• Writers' War Board records, 1941-1945

    Chiefly correspondence with writers and government agencies concerning dissemination of information and propaganda during World War II, together with writings, extracts of minutes of meetings, subject files, scrapbooks, photographs, posters, and other material.

    • Contributor: Writers' War Board
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Abram P.T. Elder papers, 1890-1916

    Biographer and publisher. Correspondence, biographical files, business records of the National Biographical Society, illustrated materials, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to Elder's creation and publication of biographical directories for the society.

    • Contributor: Elder, Abram P. T. (Abram Peter Turner) - Elder, Abram P. T.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Mark Sullivan papers, 1900-1935

    Journalist and author. Correspondence, writings, and other material relating to Sullivan's career as a journalist and author.

    • Contributor: Sullivan, Mark
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Francis W. Reichelderfer papers, 1918-1983

    United States naval officer and meteorologist. Correspondence, memoranda, agendas, notes, speeches, writings, transcripts of radio broadcasts, interviews, biographical material, clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to Reichelderfer's career in meterorology as chief of the United States Weather Bureau.

    • Contributor: Reichelderfer, Francis W. (Francis Wilton) - Reichelderfer, Francis W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Douglas Southall Freeman papers, 1900-1979

    Biographer, editor, educator, and lecturer. Correspondence, diaries, manuscripts and proofs of books and other works, articles, speeches, notebooks, source materials largely relating to the American Revolution and Civil War, bibliographical material, clippings, printed material, memorabilia, maps, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Freeman's biographical and historical research and writing.

    • Contributor: Freeman, Douglas Southall
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Franko Goldman family papers, 1886-1972

    The Franko Goldman Family Papers are primarily related to the professional lives of brothers Sam (1857-1937) and Nahan Franko (1861-1930), their nephew Edwin Franko Goldman (1878-1956), and his son Richard Franko Goldman (1910-1980). Sam and Nahan were violinists and conductors; Edwin was a bandmaster and band composer; and Richard was a bandmaster, composer, educator, and music critic. The materials include correspondence from prominent musicians, ...

    • Contributor: Goldman, Richard Franko - Goldman, Edwin Franko - Franko, Sam
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • James McHenry papers, 1775-1862

    United States secretary of war, member of the Continental Congress from Maryland, Continental Army officer, and physician. Correspondence, financial records, diary, and other papers relating to McHenry's service as United States secretary of war in the administrations of George Washington and John Adams; and as a Continental Army officer, particularly as secretary to George Washington and on the staff of the Marquis de Lafayette.

    • Contributor: McHenry, James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Laurence A. Steinhardt papers, 1929-1950

    Lawyer, economist, and diplomat. Correspondence, letterbooks, articles, speeches, financial papers, business records, legal papers, and other papers relating to Steinhardt's career as ambassador to Sweden, Peru, the Soviet Union, Turkey, Czechoslovakia, and Canada.

    • Contributor: Steinhardt, Laurence A. (Laurence Adolph) - Steinhardt, Laurence A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Martin Oviatt papers, 1863-1995

    Union army soldier. Three volume diary kept by Oviatt during his Civil War service with the Sixth Ohio Cavalry Regiment. Includes typewritten transcripts of two volumes prepared in 1995.

    • Contributor: Oviatt, Martin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Edgar Alexander Mearns papers, 1864-1918

    Naturalist and U.S. Army surgeon. Correspondence, reports, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous material chiefly relating to Mearns's activities as a collector of data on animal and plant life, on his participation in the Smithsonian African Expedition of 1909, and his duties and assignments as an army surgeon.

    • Contributor: Mearns, Edgar Alexander
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Tissandier collection on the history of aeronautics, 1539-1929

    Collection of items gathered by Gaston Tissandier, an aeronaut and scientist, with additions by his brother, Albert Tissandier, an artist and aeronaut, and his son, Paul Tissandier, also an aeronaut. Includes the collection of J. F. Dupuis-Delcourt, an airship builder, brought together prior to 1860 and later purchased by Gaston Tissandier. Mostly in French, the collection pertains primarily to balloon flights of the eighteenth ...

    • Contributor: Tissandier, Gaston
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Halsey Stevens papers, circa 1920-1987

    Halsey Stevens was an American composer, musicologist, and teacher. He is best known for his chamber music works and published monograph, The Life and Music of Béla Bartók. The collection contains music manuscripts, writings, research materials, programs, correspondence, and other materials related to his projects. Only the music materials are available online at this time. These materials consist of scores, parts, and sketches for ...

    • Contributor: Stevens, Halsey - Bartók, Béla
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Joint Army and Navy Committee on Welfare and Recreation, Sub-Committee on Music papers, 1941-1946

    The collection represents the working papers of the sub-committee: correspondence from members to, among others, Aaron Copland, Leonard Feist, Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern, Erich Leinsdorf, Alan Lomax, and Walter Toscanini; song book pamphlets ("Army Hit Kits"), sheet music; non-music publications; and administrative papers.

