Search Manuscripts/Mixed Material

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    Ira Eaker papers, 1917-1989 United States Army air corps officer, aviation pioneer, aircraft industry executive, and newspaper columnist. Part I consists of correspondence, memoranda, diaries, reports, meetings minutes, printed material, and other papers documenting Eaker's military career in the aeronautical section of the United States Army, particularly his experiences in World War II. Part II consists of correspondence, memoranda, diaries speeches, writings, and scheduling and subject files pertaining ...
    • Contributor: Eaker, Ira
    • Date: 1917
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    Robert Lee Bullard papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, notebooks, autobiographical material, legal records, scrapbooks, printed matter, memorabilia, maps, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Bullard's military career, activities as president of the National Security League, and work as an author. Documents Bullard's service during the Philippine American War (1899-1902), on a confidential mission to Mexico in 1911, during the Mexican border campaign (1915-1916), and as commander of ...
    • Contributor: Bullard, Robert Lee
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    Bill Mauldin papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, speeches, writings, family papers, and other papers regarding Mauldin's career as a cartoonist, his work on behalf of the American Veterans Committee, and his interest in civil aviation. Subjects include World War II; the coronation of Elizabeth II, Queen of Great Britain, in 1952; and Mauldin's 1956 congressional campaign in New York State. Includes drafts of his books, Up Front (1945), Back Home ...
    • Contributor: Mauldin, Bill
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    Tasker Howard Bliss papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, minutes of meetings, speeches, lectures, reports, articles, printed matter, scrapbooks, and other papers relating chiefly to Bliss's military career and participation in peace negotiations following World War I. Documents his service with the U.S. American Commission to Negotiate Peace following the war, participation in the Allied and Associated Powers Supreme War Council, term as chief of staff of the U.S. War ...
    • Contributor: Bliss, Tasker Howard
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    Alexander Vassiliev papers, 1895-2011 Journalist, author, espionage historian, and former KGB operative. Notebooks, file guide, concordance, legal documents, and notes compiled by Vassiliev from KGB files relating to KGB espionage activity in the United States during the 1930s through the early 1950s. Electronic files include material relating to VENONA, the code name for the U.S. Army's Signal Intelligence Service's project to analyze and decrypt Soviet communications primarily during ...
    • Contributor: Vassiliev, Alexander
    • Date: 1895
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Robert Frank Augur collection, Veterans History Project (U.S.) Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Collection includes biographical information, civilian papers, clippings, correspondence, a diary, military papers, printed matter, a scrapbook, photographs, and artifacts relating to Augur's service in the United States Army during World War II.
    • Contributor: Augur, Robert Frank - Veterans History Project (U.S.) - American Folklife Center
    • Date: 1941
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    Oveta Culp Hobby papers, 1941-1997 Newspaper editor and publisher, director of the Women’s Army Corps, secretary of health, education, and welfare, and businesswoman. Correspondence, printed matter, and other papers relating to Hobby’s work during World War II as chief of the Women’s Interest Section of the Bureau of Public Relations in the War Department and as the first director of the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps.
    • Contributor: Hobby, Oveta Culp
    • Date: 1941
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    William LePre Houston family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, financial records, academic papers, printed material, and other papers chiefly of William LePre Houston, a Washington, D.C., lawyer, and his son and law partner, Charles Hamilton Houston. Documents William's work as attorney for the Railway Men's International Benevolent Industrial Association and other African American labor organizations, his activism as a Republican, and his position as grandmaster of the Grand United Order of ...
    • Contributor: Houston, William Lepre - Houston, Charles Hamilton
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    Hayes, Hollister, and Kelman families papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, lectures, sermons, memoirs, genealogical material, and printed matter pertaining chiefly to members of the Hayes family and their careers as Presbyterian missionaries and educators in China. Includes papers of Margaret Hayes Hollister; her parents, Barbara Monteath Kelman Hayes and John David Hayes; her paternal grandparents, Margaret Young Hayes and W.M. Hayes; her maternal grandfather, John Kelman; and her paternal great-grandfather, David Hayes. ...
    • Contributor: Ambler, Barbara Hayes - Hayes, Barbara Monteath Kelman - Hayes, David - Hayes, John David - Hayes, Margaret Young - Hayes, W. M. (Watson M.) - Hollister, Margaret Hayes - Kelman, John
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    Moore family papers, 1942-1998 Georgia family. Chiefly correspondence between Sidney Leighton Moore (1906-1953) and his wife, Violet Soderquist Moore, reflecting his service with the United States Army during World War II, including also writings, notes, military papers, genealogy, civilian and military manuals, war ration books, and photographs.
    • Date: 1942
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    Charles Pelot Summerall papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, writings, reports, orders, printed matter, maps, charts, photographs, and other papers relating to Summerall's military and academic career. Relates primarily to Summerall's World War I service as field commander of the U.S. Army's 1st Division and other American Expeditionary Forces units in France. Also documents his presidency of Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, Charleston, S.C.; political activity in ...
