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Completed Projects Funded or Endorsed by NHPRC

Minutes and Correspondence of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1812-1924
The Letters of Ethan, Ira, and Levi Allen
Anderson Family Papers, 1802-1905, in the Kansas State Historical Society
The Journal and Letters of Francis Asbury
The Papers of David Avery, 1746-1818
The Diary of Isaac Backus
Journals of Captain Edward Baker, 1846-1895
Richard A. Ballinger Papers, 1907-1920, in the University of Washington Libraries
George Bancroft Papers at Cornell University, 1811-1901
The Papers of Josiah Bartlett
Baynton, Wharton, and Morgan Papers in the Pennsylvania State Archives
The Victor Berger Papers
John Macpherson Berrien Papers in the Southern Historical Collection of the University of North Carolina
The Papers of Charles E. Bessey
Bexar Archives, 1717-1836
The Black Abolitionist Papers
The Papers of Henry Bouquet
Thomas Bragg Diary, 1861-1862, in the Southern Historical Collection of the University of North Carolina Library
The Papers of Louis D. Brandeis
Religious Philanthropy and Colonial Slavery: The American Correspondence of the Associates of Dr. Bray, 1717-1777
Joseph Little Bristow Papers, 1894-1925, in the Kansas State Historical Society
John Stillman Brown Family Papers, 1818-1907, in the Kansas State Historical Society
Orestes Augustus Brownson Papers
The Letters of William Cullen Bryant
James Buchanan Papers
Thomas Burke Papers in the Southern Historical Collection of the University of North Carolina Library
Papers of Aaron Burr, 1756-1836 and Political Correspondence and Public Papers of Aaron Burr
The Papers of John C. Calhoun
Callbreath, Grant and Cook, Merchants, Wrangell, Alaska: Letterpress Copy Books, 1878-1898, at the University of Washington Libraries
Calvert Papers
The John Carroll Papers
Carter Family Papers, 1659-1797, in the Sabine Hall Collection
George Washington Carver Papers at Tuskegee Institute, 1864-1943
An Education in Psychology: James McKeen Cattell's Journal and Letters from Germany and England
Samuel M. Chapman Papers, 1866-1906
The Papers of Salmon P. Chase
Mary Chesnut's Civil War
Lydia Maria Child: Selected Letters and Correspondence
The Papers of Henry Clay
Wisconsin Progressives: The Papers of John R. Commons
Letters and Journals of James Fenimore Cooper
County Court Houses of the United States: The Seagram County Court House Archives and Other Photographic Collections in the Library of Congress
Papers of Tench Coxe
Dakota Territorial Records
The Papers of Eugene V. Debs
Detroit Urban League Papers
Records of the Diocese of Louisiana and the Floridas, 1576-1803
Ignatius Donnelly Papers
Draper Manuscripts
The Diary of Elizabeth Drinker
Edward Dromgoole Papers in the Southern Historical Collection of the University of North Carolina Library
Papers of W.E.B. Du Bois, 1877-1965
The Papers of Dwight D. Eisenhower
Wisconsin Progressives: The Papers of Richard T. Ely
John Ericsson Collection of the American Swedish Historical Foundation
Edward Everett Papers
Thomas Ewing, Jr., Papers, 1856-1908, in the Kansas State Historical Society
Thomas Ewing, Sr., Papers
Manning Ferguson Force Papers, 1835-1885, at the University of Washington Libraries
Millard Fillmore Papers
Documentary History of the First Federal Elections, 1788-1790
Forbes Papers
The Franklin Institute and the Making of Industrial America
The Letters of Jessie Benton Fremont
The Expeditions of John Charles Fremont
Benjamin Brown French: Witness to the Young Republic: A Yankee's Journal, 1828-1870
Robert W. Furnas Papers, 1844-1905
The Papers of Albert Gallatin
William Gaston Papers in the Southern Historical Collection of the University of North Carolina Library
Horatio Gates Papers, 1726-1828
Washington Gladden Collection
The Journals of Josiah Gorgas, 1857-1878
Duff Green Papers in the Southern Historical Collection of the University of North Carolina Library
The Diaries of David Lawrence Gregg: An American Diplomat in Hawaii, 1853-1858
D. W. Griffith Papers, 1897-1954
