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  • Warren K. Billings papers, 1899-1973

    Laborer and union organizer. Family and general correspondence, legal files, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and other papers relating primarily to the 1916 bombing conviction of Billings and Tom Mooney and papers relating to the Industrial Workers of the World, Billings's activities in the union movement, especially in California, his life in Folsom State Prison, and his activities on behalf of the civil liberties of ...

    • Contributor: Billings, Warren K.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1899
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    Edward Lee Plumb papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, journals, board minutes, reports, dispatches, financial records, printed matter, maps, and other papers relating primarily to Plumb's diplomatic service in Mexico and to negotiations with the Mexican government on behalf of the United States and American investors in the Mexican railway system. Includes reports and dispatches to U.S. secretary of state William Henry Seward regarding diplomatic and political affairs in Mexico. Other subjects ...

    • Contributor: Plumb, Edward Lee
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Rowland V. Lee papers, 1907-1971

    Director, producer, actor, and dramatist. Scripts, scrapbooks, photographs, printed matter, and other papers relating to Lee's career in motion pictures as a silent film actor, director, and producer during the period 1917-1959.

    • Contributor: Lee, Rowland V.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1907
  • Barnett Allen Howard papers, 1885-1949

    Farmer, preacher, and trader. Memoirs documenting Howard's life as well as genealogical material, legal documents, and printed matter.

    • Contributor: Howard, Barnett Allen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1885
  • William T. Sherman papers, 1759-1897

    Army officer. Correspondence, journal kept by Sherman in California during the Mexican War, drafts of portions of his memoirs, documents, printed matter, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, maps, photographs, and memorabilia relating to his civilian and military career, including in the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh) - Sherman, William T.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1759
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    Carl R. Rogers papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, family papers, writings, book files, notes on workshops and other meetings, project files, academic files, research files, transcripts of psychotherapy sessions, and administrative papers documenting Rogers's career. Pertains chiefly to his association with the Center for Studies of the Person, La Jolla, Calif., of which he was a founding member, and his work as a proponent of humanistic psychology, client-centered psychotherapy, the human ...

    • Contributor: Rogers, Carl R.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • W.G. McAdoo papers, 1786-1941

    Lawyer, business executive, U.S. secretary of the treasury, and U.S. senator from California. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, scrapbooks, drafts and copies of speeches, articles, and books, bulletins, photographs, and printed matter, relating chiefly to McAdoo's activities in business and public life during the Woodrow Wilson presidential administration. Includes family correspondence of the Floyd, McAdoo, and Gibbs families.

    • Contributor: McAdoo, W. G. (William Gibbs) - McAdoo, W. G.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1786
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    Alma and Quetzal concert collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Digital sound recordings, video recordings, and photographs documenting a concert performed by the two groups representing California Chicano music, Alma and Quetzal in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on September 14, 2011 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Photographs by John Barton. Agustín Lira is a composer, musician, and singer songwriter whose songs address issues of ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2011
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    A.W. Greely papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, diaries, speeches, lectures, manuscripts and galley proofs of Greely's books and articles, notes, military papers, biographical material, Greely (Greeley) and Nesmith family papers, financial records, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, maps, memorabilia, and other papers relating primarily to his military career and exploration of the polar regions. Documents his service as a Civil War soldier; career in the U.S. Army Signal Corps; ...

    • Contributor: Greely, A. W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Sidney Robertson Cowell collection, 1901-1992

    Sidney Robertson Cowell (1903-1995) was a folksong and ethnic music collector and recordist, ethnographer, ethnomusicologist, teacher, writer, and wife of composer Henry Cowell. The collection consists of her personal papers which document all aspects of her life and work. The collection includes correspondence relating to personal and professional matters; fieldwork reports, fieldnotes, song lists and other materials from her field recording projects and trips; ...

    • Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Cowell, Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1901
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    Mercy-Argenteau family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, commissions, diplomas, certificates, and other documents. Includes military papers relating to the Silesian wars and Seven Years' War, letters from King Leopold II of Austria, and material relating to California and Mexico.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Woodbury Lowery collection relating to Spanish settlements in the United States, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Bound volumes of material gathered and organized by Woodbury for the preparation of his unfinished history of "Spanish settlements within the present limits of the United States." Volumes contain catalog records and handwritten transcripts of documents concerning settlements in California, Florida, Louisiana, New Mexico, and Texas.

    • Contributor: Lowery, Woodbury
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Frederick Law Olmsted papers, 1777-1952

    Landscape architect. Correspondence, letterbooks, journals, drafts of articles and books, speeches and lectures, biographical and genealogical data, business papers, scrapbooks, maps, drawings, and other papers encompassing Olmsted's career and private life. The papers focus on Olmsted's career as a landscape architect, specifically as a designer of parks and the grounds of private estates and public buildings and as a city and regional planner.

