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  • Constance McLaughlin Green papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, drafts, galleys, and page proofs of writings, notes, printed and near-print material, clippings, speeches, and other papers relating primarily to Green's research on the history of Washington, D.C., and the publication of her two-volume Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Washington (1962-1963). Documents social life and conditions, economic policies, racial attitudes, legal standards, and politics in Washington, D.C., during the 19th and 20th centuries. Also includes ...

    • Contributor: Green, Constance McLaughlin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Charles H. Rogers family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, military orders and passes, notes, calling cards, and a photograph. Includes correspondence from Ulysses S. Grant and his family relating chiefly to family matters and social engagements during the Grant family's residency in the White House (1869-1877) and their world tour (1877-1879). Other correspondents include Orville Elias Babcock, Adam Badeau, Julia Sands Bryant, William Cullen Bryant, John A. Rawlins, J. C. Smith, and ...

    • Contributor: Rogers, Charles H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Charles Fahy papers, 1857-1985

    Jurist, lawyer, United States solicitor general, and United States delegate to the United Nations. Diaries, correspondence, legal case files, subject files, speeches and writings, and other papers. Primarily related to Fahy's service on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Other papers relate to Fahy's role as an advisor and representative of the presidential administrations of Franklin D. Roosevelt, ...

    • Contributor: Fahy, Charles
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1857
  • Frederick Law Olmsted papers, 1777-1952

    Landscape architect. Correspondence, letterbooks, journals, drafts of articles and books, speeches and lectures, biographical and genealogical data, business papers, scrapbooks, maps, drawings, and other papers encompassing Olmsted's career and private life. The papers focus on Olmsted's career as a landscape architect, specifically as a designer of parks and the grounds of private estates and public buildings and as a city and regional planner.

    • Contributor: Olmsted, Frederick Law
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1777
  • Riggs family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Family and business correspondence, diaries, writings, financial records, biographical and genealogical papers, printed matter, and other papers of Riggs family members. Includes papers of Elisha Riggs (1779-1853) relating to family affairs, travel in Europe, sales of land in Illinois, and the development of his New York mercantile business; papers of Elisha Riggs, Jr. (1826-1881) relating to travel in Great Britain, the firm of Corcoran ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Willard family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterbooks, notebooks, diaries, subject files, business and financial records, and other papers. Papers of Joseph Edward Willard reflect his activities as a member of the Virginia House of Delegates (1894-1902), member of the staff of Maj. Gen. Fitzhugh Lee in Cuba during the Spanish-American War, lieutenant governor of Virginia (1902-1906), and U.S. ambassador to Spain (1913-1921). Papers (1865-1955) of his wife, Belle Layton ...

    • Contributor: Willard, Antonia Ford - Willard, Belle Layton Wyatt - Willard, Joseph Clapp - Willard, Joseph Edward - Wyatt, Joseph W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Blair family papers, 1755-1968

    Prominent family in nineteenth century national politics. Correspondence, speeches and writings, legal files, financial records, historical research files, printed matter, and estate records documenting principally the careers of Francis Preston Blair, journalist and presidential advisor, Frank P. Blair, soldier and politician, and Montgomery Blair, lawyer and cabinet officer.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1755
  • Jubal Anderson Early papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries (1847 February-May and 1865 May-November), speeches, articles, military papers, clippings, scrapbook, printed matter, and maps. The pre-Civil War papers reflect Early's years as a West Point cadet and his U.S. Army service, his law practice, and his Virginia political activities. Includes letters (1829-1833) from John J. Cabell to his wife, Henry Ann Cabell. Civil War material documents Early's participation in battles at ...

    • Contributor: Early, Jubal Anderson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Documenting the Freedom Struggle in Southwest Georgia

    Glen Pearcy and David Cline discuss Pearcy's documentary work with the Southwest Georgia Project, which documented local people at work and in their homes during the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s.

    • Contributor: Pearcy, Glen
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2014-02-27
  • 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 - Hayden, Alfred - Hayden, Herbert (Herbert Bainbridge) - Hayden, Mary Bainbridge - Hayden, Reynolds - Hayden, William - Reynolds, Joseph Jones
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, itineraries, biographical material, speeches, testimony, writings, annual convention files, legal case files, testimony, legislation, publications, resolutions, policy statements, constitutions, bylaws, charters, contracts, proposals, scripts, financial records, publicity files, manuals, handbooks, songs, awards, certificates, directories, subject files, daily mail sheets, notes, lists, questionnaires, surveys, certificates, awards, flags, photographs, maps, and printed matter. Each of the nine parts contains Board of Directors ...

    • Contributor: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People - Gilbert Jonas Company - National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Washington Bureau
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Samuel Dash papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, legal material and opinions, writings, speeches, engagement file, teaching file, organization and committee file, clippings, appointment calendars, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Dash's legal career after 1964, and more particularly his role in governmental investigations. Documents Dash's service on the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Presidential Campaign Activities investigating President Richard M. Nixon and his advisors in the Watergate Affair; ...

    • Contributor: Dash, Samuel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Nathaniel D. Hackett correspondence, 1853-1947

    Union Army soldier. Chiefly Civil War correspondence of Hackett while serving with the 1st Wisconsin Heavy Artillery Regiement. Includes the correspondence of Edith Hackett Cramer, Carrie Fern Hackett, and Millicent Hackett Maloney, the daughters of Nathaniel D. Hackett.