Papers of George Ellery Hale, 1882-1938
The Papers of Alexander Hamilton
Naval Papers of Sir Andrew Snape Hamond, bart., 1766-1783, and Sir Graham Eden Hamond, bart., 1799-1825
Warren G. Harding Papers
Robert Goodloe Harper Family Papers
Papers of Rutherford Birchard Hayes
Hilary Abner Herbert Papers in the Southern Historical Collection of the University of North Carolina Library
Morris Hillquit Papers
Isabella Beecher Hooker Project
Papers of John and Lugenia Burns Hope
Emily Howland Papers at Cornell University
Papers of R.M.T. Hunter, 1817-1887
Thaddeus Hyatt Papers, 1843-1898, in the Kansas State Historical Society
John Ireland Papers
The Letters of Washington Irving
John Franklin Jameson and the Development of Humanistic Scholarship in America
Jefferson Papers of the University of Virginia, 1732-1828
Records of the Johns Hopkins University Seminary of History and Politics
The Papers of Andrew Johnson
The Papers of John Paul Jones
The Papers of Mother Jones
Samuel Milton Jones Papers
David Starr Jordan Papers, 1861-1964
Letter Press Volumes from the Collection of the Kansas Town and Land Company, Inc., July 17, 1887, 1888-1905
Frank B. Kellogg Papers
John Pendleton Kennedy Papers
Claude Kitchin Papers in the Southern Historical Collection of the University of North Carolina Library
Papers of Robert M. La Follette at the State Historical Society of Wisconsin
The Papers of Benjamin Henry Latrobe
Lee Family Papers
The Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition (single-volume abridgment)
Benjamin Lincoln Papers
The Papers of William Livingston
Papers of Henry Demarest Lloyd
Lloyd Papers
Chester I. Long Papers, 1890-1928, in the Kansas State Historical Society
The Northern Expeditions of Stephen H. Long: The Journals of 1817 and 1823 and Related Documents
Francis B. Loomis Papers
William Lowndes Papers in the Southern Historical Collection of the University of North Carolina Library
Partnership for Posterity: The Correspondence of William Maclure and Marie Duclos Fretageot, 1820-1833
The Papers of George Mason, 1725-1792
Washington Matthews Papers
Samuel Maxwell Papers, 1853-1901
Philip Mazzei: Selected Writings and Correspondence
Wisconsin Progressives: The Papers of Charles McCarthy
Social Reform Papers of John James McCook
Isaac McCoy Papers, 1861-1874, in the Kansas State Historical Society
John J. McGilvra Papers, 1861-1903, at the University of Washington Libraries
Jotham Meeker Papers, 1825-1864, in the Kansas State Historical Society
Christopher Gustavus Memminger Papers in the Southern Historical Collection of the University of North Carolina Library
Pierre Menard Collection in the Illinois State Historical Library
Robert Andrews Millikan Collection at the California Institute of Technology
The Papers of Robert Mills
Mississippi Provincial Archives: French Dominion
James Monroe Papers in Virginia Repositories
Papers of Carlos Montezuma, M.D.
The Papers of Robert Morris
Manuscript Collection, Morristown National Historical Park
J. Sterling Morton Papers, 1849-1902
The Letters of Lucretia Coffin Mott
John Muir Papers, 1856-1942
Edgar Gardner Murphy Papers in the Southern Historical Collection of the University of North Carolina Library
Nebraska Farmers' Alliance Papers, 1887-1901
New England Emigrant Aid Company Papers, 1854-1909, in the Kansas State Historical Society
Spanish Archives of New Mexico, 1621-1821, in the Archives Division of the State of New Mexico Records Center
Mexican Archives of New Mexico, 1821-1846, in the Archives Division of the State of New Mexico Records Center
Territorial Archives of New Mexico, 1846-1912
John Nicholson Papers in the Pennsylvania State Archives
National Nonpartisan League Papers
Northern Pacific Land Department Records
Oregon Improvement Company Records, 1880-1896, in the University of Washington Libraries
Oregon Province Archives of the Pacific Northwest Indian Mission Collection
Oregon Province Archives of the Society of Jesus Alaska Mission Collection
Oregon Province Archives of the Society of Jesus Indian Language Collection: The Alaska Native Languages
