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Sanborn, Franklin B.
Papers
Scope: This is a collection of some 250 letters written to Franklin B. Sanborn from friends and relatives during his years as a student first at the Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hamshire and then at Harvard College in Cambridge, Massachusetts (circa 1852-55). Includes discussion of the politics of the day, such as the slavery issue with letters referring to affairs of the Kansas Free State and to the Kansas-Nebraska Bill of 1854, as well as to prominent abolitionists and reformers such as William H. Furness, William Lloyd Garrison, Amos A. Lawrence, Rev. Theodore Parker, Mary Ashton Rice Livermore, and Lucy Stone. Letters from Stephen Barker discuss at length popular beliefs in spiritualism and mesmerism. Many of Sanborn's friends and cousins mention reading the works of or attending local appearances and lectures by luminaries of Concord, New Hampshire, including Transcendentalist writers, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Margaret Fuller, Nathaniel Hawthone, and Henry David Thoreau. Finally, the correspondence affords insight into the lives of young, educated men and women of nineteenth-century New England. Acquired at auction, 1997.
3 boxes
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Santa Anna, Antonio Lopez de
Collection
Scope: A small group of papers of Mexican president and general Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna and some of his close associates, consisting primarily of military correspondence dating between April and September 1847 and including a long, detailed, and unhappy accounting to Santa Anna from Felles in California, as well as several printed United States Army documents from the Mexican campaign.
1843-1847
Gift of Robert L. Walsh
0.50 lf
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Santayana, George
Collection
Scope: In 1980 Georgetown received as a gift the 2,800-volume library of the late Dr. Charles Augustus Strong. These books were housed at the Villa le Balze, Fiesole, which had itself been donated to the University in the previous year. Among the volumes at Villa le Balze were a group of more than 120 titles from the library of George Santayana. These volumes, many of them very heavily annotated, have been transferred from Fiesole to the Special Collections Division, where they are augmented by a number of his first editions, by Santayana's own copies of several of his works, and by a small but distinguished group of Santayana manuscript materials.
Gift of the Marquesa Margaret Strong de Cuevas de Larrain
0.25 lf
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Scanlon, James E.
Papers
Scope: Primarily notebooks, exams, manuscripts of term papers, and syllabi from undergraduate cources taken at Georgetown University, 1958-1962.
1.50 lf
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Schauinger, Herman
Papers
Scope: Papers of historian J. Herman Schauinger, primarily concerning his research in early American Catholic history, but also touching on McCarthy's entry into national politics in 1948 and his subsequent campaigns through 1968, gift of Mrs. Margaret Schauinger.
7.50 lf
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Scheuch, F.C.
Collection
Scope: This important collection of nearly 250 medieval and early modern documents comprises the archival records of the Sala family, long-time holders of the castle of Montorroell in the diocese of Vic in Catalonia. A printed account of the collection (including related documents located at the Smithsonian Institution and other depositories), The Sala Family Archives: A Handlist of Medieval and Early Modern Catalonian Charters, by Joseph J. Gwara, Jr., was published in 1985. see: Sala Project Web Site.
1180-1690
Gift of Lewis O. Evans
7.00 lf
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Schwarz, George
Collection
Scope: A bound volume containing more than thirty letters and other accounts from the missions in Brazil, Mexico, the Marianas Islands, Vietnam, and elsewhere, 1674-1682, received by Rev. Matthias Tanner, S.J., and others, largely in the form of contemporary copies (although several of the documents appear to be original), the gift of George Schwarz.
0.25 lf
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Scott, James Brown
Papers
Scope: Extensive correspondence, manuscripts, and other personal papers documenting Scott's various activities as solicitor and special advisor to the State Department; his roles at the Second Hague Conference, the Paris Peace Conference, and other international conferences; his work as secretary of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; and his continuing research interests as a historian and lecturer in the field of international law and as a proponent of women's rights.
1906-1946
Gift of Eleanor H. Finch and Mrs. Alice Morrissey McDiarmid
38.50 lf
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Seal-ARAMCO
Collection of Photographs
Scope: The collection consists of photographs taken in Saudi Arabia between the years 1955 and 1960. The majority were taken by Bert Seal while he held the position of Photographer for The Arabian American Oil Company (ARAMCO) Public Relations Department. In addition to covering life in Saudi Arabia, the Bedouin desert camps, and visits by heads of state, all phases of the petroleum industry including exploration and drilling were captured.
 
0.5 lf
Gift of Bert Seal, May 2003.
