Author, editor, and journalist. Correspondence, interviews, published writings, invitations, newspaper clippings, and photographs documenting Miller's career as a newspaper and magazine editor, author, and journalist.
Jurist, diplomat, and educator. Family and general correspondence, reports and memoranda, speeches and writings, subject files, legal papers, newspaper clippings and other papers pertaining chiefly to Jessup's work with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Institute of Pacific Relations, United States Department of State, United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, and International Court of Justice. Includes material relating to his World War I service ...
Contributor:Jessup, Philip C. (Philip Caryl) - Jessup, Philip C.
Lawyer, state legislator, and United States representative from South Carolina. Correspondence, letter books, legal record books, journals, dockets, notebooks, and an unpublished autobiography of P. Phillips, relating chiefly to the law practice of P. Phillips and his son, W. Hallet Phillips, both of whom practiced before the Supreme Court. Contains the writings of P. Phillips's wife, Eugenia, including her journal written while interned during ...
Delegate from New York to the United States Continental Congress, United States secretary of the treasury, United States army officer, statesman, and lawyer. Correspondence, speeches and writings, legal and financial papers, printed matter, and other papers relating to Hamilton's personal life and public career, especially his service as an aide to George Washington during the Revolutionary War, his participation in the United States Continental ...
Ernest Bloch was a Swiss-born composer, violinist, conductor and photographer. The collection, which documents his life and work, includes manuscripts (music and lecture material), correspondence, business and financial papers, photographs, programs, promotional material, clippings, writings about Ernest Bloch, personal papers, and printed matter.
Original Format:Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Notated Music
Lawyer, federal trade commissioner, and lobbyist. Correspondence, memoranda, email, speeches, statements, book files, subject files, and other papers primarily concerning Pertschuk's career as chairman and commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission and consumer and tobacco control issues.
Economist, educator, author, and member of the first Federal Reserve Board of Governors. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, proceedings, writings, reports, speeches, notes, press releases, printed material, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Miller's service as a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 1914-1936.
Writer. Radio playscripts used in First Nighter and Talkie Picture Time programs, written under Hale's maiden name, Margaret Halliwell, in collaboration with Dorothy de Jagers, Beatrice M. Gottlieb, Hilda Gottlieb, Jeanette I. Helm, Hal Field Leslie, and Marion Waldman.
Journalist. Correspondence, writings, subject files, clippings, photographs, and other papers chiefly relating to Black's coverage of Eleanor Roosevelt's White House years and her publication in 1940 of Eleanor Roosevelt.
Contributor:Black, Ruby A. (Ruby Aurora) - Black, Ruby A.
Author, educator, and historian. Correspondence, diaries, newspaper clippings, research materials, scrapbooks, speeches, and writings pertaining to Goldman's career as a historian and consultant to President Lyndon B. Johnson on intellectual matters.
Author and writer of western novels. Correspondence, diaries and journals, family papers, drafts of articles, poems, novels, short stories, speeches, and other writings and papers; includes partial ms. and dramatizations of Wister's The Virginian and his libretto for "Villon; a Romantic Opera in Four Acts." Family correspondents include Fanny Kemble (Wister's grandmother), Sarah Butler Wister (his mother), Mary Channing Wister (his wife), and his ...
Attorney, businessman, public official, diplomat, United States secretary of commerce and labor, and author. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, legal records, pamphlets, clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Straus's service as minister and later ambassador to the Ottoman Empire (Turkey), United States secretary of commerce and labor, and member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration, Hague, Netherlands.
Contributor:Straus, Oscar S. (Oscar Solomon) - Straus, Oscar S.
Historian, editor, and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, drafts of writings, speeches, notes, research material, financial records, legal papers, and a project file from Burnett's work as editor of Letters of Members of the Continental Congress, published from 1921 to 1936; including also material on the Burnett family and farm in Tennessee, original and edited Civil War correspondence of the Burnett, Cody, Lightfoot, and McGarity families; ...
