• Emile Berliner and the Birth of the Recording Industry: Home Page

    The Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress Search by Keyword | Browse by Title Index | Subject Index | Series Index | Name Index | Recordings Emile Berliner

    • Contributor: Berliner, Emile
    • Date: 1871
  • Nicholas King family papers, 1792-1987

    Family of Nicholas King, English-born engineer and surveyor of the city of Washington, D.C. Journals, correspondence, notes, genealogies, visas, photographs, and drawings concerning King and members of his family.

    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - King, N.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Lucien Thomas Martin VHP Collection

    Lucien Thomas Martin Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Martin, Lucien Thomas - Martin, Lucien T.
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2005-01-01
  • Rodgers family papers, 1740-1987

    United States Navy and Army officers and family members. Correspondence, diaries, letterbooks, logbooks, photographs, recollections (memoirs), financial papers, and printed matter centering primarily on the naval career of Commodore John Rodgers (1773-1838).

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Burton M. Joseph VHP Collection

    Burton M. Joseph Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Joseph, Burton M.
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2005-01-01
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    Paul Field Sifton and Claire Sifton papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Correspondence, diaries, writings, subject files, family papers, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to the Siftons's literary, labor, and governmental careers. Focuses on twentieth-century American social theater, the emergence of labor organizations as a political force, and legislative lobbying for farmers, labor, civil rights, full employment, and other social causes. Documents Paul Sifton's work with the U.S. Department of the ...

    • Contributor: Sifton, Paul Field
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Daniel Schorr papers, 1922-2006

    Print and broadcast journalist. Broadcast scripts, articles and book production material, correspondence, speeches, and printed material relating to Schorr's career in journalism.

    • Contributor: Schorr, Daniel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Inquiry Form - Performing Arts - Ask a Librarian (Library of Congress)

    Ask a librarian: An online reference service from the Library of Congress that allows researchers to submit reference questions to Library of Congress reading rooms and receive expert research assistance (within 5 business days.)

    • Contributor: Mendel, Edward - Weger, August - Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Felix - Moss, George H. - Lewis, Robert Hall - Macdowell, Edward - Luboff, Norman - Page, Ruth - Huber, William - Zemlinsky, Alexander
  • Stephen P. Mueller VHP Collection

    Stephen P. Mueller Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Mueller, Stephen P.
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2005
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    Waldemar Gurian papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Correspondence, notes, writings by Gurian and others, newspaper clippings, reviews of his books, and other papers documenting Gurian's career after his arrival in the United States to become a professor of political science at the University of Notre Dame. Topics include bolshevism, totalitarianism, Nazi Germany, the Soviet Union, contemporary Catholicism in France, and Catholic writers and intellectuals. Also includes material relating ...

    • Contributor: Gurian, Waldemar
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Frank Farrell papers, 1897-1988

    United States Marine Corps officer, journalist, radio commentator, public relations consultant, and advertising executive. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, magazine articles, poetry, reports, radio broadcast transcripts, trial transcripts, research notes, biographical notes, financial records, personnel records, travel records, press releases, address lists, awards, newspaper clippings, obituaries, printed matter, drawings, floor plans, photographs, posters, maps, and other papers chiefly documenting Farrell's career from 1945 to 1975.

    • Contributor: Farrell, Frank
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Thomas F. Bayard papers, 1780-1899

    Senator, secretary of state, and ambassador. Correspondence, letterbooks, scrapbooks, and miscellany relating to Bayard's career after the Civil War as a politician and legislator and as a cabinet official and diplomat during the presidential administrations of Grover Cleveland.

    • Contributor: Bayard, Thomas F. (Thomas Francis) - Bayard, Thomas F.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Catalog Record

    Charles Wilkes papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Correspondence, letterbooks, journals and diaries, autobiography, scientific tracts and notes detailing weather and tidal observations, legal and financial papers, genealogical charts, printed material, and other papers. Subjects include Wilkes's command of an expedition (1838-1842) to the Antarctic, islands in the Pacific, and the northwest coast of the U.S.; his work in Washington, D.C., preparing and publishing (1843-1863) information collected by the ...

    • Contributor: Wilkes, Charles
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William Edward Dodd papers, 1895-1955

    Historian and diplomat. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, autobiographical notes, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Dodd's work as an author, professor of history at the University of Chicago, and ambassador to Germany.

    • Contributor: Dodd, William Edward
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John D. Rovick VHP Collection

    John D. Rovick Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Rovick, John D.
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2005-01-01
  • E. B. Washburne papers, 1829-1889

    United States representative from Illinois, diplomat, lawyer, and historian. Principally correspondence covering most phases of Washburne's career from his election to Congress in 1852 until 1882. Includes letterbooks, 1869-1877, of official correspondence and communications during Washburne's term as minister to France.

    • Contributor: Washburne, E. B. (Elihu Benjamin) - Washburne, E. B.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Richard T. Denyes VHP Collection

    Richard T. Denyes Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Denyes, Richard T.
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2002-01-01
  • Samuel Sa'ilele McMullin, Sr. VHP Collection

    Samuel Sa'ilele McMullin, Sr. Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: McMullin Sr., Samuel Sa'Ilele - McMullin, Samuel Sa'Ilele
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2002-01-01
  • Henry Harley Arnold papers, 1903-1989

    Pioneer aviator and United States Army officer. Correspondence, memoranda, journals, notebooks, drafts and proofs of Henry Harley (Hap) Arnold's memoirs, Global Mission (1949), articles, speeches, reports, orders, printed material, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to the development of military aeronautics in the United States and to aeronautical policies and events of World War II.

    • Contributor: Arnold, Henry Harley
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Feamster family papers, 1794-1967

    Members of the Feamster (Feemster) family. Diaries, notebooks, correspondence, financial and legal papers, writings, and miscellaneous material illustrating the activities of four interrelated families from 1794 to 1967 whose members were engaged in farming, the law, medicine, the military, politics, religion, and other pursuits in Virginia, West Virginia, Missouri, Arkansas, Texas, Kansas, Iowa, and Maryland. The collection also contains genealogical information about the Cary ...

    • Contributor: Cary, Charles William - Feamster, Claudius Newman - Feamster, Felix Claudius - Feamster, Martha Alderson - Feamster, Robert Cantrell - Feamster, Samuel William Newman - Feamster, Thomas L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • W. Averell Harriman papers, 1869-1988

    Diplomat, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and politician. Correspondence, memoranda, family papers, business records, diplomatic accounts, speeches, statements and writings, photographs, and other papers documenting Harriman's career in business, finance, politics, and public service, particularly during the Franklin Roosevelt, Truman, Kennedy, Johnson, and Carter presidential administrations.

    • Contributor: Harriman, W. Averell (William Averell) - Harriman, W. Averell
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William R. Cragg VHP Collection

    William R. Cragg Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Cragg, William R.
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2004-01-01
  • William Wirt papers, 1802-1858

    Lawyer, politician, U. S. attorney general, and biographer. Correspondence, writings, and printed matter pertaining to Wirt's family and career as a lawyer, politician, and author.

    • Contributor: Wirt, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    David Ginsburg papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Restrictions apply. Classified, in part. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, speeches, writings, reports, research material, legal material, legislative files, political campaign material, biographical material, press releases, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Ginsburg's legal career, involvement with civil rights, and the recovery of German assets after World War II. Documents his service as deputy director of the Economics Division of the Office ...

    • Contributor: Ginsburg, David
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Lee Roy Hatcher VHP Collection

    Lee Roy Hatcher Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Hatcher, Lee Roy
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2006-01-01