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Sergio, Lisa
Papers
28.50 lf
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Seton Family
Papers
Scope: The Seton Family Papers relating to the Scottish landholdings of the Seton Family in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries
1.00 lf
Shandelle, Henry J., S.J.
Papers
1.00 lf
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Shaw, Russell
Papers
Scope: Papers of Russell B. Shaw, journalist and author, gift of Mr. Shaw.
4.50 lf
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Shea, John Gilmary
Papers
Scope: Besides a limited amount of personal correspondence and other items making up his papers, the collection includes a substantial body of original manuscripts, transcripts, and related research materials documenting the early history of the Catholic Church in America. Original documents of the colonial period from Canada, New York, Maryland, Florida, and northern Mexico are present. Of comparable interest are larger bodies of documents from later periods down to about 1875, and an extensive file on Archbishop John Carroll. To these may be added a number of original Civil War artists' sketches (deriving, no doubt, from Shea's editorship of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Weekly), and extensive files dealing with native American languages and cultures.
ca. 1600-1892
Gift of Mrs. Sophie S. Shea and Elizabeth Shea
11.50 lf
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Shewring, Walter
Papers
Scope: Manuscripts and correspondence constitute the papers of this British poet, classicist, and educator, who has long been associated with Ampleforth College. Besides letters from Eric Gill, David Jones, and Father Vincent McNabb, O.P., there are a variety of manuscripts, including that of his highly acclaimed translation of the Odyssey (1980), and the corrected proofs of his recent book of poetry, Late Verses and Earlier (1988).
ca. 1935-1988
1.25 lf
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Shoemaker Family
Papers
Scope: The papers of the Shoemaker family of Washington (particularly those of Albert E. Shoemaker) provide a wide range of insights into Washington life in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Included are vivid family correspondence, land records, and early accounts of the Friendship Heights Citizens' Committee (1925-1935).
ca. 1832-1958
Gift of Frederick B. Scheetz and Nicholas B. Scheetz
1.50 lf
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Shrady, Frederick
Papers
2.50 lf
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Shrewsbury, Earl of,
Papers
Scope: Correspondence, legal documents, and other related material concerning the estate of Henry John Chetwynd-Talbot (1803-1868), eighteenth earl of Shrewsbury and Waterford. The collection documents the more than fifteen years of unpleasant litigation (over the mismanagement of trusts which had been set up for the earl's widow and younger children) which enveloped the Talbot family following the earl's death.
1856-1888
Gift of Frederick B. Scheetz and Nicholas B. Scheetz
3.00 lf
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Silvercruys, Robert
Papers
Scope: The library of Robert Silvercruys, poet and former Belgian Ambassador to the United States, is rich in the fields of Belgian history, law and literature, with important holdings of the works of Edmond Picard, Thomas Braun, and Marcel Thiry. Silvercruys' literary papers, consisting of manuscripts and correspondence, are also part of the collection as is a small portion of the archives of his father, Baron Franz Silvercruys, President of the Belgian Cour de cassation. Of particular interest is the original manuscript of Robert Silvercruys' Suite Nocturne and a remarkable diary kept by his father while visiting America in 1926. Oliver Wendell Holmes and William Howard Taft, as well as Picard, Braun, and Thiry are among the correspondents.
ca. 1885 - 1976
Gift of Patricia McMahon Fox
3.50 lf
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Sitwell-Cohen
Collection
Scope: Besides the long corrrespondence to Graham Greene, there are two other significant groups of Sitwell letters at Georgetown: thirty letters to composer Humphrey Searle, (see below) including autograph drafts of her poem "The Road to Thebes," and seventeen letters to broadcaster John M. Cohen. Letters by her brothers, Osbert and Sacheverell, are also found in these and other collections.
ca. 1923 - 1964
0.25 lf
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Sitwell-Searle
Collection
Scope: Besides the long corrrespondence to Graham Greene, there are two other significant groups of Sitwell letters: thirty letters to composer Humphrey Searle, including autograph drafts of her poem "The Road to Thebes," and seventeen letters to broadcaster John M. Cohen. Letters by her brothers, Osbert and Sacheverell, are also found in these and other collections.
ca. 1923 - 1964
0.25 lf
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Smith, Eric
Collection
Scope: Original editorial cartoons drawn by Georgetown alumnus Eric McAllister Smith (primarily for the Annapolis Capital-Gazette), including the greater part of Mr. Smith's output since 1972. ca. 5,000 items
Gift of Mr. Smith
4000+ items
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Smith, Hugh McCormick
Papers
Scope: Diaries and journals of Hugh McCormick Smith, advisor in fisheries and later director of the Department of Fisheries in Siam, 1923-1934, gift of Mrs. Janet Claudy.