Oregon Province Archives of the Society of Jesus Indian Language Collection: The Pacific Northwest Tribes
David Outlaw Papers in the Southern Historical Collection of the University of North Carolina Library
The Papers of Panton, Leslie and Company
Papers Relating to the Administration of the U.S. Patent Office During the Superintendency of William Thornton, 1802-1828
The Papers of William Penn
Thomas Penn Papers
Benjamin Franklin Perry Papers in the Southern Historical Collection of the University of North Carolina Library
Richard F. Pettigrew Papers at the Petttigrew Museum, Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Timothy Pickering Papers
The Journals of Zebulon Montgomery Pike, with Letters and Related Documents
William Plumer Papers, 1778-1854
Plymouth Court Records, 1686-1859
John Henry Ingram's Poe Collection
Peter B. Porter Papers in the Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society
John G. Pratt Papers, 1834-1899, in the Kansas State Historical Society
Records of the Provincial Council, 1682-1776, in the Pennsylvania State Archives
Papers Relating to the Quincy, Wendell, Holmes, and Upham Families at the Massachusetts Historical Society together with the Quincy, Wendell, Holmes, and Upham Family Papers in the Collection of Hugh Upham Clark of Arlington, Virginia
Alexander Ramsey Papers and Records
Private Papers of Charles and Sara T.D. Robinson, 1834-1911, in the Kansas State Historical Society
The Writings of Will Rogers
Wisconsin Progressives: The Papers of Edward A. Ross
The Papers of Chief John Ross
Letters and Papers of Richard Rush
John Rutledge Papers in the Southern Historical Collection of the University of North Carolina Library
Winthrop Sargent Papers
William R. Shafter Papers, 1862-1938
Lemuel Shaw Papers
William Techuseh Sherman Family Papers, 1808-1891
Henry Hastings Sibley Papers
Documentary History of the Sisters of the Holy Cross
“Dear Master”: Letters of a Slave Family (Skipwith)
Records of the Socialist Labor Party of America
Socialist Party of America Papers
The Papers of the Society of American Indians
Papers of General Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben, 1777-1794
The Correspondence of Thaddeus Stevens
Stevens Family Papers
Isaac Ingalls Stevens Papers, 1831-1862, at the University of Washington Libraries
Ethelbert Stewart Papers in the Southern Historical Collection of the University of North Carolina Library
Ezra Stiles Papers at Yale University
Papers of Henry Lewis Stimson in the Yale University Library
Willard Straight Papers at Cornell University, 1857-1925
The Papers of Charles Sumner
The Susquehannah Company Papers
The Collected Works of Leo Szilard
Lawrence Taliaferro Papers
James Wilkes Taylor Papers
Temperance and Prohibition Papers
The Territorial Papers of the United States
Papers of M. Carey Thomas in the Bryn Mawr College Archives
Tuskegee Institute News Clipping File
The Papers of Martin Van Buren
Wisconsin Progressives: The Papers of Charles R. Van Hise
The Journals of don Diego de Vargas
Virginia Gazette Daybooks, 1750-1752 and 1764-1766
Henry A. Wallace Papers at the University of Iowa Libraries
William H. Wallace Papers, 1851-1878, at the University of Washington Libraries
Artemas Ward Papers
David Bailie Warden Papers
Henry Clay Warmoth Papers in the Southern Historical Collection of the University of North Carolina Library
Washington Mill Company Papers, 1857-1888, at the University of Washington Libraries
The Booker T. Washington Papers
Washington Territorial Government Papers, 1853-1875, at the University of Washington Libraries
The Papers of Daniel Webster
Papers of Eleazar Wheelock
Andrew Dickson White Papers at Cornell University, 1846-1919
The Journals of Frances Willard
The Correspondence of Roger Williams
The Papers of Woodrow Wilson
William Wirt Papers
Papers of the Women's Trade Union League and its Principal Leaders
Benjamin Cudworth Yancey Papers in the Southern Historical Collection of the University of North Carolina Library
Yellowstone National Park: Its Exploration and Establishment

