• George Washington diary, 1762. Autograph manuscript written in the leaves of the 1762 Virginia Almanack.

    One of forty-one original George Washington diaries, and one of five diaries not in the George Washington Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress. U.S. president. AMs written in the leaves of the 1762 Virginia Almanack. Topics include farming, horse breeding, and the management of Mount Vernon. Collection open for research. In English. Provenance: Gift of Jay I. Kislak Foundation. DLC Also available in digital ...

    • Contributor: Washington, George
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • [Copyright registration application from claimant L. Frank Baum for The wonderful wizard of Oz and The Navy alphabet].

    Holograph letter, signed by L. Frank Baum (1856-1919) dated July 28, 1900 to the Librarian of Congress requesting Copyright registration for two titles: The wonderful wizard of Oz (claiming rights for Baum as author and W.W. Denslow as illustrator), and The Navy alphabet (claiming rights for Baum as author and proprietor). Original letter accompanied by two title page deposits, and check for $2.20; the ...

    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Biblia latina. [England? 13th cent.] [563] l. 19 cm.

    Manuscript on vellum. Gothic script. In margins, chapter headings and numbers in blue with red decoration. Illuminated and historiated initials, many spreading out in the margins. Two fly leaves at beginning contain: Ordinacō Biblie p libros, and contents notes in later hands; leaf [563] and following fly leaf also contain notes in later hand. Some marginal notes. Provenance: A. Brölemann (with his bookplate); M.me. ...

    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Illinois political campaign of 1858.

    Scrapbook of newspaper clippings assembled and mounted by Mr. Lincoln as a manuscript for publication. Contains the texts of the Lincoln-Douglas debates, speeches, and correspondence of Lincoln and Douglas published in newspaper accounts (primarily the Chicago Press & Tribune and the Chicago Times) between June 17 and Oct. 15, 1858. The title, captions, most notes and corrections said to be in Lincoln's hand. Other ...

    • Contributor: Lincoln, Abraham
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Books
    • Date: 1858

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  • Wa

    Ms. Arabic. Paper: thick yellowed cream, no visible watermarks, seriously affected by termite damage and many leaves repaired. Some diacritical marks. Red and black ink on title page; text in black and red. Catchwords on rectos. Fihris al-makhṭūṭāt al-ʻArabīyah fī maktabat al-Kūngris, 64; under title: Qiṭʻah min kitāb fī ṣanʻat al-nafṭ wa-al-adʹhān wa-al-aṣmāgh. Library of Congress. Arabic manuscript, SM-98. DLC Manuscript is a large ...

    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Dissegni originali dell' edizione di Palladio di Giorgis Fossati.

    Manuscript title on flyleaf. Drawings in pen and ink and wash intended for engraving by Fossati and for inclusion in vol. 10 o f Muttoni's edition of Andrea Palladio's Architettura (Venice, 1740-48); vol. 10 was never published. Leaves 1-14 and 16-24 are signed by Muttoni as designer; the rest are unsigned. Leaves 1-24 bear endorsements dated Jan. 14, 1739 [i.e., 1740]. In solander case ...

    • Contributor: Muttoni, Francesco
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Kashf al

    Ms. Arabic. Title page in a later hand: "Li-Abī ʻAbd Allāh Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad ibn al-ʻAṭṭār [altered to read: al-Bayṭār] al-Bakrī." Purchase ; Mahmud al-Mansuri ; 1945. Paper: yellowed cream, with watermarks (tri luna), in moderate condition. Black and blue ink (in later hands) on title page; black ink in text with some rubricated words. Some marginal notes; catchwords on rectos. Library of Congress. ...

    • Contributor: Ibn Al-ʻAṭṭār, Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Catalog Record

    Post-World War II posters from Germany, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    A collection of German posters and broadsides from the immediate post World War II period included with confiscated materials from the Library's Third Reich Collection. Includes official notices by the American and Allied occupying government from 1946-1947, official notices by local governments in Leipzig, Berlin and elsewhere and announcements for cultural events such as lectures, concerts, plays, sports activities and other events in selected ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Books
    • Date: 1945
  • Hadha kitab Ajaib al

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Ms. Arabic. Title from fol. 1b. Written by ʻAlī ibn Muḥammad on 3 Jumādá al-thānī, 1212 (November 23, 1797), probably in North Africa. [North Africa?] Paper: yellowed cream, with tre lune watermarks, in moderate condition, with brown stains and damage from humidity on some leaves. No title page; text framed by double ...

