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Richard X. Evans collection 1

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Identifier: GTM-710101
Scope and contents note The Richard X. Evans Collection consists of family papers of or relating to the Smith, Mills, Dimitry, and Evans families. The bulk of the earliest material deals with the professional and private life of Robert Mills (1781-1855), who was State Engineer and Architect of South Carolina (1820-1830), Architect of Public Buildings of the United States (1836-1851), and designer of many houses and monuments, among them the Washington monuments of Baltimore and the District of Columbia. Alexander...

Richard X. Evans collection 2

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Identifier: GTM-811201
Collection-level Scope and Contents note Correspondence, notes, and newspaper clippings by and about the Smith, Mills, and Dimitry families. The bulk of the collection is correspodence.

Scope and Contents See finding aid to Richard X. Evans 1 (GTM-710101).

John C. Fitzpatrick papers

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Identifier: GTM-810909
Collection level scope and contents note The John C. Fitzpatrick Papers consist mainly of the correspondence, manuscripts, notes, and sketches of John Clement Fitzpatrick (1876 - 1940) together with genealogical material about the Fitzpatrick and Combs families, including clippings, family journals, and a large number of photographs. The genealogical portion of the collection was put together in part by Elizabeth Fitzpatrick Gerrety, the only child of John C. Fitzpatrick. Included in the collection are also sets of her correspondence,...

Newman Flower papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS300
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Sir Newman Flower papers consist of correspondence to Newman Flower from various figures regarding the publishing business at Cassell and Company Limited, the firm Flower directed. Correspondents include such noted writers as Augustine Bissell, Beatrice Harradan, Sheila Kaye-Smith, Max Pemberton, Ernest Raymond, Ethel Mary Savage, and Humbert Wolfe. The bulk of the material was from Beatrice Harradan, Ernest Raymond, and Ethel Mary Savage. The collection is arranged alphabetically by name...

Sam and Gloria Girardi collection of travel brochures

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Identifier: GTM-060127
Content Description Printed ephemera, including brochures, maps, and promotional publications relating to travel, primarily in Western Europe and the United States, by World War II veteran Sam H. Girardi and his wife Gloria during the 1950s through early 1970s. Destinations coincided with his assignments as an officer of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).

Fitzhugh Green, Jr. papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS80
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Fitzhugh Green papers consist primarily of the correspondence, work files and manuscripts pertaining to Green's various professional positions, writing, and social acquaintance. The collection was acquired in two parts, the second of which constitutes the Addendum series of this register.

Bulkley Southworth Griffin papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS304
Collection-level Scope and Content Note This miscellaneous collection of Bulkley Southworth Griffin's contains autographed letters of notable figures and printed ephemera from the 19th and 20th centuries. Of note are two photographs by G.D. Wakeley of the White House and the Capitol Building from 1865 and 1866 respectively, accompanied by an assortment of genealogical materials from the Bulkley, Southworth and Griffin families of the 19th and 20th centuries. Of special interest from this period is his journal of 1922 regarding...

Martin J. Griffin papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS61
Collection-level Scope and Content Note This collection consists of the papers of Martin Ignatius Joseph Griffin (1842-1911), Catholic historian, writer and editor, who was a native of Philadelphia. Correspondence in the collection concerns subscriptions and requests for or letters pertaining to historical information, and there is an abundant amount of material pertaining to the Temperance Movement as well as to the Total Abstinence Movement which existed in the Catholic Church of Griffin's day. Also included is correspondence from...

Harman Grisewood papers 1

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS131
Scope and Contents This collection centers around the correspondence and related papers of three important and long-standing friendships of Harman Grisewood: with the poet and artist David Jones; with printer and artist Rene Hague; and with Christopher Sykes, the celebrated biographer of Evelyn Waugh. Correspondence relating to Jones and Hague, in particular, reflects the social, literary and artistic circles which they and mutual friend Harman Grisewood, shared with acquaintances such as Thomas F....

Harman Grisewood papers 3

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS338
Collection-level Scope and Content Note This collection comprises the third accession of the papers of Harman Grisewood (1906-1997), and contains primarily correspondence from family members. Of particular interest is the series of letters from Grisewood's father, Lt. Col. Harman Grisewood, written from 1936 through 1946, from Nicosia, Cyprus, where the family owned a farm in the mid- to late 1920s until the end of the Second World War. Grisewood recalls life with his family in Cyprus during the earlier of these years in chapter 3 of...

