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  • Henry Clark Corbin papers, 1864-1980

    Army officer. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, typescripts of speeches, autograph albums, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers concerning Corbin's military career and his life in Washington, D.C., as an officer and prominent resident. Includes personal matter such as photograph albums, scrapbooks, and memorabilia relating to his wife, Edythe Agnes Patten Corbin, and the Patten family.

    • Contributor: Corbin, Henry Clark
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1864
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    Harold Leventhal papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly correspondence, case files, notebooks and notes, and office files documenting Leventhal's service as judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Also includes personal correspondence, files from the law firm Ginsburg and Leventhal, in Washington, D.C., speeches and writings, and other papers. Documents his service as visiting judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the 2nd ...

    • Contributor: Leventhal, Harold
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Campus Traditions: Folklore from the Old-Time College to the Modern Mega-University

    Simon J. Bronner interprets the uses of play and ritual for students in different eras to work through tough issues of their age and environment. More broadly, campus traditions are shown to function centrally in the development of American culture.

    • Contributor: Bronner, Simon J.
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2012-08-09
  • Politics and Poetics: Fieldwork in Afghanistan and Jamaica

    Margaret Mills, professor at Ohio State University, and Kenneth Bilby, research associate at the Smithsonian Institution Department of Anthropology presented lectures in a program titled "Politics and Poetics: Fieldwork in Afghanistan and Jamaica" as part of the Benjamin Botkin Lecture Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Mills discussed "The Same River: Dilemmas and Challenges of Long-term Cultural Research in Conflict Zones and Failing ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2006-08-03
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    Thomas Watt Gregory papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, printed copies of speeches and writings, legal briefs, pleadings, and other papers relating to Gregory's service as U.S. attorney general and to his law practice in Washington, D.C., and Houston, Texas. Subjects include the Woodrow Wilson presidential administration; arming of merchant ships and procedures for dealing with enemy aliens during World War I; the Industrial Conference held in Washington, D.C., 1919-1920; and ...

    • Contributor: Gregory, Thomas Watt
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Montgomery C. Meigs papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks, military papers, family papers, scrapbooks, drawings, maps, plans, sketches and studies, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Meigs's work in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, his service as quartermaster general during the Civil War, and family matters. Documents his work supervising construction in Maryland and Washington, D.C., on the Washington Aqueduct, additions to the U.S. Capitol, and the ...

    • Contributor: Meigs, Montgomery C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Hedrick Smith papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, interview transcripts, drafts of speeches, articles, and books, notes, radio broadcasts, legal material, research material, family papers, press releases, printed material, posters, maps, and other papers relating primarily to Smith's research for his books and television productions about the Soviet Union and about U.S. politics. Documents his career with the New York Times while stationed in Washington, D.C., Moscow, Russia, and elsewhere, ...

    • Contributor: Smith, Hedrick
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Schuyler Colfax correspondence and speeches, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence and speeches documenting Colfax's ownership and editorship of the St. Joseph Valley Register, a Whig newspaper in South Bend, Ind.; his involvement in Whig and Republican party politics; and his tenure as U.S. representative from Indiana and as U.S. vice president. Subjects include state and national politics, operation of the newspaper, events in Washington, D.C., and William T. Sherman. Correspondents include Henry B. ...

    • Contributor: Colfax, Schuyler
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Nubdhah laṭīfah fī ʻilm al-kitābah wa-al-aḥbār. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Treatise on the types, manufacture, and use of pens, inks, and paper.

    • Contributor: Ṭanṭāwī, Muḥammad Ibn ʻĪs
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1852
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    Hayes, Hollister, and Kelman families papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, lectures, sermons, memoirs, genealogical material, and printed matter pertaining chiefly to members of the Hayes family and their careers as Presbyterian missionaries and educators in China. Includes papers of Margaret Hayes Hollister; her parents, Barbara Monteath Kelman Hayes and John David Hayes; her paternal grandparents, Margaret Young Hayes and W.M. Hayes; her maternal grandfather, John Kelman; and her paternal great-grandfather, David Hayes. ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Torcuato Zamora: Flamenco Guitar with Dancers from Furia Flamenco

    A concert featuring guitarist Torcuato Zamora and flamenco dance company Furia Flamenco.

    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2014-04-23
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    Waddy B. Wood papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, writings, speeches, contracts, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Wood's career as an architect and designer in Washington, D.C. Documents his work on the Department of the Interior Building and other projects, involvement in the American Institute of Architects, and affiliation with the Democratic Party. Correspondents include Frederic Adrian Delano, Cass Gilbert, Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue, Harold L. Ickes, Frances Benjamin Johnston, Andrew W. ...

