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  • Jesse W. Fell papers, 1806-1965

    Editor, educator, and lawyer. Correspondence, speeches and writings, Fell's autobiography and other biographical material, genealogical material, land grants, ledger, clippings, scrapbooks, maps, lithographs, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to Fell's pursuits as a newspaper editor, educator, lawyer, and Quaker in Illinois, including also family correspondence pertaining to Abraham Lincoln's autobiography.

    • Contributor: Fell, Jesse W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1806
  • Alice Roosevelt Longworth papers, 1888-1942

    Journalist. Family and general correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, newspaper clippings, and scrapbooks relating to Washington, D.C., social life, Longworth's world travels, her engagement and marriage to Nicholas Longworth, and her writings, especially her newspaper column and her reminiscences for Ladies' Home Journal.

    • Contributor: Longworth, Alice Roosevelt
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1888
  • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 1830
  • Horatio King papers, 1832-1906

    United States postmaster general, editor, and author. Chiefly letters received by King relating to politics, to his literary, historical, and social activities, and social life in Washington, D.C., in the latter half of the nineteenth century.

    • Contributor: King, Horatio
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1832
  • Nannie Helen Burroughs papers, 1900-1963

    Educator, religious leader, and advocate for African American rights. Correspondence, financial records, memoranda, notebooks, speeches and writings, subscription and literature orders, student records, and other papers relating primarily to Burroughs's founding and management of the National Training School for Women and Girls in Washington, D.C., and to her activities with the Woman's Auxiliary of the National Baptist Convention of the United States of America.

    • Contributor: Burroughs, Nannie Helen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1900
  • 1992 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1992

    Manuscript materials, sound recordings, photographs, and moving images documenting the performance of Puerto Rican folk music; Tennesse old-time music; folk music from Veracruz, Mexico; dances of the Tewa Indians from the Santa Clara Pueblo; Irish folk dance and music; gospel music; and bluegrass music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, at concerts from April ...

    • Contributor: Blizard, Ralph - Jamison, Phil - Long, Donna - Mulvihill, Brendan - Lilly, Everett - Wick, Regan - Harte, Frank - Spottswood, Richard K. (Richard Keith)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1992
  • John Callan O'Laughlin papers, 1895-1949

    Politician, statesman, newspaperman, and publisher. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journals, writings, reports, printed material, scrapbooks, and records of the Army and Navy Journal documenting O'Laughlin's career as a newspaperman and advocate of Republican Party and conservative causes.

    • Contributor: O'Laughlin, John Callan
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1895
  • George P. Fisher papers, 1772-1905

    Public official and judge of the supreme court of the District of Columbia. Correspondence, legal papers, commissions, biographical sketches, essays, speeches, and other material relating to Fisher's legal career and other topics.

    • Contributor: Fisher, George P. (George Purnell) - Fisher, George P.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1772
  • National Society of Arts and Letters records, 1944-1987

    Nonprofit educational organization dedicated to the support of young artists in the performing, literary, and visual arts. Correspondence; minutes of meetings; copies of the society's publications, The Record of the National Society of Arts and Letters and the Year Book and Roster; programs; clippings; printed matter; scrapbooks; photographs; and other records relating primarily to the society's program of awards and scholarships promoting careers in ...

    • Contributor: National Society of Arts and Letters (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1944
  • Richard Rush papers, 1805-1852

    Lawyer and statesman. Correspondence, diary, notes, writings, and engraved portraits relating primarily to Rush's duties as attorney general, secretary of state, minister to Great Britain, and secretary of the treasury, and legal documents concerning a loan from the Netherlands he arranged to finance the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal Company in and near the District of Columbia.

    • Contributor: Rush, Richard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1805
  • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 1791
  • Merle Antony Tuve papers, 1901-1982

    Physicist. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, articles, reports, laboratory and personal notebooks, notes, personnel records, printed material, blueprints, diagrams, photographs, and other papers relating to Tuve's administration of government-sponsored scientific projects such as the development of the proximity fuze for the United States Navy during World War II.

