• Ray M. Lawless collection, 1952-1965

    Research materials including questionnaires, some correspondence, and photographs of approximately 200 folksingers and singers of folksong (a few of them are performers of art songs and classical music) collected by Ray M. Lawless to illustrate his book, Folksingers and Folksongs in America (New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1960; second edition, 1965).

    • Contributor: Lawless, Ray Mckinley
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • THE JOEL MARTIN HALPERN COLLECTION (The American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    THE JOEL MARTIN HALPERN COLLECTION: American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress

  • Dallapiccola/Dwight collection, 1951-1989

    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
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Lee Hayes VHP Collection

    Lee Hayes Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Hayes, Lee
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2002-01-01
  • To See the Wizard - The Wizard of Oz: An American Fairy Tale

    The 1939 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film is the best-known dramatization of the Wizard of Oz in addition to The Wiz, Royal Shakespeare 's 1987 staging, Disney's return to Oz and David Lynch's Wild at Heart.

    • Contributor: Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank) - Denslow, William Wallace - Hamlin, Fred (Frederic Albert) - Harburg, E. Y. (Edgar Yipsel) - Arlen, Harold
    • Date: 2000-04-21
  • Lee Roy Hatcher VHP Collection

    Lee Roy Hatcher Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Hatcher, Lee Roy
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2006-01-01
  • Byron N. Scott papers, 1957

    United States representative from California and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, court brief, newspaper clippings, and magazine articles relating to Scott's legal defense of William H. Taylor, who was accused of espionage.

    • Contributor: Scott, Byron N. (Byron Nicholson) - Scott, Byron N.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1957
  • Marvin P. Heezen VHP Collection

    Marvin P. Heezen Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Heezen, Marvin P.
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2004-01-01
  • Dan G. Switzer VHP Collection

    Dan G. Switzer Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Switzer, Dan G.
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2002-01-01
  • About this Collection -- Frederick Douglass Papers at the Library of Congress

    The Frederick Douglass Papers at the Library of Congress presents the papers of the nineteenth-century African American abolitionist who escaped from slavery and then risked his freedom by becoming an outspoken antislavery lecturer, writer, and publisher. The online collection, containing approximately 7,400 items (38,000 images), spans the years 1841-1964, with the bulk of the material dating from 1862 to 1865. Many of Douglass's earlier ...

    • Contributor: Douglass, Frederick
    • Date: 1900
  • Robert E. Jackson VHP Collection

    Robert E. Jackson Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Jackson, Robert E.
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2002-01-01
  • Richard W. Mote VHP Collection

    Richard W. Mote Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Mote, Richard W.
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2002-01-01
  • Transcripts and photographs from the John Peter collection, 1951-1995

    Photographs and audiotape transcripts used by John Peter in his books on 20th-century architects.

    • Contributor: Peter, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Burt Boyar collection of Sammy Davis, Jr. biographical materials, 1954-2000

    Author Burt Boyar is the biographer of American entertainer Sammy Davis Jr. The collection contains draft materials for his books Yes I Can: The Story of Sammy Davis, Jr. (1965) and Sammy: An Autobiography (2000), and taped interviews with Davis used in writing the book Why Me?: The Sammy Davis, Jr. Story (1989).

    • Contributor: Boyar, Burt - Davis, Sammy, Jr.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Janus Press archive

    The Janus Press Archive contains material relating to the production of books, posters and broadsides, and printed ephemera bearing the Janus Press imprint, as well as other projects carried out with the assistance of its founder Claire Van Vliet, covering the period from 1955 to the present.

    • Contributor: Burke, Clifford - Fine, Ruth - Johnson, W. R. (Walter Ralph) - Kaufman, Margaret - Seluzicki, Charles - Siegl, Helen - Van Vliet, Claire
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Books
  • Ken Lindsay collection of Woody Guthrie correspondence, 1952-1953

    This collection contains unpublished correspondence between Woody Guthrie, two of his wives, and British recording distributor, Ken Lindsay.

    • Contributor: Guthrie, Woody - Lindsay, Ken
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1952-02-1953
  • John R. Alison VHP Collection

    John R. Alison Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Alison, John R.
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2003-01-01
  • George Crumb papers, 1956-2011

    George Crumb is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American composer, long-associated with the University of Pennsylvania. The collection consists of holograph manuscript scores and sketches, correspondence, business papers, and a series of meticulously assembled scrapbooks chronicling Crumb's career as a composer.

    • Contributor: Crumb, George
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Arthur R. Hagerty VHP Collection

    Arthur R. Hagerty Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Hagerty, Arthur R.
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2002-01-01
  • Paul Bowles Moroccan music collection, 1957-1989

    An ethnographic field collection of sound recordings, photographs, and accompanying documentation of Moroccan folk, popular, and art music. The collection includes recordings Paul Bowles made in 1959 during a four-month field project sponsored by the Library of Congress with a grant from the Rockefeller Foundation as well as additional field recordings that he and Christopher Wanklyn made between 1960 and 1962.

    • Contributor: Bowles, Paul - Wanklyn, Christopher
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Tom David Winchester VHP Collection

    Tom David Winchester Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Winchester, Tom David
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2005-01-01
  • G. Wayne Tate VHP Collection

    G. Wayne Tate Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Tate, G. Wayne
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2005-01-01
  • Inquiry Form - Performing Arts - Ask a Librarian (Library of Congress)

    Ask a librarian: An online reference service from the Library of Congress that allows researchers to submit reference questions to Library of Congress reading rooms and receive expert research assistance (within 5 business days.)

    • Contributor: Mendel, Edward - Weger, August - Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Felix - Moss, George H. - Lewis, Robert Hall - Macdowell, Edward - Luboff, Norman - Page, Ruth - Huber, William - Zemlinsky, Alexander
    • Date: 1847
  • Daniel E. Quinn VHP Collection

    Daniel E. Quinn Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Quinn, Daniel E.
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2002-01-01
  • Edward A. Bensman VHP Collection

    Edward A. Bensman Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Bensman, Edward A.
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2002-01-01