0.25 lf
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Smith, Jean Edward
Papers
Scope: Materials amassed by historian Jean Edward Smith for his full-length biography of Lucius D. Clay entitled "Lucius D. Clay: An America Life" (New York: Holt, 1990). Cooperating with his biographer on this project, Clay exchanged correspondence with Smith, recounted key events, agreed to take part in numerous oral history interviews, and provided access to key documents.
12 lf
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Smith-Warner, Emily
Papers
Scope: The Warner Collection embodies the very few surviving personal papers of former New York governor and unsuccessful Democratic presidential candidate Al Smith. Assembled by the governor's daughter, by whom it was presented, the collection includes a rich assemblage of family scrapbooks and other materials documenting Governor Smith's long career in local, state, and national politics.
1913-1940
Gift of Mrs. Emily Smith Warner
11.50 lf
Smolinski, Joseph
Papers
0.50 lf
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Sourin, Edward J. S.J.
Collection
0.25 lf
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Southwell, Robert
Papers
Scope: A substantial volume, bound in the Middle Hill boards of Sir Thomas Phillipps' great collection, contains an important series of letters regarding English Catholicism and the "Popish Plot." The letters, together with retained copies of answers, are addressed to British diplomat Sir Robert Southwell and concern Edward Coleman (who was unjustly accused of treason by Titus Oates) and a subsequent, but related, controversy with the great Jansenist logician, Antoine Arnauld.
1678-1685
0.25 lf
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Spanish Jesuits
Collection
Scope: Four volumes of manuscript apologias concerning the Spanish Jesuit Fr. Jose' Francisco de Isla (1703-1781) and the controversy surrounding his satirical work Historia del famoso predicador Fray Gerundio de Campazas (1758).
1.00 lf
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Spence, Carroll
Papers
2.50 lf
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Spencer, Samuel
Collection
Scope: decorative manuscripts commemorating the life of Samuel Spencer, railroad executive.
0.25 lf
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Sprague, Richard E.
Papers
Scope: Papers of Richard E. Sprague relating to the whole corpus of photographic evidence employed in the investigation of the Kennedy assassination, gift of Mr. Sprague
4.00 lf
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St. John the Evangelist, Yorkshire
Archives
Scope: The collection comprises the earliest archives of this Anglican church in Clifton, Yorkshire. Records document the debate over its construction, the names (and character) of its early major contributors (including several landowners and a Bradford ironmaster), and problems attending its delayed building and dedication.
1856-1862
Gift of Raymond B. Scheetz
0.50 lf
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Stein, Robert
Papers
Scope: papers of Robert Stein, chiefly questionnaires (ca. 1910) regarding possibilities for a "universal language."
0.50 lf
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Stephens-Chauncey
Collection
Scope: The collection consists of fifteen remarkable autograph letters from John L. Stephens, Isthmian explorer and entrepreneur, to Henry Chauncey, his friend and partner in the Panama Railroad Company; one letter from Stephens to W. H. Aspinwall, also connected with the railroad; and one letter from General Pedro Alcantara Herran, minister from New Granada in Washington, to Stephens.
1848-1851
Gift of Henry Chauncey
0.25 lf
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Stevens, John F.
Papers
Scope: Papers of railroad engineer and Isthmian Canal Commission member John F. Stevens, the bulk dating from 1900-1940.
Gift of Donald H. Stevens and Virginia Hawks (Mrs. John U. Hawks).
16.00 lf
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Straus, Ralph
Papers
Scope: Correspondence of novelist and biographer Ralph Straus.
0.25 lf
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Suid, Lawrence
Papers
Scope: The Hollywood film industry's relations with the armed services are the subject of the several hundred taped and transcribed interviews in the Suid Collection. Issues such as military cooperation with film makers and military influence on scriptwriting and production decisions are explored in detail with producers, writers, directors, and military liaison personnel covering the period from 1945 to the late 1970s.
Gift of Mr. Suid
15.00 lf
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Sullivan, Francis P.
Papers
Scope: The papers include correspondence, printed ephemera, sketches and other artwork, and a very valuable file of cyanotype photographic prints showing a variety of Washington subjects at the very end of the nineteenth century. Sullivan's work as an important Washington architect is documented by a file of proposals and related materials.
ca. 1825-1945
Gift of Mannevillette Sullivan
4.00 lf
Sullivan, Paul R.
