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    DeButts-Ely collection of Lee family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterbooks, journal, scrapbook, memorandum book, reminiscence, clippings, and other papers pertaining primarily to Robert E. Lee and members of his family, including his wife, Mary Randolph Custis Lee. Subjects include Robert E. Lee's military career as an engineer in Missouri and Texas and as commander of the Confederate Army. Other family members represented include Daniel Parke Custis and Agnes (Eleanor Agnes) Lee.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 1794
  • Andrew Jackson Donelson papers, 1779-1943

    Lawyer, editor, army officer, diplomat, and presidential secretary. Correspondence, journals, draft messages of Andrew Jackson, diplomatic papers, newsclippings, scrapbook, sketches, photos, and other papers covering Donelson's career as aide-de-camp and secretary to Andrew Jackson, charge d'affaires to Texas, minister to Prussia, editor of the Washington Union, and candidate for vice president. Includes papers of Donelson's wife, Emily Tennessee Donelson, daughter, Mary Emily Donelson, and ...

    • Contributor: Donelson, Andrew Jackson - Burke, Pauline Wilcox - Donelson, Emily Tennessee - Martin, James Glasgow - Randolph, Meriwether Lewis - Wilcox, Mary Emily Donelson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1779
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    Sir Thomas Phillipps collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Manuscript materials formerly a part of Sir Thomas Phillipps's collection relating chiefly to various aspects of the colonial history of British North America and the West Indies. Documents the administration of the colonies by the British government. Of particular note are papers relating to the British Board of Trade and Sir William Blathwayt; letterbooks of George Macartney while governor of the Caribbean Islands; English ...

    • Contributor: Phillipps, Thomas
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Barnett Allen Howard papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Memoirs documenting Howard's boyhood on a farm near Paris, Tenn.; his unsuccessful attempts to become rich during the California gold rush; his return to Tennessee by way of Panama, Cuba, New Orleans, La., and the Mississippi River; his Union sympathies resulting in his family's move to Du Quoin, Ill., during the Civil War; and his farming, preaching, and trading in Illinois and subsequently, in ...

    • Contributor: Howard, Barnett Allen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Edward Everett Hayden family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks, financial materials, photographs, and other papers pertaining to Hayden's naval and scientific careers and to the Hayden family. Topics include Hayden's position as secretary of the National Geographic Society (1895-1897), his work in charge of time service and chronometers at the United States Naval Observatory (1902-1910), his command of the U.S. Naval Station at Key West, Fla. (1910-1915), his various ...

    • Contributor: Hayden, Edward Everett
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    James Knight and Walter C. White papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence and financial, legal, and real estate papers relating chiefly to the real estate and business partnership of James Knight and Walter C. White in Fort Bend County, Texas. Includes a hand drawn map of the county showing plots of land with names of their owners.

    • Contributor: Knight, James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Quebe Sisters Band : Texas fiddling and swing, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on August 20, 2014 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The Quebe Sisters Band is composed of Grace, Sophia and Hulda Quebe (pronounced Kway-bee), who all sing and play the fiddle, and the Clark twins, Penny Lea (guitar and mandolin) and ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2014
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    Victor Gruen papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Personal and business correspondence, project files, speeches, writings, biographical material, and scrapbooks documenting Gruen's career in architectural design, city planning, and environmental counseling, with special emphasis on architectural and land use projects undertaken from 1960 to 1980 by his firms, Gruen Associates, headquartered in New York and Los Angeles, and Victor Gruen International, centered in Vienna, Austria. Project files are most extensive for design ...

    • Contributor: Gruen, Victor
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Nelson W. Aldrich papers, 1777-1930

    United States representative and senator from Rhode Island, financier, and philanthropist. Correspondence, journal, appointment books, drafts of speeches, memoranda, financial records, reports, legislative matter, scrapbooks, serial publications, and other printed material relating chiefly to Aldrich's career in Congress.

    • Contributor: Aldrich, Nelson W. (Nelson Wilmarth) - Aldrich, Nelson W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1777
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    Oveta Culp Hobby papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, printed matter, and other papers relating to Hobby's work during World War II as chief of the Women's Interest Section of the Bureau of Public Relations in the War Department and as the first director of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, renamed Women's Army Corps in 1943.

    • Contributor: Hobby, Oveta Culp
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Ludwig Bemelmans papers, 1951-1962

    Author, artist, and children's book writer and illustrator. Drafts of the novels Are You Hungry, Are You Cold and The Street Where the Heart Lies. Also includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous papers.

