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  • Charles P. Taft papers, 1816-1983

    Lawyer, Protestant lay leader, and mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio. Son of President William H. Taft. Family and general correspondence, diaries, memoranda, reports, subject files, drafts of speeches and writings, financial papers, newspaper clippings, printed material, scrapbooks, and other papers relating chiefly to Taft's role in Cincinnati politics, municipal reform, law practice, and business interests, church activities, and state and national Republican Party politics.

    • Contributor: Taft, Charles P. (Charles Phelps) - Taft, Charles P.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1816
  • John Von Neumann papers, 1912-1996

    Mathematician, atomic energy commissioner, and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, journals, speeches, article and book drafts, notes, charts, graphs, patent, biographical material, family papers, and other material pertaining primarily to John Von Neumann's career as professor of mathematics at the Institute for Advanced Study; adviser and commissioner on the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission; scientific consultant to government and private concerns; and author of works on ballistic ...

    • Contributor: Von Neumann, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1912
  • Helen Keller papers, 1842-1954

    Author and lecturer. Correspondence and papers relating to the preparation of Keller's book My Religion, and newspaper clippings concerning her writings, lectures, and travels. Includes typescripts of several works by other blind writers.

    • Contributor: Keller, Helen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1842
  • G.W. Barber papers, 1926-1948

    Entomologist. Correspondence, notes, reports, and other writings concerning Barber's study of the European corn borer and the corn earworm.

    • Contributor: Barber, G. W. (George W.) - Barber, G. W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1926
  • John William Draper family papers, 1777-1951

    Scientist and historian. Correspondence, family papers, subject files, manuscript and printed copies of speeches, articles, and books, financial papers, and miscellany relating to Draper's scientific work and as a historian and including the papers of his son, Daniel Draper (1841-1931), and other family members.

    • Contributor: Draper, John William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1777
  • Victor Herbert collection, 1880-1939

    Victor Herbert was a composer, conductor, cellist, and co-founder of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP). The music materials include mostly manuscript scores, parts and sketches for Herbert's stage, screen and orchestral works, and arrangements. The collection also contains Victor Herbert Orchestra encore part books and music by other composers. Additional materials include correspondence, programs, clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, promotional materials, iconography ...

    • Contributor: Herbert, Victor - Dvořák, Antonín - Langey, Otto - Lover, Samuel - Sanford, Harold
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1880
  • Emory Scott Land papers, 1901-1972

    Naval officer and public official. Correspondence, diary notes, speeches, copies of orders, scrapbooks, clippings, photographs, and other papers chiefly relating to Land's government service as head of the U.S. Navy Bureau of Construction and Repair, chairman of the U.S. Maritime Commission, and chief administrator of the U.S. War Shipping Administration. Includes material relating to his cousin, Charles A. Lindbergh, and Land's testimony in the ...

    • Contributor: Land, Emory Scott
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1900
  • Sir Augustus John Foster papers, 1794-1844

    British minister to the United States. Diaries, correspondence, and notes concerning Foster's assignment as a British diplomat to Washington, D.C., prior to the War of 1812, Naples (capital of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies), and Turin (capital of the Kingdom of Sardinia).

    • Contributor: Foster, Augustus John, Sir - Foster, Augustus John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1794
  • George Montfort Gilchrist family papers, 1854-1921

    Correspondence, school records, literary and commencement programs, poetry, and Gilpin family genealogical material. Much of the correspondence is between Gilchrist, who served with the 3rd Indiana Cavalry in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia during the Civil War, and his wife, Mollie Gilpin Gilchrist; other letters are between Mollie and her brothers, Samuel J. V. B. Gilpin, of the 1st Indiana Cavalry, and E. N. Gilpin, ...

    • Contributor: Gilchrist, George Montfort
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1854
  • Carrie Chapman Catt papers, 1848-1950

    Feminist, lecturer, and author. Correspondence, diaries (1911-1923), drafts of speeches and articles, subject files, biographical papers, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers, chiefly 1890-1920, relating primarily to Carrie Chapman Catt's efforts on behalf of the women's suffrage movement, feminism, and the cause of international peace.

    • Contributor: Catt, Carrie Chapman
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1848
  • 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; African American hand dancing; and Andean music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, at concerts from April through September 1993.

    • 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
    • Date: 1993
  • 1983 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1983

    The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of blues music, Cambodian classical dance, bluegrass music, country-western music, Armenian music, cowboy songs, Piedmont country blues music and buck (step) dance, and country blues music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Library of Congress.

