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Articles with keyword "Correspondence"

John Adams portrait by Gianni Dagli Orti

Feature

Paper Trail

On letters, diaries, and other records of the American story at the Massachusetts Historical Society

Train crossing bridge

Curio

Wishing You Were Here

Collection of vintage postcards leaves its stamp.

A depiction by Achille Devaria of Voltaire greeting  Ben Franklin and his nephew

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Mapping the Republic of Letters

Using modern technology to understand a network of eighteenth-century thinkers.

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Dear Harry . . . Dear Wm

The letters of the James brothers offer a window to the nineteenth century.

Elizabeth Brown Pryor (center)

Conversation

Letters From Robert E. Lee

Elizabeth Brown Pryor talks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about her dual careers as a historian of antebellum America and a highly decorated diplomat working for the State Department.

Sandra Spanier

IQ

Impertinent Questions with Sandra Spanier

On Hemingway's letters

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Letters Home

From Charles Darwin: The Beagle Letters, a volume by the editors of the Charles Darwin Correspondence Project, which has been supported by NEH.

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Darwin the Young Adventurer

The budding naturalist avoids life as a minister and finds himself aboard the Beagle.

Image of Captain Thomas William Sweeny

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Love and Hate during Wartime

In the Lizzie Gilmore collection of family letters, available through Community and Conflict, a new digital archive devoted to life in the Ozarks during the Civil War, the formalities of correspondenc