    • Contributor: Bemelmans, Ludwig
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1951
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    Jesse H. Jones papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, reports, congressional releases, subject file, newspaper clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers chiefly documenting Jones's service as director of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation and as U.S. secretary of commerce. Also pertains to his service as administrator of the U.S. Federal Loan Agency. Subjects include Texas and national politics, Jones's service during four presidential administrations from World War I through the Great ...

    • Contributor: Jones, Jesse H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Henry M. Robert papers, 1853-1937

    Army officer, engineer, and parliamentarian. Diaries, memoranda books, correspondence, letterbooks, subject files, and other papers relating mainly to Robert's service as an engineer and parliamentarian.

    • Contributor: Robert, Henry M. (Henry Martyn) - Robert, Henry M.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1853
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    Barbara Lynn and friends concert and interview collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Collection of digital video, sound recordings, and photographs of Barbara Lynn, the "empress of Gulf Coast soul," singer, guitarist, and songwriter from Beaumont, Texas, in concert, performing her rhythm and blues hits from the 60s to the present on November 18, 2009 in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Photographs of ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2009
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    John J. Crittenden papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, legal papers, and other papers. Chiefly correspondence covering Crittenden's career as U.S. attorney general and U.S. senator from and governor of Kentucky. Subjects include national politics, particularly banking and tariff matters, slavery, Mexico, and Texas; the southern Whigs; Crittenden's relations with Henry Clay; reactions to the Crittenden Compromise; and Kentucky politics and law. Correspondents include George Edmund Badger, Francis Preston Blair, Orlando ...

    • Contributor: Crittenden, John J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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
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    James K. Polk papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, presidential letterbooks, diaries, speeches and messages, account and memorandum books, family papers, financial and legal records, printed matter, portraits, and other papers relating chiefly to Polk's political career in Tennessee and on the national level. Documents struggles during the Jackson administration over the Bank of the United States, nullification, and internal improvements as well as the annexation of Texas, war with Mexico, the ...

    • Contributor: Polk, James K.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • George Brinton McClellan papers, 1783-1898

    Army officer and governor of New Jersey. Correspondence, diaries, military papers, memoranda, telegrams, notes, writings, printed copies of speeches, articles, and books relating primarily to McClellan's Civil War service, particularly the Yorktown and Maryland campaigns.

    • Contributor: McClellan, George Brinton
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1823
  • DeButts-Ely collection of Lee family papers, 1749-1914

    Reproductions of originals of correspondence, letterbooks, journal, scrapbook, memorandum book, reminiscence, clippings, and other papers pertaining primarily to Robert E. Lee and members of his family, including his wife, Mary Custis Lee.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1749
  • Woodbury Lowery collection relating to Spanish settlements in the United States, 1517-1803

    Lawyer, editor and historian. Chiefly handwritten transcripts of documents compiled by Lowery relating to Spanish settlements in California, Florida, Louisiana, New Mexico, and Texas.

    • Contributor: Lowery, Woodbury
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1517
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    Juan B. Rael collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    This ethnographic field collection documents the musical heritage and Catholic religious and cultural traditions of the Hispano residents of the portion of the northern Rio Grande region spanning northern New Mexico and southern Colorado. It contains sound recordings of alabados (hymns), folk drama, wedding songs, and dance tunes performed by various artists singing a cappella and performing on fiddle, guitar, and harmonica, collected by ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1940
  • Catalog Record

    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
  • Documenting Katrina and Rita in Houston

    Surviving Katrina and Rita in Houston is the first large-scale project, anywhere, in which the survivors of a major disaster have taken the lead in documenting it. The project's goal is to voice, as intimately as possible, the experiences and reflections of those displaced to Houston by the two major hurricanes that pounded the Gulf Coast in August and September of 2005. The heart ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2009-08-13
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    Nelson W. Aldrich papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, journal (1906) relating to the Hepburn bill, appointment books (1906-1909), drafts of speeches with related notes and memoranda, personal bank accounts, bills, receipts, and other financial papers, tariff schedules (1880-1894), documents, reports, bills, scrapbooks, clippings, pamphlets and other printed material chiefly relating to Aldrich's career as U.S. representative and senator from Rhode Island. Includes diaries (1904 and 1912) kept by Aldrich's wife, Abby ...

    • Contributor: Aldrich, Nelson W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection