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  • John Osborne papers, circa 1900-1983

    Author, editor, and journalist. Correspondence and memoranda; family papers; drafts of published and unpublished articles, reports, columns, and interviews; notes and notebooks; dispatches and news cables; research material; and other papers documenting Osborne's career as a reporter, editor, and columnist for Time, Life, and the New Republic.

    • Contributor: Osborne, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1900
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    John Hay papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, diaries, speeches, notebooks, scrapbooks, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Hay's service as U.S. ambassador to Great Britain and U.S. secretary of state under Presidents William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt. Earlier papers deal with his years as U.S. assistant secretary in the Abraham Lincoln presidential administration; work as a lawyer in Springfield, Ill.; years with the New York Tribune; and ...

    • Contributor: Hay, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Eva Le Gallienne papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, family papers, speeches and writings, translations, production scripts, programs and playbills, press clippings, appointment books, and biographical material documenting Le Gallienne's theatrical career from 1914 to 1984. Includes material relating to plays in which she appeared or directed or produced; the Civic Repertory Theatre, an acting company she founded in New York, N.Y., in 1926 to produce classic plays at popular prices; ...

    • Contributor: Le Gallienne, Eva
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Lilli Vincenz papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, journals, speeches, writings, interviews, surveys and questionnaires, academic files, organizational files, biographical material, Vincenz family papers, press clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Vincenz's life as a gay civil rights activist, her work to support and empower lesbians and gay men, and her documentation of the gay and lesbian civil rights movement. Files on the Community for Creative Self-Development (originally ...

    • Contributor: Vincenz, Lilli
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    William T. Hornaday papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, writings, notebooks, financial records, clippings, scrapbooks, memorabilia, and other papers reflecting Hornaday's career, particularly as director of the New York Zoological Park, 1896-1926. Documents his work with the American Bison Society; Camp Fire Club of America; and Permanent Wild Life Protection Fund. Also documents his activities with the American Defense Society during World War I. Subjects include the Bayne Act, a ...

    • Contributor: Hornaday, William T.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Charles L. Todd and Robert Sonkin migrant workers collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection includes field recordings made in July and August, 1940 and 1941 in Farm Security Administration migrant worker camps in California. These included the Arvin, Shafter, Visalia, Firebaugh, Westley, Thornton, and Yuba FSA camps. Recordings were made of dance music, popular songs, ballads and folk songs, original songs, conversations, camp council meetings, poems, and stories describing life in the camps, whose residents were ...

    • Contributor: Pike, Russ - Sonkin, Robert - Todd, Charles L. - Lomax, Alan - Hemmig, Robert - Rothstein, Arthur - Lange, Dorothea - Archive of American Folk Song - American Folklife Center - Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1939
  • Frank Hastings Hamilton papers, 1863-1887

    Physician, surgeon, educator and author. Mainly scrapbooks of correspondence, telegrams, military documents, photographs and clippings relating to Hamilton's medical career in the Union Army during the Civil War and his role in the treatment of James A. Garfield before his death by assassination in 1881.

    • Contributor: Hamilton, Frank Hastings
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1863
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    John Haynes Holmes papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, writings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Holmes's public career and to the libertarian movements of the 20th century. Documents his involvement with civil liberties, civil rights, pacifism, and social service organizations including the American Civil Liberties Union, American Friends Service Committee, Council Against Intolerance in America, Foster Parents' Plan for War Children, League for Industrial Democracy, National Association for the Advancement ...

    • Contributor: Holmes, John Haynes
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Olmsted Associates records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, letterbooks, journals, reports, plans and specifications, blueprints, diagrams, nursery orders, deeds, contractual arrangements, financial records, personnel records, scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, and other records constituting the business files of the firm and documenting its history and growth. The records trace the firm's work in the District of Columbia, including the U.S. Capitol and White House grounds; with the park systems of Baltimore, ...

    • Contributor: Olmsted Associates - Olmsted, Frederick Law - Olmsted, John Charles - Frederick Law Olmsted (Firm) - F.L. and J.C. Olmsted (Firm) - F.L. Olmsted and Company - Olmsted, Olmsted, and Eliot - Olmsted Brothers
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Margaret Webster papers, 1837-1974

    Actress, theatrical producer, author, and lecturer. Correspondence, family papers, prompt copies of plays and operas, musical scores, set and staging diagrams, articles, lectures, research material, scrapbooks of clippings, printed material, photographs, and othner papers consisting primarily of material used by Webster in compiling two family biographies and reflecting her theatrical career.

    • Contributor: Webster, Margaret
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1837
  • Major League Tassa

    Major League Tassa performs Indo-Caribbean drumming and dance from Queens, New York, as part of the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Tassa, Major League
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2008-01-31
  • An-sky Yiddish Heritage Ensemble oral history, 2013 June 25

    Oral history discussion and interview with the four members of the An-sky Yiddish Heritage Ensemble, led by Ensemble member Pete Rushefsky. Participants are Ethel Raim, Michael Alpert, Pete Rushefsky and Jake Shulman-Ment. The interview was conducted at the Library of Congress on the day of the group's performance in the American Folklife Center's Homegrown 2013 concert series on June 25, 2013. Inspired by the ...

