• Thomas Corwin correspondence, 1850-1853

    Lawyer, Ohio governor, U.S. representative and senator, and U.S. secretary of the treasury. Correspondence received during Corwin's tenure as secretary of the treasury. Subjects include appointments to and removals from office, Whig politics, and financial and commercial policies of Millard Fillmore's administration.

    • Contributor: Corwin, Thomas
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • James H. Sherman correspondence, 1873-1876

    Whaler. Letters written by Sherman to his wife, Phebe A. G. Sherman of New Bedford, Massachusetts, while he served as first mate aboard the New Bedford whaleship Milton on a voyage to the Pacific Ocean from October 1873 to October 1876.

    • Contributor: Sherman, James H. (James Henry) - Sherman, James H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Nathan Firestone VHP Collection

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

    • Contributor: Firestone, Nathan
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2006-01-01
  • Georgetown (Washington, D.C.) Corporation government records, 1751-1881

    Government records of Georgetown (Washington, D.C.) Corporation, including journals of the Board of Aldermen, minutes of the Board of Common Council and the corporation, journals of expenditures, tax lists, and other records.

    • Contributor: Georgetown (Washington, D.C.) Corporation
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Sumner family papers, 1836-1940

    Correspondence, legal documents, reports, and photographs of Edwin V. Sumner (1797-1863) and his sons, Edwin Vose Sumner (1835-1912) and Samuel Storrow Sumner (1842-1937), all military officers.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Mabel Thorp Boardman papers, 1853-1945

    American Red Cross official. Correspondence, diaries, genealogical material, letterbooks, newspaper clippings, printed items, and other material relating to Boardman's career in the American Red Cross and as a commissioner of the District of Columbia.

    • Contributor: Boardman, Mabel Thorp
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Poushkin Society in America records, 1931-1955

    Society celebrating poet Aleksandr Sergeevich Puskin. Correspondence, minutes, programs, literary contest essays, clippings, an index to Pushkin's Boris Godunov, photographs, and other records relating chiefly to Pushkin and the formation and history of the society.

    • Contributor: Poushkin Society in America
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John Spencer Bassett papers, 1770-1978

    Historian, editor, and educator. Correspondence, diaries and journals, lectures, speeches, writings, research material, subject files, family correspondence, and collected historical manuscripts documenting Bassett's career as historian, editor and university professor.

    • Contributor: Bassett, John Spencer
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Fyke Farmer papers, 1875-1997

    Lawyer and activist. Correspondence, court documents and legal papers, speech material, writings, notes, press clippings, journal articles, and other material concerning mainly Farmer's legal work and interest in the espionage case of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg.

    • Contributor: Farmer, Fyke
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Samuel Hooper papers, 1829-1874

    Merchant and U.S. representative. Correspondence, financial statements, lists, ledger sheets, and receipts relating to Hooper's investments and his import business in Boston, Mass., and his service in the Massachusetts legislature and the U.S. House of Representatives.

    • Contributor: Hooper, Samuel
    • 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
  • James Free papers, 1929-1996

    Journalist. Story files and scrapbooks of clippings of Free's articles for various newspapers, especially as Washington, D.C., correspondent for the Birmingham News covering the civil rights movement and the Cold War.

    • Contributor: Free, James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Louisiana hayride collection, 1904-2006

    The collection documents radio history in Shreveport, Louisiana, with a special emphasis on the Louisiana Hayride country music program. Major topics include the earliest radio broadcasts in Shreveport, the founding and growth of KWKH radio under owner/broadcaster W.K. Henderson, and the legendary performances of the Louisiana Hayride program, which was broadcast live on KWKH radio from the Shreveport Municipal Auditorium. Manuscripts and photographs are ...

    • Contributor: Kent, Joey - Kent, David - McEachern, Langston
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William A. Benney papers, 1920-1966

    Research superintendent. Notes, correspondence, drawings, lists, payroll records, newspaper clippings, personal papers, printed matter, and photographs largely documenting Benney's employment by Thomas A. Edison, centering on the work carried out in Fort Myers, Florida, to find a substitute for natural rubber.

    • Contributor: Benney, William A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • David Glasgow Farragut papers, 1816-1869

    Naval officer. Correspondence, letterbooks, biographical file, invitations, and other material relating primarily to Farragut's naval activities, especially his role in the protection of American interests in Mexico during the pre-Civil War period.

    • Contributor: Farragut, David Glasgow
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Manuscripts: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Preservation, Library of Congress)

    Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Web Pages
  • Frank Alden Hill genealogical collection, 1627-1897

    Lawyer and genealogist. Copies of legal and genealogical records, and pedigree charts and heraldic crests relating to the Hill, Lawrence, Townley, Stephens, and Hathaway families, from documents contained in American and European library and museum collections.

    • Contributor: Hill, Frank Alden
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Kenneth M. Bilby Jamaican Maroon collection, 1977-1991

    An ethnographic field collection of sound recordings, moving images, and accompanying materials that document the music and dance of Jamaican Maroons, particularly the Kromanti Dance ritual complex recorded by Kenneth M. Bilby in 1977-1979, and in 1991.

    • Contributor: Bilby, Kenneth M.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • United States. Continental Navy records, 1775-1776

    Receipts, appraisals, and other records relating to the procuring of ships for service during the American Revolution.

    • Contributor: United States. Continental Navy
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • James Wadsworth family papers, 1730-1959

    Correspondence, diaries, financial papers, scrapbooks, clippings, photographs, and other papers of the family of James Wadsworth (1768-1844) and his brother, William Wadsworth (1761-1833), who settled in Geneseo, N.Y., in 1790 and endowed schools and libraries there.

    • Contributor: Wadsworth, James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • United States Capitol Historical Society oral history interviews, 1976-1991

    Typewritten transcripts of oral history interviews conducted by Frank Van der Linden, mostly with members of Congress.

    • Contributor: United States Capitol Historical Society
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Nazimova collection, 1877-1988

    Actress. Correspondence, programs, press clippings, and scrapbooks documenting the American stage and film career of the Russian-born actress Nazimova, particularly during the silent film era.

    • Contributor: Nazimova
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Robert A. Nisbet papers, 1949-1994

    Educator and author. Correspondence, contracts with publishers, reviews, promotional material, research material, and other papers relating mainly to Nisbet's books.

    • Contributor: Nisbet, Robert A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • H. Kent Hewitt papers, 1903-1972

    Naval officer. Correspondence, naval planning memoranda, writings, and newspaper clippings documenting Hewitt's naval career, especially as commander of United States naval forces in the Mediterranean during World War II.

    • Contributor: Hewitt, H. Kent (Henry Kent) - Hewitt, H. Kent
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • U.S. Coast Guard. Historian's Office collection, 1746-1951

    Merchant's account books, draft and typescript of a book, government publications, and printed material. Also contains the autograph collection of William Ferguson Morgan.

    • Contributor: United States. Coast Guard. Historian's Office
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material