• John Thompson Ford papers, 1809-1960

    Theater executive and dramatist. Correspondence, playbooks, playbills, subject files, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Ford's life and work as a theater manager in Baltimore, Maryland, and Washington, D.C., in the last half of the nineteenth century, including the assassination by John Wilkes Booth of President Abraham Lincoln at his theater in Washington.

    • Contributor: Ford, John Thompson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Kenneth Bancroft Clark papers, 1897-2003

    Author, psychologist, and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, subject and project files, speeches and writings, transcripts of interviews and testimony, book drafts, minutes, reports, and administrative, academic, and financial records relating to Kenneth Bancroft Clark's career as a psychologist and professor at the City College, City University of New York, his contributions to the African-American civil rights movement and equal educational opportunities, and his various consulting ...

    • Contributor: Clark, Kenneth Bancroft
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 1988 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1988

    The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of old-time music from the Cumberland Plateau, Irish folk music and dance, bluegrass music, Piedmont blues music, Vietnamese music, mariachi music, and gospel music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress. Concerts were sponsored by the American Folklife Center and the National ...

    • Contributor: Egan, Seamus - Moloney, Mick - Harney, Liam - Lewis, Laurie - Cephas, John - Wiggins, Phil - Nguyễn, Đình Nghĩa - Gore, Linda
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • James Forman papers, 1848-2005

    Author, journalist, and civil rights activist. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, subject files, speeches and writings, family papers, appointment books and calendars, and other papers relating primarily to Forman's activities as executive secretary of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and president of the Unemployment and Poverty Action Committee.

    • Contributor: Forman, James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Jubal Anderson Early papers, 1829-1930

    United States and Confederate Army officer, lawyer, and state legislator of Virginia. Correspondence, diaries, military papers, speeches and articles, clippings, a scrapbook, printed matter, and maps dated largely after the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Early, Jubal Anderson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Edward William Brooke papers, 1956-1988

    Lawyer, attorney general of Massachusetts, and United States senator. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, speeches, transcripts of interviews, reports, notes, subject files, draft and printed legislative bills, briefing books, press releases, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Brooke's career as attorney general of Massachusetts and as U.S. senator.

    • Contributor: Brooke, Edward W. (Edward William) - Brooke, Edward W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William LePre Houston family papers, 1777-1936

    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.

    • Contributor: Houston, William Lepre
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Edward Maynard papers, 1836-1867

    Dental surgeon and inventor. Correspondence, legal records, and financial account books relating to Maynard's improvements in the manufacture and sale of firearms and documenting his dental practice in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Maynard, Edward
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William B. Randolph papers, 1696-1884

    Virginia plantation owner. Correspondence, legal and financial records, and miscellaneous material reflecting the life of a plantation owner in Virginia prior to the Civil War, with particular emphasis on the economics of managing an extensive plantation worked by a large force of slaves.

    • Contributor: Randolph, William B.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Warren Paul Schilling VHP Collection

    Warren Paul Schilling Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Schilling, Warren Paul
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2004-01-01
  • Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Presbytery of Washington City records, 1823-1950

    Regional association of Presbyterian churches in Washington, D.C., and vicinity in Virginia and Maryland. Proceedings of the Presbytery of Washington City and its predecessors, the Presbytery of the District of Columbia and the Presbytery of the Potomac, concerning the administration and establishment of churches in the Washington, D.C., region. Includes an historical volume summarizing proceedings and the history of the presbyteries.

    • Contributor: Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Presbytery of Washington City
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Pinkerton's National Detective Agency records, 1853-1999

    Private detective agency directed by the Pinkerton family to protect interests of clients in business and industry. The records include business and family correspondence, biographical and genealogical records, administrative records such as procedural guidelines and training manuals, and criminal case files which include correspondence, reports, photographs, legal documents, and printed matter.

    • Contributor: Pinkerton's National Detective Agency
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Samuel Peter Heintzelman papers, 1822-1913

    Union army officer. Correspondence, diaries, journals, and military papers detailing Heintzelman's service in the United States Army from his years at the United States Military Academy through the Civil War. Includes descriptions of activities in Indian wars in Florida, the Southwest, and California, and during the Mexican War.

