• Burt Boyar collection of Sammy Davis, Jr. biographical materials, 1954-2000

    Author Burt Boyar is the biographer of American entertainer Sammy Davis Jr. The collection contains draft materials for his books Yes I Can: The Story of Sammy Davis, Jr. (1965) and Sammy: An Autobiography (2000), and taped interviews with Davis used in writing the book Why Me?: The Sammy Davis, Jr. Story (1989).

    • Contributor: Boyar, Burt - Davis, Sammy, Jr.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Price family papers, 1854-1905

    Family members represented include John H. Price, William George Price (1833-1885), and William George Price (1867-1944). Correspondence, diary, genealogical material, military records, photographs, and other papers of Price family members chiefly pertaining to the Civil War.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Bess Furman papers, 1728-1967

    Author and journalist. Correspondence, diaries, family papers, subject files, speeches and writings, financial records, scrapbooks, and miscellany relating primarily to Furman's family, personal life, and career as a journalist and author.

    • Contributor: Furman, Bess
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Arthur Sweetser papers, 1913-1961

    Public official and journalist. Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, press releases, newspaper clippings, speeches, articles, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Sweetser's career in journalism and diplomacy.

    • Contributor: Sweetser, Arthur
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Ward family papers, 1831-1904

    Family from Richmond County, Virginia. Correspondence, broadsides, songs, financial records, printed matter, and other papers of William Norvell Ward, Episcopal clergyman and Confederate soldier, and members of his family including material relating to the Civil War, Reconstruction, and social life and customs in Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Maryland, and northern Virginia.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Raymond Rubicam papers, 1921-1988

    Advertising executive. Correspondence, articles, speeches, biographical material, and printed matter documenting Rubicam's career as cofounder and later as chairman of the board of the Young & Rubicam advertising firm. Some material reflects his earlier work as writer for the advertising agency N. W. Ayer & Son.

    • Contributor: Rubicam, Raymond
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Book-of-the-Month Club records, 1939-1967

    Editorial and publishers' correspondence and preliminary readers' reports consisting of book reviews and evaluations relating primarily to books that were submitted by publishing houses for consideration by the Book-of-the-Month Club but were not selected for distribution by the club.

    • Contributor: Book of the Month Club
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • [Postcard, 1885 May 23], Mürzzuschlag [to] Ed. [Eduard Hanslick]

    Correspondence. manuscript | 1 item. | J.B. [Johannes Brahms]. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph, signed. An autograph postcard of Johannes Brahms, written to Eduard Hanslick, music critic, aesthetician, musicologist, and Austrian civil servant. The material described in this catalog record is located in the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation Collection in the Library of Congress. acquire 1 shelf copy [policy default] (Selection Decision). Manuscript (Form). Print ...

    • Contributor: Brahms, Johannes - Hanslick, Eduard - Library of Congress - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1885

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  • Goodman Ace papers, 1931-1972

    Author and radio personality. Bound volumes containing approximately two thousand scripts and correspondence relating to radio and television programs for which Goodman Ace was a writer. Most of the radio scripts are for "Easy Aces," a program which Ace wrote, produced, directed, and performed in, and which also featured his wife, Jane Ace.

    • Contributor: Ace, Goodman
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Albert Sidney Burleson papers, 1845-1943

    United States representative from Texas, postmaster general in Woodrow Wilson's cabinet, and Democratic Party leader. Correspondence, memoranda, printed matter, scrapbooks, and articles relating chiefly to Burleson's career in politics and government, including letters to and from Woodrow Wilson.

    • Contributor: Burleson, Albert Sidney
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • [Letter, 1874] Jan., [to Levi]

    Correspondence. manuscript | 1 item. | J. Brahms. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph, signed. An autograph letter of Johannes Brahms, written to Hermann Levi, conductor. Published in: Johannes Brahms in Briefwechsel mit Hermann Levi, Friedrich Gernsheim, sowie den Familien Hecht und Fellinger. Berlin : Deutsche Brahmsgesellschaft, 1910. The material described in this catalog record is located in the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation Collection in the ...

    • Contributor: Brahms, Johannes - Levi, Hermann - Library of Congress - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1874

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  • [ Letter from Martha Graham to Edward N. Waters, August 30, 1946]

    Correspondence. 1p., 8 1/2 in. x 11 in. | Reproduced with permission of Martha Graham Resources, a division of The Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, www.marthagraham.org. (Copyright Notice).

