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  • Catalog Record

    Benjamin B. French family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Part I contains correspondence primarily between Benjamin B. French and his half brother Henry Flagg French of Exeter, N.H., journals (1828-1870), poems, clippings, and printed material. Includes Benjamin B. French's observations on New Hampshire politics, freemasonry, his involvement with the Magnetic Telegraph Company, the presidency of Franklin Pierce, social life in Washington, D.C., French's association with Abraham Lincoln, Lincoln's assassination, the Civil War, the ...

    • Contributor: French, Benjamin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Danforth-Bush family collection, 1721-2007

    Correspondence, journal, essays, sermons, articles, autograph collection, photographs, and other papers of the Danforth and Bush families, chiefly of Joshua N. Danforth. A volume of autographs collected by J. Danforth Bush and other family members contains the signatures of members of the Thirty-third Congress (House and Senate) and U.S. governors, circa 1853-1854.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1721
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    Harold C. Fleming papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, annual reports, subject files, proposals, background material, news releases, pamphlets and booklets, biographical material, and other papers pertaining primarily to Fleming's work as executive vice president and president of the Potomac Institute, Washington, D.C. The collection documents the efforts of the institute to eliminate racial discrimination, expand African American civil rights, and foster cooperation among private and public agencies to ...

    • Contributor: Fleming, Harold C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 1740
  • 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
  • Edward William Brooke papers, 1956-1988

    Lawyer, attorney general of Massachusetts, and United States senator. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, speeches, transcripts of interviews, reports, notes, subject files, draft and printed legislative bills, briefing books, press releases, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Brooke's career as attorney general of Massachusetts and as U.S. senator.

    • Contributor: Brooke, Edward W. (Edward William) - Brooke, Edward W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1956
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    Bryson B. Rash papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, broadcast scripts, book draft, biographical material, news clippings, photographs, and other papers documenting Rash's pioneering role in broadcast journalism. Includes material from a 1939 experimental remote location television transmission; the Army-McCarthy hearings; the hydrogen bomb test at Enewetak; Rash's years as a White House correspondent during the Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, and Dwight D. Eisenhower administrations; and his work on ...

    • Contributor: Rash, Bryson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Winfred Overholser papers, 1911-1965

    Psychiatrist, educator and superintendent of St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Washington, D.C. Correspondence, letters scrapbooks, writings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Overholser's career in psychiatry and his research in forensic psychiatry.

    • Contributor: Overholser, Winfred
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1911
  • Asaph Hall papers, 1837-1983

    Astronomer. Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, writings, scientific notebooks, biographical material, family papers, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to astronomers Asaph Hall (1829-1907) and his son, Asaph Hall (1859-1930). Documents the career of Asaph Hall (1829-1907) at the United States Naval Observatory, Washington, D.C. and to his discovery of the moons of Mars.

    • Contributor: Hall, Asaph
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1837
  • Edward Everett Hayden family papers, 1817-1963

    Naval officer and scientist. Correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks, financial material, photographs, and other papers pertaining to Hayden's naval and scientific careers and to his family.

    • Contributor: Hayden, Edward Everett
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1817
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    George Watterston papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memorandum books, writings, and legal and financial records pertaining to Watterston's duties as Librarian of Congress, his political and publishing activities in Washington, D.C., and travels in Jamaica. Includes correspondence of his daughter, Eliza H. Watterston, and other family members; records (1838-1842) of the Washington National Monument Society, Washington, D.C.; and materials pertaining to the history of Washington, D.C. Correspondents include John Quincy ...

    • Contributor: Watterston, George - Washington National Monument Society
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Carl Schurz Vrooman papers, 1872-1975

    Farmer, publicist, and U.S. assistant secretary of agriculture. Chiefly correspondence and family papers of Vrooman and members of the Vrooman and Scott family, including his wife, Julia Scott Vrooman, and her mother, Julia Green Scott.

    • Contributor: Vrooman, Carl Schurz
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1872
  • Conversation with 56 year old black male, Washington, DC (Transcript)

    • Contributor: Fasold, Ralph W. - Warfield, Leroy
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1968-06-03

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    Garfinckel's Department Store records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, press releases, newspaper clippings, and photographs documenting the store's officers, personnel, organization, expansion, and advertising. Includes material relating to the public sale of stock in 1939, acquisition of Brooks Brothers in 1946, and attempted takeover of the company by Allied Stores Corporation in 1981. Other topics include a memorial to Joseph James Darlington and Julius Garfinckel's loan of his James McNeill Whistler etchings ...

