Center for Research Libraries - Global Resources Network

Resources for

CRL Collections

    The references below feature the strengths of CRL's holdings. Links point to more detailed descriptions in our catalog, and where available point to digital version of the content or digitized finding aids for microfilm. Collecting in this area continues through the purchase programs.

    Autobiographies and Personal Papers

    Edward Everett papers.
    Everett, Edward, 1794-1865.
    Massachusetts Historical Society

    These are the papers of Everett, a Unitarian minister, orator, and educator.

    Catalog Record · Guide
    Ettwein, John. Papers.
    Ettwein, John, 1721-1802
    Research Publications Inc.

    GUIDE: Hamilton, Kenneth Gardiner. John Ettwein and the Moravian Church. The documents in this set are indexed and listed in the appendix to the Hamilton biography. The original papers are held in the archives of the Moravian Church in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

    Catalog Record
    Knox, Henry, 1756-1806. Papers.
    Knox, Henry, 1756-1806
    Massachusetts Historical Society

    Knox was an army officer and Secretary of War. His papers,  owned by the New England Historic Genealogical Society and deposited in the Massachusetts Historical Society, include family and business correspondence, correspondence with Revolutionary War associates, bills, receipts, ledgers, maps, and military records.

    Catalog Record · Guide
    Papers of John Foster Dulles and of Christian A. Herter, 1953-1961.
    Dulles, John Foster, 1888-1959; Herter, Christian Archibald, 1895-1966; Eisenhower, Dwight D.
    University Publications of America

    Dulles was secretary of state under Eisenhower, Jan. 1953-Apr. 1959. Herter was Dulles' undersecretary of state, Feb. 1957-Apr. 1959, and succeeded him as secretary of state, Apr. 1959-Jan. 1961. The microfilm set includes White House correspondence and memos between Dulles, Eisenhower and his advisors, memos of conversations with the president, statements and speeches, Cabinet briefing materials, classified letters, and diplomatic notes.

    Catalog Record · Guide
    Sir Frederick Haldimand : unpublished papers and correspondence, 1758-1784.
    Haldimand, Frederick, Sir, 1718-1791
    World Microfilms

    This is the microfilm set of the papers of General Haldimand, concerning his service in North America; they comprise British Library Add. mss. 21661-21892.

    Catalog Record · Guide
    Stimson, Henry Lewis, 1867-1950. Papers and diaries.
    Stimson, Henry Lewis, 1867-1950.
    Yale University

    Two sets of microfilm represent the complete collection in Yale University Library of diaries and correspondence of Stimson, U.S. Secretary of War in 1911 to 1913 and 1940 to 1945.

    Catalog Record · Guide
    The Felix Frankfurter papers.
    Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965.
    University Publications of America

    This microfilm set includes the papers of Supreme Court Justice Felix Frankfurter held at the Harvard Law School Library. The bulk of the papers consists of Frankfurter's case files of opinions and memoranda spanning the years 1939 to 1962. Frankfurter retained his files for all the cases in which he wrote opinions of the Court, concurrences with the majority, dissents, concurrences in dissents, and memoranda.

    Catalog Record · Guide
    The Papers of Albert Gallatin.
    Gallatin, Albert, 1761-1849.
    Rhistoric Publications

    This set reproduces the correspondence and other papers of Gallatin as well as documents from the U.S. Treasury Department. Reel 46 contains an index to the papers.

    Catalog Record
    The Papers of Charles Sumner, 1811-1874.
    Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874.

    Collection of about 26,000 letters to and from Sumner, collected from over 200 repositories in the U.S., Great Britain, Canada and France.

    Catalog Record · Guide
    The Thomas Penn papers, 1729-1832, at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.
    Penn, Thomas, 1702-1775.
    Rhistoric Publications
    Catalog Record
    The Timothy Pickering papers, 1785-1829.
    Pickering, Timothy, 1745-1829.
    Massachusetts Historical Society

    Pickering was a soldier during the Revolutionary War and one of the first Postmasters General. He later served as Secretary of War and Secretary of State.