    • Contributor: Qazwīnī, Zakarīyā Ibn Muḥammad
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Martial Law in Hawaii, December 7, 1941- April 4, 1943

    1'1.-lffil'IP.L V\vT IN HAI'lAn DE~~ER 7, 1941--APRIL 4, 1943 Foreword During the Fall of 1941 diplomatic relations between the United States a~d Japan, which had been steadily deteriorating, took a sudden turn fOl' the worse. In Hovember of that year envoys from Jzpan had cone to \.-!asblngton ostensibly for the purpose of settling by peac~:;ful nenns existing intarrational differences. Long p:cevio·:J.sly to these conferences ...

    • Contributor: Maj. Gen. Thomas H. Green, Usa (Ret.) - Green, Thomas H.
    • Original Format: Books - Web Pages - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Military Commissions

    THE JUDGE ADVOCATE GENERAL tS SCHOOL Charlottesville, ~ i r g h i a April M I L I T A R Y Lt, Col, Thomas C M. a , 1953 COMMISSIONS JAGC Major Joseph E Cooper, JAGC . 7 / ' e * - ' Captain W i l l i a m F, Goodman, JAGC Judge Advocates - TABLZ OF CONTENTS ---Page ...

    • Contributor: Marmon, Thomas C.
    • Original Format: Books - Web Pages - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Die verfassungsrechtliche Dimension von [Paragraph] 28 VwVfG / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    "Inauguraldissertation zur Erlangung der Doktorwürde der Juristischen Fakultät der Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg"--title page. Originally presented as the author's thesis (doctoral)--Universität Heidelberg, 2011. Includes bibliographical references. xxii, 224 leaves ; 30 cm

    • Contributor: Penidis, Nikolaos
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2011
  • Sharh al

    Ms. Arabic. Title written in a later hand on fol. 1a. Transcribed by ʻAlī ibn Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad al-Khasikī, who worked from the author's copy, (dated 893 H [1487]). He completed this manuscript in 20 Dhū al-Ḥijjah 1174 H [23 July 1761] (colophon, fol. 22a). Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC Abu Tig, Egypt. Paper: yellowed cream, with watermarks. Last leaf repaired, damage ...

    • Contributor: Sibṭ Al Māridīnī, Badr Al Dīn Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Exposicio mistica super exod[um]. [Germany, ca. 1150]

    Manuscript on vellum. Signatures i-xiv8, xv4. Early gothic minuscule script. Red initials, rubricated. On leaf [2a] in 16th cent. hand: Residentia societatis Jesu millestadij inscrpt. and other notes; on leaf [115b], also in later hand than the text: Bernhardus sup vos qui tnsiti estis. Title from label on cover. Twelfth century romanesque stamped leather binding of white deerskin over wooden boards. Cf. U.S. Library ...

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  • Hadhihi Hashiyat al

    Ms. Arabic. Transcribed by Ṭaha Yūsuf, who completed it in the middle of the month Dhū al-Ḥijjah, 1305 AH. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC [Egypt?] Paper: yellowed cream, in good condition; loose. Black ink used for the text, which is framed by double red lines. Outer margins used for subheading. Catchwords on rectos. Library of Congress. Mansuri Collection, 5-738. DLC Text is ...

    • Contributor: Janājī, Aḥmad Muḥammad
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Zij.

    Ms. Arabic. Title from fol. 385a. Paper: thick, yellowed cream, watermarks, in good condition, although most of fol. 2a and 3a have sections that have been painted over with black paint or ink. Leaf 1a has notes about various abridgements of Ibn al-Shātir's book by Shihāb al-Dīn Aḥmad ibn Ghulām Allāh ibn Aḥmad and Muḥammad ibn ʻAlī ibn Ibrāhīm al-Shahīr bi-ibn Zurayq al-Shāfiʼī; notes ...