    • Contributor: Heintzelman, Samuel Peter
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Key-Cutts-Turner family papers, 1808-1975

    Correspondence, genealogical and biographical material, a commonplace book, poetry, writings, and printed matter relating to the Key-Cutts-Turner families of North Carolina and Washington, D.C. Chiefly family correspondence of Ann Arnold Key Turner with various relatives including her father, Francis Scott Key, written from Woodley plantation, Warrenton, North Carolina. Also includes letters of Richard Cutts written from Washington, D.C., relating to the commercial and maritime ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Waddy B. Wood papers, 1885-1941

    Architect of Washington, D.C. Correspondence, writings, speeches, contracts, and other papers relating chiefly to Waddy B. Wood's career as an architect and designer in Washington, D.C. Also documented in the collection is Wood's involvement with the American Institute of Architects and the Democratic Party.

    • Contributor: Wood, Waddy B. (Waddy Butler) - Wood, Waddy B.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Cass Gilbert papers, 1841-1961

    Architect. Correspondence, diaries, biographical material, financial papers, speeches, articles, poems, and memorabilia relating to Gilbert's family and his work as an architect. Includes letters addressed to Thomas Jefferson by William Thornton and typescript of a letter to Jefferson from James R. Dermott.

    • Contributor: Gilbert, Cass
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Reid family papers, 1795-1970

    Journalists and newspaper publishers. Correspondence, financial records, office files, household and estate records, subject files, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellaneous papers related to newspaper publishing and public affairs.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Clifford Kennedy Berryman papers, 1814-1965

    Cartoonist. Correspondence, drawings, printed matter, invitations, photographs, and a speech relating primarily to Berryman's career as a political cartoonist for the Washington Post and the Washington Star.

    • Contributor: Berryman, Clifford Kennedy
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Adelaide Johnson papers, 1873-1947

    Sculptor and suffragist. Family and general correspondence, diaries, speeches, articles, notes, and other papers concerning Johnson's life and activities as sculptor and feminist. Documents her work on the monument to Susan B. Anthony, Lucretia Mott, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, now located in the crypt of the United States Capitol. Also includes records of sittings by Susan B. Anthony, John Burroughs, Ella Wheeler Wilcox, and ...

    • Contributor: Johnson, Adelaide
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Harlan Fiske Stone papers, 1889-1953

    Attorney general, associate and chief justice of the Supreme Court, and educator. Professional and family correspondence, writings, reports, legal case files, biographical information, and other material relating primarily to Stone's service on the Supreme Court.

    • Contributor: Stone, Harlan Fiske
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Mary McGrory papers, 1928-2004

    Journalist. Correspondence, subject files, notebooks and notes, speeches and writings, newspaper clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, and other papers relating primarily to McGrory's career as a journalist.

    • Contributor: McGrory, Mary
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 1987 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1987

    Manuscript materials, sound recordings, photographs, and slides documenting performances of bluegrass music; music and dance from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia; Afghan and Iranian traditional music; steel band music; gospel music; and Pan-Andean music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, at concerts from April through September 1987, sponsored by the American Folklife Center and the ...

    • Contributor: Chiasson Cormier, Hilda - Holland, Jerry - Johnson, Mattie - Macisaac, Dave - Shabtaie, Rahmatollah - Arif, Mohammed (Musician)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John J. Walsh papers, 1933-2004

    Federal Bureau of Investigation agent. Correspondence, writings, and research material relating to Walsh's career as a Federal Bureau of Investigation agent and as an investigator for congressional committees and executive branch agencies. Includes Walsh's unpublished memoir and research files relating to the Venona project and to Matthew Silverman, a figure in the Alger Hiss case.

    • Contributor: Walsh, John J. (John Joseph) - Walsh, John J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William Wirt papers, 1802-1858

    Lawyer, politician, U. S. attorney general, and biographer. Correspondence, writings, and printed matter pertaining to Wirt's family and career as a lawyer, politician, and author.

    • Contributor: Wirt, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Joseph L. Rauh papers, 1913-1994

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Rauh, Joseph L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material