    • Contributor: An Sky Yiddish Heritage Ensemble - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2013
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    Thomas Davenport correspondence, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Letters received chiefly by Davenport's business partner, Ransom Cook, relating to the company they formed, with workshops in Vermont and New York, to develop and promote the electromagnetic motor and to its application and use. Includes two letters from W.H.C. Bartlett requesting a machine for the use of his students at the United States Military Academy. Other correspondents include W.W. Ayres, Marcus Cook, and ...

    • Contributor: Davenport, Thomas
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Bess Furman papers, 1728-1967

    Author and journalist. Correspondence, diaries, family papers, subject files, speeches and writings, financial records, scrapbooks, and miscellany relating primarily to Furman's family, personal life, and career as a journalist and author.

    • Contributor: Furman, Bess
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1728
  • August Heckscher papers, 1931-1999

    Writer, arts consultant, social commentator, and journalist. Correspondence, speeches, writings, and miscellaneous papers relating primarily to Heckscher's work as arts consultant to President John F. Kennedy, editorial writer at the New York Herald Tribune, director of the Twentieth Century Fund, parks commissioner and Administrator of Recreation and Cultural Affairs for the city of New York, and his work with various educational and cultural institutions.

    • Contributor: Heckscher, August
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1931
  • Olmsted Associates records, 1863-1971

    Landscape architectural firm. The records include correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, reports, plans, specifications, newspaper clippings, photographs, drawings, journals, account books, ledgers, lists, diagrams, blueprints, deeds, and printed matter constituting the business files of the firm and reflecting the breadth of the projects undertaken by its staff. A small group of Olmsted family papers is also contained in the collection.

    • Contributor: Olmsted Associates
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1863
  • Hamilton Fish papers, 1732-1914

    Congressman, senator, governor, and secretary of state. Correspondence, journals, diaries, subject files, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Fish's service as secretary of state under Ulysses S. Grant, as a member of Congress, and governor of New York.

    • Contributor: Fish, Hamilton
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1732
  • William G. Niederland papers, 1810-1982

    Psychoanalyst, educator, and author. Correspondence, writings, lectures, patient files, and other papers pertaining primarily to Niederland's career in the field of psychoanalysis.

    • Contributor: Niederland, William G.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1810
  • W.W. Corcoran papers, 1791-1896

    Financier and philanthropist. Correspondence, letterpress books, financial papers, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Corcoran's business and banking interests and philanthropic efforts.

    • Contributor: Corcoran, W. W. (William Wilson) - Corcoran, W. W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1791
  • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 1869
  • Max Rudolf papers, 1922-1993

    Max Rudolf was a German-born American conductor and music educator. He is best known for his work with the Metropolitan Opera, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, and the Curtis Institute of Music. The collection contains Rudolf's extensive correspondence with prominent 20th century musical figures, Metropolitan Opera annual files documenting his years with that organization, and a few photographs.

    • Contributor: Rudolf, Max
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1922
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    Arthur Laurents papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection contains materials related to Laurents' life and career. The Project Files series contains drafts of scripts and working scripts for various Laurents stage projects, including West side story, Gypsy, La cage aux folles and Hallelujah, Baby! In addition, it contains novelizations of Laurents' screenplays for The way we were and The turning point. The series also contains other materials relating to productions, ...

    • Contributor: Laurents, Arthur
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1900
  • Ebenezer Foote family papers, 1751-1871

    Continental Army officer, jurist, merchant, and legislator, of Delaware County, N.Y. Family and general correspondence, orders, petitions, and legal and other papers of Foote and various members of his family. Topics include the Tammany Society of New York, the death of Alexander Hamilton, the War of 1812, the incident aboard the frigate Chesapeake, the first Seminole War, and New York politics.

    • Contributor: Foote, Ebenezer
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1751
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    The stations that spoke your language : radio and the Yiddish American cultural renaissance symposium, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Collection of digital video recordings, digital photographs, and print materials documenting a symposium held at the Library of Congress on September 6-7, 2012, titled The Stations that Spoke your Language: Radio and the Yiddish American Cultural Renaissance. The symposium explored Yiddish radio's history and cultural impact in the United States and its continuing influence on American media. The event also celebrated the American Folklife ...

    • Contributor: Apelbaum, Laura Cohen - Barton, Matthew - Gevinson, Alan - Goldsmith, Emanuel S. - Gottesman, Itzik Nakhmen - Hoog, Ann - Isaacs, Miriam - Jochnowitz, Eve - Joselit, Jenna Weissman - Mayrent, Sherry L. - Newman, Roberta - Pearlstein, Peggy K. - Rein, David M. - Russo, Alexander - Sapoznik, Henry - Seigel, Amanda - Sokolow, Pete - Taub, Yermiyahu Ahron - Ticktin, Max D. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Yiddish of Greater Washington Inc - University of Wisconsin. Mayrent Institute for Yiddish Culture
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2012
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    Janet Flanner and Solita Solano papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, subject files, literary manuscripts, drafts of articles, books, poems, and other writings, clippings and tear-sheets, printed material, photographs, scrapbooks, and memorabilia relating primarily to Flanner's career as a writer, especially for The New Yorker, and to Solano's interests and writings. Much of the material relates to the literary and intellectual life of Paris and New York during the first half of the 20th ...

    • Contributor: Flanner, Janet
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection