• Thomas H. Hubbard papers, 1817-1823

    United States representative and lawyer from New York. Letters written by Hubbard to his wife containing descriptions of his journeys to Washington, D.C., the physical layout and social life of the capital, and his impressions of national political figures.

    • Contributor: Hubbard, Thomas H. (Thomas Hill) - Hubbard, Thomas H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Harold H. Greene papers, 1951-2001

    Lawyer and judge. Case material, correspondence, opinions, orders, printed matter, reports, and writings relating to Greene's career in the Department of Justice and on the bench of the District of Columbia Superior Court and the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.

    • Contributor: Greene, Harold H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Joe Smith collection, 1986-1988

    Oral history interviews conducted by recording industry executive Joe Smith with more than two hundred recording artists and executives from 1986 through 1988. Printed transcripts accompany most of the recorded interviews.

    • Contributor: Smith, Joe
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Hugh T. Taggart collection relating to the District of Columbia and Maryland, 1751-1889

    United States district attorney. Correspondence, letterbooks, daybooks, minutes, notebooks, accounts, invoices, financial records, broadside, and printed matter collected by Hugh T. Taggart relating to the survey, sale, and assessment of property in the District of Columbia, Georgetown (Washington, D.C.), and Maryland.

    • Contributor: Taggart, Hugh T. (Hugh Thomas) - Taggart, Hugh T.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • David B. Quinn papers, 1109-1994

    Historian. Correspondence, minutes, reports, appointment calendars, applications, autobiographical sketches, clippings, photographs, lectures, writings, and research material consisting of notes, transcriptions, and facsimiles of charters, chronicles, colonization tracts, court records, drawings, financial accounts, land records, maps, state papers, statutes, travel literature, and other papers and documents.

    • Contributor: Quinn, David B.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Adolph Bolm collection, 1895-1982

    Adolph Bolm was a dancer, choreographer and dance teacher. This collection, which documents his career both in Russia and the United States, contains photographs, correspondence, programs, pamphlets, articles, business papers, writings, artwork, and music scores.

    • Contributor: Bolm, Adolf
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John Kieran papers, 1917-1985

    Naturalist, author, and sports columnist. Correspondence, annotated transcripts of his World War I diary, nature diary, ornithological notes, essays, notes and drafts of writings, clippings, and a photograph pertaining to Kieran's career as a sports columnist and panelist of the radio and television program, Information Please, as well as to his expertise in ornithology and natural history.

    • Contributor: Kieran, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • A.A. Brill papers, 1888-1994

    Psychiatrist, author, lecturer, and translator of Sigmund Freud. Family papers, correspondence, speeches, writings, organization records, photographs, and printed matter primarily documenting Brill's career and his role in the psychoanalytic movement.

    • Contributor: Brill, A. A. (Abraham Arden) - Brill, A. A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Henry Ware Lawton papers, 1849-1930

    Army officer. Correspondence, military papers, a map, photographs, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating chiefly to Lawton's military career. Includes a copy of a journal of Esther Voorhees Hasson, 1899, and a copy of a diary of Leonard Wood, 1886.

    • Contributor: Lawton, Henry Ware
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Nicholas Longworth papers, 1782-1931

    Lawyer, congressman, and speaker of the United States House of Representatives. Correspondence, speeches, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and memorabilia consisting chiefly of speeches made during Longworth's servce in the House of Representatives. Includes a series of letters to Theodore Roosevelt concerning the nomination of an African American to be surveyor of customs for the Port of Cincinnati; a group of letters by Longworth's grandfather, Nicholas ...

    • Contributor: Longworth, Nicholas
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • David Murray papers, 1866-1930

    Educator. Mainly writings and notes by Murray on education and the history and culture of Japan based on Murray's observations while superintending the educational reform of that country.

    • Contributor: Murray, David
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William G. Niederland papers, 1810-1982

    Psychoanalyst, educator, and author. Correspondence, writings, lectures, patient files, and other papers pertaining primarily to Niederland's career in the field of psychoanalysis.

