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Charles Munroe Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0253-UA
Abstract Dr. Charles E. Munroe (1849-1938), the inventor of smokeless powder, had a distinguished career, both nationally and internationally. After graduating summa cum laude from Harvard in 1871, he continued on as an assistant professor of chemistry until 1874. In 1874 he left Harvard to become professor of chemistry at the United States Naval Academy, where he remained for twelve years. From 1886-92 he was chemist at the United States Naval Torpedo Station and war College. Between 1892 and 1898, Dr....
Dates: 1823 - 1936; Majority of material found within 1874 - 1936

Gilbert Gude papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2081
Abstract Gilbert Gude served in the Maryland House of Delegates from 1953-58, in the Maryland Senate from 1962-1967, and was then elected as a Republican to Congress, serving from 1967-76 as the Representative from Maryland's 8th district. During his time in Congress, Gude was the ranking Republican member of the House District of Columbia Committee. Materials in this collection include correspondence, bills, press materials, publications, reports, and other related items. The material dates from...
Dates: 1967-1976

Glen Echo Chautauqua and Glen Echo Park Company records

 Collection
Identifier: MS2133
Abstract Collection contains financial records and press books. The material dates from 1889-1953. The collection includes records created by E & E Baltzley Realty Company, the National Chautauqua of Glen Echo, and Glen Echo Park Company.
Dates: 1889-1953

Mark Plotkin papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2370
Overview This collection contains handwritten commentaries, typed commentary, published articles from multiple newspapers and personal documents from the career of Mark Plotkin. Plotkin was most well known for his career as a political commentator and analyst primarily on the radio and on TV. These appearances were local and international (CBC-Canadian Broadcasting Company and CTV-Canadian Television Commentary). Plotkin was the political analyst for WAMU, an NPR affiliate, from 1982-2002. After leaving...
Dates: 1953-2018

Nathaniel Moone photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS2115
Abstract Photographs were reproduced from 167 glass-plate negatives discovered by Mr. Moone in a townhouse on Fifth Street, NE, after the structure suffered a fire in 1977. The Gelman Library provided space for the first major exhibit of the photos in 1982. The identity of the photographer remains in question, but evidence indicates that they were likely taken by Frances Benjamin Johnston who was a well known photographer of Washington and its political figures during the period 1889-1910 and beyond....
Dates: 1889-1910

Ruth Ann Overbeck papers & Washington Perspectives, Inc. records

 Collection
Identifier: MS2032
Abstract Collection documents the breath and depth of work done by Ruth Ann Overbeck as a historian in D.C. for thirty years. The collection has material for many projects from house histories for individual homeowners to a survey of the Upper Cardozo Columbia Heights neighborhood with oral histories and surveys of buildings such as the Tivoli Theater.
Dates: 1663-2007

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