    • Contributor: Olmsted, Frederick Law
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1777
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    Wallace R. Brode papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, speeches and writings, academic, travel, and subject files, awards, patents, theater programs, printed material, and photographs chiefly relating to Brode's tenure as director (1951-1960) and foreign secretary (1965-1967) of the American Chemical Society, associate director (1947-1958) of the National Bureau of Standards, and science advisor (1958-1960) to U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles. Includes material on the dismissal of Allen ...

    • Contributor: Brode, Wallace R.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Byron N. Scott papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, court brief, newspaper clippings, and magazine articles relating to Scott's defense of William H. Taylor, specialist at the International Monetary Fund and U.S. Treasury Dept., who was accused of espionage by former Soviet spy turned defector, Elizabeth Bentley, in a case heard primarily before the International Organizations Employee Loyalty Board.

    • Contributor: Scott, Byron N.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Ronald L. Ziegler papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, political files, subject files, legal material, notes, briefing material, transcripts of press briefings and press conferences, press releases, calendars and schedules, telephone logs, biographical material, family papers, printed matter, clippings, photographs, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Ziegler's activities as White House press secretary, assistant to President Richard M. Nixon, and assistant to Nixon after his resignation from the presidency. ...

    • Contributor: Ziegler, Ronald L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Caspar W. Weinberger papers, 1910-2005

    United States secretary of defense, United States secretary of health, education, and welfare, California state legislator, lawyer, journalist, and business executive. Correspondence, legal and subject files, appointment books and daily schedules, diary notes and other jottings, family papers, financial material, interview transcripts, television scripts, newspaper columns, book and speech files, and legislative and political material relating to Weinberger's career in journalism and government.

    • Contributor: Weinberger, Caspar W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1910
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    Anna Maria Evans papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly correspondence documenting the life of women in Quaker (Society of Friends) communities and reflecting Quaker involvement in the abolition of slavery, the Civil War, women's rights, religious tolerance, revivalist meetings, and temperance. Includes letters (circa 1850-1905) between Evans and and her friend, Roanna Fox Bean, who lived at various times in Iowa, Minnesota, and California. Other letters are from wives of Quaker missionaries ...

    • Contributor: Evans, Anna Maria
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Beale family papers from the Decatur House, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, journals, speeches, articles, biographical material, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers of the Beale (Beal), Chase, Edwards, and Truxton families. Includes papers of Edward Fitzgerald Beale relating primarily to his role in opening the West; papers of Truxtun Beale as U.S. minister to Greece, Persia, and Romania; diaries of Marie Oge Beale; papers of Stephen Decatur; and papers of Thomas Truxton. Subjects include ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Anna Maria Evans papers, 1835-1914

    Housewife and member of the Society of Friends (Quaker). Correspondence and printed matter pertaining to religious activities, education, domestic matters, and the impact of the Civil War on Evans's family and friends.

    • Contributor: Evans, Anna Maria, Approximately 1828 Approximately 1905 - Evans, Anna Maria
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1835
  • Selman A. Waksman papers, 1915-1960

    Microbiologist. Correspondence, speeches, articles, and scripts of radio programs on which Waksman appeared. Correspondence relates to Waksman's early studies at Rutgers University, his graduate work at the University of California, and his return to Rutgers in 1918 as a lecturer in soil microbiology.

    • Contributor: Waksman, Selman A. (Selman Abraham) - Waksman, Selman A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1915
  • Rouben Mamoulian papers, 1740-1987

    Theatrical and film director. Correspondence, diaries, scripts, production material, speeches, writings, printed matter, scrapbooks, memorabilia and other papers relating to Mamoulian's life and career.

    • Contributor: Mamoulian, Rouben
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1740
  • James William Denver papers, 1868-1884

    Lawyer, army officer, United States representative from California, United States commissioner of Indian affairs, and governor of Kansas. Letterpress books containing correspondence relating to Denver's law practice in Washington, D.C., which was concerned with Choctaw Indian claims and land disputes in California and elsewhere in the West, and to his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination, 1884.

    • Contributor: Denver, James William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1868
  • Arch Oboler collection, 1916-1992

    Nearly the entirety of the prolific output of radio playwright and independent film maker Arch Oboler (1909-1987) in radio, motion pictures, television, theater, and print is contained in the Arch Oboler Collection. Featured are his radio plays from the 1930s and 1940s and the first three-dimensional feature film, Bwana Devil.

    • Contributor: Oboler, Arch
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1916
  • Cantos de mi canton (Songs from My Home): Chicano Music from California

    In a concert in celebration of Hispanic American Heritage Month, Agustin Lira and Alma & Quetza perform.

    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2011-09-14