    • Contributor: Niederland, William G.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Daniel J. Boorstin papers, 1882-1995

    Author, historian, and Librarian of Congress. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes of meetings, reports, calendars and schedules, speeches and writings, background and research material, family and estate papers, financial and legal records, interviews, notes, course outlines and examinations, travel documents, photographs, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers documenting Boorstin's career as an educator, author, and administrator of the Smithsonian Institution and the Library of Congress.

    • Contributor: Boorstin, Daniel J. (Daniel Joseph) - Boorstin, Daniel J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • United States. Continental Congress records, 1765-1825

    Original and reproduced records of the United States Continental Congress including letters and extracts from letters, circular letters, orders, resolutions, contracts, oaths of allegiance to the United States, financial documents, extracts from journals and minutes of the congress and its committees, committee reports, lists, and requisitions.

    • Contributor: United States. Continental Congress
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Miscellaneous papers in the Sigmund Freud collection, 1866-1983

    Writings, organizational records, biographical data, correspondence, photograph, and printed matter pertaining principally to psychoanalytic organizations and to writings by various individuals on psychoanalytic theory, the history of psychoanalysis, and the work of individual psychoanalysts. Also includes microfilm reproductions of correspondence from psychoanalysts and members of the Freud family.

    • 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
  • Louis Jay Hazam papers, 1937-1977

    Television producer and author. Correspondence, scripts, writings, biographical material, printed matter, and a scrapbook relating to Hazam's career as a writer and producer of television documentaries.

    • Contributor: Hazam, Louis Jay
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Vivian Fine music manuscripts, 1927-2004

    Vivian Fine was an American composer, pianist, and educator. The collection primarily consists of Fine's holograph manuscript scores, sketches, and parts for works composed between 1929 and 1993. In addition, the collection contains a small amount of correspondence, programs, and clippings.

    • Contributor: Fine, Vivian
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Edna St. Vincent Millay collection, 1919-2001

    Author and poet. Correspondence, literary drafts, photographs, and family papers relating to Millay's life and literary career.

    • Contributor: Millay, Edna St. Vincent
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Louis N. Ridenour papers, 1917-1960

    Physicist and author. Correspondence, journals, reports, writings, printed matter, photographs, and other items relating to science policy issues concerning nuclear energy and computer technology as well as Ridenour's contribution to the development and application of radar technology during World War II.

    • Contributor: Ridenour, Louis N. (Louis Nicot) - Ridenour, Louis N.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Elizabeth Madox Roberts papers, 1921-1941

    Author, poet, and novelist. Drafts, notes, outlines, page proofs, and miscellaneous material relating to Roberts's novels, poetry, short stories, and miscellaneous writings.

    • Contributor: Roberts, Elizabeth Madox
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • United States Naval Observatory records, 1830-1900

    Official correspondence and administrative records of offices of the Naval Observatory, located in Washington, D.C., including of the superintendent, Nautical Almanac, librarian, and the superintendent of compasses and instruments, concerning activities of the observatory and tracing its development from its origin in the Depot of Charts and Instruments.

    • Contributor: United States Naval Observatory
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Henry Robinson Luce papers, 1917-1967

    Editor, publisher, and philanthropist. Correspondence and memoranda, speeches and writings, financial and property records, reports, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and biographical data relating primarily to Luce's publishing career and his involvement in political, religious, civic, and private organizations.

    • Contributor: Luce, Henry Robinson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • International Council of Women records, 1931-1957

    International federation of national women's organizations; affiliated with the United Nations. Correspondence, minutes of meetings, reports, press releases, and publications concerning the involvement of the International Council of Women in educational cinematography, peace and disarmament, and other global issues.

    • Contributor: International Council of Women
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • United States Strategic Bombing Survey : [reports]

    During World War II, the United States undertook massive aerial attacks against cities and industrial areas in the European and Pacific Theaters to destroy German and Japanese military forces. To study the effects of the bombing, the United States Strategic Bombing Survey (USSBS) was organized in November 1944. The USSBS was assigned two tasks: establish a basis for evaluating the importance and potential of ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material