    • Contributor: Wood, Waddy
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Charles Julius Allen and Grace Elizabeth Allen papers, 1865-1976

    Correspondence, diaries, family history, personal reminiscences, notes, clippings, and printed material chiefly of Charles Julius Allen and his daughter, Grace Elizabeth Allen, relating largely to his life as a cadet at the United States Military Academy and during the Civil War, and to her life as recorded in her diaries.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1865
  • May Craig papers, 1929-1975

    Journalist. Correspondence, writings, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to her career as a the Washington and foreign correspondent for the Guy Gannett newspapers of Maine.

    • Contributor: Craig, May
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1929
  • Barbara Lynn & Friends

    Barbara Lynn & Friends perform Texas rhythm and blues at the Library of Congress.

    • Contributor: Lynn, Barbara
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2009-11-18
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    Denby family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly correspondence and related material exchanged among Denby family members. The bulk of the letters are between Charles Denby (1830-1904), his wife Martha Fitch Denby, and their children Graham, Charles (1861-1938), Harriet, Wythe, Edwin, and Thomas Garvin. Also includes letters from Martha's mother Harriet Satterlee Fitch and father Graham Newell Fitch. Includes courtship correspondence (1850s) between Charles Denby, a lawyer in Evansville, Ind., and ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Kitāb sharḥ al-Lumaʻ fī al-ḥisāb / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The text is a commentary on al-Lumaʻ al-yasīrah fī ʻilm al-ḥisāb by Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad Ibn al-Hāʼim. According to the colophon, the author stated that he finished writing the commentary on 27 Ramaḍān 873 [10 April 1469] in Abū Tīj in al-Ṣa'īd, [Egypt].

    • Contributor: Sibṭ Al Māridīnī, Badr Al Dīn Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 17??
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    John H. Wheeler papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence; diaries; writings relating to Wheeler's service as U.S. minister to Nicaragua and to Nicaragua; manuscript of the U.S. Treasury Department Yearbook, 1868, compiled by Wheeler; scrapbooks with an index; and other papers pertaining primarily to the William Walker filibuster in Central America, North Carolina history, politics, statistics, and social activities in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Wheeler, John H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Surati: Classical and Folk Indian Dance from New Jersey

    Surati performs Indian classial and folk dance from New Jersey, another in the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Surati Dance Group
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2008-11-19
  • Tom Kahn papers, 1959-1992

    Civil rights and labor activist. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches and statements, writings, notes, photographs, newspaper clippings, and printed matter relating to Kahn's activities as a civil rights and labor activist.

    • Contributor: Kahn, Tom
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1959
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    al-Kalām al-yasīr fī ʻilāj al-maqʻadah wa-al-bawāsīr / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The text addresses the causes, diagnosis, and medical treatment by diet and drugs of calculi (stones) in the kidney, bladder, hemorrhoids, and hips. The text was written in 1169 H [1755]. The colophon is followed by a second incomplete text.

    • Contributor: Damanhūrī, Aḥmad Ibn ʻAbd Al MunʻIm.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1848
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    Kitāb qurrat al-ʻayn fī tasyīr al-nayyirayn / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The text is principally based on the writings of ʻAlī ibn Ibrāhīm Ibn al-Shāṭir (1304-1375), as the introduction mentions. The colophon says that the text was copied from a manuscript with many errors written in a bad hand.

    • Contributor: JaʻBarī, Muḥammad Ibn ʻAbd Al Qādir
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1525
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    Horatio King papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence relating primarily to the U.S. Post Office Dept.; Democratic Party; politics; legislation; patronage; the secession crisis of 1860-1861; King's literary, historical, and social activities; and social life in Washington, D.C., in the latter half of the 19th century. Correspondents include Adam Badeau, Chauncey F. Black, James Buchanan, Nahum Capen, Schuyler Colfax, Andrew Gregg Curtin, George Ticknor Curtis, J.C. Bancroft Davis, John A. Dix, ...

    • Contributor: King, Horatio
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Celebrating the Acquisition of the NCTA Collection

    Barry Bergey with the National Endowment for the Arts moderates a group of panelists who discuss the significance and highlights of the NCTA Collection.

    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2009-09-11
  • Harold H. Greene papers, 1951-2001

    Lawyer and judge. Case material, correspondence, opinions, orders, printed matter, reports, and writings relating to Greene's career in the Department of Justice and on the bench of the District of Columbia Superior Court and the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.

    • Contributor: Greene, Harold H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1951