Charles Guiteau collection

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS133
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Charles J. Guiteau collection consists of correspondence, affidavits and printed material by and about Guiteau, the notorious attorney who assassinated U.S. President James Abram Garfield on July 2, 1881. The assassination resulted in one of the most celebrated American 'insanity trials' of the nineteenth century, which became something of a legal milestone in the judgement of the criminally insane. Over the decades, most authorities, including medical professionals, have agreed that...

Hamlin Family papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS452
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The collection contains correspondence and documents relating to the Hamilin family of Waterford, Maine. Spanning a period of over one hundred yers, the correspondence provides insight into the daily life of a middle-class, nineteenth-century family. Much of the correspondence focuses on the professional and personal relationships of the children of Hannibal and Susan Hamilin: Susan, Cyrus, Hannibal and Rebecca. In addition to local and national politics, other topics of the times...

Otto L. Hein papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS214
Collection-level Scope and Content Note Otto L. Hein papers include correspondence and photographs documenting the career of this Indian fighter, military attache at European courts, and commandant at West Point (1897-1901), the author of "Memories of Long Ago" (1925), an autobiography as valuable for its recall of choice rumor and gossip as for its recital of events. Included in the collection are a controversial account of Custer's actions at the Little Big Horn, written by an officer on the scene shortly before and after the...

Edward Hermon papers

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Identifier: GTM-000003
Collection Level Scope and Contents note During the nineteenth century great fortunes were made by various entrepreneurs in the cotton industry of Lancashire. One of the most remarkable of these cotton masters was Edward Hermon (1821?-1881), the managing partner of Horrocks, Miller & Company, an early giant in the field. Hermon became the conservative M.P. for Preston (1868-1881) as well as an eminent art collector, sportsman, philantropist and builder. His papers, dating between 1864 and 1867, cover a variety of topics, but for...

Homer Vaughan Hervey collection 1

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS322
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Homer Vaughan Hervey Collection consists of vintage movie posters and film stills from famous Hollywood movies of the late 1960s and early 1970s. Also included in the collection are film stills and movie posters from a few English, French, and Italian films from the same era, as well as from a few American films of the 1930s through early 1960s. The collection is stored in two boxes of film stills and one oversize box of movie posters.

John C. Hirsh collection

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Identifier: GTM-130529
Scope and Contents Various 19th century British letters, scrapbooks and photograph albums, collected by Prof. John Hirsh.

Holy Trinity Church archives 1

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Identifier: GTM-820908
Scope and Contents note The Archives of Holy Trinity Church were placed on deposit at Georgetown University Library Booth Family Center for Special Collections in 1982. The collection span dates are from 1792 to 1982; and bulk dates from 1850 to 1980. Files include financial administration, property management and renovation, church services and events, societies and sodalities, genealogical data, school records, and photographs. It should be noted that material pertaining to Holy Trinity Church may also...

Holy Trinity Church Archives 2

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Identifier: GTM-980101
Collection-level Scope and Contents note The Archives of Holy Trinity Church were placed on deposit at Georgetown University Library Booth Family Center for Special Collections in 1982. This part of the collection's span dates are from 1890 to 1997. Files include financial administration, property management and renovation, church services and events, societies and sodalities, genealogical data, school records, and photographs. It should be noted that material pertaining to Holy Trinity Church may also be found in the...

Harry L. Hopkins papers 1

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Identifier: GTM-841102
Collection-level scope and contents note The Harry L. Hopkins Papers, the personal archives of the man who was FDR's most trusted advisor, consist of 26 linear feet (62 archival boxes) of material. The Papers contain appointment books and diaries, drafts of Hopkins' speeches and memoranda, photographs and drawings, and extensive correspondence with the most prominent figures of the 20th century including FDR, the Winston Churchill Family, Averell Harriman, Lyndon B. Johnson, Dwight D. Eisenhower, George C. Marshall, Harry S Truman,...

Harry L. Hopkins papers 2

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Identifier: GTM-880401
Scope and contents note This is the second acquisition of the Harry L. Hopkins Papers at Georgetown University's Special Collections Department. The papers in this second collection, comprising 7 boxes and 3.5 linear feet, are arranged in the following series: a Family Correspondence Series, Organizations Correspondence Series, White House Correspondence Series, Personal/Manuscripts Series, Photographic Series, Clippings Series, and Oversize Items Series. Harry Lloyd Hopkins' personal papers illuminate the family and...