12 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) World history.

  1. Daniel J. Boorstin papers, 1882-2004

    190,350 items. 553 containers plus 38 oversize. 233 linear feet. 2 digital files (1.33MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Author, historian, and Librarian of Congress. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes of meetings, reports, calendars and schedules, speeches and writings, background and research material, family and estate papers, financial and legal records, interviews, notes, course outlines and examinations, travel documents, photographs, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers in both physical and digital formats documenting Boorstin's career as an educator, author, and administrator of the Smithsonian Institution and the Library of Congress.

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  2. Charles William Le Gendre papers, 1866-1893

    1,800 items. 14 containers plus 2 oversize. 6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Army officer and diplomat. Correspondence, memoranda, dispatches, reports, Chinese and Japanese documents, and other papers relating chiefly to Le Gendre's service as American consul at Amoy, China, 1866-1872; as advisor in the Japanese government and in a diplomatic post representing Japan in Taiwan, 1872-1875; and as advisor in the Korean government, 1890-1899. Includes Le Gendre's journal, with drawings and photographs, in which he recounts his travels among aborigines in Taiwan.

  3. Alcides Arguedas diaries, 1900-1943

    18 items. 4 containers. 1.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Bolivian author, diplomat, politician, and historian. Diaries, mostly typescript copies, some originals, covering Arguedas's personal and professional life as well as his views on Bolivian politics and world events.

  4. 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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  5. Wallace Carroll papers, 1941-1989

    2,500 items. 7 containers plus 2 classified. 3.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Journalist and psychological warfare strategist. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, and propaganda leaflets documenting primarily Carroll's work for the United States Office of War Information and the Psychological Strategy Board.

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  6. Robert Lansing papers, 1831-1935

    6,000 items. 77 containers plus 6 oversize. 17 linear feet. 3 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Lawyer, diplomat, secretary of state during the Wilson administration, and member of the American mission to negotiate a peace treaty following World War I. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, resolutions, desk diaries, book manuscripts, speeches, scrapbooks, clippings, printed material, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Lansing's years (1914-1920) as counsel to the Department of State and as secretary of state and particularly to American foreign relations during World War I, the Paris Peace Conference, and Lansing's relations with President Woodrow Wilson and with various foreign diplomats and statesmen.

  7. Charles E. Bohlen papers, 1862-1978

    9,350 items. 36 containers plus 2 classified and 2 oversize. 14.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Diplomat, executive, and author. Correspondence, speeches and lectures, writings, drafts, notes, research material, appointment books, interviews, subject files, photographs and photograph albums, and other papers largely relating to Bohlen's diplomatic career and his book Witness to History, 1929-1969.

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  8. Ernest Joseph King papers, 1908-1991

    10,000 items. 39 containers. 15 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Naval officer. Official and general correspondence, orders to duty, speech, article, and book file, memoranda, notes, printed material, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to King's activities as commander in chief of the United States Fleet and chief of naval operations during World War II.

  9. Benjamin V. Cohen papers, 1902-1983

    9,850 items. 29 containers plus 8 classified. 14.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Lawyer and statesman. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, notes, reports, printed matter, and other papers pertaining to Cohen's career in public service and as a private counselor.

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  10. Lester Hood Woolsey papers, 1831-1958

    33,000 items. 110 containers. 52 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Lawyer, diplomat, and geologist. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, treaty papers, minutes and resolutions of conferences, articles, and annotated printed material chiefly from Woolsey's service in the Department of State, including during World War I and while practicing international law with Robert Lansing.

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