    • Contributor: Ibn Al Shāṭir, ʻAlī Ibn Ibrāhīm
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Bahaiyah fi al

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Ms. Arabic; some poetry in Turkish; Arabic alphbet. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC Paper: yellowed cream, no visible watermarks. Text is incomplete (leaves missing at end). Title page and text are in black ink, with a few rubricated words. Some diacritical marks. Text on fol. 2b-14b is framed by two ...

    • Contributor: ʻĀmilī, Bahāʼ Al Dīn Muḥammad Ibn Ḥusayn
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Hadha Sharh mukhtasar al

    Ms. Arabic. Title from caption, fol. 1b. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC Written in North Africa. Paper: yellowed cream, with watermarks; edges of first 5 leaves torn, first and last leaves repaired. Text of al-Tuffāḥah written in pink, with the commentary in black, framed in a double pink line. Diagrams and notes in the margins. Catchwords on rectos. Library of Congress. Mansuri ...

    • Contributor: Dimashqī, ʻAbd Al Laṭīf Ibn Aḥmad
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Slave code for the District of Columbia, 1860.

    112 p. 32 cm.

    • Contributor: District of Columbia
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Kitab zubdat al

    Ms. Arabic. Paper: yellowed cream, of varying thickness, some with watermarks, damaged by termites; pages repaired. Red and black ink on title page and in text; few diacritical marks. The text is framed by a single red line; many tables written veritically or horizontally. Catchwords at bottom of rectos. Library of Congress. Arabic manuscripts, SM-5. DLC Fihris al-makhṭūṭāt al-ʻArabīyah fī maktabat al-Kūngris, 10. Text ...

    • Contributor: Jurjānī, IsmāʻĪl Ibn Ḥasan
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • The American Colony in Jerusalem

    library of congress exhibitions ask a librarian digital collections library catalogs search go the library of congress > exhibitions > the american colony in jerusalem exhibitions image exhibitions home current exhibitions all exhibitions programs & events traveling exhibitions loan procedures for institutions contact us the american colony in jerusalem exhibition home home | overview | exhibition items sections: family tragedy | on to jerusalem ...

    • Contributor: American Colony (Jerusalem)
  • Kitab al

    Ms. Arabic. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. [Syria?] Paper: yellowed cream, with watermarks, in fairly good condition, but the edges of some leaves are stained. Black ink on title page; black, red, and brown ink in text. Text is framed by a double red line; diacritical marks; marginal notes. Calculations in purple pencil in modern hand on fol. 13b. Library of Congress. Mansuri ...

    • Contributor: Thābitī, Muḥammad Ibn ʻAbd Al Laṭīf.
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Kitab al

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Ms. Arabic. Transcribed by ʻAbd Allah ibn ʻUmar ibn Muṣṭafá ibn Ismaʻīl ibn ʻAbd al-Ghanī al-Nābulusī, a descendant of the author, on 5 Rajab 1270 H. Paper: cream, with watermarks, of varying thickness, in good condition. Red ink on title page, black and red ink in text. Marginal notes, catchwords on rectos. ...

    • Contributor: Nābulusī, ʻAbd Al Ghanī Ibn IsmāʻĪl
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • [Billedbog til Jonas Drewsen / compiled by Hans christian Andersen and A.L. Drewsen.]

    An original scrapbook of colored illustrations made by H.C. Andersen and his friend A.L. Drewsen for the grandson of the latter, Jonas Drewsen. The pictures were taken from American, English, and German papers, and from books and periodicals, and were mounted and colored. H.C. Andersen contributed poems and rhymes for 19 of the pictures. A transcription in manuscript of the poems, signed by Flemming ...

    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • De re militari.

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Manuscript on paper. Signatures (with catchwords at end of each): [4] leaves (on vellum) [a10], b10+3 (first and last leaves on vellum), c-f10, g10+2, h-p10, q10+2 (second and eleventh leaves on vellum), r-t10, v8. Semi-Gothic script with marginal corrections in roman. Headings in red. Sepia drawings. The colored drawing of a youth ...

    • Contributor: Valturio, Roberto
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material