    • Contributor: Summerall, Charles Pelot
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    Robert Kleiman papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence; memoranda; interrogations of prisoners of war; reports; propaganda material including leaflets, newspapers, printed matter, and ephemera; newsletters; newspaper clippings; and other papers relating chiefly to Kleiman's service with the U.S. Office of War Information (OWI) during World War II and pertaining to psychological warfare and the use of propaganda in East Asia. Documents his activities in the China-Burma-India Theater, U.S. Army, and in ...
    • Contributor: Kleiman, Robert - Fisher, Francis McCracken
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    William LePre Houston family papers, 1777-1936 Lawyers. Correspondence, diaries, financial records, academic papers, printed matter, and miscellaneous material related to the Houstons’ family life, fraternal organizations, the law, and Charles Hamilton Houston’s military service during World War I.
    • Contributor: Houston, William Lepre
    • Date: 1777
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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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    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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    Field-Osgood family papers, 1702-1938 Correspondence, speeches and writings, household financial accounts, legal papers, genealogical material, printed matter, photographs, lithographs, and engravings pertaining to the families of Samuel Osgood (1748-1813) and his daughter, Susan Osgood Field, of Massachusetts and New York.
    • Date: 1702
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    Oveta Culp Hobby papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, printed matter, and other papers relating to Hobby's work during World War II as chief of the Women's Interest Section of the Bureau of Public Relations in the War Department and as the first director of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, renamed Women's Army Corps in 1943.
    • Contributor: Hobby, Oveta Culp
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    Jack S. Kilby papers, 1878-2003 Engineer and inventor. Correspondence, memoranda, patents and related material, drawings, blueprints, transparencies, photographs, subject files, speeches, writings, newspaper clippings, and printed matter relating primarily to Kilby's inventions and projects while an engineer and later a consultant for Texas Instruments. The papers also document Kilby's work as a consultant and adviser to various companies and organizations.
    • Contributor: Kilby, Jack S.
    • Date: 1878
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    George Washington Pearcy collection, Veterans History Project (U.S.) Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available George Washington Pearcy Collection (AFC/2001/001/101245), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress. Accessioned, 2015. George Washington Pearcy was born April 22, 1915, in St. Louis, Missouri, to Frances Johnston Pearcy and Claude Otis Pearcy. He was educated at Sherman School, Roosevelt High School, and at Washington University, where he earned a degree in law in 1940. While attending Washington University, Pearcy trained ...
    • Contributor: Pearcy, George Washington - Veterans History Project (U.S.) - American Folklife Center
    • Date: 1915
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    John Vachon papers, 1913-1995 Photographer. Correspondence, family papers, writings, and miscellaneous material relating primarily to Vachon’s career as a photographer with the Farm Security Administration, Office of War Information, and Look magazine.
    • Contributor: Vachon, John
    • Date: 1913
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    Venona Project records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Records relating to the Venona Project undertaken by the U.S. Army Signal Intelligence Service to examine encrypted Soviet diplomatic communications during World War II. Includes photocopies of translations of the communications in sixteen bound volumes titled, First Venona Release (11 July 1995), Second Venona Release (12 October 1995), Third Venona Release, 3 volumes, (March 1996), Fourth Venona Release, 4 volumes, (July 1996), and Fifth ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Signal Intelligence Service - Benson, Robert Louis - United States. National Security Agency/Central Security Service
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    Archibald Roosevelt papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, intelligence reports, notes, academic notebooks, scrapbooks, printed matter, maps, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to Roosevelt's service as a U.S. Army intelligence officer stationed in Algeria, Iran, Iraq, Morocco, and Tunisia during and immediately after World War II. Includes his observations on Arab nationalism and politics, Arab discontent with French colonial administration in North Africa, Soviet influence in the Iranian province ...
    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Archibald
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    Lesley James McNair papers, 1904-1945 Army officer. Correspondence, air travel log, photographs, scrapbooks, clippings, and memorabilia pertaining to McNair’s military career.
    • Contributor: McNair, Lesley James
    • Date: 1904
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    Ira Eaker papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Part I of the collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, diaries, notes of appointments, minutes of meetings, speeches, articles, book drafts, notes, reports, accounts, press releases, scrapbooks, printed material, maps, drawings, and other papers chiefly documenting Eaker's military career in the aeronautical section of the U.S. Army (under several names: U.S. Army Air Service, 1918-1926, U.S. Army Air Corps, 1926-1942, and U.S. Army Air Forces, ...
    • Contributor: Eaker, Ira
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    Lloyd Carpenter Griscom papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, newspaper clippings, and other papers relating chiefly to Griscom's diplomatic career and to his military service during World War I. Documents his years as minister to Iran (1901-1902) and ambassador to Japan (1902-1906) and Italy (1907-1909) as well as his World War I service in France as liaison officer to General John J. Pershing, commander of the American Expeditionary Forces, ...
    • Contributor: Griscom, Lloyd Carpenter