    Catalog Record · Guide

    Native Americans

    Records of the Moravian Mission among the Indians of North America, 1735-1900.
    Moravian Mission among the Indians of North America.
    Research Publications, Inc.

    This set reproduces the materials held in the archives of the Moravian Church in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The Moravian Mission was influential through its Indian leaders, many of whom were educated by the missions and even converted to Christianity. The mission also maintained contact with American governmental officials. Included in the collection are the missionaries' diaries of daily events, references to physical conditions and letters dealing with personal matters and problems. Church registers and catalogs provide detailed information about members and Indian converts.

    Catalog Record · Guide

    Political Organizations

    Henry G. Teigan, Papers, 1916-1923.
    Teigan, Henry G. (Henry George), 1881-1941
    Minnesota Historical Society

    These papers cover Teigan's tenure as secretary of the National Nonpartisan League. A reel guide appears on reel 1.

    Catalog Record · Guide
    National Nonpartisan League. Papers, 1910-1928.
    National Nonpartisan League
    Minnesota Historical Society

    This set includes the correspondence and miscellaneous papers of the League.

    Catalog Record · Guide

    Regimental Histories and Military Records

    Regimental histories of the American Civil War.
    University Microfilms International

    Over 1,500 titles from an estimated 5000 total at the U.S. Army Military History Institute at Carlisle Barracks in Pennsylvania.  "... this microfiche collection has attempted a comprehensive filming of all ... monographic histories listed in C.E. Dornbusch's Military Bibliography of the Civil War, Volumes I and II ... In order to preserve the subject and organizational integrity ... individual volumes from larger sets were generally avoided, as were monographs which only dwelt in small part with the Civil War experience."  Guide, unit 1, p. i

    Catalog Record

    Regional and Local Histories

    California County and Regional Histories
    Research Publications, Inc.

    GUIDE: Reference Folder #35 This set includes county and regional histories, geographical works, atlases and maps. All titles are individually cataloged in CRLCATALOG.

    Catalog Record · Guide
    Travels in the Confederate States
    Coulter, Ellis Merton.
    Lost Cause Press

    Microcard set based on selections from the bibliography by Ellis Merton Coulter. The full set of 485 volumes includes writings of soldiers, journalists, and visitors. All the titles are individually cataloged and appear in the Center's catalog.

    Catalog Record
    Travels in the Old South
    Clark, Thomas D.
    Lost Cause Press

     Microcard set based on selections from the bibliography by Thomas D. Clark. The full set of 1,174 volumes includes writings from 1527-1860.  All the titles are individually cataloged and appear in the Center's catalog.

    Catalog Record
    Wisconsin County and Regional Histories
    Research Publications

    Includes county and regional histories, geographical works, atlases and maps. There are 158 titles in the set, and all titles are individually cataloged in the Center's catalog.

    Catalog Record · Guide

    U.S Government Documents and Records

    Letters received by the Office of the Adjutant General (Main series), 1822-1860.
    United States. Adjutant-General's Office; United States. Dept. of the Army; United States. War Dept
    U.S. National Archives

    This set includes personnel actions affecting Army officers and enlisted men, issuances of the War Department, and records of military expeditions, installations and campaigns from the files of the U.S. Adjutant-General's Office.

    Catalog Record
    Official Conversations and Meetings of Dean Acheson, 1949-1953.
    Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971.
    University Publications of America

    This set records the activities of Truman’s Secretary of State.

    Catalog Record · Guide
    Records of the Women's Bureau of the U.S. Department of Labor, 1918-1965.
    United States. Women's Bureau.
    University Publications of America

     The Center holds only part 1: Reports of the director; annual summaries, major conferences, speeches and articles.

    Catalog Record · Guide
    The Records of the Children's Bureau, 1912-1969.
    United States. Children's Bureau.

    The Children's Bureau was established as a federal agency to improve the health and welfare of children. The pamphlets and reports from the National Archives included in this set reflect the evolving concerns of the Bureau in view of the prevailing conditions in the six decades covered. 

    Catalog Record · Guide

    Follow CRL

    Stay informed by subscribing
    to our e-mail list and social
    media outlets.