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Charles Augustus Strong Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-100415
Content Description The papers of Charles Augustus Strong (1862-1940), American psychologist and philosopher, comprise materials, in addition to Strong's library, transferred from various locations including the Villa La Balze in Fiesole, Italy and the Georgetown University Office of International Programs. All of the material in the collection originated at the Villa, where it had been gathered by the time of Strong's death. The papers include letters, manuscripts, published material, and photographs, arranged...
Dates: 1875 - 1930

Michel Chevalier papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS108
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The material in this collection reflects the consultation Michel Chevalier was requesting from a Minister, probably in Paris or a nearby capital, as to how he should approach Chamorro. This Minister was probably a Central American diplomat in Europe, possibly Peralta. The letter which Chevalier eventually sent to Chamorro is also in the collection. It seems clear that Chevalier's claims were so weak by the time of this correspondence that he would not receive his concession, which was...
Dates: 1863-1876

John Ihlder papers

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Identifier: GTM-000012
Content Description Papers of John Ihlder (1876-1958), consisting of correspondence, reports, notebooks, and printed material pertaining to his work with the Committee on Evaluation of Public Housing of the National Capitol Housing Authority. Includes reports from the New Jersey Board of Tenement House Supervision (1916), a guide for the evaluation of public housing (1943), correspondence re the Hillside low-rent housing project in Washington, D.C. (1944), and postwar housing. Notes and printed material...
Dates: 1904-1944

Daniel S. Lamson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS109
Collection-level Scope and Content Note

The Colonel Daniel S. Lamson Papers comprise .25 linear feet of correspondence, clippings and other materials of Colonel Daniel S. Lamson. They are arranged in 21 folders in one box.

Dates: 1855 - 1904

Valentine H. Mairis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS107
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Valentine Hale Mairis Papers primarily consist of correspondence to Mairis with some ledgers, documents and genealogical materials. The Papers comprise .5 linear feet and are arranged in 62 folders in 1 box. There are many letters from the early nineteenth-century discussing military life, negotiations for the purchase of his commission into the Dragoons and unrest in Ireland. Most of the correspondence and other materials from this period concern Mairis' family, including Mairis'...
Dates: 1813 - 1863

Richard T. Crane papers 800320

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Identifier: GTM-800320
Scope and Contents note

The Richard T. Crane Papers are divided into three series: the State Department Series (1915-1919), the Prague Series (1919-1922), and the Virginia Series (1922-1951), corresponding, respectively, to Richard Crane's years as private secretary to Secretary of State Robert Lansing; as the American ambassador to Czechoslovakia; and finally, as the owner of Westover Plantation in Virginia. There is also a quantity of photographs and other materials, filed separately.

Dates: 1915-1951

Edward O'Dowd Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS188
Collection-level Scope and Content Note

The Edward J. O'Dowd Papers are a gift of his niece, Miss J.D. Marguerite Horrigan. The collection consists of a biographical sketch by Miss Horrigan about her uncle; an autograph/memento book belonging to O'Dowd, photographs and some printed items. Abbreviations used in this register include: EO'D (Edward O'Dowd); TLS (typed letter signed). Bulk dates: 1907-1948 Span dates: 1908-1985 Size: 0.25 linear feet, 1 Box

Dates: 1907 - 1985; Majority of material found within 1907 - 1948

Michel Marsaudon Papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS158
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Michel Marsaudon Papers primarily consist of correspondence to the young French merchant Michel Marsaudon trading in various ports in Haiti during the Haitian and French Revolutions. Also included are documents relating to Marsaudon's brief service in the artillery corps of his native Bordeaux, as well as other correspondence, official documents and receipts mostly relating to trade and society in Haiti in the early 1790's. The collection is arranged in 104 folders in one box....
Dates: 1788 - 1802

H. A. Jules-Bois Papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS114
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The H. A. Jules-Bois Papers primarily consist of 1 linear foot manuscripts of poetry and essays by and about H. A. Jules-Bois with a small amount of correspondence and clippings, arranged in 78 folders in 2 boxes. The H. A. Jules-Bois Papers primarily consist of manuscripts of verse and prose by Jules-Bois, most of which are in individual folders arranged by title, first poetry and then essays. The papers also include a small portion of correspondence between Jules-Bois and Jean le Cardinal...
Dates: 1824 - 1945; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1940

Gustave A. Weigel, SJ Papers 1

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS65
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Gustave A. Weigel, S.J. Papers are part of the Archives of Woodstock College, housed in the Special Collections Division of Georgetown University's Lauinger Library. The papers document Weigel's career from high school through his death in 1964. Of special interest are the many pieces pertaining to the politics and culture of Latin America, and particularly of Chile, where Weigel lived for 10 years. He was also deeply concerned with the issues of ecumenism and intellectual life among...
Dates: 1920 - 1964