Scope: Correspondence and documents relating to Professor Sullivan's 20-year career in Georgetown's English Department (1941-1961), including extensive documentation of "The Blue and Gray Show," a student-produced radio broadcast that aired from 1946 to 1951, as well as material concerning a navy-financed Antarctic operational and behavioral research project in which Professor Sullivan participated in the 1950s.
1930-1961
Gift of Mrs. Patricia A. Sullivan
7.50 lf
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Swaim, Earl H.
Collection
Scope: The Swaim Collection, well-known to several generations of researchers into the Lincoln assassination, incorporates much of the research material amassed by Finis L. Bates and Dr. Clarence True Wilson. The collection focusses on the career of John Wilkes Booth after the assassination, attempting to substantiate insofar as possible the hypothesis that Booth was not killed after the assassination in 1865.
1893-1980
Gift of the estate of E. H. Swaim
7.00 lf
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Swan, Lucile
Papers
Scope: Consists of correspondence from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan, 1932-55, now published in The Letters of Teilhard de Chardin & Lucile Swan” edited by Thomas M. King, S.J. and Mary Wood Gilbert (Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 1993). Included in the collection are typescripts, mimeograph copies, offprints and translations of works by Teilhard de Chardin. Swan met Teilhard de Chardin at a dinner given by mutual friend Dr. Amadeus Grabau, shortly after she arrived in Peking to work at the Cenozoic Laboratory in 1929. This collection of correspondence represents the life-long friendship that grew out of that first meeting.
1932-1955
Acquired from Mary Wood Gilbert
2.75 lf
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Sykes, Christopher
Papers
Scope: The papers of the English novelist Christopher Sykes, friend and official biographer of Evelyn Waugh, include a large group of Waugh letters and comprehensive research files about him. In addition to the extensive family correspondence, with a charming series of rebus letters from his sister Angela Antrim, there are letters from a multitude of literary friends and acquaintances of whom should be especially noted John Betjeman, Max Beerbohm, Ivy Compton-Burnett, T. S. Eliot, Graham Greene, Nancy Mitford, Harold Nicolson, Anthony Powell, Osbert Sitwell, and Stephen Spender. The collection also includes considerable research material on Nancy Astor, Robert Byron, and Adam von Trott.
ca. 1945-1981
18.00 lf
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Sylvester, Harry
Papers
Scope: Papers of writer Harry Sylvester, author of Dearly Beloved, Moon Gaffney, A Watch in the Night, Big Football Man, and A Golden Girl. Includes correspondence, manuscripts, photographs.
3.5 lf 7 boxes
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Szymczak, M.S.
Papers
Scope: Miscellaneous documents and papers of Matt S. Szymczak, from 1936 to 1961 a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.
3.00 lf
Tabb, John Bannister
Collection
Scope: The Tabb Collection includes more than forty letters, cards, and manuscripts sent by Fr. Tabb to Dr. Thomas R. Price and members of his family. It is supplemented by Tabb letters and manuscripts contained in a number of other manuscript collections.
1882-1909
Gift of Fordham University Library
0.25 lf
Talbot, Francis X. S.J.
Papers
Scope: Correspondence and manuscripts by Fr. Talbot.
See also the America Archives.
2.00 lf
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Talbot Collection
Collection
Scope: This collection of autographs of outstanding American and European Catholics, named for and given in honor of Rev. Francis X. Talbot, S.J., is distinguished by including a number of documents by early members of the Society of Jesus, including a "celebret" signed (1551) by its founder, Ignatius Loyola, one of very few Ignatian autographs known to be in the United States.
1535-1936
Gift of Mary A. Benjamin
0.50 lf
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Teilhard-Houdin
Collection
0.25 lf
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Thebaud, Augustus J., S.J.
Papers
0.50 lf
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Theberge, James
Papers
Scope: Correspondence and research files of Ambassador James D. Theberge, relating largely to Central America and Russia, 1958- 1985, gift of Mrs. James D. Theberge.
24.00 lf
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Thomason, John W.
Papers
Scope: The collection of this U.S. Marine Corps officer, author, and illustrator (best known, perhaps, for his Fix Bayonets!) includes his own copies of most of the books he illustrated, together with a number of other volumes from his library, as well as several dozen original watercolors and drawings for book illustrations and dust jackets.
Gift of Edith S. and John S. Mayfield
13.50 lf
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Thompson, Clark W.
