61 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States--Politics and government--1945-.

  1. W. Averell Harriman papers, 1869-2001

    346,760 items. 1,041 containers plus 11 classified and 75 oversize. 529.9 linear feet. 54 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Diplomat, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and politician. Correspondence, memoranda, family papers, business records, diplomatic accounts, speeches, statements and writings, photographs, and other papers documenting Harriman's career in business, finance, politics, and public service, particularly during the Franklin Roosevelt, Truman, Kennedy, Johnson, and Carter presidential administrations.

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  2. Henry Prather Fletcher papers, 1898-1958

    6,600 items. 29 containers. 10.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Diplomat. Correspondence, diary, letterbook, speeches and articles, scrapbook, clippings, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers documenting Fletcher's career from his enlistment in the Rough Riders during the Spanish-American War through his service as a special adviser to the secretary of state on post-World War II problems and plans.

  3. Clinton Presba Anderson papers, 1938-1973

    250,000 items. 1,112 containers. 444.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    U.S. senator and representative from New Mexico and secretary of agriculture. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, hearing transcripts, reports, and other papers pertaining to Anderson's service in Congress.

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  4. Clark M. Clifford papers, 1883-1999

    29,000 items. 83 containers plus 1 oversize and 5 classified. 34.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Government official and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches and writings, congressional testimony, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Clifford's personal and professional life, including his role as an adviser and counsel to four Democratic presidential administrations, his service as United States secretary of defense, 1968-1969, and his career as a lawyer in Washington, D.C.

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  5. Gerhard Alden Gesell papers, 1913-2003

    69,000 items. 198 containers plus 1 classified and 1 oversize. 78 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Judge and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, manuscripts of writings, speeches, agenda and minutes of meetings, opinions, orders, dockets, notes, sentencing information, case files, and other legal papers and material pertaining primarily to Gesell's career as judge of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia and documenting his cases in the areas of civil rights, constitutional law, antitrust matters, patent cases, and government regulations.

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  6. John Bartlow Martin papers, 1900-1986

    150,000 items. 453 containers including 8 oversize, plus 1 classified. 180.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Author, journalist, political adviser, and United States ambassador to the Dominican Republic. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, writings, drafts, notebooks, research files, political campaign files, family and estate papers, photographs, and other papers documenting Martin's career as a free-lance journalist, his role as an advance man, speechwriter, and adviser to Democratic presidential candidates, and his service as ambassador to the Dominican Republic.

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  7. Thomas G. Corcoran papers, 1792-1982

    175,175 items. 638 containers plus 1 classified. 245.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, notes, reports, briefs, opinions, testimony, family papers, business records, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers documenting Corcoran's private legal practice and his government service during the first two presidential terms of Franklin D. Roosevelt.

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  8. Wiley Rutledge, Jr., papers, 1909-1984

    76,250 items. 239 containers plus 2 oversize. 96.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Educator, jurist, and lawyer. Correspondence, family papers, court files, academic files, speeches and writings, and others papers documenting Rutledge's career as professor and dean of the State University of Iowa College of Law (1935-1939), associate justice for the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia (1939-1943), and associate justice of the United States Supreme Court (1943-1949).

  9. William O. Douglas papers, 1801-1980

    636,500 items. 1,792 containers plus 1 classified and 7 oversize. 718.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, chairman of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, and professor of law. Correspondence, speeches and writings, subject files, Supreme Court files, financial records, family papers and genealogy, printed matter, photographs, and other papers documenting Douglas's legal and judicial career, government service, concern for the environment, and other interests.

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  10. Edward Bennett Williams papers, 1920-1990

    19,300 items. 54 containers plus 50 oversize and 1 classified. 22 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Lawyer, political advisor, and sports team owner. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, book drafts, articles, speeches, interviews, and other papers relating to Williams's service on the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board during the administrations of Gerald R. Ford and Ronald Reagan; his work with the Committee on the Present Danger; and his writings, especially his book, One Man's Freedom (1962).

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