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  • Irving Langmuir papers, 1871-1957

    Chemist. Correspondence, diaries, experimental notebooks, writings, printed matter, and miscellaneous material containing data that led to scientific developments such as the gas-filled incandescent lamp, the high vacuum power tube, atomic hydrogen welding, and screening smoke generators for the armed forces. Includes material on cloud seeding experiments and smoked bathythermograph records obtained at Lake George, N.Y. Also includes material relating to Langmuir's student years.

    • Contributor: Langmuir, Irving
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1871
  • Donald Rumsfeld papers, 1888-2008

    Secretary of defense, United States representative from Illinois, White House official, ambassador, and business executive. Correspondence, memoranda, cables, reports, notes, briefing books, minutes, agenda, appointment and scheduling files, confirmation hearings, legislative files, polls, campaign files, constituent casework and issue mail, service academy appointment files, press releases, newsletters, speeches, statements, testimony, interviews, oral histories, writings, photographs, financial records, genealogies, memorabilia, news clippings, and printed matter ...

    • Contributor: Rumsfeld, Donald
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1888
  • John Adolphus Bernard Dahlgren papers, 1794-1889

    United States naval officer, inventor, and author. Correspondence, letterbooks, journals, reports, logbooks, orders, notebooks, nautical charts and calculations, scrapbooks, and design drawings related to Dahlgren's activities in the development of ordnance for the United States Navy and as chief of the Bureau of Ordnance.

    • Contributor: Dahlgren, John Adolphus Bernard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1794
  • 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
    • Date: 1504
  • 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
    • Date: 1844
  • Herbert L. Kirk collection, circa 1870-1993

    Herbert L. Kirk (1926-1994) was a writer, editor, and publishing consultant. The collection chiefly consists of material relating to his book, Pablo Casals, a Biography (Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1974). It includes his extensive research material on Casals, his research notes and business papers, correspondence, photographs, programs, drafts and proofs of the book, clippings, articles, posters, and a scrapbook.

    • Contributor: Kirk, H. L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1870
  • William W. Weinstone papers, 1898-1985

    Founder of the Communist Party of the United States of America. Family and personal correspondence, speeches and writings, notes and notebooks, and subject files documenting Weinstone's role as a founding member of the Communist Party of the United States of America in 1919 and as an educator promoting its ideology, chiefly from 1937 to 1985.

    • Contributor: Weinstone, William W. (William Wolf) - Weinstone, William W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1898
  • Carroll family papers, 1684-1838

    Carroll family members including Charles Carroll (1702-1782), landowner, of Annapolis, Maryland, and his son, Charles Carroll, member of the Continental Congress, signer of the Declaration of Independence, and United States senator, of Carrollton, Maryland. Letters, deeds, bills, accounts, and account books of Charles Carroll of Annapolis, Maryland, and other family papers.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1684
  • Martha Graham collection, 1896-2003

    Martha Graham was an American modern dancer, choreographer, teacher and company director. The Martha Graham Collection is comprised of materials that document her career and trace the history of the development of her company, Martha Graham Dance Company, which became the Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, and school, Martha Graham School, later to be called the Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance.

    • Contributor: Graham, Martha - Barber, Samuel - Copland, Aaron - Dello Joio, Norman - El Dabh, Halim - Emmons, Beverly - Hindemith, Paul - Horst, Louis - Hovhaness, Alan - Karan, Donna - Lester, Eugene - Menotti, Gian Carlo - Noguchi, Isamu - Riegger, Wallingford - Rosenthal, Jean - Schuman, William - Skelton, Thomas R. - Starer, Robert - Ter Arutunian, Rouben - Tipton, Jennifer - Weissberger, L. Arnold
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1896
  • George and Böske Antheil papers, 1875-1984

    George Antheil was a composer, pianist, author and inventor. The collection consists of materials related to the professional and personal activities of George Antheil and his wife, Elizabeth (Böske) Antheil. It contains holograph music manuscripts, printed scores, published and unpublished writings, business and personal correspondence, subject files, photographs, programs and promotional materials, scrapbooks, artwork, biographical materials, and memorabilia which document the life of this ...

    • Contributor: Antheil, George - Antheil, Böske
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1875
  • National Woman's Party records, 1850-1975

    National organization in the women's rights movement, founded 1916-1917 by Alice Paul (chairman). The records include correspondence, administrative files, minutes of meetings, reports, financial and legal records, personal papers, printed material, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other items, including the records of the World Woman's Party (1938-1958), documenting efforts by the party to promote congressional passage of the federal woman suffrage amendment and the Equal ...