Papers
Scope: Papers of Rep. Clark W. Thompson, especially in relation to Canal tolls, 1947-1960, gift of Representative Thompson.
5.75 lf
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Tierney, Richard, S.J.
Papers
Scope: The Tierney Papers consist of original documentation: pamphlets, news accounts, and some manuscript material relating to the convoluted and combative New York charities investigations of 1915-16, which raised questions of wiretapping, church-state separation, child abuse, and outright fraud. This material was assembled as the research basis for contemporary articles in America, the New York- based Jesuit magazine.
ca. 1904-1917
2.50 lf
Tilghman Family
Papers
Scope: Papers of the Tilghman family, principally farm accounts and related business documents from the eighteenth century, but including an unpublished narrative (1843) of travel in the Far West, gift of Elizabeth Woodville;
0.25 lf
Tondorf, Francis A. S.J.
Papers
1.00 lf
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Towne, George R.
Collection
Scope: The George R. Towne Collection includes more than seven thousand color photographic transparencies, ca. 1940-65, many of architectural subjects now changed or completely vanished, gift of the Iowa State University Archives
10.50 lf
Tracey, Norah
Papers
Scope: The Tracey papers consist primarily of correspondence received by Miss Tracey in the 1920s from friends and admirers, shedding interesting light on society life in Britain between the wars and, to a lesser extent, on the role of a "cipher girl" in the British Embassy in Washington during World War II.
1923-1949
Gift of Elizabeth von Doemming
1.50 lf
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Ullathorne, William B.
Papers
Scope: Correspondence received by Ullathorne, Roman Catholic Bishop of Birmingham, from Cardinal Wiseman and other prominent Catholics, as well as retained copies of letters from Ullathorne to Cardinal Manning. Much of the correspondence relates to the publication of Ullathorne's "Notes on the Education Question," which appeared in 1857.
1848-1883
0.25 lf
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University Relations: Accession 910731
Office records
12.00 lf
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University Relations Accession 78030
Office records
10.50 lf
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Van Wagenen/Omgus
Collection
Scope: The Rodney Loomer Mott Papers and the Richard Van Wagenen/ OMGUS Collection focus on activities of the Public Finance Branch of OMGUS (Office of Military Government for Germany, U. S. Zone), including data on planning for occupation and other legal, military, and personal documents.
1942-1946
Gift of Mr. Van Wagenen
5.00 lf
Varia Collection
Collection
Scope: Archives vertical file
109.50 lf
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Vaughan, Herbert
Collection
0.50 lf
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Velletri, August
Papers
3.00 lf
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Verhoog, Pieter H. G.
Papers
Scope: The collection is oriented around Commodore Verhoog's special interest in Christopher Columbus, specifically, the latter's first landfall in the Caribbean Islands in 1492. Of interest, regarding the subject, is correspondence between Comm. Verhoog and Columbus scholars and naval historians such as K.W.L. Bezemer, Ludovic Kennedy, Carlos Sanz, E.M. Shilstone, P.V.H. Weems, and geologist Clifford Kaye.
1950-1953
Gift of Mrs. Robert M. Weidenhammer
1.0 lf
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Visson, Andre
Papers
Scope: Visson's career as an international correspondent for a variety of newspapers and magazines, including Reader's Digest, is well detailed in this large collection of manuscripts and correspondence. The San Francisco meetings, from which came the United Nations, are among the many subjects covered. Background material for Visson's two significant books, The Coming Struggle for Peace (1944) and As Others See Us (1948), is included, as well as letters from such figures as Sumner Welles, Brien McMahon, Michel Junot, Paul Mellon, Paul-Henri Spaak, and Vladimir Dukelsky ("Vernon Duke").
1936-1964
Gift of Mrs. Assia Visson
30.00 lf
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Wagner, Robert F.
Papers
Scope: The personal and official papers of Robert F. Wagner, long-term United States senator from New York, are an important resource for scholars in a variety of fields. They constitute without question one of the best sources available for the legislative history of the New Deal. Though Wagner is best known for his work in labor legislation, the collection has important segments documenting the senator's involvement with civil rights legislation, immigration, especially from Nazi Germany, and the recognition of a Jewish state in Palestine. Correspondents include every important New York state and federal official of the period.
1912-1949
Gift of Robert F. Wagner, Jr.