    • Contributor: Hackett, Nathaniel D. (Nathaniel Davis) - Hackett, Nathaniel D.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1853
  • Courtney Letts de Espil papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, writings, clippings, photographs, and other papers chiefly concerning Letts de Espil's years (1933-1943) in Washington, D.C., as wife of Felipe A. Espil, Argentine ambassador to the U.S. Diary entries concern social affairs in Washington and include references to many prominent individuals of the New Deal era such as Adolf Augustus and Beatrice Bishop Berle, Antoinette and Charles Evans Hughes, Cordell and Frances ...

    • Contributor: Letts De Espil, Courtney
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Laborlore Keynote Address

    Nick Spitzer presents a talk titled "In Katrina's Wake: The Building Trades in New Orleans." This presentation focuses on the historical and contemporary relationships of skilled building trades workers in New Orleans to the musical and visual culture of their place. Interviews with veteran workers in the local music and work communities point to the resilience and creative spirit of New Orleans communities as ...

    • Contributor: Spitzer, Nick - Alvarez, Maribel L - Ardery, Julia S. - Cannon, Hal - Dickens, Hazel - Eff, Elaine - Fleischhauer, Carl - Glaser Church, Susan - Johnson, Paula J. - Lewis, Anne - McCarl, Robert - McNeil, Bryan T. - Munoz, Michael S. - Purkey, Elaine - Roediger, David R. - Seeger, Mike - Spitzer, Nicholas R. - Wilson, Joe - Archie Green Fund for Labor Culture & History - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2007-08-16
  • Arthur J. Goldberg papers, 1793-1990

    Associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, lawyer, secretary of labor, and diplomat. Correspondence, case files, certiorari memoranda, legal files, speeches and writings, subject files, reports, printed matter, and scrapbooks relating to Goldberg's career as a lawyer, associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, secretary of labor, and United States representative to the United Nations.

    • Contributor: Goldberg, Arthur J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1793
  • Kitāb-i Tārīkh-i ʻĀlamʹāra. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    History of Shāh ʻAbbas of the Safavid dynasty and his predecessors.

    • Contributor: Iskandar Munsh
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1812
  • Rediscover Northern Ireland 2008: I Am a Wee Weaver: Weaving and Singing in Northern Ireland

    Handloom weaving was dominated by men in 19th century Ireland. The Industrial Revolution changed that, enabling women to take the dominant role in the factory production of linen. In this talk, Maurice Leyden discusses the reasons for this historical shift, and the impact of this change on the traditions of singing and songwriting among weavers. To illustrate his lecture, Leyden sings songs composed by ...

    • Contributor: Leyden, Maurice - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2008-12-04
  • Walt Whitman papers in the Charles E. Feinberg collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, literary manuscripts, diaries, commonplace books, notes, and other papers relating to Whitman's life and writings which were collected by Feinberg. Literary manuscripts include Leaves of Grass (1855), Drum Taps (1865), Democratic Vistas (1871), Specimen Days (1882-1883), and November Boughs (1888). Includes manuscripts and proofs of works about Whitman including Gay Wilson Allen's The Solitary Singer; a Critical Biography of Walt Whitman (1955), James ...

    • Contributor: Feinberg, Charles E.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Presbytery of Washington City records, 1823-1950

    Regional association of Presbyterian churches in Washington, D.C., and vicinity in Virginia and Maryland. Proceedings of the Presbytery of Washington City and its predecessors, the Presbytery of the District of Columbia and the Presbytery of the Potomac, concerning the administration and establishment of churches in the Washington, D.C., region. Includes an historical volume summarizing proceedings and the history of the presbyteries.

    • Contributor: Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Presbytery of Washington City
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1823
  • Hale family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, biographical material, business records, writings, legal documents, memorabilia, and genealogies of the Hale, Everett, Hill, and Sears families. Correspondence of Nathan Hale II concerns his business interests as publisher of the Boston Daily Advertiser, as president of the Boston & Worcester Railroad, and as investor in the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal. Papers of Alexander Hill Everett consist primarily of letters to his brother, ...

    • Contributor: Everett, Alexander Hill - Hale, Edward Everett - Hale, Nathan
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Henry A. Willard II collection, 1743-1888

    Papers and records collected by Henry A Willard II including Bradley-Willard family papers and correspondence, Willard Hotel records, miscellaneous business records, and autographs collected by Henry A. Willard I that include the signers of the Declaration of Independence, presidents of the Continental Congress, and related individuals.

    • Contributor: Willard, Henry A. (Henry Augustus) - Willard, Henry A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1743
  • Daniel Carroll papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, financial and legal documents, surveys of plats, newspaper clippings, and other papers pertaining primarily to Carroll's business interests and to his real estate holdings in what later became the Capitol Hill area of Washington, D.C. Includes material on land surveying and sales in Washington, D.C., and Baltimore, Md.; collection of rents; Carroll's holdings in Baltimore Iron Works and Hockley Forge; the settlement of ...

    • Contributor: Carroll, Daniel
    • 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
  • Frederick Douglass Memorial and Historical Association records, 1900-1990

    Association dedicated to preserving Douglass's home and to disseminating knowledge of African-American history. Correspondence, minutes of meetings, reports, and other records relating to the preservation of the Frederick Douglass Memorial Home, Cedar Hill, and to African-American history. Also includes official files and personal papers of past president Mary E. C. Gregory.

    • Contributor: Frederick Douglass Memorial and Historical Association
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1900