    • Contributor: Jackson, John - Jackson, James - Sarkisian, Leo - Ohrlin, Glenn - Holloway, Quentin - Holeman, John Dee - Michael, Edd
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1982
  • Henry A. Wallace papers, 1931-1945

    Author, editor, and statesman. Correspondence, memoranda, subject files, scrapbooks, clippings, and photographs documenting Wallace's service as United States secretary of agriculture and United States vice president.

    • Contributor: Wallace, Henry A. (Henry Agard) - Wallace, Henry A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1931
  • William McKinley papers, circa 1847-1935

    United States president, representative, and army officer, and governor of Ohio. Correspondence, speeches, will, messages, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers pertaining primarily to McKinley's presidential administration.

    • Contributor: McKinley, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1847
  • Manuscripts: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Preservation, Library of Congress)

    Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Web Pages
    • Date: 1790
  • Byron R. White papers, 1961-1992

    Associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, United States deputy attorney general, lawyer, naval intelligence officer, Rhodes scholar, and professional football player. Opinion files and related administrative records documenting cases heard during White's tenure on the Supreme Court, including material on cases involving the "Miranda law", abortion, child pornography, freedom of speech, homosexuality, racial bias, and liability of news organizations.

    • Contributor: White, Byron R.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1961
  • Jules Feiffer papers, 1919-1995

    Cartoonist, playwright, author, and illustrator. Family correspondence, appointment calendars, awards and citations, financial records, newspaper clippings of articles about Feiffer, general correspondence, art publication file, and writings relating primarily to Feiffer's novels and stage and screenplays.

    • Contributor: Feiffer, Jules
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1919
  • Robert Houghwout Jackson papers, 1816-1983

    Lawyer, solicitor general, attorney general, and associate justice of the United States Supreme Court. Correspondence, memoranda, family papers, legal file, subject file, speeches, writings, financial papers, photographs, and other material relating primarily to Jackson's legal career as a private attorney, government attorney, and Supreme Court justice.

    • Contributor: Jackson, Robert Houghwout - Jackson, Robert H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1816
  • Ebenezer Foote family papers, 1751-1871

    Continental Army officer, jurist, merchant, and legislator, of Delaware County, N.Y. Family and general correspondence, orders, petitions, and legal and other papers of Foote and various members of his family. Topics include the Tammany Society of New York, the death of Alexander Hamilton, the War of 1812, the incident aboard the frigate Chesapeake, the first Seminole War, and New York politics.

    • Contributor: Foote, Ebenezer
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1751
  • Clara Barton papers, 1805-1958

    Philanthropist, nurse, educator, and lecturer. Correspondence, diaries, reports, legal and financial papers, organizational records, lectures, writings, scrapbooks, printed matter, memorabilia, and other papers relating to Barton's work to provide relief services during the Civil War and the Franco-Prussian War, the work of the American National Red Cross which she founded, and the National First Aid Association of America.

    • Contributor: Barton, Clara
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1805
  • Matthew Stanley Quay papers, 1776-1949

    United States senator from Pennsylvania (1887-1904). Correspondence, election materials, financial papers, genealogical information, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to Quay's career in Pennsylvania and national politics as a member of the Republican party and the United States Senate.

    • Contributor: Quay, Matthew Stanley
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1776
  • Frank Kowalski papers, 1925-1976

    Army officer and United States representative from Connecticut. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, speeches, reports, military orders, patents, newspaper clippings, printed materials, scrapbooks, drawings, and photographs pertaining primarily to Kowalski's career in the United States Army (1925-1958) and in the House of Representatives (1959-1963).

    • Contributor: Kowalski, Frank
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1925
  • National Society of the Colonial Dames of America. Colonial and Pioneer Women Project records, 1852-1982

    National organization, founded in 1891, composed of women who are descended from an ancestor who came to reside in an American colony before 1750, and whose services were rendered during the Colonial Period. Chiefly essays on the lives of colonial and pioneer women written for the Colonial and Pioneer Women Project by members of state organizations and submitted to the society's National Historical Activities ...

    • Contributor: National Society of the Colonial Dames of America
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1852
  • Chandler B. Gillam papers, 1850-1919

    Soldier and farmer. Correspondence, a diary, a journal, a photograph, family papers, writings, and other papers relating chiefly to Gillam's Civil War service with the Twenty-eighth New York Infantry Regiment, United States Army. The diary, written by W. L. Hicks, documents the history of the twenty-eighth regiment of New York.

    • Contributor: Gillam, Chandler
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1850
  • Henry A. Willard II collection, 1743-1888

    Papers and records collected by Henry A Willard II including Bradley-Willard family papers and correspondence, Willard Hotel records, miscellaneous business records, and autographs collected by Henry A. Willard I that include the signers of the Declaration of Independence, presidents of the Continental Congress, and related individuals.

    • Contributor: Willard, Henry A. (Henry Augustus) - Willard, Henry A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1743