760.00 lf
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Wall, Bernard & Barbara
Papers
Scope: These papers primarily consist of letters to the Walls, some relating to his editorships of The Colosseum and The Changing World, others regarding the Second Appeal to the Vatican over the Latin Mass. Correspondents include Henry Daniel-Rops, Thomas Derrick, Manya Harari, Kathleen Raine, Robert Speaight, Philip Toynbee, and Edward I. Watkin.
ca. 1929-1978
0.75 lf
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Wall, Bernard & Barbara
Papers: Part 2
Scope:The Bernard and Barbara Wall Papers: Part 2 contain correspondence and manuscripts of Bernard and Barbara Wall, two English Catholic intellectuals who had contact with the Pigotts Circle. Correspondents of the Walls include Tom Burns, Graham Greene, Vivien Greene, Harman Grisewood, Rene Hague, and Michael Richey. A manuscript by Bernard Wall entitled, "Aspects of Italian Civilisation" and manuscripts by Barbara Wall, such as her wartime diary dated 1940, her memoir of Rene Hague, and a draft version of her "Widows and Widowers," highlight the collection. In addition, an English translation of a 1915-1916 journal by Pierre Teilhard de Chardin is retained. The Bernard and Barbara Wall Papers comprise 1 linear foot of materials, and they are arranged in two archival boxes.
Bulk: 1968-1989
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Walsh, Edmund A. S.J.
Papers
Scope: The papers of Fr. Walsh throw considerable light on most aspects of his exceptional career: as founder and guiding spirit of the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service; as head of the Papal Relief Mission to Russia in the early 1920s; as president of the Catholic Near East Welfare Association; as a representative of the Catholic Church in Mexico; and as a very much involved consultant at the Nuremburg War Crimes Trials. Significant correspondents include Herbert Hoover, J. Edgar Hoover, Cardinal Gasparri, Archbishop Cieplak, and Karl Haushofer.
1885-1956
22.50 lf
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Walsh, John Briley
Papers
Scope: The John Briley Walsh Papers date almost entirely from his student days at Georgetown and Woodstock College. They primarily consist of class material in the form of loose notes and notebooks, very few of which are dated (folders 3-44). In addition to documenting his academic training, the papers also contain items relating to his spiritual formation at Woodstock (folders 45-52).
1921-1931
.50 lf
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Walston/Greene
Papers
21.75 lf
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Ward, Alexander
Papers
Scope: A group of fifteen manuscript diaries (1870-1889) kept by Ward, of Billericay, Essex, a magistrate for many years and secretary of the Essex Union Hunt. The diaries are principally records of social obligations and sporting activities, providing an intimate look into the social life of a young Victorian country squire.
1870-1889
Gift of Frederick B. Scheetz and Nicholas B. Scheetz
0.75 lf
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Ward, Barbara (Baroness Jackson)
Papers
Scope: Through her many books and lectures, and as an adviser to statesmen, British economist Barbara Ward (later Baroness Jackson of Lodsworth) influenced the thinking of a generation in such matters as aid to underdeveloped countries, the global environment, and the plight of the world's poor. Her papers deal with these and many similar concerns, and consist of correspondence, diaries, and manuscripts, including those of Only One Earth (1972) and Progress for a Small Planet (1979). Besides letters by Willy Brandt, Indira Gandhi, Philip Noel-Baker, and Malcolm Muggeridge, the most significant ones are by Ward herself, consisting of some seven hundred written to her mother over a forty-year period. The collection also contains numerous letters from her husband, Comdr. Sir Robert Jackson.
ca. 1929-1981
Gift of the Hon. Robert Jackson
20.25 lf
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Ward, James A. S.J.
Papers
1.50 lf
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Ward, Lynd - May McNeer
Papers
Scope: The Ward-McNeer papers document the entire artistic career of the well-known American printmaker and illustrator Lynd Ward, from his student days at Columbia through the period of his "woodcut novels" (Gods' Man, 1929, and others) to his establishment as one of the premier book illustrators in this country. They also provide insight into political and labor activities among American artists in the 1930s and 1940s and include the extant records of the Equinox Cooperative Press, founded by Ward and a few associates in 1932. Among the many correspondents must be mentioned John Taylor Arms, Fritz Eichenberg, Allen Ginsberg, Granville Hicks, Stewart Holbrook, Rockwell Kent, Llewellyn Powys, and Art Young.
1925-1981
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Ward
64.50 lf
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Warnke, Paul C.
