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  • Jean-Baptiste-Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, papers, 1777-1794

    Commander-in-chief of the French army in America. Correspondence, histories, and other papers chiefly concerning French participation in the American Revolution and the establishment of the French branch of the Society of the ...

    • Contributor: Rochambeau, Jean Baptiste Donatien De Vimeur, Comte De - Rochambeau, Jean Baptiste Donatien De Vimeur
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Eugene Tyler Chamberlain collection relating to French orphans of World War I, 1916-1927

    Philanthropist. Files relating to thirty-eight French families and orphans of World War I aided by Eugene T. Chamberlain and other philanthropic Americans. Chiefly correspondence concerning rehabilitation of the families and the education ...

    • Contributor: Chamberlain, Eugene Tyler
    • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Tissandier, Gaston
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Dallapiccola/Dwight Collection, 1951-1989

    The bulk of this collection documents the composer's friendship with American artist Margaret (Peggie) Dwight, who corresponded with Dallapiccola from 1951 until his death in 1975. It contains more than 300 letters ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William Vans Murray papers, 1778-1805

    Diplomat and United States representative from Maryland. Correspondence, diaries, and official documents pertaining to Murray's diplomatic activities as minister to the Netherlands (1797-1801) and as minister plenipoteniary to France (1799-1800).

    • Contributor: Murray, William Vans
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Ernest Bloch collection, 1888-1981

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Bloch, Ernest
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Notated Music
  • Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation Collection Mendelssohn Collection

    The Mendelssohn Collection is a subset of the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation Collection, which includes not only the five Stradavari instruments given to the Library by Mrs. Whittall, but also a rich ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de Lafayette, papers, 1776-1934

    Soldier and statesman. Correspondence, legal documents, clippings, broadsides, orderly book, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Lafayette's military service in Canada and Virginia, his tour of the United States from 1824 ...

    • Contributor: Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, Marquis De - Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Serge Diaghilev/Serge Lifar Collection, 1750-1950

    Serge Diaghilev had a profound influence on music, ballet and art in the twentieth century. His musical interests, as demonstrated in this collection, spanned a range of styles; much of the material ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Harry Rosenthal Collection

    A significant collection of correspondence of composer and pianist Franz Liszt, including holograph music manuscripts and related biographical material. A detailed list of correspondence and holograph music manuscripts and first editions contained ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Louis-Alexandre Andrault, comte de Langeron, and Charles-Claude, marquis de Langeron, papers, 1761-1785

    French military officers. Correspondence and documents concerning French military and naval participation in the American Revolution.

    • Contributor: Langeron, Louis Alexandre Andrault, Comte De - Langeron, Louis Alexandre Andrault
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Edmond Charles Genet papers, 1734-1895

    French diplomat and first minister of the French Republic to the United States. Correspondence written and received during Genet's diplomatic service in Russia and the United States; also legation accounts, extracts from ...

    • Contributor: Genet, Edmond Charles
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Ernest Cushing Richardson collection of French and Italian manuscripts, 1179-1825

    Librarian and collector. Correspondence, legal notes, dictionaries of ecclesiastical and civil law, land records, genealogical material, financial records, pamphlets, printed material, and other manuscripts relating to mainly to France and Italy collected ...

    • Contributor: Richardson, Ernest Cushing
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • David Diamond Collection

    This collection documents the creative life of the American composer David Diamond (1915-2006). It contains manuscripts for nearly all of Diamond's compositions, an enormous amount of correspondence to important musical and literary ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Letter from Viotti to Muzio Clementi, 20 January 1813

    • Contributor: Viotti, Giovanni Battista - Clementi, Muzio [Clementi, Mutius Philippus Vincentius Franciscus Xaverius]
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1813-00-00
  • Inventaire du trésor des chartes, 1615-1626

    Librarian to Louis XIV. An inventory of the French royal archives from 1615 to 1626 compiled by Dupuy and Théodore Godefroy.

    • Contributor: Dupuy, Pierre
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Dayton C. Miller Collection

    The Miller Collection contains nearly 1,700 flutes and other wind instruments, statuary, iconography, books, music, trade catalogs, tutors, patents, and other materials mostly related to the flute. It includes both Western and ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Marce Lacouture with David Greely and Kristi Guillory: Cajun Music from Louisiana

    Marce Lacouture, David Greely, and Kristi Guillory perform traditional Cajun music at the Library of Congress. This concert is part of the Homegrown Concert Series, presented by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Lacouture, Marce
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2010-06-23
  • Raoul Heilbronner papers, 1887-1952

    German-born antique dealer, of Paris, France, who specialized in Gothic and Renaissance art, furniture, tapestries and statues and supplied many nineteenth and early twentieth century American collectors. Correspondence; letterbooks; business records including ...

    • Contributor: Heilbronner, Raoul
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Henri Giffard papers, 1852-1910

    Engineer and aeronaut. Correspondence, notes, design drawings, broadsides, newspapers, printed illustrations, articles about Giffard, and newspaper clippings relating chiefly to Giffard's balloon designs and ascents.

    • Contributor: Giffard, Henri
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material