Collection composed of the papers of Abraham Lincoln, United States president, United States representative from Illinois, and lawyer; William Henry Herndon, Lincoln's law partner, collector, and biographer from Springfield, Illinois; and Jesse William Weik, lawyer of Greencastle, Indiana, and coauthor of Herndon Lincoln. Includes records (1933) of the Weik Manuscript Corporation and miscellaneous material collected chiefly by Herndon and Weik for use in writing ...
Journalist. Correspondence, wire service reports, reference files, speeches and writings, and personal files pertaining to Henry Shapiro's career and writings as chief correspondent in the Moscow bureau of United Press International from the 1930s to the 1970s.
Lawyer and government official. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, appointment books, press releases, and other papers relating to Garment's work at the White House during the administrations of Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford as well as his subsequent work as a private practice attorney in Washington D.C. Also includes drafts and working papers for his book Crazy Rhythm (1997) and other writings.
Photographer and illustrator. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, financial papers, family papers, clippings, scrapbooks, and printed matter documenting Johnston's career as a photographer of national figures and events, her photography of gardens and estates, compilation of a photographic record of Southern colonial architecture, participation in international exhibitions, travels and personal life, and the emerging role of women in the profession of photography
Poet and educator. Appointment calendars, biographical material, correspondence, poems, interviews, material relating to poetry festivals and readings, anthologies and collections, subject files, teaching material, textbooks, and writings by others relating primarily to Emanuel's career.
Lettercopy and letterpress books (1802-1880), daybooks (1800-1867), cashbooks (1829-1876), ledgers (1796-1878), and other business records of the firm founded by Alexander Brown in Baltimore, Md., circa 1800 which grew from a mercantile business into an international banking house.
Naval officer and engineer. Correspondence, military orders, news clippings, writings, and other papers relating to Bowen's activities with the Newcomen Society and the Thomas Alva Edison Foundation and his various business interests. Some material pertains to his duties as chief of the United States Navy Bureau of Engineering and as director of the Naval Research Laboratory during World War II.
Harriet Hoctor (1905-1977) was a dancer in vaudeville, on Broadway, and in films during the 1920s, 1930s and 1940s. The collection contains materials that document her professional life in all of these venues. It also contains items related to her early dance training at the Louis H. Chalif Normal School of Dancing in New York and the founding of the Harriet Hoctor Ballet School ...
Chiefly letters (1831-1835) written by Job Pierson (1791-1860) to his wife, Clarissa Bulkeley Pierson, while serving in Congress describing life in Washington, D.C., during the administration of Andrew Jackson; journal and typewritten transcripts of diary entries of Job Pierson (1824-1896) relating to his studies at Williams College, his religious conversion, family life, and his career as a Presbyterian clergyman in New York and Michigan.
Lawyers. Correspondence, diaries, financial records, academic papers, printed matter, and miscellaneous material related to the Houstons' family life, fraternal organizations, the law, and Charles Hamilton Houston's military service during World War I.
The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, photographs, and moving images documenting the performance of Peking Opera, Swiss folk music, Bluegrass music, Bulgarian folk music, Javanese gamelan music and dance, and gospel music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Library of Congress.
Contributor:Supartha, I Gst. Agung Ngurah - Spottswood, Richard K. (Richard Keith)
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.
Actress, theatrical director and producer, author, and translator. Correspondence, diaries, family papers, speeches and writings, translations, production scripts, programs and playbills, press clippings, appointment books and biographical material documenting Le Gallienne's theatrical career.
Naval surgeon. Correspondence, speeches, articles, and notes relating mainly to Pinkney's surgical cases in Peru, his observations on the Mexican War and Civil War, his plan to reorganize the Army Medical Corps, and his interest in politics.
Wife of President James Madison and prominent Washington, D.C., hostess. Correspondence, financial papers, invitations, calling cards, and other papers relating primarily to personal and family matters including settlement of the Dolley Madison, James Madison, and William Madison estates.
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.)