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • National Child Labor Committee (U.S.) records, 1904-1953

    Correspondence, official records, reports, speeches, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, and scrapbooks containing form letters, press releases, and newspaper clippings relating to the committee. Includes reports on child labor conditions in various industries and minute books and proceedings of annual meetings and national conferences.

    • Contributor: National Child Labor Committee (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Frederick Rodgers papers, 1852-1920

    Naval officer. Correspondence, reports, journals, notebooks and diaries, charts and maps, writings, legal papers, photographs, and printed matter relating to Rodgers's naval career and family.

    • Contributor: Rodgers, Frederick
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Le Baiser de la Fée [7]

    Watercolor. 1 watercolor : 18.75 x 12.5 in. | Costume design for Jeune Homme in Le Baiser de la Fée (Content). 1934 (Date). (Cream shirt, tan vest and pants) (Content).

    • Contributor: Zack, Léon
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material

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  • Panama Collection, 1804-1977

    Canal Zone Library-Museum in Balboa Heights. Correspondence, diaries, memoirs, financial and legal papers, technical drawings of canal plans, photoprints, and other papers collected by the library-museum concerning the planning and construction of the Panama Canal and business and cultural aspects of the Canal Zone.

    • Contributor: Canal Zone Library Museum
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Donald Benham Civil War collection, 1806-1916

    Collector. Correspondence, financial and legal records, military orders and records, speeches, and miscellaneous items comprising the Civil War collection of Donald Benham.

    • Contributor: Benham, Donald
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Denby family papers, 1850-1911

    Correspondence between members of the Denby family. Includes letters of Charles Denby (1830-1904), a lawyer and diplomat; Charles Denby (1861-1938), a diplomat; and Edwin Denby, a member of the United States Congress and secretary of the navy. Relates to the Civil War, diplomatic life in China, and the Spanish-American War.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Letter from Ernest Newlandsmith to Ragheb Moftah, December 18, 1939

    Correspondence. 8 1⁄2 x 6 3⁄4 in. ; 2 p. |

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-12-18

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  • Martin J. Sherwin collection relating to J. Robert Oppenheimer, 1910-2006

    Author, biographer, and educator. Research material gathered for the writing of American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer, including interviews and oral histories, government records, topical files, correspondence, photographs, printed matter, and miscellaneous material.

    • Contributor: Sherwin, Martin J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Albert James Myer papers, 1851-1933

    Army officer and surgeon. Correspondence, biographical material, and printed matter relating in part to Myer's service as a surgeon in the army and his role in the founding and development of the Signal Corps, including during the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Myer, Albert James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William Allen papers, 1796-1879

    Lawyer, farmer, and U.S. representative and senator from and governor of Ohio. Correspondence, speeches, memoranda, financial records, printed material, maps, and other papers largely relating to Allen's service as United States senator (1837-1848) and governor (1873-1875) of Ohio.

    • Contributor: Allen, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Huston Thompson papers, 1908-1965

    Lawyer and government official. Correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, speeches, articles, photographs, and near-print and print material relating to the presidential candidacy of Woodrow Wilson, Thompson's service as legal counsel in the investigation of the Tennessee Valley Authority in the 1930s, and his service as mediator in national industrial strike emergencies.

    • Contributor: Thompson, Huston
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Thomas O. Paine papers, 1931-1992

    Engineer, corporate executive, and National Aeronautics and Space Administration official. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, minutes of meetings, appointment books, family and genealogical papers, and printed matter chiefly relating to Paine's engineering career with General Electric Company and Northrop Corporation and as deputy and acting administrator at NASA, where he directed seven Apollo missions, including the first to the moon.

    • Contributor: Paine, Thomas O.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • [Letter, 1872 February] 15, [to Brahms]

    Correspondence. manuscript | 1 item. | Hermann Levi. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph, signed. Published in: Johannes Brahms in Briefwechsel mit Hermann Levi, Friedrich Gernsheim, sowie den Familien Hecht und Fellinger. Berlin : Deutsche Brahmsgesellschaft, 1910. The material described in this catalog record is located in the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation Collection in the Library of Congress. German conductor, Brahms's acquaintance in Hamburg in 1862; ...

    • Contributor: Levi, Hermann - Brahms, Johannes - Library of Congress - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1872

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