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  • W.W. Corcoran papers, 1791-1896

    Financier and philanthropist. Correspondence, letterpress books, financial papers, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Corcoran's business and banking interests and philanthropic efforts.

    • Contributor: Corcoran, W. W. (William Wilson) - Corcoran, W. W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 1993 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1993

    Manuscript materials, sound recordings, photographs, and moving images documenting the performance of North Indian Bengali music; Jamaican music; African American gospel quartets and choral music; Irish folk dance and music; bluegrass music; ...

    • Contributor: Briscoe, Erald - Doherty, Tom - Hubbard, Samuel O. - Moloney, Mick - Wick, Regan - Simpson Curenton, Evelyn - Blackwell, Lucien - Friedland, Lee Ellen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Catalog Record

    Pinkerton's National Detective Agency records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Correspondence, diaries, essays and other writings, reports, notes, police and prison records, code books, criminal rosters, exhibition texts, legal documents, biographical and genealogical records, procedural guidelines and training manuals, ...

    • Contributor: Pinkerton's National Detective Agency
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Catalog Record

    1993 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    April 15, 1993 concert co-sponsored by the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities. Photographs include negatives, black and white contact sheets (458 images), internegatives, photographic prints, and color slides (132) taken ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1993
  • John Thompson Ford papers, 1809-1960

    Theater executive and dramatist. Correspondence, playbooks, playbills, subject files, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Ford's life and work as a theater manager in Baltimore, Maryland, and Washington, D.C., in the last ...

    • Contributor: Ford, John Thompson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Berta Bornstein papers, 1933-1971

    Psychoanalyst, author, and educator. Correspondence, patient case files, writings, teaching and training files, bulletins, memoranda, minutes, and reports pertaining to Bornstein's career as one of the first Freudian child psychoanalysts practicing in ...

    • Contributor: Bornstein, Berta
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • James P. McGranery and Regina Clark McGranery papers, 1909-1975

    James P. McGranery, United States attorney general, district court judge, and member of Congress from Pennsylvania; and Regina Clark McGranery, lawyer. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, financial and legal papers, family papers, ...

    • Contributor: McGranery, James P. (James Patrick) - McGranery, James P.
    • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Maclay, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Custis-Lee family papers, 1700-circa 1928

    Correspondence, letterbooks, genealogical papers, notebooks, financial records, indentures, clippings, photographs, and other papers documenting the activities of several generations of the Custis and Lee families of Virginia, who served as diplomats, statesmen, ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Pinkerton's National Detective Agency records, 1853-1999

    Private detective agency directed by the Pinkerton family to protect interests of clients in business and industry. The records include business and family correspondence, biographical and genealogical records, administrative records such as ...

    • Contributor: Pinkerton's National Detective Agency
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Joseph Meredith Toner collection of manuscripts, 1741-1896

    Physician, author and collector. Correspondence, diary, notes, lists, bibliographical material, printed matter, and other papers reflecting primarily the personal and professional life of Toner, the history and practice of medicine in the ...

    • Contributor: Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith) - Toner, Joseph M.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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
  • Catalog Record

    Hayes, Hollister, and Kelman families papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. 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 ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Hayes, Hollister, and Kelman families papers, 1826-2012

    Correspondence, diaries, memoirs, lectures and sermons, genealogical material, and printed matter pertaining chiefly to members of the Hayes family and their careers as Presbyterian missionaries in China. Includes papers of Margaret Hayes ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • James Buchanan and Harriet Lane Johnston papers, 1825-1887

    United States president, secretary of state, and representative and senator from Pennsylvania. Correspondence, his 1858 State of the Union message, and miscellaneous items pertaining primarily to Buchanan's career before his election as ...

    • Contributor: Buchanan, James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Roscoe Robinson papers, 1945-1993

    Army officer. Correspondence, speeches, interview transcripts, office files, thesis and term papers, photographs, scrapbooks, personnel records, awards and certificates, reports, and miscellaneous papers related to Robinson's military career.

    • Contributor: Robinson, Roscoe
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Reid family papers, 1795-1970

    Journalists and newspaper publishers. Correspondence, financial records, office files, household and estate records, subject files, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellaneous papers related to newspaper publishing and public affairs.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Lessing J. Rosenwald papers, 1819-1979

    Bibliophile, businessman, and philanthropist. Correspondence, subject files, speeches and writings, printed matter, and miscellany relating to Rosenwald's career with Sears, Roebuck & Company; his activities on behalf of various Jewish causes and ...

    • Contributor: Rosenwald, Lessing J. (Lessing Julius) - Rosenwald, Lessing J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Andrew Ellicott papers, 1777-1829

    Surveyor and mathematician. Correspondence, maps, charts, and reports of astronomical observations chiefly concerning Ellicott's work in surveying the boundary between the United States and Florida under the San Lorenzo Treaty (1795) and ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • James Dudley Morgan collection of Digges-L'Enfant-Morgan papers

    Chiefly correspondence, accounts, commissions, notes, and other papers (1778-1828) relating to soldier and engineer Pierre C. L'Enfant, including material concerning the Society of the Cincinnati, the design of the city of Washington, ...

    • Contributor: Morgan, James Dudley
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material