Family members represented include Jean Felix Piccard (1884-1963), his wife, Jeannette Ridlon Piccard (1895-1981), and their son, Don Piccard (1926- ). Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journals, logbooks, drafts of writings and speeches, reports, notes, financial papers, biographical and genealogical material, scrapbooks, blueprints, patent specifications and other papers documenting the careers of Piccard family members in the fields of aeronautics, ballooning, bathyscaphe exploration, chemistry, education, the ...
Poet and critic. Primarily correspondence with Stephane de Yankowska, a Polish friend living in England, written during the time Pound was confined to St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Washington, D.C., after having been declared mentally incompetent to stand trial for treason. Also includes legal papers pertaining to the motion to dismiss the treason charges and secure Pound's release from the psychiatric hospital
White House press secretary, assistant to President Richard M. Nixon, and trade association administrator. Correspondence, memoranda, political files, subject files, legal material, notes, transcripts of press briefings and press conferences, press releases, briefing material, photographs, family papers, biographical material, calendars and schedules, speeches, writings, telephone logs, printed material, clippings, and other papers documenting chiefly Ziegler's activities in the administration of President Richard M. Nixon.
Contributor:Ziegler, Ronald L. (Ronald Louis) - Ziegler, Ronald L.
Editor and publisher. Chiefly correspondence of American and British authors whose works were published by the Boston firms of Ticknor and Company and James R. Osgood and Company, with most of the letters addressed to Ticknor or to his daughter, Caroline Ticknor.
Cabinet officer and governor of Utah. Correspondence, speeches, radio addresses, statements, memoranda, photographs, and other material dealing chiefly with Dern's daily activities as secretary of war.
Lawyer, army officer, United States representative from California, United States commissioner of Indian affairs, and governor of Kansas. Letterpress books containing correspondence relating to Denver's law practice in Washington, D.C., which was concerned with Choctaw Indian claims and land disputes in California and elsewhere in the West, and to his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination, 1884.
Business executive and nephew of Sigmund Freud. Correspondence, reports, autobiographical writings, genealogical material, certificates and awards, and financial, legal, and business records pertaining to the Freud family.
Poet and lecturer. Correspondence, poetry, articles and speeches, biographical material, scrapbooks, photographs, memorabilia, printed matter and other papers pertaining mainly to the poet Edwin Markham.
George Antheil was a composer, pianist, author, and inventor. He first gained fame and notoriety in the 1920s for his mechanistic compositions. This collection principally consists of letters between George Antheil and his longtime patron, Mary Louise Curtis Bok. Other items include several writings by Antheil, photographs of his staged works, promotional materials, and clippings.
Contributor:Antheil, George - Zimbalist, Mary Louise Curtis Bok
Naval officer, aviator, and aviation executive. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, orders to duty, subject files, awards, biographical file, speeches, articles, newspaper clippings, and printed matter relating to Callan's personal and business interests in aviation, service in World War I and World War II, and other public service activities.
Associate justice of the United States Supreme Court and lawyer and politician of Kentucky. Correspondence, legal and financial records, and other material relating to Harlan's career in law, politics, and the judiciary.
Lawyer, jurist, and Supreme Court justice. Correspondence, letterbooks, legal records and briefs, speeches, lectures, and scrapbooks documenting Van Devanter's law practice in Wyoming, his involvement in Republican Party politics, and his service as associate justice of the Supreme Court.
Author and journalist. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, writings, subject files, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating principally to Russell's writings and to his activities on behalf of various progressive reform causes.
Actuary and congressional staff member. Legislation, topical files, newspaper clippings, articles, press releases, printed matter, reports, analyses, and miscellaneous material related to national health care legislation and policy.
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.
Economist and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, diary and dream notes, writings, speeches, reports, interviews, research material, family and legal papers, drawings, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Lerner's activities as professor, lecturer, and advisor in the field of economics.
Lawyer, diplomat, and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Morris's service as U.S. ambassador to Japan and to his special missions to Siberia.
Contributor:Morris, Roland S. (Roland Sletor) - Morris, Roland S.
