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  • Emile Berliner collection, 1871-1965

    Unpublished and published textual materials, photographs, sound recordings, scrapbooks, artifacts, and a motion picture documenting the life and work of the German-born immigrant to America who invented the gramophone, the flat disc recording, the radio microphone, acoustic tile, and an early version of the helicopter. Included are unpublished and experimental gramophone records dating from the 1890s, some of them featuring the voices of Berliner ...

    • Contributor: Berliner, Emile
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1871
  • Harold Leventhal papers, 1932-1980

    Lawyer and jurist. Chiefly correspondence, case files, notebooks and notes, and office files documenting Leventhal's service as judge on the United States. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit; together with private correspondence, files from his legal practice in Washington, D.C., speeches and writings, and other papers.

    • Contributor: Leventhal, Harold
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1932
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    Wallace Carroll papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, reports, and propaganda leaflets comprising subject files with narrative histories and inventories documenting Carroll's duties as deputy director for European operations of the U.S. Office of War Information in Washington, D.C. (1944-1945), and, to a lesser extent, as director of the OWI branch in London, England (1942-1944) and his work for the Psychological Strategy Board, the U.S. Dept. of State, and the ...

    • Contributor: Carroll, Wallace
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Wallace Carroll papers, 1941-1989

    Journalist and psychological warfare strategist. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, and propaganda leaflets documenting primarily Carroll's work for the United States Office of War Information and the Psychological Strategy Board.

    • Contributor: Carroll, Wallace
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1941
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    Nicholas King family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Papers of Nicholas King consist largely of journals (1793-1799) and transcribed excerpts from journals (1792-1811) describing travels in England; his voyage to America and first impressions there, particularly in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania; and his work as a surveyor and overseer of the construction of federal buildings in Washington, D.C. Also includes transcripts of letters from King and his father, Robert King, also an engineer ...

    • Contributor: King, N.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Rodgers family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, accounts, notebooks, military records, financial papers, biographical and genealogical material, scrapbook, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to John Rodgers's naval service and to family affairs. Documents Rodgers's command of the naval squadron in the Mediteranean Sea during the Tripolitan War and again in 1826-1827, his command of the New York Naval Shipyard and of the flotilla enforcing the ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • David Ginsburg papers, 1919-2007

    Lawyer, author, and teacher. Correspondence and memoranda, newspaper clippings and press releases, legal material, speeches and writings, reports, research material, minutes, political campaign material, legislation, biographical material, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Ginsburg's involvement with civil rights, the recovery of German assets after World War II, and his legal career.

    • Contributor: Ginsburg, David
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1919
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    Paul Field Sifton and Claire Sifton papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, writings, subject files, family papers, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to the Siftons' literary, labor, and governmental careers. Focuses on twentieth-century American social theater, the emergence of labor organizations as a political force, and legislative lobbying for farmers, labor, civil rights, full employment, and other social causes. Documents Paul Sifton's work with the U.S. Department of the Interior and the ...

    • Contributor: Sifton, Paul Field
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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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
  • Raymond Clapper papers, 1908-1962

    Journalist. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries and writings, notebooks, dispatches, press releases, radio scripts, reports, printed matter, scrapbooks, promotional matter, photographs, and reference material chiefly pertaining to the New Deal and World War II.

    • Contributor: Clapper, Raymond
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1908
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    Charles Fahy papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Diaries (1918-1949), family and general correspondence, legal case files, subject files, speeches and writings, and other papers. The bulk of the collection consists of Fahy's case files while serving on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, documenting a number of notable decisions in civil and criminal law, 1949-1976, Other papers relate to Fahy's role as an advisor to and ...

    • Contributor: Fahy, Charles
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    William Wirt papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, writings, reminiscences, clippings, and other papers pertaining primarily to the Wirt (Werth) family, a Southern slaveholding family. Topics include social life in Baltimore, Md., Richmond, Va., and Washington, D.C., Christian piety, and sickness and death in the Wirt family. Also includes material concerning the trial of Aaron Burr, legal work conducted by Wirt as U.S. district attorney, Richmond, Va., 1816, and as U.S. ...

    • Contributor: Wirt, William
    • 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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    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
  • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 1824
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    Gerhard Colm papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, articles, congressional testimony, reports, lectures, speeches, conference papers, book reviews, notes, course outlines, bibliographies, background material, newspaper clippings, and other papers documenting Colm's career as an economic policy advisor and professor of economics at the New School for Social Research, New York, N.Y., and George Washington University, Washington, D.C. Includes material on economic theory; participation in various task forces, conferences, and symposia; appearances ...

    • Contributor: Colm, Gerhard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Andrew Jackson Donelson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, journals, draft messages of Andrew Jackson, diplomatic papers, news clippings, scrapbook, sketches, photographs, and other papers pertaining to Donelson's service as Andrew Jackson's aide-de-camp (1820-1822) and presidential secretary (1829-1837), charge d'affaires to Texas (1844-1845), U.S. minister to Prussia (1846-1849), editor of the Washington Union (1851-1852), and vice-presidential candidate (1856). Subjects include the Nullification Crisis, 1828-1832; national economic policy; the move to recharter the ...

    • Contributor: Donelson, Andrew Jackson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • William Wirt papers, 1802-1858

    Lawyer, politician, U. S. attorney general, and biographer. Correspondence, writings, and printed matter pertaining to Wirt's family and career as a lawyer, politician, and author.

    • Contributor: Wirt, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1802
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    Emile Berliner collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Textual materials in the collection include family and business correspondence, Emile Berliner's drawings and notes relating to experiments and other matters, printed and typed Berliner speeches, patents, printed reports and bound volumes concerning patent litigation and related topics, and scrapbooks. The photographs are both studio portraits and informal snapshots of Berliner, his family, his associates, and his inventions. Artifacts include telephone, gramophone, and lab ...

    • Contributor: Berliner, Emile
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1871
  • William Smith Culbertson papers, 1897-1965

    Diplomat, lawyer and professor of law. Correspondence, diaries, lecture notes, government documents, writings, memoranda, and scrapbooks relating to Culbertson's career as vice chairman of the U.S. Tariff Commission, minister to Romania, ambassador to Chile, chief of the military intelligence service in the War Department, member of the Planning Group of the Office of Strategic Services, and other duties during World War II. Includes papers ...

    • Contributor: Culbertson, William Smith
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1897
  • 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
  • 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
  • Nicholas King family papers, 1792-1987

    Family of Nicholas King, English-born engineer and surveyor of the city of Washington, D.C. Journals, correspondence, notes, genealogies, visas, photographs, and drawings concerning King and members of his family.

    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - King, N.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1792
  • Gerhard Colm papers, 1935-1968

    Economist. Correspondence, articles, congressional testimony, reports, lectures, speeches, conference papers, book reviews, notes, course outlines, bibliographies, background material, and newspaper clippings documenting Colm's career as an economic policy advisor and professor of economics at the New School for Social Research, New York, N.Y., and George Washington University, Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Colm, Gerhard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1953
  • Exposicio mistica super exod[um]. [Germany, ca. 1150]

    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: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1150

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