firestorm in San Francisco (1906), providing medical care for the French and American armies in Belgium, the Gallipoli Peninsula (Turkey), and France ...
    • Contributor: Colbert, John W. (John William)
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    J.F. Shafroth papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Official correspondence, memoranda, directives, and reports sent to William F. Halsey and Chester W. Nimitz, relating primarily to Shafroth's experiences as a commander in the South Pacific during World War II and as head of a task group which conducted the first heavy bombardment of Japan. Includes material relating to Shafroth's course work at the Army War College (U.S.). Correspondents include William F. Halsey, ...
    • Contributor: Shafroth, J. F. (John Franklin)
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    Stephen Bonsal papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, writings, subject files, and other papers relating chiefly to Bonsal's career as a journalist and as foreign correspondent for the New York Herald and New York Times. Documents his role as confidential interpreter for President Woodrow Wilson and Edward Mandell House at the Paris Peace Conference, 1919-1920, and as secretary of the U.S. Legation, Tokyo, Japan, 1895. Subjects include Japanese culture, customs, ...
    • Contributor: Bonsal, Stephen
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    Verner W. Clapp papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, writings, notes, subject files, printed matter, and other papers relating to Clapp's service as a librarian, including his years at the Library of Congress; duties as chief librarian to the United Nations Conference on International Organization, San Francisco, Calif., 1945; work for Unesco on various international library matters; role in the establishment of the Kokuritsu Kokkai Toshokan, also known as ...
    • Contributor: Clapp, Verner W. (Verner Warren)
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    John J. Pershing papers, Correspondence, diaries, speeches, statements, writings, notebooks, orders, biographical material, clippings, scrapbooks, printed matter, maps, posters, photographs, and other papers primarily documenting Pershing's career in the U.S. Army, especially as commander-in-chief of the American Expeditionary Forces in France during World War I. Documents his military service in the Indian campaigns in the American West; the Spanish-American War, 1898, in Cuba; the Philippine American War, 1899-1902, ...
    • Contributor: Pershing, John J. (John Joseph) - Pershing, Helen F. (Helen Frances)
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    F. Holland Day papers, 1793-2010 Photographer and publisher. Correspondence, letterbooks, family papers, writings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Day's life and his work as a pictorialist photographer and co-founder of the Copeland and Day publishing company.
    • Contributor: Day, F. Holland (Fred Holland) - Day, F. Holland
    • Date: 1793
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    Robert Lansing papers, 1831-1935 Lawyer, diplomat, secretary of state during the Wilson administration, and member of the American mission to negotiate a peace treaty following World War I. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, resolutions, desk diaries, book manuscripts, speeches, scrapbooks, clippings, printed material, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Lansing's years (1914-1920) as counsel to the Department of State and as secretary of state and particularly to American ...
    • Contributor: Lansing, Robert
    • Date: 1831
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    Nelson T. Johnson papers, 1916-1955 U.S. assistant secretary of state, minister and ambassador to China and minister to Australia. Personal correspondence, memoranda of conversations and engagement books, speeches and writings, and other material chiefly relating to Johnson’s diplomatic service in China, Australia, and the Far East.
    • Contributor: Johnson, Nelson T. (Nelson Trusler) - Johnson, Nelson T.
    • Date: 1916