Papers
Scope: Although Ambassador Paul C. Warnke's official papers are at the Johnson Presidential Library, this collection documents the controversy that preceded his confirmation as Director of the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency and as a principal U.S. negotiator of the SALT II treaty. Most importantly the collection portrays his continuing role in the non-government arms control movement. There is much on Democratic presidential campaigns, the Vietnam War, and the legal culture of Washington, D.C. It consists of appointment calendars and log books, manuscripts, memoranda, printed material, and extensive correspondence.
1963-2000
Gift of Mrs. Paul C. Warnke
38 boxes
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Waugh -Buchanan
Collection
Scope: a series of more than 110 letters and cards from Waugh to his longtime friend, the bookseller Handasyde Buchanan.
0.50 lf
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Waugh, Evelyn
Evelyn Waugh - Mary Lygon Letters
Scope: The Evelyn Waugh - Mary Lygon Letters consist of over eighty letters sent from English Catholic novelist Evelyn Waugh to his close friend Lady Mary Lygon. Providing good documentary material about Waugh's life, the letters discuss mutual friends, travel, and other aspects of Waugh's life.
1930 - 1976
Purchased from R.A. Gekoski, 1999
0.50 lf
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Waugh-Russell
Collection
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Weigel, Gustave A. S.J.
Papers
Scope: Fr. Weigel is best known for his involvement in various ecumenical movements in the 1950s and 1960s. Included in his papers are significant notes and other papers deriving from his work at the Second Vatican Council, as well as material relating to his work in Chile in the 1940s. Among Weigel's correspondents are Rev. Yves Congar, O.P., and Protestant theologian Paul Tillich. The Weigel papers form a separate series within the Woodstock College Archives.
1920-1964
19.50 lf
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Weislogel, Winifred S.
Papers
Scope:The Winifred S. Weislogel Papers consist of letters sent by Winifred S. Weislogel to her parents, Catherine and George Weislogel, during her career in the U. S. foreign service. Weislogel served from August 1957 until November 1983. Weislogel's letters provide a glimpse into the life of a career foreign service official. She writes about her various posts, professional contacts, personal acquaintances, social engagements, and the political conditions and social customs of the nations in which she served. During her tenure, Weislogel spent time in Geneva, Switzerland; Tripoli and Benghazi, Libya; Tangier and Rabat, Morocco; and Lome, Togo. Her lengthy letters to her parents from each of these cities represent a valuable source of information and an intriguing slice of diplomatic history.
1957-1978
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Welch, Edward Holker, S.J.
Papers
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Weston, Robert
Papers
Scope: Correspondence, memoranda, reports, and other papers documenting Judge Weston's career in public service in the federal and District of Columbia governments. Of particular interest are materials relating to the Capital Transit case before the Public Utilities Commission.
1933-1973
Gift of the estate of Judge Weston
10.50 lf
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White, Alain C.
Papers
Scope: Papers of Alain C. White regarding the history of Litchfield, Connecticut, gift of Thomas Hoge.
0.50 lf
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White, Patrick - Elizabeth Forbes
Collection
Scope:The Patrick White/Elizabeth Forbes Collection consists of 67 signed autograph and typed letters from the author Patrick White to Elizabeth Forbes, a representative at G. Heywood Hill, Ltd., bookdealer in London. Periodicals collection described separately.
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Wiget, Bernardin F., S.J.
Papers
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Williams, Ames
Papers
Scope: The collection primarily deals with the life of novelist Stephen Crane whose bibliography Williams compiled in 1948 along with Chicago bookman Vincent Starrett. Besides correspondence with Starrett, the papers consist of letters from collectors, scholars, and friends of Crane, including John Berryman, Edwin Emerson (whose papers are described elsewhere), Henry P. Taber, and Louis Zara. Portions of the papers also relate to American military fortifications and local Washington railroads.
ca. 1943-1982
Gift of Mr. Williams
1.50 lf
Williams, Franklin B.
Papers
Scope:
Franklin B. Williams, Jr. (1906-1997) Professor of English at Georgetown University (1939-1974) is best known for his magnum opus "An Index to Dedications and Commendatory Verses in English Books before 1641," 1962. Throughout the course of more than twenty years Professor Williams consulted the prefatory material in early English printed books in over 120 libraries in Britain, the European continent, and the United States. The resulting index is an indispensable resource for the study of literary patronage and bibliography in Elizabethan England. Williams's exposure to an enormous quantity of Short Title Catalogue books also made him an important consultant to Katharine F. Pantzer, William A. Jackson, and F. S. Ferguson in their revised and enlarged second edition of A. W. Pollard and G. R. Redgrave's "Short Title Catalogue of Books Printed in England, Scotland, and Ireland and of English Books Printed Abroad, 1475-1640" (STC).