    • Contributor: Tuve, Merle Antony
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1901
  • Patricia Harris papers, 1950-1983

    Lawyer, educator, diplomat, and cabinet officer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, statements, notes, printed material, and other papers pertaining primarily to Harris's cabinet positions as secretary, United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) (1977-1979) and secretary, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (later, Health and Human Services) (1979-1981).

    • Contributor: Harris, Patricia
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1924
  • Edward William Brooke papers, 1956-1988

    Lawyer, attorney general of Massachusetts, and United States senator. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, speeches, transcripts of interviews, reports, notes, subject files, draft and printed legislative bills, briefing books, press releases, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Brooke's career as attorney general of Massachusetts and as U.S. senator.

    • Contributor: Brooke, Edward W. (Edward William) - Brooke, Edward W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1956
  • Henry Clay family papers, 1732-1927

    Personal, official, and family correspondence, speeches, writings, business records, legal files, biographical material, printed matter, and other papers chiefly documenting the public career and private life of statesman Henry Clay (1777-1852), United States secretary of state and representative and senator from Kentucky; his son, James B. Clay (1817-1864), diplomat, United States representative from Kentucky, and Confederate sympathizer; and other members of Henry Clay's family.

    • Contributor: Clay, Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1732
  • Charles Ewing family papers, 1769-1951

    Lawyer and army officer. Correspondence, diaries, biographical material, genealogical notebooks, legal and business papers, scrapbooks, photographs, memorabilia, and other papers relating to the family of Charles Ewing during and after the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Ewing, Charles
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1769
  • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 1806
  • 1989 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1989

    The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of French-Canadian music and dance, Polish-style polka, old-time bluegrass music, Bengali music, bluegrass music, vallenato-style Colombian music, and gospel music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Library of Congress.

    • Contributor: Legault, Normand - Blazonczyk, Eddie - Hooven, Greg - Spottswood, Richard K. (Richard Keith)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1989
  • Carl Schurz Vrooman papers, 1872-1975

    Farmer, publicist, and U.S. assistant secretary of agriculture. Chiefly correspondence and family papers of Vrooman and members of the Vrooman and Scott family, including his wife, Julia Scott Vrooman, and her mother, Julia Green Scott.

    • Contributor: Vrooman, Carl Schurz
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1872
  • Rudulph Evans papers, 1862-2001

    Sculptor. Correspondence, photographs, drawings, financial and legal records, awards and citations, printed matter, writings, and miscellaneous items relating to the creation of Evans's sculptures, in particular the commission and execution of the statue for the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Evans, Rudulph
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1862
  • John J. Sirica papers, 1932-1986

    Jurist and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, drafts of articles and books, speeches, notes, research materials calendars, case files, bench books, financial and legal material, family papers, printed material, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Sirica's career as judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, especially to cases relating to the Watergate affair.

    • Contributor: Sirica, John J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1932
  • Edith Bolling Galt Wilson papers, 1833-1961

    Wife of President Woodrow Wilson. Correspondence, diary notes, drafts of Wilson's autobiography, My Memoir, financial and legal records, family and genealogical material, printed matter, memorabilia, and other papers relating largely to political and social life in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Wilson, Edith Bolling Galt
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1833
  • Joseph Cowles Mehaffey papers, 1925-1959

    U.S. Army engineer and governor of the Panama Canal Zone. Personal correspondence relating primarily to life in the Canal Zone and the operation of the Panama Canal and material concerning Mehaffey's various engineering projects, including the Arlington Memorial Bridge and renovation of the White House.

    • Contributor: Mehaffey, Joseph Cowles
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1925
  • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 1789
  • William B. Randolph papers, 1696-1884

    Virginia plantation owner. Correspondence, legal and financial records, and miscellaneous material reflecting the life of a plantation owner in Virginia prior to the Civil War, with particular emphasis on the economics of managing an extensive plantation worked by a large force of slaves.

    • Contributor: Randolph, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1696