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David M. Abshire papers

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Identifier: GTM-830701

Samuel W. Anderson papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS196
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Samuel W. Anderson papers contain correspondence collected during Anderson's public life (1948-1958), a number of official documents covering his tenure in public office, and some early articles written by Anderon. The greater part of the collection, however, consists of reports on various topics in international economic affairs, which Anderson compiled in consultation with various clients.

Barnes Publishing Company photographic archives

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS63
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Barnes Collection is the photographic morgue file of the Barnes Company, which specialized in the production of albums reproducing the faces and giving capsule biographies of members of Congress during the latter part of the nineteenth century. The collection includes 501 imperial carte de visite photographs, principally of members of Congress from 1872 to 1876, many of the photographs being embellished by added signatures trimmed from letters or other documents.

Margaret K. Bearden papers 1

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS204
Introduction The Margaret Bearden Papers contain correspondence and audio tapes relating to the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, including 3 boxes, encompassing 4.5 linear feet: 1 box of correspondence and 2 boxes of tapes. The correspondence is between Mrs. Bearden and a variety of fellow Lincoln assassination researchers and writers, including Otto Eisenschiml, David Rankin Barbee, Colonel Julian E. Raymond, Dr. Richard Mudd, et alia. The tapes are, for the most part, recordings of lectures...

Francis B. Biddle papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS251
Collection-level Scope and Content Note This collection consists of the personal papers of former U.S. attorney general Francis Biddle. It is one of three portions comprising the larger collection of the Biddle Family papers that include the papers of his wife, Katherine Biddle and a series of family correspondence (see separate finding aids). Of interest are lengthy correspondence files relating to Biddle's appointments as judge of the Circuit Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit (1939); U.S. attorney general (1941);...

Byington family papers 3

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS408
Collection-level Scope and Content Note This collection includes 8 letters to and from Aaron Homer Byington from 1844 to 1899. The majority of these are typed letters signed by John Addison Porter to Byington. The letters cover a broad range of topics including Washington Cabinet appointments, Connecticut Senatorial races, consular salaries, significant newspapers, the Republican Party, the Spanish-American War, and Byington's son, George. Also included in the collection is an autograph signed letter from Aaron Homer Byington to his...

Causten family papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS201
Collection-level Scope and Content Note This collection contains the letters written by members of the Causten family over the period 1805-1820.

Center for the Public Financing of Elections archives

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Identifier: GTM-750101
Scope and Contents The records, files, correspondence and research material of the Center for Public Financing of Elections (CPFE). The Center was established in June, 1973 to develop public support for public funding of the legitimate expenses of campaigning for federal office. The Center's archives at Georgetown constitute a thoroughly documented legislative history for use by students and researchers interesting in election campaign financing.

John Cheever - George McLoone collection

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS259
Collection-level Scope and Content Note This collection comprises correspondence between George McLoone, university professor and alumnus of Georgetown University, and John Cheever, the American writer. All of the correspondence takes place between the years of 1966-1974. Although most of the letters are brief in length, the correspondence between Cheever and McLoone are significant because of the insight they provide into the personal life of John Cheever. Many of the letters contain comments about Cheever's acquaintences and on...

John D. Crimmins papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS192
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The John D. Crimmins papers consist of the personal correspondence sent to Mr. Crimmins between the years 1877-1910 together with some miscellaneous papers. The subject of the correspondence is related largely to his charitable activities. Of interest are letters from James Cardinal Gibbons and Patrick Cardinal Ryan. Also included in his correspondence file are four letters from U.S. Civil War General and Democratic presidential candidate Winfield Scott Hancock. Among his miscellaneous papers...

Susan Decatur letter

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Identifier: GTM-140117
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed to Stephen Van Rensselaer. Georgetown [District of Columbia]: 21 February 1828, small 4to, 2 pp.

A. Adgate Duer papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS320
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The collection contains 35 letters written by Andrew Adgate "Ad" Duer to his sweetheart, Margaret "Madge" Lewis Marshall, in the years 1871 and 1872. During these two years Duer was traveling and doing business for the Baltimore Hardware Company, John Duer and Sons, est. 1820. Most of the letters were written from Baltimore; other cities include New Orleans, Memphis and Davenport. Madge was living at Spring Dale, the Barton family home near Winchester, Virginia. She would sometimes visit for...

William O. Dundas collection

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Identifier: GTM-710820

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,...

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...

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...

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,...

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