    • Contributor: National Woman's Party
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1850
  • Chandler P. Anderson papers, 1894-1953

    Lawyer, advisor to the Department of State, and international arbitrator. Correspondence, diaries, informal records and notes of negotiations, typewritten and printed documents, and notes for articles and editorials relating mainly to Anderson's work as a specialist in international affairs and international negotiator.

    • Contributor: Anderson, Chandler P. (Chandler Parsons) - Anderson, Chandler P.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1894
  • 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
    • Date: 1987
  • George Lardner papers, 1923-1997

    Journalist and author. Writings, notes, interviews, correspondence, and research material including newspaper clippings, printed matter, reports, photographs, legal documents, financial records, and congressional hearing records and other government documents. Pertains chiefly to Lardner's career as a national news reporter for the Washington Post.

    • Contributor: Lardner, George
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1923
  • Food for Freedom, Inc., records, 1942-1948

    World War II civilian relief organization directed by Harold Weston. Correspondence, notes, memoranda, reports, articles, minutes, news releases, reprints, clippings, cartoons, mailing lists, speeches, and other records of the organization, including the manuscript for "Battle of Bread" by Weston.

    • Contributor: Food for Freedom, Inc
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1942
  • William Johnson papers in the Charles E. Feinberg collection, 1944-1945

    Supreme Court justice. Chiefly holograph manuscripts, typescripts, and printed copies of a series of articles concerning Johnson written by Abraham J. Levin and published in the Michigan Law Review.

    • Contributor: Feinberg, Charles E.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1944
  • James Martin Barnes papers, 1918-1958

    Lawyer, judge, and United States representative from Illinois. Correspondence, memoranda, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Barnes's service as administrative assistant to President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

    • Contributor: Barnes, James Martin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1918
  • Edwin Arlington Robinson papers, 1913-1940

    Poet. Chiefly holograph manuscripts of poems by Robinson including "Amaranth," "Lancelot and Guinevere," "Old King Cole," "Talifer," "The Master," and "Tristram." Also includes correspondence (1924-1932).

    • Contributor: Robinson, Edwin Arlington
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1913
  • Caleb Cushing papers, circa 1785-1906

    United States cabinet official and representative from Massachusetts, army officer, diplomat, and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journals, writings, speeches, notes, notebooks, legal file, business papers, biographical material, newspaper clippings, printed material, maps, photographs, and other papers reflecting Cushing's role in national and international affairs of the mid-nineteenth century.

    • Contributor: Cushing, Caleb
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1785
  • Emanuel Celler papers, 1924-1973

    Lawyer and U.S. representative from New York. Correspondence, notes, clippings, memoranda, speeches, financial records, printed material, and other papers relating chiefly to Celler's service as representative in Congress from New York and as chairman of the House Committee on the Judiciary.

    • Contributor: Celler, Emanuel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1924
  • Victor Murdock papers, 1824-1971

    U.S. representative from Kansas and newspaper editor. Diary, family papers, general correspondence, Federal Trade Commission files, writings, and miscellany documenting Murdock's political career as a congressman from Kansas and leadership of the Republican insurgents who contested the power of House Speaker Joseph Cannon in 1910. Includes material concerning Murdock's activities on behalf of the Progressive Party and as a member of the Federal Trade ...

    • Contributor: Murdock, Victor
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1824
  • Harry Payne Whitney collection of letters of William Collins Whitney, 1757-1942

    Secretary of the navy, financier, and sportsman. Correspondence, legal and financial records, scrapbooks, photographs, genealogies, and printed matter relating chiefly to William C. Whitney's business and political career in New York, and as secretary of the navy in the first Grover Cleveland presidential administration.

    • Contributor: Whitney, William C. (William Collins) - Whitney, William C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1757
  • Benjamin Lincoln papers, 1778-1806

    United States secretary of war, army officer, and lieutenant governor of Massachusetts. Journals, correspondence, certificates, receipt, petition, and extract relating to Lincoln's travels from New York to take command of the Southern Department, Continental Army, at Charleston, South Carolina, and the siege of Savannah, Georgia.

    • Contributor: Lincoln, Benjamin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1778
  • Woodrow Wilson papers, 1786-1957

    Lawyer, author, educator, president of Princeton University, governor of New Jersey, and president of the United States. Personal, family, and official correspondence, drafts and proofs of books, articles, speeches, academic lectures, scrapbooks, shorthand notes, and memorabilla relating chiefly to Wilson's presidental administrations.

    • Contributor: Wilson, Woodrow
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1786
  • Rodolfo R. Schuller papers, 1492-1915

    Americanist and linguist. Chiefly files comprised of copies of documents from various repositories, original manuscripts, and notes based on Schuller's linguistic research in Mexico and Central and South America, including archaeological and ethnographic material, clippings, maps, and photographs.

    • Contributor: Schuller, Rodolfo R.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1492