    • Contributor: United States. Joint Army and Navy Committee on Welfare and Recreation. Sub Committee on Music - Spivacke, Harold
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Lewis Graham Hines papers, 1916-1959

    Labor leader and public official. Correspondence, speeches and writings, subject files, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating to Hines's activities in organized labor, especially with the American Federation of Labor, and as an official in state offices in Pennsylvania and with the federal government.

    • Contributor: Hines, Lewis Graham
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Shirley Jackson papers, 1932-1991

    Author. Correspondence, diaries, journals, and other papers pertaining primarily to Jackson's writings. Includes manuscripts, notes, and outlines relating chiefly to the development of Jackson's short stories as well as to her supernatural tales and to her stories of contemporary domestic life.

    • Contributor: Jackson, Shirley
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Daniel Carter Beard papers, 1798-1941

    Artist, author, editor, and cofounder of the Boy Scouts of America. Correspondence, diaries, family papers, speeches, articles, collected source material for writings and speeches, school composition books, address books, sketch books, illustrations, photographs, memorabilia, and printed matter relating chiefly to Beard's activities at the Culver Military Academy, Dan Beard Outdoor School, and with the Boy Scouts of America.

    • Contributor: Beard, Daniel Carter
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 1985 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1985

    Manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of African American Piedmont blues music; music of the Andes; bluegrass music; Scottish harp music and Gaelic songs; Omaha Indian music and dance; Spanish flamenco music and dance, and African American gospel music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, at concerts from April through October ...

    • Contributor: Cephas, John - Wiggins, Phil - Hastings, Dennis - Kinnaird, Alison - Primrose, Christine - Martínez, Ana
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Eloise Hubbard Linscott collection, circa 1815, 1929-2002

    Eloise Hubbard Linscott's collection of research materials for her book, Folk Songs of Old New England (1939) and other folk music research through about 1955. The collection includes correspondence; music transcriptions; sound recordings of folk music, lectures, and radio broadcasts; photographs of Linscott's informants; documentation of events and trips within New England; plus some materials from her estate, dated circa 1815-2002.

    • Contributor: Linscott, Eloise Hubbard - Bayard, Samuel Preston - Grover, Carrie B. - Sherrard, William J. - Reed, Elizabeth Foster
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain papers, 1775-1913

    Union Army officer, educator, and governor of Maine. Correspondence, biographical notes, record books, military reports, speeches, accounts of engagements of the Army of the Potomac, and other material mostly concerning the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Chamberlain, Joshua Lawrence
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Edward and Clara Steuermann collection, 1922-1981

    Primarily ms. (holograph scores and sketches) and printed music, writings of Edward Steuermann, and correspondence of Edward and Clara Steuermann. The music includes most of Steuermann's compositions, his arrangements of works by Busoni, Poulenc, Schoenberg, Webern, and various 18th- and 19th-century composers, ms. scores of works by, among others, Hans Eisler, Erich Itor Kahn, Earl Kim, and René Leibowitz, and printed music from the ...

    • Contributor: Steuermann, Edward - Steuermann, Clara - Busoni, Ferruccio - Poulenc, Francis - Schoenberg, Arnold - Webern, Anton - Eisler, Hanns - Kahn, Erich Itor - Kim, Earl - Leibowitz, Ren - Adorno, Theodor W. - Kolisch, Rudolf - Kolisch, Lorna
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Francis R. Valeo papers, 1916-1987

    Secretary of United States Senate and foreign affairs consultant. Correspondence, agenda, reports and other writings, subject and travel files, bibliographies, photographs, and other papers chiefly documenting Valeo's career as an East Asian specialist, foreign affairs advisor, and secretary of the United States Senate.

    • Contributor: Valeo, Francis R. (Francis Ralph) - Valeo, Francis R.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • George Kennan papers, 1840-1937

    Explorer, author, journalist, and lecturer. Correspondence, family letters, notes and notebooks, articles, diaries, journals, clippings, lecture material, printed matter, memorabilia, autobiographical and biographical material, photographs, and maps relating particularly to Czarist Russia and Siberia, where Kennan made extensive explorations and prepared studies on social conditions, prisons, and the exile system.

    • Contributor: Kennan, George
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Malcolm Toon papers, 1946-1998

    Diplomat. Briefing books, correspondence, photographs, printed matter, proceedings, and reports regarding Toon's service on the United States-Russia Joint Commission on POW/MIA Affairs.

    • Contributor: Toon, Malcolm
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William Pitt Fessenden papers, 1832-1878

    United States. secretary of the treasury, United States representative and senator from Maine, and lawyer. Correspondence pertaining chiefly to Fessenden's service on the Senate Finance Committee and as secretary of the treasury under Abraham Lincoln.

    • Contributor: Fessenden, William Pitt
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • National Consumers' League records, 1882-1986

    Organization founded in 1899 to monitor the conditions under which goods were manufactured and distributed. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, speeches, project and program files, legal files, scrapbooks, printed material, and other records relating to the league's efforts toward reform in public health, consumer protection, public welfare, and fair labor standards.

    • Contributor: National Consumers' League
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material