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    Kitāb qurrat al-ʻayn fī tasyīr al-nayyirayn / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Ms. Arabic. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC Paper: yellowed cream with no visible watermarks, in moderate condition but stiff and difficult to turn. Black ink on title page, black and brown ink in text. Title page in a second hand. Fol. 1b-9a contain text, some of which is underlined; the rest of the folia contain tables. Library of Congress. Mansuri Collection, 5-781. ...

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

    Open to research. Correspondence, writings, logbooks, subject files, publications, reports, appointment calendars, sketchbooks, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to Poor's architectural career, particularly his designs for public buildings. Includes materials relating to designs for the Wright Brothers Memorial in Kitty Hawk, N.C., and the Library of Congress James Madison Memorial Building in Washington, D.C., to the restoration of the West Front and renovation ...

    • Contributor: Poor, Alfred Easton
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Jefferson Patterson papers, 1824-1978

    Diplomat. 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, Colombia, Egypt, Germany, Norway, Peru, Poland, and Turkey, and as ambassador to Uruguay.

    • Contributor: Patterson, Jefferson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Ḍawʼ al-lumaʻ fī al-ḥisāb Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Ms. Arabic. Title from introduction (fol. 1b): Ḍawʼ al-lumaʻ. Transcribed by the author, ʻAbd al-Raḥmān ibn Aḥmad ibn ʻAlī Ḥamīdī, in 997 H [1588] as a gift to Shihāb al-Dīn Aḥmad ibn Shams al-Dīn Muḥammad al-Bahwashī al-Shāfiʻī. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC Paper: yellowed cream, with watermarks; leaves repaired near ...

    • Contributor: Ḥamīdī, ʻAbd Al Raḥmān Ibn Aḥmad Ibn ʻAli
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1588
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    Willard family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Restrictions may apply to unprocessed material. 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 ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Sharḥ al-Khulāṣah fī al-ḥisāb / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Ms. In Arabic; Persian poem on title page. Title from introduction, fol. 1b. Transcribed by author, Jumadá al-awwal 1076 H [November 1665]. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC Paper: mostly white, with some brown, with watermarks. Some leaves repaired; damage from humidity and termites. Black ink on title page, text is in black with a few rubrications. Text is particually underlined in either ...

    • Contributor: Jazarī, Ramaḍān Ibn Abī Hurayrah
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1665
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    1985 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Photographs include negatives, black and white contact sheets, internegatives, photographic prints, and color slides taken by John T. Gibbs, Reid S. Baker, and unidentified photographers. Manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of African American Piedmont blues music; music of the Andes; bluegrass music; Scottish harp music and Gaelic songs; Omaha Indian music and dance; Spanish flamenco music and dance, and African ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1985
  • Ambrose W. Thompson papers, 1847-1960

    Businessman. Business and family correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, reports, statistical tables, patent papers, stocks and bonds, drawings, maps, and printed matter and miscellaneous material relating to Thompson's career as a businessman.

    • Contributor: Thompson, Ambrose W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Anna Maria Brodeau Thornton papers, 1793-1861

    Wife of architect William Thornton. Diaries and notebooks primarily describing social life in Washington, D.C., with extensive detail about housekeeping and expense matters. Also contained in the diaries are memorandum books, poems, sketches, and silhouettes of unidentified people.

    • Contributor: Thornton, Anna Maria Brodeau
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Vincent LaRoy Brown VHP Collection

    Vincent LaRoy Brown Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Brown, Vincent Laroy
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2006-01-01
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    Exposicio mistica super exod[um]. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Manuscript on vellum. Signatures i-xiv8, xv4. Early gothic minuscule script. Red initials, rubricated. On leaf [2a] in 16th cent. hand: Residentia societatis Jesu millestadij inscrpt. and other notes; on leaf [115b], also in later hand than the text: Bernhardus sup vos qui tnsiti estis. Title from label on cover. Twelfth century romanesque stamped leather binding of white deerskin over wooden boards. Cf. U.S. Library ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1150
  • Alfred Easton Poor papers, 1866-1985

    Architect and naval officer. Correspondence, writings, publications, reports, and appointment calendars pertaining primarily to Poor's architectural career, particularly his designs for public buildings, and his naval service during World War I and World War II.

    • Contributor: Poor, Alfred Easton
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Francis Lewis Cardozo family papers, 1864-1968

    Educator, clergyman, and public official. Correspondence, genealogical and biographical papers, miscellaneous documents, and a manuscript of a novel related to various members of the Cardozo family, a prominent African-American family of South Carolina and Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Cardozo, Francis Lewis
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Carter Godwin Woodson papers, 1736-1974

    Historian, author, and collector. Papers of prominent African Americans, research files, business records, writings, correspondence, and other material relating to Woodson's leadership of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History and to scholarship and publishing in the field of African and African-American history.

