1147 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States.

  1. Benjamin B. French family papers, 1778-1940

    6,500 items. 38 containers plus 6 oversize. 17.2 linear feet. 16 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    New Hampshire politician, clerk of the United States House of Representatives, and Commissioner of Public Buildings in Washington, D.C. Journals, personal correspondence, writings, and miscellaneous papers chiefly relating to family matters and including commentary on political events and social life in Washington in the nineteenth century. Other prominent family members represented in the papers include Francis O. French, banker, and Amos Tuck, congressman.

  2. Carl Spaatz papers, 1910-1981

    120,000 items. 345 containers plus 29 oversize and 1 classified. 145 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Career army and air force officer and first chief of staff of the United States Air Force. Diaries, journals, correspondence, memoranda, cables, reports, charts, maps, studies, research notes, printed matter, photographs, scrapbooks, speeches and writings, military memorabilia, family papers, financial records and other papers relating to Spaatz's military career and to his command during World War II of the United States Army Air Forces in Europe, the allied air forces in North Africa, and, after July 1945, the Strategic Air Force in the Pacific.

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  3. Harry A. Blackmun papers, 1913-2001

    530,800 items. 1,576 containers plus 9 oversize. 630.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Lawyer, judge, and Supreme Court justice. Correspondence, memoranda, case files, legal papers, subject files, speeches, and writings relating primarily to Blackmun's judicial career from 1959 to 1994.

  4. Hedrick Smith papers, 1923-2010

    200,000 items. 570 containers plus 13 oversize and 1 classified. 235.2 linear feet. 26,688 digital files (107.90 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Journalist, author, and documentarian. Correspondence, memoranda, interview transcripts, drafts of speeches, articles, books, notes, radio broadcasts, legal material, research material, family papers, press releases, printed material, posters, maps, digital files, and other papers relating primarily to Smith's research for his books and television productions about the Soviet Union, United States politics, and issues affecting the American working class. Documents his career with the New York Times while stationed in Washington, D.C., Moscow, Russia, and elsewhere, as well as his coverage for United Press International of the civil rights movement in the South and space exploration, 1959-1962.

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  5. House Democratic Caucus records, 1913-1999

    20,000 items. 78 containers. 31.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Organization of Democratic members of the United States House of Representatives; established in 1796. The records include minutes of meetings, transcripts of meetings and hearings, office files, correspondence, legislation, caucus and House rules, reports, handbooks, printed matter, and other records documenting the proceedings of the caucus and its efforts to shape national public policy.

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  6. Rodgers family papers, 1740-1987

    14,850 items. 74 containers plus 4 oversize. 28.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States Navy and Army officers and family members. Correspondence, diaries, letterbooks, logbooks, photographs, recollections (memoirs), financial papers, and printed matter centering primarily on the naval career of Commodore John Rodgers (1773-1838).

  7. Winn Newman papers, 1876-1995

    129,500 items. 442 containers plus 2 oversize and 11 restricted. 182.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer and union organizer. Correspondence, legal briefs, depositions, orders, motions, exhibits, transcripts, speeches and writings, subject files, biographical material, school and family papers, printed material, and other papers documenting Newman's career as an attorney practicing chiefly in Washington, D.C., and specializing in employment discrimination cases and labor law.

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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. Edward L. Bernays papers, 1777-1994

    227,000 items. 860 containers plus 54 oversize. 160.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Public relations counsel. Correspondence, memoranda, research notes, speeches, articles, book drafts, surveys, reports, publicity material, scrapbooks, photographs, printed matter, and other material documenting Bernays's career as a pioneer in the field of public relations and the development of that profession and its influence on American society.