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
Academic organization dedicated to the interdisciplinary study of American culture and history. Correspondence, minutes, and printed matter relating to the organization and its publication, the American Quarterly.
Astronomer, superintendent of the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, and president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Correspondence, travel diaries and autobiographical fragments, drafts and reprints of writings, speeches, essays, reports, Pritchett's book entitled What is Religion? (1906), and other papers relating to Pritchett's career in science and education.
Contributor:Pritchett, Henry S. (Henry Smith) - Pritchett, Henry S.
Civil rights activist, political adviser, newspaper columnist, and newspaper publisher. Correspondence, memoranda, subject files, speeches, and writings relating to Martin's civil rights activities, his journalism career, and his role as an adviser to presidents John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, and Jimmy Carter.
The collection contains hooked rugs and documentation of the craftsmanship of rug hooking artist, Mary Sheppard Burton, of Germantown, Maryland. Her Tell Me 'Bout Series consists of 12 rugs created between 1993 and 2005 that interpret the history of her family.
Contributor:Burton, Mary Sheppard - Lindahl, Carl - Austen, Theadocia Millich
Russian émigré, historian of Russian medieval art, writer, and educator. Correspondence, journals, writings, research notes, photographs, and news clippings relating to her personal life and professional activities.
Lawyer and public official. Correspondence, speeches, writings, family papers, and printed materials relating primarily to Willebrandt's service as assistant attorney general under Presidents Warren G. Harding and Calvin Coolidge.
Lawyer, civil rights activist, and civil libertarian of Washington, D.C. Chiefly legal files together with correspondence, memoranda, minutes of meetings, oral history interviews, speeches, writings, subject files, appointment books, and other papers relating to Rauh's career as a public interest lawyer handling cases pertaining to civil rights, civil liberties, and labor disputes. Includes files relating to his activities with Americans for Democratic Action and ...
Spanish poet. Letters, postcards, and poems written to Jiménez or his wife, Zenobia Camprubí de Jiménez, by such Spanish poets as Azorín, Rubén Darío, Antonio Machado, Alfonso Reyes, and Miguel de Unamuno.
Contributor:Jiménez, Juan Ramón - Jiménez, Juan Ramón
Correspondence, pay vouchers, orders, muster rolls, enlistment and discharge papers, receipts, contracts, affidavits, tax records, miscellaneous military documents, and printed material documenting African Americans in military service, with the bulk concerning the Civil War service of the United States Corps d'Afrique (organized in 1863 and renamed United States Colored Troops in 1864).
Contributor:Gladstone, William A., Collector - Gladstone, William A.
Papers of Oliver Freud, photographer, engineer, and son of Sigmund Freud, and Henny Fuchs Freud, artist and wife of Oliver Freud. Correspondence, subject files, writings, photographs, and related material pertaining primarily to the emigration of family members from Austria and Europe during the Jewish holocaust. Also features a transcript of Oliver Freud's recollection of his father, Sigmund Freud.
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.
Luigi Dallappiccola was an Italian composer. The collection contains Dallapiccola's correspondence with Peggie Dwight, including over 300 letters (written mostly in French) and various postcards and telegrams. In addition, there are over 200 articles and programs relating to Dallapiccola's career, mostly collected during those years. The collection also includes a few of Dallapiccola's holograph music manuscripts, most notably his opera Ulysses, as well as ...
Contributor:Dallapiccola, Luigi - Dwight, Margaret
Federal judge and patent attorney. Legal case files, correspondence, administrative files, subject file, speeches, and writings documenting the career of Giles S. Rich as a judge on the United States Court of Customs and Patent Appeals and the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
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 ...
Studio and gallery facility dedicated to teaching and promoting the art of printmaking and related crafts, founded by African-American printmaker Robert Hamilton Blackburn in 1948. General office files, printmaking exhibition files, correspondence, print listings and catalogs, financial records, subject files, publicity material, photographs, receipts, printed matter, and miscellaneous material.