    • Contributor: Garfinckel's (Department Store)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Joseph Desha and John R. Desha papers, 1773-1871

    Soldier and politician (Joseph Desha) and physician (John R. Desha). Correspondence, contracts, land records, wills, receipted bills, and newspapers dealing with the War of 1812, Kentucky politics, and national affairs.

    • Contributor: Desha, Joseph
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1773
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    W.L. McAtee papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence; research and writings; field notes and notebooks; poetry, prose, reviews, and other avocational writings; calendars; diaries; wills; scrapbook; memorabilia, and printed matter chiefly documenting McAtee's career as a biologist and ornithologist at the U.S. Bureau of Biological Survey and its successor, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and as curator of Hemiptera at the Smithsonian Institution. Includes material relating to his research on ...

    • Contributor: McAtee, W. L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Reverb

    Gospel/inspirational harmony group Reverb performs as part of the Library's celebration of African American History Month. The concert was also part of the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Reverb Ensemble
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2007-02-07
  • W.L. McAtee papers, 1803-1963

    Biologist and ornithologist. Correspondence, research and writings, field notes and notebooks, poetry, prose, reviews, and other avocational writings, calendars, diaries, memorabilia, scrapbook, wills, and printed matter chiefly documenting McAtee's career as a biologist and ornithologist at the United States Bureau of Biological Survey and its successor, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, and as curator of Hemiptera at the Smithsonian Institution.

    • Contributor: McAtee, W. L. (Waldo Lee) - McAtee, W. L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1803
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    May Craig papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, writings, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Craig's career as a Washington and foreign correspondent for the Guy Gannett newspapers, Gannett Publishing Co., of Maine. Includes a draft of her incomplete memoir discussing her work as a woman reporter and Washington correspondent as well as her impressions of U.S. Presidents Calvin Coolidge, Warren G. Harding, and Woodrow Wilson.

    • Contributor: Craig, May
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Raymond Clapper papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, manuscripts of articles and books, notebooks, dispatches, releases, radio scripts, reports, reference files, pamphlets, promotional material, scrapbooks, clippings, memorabilia, and photographs. Chiefly reference material pertaining to the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration and World War II. Subjects include Clapper's book, Racketeering in Washington (1933), censorship, Clapper family, defense, elections, Germany, Great Britain, Gridiron Club, Warren G. Harding, Herbert Hoover, inaugurations, Japan, ...

    • Contributor: Clapper, Raymond
    • 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
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    Jefferson Patterson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, family papers, diaries (1928-1930), speeches, notes and book drafts, other writings, memoranda, subject files, legal and financial papers, biographical material, academic notebooks, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting Patterson's career as a diplomat and foreign service officer serving at American embassies in China (1922-1924), Colombia (1924-1926), Turkey (1926-1930), Poland (1934-1936), Norway (1936-1938), Germany (1939-1941), Peru (1941-1945), and Egypt (1946-1949) and as ambassador to Uruguay ...

    • Contributor: Patterson, Jefferson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Kashf al-qināʻ fī waḍʻ al-arbāʻ min al-jihat al-sitt fī ʻilm al-falak. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    According to the colophon (fol. 12a), the author wrote the work in 830 H [1426] based on the lectures of Nūr al-Dīn al-Naqqāsh ibn ʻAbd al-Qādir.

    • Contributor: Ibn Al-ʻAṭṭār, Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1737
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    Joseph P. Tumulty papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterbooks, family papers, legal documents, drafts of speeches and writings, subject files, newspaper clippings, and other papers relating primarily to Tumulty's role during Wilson's presidency and to political and policy matters during this period, especially Tumulty's management of political patronage. Includes papers pertaining to his Washington, D.C., law practice and to his interest in local New Jersey politics and the work of the ...

    • Contributor: Tumulty, Joseph P.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Joseph P. Tumulty papers, 1898-1969

    Lawyer and secretary to President Woodrow Wilson. Correspondence, letterbooks, family papers, legal documents, drafts of speeches and writings, subject files, newspaper clippings, and other papers relating primarily to Tumulty's role during Wilson's presidency and to various political and policy matters from 1913 to 1940.

    • Contributor: Tumulty, Joseph P. (Joseph Patrick) - Tumulty, Joseph P.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1898