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The New York World's Fair of 1964-1965 was held at Flushing Meadows in the Borough of Queens on a site leased from the City of New York. It was conceived in 1958 by a group of New Yorkers who formed a non-profit corporation of some 300 members to provide the start-up capital. Eighty nations participated in the Fair which had the theme 'Man's Achievements in an Expanding Universe'. Robert Moses, who was associated with the earlier World's Fair in New York in 1939-1940, served as the president of the 1964-1965 Fair.
DPhilip Mazzei papers..., dated 1775-1785, consist of letters and writings by Mazzei pertaining to his service as state agent for Virginia in Europe during the American Revolution, 1779-1783, and lett...
DThomas Jefferson papers..., dated 1766-1826, cover Jefferson's career as a statesman, lawyer, and plantation owner. It is a synthetic collection of largely autograph material, combining gifts and pur...
DPetition to George III, King of Great Britain
Tom Wolfe papers..., dated 1930 to 2013, comprehensively document Wolfe's career as a journalist and author, from his earliest news stories published in the <span class="title">Springfield Union</spa...
George Avakian and Anahid Ajemian papers... (1908-2013) document the careers and lives of the producer and violinist through personal and professional correspondence; published and unpublished writin...