Dentist. Correspondence, chiefly between Wiksell and Horace Traubel, relating to personal matters and literary topics, especially Walt Whitman. Also includes writings and printed matter relating to Traubel.
U.S. senator and representative and governor of Maine. Principally letters from Fairfield to members of his family in Saco, Maine, while he was serving in Congress and as governor relating to personal and family affairs, politics, and life and society in Washington, D.C., and Augusta, Maine.
Part I consists of general correspondence, subject files, and personal papers of the brotherhood's founder, A. Philip Randolph, documenting the growth and functions of the union chiefly after 1940. Part II consists of correspondence and subject files of brotherhood officials Benjamin F. McLaurin (international field organizer), A. Philip Randolph (founder and president), and Ashley L. Totten (secretary-treasurer), and other subject files, financial records, and ...
Lawyer, statesman, and cabinet member. Correspondence, letterbooks, speeches, notebooks, scrapbooks, printed matter, photographs, and other papers primarily relating to Colby's career as a politician and statesman after 1912, including his service as Woodrow Wilson's secretary of state.
The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of bluegrass music from Ohio, blues music and African American a capella doo-wop from Washington, D.C., folk music from Bengal, India; Japanese music from Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rican cuatro and salsa music from Washington, D.C. recorded live at the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, in concerts from May through ...
Organization formed in 1939 for the relief of war-exiled children of Europe. The crusade culminated with a nationwide collection of money from public, private, and parochial school children in April 1940.
Diplomat, lawyer, and newspaper publisher. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, financial records, scrapbooks, appointment books, clippings, and other papers relating primarily to Bingham's service as ambassador to Great Britain.
Correspondence, reports, speeches, notes, and printed matter, including minutes of meetings, proceedings of national conventions and international congresses of working women, biographical material on the league's officers, and correspondence between local and national leagues.
Contributor:National Women's Trade Union League of America
Air Force officer. Correspondence, diaries, reports, memoranda, drafts and galley proofs of speeches and articles, appointment books, mail logs, personal files, accounts, and printed matter chiefly documenting Vandenberg's service as chief of staff of the air force.
Cameramen's dope sheets (detailed notes of stories filmed), continuity sheets (synopses of newsreels distributed to theaters), and turnovers (one sentence descriptions of each story filmed) from this major pioneer in the newsreel industry. Collection also contains other paper materials including telegrams, speeches, photographs, programs, and memoranda that provide details of the newsreels created by Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. Although the entire Fox Movietone ...
Contributor:Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
Diaries reflecting Whitney's life in Japan with her parents, American educators William C. Whitney and Anna L. Whitney, detailing Japanese social life and customs and the Whitney's travels through Europe and Asia. Includes writings and other material relating to her family and to the household of her father-in-law, Japanese naval officer Katsu Kaishū.
Naval officer. Official and general correspondence, orders to duty, speech, article, and book file, memoranda, notes, printed material, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to King's activities as commander in chief of the U.S. Fleet and chief of naval operations during World War II.
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.
Journalist and diplomat. Family and general correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks, subject files, writings and speeches, financial papers, reports, biographical materials, scrapbooks, clippings, and other papers relating principally to Barrett's career as a journalist and diplomat.
State Department research analyst and armaments expert. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, notes, and printed matter relating to Stimson's involvement in the League of Nations opium trafficking conferences (1924-1925), and his research relating to international organizations and the manufacture and international trade of armaments.
Contributor:Stimson, Ralph H. (Ralph Humphreys) - Stimson, Ralph H.
Cotton mercantile firm. A diary, correspondence, letterbooks, bills, receipts, invoices, notebooks, purchase orders, and rent statements relating primarily to the cotton trade in Louisiana and Alabama.
Psychoanalyst, educator, and author. Correspondence, drafts of writings, research files, patient files, reports, conference material, oral history interview, and printed material documenting Lewis's contributions to the development of psychoanalysis in the United States.
Contributor:Lewis, Nolan D. C. (Nolan Don Carpentier) - Lewis, Nolan D. C.