    • Contributor: Woodson, Carter Godwin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William Maclay journals and note, 1789-1791

    United States senator from Pennsylvania, lawyer, and jurist. Three volumes (later published) of a journal kept by MacLay as a senator in the first United States Congress and one note to John Nicholson.

    • Contributor: Maclay, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Kitab sharh al

    Ms. Arabic. Written in Abū Tīj, Egypt Paper: yellowed cream with watermarks, first leaf repaired, brown stains on some pages, termite damage. Black and red ink on title paper, text of al-Lumʻah in red and the author's commentary in black. Some sentences on leaf 18 are underlined in red. Marginal notes throughout in different hands. Catchwords on rectos. Library of Congress. Arabic manscripts, SM-54. ...

    • Contributor: Sibṭ Al Māridīnī, Badr Al Dīn Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Kitāb sharḥ Fusūl Ibuqrāṭ / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Ms. Arabic. Title on container: Sharḥ fuṣūl Abiqrāṭ. DLC Paper: thick yellowed cream, no visible watermarks, in poor condition, particularly the first three or four folia and last leaf (cuttings, torn edges, repairs, etc.). Some termite damage. The leaf prior to the last one is misplaced, and the last three leaves indicate that some leaves are missing. Fol. 1a records that the manuscript was ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • James Forman papers, 1848-2005

    Author, journalist, and civil rights activist. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, subject files, speeches and writings, family papers, appointment books and calendars, and other papers relating primarily to Forman's activities as executive secretary of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and president of the Unemployment and Poverty Action Committee.

    • Contributor: Forman, James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Kitāb nukhab al-dhakhāyir fī aḥwāl al-jawāhir / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Ms. Arabic. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC Paper: yellowed cream, with watermarks, in bad condition, with termite damage all over the manuscript. Last leaf repaired. Black ink throughout; some diacritical marks; catchwords on rectos. Violet pencil (in modern hand) on title page. Library of Congress. Mansuri Collection, 5-578. Title page has 5 verses on jewels. Nastaʻliq script; 21 lines in written area, ...

    • Contributor: Ibn Al Akfānī, Muḥammad Ibn Ibrāhīm
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Rowland Evans papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Classified, in part. Restrictions may apply to unprocessed material. Correspondence, notebooks, interviews, drafts, transcripts, articles and other writings, research and reference material, subject files, printed matter, and other papers relating to Evans's career as a journalist and political commentator. Includes material relating to his partnership with Robert D. Novak writing the newspaper column Inside Report, hosting their program of political commentary ...

    • Contributor: Evans, Rowland
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Suwar al

    Ms. Arabic; Persian verses on fol. 175b and Persian text on leaf inserted before beginning of text. Title from container. Paper: yellowed cream, watermarks, first two and last leaves repaired, dark stains on fol. 1a; traces of humidity on edges of paper. Text in black, with rubricated headings and captions. Illustrations of constellations have colored ink and gold-colored pigment. Catchwords on rectos. Some diacritical ...

    • Contributor: Ṣūfī, ʻAbd Al Raḥmān Ibn ʻUmar
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1417

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  • Hale family papers, 1698-1916

    Correspondence, biographical material, business records, writings, legal documents, memorabilia, and genealogies of the Hale, Everett, Hill, and Sears families. The collection consists primarily of the papers of Nathan Hale (1784-1863), pioneer railroad builder and journalist; Alexander Hill Everett (1790-1847), diplomat and editor; and Edward Everett Hale (1822-1909), author and Unitarian minister.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Katie Louchheim papers, 1906-1991

    United States deputy assistant secretary of state, Democratic Party official, author, and public speaker. Journals, family papers, correspondence, memoranda, reports, lists, speeches, interviews, drafts of writings, scrapbooks, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other printed matter documenting Louchheim's public service and leadership in the Democratic Party.

    • Contributor: Louchheim, Katie
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Hashiyat al

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Ms. Arabic. Transcribed by ʻUthmān ibn Yūsuf ibn Yūsuf ʻUthmān al-Ṣayyād al-Maḥallī. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC Paper: yellowed cream, with watermarks, with untrimmed edges. Leaves loose from binding. Dark stains on some pages. Catchwords on rectos; marginal notes. Library of Congress. Mansuri Collection, 5-731. DLC Commentary on Lumʻah al-Māridīnīyah ...

    • Contributor: Ḥifnī, Muḥammad Ibn Sālim
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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