3.0 lf
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Wilson, Earl
Papers
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Wilson, Thomas Murray
Papers
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Wilson, William A.
Papers
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Winchester, Marquess of
Papers
Scope: The collection consists of correspondence and other papers of Henry William Montagu Paulet (1862-1962), sixteenth marquess of Winchester, largely dealing with the administration by trustees of two inter-related family estates, including property in Southampton.
1873-1948
Gift of Nicholas B. Scheetz
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Winters, Stephen X. S.J.
Papers
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Wolfe, Frank
Collection
Scope: comprising correspondence concerning family members at Georgetown, 1888-1897, and photographs and diagrams relating to the construction of the Washington Aqueduct and the Cabin John Bridge, gift of Mrs. Frank Wolfe.
0.50 lf
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Woodruff, Douglas
Papers
Scope: The extensive papers of Douglas Woodruff, longtime editor of The Tablet, include correspondence with most of the major English Catholic writers of his generation as well as other prominent public and ecclesiastical figures. Of particular significance are long series of letters from Evelyn Waugh, Hilaire Belloc, Christopher Hollis, Msgr. Ronald Knox, and Arnold Lunn. The collection also includes substantial manuscript materials by Arnold Toynbee, Christopher Dawson, Alick Dru, Robert Speaight, and Rebecca West, among others. One also finds many of the editorial files of The Tablet for the period of Woodruff's editorship, together with Woodruff's research files on the state of Catholicism in Europe and on the Tichborne trial, the latter of which resulted in his book The Tichborne Claimant (1957). Supplementing the collection are two important series of Woodruff letters: one to his sister, Mildred Tschoeberle; the other to his lifetime friend, the economist Roy Harrod.
ca. 1850-1982
25.75 lf
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Woods, Cyrus E.
Papers
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Woodstock College (Maryland)
Archives
Scope: The archives consist primarily of the records of the former seminary of the Maryland Province of the Society of Jesus from 1868 to 1976, with extensive additional material, including papers of individual Jesuits, miscellaneous historical documents, and other items. Of prime importance are the lengthy files of correspondence retained by various Jesuits associated with Woodstock in one capacity or another. The archives also include three major separate collections (each noted in detail elsewhere): the papers of Revs. Gustave Weigel and John Courtney Murray, and the photographic archive of Rev. John Brosnan. A number of fairly substantial additions have been made to the Woodstock archives since 1985, including supplemental materials for the papers of Gustave Weigel and John Courtney Murray. Among other additions were records of Woodstock's final Maryland years and its brief tenure in New York City; two boxes of tape recordings of Rev. Walter J. Burghardt; and a significant portion of the papers of Rev. Avery Dulles (restricted).
ca. 1750-1976
395.00 lf
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Woodward, Robert
Papers
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Wright - Carlton
Correspondence
Scope: Alexander Tremaine Wright's correspondence with William John Carlton offers a unique insight into research questions characteristic of a small fraternity intrigued by the literature and history of shorthand.
1909-1915
Gift of Nicholas B. Scheetz
1 box, 0.25 linear feet
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Wright, William W.
Collection
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Wilson, Richard
Papers
Scope: The papers of Commissioner Richard Wilson and those of his wife, Captain Annie Lockwood, document their longtime service in England with the Salvation Army. Besides letters from General William Booth and his son, W. Bramwell Booth, there are numerous photographs of Salvation Army work at the turn of the century, especially in America.
ca. 1875-1950
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph E. Jeffs
1.50 lf
Yoklavich, John M.
Collection
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Ziegler-Dickens Collection
Collection
Scope: The product of more than two decades of dedicated effort by a private collector, Arnold U. Ziegler, the Dickens Collection counts among its more than two thousand items virtually all of Dickens' first editions; very nearly all pre-1970 monographic studies, biographical or critical, devoted to Dickens; more than a shelf of volumes from Dickens' library; autograph letters by Dickens and members of his circle; original illustrations of Dickens' works by Cruikshank, Charles Green, "Kyd," and others; and a wealth of supporting material in many different formats. Recent acquisitions have included many of the first American editions of Dickens' works, as well as an important manuscript by Mark Lemon for a play on which he collaborated with Dickens, Mr. Nightingale's Diary.
Gift of Mrs. Mary Ziegler Fockler
1.50 lf
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Zimmerman, William
Collection
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