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American history and government

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Samuel W. Anderson papers

 Collection
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.

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);...

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.

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.

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...

Harry L. Hopkins papers 3

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS73
Collection-level Scope and Content Note This collection constitutes the third accession of the papers of Harry Hopkins. Material is grouped into eight series (see Synopsis). Arrangement of the correspondence reflects the successive stages of Hopkins' career. An important aspect of the family correspondence is the letters between Hopkins and his son Robert, which cover the war years (1940 to 1945) during which the latter served in the Army Signal Corps. Letters (of condolence) received by Hopkins regarding the death of his youngest...