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Ongoing Projects Currently Funded by NHPRC

The Adams Papers
The Jane Addams Papers
The Charles Carroll of Carrollton Papers
Documentary History of the Ratification of the Constitution
Documents Relating to the Coronado Expedition
The Papers of Jefferson Davis
The Papers of Frederick Douglass
The Papers of Thomas A. Edison
Documentary History of the First Federal Congress
The Papers of Benjamin Franklin
Freedmen & Southern Society Project
The Marcus Garvey and Universal Negro Improvement Association Papers
The Papers of Emma Goldman
The Samuel Gompers Papers
The Papers of Ulysses S. Grant
The Papers of Nathanael Greene
The Papers of Andrew Jackson
The Papers of Thomas Jefferson
The Papers of Martin Luther King, Jr.
The Papers of Henry Laurens
The Lincoln Legal Papers
The Journals of William MacLeod
The Papers of James Madison
The Papers of George C. Marshall
The Papers of John Marshall
The Papers of Clarence Mitchell, Jr.
The Papers of Frederick Law Olmsted
The Correspondence of James K. Polk
Presidential Recordings Project
Race, Slavery, Free Blacks: Petitions to Southern Legislatures and County Courts, 1775-1866
The Papers of Eleanor Roosevelt
The Margaret Sanger Papers
Documentary Relations of the Southwest
The Papers of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony
Documentary History of the Supreme Court of the United States, 1789-1800
The Howard Thurman Papers
Papers of the War Department, 1784-1800
The Papers of George Washington

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Ongoing Projects Formerly Funded by NHPRC

African-American Historical Linkages With South Africa
Papers of John Peabody Harrington in the Smithsonian Institution, 1907-1957
The Papers of Joseph Henry
The Diaries of Edward House
The Papers of James Iredell, Sr.
The Papers of John Jay
Lafayette in the Age of the American Revolution
The Papers of Jacob Leisler
Peale Family Papers
The Correspondence of Constantine Rafinesque
Documentary History of George Rapp's Harmony Society, 1700-1916
The Papers of Henry R. Schoolcraft
The Robert A. Taft Papers
The John Tanner Project
The Papers of William Thornton
The Papers of Zebulon Baird Vance

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Projects Endorsed by NHPRC

Samuel P. Avery Correspondence
The Papers of Isaac Backus
The Papers of Joseph P. Bradley
Correspondence of Salmon P. Chase With His Two Daughters
The Journal of Alexander Coventry, M.D.
Letters of Delegates to Congress, 1774-1789
Thomas A. Dooley, III: Letters to His Mother
The Papers of Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes
The Harriet Jacobs Papers
The Selected Letters of Florence Kelley
Journals of the Lewis & Clark Expedition
Loyalist Papers of the American Revolution
The Selected Letters of Dolley Payne Madison
American Journals, 1832-1834, of Maxmilian, Prince of Wied
The Diary of Joseph Mersman
The Civil War Correspondence of Harriet Middleton and Susan Matilda
The Moravian Mission at Springplace
Naval Documents of the American Revolution
The Naval War of 1812: A Documentary History
The Journal of William Speiden
The Lew Wallace Papers
World War II Letters of American Women

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