E. H. Swaim Papers

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Identifier: GTM-830601
Scope and Contents Note The E.H. Swaim Collection is comprised of correspondence, documents, manuscripts, photographs and newspaper clippings. The collection was assembled in its present state by E.H. Swaim, an attorney in Eden, Texas, who has a strong interest in the Lincoln assassination and John Wilkes Booth. The collection, which consists in part of the papers of Finis L. Bates, W.P. Campbell, and Clarence True Wilson, concerns the events surrounding Lincoln's assassinaiton and Booth's flight from Washington....
Dates: 1865 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1902 - 1930

Thomas M. King, SJ papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-130716
Content Description

Correspondence and source materials relating to Pierre Teilhard de Chardin. Includes material (primarily printed articles and some memoranda) on abortion rights, Georgetown University student group GU Choice, and Catholic identity.

Dates: 1963 - 2002; Majority of material found within 1981 - 1993

Lester Bernstein papers

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Identifier: GTM-860501
Scope and Contents note The Lester Bernstein Papers consist of a diary written by Bernstein from July 21 to December 31 1899, part of the period in which he worked for the Isthmian Canal Commission (ICC). The remaining materials are lists pertaining to the hiring and placement of local men to work for the ICC. Lester Bernstein was one of the men sent to Nicaragua to survey for canals. From his diary it can be discerned that he hired, supervised, and distributed the native workmen, helped build and/or...
Dates: 1899 July-December

J. Graham Parsons Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS210
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The J. Graham Parsons Papers consist of personal and professional correspondence files, memoranda, and photographs accumulated by Ambassador Parsons during his many years as a U.S. diplomat. Of note are files from his tenure as ambassador to Laos (1956-58); to Sweden (1961-67); and as deputy U.S. representative at the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks held in Vienna and Helsinki (1970-72).The collection is enriched by many original signed letters from notable names in U.S....
Dates: 1930 - 1991

Isaiah Garrett, Jr. Letters

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-141219
Collection-level Scope and Contents note The Isaiah Garrett, Jr. Letters is comprised of 41 autograph letters written by Isaiah Garrett Jr. between February 19th, 1859 and December 14th, 1865. Twenty-five of the letters are addressed to his older brother, Frank, fifteen are addressed to his parents, and one is addressed to his sister, Sarah. Thirty-seven of the forty-one letters were written while Garrett was a student at Georgetown University on the eve of the American Civil War, one was written in Baton Rogue, LA in 1859, two...
Dates: 1859 - 1865

Robert Southwell Papers

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Identifier: GTM-871005
Scope and Contents note These papers consist primarily of correspondence, including one autograph letter signed by Antoine Arnauld to Robert Southwell; five contemporary copies of letters of Arnauld (Southwell's file copies); one autograph draft and 14 letters of Southwell's; a letter from Edward Coleman, a contemporary copy with a French translation; an autograph letter signed by William Blathwayt, Secretary of War; a letter of Henri Justel, Royal Librarian; and four miscellaneous items. Together, there are 29...
Dates: 1678 - 1685

Jan Philip Roothaan, SJ Archive

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS170
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Jan Philip Roothaan, S.J. Archive consists of correspondence, mainly from Jan Philip Roothaan, S.J. to his family in Amsterdam. The letters are arranged in 170 folders contained in three boxes. The letters contained in the Jan Philip Roothaan, S.J. Archive are of great interest to those investigating the personal and family life of the General of the Society of Jesus. A vast majority of the letters are from Jan Philip to his father, Mathias, and his brother, Albert, half in...
Dates: 1804 - 1852

Charles Quest Papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS227
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Charles Quest Papers include correspondence, news clippings, photographs, and personal biographical materials contained in five boxes. The papers are well-documented, due to Dorothy Quest's organization as well as her handwritten notes which are thorough and descriptive. Charles Quest's tenure at Washington University in St. Louis (1944-1971) brought him into contact with many names well-known to students of 20th century American printmaking. Quest worked with Werner Drewes,...
Dates: 1904 - 1993; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1969

Earl of Normanton Papers

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Identifier: GTM-860102
Scope and Contents note The archives of James Charles Welbore Ellis Agar (1818 - 1896), 3rd Earl of Normanton, consisting of 3.0 linear feet of material, including correspondence, drawings, legal documents, and related printed items. This collection is of importance to art historians as well as to historians of English history and culture. It would be invaluable for any studies of the Agar family; 19th century London (especially the Victoria and Albert Museum and Kensingtron Park areas); English legal history; and...
Dates: 1840 - 1908

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...
Dates: 1966-1974

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